Sunday, December 16, 2018

Ponds Powers St. John's To First 10-0 Start Since 1982-83

Shamorie Ponds. @StJohnsBball.

On a day when a school from Queens hosted one from Staten Island, it was a kid from Brooklyn who made the difference.

Shamorie Ponds had 16 points, 14 assists, and 9 rebounds to lead St. John's to a 73-58 win over Wagner on Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Yankees Matriarch Joan Steinbrenner Passes Away

Joan Steinbrenner.

Joan Steinbrenner, the wife of the late Yankees Principal Owner George M. Steinbrenner III, passed away on Friday morning at her home in Tampa, Fla. surrounded by her family. She was 83.

“Joan was a compassionate and caring matriarch whose profound love for her family and those in the community always inspired us,” the Steinbrenner family said in a statement. “Her elegance and grace touched everyone around her, and we know her spirit will live on through her legacy of good works. We are grateful to have had her in our lives, and she will be deeply missed.”

Friday, December 14, 2018

Yankees Acquire OF Tyler Hill From Tigers

Photo by Jason Schott.

On Thursday, the Yankees acquired OF Tyler Hill from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for cash considerations.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Yankees Rule 5 Draft Results

Photo by Jason Schott.

In the first round of the Major League phase of the 2018 Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, Arizona selected right-handed pitcher Nick Green from the Yankees.

Red Bulls Move Up In Waiver Draft To Acquire Epps


The Red Bulls acquired the first overall pick in this afternoon's waiver draft from the San Jose Earthquakes, and subsequently selected former Philadelphia Union midfielder Marcus Epps. The Red Bulls sent their second-round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft to San Jose.

Red Bulls Re-Sign Tim Parker

Tim Parker. Provided by Red Bulls.

The Red Bulls have signed defender Tim Parker to a multi-year MLS contract using Targeted Allocation Money, the club announced today. 

Parker, a Long Island native, was an integral part of the Red Bulls' historic 2018 season. The center back solidified a backline that allowed 33 goals in 34 regular season games en route to the 2018 Supporters' Shield with league-record points (71) and wins (22).

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NYCFC Acquires Tony Rocha

Tony Rocha.

New York City Football Club has acquired midfielder Tony Rocha from Orlando City SC in exchange for their fourth round draft pick in the 2019 MLS Draft.