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Columbia’s Ward to participate in renowned coaching program

Columbia University point guard Taylor Ward posted 16 points in the final game of her collegiate career, a loss to the Princeton Tigers

Moving day for Jets Cromartie and Holmes

The Jets released two of its highest profile players in cornerback Antonio Cromartie and wide receiver Santonio Holmes on Monday.

Questions but few answers surrounding the Knicks

There are so many unanswered questions swirling around the Knicks right now that they could change their logo to a question mark.

The Nets’ Billy King has built a potent playoff team

When players and coaches talk about putting in a team effort, it’s usually a throwaway statement. It isn’t with the Nets.

African-American women history-makers in sports Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee was born March 3, 1962, in East St. Louis, Ill. Joyner-Kersee is considered to be the greatest female athlete ever. She became the first to score more than 7,000 points in the heptathlon.

Stony Brook heads to conference championship on a roll

A win over the University of Albany on Albany’s home court put the perfect finish on SUNY Stony Brook’s regular season and poised the Seawolves as co-favorites heading into the America East Conference tournament starting on Friday.

Shout-out to the loyal Knicks fans

There are thousands and thousands of loyal Knicks fans who refuse to dump on their team—senior citizens, high school and college kids and just fans from all walks of life who are still sticking with their team.

Jason Kidd is coaching like a veteran

Quick, a show of hands of people who thought Nets rookie coach Jason Kidd would be on the unemployment line by now.

Jumaane Williams praises Brooklyn Nets for barrier-breaking signing of Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay active player

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader of the City Council, released a statement upon the Brooklyn Nets’ signing of Jason Collins to their roster. Collins is the first openly gay active player in North America’s four recognized team sports, ...

Black History Month special: African-American women history-makers in sports Wilma Rudolph, superstar U.S Olympian

Wilma Rudolph was prematurely born in Bethlehem, Tenn., on June 23, 1940.

Figure Skating in Harlem gets a financial boost

On Friday, Feb. 20 at Avery Fisher Hall, figure skating legend and Olympian Evan Lysacek teamed up with the Citi Every Step of the Way program to bring awareness and financial support to Figure Skating in Harlem.

Lauryn Williams makes history in Sochi

Last week at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Williams won a silver medal in the two-woman bobsled with Elana Meyers, becoming the first U.S. woman and fifth athlete in history to win medals at both the summer and ...

Raymond Felton’s off-the-court drama

Raymond Felton has had an unproductive season on the court and is now 0-1 off the court.

Fool me once

I want to tell you a tale of life and death.

First African-American to win Winter Olympic gold is AKA

Vonetta Flowers, the first African-American gold medal winner at the 2014 Winter Olympic games is also an honorary member of the historically black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.