NYSD Columnists

Joe McDonald

Rangers Looking To Serve Youth

With a couple of days until the next round of cuts, coach Alain Vigneault tried to give all his young ...

Sounds of the Game

Red Bulls Post Game – LA Galaxy

The New York Red Bulls had their four-game MLS unbeaten streak snapped on Sunday with a 4-0 loss to Western ...

Lloyd Carroll

Sports Beat “Stuck in the 70s”

Being a baby boomer, I admit that I have an affinity for the Seventies. Sure, it’s easy now to make ...

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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’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 ...

Dorm Life/Bachelor Pad 101 (Fall Shopping Guide)

Going out on your own is never easy, whether it be as a freshman in your first dorm, or leaving ...

Luckiest Man Exhibit A Tribute To Lou Gehrig And Pete Frates

To commemorate one of the greatest speeches in American history, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center has opened a ...

“On The Road Again: El Paso, TX”

There are a lot of misconceptions about El Paso. This summer there was plenty of news reports about refugees from ...


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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

Joe Girardi Discusses Yankees in 2014 and 2015 at Post-Season Press Conference

Joe Girardi returned to Yankee Stadium on Monday afternoon, not even a full day after the 2014 regular season came to a close, for a meeting with the media. His assessment of the 2014 season, still very fresh in his mind, was much easier to make than a prognostication of the upcoming 2015 season. The […]

New York Giants

BIG BLUE REVIEW – Week 3: Giants Run Over Texans

THE VITALS Final Score: Giants 30, Texans 17 Giants’ Records: 1-2 overall (1-1  at home, 0-1 away) NFC East Picture: The Giants are tied for third place with the Washington Redskins (1-2), who lost a close shootout in Philadelphia, to the first-place Eagles (3-0). The second-place Dallas Cowboys (2-1) rallied from a 21-0 deficit to […]

New York Jets

Willie Colon III of the Jets Inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame

Bronx, NY—The final day of the Bronx Week festivities always includes a salute to Bronxites who have accomplished much in their chosen professions and have brought positive attention and respect to their birthplace. This year’s group of honorees follows in the respected footsteps of those recognized in past years. Regardless of differences in age, ethnic […]

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

KG on what motivates him and the new look Nets

Kevin Garnett spoke at Nets Media Day on Friday on a varety of topics, such as retirement, what he thinks of new Head Coach Lionel Hollins, the departure of Jason Kidd, the return of Brook Lopez, and his playing time. On if he thought about retiring, Garnett said, “It’s always so hard especially when you […]

New York Rangers

Rangers Looking To Serve Youth

With a couple of days until the next round of cuts, coach Alain Vigneault tried to give all his young Rangers a chance to impress. And impress they did. Two goals by Ryan Haggerty and Jesper Fast along with individual tallies by Anthony Duclair, and Chris Mueller led the Baby Blueshirts to a 6-3 win […]

New York Islanders

Islanders win showcase for future in Brooklyn

The Islanders beat the Devils 3-2 in an overtime shootout on Friday night at Barclays Center in a preseason game, the second straight year the two teams have done so in promotion of the Islanders’ move to Brooklyn for the 2015-16 season. The attendance for the game this year was a disappointing 11,823 and there […]

Baseball

’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 of earlier glories–such as the Reggie, Nettles, Piniella Yanks of 1977 and the Doc, Darryl, ‘Kid’ Mets of 1986. New York baseball fans remember, and apparently so does Topps. Topps today unveiled a new series […]

Football

Greenburg works his magic on “Forgotten Four”

Fantastic Four is a tremendous film from renowned producer Ross Greenburg about the integration of the NFL in 1946 by Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley and Bill Willis.  The documentary gives a detailed history of football starting in the 1920s on the college and pro levels and a stark look at race relations in the country […]

Basketball

NBA’s Silver, General Dempsey discuss Hoops for Troops

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and General Martin Dempsey spoke about the Hoops for Troops program at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night before the United States beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 in an exhibition game for the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Silver said of Dempsey the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “For those of […]

Hockey

Rules Change for the 2014-15 NHL Season

There is just about a month left until the beginning of the new NHL season, on October 8th. Both the fans of the sport itself and punters can hardly wait for it to finally happen (and I’m sure there will be loads of free online sports gambling bonuses tied to it as well). Let’s see […]

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

Red Bulls Post Game – LA Galaxy

The New York Red Bulls had their four-game MLS unbeaten streak snapped on Sunday with a 4-0 loss to Western Conference co-leader, the LA Galaxy, at StubHub Center. Despite the defeat, the Red Bulls finished a busy September 3-1-1 in league play and are currently in the fifth and final playoff position in the Eastern […]

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