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Getting to the Super Bowl and returning can be hard

Losing teams of big games such as Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are rarely remembered.

Queens College keeps winning streak going

With a 19–3 record and a Division II national ranking of 21, Queens College women’s basketball is going strong.

Patriots complete biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, win fifth title

For the first time, a Super Bowl needed overtime, and for the fifth time, the New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions.

Will the Falcons finally earn their first Super Bowl title?

This Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in NRG Stadium in Houston, the 13-5 Atlanta Falcons, representing the National Football Conference, will face the 16-2 New England Patriots of the American Football Conference in Super Bowl LI for the National Football League ...

It’s the Bradys’ seventh appearance for a fifth bowl ring

It’s amazing how we hunger, wait for and anticipate the start of the NFL season—I’m excluding the preseason—and just like that, 22 weeks have gone by, elapsed.

Do today’s athletes get it? Do they understand?

Even with the advancements of meds and psychoanalysis, today’s athletes and sports executives seem to have a false sense of reality that only a win or winning can solve.

Sports figures reject Trump’s racist, anti-Muslim immigration ban

This past August in Rio de Janiero, Yusra Mardini and Rami Anis of Syria, as well as James Chiengjeik and Yiech Biel of South Sudan, among others, proudly represented the aptly named and first ever Refugee Olympic Team at the ...

Half of Brooklyn’s 2016-17 season has already been lost

Which NBA team has yet to reach double digit wins this season? Which NBA team is the worst in the Eastern and Western Conference, has only two road wins and hasn’t had any semblance of a winning streak all season?

Knicks’ effort and desire not enough to gain wins

Time and circumstances are against the Knicks. Thus far, their 2016-17 season has been one of several incarnations, devolving from promising to struggling to sinking.

St. John’s earns a big win at Mecca of basketball

“It never gets old; it never gets less exciting,” said Joe Tartamella, head coach of St. John’s University’s women’s basketball, about his team playing at Madison Square Garden.

Brooklyn has lost in many ways, and in disappointment is one

The Brooklyn Nets have found a variety of ways to lose games this season—in the third quarter, the fourth quarter, the final minutes and seconds of a game; by blowouts, by buzz beaters, by one point or two points.

Knicks must decide soon if they will rebuild or stay the course

The time is rapidly approaching for the Knicks’ honchos to decide if they will dismantle the team or keep the current roster intact and fight for a low playoff seed.

New coach keeps Adelphi hoops on track

When Missy Traversi took the job as head coach of Adelphi University women’s basketball last May, she knew she was coming into a program on the rise. Accustomed to winning and looking to take it up another notch, in her ...

Falcons stifle Rodgers and the Packers en route to Super Bowl LI

In the week leading up to the NFC championship game, the Atlanta Falcons, the most dynamic and talent-laden offense in the NFL, were persistently queried as to how they would slow down Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who had ...

Brady, Belichick, Butler and Blunt bust out en route to Bowl

Minutes after the Atlanta Falcons finished breaking down the highly respected Green Bay Packers Sunday, the New England Patriots began their dissection of Steeler Nation, busting out the Pittsburgh Steelers to close out the NFL’s championships.