If the Devils are going to have any chance against the Rangers, they need to do more than find a way to beat Henrik Lundqvist.
Manhattan is abuzz. New Jersey? Better luck next time.
If “King” Henrik plays this well throughout the postseason, the Rangers may just end up wearing the NHL crown.
The Yankees and Detroit Tigers are set to open the playoffs the same way they began the regular season: Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia.
Nick Swisher had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the New York Yankees backed Bartolo Colon with plenty of production from the bottom of their lineup to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Whatever Manny Malhotra said to Raffi Torres before the third period of the Stanley Cup finals opener Wednesday night, the journeyman wing turned it into a dramatic game-winning goal for the Canucks — even if Torres waited until the very last minute to do it.
Dwyane Wade offered LeBron James congratulations for finally getting his first win in an NBA finals game. The Heat are three wins from a much bigger celebration. And not only were the Dallas Mavericks beaten, their best player left battered as well.
With the Knicks leading 85-84 on Sunday, Carmelo Anthony was called for pushing Paul Pierce with 21 seconds remaining. The foul set up a game-deciding Ray Allen three-pointer for the Celtics. Not surprisingly, Knicks fans were irate with the quick-whistled officials on Monday.
Chauncey Billups hurt his left leg in the final minute of the Knicks’ 87-85 loss on Sunday night. According to Mike D’Antoni, the starting point guard is “very questionable” for Tuesday night’s Game 2.
The San Francisco Giants’ 11-7 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 on Fox on Wednesday night earned an 8.9 rating and 15 share. That’s down 25 percent from the 11.9 for last year’s Yankees-Phillies opener.
Texas became the first World Series team in six years to have four errors in a game, including two by Vladimir Guerrero in right field.
CC vs. C.J., an AL championship series-opening matchup with Cliff Lee connections.
Tim Lincecum pitched a two-hitter and struck out 14 in a dazzling performance, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in Game 1 of their NL division series Thursday night.
Mark Teixeira came through with the big shot in the seventh, sending a hanging slider from Jesse Crain into the seats in right field.