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Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »

Nobody asked me but… by Mickey Charles

The party’s over… Mickey Charles It’s time to call it a day!  Sinatra was right. The party’s over, it’s time to call it a season; They’ve burst your pretty balloon and taken the money away, with good reason. It’s time to wind up the masquerade, Just make your mind up, the piper must be paid. The party’s over, the bank ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove with Mike Lalor

NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees acquire LHP Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor league players. On Monday, the Yankees surprisingly traded for the hard throwing Cincinnati closer in exchange for 3B Eric Jagielo, RHP Rookie Davis, RHP Caleb Cotham, and 2B Tony Renda.  Chapman, 27, is being investigated by MLB under its new domestic violence policy following an ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL WEEK 15 GAME PICKS Last week: 8-8 Season Record: 132-76TOP GAMES BILLS AT REDSKINS: BOTH TEAMS COME INTO THIS GAME WITH VOLATILE QB’S WHO SEEM TO EITHER PLAY REALLY WELL OR REALLY POORLY. KIRK COUSINS HAS BEEN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT PLAYER AT HOME THAN ON THE ROAD AS HE TURNS IT OVER FAR LESS AND SEEMS TO HAVE MORE ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove Notes with Mike Lalor

During this past week, the San Francisco Giants landed their second-big name pitcher of the offseason, signing former Red/Royal RHP Johnny Cueto to a 6-year, $130 million contract. Cueto will now join a formidable 1-2-3 staff for the Giants, along with LHP Madison Bumgarner and RHP Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija signed a 5-year, $90 million contract earlier in December. Cueto should ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

   NFL WEEK 15 GAME PICKS Last week: 8-8 Season Record: 132-76TOP GAMES BILLS AT REDSKINS: BOTH TEAMS COME INTO THIS GAME WITH VOLATILE QB’S WHO SEEM TO EITHER PLAY REALLY WELL OR REALLY POORLY. KIRK COUSINS HAS BEEN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT PLAYER AT HOME THAN ON THE ROAD AS HE TURNS IT OVER FAR LESS AND SEEMS TO HAVE MORE ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Highlights: Yanks, Mets and more

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Highlights from baseball’s annual Winter Meetings: 1) Big Free Agent signings. It is clear that MLB is flush with revenue. Teams have the money to spend, and they are exercising capitalism to its fullest. Witness some of the big signings in the days leading up to, and following, the annual Winter Meetings: • SP Zack ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Yankees

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Mets

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »