ML Sports Platter
Syracuse lacrosse great John Galloway and free lance media man Scott Ian Ambinder join the Platter!

Syracuse lacrosse great John Galloway and free lance media man Scott Ian Ambinder join the Platter!

April 6, 2020

00:00-30:00:

ML brings in Syracuse lacrosse great and current Jacksonville University head men's lacrosse coach John Galloway to chat about coaching now, how his roster is impacted by COVID-19, allowing players to use Twitter, his days at SU, what makes a great goalie, the comparisons in the pressure to win at Syracuse and West Genesee High School, his relationship with John Desko, the growth of the game, his incredible resume as a player in college and professionally, representing Team USA, his love of dogs, meeting his wife and more.  

30:00-60:00:

ML brings in old pal Scott Ian Ambinder from his CNY radio days to chat about what NYC is like right now, when Scott realized the city was in danger due to COVID-19, NYC missing its baseball and the way of life it brings to the city, Scott missing sports, his throwback sports t-shirt collection, what he's doing career-wise now and more!  

 

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Baseball greats Bobby Richardson and Jim Kaat join the ML Sports Platter!

Baseball greats Bobby Richardson and Jim Kaat join the ML Sports Platter!

April 3, 2020

ML brings in Yankee great Bobby Richardson and pitching legend Jim Kaat to the program.

00:00-34:00: 

Bobby Richardson chats with ML about his special friendship with Mickey Mantle, why he would take Mantle over Mays, when Mickey was officially welcomed by Yankee fans, Bobby's first time running on the field at the old Yankee Stadium, why Yogi Berra was underrated, being warned as a rookie not to mess with the Yankee World Series money, NYC baseball moving to the West Coast when he came to the Yanks, winning three rings in pinstripes, when Bobby was at his peak performance, coaching at South Carolina, not liking the game today because of analytics and more!

34:00-end:  

Jim Kaat tells ML about the changing of the guard from AL power to NL speed/pitching during his day, generations of baseball and comparisons being too hard, what makes a great fielding pitcher as he won 16 Gold Gloves, winning it all in 1982 with St. Louis, knowing Derek Jeter belonged right away, the mythical figures in baseball history, what he's most proud of, what made Harmon Killebrew a special player and teammate and more!  

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World of Beer Destiny USA Brewmaster and Product Manager Tim Butler joins the Platter!

World of Beer Destiny USA Brewmaster and Product Manager Tim Butler joins the Platter!

April 2, 2020

ML chats again with Tim on a Thirsty Thursday about Week 1 of curbside pickup, New York State breweries getting a big break, wing sauces offered, popular items TO-GO, people excited to take a drive to WOB, the interactive APP, what's next, how he's adjusting to COVID-19 and more!  

St. Bonaventure Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Randy Mearns joins the Platter!

St. Bonaventure Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Randy Mearns joins the Platter!

April 2, 2020

ML chats with Randy about his season coming to an abrupt end, how his team and the school are adjusting to social distancing and COVID-19, JUCO players transferring, Seniors getting another year of eligibility due to the virus, the layers of sorting out we have at the college level now and in the future on and off the field and more.  

Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy joins the Platter!

Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy joins the Platter!

April 2, 2020

ML brings Tom Murphy in to chat about missing baseball, creative ways he's still communicating with his teammates, keeping up with fitness, if baseball will come back in 2020, his love of the outdoors and hunting, his diet, what the Mariners look like when MLB comes back and more!  

ESPN/ABC’s Tom Rinaldi joins the ML Sports Platter!

ESPN/ABC’s Tom Rinaldi joins the ML Sports Platter!

April 2, 2020

ML brings ESPN/ABC's Tom Rinaldi in to chat about sports returning in 2020, the crowded calendar when things get back to normal, how Wimbledon and The Open Championship impact the calendar, his lifetime sports Mount Rushmore, how we will tell the story of COVID-19 impacting sports years from now, his favorite event to cover, if the break is good for Tiger Woods, keeping busy without sports through feature/other work, what he hopes people say about him when the camera goes off and more, plus he asks a question to ML at the end!  

New York City basketball/St. Bonaventure great Elmer Anderson joins the Platter!

New York City basketball/St. Bonaventure great Elmer Anderson joins the Platter!

April 1, 2020

ML brings Elmer Anderson in to chat about being best friends and high school teammates with Pearl Washington, how he ended-up at Bonaventure. where Pearl wanted him to play college hoops, a story about Pearl not being able to get into Madison Square Garden, missing basketball, adjusting to COVID-19, coaching today and the message he tries to teach kids, playing Syracuse in the Reilly Center and how crazy it got, what Game Day was like at Bonas for him around campus and more!

Musician/artist Tim Forbes joins the Platter!

Musician/artist Tim Forbes joins the Platter!

April 1, 2020

ML brings Tim back to chat about his LIVE shows on Facebook, handling working from home, missing his beloved hoops on TV and playing, COVID-19 and more!  

CNY Central Sports Anchor Matt Hauswirth joins the Platter!

CNY Central Sports Anchor Matt Hauswirth joins the Platter!

April 1, 2020

ML brings Matt Hauswirth on to chat about how he is adjusting to COVID-19, missing sports, if he thinks sports will come back, the sport he wants back the most, colleges and universities possibly dealing with the challenge of no college football and losing bundles of money, the ACC Tournament bracket dominated by SU players, his Syracuse basketball Mount Rushmore and more!  

Sit Means Sit Syracuse’s David Wilbert joins the Platter!

Sit Means Sit Syracuse’s David Wilbert joins the Platter!

March 31, 2020

ML brings Dave Wilbert back to chat about his business being open during COVID-19 and what is offered, activities at home with your dog during this weird time, the increase in dog adoptions currently, why it's important for kids to be more involved with pups at home right now and more!