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Appellate court gives NFLPA life in collusion suit

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL Players Association can continue a lawsuit against the NFL, which claimed the league instituted a secret salary cap for the 2010 season. An appellate court has reversed a decision by a district court that denied the union’s claims. The lawsuit, filed in 2012, stems from the 2010 season when teams were not bound ... Read More »

Yankees continue home dominance over Blue Jays

(Thursday, June 19) Final Score: New York 6, Toronto 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Carlos Beltran knocked in two runs to back a strong start from David Phelps, and the New York Yankees maintained their home supremacy of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-4 win to complete a three-game sweep. Phelps (3-4) went seven innings and allowed two runs on ... Read More »

Wheeler, Mets blank Marlins

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Zack Wheeler tossed the first shutout of his career, helping the New York Mets blank the Miami Marlins, 1-0, in the opener of a four-game set on Thursday. The 24-year-old Wheeler had given up four runs in consecutive losses to San Francisco and San Diego in his previous two starts before bouncing back in a big ... Read More »

Altidore won’t play for U.S. against Portugal

Manaus, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – American striker Jozy Altidore, as expected, will miss Sunday’s World Cup match against Portugal because of a left hamstring strain. U.S. Soccer made it official on Thursday, but added that forward Clint Dempsey and defender Matt Besler are fit and available for the Group G contest. Altidore was hurt during the first half of the opener ... Read More »

Top Shelf: Buyouts add depth to free agency

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – In the span of less than a week, Mike Richards could go from celebrating another Stanley Cup championship with the Los Angeles Kings to getting bought out by the club. In a perfect world, the Kings would prefer to hold on to Richards for his veteran leadership, ... Read More »

Citi hosts third annual Fisher House Benefit Softball Game with Mets legends Doc Gooden and John Franco

(Wednesday, June 19) Flushing, NY (NYSportscene.com)  Citi hosted the third annual Fisher House Benefit Softball Game at Citi Field with Mets legends Doc Gooden and John Franco, as well as heroic military veterans from the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. The event is part of Citi’s  ongoing commitment to American veteran and military families.   Fans that purchased tickets to the event received a ... Read More »

Djokovic gets top seed over Nadal at Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Wimbledon did things its way on Wednesday by installing former top-ranked star Novak Djokovic as its top seed above world No. 1 stalwart Rafael Nadal, while defending champion Andy Murray was seeded third ahead of seven-time champ Roger Federer. The All England Club gave the top billing to Djokovic, the 2011 champion and 2013 runner-up, by ... Read More »

USA wins in thrilling fashion versus Ghana 2-1

(Monday, June 16) Final Score: United States 2, Ghana 1 Natal, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States exorcised some major demons on Monday as John Anthony Brooks netted a late winner to hand the Americans a thrilling 2-1 victory over Ghana in Group G play at the Arena das Dunas. Ghana had beaten the Americans in each of the past two ... Read More »

Mets fall to Cardinals 6-2

(Monday, June 16) Final Score: St. Louis 6, New York 2 St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Allen Craig went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the New York Mets, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set. Jon Jay posted two hits and scored three runs, while Matt Adams had a run- scoring triple ... Read More »

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died Monday. He was 54 years old. The San Diego Padres confirmed the news Monday in a Twitter release, but did not give a cause of death. Gwynn had battled salivary gland cancer, the result of his longtime use of chewing tobacco. He had surgery to remove a malignant tumor ... Read More »