Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker fatally struck by car

Boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker died after being hit by a car in Virginia, according to police. The Hall of Famer, who won world titles in four weight divisions, was hit in Virginia Beach just after 10 p.m....

New Jets offense could unlock Quincy Enunwa’s full potential

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies...

Phil Mickelson drops 15 pounds with extreme British Open diet

Phil Mickelson’s been having a tough time on the golf course, and he’s gone to great lengths to get himself right. Ahead of this week’s British Open at Portrush, Mickelson claims he dropped 15 pounds with an extreme diet...

Lonzo Ball ‘excited’ by Lakers, Anthony Davis trade he was waiting for

Lonzo Ball is embracing his new basketball reality. The point guard was dealt from the Lakers to the Pelicans in the long-awaited Anthony Davis blockbuster earlier this summer, and the 2017 second-overall pick is looking forward to starting over...

Iker Casillas leaves the port of Porto and is integrated into the coaching staff

Porto has announced this morning that Iker Casillas will be incorporated to the technical team of the Portuguese team "while recovering from their health problems". The 38-year-old Spanish goalkeeper suffered a heart attack last May while preparing for the...

Marcus Stroman shows Yankees all they need to see

Doing nothing can’t be an option. No option ranks as a slam-dunk, can’t-miss, blame-the-baseball-gods-if-it-doesn’t-work situation. Such is the vise in which the Yankees find themselves as they approach the July 31 trade deadline, understanding full well that their pitching...

Spain decisively defeats South Africa in its World Cup debut

The Spanish team of water polo defeated on Monday without problems to the one of South Africa by 23-3, in its premiere in the Gwangju World, in a match without history in which the Spaniards were much superior to...

Mets punishment teaches Amed Rosario loafing lesson

MIAMI — Amed Rosario got sent to his room without dinner Sunday. A day after loafing on the bases — he only reached first on a pop-up that dropped between outfielders, when he should have gotten to second —...

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons

It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking...

Yankees’ pitching upgrades could come from within

Luis Severino isn’t the only addition the Yankees may make to their pitching staff for the stretch run. Right-hander Deivi Garcia is slated to make his debut with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday against Columbus. The 20-year-old was promoted from...