Knicks Josh Hart ‘already committed’ to fixing 3-point shot with JJ Redick in offseason

Josh Hart has been a triple-double terror for the Knicks lately, with six over an eight-week stretch beginning with the first of his career on Jan. 30. His latest stat-sheet smorgasbord came in Monday’s blowout win over the Pistons, with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in 39 minutes. Still, the indispensable wing has … Read more

Yankees’ Oscar Gonzalez suffers orbital fracture after fouling pitch off face in scary scene

MEXICO CITY — A lively atmosphere at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú went quiet in the second inning Monday night when Oscar Gonzalez fouled a pitch off his face and suffered what was eventually diagnosed as a right orbital fracture. The Yankees outfielder immediately fell to the ground in pain with Diablos Rojos catcher Jose Briceño … Read more

Struggling Alec Burks misses Knicks’ win over Pistons with sprained shoulder

Alec Burks has a sprained shooting shoulder and was ruled out of Monday’s 124-99 win over his former team. The 32-year-old, who has been struggling with his shot since arriving via trade from the Pistons, participated in the morning shootaround with the intention of playing before sitting out, according to Tom Thibodeau. Despite Burks missing … Read more

Tony Kornheiser supports Washington Post after Kim Mulkey rails against unpublished story

“Pardon the Interruption” co-host and former Washington Post columnist Tony Kornheiser defended his former employer after LSU women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey threatened legal action against the paper over what she described as an alleged hit piece being written about her. Kornheiser called Mulkey a “great” and “terrific coach” before jumping to the defense of … Read more

Yankees’ Victor Gonzalez felt ‘so much emotion’ pitching in front of family for Mexico City game

MEXICO CITY — Victor Gonzalez has pitched in four World Series games and 93 major league games, but nothing compared to what he felt standing on the mound Sunday afternoon at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú. The Yankees’ reliever, a native of Tuxpan, Mexico, was pitching in his home country and in front of his mother, … Read more

Julius Randle’s extended absence a Knicks concern with time running out before playoffs

Another game, another DNP for Julius Randle. And as the hourglass nears empty before the playoffs, the questions about Randle’s rust become more relevant. “I’m always concerned,” Tom Thibodeau said. “About everything.” Julius Randle still hasn’t returned to the Knicks’ lineup since dislocating his right shoulder. Noah K. Murray for the NY Post To be … Read more

NBA investigating Raptors’ Jontay Porter over abnormal prop bets on him

The NBA launched an investigation into Jontay Porter, a Raptors forward and the brother of Michael Porter Jr., for “multiple instances of betting irregularities” involving prop bets in two games, according to ESPN. Porter, who missed Toronto’s last two games — including Monday against the Nets — due to personal reasons, reportedly generated increased interest … Read more