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  • 00:16

    Toronto Raptors should trade for David Lee

    in Basketball

    The Toronto Raptors are flush with salary cap space. Yes, they need to re-sign Sixth Man award winner Lou Williams, and they'll likely need to give him a significant raise after what he gave them.


    But what about getting unrestricted free agents to come to Toronto? It has never been an easy thing to do (last summer's Kyle Lowry re-signing notwithstanding), and Masai Ujiri is going up against some awfully heavy hitters when it comes to going after the likes of LaMarcus Aldridge and his ilk. 


    If he strikes out on all of the big names, what might Plan B be?


    Here's my suggestion: Go get David Lee, who the Golden State Warriors are trying to trade. He is a former All-Star, he is the consummate professional, and he can score in the low block better than Amir Johnson, Chuck Hayes, Patrick Patterson, James Johnson or any of the other power forwards Toronto used last season.


    The Warriors have already told Lee they will attempt to move him, and Golden State knows it will not get equal value in return. What is important to the Warriors is ridding themselves of Lee's salary to keep themselves out of luxury tax territory. A future second-round pick might be all it takes to get it done, and adding Lee would give the Raptors a one-year rental on a solid player while keeping intact their cap space for the bonanza summer of 2016.


    I tossed that idea at Toronto radio listeners this morning on Sportsnet 590-The Fan, and I also explained the strange free agent status of Atlanta's Paul Millsap -- and how that could be an option, too.

  • 00:28

    Interview with Literary Consultant & Author, Patrick Oliver

    in Books

    Patrick Oliver is a program manager and literary consultant dedicated to promoting reading and writing as tools of empowerment. Through a variety of innovative projects Oliver engages children, youth and adults in activities such as writing workshops, author talks, book discussions, professional development sessions and community forums.
    Creator, executive producer and host of Literary Nation Talk Radio a live weekly broadcast on KABF FM 88.3 with past guest such as Marian Wright Edelman, Common, Hill Harper, Sonia Sanchez, Susan Taylor and numerous others.



    He is publisher and editor of the Essence Magazine best-selling anthology Turn the Page and You Don’t Stop: Sharing Successful Chapters in Our Lives with Youth. Contributing participant Roundtable Discussion “Featuring Leaders of Poetry Organizations for Kids from Around the United States” in the publication Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeney’s April 2013). His forthcoming book Notes from a Literary Activist is scheduled for April 2014.



    Mr. Oliver was Director of Sales and Marketing at Third World Press (Chicago, IL); Program Director for the Open Book Program a citywide after-school reading program (Chicago, IL) and spent over 10 years as a material analyst and senior contract administrator in the defense industry (Los Angeles, CA). He has organized and facilitated panels and workshops for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, American Library Association, College Language Association, Ohio State University, Princeton University, Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference, Harlem Book Fair and numerous other conferences and events.   Visit his website at www.speakloudly.com for more information.
     

  • 00:45

    Knowing Your Consumer Rights According to the FDCPA!

    in Finance

    FDCPA is the abbreviated name for the Fair Debt Collections Practice Act. This act was created to protect both consumers and creditors again unfair and unethical collection practices. This is the very first thing that we should know because we have many rights that could help our particular situations. Call into 929.477.1281 and follow the show for updates by clicking the follow option. These shows are recorded so you can always go back and listen to the archives if you miss a show. If you know someone who is struggling with budgeting, debt, saving money nm etc., this is the show for you.

  • 00:31

    MANIC MONDAYS: SELF HELP FOR THE COMEDY CHALLENGED

    in Comedy

    NYC based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, host a cornucopia of terrific guests. Mixing it up with Comedians, Authors, musicians, professionals. Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast.  TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/34 NYC and live worldwide on WWW.MNN.ORG. She has written for Penthouse and Cracked magazine and created Ms. Quotable, a comic strip for Lady's Circle Magazine. Nancy was a winner of the Toyota Comedy Festivals "Laughter in Motion” and a Cable Arts Insight Comedy Award." Spot-lighted more than once in *Backstage, as both comedian/writer, she currently indulges her taste for the irreverent in her Stand Up Comedy and show, "Jazz Housewife." Nancy is creator of MOMEDY™, part of the International Mamapalooza Festival. She roasted Vincent Pastore of Soprano fame and is a member of The Friars Club.  Her comedy and music is  available at  www.cdbaby.com/Artist/NancyLombardo

  • 00:32

    Who Said Sales Was Going to Be Easy?

    in Marketing

    Sales, the final frontier.


    Sorry, the phrase, "the final frontier", are the words from the hit, sci-fi show "Star Trek".


    Well, you now have a business or maybe you have been practicing your trade for a few years.


    The trend over the last 5-10 years has been to move away from connecting with people in face-to-face or telephone conversation in favor of "engaging" them over the Internet.


