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Wake up with a steaming cup of sports. It's mornings with Randy Karraker and Michelle Smallmon. More opinion, more talk, more often, Karraker & Smallmon.

Wake up with a steaming cup of sports. It's mornings with Randy Karraker and Michelle Smallmon. More opinion, more talk, more often, Karraker & Smallmon.


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Wake up with a steaming cup of sports. It's mornings with Randy Karraker and Michelle Smallmon. More opinion, more talk, more often, Karraker & Smallmon.




NHL Network's Billy Jaffe

Billy Jaffe join theprogram to talk about the Blues-Avs Round 2 series, both teams needing to take a step up after a Round 1 against inferior teams, the blues coming out with a strong 1st but the Avs coming back from there, the need for the Blues to control the neutral zone to slow down the Avalanche, the importance of getting the game to the wall, not letting the Avalanche get to their game so easily AKA SLOP IT UP and how they can draw a line between being too passive vs. overly aggressive.


Former Blues, Blackhawk Jamal Mayers

Jammer joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about a tough loss for the Blues in overtime against the Avs, the Blues potential need to sacrifice heir forecheck to keep the Avs rush game under wraps, the need to be better along the boards, not getting too caught up in the gross shot numbers from game 1 and how Game 2 might come down to the ability to play a simpler, possession-based game.


ESPN NHL reporter Emily Kaplan

ESPN's Emily Kaplan joins Randy & Michelle to talk about her special report on Jordan Binnington, her biggest takeaways from the interview and from Jordan, how the story behind the interview shook out, the odd timing of Binnington reaching out, what that says about his confidence, how the Blues-Avs game broke down in Game 1, if the blues can step their game up in front of Binnington and the latest from the other series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


Karraker & Smallmon - May 18th, 2022

7:00 - Getting into a split day for the cards a heart0breaking OT loss for the blues in G1 vs. the Avs 7:15 - Ask Uncle Randy! New jobs, life questions, and trying to deal with humans on a daily basis.. 7:30 - Binnington was the only reason that was a game last night, do the Blues have the adjustments to steal one in G2? 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - St. Louis lets their thoughts from a tough G1 loss be heard through texts and the Rhino Shield mic drops 8:15 - ESPN's Emily Kaplan talks about her story...


Adam Wainwright and "Wednesdays with Waino"

Waino joins for another edition of "Wednesdays with Waino" to talk all the amazing events coming up for Big League Impact, commiserate about a tough game for the Blues last night, suggest Randy apologize to all of St. Louis for his superstition faux pas, him and his son banging the drum at Blues Game 6, sitting back and appreciating special nights like Sunday, the special moment of setting the battery wins record, Pujols stealing their thunder, him and Yadi's incredible unspoken relationship...


Blues broadcaster Darren Pang

Panger joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about the Blues chances to steal game 1, the fun of the broadcast even if it's not for the Blues, he best way to slow down Makar (beyond stealing his skates), how frustrating MacKinnon could be the biggest x-factor, not being able to worry about being overly-physical against such a fast team and why keeping the best players 200 feet away is always the best opportunity.


The Athletic's Avalanche beat writer Peter Baugh

Peter Baugh, Avs beat writer, joins Randy & Michelle to talk about the Blues-Avs series with some perspective from the Colorado side including what makes them so dangerous, what to watch for with stars like Rantanen, Landeskog & Makar, the Avs being very deep but the Blues still having more depth, the battle of the 3rd lines being crucial, the status of Darcy Kuemper, whether or not being physical with the Avs has slowed them down in the past and the potential effect of pressure on an Avs...


Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne

Claibs oins the program to talk about a couple of weekend wins for the Cardinals, a magical Sunday evening full of firsts, the excitement behind Yepez and Edman, the little things making these players great, Albert Pujols as a mentor, Yepez continuing to dominate and grow and a couple of quick blues thoughts before they get underway with the Avs.


Karraker & Smallmon - May 17th, 2022

7:00 - Blues vs. Avalanche gets underway tonight, Cards have a double-header on the slate tonight 7:15 - Four Predictions for the Blues v. Avalanche: MVP, biggest thorn, biggest mismatch and our series predictions 7:30 - Top Ten reasons hat Kroenke Sucks 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: We can accept that the Blues aren't favored...but the overwhelming majority of the picks going against the Blues?! 8:15 - Mike Claiborne on a historic Sunday, the growth of Yepez, the greatness of Albert & a...


