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The Knicks plot their course ahead of the NBA trade deadline

The NBA trade deadline is February 6, approximately two weeks away.

Inevitable? Maybe Kyrie Irving has gotten it twisted in Brooklyn?

The Brooklyn Nets have gottten a pass from being dogged in this city’s media the last few years, for various reasons. Maybe it’s the complexities of the Knicks situation, the Nets’ hometown rivals who play in midtown Manhattan, or all ...

The Armory readies for premiere track and field events

The New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory in Washington Heights will be the site of two of the premiere indoor track and field events on the national circuit beginning today with Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge.

Jeter inducted into the Hall with an almost unanimous vote

Retired New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday afternoon, as everyone expected.

New era of women’s pro hoops begins

When Val Ackerman was president of the WNBA (1996–2005), she liked to use the word “iteration” to describe a new development. She would say something was the “next iteration” in the life of the league.

Bobbitt brings her hoop skills to the community

At 5-foot-2, Harlem native Shannon Bobbitt was an unlikely basketball star, but she loved the game and believed in herself.

Mental health remains a negative stigma in sports

The Netflix documentary “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” engrossingly explores the confounding and tragic life of the former NFL star whose death at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts in April 2017 was ruled a suicide.

Forget the Titans for now—remember those Chiefs and Mahomes

The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship in dramatic fashion on Sunday, to advance to the Super Bowl being held in Miami in two weeks.

Nets host the league’s most notable stars with Kyrie in the line-up

A road game against the Philadelphia 76ers last night, the Milwaukee Bucks at Barclays on Saturday.

The Knicks are taking small steps of improvement under Mike Miller

The Knicks are getting better. However, their progress, assessed either through the prism of numbers or the eye test, has not moved them much from the bottom rungs of the NBA and they remain widely separated from the top playoff ...

Business as usual as Black NFL coaches are snubbed

Being hired as an NFL head coach by billionaire owners in far too many instances is certainly not a meritocratic exercise.

Beloved New York City basketball figure John Purcell passes away

The phrase basketball legend is often misused. In the case of John “Butch” Purcell, it is a label that is exceedingly appropriate.

Savary works to diversify skating

When the U.S. Figure Skating Championships get underway next week, there will be only two African American skaters in the competition, senior ladies competitor Starr Andrews and senior men’s competitor Emmanuel Savary.

Liberty names new head coach

To say the last two seasons have been rough for the New York Liberty is an understatement. One of the WNBA’s original franchises played home games in Westchester, far from its NYC roots and many of its fans.

Hiring rules don’t seem to be that helpful for Black head coaches

Just as poor on-field officiating confounds football fans, there’s a contingency of those who are confounded about the hiring process of NFL owners, and continue to question its fairness for its minority candidates.

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