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Matthew Dellavedova: The True Point Guard

by James Decker

James Decker/WFUV

I remember watching Matthew Dellavedova play for St. Mary’s in the NCAA Tournament. He didn’t seem extremely quick or athletic then, and still doesn’t now. That said, Dellavedova knows how to play point guard better than anyone I’ve seen at the Summer League.

Two Games in, McDermott's Presence Felt

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

With countless favorable impressions made in the first three days the NBA's Summer League in Las Vegas, Doug McDermott's strong start can get lost in the fold.

Through two games in Vegas, McDermott is shooting a cool 50% from three, 45% from the field, and has dropped 41 points. The folks inside the COX Pavilion were treated to a show Sunday night, as 31 of those points came during an exquisite 7/12 (5/9 3 PT) shooting performance.

Life in the Minors: Chapter 4- Adjusting to the Minors

by Anthony Pucik

Brendan Bowers : 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.

This week, Brendan Bowers and Christian Goewey talk about how these young ballplayers have adjusted to playing in the minor leagues

One on One Sits Down with SNY's Gary Cohen

by Kelly Kultys

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports 

It was a busy day for Kris Venezia, Nick Logerfo, and Matt Moro, hosting One on One live from Citi Field, but they had the chance to catch up with the legendary Gary Cohen. Cohen, currently the TV Voice of the Mets for SNY, has called the Mets games since 1989 on both TV and radio. He told the guys what it's like to broadcast the Mets through their ups and downs as well as his insights into their season this year. To listen to the interview, click the link below or download on iTunes. 

Mets Exclusives: WFUV Talks to Mets Stars

by Mike Watts

Matthew D. Britt | Flickr

With extensive inside access to Citi Field during One on One, the crew caught up with some of the Mets best players.

Matt Moro caught up with OF Curtis Granderson, C Travis d'Arnaud, RP Vic Black, SP Zack Wheeler, and RP Jenrry Mejia.  Outfielder Eric Young Jr. called into the show and joined Moro, Kris Venezia, Nick Logerfo as well.

Listen to the exclusive interviews below:

Early Success In Vegas for the Knicks

by James Decker

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

The Knicks began the 2014 NBA Summer League on a high note with a 76-64 win over the Dallas Mavericks Friday, a successful coaching debut for Derek Fisher. A starting five of Shane Larkin, Tim Hardaway Jr., Cleanthony Early, Cameron Moore, and Cole Aldrich provided a sense of the type of young talent that the Knicks are showcasing in Las Vegas.

Liberty Report 7/11: Losing Focus

by Sam Torres Jr

Sam Torres Jr. : WFUV Sports 

So much for home-cooking. After winning three straight games at home, the Liberty believed they had turned a corner, but lost to the San Antonio Stars on the road. Heading back home, the Libs (7-13) thought they had a good shot at winning their fourth game out of five Friday night, but lost to the Los Angeles Sparks (8-11) 68-54.