Charity Ascension Classic's Nick Ragone

Nick jumps on the show to break down the latest news on the Charity Ascension Classic, including more partners, a sports superstar that will join the event and more chances for people to reach out and interact.


STL Broadcaster Hall of Famer, Co-Author of "64 Cardinals" Ron Jacober

STL media legen Ron Jacober joins the show to talk about his new book, "64 Cardinals" that goes in depth into one of the more wild season in Cardinals baseball history. Sneaking managers into Grant's Farm, firings, resignations, a string on heart0breaking stories about the treatment of the black players, a new motel across from a stadium and more.


Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin

Danny Mac joins the program to talk about a resurgent weekend for the Cardinals offense, watching a night of history with yadi, Albert & Waino, his goals for this team the rest of May and not being able to figure out where the roller-coaster offense for the cardinals coms from.


Blues winger David Perron

#57 for your St. Louis Blues, David Perron, joins Randy & Michelle to talk about the big win over the Wild, why he sees the Avalanche as an even matchup, his good feeling for the series, everyone thinking they can go all the way once the 2nd round starts, Blues game and style being different than '19, why that isn't a bad thing, the similarities between the two styles, ow each situation and matchup can be different, his thoughts on the forwards and young players stepping up for injuries and...


Blues broadcaster Chris Kerber

Kerbs joins Karraker & Smallmon to preview the Blues-Avs matchup, why it's hard to gauge these teams after the regular season, the stats that actually go the Blues way, if Darcy Kuemper can step up for the Avs, whether or not the long rest for the Avs will help or hurt them, the Blues getting the rest they needed with this schedule, the danger of Cole Makar, why the Avs not being challenged in the 1st round could matter, the blues need o watch out for Kadri and why physicality will still be...


Karraker & Smallmon - May 16th, 2022

7:00 - Getting into a big weekend for the Cards and another St. Louis favorite...an atomic version of Jayson Tatum, and the Blues schedule gets set 7:15 - Start one, Bench ne, Cut One: Yadi-Waino/Pujols pitching/Yadi hitting, Giannis/Ja/Booker, Scherzer/Tatum/Matthew Tkachuk 7:30 - Three thigs we loved from the weekend 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Is the Cardinals offense going to turn the corner after a big game against Rodon? 8:15 - Chris Kerber talks the Avs matchup, the positives for...


Former Blue Jamal Mayers

As he had after all the Wild games, Jamal Mayers joins the show to break down the Blues Game 6 clinching win, how he blues did what they needed to do to slow down Kaprisov, the Blues impressive group defense, Binner having his best game of the 3 last night, the Blues utilizing their depth and defense to close out the Wild, needing to control the neural zone with the Avalanche, not letting Colorado getting out in transition, Saad and the other veterans being key for next round and how t...


Former Blue Keith Tkachuk

Big Walt Tkachuk joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about Game 6 and the Blues the playoffs so far, a fun style to watch them play, Binnington stepping up at the right time, his swagger & puck-handling being a big part of the Blues wins, Game 5 bein the difference maker & Schenn bein the biggest change, Nick Leddy vs. Kaprisov and the benefit of an underrated move & how Keith just wants to watch the game and doesn't need former Top 5 draft picks bothering him the whole game...


Blues broadcaster Joey Vitale

Joey joins Michelle & Randy to break down the Blues clinching Game 6 win, the importance of the Blues changes between games, the impact and effect of Berube's coaching and adjustments, the brilliant move of going down to 11 forwards to counter the Wild, French concrete, the Blues countering the GREEF line and turning the tables and the importance of playing through the physicality of the playoffs.


Former PGA Pro Jay Delsing

Jay Delsing joins the program to answer the listeners golfing questions, including the big problem with changing your hand placement and grip, and reaction to the recent comments from golfers about their Saudi Arabian "mistakes".


Karraker & Smallmon - May 13th, 2022

7:00 - Cardinals drop a disappointing series to the Orioles but today is all about the Blues 5-1 G6 win and 4-2 series win 7:15 - Peak & Pit 7:30 - Jay Delsing takes fan questions and tips for their golf game including grips, changing your hand placement & opening up your shot too early 7:45 - TIOLI: Denver is goin to hate Brayden Schenn by this time next week 8:00 - Today's Big Thing: The Blues react to their Game 6 win, looking forward to Game 6 8:15 - Joey Vitale on the importance of...