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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 »

Giants turn to Hudson in game two vs. Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – Tim Hudson goes after a third straight win on Saturday when the San Francisco Giants continue a three-game series with the New York Mets at AT&T Park. After tossing seven scoreless innings in a win over Chicago on May 27, Hudson fired seven more scoreless innings to beat the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, as he improved to ... Read More »

Yanks shoot for third straight win in KC

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees eye a third straight win on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals in the second test of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees will send David Phelps out to start against the Royals Saturday. Phelps was tagged for six runs in six innings of work in a 10-2 loss ... Read More »

House of Hardcore IV Event Results from Poughkeepsie, NY

House of Hardcore IV June 6, 2014 Poughkeepsie, NY Credit: PWPonderings.com Little Guido def Matt Striker with the unprettier Lance Anoa’i def Ben “The Beast” Ortiz with a top rope splash Dreamer announced a nationally syndicated TV show will be shooting tonight. He said for legal reasons he can’t say what it is, but when it happens, you will know ... Read More »

Yankees Win Second Straight as Whitley Shines

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: New York 4, Kansas City 2 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann delivered a three-run double and Chase Whitley picked up his first major league victory in the New York Yankees’ 4-2 decision over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Making his fifth big league start, Whitley (1-0) yielded just a pair of ... 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 »

Garth Snow under pressure to improve Islanders quickly

By Michael Rushton, NHL Contributing Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The moves that New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow has made this offseason are just as much about 2015 as they are about this upcoming season. More than a few thought the Islanders made a mistake in opting to keep their 2014 draft pick and instead ... Read More »

Rangers Reaction: Dan Mount Reviews Game One

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer If game one is any indication for the entire series, then the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings put on one heck of an opening act. Justin Williams scored four minutes, 36 seconds into overtime as Los Angeles rallied from a two-goal deficit to take the first game of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final ... Read More »

Tanaka gets Yankees back on track with win over A’s

(Thursday, June 5) Final Score: New York 2, Oakland 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead homer in the third inning, Masahiro Tanaka tossed six strong frames and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, to avoid a three-game sweep. Tanaka (9-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out four for the Yankees, ... Read More »

Don Zimmer, baseball lifer, dies at 83

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Don Zimmer, a baseball lifer who spent 12 seasons in the major leagues as a player and more than four decades as a manager, coach and advisor, has died, according to the Tampa Bay Rays. He was 83. Zimmer, who had undergone heart surgery in April, died Wednesday at BayCare Alliant Hospital in Dunedin, Florida, ... Read More »