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The Opening Drive

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Hit the hole weekday mornings on The Opening Drive with Randy Karraker, Carey Davis and Brooke Grimsley.

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United States

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Hit the hole weekday mornings on The Opening Drive with Randy Karraker, Carey Davis and Brooke Grimsley.

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English


Episodes

Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne

9/26/2023
Claibs joins "The Opening Drive" to talk about the Cardinals myriad decisions this offseason, why the versatility and depth in the field can actually hamper them, why they need to solve the bullpen if they expect a big-name pitcher to join them, where that pitching is going to come from in the first place, the way that player-manager relations have changed over time, the lost arts of the game and enjoying the moments when the Cardinals took down the Cowboys--few and far between they may have been. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:58

Voice of the Blues, John Kelly

9/26/2023
John joins Randy, Carey & Brooke to talk about who has stood out in the early games/practices for the Blues, why Sundqvist is jumping off the page for him, the style the Blues are trying to get back to, the importance of being a bigger/heavier team, & Perunovich looking confident and how the defense can become greater than the sum of its parts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:23

The Opening Drive - September 26th, 2023

9/26/2023
Watch the full show replay on our YouTube channel! 7:00 - Eagles-25 Bucs-11 -- Bengals-19 Rams-16 -- Cardinals start their penultimate series of the season tonight in Milwaukee 7:15 - BIRD WATCH 7:30 - Which former Cardinal would you most like to see succeed in the MLB playoffs? 7:45 - TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT 8:00 - Fresh Take: Dennis Dodd has a great piece up about the future of college football. Is Mizzou safe in a super-conference version of the SEC? 8:15 - Blues Booth: Blues radio broadcaster John Kelly talks about the importance of the Blues playing "heavier" tonights 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Is it possible to overestimate the importance of a great QB? 9:00 - Rush Hour Reset 9:15 – Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne on the Cardinals biggest obstacles to a return to relevance 9:30 – Does a heavier roster for Berube give the Blues a better chance to succeed? 9:45 - Rocc ‘n Roll Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:15:48

STL CITY SC HC Bradley Carnell

9/25/2023
Coach Carnell joins Brooke, Carey & Randy to talk about a big 2-1 win for CITY over Minnesota United, what went into crafting a changing lineup for the third game in 8 days, the importance of their team-first mentality, the change in the message with just four games left, raising the expectations, the growth of the rivalry between CITY & Sporting KC and how another game can contribute to that, Blom bringing both calm & chaos to CITY, the importance of their holding midfielders in connecting the defense and offense and how training is different as they manage the last few games going into the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:29

Voice of the Blues, Chris Kerber

9/25/2023
Kerbs joins the show to talk about his takeaways from the Blues split-squad pair of games on Saturday, the Blues & Brews event from Friday night, why an increase in the size of the roster is going to be the biggest difference from last year's roster and the names to keep watching as the Blues are back in action on Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:37

The Opening Drive - September 25th, 2023

9/25/2023
Watch the full show replay on our YouTube channel! 7:00 -Weekend Wrap-up Cardinals drop 2/3 to the Padres STL CITY SC-2 MUFC-1 Memphis-27 Missouri-34 Illinois-23 FAU-17 NFL WEEK 3 7:15 - Things we loved from the Weekend 7:30 - NFL FOUR DOWNs 7:45 - TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT 8:00 – Fresh Take: Top Things that make you happy in sports… #1-The Cowboys always losing when it counts #2-Bill Belicheck is still a fraud #3... 8:15 - Chris Kerber breaks down his takeaways from the Blues split-squad games on Saturday 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - CITY SC HC Bradley Carnell talks about a big win in Minnesota & why the starting lineup was built the way it was 9:00 - RUSH HOUR RESET 9:15 - BIRD WATCH 9:30 - Eli has opened up the Missouri offense and Missouri is now at 4-0 and ranked #23 in the new poll. Could Mizzou be a serious contender? 9:45 - Rocc & Roll Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:18:05

Voice of the Cardinals, Chip Caray

9/22/2023
Chip joins Randy, Carey & Brooke to talk about his walking schedule in San Diego, Mikolas' year never getting off the ground and his struggles in the second-half, how tough the injuries have made the Cardinals decisions on Carlson & O'Neill and the Cardinals series getting started tonight in San Diego. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:19

Former Missouri Tigers & Chiefs WR Will Franklin

9/22/2023
Will joins "The Opening Drive" to talk about the Tigers matchup against the Memphis Tigers , what it feels like to be rooting for big Missouri games again, the development he's seen from Luther Burden across the early part of the season, Mizzou still dealing with QB questions because of Cook's injury & if he sees Missouri handling Memphis at the Dome. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:07

Blues analyst Joey Vitale

9/22/2023
Joey is back!! Joey is back for hockey season and we start off with a little recap of his summer, which Disney character is his favorite, why sourdough in the best bread for toast in the morning, the Blues naming Schenn as their captain and why the Central Division is going to be a tricky division for the Blues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:15

Former PGA Pro Jay Delsing

9/22/2023
Jay joins Randy, Carey & Brooke to talk about overcoming a tough weekend at the Ascension and why he's having a tough time seeing the USA come out on top n the Ryder Cup in Italy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:03

Lindenwood Football HC Jed Stugart

9/22/2023
Coach Stugart joins the show to break down this week's matchup against Illinois State and what exactly has gotten into WR Jeff Caldwell this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:25

