All American Prospects Game Extended Notes and Exclusive Interview

USA Hockey brought many of the top American prospects to play a game in Buffalo. This was the third installment and the buzz was great. This...

Dennis Yan   Hockey   NHL   Jack Eichel   Noah Hanifin

New York Yankees - -September Song

It has been a while now, and fans of the New York Yankees still cannot get used to it. What once was an annual ritual - -post-season-baseball...

Cal Ripkin   Yankee Stadium   Derek Jeter   Bucky Dent

Emery’s Comeback Hits Home With Me

When Ray Emery was attempting a comeback from avascular necrosis, there was no blueprint for him to follow in trying to regain his career. We...

Philadelphia Flyers   Ray Emery   Goalie   NHL   Dr. Robert Salter

Flyers-Caps Rookie Game Notes:

If you want to see what I thought about some of the players in this game here are my notes: Jakub Vrana - RW - Coasted at times. Not aggressive...

Anthony Stolarz. Jakub Vrana   Philadelphia Flyers   Washington Capitals

Inside Football Names

With the brand new and much ballyhooed National Football League season almost underway for real - -all kinds of gridiron language will be...

Harvey Frommer   NFL   football   Philadelphia Eagles   Steel Curtain

2014 Flyers Rookie Camp -- Players Trying to Learn and Improve

Voorhees -- Flyers rookie camp was very competitive. This was a taxing time for the youngsters but the payoff will mean more experience and a...

Scott Laughton   Sam Morin   Anthony Stolarz   Nicholas Aube-Kubel

The Jets Passed The First of What Will Be Many Tests This Season

A year later and after a nice Week 1 win over the Oakland Raiders nobody is complaining about Geno Smith. His one pick was a Charles Woodson...

New York Jets   Green Bay Packers   NFL   Geno Amith   Aaron Rodgers

Class Act -- Saku Koivu Retires

TORONTO (September 10, 2014) – Saku Koivu announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) after playing NHL 18 seasons....

Saku Koivu   Montreal Canadiens   Hockey   Finlan   Anaheim Ducks

Atlantic Challenge Tournament at Twin Rinks Was a Big Success

Growing up on Long Island I had one rink I could go to. It was nice. I went ice skating on a Friday night but with one rink to choose from to...

Jeremy Bracco   Cooper Marody   NTDP   Twin Rinks   USHL

Josh Harding, the Inspirational Minnesota Wild Goalie, Receives a Special Tribute Card from Upper Deck!

Carlsbad, Calif. (September 4, 2014) – Josh Harding is a goalie for the Minnesota Wild® who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in November,...

Josh Harding   NHL   Minnesota Wild

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Wait ‘Til Next Year, BoSox Fans

            The joy and passion and full houses (breaking the 700-straight sellout mark and counting) and winning ways are more like memories...

Old Time Baseball: Part Two: Umpires

With the advance in modern baseball of instant replay, all the technology at the ready, and a world of social media on board  - the game today...

Dr. Harvey Frommer   baseball   Umpires   MLB

Old Time Baseball: Part One: Ball Parks

       With apologies to the great poet Robert Frost, the game was ours before we were the game’s. And the game goes on decade after decade and...

John B. Day   New York Giants   St. Louis Cardinals   baseball

When Will “Shoeless Joe” Jackson Receive Justice?

The midsummer spectacle of Hall of Fame inductions is now past. There was lots of hype, lots of hoopla, lots of celebrating of one of the...

Harvey Frommer   National Baseball Hall of Fame   Baseball. Shoeless Joe Jackson

Dr. Harvey Frommer SportsBookShelf

The Duke, the Longhorns, and Chairman Mao,”  “Blood Sport” and more  All kinds of interesting reads from all kinds of interesting authors...

BloodSports   Just My Game   Jason Grilli   Dr. Harvey Frommer

AN ALL STAR MOMENT AT FENWAY

As the season moves into July, All Star Baseball is on the minds of many and memories of previous midsummer classics are revived. For me, one...

Loyal Met Fans Insulted By The Loyalty Oath

A lot of Met fans received a recent email that talked about being loyal to the club and signing on along with Ron Darling, John Franco, etc....

Baseball's Best Rookies News

"Baseball's Best Rookies" has been released and Howie Karpin and Russ Cohen have been talking about it: Bronxnet television:  http://www....

Baseball's Best Rookies   Bronxnet television   Howie Karpin   MLB   Rookie of the Year

Will Backman Ever Get His Chance?

Wally Backman will not get a chance to manage a Major League Baseball team. The Nationals, Tigers, Mariners, Reds and Cubs named their new...

MLB   baseball   Wally Backman

Howie Karpin and Russ Cohen on Bronxnet Television

Bronxnet television had baseball expert and co-author of Baseballs Best Rookie on their show last night. If you didnt get a chance to see it...

Russ Cohen   baseball   Tom Seaver   Derek Jeter   Mike Trout

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The Jets Passed The First of What Will Be Many Tests This Season

A year later and after a nice Week 1 win over the Oakland Raiders nobody is complaining about Geno Smith. His one pick was a Charles Woodson...

