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Fantasy Sports podcast (4/15)–Jeff Erickson of RotoWire

In this week’s fantasy sports podcast, Jeff Erickson of Rotowire joins me to talk about how the NFL draft may impact fantasy leagues. We look at some baseball news from across MLB. A recap of the Masters. And fallout from NHL trades at the deadline.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (4/14)–Can the Penguins win the East?

Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) is checked by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin (8) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

TribLive Penguins beat writer Seth Rorabaugh joins me for this week’s Pens podcast. We examine the team’s chances of winning the East, new line combinations now that Jeff Carter is in Pittsburgh, injury concerns, and other East rosters after the trade deadline.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (4/12)–Analyzing the Jeff Carter trade

Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter skates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 4-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

In this week’s “Breakfast With Benz” hockey podcast, Brian Metzer of the Penguins Radio Network joins me to talk about the team’s acquisition of Jeff Carter. We get into the pros and cons of the deal, where it has upside, where we could be disappointed, and how he will fit long term and in the immediate future.

Madden Monday Podcast (4/12)–The Penguins acquire Jeff Carter

Los Angeles Kings’ Jeff Carter (77) in action against the St. Louis Blues during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Joe Puetz)

In this week’s Madden Monday podcast, Mark Madden and Tim Benz talk about the Penguins acquisition of Jeff Carter, moves made by the New York Islanders, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Joe Musgrove’s no-hitter, and Wrestlemania

Fantasy Sports podcast (4/9)–Jeff Erickson of RotoWire

In this week’s fantasy sports podcast, Jeff Erickson of Rotowire joins me to talk about the Pirates-Cubs series, strikeout rates, MLB bullpen usage, AFC North running backs, draft impact, and the NHL trade deadline.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (4/7)–Seth Rorabaugh

New York Rangers’ Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates his goal against Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tristan Jarry during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Tim Benz and TribLive Penguins beat writer Seth Rorabaugh talk about the Penguins losses to Boston and the Rangers, potential trades, goaltending, and injury concerns.

Breakfast With Benz podcast (4/6)–Duquesne Football plays for NEC Spring Season crown

Tim Benz talks with Duquesne football coach Jerry Schmitt about the 2021 spring campaign, the team’s perfect 4-0 regular season, and Sunday’s NEC title game against Sacred Heart.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (4/6)–Penguins trade strategy

In this week’s “Breakfast With Benz” hockey podcast, Brian Metzer of the Penguins Radio Network joins me to discuss Penguins trade plans, the upcoming series against the Rangers, and the Frozen Four.