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Daniel’s Decisions: MLB Predictions–Expectations High For O’s, Nats


April 7, 2015

After a historically eventful winter, there has not been a more anticipated baseball season in recent years than the 2015 season. Opening week in baseball is upon us, and there are some shifts in teams' expectations--not just locally.   With many big players, such as Justin Upton, Max Scherzer...

Elie’s NFL Mock Draft: Picks 32-21


March 31, 2015

Previously held at the Rockefeller Plaza’s Radio City Music Hall in New York, this is the draft’s first year being hosted in a different city--Chicago.   The NFL draft has become so popular over the last decade it is now comparable to the World Series and NBA Finals in TV ratings. With ...

Raptors Sweep Sullivan CCC In First Home Set


March 27, 2015

  Montgomery College’s baseball team made a good first impression on the early season as they swept Sullivan CC in their inaugural home doubleheader. Winning both Tuesday matches 5-4 and 12-1 respectively, the Raptors (6-4) look to have some forward momentum going into April. With...

BK Show: Coach Bryson Resigns, March Madness, NHL Playoff Preview

Head Coach James Bryson instructs his team during a timeout.

March 27, 2015

The latest Benny and Kinney show, former Raptors point guard Bobby Bazelais joins the crew to discuss the recent story-line regarding the suddenly open coaching position on MC's men's basketball team. NHL opinion expert Patrick Thompson also joins the show to debate the upcoming NHL playoffs. Benny,...

March Madness: Join Our BK Bracket Challenge!

(Art Credit: Alla Bliskovsky)

March 18, 2015

Join the March Madness with the "BK Bracket Challenge," presented by the Montgomery Advocate and the staff of the Benny and Kinney show. The grand prize, awarded to the contestant with the bracket closest to actual tournament result, is an gift card with $50 value. The contested who places ...

The BK Show Recaps NFL’s Free Agency Frenzy

NFL teams spent excessively on Tuesday. Who was in the right and who missed completely? The BK show discusses.

March 11, 2015

The BK staff debates who won and lost at the end of a chaotic Tuesday in the NFL. The guys also discuss whether MC baseball starts too early due to constant weather issues annually, and discuss who will advance further than expected in the upcoming March Madness tournament. ...

MLB Offseason Power Rankings

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March 11, 2015

The long, cold, winter months of December, January and February have come to a close, as the dust from the hotstove meetings and transactions have settled. Bad teams from last season in baseball have gotten worse, and some have improved.   The winter offseason is a time for small, medium or dr...

The Benny & Kinney Show Is Back With In-Studio Interviews

(Art Credit: Alla Bliskovsky)

March 5, 2015

Benny, Daniel, and Elie were back in the studios on Wednesday, hosting two MC Raptors and discussing the results of the recent MDJUCO tournament which was hosted on MC's Rockville campus. They also discussed the current powerhouses within the NCAA basketball tournament layout, as well as the two popular...

MDJUCO Tourney: Raptors Fall Short Against Harford CC, Eliminated

(Photo Credit: Atsuaki Enori)

February 16, 2015

  On Thursday, it looked as though the Raptors had tackled their demons and were ready for a successful run in the MDJUCO tournament, as they defeated a longstanding thorn in their side, the Chesapeake Skipjacks.   On Saturday, MC’s women’s team’s promising season ended in a l...

MDJUCO Tourney: Harford CC Upsets Two-Seeded Garrett


February 15, 2015

    In a conference such as the MDJUCO tournament, there’s usually a significant gap in performance between a two-seeded Garrett College and a seventh-seeded Harford Community College.   Yet, this was not the case on Friday at Montgomery College, as the underdog Harfo...

MDJUCO Tourney: Dundalk Sneaks By Cross-Town Rival Cardinals


February 15, 2015

  Rarely in today’s MDJUCO basketball layout do two teams have such familiarity and proximity relevance between the two. The fact that tournament wins were at stake only made the match between CCBC Dundalk (3) and CCBC Catonsville (6) more intense, as Dundalk snatched the victory, 70-67. &nb...

MDJUCO Tourney: BCCC Edges Howard In Close Second Round Match

(Photo Credit: Atsuaki Enori) Panthers' sophomore guard, Brian Kelley, sets the pick-and-roll

February 15, 2015

  The MDJUCO men’s basketball tournament saw yet another nail-biting match from the Rockville Campus on Friday, as Baltimore County Community College defeated Howard Community College 83-80.   Howard hit the ground running straight from tip-off, hitting quick back-to-back three...

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