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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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Adrian Peterson Facing Drug Arrest

Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is facing the possibility of another arrest after admitting to drug use.

According to reports from Fox-9 in Minneapolis-St. Paul, prosecutors are seeking Peterson's jailing after the NFL star told a member of the court staff that he "smoked a little weed" before giving a required drug test

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Giants Cornerbacks Give Eagles Bulletin Board Material

Ideally, you'd like to see your team walk the walk rather than hear them talking the talk.  You'd like them to avoid gifting bulletin board material to the opposition.  You'd like them, to put it simply, to just let their play do the talking.

This week, certain members of the New York Giants may be struggling with that.

Posted to Twitter Tuesday night was a picture of cornerbacks Dominique Rogers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara posing with superfan - and I swear I'm not making this up - License Plate Guy Joe.

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Credit, Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
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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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