Blackbirds

LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri talks to his team in the first half against the James Madison Dukes during the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 20, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Start Slow, Wilt At End In First Four

A season of incredible highs and lows finally came to a halt on Wednesday night when the Blackbirds started slowly, briefly took the lead and then wilted at the end to fall to James Madison 68-55 in the First Four at the University of Dayton Arena.

03/21/2013

Jason Brickman #15 of the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

LIU Brooklyn Punches Ticket To NCAA Tournament With 3rd Straight NEC Title

It may be the third time in a row LIU Brooklyn has won the Northeast conference tournament, but this championship was anything but secure for the Blackbirds.

03/13/2013

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Four LIU Basketball Players Suspended, Charged With Assault After Brawl

The fight broke out during a welcome-back party for students at the Brooklyn campus on Saturday.

09/21/2012

JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Critics Crying Foul Over Plan To Control Bird Populations Near JFK Airport

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s plan would authorize staffers to kill a half-dozen bird species within a five-mile radius of the airport, but environmentalists said the plan conflicts with an effort to restore nearby wetland habitats for birds.

05/27/2012