Jeff Hornacek’s bizarre excuse for Carmelo Anthony ejection

NEW ORLEANS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek fiercely defended Carmelo Anthony on Thursday, saying he believes Anthony’s second-quarter ejection — for throwing a forearm at Thabo Sefolosha’s head —...

All the interesting games after NCYFC’s schedule reveal

For a fourth straight season, New York City FC will start its season on the road. The club will kick off its campaign Sunday, March 3 at Sporting Kansas City,...

Jordan Spieth’s friend also in contention at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England — Part of the beauty of the British Open is the chance for the little-known players to make a name for themselves. Austin Connelly, a 5-foot-7, 150-pound...

Where is the 3-point shot the Nets threw all that money at?

SAN ANTONIO Allen Crabbe is the highest-paid Net, and hes paid to shoot. So far he hasnt. And the rest of Brooklyns season may hinge on when he finally...

49ers handing franchise over to coach who blew Super Bowl

Its not often you get a promotion after the worst moment of your career. However, that is the position Kyle Shanahan finds himself in after the Falcons Super Bowl LI...

St. John’s Big East ‘revenge’ tour starts against this Top 15 team

St. Johns would rather forget last years run through the Big East, but the Red Storm cannot afford to pretend that 1-17 debacle didnt happen or they risk repeating...

Antonio Brown told to keep low profile, posts locker room video on Facebook

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had the catch that iced the win for the Steelers over the Chiefs on Sunday night. But not even that...

Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva ‘embarrassed’ by lone-wolf act

The Pittsburgh Steelers butchered attempts to appear unified by sitting out the national anthem Sunday, the lone player to appear on the field revealed Monday. This national anthem ordeal has...

Why Notre Dame will cover as a home favorite vs. USC

The North Star from Northcoast Sports Service joins The Post’s college and NFL bettor’s guides for 2017. Go to ncsports.com to view a sample of the Power Sweep newsletter....

A good start won’t erase Met underachiever’s dumb comment

The carnage of this Mets season can be traced to two distinct factors, each with its own poster child. On one poster the word “injuries” would be spelled out in...