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Turnover continues to be a theme for this year's Long Island Nets. The raising of last year's G League championships banner quickly flipped to a messy game, with the Nets falling behind by 18 and giving away the ball 24 times, leading to 38 Delaware Blue Coats points. It all amounted to a 152-137 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers affiliate at Nassau Coliseum Friday night. more
In any developmental league, turnover is a given. Still, the Long Island Nets, the G League affiliate of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, may be taking “turnover” to a whole new level. more
Freeporter High School Red Devils football player Jayvian Allen, 16, was nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants in … more
Angel Nunez, a 6-8 forward born in the Dominican Republic and raised in The Bronx, is one of those who tried out for basketball's G League hoping to turn his dreams into NBA reality. His journey includes attending two high schools, three colleges and formerly playing overseasons before succeeding in a local tryout wih the Long Island Nets this year. more
The Freeport girls’ soccer team fought back from disappointment of missing the playoffs to end the season on a positive note. more
The newest addition to the National Lacrosse League will be calling Long Island home but for one member of the New York Riptide, coming to Long Island is more of a homecoming. Kieran McArdle grew up in Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County, about 32 miles east of Riptide’s new home at the Nassau Coliseum. more
Saying Freeport has been dominant on the football field this fall would be a huge understatement. It entered last Friday night’s game at Farmingdale having outscored its opponents 227-46, and the Red Devils’ defense had yielded just one score in the opening half of the first five games, and that touchdown came after the team had jumped out to a 35-0 lead. more
It is not every day that a Division I college hockey program plays at a National Hockey League venue seating more than 14,000 people. It is even rarer for a program only three matches into its history. more
If you had told 19-year-old Huntington Bay native Grace Dima a year ago that she would be playing at the Nassau Coliseum in front of family and friends as a member of Long Island’s first Division I college hockey team, she might have called you crazy. more
Freeport High School Red Devils dominated the field and defeated the Baldwin Bruins 54-13 on Oct. 12 during this year’s homecoming game. The festivities kicked off with the district’s homecoming … more
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