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The NFL–Jay-Z partnership can’t make Colin Kapernick disappear

It’s been eight days since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay-Z met Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the offices of Roc Nation here in New York City to announce what instantly became a controversial and polarizing partnership.

The US Open has officially begun: Fan Week events entertain tennis fans

No matter what your level of appreciation is for tennis, you have to love the US Open, held here at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens across from Citifield where the New York Mets play.

Liberty finally break long losing streak

On Tuesday evening, at the end of a three-game road trip, the New York Liberty scored its first win since July with an 82–76 win over the Indiana Fever to snap an eight-game losing streak.

Méité eager to start her season

It’s beautiful and the people are amazing,” said French figure skater Maé-Bérénice Méité about life in Tampa, Florida, where she has been training for the past year.

As successful as the Irving–Strickland league is, it’s director seeks a little more

No matter how effortless it can look hosting a summer basketball league, even the best can experience, suffer through some trials and tribulations.

The Giants defense aims to finish games much better than last season

Leads must be preserved. It’s one of the shortcomings those held over from the Giants defense last season will readily admit and a undeniable source of their 5-11 record. A blown 17-point lead versus the Philadelphia Eagles in a deflating ...

It’s a fine line for the Jets—not getting too high or getting too low

If it was hard to understand why veteran players are apprehensive about playing preseason games, the loss of Avery Williamson—the Jets starting middle linebacker who tore his right knee ACL against the Atlanta Falcons last week, during the team’s second ...

Despite another loss, spirits high at Liberty’s UNITY Day

The New York Liberty lost 84–69 to the Seattle Storm on Sunday afternoon as the team made its regular season debut at Barclays Center.

The sad rise and fall of basketball prince Sebastian Telfair

Fifteen years ago, March 17, 2004, this reporter stood in front of a smiling, round faced teenager in a locker room at Madison Garden. Sebastian Telfair, 18-years-old, exuded pure joy and confidence.

Jr. NBA Global Championship brings young talent together

From Aug. 6–11 an impressive array of international basketball talent convened in Orlando, Florida for the 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship. Top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls from around the U.S. and the world played some ferocious games and ...

Slam Jam Classic closes out another summer league season

Summer league youth basketball is concluding here in the boroughs.

The year of the QB for the Giants continues against the Bears

This year is the year of the quarterback for the Giants. It is about whether rookie Daniel Jones will be inserted as the starter before the season ends or if Eli Manning will firmly maintain the position he has held ...

Jets new coordinators are well traveled—on both sides of the ball

With the hiring of new Jets head coach Adam Gase comes a new offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator.

With success last season and this summer, more eyes will focus on Brooklyn’s schedule

The off-season signings of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving and their six-seed 2018-2019 season finish will bring more eyes and give more shine to the Brooklyn Nets, who’ve announced their upcoming season schedule this week.

Mets try to stay hot in the heat of the playoff race

Over the past five weeks, the Mets have resiliently and what has been unforeseen by most followers of Major League Baseball, rocketed their way into playoff contention.

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