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Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

Hello, everyone. It’s Dan Mount with another edition of Three Periods. This week was an interesting one in the National Hockey League as we saw two Ontario rivals make a blockbuster trade. We also got the rumor mill going about what teams and venues might be hosting next year’s Winter Classic and/or Stadium Series games. Finally, we salute former New ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

SUPER BOWL 50 REVIEW COMING INTO THE SUPER BOWL THE CAROLINA PANTHERS MADE IT CLEAR THAT IT WAS GOING TO BE JUST ANOTHER GAME AND THAT THEY FELT NO ADDED PRESSURE. ONCE THE GAME STARTED THAT SEEMED TO BE ENTIRELY FALSE. CAM NEWTON OVERTHREW NUMEROUS PASSES, RECEIVERS DROPPED EASY BALLS, AND THE TEAM’S BODY LANGUAGE SHOWED THEY MIGHT BE JUST ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor

As we reach the final weekend in January – the lull weekend between the NFL’s Conference Championship games and Super Bowl – there are less than three weeks (20 days as of Saturday) remaining before baseball pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. For many in the Northeast recovering from Winter Storm Jonas or dealing with Lake Effect snow, that ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway with Playoff Picks

NFL WILD CARD ROUND GAME PICKS Last week: 10-6 Regular Season Record: 160-96 CHIEFS AT TEXANS: THIS GAME SHOULD BE A TOUGH DEFENSIVE BATTLE RESULTING IN A LOW-SCORING GAME WHERE MISTAKES WILL MEAN EVEN MORE AND TAKING CARE OF THE BALL WILL BE EVEN MORE PRESCIOUS. FIVE QUESTIONS: 1. CAN THE TEXANS FORCE ALEX SMITH TO THROW UNCHARACTERISTIC INTERCEPTIONS IN ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s that time of the week again and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s my weekly look at the latest news and notes in the National Hockey League. This week I look at greatness of Alex Ovechkin after surpassing the 500-goal milestone, the underrated Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenville and Los Angeles paying “a Kings ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the unexpected trade frenzy earlier in the week, the John Scott to the All-Star Game mess and the red-hot Florida Panthers. If you have a topic or a comment, just drop me a line at dan@spadoraonsports.com. Let’s get ... 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 16 GAME PICKS Last week: 10-6 Season Record: 142-82 TOP GAMES REDSKINS AT EAGLES: WASHINGTON CAN WRAP UP THE NFC EAST WITH A VICTORY WHILE THE EAGLES NEED TO WIN OUT TO TAKE THE DIVISION. IF KIRK COUSINS CONTINUES HIS RECENT TREND OF NON0TURNOVER FOOTBALL AND THE ‘SKINS FORCE SOME QUICK POSSESSIONS ON DEFENSE, THEY HAVE AN EXCELLENT ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s almost 2016, and I want to take a look at a few things that are going on in the world of hockey this time of the year. We’ve gotten through the NHL’s Christmas break (which I will say good things about) and we’re onto two ... 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 »