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The SportsTalk Shop: Trade Deadline ’13 Thoughts

July 29, 2013 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

  Trade Deadline ’13 Thoughts With everyone calling for the Phillies to “sell” and begging Ruben Amaro Jr. to call up nearly every significant prospect in the Phillies farm system (I had one viewer e-mail me the Phillies starting lineup that he’d like to see for 2014—and it included only two names on the current…

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Above the Ears (Some Musings)

July 25, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

ABOVE THE EARS (SOME MUSINGS) 1. Phil Mickelson won the British Open this past weekend. He is fan-friendly, seems to just love being out on the course, and is a great family man. It is certainly easy to root for him to win. The only major he has not won is the US Open, but…

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Behind the Mic: The NFL – Pre-Season Best and Worst

July 23, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

BEHIND THE MIC: The NFL – Pre-season Best and Worst I realize it is only July, but the summer seems to be flying by. I am already thinking about high school and college football. It will be here soon. And since I am writing this week’s blog and, in the fall, my blog includes my…

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Above the Ears (Some Musings)

July 18, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

 ABOVE THE EARS (SOME MUSINGS) 1. The Phillies this past week and a half completed three very important series with the front-running Atlanta Braves, the second-place Washington Nationals and the Chicago White Sox. It was a microcosm of their season – highlights and lowlights. However, they took every series and got their record to .500…

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Behind the Mic: Pocono Raceway – Bad Memories

July 15, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  Pocono Raceway: Bad Memories Last weekend, the local papers were full of stories about the return of Indy Car racing to Pocono Raceway. The last time Indy cars raced there was in 1989. There were plenty of stories written about the history of the venue and local nostalgia about the Andretti family (Mario, Michael,…

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