Off The Post: NHL Eastern Conference Offseason Review

Giving the free agency market a few weeks to sort itself after the initial flurry, one can often find later signings that can have just as much...

Aaron Ekblad   Dan Boyle   Kyle Dubas   Matt Niskanen

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

Madsen’s Winding Road Leads To Harvard

Merrick Madsen is abundantly aware that his life is about to change. Considering the road he’s traveled to this point…from California through...

Merrick Madsen   Flyers   Hockey   Harvard University

Dr. Harvey Frommer SportsBookShelf

The Duke, the Longhorns, and Chairman Mao,”  “Blood Sport” and more  All kinds of interesting reads from all kinds of interesting authors...

BloodSports   Just My Game   Jason Grilli   Dr. Harvey Frommer

Aube-Kubel A Key Addition To Flyers’ Skilled Players Stable

PHILADELPHIA-After the Philadelphia Flyers made the decision to draft defenseman Travis Sanheim from the Western Hockey League’s Calgary Hitmen...

Nicolas Aube-Kubel   Val D'or   Flyers   Hockey   2014 Memorial Cup

Flyers Development Camp Observations Part 2

Voorhees -- Camp is over but not forgotten. This is my last scouting report update on some of the players. Updates will be bolded. Sam Morin -...

Merrick Madsen   Sam Morin   Travis Sanheim   Robert Hagg   Philadelphia Flyers

Flyers Player Development Model Version 2.0 Is Now On Display

Voorhees, For more than a few years Flyers camp always had a lot of scrimmaging and one game against the Capitals. This year, the first camp...

Lindblom Hopes To Be Part of Flyers Swedish Renaissance

VOORHEES, NEW JERSEY-One of the areas that define sustained success in the National Hockey League is a team’s ability to draft players of NHL...

Anthony Mingioni   Flyers. Flyers Development camp. Oskar Lindblom   Hockey

Sam Morin -- Reaching For The Stars

At 6-7, 224, I watched this superb athlete show off his leaping ability yesterday at Flyers development camp. He was showing no ill affect of...

Flyers Development Camp Observations Part 1

Voorhees -- Today’s the first day that some players have hit the ice in a few months. Some are fresh off of injuries and with that in mind they...

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Dr. Harvey Frommer SportsBookShelf

The Duke, the Longhorns, and Chairman Mao,”  “Blood Sport” and more  All kinds of interesting reads from all kinds of interesting authors...

BloodSports   Just My Game   Jason Grilli   Dr. Harvey Frommer

AN ALL STAR MOMENT AT FENWAY

As the season moves into July, All Star Baseball is on the minds of many and memories of previous midsummer classics are revived. For me, one...

Loyal Met Fans Insulted By The Loyalty Oath

A lot of Met fans received a recent email that talked about being loyal to the club and signing on along with Ron Darling, John Franco, etc....

Baseball's Best Rookies News

"Baseball's Best Rookies" has been released and Howie Karpin and Russ Cohen have been talking about it: Bronxnet television:  http://www....

Baseball's Best Rookies   Bronxnet television   Howie Karpin   MLB   Rookie of the Year

Will Backman Ever Get His Chance?

Wally Backman will not get a chance to manage a Major League Baseball team. The Nationals, Tigers, Mariners, Reds and Cubs named their new...

MLB   baseball   Wally Backman

Howie Karpin and Russ Cohen on Bronxnet Television

Bronxnet television had baseball expert and co-author of Baseballs Best Rookie on their show last night. If you didnt get a chance to see it...

Russ Cohen   baseball   Tom Seaver   Derek Jeter   Mike Trout

IMPOSSIBLE DREAM RED SOX: 1967 (Part I & Part II)

(Excerpted from the author’s Remembering Fenway Park, autographed copies-mint condition available) It is Cardinals versus Red Sox one more...

Harvey Frommer   Boston Red Sox   Jim Lonborg

The Cardinals Are a Model Organization

The narrative in this year’s World Series is the Red Sox going from last to first. It’s like that team should be a feel-good story, and we...

