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Champions League: Santos Laguna’s Late Surge Ousts Red Bulls

(@NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls lost to Santos Laguna, 4-2, in Leg 2 of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinals on Tuesday at Estadio Corona. Santos advanced to the SCCL Semifinals on aggregate, 6-2.

The Red Bulls lost the first leg at home, 2-0, on March 5, and it took them just four minutes to get one of them back.

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Marvin Clark II on DePaul Matchup: “It’s a new season”

(Marvin Clark II batting Femi Olujobi earlier this season – @StJohnsBball)

The St. John’s Red Storm will open the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night against DePaul, with tip-off around 9:30 p.m.

The Red Storm finished the regular season with three straight losses, which left their Big East Conference record at 8-9 and saw them drop to seventh place from third, missing a bye in the tournament.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Me For You” By Lolly Winston

Me for You

By Lolly Winston

Gallery Books; hardcover, $26.00; E-Book, $9.99; available today, Tuesday, March 12

Lolly Winston, the New York Times bestselling author of Good Grief, has written a new novel, Me For You, which tells a richly poignant and stirring story that asks the deep question, how soon is too soon to fall in love again?

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Mullin’s “Sole focus is on starting a brand-new season and focusing on DePaul”

(St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin – Photo by Jason Schott)

The St. John’s Red Storm will open the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night against DePaul, with tip-off around 9:30 p.m.

The Red Storm finished the regular season with three straight losses, which left their Big East Conference record at 8-9 and saw them drop to seventh place from third, and missing a bye in the tournament.

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Expanded Video Offerings For March Madness

(Provided by Turner Sports)

With the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship set to start on Tuesday, March 19, NCAA March Madness Live – the exclusive live streaming suite of products managed by Turner Sports in partnership with CBS and the NCAA – is ready to provide college basketball fans with more offerings than ever before.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Desert Fox” On A Compelling World War II Figure

Desert Fox: The Storied Military Career of Erwin Rommel

By Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

Regnery History; hardcover, $29.99; available Tuesday, March 12, 2019

There are many theories on just who Erwin Rommel was, from debating whether he was a war hero or war criminal; a man of integrity or Hitler flunky; a military genius or just lucky.

Bestselling military historian Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. offers a fresh look at the Allies’ most well-respected opponent of WWII and gets to the heart of this mysterious figure in Desert Fox: The Storied Military Career of Erwin Rommel.

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CBS & Turner Sports Announce March Madness Broadcast Teams

(Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, and Bill Raftery)

Turner Sports and CBS Sports have announced the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Commentator Teams.

Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson will call the
National Championship and Final Four National Semifinals on CBS. This is their fifth consecutive year as Lead Broadcast Team.

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St. John’s Simon Named Big East Defensive Player of the Year

(Justin Simon bringing the ball up earlier this season – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s guard Justin Simon has been named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year by a vote of the league’s coaches, it was announced Monday morning.

Simon becomes just the third player in program history to receive this honor from the conference, joining Mark Jackson in 1987 and Sir’Dominic Pointer in 2015.

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