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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.

Dellin Betances Touches 101 MPH in Win

by Kenny Ducey

Keith Allison/Flickr

BOSTON, MA -- Found inside a 6-4 Yankees road win was a superb performance from the bullpen. Shawn Kelley, Adam Warren, Dellin Betances, and David Robertson tossed a combined 4 1/3 innings of two-hit ball, yielding just one run. Inside that? Three triple-digit fastballs from Dellin Betances to Mike Napoli, one clocking a career-high 101 MPH on the Fenway Park radar gun.

"When I get an out, I kind of look back," said Betances. "I saw it and I said 'Oh, wow.'"

Life in the Minors- Chapter 7: Music

by Drew Casey

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.

Mount Rushmore of Broadcasting

by Mike Watts

Flickr | South Dakota

With news of Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully deciding to return for a 66th season behind the microphone, this week's One on One Mets and Yankees ticket contest honored the WFUV alumnus.

Red Wings' Youth Could Bring Big Success

by Anthony Pucik

Wikimedia Commons

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed 23 year-old winger Tomas Tatar to a three year deal worth $2.75 million per year after 19 goals and 39 points in his first full NHL season. Tatar is just one of the many young players on the Red Wings that performed well last season, and will be instrumental in his team’s success next season and beyond.

Liberty Report: Finding a Way

by Sean Hahner, James Decker

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports

After a successful 2-1 road trip in which the Liberty won two games by a combined six points, New York found a way to win another close one, defeating the Washington Mystics 80-76 on Tuesday night at the Garden. The Liberty now sit at 11-14, which may not seem like a record to be excited about, but after a 4-11 start to the season, New York is getting hot at the right time.

Life in the Minors: Chapter 6 - Down Time

by Drew Casey

Robert Pimpsner : Pinstriped Prospects

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 weekBrendan Bowers and Drew Casey discuss what these ballplayers do when they aren't playing baseball.