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McIlroy says he’ll miss British Open

(SportsNetwork.com) – Rory McIlroy will not defend his title at the British Open. The world’s No. 1 player announced Wednesday he has withdrawn from the tournament due to a ruptured ligament in his left ankle. “After much consideration, I have decided not to play in the Open Championship at St. Andrews,” McIlroy released via his Instagram account. “I’m taking a ... Read More »

Yankees activate Ellsbury, Miller

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees had a pair of key injured players back for Wednesday’s game against the Oakland Athletics after reinstating center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and closer Andrew Miller from the 15-day disabled list. Ellsbury, out since May 20 due to a sprained right knee, was slotted in the leadoff spot for Wednesday’s contest. Miller has ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 8

(Wednesday, June 8) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: New York 5, Oakland 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Capitalizing on an injury to Scott Kazmir, Mark Teixeira clubbed a pair of home runs to rally the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics. After Kazmir was removed after just three innings and 50 pitches due to tightness ... Read More »

Dempsey leads U.S. past Honduras in Gold Cup opener

Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Clint Dempsey scored on either side of the intermission as the United States men’s national team opened its 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Honduras in Group A action on Tuesday at Toyota Stadium. Jurgen Klinsmann’s side came into the tournament opener riding a nice wave of positive form after four straight ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 7

(Tuesday, July 7) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: Oakland 4, New York 3 (10 innings) Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Lawrie’s solo homer off All-Star Dellin Betances in the 10th inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night. Lawrie hammered an 0-2 breaking ball into ... Read More »

Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight title

(SportsNetwork.com) – Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Mayweather, who improved to 48-0 by beating Pacquiao, let come and go the 4:30 p.m. ET Friday deadline by which he had to pay a $200,000 ... Read More »

Italian legend Pirlo joins NYC

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York City FC announced on Monday that the club has signed Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo as its third Designated Player. The move comes just one month after Pirlo started in the Champions League final for Juventus, and he joins David Villa and Frank Lampard as the third DP for NYC. “I have been wanting ... Read More »

Mets Game Recap for July 6

(Monday, July 6) Final Score: New York 3, San Francisco 0 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Johnny Monell broke a scoreless tie with a two-run double in the ninth and the Mets earned a 3-0 victory over the Giants on Monday. The Mets once again failed to muster any offense against Chris Heston, who no-hit them back on June 9. ... Read More »

U.S. women thrash Japan to claim third World Cup title

Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) – Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick inside the opening 20 minutes on Sunday as the United States women’s national team claimed its third World Cup title in style, rolling to a 5-2 thrashing of Japan at BC Place. The Americans entered Sunday’s final with a bit of revenge on their minds after falling to Japan in ... Read More »