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Olympic Swimming Champ Proves No Pain Is Insurmountable

Swimming legend Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and the International Olympic Committee’s 2014 Woman of the Year, is living, breathing proof that personal tragedy – no matter the magnitude – can be overcome. 52-year-old Hogshead-Makar, who last month was honored by the IOC as it’s Woman of the Year for the Americas, was raped while in college at ... Read More »

Tens of Thousands of Dancers limber up for most Multicultural Event in NYC: The 9th annual Dance Parade and Festival

New York, January 22, 2015 – Tens of thousands of dancers are limbering up in classes and clubs in preparation for the Ninth Annual Dance Parade and Festival in New York on Saturday May 16th 2015.  The annual event brings together dancers from around the city and beyond to showcase dance styles in a multicultural, rhythmic-infused magical display of human ... Read More »

Fantasy Hockey: Kyle Okposo the man?

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Fantasy owners went the first 12 weeks of the season without seeing a player score four goals, and now owners have seen three four-goal games in the last 10 days. Islanders right winger Kyle Okposo is the latest to “light the lamp” four times in one game as he beat Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for ... Read More »

East beats West in Shrine Game

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Marvin Kloss booted four field goals as East beat West by a 19-3 count in the 90th edition of the Shrine Game from Tropicana Field. Dominique Brown of Louisville finished with 70 yards and a rushing score on 19 carries for the East. Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason completed seven of his eight pass attempts for ... Read More »

Two Guys from Long Island: Sports Thoughts

Two guys from Long Island: Sports Thoughts ‘Two guys from Long Island’ is a new 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 ... Read More »

Brooklyn Nets face tough challenge

By Jim Brighters – NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets are primed to trade everyone. Brook Lopez is apparently the closest to being moved. Deron Williams could be had for almost nothing and Joe Johnson’s insane contract makes him more unmovable than a mountain range. However, the Nets know this group is not worth ... Read More »

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Bring Bulls, Brawn And Bravado Back To New York City on Jan. 16th

Madison Square Garden hosts the toughest sport on dirt January 16 – 18 NEW YORK – The Professional Bull Riders returns to Madison Square Garden in 2015 with three days of intense competition from January 16 – 18. Edge of your seat action with thrilling 8-second rides, heart-stopping wrecks, 2,000-pound bulls, and the world’s Top 35 bull riders will entertain ... Read More »

East-West Shrine College Football All-Star Game Kicks Off at 4 p.m. January 17, 2015 on NFL Network

Tickets for the East-West Shrine Game are now on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets. Fans can purchase tickets in advance for the game online at www.shrinegame.com or at www.ticketmaster.com. All game tickets are $15 and general admission, first come first serve seating (price does not include service fees). Tickets are not required for children under the age of 2. Tickets ... Read More »

Rex Ryan: Bills will ‘build a bully’

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Rex Ryan was full of energy and passion during his introductory press conference as the new head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Ryan made his presence felt immediately on Wednesday. “Is this thing on?” he asked, tapping the microphone, “because it’s getting ready to be on, and that’s the truth.” It didn’t take long for ... Read More »

Jets hire new GM and Head Coach

Reports: Jets hire Bowles as head coach (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Jets appear to have filled their head coaching vacancy with former Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles. According to multiple reports, Bowles is expected to sign a four-year contract with the Jets on Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired on Dec. 29 after a 4-12 season. ... Read More »