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Of the 26 operas on schedule at the Met this season, you won’t find one more spectacular than Giuseppe Verdi’s ...

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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

A Buyer for Cuddyer

Those masters of frugality, the New York Mets, surprised the baseball world by becoming the first Major League Baseball team ...

Dave "The Koz" Kozlowski

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

Andy Esposito

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

Derrel Johnson

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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

A Buyer for Cuddyer

Those masters of frugality, the New York Mets, surprised the baseball world by becoming the first Major League Baseball team to sign a name free agent as they inked veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year, $21 million contract last week. Normally this is the kind of signing that spells trouble. Cuddyer will be 36 […]

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: “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

Deja Blue: Hawks Take Home & Home, Hand Knicks Fifth Straight Loss

NEW YORK — This one was there for the taking with a couple of good reasons to pull out a win. But in the end, the New York Knicks were plagued by what has usually troubled them this season. Rather than being able to avenge a loss to the Atlanta Hawks in their previous game, […]

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 Inconsistent and Still Looking for an Identity

From all accounts it is still early in the season for the New York Rangers to not be called a playoff caliber team. Perhaps coming off a Stanley Cup Finals season will lead to plenty of expectations though there are expected to be bumps along the road getting back to the finals. Though the expectations […]

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

Fordham Rams Win Patriot League Title with an Unblemished Record

Bronx, NY—The Fordham Rams (10-1, 6-0) won a very one sided, 52-7, victory over the Georgetown Hoyas (2-8, 0-5) to complete their Patriot League season with an undefeated mark. It was the first undefeated season for the Rams in Patriot League play. The conference championship gives the Rams an automatic bid to the NCAA FCS […]

Basketball

Iona Women Hoopsters Overwhelm Fordham, 72-51, in Season Opener

Bronx, NY—Two of the most successful women’s basketball teams in the metropolitan area during the 2013-14 season, the Iona Gaels (1-0) and the Fordham Rams (0-1), met in their season opener at the Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx on Friday morning. The Rams won 25 games last year and were the 2013-14 Atlantic-10 champs […]

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

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 […]

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Topspin Charity Supports Youth Education In NYC With Star-Studded Table Tennis Event

TopSpin Charity announced it will support youth education in New York City with a charity table tennis tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. Tickets for the sixth annual event are now on sale, $125 for event entry and $225 for table tennis tournament entry at www.TopSpinCharity.com. TopSpin, a […]

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