Team Names in the NBA- How They Got That Way

 the Vault)            With the NBA play-offs in full swing, the names of teams are there for all to see and read and talk about. How they got...

NBA   Miami Heat   Orlando Magic   Rochester Royals

A Busy Day in Hockey

Philadelphia  - - The Flyers hired a new head coach in Dave Hakstol. An 11-year head coach from the University of North Dakota. The first...

Dave3 Hakstol   Rangers   Flyers   Lundqvist   Hockey

SportsBookShelf - Sports Books Review

“Billy Martin” by Bill Pennington, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00, 530 pages is a monster lode of material on the man the book's sub-title...

Harvey Frommer   sports book reviews   Billy Martin   baseball

Kelly Frye Stars on The Big Stage at Wizard World Philadelphia (Updated)

Philadelphia   - -  Full disclosure : I am a big fan of DC's "The Flash". The CW has a big hit on their hands and one of the more compelling...

The Flash   Kelly Frye   Wizard World Philadelphia   WWE Paige

The Kids Are Still All Right as The Who Tours The Delaware Valley

        Legendary British band “The Who” are on tour and they will soon be generating a ton of excitement at the Wells Fargo Center Sunday May...

Tales from NBA Draft history

       We are at that time of year again. The NFL draft is finished, and the NBA draft has next. The NBA draft is all the rage. Prospects are...

2015 NBA Draft   NBA   Bob Cousy   Al McGuire

FDH Lounge NFL Draft Preview Show

This is a good crew and Jason Jones a noted NFL Draft analyst. Listen to the 2015 NFL Draft preview here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/...

2015 NFL Draft. Marcus Mariotta   Jamels Winston   Eagles   Jets

2015 NHL Draft — My Top 30 Version 2.0

Here is version 2.0. It’s not my mock draft and this will definitely change again. 1) Connor McDavid - 6-1, 190 - C - Even if he suffered a...

Connor McDavid   Dylan Strome   Jack Eichel   2015 NHL Draft   Noah Hanifin

Shoot To Thrill Book Review

When I heard that there was going to be a book about the shootout I was intrigued. There are so many people for and against it that it could...

Kenny Albert   Marek Malik   Shoot To Thrill   Shootout

Chanel Ryan - - Scream Queen Meets Animal Activist

There are few people I admire in the world more than Chanel Ryan. Why? Because she was a successful model who decided she wanted to be a full-...

Chanel Ryan   Hell's Kitty   Modeling   Acting   Mind Puppets

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SportsBookShelf - Sports Books Review

“Billy Martin” by Bill Pennington, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00, 530 pages is a monster lode of material on the man the book's sub-title...

Harvey Frommer   sports book reviews   Billy Martin   baseball

Five O’Clock Lighting Foreword

There is always the debate among baseball aficionados, experts, fans - -what was the greatest baseball team of all time?      Perhaps after...

Five O Clock Lightning   baseball   Dr. Harvey Frommer   Colonel Ruppert

Matt Harvey Has Cemented His Place in Mets History

It’s a strong statement for a strong pitcher. Matt Harvey hasn’t been around very long but his impact on the New York Mets and their fan base...

Matt Harvey   New York Mets   Chase Utley   Philadelphia Phillies   David Wright

Harvey Frommer Foreword from the new "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball"

(EXCERPT FROM 2015 Edition) On July 16, 1889, Joseph Jefferson Wofford Jackson was born into a poor family in Greenville, South Carolina. He...

Harvey Frommer   baseball   Shoeless Joe Jackson   Chicago Black Sox

How to Save on Your Fantasy Baseball Payroll

The following is a guest blog by SurePayroll: 9 Steals for Your Fantasy Baseball Auction Draft The time has come to draft your MLB fantasy team...

Russell Martin   Sure Payroll   Brett Gardner   Fantasy Baseball

The Mets Have Announced Their Opening Day Starter

I have to admit when I heard that Matt Harvey was getting pushed to pitch the third game of the 2015 campaign, I wasn’t happy. I got used to...

Tom Seaver   Matt Harvey   Opening Day   Jacob deGrom

UPenn Softball To Help Children Fighting Cancer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

3/23/15- Cherry Hill, NJ: University of Pennsylvania softball will be Going Gold during its Ivy League opening weekend games on March 27-28,...

Go4theGoal   Pediatric Cancer   Softball

FLASHBACK :YANKEE STADIUM – TWENTIES

 "Some ball yard!"                        --Babe Ruth Jacob Ruppert always insisted "Yankee Stadium was a mistake, not mine, but the Giants...

