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1/30/17: Sparty downs the Wolverines, NMU has a rivalry matchup
with Michigan Tech, and do you care about all star games? Will Tieman
from the Spartan Sports Network calls in to talk Michigan vs. MSU and
the Spartans' chances of making the big dance.
1/27/17: Ryan Stieg from the Mining Journal co-hosts, talking NMU
basketball and hockey. Is there enough time for the Wildcats to make
the WCHA playoffs? Should the Red Wings tank? Who is on the Mount
Rushmore of sports broadcasters?
1/26/17: The Red Wings limp into the All-Star break, Michigan
needs a win to get off the bubble and should the Packers play hardball
with Randall Cobb?
1/25/17: Tom Izzo goes on a postgame rant after losing to
Purdue, the Red Wings lose in overtime (again) and is the Greek Freak
a legitimate MVP candidate? Nikki Dewald is also in studio to talk
about the UPHS Noquemanon Ski Marathon.
1/24/17: Sam Ali from ABC10 News is in studio to re-hash the
Packers loss to the Falcons and the big decisions they have to make
this offseason. They also discuss local high school basketball, the
resurgent NMU athletics and the horrid NBA All-Star voting.
1/23/17: The magic finally ran out for Aaron Rodgers and the
Green Bay Packers. Former Packers reporter John Maino calls in to
discuss the blowout. Also, Blake recaps the "Meet the Coaches" event
NMU hosted over the weekend.
1/23/2017 John Maino (former Packers reporter) joins the
SportsPen one last time to dissect the Packers' head-scratching
blowout loss to the Falcons on Sunday.
1/19/2017 Chris Solari (Detroit Free Press) joins Blake to try
to make some sense out of Michigan State basketball's up and down
1/18/2017 Charles Belt (NMU Assistant Men's Basketball Coach)
joins Blake in studio to talk about the team's two-game winning streak
and the growth of the team throughout the season.
1/16/2017 John Maino (former Packers reporter) breaks down the
Packers' thrilling victory over Dallas and tries to comprehend the
late game magic of Aaron Rodgers.
1/13/2017 Rob Demovsky (ESPN NFL Nation) previews the Green Bay
vs. Dallas divisional playoff game.
1/12/2017 Helene St. James (Detroit Free Press) talks about the
Red Wings' frustrating season, All-Star snubs and what Detroit has to
do to make the playoffs.
1/11/2017 Brice Burge (General Manager, Marquette Mutineers)
talks about how the team got started and what makes the Mutineers
1/9/2017 Michael Rothstein (ESPN Lions reporter) was in the
locker room with the Lions on Monday and gives the inside scoop on the
outlook of the team, what went so wrong in Seattle and the possible
future of Teryl Austin.
1/9/2017 John Maino (former Packers reporter) talks about the
Packers' blowout win over the Giants, questions some coaching
decisions and breaks down what Green Bay needs to do to beat Dallas.
1/6/2017 Dave Joseph (PA Announcer, LA Kings) talks about the
UP connections in the Red Wings vs. Kings game.
1/6/2017 Rob Demovsky (ESPN NFL Nation) previews the Packers
vs. Giants playoff game.
01/05/2017 George Blaha (Detroit Pistons play-by-play)
discusses the reasons for the Pistons' recent struggles and if they
have enough time to turn the season around for the playoffs. And of
course, we had to talk a little Michigan State football as well.
01/04/2017 Chris Solari (Detroit Free Press) discusses Michigan
State basketball, the impact of Miles Bridges, and is there actually a
chance that the Spartans could miss the tournament?
01/04/2017 Dave Birkett (Detroit Free Press) breaks down the
news about Jim Caldwell's job security as well as the Lions' chances
01/03/2017 Mark Snyder (Detroit Free Press) talks Michigan's
Orange Bowl loss, Jabrill Peppers' future and more.