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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 »

Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Currently Top Bid on Steiner Auctions Fall Classic On-line Auction with $110,000

***Bidding Continues Through November 18th***   New York — The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday, November 18th.   The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform ... Read More »

Season Preview: Will the Phoenix Suns Wow the West?

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For Suns fans, the current playoff drought has endured since the 2009-10 season which saw the team win 54 games, make the playoffs, and have their championship aspirations squandered four games into the Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. Since that time, the team has accumulated three seasons in which they did not win more than 30 games, finishing ... Read More »