(St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)
The St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team released its 2018-19 non-conference schedule on Thursday.
Some of the early season highlights include a return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Legends Classic on November 19 and 20, a showdown with Georgia Tech as part of the Hoophall Miami Invitational, and a road trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 2 for a rematch with Duke, whom St. John’s upset last season at Madison Square Garden.
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The Life List Of Adrian Mandrick
By Chris White
Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Chris White is a star in the theater world, with an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and her plays have been produced nationally and internationally. She received a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play for Rhythms.
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New York City Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of Daniel Bedoya, a Queens native.
Bedoya played for NYCFC’s PDL affiliate, the Long Island Rough Riders, making 21 appearances, notching four goals and three assists.
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Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man
By Thomas Page McBee
Scribner, 224 pages, $24.00, available Tuesday, August 14
Thomas Page McBee is the first transgender man to ever box in Madison Square Garden, and in his new book Amateur, he explores his relationship to violence as experienced in a man’s body, while wrestling with the larger issue of what healthy masculinity looks like in our society.
McBee gives a powerful, nuanced exploration of masculinity through the eyes of a new man. Written in a visual and intimate style, this is a compelling narrative of self-definition and a roadmap for new possibilities.
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How Not To Be a Boy: Rules For Being A Man
By Robert Webb
Robert Webb, a British star of Peep Show & the comedic duo Mitchell & Webb, looks at the expectations that boys and men has thrust upon them at every stage of life in How Not To Be a Boy, his best seller in the UK that is now available in the United States.
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The Yankees will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 World Championship team with a number of events coming up, including a pregame on-field reunion ceremony on Saturday, August 18.
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Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul
By Jeremiah Moss
Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, $28.99
Jeremiah Moss is an unflinching chronicler of gentrification in the twenty-first century on the popular and incendiary blog Vanishing New York, which he created.
In his book of the same name, Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul, Moss writes a love letter to what New York has lost in the last two decades.
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The Yankees’ 5-4 loss in 10 innings to the Red Sox on Sunday night capped a four-game sweep for Boston.
The Red Sox improved to 79-34 and have opened up a season-high 9-1/2 game lead on the Yankees, who dropped to 68-42.
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(Photo by Jason Schott)
Bradley Wright-Phillips was honored for setting the record as the quickest player to 100 goals in MLS history on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena after their 2-1 win over Los Angeles Football Club.
Wright-Phillips’ 100th goal came in his 159th MLS career league game, surpassing the previous record held by Taylor Twellman, who took 174 games to notch the century mark.
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(The Red Bulls celebrate the game-winning goal – Photo by Jason Schott)
Bradley Wright-Phillips was honored on Sunday night for being the quickest to 100 goals in MLS history, but it was his assist on what turned out to be the game-winning goal made the difference in their 2-1 win over Los Angeles Football Club at Red Bull Arena.
With the win, the Red Bulls move back into second place in the Eastern Conference, as they are now 14-2-6, with 44 points, the same point total as NYCFC (13-5-5, 44 points), but they own the edge in goal differential, 21 to 16.
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