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Inside the NBA Draft Lottery

by Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly | WFUV Sports

Audio from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin at the end of the article.

After all of the conspiracy theorists calm down, all of the outrage over the system subsides, and all of the laughter caused by the absurdity of the results ceases, we're still left with a simple list.

Reflection from a Ram

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Fordham Athletic Department

By: Abigail Corning

The dream began in second grade when I told my teacher that I would one day play Division One basketball.  And now, my career has come to an end.  How does one move on from something that has been the center of their life for over a decade?  Here’s my plan.

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!