Anders Lee, Johnny Boychuck

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk gets 7-year extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk and the New York Islanders have agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures that two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team locates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk’s contract is[…]

Joe Girardi, CC Sabathia, Larry Rothschild

Sabathia throws simulated game; Capuano out until May

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia thinks he is ready for his first spring training start. The New York Yankees left-hander threw 29 pitches broken down into two innings during his first simulated game of spring training Thursday. Sabathia is lined up to possibly pitch on Tuesday. The 34-year-old was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage[…]

Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie

AP source: Jets sign Antonio Cromartie to 4-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The band is getting back together in the New York Jets’ secondary. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie agreed to terms with the Jets on a four-year contract, worth $32 million in base salary, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The move Thursday comes a day after New York finalized[…]

Jets finalize deal to bring Darrelle Revis back ‘home’

NEW YORK (AP) — Darrelle Revis says it was a “no-brainer” to come back “home” to the New York Jets, and looks forward to possibly delivering the franchise a Super Bowl title. Revis signed a five-year contract worth $70 million, with $39 million fully guaranteed, on Wednesday night — about 24 hours after agreeing to[…]