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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
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 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
West Hempstead had an outstanding regular season on the boys’ soccer pitch, including an eight-game stretch of seven wins and a draw. However, the Rams didn’t exactly steamroll into the Nassau Class A playoffs having suffered back-to-back 1-0 losses to close the Conference AB4 campaign. more
Two teams got their licks in early, while there was still a chance – but since West Hempstead’s girls’ volleyball squad welcomed sophomore Sanaia Estime to its roster three matches into the season, the Lady Rams have been on a 12-0 run that’s kept the rest of Conference AA/B/C-3 on the ropes. 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
When the boys soccer season got underway in September, West Hempstead coach Chris Van Kovics was cautiously optimistic. He expected the Rams to be strong on the back line, but wasn’t sure if his team would be able to find the back of net often enough. more
The Long Island Ducks defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters 8-4 on Sunday night at Constellation Field in the decisive Game Five of the Atlantic League Championship Series. more
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