(Ponds in action on Sunday – @StJohnsBball)
St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds has garnered his first weekly award from the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association, earning MBWA Player of the Week honors.
This comes a day after Ponds was named to the Big East Conference’s Weekly Honor Roll for the fifth time this season.
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The 25th annual Yankees Holiday Food Drive, presented by C-Town and Bravo supermarkets and Krasdale Foods, will be held this Wednesday, December 19, between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Gate 2 at Yankee Stadium, located at the corner of 164th Street and Jerome Avenue.
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After much speculation during last week’s Winter Meetings, the Yankees made it official on Monday morning when they announced the signing of left-handed starter J.A. Happ to a two-year contract through the 2020 season with a vesting option for 2021.
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(The Red Bulls celebrate a goal during their playoff win against Columbus this past season – Photo by Jason Schott)
Major League Soccer today announced it will adopt a new single-elimination playoff structure beginning in 2019. Starting next season, the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs will consist of a straight-bracket format that will further reward regular season performance with a greater homefield advantage.
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(Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)
On a day when a school from Queens hosted one from Staten Island, it was a kid from Brooklyn who made the difference.
Shamorie Ponds had 16 points, 14 assists, and 9 rebounds to lead St. John’s to a 73-58 win over Wagner on Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena.
Continue reading Ponds Powers St. John’s To First 10-0 Start Since 1982-83
Joan Steinbrenner, the wife of the late Yankees Principal Owner George M. Steinbrenner III, passed away on Friday morning at her home in Tampa, Fla. surrounded by her family. She was 83.
“Joan was a compassionate and caring matriarch whose profound love for her family and those in the community always inspired us,” the Steinbrenner family said in a statement. “Her elegance and grace touched everyone around her, and we know her spirit will live on through her legacy of good works. We are grateful to have had her in our lives, and she will be deeply missed.”
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On Thursday, the Yankees acquired OF Tyler Hill from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for cash considerations.
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In the first round of the Major League phase of the 2018 Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, Arizona selected right-handed pitcher Nick Green from the Yankees.
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New York City Football Club has acquired midfielder Tony Rocha from Orlando City SC in exchange for their fourth round draft pick in the 2019 MLS Draft.
Rocha joins NYCFC after spending the past three seasons with Orlando City SC making 23 appearances and tallying four assists for the Orlando City first-team between loan spells at Orlando City B in 2017 and Saint Louis FC in the USL last season.
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The Red Bulls acquired the first overall pick in this afternoon’s waiver draft from the San Jose Earthquakes, and subsequently selected former Philadelphia Union midfielder Marcus Epps. The Red Bulls sent their second-round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft to San Jose.
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