Babe Ruth   Polo Grounds   Highlanders   baseball

The Gamers Stat - The Ultimate Gamers Quantifier

Fantasy Baseball has slowly but surely captured the American Pastime frenzy. We can hear the talk on the subways, the hallways, the office, the...

Gamers Stat   Fantasy Baseball. Baseball   Hot Stove

Hot Stove Reading, Remembering Yankee Stadium: Fifties

The 2014 baseball season belongs to history as do so many others. Now as we move into winter, it’s time for hot stove news and talk and...

Hot Stove Reading   Dr. Harvey Frommer   Monte Irvin   Eddie Lopat   Joe DiMaggio

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FDH Lounge NFL Draft Preview Show

This is a good crew and Jason Jones a noted NFL Draft analyst. Listen to the 2015 NFL Draft preview here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/...

2015 NFL Draft. Marcus Mariotta   Jamels Winston   Eagles   Jets

LARGEST COMBINE PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY NUC SPORTS PRESENTS NY VS NJ HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CLASSIC

All Star Game to be Played at Winton White Stadium in Englewood   New York, NY-  The Schuman National Underclassmen Combines (www.nucsports.com...

NucNY   football   Combine   Johnny Manziel

NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL Super Bowl XLIX News Conference

Opening Statement: “Good morning. Before getting to your questions, let me make a few comments. First, congratulations to the Seahawks...

ROGER GOODELL   SBXLIX   Richard Sherman   Bill Belichick   NFL

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As Puppy Bowl Grows, So Do Dog Adoptions

Is there anything cuter than Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl? if you can come up with an alternative answer it wasn’t easy, I can guarantee you that...

Puppy Bowl   Rescue Dog Adoption   Dan Schachner   Super Bowl

Russ’s Rants - - Championship Game Notes and Jets Changes

The Green Bay Packers played it safe. When you get in the red zone early and leave with three points it’s never a good decision. Yes, Aaron...

Bill Belichick   Green Bay Packers   SEATTLE SEAHAWKS   NFL   Super Bowl

A List of NFL Special Eligibility Players Headed into the 2015 NFL Draft

74 Players Granted Special Eligibility For 2015 NFL Draft 10 additional players who have graduated also eligible for selection The National...

NFL   2015 NFL Draft   football

Easy To Be Cynical on the Jets’ New Hires

Ever since Jets owner Woody Johnson bought the team for $635 million in 2000, there has been too much turnover when it comes to general...

New York Jets   football   NFL   Todd Bowles

Good Riddance To Rex Ryan

One would have thought someone died after hearing about the positive testimonials of that person in a memorial. That was the case when Jets...

Rex Ryan   New York Jets   football   NFL

Denver Broncos Pro-Bowler Ryan Clady Partners with HYPERICE to Drive Recovery and Movement Enhancement Technology

Entrepreneur- minded Offensive Tackle Joins the Hyperice Team as shareholder; helps launch the Hyperice VYPER, the world’s first high intensity...

Blake Griffin   Mark Sanchez. Lindsey Vonn   The Vyper   Hyperice

When It Was Just a Game with a Different Name

Next fall my WHEN IT WAS JUST A GAME will be taking center stage. As promised, for those of you who are interested in excerpts, sneak previews...

Dr Harvey Frommer   NFL   Frank Gifford   New York Giants

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A Busy Day in Hockey

Philadelphia  - - The Flyers hired a new head coach in Dave Hakstol. An 11-year head coach from the University of North Dakota. The first... Tags:

Dave3 Hakstol   Rangers   Flyers   Lundqvist   Hockey

2015 NHL Draft — My Top 30 Version 2.0

Here is version 2.0. It’s not my mock draft and this will definitely change again. 1) Connor McDavid - 6-1, 190 - C - Even if he suffered a... Tags:

Connor McDavid   Dylan Strome   Jack Eichel   2015 NHL Draft   Noah Hanifin

Shoot To Thrill Book Review

When I heard that there was going to be a book about the shootout I was intrigued. There are so many people for and against it that it could... Tags:

Kenny Albert   Marek Malik   Shoot To Thrill   Shootout

Subban puts exclamation point on Canadiens’ win, series shifts to Ottawa

MONTREAL – Even though it was a night of the unexpected, the expected happened. Unexpectedly, P.K. Subban did not play with a target on his... Tags:

P.K. Subban   Hockey   Mark Stone   Eril Gryba   NHL playoffs

Subban a lightning rod of hatred between fans of Canadiens and Senators

It’s a shame that it took more than 20 years for what could become hockey’s most intense and heated rivalry to evolve. All it took was an... Tags:

