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Looking for the scoop on your favorite New York Sports teams, or want to know more about athletics and recreation on Long Island? Look no further than our Sports & Recreational Articles for everything you'll want to know about recreation on Long Island.

Long Island Ducks & Long Island Cares Announce 2014 Food Drive Schedule at Bethpage Ballpark

Long Island Cares, Inc. and the Long Island Ducks announce series of food drives to raise awareness of hunger during the 2014 season.

LongIsland.com's 2014 April Family Fun Guide: Spring Fairs, Earth Day & More Seasonal Fun!

Kick off the Spring season by enjoying some warm weather, seasonal and outdoor fun the whole family can enjoy!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Restaurant Week, Model Train Show, Polar Plunge and More Entertainment

Enjoy great dining along with a variety of entertainment for the end of the week on Long Island!

Staying Fit This Spring: Events and Ideas for a Healthy Body

As the weather gets warmer, many of us need to start working off our winter fat. Check out our tips for staying in shape or getting in shape.

New York Jets Release Mark Sanchez, Sign Michael Vick

The Jets have released their little-loved quarterback and picked up an even more controversial one.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Craft Beer Festival, Wrestling, The Vagina Monologues and More Entertainment

You won't run short of options for entertainment on Long Island with these hot spots to check out!

It’s Official – Phil Jackson Now President of the New York Knicks

The wildly successful NBA player and coach has now agreed to run the New York Knicks organization.

Hot Spots: St. Patty’s Day Bar Crawl, Bowling Benefit Event and Other Entertainment

Kick start St. Patty's Day celebrations this weekend with several events on Long Island. There's also plenty of other entertainment to enjoy!

Jason Collins Signs with Nets, Becomes First Active Gay Player in Major American Sport

The free agent center signed a ten day deal with the Nets early on Sunday, and was in uniform by game time that night.

Great Ways to Enjoy the Last Week of February

Soon before you know it, the winter season will be over. Enjoy all there is to do on Long Island for the winter season!

Fun and Free: Library Programs for Adults

Many people associate library programs with children, but there is a lot of thought that goes into library programs for adults. Check out some of the great library programs coming!

Olympic Competitor from Long Island Falls in Skeleton Race

John Daly will not be coming home from Sochi with a medal.

President's Day Things to Do: Ways to Kick Back and Relax over the Three-Day Weekend

Check out LongIsland.com's Things to Do and Events Calendar to put together a getaway for a day--without going away!

Derek Jeter Set to Retire Following the 2014 Season

After injuries plagued him for much of last year, Derek Jeter announces his retirement after the end of this season.

Go for the Gold: Host a Watching Party for the 2014 Winter Olympics!

Hosting an Olympic Watching party this week? Here's some great ways to incorporate friendly competition and sports games into your celebration!

Amityville High School Football Players Sue Comsewogue School District after Alleged Racism-Fueled Attacks

Five football players from Amityville High School are suing Comsewogue School District after they were allegedly taunted with racial slurs and attacked by the opposing team.

Alex Rodriguez Drops Lawsuits against MLB, Players Association

A-Rod looks as though he may be ready to move past his suspension and the Biogenesis scandal.

New York Mets Legend Ralph Kiner Passes Away at 91

Kiner’s broadcasting career with the New York Mets saw the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, the early millennium, and today.

Cuomo: Change to Fluke Fishing Quota Gives New York Angler’s a Fair Shot

New York fishermen will now have fair shot in fluke fishing as the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission votes in favor of a proposal that would require the same fluke fishing rules to be applied to New ...

Seattle Seahawks Decimate Denver Broncos, Defying Super Bowl Expectations

Few people predicted a blowout in Super Bowl XLVIII, and those who did likely did not expect the Broncos to be on the receiving end.
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