March 13, 2018

Photography by Kevin Lynch

The U.S. Sled Hockey team has won its third consecutive game at the 2018 Paralymipc Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, and are headed to the semifinal round against Italy.

The following is republished, with update, from the August 2016 issue of MetroSports Magazine.

Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut was the site of a July 9th ice hockey game between the New York Rangers and the Connecticut Wol...

On this date in history the British race car driver Sir Stirling Moss won his first Formula 1 ePrix race. July 16th, 1955. On July 16th, 1970, British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling declared a State of Emergency as striking dockworkers shut down England’s ports. And, on July 16th, 1897, the first all-electrically powered train made its inaugural test run along New York's Erie Canal powered only by two General Electric GE-57...

After an absence of more than a century, big time international auto racing returns to the streets of New York City. On July 15th and 16th, the New York City ePrix will be run on the waterfront of the Big Apple. The FIA, sponsoring organization of international Formula 1 Grand Prix racing, brings its all electric ePrix series to the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

The reference to “on the waterfront” is an accurate one. The race...

MetroSports Magazine prides itself on providing readers and athletes with exposure to a variety of Metro N.Y. region sports that aren’t typically covered in traditional media outlets. Our coverage has included such wide-ranging sports as professional bull riding, boxing, mixed martial arts, auto racing, go-cart racing, BMX bicycle racing, sled hockey, women’s professional football, table tennis, gymnastics, weight lifting and...

July 6, 2017

MetroSports Magazine has been following the careers of several New York Metro region boxers and MMA fighters including Armin Mrkanovic, a 37 year old cruiserweight fighting out of Queens, New York.  We first featured Mrkanovic back in the Spring of 2015, fighting as “The Bosnian Prince”, and were impressed with his conditioning and skill set as he ran up a 7-2 record with three consecutive wins by TKO.

Photo: Warren Rosenberg....

Photography by Dana Sparling

In the days leading up to this year's national celebrations of Canada Day on Saturday, July 1st, and U.S. Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th, a heated battle took place on the grounds of McCleod Stadium in Langley, British Columbia, between combatants from these two countries. On Friday, June 30th, football teams from the U.S.A. and Canada went head-to-head in the Gold Medal Round of the IFAF Wom...

June 8, 2017. Madison Square Garden.  

The NYPD had a busy night with 23 active assault cases open in the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Involved in the melee were officers of the NYC Police Department, the NYC Department of Correction. Called in to help out were a firefighter from North Carolina, several former U.S. Marines, and Spiderman. Yes, a great time was had by all at the 2017 NYPD Boxing Championships at the Wo...

New Rochelle High School, a perennial powerhouse in New York metro region women's Track & Field, has capped off its 2017 outdoor season by sending 11 athletes to the 2017 New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Championships to be held next week in upstate New York. MetroSports Magazine was on hand during day two of the State semifinals held at White Plains High School this past Friday evening. For th...

On a chilly and rainy Memorial Day 2017, the 9U Yorktown Lightning baseball team took on the Briarcliff Bears in a semifinal game of the New Castle Memorial Day Tournament at Chappaqua's Wagon Road Camp ballfield. This was one of several games played throughout the town of New Castle NY in the 8U, 9U and 10U divisions over the course of the 3-day tournament.

This was the most exciting and nail biting game that I ever witnessed....

MetroSports Magazine, ClarkShots, and the New York Sports Photo Group join with all Americans in recognizing the efforts of police officers across the country as we celebrate National Police Week and the annual May 15 National Peace Officer's Memorial Day. Established in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy and both houses of Congress, National Police Week honors America's law enforcement community and remembers those who have lo...

New York City's uniformed services took their inter-agency battle to the Columbia University gridiron on Friday evening in the annual Battle of the Badges football game between New York's Finest, the Police of the NYPD, and New York's Boldest, the Department of Correction,  NYCD.

These local heroes, along with their counterparts in the FDNY, regularly compete for Gotham's bragging rights in annual hockey, gaelic football, footb...

The seventh annual TackleALZ NYC charity football game sponsored by the New York City advocacy and support group, CaringKind, took place this past weekend on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. Seventy competitors participated in front of an enthusiastic crowd estimated at 400 attendees, all in support of a wonderful cause.

Brucrew (above left) and Blondetourage (above right) receivers in action at Roosevelt Island's Ocatagon Fie...

Saturday's competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center's April 2017 Tournament hosted some early action in both the under 12 years old and over 40 years old categories. In both groupings, the competitors showed that age did not matter as the action was fierce and spirited.

In the under 12 years old matches, Darius Fahimi prevailed, winning all three of his round robin matches. Coming in a close second was Jocelyn Zhou fo...

The competition was fierce and the 9.00+ scores plentiful as 27 Level 3 Gymnasts vied for a place in the upcoming State Finals scheduled for the weekend of May 19-21. This most recent edition of the annual Spring Fling Invitational at Dynamic Gymnastics pitted gymnasts from four downstate gyms, Dynamic Gymnastics in Mohegan Lake, Gold Star Gymnastics in Pleasant Valley, GymCats in Yonkers, and Triumph Gymnastics in Ridgewood,...

Please reload

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Retires