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Beau Bishop takes the art of sports radio and day drinking to a whole new level. Catch the live experience weekdays from 9am-Noon on 97.1 FM in Columbus, on The Fan App, or at The Fan, Ohio's Sports Destination.

Beau Bishop takes the art of sports radio and day drinking to a whole new level. Catch the live experience weekdays from 9am-Noon on 97.1 FM in Columbus, on The Fan App, or at The Fan, Ohio's Sports Destination.


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Beau Bishop takes the art of sports radio and day drinking to a whole new level. Catch the live experience weekdays from 9am-Noon on 97.1 FM in Columbus, on The Fan App, or at The Fan, Ohio's Sports Destination.




Bishop & Friends January 19, 2022

Overmatched out of conference opponents. The Cavs hit on their rebuild choices. What the Buckeyes can take from IUPUI game. Jon Crispin (ESPN, Westwood One, SiriusXM) joined for the latest in college basketball. Jensen fixes baseball for Beau. Latest with MLB lockout. Hey Guys: Podcasts, Westerns, BBQ, tag-team matches and more. Chris Fedor ( joined to breakdown the Cavs.


Bishop & Friends January 18, 2022

Predicting NFL games has been incredibly tough this year. Reviewing the Manning-cast. Is this OBJ the same that played for the Browns? Thinks might be lining up for the Rams. Is Harbaugh going to stay at Michigan or go to the NFL? More 5-star QBs in the transfer portal. Tuesdays with Tiberi: more coaching moves for OSU, winter chili and more. NFL Blitz. Looking ahead to the Divisional Round.


Bishop & Friends January 17, 2022

Jensen and Beau have something in common, they both are getting used to name changes with their shows. Joe Burrow is a as big of a star in Cincinnati since who? Cincinnati will travel to Tennessee next, early lines favoring the Titans. Big Ben has played his last game, or so we think. The College Football Playoff will not expand right now. Austin Ward from Lettermen Row was on the show to talk about the new additions to the Ohio State coaching staff. Both guys gave their thoughts on the...


Bishop & Friends January 14, 2022

We teach Tyvis what it means for Elvis to stand on his head. Buckeyes can’t hit their 3s. Look at all these open NFL coaching jobs. NFC Wildcard preview. The Joe Burrow Season. AFC Wildcard preview. Ben Baby (ESPN) joined for more on the Bengals. Beat the House. Around college football. Doug Lesmerises ( joined us.


Bishop & Friends January 13, 2022

Beau is facing an AAU decision. NFL is still the king of ratings. Ohio State at Wisconsin tonight. Ohio State adding to their defensive staff. Luke Fickell’s staff is losing guys. Ranking the 14 playoff teams. Mike DeCourcy (Sporting News, BTN) joined for some Big Ten hoops talk and more. Predicting the spread for each Ohio State 2022 game. Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.


Bishop & Friends January 12, 2022

Seven years ago today, the Buckeyes won it all. National Championship ratings have been a little down. Bengals getting ready for Raiders. Browns exit interviews. Higher or Lower. College football is becoming more regionalized. Bill Bender (Sporting News) joined for more on CFB. Hey Guys: a drunk Stetson Bennett, knee pads, NDSU and more. The Cavs are in a very good spot. Adam Jardy (Columbus Dispatch) joined for some Buckeye hoops talk.


Bishop & Friends January 11, 2022

Georgia’s title run was a long time coming. It’s all about talent accumulation. Way too early top 25s. What did we learn from this CFB season? CFP expansion is stalling. Tuesdays with Tiberi: Harbaugh to NFL rumors, Ohio State compared to Bama and Georgia, Uga the bulldog and more. NFL Blitz. Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.


Bishop & Friends January 10, 2022

Tyvis Powell on Bishop & Friends all week. The wild end of week 18 in the NFL. Some coaches got fired this morning. Jim Harbaugh and Ryan Day’s names will come up a lot in these coach searches. National Championship tonight. Nick Saban thinks NIL needs more regulation. Austin Ward (Lettermen Row) joined for some Buckeye and CFB talk. Browns are reportedly committed to Baker long-term. Bengals face Raiders in Wildcard. Nate Davis (USA Today) joined for more NFL talk.


Bishop & Laurinaitis January 7, 2022

Final show with 33’s. Bucks lose at Indiana. Legit reason to think Harbaugh could leave Michigan for the NFL. Ryan Day has some assistants to hire. Baker Mayfield and Browns drama is here again. Week 18 isn’t going to be a premiere weekend for the NFL. Doug Lesmerises ( joined the show. 33’s Blitz. What James would do if he was in charge of CFB or the NFL. Three Things.


