We know the sport of basketball is a staple of summer tradition in the Rockaways. And the great thing about it is that hoops can be enjoyed by players of all ages.
The nonprofit organization Baseball Miracles, which introduces baseball and softball to economically disadvantaged children around the globe, held a free clinic Aug. 2-3 in New Orleans.
Marco Battaglia’s legacy at Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J., is well known among the college football community. And now, that legacy will be on prominent display at the university’s newly renovated football complex.
CYO wrapped up its fourth annual summer basketball league. The league provides girls’ and boys’ basketball players from third through eighth grade the opportunity to keep their skills sharp in preparation for the winter season.
Tim Tebow has wowed us throughout his life with his unrivaled passion to his faith, which he openly wears on his sleeve despite his critics. And right now, he is wowing us again, but this time on the baseball diamond.
Dr. Alexis Puhan, M.D., of Switzerland, participated July 23 in the 20 Bridge Manhattan Swim, sponsored by New York Open Water.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, fencing alumnus Daryl Homer won not one but two gold medals at the Pan-American Championships in Montreal in mid-June.
Msgr. Marty Bannan was an extraordinary basketball player Cathedral Prep, but he was also an extraordinary man of faith and chose the priesthood over a hoops career.
New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is fresh off his first career All-Star Game appearance. As excited as he was to receive this honor, there’s a baseball fan in Brooklyn that was likely even more overjoyed than the Amazins’ budding superstar.
The Coast to Coast for FSHD ride is a 54-day, 4,200-mile journey that covers 46 cities and 15 states. It is set to wrap up July 19, when the cyclists cross the Brooklyn Bridge and ride the final stretch to Barclays Center.