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Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again, and I’m back with this week’s edition of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the youth movement going on in the NHL, the red-hot Montreal Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets hiring John Tortorella. Let’s drop the puck on this blog. First period If you think you’ve heard the phrase “scored his ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

I’m back after being a healthy scratch last week. We’re a week or more into the National Hockey League season, but there’s still time for me to offer my preview of what’s going to happen this season. The first period will tackle the Eastern Conference the second period will predict the West and the final will lay out the Stanley ... Read More »

Giants/Jets Football Report by Mike Lalor

New York Giants Sunday Night Football – San Francisco 49ers (1-3) at New York Giants (2-2) After disappointing late game losses to open the season at Dallas and vs. Atlanta (a loss which looks a lot better now), the New York Giants have rebounded nicely, including a resounding 24-10 victory at Buffalo last Sunday. With key injuries to QB Tony ... Read More »

California Chrome gets familiar with Belmont Park

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Triple Crown contender California Chrome put in another day at school Friday to prepare him for Saturday’s 146th Belmont Stakes. Trained by Art Sherman, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner spent time in Belmont Park’s paddock in the early morning before going on a two-mile gallop ahead of the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion.” ... Read More »

Up the Backstretch: ‘Chrome’ is poised to triple the fun

By Don Agriss, Horse Racing Editor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Don’t change horses in mid-stream. Leave with the one who brought you. Those are the proverbs or cliches that seem apropos for betting this week’s 146th Belmont Stakes. California Chrome has proven he’s the best 3-year-old in the nation with his eye-popping victories ... Read More »

Dan Mount Reviews Rangers-Canadiens Game 5

The Montreal Canadiens lived to fight another day. Rene Bourque’s hat trick helped Montreal stave off elimination with a 7-4 win over the New York Rangers in game five of the Eastern Conference Final at the Bell Centre. The Rangers lead the series three games to two and have another chance to close out the series at 8 p.m. Thursday ... Read More »

Yankees get shutout by Cardinals 6-0

(Tuesday, May 27th) Final Score: St. Louis 6, NY Yankees 0 St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Lance Lynn threw his first career complete game, a five-hit shutout to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-0 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Lynn (6-2) threw 69 of his 109 pitches for strikes, walking three and striking out ... Read More »