New York Islanders (12-13-6, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (13-18-7, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flyers +107, Islanders -128; over/under is 5.5
Toronto Maple Leafs (24-9-3, third in the Atlantic) vs. New York Rangers (25-10-4, first in the Metropolitan)
New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Metropolitan-leading New York Rangers face the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Minnesota Timberwolves (21-22, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (22-22, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -1.5; over/under is 210.5
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier set a San Jose franchise record with five goals on Monday, and the Sharks used a huge first period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-2.
Meier, a sixth-year winger who made his first All-Star team this season, had a hat trick before the first period even ended.
Bloomberg Philanthropies is supporting the innovative solutions of 15 cities to try to get others to use them as blueprints to battle the world’s urban problems.
The winners of this year's Global Mayors Challenge, announced Tuesday, span 13 nations and will make their solutions available to cities worldwide to replicate.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their eighth straight loss.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was found dead in a Brooklyn street after she was apparently hit by a school bus, and the driver later arrested, police said Monday.
The vehicle, described as a yellow school bus, was gone when officers arrived around 8 a.m.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vaccinated, said Monday following a loss to the Cavaliers that he has no intention of getting the shot — and nothing will sway him.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in regulation and notched the game-winner 2:07 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday before a sparse crowd in snowbound western New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges made sure LaMelo Ball wasn't missed.
Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 97-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.
The storm system dropped a foot (30 centimeters) or more of snow in parts of New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvania Sunday night through Monday morning after pummeling parts of the Southeast on Sunday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone to authorities as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall, a law enforcement official said.
Officially, NBA players began participating in games that were scheduled to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986, when the federal holiday commemorating the civil-rights leader was observed for the first time.
NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets were brought one by one — all 15 of them — on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled apartment building.
OVID, N.Y. (AP) — While the vast majority of New Yorkers are hunkering down to ride out frigid temperatures and snow blasts from the latest winter storm, others are seizing on the opportunity to ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has a sprained medial collateral ligament of his left knee, sidelining the NBA's leading scorer just as the Brooklyn Nets were poised to finally have a lengthy run with their Big Three.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump falsely declared in a weekend rally that public health authorities are denying the COVID-19 vaccine to white people because of their race.
The former president seeded racial resentments in remarks that twisted the facts on public-health policy and exaggerated the effects of racially conscious antiviral treatment guidelines in New York.
Detroit Red Wings (17-17-5, fifth in the Atlantic) vs. Buffalo Sabres (11-20-6, sixth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Monday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo plays Detroit looking to end its seven-game home slide.
Philadelphia Flyers (13-17-7, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. New York Islanders (11-13-6, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia aims to break its seven-game slide with a victory against New York.
Charlotte Hornets (23-20, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (22-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Monday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Charlotte trying to continue its five-game home winning streak.
BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored off a rebound of David Pastrnak’s shot 1:41 into overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Western Conference-leading Nashville Predators on Saturday for their fifth straight win.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden had 27 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets cruised to a 120-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night despite losing Kevin Durant in the first half to a left knee sprain.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden believes the Brooklyn Nets may be experiencing some bad luck despite their standing near the top of the Eastern Conference.
The All-Star guard had 27 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds as the Nets cruised to a 120-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, despite losing NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant in the first half to a left knee sprain.
ATLANTA (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Julius Randle added 24 and the New York Knicks beat the Atlanta Hawks 117-108 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
The Knicks improved to 22-21, the first time they've been over .500 since Dec.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant missed the second half of Brooklyn's game against New Orleans on Saturday night after spraining his left knee in a collision.
The NBA's scoring leader left with 5:38 remaining in the second quarter and the Nets announced at halftime that he wouldn't return.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Kreider scored with 6:30 left, fellow All-Star Adam Fox had two assists and the New York Rangers beat the slumping Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 Saturday night.
Mika Zibanejad and Filip Chytil also scored for the Metropolitan Division-leading Rangers, who have won six of eight.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was pushed to her death in front of a subway train at the Times Square station Saturday, police said, a little more than a week after the mayor and governor announced plans to boost subway policing and outreach to homeless people in New York City's streets and trains.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyrn Flowers had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Long Island University to an 83-61 victory over Central Connecticut State on Saturday.
