One on One: Interviews, Features, and Analysis

For the thirteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the Short Season Single-A Penn League about the trails 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 week, Matt Rosenfeld and Anthony Pucik find out what it means to be a part of these iconic teams.

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Category:Life in the Minors -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Nolan Silbernagel and Matt Rosenfeld sat down with Buster Olney of the ESPN family of networks and asked him all questions regarding the recent suspensions of players tied to taking performance enhancing drugs. Olney gives his take as to whether or not this past Monday, which was when 12 players were suspended for taking PED’s, was a good or bad day for baseball, if he was surprised only Alex Rodriguez appealed the suspension, and if he expects the penalties to get tougher against players using PED’s.

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Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Johnny Manziel has made the headlines again this week but for all the wrong reasons.  He allegedly received a significant amount of money for signing memorabilia earlier this year.  The NCAA is looking into the situation, and Len Robbins of the New York Post offered his opinions on Manziel and the situation.

Direct download: Robbins8-10final.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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