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MLB Hot Stove Report by Mike Lalor

Early MLB Hot Stove thoughts The Hot Stove seems to be warming up quicker than usual early in the baseball offseason. The General Managers meeting this week in Boca Raton, FL certainly helped, and for sure, set the foundation for future player movement. During the GM meetings, the New York Yankees made their first move of the off-season, acquiring 26-year ... Read More »

New York Giants Thoughts by Mike Lalor

New England Patriots (8-0, 1st AFC East) at New York Giants (5-4, 1st NFC East), Sunday 1pm at MetLife Stadium Over the next 48 hours, MetLife Stadium will switch from Green to Blue, while the CBS broadcast team of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, and Tracy Wolfson get ready for a weekend “double header” with the NY football teams. This New ... Read More »

Three Periods by Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again with the return of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the recent hot streak of the New York Rangers, how to answer the scoring crisis and the rookie of the year race without Connor McDavid. Since I was gone last week, let’s dive right into it. First Period Despite the New ... Read More »

FINIS ‘Duo’ Underwater MP3 Player Lets You Swim with Swagger

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Finally, getting in a good swim and listing to your favorite tunes need not be mutually exclusive thanks to FINIS Inc.’s newly-released underwater MP3 player called the “Duo.” This highly advanced subaquatic music player lets both serious and recreational swimmers listen to their favorite songs, instrumentals and more while water-bound…and without earbuds to boot! This is because the Duo uses ... Read More »

Nobody asked me but… by Mickey Charles

It’s a game changer! It’s the sound of a billion balloons going Pop! at one and the same time.  Maybe two billion, perhaps significantly more.  It was a few years ago that the FSTA asked me to speakat one of their conferences, as they had done in the past.  The only difference this time is that it would be a ... Read More »

Mike Lalor’s Sports Report: Jets, Mets, Knicks and more!

Week 8 Preview: New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)…and around NY sports Coming off a 30-23 Week 7 road loss to the undefeated, and first place-New England Patriots, the New York Jets (4-2, 2nd AFC East) will travel out to northern California this weekend, in order to take on the improved Oakland Raiders (3-3, 2nd AFC West). Last ... Read More »

Great Gifts and Gets for Foodies

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If you’re looking for gift ideas for a food and drink-centric friend, co-worker or loved one, you’re in luck as I’ve cooked up a tasty assortment of items that’ll make your holiday shopping a snap. This season offers a veritable cornucopia of clever, inventive and downright delectable products like these sure to satisfy the gift giver and receiver, alike. Kitchen ... Read More »

Lenny Dykstra signs Mets memorablia on Staten Island

By Pamela Silvestri | silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Flatscreens blared and Fireball shots flowed as Play Sports Bar patrons awaited the arrival of baseball legend Lenny Dykstra. “It’s a great night for Mets fans,” enthused bar owner Carmine Gualtieri around 8 p.m. in Annadale. For a Thursday night, business proved especially brisk while staff readied photographs and Mets bric-a-brac ... Read More »

NY Sportscene Children’s Foundation Presents Check to SUNY Farmingdale

New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation Chairman Mike Cutino spearheaded the first annual NY Sportscene Children’s Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic this past summer to the delight of our local charitable causes and youth organizations. This past week, Cutino presented the SUNY Farmingdale Alumni Association with a check from funds raised at the Golf event. Pictured above: (left to right) NY Sportscene ... Read More »