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VIDEO: Tina Charles and New York Liberty Youth Sports Clinic

March 9, 2013 was a day that will always live on in the heart and mind of one Tina Charles, that was the day that the New York Liberty Center lost her Aunt Maureen ‘Hopey’ Vaz, who passed from multiple organ failure. Vaz, who was known for her giving heart, committed most of her life […]

NBA All-Star Game in NY to Reach One Million Kids through the Sport of Basketball

The NBA announced on Friday that the league will reach its seasonlong goal to engage more than one million New York City youth with fun, fitness-related basketball programming across the five boroughs as part of its NBA Cares All-Star efforts. Amidst many first-time undertakings at NBA All-Star 2015, the league will host basketball and fitness […]

First Ever All-Star Edition of the NBA Math Hoops a Success Thanks to Brooklyn Nets and Darius Morris

As the NBA All-Star game quickly approaches there was another All-Star tournament being held at the Madison Square Navy Yard Boys and Girls Club featuring the All-Stars of the NBA Math Hoops board game and Brooklyn Nets Guard Darius Morris. The NBA Math Hoops is a fast-paced basketball board game and mobile app that allows […]

Manhattan To Host HEADstrong Foundation On Feb. 13

On Friday, Feb. 13, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team will partner with the HEADstrong Foundation’s #ProjectGameday in an effort to raise awareness and funds to fight blood cancer, in honor of play-by-play broadcaster Christian Heimall. The Jaspers are slated to take on Iona College at 10 p.m. at Draddy Gymnasium, a game that will be nationally televised […]

Jenry Mejia and Jeurys Familia Continue Great Mets Tradition by Participating in Holiday Party

The New York Mets have long had a tradition of giving back to the community, and one of the more popular events that is held is the Holiday Party. With each new year that passes the fans wonder who will have the chance to play Santa, and every year children walk away with an experience […]

Brooklyn Nets Continue Season of Giving with the Gift Giving Program on Monday

The Brooklyn Nets as a team, as one continued the season of giving on Monday by participating in the Gift Giving Program on Monday, as the team surprised 65 Brooklyn Children with gifts during a special event at Santa Land in the Atlantic Terminal Mall. 1495 Sports is proud to bring the following video featuring […]

Season of Giving for Nets Surprises Kids in Build-A-Bike Event

The Brooklyn Nets organization and players brought smiles to the faces of 50 kids from the NYC Administration for Children Services on Monday via the Build-A-Bike Event that took place at the Barclays Center. A part of the Brooklyn Nets Assist program, which stands to support Education, Athletics, Health and Wellness and Community Development. The […]

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