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Honest, Opinionated and Raw Sports Talk for those who hate hosts who shout.






Flying Solo

What happens when your guest blows you off? You open a beer, open the mic and do it old school. It’s time for a rambling version of The Radio Blast! Among the ramblings… Come join us for a throwback episode of The Radio Blast!


The U is Back! - Matt Porter (Palm Beach Post)

Like it or not The U has their swagger back! Matt Porter from the Palm Beach Post joins us to discuss the Canes turnaround: I’ll also talk Tyrod Taylor’s benching and why it’s clear that not many national media experts pay attention to the Bills. And I’ll recap our big weekend at LSU. Be sure to check out Matt on Twitter @mattyports.


Tyler Dunne Talks NFL

Newly engaged Tyler Dunne (congrats!) checks in to talk some of the big stories in the NFL. Plus, why are we ignoring Lamar Jackson for the Heisman (his numbers are better this year)? Be sure to congratulate Tyler on Twitter @TyDunne and follow his work on


College Football Chaos with Stewart Mandel

Stewart Mandel (The Athletic) joins us to look back at the weekend of chaos in College Football. Plus, we’ll talk some NFL and what is wrong with the Raiders? Check out Stewart on Twitter @slmandel and at The Athletic.


Should We Believe In Georgia?

Here we are again getting sucked in by Georgia. Should we be believers this time around? Marc Weiszer (Athens Banner-Herald) joins us to discuss the Bulldogs great start including: Plus, we’ll talk about the Texans and the Giants, two teams going in opposite directions. And why Chris Petersen was right on with his criticism of the PAC 12 late starts. Be sure to follow Marc on Twitter at @


How Concerned Should Patriot Fans Be?

It’s the NFL’s turn for overreactions. And one of the biggest comes from the Patriots loss to the Chiefs. Adam Kurkjian (Boston Herald) joins us to discuss I’ll also talk about the big story lines coming out of week 1 of the NFL season. Plus, why the college football world needs to stop ignoring Lamar Jackson…he’s only getting better. Be sure to follow Adam on Twitter @AdamKurkjian and read his work at


2017 NFL Season Preview

The 2017 NFL Season is finally here! Frank Schwab (Yahoo Sports) joins us to preview the big stories heading into the NFL season including: Follow Frank on Twitter @YahooSchwab and read his work at The Shutdown Corner. We’re also joined by Matt Fortuna (The Athletic) to talk [...]


Golf Tips for the Weekend Golfer with John Souza

We’re back talking golf and not just PGA Tour this time. This one is for us weekend hacks. John Souza, Director of Instruction at John Souza Golf & Fitness Academy joins us for some really great golf tips to help get us through that mid-season lull. John will share his great insight on… Plus, John shares some insight into the history of Rory McIlroy’s back issues. They have been around longer than we think. Check out John at and on Twitter


2017 US Open Preview with Ryan Ballengee

After a two month break we are back at major golf with our 2017 US Open Preview. As always we are joined by Ryan Ballengee ( to help us prep for the 2nd major of the season. We’ll discuss: Plus I’ll discuss whether the inevitable Warriors win is good for the NBA in bringing in casual fans. And why the NHL has a problem with it’s “stars”. Be sure to follow Ryan on Twitter at


Masters Recap with Alex Myers (Golf Digest)

It finally happened, Sergio Garcia is a major champion. What was different this time around for the Spaniard? Alex Myers from Golf Digest was on the course and joins us to recap the historic Masters. Be sure to follow Alex on Twitter @AlexMyers3 and read his work at[...]


2017 Masters Preview - Ryan Ballengee

The azaleas are in bloom and Tiger Woods isn’t playing golf which means it must be Masters Week! We’ll check in with our man Ryan Ballengee from Yahoo Sports and to preview the 2017 Masters. Plus, we’ll recap the NCAA championship. Why officiating isn’t the big story. And saints be praised Phil Simms is out of our football lives…for now. Tony Romo is replacing Simms in the CBS booth. Be sure to follow Ryan all week fr [...]


Let’s Just Appreciate Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook is having one of the greatest seasons in NBA history. So why are we trying to knock it down? We’ll look at the ridiculous reasons. Plus… Here’s a link to Michael Rosenberg article on Colin Kaepernick that I reference in the episode.


Previewing the Sweet 16 w/Brendan Haywood - CBS Sports

The first round of the NCAA Tournament is in the books. We’re joined by former Tarheel and current analyst for CBS Sports Brendan Haywood. He’ll help us break down the first two rounds and look ahead to the Sweet 16. And we’ll ask him… does Charles Barkley finally agree that he’s an elite shotblockerPlus, I’ll tell you two names to keep an eye on for the Indiana coaching job. And the best side story of the tournament. Be sure to follow Brendan on T [...]


What’s Next For Baylor?

As promised we dive into the situation at Baylor. We’re joined by Ben Baby from the Dallas Morning News to discuss: Plus, more information about our upcoming event at Big Ditch Brewing in Buffalo. Be sure to follow Ben on Twitter @Ben_Baby for the latest on the situation at Baylor.


Ross Tucker Previews the Super Bowl and How To Beat Brady

Former NFL o-lineman and current podcast host Ross Tucker (Ross Tuckers Football Podcast) makes his debut on the show. We’ll ask Ross: Plus, we’ll check in with Ryan Ballengee from and Yahoo Sports:


Clemson Wins - National Championship Recap

Clemson wins the 2017 National Championship in dramatic fashion. Was it a great game or just an ok game with a great finish? We’ll pose that question to Brad Senkiw who covers the Tigers for the Independent Mail. Plus… We’ll also discuss the Chargers move to LA (and new boring logo), and why the NFL might have a popularity issue in the coming years. And of course we’ll hand out “Who Needs a Drink and Who’s Buying”. Hint: it was an easy one this week. Be sure to follow Brad on Twitter...


NFL Playoff/CFB Championship Preview

We’re back and better than ever! Well let’s just say we’re the same as ever. It’s another packed show with Tyler Dunne (Bleacher Report) and Dan Wolken (USA Today). Plus we’ll talk about the Giants boat ride (be smarter), Lane Kiffin being out at Bama, and the creepiness of Clemson players giving the opposition a polite gropping. Tyler Dunne - Bleacher Report @tydunne Dan Wolken - USA Today @danwolken


It’s Bowl Season!

It’s season two in college football…Bowl Season. We check in with our good friend Bill Bender (Sporting News) to talk about all the big stories heading into the College Football Bowl Season. Plus, we’ll look at the NFL head coaching changes (real and rumored), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions, and of course “Who Needs a Drink and Who’s Buying?”.


NFL Stretch Run

Well Jeff Fisher has done it again. He’s convinced another franchise to give him a contract extention and I’m at a loss. Luckily I have Frank Schwab (Yahoo Sports Shutdown Corner) to help us make sense of this madness. We’ll also talk to Frank about: Plus, we’ll break down the college football coaching carousel. Which teams got it right? And of course, Who Needs a Drink and Who’s Buying?


College Football Chaos?

Can there be too much chaos? In college football it appears so. After the results of Saturday’s games we expected a shakeup in the College Football Playoff Rankings. Then…not so much. Everything basically stayed the same. We’ll check in with our friend Bill Bender from the Sporting News. Plus, I’ll share my thoughts on the Tony Romo statement. Hint: I’m not jumping into the l [...]