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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 »

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 »