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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 »

FEATURE STORY: NHL takes on tanking with new lottery rules

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor for The Sports Network (SportsNetwork.com) – Although it’s not a strategy any team will openly admit to employing, there is no question tanking for a higher draft pick is a part of professional sports. The NHL, however, is hoping to discourage the practice by introducing a new set of rules for the annual draft lottery. ... Read More »

Worlds Greatest Model Railroad

(NYSportscene.com) – Remember the two brothers, in Germany, who had a wonderful model railway, that was something to see?  This is an update for the German Wonderland. There have been little clips about this place for the past few years, it is still not finished but is growing to that conclusion as they will soon run out of space. A ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Explaining NHL Advanced Statistics

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer (NYSportscene.com) – One thing I’ve noticed since writing about hockey for the past year is the increasing use of advanced statistics. Yes, we all know about the tracking tool of plus/minus, but I’m talking some real next level stuff. This article will be a primer for any neophytes that don’t want to feel lost when ... Read More »