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Joe Bianchino

Joe Bianchino is a producer with 104.5 The Team.  He grew up in the Capital Region and is an avid fan of all sports, including hockey, baseball, football, soccer and horse racing.  He is a die-hard Giants, Yankees and Rangers fan.
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It’s Time to End the NHL’s Blackout Policy

The New York Rangers played a classic game against the Islanders on Tuesday night.  Chances are, though, if you live in the Albany area, you didn't get to see it - the rivalry game becoming the latest casualty of an outrageous NHL policy that blacks out the New York area teams in lieu of games played in Buffalo, some 130 extra miles away from our universally designated New York market

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NFL Championship Games Predictions

...And then there were four.  On Monday there will be two.  But which two? Let us tell you.

Patriots at Broncos

  • Joe Bianchino: 31-27 Broncos
  • Armen Williams: 35-26 Broncos
  • Joe Calderone: 28-21 Patriots
  • Pierce Brix: 34-30 Broncos

49ers at Seahawks

  • Joe Bianchino: 23-20 49ers
  • Armen Williams: 24-17 49ers
  • Joe Calderone: 21-17 49ers
  • Pierce Brix: 23-20 Seahawks

Hear Armen Williams and Joe Bianchino justify their picks:

Calderone explains his picks:

Pierce bucks the trend and takes the 'Hawks.

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Christmas Wish List

While driving in this morning I happened across Amy Grant's Grown-Up Christmas List, and found my mind wandering into an imaginary reality wherein I could pen a letter to or serenade with a hit song some all-seeing bearded fellow and have him take care of what troubles me.

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Super Bowl to Have Cold Weather Gift Bag

If I had a nickel for every time some tough guy preached to me about the "wussification of America," I'd be a rich, rich man.

If I had a penny for each time I laughingly dismissed the bulk of their argument as the bitter grumblings of the un-evolved, I'd be Bill Gates

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