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St. John’s Looks to be in Better Shape Than Once Expected


It has been a crazy few months for the St. John’s men’s basketball program. Let’s review: JaKarr Sampson declares for the NBA Draft (March 25th) Max Hooper requests and received a release to transfer (March 26th) reports Chris Obekpa intends to transfer (April 3rd) Adonis Delarosa verbally commits to St. John’s (April 9th) Chris Obekpa More...

by Edward Kim | Published 3 days ago

Amy Zimmer
By Guest On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Athlete’s Voices: Amy Zimmer, Episode 1. St. John’s Volleyball has partnered with some local athlete’s to develop this great column titled, Athlete’s Voices. In this column, some of your favorite local athletes will share their lives with you, both on More...

Adonis Delarosa
Photo Credit: Jesse Ward
By Edward Kim On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Adonis Delarosa Stays at Home to Play for St. John’s

The St. John’s men’s basketball team has finally received some positive news this off season.  Adonis Delarosa, a 6-11′ 260-pound center from Christ the King in Queens, has verbally committed to play More...

By Edward Kim On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

St. John’s Sophomore Chris Obekpa to Transfer

6’9, 240 pound Sophomore Chris Obepka has decided transfer from St. John’s. After spending two years with the Red Storm and being an integral part of the rotation he will be looking to finish out his two More...

Frank Viola, seen here pitching for the Mets, was a star pitcher in college at St. John's University. (Getty Images)
By Edward Kim On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Frank Viola Goes Full Circle From St. John’s To The New York Mets

Frank Viola, seen here pitching for the Mets, was a star pitcher in college at St. John’s University. (Getty Images) Frank Viola finished his 15-year MLB career in 1996 oddly enough with the Toronto Blue Jays.  More...

JaKarr Sampson
Photo Credit: Harrison Malkin
By Edward Kim On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

JaKarr Sampson Taking a Leap of Faith

St. John’s 6 foot 9 inch, 214 lbs. sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson announced Monday evening that he would be declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft.  He played in 66 games over 2 seasons at St. John’s, ending his More...

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News
By Edward Kim On Thursday, March 20th, 2014

St. John’s Embarrasses Themselves on Carnesecca Arena Floor

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News Two hours before the start of the game St. John’s announced freshman point guard Rysheed Jordan would be out due to tonsillitis.  The Red Storm and their roster depth had More...

The Fordham Rams captured their first ever Atlantic 10 title. (Image via
By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Local NY/NJ Guide To The 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

With so many teams in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament you might think it’s too hard to follow the local teams and players that will be competing. Not so fast! Yesterday we provided you with our More...

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By Edward Kim On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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St. John’s Needs To Be Ready For Robert Morris In The NIT

St. John’s season continues into March.  D’Angelo Harrison said it best. “It’s disappointing of course to not be in the NCAA tournament, but we have to have short-term memory…we got the No. 1 seed so More...

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By Edward Kim On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Associate Vice President for Athletics, Kathy Meehan

As part of Double G Sports 2014 Women’s History Month Interview Series, Associate Vice President for Athletics at St. John’s Kathy Meehan (BIO) was kind enough to answer a few questions.  Throughout her career More...