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Golden Gloves semifinals really pack punch

Ken Goldfield/for New York Daily News Queens Jonathan Martinez (blue) defeats Deo Guyadin. The 2016 Daily News Golden Gloves semifinals came to a close Friday at a packed Electchester Union Hall in Flushing, on a night that saw all of ...

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Robin Haase's coach arrested as part of Dutch murder probe

KOEN SUYK/AFP/Getty Images Robin Haase’s coach was arrested when the pair returned to Amsterdam following Miami Open. Mark de Jong, the coach of top Dutch tennis pro Robin Haase, was arrested Thursday at Amsterdam’s airport in connection with a police ...

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Dream is Golden at Gloves for Baldwin

The New York Athletic Club was packed on Thursday night as the road to Barclays Center continued on with Golden Gloves semifinal bouts in the men’s 165-pound novice, 123-pound open, 201-pound novice, 201+ pound novice and women’s 119-pound divisions. Heading ...

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Novak Djokovic backpedals on prize money comments

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Novak Djokovic met with former women’s tennis greats Billie Jean King and Chris Evert on Wednesday to hear their thoughts about equal prize money, and backpedaled on his controversial comments Sunday after his tournament victory ...

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Biggs night for Justin at Golden Gloves

Ken Goldfield/Ken Goldfield Justin Biggs gets a win over Digno Peralta (l.) on Wednesday. Wednesday night’s Golden Gloves event at the East River Kiwanis Club in Astoria served as a benefit for the Hour Children Foundation, which cares for children ...

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Muslim fighter objects to Christian video game celebration

Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov, a Muslim, objects to EA Sports’ UFC 2 title showing him making the sign of the cross following victories in the game. The developers behind EA Sports title UFC 2, the latest ...

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Bell sounds for Golden Gloves benefit

Wednesday night’s leg of the Golden Gloves tournament will benefit the Hour Children Foundation, which cares for children whose mothers have been incarcerated. The event at the East River Kiwanis Club — Chian Federation in Astoria is raising money to ...

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Fantasy sports ban can't halt Yahoo

Scott Olson/Getty Images New York bettors say goodbye to DraftKings but can still get their daily fantasy fix on Yahoo due to a loophole. Daily Fantasy Sports fiends are yelling Yahoo! as the state crackdown on fantasy games continued on ...

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Tennis tourney director resigns after sexist remarks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open who said women’s pro tennis players “ride on the coattails of the men” resigned Monday night. Tournament owner Larry Ellison said in a statement that Raymond Moore was ...

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Grautski: Women battle Novak’s subtle sexism, not ‘hormones'

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Novak Djokovic supports women’s tennis players fighting for equal pay… he just thinks men deserve more. Novak Djokovic believes male tennis players deserve more prize money than female tennis players and that women have the added challenge ...

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