The Impact Of A Torn ACL On An NBA Player
Apr23

The Impact Of A Torn ACL On An NBA Player

The pain was bearable, but Al Jefferson still had tears in his eyes. One night after he injured his knee after a routine block, Jefferson sat inside a doctor’s office; his season was over and he wondered if his career was too. It was February 8, 2009, when Jefferson, then a member of the Timberwolves, swatted a dunk attempt by Sean Marks, the current general manager of the Nets. Jefferson landed awkwardly on his right knee, hopped...

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Jeremy Lin Believes He is Part of “Something Special” with the Charlotte Hornets
Apr13

Jeremy Lin Believes He is Part of “Something Special” with the Charlotte Hornets

Check out 2015 Kingsborough Journalism Alum Mark Suleymanov’s interview with former New York Knick Jeremy Lin on GiveMeSport.com: In his first year with the Charlotte Hornets, point guard Jeremy Lin and his vast contributions as a reserve have played a key role in guiding the team back to the NBA Playoffs. Lin, 27, has been adjusting to the backup role for several years. Averaging 11.7 points and 3.0 assists in 26.3 minutes per...

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WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund Talks New Book and More
Oct13

WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund Talks New Book and More

Check out Class of 2015 Kingsborough Journalism student Mark Suleymanov’s exclusive interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund on Inquistir.com During his five-decade career within the professional wrestling business, Bob Backlund carried the WWF on his broad shoulders as the All-American Boy from Minnesota who fought for the fans that made him. But during his second go-around, the All-American Boy shtick grew old, the fans...

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Pro Wrestling Training With Johnny Rodz: This Isn’t Guitar Hero
Oct04

Pro Wrestling Training With Johnny Rodz: This Isn’t Guitar Hero

Walking up the stairs to the second floor at 77 Front Street in Brooklyn, New York, you enter a hallowed piece of real estate that reeks of the sweat of boxers and wrestlers in training and the heat hits you as stiff as a clothesline to the chest. Barely escaping a view of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan, Gleason’s Gym is a staple of the DUMBO neighborhood in Brooklyn and has bred a litany of successful boxers such as Mike...

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