St. Louis Cardinals   Boston Red Sox   World Series   Fenway Park

THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM RED SOX: 1967 (Part I)

(Excerpted from the author’s Remembering Fenway Park, autographed copies-mint condition available) It is Cardinals versus Red Sox one more...

Harvey Frommer   MLB   REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK   Fenway Park   Leigh Montville

Ousted Dodgers Can Learn from Cardinals

A $238 million payroll was not enough for the Dodgers to win the National League pennant and a championship. Their payroll was not enough for...

Los Angeles Dodgers   Don Mattingly   NLCS   Clayton Kershaw   St. Louis Cardinals. MLB

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Remembering the First Super Bowl (From the Vault)

”The most fun thing was watching the development of the Super Bowl because the game is what it’s all about. I really felt a high at every Super...

Harvey Frommer   Lamar Hunt   Super Bowl 1   Remembering the First Super Bowl

New Coaching Has Jets Offensive Line Shining

After last season’s debacle the New York Jets fired their offensive line coach and elevated Mike Devlin as the Tight Ends/Assistant...

New York Jets   Geno Smith   Ron Heller   Mike Devlin   Nick Mangold

Why Hazing Isn't Acceptable

I was bullied as a kid in elementary school, junior high school and high schools. It wasn’t a fun experience, and I still think about these...

NFL   Richie Incognito   Antrel Rolle   Jonathan Martin   Miami Dolphins

Rex Ryan Has Earned a New Contract

Give Rex Ryan his due. He has done a great job getting the most out of his roster as Jets head coach, and it’s good enough for the Jets to be 5...

New York Jets   Rex Ryan   NFL   football

Reggie Bush Tours Detroit in the Red Bull Van

Last week, Reggie Bush stopped by Lafayette Coney Dog in Detroit, the famed downtown Motor City fast food joint, where he threw on a staff...

NFL   Reggie Bush   Detroit Lions   Red Bull

Jets Signature Win Never Felt This Good

The Jets talked about their matchup with the Patriots as personal this past week. They mentioned they were tired of losing five straight games...

New York Jets   NFL   Geno Smith

Leifer Created Some Masterpieces

New York -- If you’re a sports fan you’ll want to head on down to the “Morrison Hotel” gallery in New York City. Located on 124 Prince Street I...

Joe Namath   Yankee Stadium   Neil Leifer   Photography   Sports Illustrated

Russ’s Rants -- The Jets Bills Rivaly is Still Strong After Jets Landmark Win

Hey the Jets scored 48 points proving that preseason football is a complete farce. You don’t want to make too much out of this victory because...

Touchback DVD Review (Blu-Ray)

Touchback is out on DVD and this football/drama really tugs at your heart strings. It deals with a lot of today’s issues. Read what Brian...

2012 NFL Draft News

2012 NFL DRAFT TO KICK OFF IN PRIMETIME AT 8:00 PM ET ON THURSDAY NIGHT, APRIL 26 RECORD 26 PLAYERS TO ATTEND NFL DRAFT A record twenty-six top...

New York   2012 NFL Draft   Radio City   Andrew Luck   Robert Griffin III

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Off The Post: NHL Eastern Conference Offseason Review

Giving the free agency market a few weeks to sort itself after the initial flurry, one can often find later signings that can have just as much... Tags:

Aaron Ekblad   Dan Boyle   Kyle Dubas   Matt Niskanen

Madsen’s Winding Road Leads To Harvard

Merrick Madsen is abundantly aware that his life is about to change. Considering the road he’s traveled to this point…from California through... Tags:

Merrick Madsen   Flyers   Hockey   Harvard University

Aube-Kubel A Key Addition To Flyers’ Skilled Players Stable

PHILADELPHIA-After the Philadelphia Flyers made the decision to draft defenseman Travis Sanheim from the Western Hockey League’s Calgary Hitmen... Tags:

Nicolas Aube-Kubel   Val D'or   Flyers   Hockey   2014 Memorial Cup

Flyers Development Camp Observations Part 2

Voorhees -- Camp is over but not forgotten. This is my last scouting report update on some of the players. Updates will be bolded. Sam Morin -... Tags:

Merrick Madsen   Sam Morin   Travis Sanheim   Robert Hagg   Philadelphia Flyers

Flyers Player Development Model Version 2.0 Is Now On Display

Voorhees, For more than a few years Flyers camp always had a lot of scrimmaging and one game against the Capitals. This year, the first camp...

