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Jets/NFL Week 7, World Series Preview, College Football, NBA, NHL

Need to catch up on what’s happening in this busy sports month? You’ve come to the right place as I’ll deliver everything that’s cooking on the field, the diamond, court, etc. on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Jets were unable to get over the .500 mark as they lose to the Vikings at home. I’ll also take a trip around the league on yet another wild and wacky Week 7 and preview the Giants vs. Falcons Monday night matchup. The stage is set for the Fall Classic as the LA Dodgers will square off in Boston against the Red Sox. I’ll preview what this series may have in store and who’ll come out of it as champions of 2018. Plus, a major college football upset which flips the top five in the country, the week that was in the NHL and NBA, including my thoughts on the brawl in LA which led to suspensions from Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul. You’ll get all of that and much more on this episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 36)

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Gerald Brown of Sirius XM NBA Radio on the 2018-19 NBA Season

It’s time to tip off another NBA season on this special edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. Joining me on the pod is Gerald Brown of Sirius XM NBA Radio & The Bottom Line Sports Show to handicap the Association from soup to nuts. We’ll preview the top storylines coming into season, what to expect from both the Knicks and the Nets, darkhorse teams in each conference, breakout players, NBA Finals predictions and which team will raise the Lawrence O’Brien trophy in mid-June. Plus, you’ll get my thoughts on the local teams, who legitimately has a shot to win the title, NBA over/unders, who’ll come out of the East and West and my Finals matchup as well. It’s wall to wall roundball as we usher in the 2018-19 campaign on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 35)

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Jets/Giants/NFL Week 6, 2018 NY Yankees (RIP)/MLB Playoffs, College Football, NHL

The ides of October is delivering some thrilling sports action as I break it all down for you on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Jets and Sam Darnold continue to impress as they’ve made it to .500 on the season with a win over Indianapolis. Meanwhile on the other side of the building, the hopes for this Giants season has gone down the drain as they suffer their fifth loss in six games at the hands of the Eagles. Hear my takes on both teams, as well as, recapping all that went down in Week 6 of the NFL, including the Steelers last second win in Cincinnati, the Jaguars D rocked in Dallas and the only remaining undefeated team in the league. The Yankees say goodbye to the 2018 season as they lose in four games to the Red Sox. What will it take for the Yanks to get over the hump? What changes can they expect? Will they focus on a starting pitcher? Or the rumors of Manny Machado will start to echo throughout baseball? Lots of answers that I’ll try to unpack, plus my thoughts on the AL & NLCS to date. I’ll also recap a topsy-turvy Week 7 in college football. A word on the first couple of weeks in the NHL. What about the NBA? Some news about the next podcast that has to do with the Association and much more, on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 34)

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Yanks/MLB Postseason Preview, Jets/Giants/NFL Week 4, NHL Preview, College Football

One of the best sports months of the year has arrived. I’m here to usher it in with fast and furious sports talk on the latest edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. When you’re the New York Yankees, it’s all about October. Wednesday night, they’ll host the wild card game in the Bronx vs. the Oakland A’s. You’ll get all of the analysis and breakdown of this do or die matchup as the winner will face the Boston Red Sox. There are also two play-in games in the NL today as we’ll crown division winners in the Central and West. Plus, a playoff preview and World Series prediction on tap with a final word on David Wright, Jacob deGrom and the 2018 Mets. The NFL seasons for the Jets and Giants are slowly slipping away. Gang Green was overmatched in Jacksonville, while the Giants couldn’t muster much against the Saints. You’ll hear what I have to say about both squads (WARNING to Giant fans: It’s not going to be pretty) and roundup all of the crazy action of Week 4 in the NFL, including last nights’ debacle in Pittsburgh. If you think dissecting the Giants isn't going to be a pretty one, wait ‘till you hear what I have to say about the Steelers? Another NHL season is on the horizon. I’ll discuss the locals (Rangers, Islanders and Devils) and what they may have in store and make a prediction on who’ll play for the Stanley Cup next spring. I’ll also add a word on Ohio State’s remarkable comeback in Happy Valley vs. Penn State and sprinkle a couple of other things as October kicks off a wild and crazy sports month on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 32)

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Yankees/Mets/MLB Pennant Races, NFL News & Notes, Tony Delk Event

