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.
With his lead down to only one game, Armen Williams returned trying to extend his lead in the Celebrity Picks. His foe is a formidable one this week, though, as he and I - sitting in for Levack - were joined by ESPN's John Buccigross.
Check out who we picked below, and hear our full conversation, including some hockey talk, too!
Nine years after the shootout became a regular addition of the NHL landscape, the hockey world has become divided on whether or not the league should continue to employ the tiebreaker. Die-hards say shootouts are gimmicky, and games shouldn't be decided by a skills competition, while others stump for the drama-factor they provide, and maintain that anything is better than a tie.
As the end of the season nears, Armen's lead in the Celebrity Picks has shrunk even further. After a 4-1 week from our guest, News 10's Liana Bonavita, the celebrities now trail Armen by only one game.
Levack, sadly, continues to bring up the rear, two games below .500.
Toward the end of the one the wildest winter meeting sessions in recent memory, ESPN's Buster Olney joined Armen Williams to discuss the latest developments. Will the Yankees be in the market for a starting pitcher? What starting pitcher will it be? What should Bomber fans expect from their ball club? Should they expect anything?
Buster Olney answered all those questions. Hear the full talk below.
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