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May, 2016

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Farewell — but not goodbye

My watch has ended. Comment
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Lincoln long-shot Williams get second chance with Giants

Ishaq Williams’s football career nearly ended in disgrace. Comment
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Making light of the darkness

I thought I’d seen it all — until the field lights stayed off at the College of Staten Island. Comment

April, 2016

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Only one Pearl: Baller Washington dead at 52

Hoops legend Dwayne “Pearl” Washington played to a different beat, and New York City followed the sound — everywhere. Comment

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Faison’s blue-collar mentality key to breakout summer

The uncommitted Malachi Faison has seen firsthand what one big travel-ball season can do for your recruiting stock, and is determined to follow in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson teammates Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn. Comment
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Rainy weather putting damper on spring season

Dear Mother Nature, enough rain already. Please stop. We need some sun. Comment
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Tele’s Ed D’Alessio leaves on a high note

Ed D’Alessio left when the time was right. Comments (2)

March, 2016

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Meet Brooklyn’s can’t-miss baseball and softball stars

Can’t make it to Citi Field or Yankee Stadium for a big-league game? Here is your guide to the top high-school players to come out and watch right here in Kings County this spring. Comment
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Ponds turned hype into history

Shamorie Ponds delivered — on everything. Comment
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Tensions pushing Catholic girls’ hoops leagues further apart

Can’t they all just get along? Comment

February, 2016

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Lions roaring into postseason

What a difference a year makes. Comment
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Lincoln, Robeson biggest threats to Brooklyn champ Jefferson

One potential public Brooklyn high-school basketball finale match-up stands out among the rest — Lincoln versus Jefferson. Comment
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Xaverian back in hunt for city title

Xaverian is back in the championship mix — even after a major roster overhaul. Comment

January, 2016

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Loughlin’s girls on the rebound

An ugly win said volumes about Bishop Loughlin’s girls’ basketball team — the Lions are growing up. Comment
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No safety net: Brooklyn can’t afford any more missteps

The Nets are at a self-made crossroads. Its lack of draft picks leaves the club little margin for error when choosing the path it hopes leads out of the National Basketball Association’s basement. Comment
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Tripp turns page with Rutgers commitment

What a 10 months it has been for the Lincoln forward Jahlil Tripp. Comment
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Brooklyn stars powering Pirates hot start

They’re off to one Hall of a start. Comment

December, 2015

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Brooklyn AA division ready for wild second half

The depth of the Public School Athletic League’s Brooklyn AA division will make for a wild second-half of the basketball season. Comment

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