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Liberty head into Olympic break

The WNBA is currently on Olympic break until Aug. 26. While some players head to Rio to represent their countries in Olympic play, others are taking well-deserved rests.

The Armory Foundation honors Mayor David Dinkins

In 1993, then New York City Mayor David Dinkins, the 106th mayor in the history of the city, and the only African-American to ever hold the title, presented a ceremonial key to The Armory in Washington Heights in upper Manhattan ...

Michael has spoken, but was it necessary?

Much attention has been given to Michael Jordan speaking out Monday, denouncing the brutish violence suffered by Blacks at the hands of police, and the retaliation by those fed up with police abuse.

It’s time for NBA players to move on from the Olympics

With the Aug. 5 opening ceremonies for the Rio Olympics only two weeks away, the USA men’s basketball team is readying itself to earn the country’s sixth gold medal over a span of seven Summer Games. And after they complete ...

Cash carries Liberty to victory

As the WNBA heads into its Olympic break, the New York Liberty continue to dominate the Eastern Conference. Sunday afternoon, the Liberty pulled out a hard-fought, physical and close game against the Connecticut Sun, 83-76. Each time the Liberty built ...

Family and friends say goodbye to Vaughn Harper

Tourists on double-decker buses, dog walkers, parents and nannies with children, in and out of strollers, pass the entrance of Riverside Church and the curbside limos, gawking curiously, wondering as a capacity crowd entered the landmark institution to celebrate the ...

Young athletes root for Justin Gatlin

In 90-degree weather young athletes stood on the steps of City Hall in anticipation for their hero, Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter who won the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter dash in 2004. His personal best is 9.74 seconds, ...

Free skills and drills programs at Rucker Park

If you have a youngster between 5 and 13 years of age who needs and wants to improve his or her basketball skills, then he or she should attend the Bobby Bingo-Bob McCullough-Free Drills and Skills Camp at the world ...

Each One Teach One remains a staple for Harlem youth

For six decades and counting, Each One Teach One has been a staple of summer youth basketball in New York City.

Hope and basketball

It’s only July 2016, but for basketball fans we’re a year ahead into the 2017/18 season.

2016 New York Urban League Classic cancelled

The New York Urban League announced that its annual football classic has been cancelled for 2016.

New York Liberty take a stand

Sunday afternoon, the New York Liberty pulled out a 75-65 win over a scrappy San Antonio Stars team. F

As America stews, athletes’ actions must surpass their words

In the aftermath of the deaths of two Black men at the hands of overzealous, unrestrained police officers, and the subsequent murder of five police officers in Dallas by a 25-year-old Black man with a visceral reaction to the aforementioned ...

UFC sells for $4 billion, a record amount

If you pay $4 billion for a company today that was bought for $2 million in 2001, how long would it take to recoup your investment and begin turning a profit?

Serena Williams cements her greatness with Wimbledon title

Serena Williams didn’t need to win her seventh Wimbledon singles title and 22nd individual major tournament to confirm that she is the greatest women’s tennis player of all time.