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Behind the Mic: NFL Mid-Season Report Card

As many of you know, I used to make weekly NFL predictions on WZZO. Based on some recent encounters, a number of people took my guesses as gospel. That may have been wise at times and not so wise on other occasions. Thus far, this season is a good example of “win some-lose some”. I have been right 64% of the time this year predicting the winners of all the individual games. At this point in the season, 18 of the 32 NFL teams have played half of their games and that leaves 14 who still have their bye week remaining. So, even though we are not technically half way through the season for … [Continue Reading ...]

The SportsTalk Shop: Phillies’ Off-Season Countdown Clock is Ticking

The Phillies organization is at a crossroads. After seeing the team steadily decline each year since their 2008 World Championship, the team hit rock bottom this summer. Finishing last in their division and wincing from a sharp drop-off in attendance, the Phillies must swing into action to recapture the city’s interest. They need to give fans reason to think the Sixers won’t be relevant more quickly than the Phillies, and I’m not buying in to Acting CEO Pat Gillick’s suggestion that the team is content to wait until 2017 to make a playoff run. With the Delaware Valley nearly … [Continue Reading ...]

Behind the Mic: Sports Scheduling

We hear from our viewers quite often, either by email or at the various stadiums we visit each weekend, and, happily, for the most part the comments are quite complimentary. But as they say, you can please some of the people some of the time, but you can’t please everybody all of the time. That seemed to be the case this past Monday when I returned to the office after a weekend at Harvard to do the Lafayette game. There were two e-mails in my inbox complaining that we have had the Easton Red Rovers on too much and were concentrating on the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference at the expense of … [Continue Reading ...]