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Things go as expected in WNBA Draft

It was no surprise that Kelsey Plum of the University of Washington, the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball, was the top pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft.

Jackson’s lack of subtlety overshadows the harsh truth

Phil Jackson will never be nominated for a U.S. ambassadorship.

Top-seeded Celtics stagger on the ropes against the Bulls

Even it was by default, the Boston Celtics claimed the top seed in the Eastern Conference entering the playoffs by finishing 53-29, two games ahead of the 51-31 Cleveland Cavaliers, who had owned the top spot in the conference the ...

Western Conference Playoffs begin with surprises and disparities 

The beginning of the first round of Western Conference Playoffs provided us with a few surprises, and once again examines the question of competent officiating by league referees.

Co-workers make walking a sport and a lifestyle

To improve the health of the community, and even the health of herself and her co-workers, Ebone M. Carrington, CEO/COO of NYC Health and Hospitals/Harlem, historically known as Harlem Hospital, has become a participant of GirlTrek.

African-American presence in MLB declines as Jackie Robinson is celebrated

This past Saturday, April 15, marked the 70th anniversary of the Major League Baseball debut of Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson.

Columbia lacrosse gaining respect

Lacrosse is a fast and furious sport, and Columbia University’s women’s team is picking up its pace. The team’s goalkeeper, Kelsey Gedin, has played a big role in the team’s growing presence.

The Jordan Classic brings together ballers and fashion

It has to be absolutely flattering and self-gratifying to not only see ballplayers on a professional basketball court wearing your brand of sneaker but also have the ticket buyers—the spectators, the audience in the arena—sport your kicks as accessorized fashion ...

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison, officials say

Convicted murderer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his Massachusetts prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said, just days after his acquittal in a double murder case.

For Brooklyn, the least wins, the most losses

With baseball, golf and the New York Rangers’ playoff run about to consume this city’s sports pages and sports programs, the Nets and Knicks inability to get into the postseason makes them as topical, as trending as the final bit ...

Jackson, Anthony and Porzingis will determine the Knicks’ future

The Knicks ended their long and disconcerting 2016-17 season last night at Madison Square Garden hosting the Philadelphia 76ers, one of the only handful of teams with a worst record than them.

Rugby great to develop women’s program at Monroe

Named USA Rugby’s Player of the Decade in 2010, Phaidra Knight has a passion for the sport and its positive impact.

McDonald hitting her stride at LIU

Sprinter and hurdler Shantae McDonald of Long Island University wasn’t that happy with her performances at the start of outdoor track and field season, but the results would beg to differ.

Is this the beginning of the end of the Cavs’ dominance?

LeBron James is acutely knowledgeable of the components needed to compose a championship team.

Only attrition can lessen the dominance of the west

Even though the Cleveland Cavaliers won last year’s NBA championship, and the Golden State Warriors fell six games short this season of matching the 73 wins that they achieved last year, the Western Conference of the NBA still remains the ...

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