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United in soccer

South Bronx United actually means something in this new, multinational soccer league.

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Stickball will never die

Old-timers play and teach the game of their youth to kids of the community

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Characters of softball, the real Bronx pastime

In the 1980s, Bronx softball games could attracted crowds of hundreds and $10,000 worth of bets. One team was particularly adept at taking that cash: a crew known as The Bandits. Last year, they reunited.

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Video – Just Missing One Thing

Felix Castro, 17 is a blind student at The Institute for Special Education in the Bronx. He loves playing Goalball, a paralympic game for the blind. The ball has bells in it that make dependency on hearing crucial to win.

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VIDEO – Bronx Boxer Keeps Chasing Golden Gloves Dream

A young boxer from the Bronx makes it to the Golden Gloves at Madison Square with the help of adopt-a-boxer program.

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Fordham Shortstop Kownacki Enjoying Instant Celebrity

Leap to home plate has Fordham shortstop grabbing more attention than the Yankees’ Derek Jeter. (Photo: Ian Thomson/Bronx Ink)

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Year 87 of a Bronx Ritual

At dawn the only person outside Yankee Stadium besides the street sweepers was one Chris McCably who waited for the ticket windows to open. He was from, of all places, Boston.

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VIDEO–Yankee Fans Bring in the Season

Fans gather outside Yankee Stadium for opening day.

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