Charli Collier top pick in 2021 WNBA Draft

This year marks the 25th season of the WNBA. Most of this year’s draftees weren’t even born when the first WNBA Draft took place.

Michaela Onyenwere is the Liberty’s top draft pick

Having traded away this year’s top pick in order to acquire seasoned veteran talent, the New York Liberty looked to the 2021 WNBA Draft as a means of rounding out its new roster. With the sixth pick, the Liberty chose ...

Racial justice intersects with the Knicks’ surge

As a leader of young Black men, it was inevitable that Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau would be compelled to address the verdict in the case of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with the May 25, 2020 murder ...

Stephen Curry cements his greatness with historic scoring run

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is a three-time NBA champion, two-time MVP and seven-time All-Star. Such a lofty resume guarantees he will be elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Yet ...

Does race remain a factor in evaluating NFL prospects?

Evaluating NFL quarterback prospects is arguably the most difficult and risky undertaking in sports. It has been the foundation of many coaches and executives being voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a cause for far more having ...

Injuries stand in the Nets’ path to first place

Thirteen games remain on the Brooklyn Nets’ regular season schedule, beginning tomorrow night against the Boston Celtics Barclays Center.

Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day today throughout stadiums across the country.

Sports world reacts to another Black man killed by police

Last August, in an emotional response to the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, one in a continuum of unjust shootings and murders of Black men and women in the United States by law enforcement personnel, Glenn ...

LIU establishes itself as a national power in fencing

Although Ivan Lee had remained connected to the sport of fencing in the years since he stopped competing, the Brooklyn native had not held a coaching position prior to accepting the job as the head fencing coach at Long Island ...

FDU-Florham grad participates in prestigious coaching program

Breion Knox’s college playing days were cut short by injury, but that didn’t diminish her enthusiasm for basketball.

The resolute Knicks sustain their push for the playoffs

Nothing has come easy for the Knicks this season.

The Nets keep pace atop the East without the full Big Three V

The Brooklyn Nets continue to battle the Philadelphia 76ers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference although their superstar trio of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and James Harden has not been in the lineup together with any consistency.

The Nets fight for first while trying to get whole

Going into last night’s (Wednesday, April 7) game against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Barclays Center, the Nets had been without Kevin Durant for their previous 23 games as he recovered from a left hamstring strain.

Major League Baseball acts on Georgia voting suppression law

Major League Baseball, which has a history rooted in racial discrimination, took a hard stand against voter suppression in Georgia by moving this summer’s All-Star Game from Atlanta to Colorado.

The Knicks’ Big 15 still looking up to the NBA’s elite

After the Knicks easily dismissed the stumbling Detroit Pistons on the road by 125-81 on Saturday, the franchise’s largest margin of victory since defeating the Toronto Raptors by 125-79 in 1996, Reggie Bullock and Julius Randle were asked to assess ...