By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS February 18, 2017 NEW ORLEANS — Glenn Robinson III became the N.B.A.’s new dunk king on Saturday night, with an assist from his Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson, 23, leapt over all three for a reverse dunk — nearly touching his head on the… Continue reading
By SCOTT CACCIOLA February 18, 2017 NEW ORLEANS — Carmelo Anthony had planned to vacation with his family in Cuba and Puerto Rico. The costs of the trip were nonrefundable. Then the N.B.A. called. Anthony, who remains the face of the Knicks, for now if not forever, answered and became the league’s saddest All-Star…. Continue reading
By JAMES WAGNER February 18, 2017 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla — Stationed in Yoenis Cespedes’s parking spot at the Mets’ spring training site on Saturday was a white pickup truck with huge heavy-duty tires, enough to handle the needs of life on Cespedes’s ranch in nearby Vero Beach. The vehicle was hardly modest, but… Continue reading
By BILLY WITZ February 18, 2017 TAMPA, Fla. — An arbitration panel ruled in favor of the Yankees on Saturday, deciding that reliever Dellin Betances will be paid $3 million this season rather than the $5 million he was seeking. The ruling came after a nearly four-hour arbitration hearing Friday at a hotel in… Continue reading
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS February 18, 2017 BURNLEY, England — Lincoln City became the first nonleague team to reach the F.A. Cup quarterfinals in more than a century by beating the Premier League team Burnley, 1-0, with an 89th-minute goal on Saturday. Sean Raggett scored the most famous goal in Lincoln’s 133-year history, with goal-line… Continue reading
By SCOTT CACCIOLA February 18, 2017 All these years later, Ryan Gomes can remember the smallest details. He remembers how five of his assists for the Boston Celtics that night were a result of Paul Pierce’s shooting prowess. He remembers how Jamie Young, then the team’s video coordinator, discreetly told him at halftime that… Continue reading
After a turbulent summer, the N.B.A.’s newest “villain” is finding peace and building an empire among the Bay Area’s techies.
When a playing career ends, a scouting career may be a way to stay in the game.
Revis turned himself in to the Pittsburgh police Friday on charges that stemmed from a confrontation with at least two men last weekend.
A World Wrestling Federation mainstay known for his wild antics and his signature green tongue, Steele was a hated villain but was described as “truly nice.”