WISE Sports Radio talk: Rule hurts Rays, White Sox accuse Astros, Dan Campbell’s tears

Baseball is never more exciting than during the postseason and the divisional playoffs haven’t disappointed thus far. On our WISE Sports Radio segment, we discuss an unusual play in Game 3 of the Rays-Red Sox series, the Braves taking control over the Brewers, and the Dodgers in a good position to defeat the Giants.

And with the Detroit Lions suffering another heartbreaking last-second loss, we talk about coach Dan Campbell’s emotional post-game press conference. Earlier, I wrote a column at The Comeback about how important that was for the Lions and their fans.

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WISE Sports Radio baseball talk: 2021 MLB postseason preview, keeping Ohtani, teams on rise for 2022

Major League Baseball’s postseason is here, beginning with the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox continuing their rivalry in the American League Wild Card playoff while the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers face each other in the National League.

For our WISE Sports Radio baseball segment, we preview the Wild Card games in addition to the Atlanta Braves-Milwaukee Brewers NL Division Series and the Chicago White Sox-Houston Astros matchup on the AL side.

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WISE Sports Radio talk: Red-hot Cardinals, Yankees-Red Sox, Trout shuts down, Lions fan pain

Only one week remains in the 2021 Major League Baseball regular season and teams are still fighting for postseason position with six or seven games remaining.

On WISE Sports Radio, we talked about the St. Louis Cardinals’ 16-game winning streak and the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox battling to host the one-game AL Wild Card playoff game. Superstar Mike Trout calls it a season after playing only 36 games this year. And we take a brief turn to the NFL so Pat Ryan can make fun of me for being a Detroit Lions fan.

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“What else can I do?” Patriots lineman Justin Herron stops sexual assault

This past Friday, ESPN.com had quite a story on New England Patriots offensive lineman Justin Herron. The second-year tackle prevented a sexual assault while on a walk near his home in Tempe, Arizona.

He heard screaming, saw what was happening nearly a football field’s length away, somehow made eye contact with the woman and realized what was happening. Then he ran over to intervene.

From the story by Ryan Hockensmith:

“As Herron leaves the park, he calls his mom to tell her what happened. ‘You’re never going to believe this,’ he tells her. ‘I saved this woman from getting raped in the park.’

“‘What if the guy had had a gun or a knife?’ she asks. Herron lies and says that he could tell immediately Caballero didn’t have any weapons. He didn’t know, though. He just knew he had to start running.”

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WISE Sports Radio baseball talk: Overlooked Brewers, Ryan Braun retires, Padres’ implosion, Ohtani vs. Vlad Jr.

Only a couple weeks remain in the 2021 Major League Baseball season and there are some close playoff races to follow. But one team that’s been very good hasn’t gotten much attention outside of diehard baseball followers: The Milwaukee Brewers, with a 91-58 record and 11.5-game lead in the NL Central.

We finally give the Brewers their due on our WISE Sports Radio baseball segment. Interesting that Milwaukee’s been successful without a guy who was their best player for years, Ryan Braun. We also talk about the once-promising, now-imploding San Diego Padres and whether Shohei Ohtani or Vladimir Guerrero Jr. should win the American League Most Valuable Player award.

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