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Life in the Minors Chapter 8: If It Wasn't Baseball

by Drew Casey, Christian Goewey

Drew Casey: WFUV Sports

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

Tribute to Johnny Hoops

by James Decker

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports

On Friday night in Springfield, Massachusetts, Fordham University alum John Andariese received the Curt Gowdy Media Award for Electronic Media. Andariese was a member of the Fordham Rams basketball team from 1956-1960, and played in two NIT’s. 

First Game, First Takes

by Kelly Kultys

Kelly Kultys : WFUV Sports 

Let the controversy begin.
 
Yes it's the first preseason game. Yes their best scoring drive came against the second team defense. Yes it means absolutely nothing to the schedule. But right now, Geno Smith feels a bit like Mark Sanchez. 
 

David Wilson's Career Comes to an End

by Kristian O'Hara

David Wilson/ Instagram

New York Giants running back David Wilson has been advised by team doctors to end his career and never play football again.  This comes just a week after Wilson was cleared to resume playing football after a previous neck injury that put his career in jeopardy a first time.  

Du-duh!

by Matt Moro

slgckgc : Flickr

April 18th seems like a very, very long time ago. That was the last time that Ike Davis was a member of the New York Mets. You would think that the former first baseman of the future, the 18th overall pick back in 2008, would be missed by the team that sent him packing earlier this year. But most Met fans have been able to forget about the struggles and disappointments from their once promising prospect Davis. That’s because the Mets put their faith in another big power lefty, and he’s finally starting to show why.

Baseball Icon Vin Scully joins One on One

by Sean Hahner

Wikimedia Commons

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully announced earlier this week that he will return next year as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 66th consecutive season. The Fordham Prep, Fordham University, and WFUV alum joined Mike Watts and Matt Moro on One on One to talk about his decision to stay for at least one more season.