[Wed. Aug. 26, 2020 - New York, NY] -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Yankee Stadium, the home of the New York Yankees, is the first sports and entertainment venue in the world to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management. The rating requirements, which have been fulfilled by the club, serve as a … [Read more...] about Yankee Stadium 1st Venue to Earn WELL Health-Safety Rating
The New York Yankees have acquired catcher Rob Brantly from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for cash considerations, and assigned Brantly to the Alternate Site in Scranton as part of the 60-man player pool.Brantly, 31, was part of the Giants’ opening day roster, but appeared in only one game (going 0-for-3) before being designated for assignment on July 28 and accepting an … [Read more...] about Yankees acquire C Rob Brantly from Giants for Cash
Viewed in a vacuum, it's no contest. If you juxtaposed the draft days for Sam Darnold and Daniel Jones, you'd think Darnold was not only the more prized prospect, but that Jones was just a bust in the making.But while both Top 10 picks have been good, the expectations have almost been inverted. Darnold has thrashed through two injury-addled seasons - compiling an 11-15 record … [Read more...] about Is NY's QB Addres Going from Gang Green to Jones-Town?
Did Adam Gase learn nothing from his three-year run coaching in Miami?Hired by the Jets in January 2019 less than two weeks following his Dolphins dismissal, Gase seems to be on course to leave a similar path of wreckage in New York.Running back Le’Veon Bell is just the latest to have a run-in with a coach who has a track record of poor communication with key players. Bell, … [Read more...] about Does Wednesday's Gase/Bell Dust-Up Prove Jamal Adams Right?
Yankees pitcher J.A. Happ had made just three appearances a month into MLB's shortened season -- and according to him it was more than just his 6.39 ERA keeping him on the pine.The 38-year-old left-hander's vesting contract option for 2021 -- at a nifty $17M price tag -- has been the subject of much speculation among Yankees fans and media recently.Happ needs benchmarks of 10 … [Read more...] about JA Happ Suggests Yanks Sidelined Him to Skirt Vesting Option
Ball don’t lie, and neither does ‘Sheed, especially when it comes to being on the radio in NYC.Rasheed Wallace jumped on with WFAN’s Moose & Maggie on Tuesday to discuss new Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau, and while ‘Sheed’s tenure in New York wasn’t that glorious – see also Moose & Maggie not even being able to identify him as the Mystery Guest when he said he played … [Read more...] about Rasheed Wallace: Thibs 'Will Hold Knicks Accountable on D'
The Brooklyn Nets’ season ended with a whimper on Sunday, their 150-122 loss to the Raptors sweeping them out of the 2020 NBA Playoffs in four games that were mostly uncompetitive.And now, the mantra of “get ready for next year” comes to an end, as next year begins now. In the 2019-20 season finale of the City Game podcast, host Steve Lichtenstein looks ahead to the 2020-21 … [Read more...] about 'City Game' Podcast: Next Year is Now for the Nets
This offseason is going to require a lot of discipline from the Knicks’ front office. It’s essential they never lose sight of their ultimate goal of making the Knicks a perennial championship contender. There will be opportunities in free agency to make the team better, but not every incremental improvement brings a team closer to perennial contention. Some improvement, … [Read more...] about Five Steps the Knicks' Offseason Plan Should Follow
As “Mamba Week” celebrates the life and career of the legendary Kobe Bryant, let’s take a look back at his five most memorable moments against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.In his 16 visits to The Garden, Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers compiled a 10-6 record. Kobe thrived under “The Mecca’s” bright lights, averaging 29.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 4.3 assists … [Read more...] about Remembering Kobe Bryant's 5 Biggest Moments at MSG