My great friend and long-time radio co-host Eric Walther, or Big E as he was affectionately known, passed away early Sunday morning and the radio air waves will never be the same. He was a gentle giant, on and off the airwaves. His laughter and wit was adored by listen...

It doesn't get ANY bigger than this! This may be the greatest weekend for a football fan ALL YEAR LONG!  Bama vs. Oklahoma and Clemson vs. Notre Dame in the college football playoff Saturday Night and a full slate of NFL football with so much still at stake and undecid...

2013 was the last time the Atlanta Braves were relevant. 96 wins and the division title in the rear view, the next year brought massive disappointment. In 2014 the same nucleus fell to 79 wins and 17 games out of first. After that season, the handwriting was on the wal...

We are just 3 weeks into the 2018 MLB season, but it’s as good a time as any to overreact 😃. The view from the Cheap Seats is looking at the 5 big stories thus far. A lot of baseball to go, but here’s a look at what you might be missing.

5. Postponed games:

Last year, a...

50 years ago, in 1968, Opening Day in Major League Baseball was a unique and somber celebration. Dr. Martin Luther King had been assassinated just days before. The original Opening Day was slated for Monday in Cincinnati and Washington only (as was the tradition of the...

March 5, 2018

To whom it may concern (and it concerns the hell out of me),

For all that is forsaken and holy GET OFF MY SPORTS FAN LAWN RULE COMMITTEES! The newest head scratcher in the world of sports has the NCAA football committee discussing the possibility of a rule change that w...

25.  You can't have a rivalry countdown with out ARMY/NAVY. Traditionally played all by its lonesome the week after the college football season end, and before the bowl season begins, the pageantry is unrivaled. Thousands of men and women dressed to the nines in their...

May 8, 2017

29 years ago Dick Schaap and Espn had an idea. Start the sports fan off every Sunday Morning with The Sports Reporters. A show that allowed the average fan to sit in the room and listen in on great debates by great minds that cover the sports world. It's what we imagin...

May 1, 2017

The big news from the self proclaimed 'World Wide Leader in Sports' came swinging down like a hammer this week, as over 100 employees were fired. Most of the names were on-air personalities, and the reasoning is maddening.

Reports are that ESPN wants to go to more perso...

April 24, 2017

THE WEEK THAT WAS......

Leading Off:


On April 24th, 2017 the view from the Cheap Seats begins in Bristol, Connecticut. Aaron Hernandez, born and raised there, committed suicide in his jail cell early Wednesday morning. It was just days after, because of a legal technica...

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