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Win or lose, Brooklyn hasn’t quit trying to move up in the East

The Brooklyn Nets’ end-of-year surge has been one of the most impressive win streaks of this NBA season.

Five African American NFL head coaches fired

Five of the NFL’s seven African American head coaches were fired on December 31st.

Jets fire coach Todd Bowles after 4 seasons with no playoffs

The New York Jets have fired coach Todd Bowles after four seasons, ending a disappointing tenure that began with plenty of promise but finished with lots of losses and no playoff appearances.

The Giants close out their season with unfulfilled promises

Perhaps the latter prognostication was somewhat implausible or even suspect, but the former was well within the realm of possibility.

Home for Christmas and the playoffs, the Jets win although they lose

It's not about a Jets' victory, but how they play and who steps up.

Brooklyn celebrates the holidays improved and higher in the standings

In their 8-win run, the Nets have beaten the Toronto Raptors, who have the best record in the league; the Philadelphia 76ers, a Top 5 Eastern Conference team; and the Los Angeles Lakers, who have LeBron James.

Knicks, stuck on nine wins, begin long, arduous road trip

That can seem like an eternity for a young team endeavoring to build confidence.

Bowen wins second national title

A middle blocker on Stanford University’s volleyball team, Bowen recently won her second NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship.

Fordham finds its groove

Fordham University women’s basketball coach Stephanie Gaitley is pleased with how the Rams have played thus far this season.

Jersey high school wrestler forced to cut dreadlocks sparks outrage and an investigation

Johnson, who is Black, had a cover over his hair while preparing for the match, but referee Alan Maloney, who is white, wouldn’t allow Johnson to compete unless his dreads were cut.

Jack Johnson set the template for today’s flamboyant athletes

If Twitter and Instagram were in existence in the early 20th century, it’s conceivable Jack Johnson would have been the most followed athlete on social media.

Nets top LeBron and the Lakers for six in a row

Tuesday night was a cause to celebrate. The Brooklyn Nets defeated the new-look Los Angeles Lakers, now fronted by LeBron James, 115-110 here in Brooklyn.

The toiling Knicks are right where they’re supposed to be

That was that question, seemingly rhetorical, a Knicks fan posed to another Knicks fan, both draped in the team’s paraphernalia, as they were exiting Madison Square Garden Monday night.

Paschal brings New York hustle to Kentucky

Although Amanda Paschal’s family moved out of New York before she started high school, the city’s imprint on her game remains evident.

Jennifer Odoemene starts her season with Big East honors

Indoor track and field season is just a couple of weeks old, but already athletes from St. John’s University are establishing a high standard