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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.




Former Cardinal, ESPN & Bally's host Rick Ankiel

Rick joins Randy & Brooke to talk about the Cardinals' moves to augment their pitching, the expectations for Montgomery's second start, holding back any overreaction to a series in Coors, what makes Soto such a special player, why he still believes that Tyler O'Neill will return to form, what his problems have been and if the Cardinals can win this division.


Former PGA Pro Jay Delsing

Jay joins Brooke & Randy to talk about the upcoming golf events to St. Louis, what these events mean to both the golfing and wider community and how planning for the future can keep these events coming in to the city.


Karraker & Smallmon - August 12th, 2022

7:00 - A bad 7th all but ends the series for the cardinals in Colorado as they prepare for one of the biggest series in the season against the Brewers, Flaherty struggles in his first rehab start and the NFL Preseason is officially underway 7:15 - Peak & Pit 7:30 - Jay Delsing on all the amazing golf events coming to St. Louis over the years 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Cardinals get beat up but are still setup well going into the first crucial post-deadline series 8:15 - Three Questions...


The Athletic's Senior NFL writer Mike Sando

Mike joins Randy & Carey to talk about his most recent article, breaking down the candidacies of WRs for the Hall of Fame across the different era in NFL history, why Torry stands out so much, Jerry Rice being the proving mark for their new metrc and a little aside about why Bob Sanders might be the most underrated defensive player of all time.


The Athletic's Blues writer Jeremy Rutherford

Jeremy Rutherford joins Carey & Randy to talk about some of the big questions facing the Blues as training camp continues to get closer including; his expectations for the Blues goalie situation, Kyrou's progression, trying to get Perron to talk about young players on defense and the Blues biggest questions coming out of the offseason


Karraker & Smallmon - August 11th, 2022

7:00 - Cardinals even out the series against the Rockies with a big game offensively, Pujols hits 687, Quintana looks solid again and Pallante has his second bullpen appearance since the deadline 7:15 - Sick or it! 7:30 - The Cardinals might be rolling...but so is the rest of the NL competitors--can they hold serve in the top half of the league? 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: A big offensive day from the cardinals moves the needle i Coors--can they finish off the series? 8:15 - Three...


Rockies analyst, Sirius MLB Network host Ryan Spilborghs

"Spilly" joins Randy & Carey to talk about a historic night for Miles Mikolas, a special offensive night--even for Coors, what makes Arenado so special, how Spilly evaluates lineups and how the Cardinals stack up, both teams focusing on ignoring Tuesday's blowout and his overall thoughts on the deadline and how the Cardinals-brewers race was affected.


STL Sports Commission President Frank Viverito

Leader of the STL Sports Commission for 27 years, Frank Viverito joins Randy & Carey to talk about his retirement from the Commission, his favorite event that STL hosted in his tenure, the creation and continuation of the Musial Awards, why the Olympic event in the 90s was so special, what he's going to miss most in his retirement, what's coming up next for St. Louis, a little playful ribbing about the Mizzou domination over Illinois football and how you can attend the Musial Awards.


Karraker & Smallmon - August 10th, 2022

7:00 - Cards get shellacked by the Rockies in Colorado but we're not freaking out...even if Mikolas is struggling and sometimes the offense doesn't show up 7:15 - Ask Uncle Randy! 7:30 - #WednesdaysWithWaino with Adam Wainright 8:10 - Retiring STL Sports Commissioner Frank Viverito on the history of the commission and building the sports scene in STL 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - The Questions on...The Pittsburgh Steelers 9:00 - Let's forget about the one game last night..this bullpen is still a...


#WednesdaysWithWaino with Adam Wainwright

Waino joins Carey & Randy to talk about the Cardinals strong run at home, the special moments with Albert & Yadi, why he wants some souvenirs for himself, dealing with a tough night from the umpire, playing in the different weather extremes, the different rosin bags available to pitchers in the MLB and which one he likes best, the lost art of walk up songs, he even greater lost art of Adam being able to go to the plate and swing away, getting ready for fantasy football and if what the...


ESPN 49ers writer Nick Wagoner

Nick joins the show to talk about one of the bigger stories in the NFL--Trey Lance taking over for the 49ers--a quick reaction to the Roquan smith news (and how Fred Warner affected it), the saga of Deebo and his expectations for this season, the early success from Brandon Aiyuk in camp so far, why he thinks the 49er should be legitimate contenders, the defense returning back to top form, what the Lance decision means for Jimmy Garoppolo's status on the Niners, why it's been tough to find a...


Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne

Mike joins Carey & Randy to talk about his thoughts after the Cardinals trade deadline moves, why Bader was such an interesting story, augmenting the staff with pitchers that fit the scheme, the big questions about the Cardinals vs. winning teams, Flaherty on the way to a rehab, why Bader retained enough value to make the deal possible, the tricky job of finding a new catcher post-Molina, his favorite moments from the Charles Barkley interview and what's coming up next with Mike & Joe West...


Cardinals Magazine writer Stan McNeal

Stan joins Randy & Carrey to talk about the newest edition of this year's Cardinal Yearbook--focused all on Adam Wainwright, his favorite moment this weekend between Willie and Waino, Stan's thoughts on the Cardinal's moves at the deadline, Waino's fight against the naysayers and the retirement-honks and Stan's expectations for a Cardinals run this offseason.


Karraker & Smallmon - August 9th, 2022

7:00 - Cards at Rockies tonight, which has us thinking about that Arenado trade...and while the streak in nice, lets be honest: What still worries you about this team? 7:15 - If we're going to criticize the Cardinals for Alcantara and Arozarena, let's take a minute to look at that Arenado trade 7:30 - Cardinals Magazine's Stan McNeal on this years Cardinals Yearbook, an incredible series against the Yankees and positivity for the second half 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: What still worries...


Voice of the Cardinals, Dan McLaughlin

Danny Mac joins Randy & Alexa to talk about a special weekend for the Cardinals, a playoff atmosphere at Busch stadium all three games, the pitching moves already starting to change things, getting ready for the Rockies, reacting to the first Montgomery start, the enjoyment in the DeJong comeback, and this Cardinals team turning out to be a little fun.


Sirius XM MLB Network, ESPN host Dani Wexelman

We get both hosts of "Datt's What She Said" on with Randy to talk about an extremely entertaining Yankees-Cardinals series, the Yankees having their biggest moves bite them in the ass, a Jordan Montgomery scouting report/download, the story of the Paul DeJong comeback and the Mets finally living up to the expectations (Mets fans: it's the hope that gets you...).


Voice of the Blues, Chris Kerber

Chris Kerber joins Alexa & Randy to break down some expectations and questions as we get closer to Blues training camp already getting underway: Can the Blues count on a consistent year for Binnington? What's the future look like for a Jordan Kyrou? Can this team reach the high of 19? 21? 22?


Karraker & Smallmon - August 8th, 2022

7:00 - Alex Datt in studio for Michelle--Cardinals with a huge sweep over the Yankees with a nail-bitter on Saturday and a slug-fest on Sunday + Vermeil's induction a fitting swan song for NFL football in STL 7:15 - Start one, Bench one, Cut one 7:30 - Three Thing We Loved from the Weekend: 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Is the division going to be locked up earlier than we thought? 8:15 - Chris Kerber on the Blues already looking towards to the start of TC 8:30 - The Fight 8:50 - Dani...


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.