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Upstate Pro Wrestling WrestleBowl 2015 Results from Rochester, NY

Upstate Pro Wrestling kicked off 2015 with WrestleBowl at the Eagles Club in Rochester, New York this past Saturday, January 10th. As is typical at UPW, there were huge title matches, unexpected turns, and a finish in the UPW Heavyweight Championship match that had to be seen to be believed. Here’s a recap of all the action: Showcase Match UPW Women’s ... Read More »

New Product: FlightScope Unveils x2 elite, New 3D Doppler Tracking Radar for Golf Professionals

ORLANDO, Fla. — FlightScope, a world leader in sports technology, announces its x2 elite model for professionals. Featuring a brand new streamlined design, increased signal clarity to noise ratio and higher performance, the x2 elite provides advanced accuracy in its interactive measurement and feedback to help golf teachers advance their students’ game to the next level. “We are thrilled to ... Read More »

Analyzing the Knicks trade

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network (SportsNetwork.com) – The Knicks acquired Amundson, Kirk and a 2019 second-round pick from the Cavs, and forward Lance Thomas from the Thunder. They gave up Shumpert and Smith. This is a 100 percent salary dump and addition by subtraction-type trade. They have waived the three players already. In jettisoning themselves of Smith, the ... Read More »

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 »