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Knicks Star Tim Hardaway Jr. visits Citi Field

Flushing, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Citi held its fourth Citi Kids event of the 2014 season at Citi Field yesterday with Knicks star Tim Hardaway Jr. He spoke to 75+ students from the YMCA and Jackie Robinson foundation scholars about his personal life story, before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, prior to the Mets taking on the San Francisco Giants. After playing college basketball for the ... Read More »

Charles, Liberty edge Sparks

(Wednesday. July 24) Final Score: New York 66, Los Angeles 64 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Tina Charles had 31 points and 15 rebounds and the New York Liberty edged the Los Angeles Sparks, 66-64, on Wednesday night. Cappie Pondexter added 16 points, five assists and five rebounds for the Liberty, who have won five of their last seven games. ... Read More »

MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »

Pondexter, Liberty edge Dream

(Wednesday, July 16) Final Score: New York 77, Atlanta 75 New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Cappie Pondexter’s jumper with 0.4 seconds remaining gave the New York Liberty a 77-75 edge over the Atlanta Dream on Wednesday. Tina Charles had an 18-point, 15-rebound double-double while Sugar Rodgers and Plenette Pierson scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, off the bench for the ... Read More »

NBA: Offseason winners and losers so far

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – As we hit mid-July on our calendars, or cell phones as it may be, the draft is behind us and LeBron James made his decision. We are past the home stretch. It’s been a great summer for some, solid for others, adequate for a few and miserable for a handful. ... Read More »

Anthony confirms return to Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – After days of intense speculation concerning his future, Carmelo Anthony broke his silence on Sunday, announcing that he will indeed re-sign with the New York Knicks. Anthony declared his return in a letter posted to the 2012-13 NBA scoring champion’s official website. The Knicks then confirmed his decision by issuing a press release shortly after ... Read More »

Nets pick up Jack, Karasev from Cavs in three-team deal

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Nets made it official Thursday and announced a trade with Cleveland and Boston that will send guard Jarrett Jack and guard/forward Sergey Karasev from the Cavaliers to Brooklyn. As part of the deal, Brooklyn will send guard Marcus Thornton to Boston, as well as the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic ... Read More »

Anthony reportedly staying with Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – At least one member of this year’s star- studded NBA free agent class will be staying with his old team. The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony will re-up with the New York Knicks once the league’s free agency signing period opens on Thursday. According to the Daily News, Anthony will receive ... Read More »

Knicks add Rambis to coaching staff

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks have named Kurt Rambis an associate head coach. Rambis, a former assistant coach under New York president Phil Jackson in Los Angeles, will help new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher make the transition from player to the bench. Fisher retired after the conclusion of the 2013-14 season and took the Knicks’ ... Read More »

Pitching Melo: Analyzing from a Fantasy Perspective

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Word on the street is Carmelo Anthony is looking for a new team. He’s already set up meetings all over the country including a Tuesday sit-down in Chi-Town and another one Wednesday in Houston. Right now, he’s headed to Los Angeles to break bread with Kobe Bryant. What’s frustrating to me is that all the teams he’s meeting with ... Read More »