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Episode 150

Local School Athletics, Knicks/Mets

Published on: 22nd May, 2023

In a highly informative and thought-provoking episode, the esteemed host Mike Guidone sets the stage for an enlightening discussion by extending a warm welcome to none other than Dr. Danielle Turner, the accomplished Athletic Director at Locust Valley High School. With a wealth of experience and expertise in her field, Dr. Turner graces the show with her presence to shed light on the multifaceted challenges that athletic departments in local schools often encounter. As the conversation unfolds, Guidone skillfully navigates through the intricate landscape of high school sports administration, delving into topics such as funding constraints, resource allocation, fostering inclusivity, and balancing the demands of academics and athletics. Dr. Turner's insights and solutions offer a beacon of inspiration and guidance, providing a valuable resource not only to aspiring athletic directors but to anyone invested in the success and well-being of local school sports programs.

But the exhilaration doesn't stop there, as the dynamic duo of Guidone and his esteemed guest Dr. Turner make way for an exhilarating segment that captures the hearts of sports enthusiasts across the nation. Dialing in to lend his expert analysis, the highly knowledgeable Chris Caputo joins the conversation, immersing listeners in a thrilling post-mortem examination of the New York Knicks' season. With an unwavering passion for the game and an unrivaled understanding of basketball, Caputo, in tandem with Guidone, dissects the highs, lows, and pivotal moments of the Knicks' journey, offering a comprehensive analysis that leaves no stone unturned. From strategic decisions to player performances, coaching approaches to team dynamics, the engaging dialogue between Guidone and Caputo provides a deep dive into the intricacies of the game, enlightening fans and enthusiasts alike.

However, the conversation doesn't end on the hardwood court, as the spotlight now shifts to the New York Mets and their recent 'Let the Kids Play' approach. Guidone and Caputo passionately explore the team's bold strategy, examining its impact on player development, team chemistry, and fan engagement. Caputo's endorsement of this approach adds a valuable perspective, drawing upon his extensive knowledge and experience within the world of sports. Listeners are treated to a captivating discussion that not only celebrates the Mets' commitment to nurturing young talent but also raises intriguing questions about the ever-evolving landscape of professional baseball and the merits of embracing a youth-oriented philosophy.

As the episode draws to a close, listeners are left with a profound sense of appreciation for the behind-the-scenes efforts and challenges faced by athletic departments in local schools. Simultaneously, they revel in the excitement of sports analysis and the profound impact it has on shaping the narrative of beloved teams. Through the expert guidance of Guidone, the invaluable insights of Dr. Turner, and the expert analysis of Caputo, the show serves as a platform for education, entertainment, and inspiration, fostering a deeper connection between sports enthusiasts and the intricacies of their favorite games.

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WGBB Sports Talk New York
Talking New York sports on Long Island's WGBB Radio.
Broadcasting LIVE Sunday nights at 8:00PM on Long Island's WGBB Radio 95.5FM | 1240AM. We're talking NEW YORK SPORTS! The Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and the New York metro-area college scene are all up for discussion.

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WGBB Sports Talk New York replaced the long running SPORTSTALK1240 on WGBB (2007-2020) in January 2021.

September 24th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 1st... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 8th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
October 15th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 22nd... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
October 29th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.

About your hosts

Rob Kowal

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Rob is the Executive Producer of WGBB's Sports Talk New York. While he still gets behind the mic from time to time to host the show, Rob mostly works behind the scenes helping to book guests, maintain the website and promote the show on social media.

Bill Donohue

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Bill's first vivid recollection of sports revolves around the magical seasons of 1969 – when the Mets, Knicks and Jets all won championships – and Bobby Cox was playing 3B for the Yankees. A history buff and ports “purist,” he enjoys the comparison of the eras and discussing those contrasting viewpoints. Bill is a benefactor of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and enjoys visiting the hallowed shrine to our national pastime whenever possible.

Mike Trezza

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Mike is a veteran of the local sports media scene. He's done play-by-play work for football, basketball and lacrosse on local TV, radio and digital platforms, and hosted various talk shows since 1995. He also serves as the public address announcer for several local colleges and high schools. Mike teaches at Farmingdale State College and Suffolk Community College. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Guidone.

Mike Guidone

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Mike is the girls' varsity basketball coach at Locust Valley High School. This past winter, his team broke the all-time Long Island consecutive victory record for girls' basketball, winning 54 straight over the course of 3 seasons. He also coaches boys' and girls' tennis. Mike is a teacher at Westbury High School. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Trezza.

Andy Suekoff

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Andy is an in-game analyst for Stony Brook University Hockey, as well as an Ingest Coordinator for Encompass Digital Media in Stamford, CT. A graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Andy was a play-by-play announcer for five NCAA Division I sports during his time as the school, and hosted a half hour weekly talk show, Bottom of the 6th. Andy is an avid fan of all the major sports, college football/basketball and MMA, specifically including the Yankees, Rangers, Jets and St. John’s.

Anthony Stabile

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Bio coming soon!