Mets enter Cardinals series with bad blood looming

Mets enter Cardinals series with bad blood looming

The rain washed away Monday’s showdown between the Mets and Cardinals, but it remains to be seen whether tensions will also be cooled off since the last time the teams met.  Tuesday’s doubleheader at Citi Field will now be the first time the Mets and Cardinals have squared off since their memorable three-game series in … Read more

Joe Judge may call plays in new role with Patriots

Joe Judge may call plays in new role with Patriots

Maybe Joe Judge really wasn’t kidding when he included himself as a possibility to take over offensive play-calling for the Giants after firing coordinator Jason Garrett during the middle of last season. Seven months later, the surprisingly fired former Giants head coach is in line to coach quarterbacks and possibly call plays for the New … Read more

Rickie Fowler still easy to root for amid fall from top

Rickie Fowler still easy to root for amid fall from top

TULSA, Okla. — Everyone in golf knows Rickie Fowler is struggling. On Monday, speaking to reporters in advance of this week’s PGA Championship at Southern Hills, Fowler was asked if he’s sought the help of a sports psychologist to help his mental game. “I don’t know if I should throw names out there or not,’’ … Read more

Rangers’ stars riding into Hurricanes series red-hot

Rangers' stars riding into Hurricanes series red-hot

Mika Zibanejad gave a small shrug of his shoulder, then grinned.  The Rangers center had just been asked about his production in Games 6 and 7 against the Penguins, in which he combined for seven points including the game-tying goal late in the series-deciding contest.  “The pucks went in,” he said after the 4-3 win … Read more