Sports Events in New York City This Week - December 2-December 9December 2, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
City Guide's New York calendar catches all the local sports, from Knicks or Rangers games at Madison Square Garden to Nets and Islanders at Barclays Center, with Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, plus college basketball, the Liberty of the WNBA, and the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones also on our comprehensive list of things to do in NYC.
Tissot Meet-and-Greet with New York Knicks Rookie KEVIN KNOX - Tissot
December 02, 2018 - New York
Tissot, Official Watch of the NBA, invites fans to a meet-and-greet with New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox. Fans can line up for a meet-and-greet and autograph from Knox along with the chance to win amazing merchandise, including autographed items and exclusive Knicks memorabilia (no purchase necessary)!* *no outside items for signing; autograph cards will be provided*
New York Rangers vs. Winnipeg Jets - Madison Square Garden
December 02, 2018 - New York
The New York Rangers will play the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden. The Ultimate teammate. A Legendary Ranger. Join us as we honor Rangers great Vic Hadfield and raise his #11 banner to the Garden rafters.
New York Knicks vs. Washington Wizards - Madison Square Garden
December 03, 2018 - New York
The New York Knicks will play the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden
Battle in the Apple Basketball Showcase - Barclay Center
December 09, 2018 - Brooklyn
The next generation of basketball stars are bound for Brooklyn as Gold Level Sporting Events presents the First Annual Battle in the Apple Basketball Showcase on Sunday, December 9 at Barclays Center. Six high school and prep teams will take the court featuring nationally ranked high school players.
A Whole Different Ball Game: Playing through 60 Years of Sports Video Games - Museum of the Moving Image
Through March 10, 2019 - Astoria
Tennis for Two was the world's first video game. When it debuted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory's public exhibition in 1958, its goals and actions were familiar to visitors because it simulated a sport they already understood. Though rudimentary, the ball and net depicted on an oscilloscope were enough to intuit a game of tennis. Yet the experience of playing Tennis for Two was completely different from playing an actual tennis match. Tennis for Two did not directly influence the video game industry, but it marks the beginning of a long relationship between sports and video games. A Whole Different Ball Game presents a selection of more than 40 playable sports video games spanning the last six decades, examining the complex relationships between game, sport, media, and culture. Despite the widespread prevalence of video games today, sports are still the games that Americans most regularly encounter, whether on television, via apparel and other consumer goods, or through play, including organized leagues and pickup games. Video game developers leverage this familiarity by producing some of the highest grossing titles on the market. The most lucrative professional sports le... (read more)