Harlem’s Carmelo Anthony With “Kids’ Choice Sports Winner Ricardo Jacobo Jr.

michael strayhand and anthony clebrate shotAs part of the half-time show during Nickelodeon’s inaugural Kids’ Choice Sports 2014, Harlem’s Carmelo Anthony saw 15-year-old Los Angeles-resident Ricardo Jacobo Jr. made the shot of his life when he sunk an amazing $50,000 half-court basket, live on television, as part of the “Kids’ Choice Sports  Half-Court Shot Contest.” Continue Reading →

NY State Wants NYC Tourists

Satchel Paige & Goose Tatum Harlem Stars Negro League 8x10 B&W PhotoNew York state wants to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s tourism market–attracting a greater share of the 54 million plus people who visit the city and convincing them to spend time upstate and on Long Island. Continue Reading →

The Raz: You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

Derek & A RodBy Marc Rasbury  

Last week, CBS aired the 50th Anniversary Special of the Beatles performing on the Ed Sullivan Show and that got me thinking about one of their songs as it pertains to what took place in the world of sports over the past couple of weeks. Continue Reading →

NFL Players Take the Next Step at Super Bowl Conference in Harlem

nextleveleventbrite-e13907828291491On Tuesday, January 28th, the Next Level Sports & Business Group will combine with the NFLPA’s former players, NY/NJ chapter, to host the inaugural Next Level Sports & Business Conference, taking place in Harlem, NY, at Riverbank State Park. Continue Reading →