Peter Laviolette looks over the Capitals bench; inset: Mark Messier wins the Stanley Cup with the Rangers in 1994, Laviolette wins the Cup with the Hurricanes in 2006

The real Stanley Cup history that could await Peter Laviolette as Rangers coach

  • By Larry Brooks

There’s this narrative on social media that Scotty Bowman is the only coach in NHL history to have won the Stanley Cup with multiple teams.

A close-up view of a microphone with the ESPN logo

When to expect ESPN's next round of layoffs — and who's most at risk

  • By Andrew Marchand

ESPN executives are in the process of going over names of potential layoffs.

Pete Alonso of the New York Mets and Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Atlanta Braves

The maddeningly mediocre Mets' race with the Braves is just getting started

  • By Peter Botte
  • 3

Once their three-game set in Atlanta is completed on Thursday, the Mets still will have 99 games remaining.

Nets GM Sean Marks speaks at a press conference; insets of Rayan Rupert and Bilal Coulibaly

The 2023 NBA Draft is an uncommon Sean Marks chance — what it means for the Nets’ picks

  • By Brian Lewis
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It’s the start of a span, through 2029, during which the Nets have the fourth-most draft capital in the NBA.


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Aaron Judge gets high-fives in the Yankees dugout; inset: Judge follows through on a swing

Aaron Judge’s return to the MVP race underscores his unique Yankees role

  • By Joel Sherman
  • June 2, 2023
  • 6:30am
  • 2

In the 21 games since Judge returned, the Yankees are 14-7. In those seven losses, Judge had three combined hits, no RBIs and one extra-base hit.

Lou Lamoriello, John Tavares, Auston Matthews

What the Islanders might salvage if the Maple Leafs' upveaval becomes a full implosion

  • By Ethan Sears
  • June 1, 2023
  • 8:40am

Could a Maple Leafs team embarking on a reset after another disappointing postseason bring some unexpected help to the Islanders?

Nikola Jokic, NBA Finals trophy, Jimmy Butler

How the Nuggets and Heat built their way to the Finals with a patience the Knicks, and a lot of the NBA, overlooked

  • By Paul Forrester and Howie Kussoy
  • June 1, 2023
  • 7:40am
  • 1

These NBA Finals are about a lot of things, but above all, the matchup between the Nuggets and Heat are about the value of patience.

Josh Allen, Aaron Rodgers, Tua Tagovailoa, Bill Belichick

If the Jets want to reach the Super Bowl, they'll have to escape the AFC East first

  • By Brian Costello
  • May 31, 2023
  • 8:40am
  • 1

The AFC East the Jets must conquer to realize their Super Bowl dreams could be the toughest ever.

Tight end Lawrence Cager #83 and cornerback Darnay Holmes #30 of the New York Giants run a play during OTAs at Quest Diagnostics Center on May 25, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

What the Giants' spring position battles tell us about who's in, who's out and who's on the roster bubble

  • By Ryan Dunleavy
  • May 31, 2023
  • 8:20am
  • 2

Let's take an early look at where things stand in eight position battles during the final weeks of the Giants' offseason program.

Gary Sanchez, Luke Voit, Aaron Hicks

How a once-promising trio of Yankees sluggers now each find themselves facing a career crossroads

  • By Dan Martin
  • May 31, 2023
  • 7:40am
  • 1

Aaron Hicks, Gary Sanchez and Luke Voit once were all Yankees mainstays, and now all of them are fighting for their MLB lives.

Marc Staal with the Panthers, Marc Staal with the Rangers

Marc Staal has found his way back to the Stanley Cup, but the Rangers still haven't found his successor

  • By Larry Brooks
  • May 30, 2023
  • 3:00pm
  • 13

Marc Staal is about to play in the Stanley Cup final, and the Rangers are still searching for his replacement.

All-Star Week banner in Seattle, Aaron Judge

Where the Yankees and Mets stack up as MLB All-Star campaign season gets underway

  • By Mark W. Sanchez
  • May 30, 2023
  • 7:40am
  • 1

All-Star Game voting is about to begin, and the Yankees and Mets have plenty of candidates, but the field of rivals won't be an easy one to beat.