Posts Tagged ‘New York’

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Clap it up for Ike

April 20, 2010

New Face at First Base

via ESPN New York

NEW YORK — A little more than seven hours after he put on his Buffalo Bisons jersey, Ike Davis stood on first base at Citi Field in a New York Mets uniform holding the ball from his first big league hit.

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Miami and Jets both Win Big

April 14, 2010

Two 2nd round draft picks?? PEANUTS!

ESPN is reporting that Brandon Marshall has agreed to a four year, $47.5 million dollar contract with the Miami Dolphins. This will make Marshall the highest paid wide receiver in NFL history.

The Dolphins who traded for the problematic wide out for two 2nd round draft picks in 2010 and 2011, will finally have the deep threat to combat their rival Jets who just scooped up Santonio Holmes yesterday.

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Jedi versus Quentin Richardson at the Garden

April 12, 2010

D Lee takes a free throw while T-Mac and D Wade lurk in the background

Midtown traffic on a Sunday is fucking brutal.  Making it to the Garden to sit courtside one row away from the Heat bench, and irritating Quentin Richardson..PRICELESS.

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Lance Dances with NBA

April 7, 2010

Stephenson will skip his sophomore year

Former Lincoln high school star and Coney Island product Lance Stephenson, will follow in the footsteps of Stephon Marbury and forgo his last thee years at Cincinnati to enter the NBA.

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Top 10 NY Sports Moments of 2009

December 30, 2009

...where dreams are made of

As 2009 comes to a close, and Luis Castillo drops the ball  in Times Square, we reflect on those moments (good or bad) in the past year that made New York sports entertaining, frustrating, and memorable.  Players went down, new players arrived, and even a Championship was won for the city.  Tears were shed, fans jumped for joy, and in a time of recession sports provided us with an outlet to escape. 

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Know your NYC Hoop History…The Cage

December 15, 2009

And Oneeeeeee!!!

The basketball gods dropped an asphalt heaven right on earth, the West 4th courts simply known as the “Cage” hosts NYC’s only summer time basketball tournament that runs seven days a week, from Memorial day to Labor day. It is a tradition that has carried on since 1977.

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Know your NYC Hoop History… The one and only Rucker Park

December 11, 2009

Ballin' at the Rucker

Harlem was an epicenter of professional sports in the 1900’s, and the Polo Grounds was ground zero. It was a stadium that hosted professional football games, college football games and was once the home of baseballs New York Giants before they moved to San Francisco. Many of New York’s professional teams can trace their roots to the former space that occupied 155th street.

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