Barclay’s Goodrow’s return pleasant surprise for Rangers

Barclay’s Goodrow’s return pleasant surprise for Rangers

Filip Chytil didn’t even know that Barclay Goodrow was going to play Saturday night until he saw the utility forward getting ready in the locker room. Goodrow, who had missed 11 games with a suspected ankle fracture, returned to the lineup to help the Rangers stave off elimination for a fourth time this postseason with … Read more

Madrid wins Champions League final marred by crowd chaos

PARIS (AP) – Yet another Champions League title for Real Madrid, the undisputed king of Europe. Yet another European soccer game showpiece tarnished by chaotic crowd issues and disorder. Madrid became European champions for a record-extending 14th time – double the number of any other team on the continent – after beating Liverpool 1-0 in … Read more

Mets use balanced offensive attack to pound rival Phillies

Maybe the Mets really can survive the looming June gauntlet without Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer. Their lineup seems prepared to slug its way through the brutal stretch of playoff contenders. The latest evidence arrived Saturday night at Citi Field, in an 8-2 pounding of the Phillies that exhibited this group’s versatility. There was a … Read more

Rangers’ Alexis Lafreniere reveling playoffs as he ‘elevates’ game

It has been impossible to overlook Alexis Lafreniere this postseason. And that’s not just because he’s been at the heart of the Rangers’ most consistent line, or because of his under-the-radar pesky presence on the ice. The 2020 first-overall pick has been strikingly noticeable, on and off the ice in these playoffs, because he undoubtedly … Read more

Auston Matthews could become the second American-born player to win the Hart Trophy

Auston Matthews is one of the greatest American players in the history of the NHL.Image: Getty Images The NHL’s most prestigious individual award was first handed out in 1924. Calvin Coolidge just became President of the United States. It took until Barack Obama’s final year in The White House for someone born and raised in … Read more

Chemistry fueling Buck Showalter’s Mets amid injury bug

The Mets had already made it perfectly clear what they think of manager Buck Showalter. You don’t even consider trying to get Shakira to attend a 66-year-old man’s birthday party unless you really love the guy. “It was touching,” Showalter said Friday about the cake, the spin-around, the piñata, and all that fun Shakira ultimately … Read more

Jesse Winker and Mariners feel ‘some urgency’ to ‘rewrite this narrative’

The Mariners were counting on 2021 All-Star outfielder Jesse Winker to be a key contributor in 2022. Unfortunately through the first 46 games of the season, that hasn’t happened. Mariners bust out with 4 HRs off Verlander, beat Astros 6-1 After slashing .305 / .394 / .556 in 110 games for the Cincinnati Reds last … Read more

Tracy McGrady bets millions on 1-on-1 basketball start-up OBL

Tracy McGrady Source: Ones Basketball League This time, Tracy McGrady is trusting his ideas. The basketball Hall of Famer has funded real estate projects, he’s backed a sports and entertainment agency, and committed to a cryptocurrency partnership before the sector lost billions in value. Now, McGrady is investing in his own company, Ones Basketball League, … Read more