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Fisher’s Hiring Ushers in New for Knicks

By Ben Horney, Contributing Writer ( 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 »

Cosmos/Red Bulls – Six Key Players to Watch

New York, NY ( – The NY Cosmos host the NY Red Bulls on Saturday, June 14 at Shuart Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 8:15 p.m. ET. The New York Cosmos will take on the New York Red Bulls this Saturday, June 14 at 8:15 p.m.  ET in the Match of the Round of the U.S. Open Cup. The Cosmos ... Read More »

Lundqvist, Rangers stay alive with narrow Game 4 victory

(Wednesday, June 11) Final Score: New York 2, Los Angeles 1 New York, NY ( – Henrik Lundqvist stopped 40 shots, including all 15 in a frantic third period, while Martin St. Louis netted the deciding goal early in the second and the New York Rangers stayed alive with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday in ... Read More »

Tanaka Improves to 10-1 as Yanks Down Mariners

(Wednesday, June 11) Final Score: New York 4, Seattle 2 Seattle, WA ( – Masahiro Tanaka struck out 11 en route to his second major league complete game and the New York Yankees claimed a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners in the middle contest of a three-game set Wednesday at Safeco Field. Tanaka (10-1) scattered four hits and a walk ... Read More »

Peralta pitches Brewers past Mets

(Wednesday, June 11) Final Score: Milwaukee 3, New York 1 Flushing, NY ( – Wily Peralta retired nine of the last 10 batters he faced in 6 1/3 solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night. Peralta (6-5) won his second straight start, giving up just one run on four hits and a walk ... Read More »

Belmont Stakes runner-up to have ankle surgery

Lexington, KY ( – Commissioner, the runner-up at last week’s Belmont Stakes, will undergo a procedure to remove a small chip in his front left ankle. The chip was discovered on Monday. “Commissioner was sent back to WinStar Farm on Sunday for a brief freshening before targeting the major late-summer 3-year-old races. The first day back he looked good, but ... Read More »

Ellsbury’s 8th-inning single helps Yankees edge Mariners

(Tuesday, June 11) Final Score: New York 3, Seattle 2 Seattle, WA ( – Jacoby Ellsbury’s RBI single in the eighth helped the New York Yankees snap a three-game losing streak to the Seattle Mariners with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday. Derek Jeter’s ground-rule double chased Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma (4-3) with one away in the frame, and Ellsbury served ... Read More »

Teagarden’s slam lifts Mets past Brewers

(Tuesday, June 10) Final Score: New York 6, Milwaukee 2 Flushing, NY ( – Taylor Teagarden smacked a grand slam to break the game open in the sixth inning and the New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0) surrendered a run on three hits and three walks while striking ... Read More »

California Chrome’s co-owner apologizes

New York, NY ( – Steve Coburn, co-owner of California Chrome, apologized Monday for comments he made following his horse’s loss in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. California Chrome was trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years after winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but finished in a dead heat for fourth at the Belmont. Tonalist, a ... Read More »