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Turnover continues to be a theme for this year's Long Island Nets. The raising of last year's G League championships banner quickly flipped to a messy game, with the Nets falling behind by 18 and giving away the ball 24 times, leading to 38 Delaware Blue Coats points. It all amounted to a 152-137 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers affiliate at Nassau Coliseum Friday night. more
In any developmental league, turnover is a given. Still, the Long Island Nets, the G League affiliate of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, may be taking “turnover” to a whole new level. more
Angel Nunez, a 6-8 forward born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, is one of those who tried out for basketball's G League hoping to turn his dreams into NBA reality. His journey includes attending two high schools, three colleges and formerly playing overseasons before succeeding in a local tryout wih the Long Island Nets this year. more
The newest addition to the National Lacrosse League will be calling Long Island home but for one member of the New York Riptide, coming to Long Island is more of a homecoming. Kieran McArdle grew up in Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County, about 32 miles east of Riptide’s new home at the Nassau Coliseum. more
Hewlett’s Rachel Arbitman knew last fall she wouldn’t try defending her Nassau County and New York State girls’ tennis singles championships. That’s only because she had another challenge in mind. more
West Hempstead had an outstanding regular season on the boys’ soccer pitch, including an eight-game stretch of seven wins and a draw. However, the Rams didn’t exactly steamroll into the Nassau Class A playoffs having suffered back-to-back 1-0 losses to close the Conference AB4 campaign. more
Lawrence’s streak of seven consecutive games scoring at least four goals ended with a scoreless tie against visiting Bethpage on Oct. 17, marking the first time in five weeks the Golden Tornadoes didn’t walk off the boys’ soccer pitch with a victory. more
It is not every day that a Division I college hockey program plays at a National Hockey League venue seating more than 14,000 people. It is even rarer for a program only three matches into its history. more
If you had told 19-year-old Huntington Bay native Grace Dima a year ago that she would be playing at the Nassau Coliseum in front of family and friends as a member of Long Island’s first Division I college hockey team, she might have called you crazy. more
Though its record may not reflect it, the Lawrence girls’ soccer team has showed noticeable signs of improvement in 2019 and, with an infusion of young talent, is setting itself up for a bright future. more
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