Queens

Would-Be Home Invader Posed As Deliveryman, Queens Resident Says

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A search was under way for suspects in an attempted home invasion that began as a fake delivery in Queens Sunday.<p>It happened …

Crime

Shamorie Ponds Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

<b>Nov. 20, 2017</b><p><b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> After helping the Red Storm remain undefeated following a pair of exceptional performances against Central Connecticut …

Big East

NYPD: Group abducts, beats man; forces way into his Queens home

Police in Queens are looking for several men who allegedly abducted and beat up a man and forced their way into his home early Sunday morning.<p>The …

Crime

Jennifer Marcus, Jesse Santamaria

Jennifer Louise Marcus and Jesse Scott Santamaria were married Nov. 18 at Casa Marina, a resort in Key West, Fla. Cecile Reynaud, a Universal Life minister, officiated.<p>The bride, 31, works in New York as a communication manager for Twitter, where she manages consumer and entertainment publicity and …

Fort Lauderdale

Off the court around college basketball this week

Five notes from off the court in college basketball this week, below.<p>Thanks!<p>The three UCLA players who were arrested shoplifting in China were helped …

College Basketball

Why We Need To Save The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Republicans in Congress and the White House have been very blunt about their desire to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – and the threats …

Business

Four Factors: St. John’s win over Nebraska

After a beating like that, it’s good to check into the box scores and see the good - and bad - in the final numbers, though in a game that is a …

College Basketball

Nadal Turns Focus To Maiden Nitto ATP Finals Title

Fear does not come into the equation for Rafael Nadal. Having arrived in London for the Nitto ATP Finals, the Spaniard admitted he would not even …

David Goffin

Why One Woman Is Warning About Missed Periods

From birth control changes to stress, there are several reasons why you might miss a period. While many of these reasons are relatively benign, Amy …

Cancer

KeWPL: Spedag, Thika Queens headline weekend league action

<b>Rebecca Magoma</b><p>KENYA, November 10, 2017 – Thika Queens will entertain star-studded Spedag in a Football Kenya Federation Women Premier League Zone A …

Women's Soccer

Police arrest man accused of flashing underage girls in Queens

Police arrested a man Wednesday they say repeatedly flashed underage girls while he rode a bicycle in Queens.<p>According to the city police department, …

Crime

Big East Basketball returns this Friday; here are the opening weekend matchups

The long wait for college hoops will finally be over in less than 48 hours!!<p>Eight of the ten Big East men’s basketball teams will start their 2017-18 …

College Basketball

Advice for college students: Who you are speaks louder than what you do

I received the list and it looked impressive.<p>It contained the topics being offered to student leaders at the upcoming <i>St. John’s University/College of</i> …

John Paul II

Ranking the Next Gen ATP finalists by their potential

<i>Ahead of the Next Gen ATP Finals starting on Tuesday, Telegraph Sport ranks the seven automatic qualifiers by their potential.</i> <i>The automatic qualifiers are the seven 21-and-under players who have achieved the best results in 2017</i><p>7. Hyeon Chung - current ranking: 54<p>It's been another successful year …

Sport (UK)

Man fatally shot during altercation in Queens

A 38-year-old man was shot dead in Queens early Saturday, cops said.<p>The suspect shot his victim during a scuffle at about 1:10 a.m. in front of a …

New York City

Police seek two women accused of using taser on other woman in Queens

Police need help finding two women they say used a taser on another woman in Queens last month.<p>The two were captured on surveillance video.<p>Police say …

Crime

Shine On: The Balfour Declaration at 100

Just as I felt obligated to comment back in May 2016 on “The Bullshistory of ‘Sykes-Picot’” on the occasion of its centenary, this past June I felt …

History

St. John's Rolls to 84-52 Win in Exhibition Opener

<b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> The St. John's men's basketball team cruised to a 32-point victory in its exhibition opener on Wednesday night, downing the American …

Big East

Blankmeyer to be Honored with Jack Kaiser Coaching Excellence Award

<b>Nov. 1, 2017</b><p><b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> On Nov. 30, longtime Red Storm Baseball Head Coach Ed Blankmeyer will be honored by The Greater New York Sandlot Athletic …

Big East

St. John’s exhibition vs AIC: How to watch, preview

Can the Johnnies show themselves to be in veteran form?The exhibition season is here! Initially, this was to be the sole public exhibition for the …

College Basketball

Federer Wins Again: Claims Eighth Basel Title

Roger Federer missed a year at his hometown tournament, the Swiss Indoors Basel, but he certainly did not miss a step.The Swiss superstar won his …

Tennis

Kudos to St. John’s for doing right by those who serve

Just when cynicism regarding public support for those who serve seems on the rise, along comes good news from St. John’s University.<p>Starting next …

Opinion

St. John’s launches scholarship for kids of uniformed heroes

St. John’s University is launching a new scholarship program to honor America’s heroes in uniform — by offering their children a new $2,000 annual …

New York City

Having a ball: No job connects fans to their heroes like a ballperson

Laray Fowler was in the hallway of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in September 2009 when she was stopped by her tennis idol, Kim …

Tennis

Ed Blankmeyer Releases 2018 St. John's Baseball Schedule

<b>Oct. 25, 2017</b><p><b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> Following a 42-win season that saw the Red Storm makes its 36th NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017, Head Coach Ed …

College Basketball

NBC Sports lists St. John’s back court in top-20

NBC Sports has been ranking a number of things (including players) in the run-up to the college basketball season. And as expected, the high-scoring …

College Basketball

Solly Walker set to be honored in Brooklyn

Just four years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, Solly Walker made history of his own becoming the first …

Big East

Aidan Igiehon to visit, play in Sharette Dixon Classic

St. John’s has been after a few players for, it seems, the entirety of Chris Mullin’s tenure at St. John’s.<p>One of them is Aidan Igiehon, the Irish …

Big East

August 31

There were 16 women’s singles matches played on Day 4 of the 2017 US Open. Six of them required less time than the <i>third set</i> of the Court 10 marathon …

U.S. Open (Tennis)