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Los Angeles Dodgers Lose Justin Turner to Injury

Credit: Joe Camporeale

By Mason Kern The Los Angeles Dodgers lost their offensive leader from last season to injury in this past Monday night’s spring training game in which the team achieved a 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Justin Turner, third baseman for last season’s World Series runner-ups, reportedly sustained a non-displaced fracture in his left wrist upon being hit by a ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show Features MLB’s Ferguson Jenkins & NFL-Related Author Michael McCormack

This weekend’s edition of The Sports Watchdog Radio Show on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 – Phoenix was stacked! In addition to exclusive interviews with MLB Hall-of-Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins as well as NFL-related author of “Born Fanatic: My Life in the Grip of the NFL” Michael McCormack, it also featured commentary on the beginning stages of the NFL offseason ... Read More »

Season Preview: Will Loss of J.D. Martinez Impact Diamondbacks World Series Dreams?

Credit: Joe Camporeale

By Mason Kern After going 93-69 a year ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks have the tools to make another successful playoff push in the 2018-19 MLB season. Fans should expect power swings and strikeouts galore from their two superstars: perennial National League MVP candidate (and first baseman) Paul Goldschmidt and ace pitcher Zack Greinke. Despite getting swept in the NLDS by ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show Features NFL’s Nick Lowery & Boxing’s Mike Suski

This weekend’s edition of The Sports Watchdog Radio Show on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 – Phoenix was stuffed to the rim with content! In addition to exclusive interviews with seven-time NFL Pro-Bowler and Kansas City Chiefs Hall-of-Fame kicker Nick Lowery as well as former top-10 worldwide boxer Mike Suski, it also featured insightful commentary on the the 2018 Winter ... Read More »

NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 Kennels Phoenix-Based ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show & Globally-Available Podcast Hosted By 18-Year Old Sportscasting Phenom Mason Kern

Fun and fast-paced weekly sports talk show features interviews with professional athletes as well as newsworthy current events and trends in the world of pro and college sports to inform, enlighten and entertain   “The Sports Watchdog Radio Show”—a unique and exciting 30-minute sports talk radio program hosted by lauded 18-year old TV and radio sportscaster and writer Mason Kern, the “Sports ... Read More »

Jorge Posada, Carlos Beltran, David Robertson, T.J. Rivera and Justin Tuck to Receive Honors at 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner Tuesday night, February 6th in New York City

New York — A star-studded lineup will be honored at the 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner on Tuesday night, February 6, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation which assists children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These are the award recipients: Two switch-hitting native sons of Puerto Rico and perennial All-Stars  – four-time New York Yankees World Series Champion Jorge ... Read More »

Tensions Run High as NBA Altercations Escalate

Copyright Jacob Gonzales

Multiple physical incidents prompt ejections and suspensions league-wide   What a wild week it has been in the NBA, quite literally. Tensions clearly ran high across the entire league this week as fans bore witness to unsavory NBA behavior similar to past unbecoming incidents like the infamous “Malice in the Palace” melee. To kick off this week’s fury-fueled iteration of ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show Features NFL’s Gronkowski, NBA’s Felix

This week’s episode of my “Sports Watchdog Radio Show” on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX featuring interviews with Chris Gronkowski from the NFL and Carrick Felix from the NBA, plus much current events coverage. Let’s connect on social media! LinkedIn: /TSW-LinkedIn YouTube: TheSportsWatchdog Twitter: @ASportsWatchdog Facebook: /TheSportsWatchdog Instagram: @TheSportsWatchdog ~~~ Mason Kern, Host of “The Sports Watchdog” Radio Show on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 Phoenix, ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show Debut Features Merriman, Globetrotter Interviews

Extremely excited about my new  ‘The Sports Watchdog Radio Show” – read the full bulletin about it **here** and you can listen to the audio from the first episode here: Connect with me on social media and let me know what you think! LinkedIn: /TSW-LinkedIn YouTube: TheSportsWatchdog Twitter: @ASportsWatchdog Facebook: /TheSportsWatchdog Instagram: @TheSportsWatchdog ~~~ Mason Kern, Host of “The Sports Watchdog” Radio Show on NBC ... Read More »

Audio Interview: NFL Great Shawne Merriman Turns Fashion Entrepreneur

I had the pleasure of connecting recently with former NFL first round draft pick, and former three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Shawne Merriman. After his retirement from the league in 2013, Merriman has been pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors, and now finds himself tackling the fashion industry with his newly launched athletic apparel fashion line called ‘Lights Out’ for both men and women. ... Read More »