Category archives for: Sports

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

As Taino Towers looks beyond basketball, the realities of an inner-city youth program emerge.

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

After two months of practice, the Taino Towers basketball team plays against outside competition.

Harlem Soccer Kicking Suburban Stereotypes

Harlem Soccer Kicking Suburban Stereotypes

Soccer in Harlem has found a second wind after the World Cup, say community leaders.

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Bartendaz,an urban workout program launched in Harlem, now has members across the United States and abroad.

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Two childhood friends, an entrepreneur and a work-in-progress at Taino Towers’ youth basketball program.

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

For Taino Towers’ kids, a new basketball team may be an alternative to the streets.

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Led by gym teacher Steven Sloan, students at P.S. 102 ran 50,000 miles last year, bucking East Harlem health trends.

Organizers Botch Wrestlers’ Rumble

Organizers Botch Wrestlers’ Rumble

An international Senegalese wrestling match was canceled after organizers didn’t pay for the hall.

Park Renovations End Sandlot Ball

Park Renovations End Sandlot Ball

When J. Hood Wright Park re-opens after renovations next summer, baseball players will have to share the blacktop with basketball games.

Harlem Cheers 40,000 NYC Marathoners

Harlem Cheers 40,000 NYC Marathoners

Fans welcome athletes in the 2010 ING NYC Marathon.

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