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Brawl involving chairs breaks out during college basketball game

A Division II basketball game in Memphis quickly turned into a hardcore WWE match. During a game between LeMoyne-Owen and Lane College a chair-swinging brawl erupted that caused the game to be postponed in the first quarter. The two schools are rivals and things started to get testy early in the game with aggressive game play leading to plenty of ...

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Matt Holliday hopes he still has something left with Yankees

Yankees veteran addition Matt Holliday isn’t done just yet. “I think I have a lot left,” Holliday said Thursday at the team’s final “Winter Warm-Up” event at Yankee Stadium. “I feel good. I was feeling really good and healthy last year and just had some bad luck unfortunately (when I broke my thumb). But I have to go out and ...

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Trump claims Tom Brady ‘feels good’ about Steelers at event

President-elect Donald Trump is thanking voters in Pennsylvania that helped get him elected by rooting against the Steelers this weekend. At a campaign donors dinner in Washington D.C. on Thursday night, Trump shouted out New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was at the event, and gushed over the team. “In the audience, we have somebody that’s under no pressure ...

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NFL Playoffs Bettor’s Guide: Will Falcons cool down Packers?

Check out how our crew of pigskin experts see this weekend’s action as they pick against the spread. PACKERS AT FALCONS 3:05 p.m. Sunday, FOX, Falcons by 4.5, 61 WALDER’S WISDOM: It’s rare that a medium-sized favorite would be so unpopular amongst bettors, but that is the situation we are staring at heading into the conference championships. The Packers’ prolific ...

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Carmelo Anthony breaks Knicks record with 25 points in quarter

A heckling Knicks fan prompted Carmelo Anthony to unleash an All-Star performance in the second quarter Thursday night – the type of scoring outburst seen from few in NBA history. But just like his bid for the All-Star starting lineup, Anthony’s offense fizzled out and came up short in yet another crushing Knicks loss. On the same day he learned ...

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Rangers, Lundqvist end skid, bounce back with 5-2 win over Leafs

TORONTO — This was a night in which Henrik Lundqvist laid the foundation, a game off which he can rebuild his confidence and begin to work his way back to the level the Rangers need him to be at to succeed. Progress was made Thursday by Lundqvist, who stopped 23 of 25 shots in the Rangers’ 5-2 victory over the ...

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Adrian Peterson would consider the Giants if cut from Vikings

AP in the Big Apple? Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stopped by ESPN’s “First Take” Thursday morning where he talked about his future plans. He said he has “five strong years” left and hinted at other teams he’d like to play for if Minnesota decides to cut him loose — one of which is the Giants. “There’s a couple teams ...

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Knicks' Courtney Lee calling NBA to investigate Wizards assistant

Courtney Lee is calling for the league to investigate the late-game actions of Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe, who, according to the Knicks guard, prevented him from attempting a potential game-tying shot Thursday by walking on the court and screaming . Video confirmed that Lowe rose from the Wizards bench, stepped onto the court and began shouting as Lee was ...

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Islanders beat Stars in first game since firing of Jack Capuano

(AP) — John Tavares narrowly missed out on his second hat trick in a week, Thomas Greiss got his second straight shutout and the New York Islanders beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Thursday night in their first game since firing longtime coach Jack Capuano. New York canned Capuano in the middle of his seventh season Tuesday, replacing him on ...

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Yankees enter unfamiliar territory by hyping up top prospects

Going back to July, this is the rarest of times for the Yankees, essentially admitting the need for a rebuild, and if you had any doubt that they’re selling the future in the Bronx, the proof was in their Winter-Warm-up publicity tour this week. For while they sprinkled in a few veterans, the focus of the media events was on ...

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