P.K. Subban   Andrew Hammond   Ottawa Senators   Montreal Canadiens

Ron Hextall is Still Building a Team Around His Young Players

Voorhees - - Ron Hextall is stubborn. He is still fairly new in his job and fans and writers would wish that he would make a snap decision. But... Tags:

SEAN COUTURIER   Philadelphia Flyers   Hockey   Ron Hextall

NWHL Announces Support from NHL and League's Championship Trophy Name

April 14, 2015: Last night at the NWHL (National Women’s Hockey League) launch celebration event at Chelsea Piers in New York City, Founder and... Tags:

NWHL   NHL   Hockey   Womens Hockey

The Highs and Lows of the NHL Season

Philadelphia - - Just minutes after the Philadelphia Flyers season ended the Ottawa Senators embarked on their second season. A huge win in... Tags:

Andrew Hammond   Mark Stone   Eric Gryba   Flyers   Senators

2015 Frozen Four - Players to Watch

I’m already upset that I can’t be there this year but I can still write about it and we still did an amazing show on Hockey Prospect Radio on... Tags:

Zane McIntyre   Dean Blais   Jack Eichel   Frozen Four

The 2015 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Nominees

The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication... Tags:

Nathan Gerbe   Marc Staal   Scott Darling   Bill Masterton   PWHA

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Team Names in the NBA- How They Got That Way

 the Vault)            With the NBA play-offs in full swing, the names of teams are there for all to see and read and talk about. How they got...

NBA   Miami Heat   Orlando Magic   Rochester Royals

Tales from NBA Draft history

       We are at that time of year again. The NFL draft is finished, and the NBA draft has next. The NBA draft is all the rage. Prospects are...

2015 NBA Draft   NBA   Bob Cousy   Al McGuire

Uninspired Nets Team Will Fail In the First Round

Joe Johnson and Deron Williams had an opportunity to have their Nets moment in their underachieving tenures. All they had to do was make that...

Joe Johnson   deron williams   Brooklyn Nets   NBA playoffs

Zach LaVine - - A Moment To Remember

As a 19-year-old, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine entered into NBA All-Star Weekend looking to fulfill a dream. He’d always wanted to...

Zach Lavine   MSG   NBA   Slam Dunk Champ

Firing Of Lavin Means St. John’s Demands More

I didn’t think St. John’s had it in them. That was the instant reaction after St. John’s fired Steve Lavin Friday afternoon. I assumed the...

St. Johns   NCAA   Hoops   Steve Lavin

PUMA Lab Hits Philly

PUMA Lab has opened in Philadelphia in Foot Locker at 92-98 69th street. The brand is iconic and now they're bringing something fresh to...

PUMA LAB   Philadelphia. Footlocker   Footwear

Only Jackson Can Save St. John’s

There was no buzz about St. John’s making the NCAA tournament this week. Fans didn’t care. Newspapers did not go all in when it came to...

Steve Lavin   NCAA Tournament   Mark Jackson   Basketball

Lavin Should Be Coaching For His Job

St. John’s hired Steve Lavin to a six-year, $8.75 million deal in 2010 with the idea they would be contending for Big East championships. He...

March Madness   NCAA   St John's   Steve Lavin

Prokhorov Turned Out to be Fool’s Gold

When Mikhail Prokhorov brought the Nets in 2010, he promised us everything. He was talking championships. He talked about the Nets making New...

mikhail prokhorov   Brooklyn Nets   NBA   Jason Kidd   Hoops

Same Old St. John’s

No wonder New Yorkers don’t care about St. John’s basketball. No wonder the local media doesn’t cover St. John’s like they do with other pro...

St John's   Basketball   Big East   NCAA

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UFC Fight Night Showed off The Sports Popularity

Newark - - On a night that the New York Rangers were playing an important playoff game across the river the Prudential Center was hosting UFC...

Dana White   Paige VanZant   UFC   Prudential Center   Luke Rockhold

Ode To Andre The Giant

Having had some time to process the madness of Toy Fair one thing really stuck with me. Mattel’s Andre The Giant figure stayed with me. It was...

Boxer Jonathan Banks Has a Dual Talent

Boxer Jonathan Banks is set to fight Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) in a heavyweight bout on Dec 11th on ESPN. This will be a 10-round slugfest...

Jonathan Banks   Wladimir Klitschko.   Antonio Tarver   ESPN   Boxing

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...

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