Newsday's collection of in-depth sports documentaries about New York Sports, Long Island athletes and other notable sporting moments.
Eli Manning, a Giants' Giant
After 16 seasons, two Super Bowl championships and two Super Bowl MVP Awards, Eli Manning...
Can't Stop Now
Amaya Williams is a player on the Copiague varsity girls basketball team. She trains with...
A salute to David Wright
David Wright always will be considered Mr. Met, but it's important to note, without the big head. An ode to the 14-year Met as his career comes to a close because of injuries. Written and narrated by David Lennon.
Long Island's team: A season with SBU women's lacrosse
Newsday chronicled the Stony Brook women's lacrosse team's historic 2018 season.
Kendrick Carmouche is one of the few African-American jockeys
Jockey Kendrick Carmouche has won more than 3,000 races in his career, but as one...
Al Iaquinta, the fighter and the real estate agent
When Wantagh's Al Iaquinta isn't training for an upcoming UFC fight, he's selling real estate on Long Island. Take a tour through the two worlds of "Raging" Al Iaquinta as he prepares to face Paul Felder at UFC 223 at Barclays Center on April 7, 2018.
Building the Nassau CC women's wrestling program
How free coffee and breakfast pastries in 2016 led to Nassau Community College becoming the first college in New York State to have a women's wrestling team in 2017-18.
Numbah One: Mike Francesa's final year 'On The FAN'
Mike Francesa helped revolutionized sports talk radio at WFAN with Chris "Mad Dog" Russo. Nine years since they split up, Francesa remains the top-rated host in New York. After 30 years at WFAN, 2017 is his last. Watch his final year unfold as Francesa's fans, colleagues and athletes from the New York area spoke about what it will be like to no longer have this icon on the air.
The night Matt Serra shocked the world at UFC 69
Matt Serra at UFC 69 after knocking out Georges St-Pierre.
Hopkins, Trinidad and 9/11
The middleweight championship fight between Bernard Hopkins and Felix Trinidad was scheduled for Sept. 15, 2001 at MSG. After the World Trade Center attacks, the fight was postponed for two weeks. Hopkins and others there that night recall the emotions surrounding the event.
The Rivalry: Islanders vs. Rangers
The fierce rivalry between the Rangers and Islanders started back on their first meeting at Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 21, 1972. Players and fans from both teams have changed over the years, but the level of play and competitive fire between these teams has never faded.
1974 Top Eight tournament was one to remember for St. Anthony's
In 1974, New York State was one of four states that didn't have a state basketball championship. Then the Top Eight was created. St. Anthony's coach Gus Alfieri and the Friars beat Long Island Lutheran to win the first ever Top Eight tournament held at Hofstra University
From LI to the NFL: The Victor Ochi story
Victor Ochi went from raw talent at Valley Stream Central High School to one of the best players in Stony Brook football history. Now, after a long pre-draft process, he's one of the newest members of the Baltimore Ravens. Newsday followed Ochi as he
NY Emmy nominee: Leaving Long Island
After more than 40 years of playing their games at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders moved to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the 2015-16. But "the old barn" rocked in its final season. Newsday followed Islanders employees, fans and players throug
Muhammad Ali: fighter, activist, icon
Muhammad Ali may be the greatest boxer of all time, but that's just a small part of the impact he made on society as a whole.
NY Emmy nominee: Hard Knocks
An in-depth look at concussions and helmet safety and how they have impacted high school football players on Long Island.
Undefeated: Weidman UFC 187 documentary
Baldwin's Chris Weidman, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title for a third consecutive time by beating Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23, 2015. But the road to fight night is a long one. This is that story.
What makes Lauren Brozoski a good basketball player? Why does everyone call her "Boogie"? Newsday takes an in-depth look at the Long Island Lutheran senior point guard as she plays her final season before going to Michigan and continuing her dream of playing in the WNBA. (Newsday/Casey Musarra)
Derek Jeter: Salute to the captain
Yankees captain Derek Jeter announced in February that 2014 would be his final season in baseball. Newsday traveled to Camden Yards in Baltimore, Fenway Park in Boston, Citi Field and Yankee Stadium to tell the story of what Jeter meant to Major League Baseball, its players and fans during his 20 seasons. (Credit: Newsday)
'Test of the Champion' Belmont Stakes documentary
Winning horse racing's Triple Crown may be the toughest accomplishment in sports. To become an immortal, the horse must beat all challengers in Louisville at the Kentucky Derby, then again two weeks later in Baltimore at the Preakness, and then once again three weeks later in New York at the Belmont Stakes. (Credit: Newsday Staff)
Determined to play football
As a young boy, Naji Nizam fell in love with football. Playing was all he ever wanted, and he wouldn't let anything stand in his way, not even the debilitating disease that should have made the Port Jefferson boy's goal impossible. Videojournalist: Chris Ware (Nov. 14, 2013)