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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.




Karraker & Smallmon - August 5, 2022 - Live from the Pro Football Hall of Fame

7:00 - Dick vermeil live with Randy & Michelle from the Pro Football Hall of Fame 7:30 - Hall of Famer Isaac Bruce to talk about the impact of Dick Vermeil and the upcoming Vermeil Gala in St. Louis 7:45 - Former Eagles Qb Ron Jaworski on the younger Vermeil, learning as a player & man from him 8:00 - TIOLI 8:15 - The Rams beat on the Cubs and sweep them, thank to a mini-sweep of yesterday double-header 8:30 - The Fight 8:50 - Former Rams QB, CBS analyst Trent Green on the impact of...

Former Rams executive Jay Zygmunt

One of the architects of the Greatest Show on Turf, Jay Zygmunt joins Randy & Michelle to talk about the stories of how they brought both Dick Vermeil out of retirement and finding Kurt Warner, how tough it was to bring Vermeil out of retirement after his burnout, Coach Vermeil immediately understanding how much work the Rams were going to take and what the plethora of relationships on display during this weekend says about the greatness of Dick Vermeil.


Super Bowl Champion, Hall of Famer Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about Coach Vermeil and the special 1999 Season, his thoughts after the famous "We will rally around Kurt Warner..." press conference, how Coach vermeil made it so easy to show emotion--even on the football field, what it says about Coach that he has maintained connections across 50+ years and how much he took from Vermeil that he uses to coach players today.


Super Bowl Champion, Rams analyst D'Marco Farr

Former 101 Host, Rams analyst and Super Bowl Champion D'Marco Farr joins Randy & Michelle to talk about his first reactions when Coach Vermeil was hired, still hurting from those first practices, the failed practice mutiny, love being the most profound thing that Coach vermeil brought to his life, how special the dinners at his house were and why he believes the 1999 Rams are the greatest team ever.


Former Rams, Chiefs QB, CBS Analyst Trent Green

Trent Green joined Randy & Michelle to talk about the impact that Dick Vermeil had on his life, the story of his first time meeting Dick Vermeil, Vermeil being the one coach who could take the '99 team over the hump, looking back on the reaction after his injury, Vermeil making sure everyone in the building was connected, reconnected together in Kansas City, how important it was to bring in smart people into his staffs and how often Trent applies the many pieces of advice he took from Coach...


Former Eagles QB, NFL analyst Ron Jaworski

Jaws joins Randy & Michelle to talk about the effect that Dick vermeil had on his career as both a football player and a man, attributing his work ethic to Coach Vermeil, what made him the most special as a coach, teaching Jaws about football, life, work & more, learning how to grind tape and how it helped him in his broadcasting career, "jumping in the wheelbarrow" and buying in, Vermeil showing how to coach to win as opposed as to not lose and how Vermeil helped Jaws prepare to be a...


Super Bowl Champion, Hall of Famer Isaac Bruce

Isaac joins Randy & Michelle to talk about Dick Vermeil making it into the Hall of Fame, the dichotomy as a coach who was so kind but then would absolutely kill you on the football field, his obsession with the details and the little things, the push and drive towards winning that he created and celebrating Coach Vermeil at the upcoming Gala here in St. Louis.

Super Bowl Champion, Hall of Famer Dick Vermeil

Coach Vermeil joins Randy & Michelle to talk about his upcoming induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, living in the moment this weekend through all the festivities, keeping the game open to the media and fans, not being able to accept compliments, growing both football players and men as a coach, being able to get the 3000 foot view as a head coach, being the man who defined "burnout" after his Eagles stint, coaching a hard game with a soft side, cutting a player ON the field and how...

The Athletic's Cardinals insider Katie Woo

Katie Woo joins Randy & Michelle to get her thoughts on the Cardinals deadline moves, break down her most recent article on the Cardinals new and improved pitching staff, targeting what Mo likes in an SP, whether this will be enough to push them through the rest of the year, her initial reaction to the Cardinals moves on Tuesday at 5PM, and why Dylan Carlson's play in CF has been such a revelation for the Cardinals.


