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It’s the Bradys’ seventh appearance for a fifth bowl ring

It’s amazing how we hunger, wait for and anticipate the start of the NFL season—I’m excluding the preseason—and just like that, 22 weeks have gone by, elapsed.

Do today’s athletes get it? Do they understand?

Even with the advancements of meds and psychoanalysis, today’s athletes and sports executives seem to have a false sense of reality that only a win or winning can solve.

Sports figures reject Trump’s racist, anti-Muslim immigration ban

This past August in Rio de Janiero, Yusra Mardini and Rami Anis of Syria, as well as James Chiengjeik and Yiech Biel of South Sudan, among others, proudly represented the aptly named and first ever Refugee Olympic Team at the ...

Half of Brooklyn’s 2016-17 season has already been lost

Which NBA team has yet to reach double digit wins this season? Which NBA team is the worst in the Eastern and Western Conference, has only two road wins and hasn’t had any semblance of a winning streak all season?

Knicks’ effort and desire not enough to gain wins

Time and circumstances are against the Knicks. Thus far, their 2016-17 season has been one of several incarnations, devolving from promising to struggling to sinking.

St. John’s earns a big win at Mecca of basketball

“It never gets old; it never gets less exciting,” said Joe Tartamella, head coach of St. John’s University’s women’s basketball, about his team playing at Madison Square Garden.

Brooklyn has lost in many ways, and in disappointment is one

The Brooklyn Nets have found a variety of ways to lose games this season—in the third quarter, the fourth quarter, the final minutes and seconds of a game; by blowouts, by buzz beaters, by one point or two points.

Knicks must decide soon if they will rebuild or stay the course

The time is rapidly approaching for the Knicks’ honchos to decide if they will dismantle the team or keep the current roster intact and fight for a low playoff seed.

New coach keeps Adelphi hoops on track

When Missy Traversi took the job as head coach of Adelphi University women’s basketball last May, she knew she was coming into a program on the rise. Accustomed to winning and looking to take it up another notch, in her ...

Falcons stifle Rodgers and the Packers en route to Super Bowl LI

In the week leading up to the NFC championship game, the Atlanta Falcons, the most dynamic and talent-laden offense in the NFL, were persistently queried as to how they would slow down Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who had ...

Brady, Belichick, Butler and Blunt bust out en route to Bowl

Minutes after the Atlanta Falcons finished breaking down the highly respected Green Bay Packers Sunday, the New England Patriots began their dissection of Steeler Nation, busting out the Pittsburgh Steelers to close out the NFL’s championships.

Indoor track and field season heats up at the Armory

The New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory in Washington Heights will be one of the most appealing and frequented venues in the tristate area over the next 10 weeks as it hosts several of the sport’s signature ...

Falcons, Patriots advance to Super Bowl LI

The Atlanta Falcons spent 25 years playing in the Georgia Dome, and they saved their best for last.

Barack Obama: A true president of sports

Today is Barack Obama’s final full day as president of the United States. His historic election in 2008 as the 44th and first African-American president of this country elicited pride and a sense of self-determination among countless people of color ...

Matt Ryan and the Falcons will fly past the Packers

If 33-year-old Aaron Rodgers has been Superman the past several months, lifting the Green Bay Packers to nine straight wins, the Atlanta Falcons 31-year-old quarterback Matt Ryan has been Batman all season.