Tag Archives: playoffs

Why Your “If We Only Had Danny Briere” Drives Me Nuts

Why Your “If We Only Had Danny Briere” Drives Me Nuts

Now’s not the best time for me to talk about Danny Briere, but to be fair it hasn’t been the right time for me in, oh, about four years. You see, I was with you for that first year of “woe-is-us” after Danny packed up his stuff and left, even though I was far more… Continue Reading

NBA Playoff Predictions

NBA Playoff Predictions

Since I don’t have a podcast ’til Monday: Bulls over Philly in five — Iguodala and/or J-Rue should be good enough for a win over the Rose-less Bulls Heat over Knicks in five — Substitute Carmelo & Amare for the above names. Pacers over Magic in six — Orlando will go hard for Stan Van… Continue Reading

Good Friday edition of The Late Nick Mendola (Seas2Ep28): Requiem For a Team

AB Podcast Twenty-Eight: Requiem For a Team, 2012 Buffalo Sabres What do the 2012 Buffalo Sabres have in common with “Lost” and Dennis Green? Plenty. Email: nick@fcbuffalo.org… Continue Reading

The Late Nick Mendola, Seas2Ep27: Is It Now or How Do You Believe?

AB Podcast Twenty-Seven: Is it NOW do you believe or HOW do you believe? Email: nick@fcbuffalo.org… Continue Reading

The Late Nick Mendola, Seas2Ep25: I Want It, Sabres

AB Podcast Twenty-Five: What if the Sabres really go the route of redemption? There was a time not too long ago when there was nothing I wanted more than to watch my favorite team play my favorite sports. That iced canes squad was the 2005-06 Buffalo Sabres and Dear Holiness they were wonderful to watch;… Continue Reading

Most Satisfying Loss of All-Time?

(WECK 1230) — Vindictiveness is not an admirable noun, but we’re not always people to be admired. When Lebron “The Big Ego” James came up on the short end of the NBA Finals, I smiled as wide as I had in a long time, but was it the most fun I’ve ever had watching a… Continue Reading

Mavericks Goose Heat; Dirk Plays Iceman

(WECK 1230) — I won’t say I can’t believe what I just saw… but I barely believe what I just saw. The Miami Heat, the dastardly villains of the 2011 NBA playoffs, were unloading on the Dallas Mavericks in Game Two of the Finals, tempting even the biggest Lebron James haters (pointing at myself) to… Continue Reading

Immediate Reactions: Flyers 5, Sabres 2

Listen live and react from Noon-3 p.m. EST Wednesday on www.weck1230.com as I give your Tweets, emails and phone calls to the airwaves. Lock in 716.783.9325 (716.783.WECK) on your cell phone. (WECK 1230) — We’re conditioned to think the glass slipper always leads to Cinderella getting naughty with the prince, but sometimes fairy tales get kinda… Continue Reading

Game Seven: Simple, Not Easy

(WECK 1230) — Some interesting historical statistics are going to be thrown at you over the next 24-48 hours.  The Flyers are 8-6 all-time in Game Sevens, the Sabres are 1-5 and the teams have never contested a Game Seven versus each other. None of that really matters. The only way it would remotely make… Continue Reading

Immediate Reactions: Flyers 5, Sabres 4 (OT)

Listen live and react from Noon-3 p.m. EST Monday on www.weck1230.com as I give your Tweets, emails and phone calls to the airwaves. Lock in 716.783.9325 (716.783.WECK) on your cell phone. (WECK 1230) — An image: Another image: Why two? Image One: That’s a rookie play by youngster Chris Butler, who isn’t quite a rookie. This… Continue Reading