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Monroe set lineup for upcoming nationals

There will be 630 athletes from seventy-four teams coming from fourteen states to compete in this weekend’s 2014 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships at the Armory on 168th Street in Manhattan.  Monroe College is the host of the […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Sports
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Friday Night’s Manhattan Men’s Basketball Win Over Iona 80-77 Was Epic

It’s college basketball season, and while they aren’t two of the biggest programs around, there was talk all weekend of the epic matchup Friday night between Manhattan and Iona College at the Dratty Gynasium in Riverdale last night.  The gym […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Local News, Sports
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First Openly Gay Athlete In Major Male Pro Sports Takes Court

Collins last night in Brooklyn’s win over the Lakers. Photo c/o Getty Images. With the signing of Jason Collins to a 10 day contract by The Brooklyn Nets, the 35 year old center, who has not played for another team […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, Sports
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Night Before the Fights, Pop’s Boxing Gym in Bedford Park to Host Bronx Golden Gloves Prelims

Tucked away along Jerome Avenue adjacent to the 4 train, just north of Bedford Park Blvd., I thought I was heading to see the local Golden Gloves preliminary competition, hosted by the New York Daily News. As luck would have […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News, Sports
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Bronx Chronicle NBA All-Star Weekend Primer

Where? Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, home of the New Orleans Pelicans When? Sunday, February 16, 2014, 8 p.m. but many events take place on the Friday and Saturday (see below)

by · February 14, 2014 · Domestic News, Sports
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Federal Agency Hearing Case on College Athletes Seeking Unionization

This video from the AP shows a press conference featuring  Bob Rowley, spokesperson for Northwestern University, arguing that students are simply students, and scholarships suffice as compensation. John Adam is also featured representing the “employees” of the College Athlete’s Players […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Domestic News, Education News, News, Sports
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First American Wins Gold In Olympics

  Sage Kotensburg, of Park City, Utah, brought in the first goal for Team USA, winning the Slopestyle Snowboarding event yesterday in Sochi, Russia. Kotensburg’s achievements prior to the Gold were winning the Mammoth Mountain U.S. Grand Prix (2013-14), 20th […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Sports, World News
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Olympics Kick off Tonight

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will kick off for New York viewers tonight at  7:30 p.m on NBC 4, with a replay at 1 a.m.  For those willing to stay up very late, USA vs. Finland will begin at […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Sports, World News
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Miami Dolphins’ lineman Jonathan Martin ineligible to play again this season

(Reuters) –  Miami Dolphins’ lineman Jonathan Martin, who left the team after saying he was the subject of bullying, will be ineligible to

by · November 30, 2013 · Sports
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Giants Tie Then Lose Hearbreaker

By Larry Fine EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) – The Dallas Cowboys stood tall at the finish, quieting a desperate New York Giants team with a game-winning drive at frigid MetLife Stadium on Sunday to grab a share of the […]

by · November 24, 2013 · Sports, Uncategorized