SPORTSNET & TVA AWARDED EXCLUSIVE 2016 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY MEDIA RIGHTS

NEW YORK/TORONTO (March 4, 2015) – Sportsnet has been awarded the exclusive English-language media rights in Canada and TVA Sports the...

NHL   NHLPA   World Cup of Hockey   Hockey

Michael Del Zotto Feeling Confident About His Game

Philadelphia  - - One of the big takeaway’s from tonight’s 3-2 Flyers win over the New York Rangers was the terrific play of former Rangers...

Philadelphia Flyers   New York Rangers   Hockey   Michael Del Zotto

Zepp's Play Helps Keep The Flyers Drive For The Playoffs Alive

Philadelphia PA - - The Philadelphia Flyers continued their push to make the playoffs as they keep finding ways to get points to move up the...

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...

Kings Crown The Sharks - - Win 7th Straight With 2-1 Win

Santa Clara, CA -- Last night, in front of about 60,000 Sharks fans and another 10k in support of the Kings, the visiting team took another NHL...

Todd McLellan   Stadium Series   San Jose Sharks   Los Angeles Kings   Marian Gaborik

Do You Believe In Miracles?

This is certainly an arguable point but to me the Al Michaels call, “Do You Believe in Miracles?” is the best call in sports history. It capped...

Al Michaels   Lake Placid   Russia   Finland   Red Army

2015 NHL Stadium Series Snippets

The San Jose Sharks host their first ever NHL outdoor game on Saturday in the South Bay, at the $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium in its inaugural...

Levi Stadium   2015 Stadium Series   Hockey   San Jose Sharks   Los Angeles Kings

35 Years Later - - The Miracle on Ice Still Burned Into My Memory

As a 17-year-old, I was completely into the 1980 Winter Olympics. I watched as much as ABC would show me. I remember talking about it in my...

USA   Miracle on Ice. Lake Placid   Hockey

Canada Cup 30th Anniversary DVD Review

Thanks to a company called VSC hockey fans can now get a terrific 5 DVD set to watch not only the ’84 Canada Cup but the ’81 Final, Canada vs....

2015 NHL Winter Classic Strategies

Washington, D.C. - - The big game is just hours away. The sun is shining over the Capitol building. And soon teams will decide, can we wear...

Winter Classic   Washington   Washington Capitals   Chicago Blackhawks   NHL

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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

The Only Real Game Tugs At The Heartstrings Review Updated

Director Mirra Bank has created something very special. She manages to show how baseball can make the people of Manipur, India, feel hopeful in...

Remembering the First World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates versus Boston Americans

With the 2014 World Series in full swing, with all the hype and hoopla in the air, a flashback to an earlier and more innocent time in national...

Dr. Harvey Frommer   Boston Americans   Baseball. World Series

Blown Opportunity Will Be Tigers’ Epitaph

This season is a failure for the Tigers. This year is no different than the last four years when they couldn’t win a championship. There’s no...

Detroit Tigers   Baltimore Orioles   Brad Ausmus   baseball

Take It From the Pros ­How Wood Bats Make You A Better Hitter

In the game of baseball, learning how to become the best possible hitter is of the highest importance. It is a known fact in the baseball world...

Gordon Beckham   Wood Bats   Metal Bats   University of Georgia   baseball

Ausmus puts Tigers in position to fail

It’s easy to blame Joba Chamberlain and Joakim Soria for letting Game 2 get away from the Tigers. They struggled for the second playoff game in...

Buck Showalter   Brad Ausmus   tigers   Orioles   Joba Chamberlain

Now Or Never For The Detroit Tigers

The Tigers dealt with pressure all year when it came to winning the AL Central. There were fans panicking when the Tigers were struggling...

Detroit Tigers   MLB   Manny Machado   Miguel Cabrera

Royals Show A’s How To Win In Postseason

Athletics general manager Billy Beane invented the game of baseball by using analytics to build a team that other general managers use now to...

Billy Beane   Ned Yost   Oakland A's   Kansas City Royals

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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

The Time Has Come to Fire Rex Ryan Now

The Jets didn’t fire Rex Ryan this afternoon, and that shouldn’t shock anyone. It’s hard to believe Jets owner Woody Johnson would fire his...

