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Bed-Stuy »

Youth Fitness Program Teaches Health Lessons Through Basketball in Bed-Stuy

The Youth Fitness Ambassador Program teaches kids ages 5 to 15 exercise and healthy eating.

Crown Heights »

National Football Recruits Grow in Brooklyn

The borough known for basketball success is churning out high-level football players.

Coney Island »

Lincoln Basketball Star Becomes Top Football Recruit After Just 8 Games

Thomas Holley is an All-American and the top-ranked recruit in New York State.


DUMBO Hosts Elite 24 Bball Game on Custom Built Court in Tobacco Warehouse

"Future NBA stars" are set to play in the nation's premier high school basketball event, Elite 24.

Bed-Stuy »

Mother Channels Grief into Life Lessons in Bed-Stuy Basketball Tournament

Oresa Napper-Williams founded the group Not Another Child after the death of her son, Andrell, in 2006.

Bed-Stuy »

Nets Point Guard Joins Nonprofit to Teach Kids the Importance of Sleep

Tyshawn Taylor hung out with 10-to-14 year olds for an afternoon to teach them about sleep deprivation.

East Harlem »

Woman Pinned Under Fallen Tree Branch During Basketball Game, FDNY Says

A woman was playing basketball in East Harlem when a branch fell on her, witnesses said.

Central Harlem »

Famed Rucker Park Tournament Returns With Significant Changes

A new wooden court should appeal to more NBA players, EBC Commissioner Greg Marius said.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Couple Coaches Free Summer Hoops Clinics in Central Brooklyn

Game On Brooklyn combines sportsmanship, academics and volunteerism in a free summer course for kids. 

Park Slope »

Meet Brooklyn's Rising High School Sports Stars

In the second of a five-part series, we bring you the top 10 rising stars from Brooklyn.

New York City »

Meet Manhattan's Rising High School Sports Stars

In the first of a five-part series, DNAinfo New York brings you the top 10 rising stars in Manhattan.

New York City »

Parents Bank on Moneyball When it Comes to College Tuition

Parents shell out big bucks for kids to play sports, but for some it pays off with college scholarships.

Prospect Heights »

Barclays Center to Host NBA Draft This Summer

Brooklyn's Barclays Center will play host to the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27.

New York City »

Jack Curran, Beloved Archbishop Molloy HS Coach, Dies at 82

Jack Curran coached boys basketball and baseball at Archbishop Molloy High School.

Lower East Side »

16-Year-Old Slain on Lower East Side Mourned at Funeral

Raphael Ward, who was shot outside a bodega last week, will also be honored with a basketball tournament.