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Spero Dedes Moving on from Knicks Broadcast Booth

by Kenny Ducey

Dedes and Bob Costas at the 2013 WFUV Gala (WFUV)

Spero Dedes will leave the Knicks' broadcast booth "to pursue national opportunities," he tells WFUV. Dedes served as the regular play-by-play announcer on the MSG Radio Network and as a backup to Mike Breen as the team's television announcer on MSG. It was a mutual decision.

Understanding the Donald Sterling Case

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Protest Outside Staples Center 4/29/14 Flickr || Craig Dietrich

Mark Conrad, Director of the Sports Business program and Professor of Law and Ethics at Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business, joined us for a discussion about the legal ramifications of the Donald Sterling case. He breaks down Sterling’s lifetime ban and how it affects the rest of the NBA owners. He also talks about what will happen if and when Sterling sues the league.
 

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! 

Nets - Raptors Playoff Preview

by Matt Rosenfeld

Daniel Lobo/Flickr

Now that the dust has finally settled in the 2013-2014 regular season and the playoff matchups are set, let’s dive into the only playoff series that will be taking place in New York, the sixth seeded Brooklyn Nets against the third seeded Toronto Raptors.

The Nets might have stumbled into the playoffs, losing four of their last five games all against sub-.500 teams, but there is no doubt that falling into a series against fellow Atlantic division member Toronto is more beneficial for the Nets than a series against the Chicago Bulls would have been.