New York Jets   Green Bay Packers   NFL   Geno Amith   Aaron Rodgers

For His Own Good, Welker Should Retire

There should be concerns about Wes Welker after he suffered a concussion on Saturday night after a hit by Texans safety D.J. Swearinger. This...

Wes Welker   NFL. Concussions   football

Who Will Host The Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show?

While NFL teams play exhibition games a lot of people are talking about who will be the halftime talent for Super Bowl XLIX? Rather than...

Miley Cyrus   Weid Al Yankovic   Taylor Swift   Coldplay   Super Bowl XLIX

PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME NAMES 16W MARKETING “BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF RECORD”

Rutherford, NJ (July 30, 2014) – The Pro Football Hall of Fame (PFHOF) and 16W Marketing today announced a multi-year partnership agreement in...

NFL   football   Pro Football Hall of Fame

Remembering the First Super Bowl (From the Vault)

”The most fun thing was watching the development of the Super Bowl because the game is what it’s all about. I really felt a high at every Super...

Harvey Frommer   Lamar Hunt   Super Bowl 1   Remembering the First Super Bowl

New Coaching Has Jets Offensive Line Shining

After last season’s debacle the New York Jets fired their offensive line coach and elevated Mike Devlin as the Tight Ends/Assistant...

New York Jets   Geno Smith   Ron Heller   Mike Devlin   Nick Mangold

Why Hazing Isn't Acceptable

I was bullied as a kid in elementary school, junior high school and high schools. It wasn’t a fun experience, and I still think about these...

NFL   Richie Incognito   Antrel Rolle   Jonathan Martin   Miami Dolphins

Rex Ryan Has Earned a New Contract

Give Rex Ryan his due. He has done a great job getting the most out of his roster as Jets head coach, and it’s good enough for the Jets to be 5...

New York Jets   Rex Ryan   NFL   football

Reggie Bush Tours Detroit in the Red Bull Van

Last week, Reggie Bush stopped by Lafayette Coney Dog in Detroit, the famed downtown Motor City fast food joint, where he threw on a staff...

NFL   Reggie Bush   Detroit Lions   Red Bull

Jets Signature Win Never Felt This Good

The Jets talked about their matchup with the Patriots as personal this past week. They mentioned they were tired of losing five straight games...

New York Jets   NFL   Geno Smith

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All American Prospects Game Extended Notes and Exclusive Interview

USA Hockey brought many of the top American prospects to play a game in Buffalo. This was the third installment and the buzz was great. This... Tags:

Dennis Yan   Hockey   NHL   Jack Eichel   Noah Hanifin

Emery’s Comeback Hits Home With Me

When Ray Emery was attempting a comeback from avascular necrosis, there was no blueprint for him to follow in trying to regain his career. We... Tags:

Philadelphia Flyers   Ray Emery   Goalie   NHL   Dr. Robert Salter

Flyers-Caps Rookie Game Notes:

If you want to see what I thought about some of the players in this game here are my notes: Jakub Vrana - RW - Coasted at times. Not aggressive... Tags:

Anthony Stolarz. Jakub Vrana   Philadelphia Flyers   Washington Capitals

2014 Flyers Rookie Camp -- Players Trying to Learn and Improve

Voorhees -- Flyers rookie camp was very competitive. This was a taxing time for the youngsters but the payoff will mean more experience and a... Tags:

Scott Laughton   Sam Morin   Anthony Stolarz   Nicholas Aube-Kubel

Class Act -- Saku Koivu Retires

TORONTO (September 10, 2014) – Saku Koivu announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) after playing NHL 18 seasons.... Tags:

Saku Koivu   Montreal Canadiens   Hockey   Finlan   Anaheim Ducks

Atlantic Challenge Tournament at Twin Rinks Was a Big Success

Growing up on Long Island I had one rink I could go to. It was nice. I went ice skating on a Friday night but with one rink to choose from to... Tags:

Jeremy Bracco   Cooper Marody   NTDP   Twin Rinks   USHL

Josh Harding, the Inspirational Minnesota Wild Goalie, Receives a Special Tribute Card from Upper Deck!

Carlsbad, Calif. (September 4, 2014) – Josh Harding is a goalie for the Minnesota Wild® who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in November,... Tags:

Josh Harding   NHL   Minnesota Wild

Grier, Olczyk to Serve as Head Coaches at CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mike Grier (Holliston, Mass.), who played 15 years in the National Hockey League, including two stints with the... Tags:

Ed Olczyk   Mike Grier   All American Prospects Game   Buffalo   2015 NHL Draft

Forty-Two Players Selected for 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Hockey announced today the 42 players who will compete in the third annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects... Tags:

2014 All American Prospects Game   USA Hockey   Jack Eichel   Noah Hanifin

NHLPA Rookie Showcase Put a Lot of Skill on Display

Last weekend in Toronto the NHLPA and Upper Deck brought in over 30 players to take action shots for their upcoming trading cards. And to...

