The final weekend of Wimbledon is upon us, which means that it’s time to pick our favorites in the men’s and women’s semifinal matches. Bracket-busting upsets have paved the way for new faces in both fields, making this year’s tournament one of the most exciting yet.
David Cone’s illustrious career included 196 wins, a perfect game at Yankee Stadium and five World Series rings. But these days this baseball hero is honoring the real heroes. Cone is working in conjunction with New Era to help Major League Baseball raise money for the Welcome Back Veterans fund. Everyone knows about those cool stars & stripes caps that players wear during 4th of July weekend, but New Era also built a custom stars & stripes motorcycle to auction off at the end of the season, with all proceeds going to Welcome Back Veterans. Cone took time out from enjoying the summer and raising awareness for veterans to take on our 10 Questions. Keep reading to see how he did…
While NBA teams gear up for draft night, some of the league’s top prospects made their way to midtown Manhattan for the NBA Cares Community Caravan clinic at John Jay College.
Rising stars like Duke’s Kyrie Irving, National Player of the Year Jimmer Fredette, and NCAA national champion Kemba Walker helped 60 Special Olympics New York athletes sharpen their skills on the court. They also took time to give us a glimpse into their draft week experiences and tell us what they’re looking forward to in the NBA. Check out the video to see the rookies in action!
To celebrate the start of Wimbledon 2011, Manhattan played host to “HSBC Bank presents Wimbledon 2011 at Rockefeller Center,” a weeklong event honoring one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world.
Former world number ones Jim Courier and Monica Seles were on hand to help get things started by showing off their skills on the borough’s only grass court — which was built just for this occasion in the middle of Rockefeller Center.More »
Though much of the world first discovered Washington Wizards point guard John Wall when he did the Dougie on court before his professional debut, real hoopheads have known about 2010’s No. 1 overall draft pick since he first made waves at the Reebok Basketball Breakout Challenge. The Breakout Challenge is an event where unranked basketball players without access to traditional opportunities — players just like Wall was in 2007 — can showcase their talents for hundreds of college coaches and earn a chance to further their careers based solely on their basketball skill. Together with Reebok, Wall is bringing back the Breakout Challenge this summer to help other kids get the same chance to prove themselves that he himself once had. We know that Wall can take on the Breakout Challenge, but what about the challenge of our 10 Questions? Keep reading to find out.
We break down the NBA Finals, the legacies of Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James and look ahead to what's next for both the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat.
We check in on the up-and-down NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks as they head to Dallas for three games.