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Rangers’ Preseason Game 1 Review

by Anthony Pucik

Wikimedia Commons

The New York Rangers opened their preseason at home last night with a 5-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils. While there was a great deal of room for improvement, a lot of the Rangers’ new acquisitions had some impressive first games that could be a great sign of things to come.

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 3, 2014

by Matt Moro

Kenny Ducey and Matt Moro break down the Roger Goodell press conference, the image problem the league has faced over the past several weeks, and the Falcons thrashing of the Buccaneers on Thursday Night. Kristian O'Hara thens joins the conversation after his Giants to report to break down Big Blue. The guys then move the conversation over to the Jets with Kelly Kultys' Jets report.

Big Blue Falls to 0-2 for Second Year in a Row

by Kristian O'Hara

Wikimedia Commons

The New York Giants struggles continued on Sunday with a 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.  Former Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton, who hadn’t started an NFL game since 2010, led Arizona down the field on the opening drive to a touchdown and the Cardinals never looked back.  The Giants were in a 10-0 hole before they could blink but Eli and the offense started clicking in the 2nd quarter.

New Rules Announced for NHL 2014-15 Season

by Anthony Pucik

Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday the NHL announced a few rule changes for the 2014-15 season that ranged everywhere from the rink to the shootout to face-offs. Looking through the rules, many of them focus on incidents or issues that players, coaches and fans have complained about over the years and wanted changed in some way, while also showing the NHL is looking to make the game safer and will not tolerate players taking advantage of obscurities in old rules.

Life in the Minors Chapter 12: Reflections

by Drew Casey

Brendan Bowers: WFUV Sports

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

A Day in the Life of a Giants' Beat Reporter

by Drew Casey, Matt Moro

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports 

Matt Moro and Drew Casey had the privilege to speak to Spencer Patten, a 22 year military veteran who was deployed seven times. He was given the chance to be a New York Giants' beat reporter for a day, in their final preseason game against the New England Patriots, after his sister in law won him the opportunity at the WFUV Gala Auction as a retirement gift.

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 1, 2014

by Matt Moro

The 2014 NFL season is here, and with it comes the return of One-on-One’s NFL Friday.  DJ Sixsmith and Matt Moro kicked off the year talking about Wes Welker’s suspension after testing positive for steroids.  They discussed how Welker could have failed this test, and whether it actually matters for the Broncos given his latest concussion.

 

New Kid on the Block

by Matt Moro

Tom Hagerty : Flickr

When Daniel Murphy was placed on the DL with a right calf injury, not many predicted that 20 year old Dilson Herrera, playing in AA just a few days ago, would be the starting 2nd baseman of the New York Mets this past weekend. Even his own manager admitted that he knew very little about Murphy’s replacement. When Terry Collins was asked what he knew about his newest player, he replied with a smirk, “not much.”

Life in the Minors Chapter 11: The Battle for New York City

by Drew Casey

Drew Casey: WFUV Sports

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.