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In praise of third place

It is surprisingly tricky to actually answer "who's winning the Olympics?" According to the official Olympic medal table, which is sorted by which nation has the most golds, the answer on Friday afternoon was China, with 19. But The New York Times organizes its medal table by overall count, giving every medal equal weight — which put the U.S. on top, with a combined 41.
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Newark, NJBoxing Scene

Photos: Jonnie Rice Derails Michael Coffie, Stops Him in Five

NEWARK, N.J. – Heavyweight Jonnie Rice (14-6-1, 10 KOs) scored a technical knockout over previously unbeaten Michael Coffie (12-1, 9 KOs) in the main event of FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday night from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Referee Eric Dali called a stop to the action at the 2:19 mark of the fifth round.
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New York City,

Conversations with Clayton: Bill Campion

In this week’s “Conversations with Clayton,” I had the pleasure to talk with Bill Campion, a living legend of New York basketball. Born and raised in the Bronx, Campion starred at Rice High School in Harlem, one of the historic juggernauts of New York City high school ball. The small Catholic high school, which closed in 2011, produced the likes of Kemba Walker, Felipe Lopez, Dean Meminger, and Cincinnati Bearcats great Kenny Satterfield.
Jersey City, NJBoxing Scene

Michael Coffie-Jonnie Rice - Non-Televised LIVE Results From Prudential Center

NEWARK, New Jersey – Jordan Rosario made the most of his opportunity against an unbeaten opponent Saturday night. Jersey City’s Rosario entered their bout with a 3-10 record, but he upset Nicky Vitone by split decision in their four-round welterweight fight at Prudential Center. Judges James Kinney and John McKaie scored the fight the same, 39-37 for Rosario, on the non-televised portion of the Michael Coffie-Jonnie Rice undercard at Prudential Center.
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The Staten Island Advance

James Buttermark captures third Staten Island Amateur crown in 20-hole thriller

Eighteen holes of golf just wasn’t enough for these familiar yet friendly foes in Sunday’s 71st Staten Island Amateur golf tournament held at Richmond County Country Club. James Buttermark and Eric Delin grinded out what would become an instant classic when Delin calmly erased a two-up deficit [the largest lead by any of the men] in the final two holes of regulation.
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Staten Island star running back Sam Martin Jr. commits to Temple

Highly-rated all-purpose back Sam Martin Jr. of Curtis High School on Staten Island announced Saturday on Twitter that he had committed to Temple. Martin is the fifth prospect from the Class of 2022 to commit to the Owls this recruiting cycle. Like many rising seniors, Martin’s recruiting trajectory was seemingly...
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Daily News

CARIBBEAT: Jamaican youngsters strive for Olympic glory in ‘Road Runners’ documentary

As eyes and ears of hundreds of millions focus on the track-and-field events of the Tokyo Olympics, “Road Runners,” a film documenting the aspirations of three Jamaican youngsters seeking success in the sport, debuts Sunday on WORLD Channel TV and streams on at 10 p.m. “As people across the world come together to celebrate the skill and dedication of Olympians this summer, ...
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Lamar Odom Ordered To Pay Nearly $400K In Child Support

A Manhattan judge has ruled that former NBA player Lamar Odom must pay over $400,000 in child support. According to Page Six, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper granted his ex Liza Morales’ request for a default judgment after Odom failed to appear at a June court hearing. On July 29, Cooper signed a judgement requiring Odom to pay “$380,549 in child support, rent arrears, college costs and her legal fees in the case,” the news outlet reports.
West Orange,

West Orange's Skyers commits to play Division I volleyball

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange resident Sabrina Skyers, a rising senior at Kent Place School in Summit, recently committed to play Division I volleyball at Tulane University, located in New Orleans, La., as a member of the school's Class of 2026. Skyers currently plays volleyball on the USANY...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Continues To Troll James Harden

The the verbal back and forth between Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden seems to show no signs of slowing down. The NBA Championship took to an interview about going home to Greece and sent another shot at Brooklyn Nets All star James Harden. This time Giannis included Kevin Durant as well. “I don’t care about being the face of the league I’d rather win, I’ll leave that to James Harden and Kevin Durant”. The war of words carry on from years of shots being thrown back and forth between Giannis and Harden. The second round battle between the Bucks and Nets only fanned the flames. I’m SeverTheBond from NewsBreak, we’ll keep an eye on this situation.