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The SportsTalk Shop: Ways to Fix the Phillies

June 9, 2014 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

Last week I gave my trimester grades on a season-gone-wrong for the Phillies through the first two months of the season. Today we take a look at how the team should proceed from here: 1) Trade AT LEAST one of the core players I know this will be extremely painful to the Phillies front office…

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The SportsTalk Shop: Phillies 1/3 Season Report Card

June 3, 2014 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

OK, Ruben. You didn’t listen to me. Nor did you listen to most Phillies fans when it came to our free advice on how we could bring the team back to playoff contention…or even recapture our interest in the club. But before the season spirals out of control even further, I’m going to offer my…

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Behind the Mic: It’s an honor just to be nominated…

June 2, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  Last week, I wrote about our nominations for the 2014 College Sports Media Awards. These awards include all the major networks – NBC, CBS, ABC, ESPN, FOX, etc., at the national level. There are also collegiate sports broadcast categories. LSN (RCN-TV) was the only college broadcast network to garner two nominations for the award…

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Behind the Mic: RCNTV – It’s Not Just Sports!

May 27, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

As the Sports Director at RCN TV, I certainly am a bit biased toward what is the really important programming on RCN TV. As a matter of fact, I am tremendously biased. However, when I was teaching school, I had many lessons that would promote just the opposite. I wanted my students to be tolerant….

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The SportsTalk Shop: Spring Volleyball Accomplishments

By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

While I know there are some wonderful aspects of sports that have changed, and not for the better, there are also tremendous improvements that have taken place. One of them is the development of high school volleyball in Pennsylvania. I remember when I was in high school (slightly after the advent of electricity), the governing…

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