A Year of Thanks

Our “SportsTalk” cameras were busy over the holiday season capturing some of the tournament action for winter sports teams in both the Eastern Pennyslvania and Washington, DC areas. Here are samples of some of our interviews:

Previously, I’ve used this blog during the first full work-week of the calendar year to thank all of those who have guested on our “RCN SportsTalk” program in the prior year.

That list has gotten quite lengthy over the last few years, and because blog space is at a premium, we’ve decided to just take a moment to highlight all of our “first- time” guests who appeared on the program in 2017.

So, here is a list of the “new” guests we were proud to host on “SportsTalk” over this past year (in no particular order)…

ESPN’s Freddie Coleman

Fox Sports Football TV Analyst Matt Millen

NFL National Columnist John McMullen

Washington Nationals Reporter Luke Monaldo

Washington Redskins Radio Announcer Scott Schaeffer

 Washington Post Sports Writer Gene Wang

 Philadelphia Phillies (then current) Manager Pete MacKanin

 Philadelphia Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franske

 Philadelphia Eagles 2017 New Drafted Players

Philadelphia 76ers GM/President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo

Philadelphia 76ers Players, including Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons & DMV Product Markelle Fultz

 DeMatha HS Head Basketball Coach (and Fultz’s Fmr HS Coach) Mike Jones

Good Counsel High School Head Football Coach Andy Stefanelli

 Imhotep Charter High School Football Head Coach Nick Lincoln

Woodrow Wilson High School Head Basketball Coach Angelo Hernandez

W T Woodson HS Head Basketball Coach Doug Craig

 George Washington University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Maurice Joseph

 “Wrestling Wrealm’s” Brian H. Waters

 CBS Sports NFL Reporter Jeff Kerr

 CBS Sports/SportsRadio WIP’s Phillies & Sixers Reporter Jon Johnson

 Fox Sports Radio’s Monet Anderson

 Highland Games Multi-World Champion Dan McKim

 Bethlehem Catholic Girls Basketball State Championship Team

Moravian Academy Girls Field Hockey State Championship Team

Central Catholic Girls Volleyball State Championship Team

And, as always, a huge thanks to our “regulars” who are kind enough to give of their time, whenever I ask, every Thursday night. We appreciate all of our participants, and thank all the players, coaches, administrators and special guests that we have the pleasure to interview, either in-studio, via Skype or on-location, for our show for this past year.

Now, time to prepare for our 2018 shows…!

Chris Michael About Chris Michael

Chris handles play-by-play for RCN sports events, including baseball, football & basketball games and produces/hosts the station’s 60-minute live call-in show. Among Chris’s other responsibilities include reporting on local news & sports stories, conducting “Take 5” interviews with community and political leaders, producing commercials, voiceovers and promos; and generating blog entries and videos on the internet. Click here to listen to the weekly Sports Talk podcast.

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