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Sports Commentary 2/7/14 – RIP Ralph Kiner

It was nearly a decade after his retirement that I really got to know Ralph Kiner, when I first started listening to Mets games on WHN-Storer radio in New York.

02/07/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the fifth inning off of Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 2/6/14 – Ready for the Rivalry to Resume… NOW !

The Red Sox and Yankees are making serious overtures as the 2014 season approaches quickly.

02/06/2014

Sports Commentary 2/5/14 – 44 Years of Excellence on the Job

44 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE ON THE JOB By the time Pat Meiser arrived at the University of Connecticut, where she would serve for 11 years as associate athletic director and senior women’s administrator, she had […]

02/05/2014

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Sports Commentary 2/5/14 44 Years On The Job

44 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE ON THE JOB By the time Pat Meiser arrived at the University of Connecticut, where she would serve for 11 years as associate athletic director and senior women’s administrator, she had […]

02/05/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with wide receiver Doug Baldwin #89 during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8.

Sports Commentary 2/4/14 – The NFL, A Higher Power

Anyone who ever doubted that the National Football League is blessed, operating under powers all it’s own, should know now to never again doubt those powers.

02/04/2014

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Sports Commentary 2/3/14: Super Or Not?

In the annals of post season football there are certainly many memorable games and memorable moments. Super Bowl XLVIII was not one of those games, and it didn’t have many of those moments.

02/03/2014

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Sports Commentary Jan. 31, 2014 – David Stern is Ready to Move on..

I didn’t agree with everything David Stern did as NBA Commissioner, but I am a fan.

01/31/2014

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Sports Commentary Jan 30, 2014 – Change to the Chase in NASCAR ?

Lost in all the Super Bowl pre game fanfare and the countdown to the opening of Major League Baseball spring training camps, less than two weeks after the NFL Championship game, is that other harbinger of spring, the opening shot of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season

01/30/2014

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Sports Commentary 1/29/14 – Sticking with the Union

It’s nothing that hasn’t been discussed before, but a group of Northwestern University football players filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board asking to be certified as a labor union.

01/29/2014

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Sports Commentary 1/28/14 Stupid Question

Today is the second biggest day of the biggest week on the NFL calendar, Super Bowl Media Day. There is a different wrinkle this year, being the first Super Bowl played outdoors in a cold weather climate, while media day moves indoors.

01/28/2014