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One on One

Verne Lundquist: Coming Full Circle

by Mack Rosenberg

WFUV

Verne Lundquist, the 2014 winner of the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting, is so much more than a great sports broadcaster. He is the most gracious, genuine man you can meet, and it shines through on the air.  Verne Lundquist: Coming Full Circle, showcases just a few of the moments that have defined his career.

Ryan Ruocco Talks Brooklyn Nets and NBA Playoffs

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Flickr :: Karlnorling 

 

Another Game Seven is upon us.

In an unprecedented first round of NBA Playoff action, the Brooklyn Nets are making sure they’re a part of the drama. Ryan Ruocco, Nets play-by-play announcer for ESPN and the YES network, and WFUV alum, joined One on One to break down Brooklyn’s Game Six victory. He also commented on the immense amount of nose-to-nose playoff basketball and gave his opinion about Zach Randolph’s Game Seven suspension against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Ryan finished by giving his picks for three Game Sevens tonight.

Listen to the full interview below! 

One on One analyzes the 140th Kentucky Derby

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Flickr :: JoeyBLS Photography

 

It’s almost Derby time!

David Grenning of the Daily Racing Form joined One on One to discuss the horse racing field for the 140th annual running of the Kentucky Derby. He gave his thoughts on frontrunner California Chrome, why California horses don’t fare as well on the Kentucky track, and the controversy surrounding Tapiture and accusations that owner Steve Asmusen has treated his horses unethically.

Plus David gives you his Trifecta! Take a listen below before the race.

Film Review: Draft Day

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Summit Entertainment/ Warner Brothers

 

Draft Day has an identity crisis. It’s not sure if it wants to be a 2014 NFL infomercial or exist in an authentically alternate universe. This dilemma is symptomatic of most sports films.

One on One: Spero Dedes Talks Knicks Playoff Chances

by Julian Atienza

Keith Allison || Flickr 

Spero Dedes radio voice of the New York Knicks talks with Nolan Silbernagel and Mike Watts about the Knicks desperate quest for the 8th playoff seed in the Eastern Confrence. Spero breaks down Friday night's loss to Wizards and the Knicks final five regular season games. They also analyze the strong play of the Brooklyn Nets.

One on One Previews Final Four with Jim O'Connell

by Julian Atienza

Sixsmith || WFUV Sports

Jim O'Connell, national college basketball writer for the Associated Press talked with Nolan Silbernagel and Mike Watts about the strengths of each of the FInal Four teams. He discussed Kentucky's impressive freshmen and how the team is just hitting its stride. Jim also broke down the keys to UConn's unlikley run. Finally, he gave his thoughts on who his thinks will win it all.

Gary Cohen One on One: Amazin Preview

by Julian Atienza

Flickr || slgckc

Gary Cohen play-by-play man for the Mets on SNY stopped by One on One to discuss the upcoming season for the team. Gary addresses the biggest questions coming out spring training including: the offense, the bullpen and the first base competition. He also evaluates the organizational rebuild and what needs to happen in order for the Mets to have a winning season.