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featuredimage The Hobbit Shows It’s No Lord of the Rings

With the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Peter Jackson puts a cap on his Middle ...

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Starring: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson & Gabrielle Union Written & Directed by: Chris Rock Paramount Pictures While it might be an overstatement to ...


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Joe McDonald

Time For The Undertaker To Shine

Yes it’s early in the season, but the Rangers need to stop this disturbing trend - 1000 ways to lose ...

Sounds of the Game

Rangers Beat Detroit in OT

The New York Rangers beat the Detriot Red Wings in overtime 4-3 on Derek Brassard's goal. Here's some post game ...

Lloyd Carroll

Sports Beat “Mets Move ‘Em In”

For the third time in the six-year history of Citi Field, the Mets altered the dimensions of their ballpark. This ...

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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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is certainly a joyous time but it can be stressful when it comes to finding a gift ...

Winter Classic, New York Hockey Style

The Bridgestone Winter Classic may be a distant memory for the fans who went to Yankee Stadium last year, but ...

Steiner Sports To Launch ‘In Their Own Words’ Hand-Written Collection On Tuesday

Steiner Sports Founder Brandon Steiner, who has been the innovator of a myriad of memorabilia projects including the original Yankee ...

’77 Yanks, ’86 Mets Updated In Topps Archives Collection Series 2

Forgive Yankees and Mets fans if the results of the past few seasons have left both wishing for the return ...


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New York Mets

Sports Beat “Gee Sandy, think!”

The recently concluded baseball winter meetings in San Diego produced little news for Mets fans aside from the team signing former Phillies outfielder John Mayberry, Jr. to a $1.45 million, one-year contract. Mayberry has power and he had been a thorn in the Mets’ side whenever they played Philadelphia. This is the kind of bargain […]

New York Yankees

Bill Stimers, Good Luck Charm of the Yankees, Passes Away

Bronx, NY—There are very few fans of sports teams who have become a part of the organization they root for. Bill Stimers, who passed away at the age of 67 on Thursday at the Hebrew Home of Riverdale, his place of residence for the past 10 months, was considered a valued member of the Yankee […]

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 “Adios Pete, Hello Rex?”

Columbia University dismissed Lions football head coach Peter Mangurian this past Friday. Ironically the fact that the Lions are in the midst of a 21-game losing streak had little to do with the dismissal; rather it were reports that Mangurian was verbally abusive to players, and even worse, ignored their concerns about having incurred concussions, […]

New York Knicks

Extra Painful: OT Loss to East-Best Raptors is Knicks’ Fifth Straight at Home

NEW YORK — The New York Knicks were happy to finally squash their season-long, 10-game losing streak on Friday night in Boston. Ending their home skid will take longer, following yet another close loss. Battling the NBA’s Eastern Conference leaders past regulation, the Knicks (5-21) succumbed in overtime, 95-90, to the Toronto Raptors (18-6), at […]

Brooklyn Nets

Heat burn Nets during game, Hollins torches them after

The Miami Heat beat the Nets 95-83 on Monday night at Barclays Center, in a game that was far more lopsided than the final score. From the second quarter on, Miami was in full control of this game, even if the score did not reflect it. They made the Nets, particularly Mirza Teletovic and Bojan […]

New York Rangers

Rangers get boost from Klein at the right time in win over Penguins

Kevin Klein had a bloody left ear that need 14 stitches after he was high sticked in the first period Monday night at Madison Square Garden, The New York Rangers defenseman got the overtime winning goal in a hard fought 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins and Klein hopefully will play more of a role […]

New York Islanders

Captain Jack’s Seat Can Get Hot Quickly

Jack Capuano knows this was a winnable game. Before a five game road trip, a match against the Winnipeg Jets was definitely something his young Islanders should have put in the W column. But a late turnover by Kyle Okposo allowed the game winner by Winnipeg and unlike their counterparts from the Meadowlands, these Jets […]

Baseball

New Mural of Roberto Clemente Brings Joy to His Many Fans in the South Bronx

Bronx, NY—A mild and sunny day in the Bronx and the Veterans Day holiday brought many people of all ages outside on Tuesday afternoon. The multitudes visiting the stores on 161st Street between Gerard and Rivera Ave were attracted by a talented professional artist, André Trenier, painting a mural on the closed gate of an […]

Football

Marcus Mariota: Landslide Winner of the 2014 Heisman Memorial Trophy

New York, NY—A bronze trophy weighing 25 pounds and measuring 13.5 inches in height and 6.5 inches in width has been presented in each of the past 80 years to the man voted as the best college football player of the year. The Downtown Athletic Club (DAC) made the first presentation of the trophy im […]

Basketball

New York City Hoops Rivalry: St. John’s Easily Defeats Fordham at MSG

New York, NY—For the third straight December, the St. John’s Red Storm (8-1) defeated the Fordham Rams (3-5) at Madison Square Garden. The 74-53 victory of the Red Storm in the second game of the Holiday Festival doubleheader on Sunday afternoon raised their record against Fordham to 65-21 in their 86 meetings since the New […]

Hockey

Winter Classic, New York Hockey Style

The Bridgestone Winter Classic may be a distant memory for the fans who went to Yankee Stadium last year, but the run-up to this year’s game at Nationals Park, “The Road to The Winter Classic,” looks like it has a strong amount of ties to New York hockey fans. The show began Tuesday on EPIX […]

US Open Tennis

An Excerpt From “The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time”

All I Want is Spaghetti Michael Fishbach It’s not that Michael Fishbach was a major force to bereckoned with during his tenure on the men’s pro tour. But in the late days of summer in 1977, this 22-year-old Long Islander courted international headlines. And even more than 30 years later, Fishbach’s 15 minutes of fame […]

Other Sports

Martinez defeat was a learning experience in the national spotlight

Regardless of what the judges final scorecard said Friday night at the Illusions Theatre at the Alamadome in San Antonio Texas, junior middleweight Steven Martinez of the Bronx won more rounds in his 10-round unanimous decision loss to Chris Pearson. This is boxing and though Martinez admits he lost the later rounds it is still […]

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