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St. John’s Opens Season With Big Win Over Loyola-Maryland

(Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s opened the season with a dominant performance, as they beat Loyola Maryland, 76-55, on Tuesday night at Carnesecca Arena.

St. John’s took control of this game early, jumping out to a 21-8 lead on a Mikey Dixon three-point play at the 9:58 mark of the first half and a Shamorie Ponds three-pointer as time expired gave them a 48-23 lead at halftime.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “On Point” Gives Life Lessons From WSJ. Magazine

On Point: Life Lessons from the “Columnists” Interviews in WSJ. Magazine

Foreword by Kristina O’Neill

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers; hardcover, 336 pages; $24.99

The Wall Street Journal Magazine‘s “Columnists” feature has provided plenty of life lessons from leaders  in many fields, and they are all put together in the new book On Point.

Hundreds of luminaries across a diverse spectrum of professions and backgrounds, offer their knowledge on many compelling topics, including “On Success,” “On Fear,” “On Solitude,” “On Obsession, and “On Risk.”

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Boone Expects It To Be “Buzzy” In Boston For Game 1

Yankees Manager Aaron Boone addressed the media ahead of Friday night’s Game 1 of the ALDS in Boston with the Red Sox.

Boone said he expected the atmosphere in Boston to be “Buzzy. I’m sure it will be awesome. You know, the cool-down today, fall in the air, two great teams, two great franchises, two great fan bases, it should make for a special environment. I’m looking forward to it.”

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Bronx Bombers Bash BoSox

(Luke Voit celebrating one of his home runs – @Yankees)

The Yankees lived up to their nickname of Bronx Bombers on Wednesday night, as they used three home runs to bash the Boston Red Sox, 10-1 at The Stadium.

The Yankees got a pair of homers from first baseman Luke Voit and one from third baseman Miguel Andujar, to give them 245 homers as a team this season, tying the franchise record set in 2012. That is tied for the eighth-highest home run total in Major League history.

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David Robinson To Be Honored At An Evening with St. John’s Basketball Dinner

As the 2018-19 season is upon us, St. John’s has announced that its annual An Evening with St. John’s Basketball dinner will be held on Monday, October 29 at The Metropolitan Club.

David Robinson, the who became an NBA legend with the San Antonio Spurs, will serve as the event’s honored guest. This continues the tradition of St. John’s honoring a number of Naismith Hall of Fame inductees over the past several years.

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Islanders Begin Preseason On Sunday Against Flyers

The Islanders will begin their 2018-19 preseason schedule with a game at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, against the Philadelphia Flyers this Sunday at 1 p.m.

Prior to the puck-drop, fans are encouraged to arrive early for a free, pre-game celebration event on the NYCB LIVE Plaza that will include:

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Tiger Woods On His Comeback: “It’s been quite a year”

Tiger Woods has had quite a year as he takes his place back at the top of the golf world. After a top-ten finish at the British Open in July, he finished second at the PGA Championship, making it feel like his first victory since 2013 is inevitable.

Woods shot a 65 Monday to work his way into contention at the BMW Championship, but ultimately fell short. He finished with a score of -17, three shots back of Keegan Bradley and Justin Rose. Bradley won the tournament in a playoff.

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