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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Event

Serena, Murray cruise to wins in Day Two of Open

She’s still the favorite for a reason. Comment
Event

Venus Williams battles to a first-round Open win

Venus Williams didn’t think about the history she made when she stepped onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. She was more concerned with what would happen when she stepped off it. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Event

Wawrinka draws attention with first-round victory

It’s time to start paying attention to Stan Wawrinka. Comment
Event

Fans give thumbs up to changes at US Open

The lines stretched around corners as the sea of people slowly, but surely filed their way into Flushing Meadows Park Monday for the first day of the US Open. Comment
Event

Isner wins a wild one to progress past first round at US Open

John Isner couldn’t pinpoint what emotion he was feeling. Comment
Event

Big names cruise to victory on Day One at the Open

The big names survived the opening day of the US Open Monday. Comment

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Ozone Park

Ozone Park resident aims for table-tennis gold in Rio

Tahl Leibovitz first picked up a table tennis paddle at the South Queens Boys and Girls Club nearly 25 years ago. Comments (1)

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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Basketball

Former St. John’s star gets a shot at the NBA

DJ Kennedy will be the first to admit his head is spinning just a bit. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Soccer

Record-setting goalie fuels St. John’s success

As St. John’s women’s soccer goalkeeper Diana Poulin suited up for the first game of her final season last Friday, she still felt the butterflies in her stomach. Comment

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Whitestone

Whitestone company sews up its place in baseball history

Russ Gompers was sitting in a house in Cooperstown a few weeks ago, ignoring his phone. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Bayside

Muhammad brings home gold from Rio

This former Judge ruled in Rio. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Soccer

For SJU’s Tinari, winning is the ultimate goal

Morgan Tinari knew something had to change. Comment

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Baseball

Reyes returns to Mets lineup after second stint with Cyclones

After a difficult string of games that saw a handful of big-time players make their way to the DL and manager Terry Collins shut down a post-game press conference in three minutes, the Mets finally received some good news Aug. 11 when Jose Reyes made his on-field return with the Brooklyn Cyclones. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

Baseball

Jesse Orosco and his mentor cross paths again

Tom Gamboa can’t quite remember what year it was, but he knows it was a Saturday afternoon when he first saw future Mets pitching star Jesse Orosco. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

Basketball

WWE star has his roots in Molloy hoops squad

He may be 7 feet tall now, but WWE Superstar Big Cass—who was born William Morrissey—didn’t always tower above the crowd. Ten years ago, he was a scrawny 5-foot-8 kid who was cut from the varsity basketball team at Archbishop Molloy. Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Track and field

Dalilah Muhammad wins gold medal in Rio

Dalilah Muhammad was as good as gold on Thursday night, taking the gold medal in the final of the women’s 400-meter hurdle at the Olympic Games. Comments (1)
Forest Hills

Roddick hits the baseline and the books

Former US Open champion and world No. 1 Andy Roddick admits that he’s a bit of a nerd. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

Track and field

Cardozo alum Stevens comes in 7th in Rio 200m finals

Deajah Stevens won’t bring a medal back to Queens, but the Cardozo grad still impressed during her time in Rio. Comment
International

Former St. John’s fencer scores silver in Rio

An Olympic medal is coming back to St. John’s and this one is historic. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Track and field

Muhammad cruises into 400m hurdle finals in Rio; Stevens to run in 200m final

Dalilah Muhammad just keeps rolling. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

Track and field

Dalilah Muhammad wins her first race in Rio

That’s one way to make your presence known at the Olympics. Comment

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