• By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    NFL WEEK 12 THANKSGIVING PICKS: VIKINGS, CHARGERS AND REDSKINS WILL COVER

    Thanksgiving is full of easy choices. Can't decide between apple or pumpkin? Take a slice of each. If only picking NFL games was easy...

    Playoffs, NFL, NFC
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    EDWARD TOULON JR. MAINTAINS LEAD IN SUFFOLK SHERIFF'S RACE RECOUNT

    A count of nearly 17,000 absentee and affidavit ballots in the Suffolk County sheriff's race is about 40 percent complete, with Democrat...

    Democrats, Election, Republicans
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    GIANTS VS. REDSKINS: THANKSGIVING GAME HAS DRAWBACKS

    Even for a seen-it-all veteran like Eli Manning, playing football on Thanksgiving is a cool experience.

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    ANTHONY RIEBER'S 2018 BASEBALL HALL OF FAME BALLOT

    Newsday's Anthony Rieber cast his ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Rieber voted for the maximum of 10 players allowed....

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    HOW WEEKLY DINNER PARTIES HAVE HELPED THE GIANTS' OFFENSIVE LINE

    The Giants' offensive linemen will be busy Thursday playing in Washington, so they'll get together on Friday evening at Justin Pugh's...

    NFL
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    METS SIGN MINOR LEAGUE OUTFIELDER ZACH BORENSTEIN

    The Mets have signed Zach Borenstein, a 27-year-old lefthanded-hitting outfielder, to a minor-league contract with an invitation to...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    GIANTS' LANDON COLLINS EARNS NFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS

    Last Wednesday Landon Collins' play was recognized in a bad way. Some of the snaps from the 49ers game that Ben McAdoo showed the team...

    NFC
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    SORRY, MORGAN, CAN'T KEEP STEROID USERS OUT OF HALL OF FAME

    With all due respect to Joe Morgan, and the Lords of Coopers town who endorsed his "Just Say No to Drugs" campaign launched by Tuesday's...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    TRUMP IMMIGRATION ORDERS STILL FOUGHT, FROM LI TO SAN FRANCISCO

    Nearly a year into the Trump administration, new curbs on legal U.S. entry - along with efforts against illegal immigration - are still...

    U.S.
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    TRUMP DECIDES HE WON'T BENEFIT FROM DOUBTING ROY MOORE

    Trump's reasons to believe

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    STERLING SHEPARD'S MIGRAINES HAVE GIANTS SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS

    The Giants don't yet know what's wrong with Sterling Shepard.

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    NETS KNOW THEY FACE AN IMPROVED CAVALIERS UNIT THIS TIME AROUND

    The Nets will be looking for their second win in as many tries against the Cavaliers when the teams meet Wednesday night in Cleveland....

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    CHIEF JUDGE NAMES HUSBAND TO LEAD TASK FORCE

    ALBANY - New York's top judge recently reconvened a task force to weigh changes to the state's constitution - and appointed her husband...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    MUCH-MALIGNED OL ERECK FLOWERS HAS SHOWN IMPROVEMENT FOR GIANTS

    It was as dreadful a performance by a Giants' offensive lineman in recent memory, a Week 2 meltdown that was so complete that it made...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    DEFENSEMAN NICK LEDDY IS COMING ON STRONG FOR ISLANDERS

    Doug Weight and the Islanders coaching staff had high hopes for Nick Leddy this season. With a defense corps that featured lots of...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 22, 2017

    GIANTS' DAMON HARRISON HOPING FOR CARRYOVER FROM UPSET OF CHIEFS

    The Giants are hoping for leftovers on Thanksgiving.

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 21, 2017

    INSIDE THE GIANTS' SUCCESSFUL FAKE PUNT CALL AGAINST THE CHIEFS

    Nat Berhe, who took the direct snap as an upback on Sunday and ran for 2 yards on a fake punt, had not carried the football as an offensive...

    Running
  • By Newsday   -   Nov 21, 2017

    IMPROVING DEFENSE MUST CONTINUE TO CARRY JETS DOWN THE STR

    If the Jets expect to overcome the odds and reach the postseason, the defense will have to lead them. It's that simple. The inconsistency...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 21, 2017

    NASSAU GOP CHAIR'S DAUGHTER TAKES PART-TIME JOB IN HEMPSTEAD

    Elizabeth Mondello, daughter of Nassau County GOP chairman Joseph Mondello, was on the payroll of two of the county's three town governments...

  • By Newsday   -   Nov 21, 2017

    DEMOCRATS HOLD UP FUNDING FOR SMITHTOWN DREDGING PROJECT

    Suffolk Democrats, complaining that Republicans had blocked spending in their districts, delayed a vote on a Smithtown dredging project...

    Republicans, Democrats