Date archive for December, 2013
Missouri vs. Hofstra
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, Olivia Galati (Image courtesy of Hofstra Athletics) After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and More...

Redskins Giants Football
By James Dorsa On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Giants Finish Season on a High Note. Optimistic About Next Season

(Image courtesy of Giants.com) In the final week of the 2013 NFL regular-season, the New York Giants played the Washington Redskins in front of their home crowd and delivered a 20-6 victory to close out the year. More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Is Tanaka the Answer to Yankee Rotation Questions?

(AP Photo) On Thursday, Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was officially posted, and the New York Yankees wasted no time tossing their star-spangled top hat into the ring. Sources report they have already made More...

"Iron" Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy.  (Photo credit: Dave Schatz)
By Dave Schatz On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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The Grand Slam of Ultrarunning: Exceeding All Limits

“Iron” Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy. (Photo credit: Dave Schatz) Ever since Peter Priolo’s surreal moment, in 2002, while pacing a zombie-like buddy who was still 30 miles away from More...

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By Ryan Heine On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Rangers Continue to be Consistently Inconsistent

The New York Rangers rollercoaster ride of a season continues.  After a 4-3 win in Tampa Bay on Sunday night, the Rangers have won three out of four.  The team’s record sits at 19-19-2 through 40 games, which More...

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By Brian Dowling On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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New York Red Bulls Hoping For Only Minor Changes Heading Into 2014

Image courtesy of thevipersnest.com The 2013 season was a series of ups and downs for the New York Red Bulls. After starting their season 1-2-2 through March, critics called the team inexperienced and out of sync. More...

By Luis Vazquez On Sunday, December 29th, 2013
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St. John’s Tops Columbia in Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival

(Photo by Paul Zapata)   It wasn’t pretty in the opener of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival opener between the St. Johns Red Storm (8-3) and the Columbia Lions (7-5) at the Barclay’s Center.  In More...

Photo Credit: Patrick Dodson
By Jacque Medina On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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Siena Basketball Defeats Hofstra at Home

Photo Credit: Patrick Dodson The Saints basketball team took on Hofstra at Albany’s Times Union Center last Monday, and lead the way for more than half the game to take the win 67-59. Siena had their biggest lead More...

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By James Dorsa On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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Giants Host Redskins in Week 17

(Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Entering the final week of the 2013 NFL regular season, the New York Giants have had a disappointing season, where a lot of things have not gone as planned. After starting a miserable More...

Max Pacioretty

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By Joey Delgado On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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What Will it Take to Get the Isles Back on Track?

And so it appears, the focus is changing a bit. As the Islanders’ slide continues, the latest report has the team possibly attempting to make a deal for Montreal’s Max Pacioretty, the Habs’ More...

Will Hill (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY )
By James Dorsa On Monday, December 23rd, 2013
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Giants Play Spoiler: Roar Past Lions

Will Hill (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY ) No one gave the New York Giants a chance this week when they traveled into Detroit to play the Lions as ten point underdogs. After suffering two blowout losses in a row to the More...

Gabrielle Union's ring

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By Jacque Medina On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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Dewayne Wade and Gabrielle Union are Engaged

The Miami Heat’s Dewayne Wade announced his engagement to actress Gabrielle Union this past Saturday via Instagram. Wade posted a picture of an 8.5-karat diamond ring on Union’s manicured hand, with the caption More...