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Rangers face superior competition in Cup Finals

By Dan Di Scuillo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers barely had enough time to celebrate their first Eastern Conference title in 20 years when talk turned to their presumably slim chances in the Stanley Cup Finals. Having eliminated the Montreal Canadiens in six games and earning the franchise’s first spot in the Stanley Cup ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

5/30/2014 The Yankees have been shut out twice this season (Tuesday at St. Louis and April 5th at Toronto) and are 1-0 this season and 10-3 since the start of 2013 in games immediately following a shutout loss. In addition, the Yankees have gone 36-12 (.750) in such games since 2008 when Joe Girardi took over as manager. I often criticize Joe ... Read More »

Mets try to again silence Phillies’ bats

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets will try to keep the Philadelphia Phillies’ bats quiet once again when the NL East foes resume a five-game set Friday from Citizens Bank Park. The Mets took Thursday’s opener by a 4-1 score thanks to starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, who struck out nine and did not allow a walk in 6 1/3 innings. ... Read More »

Yankees back in the Bronx to host Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Vidal Nuno takes the hill for the New York Yankees on Friday when they return home to face the Minnesota Twins in the first of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. New York just completed a 5-4 road trip that culminated with it winning four of the last five contests. The Yankees claimed a series win over the ... Read More »

Rangers Reaction by Dan Mount

The New York Rangers are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1994 Stanley Cup the only way they knew how. Dominic Moore scored with 1:53 left in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist made 18 saves for the shutout as the New York Rangers edged the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, to clinch the Eastern Conference final four games to two at ... Read More »

California Chrome goes to school at Belmont Park

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome was taken to school Thursday at Belmont Park as the chestnut colt became familiar with the track’s paddock. “We don’t do a lot of schooling in the afternoon, hardly at all,” said Alan Sherman, who assists his father, trainer Art Sherman. “We always school in the morning. It’s ... Read More »

Rangers Head to Stanley Cup Finals For First Time in 20 Years

(Thursday, May 29th) Final Score: NY Rangers 1, Montreal 0 New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – For the first time in 20 years, the New York Rangers are heading to the Stanley Cup finals. Backed by Henrik Lundqvist’s 18-save shutout and Dominic Moore’s second-period goal, New York grabbed a 1-0 Game 6 victory over the Montreal Canadiens to win the Eastern ... Read More »

Chris Young Leads Mets over Phillies 4-1

(Thursday, May 29th) Final Score: New York 4, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Young belted a two-run homer to back a solid start from Zack Wheeler as the New York Mets edged the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-1, in the opener of a rare five-game series. Wheeler (2-5) struck out nine and allowed just one run on Marlon Byrd’s homer. ... Read More »

New York Giants Schedule 2014

New York Giants Schedule 2014   WK    DATE   TIME(ET)          OPPONENT 1        SEP 8   7:10PM EDT     AT   LIONS 2        SEP 14 1:00PM EDT     CARDINALS 3        SEP 21 1:00PM EDT     TEXANS 4        SEP 25 8:25PM EDT     AT   REDSKINS 5        OCT 5   1:00PM EDT     FALCONS 6        OCT 12 8:30PM EDT    AT   EAGLES 7        OCT 19 4:25PM EDT    AT   COWBOYS 8        BYE 9        NOV ... Read More »

California Chrome: Another Affirmed or Real Quiet?

By Jeff Frank, The Sports Analyst Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – California Chrome looks to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years when he enters the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes on June 7. Back in 1978, Affirmed defeated Alydar in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont to compile the hat trick as the 11th Triple Crown winner ... Read More »