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Video: Gardner makes Cespedes look bad with catch in stands

Attention Yoenis Cespedes: This is how you do it. Signed, Brett Gardner Frank Gunn/AP Brett Gardner makes the extra effort for an out in Thursday’s third inning. The Yankees left fielder made an impressive catch in Toronto, going rear-first into ...

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Running Doc: Piriformis syndrome is a real pain in the butt

Watts, Susan Stretching under the watchful eye of a physical therapist is one part of the rehab process for runners dealing with Piriformis syndrome. Dear Running Doc: I have a pain in my right butt that goes to my leg. ...

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Mayor de Blasio signs smokeless tobacco ban for NYC parks

Elsa/Getty Images Mayor de Blasio, shown here throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day 2014, signed legislation Wednesday banning chewing tobacco from Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. As baseball season kicked off, Mayor de Blasio signed into law Wednesday ...

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Darling book: Mets won Game 7 in '86, but I let team down

Cover of Ron Darling’s new book. This was what winning the 1986 World Series was like for Ron Darling: 48 hours of euphoria and unadulterated joy, followed by years of doubt and painful questions. After the championship parade, after his ...

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Luis Cessa making strong case to be part of Yankees’ bullpen

Leon Halip/Getty Images Luis Cessa has pitched to a 2.70 ERA in spring and could be with Yanks on Opening Day. CLEARWATER, Fla. – When it comes to promising right-hander Luis Cessa, the Yankees are juggling the age-old questions of ...

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Lawmakers want answers from NFL on BU researcher

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The NFL made a $ 30 million grant to fund studies on brain injuries in 2012. Four members of Congress want answers about the NFL’s alleged attempt to replace a Boston University researcher who has been critical ...

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Craig Sager says his leukemia is no longer in remission

[embedded content] TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager told HBO that his leukemia is no longer in remission. Sager revealed the bad news in an interview with “Real Sports” correspondent Bernard Goldman that will air Tuesday night. Sager has been battling ...

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Notre Dame ‘hungry’ after 2015 NCAA Tournament heartbreak

Frank Franklin II/AP Notre Dame coach Mike Brey watches his team during practice Thursday. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey didn’t waste any time ingratiating himself to locals inside the gymnasium atop Atlantic Terminal Thursday afternoon. Shortly before rush hour, he ...

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Penguins, Fleury, flummox Rangers

Vincent Carchietta/USA Today Sports The Rangers slip three past Marc-Andre Fleury, but the Penguins goalie largely made things difficult for the Blueshirts Sunday at the Garden. Overlooking details will not cut it for the Rangers. It hasn’t worked the last ...

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Robert Griffin III visits Jets as Fitz stalemate continues

Julio Cortez/AP Washington released Robert Griffin III on Tuesday. In the midst of the contract stalemate with Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Jets took a look at another quarterback option: Robert Griffin III. The former Washington quarterback visited the Jets on Friday, ...

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