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For a second straight year, late-game heroics lifted New York City over Long Island in a thrilling Empire Challenge. Paul Inzerillo drilled a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give NYC a 37-35 victory before a crowd of 8,621 at Hofstra in the 22nd edition of the high school football all-star showcase on June 21. more
Many children who aspire to become professional athletes dream about playing against their heroes. Mark Brown, the head PGA of America club professional at the Tam O’Shanter Golf Club in Glen Head, … more
Tapwrit surged past favorite Irish War Cry in the stretch and edged clear under jockey Jose Ortiz to win by two lengths, becoming the fifth Belmont winner in nine years to skip the Preakness after competing in the Derby. more
The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes this Saturday won’t include the Kentucky Derby (Always Dreaming) or Preakness (Cloud Computing) winners but could attract its largest field since a record 15 broke from the starting gate in 1983. more
The 2017 Monster Energy Supercross season has proven to be most exciting in years as the battle for the hotly contested 450SX Class title intensifies. As Round 16 nears the New York area, 3-time Champion, Ryan Dungey, and top contender, Eli Tomac, now sit tied atop the championship standings. more
World-class squash player Amanda Sobhy was “cruising” through the semifinals of the Ciudad de Floridablanca in Colombia on March 10. The tournament took place at a glass squash court on top of a … more
Behind the scenes access to the new NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. more
Amateur boxers showcased their skills at the 90th annual Daily News Golden Gloves competition at Glen Cove High School’s gymnasium on March 23. Spectators in the crowded bleachers cheered for the … more
Hofstra’s baseball team is looking to reach new heights this spring with the return of veteran hitters. The Pride went 15-37 in 2016, but bring back position players who combined for 29 home runs and 136 RBIs. more
After a rare down season for Hofstra softball, the Pride is geared for a turnaround spring thanks to some talented additions. Despite posting its 27th straight winning season, Hofstra missed out on qualifying for the Colonial Athletic Association for the first time in program history with an 8-10 record. more
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