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Caron Butler feels rejuvenated with the Thunder

Two-time NBA All-Star Caron Butler didn’t have the playoffs on his mind a couple of months ago, but now with the postseason underway, he has eyes on his second championship ring.

NBA Playoffs roundup

During the opening week of the NBA playoffs, a prevalent storyline has been the reportedly tenuous job status of several head coaches who have guided their teams into the postseason.

Nets, Raptors dog fight continues at Barclays Center

What Brooklyn? “F— Brooklyn”? I’d suggest to Masai Ujiri, the Toronto Raptors’ general manager, that he doesn’t have to come to Brooklyn, though his Toronto Raptors must play here this weekend (Friday and Sunday) for Games 3 and 4 in ...

Nets make some Brooklyn noise in the playoffs

With Jason Kidd, the Amsterdam News NBA Coach of the Year, on the sidelines, the Brooklyn Nets are possibly set to make a deep run into the 2014 NBA playoffs, which tip off April 19.

Knicks need the goddess of luck to make the playoffs

Luckily for the the Knicks, they’ve been on a kind of spring break—a vacation, a hiatus, a suspension of work or activity this week—much like some of the quarters of games that they’ve taken off, been out–scored or not played ...

Olympians celebrate Figure Skating in Harlem’s successful year

A nonstop downpour didn’t dampen the spirits of five high school seniors during Monday night’s Figure Skating in Harlem gala at Trump Rink in Central Park, their final night with the program that has been an integral part of their ...

Sports writer Marcus Henry passes

It has been over one week since my good friend Larry Hardesty of ESPN contacted me, deeply shaken, to share and confirm the passing of Marcus Henry.

Ups and downs for NY-NJ teams in postseason play

St. John’s guard Aliyyah Handford scored 27 points to keep the game alive, but the Red Storm’s first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament came down to Briana Brown’s 3-pointer.

Ring Magazine names Luis Collazo Fighter of the Month

Brooklyn native and current WBA International Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo is hoping to land a shot at facing pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather

Player of the Year honors for Harlem’s Jah-Leah Ellis

College of New Rochelle junior forward Jah-Leah Ellis has been named the Association of Division III Independents Women’s Basketball Player of the Year

The Nets’ Joe Johnson named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Joe Johnson is overrated. No, wait. He’s overpaid.

Knicks’ West Coast swing: Win or out of the playoffs

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I remind you of the Knicks’ eight-game winning streak ending against Cleveland.

NCAA D-1: One Final Four team returns to the Garden

After an absence of some 53 years, Madison Square Garden will host the Division I 2014 NCAA Finals

Fordham heads to the big dance

Eight Division I women’s basketball teams from the New York-New Jersey area are headed into postseason play, and four are headed to the NCAA Tournament.

St. Joe’s runs away with A-10 championship

St. Joseph’s University showed up to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on the NCAA Tournament bubble. They left Brooklyn Atlantic 10 champions with a ticket to the big dance.