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    October 17, 2014

    Baby Pools, Cream of Wheat, and Field Hockey: The Hip-Hop of Freestyle Love Supreme

    This Friday, Oct. 17, sees the New York's longest running freestyle theatrical comedy experience Freestyle Love Supreme venture from the stage to the screen with the premiere of the new show on Pivot TV. After a decade of wowing audiences with top tier freestyle rhymes and impeccable comedic timing, ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    Rap and Basketball: A History

    On Sunday, Wale, Fabolous, and Big Sean performed at the Barclays Center as part of the celebrity basketball challenge. With the three performing in a venue that a rap artist help build, it's a reminder of the long and storied history rap and basketball have had together -- hip-hop and hoops have pr ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Here Are the Songs They Play At a Kid's Skating Rink Birthday Party

    Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book. In his column, he writes about his life and times. Among many other things, my twin six-year-old sons think I am Manu Ginobili when the Spurs play basketba ... More >>

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    January 8, 2014
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    January 8, 2014

    Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha: Why This Video Sucks

    [In his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Right now, Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha, is number two on Billboard and number one on my GTFOH chart. I don't remember the first time I heard--it seems like I've heard it every ... More >>

  • Film

    October 2, 2013
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    August 14, 2013

    What's Alan Thicke Think of Son Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" Video?

    Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is the song of the summer, and helps continue the Thicke family's run of pop culture ubiquity. After all, Robin's father Alan played Kirk Cameron's father on Growing Pains, penned the theme songs for "The Facts of Life" and "What's Happening," and will get a star on Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella, Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    The 20 Best Things About "Hot Cheetos And Takis"

    Surely you've heard of "Hot Cheetos and Takis," the banger from the Y.N.RichKids, by now? The song, a product of the Minneapolis North Community YMCA's Beats and Rhymes Program, is as infectious as its titular snacks are artificially flavored, with what appears to be a bunch of community school-educ ... More >>

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    June 16, 2012

    Drake Faces #YOLO Charges for SoHo Brawl with Chris Brown

    When you send a note to someone that reads, "I'm fucking the love of your life, deal with it" it's most likely not going to end well. Especially if they had just bought you a bottle of champagne.Late Thursday night, at the swanky SoHo spot W.i.P., the entourages of R&B singer Chris Brown and rap ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    VIDEO: Watch Sacto Mayor and Former NBA Star Kevin Johnson Suck Up to Scientology

    Our West Coast counterpart, staff writer Josh Dulaney at the Voice's sister paper OC Weekly, has been dishing on Scientology's spiffy new "Ideal Org" there in several spicy posts. In a story last week, Josh mentioned that William Dalton, the mayor of Garden Grove, California (population: 170K), lav ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    The Knicks Take Their Talents To South Beach This Saturday--And Other Playoff Storylines

    The NBA playoff bracket is set, and the Knicks will take their talents to South Beach this Saturday to play LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat. It's a matchup that will garner more buzz than a typical two-seed-vs-seven-seed series, due of a myriad of subplots. First, these two teams ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    The Nets Left New Jersey Last Night After 35 Years, With A Loss, Of Course

    Last night marked the final home game of the New Jersey Nets, and although the franchise won't officially become the Brooklyn Nets until the beginning of the 2012-2013 NBA season (when they move from the Prudential Center to the Barclay Center), it's obvious those involved with the team couldn't lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2012

    ESPN Apologizes For Being Racially Linsensitive

    The New York Knicks' mega popular new point guard Jeremy Lin said today that he's "overwhelmed" by the heaps of praise being thrown upon him after his seven game winning streak. Even President Obama said that he was impressed by Lin this week. Perhaps that stress got to him, as the Knicks lost to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Linsanity!: Shake Shack's Lin-Mint Shake

    Alexia NaderAre all of these people waiting for a Lin-Mint even though it's cold and pouring rain? ​Jeremy Lin of Knicks renown just got a Shake Shack milkshake dedicated to him. Judging from the chatter of people waiting in the substantial Shake Shack line in Madison Square Park, it seems the Jer ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Knicks' Point Guard Jeremy Lin Does the Impossible

