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Broadcasting LIVE Sunday nights at 8:00PM on Long Island's WGBB Radio 95.5FM | 1240AM. We're talking NEW YORK SPORTS! The Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and the New York metro-area college scene are all up for discussion. Listen for our interviews with past and present professional New York athletes- as well as local sports writers, authors, broadcasters and others with something new, interesting and different to say about New York sports. Join our host ...
 
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Originally aired November 15th, 2009 on WGBB's New York Baseball Digest. Host Mike Silva talks with former New York Yankees catcher Butch Wynegar, who at the time was also the hitting coach for the team's AAA affiliate Scranton Wilkes Barre Yankees. Butch talks about his time in Minnesota, playing in the old Metrodome, his time with the Yankees and…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese talked to Andy Welsh from Portsmouth England, who runs an Islanders Facebook Supporters Group page, and talks about why he loves the Islanders. The boys then talked to Gil Martin, author and host of the podcast Locked on Islanders, who discussed the recent Islanders play and some potential trade targets that cou…
 
Originally aired April 5th, 2009 on WGBB's New York Hockey Talk. Host Rob Kowal talks with former New York Rangers forward Pete Stemkowski. Growing up in Winnipeg... his interest in other sports... fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers... pro athletes he looked up to... ending up in Toronto with the Maple Leafs to start his NHL career... playing with former …
 
Host Andy Suekoff opens the show talking with New York Riptide lacrosse EVP Rich Lisk, who lays out his long term plan- which sounds eerily similar to a hooded fellow in New Englan who shall remain nameless. Later, Andy welcomes Will Boor from mlb.com to talk spring training and the prospects he’s got his eye on heading into the season.…
 
Originally aired in 2007 on WGBB’s NY Baseball Digest. Host Mike Silva and Mark Healey from Gotham Baseball Magazine talk with former New York Yankees first baseman Steve Balboni. Topics discussed included breaking into the big leagues with the Yankees... his first big league hit... being on the Yankees team during he early 1980s... dealing with th…
 
Originally aired October 21st, 2007 on WGBB's New York Hockey Talk. Host Rob Kowal talks with the longtime Buffalo Sabres play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret. Topics discussed included his 2008-09 contract extension... the Sabres loss of Chris Drury and Danie Briere in the off season... what Rick might be doing if he didn't become the Sabres play…
 
Host Rob ZImmerman welcomes Erik Boland, Newsday's beat writer following the New York Yankees. Topics discussed included MLB Spring Training opens and this is the second time they are dealing with Covid and the "new normal". Baseball is going from 60 games last season to a full schedule this year. We discussed the Covid protocols that all teams hav…
 
Host Rob Zimmerman welcomes former New York Rangers forward Matt Barnaby. Matt started things off talking about his infamous fight with Garth Snow back in 1996 when he was with the Sabres and Snow was with the Flyers, and talked about fighting in the NHL and it's place in the game. Matt also talked about some of the tough guys he had to face during…
 
Originally aired September 27th, 2009 on WGBB's New York Hockey Talk. Host Rob Kowal begins by asking Mikko about about being a part of the Islanders team that came back from a 3-1 series deficit against the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 1987 Stanley Cup playoffs in the old Patrick Division. Mikko recalled the ‘Easter Epic’ game 7 t…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese welcome former National Hockey League forward Arron Asham, who played for all thre New York area teams: the New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers in his 15 year NHL career. In the second half of the show, the guys talk Rangers hockey with David Shapiro from Blue Seat Blogs. About Arron Asham…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese welcome former New York Islanders and Rangers defenseman Rich Pilon. In the second half of the program, the guys continued to talk Islanders hockey. About Rich Pilon Rich Pilon was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan but grew up in St. Louis, Saskatchewan. He made his National Hockey League debut in the 1988–89 seas…
 
Originally aired November 8th, 2008 on WGBB's New York Hockey Talk. The somewhat unheralded former Rangers captain Kelly Kisio was one of the hardest working Rangers ever. This guy never quit on the ice. The last Ranger to wear the "C" before Mark Messier arrived, Kisio was always a professional, and wore the Rangers sweater with pride- the same wa…
 
Host Rob Zimmerman makes his WGBB hosting debut talking a little about the current Knicks team before welcoming former New York Knicks forward Eddie Lee Wilkins. Eddie talks about coming from a small school to play at Madison Square Garden, and how the college game has changed compared to when he broke into the NBA. Eddie tells a story about how he…
 
Host Bill Donohue opens the show talking with former New York Mets pitcher Doug Sisk about his baseball career and his time with the Mets, including his thoughts on Tom Seaver in addition to the 1986 Mets team that won the World Series. Later Bill welcomes former New York Islanders forward Bob Bourne. who talked about some of the teams and players …
 
Originally aired on The New York Sports Exchange on February 19th, 2012 Hosts Eric Mirlis and Derek Wasiak talk with former New York Knicks forward Bernard King, starting things off talking about the emergence of Jeremy Lin on the Knicks at the time of the interview. Later the guys got into Bernard's career and time with the Knicks. Bernard talks a…
 
Host Bill Donohue talks with former St. John's basketball star forward Walter Berry about his time with St. John's, the rivalries in the Big East and head coach Lou Carnesecca. Then Larry Thomas, otherwise know as "The Soup Nazi" closed out the show with Bill, telling some great behind the scenes stories from that classic Seinfeld episode.…
 
Host Bill Donohue welcomes Greg Everett, author of the book TOUGH: Building True Mental, Physical and Emotional Toughness for Success and Fulfillment which is due out on February 16th. Then sports psychologist Dr. Myles Runsdorf joined the show. Myles works with athletes helping them to focus through distractions and to teach them to gain the menta…
 
