Queens

Tennis: Injured Del Potro battles through to third round

MELBOURNE: Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro battled an apparent thigh injury and sapping heat to down Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-4 …

Karen Khachanov

Just a ‘bad day’

ALL it took was one bad day at the Australian Open to unravel all those good feelings about American tennis generated by so much success at the US …

Tennis

‘Crazy’ star skewers classless American brat

Babos, now ranked 51st in the world, enjoyed her first career win against a top-10 opponent as other American big names Venus Williams and Sloane …

Tennis

This Week's Top Stories In Queens

Traffic deaths hit a new low, a group sues the city over bike lanes and locals grow frustrated with police-community relations.<p>QUEENS, NY -- If you …

Bill de Blasio

First grand slam title was 'overwhelming', says Stephens

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Without a victory since her stunning U.S. Open triumph last September, American Sloane Stephens admitted on Saturday that the experience of becoming a grand slam winner had been “overwhelming”.<p>“I think it’s always a tough transition when you go from not playing tennis for 11 …

Tennis

50 Moments that Mattered: Oudin's Cinderella run in 2009

<i>This year, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the US Open, we’re counting down the 50 most memorable moments in the history of America’s Grand</i> …

U.S. Open (Tennis)

St. John’s versus #1 Villanova: How to watch, preview

St. John’s season has turned upside down ever since Big East play. For a team that had such optimism headed into conference action, it is hard to …

College Basketball

Billie Jean King Says Margaret Court Arena’s Name Should Change

MELBOURNE, Australia — Billie Jean King said Friday that the Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should have its name changed because of Court’s derogatory comments about gay and transgender people.<p>“If I were playing today, I would not play on it,” King said at a news conference three days …

Tennis

15 new developments transforming Jamaica, Queens - Curbed NY

After years of speculation, false starts, and stalled projects, it might finally be safe to say that Jamaica, Queens is having its moment. In 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo awarded $10 million to the neighborhood that could be used toward initiatives that would kick-start economic development and …

Housing

The Wunderkind: Is Zverev ready to take his game to another level?

When 30-year-old German Mischa Zverev joined the ATP tour as a teenager, the professional tennis road became his younger brother’s home, too. A …

Tennis

As Serena Williams extends her break, who will take advantage of the interval in women’s tennis?

Serena Williams' quest to equal Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 grand slams will have to wait.<p>The 36-year-old says she is not physically ready to return to the game four months after giving birth to her daughter and leaves the women's tour still without its pinnacle figurehead.<p>With no …

Tennis

New York Mets: Assessing the Jay Bruce Reunion in Queens

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03: Jay Bruce (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)<p>In what has been a rather boring and lackluster offseason for the New York Mets …

Sports

Australian Open round-up: Venus suffers shock first-round exit as Bencic cruises to straight-set win

Collated results of the women’s singles action on day one at Melbourne Park.<p>Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams was knocked out of the …

Tennis

50 years of memories and magic

It was a time of revolution; an era that turned this country upside down and inside out. The late 1960s were a time in which the U.S. was torn by …

U.S. Open (Tennis)

REPORT: Marcus LoVett done for remainder of season

As of Wednesday afternoon, Marcus LoVett’s father had retweeted a tweet stating his son would not play again this year. Check out the tweet below …

College Basketball

Hundreds Without Power After Transformer Explosion In Queens

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> A transformer explosion early Thursday morning in Queens has left hundreds without power.<p>It happened at 55th Avenue and 48th …

Serena Williams details frightening complications after giving birth to daughter Olympia

Everyone knows Serena Williams the tennis player is tough. You don’t win 22 Grand Slam titles and come back from massive injuries without being tough.<p>…

Tennis

Queens Men's Basketball Ranked No. 1 in Nation

<b>CHARLOTTE, N.C.</b> – The Queens University of Charlotte men's basketball team was ranked No. 1 in the country in NABC/Division II National Rankings …

College Basketball

Off to a quick start, Simona Halep deserves a successful Slam finish

Now that world No. 1 Simona Halep has secured one of the Australian Open warm-up titles, at the Shenzhen Open in China, the familiar questions …

Tennis

Meet me at the crossroads: scouting Georgetown before St. John’s matchup

<i>Hello Darkness, My Old Friend...</i><p>Red Storm fans are frustrated, and rightly so. After starting the season at 10-2, the Johnnies are currently in the …

College Basketball

Julia Göerges

Julia Göerges has started 2018 in the same rich vein of form as she ended 2017: in the winner’s circle. Now, just one week away from the Australian …

Tennis

St. John’s versus Georgetown: How to watch, preview

Big East play has been anything but kind to St. John’s so far. Entering conference play with such optimism, the Red Storm have let down many largely …

College Basketball

U.S. Open champion Stephens bundled out in Sydney

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens' preparations for the Australian Open hit a speed bump on Monday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International first round by Italy's Camila Giorgi.<p>Stephens, who has not played since the Fed Cup final in November, looked rusty against the …

Tennis

Blankmeyer Inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

<b>Jan. 7, 2018</b><p><b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> The winningest coach in St. John’s history and the most successful skipper in the 30-plus year history of the BIG EAST …

Big East

Sloane Stephens beaten in first match of 2018

SYDNEY, Australia — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens has lost her first match of the year, beaten by Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi at the Sydney …

Tennis

St. John's Captures First BIG EAST Win of Season, 72-65, in Overtime

<b>Jan. 5, 2018</b><p><b>QUEENS, N.Y. -</b> In another thrilling contest at Carnesecca Arena, the St. John’s women’s basketball team defeated Creighton, 72-65, in …

College Basketball

Surging Seas software shows potential impact of rising sea levels on US cities

An interactive mapping tool provides a scary glimpse of how cities such as New York, Boston and Miami might end up if sea levels continue to rise.<p>The …

Climate Change

Things To Do In Queens This Weekend

Make a light saber. Run a New Year's Resolution 5k. Learn how to draw live models with a beer in hand. Queens has something for everyone.<p>QUEENS, NY …

New York City

Three takeaways, St. John’s vs Creighton: talent developing, but no rest stops

This morning, some of the more dedicated St. John’s fans are worried. Or sad, or salty, or a touch depressed after last night’s 78-71 loss to …

College Basketball

Kei Nishikori Withdraws from 2018 Australian Open

Kei Nishikori's agent says the 2014 U.S. Open runner-up is pulling out of the Australian Open.<p>Olivier van Lindonk says in an email Wednesday that …

Tennis