The Blackbirds of LIU-Brooklyn posted their first conference win of the season at Central Connecticut State on Monday night, evening their NEC record at 1-1. Photo courtesy of LIU-Brooklyn Athletics

After finishing off their non-conference schedule with a winning record for the first time since the 2010-11 season, the first of an unprecedented three consecutive Northeast Conference championship campaigns, the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds men’s basketball team fell flat in this year’s league opener. But head coach Jack Perri’s crew quickly rebounded from Saturday’s 79-63 loss at Read More →

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On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams cheered on the Mets during Game 1 of the World Series with his fellow baseball fans at Borough Hall. Adams, an avid Mets fan himself, provided popcorn and entertained the crowd pre-game with a Mets trivia contest – handing out John Franco (former Mets star closer ) bobblehead Read More →

From left: Hockey analyst Stan Fischler; Bill Dutton, nephew of Red Dutton and co-owner of the Arizona Coyotes; Co-Owner of the Islanders Jon Ledecky; Brooklyn Historical Society President Deborah Schwartz; Steven M. Cohen; Brooklyn Historical Society VP Marcia Ely; and Lisa Cohen. Steven and Lisa Cohen encouraged the BHS to organize the event. Eagle photos by Rob Abruzzese

As the New York Islanders get set to open their first season on Atlantic Avenue, the Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting a new exhibit that tells the story of the first NHL franchise that tried to conquer the borough — the Brooklyn Americans. The exhibit tells the tale of the time Brooklynites experienced the heartbreak Read More →

Senior Harry Odell scored off a free kick from 25 yards out in the opening minutes as St. Francis Brooklyn rolled to its 10th straight home win with a 2-0 blanking of visiting St. Joseph’s Wednesday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo courtesy of SFC Brooklyn Athletics

Senior Harry Odell and junior Leo Folla each scored a goal, but it was red-shirt senior Jack Binks’ 26th career shutout that propelled two-time defending Northeast Conference champion St. Francis College to a 2-0 victory over visiting St. Joseph’s on Wednesday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Odell tallied in the fifth minute and Folla added Read More →

Senior Vincent Bezecourt scored in the second overtime at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday evening as two-time defending champion SFC Brooklyn remained unbeaten with a dramatic 1-0 victory over visiting Lafayette. Photo courtesy of SFC Brooklyn Athletics

The St. Francis Terriers, two-time defending champions of the Northeast Conference, remained unbeaten in their quest for a third consecutive crown Wednesday evening, topping visiting Lafayette, 1-0, on Vincent Bezecourt’s clutch goal early in the second overtime at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Bezecourt accepted a pass from fellow senior John Makaya from about 20 yards out, Read More →

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New Recruiting Class Critical to Terriers’ Present/Future Success It’s been two months since the men’s basketball team at St. Francis College saw its final prayer for an NCAA Tournament berth go unanswered. Senior Lowell Ulmer’s desperation half-court heave at the Pope Center hung up in the air for what seemed like an eternity after bounding Read More →

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What does it take to get a world-class, regulation size playing field built on the Brooklyn waterfront? Students at Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) learned on Monday that it takes peaceful cooperation, collaboration and perseverance – core Quaker values. Councilmember Stephen Levin honored BFS Headmaster Dr. Larry Weiss and Athletic Director David Gardella with proclamations on Read More →

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SFC Brooklyn Falls to Defending Two-Time National Champions, 89-33 They came. They saw. They were soundly defeated. But the fighting spirit of the 2014-15 St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers was left intact following Saturday night’s lopsided 89-33 loss to the defending two-time national champion and top-ranked Connecticut Huskies before a crowd of 3,666 at Gampel Pavilion Read More →