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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
Fourth-seeded North Shore defeated No. 5 Lynbrook, 34-12, in the Nassau Conference III football playoffs last Saturday afternoon. 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
Some unfriendly posts and a determined Mepham side ended North Shore’s Cinderella run in the Nassau Class A girls’ soccer playoffs last Saturday evening. more
Both the North Shore Vikings and Bellmore-JFK Cougars received an early dismissal Oct. 23 to give way to the first round of the Nassau Class A boys’ soccer playoffs, where the hosting North Shore eked out a 1-0 victory in a nailbiter in Glen Head. more
In the past three years, the North Shore Vikings have had two winning football seasons. In both, they narrowly escaped sub .500 records going 5-4. This year, the Vikings have tied those season-high totals in wins through six weeks, sitting at 5-1 with two weeks left. 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
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