The Hot start that Philadelphia Sports Fans have wanted the Phillies to get off for the 2024 season has happened. In fact, the Phillies have the best record in baseball heading into action on Friday at 26-12 and their third-best start in franchise history after 38 games.

Next up for the Phightens is a series with the Marlins in Miami, a team with the second worst record in baseball. Ranger Suarez, who has been spectacular, 6-0 with a 1.72 ERA, striking out 46 and only walking six takes the mound Friday night. Both Suarez and Zack Wheeler are in the conversation for National League Cy Young early in the season.

The Eagles welcomed their 2024 NFL Draft picks and Undrafted rookie free agents to the team's Rookie minicamp last weekend. On Thursday, the Eagles' new offensive and defensive coordinators held press conferences. Local Pennsylvanian Vic Fangio and former NFL Quarterback Kellen Moore spoke about their expectations and goals for the 2024 NFL season.

Finally, Boxing is back at the Tropicana for the first time in seven years this weekend. South Jersey's Larry Goldberg from Boxing Insider Promotions brings the top young fighters from New York and New Jersey to Atlantic City on Saturday, May 11th. One of the featured fights on Saturday Night is Undefeated Junior Middleweight Justin Figueroa (8-0, 6 K0’s) from Atlantic City. 

We will talk Eagles, Phillies, and which Sixers free agents will stay with the team this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim!

On Saturday’s show, former Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver Dave Klemic and Producer Nick Earnshaw join me in the studio.  In Hour One, Head coach of the Fairleigh Dickinson Girls Basketball team Stephanie Gaitley will drop by the studio to talk about the 25th annual Vanderslice/Davis Memorial Golf tournament.  In Hour Two, The Sports Book Consigliere Dave Sharapan checks in Live from Las Vegas to discuss the NBA and NHL playoffs.  We will review the Phillies week plus talk Sixers and Eagles.

On Sunday’s show, Producer Danny Ryan and my Twin brother Bobby Schweim join me in the studio for a very spirited show!!!!!  Every Sunday throughout the baseball season we go “On the Mound” with former Phillies Pitcher Tommy Greene brought to you by Blitz’s Market in Ocean City.  Tommy reviews the Phillies hot start and previews Sunday’s game. Plus we will talk about the latest with the Eagles and Sixers.

This weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to Noon on 973 ESPN Radio South Jersey.

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