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Senators unite to fight NFL Commissioner

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is one of 16 female U.S. senators demanding that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell institute a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.  In a letter to Goodell, the lawmakers said “if you violently assault a woman, you...

Former Islander Gerry Hart’s son arrested

The son of former New York Islanders player Gerry Hart is under arrest for allegedly supplying the drugs that killed New York Rangers forward Derek Boogaard.  Jordan Hart was arrested by DEA agents on Long Island yesterday morning for supplying the prescription drugs that killed...

A salute to the captain

“Derek Jeter Day” in New York will be remembered as one of the most elaborate player ceremonies ever.  Retiring Yankee captain Derek Jeter was honored before Sunday’s game against the Royals, with the festivities lasting nearly an hour.  Among those on hand were...

Yankees honor Joe Torre

The New York Yankees are celebrating the career of one of their greats.  The team honored former manager Joe Torre before Saturday’s game with the White Sox.   Torre says the honor is the thrill of a lifetime.  Torre’s number-six uniform was retired and he joined...

PATRIOTS COME BACK TO TAKE SERIES FINALE

(Central Islip, N.Y., August 24, 2014) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the Somerset Patriots 8-5 on Sunday evening in the finale of a four-game series at Bethpage Ballpark. Long Island took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on an opposite field two-out, two-run homer from...

Islanders sold

Not long after the New York Islanders move to Brooklyn they should have a new owner. The team says it is being sold to a group led by Jon Ledecky, a former co-owner of the Washington Capitals.  London-based investor Scott Malkin will have a minority interest. Terms of the deal...

SKEETERS SILENCE DUCKS TO EVEN SERIES

(Central Islip, N.Y., August 13, 2014) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the Sugar Land Skeeters 3-0 on Wednesday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Bethpage Ballpark. Delwyn Young provided the only runs of the ballgame on a three-run homer to right field...

Buyer for Islanders bails

Negotiations to sell the Islanders to Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway have ceased, a person familiar with the discussions said Tuesday. Talks with Barroway are not expected to resume, the person said. There is no indication if other potential buyers have...