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Haren, Dodgers down Mets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: Los Angeles 6, New York 2 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dan Haren tossed seven strong innings and drove in a run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set on Friday. Haren (11-10) surrendered just one run on three hits with six strikeouts for ... Read More »

Yanks top ChiSox on Prado’s hit in 9th

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: New York 4, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Martin Prado singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to lift the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, in the opener of a three-game series. The White Sox sent Daniel Webb (5-4) to ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: NHL takes on tanking with new lottery rules

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor for The Sports Network (SportsNetwork.com) – Although it’s not a strategy any team will openly admit to employing, there is no question tanking for a higher draft pick is a part of professional sports. The NHL, however, is hoping to discourage the practice by introducing a new set of rules for the annual draft lottery. ... Read More »

McCarthy shuts down Astros

(Thursday, August 21) Final Score: New York 3, Houston 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon McCarthy tossed a four-hit shutout to lead the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros, 3-0, and salvage the finale of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. McCarthy (5-2) struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter for New York, which won for ... Read More »

Astros score 4 in the 7th to beat Yankees

(Wednesday, August 20) Final Score: Houston 5, New York 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Robbie Grossman broke a tie with a two-run single during a four-run seventh inning as the Houston Astros rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Jake Marisnick had an RBI single and scored in the decisive frame for Houston, which clinched its first-ever series ... Read More »

Mets rough up Samardzija, beat A’s

(Wednesday, August 20) Final Score: NY Mets 8, Oakland 5 Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer as the New York Mets roughed up Oakland’s Jeff Samardzija in an 8-5 win at O.co Coliseum. Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Eric Campbell each had two hits and one RBI for the Mets, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Zack ... Read More »

Worlds Greatest Model Railroad

(NYSportscene.com) – Remember the two brothers, in Germany, who had a wonderful model railway, that was something to see?  This is an update for the German Wonderland. There have been little clips about this place for the past few years, it is still not finished but is growing to that conclusion as they will soon run out of space. A ... Read More »

Charles Wang to sell NY Islanders

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Charles Wang has a deal in place to eventually transfer ownership of the New York Islanders to a group led by Jon Ledecky, the team announced Tuesday. Ledecky, a former co-owner of the Washington Capitals, and London-based investor Scott Malkin reached an agreement to purchase a substantial minority interest in the team. The group will then ... Read More »

Kazmir pitches A’s past Mets

(Tuesday, August 19) Final Score: Oakland 6, NY Mets 2 Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Scott Kazmir struck out six over six innings strong innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing skid with a 6-2 win over the New York Mets. Kazmir (14-5) set a new career-high in wins and helped the A’s win the first game of this ... Read More »

Astros beat Yanks on Carter’s 3-run HR in 9th

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Carter’s 30th home run of the season was a game-winner. Carter struck out in his first four at-bats, then launched a three-run shot in the top of the ninth inning Tuesday night to lift the Houston Astros to a 7-4 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a three-game series. Carter’s no-doubt-about-it ... Read More »