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The Heart of Sports w Jason Sringer & Jeffrey Cohen: William Thomas talks Eagles/Bucs – 9/14/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we were joined to start the show by Former Philadelphia Eagles great William Thomas to preview the Birds/Bucs game this weekend and more. Then during our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we had Jeff's listing of the top 15 hitting prospects in the system and an interview with Lakewood BlueClaws Relief Pitcher Zach Warren.

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The Heart of Sports: Bluecoats Alex Yoh & Blueclaws Will Stewart – 9/7/18

After the Eagles kicked off their season last night with a win over Atlanta and raising a championship banne, we recapped the good and the bad, the weather and the waiting. Following our review of the game, we had an interview with Delaware Blue Coats Director of Marketing and Communications Alex Yoh about the excitement for the upcoming season and new facility. Then on our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we talked with Lakewood BlueClaws ace Will Stewart on his incredible season, the rigors and rewards of a full 140 + game season, the playoffs and how much fun he is having.

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The Heart of Sports: TBS Analyst Ron Darling & Iron Pigs P Cole Irvin – 8/31/18

This week on The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN, we spoke with MLB on TBS analyst (and former All Star and World Series champion) Ron Darling about this Sunday's nationally televised Phillies/Cubs showdown (airing at 1:30 pm ET). Then on our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we will be airing our interview with Phillies prospect and current Lehigh Valley Ironpig Cole Irvin. It is 25 minutes with a really fun, smart, self-confident, well-rounded young man. Not only did he just earn the single season team record for wins (which he could extend this weekend), but is a true student of the game and life. Learn about his new businesses/ventures, that a minor league baseball is actually different than a major league baseball and how he got the nickname 'Swirvin' Irvin."

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The Heart of Sports with Museum of Sports Director Development Rick Berger – 8/24/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we were excited to be joined in studio by Director of Development for The Museum of Sports Ricky Berger to give us an update on the progress of the museum development and talk about their upcoming Eagles kickoff event. Then on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League rundown we were joined by Clearwater Threshers Baseball manager Shawn WIlliams, outfielder Mickey Moniak and Pitcher David Parkinson for a chat to talk about their development, community work and march to the playoffs!. Then we ran down the minor league system as it stands this week.

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The Heart of Sports: Temple Tuff Football Preview Show – 8/17/18

The Heart of Sports went on the road to Temple Football watching practice & doing interviews w head coach Geoff Collins, Offensive Coordinator Dave Patenaude, starting QB Frank Nutile and starting safety Delvon Randall. This show is absolutely worth a listen.

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The Heart of Sports talks Eagles, Dawkins HOF & interview w Phillies Head International Scout Sal Agostinelli – 8/10/18

This week on the Heart of Sports we talked about the 1st place Philadelphia Phillies, recapped the Eagles 1st preseason game and talked about the importance of Brian Dawkins raising awareness about his mental health challenges at his Hall of Fame Speech. Then on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we were joined by the head of International scouting for the Phillies Sal Agostinelli.

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The Heart of Sports with Reading Fightins Austin Bossart, Adam Haseley, Connor Seabold, Dan “Dirt” Douglas – 8/3/18

This week we had so many interviews with Reading Fightin Phils that we made it an hour show. Interviews this week include Austin Bossart, Adam Haseley, Connor Seabold and Dan Dirt Douglas!

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The Heart of Sports with ESPN’s Pedro Gomez on MLB and Reading Fightins Austin Listi – 7/27/18

The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen this week features guests including ESPN’s MLB Reporter Pedro Gomez and Austin Listi, one of the Phillies top prospects, who is mashing at AA Reading.      

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The Heart of Sports with Keith Pompey on Sixers & Williamsport Manager Pat Borders – 7/20/18

This week on the Heart of Sports, Jason and Jeff were joined by Keith Pompey to talk about the Sixers offseason and all of the NBA Free Agency movement. Then the guys talked about Jeff's trip to the MLB All Star Game this Past week. In the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown they had an interview with Williamsport manager Pat Borders.

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The Heart of Sports w Ollie Horovitz, Author of An American Caddie in St. Andrews – 7/13/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we had a great conversation with Oliver Horovitz about his amazing golf journey as chronicled in the book An American Caddie in St Andrews, Pratima (the Nepalese golfing sensation featured on 60 Minutes) and preview The Open. Then on our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we had interviews with Reading Fightin Phils Zach Green & Jan Hernandez & Binghamton Rumble Ponies Tim Tebow from the AA All Star Game and Philadelphia Phillies minor league player of the week Cornelius Randolph.

