Big Giants Boom: Romo’s Bruised Hand vs. Schilling’s Bloody Sock


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We all know the story about Curt Schilling’s bloody sock. Schilling took the mound with an injured ankle in Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS for the Boston Red Sox against the hated New York Yankees. The Yanks had held … Continue reading

St. Ephrem’s Parish hosts ‘Swish for Kids’ basketball tournament

St. Ephrem’s parish hosted the first-ever “Swish for Kids” basketball tournament Dec. 27-29 to raise money for children coping with pediatric cancer.

In total, 12 Catholic youth teams from Brooklyn entered one of three divisions.

The St. Francis College men and women’s basketball teams participated in an instructional program on the first day of the tournament, which put smiles on all the children’s faces.

The event is expected to expand in future years.


Hofstra women’s basketball: Evans named CAA Player of the Week


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The accolades keep piling up for Hofstra University women’s basketball standout Shante Evans. The junior forward was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week for the previous week. The Pride earned a pair of wins last week … Continue reading