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New York Liberty forward Rebecca Allen (9) drives

New York Liberty Still Sweet On Sugar

By Luis Vazquez This was a no-brainer. The New York Liberty re-signed two of their restricted free agents today. Sugar Rodgers and Rebecca Allen are back in the fold after making positive impacts in 2016. Sugar Rodgers, who was a […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Sports
NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

By Christopher Saunders New York Yankees are adding the National League’s 2016 co-leader in home runs, Chris Carter — who swatted 41 long balls as a member of the Brewers — to their 2017 roster. Despite that, Milwaukee elected to non-tender […]

by · February 7, 2017 · Sports
Super Bowl LI MVP -- QB Tom Brady, New England Patriots.

Tom Brady Proves He’s An All-Time Great

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was booed off the podium Sunday night when he presented another Super Bowl Trophy to the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady.  Obviously there has been no forgiveness of the Brady […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Sports
Zavier Turner takes jumper during MAAC game between Siena and Manhattan at Draddy Gym, in the Bronx New York on Sunday January 22, 2017. (Credit: Robert Cole)

MAAC Hoops Round-Up: Jaspers Struggles In Loss To Siena 81-68

In football, it is not uncommon for a team’s defense to overcome its offense’s struggles to score points, but in basketball, a team needs their offense to show up to win.  On Sunday afternoon, at Draddy Gymnasium in the Bronx, […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Sports
New York City Football Club/MLS

NYC FC Harrison Ready for Competition

By Luis Vazquez Jack Harrison of NYC FC is already in a better place at the midpoint of the preseason and happier as a result. Fast forward a year ago and you see an injured Harrison. Today he is in […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Spring Training News

Yankees Spring Training News

This week, the New York Yankees announced that they have signed 11 players to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training: C Wilkin Castillo, INF Ji-Man Choi, C Kellin Deglan, C Francisco Diaz, LHP Jason Gurka, […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Bronx native, Scoochie Smith attempts to drive past Fordham's Antoine Anderson, during A-10 match at Fordham University in the Bronx, on Tuesday evening January 31, 2017. (Robert Cole)

Dayton Overcomes Fordham Run

By Robert Cole For 38 minutes the Fordham Rams stood toe-to-toe with the top team in the Atlantic- 10 conference, before ultimately losing to the Dayton Flyers 75-66 at Rose Hill Gym, in the Bronx. After battling Dayton to a […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Baseball: Lets Get This Thing Started

Baseball: Lets Get This Thing Started

By William Coppola No other sport has a build up to their season like baseball. It takes us from the cold dreary days of winter, into the warmth of spring and then summer. A new season of baseball brings us […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Boxing Survives Last Round:  New York Action Resumes

Boxing Survives Last Round: New York Action Resumes

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Boxing has been revived and has survived another round in New York and the fighters are content. So are the promoters, matchmakers, managers, and trainers. Most of all the venues, including Madison Square Garden and […]

by · January 30, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
New York City Football Club/MLS

NYCFC TRADES JOSH SAUNDERS TO ORLANDO CITY

By Luis Vazquez Well, that settled the rumors for good. Josh Saunders is officially no longer part of the plans of NYCFC. The former number one goaltender in the NYC team’s first season was traded to Orlando City for their […]

by · January 29, 2017 · Sports
Lehman's Marika Gordon makes way to basket against Brooklyn College defender during CUNYAC conference game at APEX Gym, in the Bronx New York on Friday January 20, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Lehman Comeback Win Pushes Streak To Seven

by Robert Cole There was an air of excitement in the APEX Gym, on Lehman College campus as the Lighting faced last year’s CUNY finalist, Brooklyn College, in a CUNYAC regular season match up.  With both teams preparing for the […]

by · January 22, 2017 · Sports
Former NY Islanders Coach Jack Capuano. Photo credit: Brandon Titus/Islanders Today

JACK CAPUANO PLAYS SCAPEGOAT FOR LOST ISLANDER SEASON

By Luis Vazquez The language coming from the New York Islanders GM Garth Snow and his recently fired head coach Jack Capuano were too cordial to be believed. If you read it at face value one had to wonder why […]

by · January 20, 2017 · Sports
Fordham's Antwoine Anderson who finished with 15  points and got the game winning buzzer shot for the win over VCU in overtime.
Credit: Gary Quintal

Anderson Buzzer Beater: What Fordham Needed in A-10 Win

Fordham’s Antwoine Anderson, finished with 15 points, hit the game winning buzzer shot over VCU in overtime, 69-67.

by · January 19, 2017 · Sports
Tournament host, Dewitt Clinton lost to undefeated Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology, 71-35. Photo credit: Robert Cole

Bronx Teams Shine At MLK Classic

By Robert Cole With basketball games taking place throughout the nation on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, teams from the Bronx gathered at DeWitt Clinton Gym for a full day of basketball action at the Governor’s annual MLK Classic. The action […]

by · January 18, 2017 · Sports
2017 First Step For The Yankees

2017 First Step For The Yankees

By Christopher Saunders The Yankees have missed the playoffs in three of the last four years, but unlike recent Yankees teams the “baby bombers” as the New York media stamped them could bring Yankees back to relevance once again. During […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Sports