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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.

Tim Duncan set for one more championship run

The great, relatively old star versus the unparalleled young superstar. The NBA Finals begin tonight (Thursday) with the San Antonio Spurs’ incredible 38-year-old Tim Duncan and the Miami Heat’s 29-year-old superhuman LeBron James, both arguably among the 10 greatest basketball ...

Serena and Venus’ father addresses racism during local book signing

Richard Williams was in town Tuesday, May 7 promoting his new book “Black & White: The Way I See It” during a speaking engagement at Barnes & Noble bookstore at 2289 Broadway at 82nd Street.

Richard Parsons named interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has worked quickly to erase Donald Sterling’s presence from the league.

Run! It’s Good for You

Two years ago, Harlem resident Alison Désir, decided to share her running experience through blogging. A year later her words evolved into actions.

Richard Parsons named interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver has named Richard Parsons the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Clippers int the wake of the Donald Sterling incident.

Knicks’ Larry Johnson wants all-Black basketball league

As news about the lifetime ban of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling spread last week, outspoken former NBA forward Larry Johnson responded by calling for Black players to be self-sufficient and self-determining.

Top youth chess players to compete in Mayor’s Cup Chess Championships

300 of New York City’s top-rated scholastic chess players will compete in the 12th annual New York City Mayor’s Cup Chess Championships for the chance to be named the “Best in the City.”