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NEW YORK | Roddick returns for exhibition match to start New York Open

NEW YORK — Andy Roddick is trying to get his shoulder ready, hoping he can still bring the high heat on serve. The former U.S. Open champion will be back in town and wants to have his game with him. “Coming back to New York is certainly not a place where I want to not … Continue reading NEW YORK | Roddick returns for exhibition match to start New York Open

NEW YORK | Lomachenko wins unanimous decision for 2nd lightweight belt

NEW YORK — Vasiliy Lomachenko picked up his second lightweight title Saturday night, wearing down Jose Pedraza and winning a unanimous decision. Lomachenko (12-1) knocked down Pedraza twice in the 11th round and though he couldn’t finish him, won easily to add the WBO title to the WBA belt he picked up in May during … Continue reading NEW YORK | Lomachenko wins unanimous decision for 2nd lightweight belt

NEW YORK | Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

NEW YORK — D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 on Friday night. Brooklyn picked the most unlikely way to end its skid, snapping a 12-game slide against Toronto with its first victory over the Raptors since April … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

NEW YORK | Wilder sees missed opportunity in first viewing of Fury draw

NEW YORK  — Deontay Wilder fired his right hand out from his body, demonstrating the way he should have punched Tyson Fury. He was frustrated with the referee. Disappointed in Floyd Mayweather Jr. Angry with Showtime’s scorer. Mostly, Wilder was mad at himself. Five days later, the WBC heavyweight champion was still bothered by the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Wilder sees missed opportunity in first viewing of Fury draw

NEW YORK | Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

NEW YORK— Caris LeVert’s injury wasn’t as bad as it looked. The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered only a dislocation of his right foot and no fractures, and he could return this season. That’s far better than what was feared when LeVert’s leg appeared to bend in a gruesome manner after he … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

NEW YORK | Rough road: Brown says 76ers not yet among East’s ‘royalty’

NEW YORK — At home, they can beat anybody. On the road, the Philadelphia 76ers only beat themselves. That’s what they did Sunday night in Brooklyn, committing an NBA season-high 28 turnovers in a 122-97 loss. A team that was expected to be among the Eastern Conference contenders is only 6-5, and the 76ers are … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rough road: Brown says 76ers not yet among East’s ‘royalty’

NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

NEW YORK — Jayson Tatum had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics withstood his careless foul with 1.9 seconds left to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night. Tatum had just given the Celtics a three-point lead with two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and the Knicks called their … Continue reading NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

NEW YORK | LeVert’s basket gives Nets 107-105 win over Knicks

NEW YORK — Caris LeVert had the ball in his hands in the final seconds and the chance to give his team the lead. Two nights earlier, he fumbled it away. He made the most of his second chance Friday. LeVert’s driving layup with a second left gave the Brooklyn Nets their first victory of … Continue reading NEW YORK | LeVert’s basket gives Nets 107-105 win over Knicks