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Guy Gifts: Man Cave Fav’s – Part 2 (Barware)

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor This holiday season help the special guy in your life trick out the bar in his man cave, making him the envy of his buddies.  Whether his space is used to watch sports, enjoy home audio and video entertainment, play games, enjoy quality libations, or generally bask in secluded R&R, here’s an ... Read More »

Guy Gifts: Man Cave Fav’s – Part 1

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor This holiday season help the special guy in your life trick out his man cave, making him the envy of his buddies.  Whether his space is used to watch sports, enjoy home audio and video entertainment, play games, enjoy quality libations, or generally bask in secluded R&R, here’s an array of gift ... Read More »

Classic Father’s Day Gifts with Modern Twists

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor With Father’s Day on fast approach, now is the time to find that perfect gift reflecting just how much you love and appreciate the “dads” in your life. Here are a few thoughtful and budget-friendly gifts that offer modern twists on perennial Father’s Day classics: Esquire magazine’s Shirt & Tie Collection (www.menswearhouse.com) ... Read More »

End of the Line for St. Louis?

When the final horn sounded Friday night at Madison Square Garden, every player wearing a New York Rangers sweater had to accept a difficult truth. The Rangers came up short in their bid to make it back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second straight season, getting blanked 2-0 in Game 7 by the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was ... Read More »

Local New Yorker Jackson Smart submits video for WWE Tough Enough…as a Manager

Local New Yorker and pro wrestling manager Jackson Smart claims to be “smart enough to be tough enough.” What exactly does that mean? It all starts with World Wrestling Entertainment, commonly referred to as WWE. The WWE has recently revitalized “Tough Enough,” a reality based television competition that will help them find their next WWE Superstar (aka pro wrestler) by reviewing video submissions sent in from ... Read More »

MLB Feature: A-Rod continues to surprise

The biggest surprise in baseball isn’t the Houston Astros or the New York Mets. It’s not even the Minnesota Twins, although if they are still doing what they are doing a few weeks from now, they just might be. Right now, though, there is nothing more eye-opening than what Alex Rodriguez is doing in the Bronx. Rodriguez, of course, missed ... Read More »

Mets 3B Wright has spinal stenosis

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis and will be out at least another week. The Mets do not believe Wright’s condition is degenerative, although assistant general manager John Ricco said Saturday it has lasted longer than expected. “The doctors aren’t that worried about it,” Ricco said, according to MLB.com. ... Read More »

Geno’s the starter?

Jets nation unleashed a collective sigh on Wednesday when new offensive coordinator Chan Gailey proclaimed the embattled Geno Smith as the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season. Before contemplating that leap off the Queensboro Bridge, though, it’s probably a good idea for the Jets’ supporters to take all of that lip service with a grain of salt and understand ... Read More »

American Pharoah rolls in Preakness

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah rolled through the rain and over a sloppy Pimlico track to comfortably win Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes and move one race away from claiming racing’s Triple Crown. American Pharoah, last year’s champion 2-year-old, can become the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years with a win in the June 6 ... Read More »

Lundqvist is Hall of Fame Bound, With or Without Ring

By Gordon Tepper, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Henrik Lundqvist is going into the Hockey Hall of Fame on the first ballot. He’s the greatest Rangers goaltender in the history of the franchise and should absolutely be on everyone’s list of the greatest goaltenders of all time. His ability to carry a team on his back and perform ... Read More »