The dog days of August march on, but The JAYREELZ Podcast will keep you cool with all of what's going on in the world of sports. The Yankees close out an eleven game homestand with a sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays. They hit the road for six games, including two down in Miami to face the Marlins. It'll be the return of Giancarlo Stanton, playing his first game back since the blockbuster trade last December. You'll get my take on his anticipated return to South Beach, but more importantly, how this team will play out the last six weeks of the season as they're pretty much locked into hosting the wild card game on October 2nd. I'll briefly touch on the Mets, in particular, the quest for Jacob deGrom and the Cy Young Award in 2018. I'll go around the MLB to keep you up to date on what's happening in the AL & NL pennant race chase. I'll also take a look of the NFL Training Camp scene as we inch closer to another season opening in two and a half weeks. Plus, more on the event taking place in Manhattan with one time guest, former NBA Guard Tony Delk, promoting his book and wine collection and an update on my health. It's another action packed, fast paced sports talk party on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 25)

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Yankees Rolling, MLB Pennant Races, Tiger Woods/PGA, Sam Darnold Starting Week 1? Saquon's Impact

Back at it with another fast paced sports talk party on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Yankees bounce back with a 6-1 week after losing five in a row, including four against their hated rivals, the Red Sox. I'll get on the Yankee fans who booed Giancarlo Stanton as he's carrying the team without Aaron Judge or Gary Sanchez in the lineup, the vast improvement of Aaron Hicks and the one similarity between Aaron Boone and Mets manager, Mickey Callaway. I'll also go around the horn to check out the MLB landscape, what pennant races are heating up and how four divisions may come down to the last weekend of the baseball season to capture a division title. You'll get my thoughts on Tiger Woods's close call of winning his 15th major championship this past weekend at the PGA. Plus, will this recent stretch of success carry over into 2019 into The Masters? Finally, you'll hear what I have to say about Sam Darnold's chance of winning the starting QB job for the Jets. And Saquon Barkley's impact on this Giants offense. All of that, and then some on this weeks' episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 24)

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Yanks-Sox Recap. NFL Training Camp Notes. Urban Meyer/Ohio State

We usher in August with some interesting storylines on The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Yankees limp out of Boston, losing four straight to their bitter rivals, including a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 10 innings Sunday night. What does this mean for the Bombers moving forward? Should they set their sights on the wild card? Can they get their mid-season mojo back? Will they face the Red Sox with the division on the line in late September? Or settle for a one game, winner advances to the ALDS? You'll get my hot takes on all of the above as the pennant race in the AL heats up. There's a bit of NFL news coming out of both Giants and Jets camp. The agent for Odell Beckham Jr. left town without a contract extension. Will a deal get done before the opener? Or is this going to turn out to be an old fashioned game of chicken? Plus, sources say that Sam Darnold has a 'fair shot' of getting the nod to start opening day. Is it too soon? Are they rushing their #1 pick? I've got a few things to say about both men and their situations with their respective teams. I'll also have a few words on the possible departure of Ohio State University coach Urban Meyer? Your stop for all that's going on in the world of sports, here on The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 23)

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LeBron Decision 3.0, John Tavares 1.0, Yanks-Sox Recap, Mickey Callaway Ineptitude, World Cup

A heatwave has hit parts of the U.S., but the sports landscape is on fire as I deliver the top sports news of the past week on The JAYREELZ Podcast. It's official! LeBron James has chosen to play for the Los Angeles Lakers over the next four years. Get my thoughts on what this means for him this year, long term, his legacy and what possible moves can we expect moving forward? I'll share my assessment on Paul George and Chris Paul staying put in OKC and Houston, respectively, and how that affects the Lakers and the Western Conference overall. LeBron wasn't the only superstar caliber player to leave town this past weekend. In the NHL, longtime NY Islander captain, John Tavares goes home, back to Toronto to play for his hometown team, the Maple Leafs. What does this mean for the Islander organization? Where are they headed after losing their best player? You'll get my take on this, and the player they brought in to 'replace' him! Also on the docket, is a recap of the Yankees-Red Sox match-up this past weekend. Why Mets manager Mickey Callaway may be walking the plank? And a brief word on the World Cup. All of that, and then some, on this weeks' version of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 18)

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'REELZ Rant on Mets Futility. Yankees, NBA Off-Season, Isles' John Tavares Impending Free Agency

Kicking off another week in grand style as I deliver the latest of what's going on in the world of sports. Met fans! Hang on to your hats yet again! Just when you think it can't get any worse. Losers of six in a row, 13 of 14 at HOME and unable to replace starting pitcher Jason Vargas at the last minute, the New York Mets continue to find ways to go further south as a team AND an organization! This 'REELZ Rant is solely on the shoulders of GM, Sandy Alderson and Principal Owner, Jeff Wilpon. I discuss poor transactions, accountability of the franchise and predict how Sandy Alderson, if and when, will leave/be dismissed by the team. I'll also touch on the Yankees without Gary Sanchez in the lineup for the forseeable future. Plus, an early look at the NBA off-season, including the UNCALLED for booing of NY Knicks #1 pick, Kevin Knox. Also, where will NY Islanders cornerstone, John Tavares go as the NHL free agent process begins in less than a week. All of that, plus a little more, on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 17)

