Kyrie Irving scores 55, leads Cavs minus LeBron to 8th win in row
Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Serena, Sharapova into Aussie final
Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early, and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova.
Paul Millsap leads Hawks to franchise-best 17th straight win
Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets
Jerian Grant sparks No. 8 Notre Dame to upset of No. 4 Duke
Jerian Grant had 23 points and 12 assists, and No. 8 Notre Dame made two shots in the final 67 seconds as the shot clock ran out to beat No. 4 Duke 77-73 on Wednesday night.
Calls for blood donations in NYC after snow storm
It takes less than one hour to donate, plus you can get a free medical exam.
Young woman rescued after falling through ice in Orange County
Tiptoeing on thin ice, a young Port Jervis woman is lucky to be alive after partially falling through the frozen-over Neversink River behind her home.
Man found murdered in Melrose Houses stairwell
The victim, 68-year-old Eric Simmons, who once lived in the neighborhood and who often came back to visit friends, was hit in the back of the head in a stairwell of the building at 320 E. 158th Street.
Minor Metro-North train derailment at Grand Central
It happened on a Metro-North train with passengers inside around 5:30 p.m. Fortunately, no one was injured.
Knicks topple Durant-less Thunder 100-92
Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Wednesday night.
Nets no match for East-leading Hawks in 113-102 loss
Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
Devils rally late in 2-1 shootout win
Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs' losing streak to a season-high seven games.