The Opening Drive - September 22nd, 2023

9/22/2023
Watch the full show replay on our YouTube channel! 7:00 - Brewers-6 Cardinals-0 Are we ABSOLUTELY SURE that nothing we see this month matters, cause these last few Mikolas starts… Thursday Night Football 49ers-30 Giants-12 7:15 - Lindenwood Coach Jed Stugart joins as Lindenwood (2-1) travels to Illinois State (2-1) tomorrow 7:30 - Jay Delsing on his rebound from the Ascension & his pick for the Ryder Cup winner 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: STL CITY SC takes on Minnesota United FC--can they get back in the "win" column and closer to clinching? 8:15 - Blues analyst Joey Vitale talks summer, bread and a little bit of Blues 8:30 – The Fight 8:45 - Former Mizzou WR Will Franklin talks about the Tigers matchup against Memphis and how the QB position is going after questions & injuries 9:00 - Rush Hour Reset 9:15 - NFL News and Notes 9:30 -Cardinals play by play man Chip Caray joins us live from San Diego to answer some crucial questions about the Bally Sports Midwest broadcasting team 9:45 - Rocc and Roll THE BETTING SLIP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:18:14

The Athletic's Blues insider Jeremy Rutherford

9/21/2023
JR joins the show to talk about the Blues big decision to name Schenn as their latest captain, what JR took away from his conversation with Schenn on the big news, how much Kyrou's defense will dictate if he can play up to his contract level, if 45-50 goals are a realistic goal for Kyrou this season, some early line combo thoughts, which pairs he is interested in watching at camp to help decipher the line combo questions and which new(er) players could have the biggest impact for this next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:14

Super Bowl Champs & Former Tigers Mike Jones & Isaac Bruce

9/21/2023
Isaac & Mike join "The Opening Drive" for some collective trash talking before their respective alma maters matchup this weekend in the dome, as Mike Jones' Missouri Tigers face off against Isaac's Memphis Tigers. Trash talk is happening, old fueds come up & predictions for Saturday's game are made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:50

Blues, NHL Hall of Famer Bernie Federko

9/21/2023
Bernie is back after the offseason to talk Blues with Carey, Brooke & Randy and get into the Blues decision to go with Schenn as the new captain, what he meant to him when he was picked as the Blues captain back in the 80's, the importance of believing in themselves & each other, why he predicts this to be "The Year of Thomas & Kyrou", how the shift in mindset over the years has changed the dynamic in an NHL locker room & why the alternate captain group is just as important to the Blues this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:21

The Opening Drive - September 21st, 2023

9/21/2023
7:00 – Cardinals-2 Brewers-8 Thompson→5.0IP 5H 4ER 1BB 1K 2HR Willson Contreras left the game with left wrist discomfort STL City SC-0 LAFC-0 First nil-nil tie in STL CITY SC history 7:15 – Sick of it 7:30 – Have the Cardinals dug themselves too big of a hole to get out with just one offseason? 7:45 – TIOLI 8:00 – Fresh Take: Did CITY show you something against the defending champs? 8:15 - Blues Booth: Hall of Famer Bernie Federko on the Blues new captain decision and the names to watch for during camp 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Bird Watch 9:00 - RUSH HOUR RESET 9:15 - The Morning Zou: Former Tigers Mike Jones (MIZ) & Isaac Bruce (Mem) join the show for a little playful trash talking before this weekend's matchup 9:30 – Blues Insider Jeremy Rutherford on the decision of the Blues to make Schenn their next captain 9:45 – Rocc ‘n Roll Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:19:21

Wednesdays with Cardinals Pitcher Adam Wainwright

9/20/2023
Waino joins 'The Opening Drive' to break down his special night at Busch stadium on Tuesday becoming the 3rd Cardinal to reach 200 pitching wins, gets into the moment on the mound with between him and Marmol, his confidence in finishing out that game, his reaction to Willson being such a key part of the win, if he ever got to a point where he didn't think 200 would happen, how important the crowd and fans have been to his success and why he's savoring every chance he gets to put on the uniform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:03

Blues musician Marquise Knox

9/20/2023
Marquise joins Randy, Carey & Brooke to talk about joining the Blues franchise for this weekend's "Blues & Brews" celebration, how he got started in Blues music, his biggest inspirations, why being a Blues musician in STL is so special with all the history here & his excitement to bring some blues music to the Blues franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:47

The Opening Drive - September 20th, 2023

9/20/2023
7:00 – Brewers-7 Cardinals-3 Rom→3.1IP 6H 5ER 2BB 3K 1HR You just have to be shocked when a game involving Ver Hagen, Pallante AND Lawrence doesn’t go the Cardinals way… STL CITY SC hosts LAFC tonight in the biggest game of the season up to this point–CITY is 6 points up (1 game in hand) on LAFC and lost to them in July 3-0 7:15 - Ask Uncle Randy 7:30 - BIRD WATCH 7:45 - TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT 8:00 – Fresh Take: STL CITY SC has their biggest game to-date in franchise history tonight. After a down season for both the Cardinals & Blues, can soccer take hold of this CITY with a strong playoff run? 8:15 - What are the benefits to the Blues going with the veteran route of Schenn as the franchises' 24th captain 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Blues & Brews performer Marquise Knox talks about what got him started as a musician, his favorite Blues artists of all time & the excitement of working with the Blues franchise to incorporate more blues music 9:00 – Rush Hour Reset 9:15 - Rocc and Roll 9:30 - Wednesdays with Waino with Cardinal pitcher Adam Wainwright to talk about the big night, his 200th win, what the Cardinals jersey means to him & how he fought through the winless stretch this season 9:55 - We gotta go! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:19:57

Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne

9/19/2023
Claibs joins "The Opening Drive" after a special night at Busch stadium, break down his moment with Claibs after the game, how special if felt in the stadium (not quite playoffs, but not far off), the biggest factor in the Blues decision on a new captain and early ending for a few NFL squads--in Week TWO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:39