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Cleveland Cavaliers Contenders Once More?

Credit: Joe Camporeale

After a flurry of trade deadline shipments and acquisitions, the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers have sights set on this year’s NBA Playoffs By Mason Kern Cleveland has a new look. The organization had a busy trade deadline in early February in which it made several moves that wholly reshaped the face of the team. And necessary this was amid a team ... Read More »

Season Preview: Will Loss of J.D. Martinez Impact Diamondbacks World Series Dreams?

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By Mason Kern After going 93-69 a year ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks have the tools to make another successful playoff push in the 2018-19 MLB season. Fans should expect power swings and strikeouts galore from their two superstars: perennial National League MVP candidate (and first baseman) Paul Goldschmidt and ace pitcher Zack Greinke. Despite getting swept in the NLDS by ... Read More »

2018 U.S. Open Ticket and Fan Information

When is the 118th U.S. Open Championship? The 118th U.S. Open will be played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., from Monday, June 11 through Sunday, June 17.   How can U.S. Open tickets be purchased and what type of tickets are offered? Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at www.usga.org/tickets. A Gallery ticket provides access to the ... Read More »

March Madness Stats & Facts + 2018’s Best Cities for College Basketball Fans – WalletHub Reports

With March Madness just over a week away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its NCAA Tournament Stats & Facts infographic as well as its report on 2018’s Best Cities for College Basketball Fans to help get hoops lovers psyched for this magical time of year. To find 2018’s top spots for NCAA hoops, WalletHub crunched the numbers on more than 280 U.S. cities ... Read More »

Silver Screen Sports Film Festival Presents Iconic Movies at Tarrytown Music Hall on April 14th and 15th

Jobu Media Group Presents Two-Day Weekend Sports-Fest ​Tarrytown, NY — The Silver Screen Sports Film Festival will be a two-day celebration of the most iconic sports movies from the past five decades on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th at Westchester’s Tarrytown Music Hall (13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591)​. The five classics being screened –  all consistently atop ... Read More »

Jorge Posada and Carlos Beltran Headline 2018 Thurman Munson Awards

The legendary name Thurman Munson was alive and well this past Tuesday evening in New York City. Notable athletes past and present were in attendance as the AHRC NYC Foundation held the 38th annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The Foundation raises funds to assist children and adults with disabilities and offered a strong slate of ... Read More »

Deadline Moves Show Knicks Actually Have A Plan

By Ben Horney Without Kristaps Porzingis on the court the New York Knicks resemble a dumpster that has been set aflame, but if owner James Dolan continues to let the executive tandem of Steve Mills and Scott Perry do their thing, the team’s future can still be bright. Mills and Perry, president and general manager for the Knicks, respectively, didn’t ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show One-On-One with Sports-Related Book Author Jonathan Eig & Reviewer Stuart Shiffman

This podcast version of ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio show features exclusive interviews with Jonathan Eig, author of “Ali: A Life”–a comprehensive new biography of Muhammad Ali (www.amazon.com); and Stuart Shiffman, a contributing writer with BookReporter.com, discussing his sports-related book picks. Listen to the audio here: LinkedIn: /TSW-LinkedIn YouTube: TheSportsWatchdog Twitter: @ASportsWatchdog Facebook: /TheSportsWatchdog Instagram: @TheSportsWatchdog ~~~ Mason Kern, Host of “The Sports Watchdog” Radio Show on ... Read More »

Entrepreneur and NFL alumni Jeron Mastrud shares how to deliver excellence when the pressure is on in his new book.

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In Stand Tall: How to Lead From Within and Create High Performance Teams, Mastrud combines his NFL leadership experience and a lifetime in organized sports with tried-and-true business principles used to launch several successful business ventures.  The result is a wealth of leadership expertise that he shares. “Now that my NFL and football career has been ... Read More »

Unicorns Have Ligaments Too

By Ben Horney Kristaps Porzingis had just completed a monster slam dunk over one of the best defenders in the NBA when the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee — a ligament so important that its middle word is almost the word “crucial” — decided it had been in one single piece for too long. As Porzingis’ knee buckled ... Read More »