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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(Neil Walker – @Yankees)
The Yankees had a big day Tuesday, as right fielder Aaron Judge was back in the lineup, they got another strong start from J.A. Happ, and Neil Walker hit a clutch home run late to give them a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
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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 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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(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone arguing Friday night)
The Yankees suffered an 11-7 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at The Stadium to split their four-game series.
On the seven-game homestand, they went 3-4 overall because they started the week by losing two of three to the Chicago White Sox.
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(Andrew McCutchen at the plate in his Yankees debut – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees debuted their new-look lineup, with Andrew McCutchen leading off and the return of catcher Gary Sanchez, but it was the pitching of Masahiro Tanaka that led them a 2-1 win on Saturday evening against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium.
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(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
For the third straight year, Major League Baseball teams will dedicate a special “Childhood Cancer Awareness Day” at ballparks on Saturday, September 1, including at Yankee Stadium, where the Yankees will host the Detroit Tigers.
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The Yankees announced on Thursday the festivities surrounding their annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
As part of a number of themed activities, there will be a stickball tournament will be held outside Yankee Stadium on River Avenue between 158th and 161st Streets, singers Frankie Negron and Toby Love will perform pregame concerts, Alianza Dominicana will offer free dance lessons at Yankee Stadium prior to a game for ticket-holding fans, and discounted tickets will be offered during the month of September for all Spanish-language Yankee Stadium tours.
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The greatest goaltender in hockey history has returned home.
On Wednesday, the Devils named Martin Brodeur as Executive Vice President of Business Development.
Brodeur will report to Team President Hugh Weber and he will work across all departments to identify, capitalize and develop on business opportunities for the Devils, Prudential Center and the outlying community.
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All This I Will Give To You
By Dolores Redondo; translated by Michael Meigs
AmazonCrossing; 478 pages; hardcover, paperback, and e-book; available September 1
Literary thriller writer Dolores Redondo was the most-read author in Spain in 2017, surpassing Ken Follett, Fernando Aramburu and Carlos Ruiz Zafon, according to the Spanish Publishers Association.
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