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The Roundtable
11:42 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Martin Daly - Snooker Expert

Alan is joined by Martin Daly, a Dublin-based snooker expert and manager. They discuss the rules and traditions of snooker.

Sports
6:20 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Yankees Top Mets 6-5, Snap R.A. Dickey's Streak

Robinson Cano

Well the American League picked up one final victory last night in interleague action…

In Queens, Robinson Cano led off the eighth inning with his 16th home run, as the Yankees wrapped up the season’s interleague action with a 6-5 win over the Mets.  The Yankees, who took two of three from the Mets, ended R.A. Dickey’s streak off 44 and two-thirds innings without allowing an earned run.  The American League topped the National League for the ninth straight year, winning 142 of 252 interleague matchups. 

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Sports
6:23 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Braves Slam Five HRs, Blast Yankees

Jason Heyward
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Bombs over the Bronx…

With temperatures well into the 90’s yesterday, baseballs were flying out of Yankee Stadium.  The Bronx Bombers blasted four home runs, but the Braves slammed five – including two by Jason Heyward, as they doubled up the Yankees 10-5.    

In Queens, Dillon Gee extended the Mets' shutout streak to 29 innings before Baltimore broke through late, but the Mets were able to survive the rally attempt, dropping the Orioles 4-3 to complete a three-game series sweep.

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Sports
7:02 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Heat Top Thunder 104-98 in Game 4 of NBA Finals

Well Lebron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from an NBA title…

James poured in 26 points, dished out 12 assists, and pulled down nine boards, as the Heat rallied from 17 points down to beat the Thunder 104-98 to take a 3-1 series lead.  Russell Westbrook had a career playoff-high 43 points and Kevin Durant added 28 for the Thunder, who’ll try to become the first team in NBA Finals history to overcome 3-1 series deficit.  Game 5 is Thursday night in Miami.     

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The Roundtable
9:10 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Roundtable Question of the Day - Roger Clemens?

Now that he's been cleared of juicing and perjury charges, do you think Roger Clemens should be admitted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Sports
6:13 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Roger Clemens Acquitted on All Charges

Roger Clemens

Well Roger Clemens picked up a win with some help from his defense…

The seven-time Cy Young Award winner has been acquitted on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.  The decision came after the defense attacked the credibility and integrity of Brian McNamee, the government's key witness and the only person to claim first-hand knowledge of Clemens using steroids and HGH.

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Sports
6:18 am
Mon June 18, 2012

James, Wade Pace Heat to Game 3 Win

Lebron James

Well it’s advantage Miami Heat right now in the NBA Finals…

Lebron James' layup – two of his game-high 29 points - helped the Heat rally from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Thunder 91-85.  Sound courtesy of ABC.  Dwayne Wade added 25 and Chris Bosh chipped in 10 for the Heat, who now leads the NBA Finals two-games-to-one.  Game 4 is tomorrow night in Miami.

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Sports
6:25 am
Fri June 15, 2012

James, Wade Lead Heat to Game 2 Win

Lebron James

Well the Miami Heat jumped out to another quick, double-digit lead last night - only this time they managed to hang on…

ABC had the coverage of Game 2 last night in Oklahoma City…

That fall-away kiss off the glass in the waning minutes, two of Lebron James’ team-high 32 points, helped the Heat fight off a late charge from the Thunder 100-96.  Miami’s win knots the NBA finals at one game apiece.  James says he thinks the young Thunder team will have no problem bouncing back from this home loss.  Game 3 is Sunday night in Miami.    

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Sports
6:24 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Perfect in San Francisco!

Matt Cain

Matt Cain has thrown the first perfect game in Giants history, striking out 14 in a 10-nothing rout of the Astros.  Cain’s gem follows Phil Humber’s perfect Game for the White Sox on April 21st – marking just the 2nd time in history there have been two perfect games in the same season. 

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Sports
9:30 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Leonard, Hagler, Pryor Inducted Into Boxing Hall

Sugar Ray Leonard

Al Bernstein stood in front of a thousand fans as he accepted his commemorative ring, and then took the podium at the 23rd International Boxing Hall of Fame's induction ceremony on Sunday.

Behind Bernstein sat a "who's who" of boxing legends, including Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler and Aaron Pryor. Bernstein, the noted boxing analyst for Showtime, was one of the six living members of this year's induction class, which featured the likes of Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns and Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson.

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