Last year was a down year for the Mo Better Jaguars Pop Warner program of Brownsville, Brooklyn. As we chronicled in a November feature story, the 2013 season was the first time none of the program's teams made the playoffs. But while it was a down year, it did not lack flashes of hope.
"Yo, is it true about Kameron?" Vick Davis asked the other coaches when he arrived at Brownsville's Betsy Head Park on a Monday evening in early June. It was, replied Chris Legree, head coach of the Mo Better Jaguars youth football program. Kameron had been killed on Friday. He was shot outside a ... More >>
Brownsville has been known for its boxers. Tough, relentless sluggers. The community takes pride in its old sons, passing down stories and memories, keeping the earliest stages of their legacies alive. The coaches for the Mo Better Jaguars -- subjects of this week's cover story -- lived at the cen ... More >>