Marcus LoVett has been named to the season’s first Big East Weekly Honor Roll after leading the Red Storm to victory in its season opener on Friday night, 77-61 over New Orleans at Carnesecca Arena,
The redshirt sophomore kicked off the campaign with a bang, as he scored a game-high 23 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including a 5-for-10 effort from beyond the arc.
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Belichick And Brady: Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football – Championship Edition
By Michael Holley
The New England Patriots have become the gold standard in terms of how a sports organization should operate, and they have the hardware to prove it.
Their head coach, Bill Belichick, and quarterback, Tom Brady, have combined to win five Super Bowls, the record for a coach-quarterback duo.
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(Red Bulls Head Coach and Sporting Director Denis Hamlett on Wednesday morning at Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Red Bulls had a largely successful season, reaching the U.S. Open Cup Final, CONCACAF Champions League semifinals, and reached the MLS playoffs for the eighth straight season.
The fact it didn’t end with any hardware would seem disappointing, especially since the MetroStars/Red Bulls franchise has never won a trophy. The only banners that hang at Red Bull Arena are for two Supporters Shields, earned for having the best regular season record.
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(Justin Simon shooting a free throw with support from the St. John’s fans – Photo by Jason Schott)
St. John’s opened the new season in style on Friday night, with a dominant 77-61 win over New Orleans at Carnesecca Arena.
Sophomore guard Marcus LoVett picked up right where he left off, as he poured in 23 points on 7-14 from the field, including five three-pointers. He also had four steals and three assists.
His fellow sophomore stand-out, guard Shamorie Ponds, had a nice night, with 12 points (5-15 FG, 2-9 on threes), seven rebounds and six assists.
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(Photos by Jason Schott)
The Yankees and the USO hosted over 250 volunteers on Friday morning at Yankee Stadium’s Great Hall to help assemble more than 5,000 USO Care Packages for active duty service members.
Yankees front office employees and veterans were on hand to help prepare care packages in support of Holidays for Heroes.
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(St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin – Photo by Jason Schott)
St. John’s opens their season on Friday night against New Orleans at Carnesecca Arena.
St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin said of the mindset of the team heading into the season, “Every day is important. Every film session, practice, shoot around, and if you approach it that way you can just go out there and play. Each and every day is important, that’s why we practice.”
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(St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin addressing his team – Photo by Jason Schott)
With the start of the 2017-18 season on Friday night, St. John’s Athletics has announced the dates for five Red Storm Rallies to take place inside Taffner Field House on basketball game days.
The first of these events will coincide with the men’s and women’s basketball season-opening doubleheader on Friday, taking place from 3:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in Taffner Field House, located just steps away from the on-campus home of the Johnnies.
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Warner Bros: The Making Of An American Movie Studio
By David Thomson
Yale University Press
Esteemed film critic David Thomson examines the lives of the famed movie family, the Warner Brothers, who arrived in America as unschooled Jewish immigrants.
Warner Bros is part of Yale Uniersity Press’ Jewish Lives series, and it chronicles how Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack (Moses, Aaron, Szmul, and Jacob) founded a studio that became the smartest, toughest, and most radical in all of Hollywood.
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(Columbus midfielder Hector Jimenez defends against NYCFC forward Jack Harrison – USA Today Sports)
New York City Football Club and the Red Bulls came up one goal short of advancing in their Eastern Conference Semifinal second legs on Sunday.
NYCFC lost to Columbus 4-1 last Tuesday night, and they won on Sunday at Yankee Stadium 2-0. Columbus won on aggregate 4-3.
The Red Bulls lost 2-1 to Toronto FC last Monday at home, and won 1-0 on Sunday in Toronto to even the aggregate at 2-2. Toronto moves on by virtue of the road goal rule, as they had two road goals in the first leg. Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the Red Bulls’ goal on Sunday in the 53rd minute.
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(Justin Meram scored for Columbus on Tuesday night – USA Today Sports)
The Columbus Crew took advantage of being at home and rolled to a 4-1 win over New York City Football Club on Tuesday night in the first leg of their Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff.
The second leg of the playoff will be held Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
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