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Belmont Stakes Odds

2014 BELMONT STAKES ODDS (as of 4:00pm) 1. Medal Count (20-1) 2. California Chrome (2-5; morning line was 3-5) 3. Matterhorn (30-1) 4. Commanding Curve (15-1) 5. Ride On Curlin (12-1) 6. Matuszak (50-1; morning line was 30-1) 7. Samraat (20-1) 8. Commissioner (30-1; morning line was 20-1) 9. Wicked Strong (10-1; morning line was 6-1) 10. General a Rod ... Read More »

Rangers Reaction: Dan Mount Reviews Game One

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer If game one is any indication for the entire series, then the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings put on one heck of an opening act. Justin Williams scored four minutes, 36 seconds into overtime as Los Angeles rallied from a two-goal deficit to take the first game of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final ... Read More »

Tanaka gets Yankees back on track with win over A’s

(Thursday, June 5) Final Score: New York 2, Oakland 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead homer in the third inning, Masahiro Tanaka tossed six strong frames and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, to avoid a three-game sweep. Tanaka (9-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out four for the Yankees, ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Kings shake off slow start to grab Game 1

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – For a short time, the New York Rangers showed the hockey world they could compete with the heavily-favored Los Angeles Kings. By the time it was over, however, the Kings proved once again it matters little how they start, it’s the finish that counts. Los Angeles overcame ... Read More »

Tanaka aims to bail out Yankees vs. A’s

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees hope Masahiro Tanaka can start his June slate the way he ended May when the Japanese hurler gets the call Thursday against the Oakland Athletics. Tanaka will try to salvage the finale of this three-game set for the Yankees, who have lost four in a row and six of eight games. Tanaka was named ... Read More »

Mets Fall to Cubs 5-4 in Chicago

(Wednesday, June 4) Final Score: Chicago 5, New York 4 Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Starlin Castro went 3-for-4 with three RBI and the Chicago Cubs defeated the New York Mets, 5-4, in the second matchup of a three-game set from Wrigley Field. The Cubs trailed by two entering the home half of the fifth, but with one out, Emilio Bonifacio ... Read More »

Rangers Lose Game One in Overtime

(Wednesday, June 4th) Final Score: Los Angeles 3, New York 2 (OT) Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Justin Williams netted the game winner with 4:36 elapsed in overtime, as the Los Angeles Kings claimed a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals from Staples Center on Wednesday. Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi attempted ... Read More »

Slumping Yankees Fall to the Athletics Again 7-4

(Wednesday, June 4) Final Score: Oakland 7, New York 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Two solo home runs from Yoenis Cespedes and one from Josh Donaldson helped the Oakland Athletics climb out of an early hole to beat the New York Yankees 7-4 on Wednesday night. Donaldson had the go-ahead blast in the seventh inning, giving the A’s a 5-4 ... Read More »

Don Zimmer, baseball lifer, dies at 83

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Don Zimmer, a baseball lifer who spent 12 seasons in the major leagues as a player and more than four decades as a manager, coach and advisor, has died, according to the Tampa Bay Rays. He was 83. Zimmer, who had undergone heart surgery in April, died Wednesday at BayCare Alliant Hospital in Dunedin, Florida, ... Read More »

Up the Backstretch: ‘Chrome’ is poised to triple the fun

By Don Agriss, Horse Racing Editor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Don’t change horses in mid-stream. Leave with the one who brought you. Those are the proverbs or cliches that seem apropos for betting this week’s 146th Belmont Stakes. California Chrome has proven he’s the best 3-year-old in the nation with his eye-popping victories ... Read More »