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Professional Sports

Life in the Minors: Chapter 1 - First Impressions, High Expectations

by Anthony Pucik

Bob Ahrens : 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.

This week,  Brendan Bowers and Christian Goewey talk about the expecations these young ballplayers have to live up to and how important it is to make a good first impression.

New York Rangers 2013-14 Season Review

by Anthony Pucik

Anthony Pucik : WFUV Sports 

The New York Rangers saw their season come to an end Friday night when they lost in double overtime to the Los Angeles Kings in Game Five on the Stanley Cup Final to lose the series 4-1. Many might look back on the series and consider it a disappointment, but this Rangers team accomplished a great deal more this season than was expected.

Jockey Victor Espinoza Reacts to Belmont Loss

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports

After riveting wins in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Jockey Victor Espinoza and his horse, California Chrome, saw their dreams come to an end at the Belmont Stakes.  After being injured at the start of the race, California Chrome never recovered and finished tied for fourth with Wicked Strong.