Posts tagged "Major League Baseball"

July Fourth Holiday Brings Winning Sports Teams Home to Chicago

July Fourth Holiday Brings Winning Sports Teams Home to Chicago
I admit that I am still in a euphoric haze over the Blackhawks’ second Stanley Cup in four years.  Who wouldn’t be? However, now that the victory lap has been run, the Cup touched, the parades and celebrations over….every sports fan in Chicago is asking the same question: Whom can we cheer for now? Who’s... Read more »

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose’s torn ACL. Joakim Noah’s plantar fascitis. Rip Hamilton’s back problems. Taj Gibson’s sprained left knee. Nate Robinson’s sore ribs. One woman has seen it all. And more. And lived to tell the tale. When Dr. Kathy Weber first began working with the Chicago White Sox in 2004, it was the first time a female... Read more »

As Cubs Deadline Looms...."Take Me Out to...Rosemont?"

As Cubs Deadline Looms...."Take Me Out to...Rosemont?"
With just a week to go before Opening Day #99 at Wrigley Field, as well as an April 1 deadline to strike a deal with the city,there’s an open question that threatens to overshadow the Chicago Cubs’ predicted doomed season ahead: When Wrigley Field celebrates its 100th birthday in 2014, will it be in Wrigley Field, at... Read more »
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Minding Your P's, Qs, and V's: Arizona Baseball, Equality, and God's Word

Minding Your P's, Qs, and V's: Arizona Baseball, Equality, and God's Word
My friend Elizabeth Hess, of WDWS’ morning show in Champaign-Urbana, is known for the quick-witted, timely quote. As she reported on Facebook, I just found out the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Her son asked her an interesting question the other day: “Mom,” he said. “Is it better to have a penis or a vagina?”... Read more »

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size
When you think about it, baseball and golf share much in common: *They’ve both been popular since the 19th century. *The praises of each sport have been sung by some of our most respected poets…. “Golf, like measles, should be caught young. ”- P.G. Wodehouse “I see great things in baseball…. It’s our game–the American game.”... Read more »

FINALE: The Weekend Sports Report for 1-28-12 on WKRS

FINALE: The Weekend Sports Report for 1-28-12 on WKRS
AKA: IT”S NEVER GOODBYE….it’s always “See You Later!” Weekend Sports Report – 1/28/12 internetfm.com Les, Steve and I welcome Don Guzan from the D-Plantman show, who 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... Read more »
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Woman STILL on Top! The Weekend Sports Report for January 14, 2012

Woman STILL on Top! The Weekend Sports Report for January 14, 2012
  Weekend Sports Report – 1/14/12 WSR’s PODCAST AT OUR NEW WEBSITE: http:/www.internetfm.com On an always-lively edition, Les, Steve and I take an in depth look at all four NFL playoff games. Tebow vs. Brady. Smith vs. Brees. Flacco vs. TR? Rodgers vs. Manning? Who prevails? Let’s just say that the title says it all. ... Read more »

Happy New Year from the Weekend Sports Report Team!

Happy New Year from the Weekend Sports Report Team!
Les, Steve and I were live on Christmas Eve…and we’ll be live on New Year’s Eve as well!  And you’re invited to join us on WKRS-AM 1220/WKRS.com, from 7-8 am. We’re all live and in studio, so join in the fun! As we come to our final show of 2011, here are some of the... Read more »

TEBOWING, WOMEN IN THE NFL, AND THE WEEKEND SPORTS REPORT FOR 12-17-11

TEBOWING, WOMEN IN THE NFL, AND THE WEEKEND SPORTS REPORT FOR 12-17-11
Remember the movie “Necessary Roughness?” Supermodel and Sports Illustrated cover girl Kathy Ireland starred as the former soccer player turned kicker on a misfit college football team? Well, Les Grobstein,  Steve Leventhal and I mix it up about the possibility of women kicking it in the NFL on this week’s show! Also, a VERY lively discussion... Read more »
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Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11

Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11
This week on the Weekend Sports Report: Who ran the table with a perfect score on our NFL Round Table? Was it…Steve Leventhal, Les Grobstein, Alison Moran? Or David Rusch (aka Packer Dave!) Sparks fly as we get into it over our stories of Bobby Knight, the NCAA, Bob Costas, Kentucky basketball, as well as the... Read more »