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Hire Jason Collins. Jason Kidd, I'm Talking To You

Hire Jason Collins. Jason Kidd, I'm Talking To You
“I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” 12-year NBA veteran Jason Collins, 2013 free agent As the New York Times  pointed out today, it’s a week into the NBA’s summer signing period. And where is the former Washington Wizards backup center Jason Collins now? Jason Collins is waiting for the phone to ring.... Read more »

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women
Luck + Preparation=Opportunity How many times have we heard that equation in the business world?  Turns out that more often than not, it’s true. Such was the case for 42-year old Shannon Eastin, who wanted to be a football player when she grew up. When she found out that door wasn’t opened to her, she... Read more »

Lacy Banks and His WNBA Legacy

Lacy Banks and His WNBA Legacy
The WNBA’s draft day is April 16 this year.  I cover Draft Day as often as possible, given that I have several jobs and none of them have much to do with each other.  The Chicago Sky hosts the media gathered at their Kinzie Street offices annually, providing a very nice lunch and full access to their... Read more »
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Monday Morning Quarterback on the Weekend Sports Report, 1-21-12

Monday Morning Quarterback on the Weekend Sports Report, 1-21-12
  Weekend Sports Report – 1/21/12 internetfm.com So, how right were Les, Steve and I  about the NFC and AFC Championship Games? Who had 100% accuracy?  Also, Les rants about the fact that all-star games have become a joke, and why Bears RB Matt Forte shouldn’t play, even if he’s fit. Today’s discussion also centers around... Read more »

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 »

Woman on Top-Volume 2: The Weekend Sports Report for 11-26-11

Woman on Top-Volume 2: The Weekend Sports Report for 11-26-11
With Steve enjoying Thanksgiving in La-La-Land; it’s up to Les and me to hold down the fort in studio…ably assisted by our beloved Packer Dave! After a week, I’m back on top with a three-game lead.   We have a lively NFL Round Table, lots about the college football season and upcoming basketball season…and we are... Read more »
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"Swayme as in Game" The Weekend Sports Report for 11-19-11

"Swayme as in Game" The Weekend Sports Report for 11-19-11
On “The Weekend Sports Report, with Les Grobstein Steve Leventhal, and yours truly……Our NFL Round Table…did I stay on top? Who won the week? Let’s just say that “Once You’re A Jet…you’re a Jet” figured into the decision this week. The Cubs have a new manager…it’s prounounced SWAYME…as in GAME! The Packers try to stay... Read more »

Woman On Top: The Weekend Sports Report for 11-5-11

Woman On Top: The Weekend Sports Report for 11-5-11
Greetings, sports fans! On the broadcast…Host Les Grobstein, and Co-Hosts Steve Leventhal and yours truly….The Bears travel to Philly for Monday Night Football and Green Bay looks to stay unbeaten at San Diego. We look at the rest of the NFL in our weekly roundtable.  As for last week…not to brag, but…I’m on top for... Read more »

The Weekend Sports Report for 10-8-11

The Weekend Sports Report for 10-8-11
with Les Grobstein, Packer Dave and yours truly! Who would have predicted that the NL Central Division would battle for the National League Championship? Yet, the Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers advance to the NLCS, John Poulter calls in to talk post season roundball. We have the NFL roundtable with our weekly picks. Les and Dave... Read more »
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Playoffs? WNBA's Sky Still A Work In Progress

Playoffs? WNBA's Sky Still A Work In Progress
2011 was supposed to be THE YEAR for the Sky, after owner Michael Alter and new President/CEO Adam Fox (former President Margaret Stender remains as Chairman), brought in firepower and experience in former LSU and Team Spartak Coach Pokey Chatman as coach, replacing first-timer Steven Keys. They also added offensive firepower by drafting Courtney Vandersloot out of Gonzaga, who... Read more »
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