College Basketball Rule Changes

The upcoming college basketball season will feature a host of new rules, most designed to improve the pace of the game and limit rough play. Are players, coaches, and fans ready? Find out in my feature story for Basketball Times.

Scoop and Score: Mets-Dodgers Preview

The Mets and Dodgers start their NLDS battle Friday night. Does LA’s lineup put fear in the hearts of men? Is watching playoff baseball a slow grind of misery? We ask those questions and predict the series. Subscribe and rate on iTunes!

Scoop and Score: College Football Week 5 Recap

Steve talks about his experience at the game of the week — ND at Clemson — and what he just had to tell former NBA star David Robinson. We recap the other big games as well. If you’re enjoying the pod, please rate it on iTunes!

Scoop and Score: College Football Week 4 Recap

Steve and I discuss the TCU-Texas Tech shootout and what it means for the Horned Frogs’ playoff hopes. Steve conveys his excitement for his trip to see ND play at Clemson this week. Plus, more callers!

The 2015 Mets as a Three-Act Play

Act I:

We are introduced to the New York Metropolitan Baseball Club, a team with hopes of its first winning season in seven years and perhaps contending for a wild card spot. They’re 13-3 after an 11-game win streak but they’ve given it all back by late June. Their seventh straight loss drops them to 36-37. They have great pitching but terrible hitting. A 2-0 deficit in the third inning is cause to change the channel.  David Wright is hurt and nobody knows when he’ll return. Travis d’Arnaud goes back and forth to the DL. Curtis Granderson is in there every day, drawing walks and hitting home runs. Lucas Duda and Daniel Murphy run hot and cold but they contribute too. And the pitching remains strong enough to keep the team afloat. It’s clear they need an offensive upgrade. Act I ends as the trade deadline nears.

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MLB Recap: RIP Yogi Berra

As teams compete for playoff stops in these final weeks, baseball lost an icon who was a postseason fixture throughout his long career. In my latest recap for CBS Local, I highlight Yogi Berra’s career, on and off the field, and look at some milestone achievements from this past week. Plus, a baby was born in a baseball stadium last night!

Scoop and Score: College Football Week 3 Recap

Steve and I talk about Ole Miss’ wild upset over Alabama and other key games from Week 3. We have way-too-early debates about playoff teams and Heisman hopefuls, and even take calls from listeners!

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