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Nets pick up Jack, Karasev from Cavs in three-team deal

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Nets made it official Thursday and announced a trade with Cleveland and Boston that will send guard Jarrett Jack and guard/forward Sergey Karasev from the Cavaliers to Brooklyn. As part of the deal, Brooklyn will send guard Marcus Thornton to Boston, as well as the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic ... Read More »

Anthony reportedly staying with Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – At least one member of this year’s star- studded NBA free agent class will be staying with his old team. The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony will re-up with the New York Knicks once the league’s free agency signing period opens on Thursday. According to the Daily News, Anthony will receive ... Read More »

Ellsbury’s HR in 14th lifts Yanks past Tribe

(Wednesday, July 9) Final Score: New York 5, Cleveland 4 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury belted the go-ahead solo homer in the 14th inning to boost the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians in the third edition of a four-game series. Ellsbury, who came into the game mired in a 5-for-27 slump on this road ... Read More »

Mets use three-run 7th to beat Braves

(Wednesday, July 9) Final Score: New York 4, Atlanta 1 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run homer during a three-run seventh, helping the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves, 4-1, in the third test of a four-game series. Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Lucas Duda had one RBI apiece for the Mets, who have won four in a row ... Read More »

DeGrom Ks 11, Mets rout Braves

(Tuesday, July 8) Final Score: New York 8, Atlanta 3 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Rookie Jacob deGrom tied his career-high with 11 strikeouts over seven shutout innings and the New York Mets rolled to an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Seven players knocked in at least one run for the Mets, who scored the first five runs ... Read More »

Swisher helps Tribe beat Tanaka, Yanks

(Tuesday, July 8) Final Score: Cleveland 5, New York 3 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Swisher blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning and Michael Brantley contributed a solo shot with a pair of run-scoring doubles, as the Cleveland Indians knocked around Yankees rookie All-Star Masahiro Tanaka in a 5-3 victory over New York at Progressive Field. Tanaka (12-4) ... Read More »

Djokovic returns to the top

By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Despite being ranked No. 2 in the world a few weeks ago, Novak Djokovic was installed as the top seed at Wimbledon and did not disappoint at the latest fortnight. He killed two birds with one stone (or is it ball?) at The Championships, as he avoided losing in a ... Read More »

John Mackey Award unveils 2014 Preseason Watch List

The John Mackey Award, based out of Freeport, NY, announces the Top Contenders for the 2014 Award New York, N.Y. (July 8, 2014) – The John Mackey Award has released the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List. Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and ... Read More »

Judge OKs NFL concussion settlement

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – A federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a revised settlement agreement between the NFL and former players who sued the league over concussions. The new deal, struck last month, would provide unlimited funds to retired players who suffer from neurocognitive illnesses and their families. U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody wrote in her decision on ... Read More »

Knicks add Rambis to coaching staff

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks have named Kurt Rambis an associate head coach. Rambis, a former assistant coach under New York president Phil Jackson in Los Angeles, will help new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher make the transition from player to the bench. Fisher retired after the conclusion of the 2013-14 season and took the Knicks’ ... Read More »