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One Match Was One Too Many For Maria Sharapova and Jimmy Connors

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What is a teacher? I’ll tell you: it isn’t someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.”  ― Paulo Coelho (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) Cliff Drysdale said it, but he was quoting Chris Evert when he said,“What is it that Maria thought Jimmy could More...

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By Guest On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 3: Personality VS. Performance the Bottom Line….

Now, don’t let the title fool you. I’m not implying that personality should override performance any day. I have to be on my game at all times. Drag Racing is an exhilarating, yet dangerous sport. But I think More...

Leilani Mitchell harrassed by defenders. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez)
By Luis Vazquez On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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As Liberty Fall to Washington, Cappie Refuses to Concede Season

Leilani Mitchell harassed by defenders. (Photo by Marlene Amaya-Vazquez) Sometimes, a loss has to be filed away and forgotten. Such was the case when New York (10-14) dropped their first game to the Washington Mystics More...

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By Kat Hasenauer Cornetta On Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Hernandez’s Consistency Leads To Success In Day 1 of Junior Championships

Photo via gymnastike.org Old Bridge’s Lauren Hernandez hit all four routines during her first day of competition in the junior women’s division at the 2013 P&G US Gymnastics Championships Thursday. Her More...

Ariana Agrapides and Lauren Hernandez are interviewed after their Wednesday practice at the P&G US Gymnastics Nationals in Hartford, CT. (Photo: Kat Hasenauer Cornetta)
By Kat Hasenauer Cornetta On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Hernandez and Agrapides Among New Jersey Hopefuls at Gymnastics Nationals

Ariana Agrapides and Lauren Hernandez are interviewed after their Wednesday practice at the P&G US Gymnastics Nationals in Hartford, CT. (Photo: Kat Hasenauer Cornetta) Hartford, Conn. - Midway through Wednesday More...

Pondexter's huge game ends Atlanta's home win streak. (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NY Daily News)
By Luis Vazquez On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Cappie Pondexter: Win Games Now or Go Home

Pondexter’s huge game ends Atlanta’s home win streak. (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NY Daily News) The New York Liberty had scored a big road win in Washington and returned for a Saturday afternoon More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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It’s Cappie’s Quarter Again, Liberty Rally to Beat Mystics

It’s been a back and forth affair for the New York Liberty (9-12) recently. Two hard earned wins which got them a split on a road trip followed by a brutal defeat to Connecticut at home after staying even at the More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Heather Hardy Scores First Pro Knockout, Still Undefeated

Photo Credit: Marlene Amaya-VAzquez On a night where most of the favorites struggled to win against limited yet game opponents, Heather Hardy brought the goods and exceeded demand and it was all documented. On the More...

Leilani Mitchell uses pick on drive to basket. (Credit: Marlene Amaya-Vazquez)
By Luis Vazquez On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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NY Liberty fall to the Sky

Bill Laimbeer has had his fill of challenges when it comes to playing in Chicago. Despite excellent performances from Cappie Pondexter and Plenette Pierson, and an inspired effort from Kara Braxton, the Sky pulled More...

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By Guest On Saturday, July 20th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 2: It’s all about the Journey

Dina Parise Positive Action: The hunt for additional Marketing Partners is the equivalent of Movie actors working as waiters while searching for that big break! You work and work with your nose to the grindstone More...