Serena and Venus called the ‘Williams brothers’

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended for a year for referring to Venus and Serena Williams as the “Williams brothers” and stating that they are “frightening to look at” on a late night talk show.

LeBron James’ Disney show debuts October 26 

Megastar athlete LeBron James has signed on to produce a television pilot showcasing the childhood stories of his past, along with those of other athletes

Virginia State University Women’s Volleyball


Geno Smith has to avoid becoming his own worst enemy

Was Smith’s response directed solely at his hecklers, or at his own mistakes, at his inability to have an impact on the team, at their defensive mistakes that allowed Detroit to drive 90 yards downfield in 14 plays for a ...

Tom Coughlin’s team finally playing like Giants

Over a span of five days, the Giants dramatically altered the trajectory of their season—at least for now.

Knicks, Nets will continue their interboro rivalry on and off the court

Training camp for each team has opened to prepare them for the upcoming 2014–2015 season. It’ll be interesting for both.

Bethune-Cookman’s Quentin Williams MEAC Offensive Player of the Week

The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats’ Quentin Williams registered two career highs over the weekend and has been named this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Johnson named CIAA Offensive Back of the Week

After rushing for a career-high 125 yards against Fayetteville State University this past Saturday, Virginia State University senior running back Louis “Trey” Johnson was awarded the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s Offensive Back of the Week honors for the week ending ...

Desyre Blackburn running in stride for Seton Hall 

Growing up with Nike’s Beaverton, Ore., headquarters in the neighborhood, Desyre Blackburn was destined to run.

PHOTO GALLERY: 42nd Annual New York Urban League Football Classic

The Black college experience comes to the city as the Howard University (HU) and Morgan State University MSU) football teams play at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N. J. at the 42nd Annual New York Urban League Football Classic.


Citywide AA Summer League Champs 2014

Jets facing an early season crisis on all fronts

The climate of attention now given to the NFL office suggests that its commissioner, Roger Goodell, may want to retain a Ray Donovan for damage control.

Rashad Jennings leads the Giants to an emotional win over Houston

New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, less than 30 minutes removed from setting a career high with 176 yards rushing on 34 carries, leading his team to a 30-17 victory over the Houston Texans

Salute to you, Derek Jeter

Many moons have passed, but the memories are crystal clear of heading to the crib and waiting for the BX 55 bus on the inner block of 161st Street and River Avenue.

USTA Foundation and Johnson & Johnson hosts Warrior and Family Tennis Day in Harlem

The USTA Foundation, formerly USTA Serves, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association, in partnership with health care company Johnson & Johnson and its Veteran Leadership Council, hosted their final Warrior and Family Tennis Day in Harlem, ...