Liberty search for consistency

It’s been a tough stretch for the New York Liberty.

2014 US Open ballperson tryouts

Approximately 80 sought-after positions as ballpersons for the 2014 U.S. Open are up for grabs, with approximately 400 people competing for spots. Prospective ballpersons will be evaluated by U.S. Open officials on their running, throwing and catching skills.

Tim Duncan proves his tank is still running on full

Shortly after the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals, the normally reserved Tim Duncan vowed that he and his teammates would avenge the crushing series defeat to the Miami Heat that they suffered ...

Spoelstra shares the blame in the collapse of the Heat

Erik Spoelstra, perhaps the top young coach in the NBA, is well-liked by his peers and, most importantly, his players. But the Heat’s young coach, like his team, was blown away in the NBA Finals. He took a coaching spanking, ...

African Bars to watch the World Cup in New York

Are you rooting for an African Nation in the World Cup? Here are the best places to find your countries fans!

Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn, dies at age 54

Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn, died at age 54 due to cancer from chewing tobacco for many years.

Spurs have no problems with the Heat in Miami

On the eve of the start of this year’s NBA Finals, many prognosticators picked the San Antonio Spurs to defeat the Miami Heat in the best-of-seven series in large part because of the versatility of Kawhi Leonard.

Miami folds as Spurs turn up the heat

After Chris Webber lost the championship to Duke, and then to Carolina the following year, I stopped predicting and totally ceased after the Red Sox came from 3-1 down to defeat the Yankees for the 2004 American League pennant. Not ...

Pondexter near perfect in huge Liberty win

“It was important that the players have a good game under their belts so they know that if they play with that kind of energy [they can win],” said New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer after the team defeated the ...

Fisher gets his shot to stop the losing at MSG

It’s hard to believe there have been 25 past head coaches of the New York Knicks. They’ve never done a George Steinbrenner and hired the same coach multiple times, so 25 does seem like a lot.

Cotto’s two-fisted attack forces Martinez to throw in the towel

Puerto Rican native Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs), in his second fight with trainer Freddie Roach, unanimously and decisively beat Argentinian Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs) to gain the middleweight title, his fourth world championship, making him the first Puerto ...

Native of Brooklyn and Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings Defends Crown

Natasha Hastings is an Olympic gold medal sprinter. The Brooklyn native won her gold medal during the summer of 2008 in the 4x400 relay in Beijing. The Track and Field competitor will compete next Saturday at the Adidas Diamond league ...

St. John’s concludes satisfying season of track and field

For the 23rd consecutive year, St. John’s University track and field was represented at the NCAA championships. The 4x400-meter relay team finished 23rd at the NCAA East Regional, and thrower Danette Hinton capped off a tremendous senior season with a ...

42nd class honored by John Hunter Memorial Camp Fund Committee

The annual John Hunter Memorial Camp Fund Committee welcomed their 42nd class of community achievers and Hall of Famers, as well as their Lifetime Achievement honorees, at the beautiful Our Children’s Foundation, the educational, community-based program that sits proudly under ...

Spurs not calling it a grudge rematch, so we’ll say it for them

Maybe the Rangers’ Stanley Cup appearance will provide some solace, being that there are only four to seven games left in this NBA season.