Category Archives: NYC Sports

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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Red Bull Arena Hosts SheBelieves Cup

(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)

U.S. Soccer will host the third annual SheBelieves Cup from March 1-7 as the USA hosts three of the world top teams in the most elite four-team women’s international tournament of the year.

Red Bull Arena will host a doubleheader on March 4, with the Top-Ranked U.S. Women’s National Team taking on France, and Germany taking on England.

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Villanova Outlasts Spirited St. John’s, Led By Big Night From Ponds

(Villanova setting up their offense – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Villanova Wildcats, the number-one ranked team in the country outlasted St. John’s 78-71 on Saturday night in front of 17,123 at Madison Square Garden.

Villanova has been the top-ranked team in the country for four weeks this season, and they improve to 16-1 overall, 4-1 in Big East play.

For St. John’s, the story is quite different, as they dropped to 0-6 in Big East play (10-8 overall) but played with a lot of pride tonight in their first game since Marcus LoVett was ruled out for the season on Wednesday.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: The Impact Of The Women’s March

Together We Rise: The Women’s March – Behind the Scenes At The Protest Heard Around The World

The Women’s March Organizers and Conde Nast

Dey St. An Imprint Of Harper Collins Publishers

Publication date: January 16, 2018 $30

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March took place in Washington, D.C. and grew into a worldwide statement against the event that happened the day before, the inauguration of Donald Trump as President.

More than 5 million people participated in marches around the world. Women from 82 countries and on all seven continents rose up in solidarity, hosting their own marches to share a common message: Hear our voice.

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