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High-flying Harden makes history at the fabled Garden

Jan 24, 2019 - 1:02 PM

James Harden dazzles with 61 points to continue a scoring pace the NBA hasn't seen since the heyday of Wilt Chamberlain

LEGACY. James Harden says he intends to sustain his record-breaking scoring show. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Dec 04, 2017 - 9:38 PM

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Miguel Cotto retires from boxing with loss to Sadam Ali

Dec 04, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'It is,' says Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto when asked if the bout is his last. 'I want to be happy in my home and enjoy my family.'

HIS LAST. Miguel Cotto reacts after losing to Sadaam Ali in their Junior Middleweight bout at Madison Square Garden on December 02, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

UFC storms New York poised to KO rival combat sports

Nov 14, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The UFC breaks gate records with over 20 000 in attendance at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205 sending a message to sports like boxing

McGregor knocks out Alvarez, becomes first to hold two UFC titles at same time

Nov 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Conor McGregor is now the UFC s featherweight and lightweight champion after knocking out Eddie Alvarez in two rounds

TWO-DIVISION CHAMP. Conor McGregor was simply too fast and too strong for Eddie Alvarez, knocking out the lightweight champ in two rounds. Photo by Michael Reaves/AFP

Miesha Tate announces retirement after UFC 205 loss

Nov 13, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The fighter known as Cupcake announces her retirement after losing a decision to Raquel Pennington at Madison Square Garden

TOUGH NIGHT. Miesha Tate (bottom) loses her second straight fight after being pummelled by Raquel Pennington. Tate announced her retirement shortly after. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Bruce Springsteen dances with his 90-year-old mother onstage

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:56 PM

Bruce Springsteen s 90 year old mother joins her son onstage and dances beside him at a Madison Square Garden concert

Screengrab from YouTube/markit aneight

Roman Gonzalez, from garbage collector to flyweight champ

Oct 14, 2015 - 10:57 AM

Roman Gonzalez collected garbage with his father as a child Learn more about the man who faces Brian Viloria this Saturday at Madison Square Garden

Pacquiao sparring partner wins at Madison Square Garden

Apr 26, 2015 - 9:13 PM

Sims keeps his undefeated streak intact with the win and improved his professional record to 6 0 with two knockouts

Pacquiao sparring partner Kenneth Sims Jr keeps his unbeaten record intact. Photo from Sims' Facebook profile

NBA All Star game: Wade out, Korver in

Feb 11, 2015 - 1:32 PM

Dwyane Wade is suffering from a hamstring injury Atlanta s Kyle Korver takes his place giving the Hawks four All Stars

NBA wRap: Cleveland gets payback vs New York

Dec 05, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Kyrie Irving puts on a show at Madison Square Garden while Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis figured in a duel out in the West

GAME-WINNER. Kyrie Irving (C) blows by Iman Shumper (L) and makes a layup over Amare Stoudemire (R) to seal the win for the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Madison Square Garden in New York. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Once-shunned Indian PM starts US tour

Sep 27, 2014 - 10:35 AM

Modi gets to business quickly meeting New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and discussing disease treatment with the director of the National Cancer Institute Nobel laureate Harold Varmus

In this August 16, 2014 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he leaves after the commissioning of the Indian Navy's newly-commissioned warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai. Punit Paranjpe/File/AFP

Marvin Sonsona to make Madison Square Garden debut in June

Mar 29, 2014 - 5:59 AM

Former champion Marvin Sonsona will make his American debut on June 7 at Madison Square Garden underneath the middleweight championship clash between Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto

GARDEN PARTY. Former world champion Marvin Sonsona will make his US debut on June 7 at Madison Square Garden. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

'At Last'! Charice gets 'Louder' at NYC Pinoy Relief concert

Mar 12, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Charice was part of a lineup that included a mix of foreign and Pinoy acts that banded together to honor victims of typhoon Yolanda in New York City

CHARICE. Seen here in this file photo, the singer performed hit song "Louder" at the Pinoy Relief concert in NYC. File photo courtesy of Perceptions, Inc

NBA: Curry's triple-double lifts Warriors over Knicks

Mar 01, 2014 - 2:35 PM

Stephen Curry delivered a triple double to lead the Golden State Warriors past the New York Knicks

GARDEN PARTY. Golden State's Steph Curry drives past Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks en route to a triple-double performance. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

'Despicable Me 2' tops in US for a second week

Jul 15, 2013 - 7:41 AM

Minions adults and gigantic robots rule ticket sales in the US

WATCH IT AGAIN. The Minions are lovable and fun to watch. Image from the 'Despicable Me 2' Facebook page

'Despicable Me 2' tops American box office

Jul 08, 2013 - 8:08 AM

Gru and his minions reign the US box office

CUTE GIBBERISH. Catch the minions in 'Despicable Me 2.' Image from the movie's Facebook page

Knicks clinch 1st division title in 19 years

Apr 10, 2013 - 7:20 PM

The New York Knicks clinched their first Atlantic Division title since 1994 after beating Washington

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Dec 13, 2012 - 11:57 AM

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Glee's Lea Michele and Cory Monteith kiss in public

May 19, 2012 - 10:46 AM

The two stars of Glee were caught kissing in public