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After skipping batting practice, Astros’ offense quieted again

The Astros’ did not take batting practice Wednesday afternoon. After their powerful offense scuffled in the first four games of the American League Championship Series, the Astros were looking for something, anything really, that would spark their bats. Taking the ...

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Yankees turn to Severino with chance to clinch World Series berth

One. It’s the amount of outs Luis Severino recorded in the AL wild-card game. It’s also the amount of wins needed by the Yankees to reach the World Series. The Bombers will send their 23-year-old righty back to the mound ...

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Keuchel, Astros admit Yankee Stadium atmosphere rattled them

Yankee Stadium got to Dallas Keuchel and the Astros. “New York is no joke. Yankee Stadium is a tough place to play,” Keuchel said. “And it was rocking these three games. But it’s going to be rocking Friday for us.” ...

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Yankees Thumbs Down Guy is now getting his own bobblehead

The Yankees will give this bobblehead two thumbs down. Gary Dunaier, the Mets fan who went viral after cameras caught him giving the Yankees the thumbs-down following a Todd Frazier home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Citi Field, ...

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NBA missed chance to elevate protest conversation to new level

(Author’s note: This column was incredibly hard to write after witnessing what happened to Boston Celtics’ forward Gordon Hayward. The humanity and feelings of empathy for Hayward have not been lost, despite the subject matter of this column. My prayers ...

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Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves. Yup, it’s beginning to look a lot like 1988. Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, ...

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Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino sues Adidas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino is suing Adidas and says the sportswear maker “outrageously conspired” to funnel money to the family of a Cardinal recruit without his knowledge. Pitino’s lawsuit filed Tuesday comes a day after Louisville’s ...

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Trump angry that NFL isn’t going to ‘force’ players to stand

Stand or else! That’s apparently the only message Donald Trump wanted NFL owners to share with players Tuesday. The President was clearly unhappy with the outcome of the sit down between owners and players in lower Manhattan on Tuesday. “The ...

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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to be back with Giants following ban

The Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie suspension is over and he will re-join the Giants this week, the team announced. Rodgers-Cromartie met with head coach Ben McAdoo on Tuesday morning to discuss his status with the team, the Daily News confirmed, where it ...

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Mirotic hospitalized after fighting teammate Portis: report

’Cause baby, now we’ve got bad blood. Chicago Bulls teammates Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis were involved in a physical altercation during practice Tuesday that left Mirotic hospitalized and out indefinitely as a result, the Bulls announced in a statement, ...

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