• Stony Brook beats Binghamton 76-51 to win 14th straight

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Woodhouse scored 14 points with four 3-pointers, Jameel Warney added 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Stony Brook rallied with a big second half to beat Binghamton 76-51 on Wednesday night to win their 14th straight game, the nation’s longest active winning streak.

  • Rangers recall forward Jayson Megna from Hartford

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have recalled forward Jayson Megna from Hartford of the American Hockey League.

  • Syracuse Orange sign 20 players on signing day

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With a new coach in Dino Babers and a new, fast-paced offense to be installed, Syracuse signed just one quarterback on Wednesday but added power along both sides of the line among its 20 recruits.

  • New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, left and COO Jeff Wilpon, right, pose with outfielder Yoenis Cespedes after a baseball press conference at CitiField in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Cespedes agreed to a $75 million, three-year deal with the team. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Cespedes says staying with Mets always was his preference

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes says he chose happiness over more dollars.

  • Group recommends New York company to design new UND logo

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota committee is recommending that a New York-based company design the logo for the school’s new Fighting Hawks nickname.

  • In this Jan. 27, 1991, file photo, Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood, center, misses a field goal on the last play of the game, clinching the 20-19 victory for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXV in Tampa, Fla. Despite the most famous miss in NFL history, Norwood was treated well by most Bills fans. They chanted his name until he addressed the crowd at a rally in Buffalo days after the loss. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)

    From O’Brien to Vinatieri, Super Bowl’s most crucial kicks

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the Super Bowl comes down to the kicker, all eyes are on the smallest, least athletic guy on the field.

  • In this Feb. 1, 2016, photo, Eamon Weber poses for a photo stands on the patio of the Wine on Third restaurant where he works in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Across the street, behind him, is the vacant building from which speakers perched on an upper window ledge continually play the University of Iowa fight song every evening. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Still no answers in mystery of looping fight song

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The beat goes on near a Niagara Falls bistro. And on and on and on and on.

  • In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio testifies during a hearing in Albany, N.Y. New York City’s mayor has been screening many routine public record requests for “sensitivity” even though he has denied micromanaging his image last year.(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    APNewsBreak: NYC vets public-info requests for ‘sensitivity’

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denied he was micromanaging his image last year when his lawyers issued a sweeping mandate to review all public records requests that could “reflect directly on the mayor.”

  • Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2016. There are 332 days left in the year.

  • New York Islanders goalie Jean-Francois Berube (30) makes a save asslanders defenseman Thomas Hickey (14) defends Minnesota Wild center Jarret Stoll (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Berube, Nelson lead Islanders to 5-3 win over Wild

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mobbed at center ice after his first NHL win, Jean-Francois Berube was understandably all smiles after the game. So were his teammates.