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Former Miami Heat Player, Mark Strickland and Friends Host All-Star Basebaketball Kids Camp

 MIAMI  – Warren Henry Auto Group, South Florida’s premier luxury auto group, will sponsor an interactive All-Star Basketball Kids Camp ...

Mark Strickland   Miami Heat   Basketball Camp   Dennis Rodman   Udonis Haslem

Embiid Showed Improved Health At the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

Tarrytown, New York — Joel Embiid was drafted 3rd overall and he showed off some skills, with a boot, at the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot. While...

Joel Embiid   2014 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot   NBA   Basketball   Andrew Wiggins

Dr. Harvey Frommer --Tales from NBA Draft History -- (From the Vault)

The NBA draft of 2014 is all the rage. And in many ways the hype, ballyhoo and hoopla thus year seems more than ever. There has been the pre-...

Hoop Names and How They Got That Way Part 1

With the basketball season upon us, with all kinds of news being made, with the college and pro game making news 24/7, it’s enjoyable to re-...

Harvey Frommer   Julius Erving   Xavier McDaniel   Hoops   NBA

Divorce With Knicks Turns Out To Be Beneficial For Lin

Jeremy Lin made his second Madison Square Garden appearance last night as a Houston Rocket since leaving the Knicks last year. It was a good...

Jeremy Lin   Houston Rockets   new york knicks   Linsanity

On These Courts Book Review

We all know “Penny” Hardaway and this book covers his upbringing in very humble circumstances to his taking over his childhood basketball team...

On These Courts   Penny Hardaway   NBA   Orlando Magic   Memphis

Bragging Rights Mean Nothing For Wiggins and Parker

It’s rare a non-conference college basketball game carry this much buzz in November, but last night’s game between Duke and Kansas was no...

Elon Musk, Jason Collins and Bryan Cranston Take Top Honors on AskMen’s Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2013 List

High-profile face-offs impact votes on 8th Annual list: Jimmy Fallon’s new gig gives him an edge at No. 10 ahead of rival Jimmy Kimmel at No....

Henrik Lundqvist   Jon Jones   Elon Musk   Drake

Get Used To Nets Dominance

The Brooklyn Nets were born Friday night. After being irrelevant by underachieving and being boring in their first season in Brooklyn last...

NBA   Hoops   Brooklyn Nets   Barclays Center

NBA 2K14 - - Glides on The Screen (PS3)

The Lebron intro is intense. The graphics are stupendous. Then the game opens up and you hear the “Phil Collins smash hit, “In The Air Tonight...

Basketball   Tim Duncan   NBA   LeBron James   Miami Heat

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WWE Battleground PPV Review

In an event that showed the creative direction of the product in a downward spiral, WWE’s Battleground PPV attempted to establish John Cena as...

John Cena   WWE   Roman Reigns   Randy Orton

The WWE Network is Undergoing Changes

When World Wrestling Entertainment launched their internet streaming network in April, many believed the new media platform would not only be a...

WWE Network   The Rock   CM Punk   Wrestling   WWE

WWE Money In The Bank Recap

This year’s WWE Money in the Bank event focused on one common theme – the unknown. What is the time frame of Daniel Bryan’s return from neck...

WWE   Money in the Bank   Wrestling

2K Sports Takes The WWE Universe To An All-New Level

Best – Adjective - better than all others in quality or value. Many people use the term “The Best” loosely. If you are a fan of the WWE, you’...

WWE   2ksports   wwe 2k14   Video Games

McFarlane Toys Launches New WWE® ICON SERIES Collectibles

McFarlane Toys Launches New WWE® ICON SERIES Collectibles Limited-Edition WWE Superstar The Undertaker® Statue to Release December 2013 Tempe,...

WWE   McFarlane Toys   The Undertaker

All American Prospects Game Notes

Pittsburgh - This was a great event. Some of the interviews I conducted will appear on our upcoming Hockey Prospects Radio show on NHL Network...

USA Hockey   All American Prospects Game   Ryan MacInnis   Keegan Iverson   Blake Clarke

UFC 159 -- Had a Little Bit of Everything

Newark -- Most hardcore UFC fans knew the results before I got home. This was the first time I’ve ever covered a live card and it was different...

UFC 159 -- These Two Fighters Are Different Guys

If you’re looking for me to predict the winner or breakdown the fight. I can’t. I will cover it and then I can get into that. For now I’d like...

Jon Jones   Chael Sonnen   UFC 159

The Road Warriors Were Unforgettable and So Is The Book

Joe Laurinaitis (Animal) has penned a book along with Andrew William Wright, and together they have created a special tome dealing with the...

The Road Warriors   Paul Ellering   Ole Anderson   Roddy Piper   Jerry Lawler

THE NEW WWE® Expands Beyond Wrestling

STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2011 – To better reflect the company’s global entertainment offerings, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:...

WWE   USA Network   Vince McMahon   Tough Enough

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