(Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)
The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) awarded St. John’s sophomore Shamorie Ponds with the Haggerty Award presented annually to New York City’s collegiate player of the year.
Ponds becomes the 23rd player in St. John’s history, including the third Red Storm player in the last five years to receive the award named in honor of St. John’s basketball and baseball star Lieutenant Frank J. Haggerty.
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Tony Skinn, who played on the George Mason team that went to the Final Four in 2006, has been named an assistant coach on the Seton Hall men’s basketball staff
Skinn comes to Seton Hall with a wealth of coaching experience at multiple levels of basketball, most recently spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech.
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(Aaron Judge (left) with his teammates during batting practice on Tuesday – Photo by Jason Schott)
Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge hit 52 home runs last season on his way to winning the American League Rookie of the Year award unanimously and came in second in the race for Most Valuable Player.
The questions going into this season were how would Judge follow that up?
The answer is that he has simply picked up where he left off.
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(Kassoum Yakwe – @StJohnsBBall)
Kassoum Yakwe announced Thursday that he will not be returning to the St. John’s men’s basketball program for the 2018-19 season.
The junior from Bamako, Mali is on track to earn his bachelor’s degree this summer, and he will pursue transfer opportunities for his final collegiate season.
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(Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his players at the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Duke Blue Devils, the second seed in the Midwest regional, will be taking on the Cinderella team of the tournament, the Syracuse Orange, who are the 11th seed and upset Michigan State last Sunday to get here, on Friday night in Omaha.
This unexpected matchup pits two legendary coaches, as Duke’s Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, will face off against Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim.
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(Marvin Bagley III of Duke)
With a sweep of Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III leads the 2017-18 season award winners and the All-ACC basketball team announced by the league on Sunday.
Bagley, leading the ACC in both scoring and rebounding heading into the postseason, was the choice for ACC Player of the Year by 37 members of the 57-member voting panel (15 ACC head coaches, 42 selected media) that cast ballots for this year’s postseason honors. Boston College junior Jerome Robinson placed second with 14 votes.
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Marcus LoVett announced on Saturday morning that he is leaving the St. John’s men’s basketball program. The 6-foot guard will return home to California where he will focus on rehabbing from his season-ending injury and aims to pursue a career in professional basketball.
“Right now I feel it is best for me to return home, get healthy and explore all options for my basketball future,” said LoVett. “It has always been a goal of mine to play professional basketball, so I am committed to working hard to position myself for the best available opportunity. I enjoyed my experience at St. John’s and appreciate all the support from Red Storm fans.”
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The Red Bulls have signed Mike LaBelle as the club’s first eSports player. LaBelle will represent the Red Bulls in the recently-announced EA Sports FIFA 18 gaming league, eMLS, and in FIFA tournaments around the world.
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New York City FC are delighted to announce the transfer of Ismael Tajouri from Austria Wien.
The 23-year old attacking midfielder arrives as NYCFC’s sixth offseason addition and will join the Club on preseason in Jacksonville later this month, subject to receipt of his P1 Visa and ITC.
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Former Giants quarterback Kerry Collins is part of the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Collins played his college ball at Penn State from 1991-1994, and the rest of the class includes:
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