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Sports Smorgasbord: NBA Draft, Mets/Yankees, World Cup, US Open Recap

Back on the scene to deliver all that's going on in the world of sports on this weeks' episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The NBA season may be over, but the off-season is just getting started. The Draft is three days away, with free agency ten days after that. I'll share my thoughts on what the Knicks & Nets may do, where LeBron James may end up, as well as, Kawhi Leonard looking to be traded to a new team. (LA, anyone?) There's not much to report in the Bronx as the Yankees continue to roll, but there's concern with the Bombers (mainly the Red Sox and adding another starting pitcher). You'll get my take on that, and which Mets may not be with the team (although it's still early, but who's kidding who) come the trade deadline next month. Plus, a recap of the US Open, played right here in Long Island at Shinnecock Hills. And why I have NO interest in the World Cup? Get your popcorn ready for another fast paced, action packed, sports talk party here on the latest edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 16)

EMERGENCY PODCAST! Cleveland-Boston GM 7. Celtics aftermath. LeBron James/NBA Mt. Rushmore

Delivering my very first emergency podcast, moments after a crushing defeat in a Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Listen to my recap of the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics as I break down the heroes, the goats, the biggest shot of the game, the aftermath for the Celtics and why LeBron James should be on NBA's Mt. Rushmore. No music, no intro, just straight analysis and commentary from the heart on this emergency edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 14)

NBA's Tony Delk on Being The M.O.P. of 1996 Kentucky Championship Team, Playing in the Assn. & Playing Overseas. Plus, NBA/NHL Playoffs. Yanks/Mets. Sports Gambling

This week on The JAYREELZ Podcast is former University of Kentucky point guard and NBA veteran, Tony Delk. We'll recap his four year tenure at Lexington, which culminated in an NCAA Championship and Most Outstanding Player in the Tournament. His decade long career playing on seven different teams in the NBA. His experience playing overseas and winning a title in Greece. Plus, many off the court interests that's kept him active after playing professional ball. Later in the program, you'll hear my take on the NHL & NBA playoffs, including, why the Celtics can dethrone LeBron James's quest to reach another NBA Final? Also, a few words on the Mets, Yankees and sports gambling in NYC? That's not a typo! You'll get all of that, and more, on the latest edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 12)

Follow Tony on Twitter @tldelk00

To purchase his book, shop his wine collection and inquire about his basketball academy, please to go https://tldelkenterprises.com/

For more information on the basketball academy and what Tony is doing in the community, please go to www.tonydelk.com

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John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation on the NY Jets/NFL Draft

The anticipation of a generation defining pick has finally arrived. Get the first take right before the NY Jets select with the #3 pick overall as I welcome, John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation to the podcast. Besides looking back at their off-season transactions, we'll unpack all of the QB's that the Jets might have on their draft board. Will they take Baker Mayfield? If he's not there, who is their possible backup? Could this pick seal GM Mike Maccagnan's fate? The same for head coach, Todd Bowles? In addition, you'll hear my thoughts of the recent developments regarding NY Mets P Matt Harvey. Plus, a possible return for New York radio legend, Mike Francesa. Bringing you all of what's going on in the world of sports, The JAYREELZ Podcast always comes correct, direct and in full effect! (Episode 10)

For more on Gang Green Nation, please go to their website: https://www.ganggreennation.com/

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Chris Pflum of Big Blue View from SB Nation on the NY Giants/NFL Draft

NY Giants and their fans...you're on the clock! It's a little premature, but you get my drift! NFL Draft week has arrived. Joining me on the podcast is Chris Pflum, who writes for Big Blue View on SB Nation. I'll get his take on the quarterback class of 2018. What will the Giants do with the #2 overall pick? Will they trade down? Should they draft a QB? A running back? A pass rusher? Offensive lineman? If they draft a QB, what does that mean for Eli Manning? Fascinating talk leading up to one of the most anticipated Giants drafts ever! Later, you'll hear my two cents on demoted NY Mets pitcher, Matt Harvey. Plus, a thought on the Washington Capitals. You'll get all of the above, and then some, on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 9)

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Chris Wassel of The Sporting News & Dobberhockey.com on the NHL Playoffs

The quest for sports greatest trophy, the Stanley Cup, is upon us. Joining me to break it all down is Chris Wassel, NHL columnist for The Sporting News & Dobberhockey.com. We'll deep dive into the plethora of story lines this postseason has to offer. Are the Pittsburgh Penguins primed to three-peat? Can the Washington Capitals finally get to a conference final? Will the Tampa Bay Lightning come out of the East? Can the upstart expansion Vegas Golden Knights make it to a Cup Final? Are the Nashville Predators ready to seal the deal and win a Cup for the first time in franchise history? We'll get into all of that, plus, look at what the New York Rangers will do as they search for a new head coach. Also, will the New York Islanders and captain, John Tavares part ways this summer? It'll be wall to wall NHL playoffs. (Episode 7)

Plus, my thoughts on John Tavares's impending free agency and the New York Mets historic 9-1 start on this installment of The JAYREELZ Podcast.

