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Jonathon Simmons, San Antonio Spurs

Jonathon Simmons’ remarkable journey from nowhere to the San Antonio Spurs

Jonathon Simmons’ remarkable journey from nowhere to the San Antonio Spurs   By Steven Simineri   The San Antonio Spurs are known for finding players from all over the world, but with undrafted rookie swingman Jonathon Simmons, they signed a […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Sports
Carlos Beltran, The Yankees Ageless Wonder

Carlos Beltran, The Yankees Ageless Wonder

Ageless Wonder is Yankees Carlos Beltran By Christopher Saunders When the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a three-year, $45 million deal two off-seasons ago, it seemed like a good arrangement for both sides. Initially, as Beltran started the first season […]

by · March 7, 2016 · Sports
Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn

Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn

Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn by Steven Simineri   The Brooklyn Nets broadcast team is one of the best in the business and they have a lot of fun during the games. During their “Who […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Sports
Bill Cartwright speaking at the University of San Francisco in 2011. Photo credit: Shawn P. Calhoun.

Basketball Great Bill Cartwright Returns to His Alma Mater

Cartwright will serve as University of San Francisco ambassador   SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2016  — Legendary basketball star Bill Cartwright is returning to the University of San Francisco (USF), his alma mater, as Director of Special Initiatives. Cartwright is a […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Higher Education, Sports
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Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re Not Done” as A-10 Tournament is Next

Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re not done” as A-10 Tournament is Next By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The talk of a resurgence up at Rose Hill come quicker than expected for the men’s basketball team at Fordham University and a senior […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Sports
Boxers Canelo Alvarez, left, and Amir Khan pose for pictures during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The pair will fight in Las Vegas on May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig/Golden Boy Promotions)

Keep In The Ring: Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan ‘Mega Fight’

Canelo and Khan promote their so-called “mega fight” By Rich Mancuso A three-city press tour came to New York City Tuesday afternoon and for Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, who clash on May 7th in Las Vegas, it was more […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: Aroldis Chapman Suspension Won’t Hurt Yankees

Hot Stove Report: Aroldis Chapman Suspension Won’t Hurt Yankees

Chapman suspension won’t hurt Yankees as MLB sends a Message   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   The New York Yankees will not be hindered by the 30-game suspension leveled by Major League Baseball on closer Aroldis Chapman.  The Cuban […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: Should The Yankees Keep Teixeira In Pinstripes For 2017?

Hot Stove Report: Should The Yankees Keep Teixeira In Pinstripes For 2017?

This article was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB.  Just because the 2016 season has yet to start doesn’t mean we can’t look ahead to 2017. The New York Yankees believed they had a full proof plan for this year and beyond. […]

by · March 1, 2016 · Sports
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Hot Stove Report: Can Mets Pitching Staff Repeat Their 2015 World Series Run

Beware of what you wish for By Chris Saunders One of the merits of the New York Mets playing so deep into the season is that it makes for a very quick off-season. It’s crazy to imagine that spring training […]

by · March 1, 2016 · Sports
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Keep It In The Ring: Verdejo, Crawford Win Decisively

Verdejo with easy decision over Silva at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor   Felix Verdejo at 22 years of age is still learning even as  the undefeated lightweight from San Juan Puerto Rico won a dull […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Sports
Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Verdejo ready for next step Saturday at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso   New York —  Felix Verdejo the 22-year old lightweight sensation from San Juan is on the verge of becoming the next boxing superstar from Puerto Rico. […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: The ‘Rites of Spring’ for New York Baseball

Hot Stove Report: The ‘Rites of Spring’ for New York Baseball

The “Rites” of Spring for New York baseball   By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   The seven week countdown has started to opening day in the Bronx when the first pitch is thrown at Yankee Stadium. But the defending NL champion […]

by · February 23, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: What lies ahead for the Dark Knight?

Hot Stove Report: What lies ahead for the Dark Knight?

What lies ahead for the ‘Dark Knight? By Chris Saunders The relationship between the New York Mets and Matt Harvey has soured recently, as the two sides engaged in a very public battle over the starting pitcher’s innings limits during […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: NY Yankees Turn To Top Prospects

Hot Stove Report: NY Yankees Turn To Top Prospects

So you’re saying the NY Yankees have a chance? By Chris Saunders By the looks of the MLB Hot stove season, New York Yankees are not making any big free agent signings ahead of the 2016 season. The best available […]

by · February 20, 2016 · Sports
Yanks Three-Headed Bullpen Monster May Be Special

Yanks Three-Headed Bullpen Monster May Be Special

The Yankees’ bullpen has the potential to be special, but will the 2016 version really be better than last year?   by Steven Simineri   The Yankees acquired Aroldis Chapman to go with Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances, giving New […]

by · February 17, 2016 · Sports