Category Archives: NYC Sports

Big East Tournament Will Continue To Be Held At MSG

(Photo by Jason Schott)

The Big East Conference and The Madison Square Garden Company announced an extension through 2028 of their agreement to hold the Big East Tournament at The Garden.

The agreement also ensures that the Tournament will be staged on its traditional dates at the close of college basketball’s regular season.

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National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner Tuesday Dec. 3

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame’s renowned 61st NFF Annual Awards Dinner will take place Tuesday, December 4 at the New York Hilton Midtown. ESPN3 will stream the Annual Awards Dinner live at 8:30 p.m. ET.

A star-studded College Football Hall of Fame Class, which includes Calvin Johnson, Kerry Collins, and Charles Woodson, will headline the event.

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St. John’s Cruises By Maryland Eastern Shore

(LJ Figueroa driving to the hoop – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s continued their strong start to the season with a dominant performance against Maryland Eastern Shore, as they cruised to an 85-64 win on Tuesday night at Carnesecca Arena.

St. John’s improved to 6-0 on the season, and they remain the last unbeaten team in the Big East Conference.

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Yankees Claim Parker Bridwell Off Waivers From Angels

(Parker Bridwell)

The Yankees made another move to solidify their starting rotation on Monday, as they claimed right-hander Parker Bridwell off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.

Bridwell, 27, went 1-0 with a 17.55 ERA (6.2IP, 13ER) in five games (one start) with the Angels in 2018. He spent the majority of the season on the minor league disabled list, but also made six starts with Triple-A Salt Lake, going 1-1 with an 8.68 ERA (28.0IP, 27ER).

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St. John’s Ponds Named Big East Player Of The Week

(Shamorie Ponds in action against California on November 19 – @StJohnsBball)

Shamorie Ponds had a record-shattering pair of performances to lead St. John’s to the Legends Classic title, and that earned him Big East Player of the Week honors, it was announced on Monday morning.

Playing in his home borough of Brooklyn for just the second time as a member of the Red Storm, had 32 points against California on Monday, November 19, followed by 35 the next night against VCU.

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Atlanta Gains Major Advantage On Red Bulls In 1st Leg Of East Finals

(Atlanta’s Hector Villalba celebrates his goal – @ATLUTD)

In the first leg of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, Atlanta United took advantage of being at home and beat the Red Bulls, 3-0.

The second leg is Thursday night at Red Bull Arena, and the Red Bulls need to score three goals to send the match to overtime, or four to win outright. If Atlanta gets one, which would be a “road goal,” the Red Bulls would need to score five.

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