Date archive for June, 2013
(New York Red Bulls)
By Bryan Salazar On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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RED BULLS DEFENDER HOLGERSSON MOVING TO RIGHT BACK?

(New York Red Bulls) Defender Markus Holgersson has done a marvelous job in the center back defensive spot this season for the New York Red Bulls, improving his overall play from last year.  By partnering with More...

Photo credit to Charlie Barbeisch of Long Island Ducks.
By Philip Mathew On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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SOMERSET PATRIOTS END FIRST HALF VS DUCKS… SORT OF

For the Somerset Patriots, the first half of the Atlantic League (AL) season has been a renaissance to their championship years.  A solid offense combined with pitching and fundamental defense has the Patriots More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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HOME CONTINUES TO BE HOUSE OF HORRORS FOR METS

The Mets returned from a rigorous 11-game road trip Friday night with their heads held high after a 7-4 record that featured energetic play by a remade and revitalized outfield and winning series’ in three cities More...

Pineda addresses the Trenton media after his rehab start on Tuesday. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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PINEDA AND THUNDER SET TO DUEL METS TOP PITCHING PROSPECT

Michael Pineda toed the rubber for the Thunder this past Tuesday night at Arm & Hammer Park and fired six shutout innings against the Erie Sea Wolves, yielding just two hits and two walks while striking out More...

Matthew Wade Osborne, a.k.a.  Doink the Clown, passes away.
By DieHard Derek On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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DOINK THE CLOWN PASSES AWAY

Matthew Wade Osborne, a.k.a. Doink the Clown, passes away. Matthew Wade Osborne, a.k.a. Matt Borne, who portrayed Doink the Clown for WWE in 1992 and 1993, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 55. NBC News More...

Coach Darryl Jacobs, posing with Queens College President Dr. James L. Muyskens. Jacobs was formally introduced as the Knights head coach on Thursday. (Matthew Hochberg)
By Matthew Hochberg On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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QUEENS COLLEGE INTRODUCES NEW BASKETBALL COACH

Queens College held a press conference Thursday morning to announce their new head coach, Darryl Jacobs. The Patterson, New Jersey native is the first full-time head coach of the Knights in almost two decades. After More...

By Steven Korn On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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KNICKS SECURE SHOOTER, RIVAL ON CRAZY DRAFT NIGHT

David Stern’s 30th and final draft as NBA commissioner was far from dull. On a night that started with a surprise first pick and ended with a blockbuster trade, a draft that had little hype ended as one More...

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By Guest On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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SORRY NOEL FANS: VICTOR OLADIPO IS THE REAL NUMBER ONE PICK

Am I crazy, or is Victor Oladipo the most valuable player in the lottery?  Before the supporters of Nerlens Noel crucify me, let me just make my case for the 6’4” guard from Indiana. First the case against More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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THE NEW LOOK BROOKLYN NETS

In just a matter of a few hours last night, the Brooklyn Nets transformed themselves from an average team into an instant title contender.  The Nets and Boston Celtics agreed on a trade that will send future Hall More...

The Nets drafted Mason Plumlee with the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. (Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)
By Matthew Hochberg On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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OVERLOOKED BY THE NETS

With the 22nd pick in the first-round last night, the Nets selected former Duke Blue Devil Mason Plumlee. The 6’10 power forward stayed all four years in Durham, North Carolina, averaging 17.1 points and 10.0 More...

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By Steven Bassin On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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A NEW ERA BEGINS AT HOFSTRA

There is a new man in charge at Hofstra University. Joe Mihalich has taken over the duties of head coach Hofstra University’s men’s basketball team. Mihalich, who comes to Hofstra after serving as head More...

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
By Luis Vazquez On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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LIBERTY STARTS WELL IN LOSS IN THE WINDY CITY

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) The New York Liberty started the first of four consecutive road games over the next ten days in with unwanted outcome. The Chicago Sky (6-3), behind Elena Della-Donne More...