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Liberty host Unity Weekend

When former New York Liberty player Swin Cash retired from playing and became the team’s director of franchise development, she was committed to not only increasing the Liberty’s already strong community outreach but also to aligning players with causes meaningful ...

Decades after Jackie Robinson, MLB still lacks African-American diversity

For more than 70 years, this publication has written about and advocated for the integration of Major League Baseball, and in more modern times for the racial diversification of MLB, most ardently a respectable inclusion of African-Americans as managers and ...

Knicks’ strong summer league performances elicit optimism

The Knicks winning the 2018 NBA Summer League held in Las Vegas was not the primary goal of their team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry.

Disney finds a new way to attract new fans through youth sports

The Walt Disney Co., one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment, has found another way to perpetuate their Mickey Mouse brand to future generations and cultures around the world.

Liberty pick up two wins

At long last, a buzzer-beating shot scored a win for the New York Liberty. In the closing seconds of last Wednesday’s game against the Connecticut Sun at the Mohegan Sun Arena, Shavonte Zellous shot a victory-making three-pointer that brought the ...

Joshua sidesteps Wilder as potential epic bout is stalled

Anthony Joshua continues to delay fighting Deontay Wilder.

After stunning World Cup victory, migrants also rejoice

There’s a festive spirit in France after its second World Cup final in 20 years. For the decisive game, fans had been glued to their sets, including at a Salvation Army shelter where several dozen migrants had watched the match.

Liberty’s disappointing season continues

Another game, another loss. That seems to be the story of the New York Liberty’s 2018 season.

Channeling KP, Knox turns jeers into unbridled optimism

It was Oct. 9, 2015, at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Knicks were playing their second preseason game facing the Washington Wizards.

Enigmatic Yoenis Cespedes epitomizes the Mets’ pains

Three years ago, Yoenis Cespesdes, the enigmatic Mets’ left fielder, was at the beginning of a stretch in his career that would seemingly elevate him to superstar status.

Four Yankees and a Met will represent New York in baseball’s All-Star Game

Aaron Judge, the New York Yankees’ right fielder, along with teammates Gleyber Torres, their second basemen, and pitchers Luis Severino and Aroldis Chapman, will represent the American League in Major League Baseball’s All-Star game taking place Tuesday in Washington, D.C., ...

Wherever Owens makes his speech, he can make a difference

Receiving a great deal criticism for doing so, former NFL star receiver Terrell Owens declined the invitation by the NFL Hall of Fame Selection Committee to join the seven other 2018 inductees being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of ...

Athletes’ struggles with mental health issues mirror society

This past Friday, former UCLA basketball standout Tyler Honeycutt committed suicide at his residence in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles after exchanging gunfire with officers from the Los Angeles Police Department.

The Harlem Junior Tennis Program works out young kids during the summer

Young tennis players get the opportunity during the week, Monday through Friday in Harlem and in the Bronx, to not only receive specialized instruction in the sport but also receive instruction from dedicated coaches who enjoy teaching as much as ...

Howard tennis ace Nicole Hutchison working, training in NYC

It’s a grueling schedule for Howard University tennis player Nicole Hutchison, a broadcast journalism major spending her summer in New York doing an internship at NBC Sports in digital, editorial and marketing.

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