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“THE CONVERSATION” Episode #51, With Barry Bloom, Sportswriter For Forbes & Sports Business

April 23, 2020 Barry Bloom attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where he studied English Literature and Communications from 1969 to 1973. Barry was the Editor, Sports Editor, Tarrevir and Sports Director at WFDU-FM. Barry continued his education at San Francisco State University studied Broadcast Communications from 1977 – 1981. He furthered his education California Western School from 1993 […]

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On 1904 Ty Cobb Makes His Baseball Debut For Augusta In The South Atlantic League

April 21, 2020 Tyrus Raymond Cobb nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was born in rural Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team’s player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1936 Cobb received the most votes of any player on the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, receiving 222 out of a […]

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“THE CONVERSATION” Episode #48, With Dale Scott, Former Major League Baseball Umpire

April 16, 2020 Dale Scott began umpiring at age 15 and entered the minor leagues in 1981, eventually working his way up to the Triple-A American Association. He umpired a single major league game during the 1985 MLB season, making his debut in an August 19 game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers.  Scott became a full-time MLB umpire in 1986, […]

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MLB, MLBPA Create Players-Only Esports League

April 13, 2020 Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are joining in the fast-growing movement to develop player-driven esports events during the ongoing industry shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Major League Baseball is joining in the fast-growing movement to develop player-driven esports events during the ongoing industry shutdown. MLB and Sony Interactive […]

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Sports News During COVID-19 Shut Down, Donovan Mitchell, MLB Return & More

April 11, 2020 In March, when Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 and later so did teammate Donovan Mitchell, there were multiple reports that their relationship was on the rocks. In a detailed look at what happened behind the scenes, Shams Charania, Sam Amick and Tony Jones of The Athletic shared that the relationship between […]

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Atlanta Braves Could Lose $60 Million If Coronavirus Shortens MLB Season To 80 Games

April 9, 2020 The Atlanta Braves could have an operating loss of around $60 million this year, according to a report today from John Tinker of G.research LLC. The report assumes that, because of the coronavirus crisis, the baseball season will start on the July 4 weekend and be reduced to 80 regular-season games (40 home […]