Tag Archives: New York City

A Great Night in New York Sports by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

At the end of the 2009-2010 season, the two New York area teams, the New York Knicks and then New Jersey Nets were struggling franchises, with a combined record of 41-123. After their victories tonight, each over a team with … Continue reading

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Daily Debate: Philadelphia or New York, Which City Had A Worse Week?

The last week has been one of the worst in recent memories for the City of Brotherly Love and The Big Apple, Philadelphia and New York City.  The New York Yankees, favored to win the pennant, were eliminated from the American League … Continue reading

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How Sports Eased the Pain by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

There is not a person over the age of 15 who does not remember what they were doing around 8:45 am on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.  That is when a large jumbo jet crashed into the World … Continue reading

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Soccer Comes Alive at the Harlem Tavern by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

As a huge sports fan, sports writer and blogger, I only had a casual interest in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final Sunday afternoon.  I would gather that, a week ago, few people would have guessed they would be sitting … Continue reading

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Brandon, Kemba, and Kyrie: Point Guards of History? by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Kemba Walker with David Stern at NBA Draft Kemba Walker of the University of Connecticut Huskies had one of the most remarkable seasons in the history of NCAA basketball.  After a season that began 21-9, the Huskies went on to … Continue reading

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Man, He is now a Leg-End! By Aaron “The Inkwell” Smith April 8, 2011

Where do I start? Manny Ramirez is a New York City native who started his career for the lowly Cleveland Indians. He then went on to play for the Boston Red Sox, as one half of the dynamic power-hitting duo … Continue reading

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