Sports Round Up Aug. 19

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.

Prep’s Battaglia Honored by Alma Mater Rutgers

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.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 12

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.

From Football to Baseball, Tebow’s Got the Goods

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.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 5

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. Bannan Chose Priesthood Over Hoops

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.

Mets’ Conforto Has Devout B’klyn Support

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.

Coast-to-Coast Ride Ready for a Big Brooklyn Finish

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.