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 […]

What They’re Saying – Detroit Writers on Fielder Signing

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Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News leads his story with, “This is as big as it gets, as stunning as it gets, as resounding as it gets. And the truth is, we probably shouldn’t be shocked anymore.” He goes on to discuss how TIgers owner Mike Illitch made good on his promise to do what […]

Cubs Send Zambrano Packing to Florida

The Cubs finally sent their beleaguered star to the Marlins for Chris Volstad.  Here the official release from the team. CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Chris Volstad from the Miami Marlins for right-handed pitcher Carlos Zambrano and a cash consideration. Volstad, 25, is 32-39 with a 4.59 ERA (298 ER/584.0 IP) […]

Chicago White Sox Trade Quentin, Get Two Pitchers

from the SRN wires CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have acquired right-handed pitcher Simon Castro and left-hander Pedro Hernandez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Carlos Quentin. Castro, 23, combined to go 7-8 with a 5.63 ERA (72 ER/115.0 IP) and 94 strikeouts in 22 combined starts between Class AA San […]