• Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    The Celtics blew their second straight second-half lead in a 106-101 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday night as Boston fell behind 0-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. And things reportedly blew up in the Celtics locker room. Multiple reporters described a heap of distressing noises pouring out of Boston’s locker room after the …
  • NFL, networks keep glorifying and justifying showboating

    NFL, networks keep glorifying and justifying showboating

    How much space is left behind us before we fall off and forever disappear? Can’t be much. Even before the current rush to alienate the fair-minded and logical, let us never lose sight of what TV has always done to remove the sport from our sports. While front-and-center folks such as Cris Collinsworth and Kirk …
  • Heat star Jimmy Butler goes deep on country music for Sirius playlist

    Heat star Jimmy Butler goes deep on country music for Sirius playlist

    He’s more than a little bit country. Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler — who’s playing in the Eastern Conference Finals — has made a guest playlist for SiriusXM and Pandora of his favorite tunes, all of which are country songs. He’ll be a guest DJ for SiriusXM’s The Highway channel on Friday. Butler recorded the …
  • Miami Herald apologizes for insert with ‘racist and anti-Semitic commentary’

    Miami Herald apologizes for insert with ‘racist and anti-Semitic commentary’

    The Miami Herald is investigating how it published a paid insert with what it called “racist and anti-Semitic commentary” and distributed to readers of its Spanish-language sister paper. The Florida daily’s publisher, Aminda Marqués González, earlier this week said it will no longer publish or distribute the content of the weekly supplement LIBRE. Marqués González …
  • Art Basel Miami Beach 2020 canceled

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2020 canceled

    The ultra-rich will have to settle for eyeing up fruit in the grocery aisle this year. Art Basel Miami Beach — the art fair where a banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $120,000 last year — has been canceled for 2020. Organizers cited “limitations and uncertainty about the staging of large-scale events.” There will …
  • Derek Jeter’s two Marlins trades both hurt the Yankees

    Derek Jeter’s two Marlins trades both hurt the Yankees

    Derek Jeter put a damper on the Yankees’ trade deadline day. The Marlins acquired outfielder Starling Marte, who was a target for the Yankees, from the Diamondbacks before the trade deadline, The Post’s Joel Sherman reported. Marte is hitting .311 with two home runs and 14 RBIs in 33 games this season. The Yankees have …
  • Mets, Marlins stage walkout protest after moment of silence

    Mets, Marlins stage walkout protest after moment of silence

    The Mets took the field on Thursday night, and then left it. After a day of questions surrounding if they would indeed play, the Mets took the field with the Marlins, took off their hats for 42 seconds of silence, laid a Black Lives Matter shirt at home plate, and then promptly left the field. …
  • Jets trade for Dolphins running back Kalen Ballage

    Jets trade for Dolphins running back Kalen Ballage

    The Jets are adding some running back depth with an Adam Gase connection. They have agreed to a trade for Dolphins running back Kalen Ballage for a conditional late-round draft pick, The Post confirmed. The trade was first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Ballage, 24, rushed for 135 yards and three touchdowns in 12 …
  • Mets blanked twice in sweep in return from coronavirus hiatus

    Mets blanked twice in sweep in return from coronavirus hiatus

    After spending the weekend cooped up inside their homes following a player and coach testing positive for COVID-19 last Thursday, the Mets resumed their season Tuesday. They were quickly reminded of frustrations that don’t exist in quarantine: rain delays, runners left in scoring position and all-around sloppy play. What was a problem before the Mets’ …
  • Mets’ return from coronavirus break doesn’t go well

    Mets’ return from coronavirus break doesn’t go well

    After spending the weekend cooped up inside their homes following a player and coach testing positive for COVID-19 last Thursday, the Mets resumed their season Tuesday. They were quickly reminded of frustrations that don’t exist in quarantine: rain delays and runners left in scoring position. The rain interrupted Game 1 of their doubleheader against the …