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Rothstein Files: 10 Underrated Transfers For The 2012-13 College Basketball Season

A lethal penetrator, Nurideen Lindsey could be ready to take the MAAC by storm.


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Rothstein Files: Former Hofstra Guard Williams Leading UMass

It’s an area of the country that any native of the five boroughs will tell you is off limits — unless you’re Chaz Williams.


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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Hofstra-VCU

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns 1. SMALL BALL VCU may not have the offensive prowess it did a year ago when it reached the Final Four — but they are better defensively — and […]


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Parise: 3 Pointers From Iona-Hofstra

Vin Parise had the chance to catch Tim Cluess and the Gaels at Hofstra last night against Mo Cassara and the improving Pride, who have now won three in a row after their 83-75 win over Iona.


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Schwartz: Is The Luster Lost For This Year’s Jets-Giants Preseason Clash?

Some of the annual preseason fire for Jets-Giants might be lost this year. Why? Because the teams will meet in the regular season on December 24. However, it’s still Gang Green against Big Blue, and that makes for an interesting night.


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Schwartz: For One Night, Hofstra Welcomes Jets Home To Long Island

As far as the Jets go, they can never return to their former homes like the Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium or Giants Stadium, but they do have the ability to turn back the clock and return to their roots.


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Ex-UConn Forward Jamal Coombs-McDaniel Enters State Drug Program

Former UConn Huskies forward Jamal Coombs-McDaniel was admitted Wednesday into a state drug education program that could leave him without a criminal record. He’ll have to take 10 drug education classes and perform 75 hours of community service.


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Jamal Coombs-McDaniel Opens Up About Drug Charges, Transfer From UConn

Former Connecticut forward Jamal Coombs-McDaniel says his recent arrest on drug charges had nothing to do with his decision to transfer from the national champions.


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Coaches Lavin, Cluess and Cassara On WFAN

St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin, Iona’s Tim Cluess, and Hofstra’s Mo Cassara joined Mike Francesa on Wednesday.


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Parise: Red Storm Rolling

In honor of all the Top 10 wins that #25 ranked St. John’s has won this season, here is a Top 10 ‘quick thoughts list’ on metropolitan basketball.


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Parise: Mid-Term Report

In the midst of NFL football and Jets Mania, we have already completed two months of the college basketball season and conference play is officially underway.


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St. John’s Leads Dramatic Change In NY-NJ Hoops

There are 19 Division I schools within a 90-minute trip to Madison Square Garden, the center of all New York hoops, and 10 have a new coach this season.


Former Hofstra football players Luke Bonus, left, and Keith Ferrara stand on the field at Hofstra University in Uniondale, N.Y. Hofstra administrators cut football last December. The school cited financial reasons and a lack of fan interest but the move shocked the school's 84 players. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Players Move On After Hofstra Dumps Football

Former Hofstra co-captain Luke Bonus lives in a house just a short walk from the stadium where he played college football. It’s bittersweet, or sometimes, just plain bitter.


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Schwartz On Sports: The Latest On Revis

A league source confirmed on Wednesday night that the Jets’ offer was 10 years, $122 million. “It’s beyond reality that he’s holding out,” said the source. “He should take the deal.”


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Rex The Rock Star, Jets Return To Hofstra

Rex Ryan strolled over to the stands, dozens of fans screaming his name. The New York Jets coach was getting the rock star treatment in the team’s return to Hofstra University on Wednesday night.