The New York Yankees won a record setting 11th straight home opener. CC Sabathia battled through six innings, the bullpen took over, and the Yankees got come clutch hitting as they start the season with a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.
Hockey is great this time of year. There are so many big games being played night after night, and none have been bigger for the New York Rangers than the one they have against Buffalo tonight.
The 2011 MLB season gets started tomorrow with a few games on the slate. The Double G Sports Expert Panel has given their predictions for the coming season and we are sharing them with our readers. Take a look and see which expert you agree with...there are some very different opinions throughout.
Madison Square Garden breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday night as Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks to a 113-106 victory over the Orlando Magic. The exciting duel culminated in an overtime win for the beleaguered Knicks, who had lost their last five games and nine out of their last ten.
When Francisco Cervelli went down with an injury, it appeared as though stud prospect Jesus Montero was in the driver seat for the New York Yankees backup catcher job. After watching closely as their prized youngster got more playing time, manager Joe Girardi and the Yankees staff have decided against giving him that roster spot.
Talk about a legacy! Coach Hurley, the father has coached for 39 years and has had 23 of his former athletes playing in the NCAA and five of his athletes played in this basketball tournament. This Hall of Famer is a legend especially in the city where he was born and raised- Jersey City, where he used to work as a probation officer. His love for the kids and his love for his city keep him going. His whole heart is in what he does- that’s the Hurley Factor.
The New York Yankees continue to piece together their pitching staff as Opening Day approaches. Today, they traded Sergio Mitre to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Chris Dickerson. They also signed Kevin Millwood to a minor league deal.
The Captain of the pinstriped clad NY Yankees is the face of the April Issue of the popular magazine Gentlemen’s Quarterly. Jeter is the point man for the Yankees not only because of what he has accomplished as an athlete on the field but he has a lot of other qualities that has set him apart as a leader.