Wednesday, May 10, 2006

When You Need to Know: New York’s Professional Sports Teams

Whether you root for the Yanks or the Mets, the Giants or the Jets, the Knicks or the Nets, New York fans are the most loyal in the country. Use the teams’ official Web sites to get the latest team news, check out team standings and stats, get schedules and purchase tickets.

The NY Yankees

The NY Mets

The Brooklyn Cyclones

Major League Baseball

Minor League Baseball


The NY Giants

The NY Jets

The NY Dragons

The National Football League

Arena Football League

The NY Knicks

The NJ Nets

NY Liberty

The National Basketball Association

The Women’s National Basketball Association

Ice Hockey
The NY Rangers

The NY Islanders

The NJ Devils

The National Hockey League

Roller Derby
Yeah, that’s what I said: Roller Derby. If the A&E reality show Rollergirls made you want to catch some of this action, you’ll be happy to know the metro area boasts two women’s leagues.

Gotham Girls
Comprising four local teams representing four of the five boroughs – Bronx Gridlock, Brooklyn Bombshells, Queens of Pain and Manhattan Mayhem – the Gotham Girls have bouts coming up this summer at The Schwartz Athletic Center at LIU-Brooklyn.

Long Island Roller Rebels League
With three teams – The Wicked Wheelers of The West, The East End Ladies of Laceration and the Mid Island Rolling Thundercats – this Long Island-based women’s league will be competing through October in Bethpage.

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