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‘Chrome’ is poised to triple the fun

By Don Agriss, Horse Racing Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Don’t change horses in mid-stream. Leave with the one who brought you. Those are the proverbs or cliches that seem apropos for betting this week’s 146th Belmont Stakes. California Chrome has proven he’s the best 3-year-old in the nation with his eye-popping victories ... Read More »

Kid Cruz and Norumbega take opening stakes at Belmont

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kid Cruz and Norumbega both came from off the pace to win stakes races Saturday at Belmont Park on the Belmont Stakes undercard. Trained by Linda Rice, Kid Cruz ran down the leaders in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes for his third stakes win this year. The 3-year-old was sent off as the 3-1 second pick ... Read More »

Odds are against California Chrome’s Triple Crown win

By Jeff Frank, The Sports Analyst Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – California Chrome is the 3-5 morning line favorite to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in racing history. However, the last seven odds-on Belmont Stakes favorites have failed to win and complete the magnificent feat. One has to go all the way back to 1978 when Affirmed held off Alydar ... Read More »

Rangers aim to even Cup Finals in Game 2 at LA

(SportsNetwork.com) – After blowing an early lead and losing in overtime to begin their first Stanley Cup Finals game in 20 years, the New York Rangers hope to rebound and even the series Saturday when they visit the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. New York grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first period of Wednesday’s opener, but the Kings ... Read More »

Giants turn to Hudson in game two vs. Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – Tim Hudson goes after a third straight win on Saturday when the San Francisco Giants continue a three-game series with the New York Mets at AT&T Park. After tossing seven scoreless innings in a win over Chicago on May 27, Hudson fired seven more scoreless innings to beat the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, as he improved to ... Read More »

Yanks shoot for third straight win in KC

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees eye a third straight win on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals in the second test of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees will send David Phelps out to start against the Royals Saturday. Phelps was tagged for six runs in six innings of work in a 10-2 loss ... Read More »

Depleted Red Bulls travel to New England

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Red Bull New York will have a somewhat depleted squad when it heads to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Revolution on Sunday. The Red Bulls will be without several key players for a multitude of reasons. Thierry Henry’s absence was already known due to the Frenchman’s opposition to artificial playing surfaces, while Roy ... Read More »

California Chrome gets familiar with Belmont Park

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Triple Crown contender California Chrome put in another day at school Friday to prepare him for Saturday’s 146th Belmont Stakes. Trained by Art Sherman, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner spent time in Belmont Park’s paddock in the early morning before going on a two-mile gallop ahead of the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion.” ... Read More »

Posey homers late as Giants clip Mets

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: San Francisco 4, New York 2 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Buster Posey’s two-run homer in the eighth inning helped the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets on Friday. Angel Pagan walked to begin the eighth and Posey crushed the second pitch he saw from Carlos Torres (2-3) into the ... Read More »

House of Hardcore IV Event Results from Poughkeepsie, NY

House of Hardcore IV June 6, 2014 Poughkeepsie, NY Credit: PWPonderings.com Little Guido def Matt Striker with the unprettier Lance Anoa’i def Ben “The Beast” Ortiz with a top rope splash Dreamer announced a nationally syndicated TV show will be shooting tonight. He said for legal reasons he can’t say what it is, but when it happens, you will know ... Read More »