Greetings From San Francisco

by : Steve Tichenor

Not even boring baseball or the return of panda can sour a trip to the bay area.  We’re on the last day of our nearly bi-annual family trip to San Francisco, and it was once again fantastic.

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Podcast #278- Jordan Rules at British, Yankees Start Big Home Stand, Football is Back!

Jordan Spieth amazes at the Open. The Yankees open a 9 game home stand looking to get back on top of the AL East. The Jets and Giants report to camp, whats the early buzz?

Yankee Deal Less About Frazier More About Pitching

by: Steve Tichenor

I’ll start off by saying as a Rutgers alum and a jersey sports addict, I’m a big fan of Todd Frazier. However Frazier, who has gotten most of the press in last week’s deal with the White Sox, will not be the difference in the AL East. The multi player trade where the Yankees gave up young prospect Blake Rutherford, was more about bolstering the bullpen than bringing in Frazier.
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The Podcast

  

Photos: Golf Digest, Wallpaper Cave, NY Daily News

South Korea dominates women’s golf, the Yankees prognosis, and the Knicks have a new GM; these are the topics discussed in this week’s podcast at More Sports Now.

Podcast #275: Rutgers Football Recruiting; NJ Devils Player Movement and The Knicks

Matt Loughlin and Steve Tichenor dig into some good news on the recruiting front for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, discuss some of the player acquisition moves made by the NJ Devils and give their thoughts on the NY Knicks situation.

photos: novacapsfans.com (Marcus Johansson); bleacherreport.com (Rutgers)

Fortunes Turn In June For Rutgers Football

By: Steve Tichenor

photo: NJ.com

In May, Rutgers Football was languishing at the bottom of the BIG 10 in recruiting for 2018. They had two, yes two, commits while most of the teams in the conference were in double digits. While the Spring is early for the recruiting process, RU fans who watch closely were still a little concerned. And the questions, once again, began to creep to the back of the mind.  Will this turnaround happen? Can Chris Ash lead this program?   

But along came June and now fans can breath a little easier on the banks. With the beginning of Summer, we saw a big jump in commitments to the program. When Avery Young, a 3 star cornerback from Coatesville, Pennsylvania committed June 30th, that made 10 verbal commitments for the month. Now RU is ranked 11th in the conference and 48th nationally.   
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Knicks- Kill The Triangle Once And For All

by : Steve Tichenor

While the Knicks have the 8th pick in the NBA Draft tonight in Chicago, all is not well in New York.  Somehow the feel good Kristaps Porzingis story has soured, and Phil Jackson has actually admitted to shopping the 7’3″ twenty one year-old phenom.

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The Stage Is Set For Rickie Fowler

by: Steve Tichenor

 

Brian Harman holds the 54 hole lead at the 2017 U.S. Open going into the final round. Behind him you have Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler.  With the exception of Fowler this is not exactly a star studded top five.

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