Bernstein and McKnight had their daily transition with McNeil and Parkins. They spoke about Shep and Parkins having a Manny Machado sign at the Sox game. They also spoke about the joy that is cutting the lawn...Bernstein has never done it.
In the fourth hour, Dan and Connor discuss the latest with the Bears with NFL writer Dan Pompei, who had a recent conversation with GM Ryan Pace. Later on, they dissect what's wrong with cheerleading at sporting events, as well as breaking down a bit of the NBA playoffs.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight were joined by Cubs manager Joe Maddon to discuss his criticism of his team following thier loss to the Reds in the first game of Saurday's doubleheader, why he's proud of Javy Baez, why the cell phone is "the enemy" and much more. Plus there's a sinkhole on the White House lawn and Bernstein reveals he's never used a lawn mower.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight are joined by FanGraphs Senior Editor Jeff Sullivan to talk Cubs, White Sox and the latest MLB storylines. The guys also talk about the slow pacing of Cavs star LeBron James and why its a good thing. Plus on today's edition of the Midday Midway: Hawaii volcano has acquired a new power, an interesting observation about Shohei Ohtani and more. (5/22/18)
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight kick the show off discussing the rumors linking Orioles star Manny Machado to the Cubs. The guys talk about the value of what is likely the center piece of any O's-Cubs trade for the superstar: Addison Russell. Plus: would acquiring Machado mean ignoring help for the bullpen?
In the fourth hour, Dan and Connor chat with Nate Duncan of the Daily Dunc'd On Pod to breakdown the latest in the NBA playoffs. Later on, they discuss the Warriors' interesting defensive music, as well as talking with ESPN's Emily Kaplan about the Vegas Golden Knights' journey to the Stanley Cup final.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight kick their third hour off with today's edition of the "Midday Midway": the guys discuss a new way to appreciate the speed of LeBron James, the end of an era on NFL journalism and more. Plus the guys are joined by Tampa Bay Rays pregame and postgame host Neil Solondz to discuss unconventional use of utilizing the bullpen.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight are joined by the Chicago Tribune's Mark Gonzales to discuss right-hander Yu Darvish's first win the the Cubs, the bench-clearing altercation between Javy Baez and Reds reliever Amir Garrett and more. Plus the guys discuss the comments by Orioles General Manager Dan Duquette on the inevitable trade of star shortstop Manny Machado.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight kick the show off talking about the confrontation between Cubs infielder Javy Baez and Reds reliever Amir Garrett in game one of Saturday's doubleheader. Plus the guys talk about Hawk Harrelson's on-air phone call with Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski during Sunday's White Sox-Rangers game.
In the final hour of today's show, we talk Cubs, Manny Machado and White Sox with Jonah Keri. Following, we focus more on the rebuilding South Siders and close the hour out with the self-loving Michael Porter Jr.
Connor & Dan get things going in hour 3 with the Midday Midway, discussing a few off-the-beaten-path topics, including Mike Trout's potentially historic season, why Robinson Cano wants back in at 2B when he returns from suspension, and why a top hockey prospect might have his career derailed by a video game obsession. The guys also discuss some possible hurdles for sports gaming and continue to react to Cubs GM Jed Hoyer's visit from earlier today.
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer joins Bernstein & McKnight to kick off hour 2, discussing the Cubs recent stretch against Atlanta, Yu Darvish's struggles and what the trade market looks like at this point in the season. Later in the hour, Bears rookie WR Javon Wims joins the guys to discuss his goals for the 2018 season as he tries to make the team as a 7th round pick from Georgia.
It's a feel good Friday, and veteran baseball reporter Peter Gammons joined Mully & Hanley earlier this morning and discussed the Cubs trade plans and lack of attention span. Dan & Connor start Friday's show discussing Gammons' comments and why they might be coming from Theo Epstein himself. The guys also discuss the massacre that was Nick Shepkowski vs. Les Grobstein in a trivia contest yesterday afternoon.
In the daily Transition with the afternoon show, the guys discuss the matchup of the century Nick Shepkowski vs Les Grobstein in a sports trivia showdown. They also talk about Almora’s great catches this season in centerfield and the Wetsren Conference Finals.
Chip Kerry, voice of the Braves for Fox Sports South joins the show to discuss the young, hot, Braves as they face off with the Cubs tonight. Later on a report comes out that the Cubs are interested in acquiring star shortstop Manny Machado with Addison Russell seemingly apart of the deal.
The hour starts with the Midday Midway, your daily segment of wacky news stories. Later on the guys talk with the former college coach of potential Bull draftee Trae Young, Lon Kruger on Young’s faults, and his ability to be a star for a NBA franchise.
Trying to make sense of all the NBA things, the guys bring on the overseas NBA expert Mark Deeks of NBA UK to discuss last night’s Western Conference Final with the Rockets beating the Warriors, a closer look at potential number 1 pick Luka Doncic, and a look at the Cavs being down 2-0 to the Celtics. Later on in the hour the guys get an update from Bears camp with Score insider Mark Grote.
Dan Bernstein and Connor McKnight kick the show off talking about the comebacker that Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon took to his gut. The guys also preview a big showdown taking place this afternoon on the McNeal and Parkins show.