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Kings aim to sweep Rangers for 2nd Cup in three years

( – The Los Angeles Kings hope to lock up their second Stanley Cup title in three seasons Wednesday, when they try to complete a sweep of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The Kings own a 3-0 lead heading into Game 4 of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals. Los Angeles won the first two tilts of this ... Read More »

Ellsbury’s 8th-inning single helps Yankees edge Mariners

(Tuesday, June 11) Final Score: New York 3, Seattle 2 Seattle, WA ( – Jacoby Ellsbury’s RBI single in the eighth helped the New York Yankees snap a three-game losing streak to the Seattle Mariners with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday. Derek Jeter’s ground-rule double chased Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma (4-3) with one away in the frame, and Ellsbury served ... Read More »

Knicks introduce Fisher as head coach

Greenburgh, NY ( – Derek Fisher was introduced as the new head coach of the New York Knicks on Tuesday. Fisher, who just completed his 18th NBA season as a player, replaces Mike Woodson, who was fired shortly after the conclusion of the 2013-14 regular season. The 39-year-old Fisher played 10 seasons under Knicks president Phil Jackson when the latter ... Read More »

Teagarden’s slam lifts Mets past Brewers

(Tuesday, June 10) Final Score: New York 6, Milwaukee 2 Flushing, NY ( – Taylor Teagarden smacked a grand slam to break the game open in the sixth inning and the New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0) surrendered a run on three hits and three walks while striking ... Read More »

Struggling Mets return home to tangle with Brewers

( – The New York Mets hope a return home will cure their recent woes, as they begin a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday at Citi Field. The Mets have lost six in a row after back-to-back sweeps at the hands of the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants, and they went 4-7 on the lengthy road trip, ... Read More »

Mariners go after fourth straight win in opener vs. Yanks

( – The Seattle Mariners take aim at a fourth straight victory on Tuesday night when they begin a three-game series with the New York Yankees. The Mariners took the final three contests of a four-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays, hurling combined shutouts in the last two wins. Erasmo Ramirez worked the first 4 2/3 frames of Monday’s ... Read More »

Derek Fisher reportedly going to be next Knicks Coach

( – It appears that Phil Jackson finally got his man. According to multiple reports, Derek Fisher has verbally agreed to become the next head coach of the New York Knicks, with an official announcement of the hiring set to take place at a press conference scheduled for Tuesday. Yahoo! Sports reported Monday that Fisher, who just completed his 18th ... Read More »

California Chrome’s co-owner apologizes

New York, NY ( – Steve Coburn, co-owner of California Chrome, apologized Monday for comments he made following his horse’s loss in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. California Chrome was trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years after winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but finished in a dead heat for fourth at the Belmont. Tonalist, a ... Read More »

Vargas tries to pitch Royals to series win over Yankees

( – Jason Vargas eyes another strong start on Monday when the Kansas City Royals go after a series win over the New York Yankees in the conclusion of the four-game affair at Kauffman Stadium. Vargas was terrific against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, as he held them to a pair of runs over eight innings. He did not ... Read More »