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National Baseball Hall of Fame: BBWAA almost gets it right

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Baseball Writers’ Association of America continued to serve as the moral police on Tuesday. First of all, congratulations to the newest electees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as pitchers Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz, all got in on their first time on the ballot, while Craig ... Read More »

Former Giants coach Allie Sherman dies at 91

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Allie Sherman, who led the New York Giants to NFL championship games in his first three seasons as head coach, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 91. Sherman coached the Giants from 1961-68 and compiled a 57-51-4 regular-season record. The Giants lost to Green Bay in the 1961 and 1962 championship games and to Chicago ... Read More »

Cavs get Smith, Shumpert from Knicks in 3-way swap

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – The slumping Cleveland Cavaliers shook up their roster just prior to tipping off their latest game, acquiring guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks as part of a three-team, six-player trade that also involved the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Cavaliers sent sixth man Dion Waiters to the Thunder in the deal, while ... Read More »

Farewell DeBoer: The Devils move on

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer It won’t be a good holiday for Peter DeBoer as the New Jersey Devils have fired him as their head coach after a 12-17-7 start that has left the Devils languishing in 13th place in a wide-open Eastern Conference. DeBoer was midway through his fourth season when General Manager Lou Lamoriello made the change. Lamoriello ... Read More »

Rangers hitting stride for the holidays

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – A few weeks ago it seemed like the New York Rangers were more likely to have a “Mumpy” Christmas than a merry one. Although the reigning Eastern Conference champions are not yet rid of the illness that has plagued several NHL teams this season, New York is ... Read More »

Role model NFL players will direct respective teams in support of Shriners Hospitals for Children

Two NFL greats—each particularly legendary in the annals of specific teams—have been selected as head coaches for the 90th East-West Shrine game. NFL Hall-of Famer Mike Singletary, who starred as a linebacker for the Chicago Bears during the 1980s, will lead the East squad of college all-stars. Jim Zorn, the playmaking quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks during the team’s fledgling ... Read More »

Amazing holiday gift ideas from Steiner Sports Collectibles

Steiner Sports Collectibles (www.steinersports.com) has holiday gifts available for your biggest sports fan…from wild and wacky gifts to red hot Sports Heroes collectibles. Plus, like our page on facebook (www.facebook.com/nysportscene) and you will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE piece of Steiner memoriblia from the new “In Their Own Words” collection (pictured above) or a piece of freeze ... Read More »

Three Different Ways to Rule New York: A Night at Steiner’s ‘Captains of NY’

New York Sportscene was in attendance as three of the greatest leaders, world champions and most revered figures in New York sports history – Derek Jeter, Eli Manning and Mark Messier – made a rare appearance together at the “Captains of New York” event by Steiner Sports. Contributing writer Ben Horney put together a nice story on how the different Captains ruled New York ... Read More »

$75,592,940,968,183 Global GDP + 3,035,749,340 Web Sports Fans = The New Sports Economy

  LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AllSportsMarket is releasing the ASM Free! Web App in the coming weeks expanding sports trader access far beyond the current 11.7 percent share of the current Apple iOS platform to nearly every mobile device, desktop and Web appliance (such as Roku) around the world. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141217/165073 Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141217/165078 NHL Legend, Bernie ... Read More »

Raúl embraces Cosmos mission; Youth clinic in Long Island

Spanish footballing great Raúl is in Cosmos Country to help the organization on and off the pitch. Club historian Dr. David Kilpatrick looks back on Tuesday’s press conference and Wednesday’s youth clinic with Raúl on Long Island. Raúl’s arrival in the Cosmopolitan Room signaled the start of a new chapter in North American soccer’s most storied club. The fitting location was, ... Read More »