Pitiful Mets lay down, make it easier to justify Mickey Callaway firing

MIAMI — Come get them. Come get the vast majority of this Mets roster and haul it to the nearest garage sale, where it can be pedaled for pennies on the dollar. Of immediate consequence is whether Mickey Callaway...

Robinson Cano doesn’t pretend to try on another ‘inexcusable’ play

“I have been running hard the whole year,” Robinson Cano said after his incident Friday, in which he didn’t bother sprinting to first in what became a killer double-play. The year must have ended in Cano’s mind. A second...

Trajan Langdon latest to leave Nets, gets Pelicans promotion

As the Nets gain respect, they lose pieces. The latest was assistant general manager Trajan Langdon, who agreed to become New Orleans’ new GM. Langdon, the G League Executive of the Year, also had been interviewed by Minnesota and...

‘White Lightning’ challenges NFL’s Ted Ginn to $10,000 bet

Ted Ginn Jr. may have spoken too, uh, fast. The longtime speedy NFL wide receiver, now with the Saints, issued a challenge last week. On Bleacher Report’s “The Lefkoe Show,” he dared any challengers to meet him for a...

Ex-Yankee Shawn Kelley has scary lumps removed from throat

ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley was ready to start pitching again while waiting for the results of a biopsy on two lumps that were surgically removed from his throat. Kelley said Saturday that doctors took out...

How Brooks Koepka morphed into best golfer in the world

Other than the hulking PGA Tour player with the Popeye biceps bursting from his golf shirts, the intimidating, stoic Terminator expression piercing from under the brim of his cap and the guy who’s going to win the PGA Championship...

Bryce Harper belts 466-foot home run to propel Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts. Harper homered over the batter’s eye in center field, Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the...

The only PGA drama left is the battle for second

There should have been some joy from Xander Schauffele, who shot a nice 2-under 68 in the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday at Bethpage Black. But the joy for the rest of the field has been...

Mickey Callaway: No personal catcher for Jacob deGrom

MIAMI — Personal catcher, personal smatcher. Though Jacob deGrom has largely struggled with Wilson Ramos as his target this season, manager Mickey Callaway on Saturday indicated he won’t go out of his way to pair backup Tomas Nido with...

James Paxton isn’t good to go yet — so Yankees are starting Chad Green

James Paxton is still out with left knee inflammation, so the Yankees will turn to Chad Green to start Sunday’s series finale against the Rays in The Bronx. They also have Chance Adams and Nestor Cortes Jr. to eat...