Sweet Sixteen Recap, Spring Training – 3/26/15

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On The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Jeff Rich  join us for a discussion of Thursday night’s Sweet Sixteen action in the NCAA tournament, including a look at the North Carolina – Wisconsin and his thoughts on where does the Kentucky team rank among great college basketball teams of the […]

Cubs Spring Training, NHL Talk – 3/12/15

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on The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune gives us a Cubs Spring Training update, and more from around the Cactus League.  John Poulter also chimes in on the AL East, hockey and soccer.  Plus, Steve and Dave talk about the latest NFL free agent moves.  […]

NHL Trade Deadline, NFL Moves, Baseball Preview – 3/5/15

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….plus our guest John Poulter discusses whether the NHL trade deadline resulted in any good moves for the teams in contention. He also offers his baseball preview as spring training gets underway in Florida and Arizona.  Dave and Steve discuss NFL moves as free […]

Patrick Kane Injury, Cubs Preview – 2/26/15

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On The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …Cubs play by play broadcaster Pat Hughes joins us to talk about Baseball Voices, his series of tribute CD’s devoted to Hall of Fame baseball broadcasters. Pat also gives us a Chicago Cubs preview of the 2015 season. We also bring in our hockey […]

Dean Smith Memories – 2/12/15

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal….. on the Weekend Sports Report our guests Fred Pearlman and Bob Heymann share their recollections of North Carolina coach Dean Smith and some great games in Tar Heel lore, as we recount the legacy of coach Smith, who was much more than just coach. Dean was a teacher, a […]

Cubs Name Dave Martinez as Bench Coach

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today named Dave Martinez as the club’s major league bench coach and shifted Brandon Hyde to first base coach.  Additionally, Henry Blanco has been named the club’s major league quality assurance coach.  Doug Dascenzo, who had been named first base coach on October 9, will remain in the organization as […]

The Pitts-burger and the Doubleheader

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Last weekend I traveled to the Steel City for the first time in nearly thirty years. A few weeks ago, at the invitation of a good friend, I was offered an opportunity to attend the Steelers- Bears game that took place this past Sunday night. Having never been to the new Heinz Field, I vowed […]

Hero & Zero of the Week

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FORMER NBAer Chuck Person, on his shot selection: “When I step into the building, you’ve got to get me the ball. When I step off the bus, I’m open.” Reminds me of when Serge Zwikker fired up a 20 footer, which missed badly. Dean Smith told him, ‘There is a reason you’re open.’ FROM the […]

Dorf on Sports – 7/4/12

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with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Fredand Andy talk about the Phoenix Suns dealing Steve Nash to the LA Lakers. Does this make the Lakers a contender next season? They also talk about baseball as the annual All-Star game approaches.  Comedian Anthony Padilla calls in. He will be […]

Dorf on Sports – 6/14/12

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with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Fred and Andy talk about the NBA Finals. OKC is out to a 1-0 lead over LeBron James and the Heat. Who will get the best of this match up Kevin Durant or LeBron? Also the guys talk about the up coming […]

Dorf on Sports 5/30/12

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with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Fred and Andy talk about the NBA playoffs. The Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder both find themselves down 0-2. Is there any chance that either one of these teams can battle there way back into there series? The NHL Stanley Cup finals […]

Dorf on Sports – 4/4/12

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with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin Fred and Andy talk about the opening of Major League Baseball being too long, and recap the Kentucky win over Kansas for the NCAA Title. The Lakers troubles continue, along with the poor attitude of their big man Andrew Bynum. Also, comedian Monique Marvez, who is performing at the Tempe […]

Dorf on Sports – 2/29/12

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with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports, Fred and Andy talk about the second half of the NBA season. There are many teams that need to make moves to improve their chances in the playoffs, such as the Lakers. They need some punch off the bench and could use […]

They Said It – Hero & Zero of the Week

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Clark Griffith, Owner of the Washington Senators, about the team: “The fans like to see home runs, and we have assembled a pitching staff for their enjoyment.” From the other calendar, a Prosecutor to a witness, after being told by the Judge he can’t ask the witness what he was told by someone else: “Very […]

Weekend Sports Report – 1/28/12

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with Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and Alison Moran Don Guzan from the D-Plantman show joins us for the last ever (for now) show on WKRS.  He’s filling in for Packer Dave, who still in hiding two weeks after the Green Bay loss in the playoffs.  We have a discussion of the White Sox, on the […]