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CSI women’s hoops sits atop CUNY AC

Coach Tim Shanahan cautions that it’s early in the season, but at present the College of Staten Island women’s basketball team sits atop the CUNY Athletic Conference standings at 4-0 in conference play.

The new year brings Brooklyn to a brand-new place 

OK, it’s official. It’s confirmed. The Brooklyn Nets are officially in last place in the Eastern Conference, at the bottom, 15th in a field of 15—a new year in a brand-new space.

Defenseless Knicks search for stops and answers

The Knicks better find answers immediately for their inability to stop opponents from scoring with impunity, or their season will reach the point of no return very soon.

The NFL Playoffs begin—12 teams vie for Bowl chip

This season’s Super Bowl is just five weekends away, Sunday, Feb. 5. It will be held in NRG Stadium, the home of the Houston Texans, who have qualified for the 2016-17 playoffs, the postseason, but even if they win Saturday’s ...

Black American athletes make a difference, here and abroad

When looking back on this year, 2016, trying to identify and rank the year’s greatest sports moments, and those who created them, the death of boxing great, Muhammad Ali, must be noted because of how it reminded us all of ...

Remembering the legends of sports

Comparing athletes and coaches from various eras is a common practice among fans and journalists.

NY Division I teams rev up for conference season

The 2016-17 Division I women’s college basketball season is about seven weeks along and there are some surprises.

Giants earn wild card bid, await playoff opponent

It doesn’t matter how a team clinches its playoff spot as long as they get in. Ideally, the Giants would have celebrated their first postseason berth since the 2011 by defeating the Philadelphia Eagles last Thursday on the road.

Bowles ends season with health issues, maybe even athazagoraphobia

The back story to Sunday’s Buffalo Bills-New York Jets football game at MetLife Stadium, the last day of the regular season, became less interesting now that Buffalo has fired their head coach, Rex Ryan.

Staying just above .500 not good enough for the Knicks

The Knicks’ Christmas Day game versus the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden served as test for a team that needs to take the next step in their evolution as a potential contender in the Eastern Conference—contender being a relative ...

Brooklyn gets some validation, but more is needed

You could see the grimace on Randy Foye’s face as he watched Cody Zeller’s put-back go in off a Kemba Walker-missed reverse layup with 2.3 seconds left in a tight game, putting the Charlotte Hornets temporarily ahead of the Brooklyn ...

All Brooklyn wants for Christmas is a win, or two

The Brooklyn Nets have not been able to pair back-to-back wins so far this season, but they’ve certainly mounted multiple losses.

Knicks return home and preserve their winning record

Kyle O’Quinn’s voice boomed across the Knicks’ locker room at Madison Square Garden late Tuesday evening. “I told you stop messing with me,” the 6-10, 26-year-old forward from Norfolk State via Jamaica, Queens, warned Kiyan Anthony, as he playfully clutched ...

Giants target Eagles to bolster playoff seeding

The Giants are in. Or almost certain to be one of the six teams representing the National Football Conference when the playoffs begin a little more than two weeks from today.

Jets special teams? Disappointing! Defense? Disappointing! Offense? Disappointing!

It started off so good, and then seven nothing by the end of the first quarter. A 40-yard catch and run touchdown pass from quarterback Bryce Petty to rookie receiver Robbie Anderson. In seven plays, 75 yards