    Phenoms who come in under the sports radar are almost exclusively confined to baseball. There are so many examples of this that they almost defy counting -- a 19-year-old Dwight Gooden matures early, just a year out of high school and can suddenly throw a 97 mph fastball past experienced major leag ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Knicks Castoffs Shaking Up NBA Playoffs

    ​What do Zach Randolph, Trevor Ariza, Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Al Harrington, Antonio McDyess, Marcus Camby, Nate Robinson, Eddie House, and Jamal Crawford have in common? Well, they all were let go by the Knicks at one point or another in recent years, and, unlike t ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Valiant Losses? Here's Why the Knicks Shouldn't Even Be Playing

    ​Let's put the Knicks' postseason performance so far into perspective. Yes, Melo's dazzling performance in Tuesday's night game -- not just the 4 points but the 17 rebounds and six assists, not to mention the 13 points in a row -- was the most memorable Knicks night in several years. And yes, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    The Ballad Of Kim Kardashian And The-Dream Continues, Courtside At A Knicks Game

    ​Here we have (courtesy Funkmaster Flex) SOTC deity The-Dream taking in last night's Knicks-Rockets game (guess who won) with Kim Kardashian, continuing their alleged unholy union, about which we have already begun writing a speculative musical. Here, then, are more excerpts from that work in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Live: The Arcade Fire Basically Own Madison Square Garden Now

    Régine, basking. Pic by Ben Jay, more below.​Arcade Fire/Spoon Madison Square Garden Wednesday, August 4 Gold medal, stage banter, 2010: "I have to say my favorite part of Madison Square Garden is this area right over here," announces Win Butler, gesturing toward a spot to his right maybe h ... More >>

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    April 11, 2010

    Sanction-busting Investigation Could Threaten Nets Deal, Atlantic Yards

    ​Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ) tells the Post that he's requesting a Treasury Department investigation to see if Mikhail Prokhorov, the russian investor who's trying to buy stakes in both the Nets and the planned Nets Arena in Brooklyn, has violated Bush-era sanctions against doing business wi ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 2003

    Still Fired Up

    Yeah, That's Coach John Starks Pacing the Sidelines

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    June 10, 2003
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    March 11, 2003
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    January 21, 2003

    Hue and Cry

    The Newest NBA Owner Often Chooses Green Over Black

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    August 20, 2002
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    March 26, 2002

    Putting Shaq in His Place

    Where Does a 340-Pound Center Sit? Not Necessarily Where He Wants To.

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    February 12, 2002
  • Music

    August 21, 2001
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    July 31, 2001

    From the Cradle to the Court

    Lots of Pounding on Souls at This Prep Basketball Showcase

  • News

    May 22, 2001


    NYC Streetballers Drive Nike’s Infectious ‘Freestyle’ Campaign

  • Specials

    March 13, 2001
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    February 27, 2001
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    January 23, 2001
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    July 4, 2000

    Hoop it Up

    Another Slammin' Summer Kicks Off at that Playground Paradise, Rucker Park

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    June 20, 2000

    The Liberty's New Look

    Retirements, Rookies, Trades

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    March 28, 2000
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    February 29, 2000

    Full-Court Press

    Knicks Clamp Down on the Working Media

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    February 15, 2000


    Lamar Odom Returns for a Garden Party

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    February 8, 2000


    Sugar Ray Richardson's Ship Be Stayin' Afloat in His New Life in Italy

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    January 11, 2000
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    November 9, 1999

    NBA F.O.B.s

    Bill Bradley Fields a Dream Team of Endorsers

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    June 8, 1999

    Women's Lib

    The Liberty Strive To Be the Equal of the WBA's Elite

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    February 16, 1999

    Bench Coach

    Herb Williams doesn't get on the court often, but he's invaluable off it

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    February 2, 1999

    All Eyez On Spre

    Latrell Sprewell brings his raw aesthetic to the New York Knicks

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    October 27, 1998

    Urban Shooting

    Pros and wannabes converge at basketball city