FIFA President Sepp Blatter Steps Down Amidst Scandal

The heat surrounding the FIFA organization after the corruption charges were announced finally got too much for FIFA President Sepp Blatter to handle. After 17 years, Blatter announced he would resign his position.

Jordan or James debate continues after Cavs rout Hawks

The comparisons are becoming more intense and plausible now.

Steve Kerr could have coached the Knicks

He could have been living in the New York metropolitan area, pondering his first year as the New York Knicks’ head coach.

Brooklyn native, 6-foot-11 Dakari Johnson preparing for NBA draft

With the NBA combine finished, Brooklyn native Dakari Johnson is gearing up for the NBA draft. Johnson, a McDonald’s All-American and former Kentucky Wildcat center...

Wiggins feels sense of purpose with Liberty

Having spent most of her life on the West Coast and all of her WNBA career playing in the Western Conference, veteran guard Candice Wiggins is excited to be playing with the New York Liberty in 2015.

Mayweather—love him or don’t—he’s still the winner

As the judges’ score cards were passed to the announcer, an ominous cloud loomed for real fans of the sweet science.

Kevin Love’s injury changes everything in Cleveland

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ dreams of an NBA title became a little cloudy Tuesday when the team’s general manager, David Griffin, revealed that Kevin Love, the Cavs’ versatile power forward, would likely be out for the rest of the season with ...

Brooklyn Nets proving they can run with Atlanta

Despite their four regular season losses to the Atlanta Hawks, the Brooklyn Nets have been able to run with the Hawks in this postseason, almost winning playoff Game 2 in the Dirty Dirty, winning Game 3 and 4 here, at ...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams welcomes Cosmos to Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams held a soccer ball “kick around” and extended a special Brooklyn welcome to New York Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese, assistant coach Alecko Eskandarian, New York Cosmos players Raul Gonzalez and Long Island native ...

Ezekiel Elliott wins the 2015 Sullivan Award

Amateur Athletic Union President and CEO Dr. Roger J. Goudy described this year’s Sullivan Award finalists as perhaps the strongest group ever, an unquestionable who’s who of amateur sports.

Another special award for Jah-Leah Ellis

The 2014-15 All-Met Division III women’s college basketball teams were announced Tuesday by the Met Basketball Writers Association, and College of New Rochelle senior forward Jah-Leah Ellis (Harlem, N.Y., Hun School of Princeton, N.J.) has been selected to the Third ...

Who will take the blame if Mayweather, Pacquiao is a stinker?

Saturday night, 38-year-old Floyd Mayweather and 36-year-old Manny Pacquiao will meet at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in a welterweight bout that theoretically will determine who is the so-called best pound-for-pound boxer in the world.

Bojan Bogdanovic named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

The NBA named Brooklyn Nets guard-forward Bojan Bogdanovic Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in April.

LeBron Cavs may be the only hope for the East

The opening week of the NBA playoffs have reaffirmed what the regular season clearly established: The Eastern Conference is demonstratively inferior to the Western Conference from top to bottom.

Liberty makes superb additions on WNBA Draft Day

It was supposed to be a relatively uneventful WNBA draft, with no stars on par with Brittney Griner, the top draft pick of 2013, or Breanna Stewart, the likely first pick in 2016. But then, two players who met the ...