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Brain injuries lead to drop in high school football

“It’s an overall dangerous game.”

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Women’s wrestling sees explosive growth across New York City and nation

Since the 1990’s, wrestling has been the fastest growing women’s sport in the nation. Now, there are over 15,000 women participating in the sport, and 48 different colleges sponsoring women’s teams. New York City has been one of the hotbeds for the sports growth, with the PSAL establishing New York states only all girls wrestling league. Now, young girls are challenging gender norms in a sport that has historically been reserved for men.

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Irvington High School seniors are football standouts

Irvington linebacker Nashawn Brooks poses with his mother after signing his letter of intent to Wagner College. Brooks is also an All- County wrestler and finished top three in his section. Photo by Chinedu Onyemaobi As thousands of high school seniors signed their letter of intent on National Signing Day, Irvington High School stands out. While the public school is […]

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Be the Best Sport helps special needs kids become athletes

It is important for these children to be active because it reduces negative behavior and obesity, experts said.

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Snowboarding hits a rough patch

Conditions on the mountains are declining and the sport is becoming more expensive with the price of lift tickets high and equipment even higher, athletes said.

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From loss to service

Joe Quinn, lost his brother in 9/11 and severed multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now he serves by leading Team Red, White and Blue, which supports returning vets.

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Pitching to safety

The first step a baseball pitcher needs to take to avoid injury is learning how to throw properly.

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Gay hockey association builds support and friendships on the ice

Seven teams of both men and women, gay and straight, compete in four different skill divisions.

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Young boxers fight to stay in school

The battle for a high school diploma is often a losing one.

High school phase-outs pose threat to athletic programs
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High school phase-outs pose threat to athletic programs

Phase-outs will apply to 23 city schools this fall, cutting funds for sports teams.