Typhoon Rai death toll rises to 49 in Philippines

Typhoon Rai death toll rises to 49 in Philippines

At least 49 people have died in the central Philippine province of Bohol, which was hit hard by the powerful typhoon Rai that slammed into the country last week, provincial governor Arthur Yap said on Sunday, as relief operations continued. The official death toll, however, was still at 31. The national disaster agency, when asked if … Read more

Sunday Night Football FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 15 Saints-Buccaneers single-game tournaments

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 15 Saints-Buccaneers Showdown tournaments

The Buccaneers host the Saints as the two clubs renew their divisional rivalry. New Orleans has dominated the series of late, winning three of the past four meetings. Unfortunately for “Who Dat” nation, the one loss the Saints suffered of the four happened to be the most important — last season’s divisional playoff showdown. The intensity … Read more

How Knicks are dealing with COVID-ravaged roster issues

How Knicks are dealing with COVID-ravaged roster issues

BOSTON — The Knicks had six players in COVID-19 protocols — with the latest being rookie point guard Miles McBride — for their 114-117 loss in Boston on Saturday. The Celtics moved to six players in COVID-19 protocols as the virus has swept across the league all week in runaway fashion. The league-wide spread has … Read more

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 15 Saints-Buccaneers Showdown tournaments

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 15 Saints-Buccaneers Showdown tournaments

Week 15’s Sunday Night Football matchup features a battle between divisional rivals New Orleans and Tampa Bay. The Saints have dominated this division rivalry of late, winning three of their past four meetings, but the Buccaneers won the biggest game in that span, last year’s divisional playoff matchup. The Bucs have several big-name stars, but aside from Alvin … Read more

These Secrets About Home Alone Will Leave You Thirsty for More

These Secrets About Home Alone Will Leave You Thirsty for More

If you come of age in the ’90s, at some point in your childhood you slapped both hands to either side of your face in mock horror.  Sorry, those are just facts.  So popular was Macaulay Culkin‘s portrayal of intrepid—and perhaps a touch psychotic—Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old from the Chicago suburbs whose parents weren’t the … Read more

NFL predictions for all Week 15 games

NFL predictions for all Week 15 games

Home team in CAPS: Monday Vikings (-3.5) over BEARS Minnesota is anything but golden when faced with legitimate foes able to produce relentless defensive performances. In their better seasons, Chicago has made its bones with better defensive editions. The home side understands the tradition and seeks to sustain it, but this season’s sheer talent gap … Read more

What channel is Cowboys vs. Giants on today? Time, TV schedule for NFL Week 15 game

What channel is Cowboys vs. Giants on today? Time, TV schedule for NFL Week 15 game

Though they’ve won their last two games, the Dallas Cowboys have looked very vulnerable in their wins against the Saints and Washington Football Team. Dak Prescott has thrown three interceptions and two touchdowns in his last two games, prompting Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to level some very light criticism against his recent performance. While Jones … Read more

Some free agents who still could help the Mets: Sherman

Clockwise left to right: Collin McHugh, Yusei Kikuchi, Andrew Miller and Brett Gardner

A baseball official asked a question recently that froze me: When the lockout ends, if you ran the Mets and only could try to sign one, would it be Carlos Correa or Freddie Freeman? Wait. Didn’t the Mets already sign four pretty big free agents, notably Max Scherzer to by far the largest per annum … Read more

Knicks’ Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier dominate in return to Boston

Knicks' Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier dominate in return to Boston

Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier’s tenures in Boston ended in disappointing fashion last season, not unlike how their Knicks careers had mostly gone leading up to Saturday night. But the former Celtics backcourt came alive for their new team in their return to TD Garden, nearly lifting the shorthanded Knicks to a comeback before falling … Read more