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Carbone Steps Down as Coach to Be Full-Time AD

Frank Carbone, the athletic director and longtime women’s basketball and softball coach at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, has announced that he will step down from coaching duties starting this upcoming season.

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There Is Crying in Baseball, After All

Tears of despair have evolved into tears of joy for New York Met Wilmer Flores in recent weeks as he’s become a sort of folk hero, making the most of what seems like a second chance in N.Y.

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Sweeney in Royals’ Hall of Fame

Former Kansas City Royals team captain Mike Sweeney, a practicing Roman Catholic ballplayer, was inducted Aug. 15 into the Royals’ Hall of Fame.

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Coaches and Rosaries Bring Students Closer to Christ

More than 350 teenage boys clad in different-colored football jerseys sat on the grass at Cincinnati’s Mount St. Mary’s Seminary with rosaries in hand for a SportsLeader Rosary Rally, a unique event that brings high school football players from different teams together to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.

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US Coaches Promote Peace With Basketball in Holy Land

Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.

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Mets’ Draftee Decides to Stay in School

The New York Mets drafted St. John’s and former Archbishop Molloy star Tom Hackimer, but he has chosen to return to school to wrap up his degree.

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WINS for Cancer

During this spring’s high school baseball and softball season, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, and The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, teamed up for a fundraising campaign to support Sunrise Day Camp in Wyandanch, L.I.