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Giants Grades & Extra Points: Another failing effort from offense

GRADES OFFENSE: F Two Eli Manning INTs, three second-half dropped passes, 10 points. DEFENSE: D Three Dallas fourth-quarter TDs, 454 yards of Cowboys offense (third-worst of season). Not an F because the ‘D’ stiffened midway but snapped under pressure of ...

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The three MVPs who were traded following their prolific season

Giancarlo Stanton is just the third reigning MVP to get traded. The common thread in all three cases? All three were salary dumps. Eddie Collins, 1914 The Columbia University product won the 1914 AL MVP award, hitting .344 and leading ...

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Grayson Allen’s own teammate accidentally gives him a black eye

Just call them the Black and Blue Devils. Senior guard Grayson Allen suffered a black eye during the second half of Duke’s upset loss to Boston College Saturday after being kicked in the face by his own teammate. Allen received ...

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Islanders drop third straight, fall to Bruins, 3-1

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask has rediscovered his game and the Boston Bruins are starting to become the type of team they want to be in front of him — one that’s tough defensively. Brad Marchand and Jake DeBrusk scored, Rask ...

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Yankees return to vintage big business ways with Stanton trade

So the Yankees are back in the big business of being the Yankees again, bigger than ever, now that they are making this kind of big deal for Giancarlo Stanton. Once, almost a hundred years ago, they got Babe Ruth ...

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Knicks GM Scott Perry says he won’t buy out Joakim Noah

CHICAGO — Joakim Noah’s days as an All-Star may be over but Knicks general manager Scott Perry isn’t ready to end Noah’s days in New York just yet. Although Noah is buried on Jeff Hornacek’s bench, Perry ruled out severing ...

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With Stanton deal, Yankees back to being team everyone hates

The Evil Empire is back and somewhere a baseball executive might be smashing a chair against a wall in honor of Theo Epstein’s fabled response to the Yankees stealing Jose Contreras from the Red Sox all those years ago. Giancarlo ...

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Josh McCown embraces new fitness routine for best season yet

Josh McCown has embraced the misery, welcomed the torment and finally understood the meaning behind all the intense pain inflicted by people taking care of his 38-year-old body. With friends like this, who needs angry defensive linemen paid to snap ...

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Yankees score huge catch with deal for Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton

Yankees fans are on the verge of receiving an early Christmas present: 2017 NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton. Bombers GM Brian Cashman has a blockbuster deal in place with Derek Jeter and the desperate Marlins to land the 28-year-old slugger, sources ...

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Yanks GM Cashman says 'no comment' on Giancarlo Stanton trade

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was walking off the Garden court at halftime of Kentucky’s game against Monmouth Saturday afternoon when a fan shouted, “Great trade today, boss!” Cashman waved his right hand to acknowledge the fan, but he declined ...

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