From 68 to here—Madison Square Garden hosts Sweet 16

If you bet the top ranked Villanova Wildcats, the defending NCAA Men’s Champions, to be the first No. 1 seed eliminated from this season’s tournament, you were correct.

NCAA Tournament reignites the pay for play flame

Last October, two weeks before the first game of his senior season as a forward for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, then 21-year-old Nigel Hayes carried a sign on the school’s campus as students and other revelers were ...

New York loses a treasure in Dr. Norbert Sander

The passing of Dr. Norbert Sander last week is the loss of a true New York treasure.

It’s a simple solution for now—Rest players at home

Friday’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center not only pissed off some NBA fans but also pissed off several of the media members who had specifically come to see Celtics’ guard Isaiah Thomas play.

Knicks toil toward a reconstructive offseason

Under ideal conditions, the Knicks’ current four-game, four-state, six-day road trip, which began with a 114-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Monday evening and continued last night (Wednesday) versus the Utah Jazz, would be one in which they were ...

St. John’s only NY/NJ D-I team still in action

Postseason isn’t the prettiest of pictures for Division I women’s basketball teams from New York and New Jersey. Not a single team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

Queens College returns to glory

When Elizabeth Naumovski took the job as head coach of Queens College women’s basketball, she made sure to thoroughly understand the program’s history.

If effort counted for a little something more

If there was an additional column in the NBA Standings for "effort" adjacent to the right of the wins and loss column, the Brooklyn Nets would still lag in wins, but their effort points would mount.

PSAL Boys and Girls chips conclude at MSG

The 2017 NYC PSAL High School championships shared the basketball court of Madison Square Garden Saturday, the home of the New York Knicks and host of the Big East Tournament that concluded over the weekend.

HBCU legend Ben Jobe passes, John Andariese ascends to broadcasting heaven

The transition of Ben Jobe from his earthly state of being to his next stage of existence Friday in Montgomery, Ala., at the age of 84 comes at a time when our country seemingly has minimized the profound social impact ...

The Knicks’ split personalities have them headed toward the lottery

The confounding and frustrating ride on which the Knicks have taken their fans this season has been encapsulated in their last two games.

Wright hits her stride at St. John’s

The last few weeks have been an exciting and somewhat remarkable time for St. John’s University track athlete Adriana Wright.

McLaughlin, Cunningham live up to hype at New Balance Nationals

Sydney McLaughlin is a prodigy and rising star on the international sports landscape.

The tournament has begun—Are your brackets filled out?

By now, you’ve filled out your NCAA brackets and downloaded any new app to keep you up on all of the games that began Tuesday.

Hostos aims for a national championship

“Our main objective is to change lives,” said DeVernie Winston, head women’s basketball coach at Hostos Community College in the Bronx. “Although we have a great coaching staff that goes out and finds amazing talent, our job is to make ...