Jude Franklin, of Bedford-Stuyvesant, lost his father when he was 11 years old. Years later, Jude followed his father’s legacy of boxing by practicing the sport himself. The 18-year-old boxer met his coach Elmo Serrano about three years ago. For Jude, Serrano filled the void of a father. Now, Serrano is helping Jude focus on his goal to become a better fighter and person in general. Jude’s goal: to become a professional boxer and champion.
Questions surround veteran Brooklyn boxer Zab Judah’s future after he dropped his latest title shot at the Barclays Center Saturday.
As the Brooklyn Nets play in their first-ever playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, the new Nets fans are defining what it means to be a Net. So far, one thing is for certain—wearing black is a must.
After the horrifying events at the Boston Marathon, one Brooklyn resident and member of North Brooklyn Runners group, Sole Mendez, is feeling lucky she has fast friends.
Brooklyn residents relived the days of the Dodgers with the premiere of “42,” the biopic of sports and civil rights legend Jackie Robinson.
Hurricane Sandy damaged many homes and put a dent in many dreams, including Joe Curcio’s. Curcio, 35, an amateur mixed martial arts fighter.
Keisher McLeod-Wells cares about how she looks. She likes shopping, wearing make-up, and used to be a model and an actress. But her real passion is boxing.
SoulCycle is exercise in disguise. It takes an aggressive form of exercise and makes it fun.
Greg “Jocko” Jackson, who died of an apparent heart attack earlier this week, was a towering figure in Brownsville and not just because of his stature.