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VIDEO – Gaelic Games Reaching Beyond the Irish Community

The Gaelic 4 Girls program is enticing American-born girls to take part in an ancient Irish sport.

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Joseph Yancey Track and Field Set to Open Friday

City officials and the family of a New York sports legend will gather Friday at the opening ceremony for the new Joseph Yancey Track and Field in the Bronx. The facility replaces an older park of the same name that was closed as part of the construction of the new Yankee Stadium that began in 2006.

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Former Champ Looking for Boxing’s Future

Edwin Viruet, 59, knows a thing or two about throwing a punch.

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Breaking the Bronx’s waves

The year’s first regatta put young sailor’s skills to the test.

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In the Bronx, Paterson’s Troubles Highlight Sports and Politics

Several Bronx politicians say they didn’t get or want pricey World Series tickets.

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Fans Fight for Piece of Old Yankee Stadium

Gate 2 from the old Stadium is scheduled for demolition in June.

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No Ice, so Kids Learn to Skate on Plastic

As the world is watching the Winter Olympics, there is only one opportunity for children to learn how to skate in the Bronx — on a 20-by-30-foot plastic skating surface.

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VIDEO – In Fitness, Keeping the Eye on the Ball

After-school program keeps Bronx schoolers in shape.

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