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 ...

NBA top guns in playoffs shooting straight

Across the country, millions of NBA fans are buying into “Let’s give the championship trophy to a team from the west.”

Credit Derek Fisher as his team played and won with pride

Fans angrily questioned the value of the Knicks winning games that, in their view, were meaningless and theoretically jeopardizing a guaranteed top three pick, which they would receive by finishing with the worst record in the NBA.

Knicks salute loyal fans at Fan Appreciation Night

The New York Knicks’ final home game of the season paid special tribute to the team’s fans with a series of rewards and unique experiences as part of Knicks Fan Appreciation Night, presented by the Chase Freedom Credit Card.

Figure Skating in Harlem shoots for the stars

To celebrate its 18th anniversary of existence and 10th anniversary of fundraising galas, Figure Skating in Harlem moved off the ice at Trump Rink in Central Park to a new venue, 583 Park Ave.

NBA, PepsiCo newest landmark marketing partners

PepsiCo and the National Basketball Association announced a new multiyear marketing partnership, making the food and beverage company an official marketing partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association, NBA Development League and USA Basketball, beginning next season.


Duke University’s super freshmen didn’t play like freshmen in the NCAA Final Four championship game.

The Nets making a final desperate run to playoff land

The attention to the Brooklyn Nets’ “better late than never” resurgence has been like the mediocrity of their NBA season.