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Madison Square Garden's Original Win
Eighty years ago, in need of a new marquee event to draw crowds, the struggling arena changed basketball forever by hosting the first college basketball double-header. The sport would never be the same.
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:21:22 EST

Nothing Says 'Christmas' Quite Like a Knicks Game
The Knicks’ Christmas-day meeting with the Wizards at Madison Garden will mark their 50th appearance on the holiday, more than any other NBA team. Here’s a look back at the first 49.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:47:14 EST

Around the World, on Two Wheels
An inside look at one man’s attempt at an increasingly popular pursuit: cycling across the globe.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:05:30 EST

Marathon Runner Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Positive
A second biological sample from marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Kenya’s athletics federation announced Friday.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:06:16 EST

When Rivalry Has to Wait
A basic rule of the Volvo Ocean Race, a wild nine-month sailing adventure, is to never leave a competitor in danger. So when a boat recently ran into serious trouble, a rival rushed to its aid.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:55:29 EST

Dan Carter to Quit Test Rugby for Payday in France
Heard on the Pitch: All Black star could become rugby’s highest-paid player
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:50:00 EST

Can the Knicks Pull a Nets-Style U-Turn?
The Knicks have struggled mightily this season under rookie coach Derek Fisher. But maybe they can mimic last year’s Nets, who floundered early under first-year coach Jason Kidd before turning their season around.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:58:43 EST

U.S. to Bid on 2024 Games But Delays Selecting a City
The U.S. Olympic Committee will bid for the 2024 Summer Games but won’t officially select the candidate city until early next year.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:32:55 EST

The Lombardi of Teen Running
Bill Aris, a high school cross-country coach in suburban Syracuse, N.Y., has won nine national titles by stressing teamwork over individuality.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:42:35 EST

Yankees Hope to Find Edge With Historically Tall Bullpen
The Yankees are betting big on their bullpen, adding 6-foot-7 Andrew Miller in free agency to join 6-foot-8 Dellin Betances in the relief corps. Never in baseball history has one team been able to summon two relievers of such stature, and with the fa
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:38:39 EST

After a Historic Win, NJIT Just Wants Someone to Dance With
Fresh off its upset win over Michigan, the basketball program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology is renewing its plea to athletic conferences for an invitation. But none seem to be coming for the nation’s only independent Division I team.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:27:14 EST

Olympic Organizers to Consider Multi-Nation Bids
The International Olympic Committee has enacted a series of significant changes to its bid process that open the door to potentially sweeping shifts in how the Games are presented in the future.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:56:00 EST

Sri Lanka Takes 3-1 Lead With Last-Gasp Victory Over England
Cricket: Sri Lanka Takes 3-1 Lead Over England With Last-Gasp Victory in One Day International
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:45:29 EST

Triathlon Goes to College
As triathlon begins its trial next autumn as an NCAA ‘emerging sport for women,’ it boasts a distinct advantage: money.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:14:07 EST

Australia Bids Cricketer Farewell
A cricket bat leaned against the coffin of Phillip Hughes as thousands gathered for his funeral in the small Australian town of Macksville.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 06:59:30 EST

Despite Hughes Fatality, Cricket Is Safer Than It's Ever Been
As the sport mourns the death of Australia’s Phillip Hughes, Richard Lord says that players are safer than they have ever been.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:44:08 EST

Australia's Cricketers Too Upset to Play
The first test match of India’s tour of Australia has been postponed following the death of Phillip Hughes, Cricket Australia said Saturday, shortly after the country’s devastated captain Michael Clarke struggled to hold back tears as he paid tribute
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:13:11 EST

NY Sports
Red Bulls Need Henry on Field That He Despises
Thierry Henry loathes playing on artificial surfaces, concerned about the damage they can cause. But with the Red Bulls in dire shape heading into the second leg of their MLS Eastern Conference final at New England, he has no choice.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:38:40 EST

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Rangers Whip Flyers in Philly
The Rangers trounced the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-0, in Philly on Friday afternoon as Rick Nash scored for the 16th time in 22 games.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:45:30 EST

India-Australia Cricket Match in Doubt After Death
India’s test match against Australia next week is in some doubt, with the death of Australian cricket star Phillip Hughes plunging Australia and the wider cricket world into mourning.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:55:48 EST

Australian Cricketer Phil Hughes Dies
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died on Thursday, two days after being struck on the head by a cricket ball during a match in Sydney.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:05:23 EST

Wigan Criticized for Hiring Malky Mackay During English FA Probe
Heard on the Pitch: Wigan condemned by Kick It Out, over hiring Malky Mackay while he is still under investigation for offensive comments.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:18:13 EST

Heard on the Pitch: Cheesy Swiss Soccer Team Kills Fans with Kindness
A Swiss soccer team is feeding fans of the opposing side, part of an unusual strategy to stave off crowd trouble.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:49:06 EST

Hollow Victories Not Enough for Bangladesh, Zimbabwe Cricket
Bangladesh May Have Beaten Zimbabwe, but Both Teams Need Tougher Tests, says Richard Lord
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:34:20 EST

Heard on the Pitch: Grand F1 Finale Lined Up
Nico Rosbergfended off a strong charge by Lewis Hamilton to win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, closing in on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 19:38:09 EST

All Blacks Cruise Past USA in Rugby Exhibition
New Zealand’s mighty All Blacks turned their USA rugby rivals blue with a bruising defense, then green with envy as they went on the offensive, sending a parade of ball carriers through the gaps on the way to 74-6 win.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 21:25:51 EDT

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Some New York Races Can’t Keep Pace
As participation rates for endurance races continue to climb, and with tens of thousands shut out of the lottery for the New York marathon each year, there is an imbalance between the supply of local long-distance races and demand among weekend warri
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:46:00 EDT

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Rangers Defenseman Suspended for Five Games
The NHL suspended Rangers defenseman John Moore for five games on Wednesday for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Eric Haula in the second period of the Rangers’ 5-4 victory on Monday.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:19:06 EDT

Why the West Indies Imploded
Cricket debacle in India was self-inflicted and could have repercussions for the future.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:34:46 EDT

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The Islanders Land in an Unfamiliar Spot
Since the NHL lockout of 2004-05, the Islanders have only spent 30 days in first place.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:55:09 EDT

Inside the Doors of the NCAA
As college sports have exploded into a multibillion-dollar industry, pressure is building for the NCAA to modernize its rules.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:41:48 EDT

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Devils and Rangers Resume Rivalry, Without Martin Brodeur
The Rangers and Devils met for the first time this season Tuesday night at Prudential Center. The game was especially notable not for any new additions to the rivalry, but for one subtraction—the absence, for the first time in 21 years, of goaltender
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:30:12 EDT

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The Jets Are the Best---at One Thing, Anyway
Since 2000, four of the seven most prolific touchdown-scoring kickoff returners have played for the Jets. The latest is Percy Hacvin. But will his knack for finding the end zone make an impact in New York?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:26:51 EDT

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Spanish Star Raúl Headed to New York Cosmos
In a year when international soccer stars have crossed the ocean to join Major League Soccer franchises, the second-tier Cosmos have notched one of their own: the 37-year-old Spanish legend Raúl.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:14:09 EDT

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Rangers Tie Record for Goals in Shutout Win
Solid Lundqvist leads Rangers to second straight win after a three-game losing streak that saw them allow 17 goals.
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:38:19 EDT

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Christie Signs Sports-Betting Law
New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to allow sports betting in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:07:26 EDT

Windies Pulls Out of Tour of India
West Indies is quitting its tour of India after the fourth one-day international because of a pay dispute at home with its national cricket board and players’ union.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:24:47 EDT

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