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Behind the Mic: “The Best ‘Recruit’ of the Year”

February 10, 2014 By Gary Laubach 4 Replies

Say the word “recruit” or “recruiting” in the Lehigh Valley and get ready for an argument. Whether it’s football, basketball, or wrestling (and even baseball a few years ago), the term riles up athletic directors, coaches, athletes, and parents. Everyone has an opinion on what should determine the eligibility of any student who “transferred” or…

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The SportsTalk Shop: Phillies Spring Training Preview

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As I gaze out my window at the freshly fallen snow for the gazillionth time this winter (and the extra two feet of the white stuff the plow truck deposited in front of my driveway), I realized it’s time to get ready for the opening of Major League Baseball’s spring training this week. For Phillies…

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The SportsTalk Shop: HS Winter Sports ’14 Highlights

February 3, 2014 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

  I know high school wrestling and boys basketball get the lion’s share of fans’ attention in the Lehigh Valley area, but there are tremendous accomplishments being made by a number of scholastic sports programs currently in session. Here’s a video sample of some of our features on different local sports programs produced recently for…

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Behind the Mic: Eating Crow at a Super Bowl Party

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  When I invite people over for a Super Bowl party, my wife and I usually serve some pretty good food. But this past Sunday all I ate was “crow”. If you read last week’s blog, you know why. If you did not read it, let me review my predictions: 10. Prediction: Seattle is not…

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Behind the Mic: “So, Who Will Win?”

January 28, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

Super Bowl XXLVIII has one of the most intriguing match-ups in years: the league’s highest scoring team taking on the team that gave up the fewest points during the regular season. It is, also, only the second time (2004) that the #1 seed in each conference made it to the championship final. It certainly appears…

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