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New York Mets & Astrazeneca team up to offer free cholesterol screenings on Sept 15 as part of National Cholesterol Education Month

Ed Kranepool, who was diagnosed with high cholesterol, will be onsite to meet fans and to discuss his diagnosis and his career highlights prior to the Mets home game at Citi Field Cholesterol Awareness Night, a first-of-its-kind event at Citi Field is sponsored by AstraZeneca WHAT: Free cholesterol screenings for adults aged 18 and older will be conducted in partnership with the New ... Read More »

Rare Jordan brand Jeter cleats added to Steiner Sports “Derek Jeter Farewell Auction” Now through October 19

New York, NY (SteinerSports.com) – Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation has partnered with Steiner Sports to include two pairs of special edition Jordan Brand autographed cleats in their “Derek Jeter Farewell Auction” running now through October 19. The cleats, made exclusively for the Yankees Captain in honor of his final season, feature special commemorative graphics paying RE2PECT to Jeter’s career. There are two variations of the Jeter Lux 2.0 ... Read More »

Yankees celebrate the career of Derek Jeter

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees celebrated the career of Derek Jeter, honoring the retiring shortstop with a ceremony before Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Former teammates, family members and special guests were in attendance for the nearly 45-minute tribute. “I’ve had the greatest job in the world. I got to be the shortstop of the ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

9/6/2014  The Yankees-Red Sox series this past week obviously lacked the “AL East supremacy” significance that a September matchup usually presents for these two teams. The Yanks certainly experienced a high note on the season as they came back in the ninth on Thursday with two homers off Koji Uehara and an emotional walk off win against our biggest rival. ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: InfraScanner – Concussion Awareness and Advocacy Tool

By Janine McGowan, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Last season, a 16-year-old New York prep football player died following a helmet-to-helmet collision. Damon Janes walked to the sidelines, collapsed and was taken to a local hospital. After 3 hours, a CT scan showed bleeding in his brain and he was then transported to a trauma hospital which was 2 ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/30/2014 I wrote in length last week about how the second wild card team has given many teams a chance to remain in the playoff race versus years ago when these same teams would already have been declared out of contention. On one hand it is pretty cool that this Yankees team is only three games out of the second ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Windham Mountain Resort Invests $4.2 Million in Capital Improvements

By Randy Holden, Contributing Writer Windham Mountain Resort, NY (NYSportscene.com) – After investing $7.1 million in 2013, Windham Mountain Resort continues to transform itself into a year round destination. “The 2 year investment of over $11.3 million dollars confirms a commitment to the growth of the resort and also to the quality of the experience we provide,” said President and General ... Read More »

Duda the Destroyer

By Thomas J. Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Remember when Lucas Duda versus Ike Davis was a thing?  Davis, at one point a far more heralded prospect, and Duda battled for the New York Mets’ first base job during spring training, and the Mets chose Duda. For once, they made the right decision. The gap between the two ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello – Examining the second wild card 8/23/2014 If you look back to my Yankees blogs from 2013, I mentioned quite a few times about the fact that the playoff format change was going to increase baseball’s ability to remain exciting for fans as the season enters its final chapter. In years past, so many ... Read More »