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My Mets Story by Gina Brinskelle

By Gina Brinskelle I am watching the Mets in the World Series. I don't get to say that very often! Yes, technically I was alive in 1986 but I don't remember. However, I do remember 2000 and it still stings. During this current World Series, the Fox broadcasters have made many outrageous comments but one specific comment has stuck with ... Read More »

My Mets Story by Gregory Nichols

By Gregory Nichols, lifelong Mets fan and creator of the "Disgruntled Mets Fan" page on Facebook My earliest memory of the Mets is my family celebrating the World Series win in 1986. I don't remember anything about the game. I just remember my family celebrating, dancing and my older brother printing out "World Champions" on his DOT matrix printer. Ironically, at ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again, and I’m here with a spooky edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s Halloween time, and I’m going to take a look at the tricks and treats of the opening month of the season. First period Tricks: The horrid starts by the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Anaheim Ducks. I projected both teams to make the ... Read More »

Mike Lalor’s Sports Report: Jets, Mets, Knicks and more!

Week 8 Preview: New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)…and around NY sports Coming off a 30-23 Week 7 road loss to the undefeated, and first place-New England Patriots, the New York Jets (4-2, 2nd AFC East) will travel out to northern California this weekend, in order to take on the improved Oakland Raiders (3-3, 2nd AFC West). Last ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

WEEK 8 GAME PICKS Last week: 9-5 Season Record: 67-38 TOP GAMES DOLPHINS AT PATRIOTS: THE DOLPHINS HAVE SEEMINGLY TURNED THEIR SEASON AROUND THE LAST TWO WEEKS UNDER NEW HEAD COACH DAN CAMPBELL BUT HAVE DONE SO AGAINST WEAKER COMPETITION. THEY MUST LOOK TO CONTINUE THEIR RECENT FORMULA BY RUNNING THE BALL EFFECTIVELY AND CONTROLLING GAME FLOW. THE PATRIOTS KEEP ... Read More »

Lenny Dykstra signs Mets memorablia on Staten Island

By Pamela Silvestri | silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Flatscreens blared and Fireball shots flowed as Play Sports Bar patrons awaited the arrival of baseball legend Lenny Dykstra. "It's a great night for Mets fans," enthused bar owner Carmine Gualtieri around 8 p.m. in Annadale. For a Thursday night, business proved especially brisk while staff readied photographs and Mets bric-a-brac ... Read More »

NY Sportscene Children’s Foundation Presents Check to SUNY Farmingdale

New York Sportscene Children's Foundation Chairman Mike Cutino spearheaded the first annual NY Sportscene Children's Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic this past summer to the delight of our local charitable causes and youth organizations. This past week, Cutino presented the SUNY Farmingdale Alumni Association with a check from funds raised at the Golf event. Pictured above: (left to right) NY Sportscene ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

WEEK 7 GAME PICKS Last week: 9-5 Season Record: 58-33 TOP GAMES SEAHAWKS AT 49ERS: THIS IS AN INTERESTING BATTLE IN THE NFC WHERE ONLY THREE TEAMS HAVE MORE THAN THREE WINS THUS FAR, LEAVING MANY TEAMS STILL IN THE PLAYOFF HUNT. SEATTLE’S DEFENSE HASN’T BEEN AT ITS NORMAL LEVEL SO FAR THIS SEASON BUT THE 49ERS HAVE BEEN A ... Read More »