Precious Achiuwa steps up in crucial moments of Knicks’ OT win

With one center ruled out with a mysterious illness and another on the bench due to a minutes restriction, Precious looked to make the biggest play in the biggest moment of Sunday’s 120-119 OT win over the Bulls.・Achiuwa was needed. Mitchell Robinson, who was just two weeks away from returning from a 50-game layoff due […]

Nets’ roster could look entirely different after offseason of change

PHILADELPHIA — If a roster disappoints in one season, it will likely look different the next. And the Nets were certainly disappointed. The business of basketball means underperforming teams are overhauled. But when you go 32-50 like the Nets did — a final record sealed with Sunday’s 107-86 loss to the 76ers — you don’t […]

Getting number retired by Mets ‘would be special’

On Sunday, Pete Alonso saw the Mets champion’s retired number as Dwight Gooden’s No. 16 was unveiled on the left field overhang at Citi Field. Darryl Strawberry’s jersey number 18 will be retired on June 1st. Alonso, the most likely candidate among the current Mets to receive such an honor, was asked if he ever […]

After Iran Attacks Israel, World Races To Avoid Full-Scale War

Israel made clear to the US on Sunday that it does not want any serious escalation with Iran The massive salvo of missiles and drones fired at Israel from Iran’s arid plains marked the kind of direct confrontation between the Middle Eastern powers that the world had long feared could signal the outbreak of a […]

Several countries come to Israel’s aid to stop Iran barrage

Israel fended off a ferocious attack on Saturday with the support of powerful allies in the region and around the world. Several countries worked together to defeat more than 300 drones and missiles fired at Israel from Iran, with the Israel Defense Forces claiming about 99% of the attacks were thwarted by its forces and […]