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BrooklynFans Of Books: “That’s What She Said”

That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (And Women Need To Tell Them) About Working Together

By Joanne Lipman

William Morrow, on sale January 30th

The dialogue around sexual harrassment the past few months that began with revelations about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is a watershed moment in this country’s history.

Harassment allegations have touched all industries from media, with morning news anchors Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer fired; government, with members of Congress, including Senator Al Franken resigning; and continued this weekend with multiple allegations against Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn.

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Butler Uses Fast Start To Stifle St. John’s

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

The Butler Bulldogs got off to a fast start against St. John’s on Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse, as they opened up a 37-15 lead at halftime on their way to a comfortable 70-45 victory.

St. John’s is now a woeful 0-10 in Big East Conference play on the season, 10-12 overall.

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Red Bulls Open Preseason At Univ. Of South Florida

(Red Bulls Head Coach Jesse Marsch looks on as Aurelian Collin heads one – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls opened the preseason with an exhibition match against the University of South Florida on Saturday morning at Corbett Stadium on the USF Campus. The match featured three 30-minute periods.

The Red Bulls used three predetermined lineups for each period, and their first group won the match 2-0, the second group earned a 1-0 victory and group three won 4-0.

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St. John’s Ready For Butler Battle

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

St. John’s will be looking for their first Big East victory this Saturday at Butler, whose Hinkle Fieldhouse is a tough place for road teams to win.

After a 68-63 loss to Creighton on Tuesday night, St. John’s is 0-9 in Big East play and 10-11 overall. Butler is 4-4 in the Big East and 14-7 overall.

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Mullin: “You have to bury me. That’s when I’ll give up”

(Chris Mullin – Photo by Jason Schott)

The St. John’s Red Storm lost another tight game on Tuesday night at Carnesecca Arena, 68-63, to Creighton, to fall to 0-9 in Big East play, and their overall record dipped below .500 to 10-11.

St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin said of his mentality and his message to the fans, “My first statement was that the easiest thing to do was give up, but that’s not happening. That’s not what anyone came here for. We’re going to work through it. … I don’t know that give-up world. I’m not about that at all. …

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Williams Sisters In Tie Break Tens Tournament At The Garden In March

(Serena and Venus Williams)

Tie Break Tens, the new fast-paced short-form tennis format, has confirmed that tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams will compete in the 5th tournament of the Tie Break Tens series at Madison Square Garden on March 5th.

The all-women contest is the first time a Tie Break Tens tournament will be held in the United States and follows successful tournaments in London, Vienna, Madrid and Melbourne.

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St. John’s Shutdown in D.C.

(Shamorie Ponds had a big game against Georgetown – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s suffered their second tough loss to Georgetown in eleven days, this one in double overtime, 93-89, on Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

St. John’s is now 0-8 in Big East play, and their record overall is now 10-10. They have gone a month without winning a game, since they beat St. Joe’s at Mohegan Sun on December 20. It doesn’t get any easier for the Red Storm as they host Creighton on Tuesday night at 8:30 at Carnesecca Arena.

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NYCFC Takes Caldwell & Paterson in MLS SuperDraft

(NYCFC’s top pick Jeff Caldwell with Head Coach Patrick Vieira (left) and Sporting Director Claudio Reyna (right) – @NYCFC)

New York City Football Club selected goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell from the University of Virginia with their 19th pick in the First Round of the MLS SuperDraft 2018 on Friday afternoon in Philadelphia.

In the Second Round, NYCFC acquired defender AJ Paterson from Wright State University as the 42nd pick overall.

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Red Bulls Make Three Picks In MLS SuperDraft

(Brian White, the top pick of the Red Bulls – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls made three selections in the first two rounds of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft on Friday afternoon at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

With the 16th overall pick of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, the Red Bulls selected Duke product Brian White, and in the second round, they selected Niko De Vera 31st overall and Tom Barlow 39th overall.

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