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Super Bowl LI Tea Leaves

NFL play-by-play man Sam Rosen gives take on Pats/Falcons clash As the hours tick away to the kick-off for Super Bowl LI at Houston’s NRG...

Coaching Exits: Islanders Edition

The ax fell upon New York Islanders Head Coach Jack Capuano last week, satisfying scornful fans tired of slogging through another disappointing season—one that...

The Art Of Boxing: Historical Society’s Two Sides Of Muhammad Ali

Who could “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee?” Muhammad Ali was The Greatest—he even said so himself. Born Cassius Clay in...

HKNC Kicks Off The New Year With A Special Event

The Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) invites the members of the community to a complimentary Kick-Off Breakfast on Friday,...

Calling All Curlers

Curling may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about sports, but the Long Island Curling Club thinks very highly...

Bruno Gives His Take On Recent NY History

In former state Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno’s opinion, at least one brash, pugnacious heir to a vast New York real estate fortune had...

The New Coliseum’s First Seats

Nassau Coliseum revealed its first set of seats from the newly renovated building on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The seats, part of the Coliseum’s Long...

Best Team Uniforms: NBA Edition

One of the most significant revenue streams for NBA teams is the lucrative profits that come from fans plunking down money for team jerseys....

Mid-Season Form

Brendan Burke continues first season with Islanders Memorable moments dot the New York sports landscape, with flashes of glory living on thanks in part to...

New Year’s Game Day

New Year’s Day has a much-heralded sports tradition of college bowl games and outdoor hockey, but as the first day of 2017 falls on...

Autism Speaks Scores At Barclays Center

Barclays Center may have been the site of a recent tilt between the New York Rangers and New York Islanders; it was also where...

Basketball: The New York Game

This year marks the 125th anniversary of that quintessential American sport, basketball. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian-born...

Thanksgiving Football Follies

Save for Super Bowl Sunday, Thanksgiving has turned into one of the National Football League’s signature days, dating back to when the league kicked...

Frederique’s Football Dream

“It was like a movie, man. It was incredible.” Mcgregory Frederique hasn’t lost sight of the unlikelihood of his journey; a journey that has...

HBO To Broadcast Suffolk Boxer’s Dec. 17 Bout

One of professional boxing’s rising stars resides in Mastic and trains at Unique Fitness in Shirley. Yet the 27-year-old Joe Smith Jr., ranked #2 on...

Big Apple Rookies Of The Year

Now that the Chicago Cubs have broken their century-plus curse and the World Series is in our rear-view mirror, the Major League Baseball is...

A Pigskin’s Progress

Football season is in full blast and whenever the subject is the ball itself, the moniker “pigskin” isn’t far behind. Clichés about the pigskin...

Long Island Fishing Report—Nov. 3, 2016

This week, anglers found success with big fish across the board, from bass and blues to blackfish and seabass. Although there is still the...

October Relief For Long-Suffering Faithful

Both Chicago Cub and Cleveland Indian fans are delighted to see their teams in the Fall Classic, but for one team’s boosters, the...

Scariest Sports Injuries

Every so often, athletes sustain terrible injuries for our entertainment. In honor of Halloween, here are four of the most chilling: Blue 42, Set, Brake! As...

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