Soccer is a growing sport in America, with Major League Soccer (MLS) on track to overtake other sports. Long Island is culturally diverse region, with people from different backgrounds, many of them soccer fans. It would only make sense for Long Island to have their own MLS team to call their own. Long Island is
Soccer is more than just a sport for many people; it brings many emotions to fans and players alike. The deeply rooted connection between one’s teams and the community can be immense. The New York City Football Club (NYCFC) has been promoting the game of soccer in many different ways throughout New York. Back in
After surviving threats of cancellation and a year long postponement, the 2021 Summer Olympics hosted in Tokyo is merely two weeks away. With the addition of Karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing and the return of baseball and softball, there is much to anticipate this summer. Big name athletes such as four-time Olympic Gold Medal
As construction continues at UBS Arena, the new home of the Islanders, Long Island locals continue to question what the arena will bring to the community. Developed in partnership with the Oak View Group, New York Islanders and Sterling Project Development, UBS Arena is expected to be one of the most prestigious entertainment venues in
The Brooklyn Nets shocked the sports world when acquiring James Harden from the Houston Rockets. Harden is an eight time NBA All-Star, six-time all-NBA first team member, and the 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player. He joins fellow MVP honoree, Kevin Durant, and six-time All-Star Kyrie Irving in the borough. Although the talent is undeniable, many
COVID-19 has affected everything and everyone negatively for almost a year. As we are in the early stages of the new year, most college students return back to campus for restricted in-person learning. College athletes on the other hand have really faced the full brunt of this pandemic. They have had to isolate themselves from
*Graphic language and curse words are used in this podcast* Simply 2 Mellow has come to Shades of Long Island! The three first-generation Latino Brentwood boys share their life experiences and perspectives on music, media and life with the goal of inspiring others while having a little fun. In this episode, the trio interviewed amateur
Every section of New York has a spot where it goes down on the basketball court. In Harlem it’s Rucker, in Brooklyn it’s Gersh, but according to Andrew Ayodeji, the founder of the Bolden Mack Park Tournament, he’s holding it down for Long Island. The Amityville native started the tournament in 2017 to give members
Danny Green Sits With Shades of Long Island to Talk About His Career, Camps and Advice For the Youth
Everything doesn’t always come easy. There are trials and tribulations wherever you turn if you want to reach your goals. No one knows that like NBA champion Danny Green. Career-wise, he can relate to both sides of the spectrum from being cut to being a champion. He talks about this, how if feels winning a
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