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Carolina Hurricanes Defeat Islanders 6-3Four of Nestrasil's nine goals this season have come in a four-game stretch. He was initially credited with another goal on Saturday, but a scoring change later wiped that out.
Villanova Scores 73-63 Win Over St. John'sWith top-ranked Villanova's shots not falling against struggling St. John's, Daniel Ochefu stepped up.
Devils Top Flyers 2-1 In OvertimeOn a four-on-three in the extra session courtesy of right winger Jakub Voracek's hooking penalty, left winger Adam Henrique scored the game-winner with a shot from the circle to help the Devils (28-21-7) pick up two points.
Rangers Let 3rd Period Lead Slip Away In 5-4 Overtime Loss To KingsCenter Anze Kopitar's third goal of the night with 29.7 seconds remaining forced overtime, then left winger Tanner Pearson won it with 1:50 remaining in the extra period.
Brooklyn Teen Fatally Shoots Friend While Celebrating Video Game VictoryA teenager in Brooklyn was shot and killed Thursday evening after a friend waved a gun in celebration of a video game victory.
Mets' Mejia Permanently Banned After 3rd Failed Drug TestMets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been permanently banned by Major League Baseball after his third positive drug test.

Jets

5 Recent Coach Firings in NY/NJ SportsDerek Fisher is the latest NBA coaching casualty. He joins a handful of local bench bosses to find themselves out of jobs over the past few years.
Seahawks, Patriots, Steelers Have Best Odds To Win Super Bowl LIThe newly crowned champion Denver Broncos and runner-up Carolina Panthers are both at 12-to-1, tied for the sixth-best odds.
Palladino: Kaepernick Is In No Way The Right Fit For JetsThe Jets simply won’t need a quarterback like Colin Kaepernick in 2016 if they re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick. And, given his decline in play over the last few seasons, they won’t need Kaepernick at all for the future.
Jets' Bowles Fills 3 Vacancies On Coaching StaffNew York Jets coach Todd Bowles has filled three vacancies on his staff, including promoting John Scott Jr. from defensive quality control coach to assistant defensive line coach.

Giants

Report: Giants' Bromley Won't Face Attempted Rape ChargesThe accuser told police Bromley agreed to pay her for a sexual act but tried to do more to her than agreed upon.
Odell Beckham Jr.'s Cousin, A Workout Warrior, Sets Sights On NFL DraftHis bench press is 42 reps at 225 pounds, which would break the NFL Combine record for a running back of 32.
Giants Hire Former Lions General Manager For Front OfficeThe Giants announced the hiring Thursday, saying Mayhew will help assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on all aspects of the salary cap, CBA compliance and player contract negotiations.
WATCH: Peyton Manning Pokes Fun At Eli's Super Bowl FaceHe and Fallon quickly pivoted to a bit where they spoke to a life-sized cutout of Eli, the Giants' quarterback who has won two Super Bowl rings himself.

Best Of Boomer & Carton

Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: February 12, 2016Friday's highly anticipated "Moment of the Day" featured a heavy dose of Suzyn Waldman, and for good reason.
Boomer & Carton: Gary Myers Riles Up CraigNew York Daily News columnist Gary Myers called in Friday morning to discuss the Pro Football Hall of Fame voting process -- which Myers himself is a part of -- and let's just say it was interesting.
Boomer & Carton: A Special Friday Edition Of The WFAN Man QuizAs the headline indicates, Craig put the staff to the test on Friday in this latest edition of the wildly popular WFAN Man Quiz.
Boomer & Carton: Jerry's Update Elicits LaughterStadium giveaways, great inventions and the many uses for mason jars were discussed to start off this action-packed radio segment on Friday, as Boomer & Carton did what really only they can do.

Best Of Mike Francesa

Yankees' Cashman On WFAN: 6-Man Rotation Would Be 'Wonderful' But Is 'Pretty Unrealistic'"I think in theory it's something we constantly talk about, and we do -- I can't deny that it's not something that comes up from time and time, year to year," Cashman said.
Martin Brodeur Reflects On Career, Looks Forward To TributeThe Devils great is being honored before the team's game against the Edmonton Oilers.
WFAN Radiothon Is Friday; Items Being Auctioned To Benefit Connecticut Cancer PatientsWFAN's Mike Francesa will host Radiothon on Friday, a fundraiser to benefit the Connecticut Sports Foundation Against Cancer.
WFAN's Mike Francesa Rips Cam Newton For Not Diving For Fumble, Walking Out Of Press ConferenceCam Newton let his team down during Super Bowl 50 and conducted himself in a disgraceful manner after the game, too, WFAN's Mike Francesa said Monday.

Yankees

Tanaka Feels Good, But Unsure About Status For Opening WeekThe Yankees said the injury dates back to when Tanaka pitched in Japan.
Sabathia Says He's In A Good Place And Ready To Help YankeesCC Sabathia sounds like a new man. The veteran left-hander is poised to restart his career following a stint in alcohol rehab last fall.
Yankees To Dedicate Plaque To Mariano Rivera On Aug. 14The Yankees will dedicate a plaque for retired relief pitcher Mariano Rivera in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 14 before a game against Tampa Bay.
Beltran Out To Make Most Of Likely Final Season With YankeesHe's not yet ready to retire, but Carlos Beltran says he's realistic about what the future has in store for him in baseball.

