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The NYC Rush softball travel team are always in a hurry, it seems, to go head to head with the best competition around the tri-state region. But they slowed it down on Monday to do some stretching and warmups before the 14-and-under U.S.S.S.A. July 4th Explosion Bash Tournament at the Mount Airy Lodge complex in […]

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BY MICHAEL OSSORGUINE | Harrison Rottman and Blas Lee — who made their mark as youths in the Greenwich Village Little League — led Eleanor Roosevelt High School to its first Public School Athletic Association AA Division baseball championship on Monday at Yankee Stadium. But their Cinderella run through the playoffs ended in a tough […]

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Greenwich Village Little League alumni Harrison Rottman and Blas Lee will lead the Eleanor Roosevelt High School baseball team to its first-ever appearance in the Public School Athletic League AA Division Championship Game at Yankee Stadium on Mon., June 13, at 4 p.m. The boys, who are both graduating seniors, have been playing ball together […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The NYC Run Crew’s Shakeout run rumbled through the Lower East Side last Thursday evening, in the process uniting the city’s divided run crews, while taking in some local spots of interest. The event was organized by local rapper and trainer Powermalu and Jessica Zapotechne a.k.a. Jessie Zapo, two prominent figures […]

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Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in Tribeca was the place to be for athletic feats and doggie treats on Sat., May 21, as the second annual Hudson River Park Games brought adrenaline-pumping fun and fitness to the Lower West Side. Thousands of New Yorkers and visitors flocked to the waterfront to test their strength, endurance, […]

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BY JUDITH STILES | Spring has finally arrived, along with a lovely smattering of city flowers that nudge everyone into a good mood. Finally. But what if the mood is broken because you suddenly get cut from your beloved soccer team? Oh, no! It usually is not so sudden and is most often preceded by […]

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BY ALBERT AMATEAU | On any fine day, a visitor to the E. Sixth St. track in East River Park is likely to find a tall, thin 63-year-old man leading a fitness class and talking up the sport of running. Two Saturdays ago, the man, Francis Bishop-Schiro, was almost beside himself about his victory, along […]

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JOEY ZANNINO | This Mon., May 9, the Greenwich Village Youth Council will kick off its first annual Spring Basketball League, a free six-week tournament in partnership with the New York Knicks. The league will host games on weekday evenings at the William Passannante Ball Field courts, at W. Houston St. and Sixth Ave. Completely free […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | It was rainy and the mercury was hitting the 30s, so it wasn’t a great day to be hitting baseballs. Nevertheless, 600 hardy Greenwich Village Little Leaguers — from T-balling tykes to 16-year-old Seniors — wearing their uniforms and toting colorful team banners, trooped onto Pier 40 last Saturday morning to kick […]

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While Will Smith was shooting a new movie, “Collateral Beauty,” on Bleecker St. last week, he dropped in at No. 9 to check out Overthrow Boxing. He struck a fighter’s stance with Daniel Coleman, Overthrow’s trainer, then did some energetic gloveless sparring with Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon, who recently won the W.B.C. superwelterweight title.   […]

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