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  • 01:04

    JRW Championship Title Suspension, Ray Rice & Brian Williams...

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    JRW Championship Title Suspension, Ray Rice & Brian Williams


     


     


    Join me tonight as we discuss the following:



    Jackie Robinson Little League baseball team in Chicago and the recent suspension of their championship.  Should their title be restored? 
    Ray Rice was offered a 1 million dollar contract.
    Brian Williams was caught lying to millions of viewers.  He is a World renowned repsected journalist.   He was recently suspended for 6 months without pay.  Shoule he be given a second change? Will the viwers be able to trust him again?


    We want to hear from YOU! What's on your mind? 


    Tune in and tell us what you think.


    Thank you for your support. 


    Dr. Wendy 


     


     


     

  • 00:24

    The Maya Akai Show- The Chatter

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    Check out my NEW Show The Chatter! The Chatter is a podcast that will focus on past and current hot topics that have new details, as well as, stories that potentially will be the NEXT What’s Trending headline in 30 minutes.. The Chatter is the quick down and down on relevant news!!!


    This podcast topics include:
    New details on the events surroundng Chrstian Taylor’s death
    JRW Lawsuit…no more
    Mississippi State students attempt to join ISIS??
    Child Free Flights??
    And Football back IN Los Angeles possibly by 2016???


    Checkout www.MayaAkai.com for podcasts and more !!


    Be Sure to Get Social with Maya!!!


    Facebook and Twitter @TheMayaAkaiShow


    Instagram @Maya Akai


    Also show podcasts are available in the iTunes Store, podcast section.. search Maya Akai Present

  • 01:38

    The Sports Cypher with Faruq and Maya ( 2-15-2015 Show)

    in Radio

    This episode of The Sports Cypher Faruq and Maya kick off the show talkng the JRW Scandal with the writer that broke the story,  Mark Konkol of DNAinfo.com ( @konkolskorner ). Next up Another Edition of Coach's Corner with TRACY DILDY Head Coach of  Chicago State MBB ( @tradil3 ) talking the team's recent 3 game homestand. It's Spring Training  and the TSC Crew talks BASEBALL with Bruce Miles (@BruceMiles2112 ) Cubs Beat Reporter for the Daily Herald


    TUNE EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT 9p-11p CST 1690AM WVON Chicago and streaming worldwide atWVON.com and via iHeartradio.com and GET SOCIAL WITH THE SHOW: @WVON1690 @TheSportsCypher @TheSportsChica @FaruqBasir


     


     

  • 02:01

    Is Jackie Robinson West Being Robbed of its National Little League Championship?

    in Women

     Many people are outraged at the decision of the International Little League organization to strip Jackie Robinson West of its National Championship title based on allegations that the team violated rules related to the boundaries in which team members should live. This decision came at the incessant urging of Chris Janes, Vice President of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association, who charged that a JRW team member lived in a suburb of Chicago and was not an inner city resident. Chris Janes is Coach of the Evergreen Park Little League Team, which suffered a humiliating loss of 43-2 against JRW during the Sectional Playoffs, and of course JRW went on to compete for and win the National Championship. So, are we seeing, according to Chris Janes' accusation, a team that deliberately schemed, lied and cheated to get to the top? Or are we seeing, according to JRW supporters, an immature adult who is lacking in good sportsmanship and is unable to graciously accept defeat? Is the Jackie Robinson West team being robbed of its rightfully earned National Little League Championship Title? Will this case end up in court? What do you think should happen?


     


     

  • 01:00

    Sports Reality Radio...All Sports Talk Power Hour..Tell us Happy Birthday!

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    Join us as we celebrate 1 whole year of Sports Reality Radio. It's been some ups and downs during this time span but we've learned a lot since jumping right into broadcasting live. Of course there is still more to learn and we hope you guys continue to listen to us every week. We appreciate all the live listens, the calls, and conversations! #Sportsrealitycheck to you guys and 1 love!


    Bulls and Cavs were the last 2 teams to play before the break with the Bulls taking it. Is this shaping up for playoff showdown?