Originally aired October 30th, 2011 on WGBB. Prior to June 2014, SPORTSTALK1240 was broadcast as a part of the Sports Radio NY network of shows being aired on WGBB. In this episode, the enigmatic Adam Kern hosts along with guest co-host and former New York Jets safety Victor Green. Guests on the program included former Atlanta Falcons Jesse Tuggle,…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese open the show talking with Colin Stephenson, the New York Rangers beat writer for Newsday. Colin gave his thoughts on the somewhat disappointing start to the season for the young but talented team. Colin talked a bit about the teams recent Inability to hold on to lead, and the Rangers decision to place defensema…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese open the show welcoming former New York Mets pitcher Mike Hampton. Mike began by talking about shagging fly balls in the oufield before Game 3 of the 2000 World Series with current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Pat Mahomes, who was only 5 years old at the time. Mike talked about some of the obstacles he overcam…
 
Originally aired October 7th, 2007 on WGBB's NEW YORK HOCKEY TALK. NY Hockey Talk host Rob Kowal talks with former New York Islanders center Pierre Turgeon in October 2007, just a month after his retirement. Turgeon begins by talking about representing Canada in the Little League World Series as as 12 year old back in 1982. Pierre then talks about …
 
Host Rob Cramer kicks off the show talking with Tim Healey, New York Mets beat writer for Newsday. Rob talked with Tim about a wide range of topics including the quick action taken by the Mets in firing GM Jared Porter, the acquisition of Francisco Lindor and how it impacted the decision by George Springers to sign with the Toronto Blue Jays. The g…
 
Host Rob Cramer welcomes former New York Jets quarterback Ken O'Brien to the show and begins by talking about the Bucs win over the Packers earlier in the day, and gave his impressions of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Kenny talked about his expectations when he came into the league back in 1983, and working with then new head coach Joe Walton. Ken a…
 
Originally aired November 8th, 2009 on WGBB's SPORTSTALK1240. SPORTSTALK1240 hosts Mike Carver and Paul Revelant talk with former New York Giants RB Rodney Hampton. Rodney talks about the transition playing for Georgia in the SEC conference and the transition to the NFL. In his first season in 1990 with the Giants, Rodney talks about getting injure…
 
Host Andy Suekoff opens the show talking with NBA analyst and former AP beat writer for the Brooklyn Nets, Anthony Puccio, who recently launched a newsletter, website and community dedicated to the NBA called The Association. The two discussed the league reverberating trade of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets and the whereabouts of Kyrie Irving. L…
 
Host Bill Donohue begins the show welcoming Hall-of-Famer and former New York Jets RB Curtis Martin. Curtis began by talking about some of the adversity he dealt with as a youngster, and how he chose to deal with it. Later Curtis talked about his time at the University of Pittsburgh, and his decision to turn pro. Bill asked Curtis about his first c…
 
Originally aired on WGBB's SPORTSTALK1240 on 02.12.2007. SPORTSTALK1240 hosts Rob Kowal and Steve Ukeiley talk with New York Rangers prospect and first year pro Ryan Callahan about the adjustment of playing for Guelph in the Ontario Hockey League, to playing for the Hartford WolfPack in the American Hockey League (AHL), discussing the differences a…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese open the show talking Islanders hockey with Paul Kreischer, the lead writer for Isles Talk. In the second half of the show, the guys discussed the Mets big moves this off season, including new owner Steve Cohen and the acquisition of franchise shortstop Francisco Lindor and pitching ace Carlos Carrasco. Longtime…
 
Hosts Gary Harding and John Panarese open the show welcoming New York Islanders beat reporter for Newsday Andrew Gross, who previewed the team as they head into the new season. In the second half of the show, the guys welcome longtime Islanders play-by-play announcer Jiggs McDonald, John and Gary's first guest on a new "Islanders Alumni Corner" sho…
 
Originally aired on WGBB's SPORTSTALK1240 on 08.09.2015. Host Bill Donohue talks with longtime Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda about the early days of his playing career, his start with the Dodgers organization and some of the great Dodgers teams he managed over his 21 years as manager of the team (and at time 66 years with the organizati…
 
Originally aired on WGBB's SPORTSTALK1240 on 01.07.2007. Host Rob Kowal talks with former New York Jets QB Boomer Esiason prior to his start as host of the popular Boomer & Carton program on WFAN. Boomer talks with Rob about his football career, his time in New York with the Jets and how the team was doing at the time- including his thoughts on new…
 
Host Rob Cramer begins the show welcoming former New York Giants tight end Mark Bavaro. Mark talks about the current Giants late season push to make the playoffs, the craziness of games with no crowds during the pandemic and the use of fake crowd noise in the stadiums. Mark also talked about the Super Bowl winning teams he played on with the Giants…
 
Host Bill Donohue brings in the new show by welcoming former New York Mets and Yankees outfielder Darryl Strawberry. Darryl talks about some of his favorite teams and players (Pete Rose?!) growing up in Los Angeles. Strawberry also talked about playing for Davey Johnson, losing to the Dodgers in 1988, leaving the New York Mets to play in Los Angele…
 
After 13 years and over 500 episodes, SPORTSTALK1240 is now Sports Talk New York, bringing you the same great New York sports talk and more! Subscribe to the podcast and receive a weekly bonus FLASHBACK episode, featuring old shows and interviews originally aired on WGBB. If you enjoyed SPORTSTALK1240, you will be sure to like the new show!…
 
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