On the road to reopening, a huge benchmark in Belmont Park's recovery. Last year at this time, stands were empty on its biggest day of the year. Now, people will be at the track, showing off their hats and sipping champagne; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Road To Reopening: Excited Fans Return To Belmont Park For Belmont StakesOn the road to reopening, a huge benchmark in Belmont Park's recovery. Last year at this time, stands were empty on its biggest day of the year. Now, people will be at the track, showing off their hats and sipping champagne; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Racing Fans Urged To Take The LIRR To Belmont Park SaturdayThe MTA is asking racing fans who are heading out to the 153rd Belmont Stakes on Saturday to take the train.
COVID Restrictions Eased For High School Sports In New York CityImproving COVID numbers have prompted the Department of Education to lift restrictions on school sports competitions in the city.
Connecticut Gov. Lamont Signs Legislation To Legalize Sports BettingGov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that would legalize sports wagering and online gambling in Connecticut.
Extended Version: Professional Sports Leagues Make Strides Regarding Social Justice, Black Lives Matter MovementProfessional athletes have come a long way since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem against police brutality in 2016. CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Professional Sports Leagues Make Strides Regarding Social Justice, Black Lives Matter MovementProfessional athletes have come a long way since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem against police brutality in 2016. CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Fans Thrilled To Be Back In The Garden, See Knicks In PlayoffsCBS2's Kiran Dhillon spoke to some of the team's delirious supporters prior to Game 1 of the playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Miki Gorman Breaks Records & Barriers In The World Of RunningAs we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, CBS2's Cindy Hsu shares the story of a champion marathon runner who broke records and barriers.
New Jersey Devils Hire Former U.S. Women's National Hockey Team Captain Meghan DugganThe season is over for the New Jersey Devils, but they've named former U.S. Women's National Hockey Team Captain Meghan Duggan as their manager of player development; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
East Harlem Little League Returns To The Field After Almost Permanently Shutting Down Amid PandemicMoney troubles and the pandemic almost permanently benched Little Leaguers in East Harlem, but Saturday, dozens of kids returned to the field for opening day; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
New Jersey Fencing Gym Helps Train Olympic HopefulsA Union County fencing gym is training Olympic hopefuls. CBS2's Meg Baker reports on the niche sport and what it takes to reach Olympic dreams.
Bronx High School Hosts Blind Baseball GameCBS2's Jessica Moore has the story on the unique event at Monsignor Scanlan High School.
Members Of Sports Community Give Away Toiletries To Those In Need In NewarkMembers of the sports community are coming together for a good, and unique, cause in Newark; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Rutgers Fans Flock To New Jersey Restaurants For First Game Of NCAA TournamentMarch Madness tipped off Friday, bringing a lot of excitement to New Jersey. It's been a long wait for Rutgers fans. The Scarlet Knights played in the tournament for the first time in three decades, and they won; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Experts Say Lawmakers Will Allow Mobile Sports Betting In New York This YearOdds are dramatically improving that New York will allow mobile sports betting in time for the fall NFL season. State lawmakers have settled on a plan that would license more than a dozen sports wagering apps to sign up customers; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
NCAA's Extended Eligibility May Have Unintended Consequences For High School AthletesThe NCAA has granted current college athletes an extra year of eligibility due to the pandemic, but this may have unintended consequences for high school athletes hoping to play at the next level; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Jersey Welcomes Fans Back Inside ArenasLast week, New York welcomed a limited number of fans back inside arenas. Now, it's New Jersey's turn as the Devils play in front of fans at the Prudential Center; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
COVID-19 1 Year Later: For A Time, America Had To Deal With No SportsCBS2's Otis Livingston has more on how fans and athletes adapted to being sidelined during the early part of the pandemic.
Black History Month: World Champion Gymnast Wendy Hilliard Changed Face Of Sport, Is Still Changing ItContinuing our celebration of Black History Month, CBS2's Otis Livingston profiles world champion gymnast Wendy Hilliard, who changed the face of the sport and is still changing it.
Fans Finally Allowed Back Inside At Nets, Knicks GamesNew York sports fans took a big step on the road to reopening Tuesday night. They could finally watch the Knicks and Nets in person; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Fans Allowed To Return To NYC Sports ArenasFans return, in limited numbers, to New York City sports arenas Tuesday night; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Black History Month: PDA Soccer Urban Initiative Opens Field In New Jersey In Effort To Bring Sport Into Underserved CommunitiesAs Black History Month continues, we take a look at a new initiative that aims to bring soccer into underserved neighborhoods that never had a public field. The goal is to change who is playing the game and gaining opportunity from the sport; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Spring Training Officially Begins For Mets, Yankees In FloridaSpring training has officially started down in Florida for the Mets and Yankees, but it's much different than we've seen before; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
New York Sports Arenas, Large Concert Venues Allowed To Reopen With COVID Protocols In PlaceNew York sports arenas and large concert venues can reopen in February with COVID protocols in place.