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Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 27

(Saturday, June 27) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: New York 9, Houston 6 Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Fans at the first non-Opening Day sellout at Minute Maid Park in three years saw plenty of home runs, an ejection and their Astros nearly rally from a six-run deficit. Mark Teixeira's two-run double in the eighth inning, however, broke a tie game ... Read More »

New York Knicks Draft Thoughts

This was really a three-man draft for studs with Towns, D'Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor. The Knicks sat at four and in need of a home run, they swung for the fences with Kristaps Porzingis, who had the biggest superstar potential of anyone left. Porzingis got booed, but Mudiay didn't have a No. 4 value, at least not in the ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 26

(Friday, June 26) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: New York 3, Houston 2 Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Young went 3-for-4 with the go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning, as the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Friday. New York starter Nathan Eovaldi (7-2) gave up two runs on five hits with six strikeouts and two ... Read More »

NBA Draft: New York Knicks First Round Picks Analysis

4. New York Knicks - Kristaps Porzingis (F, Spain) Analysis: Conventional wisdom would suggest New York was going to take Emmanuel Mudiay with the fourth pick. But instead the Knicks, who had expressed interest in moving down potentially, go with the Latvian-born Porzingis, who has drawn comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki. Most foreign players are shrouded in a little bit of ... Read More »

NBA Draft: Brooklyn First Round Picks Analysis

29. Brooklyn Nets - Chris McCullough (F, Syracuse) Analysis: McCullough missed most of the 2014-15 season with an ACL injury. But boy, did he have upside before that. He's a big player (6-10 with a 7-3 wingspan), but isn't resigned to just a low-post mover role. He can use a strong leaping ability in the rebounding game, and he does ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 25

(Thursday, June 25) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: Houston 4, New York 0 Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Keuchel had a career-high 12 strikeouts en route to a six-hit shutout as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Thursday. Keuchel (9-3) issued one walk while recording his second shutout of the season. The left-hander has now gone ... Read More »

NHL approves 3-on-3 overtimes in regular season

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - The NHL will move to a 3-on-3 overtime format during the regular season after the league's board of governors voted unanimously to OK the change on Wednesday. The board also voted unanimously to give coaches the ability to challenge a goal in certain situations, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced. In another unanimous vote, the board ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 24

(Wednesday, June 24) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: NY Yankees 10, Philadelphia 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Ivan Nova pitched into the seventh inning in his first start in more than 14 months and the New York Yankees routed the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 on Wednesday afternoon to avoid being swept in a three-game series. Nova (1-0) returned from Tommy John ... Read More »

NHL salary cap rises to $71.4 million

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - The NHL and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday that the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with an adjusted midpoint of $62.1 million and a lower limit of $52.8 million. The new number is an increase over the $69 million cap for the 2014-15 season. This summer's free agent period begins ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 23

(Tuesday, June 23) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: Philadelphia 11, NY Yankees 6 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Maikel Franco drove in five runs for the second straight night, and the rookie's two-run double in the ninth inning helped lift the Philadelphia Phillies an 11-6 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Franco homered twice to help the Phillies snap ... Read More »