As the Giants prepare for their second preseason game tomorrow night against the Detroit Lions—the teams held joint practices this week—on the road, head coach Pat Shurmur and his staff continue to zealously assess each position, with starting and backup roles, as well as spots on the 53-man roster expectedly unsettled with the season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Met Life Stadium Sept. 9, a little over three weeks away.
Sports fans are obsessed with lists, persistently debating who are the best five, 10 or even 50 all-time in their respective disciplines.
Summer youth basketball has been an integral component of the social fabric of urban communities across the United States for more than eight decades.
The school, which will open Monday, will focus on serving at-risk youth. It will begin with third- and fourth-graders and eventually add more grade levels. The initiative is a collaboration of the LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron School Board.
Robert A. “Bob” Williams was a giant of a man. Not in his stature, although he was an imposing 6-foot-4. Bob’s eminence is defined by the many lives he influenced, boys and girls, men and women —this writer among them—who have, in turn, paid it forward by positively influencing others.
New general manager, new coach, new system, new season. Coming off a disastrous 2017 campaign, in which they finished 3-13, the second worst record in the NFL ahead of the 0-16 Cleveland Browns, the Giants begin their training camp today at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J., hopeful they will dramatically improve under its first-year regime.
When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell rolled out the league’s national anthem policy in late May, the overarching message was unambiguous: The multi-billion-dollar industry was doing what they thought was in the best interest of their bottom line.
For more than 70 years, this publication has written about and advocated for the integration of Major League Baseball, and in more modern times for the racial diversification of MLB, most ardently a respectable inclusion of African-Americans as managers and executives.
The Knicks winning the 2018 NBA Summer League held in Las Vegas was not the primary goal of their team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry.
Anthony Joshua continues to delay fighting Deontay Wilder.