NJ Basketball Coach Wins Prep Championship While Battling CancerAbout a year ago, Morristown-Beard basketball coach Eddie Franz was diagnosed with lung cancer.
LISTEN: 'Afternoon Drive' Discusses Whether Mets' Wheeler Should Be Frustrated About Vargas SigningZack Wheeler seemed somewhat annoyed when asked by reporters Friday about the Mets signing left-hander Jason Vargas.
Coleman: Mets Spice Up Rotation Competition By Adding VargasIt was really a tale of two seasons for him. He was outstanding in the first half, pitching to a 2.22 ERA over the first 101 innings. But he had a 6.66 ERA over his final 16 starts.
Stanton Arrives At Yankees Spring Training Hungry To WinIn perhaps a sign of how hungry he is to finally play for a winner, Giancarlo Stanton arrived to Yankees spring training two days early Friday.
Schmeelk: Knicks’ Chances Of Moving Up In Lottery Not StrongAs the Knicks and the rest of the NBA enter the All-Star break, it’s time to look at one of the two things that matter -- the other is player development -- for the Knicks in the second half of the season: where they sit in the draft lottery.
Yankees Prospect Thairo Estrada Shot In Hip In VenezuelaYankees prospect Thairo Estrada was shot last week during a robbery attempt in his native Venezuela, the team said Friday.
Lichtenstein: Kinkaid Tends To Come Alive When Devils Need Him MostFor Keith Kinkaid, it’s all about surviving the first two periods.
Reports: Mets Reach Agreement On 2-Year Deal With Lefty VargasThe Mets are on the verge of adding some rotation depth after agreeing to a reported two-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas on Friday.
Sweeny: Sabathia-Boone Bond Bodes Well For Yankees In 2018New Yankees manager Aaron Boone flashes a smile that emotes friendship and respect when CC Sabathia’s name is mentioned.
Silverman: Pressure Defense May Be More Important Than A Franchise QBThe Eagles didn't just win the Super Bowl because they have a fantastic backup plan at quarterback. They made life miserable for opposing quarterbacks throughout the playoffs.
Coleman: Mets' Harvey Is In Very Good Place Physically And MentallyMatt Harvey is probably a little anxious, maybe a bit excited, definitely healthy, fit and surgery-free for a change.
Palladino: Super Bowl Demotion Aside, Butler Should Be On Jets' RadarFor the moment, assume that Bill Belichick’s Super Bowl benching of Malcolm Butler was caused by nothing more nefarious than a few bad practices and some pig-headedness on the coach’s part.