POISED FOR PLAYOFF TRIUMPH

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When the Martin Luther King Jr. boys’ soccer team lost in September, it was the squad’s first defeat in 33 games and nearly three years. But all good things must come to an end, even for King, the unquestioned powerhouse of high school boys’ soccer in New York City and public school champions for 10 [&hellip
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‘MURDERBALL’ TEAM LOOKS TO 2012

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The triumph did not last long for Nick Springer. On Sept. 16, the 23-year-old defensive stopper for the United States Paralympic wheelchair rugby team played like a champion for his country. As one of four starters, he helped the United States ward off Australia for a 53-44 victory in the decisive game of the 2008 [&hellip
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NEVILLE COLMAN'S TURF LEGACY

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From the window of Glenys Lobban’s apartment at Riverside Drive and 110th Street, the field looks like just another blotch of grass among several others in the expanse of the park below. One would have to actually walk down to the lowest tier of Riverside Park, right next to the Henry Hudson Parkway, to see [&hellip
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JUST AN OLD SCHOOL FIGHT CLUB

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The 69th Regiment Armory has no JumboTron and thus no instant replay, so if you blinked at an inopportune time last Friday night, you might have missed the highlight of the evening. You might not have seen rangy super middleweight and local favorite Elijah Clark use a quick flick of his left foot to send [&hellip
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NEW YORK'S RUNNER-PHILOSOPHER

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Anthony Famiglietti was feeling exceptionally loose-limbed when he walked into a coffee shop on the Upper West Side last Thursday. He had completed a morning training run earlier and was arriving from a session of physical therapy, so it was appropriate to attribute his ensuing volubility to a sense of general ease. But that wouldn’t [&hellip
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RANDALL’S ISLAND QUIETLY TRANSFORMS

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The controversy over the future of Randall’s Island is not over yet. Last fall, the often forgotten patch of turf at the confluence of the East and Harlem Rivers fell briefly under the public spotlight when a proposed deal would have given independent schools priority in using new playing fields in return for $45 million [&hellip
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