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Differences between AFL and NFL

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 20, 2019)--Football is known for its passion and hard play. The sport demands a lot many things but most importantly physical play matched with strategy. The game rules are simple, you need to kick the ball across the goal of the other party and score, and however, the rules of... Read more →


Museum Highlights Ron Leflore

By Jacek Adamski Special for CNB DETROIT-- There was confusion about the anniversary date but the Detroit Historical Society hit a giant home run by hosting former Tiger Ron LeFlore and showcasing the ONE IN A MILLION biopic. It was standing room only as the Detroit Historical Museum also presented their... Read more →


American Legion WS #8: North Dakota over North Carolina 4-1

By Jeremy Field In a game with plenty of opportunities for both teams, it was Fargo, N.D., Post 2 which capitalized in a 4-1 victory over Randolph County, N.C., Post 45. The offenses were busy early in this one with constant chances for both teams. It only took three batters for... Read more →


Philadelphia 76ers in with strong chance to win 2019/20 title

PHILADELPHIA PA--(August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--After their heartbreak of losing 3-4 to Toronto Raptors in last season’s Eastern Conference semi-finals, fans of Philadelphia 76ers can take heart from the fact that the basketball team are looking even better for claiming the NBA title in the 2019/20 season. The 2019/20 NBA season will begin... Read more →


In 1925, American Legion Baseball was born of a need to strengthen young people and the nation

By Jeremy Field/THE AMERICAN LEGION The origin of American Legion Baseball is traced to June 17, 1925, when former Army Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addressed the American Legion Department of South Dakota’s summer convention in Milbank. “There is nothing in our national life which stresses... Read more →


Rocket Mortgage Classic takes over the Detroit Golf Club

By Raymond Rolak TELL US DETROIT Sports Editor There is a historic oak tree to the right side of the tee box on hole number one. It was bent by Native Americans to mark the trail when traveling from Detroit to Saginaw. It is one of the historic elements kept by... Read more →


Nick Paciorek Set for the MLB Draft to Take Place in New Jersey

Nick Paciorek Northwestern University relief pitcher By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports Evanston, IL-- Having to learn a new position in a team sport is extremely difficult. Learning to switch from catcher to pitcher is extra complicated. Nick Paciorek is making that jump in leaps and bounds as he surely stood... Read more →


Minnesota United FC vs. Philadelphia Union Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season — Week 14 Minnesota United FC vs. Philadelphia Union Allianz Field — St. Paul June 2 - 4:00 PM ET STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US, on DAZN in Canada Minnesota United look to remain unbeaten at Allianz Field when they host a Philadelphia Union that... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they have been on fire at the plate having scored a total of 85 runs which includes... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue.... Read more →


USA Basketball and Red Bull Form Groundbreaking Partnership to Grow 3X3 Basketball

-- Red Bull to Host Qualifiers for a Spot on USA Basketball's Men's and Women's 3x3 National Teams - -- Red Bull Becomes the Official Energy Drink of USA Basketball and Cornerstone Partner of 3x3 Basketball -- USA Basketball announced a multiyear partnership with Red Bull North America to grow 3X3... Read more →


2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – As part of the 250th anniversary of American independence, Governor Wolf joined Major League Baseball (MLB) to announce the Philadelphia Phillies will host the 2026 All-Star Game and related All-Star Week events. “As the birthplace of our country, bringing the MLB All-Star Game back to Philadelphia is the... Read more →


The Las Vegas Aviators Open Brand New Las Vegas Ballpark

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports Summerlin-- There is a new destination to see and enjoy in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Aviators have opened their new stadium. Also, they have jumped off to a great start in the Pacific Coast League and are in first place in their division. In... Read more →


U.S. SPORTSBOOKS COULD GENERATE $400 MILLION IN LEGAL BETS ON MARCH MADNESS,

gloucestercitynews.net graphics file ACCORDING TO THELINES.COM ANALYSTS Handle in Nevada and New Jersey should top $375 million for NCAA Tournament (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) —The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament could draw $400 million in legal wagers at online and retail sportsbooks across the country — a total that includes $300... Read more →