Lindblom Hopes To Be Part of Flyers Swedish Renaissance

VOORHEES, NEW JERSEY-One of the areas that define sustained success in the National Hockey League is a team’s ability to draft players of NHL... Tags:

Anthony Mingioni   Flyers. Flyers Development camp. Oskar Lindblom   Hockey

Sam Morin -- Reaching For The Stars

At 6-7, 224, I watched this superb athlete show off his leaping ability yesterday at Flyers development camp. He was showing no ill affect of...

Flyers Development Camp Observations Part 1

Voorhees -- Today’s the first day that some players have hit the ice in a few months. Some are fresh off of injuries and with that in mind they...

Unable To Bring Insanity…So Flyers Address Needs On Tight Budget

It’s a time of year that Philadelphia Flyers fans have become accustomed to seeing their team as major players in free agency, but a salary cap... Tags:

Andrew Gordon   Ron Hextall   Philadelphia Flyers. Hockey   NHL Free Agent Frenzy

“In A Tight Spot”: The Philadelphia Flyers 2014 Free Agency Preview

One of my favorite movies is Joel and Ethan Cohen’s “O’ Brother, Where Art Thou?”  In that film, George Clooney’s character Ulysses Everett... Tags:

Martin Brodeur   Matt Niskanen   Vinny Lecavalier   NHL. Philadelphia Flyers

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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

Divorce With Knicks Turns Out To Be Beneficial For Lin

Jeremy Lin made his second Madison Square Garden appearance last night as a Houston Rocket since leaving the Knicks last year. It was a good...

Jeremy Lin   Houston Rockets   new york knicks   Linsanity

On These Courts Book Review

We all know “Penny” Hardaway and this book covers his upbringing in very humble circumstances to his taking over his childhood basketball team...

On These Courts   Penny Hardaway   NBA   Orlando Magic   Memphis

Bragging Rights Mean Nothing For Wiggins and Parker

It’s rare a non-conference college basketball game carry this much buzz in November, but last night’s game between Duke and Kansas was no...

Elon Musk, Jason Collins and Bryan Cranston Take Top Honors on AskMen’s Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2013 List

High-profile face-offs impact votes on 8th Annual list: Jimmy Fallon’s new gig gives him an edge at No. 10 ahead of rival Jimmy Kimmel at No....

Henrik Lundqvist   Jon Jones   Elon Musk   Drake

Get Used To Nets Dominance

The Brooklyn Nets were born Friday night. After being irrelevant by underachieving and being boring in their first season in Brooklyn last...

NBA   Hoops   Brooklyn Nets   Barclays Center

NBA 2K14 - - Glides on The Screen (PS3)

The Lebron intro is intense. The graphics are stupendous. Then the game opens up and you hear the “Phil Collins smash hit, “In The Air Tonight...

Basketball   Tim Duncan   NBA   LeBron James   Miami Heat

NBA2K13 One of The Greatest Video Games Ever Created

This game is a masterpiece on the PS3. There’s almost no point in giving it a number rating because there’s very little fault that I can find...

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

The Road Warriors Were Unforgettable and So Is The Book

Joe Laurinaitis (Animal) has penned a book along with Andrew William Wright, and together they have created a special tome dealing with the...

The Road Warriors   Paul Ellering   Ole Anderson   Roddy Piper   Jerry Lawler

THE NEW WWE® Expands Beyond Wrestling

STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2011 – To better reflect the company’s global entertainment offerings, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:...

WWE   USA Network   Vince McMahon   Tough Enough

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