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Haters bash while Serena Williams celebrates latest victory

“We have watched [Serena Williams] grow from a baby girl in her sister’s shadow to a grown woman standing in her own light,” said TV host Melissa Harris-Perry in support of the world-renowned athlete, who has received an enormous white ...

Wendell Haskins: The Original Tee Golf Classic

For years, many have wondered why there hasn’t been greater numbers of African Americans in golf. Original Tee creator, Wendell Haskins, offers insight to this, and how his tournament continues to be a vessel, making a difference.

The NBA free agency period was like a baller’s Candy Land

Meeting legendary NBA baller Gus Williams the same week that the NBA begins its annual free agency pageantry was a statement of then and now, a before and after.

Phil making moves, but are they going in the upward direction?

Depending on the lens through which one views the Knicks’ transactions thus far this summer, opinions will be mixed.

Does the big market matter?

Athletes of past decades playing in big markets such as Los Angeles and New York held favorable advantages in securing endorsements and garnering widespread media attention.

WBO attacks: Mayweather should hang it up

The time is now. Floyd Mayweather should hang the gloves up once and for all.

Swin Cash helping to propel a youthful Liberty team

After an outstanding, hard-fought road victory over the Chicago Sky last week, the New York Liberty players had a few days off before returning to their training base in Westchester, N.Y.

Laila Ali to be inducted into Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame

Saturday, July 11, the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame will host its annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Happiness is a huge home win for the Liberty

“For me, it was very personal. I’m so happy our team got the win,” said New York Liberty guard Candice Wiggins after the team’s 79-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks.

Brooklyn Nets request waivers on Darius Morris

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on guard Darius Morris, Nets General Manager Billy King announced.

Nets’ Billy King hustling to find hidden jewel

By the time Brooklyn made their selection, the 29th in last week’s NBA draft, the booing from die-hard New York basketball fans had subsided, but the reasons hadn’t been forgotten.

Brooklyn’s Sam Worthen keeps 23-year promise, earns college degree

Sam Worthen was a two-year starter at point guard from 1978 to 1980.

At NBA draft, Knicks fans show no love for Phil’s pick

Roughly one hour after Phil Jackson selected Latvian center Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth overall pick in last Thursday’s NBA draft, the Knicks president issued a statement through a press release that seemingly suggested the 19-year-old would someday emerge as ...

NBA draft always a full-court game of deceit and surprises

Lies, rumors, conjecture and partial truths. Such is the nature of the NBA draft, taking place tonight (Thursday) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Picking 29th, the Nets can only hope for a Draft Day miracle

Brooklyn Nets fans will have to wait until the end of Round 1 of tonight’s (Thursday) NBA draft, being held at the Barclays Center, the Nets’ home, to hear NBA Commissioner Adam Silver say, “With the 29th pick, the Brooklyn ...