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Black coaches still being shut out of NFL head coaching positions

The NFL continues to engage in artful verbal messaging but tangible outcomes reverberate much more resoundingly as it pertains to their hiring practices.

Harden’s Nets debut proves to be all that was anticipated

Like this year’s New Year celebrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Inauguration and pretty much everything else altered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the spectacle surrounding James Harden’s Brooklyn Nets debut lacked the pomp and circumstance it warranted.

Lauren Park-Lane is shining for Seton Hall basketball

In a season like no other, the women’s basketball team at Seton Hall University remains focused on taking things one day at a time

Diamond Miller finds sweet satisfaction at Maryland

When New Jersey native Diamond Miller was interviewed by the Amsterdam News in 2017 shortly after earning a spot on a USA Basketball team bound for the FIBA Americas U16 Championships, she said the University of Maryland was high on ...

The Harden saga ends with the Nets getting their man

James Harden arrived in Brooklyn and delivered a haymaker. The Brooklyn Nets finally granted Kevin Durant his wish of reuniting him with his friend and former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate.

The Knicks’ journey of self-discovery continues out west

The Knicks have yet to define who they are. After undergoing significant changes to their front office, coaching staff and roster over the past 11 months, the franchise is in the beginning stages of a reconstruction.

Patrick Mahomes begins his hunt for another Super Bowl title

When Patrick Mahomes was named the MVP of Super Bowl LIV (54) last February after his Kansas Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, at age 24, he became the youngest quarterback in NFL history to win the award.

Trying to find consistency, the Knicks endure growing pains

The Knicks’ 2020-’21 season will resemble the stock market. There will be peaks and valleys, winning streaks and stretches of consecutive losses.

Kyrie’s absence leads to an unexpected tough start for the Nets

With Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in the Nets’ lineup to start this season after recovering from injuries last season, expectations are they will be an NBA Finals contender.

NBA players and executives speak out against the two Americas

Across the professional sports landscape, athletes and executives expressed shock, anger and a sense of resoluteness over the events that took place last Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Liberty’s Jocelyn Willoughby launches a book club

While spending the WNBA off-season in Israel, New York Liberty guard/forward Jocelyn Willoughby has launched a book club, Read What You Sow with Jocelyn Willoughby.

Sadusky debuts in senior pairs at U.S. Championships

The 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships are taking place this week at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. A bubble similar to what the NBA and WNBA did last summer has been created.

With Gase out Jets once again move in another direction

When now former New York Jets head coach Adam Gase worked for college football legend Nick Saban some years ago, Saban told him, “Do your job until somebody tells you different.”

The Nets have reached an early bump in the road

It’s far too early to consider NBA playoff seeds with any near certainty. It’s only the third week of the season, but looking at the standings, especially in the Eastern Conference, will make you do a double take.

The Knicks’ early season transformation produces positive results

Knicks president Leon Rose and head coach Tom Thibodeau were brought on last March and July respectively to substantially change the culture of an organization whose brand had become one of instability, losing and dysfunction.

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