Flag Football Takes On Whole New Meaning

In continuing a practice started last year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL players have kneeled, raised their fists or engaged in what many have called disrespectful behavior during the playing of the national anthem before games.

New York Baseball Coaches Clinic Dec. 10

Anthony Iapoce, the hitting coach of the Texas Rangers, will be hosting the inaugural New York Baseball Coaches Clinic on Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Division Avenue H.S., Levittown, L.I.

Calling All NFL Fans

Calling all sports fans, especially NFL fans! Recently, pre-game national anthem protests have garnered as many media headlines as the games themselves. I would like to gather the thoughts of local parishioners on how they feel about these protests.

Stealing Signs Is Part of the Game, But…

What happened with the Red Sox and Yankees takes sign stealing a step further by implementing technology. This wouldn’t even be a story if the Red Sox attempted to steal signs the old-fashioned way.

Reds’ Pitcher Played Hoops at St. John’s

Amir Garrett, who once played small forward for the St. John’s University, Jamaica, men’s basketball team, currently plays pro baseball as a starting pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.

Sports Round-Up Sept.16

The St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s and women’s basketball teams recently wrapped up a trip north of the border to Canada. The Terriers met top Canadian teams in Ottawa and Montreal during the four-day visit, Aug. 26-29.

Grandpa Embodied Family and Baseball

Sept. 10 marks the annual celebration of National Grandparents Day. My grandpa on my mother’s side – affectionately known as “Jimmy,” or better yet “Corky” – will forever have a lasting impact on my life.

Hodges Demanded Players Respect Game at All Times

We recently passed an important anniversary that defined both the memorable 1969 New York Mets season and more importantly the tenure of the team’s manager, Brooklyn legend Gil Hodges.