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Mike Lindsley

Host 1p-4p EST M-F plus Yankee pre and post-games on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio in Albany. Worked in sports media for a decade-plus in Syracuse. Teams: NY Yankees, Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Syracuse Orange, St, Bonaventure basketball and Florida State football.
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Biogenesis Scandal Heats Up Centering Around Alex Rodriguez

ESPN investigative reporters T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish have reported that a previously elusive figure in the Biogenesis PED scandal, Porter Fischer, has spoken out, saying that Yankee Alex Rodriguez sought help from clinic head Tony Bosch last year during the American League Championship Series when A-Rod was slumping with a 1-9 mark.

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Should The Rangers Have Hired Mark Messier As Head Coach [POLL]

The New York Rangers were down to former captain and hero Mark Messier, former Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff and former Vancouver Canucks bench boss Alain Vigneault to be the next head man on Broadway

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Mike Lindsley’s Top 5 Most Beloved Yankees Of All-Time

Picking greatest Yankees in any category is like splitting hairs or flipping a coin or picking the most ripe apple in the bunch during the months of September and October in the Northeast.  How about the most beloved Yankee of all-time?  Just as tough as the next question when regarding the pinstripes, but I have narrowed it (I think) down to a Top 5.  Enjoy.  

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Tim Duncan’s Legendary Status Still Growing

Tim Duncan is the greatest power forward in the history of the NBA.  Four NBA titles, three NBA Finals MVP awards, Rookie of the Year, two league MVP awards, 10 All-NBA First Team spots and eight All-Defensive First Team selections as of this writing.   It is awfully tough to go up from there, isn't it?  

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If The Heat Lose The NBA Finals, Who Will Be Most To Blame? [POLL]

The Miami Heat created a dynasty and multiple titles and success before a game was ever played, constructing the Big 3 of LeBron-Wade-Bosh under Pat Riley.  They promised us anywhere from one to seven NBA titles

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Dodgers-Yankees Preview

The Dodgers enter Yankee Stadium for a two-game set with the Yanks.  The storylines with this mini-series are endless.  The 1950's World Series battles when both clubs were in New York, Don Mattingly returning to the Bronx and a kid named Yasiel Puig.  Here is a series preview:  

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Matt Harvey Should Plan on Leaving Mets

David Wright made the unbelievable mistake of believing Mets brass and Sandy Alderson that this ship in Queens would turn around and head down the right waters.  And so, Wright agreed to stay for 14 years and $192 million.  Great contract.  Great money.  He stays as the face of the franchise.  Wright still lives in the greatest city of them all.  But one of the best players in the game won't be seeing many playoff appearances, and that is where players separate their careers from others in the annals of baseball and sports.  

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Tiger Woods Won’t Catch Jack Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is 37 years old and winning majors isn't as easy as it was 10-15 years ago.  Tiger had his worst major finish at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club at +13.  The question with Woods, who has 14 majors, is always, Can he break Jack Nicklaus' 18 major wins?  The answer right now is no, and here are four reasons why:

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What Team Has Impressed You Most During Finals Play [POLL]

The Heat, Spurs, Bruins and Blackhawks are all vying for titles.  All have been impressive in their own way.  The Bruins battled back from a three-overtime loss in Game 1 to win in OT in Game 2.  The Spurs are one win from clinching the NBA title after two wins at home in the middle of the NBA Finals

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Yankees-Angels Series Preview

The Yanks and Halos will play three in Los Angeles Friday-Sunday.  New York was swept in Oakland and the Angels come off a series loss in Baltimore, so both teams are really struggling.  Here is a series preview.

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What Sporting Event Are You Looking Most Forward To This Weekend [POLL]

Dad loves sports.  Lucky for Dad this Father's Day weekend, there are plenty of sporting events.  Stanley Cup Finals, U.S. Open golf, NBA Finals and a plethora of terrific Major League Baseball games

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