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.

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.

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.

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.

Sports Round-Up June 24

St. John’s University, Jamaica, had three players selected in this year’s MLB draft. The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) has embarked on a cross-country bicycling journey.

Orioles Star CF Rises Above Racist Taunts

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said a group of fans directed derogatory taunts at him and even threw a bag of peanuts toward him during a recent game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.