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Feature Friday: NBA 2014-15 subplots to watch for

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – As we are set to embark on another 82- game marathon, this season really leaves little in the way of fascinating story lines.Sure, there is one huge one and there will be more on that later. It’s not a big surprise that it involves someone referred to as LBJ ... Read More »

MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »

NBA: Offseason winners and losers so far

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – As we hit mid-July on our calendars, or cell phones as it may be, the draft is behind us and LeBron James made his decision. We are past the home stretch. It’s been a great summer for some, solid for others, adequate for a few and miserable for a handful. ... Read More »

Anthony confirms return to Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – After days of intense speculation concerning his future, Carmelo Anthony broke his silence on Sunday, announcing that he will indeed re-sign with the New York Knicks. Anthony declared his return in a letter posted to the 2012-13 NBA scoring champion’s official website. The Knicks then confirmed his decision by issuing a press release shortly after ... Read More »

Anthony reportedly staying with Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – At least one member of this year’s star- studded NBA free agent class will be staying with his old team. The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony will re-up with the New York Knicks once the league’s free agency signing period opens on Thursday. According to the Daily News, Anthony will receive ... Read More »

Pitching Melo: Analyzing from a Fantasy Perspective

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Word on the street is Carmelo Anthony is looking for a new team. He’s already set up meetings all over the country including a Tuesday sit-down in Chi-Town and another one Wednesday in Houston. Right now, he’s headed to Los Angeles to break bread with Kobe Bryant. What’s frustrating to me is that all the teams he’s meeting with ... Read More »

Nets waste no time, hire Hollins

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become the team’s new head coach on Wednesday. The announcement comes just days after Jason Kidd’s abrupt departure after one season with Brooklyn. Kidd, a former Nets point guard who just completed his rookie year as a coach, reportedly wanted a larger role in ... Read More »

Knicks ship Chandler, Felton to Mavs

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Tyson Chandler, who helped the Dallas Mavericks to their only NBA championship three years ago, has rejoined the team as part of a six-player trade with the New York Knicks. The deal was consummated Wednesday. Guard Raymond Felton will be joining Chandler in Dallas, with the Knicks receiving point guard Jose Calderon, veteran center Samuel Dalembert, ... Read More »

New York Knicks 2014 Draft Preview

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network 2014 NY Knicks Draft picks: No picks (SportsNetwork.com) – This offseason is all about Carmelo Anthony for the New York Knicks. With no draft picks and coming off an awful season, the Knicks need their All- Star forward back in Madison Square Garden. Should he leave, Phil Jackson would have a massive ... Read More »

Spurs surge past Heat for fifth NBA title

(Sunday, June 15) Final Score: San Antonio 104, Miami 87 San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The San Antonio Spurs secured their fifth NBA title in franchise history Sunday with a third straight double-digit victory against the team that dashed their dreams a season ago. Kawhi Leonard donated 22 points and 10 rebounds, Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills combined for 36 points ... Read More »