You are forgiven if the name John Sharkey III doesn't mean much to you. Last time he performed in NYC under the Puerto Rico Flowers moniker, you may have been gyrating at a discotek or standing on the sidewalk with a slice of pizza. The time before that, you could have been watching a group called t ... More >>
The New York Knicks were in an interesting predicament late last week as the NBA regular season was heading toward the finish line: They had the chance to choose their playoff opponent.
Heading into the final two games of the regular season with identical records with the Philadelphia 76ers, the K ... More >>
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 >>
It was a good Sunday for the Knicks. Carmelo Anthony had his best game of the season, scoring 43 points, including two long three pointers in the final seconds of the 4th quarter and overtime--the former forced overtime, and the latter won the game.
That the Knicks did it over the team with the be ... More >>
The tabs have been on a rampage lately, uncovering all kinds of same-sex shenanigans reportedly engaged in by those married to the opposite sex.
The result is this Canadian newspaper article which questions why we're so obsessed with outing, but manages--in the process of its pained introspection-- ... More >>
Think of the orange car as a clue. The resurrected NBA season kicks off (thankfully, finally) on Sunday. To celebrate, we've paired each team with a notable album from the past year; the list, with tweet-sized justifications, is below. (NB, although the NBA-savvy of you might have already fig ... More >>
Early this year, Never Say Never took us backstage as teenpop heartthrob Justin Bieber worked his way to a sold-out Madison Square Garden tour finale, juxtaposing current success with clips of baby Bieber playing drums, doing cute things, and wowing crowds at Ontario open mics. Journey to Fea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
April 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 26
Only the Knicks Can Make Us Respectable Now
by Joe Flaherty and Ross Wetzsteon
After years of false pregnancies, the New York sporting crowd may at last father a legitimate champion. For a long time now ... More >>
Just days before yet another replay of its major betting scandal, NBA officials — the league's executives, not the refs — must be running like mad up and down the hallways of their Fifth Avenue headquarters.
Crooked ref Tim Donaghy has revealed what he says was a concerted effort to g ... More >>
Is it Jay-Z's turn to ether a Philadelphia sports team? 76ers fans will not forget the day, back in 2001, when Beyonce and the rest of Destiny's Child emerged at halftime for Game Two of the Finals, IN PHILADELPHIA, wearing Laker jerseys--the prelude to first a tremendous amount of booing, an ... More >>
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Tuesday New York headlines...Murdoch apologizes for chimp cartoon: "We made a mistake." Says after talking to editors, "we will seek to be more attuned to the sensitivities of our community."The Times continues its white panic over tough times: 1. New Y ... More >>