Date archive for November, 2013
By Dave Schatz On Friday, November 29th, 2013

Three Sky Blue FC Players Selected for USWNT Training Camp

The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) training camp begins on Dec. 3rd and will run for two weeks at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, California. The training camp will give USWNT head coach More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Early Off-Season Update on Yankees and Mets Heading Into Thanksgiving Weekend

The Yankees signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85MM contract. (Kevin Liles/USA TODAY Sports) The Major League Baseball offseason as a whole has gotten off to a slow start, as usual. Things don’t always pick More...

By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Three Local High Schools Crack USA Today Super 25 Preseason Girls Basketball Rankings

Malcolm X Shabbazz is led by their talented power forward, Zaire O’Neil. (Photo by Chris Hansen) A trio of local area high school girls basketball teams dot the list of the most recent USA Today Super 25 girls More...

By Joey Delgado On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Isles’ Hickey Not Short On Hustle, But Must Learn From Mistakes

(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) In many ways, this New York Islanders season is mirrored by the personal highs and lows of D Thomas Hickey. A modestly talented player, Hickey gives his all on seemingly every shift. More...

By James Dorsa On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Giants Football: Talk is Cheap; Play the Game

The New York Giants tried to become the second team in NFL history to win five straight games after losing their first six of the season. After a week of uncharacteristic trash talk where Giants players made such More...

By Bob Whitney On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Hofstra’s Leah Galton, CAA Player of the Year, Motivated For More Success

For Hofstra University sophomore soccer sensation, Leah Galton, she is living her dream of going to America to study and play soccer. “It has always been my desire, from an early age, to go to America to study More...

By Michael Schepp On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Nursing Five Game Losing Streak, Knicks Head West For Tough Matchups

Chris Paul is one of three top point guards the Knicks will face on an upcoming west coast trip. (Frank Franklin II / Associated Press) The New York Knicks are currently on a five game losing streak and are heading More...

By Ryan Heine On Monday, November 25th, 2013

Rangers Seek Seventh Straight Road Win

Are the Rangers shopping Michael Del Zotto? (Credit: David Perlmutter, NYSD) The New York Rangers rollercoaster ride of a season continues.  After they finished their season opening nine-game road trip at 3-6, More...

By Jacque Medina On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Siena Basketball Defeats Cornell on the Road

Saints Basketball held onto their momentum from Tuesday’s victory over Saint Bonaventure, and continued their success to defeat Cornell on the road this past Friday at Ithaca. Junior Imoh Silas played a phenomenal More...

By Jackie Daly On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

NY Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Launches Project Prom

Right before the joyous holiday season, and smack in the middle of the football season, NY Giants punter Steve Weatherford launched a brand new program, Project Prom. This initiative will present a glamorous evening More...

By Guest On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

NJAC All-Conference Football Teams Announced

Rowan’s Jay Accorsi named NJAC Football Coach of the Year. (Credit: Rowan University) Pitman, NJ — Morrisville State College junior quarterback Lemar Johnson (Ossining, NY/Ossining) and The College of New More...

By James Dorsa On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Will the Real Eli Manning Please Stand Up?

The Giants may be in high spirits after winning four straight games, but there is certainly no time to gloat with the Dallas Cowboys coming to town on Sunday. They will be facing a huge step up in quarterback pedigree More...