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The Heart of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen talking NBA/Sixers free agency and Phillies baseball – 7/6/18

This week on the Heart of Sports, the guys break down the start of NBA/Sixers Free Agency, talked a little Phillies baseball and then had the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown featuring interviews with Matt Vierling of Lakewood and Jeff Singer of Reading.

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The Heart of Sports: Blue Coats Coach Connor Johnson & Reading Fightins OF Jan Hernandez – 6/29/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN, we spoke with former Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach and new Delaware Blue Coats head coach Connor Johnson. Then on High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown, we talked with Philadelphia Phillies prospect and current Reading Fightin Phils OF Jan Hernandez about his growth as a ballplayer and returning to Puerto Rico, and playing in the Puerto Rican Winter League, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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The Heart of Sports: Keith Pompey on Sixers Draft & Reading Pitcher JoJo Romero – 6/22/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN, we were joined by #Sixers expert Keith Pompey to help us make sense of last night's NBA Draft. Then in our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we had an interview with top prospect and Reading Fightin Phils Pitcher Jo Jo Romero talking about baseball life.

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The Heart of Sports: World Cup, NBA Draft, US Open Golf & Interview w AA Reading Manager Gregg Legg – 6/15/18

This week on The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we went around the World of sports talking everything from the FIFA World Cup in both 2018 and 2026, to the NBA Draft next week and US Open Golf Tournament. Then during our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League rundown we talked about our trip to the Lakewood BlueClaws this week to participate in Military Appreciation night and had an interview with Reading Fightin Phils Manager Greg Legg.

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The Heart of Sports with LPGA great Paula Creamer – 6/8/18

This week our guest LPGA great Paula Creamer chats with us about this weekend’s ShopRite LPGA Classic, The Solheim Cup, her comeback from injury and paying it forward with her support for youth golf through The First Tee and the military. We will also talked about Bryan Colangelo's resignation and what is next for the Sixers. Then in our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown we recapped the week in the Philadelphia Phillies organization and had an interview with AA Reading Fightin Phils Outfield Darick Hall.

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The Heart of Sports with Keith Pompey talking Sixers/Colangelo Twitter controversy – 6/1/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN the guys were joined to kick things off by Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News reporter Keith Pompey to talk about the #Sixers/Bryan Colangelo #Twitter controversy as news on that story continues to break by the hour. Then on the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown portion of the show we featured an interview with Lehigh Valley IronPigs Manager Gary Jones.

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The Heart of Sports talking with Brandon of Down North, NFL Anthem Policy, Phillies, NBA, and NHL Playoff – 5/25/18

This week on the Heart of Sports we went around the sports world, discuss the NFL’s latest attempt to address social justice issues and talk with Brandon of Down North about their appearance in Philadelphia at Hoagie Nation this weekend and the band’s Seattle roots. Then we had our High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown recapping the week in the Phillies farm system and featuring an interview with Pat McCarthy talking about Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, his growth as an announcer and the team’s great work in the community.

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The Heart of Sports Talking Sports Gambling Legalization, Phillies and Sixers Lottery – 5/18/18

This week on the Heart of Sports, Jason Springer and Jeff Cohen break down the Supreme Court decision legalizing sports gambling and its implications, discuss the Phillies continued good play and then recap the NBA Draft Lottery and what it means for the Sixers. Following that, the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown featured interviews with Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs players Roman Quinn and Nick Rickels.  

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The Heart of Sports: Sixers Season Recap and High Hopes Phillies Minor League Rundown – 5/11/18

This week on the Heart of Sports the Sixers playoff run comes to an end and we recap the season. Then we talked some Phillies before our High Hopes: Minor League rundown segment featuring an interview with Lakewood Blueclaws manager Marty Malloy providing great experience and insight into the development of the Phillies youngest prospects!

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The Heart of Sports with Mike O’Connor talking Sixers & Phillies High Hopes Minor League Segment – 5/4/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN we were joined first by Mike O'Connor of The Athletic to talk about the Sixers/Celtics playoff series. Then we had the debut of our new segment on the show, the High Hopes: Phillies Minor League Rundown where we will take a look at all levels of the Phillies Minor League farm system and feature interviews with players and coaches.

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The Heart of Sports talks intersection of Sports & Social Justice with Doug Gianville – 4/27/18

We had a very special episode of The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 ESPN with former MLBer, ESPN analyst, NYT writer, UPenn visiting prof, Cubs analyst and community leader Doug Glanville joining us in studio for a thought provoking discussion on sports and social justice. And, we had a bit of fun too, as special guest John Oates, of Rock and Soul legendary duo Hall and Oates, called in attempting to challenge Doug on his claim of being the Hall and Oates trivia master and to discuss Hall and Oates new music, upcoming tour and Hoagie Nation Festival on May 26, 2018.

