Posts Tagged New York City

Raptors seeking to win 7-game series for first time

Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey attends a media availability in Toronto, Thursday, April 16, 2015. The Raptors open the NBA playoffs against the Washington Wizards on Saturday.  (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — They won a second straight Atlantic Division title and set a franchise record with 49 victories. Both reasons to be proud, for sure. But it’s what the Raptors do next, now the playoffs have arrived, that will determine whether this season is a success.

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Girardi practices, expected to play for Rangers on Saturday

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

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Gardner out of New York Yankees’ lineup again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner remains out of the lineup due to a bruised right wrist.

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Stanton’s shot, Ichiro’s dive not enough for Miami vs Mets

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki questions home plate umpire Eric Cooper, who called Suzuki out, as New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right, watches during the seventh inning of a baseball game in New York, Thursday, April 16, 2015. The call was reversed after Marlins manager Mike Redmond challenged. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton trotted home, Ichiro Suzuki took a more unusual path to the plate.

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Rangers get early goals, jump on Penguins 2-1 in opener

New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh, left, celebrates with teammate Keith Yandle, center, and Mats Zuccarello, right, during the first period of Game 1 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, April 16, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers wanted to jump right on the Pittsburgh Penguins in their playoff series opener.

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