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Top Shelf: Buyouts add depth to free agency

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA ( – In the span of less than a week, Mike Richards could go from celebrating another Stanley Cup championship with the Los Angeles Kings to getting bought out by the club. In a perfect world, the Kings would prefer to hold on to Richards for his veteran leadership, ... Read More »

Yankees look to sweep Blue Jays

( – The Toronto Blue Jays will try to salvage the finale of a three-game series against the New York Yankees Thursday in the Bronx. The Jays are coming off Wednesday’s 7-3 loss, as starting pitcher Mark Buehrle failed in his bid for an 11th win of the season. Buehrle gave up three runs — two earned — and six ... Read More »

Marlins unleash Heaney on Mets

( – The Miami Marlins envision a future rotation anchored by Jose Fernandez and Andrew Heaney, the former a quickly-blossoming ace and the other currently considered one of the top prospects in the game. The Marlins are next ready to debut Heaney, who takes the mound on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series with the New York ... Read More »

Citi hosts third annual Fisher House Benefit Softball Game with Mets legends Doc Gooden and John Franco

(Wednesday, June 19) Flushing, NY (  Citi hosted the third annual Fisher House Benefit Softball Game at Citi Field with Mets legends Doc Gooden and John Franco, as well as heroic military veterans from the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. The event is part of Citi’s  ongoing commitment to American veteran and military families.   Fans that purchased tickets to the event received a ... Read More »

McCann’s big night propels Yankees past Blue Jays

(Wednesday, June 18) Final Score: New York 7, Toronto 3 Bronx, NY ( – Brian McCann hit a two-run homer in the fourth and then broke the game open with a three-run triple in the seventh, as the New York Yankees continued their home dominance of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 7-3 victory on Wednesday. McCann became the first Yankees ... Read More »

Jets release no-show RB Goodson

Florham Park, NJ ( – The New York Jets released running back Mike Goodson on Wednesday after he failed to show for the first two days of mandatory minicamp. The Jets signed Goodson as a free agent to a reported three-year, $6.9 million contract last offseason but he played in just two games for them after sitting out a four-game ... Read More »

New York Knicks 2014 Draft Preview

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network 2014 NY Knicks Draft picks: No picks ( – This offseason is all about Carmelo Anthony for the New York Knicks. With no draft picks and coming off an awful season, the Knicks need their All- Star forward back in Madison Square Garden. Should he leave, Phil Jackson would have a massive ... Read More »

Mets avoid sweep by knocking off Cards

(Wednesday, June 18) Final Score: New York 3, St. Louis 2 St. Louis, MO ( – Bartolo Colon worked eight innings, and Eric Young’s RBI ground-rule double in the seventh inning was the difference, as New York escaped St. Louis with a 3-2 victory in the finale of a three-game set. Colon (7-5) scattered four hits and one run and ... Read More »

Djokovic gets top seed over Nadal at Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England ( – Wimbledon did things its way on Wednesday by installing former top-ranked star Novak Djokovic as its top seed above world No. 1 stalwart Rafael Nadal, while defending champion Andy Murray was seeded third ahead of seven-time champ Roger Federer. The All England Club gave the top billing to Djokovic, the 2011 champion and 2013 runner-up, by ... Read More »

Cardinals keep rolling with win over Mets

(Tuesday, June 17) Final Score: St. Louis 5, New York 2 St. Louis, MO ( – Michael Wacha turned in another strong effort by a St. Louis starting pitcher to lead the Cardinals to a season-high fifth straight victory, a 5-2 decision over the New York Mets at Busch Stadium. Wacha (5-5) held the Mets to a run on five hits ... Read More »