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Joe McDonald

As The New Isles Say Hello, It’s Also Time To Say Goodbye

There’s a certain melancholy to these games. With all the excitement of the Islanders 4-3 shootout win over the Sharks ...

Sounds of the Game

Islanders Postgame

The New York Islanders defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, to go to 2-0 on the season and open up the ...

Lloyd Carroll

Sports Beat: “Harvin Help Them”

Jets general manager John Idzik must have felt the pressure of having a 1-6 team combined with the fact that ...

Dave "The Koz" Kozlowski

featuredimage The Koz Interviews US Open Girls Winner Marie Bouzkova

Unseeded charismatic 16-year-old Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic won the 2014 US Open junior girls’ singles edging out No. ...

Andy Esposito

featuredimage Abreu Calls It A Career

Lately, whenever a 40-year old ballplayer announces his retirement after a nearly twenty-year career, they are deluged with gifts and ...

Derrel Johnson

featuredimage The Red Star Cafe Is The Open Choice

As the US Open heads into its final weekend, there are many people who will be entering the grounds for ...


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New York Mets

Mets final win leads to optimism in 2015

They packed their bags and were ready to go home. At Citi Field Sunday afternoon the New York Mets completed a 79-83 season of progress and promise as they go into 2015. And the best way to do it was with a win and finishing the month of September with 15 wins, a second place […]

New York Yankees

Changes Begin For The Yankees

Brian Cashman obviously was not at fault for the New York Yankees failure of not making the postseason a second consecutive year. Instead the team announced Friday that their GM has a new three-year contract but the hitting and third base coaches have been dismissed. Mick Kelleher and hitting coach Kevin Long were dismissed, though […]

New York Giants

Big Blue Review – Week 5: Giants Rally Past Falcons

THE VITALS Final Score: Giants 30, Falcons 20 Giants’ Records: 3-2 overall (2-1 at home, 1-1 away) NFC East Picture: The Giants sit in sole possession of third place, one game behind Philadelphia (which held on at home, to beat St. Louis by six points, after leading by 27) and Dallas (which blew a 10-point, […]

New York Jets

Sports Beat: “Harvin Help Them”

Jets general manager John Idzik must have felt the pressure of having a 1-6 team combined with the fact that he was doing business on the cheap by keeping the player personnel payroll a whopping $20 million below the NFL salary cap. Idzik used some of that payroll reserve to acquire talented wide receiver Percy […]

New York Knicks

Sports Beat “Carmelo Reups”

Carmelo Anthony seemed pretty optimistic that he would be returning to the Knicks when I saw him in May at ESPN’s annual programming preview for advertisers and the print media known as the Upfront. “We’re working on it!” he said with his trademark smile. Clearly the Knicks had the negotiating advantage over other NBA clubs […]

Brooklyn Nets

Celtics Beat Jet-Lagged Nets

The Boston Celtics beat the Nets 95-90 on Sunday afternoon at Barclays Center in the Nets’ first game home after their China trip. The game was 44 minutes long, four 11-minute quarters. There were also two less timeouts, the third mandatory one in the second and fourth quarters. This experiment was done to examine the […]

New York Rangers

Rangers Shutout Sharks 4-0

The Rangers tied a franchise record for the fastest two goals scored, as Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash tallied goals in a span of four seconds (St. Louis at 19:16 of the second period, Nash at 19:20 of the second period). The only time the Blueshirts had recorded two goals in a span of […]

New York Islanders

As The New Isles Say Hello, It’s Also Time To Say Goodbye

There’s a certain melancholy to these games. With all the excitement of the Islanders 4-3 shootout win over the Sharks to keep their season undefeated, you couldn’t help to think about the Nassau Coliseum countdown and the impending move to Brooklyn. Of course, the players don’t care. In fact, they may like it better in […]

Baseball

Great Days in Baseball History: October 17th

October 17th has been an eventful day in Major League Baseball history, with a lot of big moments involving the Mets and Yankees. Let’s take a look at them, starting in 1960. 1960: The National League owners voted to admit Houston and New York teams. They would become the Mets and Astros, and both debuted in 1962. […]

Football

Fordham’s First Win over Penn is a Record Breaker

The sixth meeting between the Fordham Rams (6-1, 2-0) and the University of Pennsylvania Quakers (0-4, 0-1) took place at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx on October 11. The game on Saturday was the first victory of Fordham, 60-22, over the Quakers. The two teams seem to be heading in different directions. The win […]

Basketball

Fordham Coach Tom Pecora Looks Forward to 2014-15 Season

The early fall is the time that the seasons of several important team sports converge. This week, the MLB playoffs and college football are moving forward, the NFL season is taking shape, the new seasons of the NBA and NHL are beginning, the college basketball conferences are previewing the next season at their annual media […]

Hockey

Hotbox Sports Signs First NHL Partnership With New Jersey Devils

For the first time in the NHL, Hotbox Sports Ventures, a New Jersey-based fantasy sports technology and content provider, will enter into a sponsorship agreement with a team, the New Jersey Devils announced today. As part of the deal, the Devils will promote HotBoxSports.com, as it introduces a new style of fantasy sports gaming to […]

US Open Tennis

The Koz Interviews US Open Girls Winner Marie Bouzkova

Unseeded charismatic 16-year-old Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic won the 2014 US Open junior girls’ singles edging out No. 9 seed Ukrainian Anhilina Kalinina 6-4, 7-6 (5).  It was the first Slam title for Bouzkova.   Dave “Koz” Kozlowski caught up with the champion after the match.     

Other Sports

Hagop-page Time: Chirishian’s Late Goal Recalls 2013 Feelings for Cosmos

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Through 92 minutes, it looked as though the New York Cosmos were headed toward yet another Fall Season draw, until their second goal of the night from an unlikely source made everything feel just like last year for the defending North American Soccer League champions. Entering Saturday night’s home match with the […]

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