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Boomer & Carton: Yet Another Top-Notch Update Courtesy Of Jerry Recco

After addressing a possible rift here at WFAN, Jerry Recco was cleared to proceed with his well-prepared sports update, which commenced with a recap of Mashiro Tanaka’s Bronx debut.


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Boomer & Carton: Empty Seats Don’t Look So Good

With the dwindling attendance at professional sporting events becoming a bit of an issue, Craig has come up with a solution.


Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images); Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Silverman: 2014 NFL Draft QB Class Not On Par With 1983, But Very Good

A decade or more ago, teams could go into the draft and select a player who was going to be given time to develop, particularly at the quarterback position. Those days are long gone.


Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: All Hail Hank Aaron, MLB’s True Home Run King

When we see Hammerin’ Hank, we see more than a baseball dignitary. Aaron is the face of fairness, which led to his greatness, and still makes him the greatest.


Brad Richards, No. 19, celebrates his goal with his teammates during the Rangers’ game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on April 8, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Are Equipped To Handle Key Injuries Heading Into Playoffs

The big fear among the Rangers’ fan base is whether the Blueshirts are built to handle the possibility of essential defenseman Ryan McDonagh and emerging winger Chris Kreider missing the start of the playoffs. As I see it, have no fear.


Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets blocks LeBron James #6 against the Miami Heat on April 8, 2014 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Plumlee, Nets Defy King James To Gain Regular-Season Sweep

NBA refs couldn’t have allowed Nets center Mason Plumlee — a rookie, no less — to get away with a block of the King just two ticks from the final buzzer, could they?


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Palladino: Losing Andre Brown Leaves Hole In Giants’ Backfield

Rashad Jennings, Peyton Hillis, Michael Cox and David Wilson. Does that make your mouth water? Well that’s what the Giants’ backfield looked like Tuesday after the news broke that Andre Brown signed a deal with the Texans.



Boomer & Carton Podcast And MOTD: April 9, 2014

You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from today’s (04/09) edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience.


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Boomer & Carton: Jennifer Garner Feels Craig’s Pain

With “Draft Day” set the hit theaters this Friday (April 11), Al Dukes booked Jennifer Garner to join Boomer & Craig to talk about the movie and some other select topics.


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Boomer & Carton: Wednesday’s ‘Morning Cup Of Joe’ — How ‘Bout That?!

Each and every day here on the Morning Extravaganza, we get to listen to Joe Benigno cover the day’s top headlines, as only Joe can. Thus preparing you to take on your day… How ’bout that?!


Tom Seaver throws out the first pitch prior to the inaugural game at Citi Field in 2009. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Tom Seaver Inspires

After explaining why he feels slighted, citing the Seaver statue he is having made for Boomer, Craig imagined how a Mets fan might handle the opportunity to talk with the Hall of Fame pitcher if given the chance…


Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova walks off the Yankee Stadium mound in the fourth inning after getting knocked around by Baltimore Orioles on April 8, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Jerry’s Pampered Childhood, Craig’s Mother’s Magic

While discussing whether or not a first basemen’s glove is necessary, Craig pointed out that Jerry Recco’s childhood was pretty pampered.


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Boomer & Carton: Nets Display Their Talents In South Beach

Boomer & Craig opened things up this Wednesday morning talking about the team from Brooklyn after Mason Plumlee blocked a LeBron James dunk attempt in the final seconds to seal an 88-87 win over the Heat in Miami.


Derick Brassard of the New York Rangers skates prior to the start of the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Oct. 10, 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brassard’s A Keeper — And Just Scratching The Surface Potential-Wise

After every game, Rangers center Derick Brassard calls his father Pierre. Together, father and son pick apart Derick’s performance — the positives, the shortcomings and how he can improve going forward.