Long Island Firefighter Dies 4 Days After Fire

Inwood (Long Island) Firefighter, Joseph Sanford Jr. won't be where he belongs this Christmas. His family will miss him dearly. The 17 year department veteran succumbed to his injuries sustained in a house fire 5 days ago in Inwood. Sanford was helping to battle a blaze in the house. He was standing in the kitchen of the home when the floor gave out from under him. He was unaccounted for for several minutes before his dept. brothers found him in the basement. He fought for his life for (4) days...

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Cardinals Young Star Dead At 22

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Oscar Taveras, has been killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Taveras' family has confirmed the accident which also claimed the life of his girlfriend. Taveras was 22 years old and had a bright future ahead of him. Just 13 days ago, he hit a game tying home run against the Giants in the NLCS. Oscar Taveras was described as the present and future of the Cardinals offense. Today, the baseball world mourns his loss. Rest in peace Oscar Taveras.

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Pete Frates and The Ice Bucket Challenge: Do you know the whole story?

By now, I'm sure you've seen many of your friends and family do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You've probably seen your favorite actor, musician or athlete do it too. In fact, there is a good chance that you have also completed the Challenge. Your Facebook time line is probably clogged with people pouring ice cold water on themselves. Are you bored of it yet? Well don't be. Despite the fact that you have seen it everywhere, many don't know how it became about ALS and even more don't know the correct...

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The United States of Underdogs!

I. I believe. I believe that. I believe that we. I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN! In case you've been living under a rock, that is the battle cry of the American Outlaws. They are the official fan club of the United States Men's National Team. You can find them all over the country. The group has 125 official bars, nation wide. If you are in the big apple, you can find these hooligans at Dempsey's on West 34th street. But if you're in Brazil this month, you will find a whopping 590 of these die hards....

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Tony Gwynn Passes Away at 54

Tony Gwynn passed away today at the age of 54, thus ending a battle with cancer dating back to 2010. Gwynn was very private about his medical struggles but he had attributed them to years of chewing tobacco use. Gwynn was a player of legendary proportion. A 15 time all-star, 5 time gold glove winner, 7 time silver slugger and an insane 8 time NL batting champ. Tony played the game like few could. He was also an amazing ambassador to the game and his work off the field truly showed what...

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Lamar Odom to Knicks almost a done deal

Earlier I reported that Lamar Odom was being targeted by the Knicks before the season ended. My speculation was to lighten the load for Carmelo Anthony considering his injured shoulder. This morning I have learned that the deal will not be a 10 day deal like I had originally thought. Looks like Lamar will be a part of next year's Knick team.

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Lamar Odom Could Be A Knick

ESPN is reporting that the new President of Basketball Operations for the Knicks, Phil Jackson, is considering signing embattled baller Lamar Odom. A source says a contract could be offered before the season ends next week.

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