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With no seniors and only a handful of returnees from last season’s special 24-win, East Coast Conference championship team, Molloy College women’s basketball head coach Joe Pellicane is expecting some growing pains in 2017-18. more
Coming off a special 18-win campaign that ended with a tough overtime loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in the East Coast Conference championship game, Molloy College’s men’s basketball team is faced with the task of replacing three of its top five scorers, including its top two rebounders. more
High School Basketball players have the unique opportunity to play at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on the Long Island Nets court. more
After a challenging non-conference schedule, Hofstra's women's basketball team will have its hands full in conference play. James Madison, Elon, and William & Mary are among the preseason favorites in the always tough Colonial Athletic Association. more
The Hofstra men’s basketball team got a head start on the 2017-18 season with a late summer exhibition tour to Canada that head coach Joe Mihalich hopes plays dividends in March. more
Lynbrook resident Ed “Formerly Fast Eddie” Parry was drenched in sweat and breathing heavily as he stood in the center of the ring at the Westbury Boxing Club. He was frantically throwing punches as his trainer, Billy Strigaro, shouted words of encouragement. more
With the one and only Julius “Dr. J” Erving in the house, pro basketball returned to the Nassau Coliseum (NYCB LIVE) for the first time in 40 years on Nov. 4 when the Long Island Nets hosted the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in NBA G-League action. more
When sophomore Caitlin Buchala crossed the finish line at last Saturday’s state qualifying meet at Bethpage State Park against the county’s fastest runners, having completed the 5-kilometer race at 19 minutes and 57 seconds – a personal best and the fourth fastest time in Lynbrook girls’ cross-country history – it was easy to see why coach Joe Beyrer is so excited for his team’s future. more
Seven-time Grand Slam champion and Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe has been named as the honorary ambassador of the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event to be held at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, from Feb. 11-18. more
What happens when 80 minutes of soccer isn’t enough to decide a winner? In the Nassau County girls’ playoffs, it means a minimum of 20 additional minutes regardless of how many goals are scored. more
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