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Eddie Golf on the Road

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When one is on the road a round of golf does break up things a bit even when you haven’t played in almost 10-years.  This hole is on the City of Knoxville (Tn) Municipal Course and for a city course it isn’t bad and only set me back 28-bucks for the 18-holes.  Try it fans the […]

For 5 Minutes and Nine Seconds in the 3rd…

Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena.  (photo Reinhold Matay / USA TODAY Sports)

It was fun for the home crowd… A win or go play golf tomorrow could have been rally cry for the Pittsburgh Penguins coming into game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. And apparently no one in the black and gold wanted to opt for the early start to the golfing endeavor. The Penguins just […]

ICYMI AUDIO: Seth Rorabaugh Game 6 preview

Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena.  (photo Reinhold Matay / USA TODAY Sports)

  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Seth Rorabaugh previews Tuesday Night ECF Game 6 on the show yesterday…

ICYMI AUDIO: National Champs! Chris Greenwood on the Show

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The Saint Leo Lions are National Champions! Head Men’s golf coach Chris Greenwood talks about winning the 2016 National Championship, the first ever National Championship in any sport at Saint Leo University!  http://saintleolions.com/sports/mgolf/index

ICYMI AUDIO: Phil Esposito talks Lightning Hockey

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Lighting Radio analyst and Hall of Famer Phil Esposito discusses with Rick, The Hockey Hottie and Kris the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Eastern Conference Finals…. On Ryan Callahan “The guy that stirs the drink.”

McKnight gets W

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  Palm Beach Cardinals pitcher Blake McKnight allowed just one unearned run and three hits over eight innings to lead his team to a 5-1 win over the Clearwater Threshers Sunday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. Third baseman Casey Turgeon collected three hits, drew a walk and scored a run for the victorious Cardinals, […]

Don’t Call it a Comeback, Series Tied at 2

May 18, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA;  Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The puck dropped Friday night with the Penguins leading the Eastern Conference Finals series 2-1 and Tampa needed to play like the team everyone knows they are capable of to pull out a win and tie the series. Going back to the “Burgh” being down 3-1 did not sound like a good option. The Tampa party started […]

ICYMI AUDIO: Erik Erlendsson talking Tampa Bay Lightning

Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena.  (photo Reinhold Matay / USA TODAY Sports)

If you missed it, here’s audio of Erik Erlendsson on the show Thursday with Kris Dunn (sitting in for Rick) and the Hockey Hottie talking Eastern Conference Finals, Tampa Bay Lightning

Pittsburgh owns the Lightning

May 18, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA;  Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

  This was game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL. The Bolts won one game 1 and lost game 2 in Pittsburgh. Prior to dropping game 2, the Bolts had won all four match-ups (regular season and the playoffs) against Pittsburgh.  Back home in Tampa the Lightning have an advantage and an infectious […]

Smoral, Colabello and O’Brien

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Former first rounder Matt Smoral had one of his better outings during an inter squad game on Wednesday.  Needing just 17-pitches vs 30 his last time out Smoral went a full inning allowing two runs but did have a few wild pitches.   Cameron O’Brien son of former major leaguer and Toronto Blue Jay Charlie […]