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One on One Sits Down with Peter Mele

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Peter Mele, executive director of the PGA Tour, joined Kenny Ducey and Drew Casey to give us insight into what goes on behind the scenes. From describing what the tour did differently this year to previewing what lies ahead in this tournament, Mele provided a different view than the fans get to see. To hear the entire interview, click the link below or download the podcast. 

Life in the Minors Chapter 10: The All Star Experience

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.

Previewing the Patriot League: Georgetown

by Mike Watts

WFUV Sports | Bob Ahrens

This is the first of seven articles that preview the 2014 Patriot League. They are in the inverse order of the preseason poll voting by Patriot League football head coaches and sports information directors, who did not include their own school in the selections. Fordham was included in the preseason poll for the first time since introducing scholarships in 2010.

An Epidemic of Arm Injuries from Little League to Major League Baseball

by Kris Venezia
MLB Pitcher.

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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had a great rookie season last year and that might be an understatement.

The Cuban athlete was selected for the National League All-Star team, won the NL Rookie of the Year Award, and struck out almost 200 hitters, but this season hasn’t gone as planned for the 22 year-old.

Fernandez suffered an arm injury in early May that needed Tommy John surgery, and he won’t pitch again until next season.