SugarHouse Casino to Host “March Mania” Viewing Parties

Chance to win championship tickets at Philly’s first licensed sportsbook March 14, 2019 02:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time During the NCAA tournament, SugarHouse Casino will host "March Mania" viewing parties. Guests have a chance to win tickets to the championship game, plus airfare and accommodations in Minneapolis. (Photo: Business Wire) PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS... Read more →


Detroit Mercy Freshman Sets Record

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- Freshman Antoine Davis broke Stephen Curry's NCAA single-season record for freshmen 3-pointers, sinking his 123rd triple of the year. It broke the NCAA's freshman 3-point record previously held by Curry. After the game Davis said, “It was a relief, I just wanted to keep... Read more →


Davis on Verge of Breaking Record but Oakland Wins Rivalry Game

By Raymond Rolak | CNB Sports Editor ROCHESTER--(Feb. 24, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-- It was billed as a “Barn Burner,” the rivalry game between Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The O’Rena was packed and it was standing room only. The 40-plus member Golden Grizzlies pep band for athletics had the record crowd charged-up and... Read more →


Old and New Create “Nationals” History in Detroit

Former champions Hayes Jenkins, Carol Heiss, Nancy Heiss and Wedge Jones find a moment to reminisce about the Detroit Skating Club and Michigan State University. By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor DETROIT-- The skaters refer to the event with one word, “Nationals” and work up to showcasing here with quite reverence... Read more →


Electrifying Performance by Freshman

Freshman Antoine Davis and Head Coach Mike Davis of the University of Detroit Mercy Titans speak post game. Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak I CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- It was a very special night in historic Calihan Hall as the University of Detroit Mercy Titans... Read more →


North-Philly Danny Garcia vs Granados Set for April

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA-(CNBNewsnet)(December 17, 2018)--Back in September North Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia found himself standing on the wrong side of the judge's decision. All of them. The unanimous decision loss to Shawn Porter had media outlets questioning Danny Garcia’s next move. Where will he go? Is he at crossroads? Does this... Read more →


Philadelphia Union Announce Protected List For 2018 MLS Expansion Draft

Union name list of protected players in advance of FC Cincinnati’s selections CHESTER, Pa. (December 10, 2018) – Philadelphia Union today announced their protected list for the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft. Scheduled for Tuesday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Expansion Draft gives FC Cincinnati the opportunity to add five... Read more →


MLB Winter Baseball Meetings Continue in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort

Mandalay Bay Resort By Raymond Rolak CNBNews Sports Editor LAS VEGAS (December 11, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- A big question at the 2018 Baseball Winter Meetings being held at the Mandalay Bay Resort is if native son Bryce Harper will be making an appearance with his wife, Kayla. He is expected to be the... Read more →


NIU Squeaks Past Buffalo on National Television

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The Bulls to go to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile Photo courtesy of Dollar General Bowl. DETROIT— Fabulous Ford Field has become a fond venue for coach Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois Huskies. With 1:09 remaining, NIU struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass... Read more →


Oscar Mayer Teams up with Roush Fenway Racing as Primary Partner of No. 6 Ford

at Darlington NASCAR Throwback Weekend Matt Kenseth looks to “Haul Buns” at the “Track Too Tough to Tame” Matt Kenseth's No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Fusion of Roush Fenway Racing is sponsored by Oscar Mayer for the NASCAR throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway, and its scheme is inspired by the Wienermobile.... Read more →


South Jersey team captures youth national championship in Texas

SJEB Rush came from behind to win the girls U16 national championship on Sunday morning Matthew RalphJul 30, 2018, 4:50pm EDT South Jersey Elite Barons Rush are national champions, after coming from behind to beat Utah club La Roca in overtime of the U16 girls final on Sunday morning in Frisco,... Read more →


