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Walk-on is only St. John’s men’s basketball player from Queens
Walk-on is only St. John’s men’s basketball player from Queens
News Liam La Guerre 10/24/2013 at 12:01PM

At the annual St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball media day event on Thursday, October 10, junior forward Khadim Ndiaye sat peacefully, watching. He observed his teammates as they were being interviewed one on one or sometimes by a horde of reporters. Then he swiftly pulled out a glasses case and put on a pair [...]

St. John’s University announces streaming deal with ESPN
St. John’s University announces streaming deal with ESPN
News Queens Courier Staff 2/05/2013 at 1:58PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY You can now watch the Johnnies on the go. St. John’s University recently announced a streaming deal with ESPN3 that will bring 60 athletic events to more than 80 million households across the country on computers, smartphones, tablets and Xbox live. St. John’s is the sixth school to reach such a deal. [...]

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Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 2:33PM

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files A judge overseeing a lawsuit brought by the family of a California boy molested by his troop leader in 2007 has ordered the Boy Scouts of America to hand over confidential files detailing allegations of sexual abuse by Scout leaders around the nation. The Santa Barbara [...]

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/19/2012 at 1:11PM

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church Hundreds gathered in a Bronx church Saturday to mourn the death of an unarmed teen shot and killed by police inside his home this month. The body of Ramarley Graham, 18, lay in an open casket as more than 400 relatives [...]

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/18/2012 at 3:18PM

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church The silver casket bearing Whitney Houston glistened Saturday inside her old Newark church, where a star-studded crowd bid farewell to the departed diva with the divine voice. “What becomes of our broken hearts?” asked her “Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner in a moving memorial. [...]

ESPN analyst to speak at Queens College
ESPN analyst to speak at Queens College
Sports Steve Mosco 1/31/2012 at 1:39PM

Life is a long journey filled with both success and struggle — and students at Queens College are about to learn that lesson from someone who has lived it. She’s been called a legend, a trailblazer in women’s athletics and a role model for all young women. Carolyn Peck, an ESPN basketball analyst and the [...]