Category: SPORTS

Riverbank State Park — Spring/Summer Sessions Now Registering

Riverbank State Park — Spring/Summer Sessions Now Registering

Riverbank is the only park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped recreational facility is a state-of-the-art park facility. Rising 69 feet above the Hudson River, Riverbank offers a wide variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities.

March 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Tony Dungy on Diversity in Coaching

Tony Dungy on Diversity in Coaching

Tony Dungy, the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl wrote an article in the New York Times on the need for diversity in college football coaching. He states: One would think that our universities would be leading the way in progressive thinking. You wouldn’t think that in 2009 it would be [...]

February 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Trademark Obama suit a fashion hit Matt Lauer to Interview President Obama before Super Bowl Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses ‘shameful’ Fox News Is Using the Obamas to Perfect Its Racist Attacks on Black America Michelle Obama Gets the Wax Museum Treatment Candidate Linked to Obama Parody Song Leaves Race for G.O.P. Chairman [...]

January 30, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Lance Smith — Running Around Harlem and Around NYC

Lance Smith — Running Around Harlem
and Around NYC

Lance Smith is a marathon runner who lives in Harlem. He also used to be my neighbor. For seven plus years we lived in the same building. I could probably count on my fingers how many times I saw Lance in long pants or something other than running shorts. LOL. Rain, snow, 90 degree heat [...]

October 31, 2008 | 1 Comment More
NYC Marathon This Sunday

NYC Marathon This Sunday

Martin Lel, Kenyan long distance and marathon runner. He won the New York City Marathon in 2003 and 2007. ********* The NYC Marathon is this weekend. It goes through all 5 boroughs. If you’re in Harlem, you can catch the marathon as the runners come over the 135th Street Bridge and run down Fifth Avenue [...]

October 29, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Isiah Thomas May Have Overdosed on Sleeping Pills

Isiah Thomas May Have Overdosed on Sleeping Pills

Isiah Thomas, former head coach of the New York Knicks, has been taken to the hospital for a possible overdose. According to WNBC.com, Harrison, NY police were called to his home early Friday morning by his wife Lynn. She called police after finding Thomas had taken 10 Lunesta sleeping pills.

October 24, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Marathon Runners Want to Pass the Obama Baton On To You

Marathon Runners Want to Pass the Obama Baton On To You

Seth Gaffney, a New York City marathoner and Clay Jones, a Chicago marathoner have teamed up to create the “Obama Baton“. The “Obama Baton” is a simple blue baton that will be passed from runner to runner during the Chicago marathon on October 12th and the New York City marathon on November 2nd. The baton [...]

October 7, 2008 | 5 Comments More
Obama’s Been Holding Back — Keating Economics: The Making of a Financial Crisis

Obama’s Been Holding Back — Keating Economics: The Making of a Financial Crisis

Seth Petruzelli punches Kimbo Slice several times before being named the victor at EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fight. Photo: FOXSports.com (Click to read article.) ***** Obama’s About to Take Out McCain Like Petruzelli Did Slice ***** First Punch — http://keatingeconomics.com/ The current economic crisis demands that we understand John McCain’s attitudes about economic oversight and corporate [...]

October 6, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Michael Phelps or Carl Lewis — Who’s the Greatest Olympian Ever?

Michael Phelps or Carl Lewis — Who’s the Greatest Olympian Ever?

Give that nod to Carl Lewis, right, who won nine gold medals over four Olympics, including the long jump four games in a row. Unlike Phelps, Lewis won his medals doing two very different things, using his speed to win the 100 and 200 meters and his leaping ability for the long jump. He likely [...]

August 19, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Week 10th Annual Tri-State Junior Tennis Classic

Harlem Week 10th Annual Tri-State Junior Tennis Classic

Held in concert with the U. S. Tennis Association and The U.S. Open Showcasing the best up & coming boys & girls tennis talents in the region aged from 12 thru to 18. For more information call 212-491-3738.

August 14, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami — PBS Premiere Tonight

Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami — PBS Premiere Tonight

Malcolm X gets Cassius Clay’s attention in a Miami diner (Photograph © Bob Gomel) “Cassius Clay was born in Louisville,” says Ferdie Pacheco, “Muhammad Ali was born in Miami.” Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami explores the critical role that Miami played in the evolution of one of the most significant cultural figures of our time.

August 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
The U.S.’s Man With the Flag

The U.S.’s Man With the Flag

Lopez Lomong, training for the 1,5000 meters in China ahead of the Olympics, is a symbol for so many issues hovering over the Games. BEIJING – When Lopez Lomong leads the United States team into the opening ceremony Friday night as the flagbearer, he knows he will be a symbol for so many issues hovering [...]

August 9, 2008 | 0 Comments More