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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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Ryan McDonagh Named Rangers Captain

Since Ryan Callahan was sent off to Tampa Bay at the 2014 NHL trade deadline, the Rangers' captaincy has been vacant.

Until now.

In an understated press release, Blueshirt general manager Glen Sather announced, Monday night, that defenseman Ryan McDonagh will wear the "C" this year.

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Jim McIsaac, Getty Images
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Armen and Levack Celebrity Picks Week 5 Recap

There hasn't been much separation on the Celebrity Picks leader board this season, with Armen, Levack, and our celebrities separated by only two wins.

Well, the race got a bit tighter this weekend as Armen saw his lead evaporate thanks to a down 2-3 record, and a pair of 3-2 weeks from Levack and our celebrity, UAlbany lacrosse coach Scott Marr.

See how each did, specifically, and check out their full conversation below.

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Photo credit: Bill Ziskin - UAlbany Athletics
Photo credit: Bill Ziskin - UAlbany Athletics
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Armen and Levack Celebrity Picks Segment With Scott Marr

On a weekend of big games for the Jets, Giants and Bills, Armen and Levack were joined by University at Albany lacrosse coach Scott Marr for their weekly Celebrity Picks segment!

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Credit, Justin K. Aller/Getty Images
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Buster Olney Previews the MLB Playoffs

With the MLB playoffs officially underway, Armen and Levack were joined by ESPN's Buster Olney to help preview the action.

Is this Clayton Kershaw's October?  Will Mike Trout live up to the regular season hype? Who's the team to beat?

Buster Olney has the answers, get them by checking out the video

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Bill Belichick is on to Cincinatti [VIDEO]

Every NFL coach and player must speak with the media.  It's part of the job, it's part of what earns them their outrageous salary.  Every now and then, they must stand up in front of a group of reporters and answer a few questions.

Unless they're Bill Belichick.  Then they don't have to answer them.  Then they just get to stand at a podium, look angry, and deflect valid questions with platitudes and cliches.

Which drives me nuts.

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NFL Local Preview – Week 3

The Giants are trying to win their first game of the season, the Bills are trying to keep from losing their first, and the Jets are trying to climb above .500.  How will each local team fare? Let Andrew Williams and I let you know in our latest, NFL Local Preview.

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during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Armen and Levack Celebrity Picks – Freddie Coleman

After the first two weeks, Armen has opened up a commanding lead on Levack, with our celebrities in between, nipping at Armen's heels.

This week, the boys were joined by ESPN's Freddie Coleman to pick the Giants, Bills and Jets games, as well as the Broncos-Seahawks game and the Packers-Lions game

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