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It’s been eight years since George Beamon last took the court for Manhattan College. Those that know one of the greatest Jasper basketball players in recent memory have never been surprised by his success. And that holds true for his latest achievement on the court — some 2,000 miles away from Riverdale. more
There seems to be a rite of passage in New York City for parks to attract talent on the basketball court. And some way and somehow the best players always end up finding each other in one location or another. One weekly fixture happening at Spuyten Duyvil Playground this summer has become a common place for these shooting stars. more
Social media and historical research do not usually go hand in hand. And yet, the never-ending nature of online connectivity has paved the way for a new digital community with local significance. The Bronx Basketball Hall of Fame Facebook page has provided just that. more
  Summer in New York City offers plenty on the sporting front. Baseball fans flock to the two Major League Baseball ballparks – or whichever Little League diamond their child is … more
  When Kenny Stevens co-founded the Dyckman Basketball Tournament, it was another way for him and his friends to play more basketball. But since that summer 32 years ago, life has never been … more
His story begins in 1946. A young man from Yonkers, Joseph Nearon was one of just a few Black men to enroll at Manhattan College — an opportunity he received thanks to an intercultural concert that raised funds for Black high school students like him to attend college. more
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