Brown and Troupe: Sweet 16, BT Sings Kids TV Shows on Play.it – 3/25/15

 Brown and Troupe on Play.it, iTunes, and CBSLocalSports.com Show Highlights:

Brown and Troupe March Madness | Shane Battier charity event/Who takes home 55″ LG TV in bowling battle | NCAA Tournament analysis | Sweet 16 preview and picks | JB back wax before Florida trip | Father and son Opening Day tradition | JB falls asleep on train | JB Indian wedding stories | Troupe and Recoup on the week that was in sports | Watt takes less money | Jets QB situation | Troupe breaks down children’s TV shows and sings their theme songs | Benihana vs. Cheesecake Factory debate | Troupe Talk | JB’s Beef on girl, Darren Sharper, Mo’Ne Davis tweet, Drake better than Kendrick Lamar | Troupe’s motivational tip of the week

Brown and Troupe on Play.it and iTunes – 3/25/15

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Hofstra’s Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss in CAA Semis

Sunday’s loss in the CAA Semis for the Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team turned out to be the most heartbreaking loss in program history. A game that ended up trending on Twitter and that left everyone on the edge of their seat, ended in a 92-91 William & Mary win in double overtime. The players were emotional after the game, and clearly were devastated by the loss in a game they had a plethora of chances to win.

Hofstra’s Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss in CAA Semis

Hofstra blows out JMU; one win from CAA Finals

The Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team ran away from JMU in the second half of the CAA Tournament Quarterfinals Saturday, defeating the Dukes 74-57. Hofstra will now take on William & Mary today at 2:30 with a spot in the CAA Championship Game on the line. I’m down in Baltimore covering the tournament. Check out my SportsTalk1240.com story following their win yesterday.

Hofstra Hoops Defeats JMU; Advances to CAA Semis

3/30/14-The 5th Quarter in New York Sports with Ed Coleman and Shawn Green

Check out my show from Sunday on Long Island’s AM1240-WGBB.  I was joined by longtime WFAN Mets reporter Ed Coleman to preview the 2014 season.  Also joining me was former Mets, Dodgers, Diamondbacks, and Blue Jays outfielder Shawn Green.  Shawn was a two-time All Star, a Gold Glove Award winner, and a Silver Slugger Award winner.

3/30/14-The 5th Quarter in New York Sports

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What does St. John’s need to do to get into NCAA Tournament?

What does St. John’s need to do to get into NCAA Tournament? (via FanIQ)

The St. John’s Red Storm head into the Big East Tournament Thursday with anything but a NCAA Tournament bid locked up.  After a rough 0-5 start to the Big East slate, the Johnnies turned their season around dramatically to even be in the discussion…

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BEST OF The Weekend with Jake & Drew-2/23/14

Tune into the best of The Weekend with Jake & Drew on ESPN Radio New Hampshire 900AM, 1250AM, and from the ESPN Radio app.
We opened talking Jim Boeheim and his rage. Was he right? Was the right call made? We go around the college hoops slate from Saturday and the new rivalry between Syracuse and Duke. We ranted on a variety of topics in the world of sports.
We talked Derek Jeter and his decision to announce his retirement. Where does Jeter rank among the great Yankees and great shortstops? We go through his dating diamond. We talked Yankees and Tanaka and his $200K plane.
We go around the NBA and rant on the Knicks. How is Mike Woodson still there? Will Melo stick around? We also talked Michael Sam and how he will be received in the NFL locker room. How ignorant was Ray Rice? We discuss his drunken decision to fight his fiancee and drag her outside an elevator.

Best of The Weekend with Jake & Drew-2/23/14

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St. John’s poised for a deep March run

I got a chance to catch the St. John’s Red Storm basketball team Sunday and Tuesday at MSG as they won their fifth and sixth straight games and are winners of nine of their last ten.  It’s time to be on watch, because Steve Lavin’s squad has something special brewing.  Check out my FanIQ.com story on the Johnnies as March Madness is upon us.

St. John’s poised for a deep March run