Reading United to host 2018 PDL Championship Game

Reading United to host 2018 PDL Championship Game United will face Calgary Foothills FC on Saturday, August 4th at Gurski Stadium READING, PA (July 30, 2018) – The Premier Development League today announced that Reading United A.C. has been selected to host the Premier Development League Championship Game set to take... Read more →


NJ American Legion Baseball July 22 Games

CNBNews graphics file Link to NJ American Legion Baseball Tournament Stats American Division National Division Team W L Team W L #A4 - Broad Street Pk 313 2 0 #N2 - Hopewell 339 2 0 #A2 - Whitehouse 284 0 0 #N3 - Wash'ton Twp 521 1 0 #A1 - Brooklawn... Read more →


Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi keeps his recruiting eye on New Jersey

JERRY DIPAOLA | TRIB Live CNBNews graphics file New Jersey has long been a fertile recruiting ground for Pitt football coaches, dating to the final days of Walt Harris and Dave Wannstedt. It remains so for current coach Pat Narduzzi, who has crossed Pennsylvania's eastern border aggressively, signing eight New Jersey... Read more →


“Detroit the Comeback City” will Premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1 at 9 P.M. EST.

Big Sean and Terry Wrong produced “Detroit the Comeback City” which will premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1st at 9:00 P.M. EST. (Photo by Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network) By Raymond Rolak CNB Entertainment and Broadcast Editor (DETROIT,MICHIGAN)(June 30, 2018)“Detroit the Comeback City” is an hour long documentary which... Read more →


Eagles Exhibition Unveiled At Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia Airport Celebrates Super Bowl In Style PHILADELPHIA PA (June 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A new Eagles exhibition, honoring the Super Bowl 52 win and the history of the organization, was unveiled on Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport. The idea, says Chellie Cameron, Philadelphia International Airport’s chief executive officer, is to show off the... Read more →


NFL Power Rankings May See Future Impact From 2019 Defensive Line Class

image courtesy of Pinterest CNBNewsnet)(June 13, 2018)--Just a week or so after the NFL Draft of 2018 had concluded, a new NFL power rankings list came out from the official NFL website. This newer edition featured the Los Angeles Rams climbing up to the No. 2 position, ahead of Super Bowl... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic v DePaul Play Saturday for State Title at Veteran's Park, Hamilton (video)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 7, 2018) (CNBNewsnet)--Second-seed Gloucester Catholic (19-8) will defend its state title on Saturday, June 9 against third-seeded DePaul (15-13) at 4 PM at Veteran's Park in Hamilton Township. The Rams defeated Immaculata, seeded 17, on Tuesday, June 5 by a score of 5-1 winning the NJSIAA South... Read more →


48th Polish American Night Hosted by the Detroit Tiger’s

(graphic courtesy of MLB.com) By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet DETROIT, MICHIGAN (CNBNewsnet)(May 20, 2018)--Polish American Night has been a tradition and highlight of the baseball season in Detroit going on its 48th year. This year the game and festivities will be on Friday May 25th against the Chicago White Sox at... Read more →


Dear Little League Parents, Players, Volunteers: Some Easton Ghost X Bats No Longer Allowed

On Thursday, May 3, USA Baseball informed youth organizations, including Little League, that effective immediately, the bat identified as the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8" (or the "Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8" at retail) has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the... Read more →


EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in... Read more →


CNBNews Feb. Stats: Daily Avg. 4,470 Visitors

Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View Editor's Note -The CNBNews daily average page views for February 2018, totaled 4,470 a day. We would like to thank our readers, columnists, and reporters for their help throughout the month; Jacek Adamski, Raymond Rolak, Nicole Pensiero, Dawn Watson, Austin Darrow,... Read more →


2018 Winter Olympics Open in South Korea

Veteran alpine skiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffren By Raymond Rolak | CNB Sports Pyeongchang, South Korea (February 12, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)— The United States sent its largest contingent ever, 243 athletes, to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Veteran alpine skiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffren created the most attention because of... Read more →


