Long Island's own
Syosset's Bird re-signs with Seattle Storm
The point guard, who was an unrestricted free agent, missed all of last season recovering from knee surgery
Matz thinks he has fixed his first-inning problems
The Mets lefthander, who is competing for a spot in the rotation, hopes a more aggressive approach will lead to better starts to his starts.
LI-based fighters Buzukja, Green win Ring of Combat titles
Buzukja is a Serra-Longo fighter, and Green trains at Bellmore Kickboxing MMA.
Why Stroman changed to No. 0 (and what it has to do with Reyes)
LI's Stroman wore No. 6 in Toronto, then wore No. 7 after last season's trade to the Mets.
Long Beach's McAvoy scores a goal at MSG for first time
McAvoy said: "Growing up and being a big fan of the Rangers and going to games here and everything, that's special."
LIer will miss Olympic trials due to religious beliefs
Estee Ackerman, 18, of West Hempstead, will miss the Olympic trials at the end of the month after her father said tournament officials could not accommodate her scheduling needs.
Mets' Stroman exudes confidence, expects to be 'dominant'
In Thursday's news conference, the righthander from Long Island made it clear that he is not lacking in self-belief.
- Stroman: 'I think I'm the best on the field whenever I'm out there'
LI's Bria Hartley signs with Phoenix Mercury
Hartley, Newsday's 2010 Player of the Year out of North Babylon, spent the past three seasons with the Liberty, appearing in 92 games with 62 starts.
Shi plays well but falls in New York Open
Shi was playing in his first-ever ATP tournament and showed plenty of poise despite defeat.
The Ducks are hiring, from bat boys to QuackerJack
The team is looking to fill 250 to 300 seasonal part-time openings, including ushers, grounds crew and concessions workers.
- LI's Myles Jones ready to take on indoor lacrosse with Riptide
Ex-Met Wally Backman found not guilty in harassment case
The former Mets second baseman was found not guilty of assaulting his then-girlfriend during a domestic incident at the woman's home last August.
- Wally Backman found not guilty in harassment case
Olympic medal winners from Long Island
These athletes, who were either born on Long Island or went to high school here (in some cases, both), reached the pinnacle of international competition by winning an Olympic medal.
Long Island athletes in the pros now
Meet the locals who are active pro athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer.
Pro sports draftees from Long Island
A look at every Long Island high school player that has been drafted by an MLB, NFL, AFL, NHL, NBA or WNBA team.
Long Island in the pros
Long Island high school athletes who made it to the pros in baseball, basketball, football and hockey.
Riley scored 14 points and Amari Isaacs and Romello Wright added 12 apiece as the Indians beat Northport and won their 10th county title and second in a row.
State wrestling tourney filled with Suffolk rematches
The first day of competition pitted Suffolk wrestlers against each other on five occasions in the first and quarterfinal rounds of the tournament.
Goddard hits two clutch FTs as Amityville wins title
Darnell Evans totaled 26 points and 10 assists in victory over Center Moriches.
Clarke's Osmond-Bouyer advances to state semis
Cold Spring Harbor's Jackson Polo, Locust Valley's Gage DeNatale also have impressive showings.
Mt. Sinai's Campo advances to state semis with 200th career win
Campo defeated Corinth's Alec Richards 9-4 in the D-II 170-pound quarterfinal at the state wrestling championships
Freeport's Norris claws into state semifinals in double OT
The senior defeated Adam Fenner of Minisink Valley to advance in the bracket.
A look ahead to NCAAs: From high fliers to LIers
March Madness preview, including a few local teams who could earn a bid to The Big Dance.
Ex-SBU star Jankowski thrilled to join Reds after struggles with Padres
The former Stony Brook All-American felt as if he were being liberated from the depths of his personal baseball hell when he found out he was traded to Cincinnati.
Hofstra loses to Towson, fails to clinch CAA title
Hofstra (22-8, 13-4 CAA) had its eight-game winning streak snapped after allowing 24 offensive rebounds and being outrebounded, 49-26.
- SBU women's lacrosse Ep. 4: 'Being the best version of ourselves'
Photos: NY state wrestling championships
Scenes from the 2020 New York high school state wrestling championships at the Times Union Center in Albany, held Feb. ...
- Photos: Brentwood vs. Northport in the Suffolk boys basketball Class AA final
- Photos: Amityville vs. Center Moriches in the Suffolk small schools boys basketball championship
- Photos: Our Lady of Mercy vs. Sacred Heart in the CHSAA playoffs
- Photos: Syosset vs. Port Washington in the Nassau 'AA' playoffs
- Photos: Massapequa vs. Farmingdale in the Nassau 'AA' playoffs
- Photos: Suffolk Class A girls hoops final