Date archive for May, 2013
By Guest On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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NEW YORK CITY VENTURE BOOST FOR MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

(IMAGE, EMPIRE OF SOCCER) The position of Major League Soccer (MLS) as the premier soccer competition in the United States and Canada has been strengthened by the announcement that the twentieth franchise in MLS More...

By Guy Kipp On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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WILL METS’ SUCCESS VS. YANKEES SIGNAL TURNAROUND?

Photo via ESPNNewYork.com Now that the Mets have secured their first victory in a season series over the Yankees since 2008, can they actually use the momentum gained from conquering their crosstown counterparts More...

By Guest On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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FOOTWEAR MAKES THE FOOTBALLER

After a few virtual matches on Football Identity, you may be ready to hit the real pitch for a bit.  Most of the world has plenty of places to get into a football league, and thanks to the growing popularity of More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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FOUR SCARLET KNIGHTS NAMED TO PHIL STEELE’S PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM

Jim O’Connor – USA TODAY Sports The preseason acknowledgements have begun to come in for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football program. Phil Steele’s College Football Preview Magazine announced their All-American More...

By Amy Spivey On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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THE PEOPLE’S CHAMPION: TONY KANAAN FINALLY WINS AT INDY

Being a fan favorite in the sports world often incites as much scrutiny and criticism as it does love and adoration. It can also result in vehement hatred. Athletes who win the biggest games on the biggest stages More...

By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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DANIEL MURPHY FUELS METS’ MINI-SURGE

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images It’s nice to see that Daniel Murphy still cares. The oft-overlooked but remarkably steady Mets second baseman has batted .397 in his last 63 at-bats since breaking an 0-for-18 skid that More...

By Vin D'Anton On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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LOUIS MURPHY BRINGING A POSITIVE BUZZ TO GIANTS OTA’S

Wide receiver Louis Murphy catches pass during the New York Giants organized team activities. (Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports) With the ongoing Victor Cruz nonsense, a positive story on a wide receiver wearing More...

By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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SUN FALLS ON LIBERTY IN THE MOHEGAN

Connecticut Sun’s Mistie Bass, right, strips the ball from New York Liberty’s Kelsey Bone. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) It was a glorious opening week for the WNBA.  Brittney Griner dunked twice in a game More...

By Jessica Guerra On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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HILL NAMED TO CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA DIVISION III SOFTBALL TEAM

Photo via Montclair.edu Righthander Alex Hill becomes the first female athlete at Montclair State University to earn first-team honors. Hill was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III softball More...

By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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YOUKILIS SLATED TO JOIN TEIXEIRA IN TRENTON

The Trenton Thunder confirmed this afternoon that Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis will join an already scheduled Mark Teixeria on a rehab assignment in Trenton tomorrow and Thursday when the team takes on the More...

By Anne Chavez On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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NO NCAA TOURNAMENT AT-LARGE BID FOR SETON HALL BASEBALL

Photo courtesy of shupirates.com The Seton Hall baseball team had an incredible season this year, ending with an overall record of 37-19. Although they started out the season 0-9, the Pirates really proved themselves More...

By Bryan Salazar On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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NEW YORK RED BULLS SETTLE A DRAW WITH COLUMBUS CREW 2-2

Photo via newyorkredbulls.com What can you say about the New York Red Bulls?  They are masters at creating exciting moments in the last few dying moments of a game, and they proved that in Sunday’s game versus More...