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Travis and Sliwa

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Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa know what you want to hear. You want to listen to inside Lakers and Dodgers talk. Sprinkle in some great food discussions, what TV and Movies Allen hasn’t seen and you’ll feel like you’re in the studio with the guys nightly.

Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa know what you want to hear. You want to listen to inside Lakers and Dodgers talk. Sprinkle in some great food discussions, what TV and Movies Allen hasn’t seen and you’ll feel like you’re in the studio with the guys nightly.

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Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa know what you want to hear. You want to listen to inside Lakers and Dodgers talk. Sprinkle in some great food discussions, what TV and Movies Allen hasn’t seen and you’ll feel like you’re in the studio with the guys nightly.

Language:

English


Episodes

HR 3: Love Is In The Air

1/19/2022
There are a few suitors that want to take Producer Emily on a date. Trav and Sli filter through them and listen to their propositions. Brian Windhorst said the Lakers are likely to make a coaching change, but doesn't think much on the court will change. The Raiders didn't just lose in embarrassing fashion this weekend, it's also the anniversary of a difficult loss they suffered on this day twenty years ago. Mychal Thompson has advice for Emily on her first date with listener Connor, and in...

Duration:00:40:31

HR 2: Valentine's Day Plans

1/19/2022
As usual, Ask Sli bleeds into hour two with more transportation related questions. How much of the LA's win was just because of the Cardinal's poor performance? Corporate Greg has a pickup basketball related "Ask Sli", and we find out Sli disdains overachievers. Change your plans, White Castle is no longer running their Valentine's fine dining experience. In "Fact or Cap", we find out what Trav and Sli would do with unlimited funds (we know they wouldn't sleep in MJ's custom home). Trav and...

Duration:00:42:40

HR 1: Ask Sli: Drive Time

1/19/2022
Travis lost his train of thought, and the idea of car pizza isn't helping. Sli's Oculus has turned him into a poker addict. Brian Windhorst spoke with Sli yesterday and told Lakers fans not to give up hope just yet. Everything has to click for the Lakers for them to right the ship. Vogel's job is on the line, but his firing wouldn't be his fault, says Sli. It's the 20th anniversary of "The Tuck Rule", and Trav still remembers exactly where he was. This was the beginning of one legend's reign...

Duration:00:45:54

HR 3: Pizza Wars

1/18/2022
Turns out, Sli does not address his girlfriend as "Lady Sli". Trav eats crow and admits that OBJ was a great pickup. What does this say about the importance of a positive culture in sports? Trav opens up a can of worms and asks if you'd prefer boneless or bone-in wings. Emily's pizza adventures disturb Trav. Would you rather play the Packers or the Niners if you're the LA Rams? The cold vs. hot pizza debate heats up, and Trav may be beginning to see the benefits of Venmo. The Lakers knocked...

Duration:00:37:26

HR 1: Great Day for LA

1/18/2022
It's a great day in LA sports! Trav and Sli say something was in the air yesterday with fans of both the Rams and Lakers. It could've only been made better if the espresso machine worked. A fan had something a little harsh to say to Trav at the game yesterday. Emily is still struggling to get over her hangover, but at least she survived the tsunami. In "Hey Did You See", Producer Taylor asks which professional athlete you would want to go to war with.

Duration:00:46:02

HR 2: Stafford Downplays Win

1/18/2022
Paul George was at SoFi last night and did not receive a warm reception, but Trav's tweet about it sure did. Matthew Stafford says his first playoff win means more to reporters than it does to him. A fan calls out Trav for his fandom. The Lakers took out a good team last night, but Frank Vogel's job is still on the line. Sli says hungry players belong on the court, regardless of their contract status. In "Fact or Cap", Producer Emily asks if you make eye contact with bad drivers. One Rams...

Duration:00:43:59

HR 3: Listen to what I’m saying!

1/17/2022
The Lakers are giving up 120 points on average per game in January. Travis says he thinks it’s time for Frank Vogel to go. The Lakers have played the same for 3 ½ months… Travis says they “are who they are” and nothing is really going to change. Sliwa asks Travis is he’s already looking ahead of the Cardinals, and Travis says he’s not, but that he likes the Rams’ path to the Super Bowl. THE DUMP.

Duration:00:38:16

HR 2: Who’s to blame?

1/17/2022
The Lakers are reportedly optimistic that Anthony Davis could return to the court by the end of January. Can he make enough of a difference to get this team back on track? Is it possible the Lakers might not even make the playoffs? Travis wonders at what point the Lakers will go into “panic” mode and make a serious change or trade? FACT OR CAP. Took calls from listeners about tonight’s Rams game, and whether or not fans are worried. We don’t know which Kyler Murray will show up - much like...

Duration:00:44:19

HR 1: We have to go over your choices!

1/17/2022
The guys talk about watching playoff football all weekend, but Sliwa decided to take a break from football to watch a chick flick and go out to dinner. Tonight we'll find out who Matthew Stafford really is, what are your expectations for a guy who's never won a playoff game? Plus, ASK SLI. And, The Lakers are reportedly optimistic that Anthony Davis could return to the court by the end of January. Can he make enough of a difference to get this team back on track? Is it possible the Lakers...

