Category Archives: Interns’ Cage

2011 MLB ‘Fake’ Draft

By BRIAN KOPERSKI (bwkoperski@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) With the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft one month away, I thought I would share my thoughts on how I think the first round will shake out. 1. Pirates – Anthony Rendon, 3B, Rice The first overall pick is a toss-up right now. While Rendon and UCLA’s Gerrit Cole… Continue Reading

Where the Hart Is

By NATE FOLEY, INTERN The 2010-11 regular season is a mere three days away from reaching its completion. With playoff matchups still very much undecided in both conferences, it is a perfect time to reflect on the season that was and the players that shined. The race for the Rocket Richard Trophy has all but been given to… Continue Reading

Mike Weber Cuts the Mustard

By BRIAN KOPERSKI (bwkoperski@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) – When you think about who is the top defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres, chances are you think of Tyler Myers. Perhaps, you would consider Jordan Leopold. Or maybe even Steve Montador or Andrej Sekera would cross your mind. If you were to stop there, however, you would be… Continue Reading

Third Pick’s A Charm

By BRIAN KOPERSKI (bwkoperski@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) – The Buffalo Bills have a little more than three months until they will be on the clock in the 2011 NFL Draft. That leaves us fans plenty of time to analyze, debate, and predict which player they should choose with that third overall selection in the first round…. Continue Reading

Sid is Superman

BY Nate Foley, intern (email: nefoley17@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) The Pittsburgh Penguins currently sit atop the NHL, and are in the midst of an 11-game winning streak. There is one reason the Pens are the hottest team in the league right now and it wears No. 87 on its back. Sidney Crosby is the best hockey… Continue Reading

Not Werth It

By BRIAN KOPERSKI (bwkoperski@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) — The ever-rising monetary landscape of player contracts in Major League Baseball was brilliantly showcased over this past weekend. Just as much as baseball is a game that America loves, it is a business that can be very annoying to both the casual and diehard fan. More evidence of… Continue Reading

NHL All-Underrated Team

By NATE FOLEY (email: nefoley17@gmail.com) There are many reasons players get underrated. They may not get proper recognition because of their team’s market, or perhaps they are overshadowed by the bigger-named teammates who share their ice. Whatever the reason, there are several guys in the league who do not get their due diligence for their play… Continue Reading

Johnson’s numbers on pace for Bills record book

By BRIAN KOPERSKI, WECK intern (bwkoperski@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) — Through nine weeks of the 2010 NFL season, there have been few bright spots on the Buffalo Bills roster. Ryan Fitzpatrick’s surprising play has garnered most of the positive attention amongst fans and the media, but a big reason for his success has been the breakout… Continue Reading

Merriman move an okay risk

By MICHAEL WZONTEK, WECK intern (WECK 1230) — The Buffalo Bills are trying to improve — you have to give them that — and Shawne Merriman is getting his second chance. By claiming former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman off of waivers in an effort to help improve arguably the team’s weakest position, Buddy… Continue Reading

Regier Needs To ‘C’ The Truth About Roster

by NATE FOLEY (email nefoley17@gmail.com) (WECK 1230) — The Sabres are not Stanley Cup contenders. This may seem harsh considering the season is only 10 games old, but the team just does not have the make up of a champion. The leadership on this squad is virtually nonexistent. Dressing room leaders like Craig Rivet, Paul Gaustad, Mike Grier and… Continue Reading