[NYTimes] O’Neal and Iverson Lead New Hall of Fame Class (Saturday, September 10, 2016 3:41:21 AM) Shaquille O’Neal, Alan Iverson, Sheryl Swoopes, Tom Izzo and Yao Ming and five other people were inducted at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. [NYTimes] Yao Takes Friendly Shot at Shaq at Hall of Fame Induction (Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:48:27 AM) Yao Ming, who inspired a generation of NBA fans in his native China, wistfully acknowledged a career that “ended too soon” as he was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. [NYTimes] Iverson, Shaq Headline Emotional Hall of …continue reading
[NYPost] MSG lays off dozens of employees amid drop in revenue (Thursday, September 08, 2016 7:54:41 PM) The Madison Square Garden Co., owner of the Knicks, has laid off scores of staff over the past two months as part of a previously announced restructuring. Between 60 and 70 people were let go in July and a handful of others departed in August, sources told The Post. MSG reported a difficult three months… [SNY Knicks] Anthony nominated for Team USA Male Athlete of Olympic Games (Thursday, September 08, 2016 2:00:25 PM) Carmelo Anthony has been nominated for the Team USA Male …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Will Thomas continue to reward Knicks for their trust? (Wednesday, September 07, 2016 8:21:19 AM) Two years after the New York Knicks acquired him, Lance Thomas has gone from a throw-in in a trade to a key piece in what the Knicks are looking to accomplish. [NYDN] Man who stabbed Chris Copeland gets 60 days in jail, probation (Wednesday, September 07, 2016 1:42:52 PM) Shevoy Bleary-Murdock was going to get a sweeter deal, but was then busted for identity theft in Brooklyn. [NYTimes] LeBron James ‘Sings’ Birthday Wishes to Teammate Kevin Love (Wednesday, September 07, 2016 6:28:32 PM) …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Knicks post-Labor Day Q&A (Tuesday, September 06, 2016 9:37:17 AM) With Labor Day weekend officially in the rearview mirror and football tailgates well underway, it’s time to begin to focus our attention to the hardwood as Knicks training camp is about a month away. [NYTimes] Swin Cash Leaving Her Mark on Liberty in Her Last W.N.B.A. Season (Wednesday, September 07, 2016 12:36:07 AM) Cash, a 15-year league veteran planning to retire, has started most of the team’s games while mentoring younger players and putting her strong voice to use in other ways.
[SNY Knicks] What can Knicks expect from Willy Hernangomez? (Monday, September 05, 2016 2:55:08 PM) Willy Hernangomez has the potential to fill a void on the Knicks’ potentially underwhelming bench.
[NYTimes] Ex-Soccer Star Holiday Faces Tumor With Husband Jrue’s Help (Sunday, September 04, 2016 6:09:37 PM) Former U.S. soccer star Lauren Holiday has been diagnosed with a brain tumor while pregnant, and her husband, New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, is taking indefinite leave from the NBA club to care for his wife, the Pelicans said Sunday. [NYDN] Joakim Noah’s father talks at U.S. Open about son joining Knicks (Sunday, September 04, 2016 5:01:55 PM) Joakim Noah’s father flashed a long smile when asked about his son’s return to New York. [NYPost] New York City always special for Joakim Noah …continue reading
[NYPost] New York sports rivalries: Teams change, but the passion doesn’t (Saturday, September 03, 2016 4:42:53 PM) If only it were as easy as it used to be. Back in the day, year after year, the Giants and the Dodgers would play each other 22 times a year, 11 times at the Polo Grounds in upper Manhattan and 11 times at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, and there was little doubt about this:…