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The Uptown Challenge—16 years of showcasing women’s basketball

The Westchester Hawks high school and college teams defend their championship crowns, won last year in the Uptown Challenge, a highly competitive women’s basketball league held in Harlem that showcases the talents of the New York metropolitan area’s up-and-coming players.

Mills and Perry become the NBA’s highest Black executive duo

With owner James Dolan at the top of the franchise’s hierarchy, the Knicks once again reconfigured their front office and formally introduced Steve Mills and Scott Perry as the team’s new president and general manager, respectively, at their training facility ...

The Basketball Tournament lands in Brooklyn for Super 16

Since its inception in 2014, The Basketball Tournament, also known as the TBT, has been a compelling and viable alternative to longstanding traditional summer basketball leagues.

With Brooklyn, it’s like, ‘Yo, my dude, be humble’ 

During this offseason, the Brooklyn Nets have quietly, down low, gone about the business of rebuilding their team, last place Eastern Conference finishers this past season, with the worst record in the NBA.

Giants prepare to open training camp as Super Bowl contender

The Giants are expected to take a big step forward this season after finishing 11-5 and second in the NFC East in the 2016-17 season.

New York liberates potential in crucial win

Several players referred to it as getting a monkey off their backs.

New York fuels Donaldson’s competitive fire

It has been an intense and exciting summer for Khaila Donaldson, who enters her senior year at Howard University this fall.

LPGA sets new strict dress codes for their lady golfers

New LPGA dress code edicts will take effect this weekend, limiting and monitoring the apparel of its professional tour players.

Momentum grows for Pompey track meet

In her job as the sprints and hurdles coach at St. John’s University, Aliann Pompey shares her knowledge of track honed over the course of a long and successful career that included four trips to the Olympics.

Track and field becomes obscure in the U.S.

The Green Packers’ superlative quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, arguably the NFL’s best player, could walk down the streets of Helsinki, Finland, Zurich, Switzerland or St. Kitts and Nevis—a two-island country in the West Indies—relatively unnoticed.

Liberty return to NY stuck at .500

It was the night that the Phoenix Mercury retired the jersey of Penny Taylor and the players were determined to head into the postgame ceremony with a win.

Knicks make moves without permanent GM

Phil Jackson’s high-profile tenure as president of the Knicks will forever be perceived as a paradox, in some aspects Shakespearean.

Slam Jam Summer Basketball tips off a brand-new season

The Slam Jam Girls Summer Basketball Classic will once again host their league for junior high school girl student athletes from the New York metropolitan area.

Mayweather and McGregor prepare to get it on

Tuesday began the first of four hyped press events to promote the upcoming Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor lightweight bout Saturday night, Aug. 26, in Las Vegas.

For the Yankees and Mets, play time is over

The fun and games are over.

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