Despite players opposition, the NBA All-Star Game is a go

The NBA is finalizing plans for their 70h All-Star Game, scheduled for March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

Deion Sanders’ grand plan to revive Black college football

Deion Sanders has high aspirations. Never lacking confidence or bravado, he has unwavering belief in his power to perform one of the most dramatic rebuilds in college football.

St. Francis women gear up for volleyball season

Women’s volleyball is traditionally a fall sport with competition done by mid-December.

Despite obstacles, St. John’s volleyball keeps rolling

St. John’s University volleyball coach Joanne Persico is hoping that this week’s matches will go off without a hitch. On President’s Day, the team headed to Boston to take on Northeastern University, but midway there they received a call that ...

All-Star Randle is rewarded for the Knicks’ turnaround

Tuesday night was one of extremes for Knicks forward Julius Randle. About an hour before he and his teammates tipped-off against the Golden State Warriors at Madison Square Garden, the 26-year-old, seven-year pro learned he had been chosen by the ...

Harden and Kyrie have the Nets hitting their stride

After losing three of their first four games to begin the month of February, the Brooklyn Nets had a 180-degree turnaround.

Division I women’s hoops head toward March Madness

As regular season play moves toward the finish, there are still game cancellations and postponements, but the players and coaches remain committed to securing a spot in the Big Dance.

The Nets temporarily lose Durant on West Coast trip

The Nets’ three superstars continue to show they can effectively coexist and most importantly translate their superior talent into wins.

The Liberty revamps its roster with big name players

It will be a new look New York Liberty in 2021 without familiar faces from seasons past. Kia Nurse, who has been with the team since 2018, will play with the Phoenix Mercury in 2021 as will 2020 draft pick ...

Julius Randle proves to be NBA All-Star worthy

Julius Randle put an exclamation point on his spectacular performance at Madison Square Garden on Monday night by draining an improbable, off-balance, 26-foot three-pointer in front of the Knicks’ bench with three minutes and 18 seconds remaining in the game.

Jesse Daniels leverages pick-up basketball into entrepreneurship

An innumerable number of Black and Brown boys growing up in the inner cities of America aspire to become NBA players.

Athletes face long haul in recovering from COVID-19

According to medical researchers, an estimated 10% of patients who contract COVID-19 become long haulers, a term used to describe people that experience weeks and months of symptoms after they are infected.

Thibodeau and D-Rose reunite to boost the Knicks’ offense

Derrick Rose was once arguably the most dynamic guard in the NBA.

Arians affords Black coaches the opportunity to shine at Super Bowl LV

Newly minted Super Bowl champion Bruce Arians has long been a popular figure among NFL players, notably Black players, for his unmistakable swag.

The Nets prepare for a nine-day, five-game road trip

The Brooklyn Nets take their show on the road this week for a nine-day, five-game, West Coast road trip that begins Saturday, Feb. 13 against the Golden State Warriors.