Jackie Joyner-Kersee was born March 3, 1962, in East St. Louis, Ill. Joyner-Kersee is considered to be the greatest female athlete ever. She became the first to score more than 7,000 points in the heptathlon.
A win over the University of Albany on Albany’s home court put the perfect finish on SUNY Stony Brook’s regular season and poised the Seawolves as co-favorites heading into the America East Conference tournament starting on Friday.
There are thousands and thousands of loyal Knicks fans who refuse to dump on their team—senior citizens, high school and college kids and just fans from all walks of life who are still sticking with their team.
Quick, a show of hands of people who thought Nets rookie coach Jason Kidd would be on the unemployment line by now.
Jumaane Williams praises Brooklyn Nets for barrier-breaking signing of Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay active player
Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader of the City Council, released a statement upon the Brooklyn Nets’ signing of Jason Collins to their roster. Collins is the first openly gay active player in North America’s four recognized team sports, ...
Black History Month special: African-American women history-makers in sports Wilma Rudolph, superstar U.S Olympian
Wilma Rudolph was prematurely born in Bethlehem, Tenn., on June 23, 1940.
On Friday, Feb. 20 at Avery Fisher Hall, figure skating legend and Olympian Evan Lysacek teamed up with the Citi Every Step of the Way program to bring awareness and financial support to Figure Skating in Harlem.
Last week at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Williams won a silver medal in the two-woman bobsled with Elana Meyers, becoming the first U.S. woman and fifth athlete in history to win medals at both the summer and ...
Raymond Felton has had an unproductive season on the court and is now 0-1 off the court.
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Vonetta Flowers, the first African-American gold medal winner at the 2014 Winter Olympic games is also an honorary member of the historically black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games opened in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 7 and is expected to run through to the 23. The 17 days of competition features 15 disciplines of the seven International Olympic Committee-recognized winter sports, according to Team ...
The Harlem Globetrotters for more than 80 years have entertained families and millions of fans with their basketball games. But playing the game is not all that the Harlem Globetrotters are about.
The night before the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVIII, the NFL saluted its best players.
The Knicks were 19-29 when they hosted the Portland Trailblazers at Madison Square Garden last night (Wednesday) and were in close proximity of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.