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The Heart of Sports with Keith Pompey, Leroy Hoard and Aaron Beasley – 4/20/18

Great time this week on The Heart of Sports with Jason Springer and Jeff Cohen. To begin the show we were joined by Philadelphia Inquirer Writer Keith Pompey to talk about the Sixers big win in game 3 of their series with the Heat. Then Miami sports host on 790 the Ticket Leroy Hoard called in to give us the take from the Heat side of the ledger following their big game 3 loss. And finally Aaron Beasley called in with the guys to talk about his new organization, the Athletic Business Association and what the transition to life after football is like.

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The Heart of Sports Previewing Sixers Playoffs with the Athletic NBA Writer Mike O’Connor – 4/13/18

This week on the Heart of Sports with Jason Springer and Jeff Cohen, with Jeff traveling for business Jason was joined in studio co-hosting by Michael Muller and the guys talked with NBA Writer for the Athletic Mike O'Connor to preview the NBA Playoffs and talk Sixers. Then we talked about the Flyers 1st playoff game debacle and what they need to do for game 2, the Phillies start to the season and the pending Supreme Court decision regarding sports gambling.

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The Heart of Sports talking Villanova National Championship and Phillies start to season – 4/6/18

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 AM Sports Philly as we did a recap of the National Championship win for Villanova, talked the concept of one and done in college sports, looked at the Phillies start of the season, touched on the SIxers continued hot streak and more. You can catch on the are now or get the stream at www.theheartofsports.org

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The Heart of Sports w Inquirer Sixers Reporter Sarah Todd & Blue Coats President Larry Meli – 3/30/16

This week on the Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 AM Sports Philly ESPN Radio we started the show talking about the #Phillies, then we were joined by The Philadelphia Inquirer beat reporter Sarah Todd to talk #Sixers and Joel Embiid, followed by a conversation with President of the Delaware Blue Coats Larry Meli to tell us about the exciting new name, facility and community work.  

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The Heart of Sports w Lou Nolan talking Flyers & Keith Pompey talking Sixers – 3/23/18

We had a special show on the Heart of Sports today with 2 great guests joining us in studio. We started the show with Flyers Public Address Announcer Lou Nolan recounting his 50 years in hockey talking about everything from his start with the Flyers, to the Stanly Cup parade, to the Flyers game against the Russians, to community involvement like Ed Snyder Youth Hockey and the Flyers Wives Carnival. Then Sixers Beat Writer Keith Pompey stopped by the studio for a fun interview to talk about the Sixers push for the playoffs, the development of the young players on the team and the impact of the traveling fan base on road games throughout the season.

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The Heart of Sports talking March Madness with Marc Narducci – 3/16/18

As brackets were in the process of being busted, Jason and Jeff were joined on the Heart of Sports on 610am Sports by Philadelphia Inquirer Sportswriter Marc Narducci to breakdown the start of the NCAA Tournament. Then the guys talked about the Eagles and NFL Free agency moved, previewed the Phillies as we get closer to opening day and covered the Sixers and Flyers too.

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The Heart of Sports with 87ers GM Elton Brand – 3/9/18

This week on The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 AM Sports Philly, we were joined by former NBA #1 Pick and current Delaware 87ers GM Elton Brand. Among the topics included the expansion of the G League as an alternative for players, their new facility the Fieldhouse currently being built in Wilmington, the great work being done in the community by the team, Delaware 87ers player development, the importance of mentors in sports and his incredible career. . We also talked about the Eagles busy off season of trades, the Phillies Spring Training as we get closer to opening day and more. Give it a listen...

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The Heart of Sports: Jim Salisbury talks Phillies, Keith Pompey talks Sixers, Adam Kimelman talks Flyers – 2/23/18

Jim Salisbury called in to start the show from Spring Training to talk Phillies, Keith Pompey joined the guys to talk Sixers and the 2nd half of the season and then Adam Kimelman called in to talk about the Flyers hot streak

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The Heart of Sports talks pitchers/catchers w Phillies reporter Todd Zolecki- 2/16/18

Last night on The Heart Of Sports with Jason Springer & Jeffrey Cohen on 610 AM Sports Philly the guys were joined by MLB.com Phillies reporter Todd Zolecki from Spring training to talk about the dawning of the Gabe Kapler era in Clearwater and what the mood is as camp opens. Then the guys talked Sixers, Olympics, College Basketball and more.

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