News broke on Saturday night that New York Knicks owner James Dolan tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), per The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
Today was supposed to be one of the best sports days of the year: Opening Day. We all know that we won’t be getting any baseball to watch for quite some time, as the date for the MLB season is still to be determined due to coronavirus (COVID-19). I know we are all bummed about the delayed start to the MLB season, so I wanted to give readers something to get excited about and get you all ready for the season.
I am going to predict how I believe the American League is going to look like at the end of the season, including how I think the playoffs will go. Of course, my predictions are based on a full, 162 game season, but here is how I think the division will pan out.
After four years with the New York Jets, free agent wide receiver Robby Anderson landed a two-year, $20 million deal with the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday afternoon. His contract includes $12 million in the first year.
The New York Mets announced today that Noah Syndergaard will have ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery, also known as “Tommy John surgery,” on his right elbow after tearing the UCL of his throwing arm.
Four more NBA players, all on the Brooklyn Nets, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), including Kevin Durant, the team announced today. The total number of confirmed cases in the NBA is now seven, with only four specific players identified to the public.
The Nets stayed hot, the Islanders lost again and two New York baseball stars are out indefinitely. New York sports definitely packed a punch yesterday.
New York Yankees star catcher Gary Sanchez will miss more time on the field during spring training. Sanchez already missed Sunday’s game due to tightness and soreness in his back, but he was expected to take place in on-field batting practice today. Instead, he was a no-show at his session due to a fever, causing him to see a doctor.
Last night was a bit slow in the realm of New York sports, I won't lie. Since we aren't in the heart of baseball season yet, and both the Nets and Knicks had the night off, there wasn't much action. Still, we prevail, thanks largely in part to a thrilling shootout win by the Buffalo Sabres.
Don't tell my colleagues over at GuyBostonSports, but New York City is the sports mecca of the world. And we are at a point in the year where we are going to have the NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS and NCAA Tournament all going. Let's not forget about the XFL!
With just 20 games left of the regular season and less than 24 hours after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 139-120 at Barclays Center, the organization announced that it has mutually parted ways with head coach Kenny Atkinson.