 

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2018 NY Mets Preview with Scott & Jerome

On this weeks' podcast, I get the fans involved. Not only are they good friends of mine, but they are true, diehard New York Mets fans in Scott and Jerome. Scott is a long time season ticket holder. He and Jerome are best buddies going as far back as high school, at the very least. Their love and passion for the Amazin's is without a doubt, unquestionable. What we cover dates back to the firing of Terry Collins, the hiring of new manager, Mickey Callaway and their offseason acquisitions. We also get into a heated debate about GM Sandy Alderson on whether he has the flexibility and autonomy to add payroll in light of the Madoff scandal earlier this decade. We dive into the current roster as it's built and whether it can be sustained through a 162 game schedule. Plus, expectations, predictions and even a trip down memory lane through some of the teams' toughest moments. It's a complete breakdown/therapy session of the upcoming campaign for the NY Mets. If you're a casual or rabid Met fan, this will resonate as you get to sink your teeth into this podcast. Even if you're not a fan of the blue and orange, but are a fan of baseball in general, this is a discussion that you'll truly enjoy. Prepare for interesting, in-depth commentary, plenty of disagreement and frustration, which makes this a great listen. Like the great Mets announcer, Bob Murphy, used to say, "Fasten your seatbelt!" This is going to be a fun ride. (Episode 5)

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Evan Roberts, Radio Talk Show Host of The Midday Show on WFAN 660AM NY

This week, I'm joined by one of the co-hosts of WFAN's midday show, Evan Roberts. Besides talking about the NY sports landscape (i.e. Jets QB situation. Should the Giants draft a QB with the #2 pick? Overview of the 2018 Mets & Yankees, among other topics). We discuss his tenure at the FAN. Fitting in at the station as a young pup amidst high profile talk show hosts. His working relationship with co-host, Joe Benigno. Was there a possibility of taking over Mike Francesa's drive-time afternoon slot upon his retirement from the station? Plus, you'll also be surprised by who he'd want to interview the most. All of that, and then some on The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 4)

For more on Evan Roberts, his Twitter handle is: @EvanRobertsWFAN https://twitter.com/EvanRobertsWFAN?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Evan Roberts on WFAN's Midday Show: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/audio/joe-benigno-and-evan-roberts/

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Sal Licata, Radio Talk Show Host of WOR 710AM NY

Sal Licata is my guest on The JAYREELZ Podcast this week. We deep dive on his start in the radio business. His days at WFAN working with Mike & the Mad Dog. A near fatal mistake that almost cost him his career, as well as, who his dream interview is. Plus, the entire NY sports scene, including his thoughts about the Mets and Yanks, who the new Jets QB for 2018 should be, and reliving his sports nightmare of his beloved Atlanta Falcons losing in Super Bowl 51.  (Episode 3)

Follow Sal on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sal_licata?lang=en

Check when Sal is on the radio at https://710wor.iheart.com

Podcast Housekeeping/Don't Believe The Hype

Taking care of a few housekeeping details as I keep you abreast of what's going on with the podcast. Also, included is my assessment of the Houston Rockets as of this moment. Is James Harden the league MVP? Are they title contenders? More importantly, are they to be trusted come late May/early June? A little mid-week analysis from yours truly, delivering all the goods when it comes to the world of sports. (Episode 2)

Maiden Voyage Into The Sports Podcast Universe

Hello Podcast Universe! This is my very first episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. You'll hear about my personal story of how I became a fan of the teams I root for, how I'm a traditionalist when it comes to sports, (WARNING to fantasy sports enthusiasts), my sports talk show 'resume', and more importantly, my purpose for producing this podcast. I sincerely thank you for taking the time out to visit the blog page and 'click' into my perspective of the sports landscape. Please subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, Spreaker, Stitcher (coming soon) or whichever platform you listen and/or download content from as it'll gain visibility amongst the podcast universe. Also, visit any of my social media links at the bottom of this page. Send a comment or idea, if you wish. I hope you enjoy the first of many more pods to come! (Episode 1)