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Howard leads strong showing for HBCU football

The football programs at historically Black colleges and universities have a long and illustrious history of producing legendary coaches and players.

Liberty head into playoffs on a roll

“We know who we are,” said New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer after the team’s final home game of regular season play, an 81-69 win over San Antonio Stars. “We’re going to play our defense and get our rebounds, which ...

After Mayweather-McGregor, what’s next for boxing?

In today’s era of boxing, mega-fights happen only once every three years or so and are commonly mischaracterized.

Moss aims for strong final season at St. John’s

Goals are always set high for St. John’s University’s volleyball. Currently 5-2 after last weekend’s Albany Invitational, middle blocker Danisha Moss is excited for the season ahead.

Black Woman Rock - 3 advance to the US Open Quarterfinals

For the first time in US Open history, three African- American women, Venus Williams, Sloane Stevens and Madison Keyes have all advanced to an Open's quarterfinal round at the same time.

Venus Williams wins thriller to set up all-American semifinal against Sloane Stephens

Venus Williams is the definition of longevity.

Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl, coach says

Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl, according to her coach and the US Open's official Twitter account.

Age is just a number as Venus Williams chases another US Open title

At 37, Venus Williams is the oldest woman playing at the U.S. Open. But age wasn’t a factor in her 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 first-round victory over 19-year-old Victoria Kuzmova of Slovakia Monday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens.

The USTA and Katrina Adams—leadership through diversity and inclusion 

Less than 10 minutes after Katrina Adams, the chairwoman, CEO and president of the United States Tennis Association handed the championship trophy and a $3.5 million check to Stan Wawrinka

With Jackson gone, Mills puts forth Knicks’ new philosophy

“It begins with a question.” This statement is how Knicks president Steve Mills began his recent blog post on thegarden.com, Madison Square Garden’s website.

Liberty win eighth in a row

With a commanding 92-62 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday afternoon, the New York Liberty not only won its eighth consecutive game, but also earned a bye for the first round of the playoffs.

Francis stages huge upset at World Championships

Although Queens native Phyllis Francis is an Olympic gold medalist (4x400 relay in Rio), she headed into the women’s 400-meter final at the IAAF World Championships in London earlier this month decidedly in the shadow of U.S. teammate Allyson Felix ...

Percy Sutton 5K honors a true Harlem giant 

As part of the annual August month-long Harlem Week celebration, thousands of competitive and recreational runners converged in Manhattan’s famous village this past Saturday to participate in the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run.

QBs Smith and Johnson battle for a spot on Giants’ 53-man roster

More 1,000 athletes will be unemployed—albeit for some temporarily—by 4 p.m. this Saturday, the deadline for NFL teams to finalize their 53-man rosters for the start of the regular season.

The Jets best quarterback might still be in college

It’s being said that the Jets’ best quarterback might still be in college.