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Mets not on the Money: Why the Chris Young signing is Moneyball at its worst

By Erik Berglund, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – After three years of light spending, waiting out lots of dead money and rebuilding the farm system, Mets fans were told that 2014 would be the year that their team would return to contention.  Instead, they were understandably frustrated when general manager Sandy Alderson fielded a roster with a payroll ... Read More »

Team USA: It wasn’t easy, but job done nonetheless

By Brian Wright, Soccer Editor (SportsNetwork.com) – Raise your hand if you had the intestinal fortitude to pick the United States to advance out of Group G based on something other than blind optimism or patriotism. Yeah, me either. Often times, whether a nation advances to the round of 16 depends on the difficulty on their group draw, and Jurgen ... Read More »

Polanco powers Pirates past Mets

(Wednesday, June 26) Final Score: Pittsburgh 5, New York 2 Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Gregory Polanco drove in a career-high four runs and Vance Worley tossed seven effective innings in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 5-2 victory over the New York Mets at PNC Park. Polanco belted his second major league homer as part of a 2-for-3 night to lead Pittsburgh offensively, ... Read More »

Knicks ship Chandler, Felton to Mavs

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Tyson Chandler, who helped the Dallas Mavericks to their only NBA championship three years ago, has rejoined the team as part of a six-player trade with the New York Knicks. The deal was consummated Wednesday. Guard Raymond Felton will be joining Chandler in Dallas, with the Knicks receiving point guard Jose Calderon, veteran center Samuel Dalembert, ... Read More »

Union Defeat Cosmos in Overtime

(Tuesday, June 24) Final Score: Philadelphia 2, New York 1 Philadelphia, PA (NYCosmos.com) – The Philadelphia Union defeated the New York Cosmos 2-1 at PPL Park in Philadelphia. They will advance to the next round of the U.S. Open Cup. There was no shortage of intrigue at PPL Park in Philadelphia for the New York Cosmos fifth round U.S. Open ... Read More »

Wie wins Women’s Open by 2

Pinehurst, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Michelle Wie poured in a birdie putt on the 17th hole and parred the last to hold off Stacy Lewis and win the U.S. Women’s Open by two strokes. Wie closed with an even-par 70 to end the championship at 2-under-par 278. This was Wie’s first major championship title and fourth win on the LPGA Tour. ... Read More »

Portugal ties USA in final moments

(Sunday, June 22) Final Score: Portugal 2, United States 2 Manaus, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – Silvestre Varela scored in the dying moments for Portugal to salvage a 2-2 draw against the United States at the Arena Amazonia on Sunday, keeping all four teams in Group G alive. The Americans took a 2-1 lead into stoppage time after Clint Dempsey scored in ... Read More »

Mets rout Marlins 11-5

(Sunday, June 22) Final Score: New York 11, Miami 5 Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – (Sunday, June 22) Final Score: New York 11, Miami 5 Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets cruised to an 11-5 victory over the Miami Marlins in the finale of a four-game series. Anthony Recker and Eric Young ... Read More »

Yankees lose second straight against Orioles

(Sunday, June 22) Final Score: Baltimore 8, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Tillman outpitched Masahiro Tanaka and the Baltimore Orioles took down the New York Yankees, 8-0, in the rubber match of a three-game series on Sunday. Tillman (6-4) scattered four hits and four walks over seven scoreless innings while his teammates handed Tanaka just his second ... Read More »