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Maybe it’s time to give Joe Girardi some credit

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees will use their 12th different starting pitcher on Friday when Esmil Rogers takes the ball against Cleveland. Two teams have used more that. The Colorado Rockies have run 14 starters out there, while the Texas Rangers have used 13. Those teams, though, have both lost a ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/9/2014 David Robertson said earlier this week that he “probably would have gone for a discount” on a contract extension last offseason. The fact that the Yanks didn’t jump on this and make Robertson a priority last offseason is going to come back and haunt them. The team still has Betances to slide into the closer role in case the ... Read More »

Fantasy Baseball: Gardner of the Galaxy

By Jesse Pantuosco, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – So, quick question: when did Brett Gardner become this awesome? If I had to ballpark it, I’d say a week and a half ago. The New York Yankees left fielder has gone ballistic over his last nine games, producing five homers, seven RBI and a .400 batting average (14-for-35). He’s crossed the ... Read More »

Fantasy Football: The Andre Williams Threat

By Thomas Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The threat New York Giants rookie fourth-round pick Andre Williams poses to Rashad Jennings’ fantasy value became more palpable Sunday night in Canton. We’ve heard since the start of training camp that Williams, who led the NCAA with 2,177 rushing yards last season, has been handling the goal-line reps, but the ... Read More »

Once a Giant, always a Giant

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network  Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Tom Coughlin and Michael Strahan didn’t always get along but they will always walk together in history, the head coach and his leader who willed a group of men that stunned the previously unbeaten and 12-point favorite New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLII. Call it a “Big Blue ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/1/2014 I am pleased with the moves Brian Cashman has been able to pull off over the past two weeks. I was vocal about my desire for the club to make moves that would improve the present without giving up too much of the future and it appears that they have. There was no blockbuster where they had to give ... Read More »

Trade deadline winners and losers

By Michael Rushton, MLB Contributor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Twelve trades were completed on Thursday ahead of the non-waiver deadline and the majority didn’t just involve spare parts getting moved around to plug holes. Former American League Cy Young winner David Price found a new home, as did one-time Rookie of the Year candidate Austin Jackson and previous All-Stars ... Read More »

Fifth Cup title looks promising for Gordon

By Chris Symeon, Motorsports Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jeff Gordon is a four-time champion in NASCAR’s premier series, but it’s been 13 years since his last title. After winning his second race of the season on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and presently holding the points lead in the Sprint Cup Series, Gordon is very confident that 2014 ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

7/25/2014 As the trade deadline approaches, more and more rumors swirl about the Yankees potential trade targets and the past two days have focused a lot on former Yankee Ian Kennedy. The Padres may be looking to move Kennedy but as recently as this morning there were reports that the Padres are asking for the Yanks’ top two selections in ... Read More »