Category Archives: NYC Sports

St. John’s Names Mike Anderson New Head Coach

Mike Anderson has been named the 21st head coach in the history of the St. John’s Men’s Basketball program.

Anderson, who most recently served as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks for eight seasons, has a career head coaching record of 369-200 (.649), and has never had a losing season while at the helm of a college basketball program.

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MLB Umpires Host 11th Annual Online Auction For UMPS CARE Charities

Major League Baseball (MLB) umpires will offer up more than 400 items that include priceless autographed sports memorabilia, one-of-a-kind VIP experiences and VIP ticket packages during its 11th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Online Auction. The auction is currently underway at www.mlb.com/UmpsCare and closes at 10 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 29.

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Royals Get To German Early, Hold On To Beat Yankees

(Royals first baseman Ryan O’Hearn racing to catch a pop-up from Gleyber Torres in the sixth – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Kansas City Royals jumped out to an early lead against Yankees starter Domingo German and went on to win 6-1 at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night.

The Yankees had no follow through from their emotional two-game sweep over the Red Sox, as they were dominated by Homer Bailey, who threw six innings, allowing just one run on three hits and a walk, with six strikeouts.

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Yankees 3B Andujar’s Recovery Going Smoothly; Boone Discusses Next Steps

(Miguel Andujar throwing earlier this season – Photo by Jason Schott)

When Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar went on the injured list on April 1 with a right shoulder strain, the plan was to have him not rush his rehab, while there concern that he would need season-ending surgery.

Just a bit over two weeks later, Andujar has consistently been throwing, and he took a major step on Thursday.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: On The Evolution Of Business

(The New York Stock Exchange – Photo by Jason Schott)

There is a real debate in this country right now about the future of business, including whether we should still have a capitalist system and examining how businesses conduct themselves with regards to the environment and their workers.

Three new books are essential to understanding this discussion: The Enlightened Capitalists by James O’Toole; The Prosperity Paradox by Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo, and Karen Dillon; and The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier.

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