One on One: Interviews, Features, and Analysis

With reports the Texans have already made up their minds on who to take first overall in Thursday's Draft, we talk to John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) of the Houston Chronicle about the possibility of a trade, and who the team should select.

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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.

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Hank Gola, golf writer for The New York Daily News joined Jake Kring-Schreifels and myself to break down the Masters’ Tournament. Gola gave his Masters’ prediction as well as analysis on the Tournament without prized golfers like Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. He gave insight into the course and how the golfers will fare over the next two rounds.

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Tim Kurkjian, ESPN baseball analyst, joined the show and immediately addressed Terry Collin’s decision-making in Fridaynight’s Mets game. He also discussed some Yankees worries concerning CC Sabathia’s early struggles, Pineda’s pine tar incident, and the lack of stadium attendance in April. Kurkjian added some unique anecdotes and personal thoughts about the influx of Tommy John Surgery amongst younger pitchers in today’s game, too. 

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Jason Wojciechowski walks hosts Kenny Dicey and Kris Venezia through the  decision by The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago that allowed NWU football players to unionize. Jason discusses the effect this ruling will have on the rest of college fooball as well as other NCAA sports. Finally, Jason breaks down whether the ruling will be overturned or if players at major football universities around the country will considered employees.

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Kevin Harlan of Westwood One stopped by WFUV's One on One NFL Friday edition to talk with DJ Sixsmith and Kenny Ducey. Harlan, the voice of the Super Bowl, gave a broadcaster's perspective of the big game. He offered tips, advice, and insight that can only come from inside the booth. 

Harlan has been calling NFL games since 1991, and also calls NBA and college hoops action. To here Harlan's insights, click the link below.

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WFUV is well-know for producing some of the best broadcasters in the industry. From Vin Scully to Michael Breen to Spero Dedes, the list is extraordinary. Three prominent alums in the media capital of the world joined One on One Live from Radio Row on Thursday and Friday to give their take on a New York Super Bowl as well as what Seattle and Denver must do to take home the prize. 

Matt Moro and I caught up with WFAN's Paul Dottino on Thursday. Dottino, who usually serves as the Giants beat reporter spent the week covering and analyzing the Seattle Seahawks. He described, however, why Seattle won't be the ones receiving the Lombardi Trophy. 

On Friday, DJ Sixsmith and Kenny Ducey sat down with the voice of the Giants, Bob Papa. Papa, also known for his work on Boxing After Dark, previewed the biggest matchups for Sunday.

Finally, also on Friday, Nick Kostos joined DJ and Kenny to give a different perspective - why defense wins championship. Kostos, a jack of all trades, is the executive producer of Schien on Sports, as well as a lead writer for Bleacher Report and the host of MMWTF on Sirius Radio. 

To listen to all the interviews please click the links below. 

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WFUV is well-know for producing some of the best broadcasters in the industry. From Vin Scully to Michael Breen to Spero Dedes, the list is extraordinary. Three prominent alums in the media capital of the world joined One on One Live from Radio Row on Thursday and Friday to give their take on a New York Super Bowl as well as what Seattle and Denver must do to take home the prize. 

Matt Moro and I caught up with WFAN's Paul Dottino on Thursday. Dottino, who usually serves as the Giants beat reporter spent the week covering and analyzing the Seattle Seahawks. He described, however, why Seattle won't be the ones receiving the Lombardi Trophy. 

On Friday, DJ Sixsmith and Kenny Ducey sat down with the voice of the Giants, Bob Papa. Papa, also known for his work on Boxing After Dark, previewed the biggest matchups for Sunday.

Finally, also on Friday, Nick Kostos joined DJ and Kenny to give a different perspective - why defense wins championship. Kostos, a jack of all trades, is the executive producer of Schien on Sports, as well as a lead writer for Bleacher Report and the host of MMWTF on Sirius Radio. 

To listen to all the interviews please click the links below. 

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Mike Tirico joined Matt Moro and I on Thursday live from Media Row to discuss the upcoming Super Bowl matchup. 

Tirico, the play-by-by announcer for Monday Night Football, went behind the top story lines and gave valuable insight into how he would prepare for the game if he was calling it. 

Tirico helped bring the Super Bowl to new light in his interview. The Syracuse alum also calls NBA games and other events, such as PGA Golf outings for ESPN. 

To listen to the interview, please click the link below

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On Tuesday, while many flocked to the Broncos and Seahawks media days, the Fox Broadcasting team took a trip to Radio Row. 

Joe Buck, the Emmy-winning play-by-play announcer for Super Bowl XLVIII, sat down with a few members of the media to give his insights into the upcoming matchups, how he's preparing for the big game, and how Peyton Manning and himself aren't that different. 

I was able to sit down one-on-one with Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver, the game's sideline reporters, to get their perspectives on prepping for the Super Bowl and what it's like to be a woman in the sports field. 

Finally, John Laguna, the play-by-play broadcaster for Fox Deportes, sat down for an interview with me to discuss what it's like to broadcast the game in Spanish. 

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