Donald Kent: A Coach, Gentleman and Friend

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Very rarely do I write a first-person sports column. There are just so many great sports events and features to report in this diocese! However, once in a blue moon, a situation warrants itself to giving my personal take. Recently, … Continue reading

NBA Ref Dick Bavetta Hangs Up Whistle

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For the first time in 39 years this fall, the NBA will be without an icon. Longtime referee Dick Bavetta, a native of Park Slope, announced his retirement Aug. 19. The 74-year-old legend retires with the most games officiated as … Continue reading

Nothing ‘Grim’ About Yanks’ Rookie Record

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New York Yankees’ Japanese rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka took the baseball world by storm with his dominant start to the season. He won 12 games before the All-Star break, which set a new rookie record. It looked to be a … Continue reading

Bishop’s Golf Classic On Par for Cristo Rey

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The DeSales Media Group hosted its 19th annual golf classic Aug. 14 at North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, L.I., and for the first time officially, the outing was named after Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. The Bishop DiMarzio Golf Classic drew 130 … Continue reading