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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 »

Covering up Goodell’s credibility problem

The cover-up is always worse than the crime. That was what the NFL was signaling when it handed down its harsh punishment of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the wake of Deflategate Monday. The league’s golden boy was suspended four games without pay and his team was fined $1 million and docked two draft picks. On the ... Read More »

Two Guys from Long Island: Deflategate Thoughts

Two guys from Long Island: Sports Thoughts Two guys from Long Island’ is a feature on New York Sportscene and will feature the back and forth discussion logs of two Long Island dudes that love sports and love New York. Joe Behrman and Steven Gross are lifelong New Yorkers and die hard sports fans that will share their thoughts and ... Read More »

A-Rod passes Mays on HR list

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays and moved into sole possession of fourth place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list during Thursday’s game against the Orioles. After Delmon Young robbed him of a homer in the first inning, Rodriguez made sure he cleared the wall with ease when he stepped to ... Read More »

New York Jets Draft Report Card

New York Jets Picks: Leonard Williams (DL, USC) Round 1 (6); Devin Smith (WR, Ohio State) Round 2 (37); Lorenzo Mauldin (OLB, Louisville) Round 3 (82); Bryce Petty (QB, Baylor) Round 4 (103); Jarvis Harrison (OG, Texas A&M) Round 5 (152); Deon Simon (NT, Northwestern State) Round 7 (223) It took first-year Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan all of 72 ... Read More »

New York Giants Draft Report Card

New York Giants Ereck Flowers (OT, Miami-Florida) Round 1 (9); Landon Collins (S, Alabama) Round 2 (33); Owamagbe Odighizuwa (DE, UCLA) Round 3 (74); Mykkele Thompson (S, Texas) Round 5 (144); Geremy Davis (WR, UConn) Round 6 (186); Bobby Hart (OG, Florida State) Round 7 (226) The Giants got three players who were at least in the mix as first-round ... Read More »