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Giants suddenly have concerns following bad loss, injuries

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For the first time this season, there are concerns about the New York Giants. The team that first-year coach Brian Daboll led to seven wins in its first nine games looked very much like the dreadful 2021 Giants in dropping a 31-18 decision to the Detroit Lions on ...

Payne, Booker lead Suns to 116-95 win over Knicks

PHOENIX (AP) — Cameron Payne scored 21 points, Devin Booker added 20 and the Phoenix Suns used a dominating second half to beat the New York Knicks 116-95. Deandre Ayton had 13 points and 11 rebounds and all of the Suns' starters scored in double figures. Torrey Craig scored 14 points and ...

Irving returns, Simmons scores 22 as Nets beat Grizzlies

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving was playing again. Ben Simmons was playing like an All-Star again. The Brooklyn Nets, who rarely get to enjoy normalcy for too long, could savor a night Sunday when things actually looked like they drew them up. "It's always nice to just focus on the game," ...

Irving rejoins Nets, seeks to keep focus on basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving apologized Sunday morning to anyone who felt threatened or hurt when he posted a link to a documentary with antisemitic material, clearing the way to finally play again for the Brooklyn Nets. Once he did, Irving tried to keep the focus on basketball. Deeper ...

Irving could return Sunday, Nets list him as questionable

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving could return from his suspension and play for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday after apologizing for hurting the Jewish community when he posted a link to a film with antisemitic material. The Nets listed Irving as questionable for the game against the Memphis ...

DeMorat throws for record 6TDs in Fordham win over Colgate

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim DeMorat threw for a school record six touchdowns and Trey Sneed ran for 230 yards and a touchdown and Fordham outpaced Colgate 52-38 on Saturday. Fordham (9-2, 5-1) closed the season with a three-game winning streak and winners of six of their last seven. The Rams, ...

Saint Francis (BKN) wins 61-58 against Saint Peter’s

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Moreno scored 19 points as Saint Francis (BKN) beat Saint Peter's 61-58 on Saturday. Moreno was 6-of-8 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 5 for 5 from the line for the Terriers (2-2). Josiah Harris scored 16 points while going 6 of 11 and 4 of 7 from ...

Banks scores 34, St. Bonaventure downs Bowling Green 81-68

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y, (AP) — Daryl Banks III recorded 34 points as St. Bonaventure beat Bowling Green 81-68 on Saturday. Banks added six rebounds and four blocks for the Bonnies (2-2). Chad Venning scored 15 points while going 3 of 5 and 9 of 12 from the free throw line, and added seven ...

Quisenberry’s 25 lead Fordham over UIC 79-65

NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Quisenberry scored 25 points as Fordham beat UIC 79-65 on Saturday night. Quisenberry was 10 of 16 shooting for the Rams (3-1). Khalid Moore scored 14 points and Kyle Rose had 11. Toby Okani led the Flames (2-2) in scoring, finishing with 21 points. Christian Jones ...

Allocco leads Princeton to 62-55 victory over Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Allocco hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points to help Princeton defeat Marist 62-55 on Saturday night. Tosan Evbuomwan added 11 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (2-2). Ryan Langborg scored 11. Patrick Gardner led the Red Foxes (1-3) with ...

Maple Leafs hand Sabres 8th loss in a row with 5-2 victory

TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander scored twice, Matt Murray made 32 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Buffalo 5-2 on Saturday night for the Sabres' eighth straight loss. John Tavares had a goal and two assists, Calle Jarnkrok and Mark Giordano also scored and Mitch Marner had two assists ...

Murphy runs for 124 yards, leads Army over UConn 34-17

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Braheam Murphy ran for 124 yards and a touchdown to lead Army to a 34-17 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. Murphy ran along the left hashmark and bolted 75 yards untouched into the end zone to give Army a 20-17 lead midway through the third quarter. Quarterback ...

Jim Boeheim gets 1,000th win as Syracuse tops Northeastern

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim reached his 1,000th career victory on Saturday in a 76-48 win over Northeastern. Joe Girard had 21 points and five 3-pointers for the Orange (2-1), Jesse Edwards added 19 points and seven rebounds and freshman Judah Mintz scored 18 ...

MAC football: Akron at Buffalo postponed by winter storm

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo's football game against Akron has been postponed due to a lake-effect snowstorm hitting the western New York region, the Mid-American Conference announced Friday. Officials are considering shifting the game from Saturday to Sunday pending travel ...

Drake moves to 3-0 for 3rd straight year, beats Buffalo

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) — Tucker DeVries scored 22 points and reserve Sardaar Calhoun scored 13 points and Drake beat Buffalo 80-72 in a Paradise Jam contest on Friday. It is the third-straight season in which the Bulldogs started 3-0. Reserve Roman Penn scored 12 points and Darnell ...

Duvernay-Tardif back with Jets after working on residency

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Doctor is back in — on the football field. Veteran guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif signed with the Jets' practice squad Friday, giving New York some depth on a unit hit hard by injuries this season. Duvernay-Tardif stepped away from football after spending the ...

NY schools told to stop using Native American mascots

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools in New York state must stop using Native American references in mascots, team names and logos by the end of the current school year or face penalties including a loss of state aid, the state Department of Education said. "Arguments that community members support ...

Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Yankees agree to $6 million, 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Infielder Isiah Kiner-Falefa and the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $6 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Kiner-Falefa got a $1.3 million raise under the deal, which was struck as the evening deadline approached for teams to offer 2023 contracts ...

Jets’ Washington shining as assistant after All-Pro career

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Leon Washington loved being on the sideline as a head coach, leading his football squad on game days and pushing them hard all week during practice. Well, maybe a little too much. Especially since it was only middle school. "It was a great experience and it taught ...

Mets get 2 pitchers from Marlins in trade for minor leaguer

NEW YORK (AP) — With holes to fill on their pitching staff, the New York Mets acquired right-handers Elieser Hernandez and Jeff Brigham in a trade with the Miami Marlins on Friday. Miami receives minor league righty Franklin Sanchez and a player to be named or cash. The Mets also claimed ...