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Knicks add Rambis to coaching staff

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks have named Kurt Rambis an associate head coach. Rambis, a former assistant coach under New York president Phil Jackson in Los Angeles, will help new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher make the transition from player to the bench. Fisher retired after the conclusion of the 2013-14 season and took the Knicks’ ... Read More »

Derek Jeter makes 14th All-Star Game

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire as a 14-time All-Star. Jeff Samardzija? He was picked for the first time. One of them will get to take the field for next week’s game in Minneapolis. Samardzija has no choice but to watch. Jeter, the future Hall of Famer who has regularly received gifts and ... Read More »

Recker, Mets beat Rangers

(Sunday, July 6) Final Score: New York 8, Texas 4 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers, 8-4, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Kirk Nieuwenhuis added a solo homer and scored three runs for the Mets, who saw starter Zack ... Read More »

Djokovic outlasts Federer for second Wimbledon crown

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Novak Djokovic captured the Wimbledon title for the second time and denied Roger Federer a piece of history on Sunday at the All England Club. Djokovic dropped the first set in the blockbuster final and failed to serve it out in the fourth, but recovered to earn a 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-4 victory. ... Read More »

Kvitova beats Bouchard for second Wimbledon title

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic claimed her second Wimbledon title in four years with a straight-set victory over rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard in Saturday’s women’s final at the All England Club. The sixth-seeded Kvitova cruised past Bouchard, the No. 13 seed, by a 6-3, 6-0 margin in 55 minutes on Centre Court. The 6-foot ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

7/5/2014 Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Friday that it’s “probably fair to say” CC Sabathia could miss the remainder of the season. And to make things even worse, microfracture surgery may be the only thing that will fix his degenerative knee which involves a long and painful rehab. This whole breakdown of CC physically is likely due to his massive ... Read More »

Mets grind out win over Rangers despite Niese exit

(Friday, July 4) Final Score: New York 6, Texas 5 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Travis d’Arnaud’s two-run double in the bottom of the eighth was the difference, as the Mets took down Texas, 6-5, in the marathon opener of a three-game interleague series. Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, while Eric Campbell went 3-for-3 with an RBI and run scored for ... Read More »

Yankees hold on to beat Twins

(Friday, July 4) Final Score: New York 6. Minnesota 5 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) –  Brian Roberts had four extra-base hits, including three doubles, and knocked in a run, as the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins, 6-5, at Target Field. Francisco Cervelli finished 3-for-4 and Jacoby Ellsbury provided a two-run single for New York, which has won the first ... Read More »

Young guns chip away at old guard

By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Sure, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are still in contention for another Wimbledon title, but fellow greats Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Victoria Azarenka are not.The men’s final has not yet been established, but it’s quite possible that no member of the “Big ... Read More »

Pitching Melo: Analyzing from a Fantasy Perspective

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Word on the street is Carmelo Anthony is looking for a new team. He’s already set up meetings all over the country including a Tuesday sit-down in Chi-Town and another one Wednesday in Houston. Right now, he’s headed to Los Angeles to break bread with Kobe Bryant. What’s frustrating to me is that all the teams he’s meeting with ... Read More »