Jamie C. Harris

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Will Black Olympians’ success inspire future generations?

Somewhere in the United States, Canada and countries thousands of miles from North America, a young girl watched Jennifer Abel, the sensational 24-year-old diver from Montreal, seemingly defy long-held laws of physics, powerfully, yet with the grace of a ballerina, tightly contort her body, rapidly twisting head over feet before causing barely a ripple as she entered the water at the Maria Lenks Aquatic Center in Rio.

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The Giants’ Sterling Shepard and his legacy of success

For NFL rookies, the regimen, expectations, competition and requisite professionalism can be overwhelming.

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The Gardiner Foundation to hold 11th annual tournament

It was July 9, 2006, a day that altered the lives of an entire family, both immediate and extended.

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Victor Cruz clings to hope as injuries persist

Victor Cruz’s arduous and circuitous journey from high school football star in Paterson, N.J., to academic casualty at the University of Massachusetts, where he ultimately found redemption, to NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver and A-list celebrity is well documented.

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Ashleigh Johnson set to make history in Rio

Hillary Clinton made history when she became the first woman to accept a nomination for president of the United States for a major political party. Now Ashleigh Johnson is another American woman poised to make history.

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NBA players cash in as the league prospers

The emotional reactions of working class men and women to the mind-blowing contracts bestowed on NBA free agents by wealthy owners is justifiably understandable.

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Native New Yorkers set to make their mark at Rio Olympics

In various sports and disciplines, New York City will be well represented next month at the Rio Olympics.

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With an eye on the future, the Knicks address the present

Over the course of the last week, Knicks President Phil Jackson and General Manager Steve Mills have deftly remade the team’s roster.

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Warriors blew an an opportunity to end the NBA season

The Cleveland Cavaliers have life. After falling into what seemed to be an insurmountable 3-1 hole after losing Game 4 by 108-97 to the Golden State Warriors at home, the Cavs survived elimination Monday night on the road with a 112-97 win in Game 5.

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Lue hasn’t distinguished himself from fired Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ experiment has not reaped the results their chief decision makers hoped for or expected.

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