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New York Liberty’s Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year

The WNBA announced recently that New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected as the 2021 Kia Rookie of the Year by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Onyenwere, named on 47 out of 49 ballots, is the Liberty’s first rookie to win the award. Liberty guard/forward DiDi Richards and Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald also […]

Dribble for Victory over Cancer Set for Sept. 25 at St. John’s

The St. John’s Men’s and Women’s basketball programs are thrilled to announce the in-person return of Dribble for Victory over Cancer, to take place on Sept. 25 on the Queens campus in conjunction with University Service Day. Dribble for Victory over Cancer, formerly known as Dribble for The Cure, is a joint venture between the […]

Gonzaga and UCLA to meet in the 2021 Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire

 The top two teams in the country, Gonzaga and UCLA, headline the 27th annual Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire, which will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on November 22nd and 23rd. Joining them will be Central Michigan and Bellarmine. Gonzaga and UCLA will meet on Tuesday, November […]

Mets Select Nine Players on Day Two of the MLB Draft

 The New York Mets made nine selections in rounds 2-10 to complete day two of the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. In the second round, with the 46th overall pick, the Mets selected Calvin Ziegler, a right-handed pitcher from TNXL Academy (FL). Ziegler, 18, hails from Ontario, Canada, but spent the 2021 season pitching stateside. He is […]

Gotham FC Signs Delanie Sheehan to National Team Replacement Player Contract

Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has signed midfielder Delanie Sheehan to a National Team Replacement Player contract ahead of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Sheehan was drafted 33rd overall in the 2021 NWSL Draft by Gotham FC and will officially join the squad as Carli Lloyd (USA), Kailen Sheridan (CAN), […]

New York Liberty Select Michaela Onyenwere No. 6 Overall in 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected Michaela Onyenwere from UCLA with the sixth overall pick in tonight’s 2021 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm®. This marks the third player in the franchise’s 25-year history drafted No. 6 overall, joining Sue Wicks (1997) and Crystal Robinson (1999). Onyenwere, a 6-0 forward, highlights this year’s Liberty draft class. […]

NJ/NY Gotham FC Sign Taylor Aylmer and Claire Winter to National Team Replacement Player Contracts

NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has signed midfielders Taylor Aylmer and Claire Winter to National Team Replacement Player contracts ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup presented by Secret Deodorant.  Both players have been training with the team throughout the preseason and will be officially joining the squad as Evelyne Viens […]