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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 »

No Rest For Kyrie Irving During All-Star Break

By Benjamin Horney, Assistant Editor Halfway through a grueling 82-game regular season in which he’s likely faced more scrutiny than ever before, Kyrie Irving has no time to rest during the All-Star break. For many players, the annual mid-February recess is a chance to reboot, and give their nagging injuries a breather. But not for the 22-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers point ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-MLB Ump Al Clark Talks Jeter, Steinbrenner and More

By Ben Horney, Contributing Writer (NYSportscene.com) – Al Clark has nearly seen it all – which shouldn’t be too surprising, considering he was a Major League Baseball Umpire for nearly three decades. Beginning in 1976 (his salary that year was $15,500); Clark umped for 26 years before being unceremoniously fired in 2001 over a measly $240 plane ticket upgrade. Post-baseball, ... Read More »

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 »