HALL-OF-FAMER AND COACH CHRIS MARTIN TO BE FEATURED SPEAKER AT UNSUNG HEROES DAY

Chris Martin CHERRY HILL, NJ (January 30, 2018)--The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that Unsung Heroes Day will be Wednesday, February 7th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jack Mongulla, Vice... Read more →


Patriots vs. Eagles: Unalike but similar for Super Bowl LII

A look at some key similarities between the Patriots and Eagles this season: --- New England Patriots - Down and ... out? ... . ——— Philadelphia Eagles — Down and ... out? The Eagles entered the Dec. 4 game at Seattle on a nine-game winning streak, averaging 31.9 points per game.... Read more →


EASTERN MICHIGAN U BASKETBALL TEAM SHARES VICTORY CELEBRATION WITH STUDENT (video)

EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime (credit EMU 10K putt promo) By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet Exclusive YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team had more to celebrate than their close 79-74 victory over in-state rival Central Michigan University during a mid-week game recently. A spirited... Read more →


Fabulous Ford Field to Host Boxing Day Bowl Game

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet Exclusive DETROIT-- The Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field is still a holiday destination. The event debuted in 2014, taking the place of the Motor City Bowl and Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit. The first edition of the game pitted Rutgers against North Carolina; a... Read more →


"Boss" George Norcross Loves Spending Our Money

CNBNews Point of View: Campbell's Field, Camden City NJ (image courtesy of Wikipedia) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor How many people reading this article would throw away hard earned money? Before answering consider this, the amount of money that we are talking about is $21 million. Obviously, none of... Read more →


Wentz's Outstanding in Prime Time 34-24 Win Over Redskins, Eagles Best Record in NFL

PHILADELPHIA — Two cheers echoed through the Philadelphia crowd during the Eagles' 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins on Monday night that illustrated just how special this Eagles season might be, and just how fragile it could be, too. Carson Wentz's fourth touchdown pass drew "M-V-P!" chants, not a far-fetched aspiration... Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: Oct. 2

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its fifth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 1. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week:... Read more →


CNBNews Stats September:

Daily Average 4,996 Visitors

Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View Editor's Note -The CNBNews daily average page views in September 2017 totaled 4,996 a day. We would like to thank our readers, columnists, and reporters for their help throughout the month; Jacek Adamski, Raymond Rolak, Nicole Pensiero, Dawn Watson, Austin Darrow,... Read more →


CNB ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: BILL COWELL PRESENTS THE 2017 EDITION OF THE BNIFF

By Jacek Adamski | for CNBNewsnet NIAGARA- The 2017 Buffalo-Niagara International Film Festival starts on Wednesday September 20th and runs thru Sunday October 1st . The opening night red carpet festivities (Wednesday September 20th) will include an Festival director, Bill Cowell extravagant arrival, by helicopter, of actor, producer and director Robert... Read more →


Phillies' Rhys Hoskins, Red Sox' Andrew Benintendi named NL & AL Rookies of the Month

Press Release | September 3rd, 2017 Philadelphia Phillies first baseman/outfielder Rhys Hoskins has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for August, and Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi has been voted the American League Rookie of the Month for August. Hoskins slashed .304/.402/.747 with 19 runs scored, 24... Read more →


Mayweather Scores TKO in 10th    

Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive They Used 8–ounce Gloves for Big Fight LAS VEGAS-- The strip was energized and plenty of young peoplewere milling in the T-Mobile plaza adjacent to the arena. There were even some tickets available for the “Money... Read more →


CNBNews Boxing: McGregor strong early but Mayweather's skill wins out for 10th-round KO

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he set out a game plan to let Conor McGregor attempt his best shots, and then tire himself out. The strategy was timed perfectly by Mayweather, who set aside the ills of age and hammered McGregor with a series of late punches to set... Read more →