    We will be discussing All Star Weekend and we will be talking about that of course and also the JRW #boundarygate. I think that's a damn shame but I'll save that for the show.


    Also should Pete Rose be reinstated by MLB? Has it been long enough?


    All this and more so tune in and call us at 347-838-8449!

  • 01:20
  • 02:02

    Jackie Robinson West Still Our Champs! Supporters Fight To Restore The Title

    in Women

    The supporters of The Jackie Robinson West League Team are fighting for the return of the championship title, based on unfair behavior of the adults involved in seeking a means to disqualify the children based on boundaries unknown to the children or their parents. Issues of racial discrimination in funding of park district and school sports programs in African American communities have arisen. Chris Janes, Vice President of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association and coach of the Evergreen Park team that lost 43-2 to JRW, checked parents license plates, utility bills and voter registration records trying to find some type of impropriety. What's wrong with that behavior? What is it teaching our children regarding maturity, integrity, losing with grace and displaying good sportsmanship? Contrary to the public accusations, no boundaries were defined for the parents whose children played on the team. What should be done to restore the dignity and respect to the team, the parents and the coaches?

  • 01:00

    Sports Reality Radio...BEARDOWN...

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    Check out Rick and Curt this Saturday morning from 11am-12am while they discuss the Bears more....Make sure you tune in and call and let us know YOUR REALITY! (347)838-8449! 

  • 01:00

    BEARDOWN! Sports Reality Radio!

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    Tune in every Saturday morning @ 11:00am-12:00am to Sports Reality Radio with hosts, Curtis "Tru Karackta" Townsend and  Rick "Just a Bears fan" Thomas as talk about the latest and hottest topics in football, basketball, baseball and hockey. This is the show where you can let YOUR REALITY of sports knowledge be known because everybody has an opinion. So tune in and call us to tell us what you think about a certain topic at (347)838-8449....Let's talk Sports Reality!


    This Saturday we talk about we liked and didn't like about the Bears vs Jagaurs game Thursday night in which the Bears came from behind late for a 20-19 victory. Who you got, Jordan Palmer or Jimmy Clausen? How do you think Jay Cutler is doing so far? Looks good to me. Is Jonathan Bostic ready to take over for Lance Briggs and does Shea McClellin really fit in here? Last but not least, Congrats and a big Sports Reality Check to JRW for their opening victory in the Little League World Series beating Washington 12-2. This kid Pierce Jones is the REAL DEAL hitting 3 homers and triple!


     

  • 00:30

    What Works RVA

    in Entrepreneur

    WWRVA creates opportunities for exposure of successful and under recognized Business/Social/Civic personalities to share their story, accomplishments with a broader audience. “What Works RVA” represents a commitment to feature Business/Social/Civic leaders to increase public awareness for the communities’ cultural diversity and social vibrancy. These individuals reveal rich life stories with their interwoven struggles and triumphs both public and private.


    Katharine Herndon was a fan of James River Writers even before they hired her.  She has attended all eleven conferences and over fifty Writing
    Shows, and she plans to improve on that number in 2014.  She has been on the board for several years in a variety of roles, including executive
    secretary, co-chair of the 2011 conference committee (with the wonderful Valley Haggard), and membership chair.  Prior to becoming employed at JRW, Katharine taught middle school language arts for thirteen years. Her favorite bits were Shakespeare and poetry, and she was in a minority in
    this.  Katharine’s work has won second place in the Style Magazine fiction contest and been published by local indie press Sink/Swim in The Great
    Richmond Zombie Book and Front Porch Fiction.  


    Sponsors:  Slantress Magazine     TBAIMS    Rita Ricks   Off The Vine    Audible Trail      WWRVA

  • 00:58

    Curt and Rick cover the Packers big loss to the Seahawks, Bears vs Bills +more..

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    Check out Rick and Curt this Saturday morning from 11am-12am while they discuss the Packers loss to the defending Superbowl Champs, Seahawks. Too much respect given to Richard Sherman? Is it over for Julius Peppers? Bears vs Bills upcoming game and why they should win... And more....Make sure you tune in and call and let us know YOUR REALITY! (347)838-8449!