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With most of the sports world still idle in the midst of Covid-19, horse racing grabbed the spotlight Saturday evening with the Belmont Stakes serving as the opening leg of the Triple Crown for the first time in history. more
Jay Hegi has only missed a handful of Belmont Stakes since 1978 when he witnessed a classic in his first experience at the event as Affirmed nipped Alydar to complete the Triple Crown. more
Girls on the Run Long Island, part of a national physical activity-based positive youth development program for 3rd-8th grade girls, had 750 runners participate in its 5K run last fall and expected to surpass 1,000 for this spring’s event scheduled for June 20 on the campus of Hofstra University. more
With the coronavirus pandemic putting an end to the West Hempstead Chiefs Soccer Club’s spring season, the group found a way to score off the pitch. Volunteers and leaders of the club took part … more
It’s game over for public high school spring sports on Long Island for 2020. Any hopes for even a modified season were dashed on April 21, when health and safety concerns led athletic … more
Gyms, bowling centers and movie theatres remain closed, but the topic of golf being a safer form of entertainment and exercise during the coronavirus pandemic has bounced around in recent weeks. more
It’s game over for public high school spring sports on Long Island for 2020. Any hopes for even a modified season were dashed Tuesday afternoon when health and safety concerns led athletic administrators and school superintendents in Nassau and Suffolk counties to announced the cancellation of the spring sports season. more
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack is canceled for the remainder of the winter and spring meets with the building now set to serve as a temporary hospital site during the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. more
For the first time since 2001, Hofstra qualified for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. more
On Thursday afternoon, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced winter regional and state championships will be postponed indefinitely. more
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