Bishop & Laurinaitis January 6, 2022

Playing video games with your kids. Buckeyes at Indiana tonight. Oklahoma State safety follows Knowles to Ohio State. Yellowstone finale review. Did Texas A&M buy their recruiting class? Transfer portal decommits are happening. Bill Bender (Sporting News) joined for more on the latest in CFB. Beat the House. Could Baker and Browns be headed for split? Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.


Bishop & Laurinaitis January 5, 2022

The Jackets and roster management with Covid situation. Rose Bowl still does big numbers. Nick Saban on CFP expansion. NFL Higher or Lower. Baker Mayfield shut it down for the year. Jake Trotter (ESPN) joined for more on the Browns. Hey Guys: Best job for your best friend, Can a B1G team other than OSU win the national championship, what they will miss and more. Ryan Day was on Morning Juice this morning. Could Harbaugh go to the NFL? First Friday Recommendation.


Bishop & Laurinaitis January 4, 2022

The Browns lose a debacle to the Steelers. Latest on Baker’s shoulder. Is there a rift between Stefanski and Mayfield? NFL playoff picture with a week to go. The Washington Football Team new team name is coming. Another big name QB enters the transfer portal. Tuesdays with Tiberi: Rose Bowl champs, defensive changes needed for the Buckeyes and more. NFL Blitz. CFP ratings. Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.


Bishop & Laurinaitis January 3, 2022

Youth lifting up Buckeyes and Bengals. The Rose Bowl matters because losing that game would have mattered. Wide receiver is taken care of at OSU. Defensive changes coming. Joe Burrow and the Bengals are something. Browns and Steelers tonight. Austin Ward joined for more on the Buckeyes. College Football Blitz: Bowl Edition. The critiquing of opting out. Jay Morrison (The Athletic) joined to break down the AFC North Champion Bengals.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 31, 2021

Beau was back today with Tim May. The Rose Bowl still feels special. What's at stake for OSU in this game. The AFC North is coming down to the final two weeks. CFP semifinals kickoff today. Chris Vannini (The Athletic) joined us for more perspective on the two semifinal games. Know the scores. Doug Lesmerises ( hopped on to further breakdown tomorrow's matchup between the Buckeyes & Utes.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 30, 2021

Rieser & Tim May in again. What's the best post-bowl win Gatorade bath? Was this year an outlier or the start of a downfall for Clemson. We heard from Ohio State players & staff two days ahead of the Rose Bowl. Big Ben says Monday is probably his final game at Heinz Field. The AFC North is coming down to the final two weeks. Beat the House. Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 29, 2021

Eric Rieser & Tim May in. John Madden passed away yesterday. Covid protocols are changin'. The Buckeyes are in California preparing for the Rose Bowl. What to expect from Ohio State's defense under Jim Knowles. Matt Verderame (FanSided) joined us to go around the NFL. Latest update on the CBJ & Covid. Tim met with some of the OSU offense and he let us know what they had to say.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 28, 2021

Eric Rieser was in for Beau today. The list of players opting out of the Rose Bowl game came out, James and Eric reacted to that. Ohio State men's basketball and the Blue Jackets have been off for a couple weeks now. The NBA updated its COVID protocol, they will now allow players to come back after 6 days of quarantine. Dom Tiberi came on to talk more about the Rose Bowl. Aaron Portzline came on near the end of the show to discuss the Blue Jackets returning to the Ice Haus for practice.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 27, 2021

Beau and James break down another wacky weekend in the NFL. Joe Burrow makes some history while smacking down the Baltimore Ravens. Are the Bengals the real deal after their 41-21 win in Cincinnati? ESPN's Ben Baby jumps on to talk about the Bengals earlier than expected emergence. Baker gifts 4 interceptions to the Packers, who escape Lambeau with a 2-point win on Christmas Day. James gives his final thoughts on the future of Baker Mayfield in Cleveland, does 3's think it's time for 6 to...


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 24, 2021

It’s always tough to lose someone from the NFL fraternity. Could Clemson lose their OC too? Could Michigan? CFB awards given out, Heisman on Saturday. Chip Kelly could possibly return to Oregon. Browns and Bengals enter critical 5 game stretches to end season. Ben Baby (ESPN) joined for more on the Bengals. Season’s end Buckeye Blitz. Doug Lesmerises ( joined to talk transfer portal, changes in CFB and more.


Bishop & Laurinaitis December 23, 2021

Chops in for Beau. The latest on teams dealing with Covid. The people running CFB are morons. Pro Bowl rosters have been revealed. KD needs to get off Twitter. What gift should each Ohio team want from Santa. Pete Fiutak ( hopped on the show to talk college football. Beat the House. The AFC North is coming down to the wire. Shelley Time with Jody Shelley.