Alex Rivera added 21 points and Eral Penn had 13 points for the Sharks (6-9, 3-2 Northeast Conference).
NEW YORK (AP) — Raekwon Rogers scored 22 points and Wagner ran its winning streak to six games with an 81-76 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday.
Will Martinez added 18 points for the Seahawks (9-2, 3-0 Northeast Conference).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quest for the fortune left behind by multimillionaire murderer Robert Durst is underway just days after his death.
A lawyer for the family of his first wife, who vanished and was declared legally dead, notified the real estate tycoon’s trust that it would be seeking more than $100 million from Durst's estate and widow.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Wilson scored early, Alex Ovechkin added an empty-net goal late, and Vitek Vanecek made 23 saves to lead the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday.
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A dramatic fire near a chemical plant burned through the night and into Saturday in northern New Jersey but led to no evacuation orders or serious injuries — just heavy smoke that was seen and smelled in nearby New York City.
BOSTON (AP) — Customers at Boston's restaurants, gyms and sports arenas had to show proof on Saturday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city launches a new policy to curb the virus' spread.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York tenants and homeowners lost some protection from eviction and foreclosure Saturday as the state ended a nearly 2-year-old moratorium aimed at keeping New Yorkers from losing their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — On his eighth day as New York City's mayor, Eric Adams stood before reporters to announce federal money for a pandemic-beleaguered hospital system — and take questions about some provocative hires in his nascent administration.
New York Knicks (21-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (17-24, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -3.5; over/under is 213.5
NEW YORK (AP) — A late-June sentencing date was set Friday for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell after her conviction last month on charges including sex trafficking and conspiracy relating to the recruitment of teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former employee was arrested in the deadly shooting of a 19-year-old cashier working a late-night shift at a Burger King restaurant in East Harlem, a crime that appalled New Yorkers including the mayor.
NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a national charter school network who once served as a White House adviser under President Barack Obama pleaded guilty Friday to a charge alleging he stole over $200,000 from the network.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Islanders forward Ross Johnston was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to the head against New Jersey Devils forward A.J.
Djokovic entangles sponsors in Australian Open vax uproar
NEW YORK (AP) — A lot of people are angry at Novak Djokovic. And his sponsors may just wait it out. It’s unclear if the No. 1 seed can compete Monday in the Australian Open after Australian officials again revoked his visa over his lack of a COVID-19 vaccine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Katko, a respected Republican moderate whose congressional career seemed on the ascent, announced his retirement Friday, the third of the 10 House GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach President Donald Trump last January to say they won't seek reelection.
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Shkreli must return $64.6 million in profits he and his former company reaped from jacking up the price and monopolizing the market for a lifesaving drug, a federal judge ruled Friday while also barring the provocative, imprisoned ex-CEO from the pharmaceutical industry for the rest of his life.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has been fined $15,000 for using profane language during an interview after the Brooklyn Nets' 114-108 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
The NBA announced the fine on Friday, saying Durant declined to participate in an interview with the league about the incident.
Northeast organic dairy companies are trying to recruit consumers to help strengthen the industry after news that 135 farms in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and New York will lose their milk contracts.
NEW YORK (AP) — When we last saw the cheerleading team from Navarro Community College on Netflix, it was in the final episode of the docuseries “ Cheer. ” They had just won the NCA National Championships in the junior college division and celebrated with a tradition where the champions run into the ocean.
NEW YORK (AP) — Five players, including dynamic pass catchers Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro Team.
Joining the Rams' Kupp and the Packers' Adams in receiving votes Friday from all 50 members of a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover the league are Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Steelers edge rusher T.J.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
NEW YORK (AP) — The results of The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro balloting as selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women are facing federal charges of attacking an airline security worker who tried to block them from boarding a flight at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport in September because of what prosecutors say was problematic behavior, including a refusal to wear a face mask properly.