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Behind the Mic: Week 4 NFL Picks

September 26, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

NFL PICKS FOR THIS WEEK (8-8: Last week; 31-17 overall 65%) San Francisco Baltimore Cincinnati Chicago Giants Minnesota Tampa Bay Indianapolis Seattle Tennessee Denver San Diego Washington Atlanta New Orleans

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The SportsTalk Shop: Phillies Offseason Predictions

September 24, 2013 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

  Phillies Offseason Predictions Around this time for the last several years, we’ve done a segment on RCN Sports Talk  with all of our panelists making predictions on what moves the Phillies would make during the offseason. I can happily boast that most of my September suggested acquisitions (including Raul Ibanez, Jonathan Papelbon, Mike Adams,…

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Behind the Mic: I’m old, but so is Franklin Field

September 18, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  I’m old, but so is Franklin Field. He was a patriot, a diplomat, a printer, a student of foreign languages, and a writer. He also dabbled in science. He invented the Franklin stove, bifocal eyeglasses, and the harmonica (which he called “armonica”). However, the phenomenon that interested Benjamin Franklin the most was electricity. So…

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The SportsTalk Shop: High School Football “Anti-Poll” #2

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  High School Football “Anti-Poll” #2 Before we take a look at the smaller schools in our RCN viewing area, I wanted to congratulate a few of the bigger schools, in particular Emmaus, Dieruff and Bethlehem Catholic, for their efforts this past weekend. After my pre-season prediction that the Hornets would make the district playoffs,…

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Above the Ears (Some Musings)

September 12, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  ABOVE THE EARS (SOME MUSINGS) 1. Chip Kelly’s Eagles offense was impressive on Monday night. The Redskins’ defense looked bewildered, inept, and slow, particularly in the first half. The Eagles’ defense looked vulnerable in the second half. Two questions: Can the offensive players maintain that pace and their health each week? Will the opponents…

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