New York Jets   NFL   Rex Ryan   Geno Smith

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

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SPORTSNET & TVA AWARDED EXCLUSIVE 2016 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY MEDIA RIGHTS

NEW YORK/TORONTO (March 4, 2015) – Sportsnet has been awarded the exclusive English-language media rights in Canada and TVA Sports the... Tags:

NHL   NHLPA   World Cup of Hockey   Hockey

Michael Del Zotto Feeling Confident About His Game

Philadelphia  - - One of the big takeaway’s from tonight’s 3-2 Flyers win over the New York Rangers was the terrific play of former Rangers... Tags:

Philadelphia Flyers   New York Rangers   Hockey   Michael Del Zotto

Zepp's Play Helps Keep The Flyers Drive For The Playoffs Alive

Philadelphia PA - - The Philadelphia Flyers continued their push to make the playoffs as they keep finding ways to get points to move up the...

Kings Crown The Sharks - - Win 7th Straight With 2-1 Win

Santa Clara, CA -- Last night, in front of about 60,000 Sharks fans and another 10k in support of the Kings, the visiting team took another NHL... Tags:

Todd McLellan   Stadium Series   San Jose Sharks   Los Angeles Kings   Marian Gaborik

Do You Believe In Miracles?

This is certainly an arguable point but to me the Al Michaels call, “Do You Believe in Miracles?” is the best call in sports history. It capped... Tags:

Al Michaels   Lake Placid   Russia   Finland   Red Army

2015 NHL Stadium Series Snippets

The San Jose Sharks host their first ever NHL outdoor game on Saturday in the South Bay, at the $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium in its inaugural... Tags:

Levi Stadium   2015 Stadium Series   Hockey   San Jose Sharks   Los Angeles Kings

35 Years Later - - The Miracle on Ice Still Burned Into My Memory

As a 17-year-old, I was completely into the 1980 Winter Olympics. I watched as much as ABC would show me. I remember talking about it in my... Tags:

USA   Miracle on Ice. Lake Placid   Hockey

Canada Cup 30th Anniversary DVD Review

Thanks to a company called VSC hockey fans can now get a terrific 5 DVD set to watch not only the ’84 Canada Cup but the ’81 Final, Canada vs....

2015 NHL Winter Classic Strategies

Washington, D.C. - - The big game is just hours away. The sun is shining over the Capitol building. And soon teams will decide, can we wear... Tags:

Winter Classic   Washington   Washington Capitals   Chicago Blackhawks   NHL

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE UNVEILS ARCHITECTURAL RENDERING OF 2015 COORS LIGHT NHL STADIUM SERIES

NEW YORK (February 12, 2015) – The National Hockey League® today unveiled an architectural rendering of the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series... Tags:

NHL   San Jose Sharks   Stadium Series   Los Angeles Kings

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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

Why Are The Knicks Getting a Free Pass?

Part of life is asking questions. We are always curious about something. I certainly have plenty of questions about life in my 35 years of...

new york knicks   Phil Jackson   James Dolan   MSG   Carmello Anthony

Game Changer Wearable Tech for Basketball Now Available for Purchase

ShotTracker, a device that analyzes and measures shooting skills, is now shipping and filling orders Overland Park, KS—November 19, 2014—...

Shottracker   NBA   APP   Shirt   Basketball

FORTY-TWO TOP PLAYERS NAMED FOR INAUGURAL CWHL ALL-STAR GAME AT AIR CANADA CENTRE IN TORONTO

TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Women’s Hockey League is thrilled to announce the 42 players selected to face off in the first-ever CWHL All-Star...

Meghan Duggan   Brianna Decker   Natalie Spooner   CWHl   Hillary Knight

Basketball Flashback: Celebrating the New York Renaissance Five

Better known as the "Rens," the New York Renaissance Five was the first all-black professional basketball team. They existed before the Harlem...

Dr. Harvey Frommer   New York Renaissance Five   Hoops

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

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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...

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

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