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The Sports Talk Shop: 2013 Recap & 2014 Predictions

January 3, 2014 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

First of all, a big thank-you for all the comments, suggestions and feedback we received prior to, during and following our “Year-in-Review” edition of “RCN SportsTalk.”  It takes a good deal of time to go back through all the games, tapes, files, et al, trying to review all of the sports events covered over a…

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The SportsTalk Shop: 4 Observations From This HS Football Season

December 31, 2013 By Chris Michael 2 Replies

We recently wrapped up the high school football season by featuring the District XI Champion Parkland football team on “RCN SportsTalk” (the show is available for free on RCN On Demand). As we closed the books on the 2013 campaign, there were a few things that stuck out in my mind, along with an issue…

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Behind the Mic: High School Wrestling

By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

Gary is on vacation this week so he asked Jim Best, RCN high school wrestling color commentator, for his thoughts on local high school wrestling:  The winter sports season is in full swing, and with it comes extensive coverage of local high school wrestling action. This will be my ninth “RCN” season, working alongside Scott Barr, commentating on…

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The SportsTalk Shop: Would Eagles Trade Nick Foles?

December 19, 2013 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

  Would Eagles Trade Nick Foles? I have a ton of respect for the Philadelphia Eagles beat writers. From the time I covered the team on a regular basis to the times where we are fortunate to have them on our “RCN SportsTalk” show, they always provide valuable insights on the team and on the…

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Behind the Mic: New Year’s Resolutions

December 17, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  BEHIND THE MIC: Since this is my final blog for 2013 (Scott Barr and Jim Best will fill in for the next two weeks), I thought this would be a good time to look at New Year’s resolutions. Early research indicates that 52% of people want to lose weight; 43% want to improve their…

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