1. This Day in Black Sports History: February 7, 1991

    In an era dominated by big men such as Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a 6’1” point guard from New York , proved there would always be room ...

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  2. This Day in Black Sports History: February 6, 1993

    This day in black sports history marks the 18th anniversary of the death of a tennis legend, a somber day that should also serve as an occasion to celebrate the life of a man who ...

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  3. This Day in Black Sports History: February 5, 1934

    On today’s edition of This Day in Black Sports History , the 77th birthday of the man who is still widely recognized as Major League Baseball’s home run king is celebrated...

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  4. This Day in Black Sports History: February 4, 1952

    When Jack Roosevelt Robinson made his major league debut on April 15, 1947 in front of 26,623 spectators at Ebbets Field, including more than 14,000 black patrons, he became the ...

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  5. This Day in Black Sports History: February 3, 1989

    On April 15, 1987, the 40th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Al Campanis sparked heated controversy when ...

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  6. This Day in Black Sports History: February 2, 1968

    In National Basketball Association nomenclature, a double-double is the accumulation of double-digit number totals in two of five statistical categories–points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots–in a game...

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  7. This Day in Black Sports History: February 1, 2009

    As the pages of calendars all across the nation turn to February, Black History Month 2011 will be ushered into the consciousness of America to remind its citizens of the invaluable ...

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  8. Duke Bedeviled by St. John's at Madison Square Garden

    Facing their eighth consecutive ranked opponent in a four-week span, the St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team (12-8) dug deep to pull out their finest showing of the season...

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  9. New York Mets Agree to Terms with R.A. Dickey on Two-Year Deal

    When a baseball franchise signs a 36-year-old pitcher who has a career record of 33-37 with a 4.70 ERA, it usually doesn’t qualify as making noise in the offseason...

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  10. New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire Among Starters for NBA All-Star Game

    When the 60th NBA All-Star Game is played at the Staples Center on Feb. 20, Big Apple hoop fans will be treated to the sight of Amar’e Stoudemire being on the floor for the opening tip...

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  11. New York Knicks Top Forbes List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams

    In the past three years, either Kobe Bryant or LeBron James have taken home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the National Basketball Association’s MVP, but neither superstar can claim to play for the most valuable team in the league...

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  12. Top 5 Lessons New York Jets Should Have Learned This Season

    As the sting from a loss in their second consecutive AFC Championship Game gradually subsides, the New York Jets can look back on the 2010-11 season with a mixture of hope, pride and shame...

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  13. New York Knicks Can Build Champion Without Trading For Carmelo Anthony

    As reported here , the New York Knicks recently offered a package for Denver Nuggets superstar Carmelo Anthony that included Landry Fields, Wilson Chandler and a future first-round draft pick...

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  14. Denver Nuggets Reject Knicks' Offer for Carmelo Anthony

    When billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov slammed the door on a blockbuster deal that would have sent Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets, the New York Knicks emerged as the favorites to land the Denver Nuggets superstar small forward...

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  15. New York Jets Must Keep Mark Sanchez Clean in AFC Championship Game

    When the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field in the AFC Championship Game, among the main goals for both teams will be to place the opposing quarterback ...

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  16. New York Yankees and Andy Pettitte Turn 'Brett Favre' Into a Dirty Word

    With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report in less than a month, free agent Andy Pettitte remains undecided on whether he will pitch another season for the New York Yankees, ...

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  17. New York Yankees Avoid Salary Arbitration With Chamberlain, Hughes and Logan

    In a continuing effort to shore up their starting rotation and bullpen, the New York Yankees inked Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes, and Boone Logan to one-year deals, thus avoiding salary arbitration with the trio of young hurlers, according to MLB...

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  18. The Most Awesome Sports Video Ever

    This is, without a shadow a doubt, the most amazing sports video I've ever seen. Honestly, words don't do this video justice. So, without further adieu: Click here to watch the most awesome sports video ever courtesy of YouTube ...

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  19. New York Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez Comes of Age in Foxboro

    It was only fitting that quarterback Mark Sanchez had the ball in his hands to conclude the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots ...

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  20. Amar'e Stoudemire on Track To Become First Knicks' All-Star Starter Since 1992

    Over the past 10 years, the New York Knicks have averaged a paltry 33 wins per season, including nine consecutive losing campaigns...

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  21. New York Rangers: Staal, Lundqvist Selected for Ground-Breaking All-Star Game

    Earlier this week, New York Rangers defenseman and alternate captain Marc Staal and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist were selected to play in the 58th NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 30...

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  22. Reggie Jackson Tells Jets' Cromartie to Shut Up and Play

    In the aftermath of Antonio Cromartie’s candid assessment of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, reaction poured in from every nook and cranny of the football world, ...

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  23. Now It's Personal: Antonio Cromartie of Jets Calls Tom Brady "An Ass---."

    For those who scoffed at Rex Ryan ’s claims that the upcoming AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets is “personal,” ...

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  24. Carmelo Anthony Rumors: New York Knicks Placed in Middle of Trade Spat

    After reports surfaced that the Denver Nuggets, the Detroit Pistons and the New Jersey Jets were on the verge of consummating a 13-player deal that would have sent Nuggets small ...

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  25. New York Jets Have Demons to Exorcise in Foxborough

    After the New York Jets’ heart-stopping victory over the Indianapolis Colts during Wild Card weekend, head coach Rex Ryan breathed a huge sigh of relief because he finally vanquished his personal “white whale,” Peyton Manning...

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