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One on One

Verne Lundquist: 2014 Vin Scully Award Winner

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Chris Taggart

It might be easy for Verne Lundquist, who is now in his 50th year of sports broadcasting, to gloat about his long list of radio and television achievements. But that wouldn't be his style.

Truly humbled, and always reverential to his predecessors, Lundquist graciously received the seventh annual Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday night.

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.