(Carnesecca Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)
The St. John’s men’s basketball team finalized its 31-game schedule for 2017-18 on Tuesday with the Big East’s public release of the conference lineup.
St. John’s will play a total of 16 home games this season at Carnesecca Arena and Madison Square Garden, with seven of those contests on weekend dates.
Continue reading St. John’s Releases 2017-18 Schedule, Featuring Duke at MSG
(Citi Field – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Mets announced that they will open the 2018 regular season on Thursday, March 29 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals.
That is part of a six-game homestand in which they will play three against the Cardinals, with the final two games of the series Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, and a three-game set with the Phillies Monday, April 2 through Wednesday, April 4.
Continue reading Mets Release 2018 Schedule
(NYCFC’s Jack Harrison goes up for a loose ball against Portland’s Darlington Nagbe on Saturday – USA Today Sports)
New York City Football Club hosted two of the West’s best this week at Yankee Stadium, and came away with a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday in the rain, and FILL IN on Saturday against the Portland Timbers.
Wednesday’s game with Kansas City was slow to develop and, because of the wet conditions, chances were hard to come by.
Jack Harrison broke though in the 84th minute for the lone goal of the match. It was the forward’s ninth goal of the season, and first in nine games.
Continue reading NYCFC Splits Against Best Of West
(Citi Field – Photo by Jason Schott)
Major League Baseball announced on Friday that the Yankees’ upcoming three-game series at the Tampa Bay Rays starting Monday has been relocated from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida to Citi Field due to Hurricane Irma.
Game times for Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12 are 7:10 p.m.; and Wednesday, September 13 at 1:10 p.m.
Continue reading Yankees At Citi Field: What You Need To Know
(Photos provided by NYCFC)
New York City Football Club has opened the NYCFC House, the Club’s first ever Pop-Up shop and experiential space in the heart of Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
Located at 446 West 14th Street and spanning four floors, #NYCFCHouse will run from until September 21 and feature a series of soccer-related events and exclusive product releases, in addition to a full assortment of team merchandise available for purchase.
Continue reading NYCFC House Open Until September 21st
On Thursday morning, the Yankees were saddened to learn of the passing of Gene “Stick” Michael, who passed away at his home in Oldsmar, Florida, and was 79 years old.
Michael played for the Yankees in the 1960s, and later served as their manager and general manager.
Most importantly, Michael was the architect of the 1990s dynasty that produced five championships, as he drafted the Fab Five of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, and Bernie Williams.
Continue reading Yankees Mourn Michael, Architect of ’90s Dynasty
(St. John’s plays at Madison Square Garden – Photo by Jason Schott)
Sid Wilson informed the St. John’s Men’s Basketball coaching staff of his intention to transfer from the school for personal reasons.
The freshman wing from the Bronx signed with the Red Storm in May, and he has been granted permission to speak with other NCAA Division I programs.
Continue reading Wilson Leaves St. John’s For Personal Reasons
By Emily Ziff Griffin
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division
Emily Ziff Griffin is a writer and film producer who tells a deeply personal story relating to the loss in her life in her debut novel, Light Years.
Griffin has survived two very hard experiences with grief, the passing of her father from AIDS when she was a teenager and her dear friend, mentor, and producing partner Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died suddenly in 2014.
Continue reading BrooklynFans of Books: Griffin Examines Loss In “Light Years”
(NYCFC’s Maxi Moralez firing one by Red Bulls defender Aaron Long for his goal on Friday night – USA Today Sports)
New York City Football Club and the Red Bulls played to a 1-1 draw on Friday night at Red Bull Arena in their final regular season Hudson River Derby of the season.
The Red Bulls dominated the first half, with 63 percent possession and 15 shots, including a couple of big chances from Sean Davis, but they couldn’t connect, and it was scoreless at the half.
Continue reading NYCFC, Red Bulls Play To A Draw In Final Derby Of Season
(The Yankees taking batting practice – photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees announced on Wednesday afternoon that they will host three more Yankees Batting Practice Block Parties on Monday, August 28 vs. Cleveland; Thursday, August 31 vs. Boston; and Monday, September 18 vs. Minnesota.
Yankee Stadium will open Gates 6 and 8 at 4:00 p.m., which is one hour earlier than usual, on those three dates.
Continue reading Yankees To Host More BP Block Parties