Duration:00:43:53

HR 3: Rams Preview

1/14/2022
Which quarterback has the most pressure on them as we head into the playoffs? Producer Emily gets upset with Trav for an old man reference, and more callers weigh in on the Russell Westbrook vs. Kings argument. Trav makes his Rams predictions, but says Stafford has to cut back on the turnovers. The real test will come after in Green Bay if the Rams manage to take down the Cardinals. In "The Dump", find out which YouTube video has more views than any other.

Duration:00:36:39

HR 2: Westbrook Debate

1/14/2022
Bad news for Rams fans, the Cardinals have a gnarly road record. It's National Pastrami Day and the debate of corned beef vs. pastrami opens up on the show. The NBA banned the Kings from using "Cold as Ice" when a player misses a shot. In "Fact or Cap", we find out who has a clean car and who is riding dirty on the show. Callers weigh in on the pettiness of the Sacramento Kings.

Duration:00:43:36

HR 1: Stafford Downplays Pressure

1/14/2022
Has Sli gotten over the Lakers losing to the lowly Kings? Turns out he's not. With all of the NFL action coming up in the next few days, we have to ask, is this the best sports weekend of the year? Eric Weddle was asked if he's "fat and out of shape". How does Matthew Stafford compare LA pressure to Detroit pressure? Would you rather have Stafford or Justin Herbert in these playoffs? The world was much different place the last time the Raiders or Bengals won a playoff game. We find out that...

Duration:00:42:19

HR 3: NFL Pick 'Ems

1/13/2022
Producer Taylor tries to bring Trav and Sli to the dark side. In NFL Pick 'Ems, the entire crew gets into the playoff excitement. The guys talk Rams and Sean McVay's game plan, and in the "The Dump", we find out that Sli was a jerk in high school to his substitute teachers.

Duration:00:35:37

HR 2: Westbrook Claps Back to Kings

1/13/2022
Trav gives Sli a hard time about Russell Westbrook's poor performance against the Kings last night, and the Kings fans were relentless with their trolling. Hear Westbrook's clapback. A caller has a correction for Producer Emily about her date's Cheez-It selection. In "Fact or Cap", Emily talks about her first KBBQ experience and Sli says valet parking may be overrated.

Duration:00:40:32

HR 1: Sli's Unpleased

1/13/2022
Sli has reached his tipping point after the Lakers lost in to the lowly Sacramento Kings. Westbrook was in during the 4th quarter after having a poor shooting night. Why? Do star players HAVE to be on the court at the end of the game? Trav adds another occupation to his resume. Was the 2020 Championship legitimate? In "Hey Did You See", Trav and Sli name their favorite taco spot in California.

Duration:00:40:49

HR 3: Sli's Advice to McVay

1/12/2022
Did McVay hear Sli on the show on Monday, because his comments to the media certainly reflected that. Brandon Staley had a mind boggling quote that has Trav and Sli questioning how serious he is about his position. There was no love lost between KCP and Montrezl after their game last night. What's the latest on the Westbrook fiasco? One reporter says the Lakers need to be more accommodating. Emily has a horror story from one of her dates this week.

Duration:00:40:53

HR 2: Time For An Intervention

1/12/2022
Trav tries to convince Taylor to switch his NBA fandom. Ja Morant is breaking records with his athleticism. Do you like Monday night games in the NFL playoffs? Trav gives Taylor an NBA intervention. In "Fact or Cap", Producer Emily asks about small talk, barber shop etiquette. Sli's beef with Jeff Bezos continues into another day, and Trav is asked to unbutton a few more buttons on his sleeved shirts.

Duration:00:39:15

HR 1: Bad Mornings

1/12/2022
Trav has bad coffee and a bad start to his morning, but he's not the only one. Jalen Ramsey posted cryptic messages to social media. Eric Weddle is joining the Rams out of retirement. Sean McVay says a Rams loss doesn't mean anything going into the playoffs. We find out Taylor's favorite NBA team. Trav thinks he could've been a member of the Rat Pack. In "Ask Sli", we find out everyone's favorite segment has been bleeding into other 710 shows.

Duration:00:45:08

HR 3: Giant Goldfish

1/11/2022
Sli was once again the NFL Pick 'Ems winner and gets to decide the playoff format. Are you team Cheez-It or team Goldfish? Sli shares a story about his dad's liquor store. Does Rich Bisaccia deserve to keep his job as the Raiders head coach? Trav and Sli preview the NFL playoffs and discuss their food spreads. In "The Dump", Trav has a bone to pick with the movie, Moneyball.

Duration:00:38:56

HR 2: Lakers Halfway Point

1/11/2022
Does Brandon Staley deserve to be fired from the Chargers? The Lakers are halfway through their season and Trav and Sli give their thoughts and take calls to hear from fans. Sli is optimistic and insists that LeBron still belongs in the MVP conversation. In "Fact or Cap", Producer Emily asks if important conversations should be had via text message. Emily finished her bed frame without handyman Trav's assistance!

Duration:00:39:06