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Jets face road-heavy schedule early in season

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Though the Jets hope to build off their 10-6 season from a year ago, they face a brutal stretch to open the 2016 season. When the schedule was released Thursday night, it revealed that five of the Jets’ first six opponents are coming off of postseason appearances. Daily News – Sports

Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson not on same page with Knicks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It’s getting harder for Carmelo Anthony to keep his faith. The questions aren’t being answered. The concerns aren’t alleviated. As the Knicks star conducted a long press conference tinged with doubt, Anthony spent most of the time waffling between staying, going and asking questions through the media. Daily News – Sports

Leonard: The NHL can't mask this problem for the goalies

PITTSBURGH — Alain Vigneault has seen an injury like Henrik Lundqvist’s once before. The Rangers coach can’t place the last time he saw a hockey player’s stick poke a goalie in the eye through his mask, but Vigneault did remember his reaction when he saw it happen. “I do remember asking myself at the same time, like, how can a stick go through that little hole there?” Vigneault said Thursday

Myers: Titans took Rams by the horns and fleeced them

Carson Wentz and Jared Goff are not John Elway, Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck, but the Rams are not in St. Louis anymore and Hollywood demands big names and stars. So, this appears to be a completely one-sided deal for the Titans and a desperation move by the Rams. A huge gamble. The Titans sent the overall No. 1 pick in the April 28 draft to the Rams in exchange

Giants schedule kicks off with Dallas Cowboys Week 1

Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Giants will get their chance at redemption in Dallas in Week 1. For Ben McAdoo’s first game as Giants head coach, he will get to seek revenge. On Thursday night, the NFL released its schedule for the 2016 season, and the slate starts by taking the Giants new coach back to the team’s old house of horrors. McAdoo’s coaching debut will take place on Sept. 11

Kobe Bryant’s 60, Warriors’ 73 wins and one epic NBA night

Thearon W. Henderson, Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images Stephen Curry and the Warriors secure an NBA-record 73 wins Wednesday night while Kobe Bryant ends his career by scoring 60 points against the Jazz. The last night of the 2015-16 NBA season will forever be known for two numbers: 73 and 60. Two teams. Two sets of historic achievements that came together simultaneously on what’s already being called the greatest single night

Kobe Bryant scores 60 points, ends career with a Lakers win

Harry How/Getty Images The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant smiles while being honored before the final game of his career, a 101-96 victory over the Jazz in which he scored 60 points. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. Bryant scored 60 points in his final game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the

Lundqvist leaves Game 1 loss to Penguins after stick to eye

PITTSBURGH – When Henrik Lundqvist took teammate Marc Staal’s stick in the right eye late in the first period of Game 1 on Wednesday night, everything changed for the worse. In a blink, the Penguins’ Patric Hornqvist scored the first of his three goals, and an injured Lundqvist was replaced by backup Antti Raanta, making his NHL postseason debut, a 5-2 loss at CONSOL Energy Center that opened this first-round