    If you really want to be successful in selling, you can continue using digital platforms but you must realize that sales is a people business. It always has been, and it always will be.


    Don't be afraid. You can do it. It's fun.


    Try it today. 

  • 01:01

    Episode 3: NHL Draft & Trade Review - the weekend that was

    in Hockey

    Episode 3: NHL Draft & Trade Review - the weekend that was

  • 02:59

    The Sun-Re9 Show & Can i trade my Christianity in for something else?

    in Christianity

    On this broadcast we will be looking at the religious mindset of Christianity. Why is Christianity the only religion that teach you to love your enemies? And why is it that only black Christians follow that rule of forgiving everyone? And do black Christians really understand the doctrine of Christianity? Why are Christians worshiping Jesus when He said only worship the Father which is in heaven?  These are just some of the questions you will be looking at in this week broadcast of the Sun Re Show. 347-850-8030 is the call in number for comments  or questions.

  • 01:50

    A Demoralizing Shot To The Gut, And The Return Of A Special Guest

    in Sports

    Adam and Wes try to wrap their heads around the odd week of A's baseball. A sweep of the Rangers that gave everyone hope was quickly dashed away over the weekend thanks to the Royals completing a 3 game sweep.


    Where do we go from here? Is this the final nail in the coffin for the A's? And should we now be looking ahead to 2016?


    Trade Targets like Zobrist, Kazmir, Clippard, etc. will be the topic of discussion.


    And at 9, one of the GJD Originals will be making her return to GJD and that person is, Jessica Kleinschmidt. Jess is always a fun listen, so you don't want to miss it!


     

  • 00:59

    Andrew Jerrell Jones & Stuart Zechman • VS Sundays

    in Current Events

    Legacy racism. Guns, statutes, and other artifact of our political, and social systems need to go, Fasttracking secret trade agreements. Commentary from Andrew Jerrell Jones, Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd. Political satire from Culture of Truth.


    The 2015 Virtually Speaking Media Panel Andrew Jerrell Jones, Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, RJ Eskow, Sara Robinson, Susan Madrak, Spocko, Stuart Zechman

  • 01:12

    YGY 2015 Series Preview Show: Yankees-Angels (6/29-7/1)

    in Baseball

    On tonight's episode of the Yanks Go Yard Radio Show, brought to you by KNODA.com, host and senior staff writer Ricky Keeler gives his takeaways from the Yankees' four game series against the Houston Astros. Some of his points of discussion will include the rough outing by Masahiro Tanaka Saturday, Chris Young stepping up with the long ball, the 6-man rotation, and Alex Rodriguez being hit by a pitch in Saturday's win. Was it intentional or not? 


    Then, David Rice, the co-editor of Halo Hangout joins the show to preview this week's series between the Yankees and Angels out in Los Angeles, In addition to recapping the Yankees' sweep of the Angels this month, David will talk about Albert Pujols' hot June, the state of LA's offense, their trade deadline needs, and whether or nout Mike Scioscia is on the host seat if the Angels miss the playoffs? Plus, Ricky and David will breakdown the pitching matchups and give you their players to watch in this series. 


    As always, you can interact with us during the live show by calling us at (347)-324-5455 or tweeting us: @YGYRadioShow

  • 02:38

    Dixie, Diversions & Dynasties

    in Politics Conservative

    As America ‘debates’ tolerating an American Military flag flying the fascists in DC give the Imperial Puppet near total power to sell the little that is left of our sovereignty.  Purging the Confederate Battle flag is not about fighting racism; it is about erasing history, desecrating those who sacrificed in war and strengthening the invisible chains of tyranny. A tyranny that manifests itself under color of law only after it takes ahold of hearts and minds.


    The battle flag of Dixie, a serious issue, is being used as a diversion to distract Americans from the fast tracking TPP, SCOTUS redefining truth, while political marionettes and ruling dynasties engage in false campaigns of ‘election’ to salve the anxiety of the masses who think they are free because they get to choose new middle-management administrators every few years.


    The Constitutional Republic has been usurped tyranny with a veneer of democracy, elections and the distraction of bread and circuses. It shall persist UNLESS liberty-loving band together to restore Constitutional governance from your own community on up to the Imperial District of Corruption. Restore The Constitutional Militia of the Several States, sound money, free economies, religious and civil liberties as well as a sensible foreign policy of trade and non-interventionist defense; or watch the fascists in both parties push transnational agendas to their benefit and our demise. This is the last chance to stop those who perpetuate an empire abroad and a fascist police state at home. To defeat the lawless hordes of Cultural Marxists, fascists, oligarchs, kleptocrats, useful idiots and their fellow travelers especially the Democrats, first you MUST CRUSH the Neocon fascist-socialists on ‘the right’...for liberty!


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