Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Olympic bid loss made New York City stronger

New York may have lost its chance to host this summer’s Olympics but it gained so much by not having the games.

Yankees see dip in attendance at home games

The Yankees are facing one of their worst home attendance records in years, and experts say the only way they can get fans back to the Bronx is by winning.

Mets no-hitter crashers arraigned, released from jail

A pair of Amazin’s fans paid the price in court for being part of their team’s history.

It’s official: The 2013 All-Star Game will be at Citi Field

Baseball’s best will be squaring off in Queens next year and the city will be the winner.

Rangers-Devils fans ready for cross river showdown

NHL’s biggest rivalry is getting New York metro area fans excited.

Video: Fans react to surprising start

Mets fans chat about their strengthened hope for the new season following a 4-0 start.

Mets Fans Revel, for Now, in an Undefeated Season

A 4-0 start sparked new passion for Amazin fans and they hope the good luck can continue.

Mets stadium worker admits to $2M theft: DA

A man trusted with keeping Citi Field clean is now banned from the ballpark after he stole from right under the team’s nose.

Brother of NFL player shot

Police are hunting for the people responsible for gunning down a business owner outside his office in St. Albans.

Young readers come on out and meet the Mets

A group of Queens readers got a special visit from big leaguers at the Central Library’s newest zone.

Teens have a ball at US Open tryouts

Teen tennis fans from all over the state descended to Flushing Meadows Corona Park for a shot at being right in the middle of the action of the U.S. Open.

Cricket returns to SE Queens

Athletes who take part in one of the fastest growing in Queens will have some fancy new facilities to test their game.

K-Rod pleads guilty to assault

The Mets all-star pitcher saved himself from prison time for assaulting the father of his ex-fling but now he’ll be heading for the anger management counselor’s box.

Olympian speaks at SJU about volleyball

Misty May-Treanor paid St. John’s a special visit to stress the importance of women in the wide world of sports.

Cyclones go ‘Backman’ the future

The Cyclones go to another Amzain for their quest for their long sought after championship.

St. Albans ahtlete makes it to NYC Hall of fame

Gail Marquis reflects on her life as a pioneer in women’s basketball.

US Open begins with a bang

Hundreds of fans headed to Queens for one of tennis’s biggest events.

Cal Ripken Jr. visits Queens

Baseball Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken Jr. gives live lessons to varsity baseball players at John Adams High School in South Ozone Park.