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Fisher’s Hiring Ushers in New for Knicks

By Ben Horney, Contributing Writer (NYSportscene.com) Will Derek Fisher be the NBA’s next great coach? Phil Jackson and the Knicks certainly think he has the potential, as they introduced Fisher on Tuesday morning after reportedly giving the recent retiree a five year contract worth $25 million. It’s far too early to know the answer to that question though, so to ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Lundqvist keeps Rangers alive

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Faced with the prospect of their Stanley Cup dreams officially coming to an end, the New York Rangers finally figured out how to protect a two-goal lead against the relentless Los Angeles Kings. It turns out Henrik Lundqvist was the answer all along. The man known ... Read More »

Rangers Reaction: Dan Mount Reviews Stanley Cup Final

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer If the New York Rangers are going to stand a chance of winning the Stanley Cup, they’re going to have to rally from their own 0-2 hole. New York blew three two-goal leads en route to losing, 5-4, in double overtime to the Los Angeles Kings Saturday at Staples Center in game two of the ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Kings do it again

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – When hockey teams show a talent for coming back there is usually a sense that constantly falling behind is going to catch up with them at some point. Raise your hand if you believe that to be true about the 2014 Los Angeles Kings. If you put ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello 6/8/2014 The news of Don Zimmer passing should have an impact on all baseball fans. The man was involved with Major League Baseball for 66 years and has a special place in New York Yankees lore as Joe Torre’s #2 for some many of those memorable Yankees teams of the late 90s-early 2000s. The ... Read More »

California Chrome Co-Owner Angered – Is he right or wrong?

(NYSportscene.com) California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn freaked out when his horse California Chome lost to Tonalist this afternoon. He was specifically angered over the fact that Tonalist did not run in the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness. Coburn, said it was a “coward’s way out” that horses who have not run the other two Triple Crown races can come in fresh ... Read More »

Belmont foils another Triple Crown contender

By Jeff Frank, The Sports Analyst Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont, a vigorous threesome of races to win in a five-week span, thwarted another Triple Crown hopeful on Saturday as California Chrome finished in a dead heat for fourth in the Belmont Stakes. The Derby and Preakness winner became another in the long list of ... Read More »

‘Chrome’ is poised to triple the fun

By Don Agriss, Horse Racing Editor, The Sports Network 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 »

Odds are against California Chrome’s Triple Crown win

By Jeff Frank, The Sports Analyst Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – California Chrome is the 3-5 morning line favorite to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in racing history. However, the last seven odds-on Belmont Stakes favorites have failed to win and complete the magnificent feat. One has to go all the way back to 1978 when Affirmed held off Alydar ... Read More »

Manhattan Handicap offers Belmont Stakes appetizer

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Turf specialists will offer the final stakes appetizer Saturday leading into the 146th Belmont Stakes when 10 go to post for the $1 million Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park. Set to go off about 70 minutes prior to the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion” the 1 1/4-mile Manhattan will feature some of the leading turf ... Read More »