Past, present and future celebrated at Maggie Dixon Classic

Tears filled the eyes of Julie Dixon Silva after an on-court presentation to the Maggie Dixon Foundation by Madison Square Garden.

This is the Jets’ bottom line: Someone has to go

Having to pay attention to Monday night’s Jets game while real-world events took place, was like Nero playing his fiddle as Rome burned, or the string quintet performing while the Titanic sank.

Die-hard Knicks fans suffer as rebuilding continues

For those obsessed with tracking NBA playoffs position even though it’s only late November, the Knicks began the week with a record of 4-10 before facing the Houston Rockets Monday to start a three-game, five-day road trip.

The College of New Rochelle’s Jan-Leah Ellis named HVIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the College of New Rochelle’s Jah-Leah Ellis was selected as the HVIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

LIU Wins Northeast Conference on its way to NCAA Tournament

Long Island University’s volleyball team caps another successful Northeast Conference season by going undefeated in conference play, winning the conference tournament and earning its third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. Kyle Robinson, who was named NEC Coach of the ...

Doping shadow falls on popular Kenyan running star

A defiant Rita Jeptoo is rejecting claims by her estranged husband that she enhanced her spectacular winning running times in the Boston and Chicago marathons with a blood booster.

Serena and Venus called the ‘Williams brothers’

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended for a year for referring to Venus and Serena Williams as the “Williams brothers” and stating that they are “frightening to look at” on a late night talk show.

LeBron James’ Disney show debuts October 26 

Megastar athlete LeBron James has signed on to produce a television pilot showcasing the childhood stories of his past, along with those of other athletes

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Geno Smith has to avoid becoming his own worst enemy

Was Smith’s response directed solely at his hecklers, or at his own mistakes, at his inability to have an impact on the team, at their defensive mistakes that allowed Detroit to drive 90 yards downfield in 14 plays for a ...

Tom Coughlin’s team finally playing like Giants

Over a span of five days, the Giants dramatically altered the trajectory of their season—at least for now.

Knicks, Nets will continue their interboro rivalry on and off the court

Training camp for each team has opened to prepare them for the upcoming 2014–2015 season. It’ll be interesting for both.

Bethune-Cookman’s Quentin Williams MEAC Offensive Player of the Week

The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats’ Quentin Williams registered two career highs over the weekend and has been named this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Johnson named CIAA Offensive Back of the Week

After rushing for a career-high 125 yards against Fayetteville State University this past Saturday, Virginia State University senior running back Louis “Trey” Johnson was awarded the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s Offensive Back of the Week honors for the week ending ...

Desyre Blackburn running in stride for Seton Hall 

Growing up with Nike’s Beaverton, Ore., headquarters in the neighborhood, Desyre Blackburn was destined to run.