Mets

Mets' Mejia Permanently Banned After 3rd Failed Drug TestMets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been permanently banned by Major League Baseball after his third positive drug test.
David Wright: Mets 'Are Now The Hunted,' Must Be Prepared For Opponents' 'A' Games“We’re going to have a bull’s-eye on our back, we are not going to sneak up on anybody this year,” the veteran third baseman said.
Palladino: Mets World Series Repeat? Let's Deal With Spring Training FirstAs their pitchers and catchers head for their Feb. 17 report date in Port St. Lucie, it seems the whole world has made the Mets the choice to repeat as National League champions.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at the best and worst stories on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.

Knicks

Source: Phil Jackson 'Totally Committed' To Knicks“He doesn't have one foot out the door or anything like that,” the source said.
Derek Fisher Traveling With Matt Barnes' Wife Days After Being Fired By KnicksGloria Govan posted a photo on Instagram showing her and more than a dozen other people posing together in an airport jetway.
Schmeelk: Handicapping Possible Knicks Head Coach CandidatesHere’s how I break it down with odds based on availability and chance of landing them.
5 Recent Coach Firings in NY/NJ SportsDerek Fisher is the latest NBA coaching casualty. He joins a handful of local bench bosses to find themselves out of jobs over the past few years.

Nets

5 Recent Coach Firings in NY/NJ SportsDerek Fisher is the latest NBA coaching casualty. He joins a handful of local bench bosses to find themselves out of jobs over the past few years.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at the best and worst stories on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
Lichtenstein: Nets Enter The All-Star Break Waiting On Prokhorov To ActForget the games. The items of most interest concerning the Brooklyn Nets for the rest of this season will be related to events off the basketball court. That makes the upcoming week a must-follow for fans.
Nets Trounced At Home By Grizzlies, 109-90Memphis Grizzlies had little difficulty in their first game without center Marc Gasol and pulled away in the second half for a 109-90 victory over the Brooklyn Nets

Rangers

Rangers Let 3rd Period Lead Slip Away In 5-4 Overtime Loss To KingsCenter Anze Kopitar's third goal of the night with 29.7 seconds remaining forced overtime, then left winger Tanner Pearson won it with 1:50 remaining in the extra period.
Silverman: East Is Finally Ready To Beat West In Stanley Cup FinalWhen it comes to winning championships, the Western Conference has ruled the National Hockey League for a while. But that's about to change.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at the best and worst stories on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
Hartnett: Under Pressure, Rangers' Girardi Elevating His GameSay what you'd like about Dan Girardi's first half, but it wasn't pretty. But season after season, the veteran defenseman finds a way to raise his performance in the second half and get his game on track before the playoffs.

Devils

Devils Top Flyers 2-1 In OvertimeOn a four-on-three in the extra session courtesy of right winger Jakub Voracek's hooking penalty, left winger Adam Henrique scored the game-winner with a shot from the circle to help the Devils (28-21-7) pick up two points.
5 Recent Coach Firings in NY/NJ SportsDerek Fisher is the latest NBA coaching casualty. He joins a handful of local bench bosses to find themselves out of jobs over the past few years.
PHOTOS: Martin Brodeur's No. 30 Raised To 'The Rock' RaftersIt was a very special night at Prudential Center on Tuesday as the Devils recognized their greatest player, Martin Brodeur, with a touching jersey retirement ceremony.
Boucher Snaps 3rd Period Stalemate, Powers Devils Past Edmonton 2-1Left winger Reid Boucher's tie-breaking power-play goal 7:13 into the third period powered the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night at the Prudential Center.

Islanders

Silverman: East Is Finally Ready To Beat West In Stanley Cup FinalWhen it comes to winning championships, the Western Conference has ruled the National Hockey League for a while. But that's about to change.
Flurry Of First Period Goals Makes The Difference In Isles 5-2 Win Over Los AngelesThe New York Islanders scored three goals in less than eight minutes in the first period Thursday and maintained their season-long mastery of Pacific Division foes at Barclays Center with a 5-2 victory.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at the best and worst stories on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
Clutterbuck Beats Korpisalo In Shootout, Boosts Isles To 3-2 Win Over ColumbusRight winger Cal Clutterbuck scored in the fourth round of a shootout to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday in Nationwide Arena.

NYCFC

Crooks: NYCFC's Villa Takes On English; Arsenal To Play MLS All-StarsDavid Villa finished last season fourth in Major League Soccer with 18 goals. He said this season already has a decidedly different feel compared to last year's expansion voyage.
Crooks: Wingert's Odyssey, NYCFC And Red Bulls Tweak FormationsLong Island native Chris Wingert finds himself back where he once shined as a player. The trip was a bumpy one to say the least.
Crooks: Petke's New Job, Miazga's Reported New Adventure With ChelseaMike Petke has a new gig. Consequently, he is my new boss.

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