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On heels of missing out on postseason play for the time in a decade, Hofstra women’s soccer is kicking into high gear for the 2017 season. more
A new professional basketball league comprised of former NBA players will tipoff its inaugural season on Aug. 23 at NYCB LIVE, home of the new Nassau Coliseum, with the New York Gotham Ballers hosting the Long Angeles SuperStars. more
Bringing more than a decade of experience at the high school and college gridirons, Jamel Ramsay is eager to begin his first season at the helm of Nassau Community College’s football program. more
On Wednesday, Aug. 16, all 54 Nassau County public high school varsity football programs will begin preparations for the upcoming season, scheduled to open Friday, Sept. 8 with a handful of games. more
The Town of Hempstead girls’ soccer summer league has served as a tremendous outlet for high school athletes for more than two decades and continues to do so as teams try to set the tone for a strong regular season. more
Last Saturday night, NYCB Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum welcomed the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for the first time in history. The long-anticipated event drew a crowd of 11,198, compiled a gate of more than $1 million, and saw five Long Island-born fighters compete on a card headlined by former middleweight champ Chris Weidman of Baldwin. more
Of its many positive traits, the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball’s split-season concept gives six of the eight teams a reboot every year and an opportunity to qualify for the playoffs regardless of the first 70 games. more
The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame, soon to be located at the new Nassau Coliseum, recently announced its third class of inductees, led by Olympic gold medalist hurdler Derrick Adkins and numerous former NFL players. more
Two years removed from capturing the Major League Lacrosse championship, the New York Lizards are in need of a strong finish to make the playoffs this season but took a considerable step June 29 with a thrilling 15-14 victory over first-place Ohio before a crowd of 5,108 at Hofstra. more
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
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