LeBron James celebrates after Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Hawks 118-88 to reach the NBA Finals. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Home Cooking! LeBron James Leads Cavs To NBA Finals

Driven by the chance to end Cleveland’s half-century-old championship drought, King James was brilliant from start to finish Tuesday night.

05/27/2015

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacts during the first quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kerr Cemented Himself As A Genius When He Told The Zen Master No

Perhaps the greatest business decision over the last 20 years — other than buying Apple stock — was a choice to coach a basketball team. And to not coach another.

05/25/2015

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas Doesn’t Reject Idea Of Eventual Return To NBA

Isiah Thomas says he hasn’t spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February.

05/22/2015

D'Angelo Russell

Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Knicks’ Options With The Fourth Pick

The emotion has finally started to drain away, and despite the disappointment of not having a top-two selection, the Knicks are not in a bad position picking fourth in this year’s draft.

05/21/2015

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

3 Up, 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Oft-criticized quarterback Geno Smith has been named the Jets’ starter (for now) — which is good news for him, at least.

05/21/2015

Fans take photos before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: What Do Our Sports Interests Say About Who And What We Are?

On Wednesday, I posted a general collection of results regarding Americans’ interests in sports. Today, we dig deeper into the NBA, NHL and golf.

05/21/2015

Steve Mills

Schmeelk: Ugh! Knicks’ Fall To Fourth Is Nothing Short Of Devastating

What, did you really think this was going to be easy? You’re a Knicks fan. There’s no such thing as easy. Knicks fans don’t get pretty things.

05/20/2015

Chicago Bears fan Tim Granholm, wearing a Walter Payton jersey, stands during an event at the White House to honor the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears, on October 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama, who is a Bears fan, realized the team never got to enjoy the customary ceremony given to the champions of the season, and invited the team to the White House. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jared Max: What Do Our Sports Interests Say About Who And What We Are?

Earlier this month, Public Policy Polling conducted a national survey that asked 28 questions regarding Americans’ interest in sports.

05/20/2015

Steve Mills

Fans Dejected, But Knicks GM Feels ‘Good’ About 4th Pick

“We went into this very optimistic and we will remain that way,” Knicks general manager Steve Mills said Tuesday night. On Twitter, the reaction was much different.

05/20/2015

Knicks fans wear bags over their heads during a loss to the Rockets at Madison Square Garden on January 8, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Fall Back Two Spots In Draft Lottery, Timberwolves Snag First Pick

The Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick.

05/19/2015

Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns, center, handles the ball against Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, right, during the second half of the national semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kentucky Big Man Towns Says ‘It Would Be An Honor’ To Play For Knicks

All eyes will be on the draft lottery on Tuesday night as the immediate future of more than a dozen teams will begin to be determined.

05/19/2015

NBA Draft Combine 2015

Schmeelk: Tortured Knicks Fans Can’t Help But Think The Worst On Draft Lottery Day

I was right to pen my rational look at the draft lottery on Monday because on Tuesday, the fan hat is on. It’s not coming off.

05/19/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Schmeelk On Knicks: A Rational Look At The NBA Draft Lottery

I decided to write this story today because I assume that I’m not going to be rational on Tuesday. I’m not going to freak out unless the Knicks get the fifth pick.

05/18/2015

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky reacts during the third round of the NCAA tournament at the CenturyLink Center on March 22, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Big Man Kaminsky Has Private Audience With Knicks’ Jackson At Combine

“Frank the Tank” recently had a sit-down with the “Zen Master” and thinks he made an impression.

05/15/2015

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Michael Jordan Could Still Beat LeBron James?

A new poll says that 34% of NBA fans think MJ could beat Lebron right now in one-on-one.

05/15/2015