The sudden end to the Sixers series last Sunday was the backdrop to our conversation with The Athletic Sixers/NBA writer Mike O'Connor on the show talking about what happened, where the team is now and what comes next. Then the guys talked NBA Draft & Playoffs, Phillies, Union, Preakness and PGA Championship.
This week on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown, we talked about Cole Irvin getting the call to the big show and his 1st major league start, recapped the last week in the farm system and sat down for an interview with Reading Fightins 1B Darick Hall.
We started the show with a bang with US Womens National Team stars Carli Lloyd and Samantha Mewis talking about their journeys to the World Cup and more. Then we talked with Oliver Horovitz getting us ready for the PGA Championship, his amazing golf stories and his new show Caddie Codes.
This week on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown the guys were back out in Baseballtown and had the chance to sit down for a conversation first with Director of Player Development Josh Bonifay about the state of the system and some of he players opening eyes early. Then they spoke with former Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about his love of baseball, teaching young players and Dave Montgomery
It's Derby week and the guys had Jeff Nash in studio to help handicap and breakdown the big horse race this weekend. Then the guys talked to MLB Umpire Phill Cuzzi about everything from technology in baseball to the time Grady Little asked him to get thrown out of a game.
This week on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown the guys talked about some of the movement in the Phils farm system and had an interview from Spring Training w Reading Fightin Phils Pitcher Connor Seabold.
Today on the Heart of Sports, the guys opened the show with Sports Editor for the Philly Voice Evan Macy calling in to break down the Sixers/Raptors series and talk Eagles/NFL Draft. Then they were joined by former MLB Umpire Gary Darling to talk about the Umps Care charities and efforts.
This week on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we run through the first few weeks down on the farm, talk about injuries at the major league level testing depth coming up and have an interview with Clearwater Threshers 1B/3B Madison Stokes we did when we were at Spring Training in Clearwater.
This week we turned the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen Blue as we interviewed University of Michigan Athletic Director Warde Manuel. The we talked the Sixers/Nets series, NFL Draft and Schedule, Phillies, and Tiger's comeback at the Masters.
The High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown was out in Reading at Baseball Town talking to some of the Fightin Phils and on this week's show, along with a recap of the system, the guys had a conversation with 2016 MLB #1 overall pick Mickey Moniak about his journey and continued growth.
This week on The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we were talking basketball playoffs with Sixers beat writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News Keith Pompey joining us at the start to talk about the 1st round of the NBA Playoffs and breakdown of the Sixers/Nets series. Then we had Phillies beat reporter for The Athletic Matt Gelb joining the show to break down the start of the baseball season.
This week on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we recapped the 1st week of the season for the Threshers, BlueClaws, Fightins and Iron Pigs and then had an interview with IronPigs pitcher JoJo Romero.
It's Final Four weekend in the NCAA Tournament, the Philadelphia 76ers are limping toward the playoffs, the Philadelphia Phillies bats are off to a hot start, the Philadelphia Flyers have one more game before the end of their season, the Philadelphia Eagles are weeks away from the draft and the Philadelphia Union try to stretch their winning streak to 3 tomorrow night. We had that and so much more for us to talk about.
The High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown was in Allentown at Coca Cola Park for the 222 Showcase between the AAA Ironpigs and the AA Fightins. The guys sat down with Ironpigs pitcher Cole Irvin for an interview before the game.
It's the start of season 2 for the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown on opening day in the major leagues and Jeff and Jason are back to take you through the farm system for the Phils. The guys looked at the managers for the minor league teams this year, broke down some of the pitchers and had an interview with pitcher Kyle Young from spring training.
This week we had something special with Lauren Hart in studio to talk about the Flyers, her singing career, community involvement and overcoming life's challenges. Then we talked the Philadelphia Phillies big win to start the season with their new look team, the #Eagles making a move to get their running back with Jordan Howard, the #Sixers with just 7 games left before the playoffs, the NCAA Tourney rolling on and oh so much more.
This week on the Heart of Sports we broke down the NCAA Tournament with College basketball Analyst and NCAA Champion Terry Mills, talked Sixers heading to the home stretch, Phillies counting down to Opening day and then were joined by Philadelphia Union midfielder and South Jersey Native Brenden Aaronson for a fun interview.
#NFL Free Agency, #MLB Spring training, #NBA & #NHL playoffs on the Horizon & #MarchMadness next week. It's just a great time of year on the sports calendar and we talked all of that along with being joined by Oliver Horovitz, author of an American Caddie at St. Andrews to talk all things golf, preview the Masters & more!
The Heart of Sports was at Mike Schmidt Field at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater Friday to broadcast from Phillies Spring Training with special interviews including: * Director of player development Josh Bonifay talked to us about his journey to the Phillies. * Pedro Gomez of ESPN talked about the changes to the #Phillies roster, the Bryce Harper saga and signing, and what it is like to be a dad with a son who plays in the minor leagues as his son is currently in the Red Sox System *...
Ricky Bottalico got held up with Bryce Harper signing news and will join us on a future show, but Jason and Jeff had plenty to talk about with the new makeup of the team, potential lineups, pitching staff and current questions. Then the guys talked Sixers, some Eagles and Flyers and were joined by Philadelphia Union Goaltender Andre Blake to talk about the start of the MLS Season this weekend.