Big weekend with the Phillies, the NHL playoffs and more


It will be a busy sporting weekend… are you ready? I can tell you that in The Locker Room, we’ll be ready because the Phillies have won seven in a row and six since “replacing” Joe Girardi as manager. Now the Arizona Diamondbacks come to town with two games under the .500 mark, but they are one game behind the Phillies in the National League Wild Cards standings. Additionally, the Diamondbacks’ two best pitchers are on the mound this weekend in Philadelphia: Madison Bumgarner, 2014 World Series MVP and Bishop Eustace Prep in Pennsauken, NJ Graduated Zac Gallen!

Heading into Game 4 Friday night, the Boston Celtics lead the Golden State Warriors 2-1 in the 2022 NBA Finals (listen to Game 4 Friday Night on 973 FM ESPN Radio) while the New York Rangers are down 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals after their loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night (you can listen to Game 6 of the ECF NHL Playoffs Saturday night on 973 FM ESPN radio). Also, the 154th Belmont Stakes race is Saturday night; The Belmont is the longest race as the third stage of the Triple Crown at a mile and a half distance. Additionally, the annual Shoprite LPGA Classic is back at Seaview in Galloway. Pete Thompson and I will be there on Sunday for the final round!

We have two big shows scheduled this weekend at The locker room with Billy Schweim because we’ll cover EVERYTHING in a weekend full of sports action!

The Saturday To display, former 3x All-Big Ten Linebacker and former Eagles player Brad Quast joins me in the studio. We have three big guests for the busy show: First Sportsbook Consigliere Dave Sharapan checks from Las Vegas with his take on the best sports weekend bets. Then we will hear from the founder of fastlanehandicapper.com Jeffrey Nash who will review the field during the 154th running of the Belmont Stakes. Finally, it’s our weekly Beach Patrol Report, presented by Groundhogs Moving Company! This week we’ll talk with a Avalon Beach Patrol Lt. Eric Wolf.

On the Sunday show, Pete Thompson and I have a very special guest: Former player and head coach of the Flyers, he is currently the St. Louis Blues Head Coach, Stanley Cup Champion Craig Berube will sit down with us and talk sports! ‘Chief’ coached the Blues to win the 2019 Stanley Cup and you don’t want to miss what he has to say about the 2022 NHL Playoffs!! Plus, don’t miss our weekly segment “On the Mound with Tommy Greene” presented by Aaron Bada’s GSF Golf and Performance Center. The Phillies have been on a tear since replacing Joe Girardi and we’ll get Tommy Greene’s thoughts on the Phillies’ recent hot streak.

Don’t miss any of the action this weekend at The locker room with Billy Schweimlisten every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon on 973 FM ESPN Radio!

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