Former Liberty player named head of WNBA league operations

Although Bethany Donaphin played just a season and a half with the New York Liberty, she made an indelible impact.

Losing teams are gifted the chance for top NBA prospects

A last place 21 and 61 record in the Western Conference, the worst record in the NBA, does provide a team one opportunity.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar savored the dancing experience

The tallest, oldest and undoubtedly the most well-known athlete on “Dancing with the Stars: Athletes” is basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who embraced the opportunity to let loose and perform.

Sports gambling ruling will affect the underground economy

Monday’s Supreme Court ruling to overturn the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act will have a profound impact on the American economy.

Liberty go 1-1 in preseason action

Monday night, the Liberty lost to the Dallas Wings 69-76. Tuesday, the Liberty prevailed over the Los Angeles Sparks 81-75.

Knicks start all over again pinning their hopes on Dave Fizdale

Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, David Sean Fizdale from Los Angeles, who will turn 44 next month, was introduced as the 29th head coach in the history of the New York Knicks.

Figure skating in Harlem continues to grow

Excitement surrounds Figure Skating in Harlem, a program founded in 1997 by Sharon Cohen that serves girls from the community ages 6 to 18 with skating lessons and educational opportunities.

At 33 LeBron James transcends his own greatness

Coming into this NBA season, it seemed improbable, or even impossible, for LeBron James to extend the limits of his remarkable talent.

Rockets and Warriors—the one and two in the Western Conference

There have been some incredibly great plays made during these NBA’s Western Conference playoffs.

Mets trade Harvey and struggle to construct a consistent winner

The Mets have finally parted ways with enigmatic pitcher Matt Harvey.

The Yankee-Red Sox rivalry continues, contentious as ever

In sports it’s Duke versus UNC (college basketball), Michigan versus Ohio State (college football) and the New York Yankees versus the Boston Red Sox, the biggest rivalry in baseball and American sports.

Did the Jets and Giants make the right first-round picks? 

Maybe Darnold’s 13 interceptions and nine fumbles last season at USC makes Allen a higher draft pick in his mind, but Mike Maccagnan, the Jets’ general manager, believes that Darnold’s upside far outweighs the negatives.

The Giants made the right decision drafting Saquon Barkley

As expected, a contentious, seemingly perpetual debate has ensued on social media, sports talk radio and every other platform and venue on which and where New York sports fans can voice their opinion about the Giants drafting running back Saquon ...

Hastings honored by her alma mater

In the years since two-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field Natasha Hastings graduated from A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in Harlem, she has periodically returned to the school to interact with students.

Nwobu finds success at Wagner

When sprinter Miracle Nwobu was searching for a college track program where she could continue to grow as an athlete and also excel in the classroom, she decided to stay close to home on Staten Island and attend Wagner College.