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So Long STAT…

By Benjamin Horney, Assistant Editor So Long, STAT. The time has come to say farewell to the man who five years ago resuscitated a lifeless Madison Square Garden with grand proclamations that the Knicks were back, as the Knicks and Amar’e Stoudemire have officially reached a buyout agreement. The news broke shortly after the conclusion of Sunday night’s All-Star game, ... Read More »

No Rest For Kyrie Irving During All-Star Break

By Benjamin Horney, Assistant Editor Halfway through a grueling 82-game regular season in which he’s likely faced more scrutiny than ever before, Kyrie Irving has no time to rest during the All-Star break. For many players, the annual mid-February recess is a chance to reboot, and give their nagging injuries a breather. But not for the 22-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers point ... Read More »

Tarkanian, The Original Rebel

By Gregg Xenakes – Associate Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – They say that death comes in threes, which means the college basketball community is now holding its collective breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop. Over the weekend we lost one of the most beloved coaches basketball has ever known in North Carolina’s Dean Smith and ... Read More »

Nobody Looks Good in Dolan Saga

By Jim Brighters – NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – James Dolan has a certain way about him that causes discomfort on massive levels.  His reply to a letter from a 73-year-old New York Knicks fan named Irvin Bierman created a ruckus. It was a self-inflicted ruckus that embarrassed himself and the NBA, which, through the toothless and far ... Read More »

Winning Ways: Thoughts on a Sports City

By Helen Church, Contributing writer New York doesn’t get to be called “sports city.” No, that title is for other cities – cities whose core generates a following of avid sports lovers who live and thrive on the next great event. Many folks are going to argue that New York fits the bill to some extent, but NY is so big, bold ... Read More »

Life without Lundqvist by Dan Mount

The New York Rangers are going to have to miss all-world goalie Henrik Lundqvist for up to a month or more in a critical stretch of the season. Lundqvist will be out for at least a month after taking a puck to the throat on Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes. (Lundqvist did manage to finish the rest of the game ... Read More »

New controversy at Super Bowl…Grass cut too high?!?!?

There has been another controversy developing after the Super Bowl as the Patriots crew is being accused of cutting the grass TOO HIGH giving the Pats an assist on that final interception…LOL…JUST KIDDING AROUND but maybe that would have been an easier pill for Seattle fans to swallow than living with that final play call. The Seattle Seahawks were a yard away from tasting ... Read More »

It’s getting close to A-rod time

By Chris Ruddick – MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – How do you know baseball is right around the corner? Because there seems to be a new Alex Rodriguez story every day. It’s amazing we survived a whole season without him. But, yes, once we get that little football game out the way in Arizona, the sports ... Read More »

Rangers/Islanders Thoughts by Steven Gross

After the Islanders defeated the Rangers 4-1 yesterday, I’ve come to the sad conclusion that the Rangers will be beaten by the Islanders fairly easily if they meet in the playoffs. Thoughts 1) The Rangers have lost all 3 games by I believe 3 goals.  They’ve gotten their butts handed to them.  They are inside the Rangers heads now and ... Read More »

Chutzpah: The Future of Sports Betting?

By Mickey Charles, CEO of The Sports Network Chutzpah. It’s a wonderful word that transcends ethnic situations, language interpretations and knowledge.  There are many more, like “mench,” “putz,” “shmuck,” “bagel” “gelt,” “kibbitz,” “goy,” “klutz,” “maven,” “megillah,” “nebbish,” “nu (?)” “schlep,” “schmooze,” “shtick,” “vigorish” – really?  Yes, really – and a host of others.  Does knowledge of any  or all, even the ... Read More »