The only holiday carols New York fans need this season

Wait … it’s that time of year again? Holy cow, it’s that time of year again. Time for mistletoe, egg nog, a warm fire, and few ditties to commemorate the season A-one, and a-two and … “It’s the Most Mets-iest Time of the Year” (“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of

Long Island boxer set to join historic club with next bout

Cletus Seldin, aka The Hebrew Hammer, is just starting to make a name for himself in boxing, but he has already joined an exclusive group that includes Hall of Fame heavyweight Mike Tyson and future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., two of the best ever to put

The missing voice of reason who could talk sense on NFL insanity

Can’t imagine Jerry Girard wouldn’t have been all over it. Monday nights after NFL Sundays were a good time to watch Girard’s sports reports on Ch. 11 News. Girard and better-idea producer David Brofsky — the latter laid off in the most recent ESPN cost-cutting cull — logically figured that

NFL Network exec deletes porn-filled Twitter account

An executive for NFL Network deleted “years worth” of risqué Twitter interactions with escorts and porn stars before deleting his account altogether Tuesday — one day after a wardrobe stylist detailed allegations of sexual harassment by retired players and network management. David Eaton, NFL Media’s vice president and executive

Google Reviewed 2017 And It’s Enough To Make Us All Cry

It’s been quite a year. And Google’s stirring review of 2017 will make you laugh, cry and experience pretty much every emotion in between: The online search engine’s 2-minute video, released Wednesday, highlights what people have been looking up over the last 12 months. The clip focuses on one term ―

Perv gymnastics doc to appeal prison sentence for child porn

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Michigan sports doctor who admitted he molested gymnasts plans to appeal a 60-year federal prison sentence on child pornography charges. Larry Nassar filed a formal notice of appeal Wednesday. The 54-year-old was sentenced last week in federal court in Grand Rapids to three 20-year sentences.

This 4-foot-5 hoopster just signed for Harlem Globetrotters

A 4-foot-5 hoopster dubbed the “mini Michael Jordan” has been signed by the Harlem Globetrotters — the team’s shortest player ever. see also Jahmani “Hot Shot” Swanson, 32, plays his first team game in his hometown of New York on Dec. 26 — and reports the whole neighborhood has been

What’s waiting for LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball in Lithuania

Here’s what the Ball brothers have waiting for them in Lithuania. With LaVar Ball orchestrating his sons’ basketball careers, both LiAngelo, 19, and LaMelo, 16, reportedly will play professionally for Lithuanian club Prienu Vytautas, a club founded in 1994 and not considered one of Europe’s heavy hitters. The financially struggling

The disturbing details behind NFL Network’s sexual harassment lawsuit

A former NFL Network wardrobe stylist alleges she was subjected to repeated instances of sexual harassment by retired players and network executives, including one who told her that her “a– drives me insane.” Jami Cantor, who worked at the network from 2006 through October 2016, named the men —

Kristaps Porzingis gets busy at the club — and on Instagram

Kristaps Porzingis has been getting a lot of action off the court. The New York Knicks forward was spotted leaving Marquee nightclub with a hot blond model named Bambi last week, TMZ reported, but she wouldn’t be the only babe on the Latvian lothario’s mind. The 22-year-old NBA Unicorn began

NFL rookie arrested after throwing “tantrum’ outside club

A defensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks was arrested for disorderly conduct after allegedly throwing a “tantrum” at a nightclub outside Atlanta, where police said he flipped out in a dispute over $600. Malik McDowell, who has yet to play this season after suffering a concussion during an ATV

Army-Navy the exception that proves ridiculous media rule

Saturday’s Army-Navy game presented CBS with a serious dilemma. With no overt all-about-me showboating during the game, CBS could not enact its usual: slow-motion replays of players performing post-play demonstrations of excessive self-regard. Egads! CBS was stuck! It had to concentrate on football! Earlier, on ESPN, undefeated Duke was being beaten

NFL’s concussion problem is hurting helmet manufacturers

The NFL concussion crisis has hit the league’s helmet makers where it hurts: in the wallet. Riddell, a leading manufacturer of football helmets for the past 85 years, has been struggling without success to sell itself in recent months despite its market dominance, sources told The Post. Ditto for

NFL determined to exploit suckers as long as they can

Know what I’d do if I owned an NFL team? I’d sell it, ASAP, if not sooner. The NFL is Humpty trending Dumpty, headed for a significant fall. Current team owners, having renewed Roger Goodell’s keys to their kingdoms, have renewed the message to its fans and customers: “We will

Meet the boxing “tank’ who pummels opponents into quitting

The matchup between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux Saturday night at the Garden Theater is such a hot ticket it sold out soon after it was announced on social media. No press tour nor elaborate marketing campaign was needed. Word of mouth was good enough. It’s the first time

Two rare gems spotted in trash heap of sports landscape

It’s time to dig deeper to find the silver linings. Last Friday’s 102-0 girls high school basketball game in Montana — the score held down by a running clock during the second half — generated anguished national attention. Yet did you know that all five of the losing team’s starters

Meet New York’s brainiest cheerleaders

Let’s hear three cheers for Stuyvesant High School cheerleading squad! Last Saturday, the academically competitive high school’s equally competitive cheerleading team took top honors at the Universal Cheerleaders Association’s regional tournament — a first for the squad. Stuy High’s cheerleading program is relatively new. For years, it was a student-run

‘A Christmas Story’ actor runs digital sports financial exchange

Zack Ward — the actor who played Scut Farkus, the bully who wore the ridiculous raccoon hat in the 1983 holiday classic “A Christmas Story” — has a brand-new gig. He’s CEO of Global Sports Financial Exchange, which former NHL All-Star Bernie Nicholls has called a “revolutionary technology and

Hype machine surrounding Tiger Woods already in overdrive

NASSAU, Bahamas — Cue the craziness. Tiger Woods stood on the 12th tee Friday at 9-under with the outright lead in his first tournament since last February against a field that includes eight of the top 10 players in the world rankings. From the friendly and relatively quiet confines of

As time goes by, sports are no longer advancing, just devolving

Believe me: I wasn’t born cynical, let alone skeptical. I’d believe everything. As a kid, I was told that George Washington’s crypt at Mount Vernon had two holes cut out so his eyes, left open, “could watch over our country.” I looked for them. Now? Assigned to cover TV,

Tiger Woods’ rivals are thirsting for his comeback to be real

NASSAU, Bahamas — Growing up, they all watched him, wanted to compete against him and dreamed about beating him. Above all, though, the younger generation of today’s golf stars wanted to be Tiger Woods. Nobody will ever do that, but this young generation of stars, led by Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas,

Trump: The NFL is ‘weak and out of control’

President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to address two issues that seem to constantly preoccupy him – NFL players protesting during the national anthem and his victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. In two tweets he called the NFL “weak and out of control” as

Ex-pro football player accused in wife’s death faces judge

PARK CITY, Utah — A former professional football player charged with killing his wife by cutting her throat this month at a Utah ski town resort made his first court appearance Wednesday in a wheelchair and his lawyer said he didn’t know why his client used it. Anthony D.

The imminent return of Tiger Woods has golf world buzzing

You may or may not have heard, but Tiger Woods is coming back. Again. Seven months removed from his third back surgery, Woods, who has played just seven tournament rounds since 2015, has been ramping up for his 2017 debut at this week’s Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. In the