The Athletic's Blues insider Jeremy Rutherford

JR joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about his latest piece in The Athletic, reminisce on JR's early days reporting in STL for the Rams, why the Perron departure is bothering Blues fans so much, whether or not this roster will change between ow and the first game of the season and why JR doesn't envy baseball writers


Cardenales broadcaster Bengie Molina

Cycle-hitter and current Cardinals Spanish-language broadcaster Bengie Molina joins the show to talk about his thoughts on the Cardinals trade deadline moves, the importance of Yadi's return, why the pitching missed him so much and how he sees the second half playing out for the Cardinals.


MLB Network host Greg Amsinger

Greg joins Randy & Michelle to break down his thoughts on what he called the Cardinals "Plan B" attack, why he likes Quintana and Montgomery for the Cardinals, why the Brewers moves confused him, ignoring the human aspect in sports, how that affects the NL Central race, why he's rooting for San Diego and therefore the future of baseball and his favorite Vin Scully story.


Karraker & Smallmon - August 4th, 2022

7:00 - The Cardinals didn't play last night due to the rain but they picked up a game on the Brewers, thanks to the Pirates, and figured out how the new pitching additions effect the staff 7:15 - Sick of it!! 7:30 - MLB Network's Greg Amsinger on the Cardinals deadline moves 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Missing out on Soto--missing out on Tkachuk--not keep Perron: Which one hurt the most? 8:15 - LIV and the PGA tour continue to take shots across the bow, except it's a full-on legal battle...


Cardinals President of Baseball Operations, John Mozeliak

Mo joins Karraker & Smallmon to break down the Cardinals moves at the deadline, how close the Cardinals were to getting a deal down with the Nationals for Soto or anyone else, how online misinformation can trickle down to the clubhouse, how it feels for players to get his reassurance that they're staying, breaking down how the Montgomery deal came together so late, not getting far enough into the discussion to worry about Soto's extension, Quintana's consistency, Flaherty on pace to make a...


MLB Network host Brian Kenny

Host of "MLB Now", Brian Kenny joins Randy & Michelle to talk about his thoughts on the Cardinals pitching moves, the Padres swinging for the fences, Soto as the next Pujols, Brian's favorite arguing partners at MLB Network, the other winners and loser from the trade deadline, this year setting up an incredible playoff bracket in the NL and the Cubs not pulling the trigger on their obvious trade pieces.


Karraker & Smallmon - August 3rd, 2022

7:00 - Cardinals drub the Cubs, Waino pitches a gem, Cardinals make a couple moves on Tuesday--how are you feeling after the deadline? 7:15 - Ask Uncle Randy! 7:30 - How do you feel about the Cardinals after Quintana-Stratton-Montgomery? Will it be enough? 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Did the Cardinals do enough to win in the playoffs? 8:15 - Reacting to POBO Mo speaking to the media before the game...does he think he built a World Series winner? 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - NFL Three...


Adam Wainwright joins for Wednesdays with Waino

Waino joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about his preferred smoothie order, where he ranks Zach Brown Band in country, best concert he's ever been to, how he overcame not having his fast ball control last night, the overwhelming importance of the first strike, how he feels after a long start like yesterday, what Vin Scully meant to him as a player and a baseball fan, getting ready to face Marp again, the conversation around moustaches & getting geared up for fantasy football again.


Former Cardinals GM, Reds Exec. Walt Jocketty

Walt Jocketty joins Randy & Michelle to talk about how a trade deadline day feels when you're in the thick of it with an MLB front office, looking back at some of the good moves he made for the cardinals, breaking down the toughest deals to get done in his Cardinals career, whether or not there should be "untouchable" players & is thoughts on the Reds' Castillo move.


Baseball America national baseball writer Kyle Glaser

Kyle Glaser joins the show to talk about the Cardinals huge, unexpected turnaround across their minor league system over the last single year, expectations for an overwhelming haul for Soto, why teams should be more than willing to give out that kind of haul for a player of Soto's caliber, a Jordan Walker scouting report, his thoughts on the Cardinals pitching moves, and why he believes a Soto move is a trade that great teams and great organizations make when it's presented.


Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne

Claibs joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about the Cardinals pitching move last night with the Pirates, talking with Oviedo after the trade, throwing out some Walker-less deals, why Claibs doesn't want to see Walker traded, Winn being an important piece, what caused Paul DeJong to get back into his groove and why the most important moves between now and 5PM are pitching, pitching, pitching--and to just be a little safe--a little more pitching.