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Joe McDonald

Caroline Should Spell It “Woz-NY-Acki”

Even though she’s from Denmark, Caroline Wozniacki should be a New Yorker. She loves it here, especially playing on Arthur ...

Sounds of the Game

Victoria Azarenka Interview

Last night's hilarious post game interview with Victoria Azarenka, who moved onto the quarterfinals.

Lloyd Carroll

Sports Beat “CBS Era Ending at the Open”

CBS has been broadcasting the US Open ever since its inception in 1968 at the West Side Tennis Club in ...

Dave "The Koz" Kozlowski

featuredimage The Koz Interviews Mirjana Lucic-Baroni

1999 Wimbledon semifinalist at age 17, Mirjana Lucic- Baroni after a series of some personal family relationships along with several ...

Andy Esposito

featuredimage The NY Yankees Unretired Retired Numbers KIng

When the Yankees honored recent Hall of Fame Inductee Joe Torre by retiring his number 6, they inadvertently inducted another ...

Derrel Johnson

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Though teams like #5 Louisville, #12 Syracuse and #21 Connecticut have moved on from the Big East Conference, it still ...


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US Open Tennis

Caroline Should Spell It “Woz-NY-Acki”

Even though she’s from Denmark, Caroline Wozniacki should be a New Yorker. She loves it here, especially playing on Arthur Ashe Stadium at night. “It’s so different, because you walk out and you basically can’t see the top stands,” she said after making easy work of Sara Errani, 6-0 6-1 to advance to the US […]

New York Mets

Pitching, Defense and a Home Run Give Mets a 3-2 Win over Braves

Flushing, NY—The Mets began a six game homestand with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. The New Yorkers put together a combination of excellent pitching, starting and relief, outstanding defense and enough hitting concentrated in two innings to produce three runs. Dillon Gee, who lost his last five decisions, registered his first win since […]

New York Yankees

The NY Yankees Unretired Retired Numbers KIng

When the Yankees honored recent Hall of Fame Inductee Joe Torre by retiring his number 6, they inadvertently inducted another member into a unique fraternity regarding retired numbers – Mickey Mantle. There are now four former Yankees who wore multiple numbers as Yankees, and now both or all of their numbers worn as Yankees have […]

New York Giants

Sports Beat “The 2014 NFL Draft and 2014 Sports Emmys”

The Giants drafted Syracuse University defensive tackle and Flushing High School alum Jayson Bromley in the third round of the National Football League Draft last Friday night. He joins Marco Battaglia, Kevin Boothe, and the Harmon brothers, Ronnie, Kevin, and Derrick, as part of the small fraternity of Queens natives who have been drafted by […]

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

Nets schedule released…when does Kidd return?

One difference on this schedule release night compared to the prior two for Brooklyn Nets supporters is looking to see when the Milwaukee Bucks come in. It’s not because they want to see the second pick in this year’s Draft, Jabari Parker, but to see their coach, Jason Kidd, and likely boo him. The most […]

New York Rangers

Rangers Helping Rangers Auction Assists Ailing Stanley Cup Champion Executive Matt Loughran

Though he never laced up the skates, scored a goal or made a kick-save, former executive Matt Loughran was an integral member of the 1994 Rangers Stanley Cup Championship team. Just ask ANY Rangers player who hoisted the Cup. Loughran was recently dealt a bad hand, and the seriously-ill former Rangers Team Operations Manager is […]

New York Islanders

Another Stellar Pitching Performance by Masahiro Tanaka; Yanks Win, 3-1

Bronx, NY—Rookie pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka pitched another masterpiece on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, thus continuing his extremely impressive pitching against major league opposition. Living up to the high expectations, the native of Japan earned his eighth victory in his first nine decisions this season. Already considered the ace of the Yankee starting rotation, […]

Baseball

USA beats Puerto Rico before Coach K makes final cut

The USA Men’s Basketball team beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in their second exhibition game at Madison Square Garden on Friday night, and it was closer than the final score. Puerto Rico played the U.S. even in the first quarter, with the score tied at 24, and were down just 5, at 52-47, at halftime. The third […]

Football

Fordham Rams Open Gridiron Season with a 52-23 Victory over Saint Francis (Pa.)

Bronx, NY—Fordham football is hoping to repeat or even better its greatest season in the FCS of 2013. Last year, under the direction of head coach Joe Moorhead, only in his second year at the helm of the squad, the Rams won 12 of its 14 games and went to the second round of the […]

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

NHL Kings Again: 3rd OT Win Over Rangers Gives L.A. Its 2nd Cup in 3 Years

Henrik Lundqvist did all he could to extend the 2014 Stanley Cup Final for at least one more game. But after stopping his 48th shot on Friday night, there was no one to do the same to defenseman Alec Martinez on the rebound. All alone, Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime period to turn […]

Other Sports

Seeing Red: Early Card Keeps Frustrated Cosmos Winless At Home This Fall As League-Best Minnesota Extends Unbeaten Streak to 11

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — The New York Cosmos already had enough of a challenge looking for their first home win of the 2014 North American Soccer League Fall Season while trying to stop the red-hot Minnesota United. Trying to do so down a man for most of its match on Saturday night made that task even […]

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