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Mejia Blows Save in the Ninth; Mets Fall 5-4

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: San Francisco 5, New York 4 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Michael Morse stroked a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets in the middle contest of a three-game set Saturday at AT&T Park. New York closer Jenrry ... Read More »

Rangers Experience Heartbreaking OT Game 2 Loss

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: Los Angeles 5, NY Rangers 4 (2-OT) Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dustin Brown’s deflection hit the back of the net with 9:34 remaining in the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings have gone two-up on the New York Rangers courtesy of a 5-4 decision in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on ... Read More »

Tonalist wins Belmont, ends Chrome’s Triple Crown bid

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The wait continues. It is now 36 years since horse racing’s Triple Crown has been won. Saturday in the 146th Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champ California Chrome was denied his chance to become the 12th 3-year-old to sweep the Triple Crown races. He finished in a dead heat for fourth behind winner Tonalist ... Read More »

Altidore’s brace sends U.S. off in style

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jozy Altidore scored on either side of the intermission on Saturday as the United States completed a sweep of a trio of pre-World Cup matches with a 2-1 win over Nigeria at EverBank Field. Following wins over Azerbaijan and Turkey, the Americans entered the final send-off game before boarding a plane to Brazil with some lingering ... Read More »

Perez, Royals power past Yankees

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: Kansas City 8, New York 4 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead three-run homer and finished a triple shy of the cycle, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Eric Hosmer added a solo homer and Lorenzo Cain had three hits, an ... Read More »

California Chrome Co-Owner Angered – Is he right or wrong?

(NYSportscene.com) California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn freaked out when his horse California Chome lost to Tonalist this afternoon. He was specifically angered over the fact that Tonalist did not run in the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness. Coburn, said it was a “coward’s way out” that horses who have not run the other two Triple Crown races can come in fresh ... Read More »

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 »

Manhattan Handicap goes to Real Solution

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Real Solution, ridden by Javier Castellano, outlasted nine rivals Saturday to capture the $1 million Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park in the final race before the 146th Belmont Stakes. Trained by Chad Brown for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, Real Solution was running third in the 1 1/4-mile turf race while 16-1 longshot Five Iron set the ... Read More »

Palace Malice gets up to take Met Mile

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Former Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice found something more down the stretch to win Saturday’s $1.25 million Metropolitan Handicap (Met Mile) at Belmont Park. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Palace Malice was sent off as the 6-5 morning line favorite in the 12-horse field. The 4-year-old colt broke from the inside post for the mile race with ... Read More »

Ogden Phipps belongs to Close Hatches

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Close Hatches, ridden by Joel Rosario, held off Princess of Sylmar and champion filly Beholder to win Saturday’s $1 million Ogden Phipps Stakes at Belmont Park on the Belmont Stakes program. The 1 1/16-mile Phipps was to be a meeting for the third time of the three leading 4-year-old fillies in racing, Beholder, Princess of Sylmar ... Read More »