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Wings Academy makes history, winning first-ever PSAL title

A little under a month ago, Billy Turnage still felt the pain of one of the most heartbreaking losses of his nine-year tenure as head coach of Wings Academy.

Frasier leads South Shore to the girls PSAL championship

The South Shore girls varsity basketball team from the Flatlands of Brooklyn won this season’s PSAL high school championship on the court of Madison Square Garden, where pros and the collegiates play, beating the Grand Street Campus Lady Wolves, also ...

The Nets, somehow, continue to hang tough

On a bootlegged recording of a club performance by rapper Biggie Smalls, the Notorius BIG, the deceased one chants and repeats, “Where Brooklyn At,” four times—an applicable question to this season’s Brooklyn Nets, here and now.

Knicks return to MSG with an uplifting win over the Spurs

After a taxing five-game road trip during which the Knicks went 1-4, they experienced an uplifting homecoming Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, defeating the San Antonio Spurs 104-100 in overtime.

Unfamiliar faces head to the Big Dance

Just when it appeared that no New York City Division I women’s basketball team would be in the NCAA Tournament, St. Francis College in Brooklyn went on a remarkable streak to claim the Northeast Conference Championship and punch a ticket ...

Naclerio, Cardozo gunning for back-to-back PSAL titles at MSG

With 722 victories on his resume, Ron Naclerio, the head coach of Cardozo’s boys varsity basketball team, is inarguably one of the most successful high school coaches in New York City hoops history.

Brooklyn Nets honor legendary coach Lou Carnesecca

The spectators collectively cheered as one when they spotted the slowly walking figure moving toward the court inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The voices represented a multitude of men and women who were more than familiar with the man who brought ...

Darrelle Revis returns to Jets Island

In a road trip that lasted some 23-plus months with vacation stops in Tampa Bay and New England, Darrelle Revis, considered by one and all to be the best cornerback on this planet, is back in the green and white ...

Queens College heads back to NCAA tournament

It was a close battle throughout, but then one of the brightest stars in Division II women’s basketball, Madison Rowland, made a crucial basket, drew the foul and sank a free throw to give the Queens College Knights the edge ...

Short of live bodies, the Knicks fought the good fight

After being run out of the Pepsi Center, the home of the Denver Nuggets, Monday night to begin a seven-day, five-game road trip, the Knicks fought the Utah Jazz to the final buzzer 24 hours later but still fell short ...

Baruch Bearcats sweep men’s, women’s CUNY championships

The last time Baruch and Brooklyn met in the CUNYAC/Army ROTC championship game was 2009, which Brooklyn won 89-69. Head coach John Alesi wasn’t with the program that year, but he can now etch his name in Baruch coaching lore ...

Jaymes Holmes-Dennison breaks 600-meter NJCAA record

Freshman middle-distance runner Jaymes Holmes-Dennison made history at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national championships this weekend.

Top pros running in 2015 United Airlines NYC Half to train with students

World-class runners and wheelchair athletes, including Meb Keflezighi, Molly Huddle and Tatyana McFadden, competing in the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half will join students in NYRR’s Mighty Milers and Young Runners youth running programs in a special youth running clinic.

We will never forget you, Mase

Mase has left us, but the memories will live on forever. Rest in peace, Mase.

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams honors East Flatbush, Inc.

Deputy leader and chair of the City Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee, Jumaane D. Williams, honored the East Flatbush Village, Inc. All Stars Youth Cheer, Step, and Dance Team, in the chambers of City Hall, for their outstanding teamwork at ...