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Sports Events in New York City This Week - December 9-December 16

Sports Events in New York City This Week
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.

Girls on the Run NYC Fall 5k - Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island
December 09, 2018 - New York

Join us on December 9 at Icahn Stadium for the Girls on the Run NYC Fall 5k! At Girls on the Run, we inspire girls to be confident, healthy and joyful through a 10-week running based curriculum that ends in our celebratory 5k. Registration is now open to run/walk or volunteer at the event! Pre-5k Activities and day-of registration open at 9 am and the 5k begins at 10:30 am. RUNNERS/WALKERS: Participate in this fun run/walk 5k that starts and finishes at Icahn Stadium. You can sign up as a "Sparkle Runner" (females age 18+) to be paired with a GOTR team for the 5k! VOLUNTEERS: Help support our girls with pre-5k fun activities, at the Start/Finish, and along the course! Pre-5k activity stations include our photo booth, "happy hair" hairspray station and "bling your bib frame" decorating station!

Princeton Tigers At St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball - Madison Square Garden
December 09, 2018 - New York

Princeton Tigers At St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball

Charlotte Hornets At New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
December 09, 2018 - New York

Charlotte Hornets At New York Knicks

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.

New York Knicks Players Holiday Sneaker Drive - SneakersnStuff NYC Flagship Location
December 10, 2018 - New York

Want to meet New York Knicks Lance Thomas, Damyean Dotson, and special guest teammates? Make your way down to SNS NYC flagship location on Dec 10th with a pair of lightly-used or brand new sneakers. Your donation includes a meet & greet with the players and an autographed 8x10 photo or any other item of choice. The Holiday Sneaker Drive will benefit the New York City Department of Homeless Services. The first 20 people in line to donate will also receive a t-shirt from Lance Thomas fishing gear and apparel brand, SlangMagic. Additionally, beginning Nov 26th-Dec 9th, purchase any item from SlangMagic online shop at for a chance to attend the private VIP reception from 8-9pm with Lance Thomas and guest teammates. The winners will be announced on @SlangMagicFishing Instagram on December 7, 2018. Tis' the season to give back to some deserving NYC homeless children and families. Please RSVP and arrive early as space is limited.

New York Rangers vs. Arizona Coyotes - Madison Square Garden
December 14, 2018 - New York

The New York Rangers will play the Arizona Coyotes at Madison Square Garden on December 14th, 2018. Join us for Garden of Dreams Night! Join us in celebrating the impact Garden of Dreams has on children facing obstacles in our community.

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)

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