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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.

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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

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Shout-out to the loyal Knicks fans

There are thousands and thousands of loyal Knicks fans who refuse to dump on their team—senior citizens, high school and college kids and just fans from all walks of life who are still sticking with their team.

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Raymond Felton’s off-the-court drama

Raymond Felton has had an unproductive season on the court and is now 0-1 off the court.

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St.John’s University honors legends Lou Carnesecca and Jack Kaiser

On an overcast Friday afternoon, St. John’s University honored legendary coaches Lou Carnesecca and Jack Kaiser at Antun’s, the popular Queens catering hall. It was a nostalgic afternoon of fun and great eats, and the room was filled with alumni, coaches and the honorees, Carnesecca and Kaiser.

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40th Colgate Women’s Games finals set for Dec 28

Some 10,000 preteen elementary school girls and junior high and senior high ladies shared the best indoor track in the country, along with high school, college and 30s-plus ladies, as they competed for Colgate-Palmolive Educational Grants at the Armory track.

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Colgate Women’s Games continue at the Armory

We met Fred Thompson over 40 years ago when he was waging war with the New York City Board of Education. The beef was over the almost total lack of educational and athletic sports programs for girls. Thompson, then a corporate lawyer (ABC) who was getting nowhere with the system, formed a track club for young girls, the legendary Atoms Track Club in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

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Marathons now worldwide, but none like New York City

In 1978, the great Grete Waitz won the first of her nine New York City Marathons as she became a household name around the world

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An AmNews shout-out to Brooklyn USA

In their 39th year as an organization, the Brooklyn USA Athletic Association is continuing their mission of serving the Brooklyn community and beyond

Ted Corbitt “The Marathon Man” to be inducted into New York Road Runners Hall of Fame

Ted Corbitt, who was known around the world as “The Marathon Man,” will be inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame

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