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Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CLEVELAND,Oh.) -- The Toronto Raptors smacked down the Cleveland Cavaliers as Louis Williams came in off the bench and paced the Raptors to a 110-93 victory, Saturday. Williams put up 36 points, completing 9 of 19 from the field including three from beyond the arc. "The thing was that [my teammates] [...]
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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(UNIONDALE, N.Y.) -- For the second straight night the New York Islanders have defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins. In a home-and-home series, the Islanders took a 5-4 shootout win in Pittsburgh Friday, then beat the Penguins in New York Saturday 4-1. The Islanders are now tied with the Penguins [...]
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
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Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Top 25 College Football: (6) Ohio State 42 (10-1) - Indiana 27 (3-8) (10) Georgia 55 (9-2) - Charleston Southern 9 (8-4) (11) Michigan State 45 (9-2) - Rutgers 3 (6-5) (21) Oklahoma 44 (7-3) - Kansas 7 (3-7) (25) Minnesota 28 (8-3) - (23) Nebraska 24 (8-3) Top 25 College [...]
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Football Texture/iStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- According to a poll conducted by ESPN, FBS coaches rather have an eight-team playoff rather than the current four-team format. The poll, which 103 of the 128 FBS coaches voted in, showed 44 percent prefer an eight-team playoff, 29 percent are happy with the current four-team playoff [...]
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Islanders continue to roll

Brock Nelson logged a goal and an assist as the Islanders roughed up the Lightning 5-2. Cal Clutterbuck, Mikhail Grabovski and Ryan Strome all scored in the second period for the Isles, who have won six of their last seven.  Casey Cizikas also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 26...

deGrom is National League Rookie of the Year

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom and Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu are Major League Baseball’s Rookies of the Year. The 26-year-old deGrom received 26-of-30 first-place votes to take National League honors, beating out Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy...

Former Duck and Yankee dies

Brad Halsey, a former Yankees and Long Island Ducks pitcher, died Tuesday, according to a tweet by his agency, O’Connell Sports. He was 33. Halsey died in a recreational climbing accident near his Texas home, according to USA Today, citing a person close to Halsey’s...

Giants have no Luck

  Andrew Luck is proving he’s a big gun for the Indianapolis Colts. Luck threw for 354 yards and four touchdowns as the Colts crushed the Giants 40-24 on “Monday Night Football” in New Jersey. Luck set a franchise-record with his seventh straight 300-yard...

Kenyon’s win the NYC Marathon

Two Kenyan runners are celebrating victories in Sunday’s New York City Marathon. Down the stretch, Mary Keitany overtook fellow Kenyan Jemima Sumgong to win by less than three seconds in the closest finish in the race’s history. On the men’s side, this...

AROD is back

Embattled slugger Alex Rodriguez is back with the New York Yankees. His one-year drug suspension officially expired with the end of the World Series on Wednesday. “A-Rod” has been taken off baseball’s restricted list and reinstated to the Yankees’ 40-man...

Giants are World Champs

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is the World Series MVP. Bumgarner pitched five scoreless innings in relief in Game Seven of the Giants’ 3-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday to earn the save. He also won his two starts during the series, including a complete...

NBA season kicks off for locals tonight

  The NBA season kicks into full gear for the locals tonight. The Knicks open the regular season tonight at home against the Bulls at Madison Square Garden. Chicago is considered a strong contender in the East with star guard Derrick Rose back healthy. The Knicks will go up...