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Youth teams battle for Rucker championships in Harlem

The Rucker championships were held on Sunday, morning through the afternoon, concluding their 10 week summer league basketball program.

For $52 mil, four years, Bell prepares to bring the trophy to his new home

Last year this time, Le'Veon Bell’s holdout was the lead news story the way Ezekiel Elliot of the Dallas Cowboys, Melvin Gordon of the Los Angeles Chargers, both running backs, and Michael Thomas of the New Orleans Saints, a receiver, ...

Early training camp is unkind to the Giants’ receiving corps

Call it the curse of Odell.

Anti gun violence is the theme of the day at Rucker Park

The Kevin Shaw Jr. Foundation showcased three youth basketball games Saturday afternoon, July 27, in Rucker Park on 155th and Eighth to establish the foundation’s first annual tournament event under the Shaw name.

The NBA continues its efforts to expand basketball in Africa

The NBA’s fruitful Basketball Without Borders program concluded its 17th year in Senegal this week

Willis writes next chapter in her basketball life

Although born and raised in Southern California—attending high school at basketball powerhouse Narbonne and graduating from UCLA—Lisa Willis made a discovery while playing with the New York Liberty in 2007–08.

Liberty back at it after All-Star break

After a big home court win over the Los Angeles Sparks, the New York Liberty had one more game before the league headed into the WNBA All-Star break.

Mets shake up rotation and look towards the future

It was a forgone conclusion among followers of Major League Baseball that Long Island native Marcus Stroman would be moved by the Toronto Blue Jays before yesterday’s (Wednesday, July 31) MLB trade deadline.

After a tough weekend against Boston, the Yankees prepare for another

Unless the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox—the defending World Series champions—meet up in the post season, this weekend’s four game homestand at Yankee Stadium will be Boston’s last visit to the Bronx this season.

Giants begin training camp with optimism and questions marks

During the past seven seasons, the Giants have had only one postseason appearance, in 2016, losing to the Green Bay Packers 38-13 on the road in an NFC wild card game under former head coach Ben McAdoo.

New season, new management—the Jets open training camp with a new start

The new, New York Jets opened up their training camp yesterday (Wednesday) to officially get their 2019 NFL season started.

Pompey celebrates fourth successful track meet

The Aliann Pompey Invitational in Georgetown, Guyana, named for the country’s four-time track Olympian, recently had its fourth edition

Liberty score much-needed win

At the midpoint of the 2019 WNBA season, it’s now or never for the New York Liberty. In need of a win, rookie guard Marine Johannès, who only recently joined the team after fulfilling overseas commitments, was literally perfect.

Despite ESPN company policy, Le Batard addresses race, politics

t may be of interest to sports fans that when something happens to a sportscaster or sports talk show personality short of death, very little attention is paid to it during sports talk programs the way attention is given to ...

Mariano Rivera, baseball’s greatest closer, enters the Hall of Fame

Each year, the voting for Major League Baseball’s next Hall of Fame class fosters heated and exhaustive debate regarding who is deserving of enshrinement.