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Craig Carton resigns from WFAN show amid Ponzi scheme charges

Now it’s just the Boomer show. Acerbic radio sports host Craig Carton resigned Wednesday from WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” morning show days after he was arrested and charged with running a ticket sale Ponzi scheme. “For 10 years I’ve had the great privilege of showing up to work every day at my dream job,” Carton said in a statement. “I ...

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Giants offensive linemen know they need to improve ‘everything’

The Giants offensive line can’t block the criticism, either. After Sunday’s 19-3 loss to the Cowboys it appears as if the Giants’ biggest weakness from last season is still the main concern after Week 1 and that is not lost on some members of the offensive line. “I mean it is in our face,” left guard Justin Pugh said on ...

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Todd Bowles calls out Jets' defensive line in meeting

Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson, Leonard Williams and Kony Ealy sat slumped next to one another at their lockers after a season-opening loss to Bills on Sunday. They dressed quietly and chatted somberly before Todd Bowles, dressed in a powder-blue three-pice suit, walked over with a suitcase in hand. The trio looked up. Bowles spoke a few stern words, gave ...

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks ‘intriguing’ Shohei Otani

Shohei Otani, considered the Babe Ruth of Japan, is reportedly ready to come to the MLB next season, and the Yankees are one of several teams interested in his services. Brian Cashman and assistant GM Jean Afterman recently went overseas to see Otani, 23, pitch and hit for the Nippon Ham Fighters. “He’s definitely intriguing,” Joe Girardi said Wednesday of ...

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Indians set American League record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians hit baseball blackjack — 21! Making history almost every time they take the field, the Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League winning-streak record and join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games. Jay Bruce hit ...

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Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio suffers injury from shaving legs

No hair, no game. Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio will have to sit out the team’s Champions League opener against Apoel Nicosia because of an injury he suffered shaving his legs. Coach Zinedine Zidane said a painful “pimple” has prevented Asensio from “pulling up his socks,” ESPN FC reports. However, Spanish media later clarified that the youngster picked up an ...

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SEE IT: Sprinkler system turns on during Indians-Tigers game

Not even a sprinkler shower can cool down the scorching-hot Indians. In the middle of the Indians-Tigers game in Cleveland on Wednesday, the outfield sprinkler system turned on, interrupting play for a few minutes. The quick shower hasn’t halted Cleveland’s bid for a record-setting 21st win, as the Indians lead the Tigers with just a couple of innings remaining. Nothing ...

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Chargers fan pays for billboard blasting NFL for team’s move

Some Chargers fans want to remind the NFL they’re not happy the team now plays in Los Angeles instead of San Diego. A digital billboard near the Chargers new home, the StubHub Center, will show anti-NFL messages over the next three weeks and it was all the work of Joseph MacRae, a Chargers fan who is upset at the team’s ...

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Jimmy Johnson’s Florida Keys home damaged by Hurricane Irma

Former NFL coach Jimmy Johnson isn’t about to let hurricane damage prevent him from living in the Florida keys. Hurricane Irma left devastation and flooding in Florida when the category 4 storm made landfall Sunday. Johnson was one of the millions of people who lived within the path of the powerful hurricane. In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s MMQB, Johnson ...

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Steve Smith 2018 Hall of Fame nomination creates confusion

This is probably one of the many reasons Steve Smith Sr. started putting Smith Sr. on the back of his jersey. The list of modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was released on Tuesday and there was one player on there that turned heads. Former Giants wide receiver Steve Smith found his way onto ...

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