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2022 MLB Trade Deadline Recap, Remembering Vin Scully (08-03-2022)

August 3rd, 2022

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Gerry Will and Andy in Seattle join in to recap what was a very exciting MLB Trade Deadline.  The Yankees don't get Juan Soto as many expected, but they land a batter in Andrew Bennintendi, pitcher Frankie Montas, and many other solid players.  Juan Soto instead goes to the Padres, who will also have team control of Soto for two more seasons.   The crew will break down all the notable moves across MLB and how they will fuel a potential second half for some contenders.

We'll also cover the legacy of Vin Scully who died on Tuesday at the age of 94.  He was truly a great of greats, and arguably the best baseball announcer of all time.  He also was an incredible human with an amazing life.  Gerry, Andy, and Dave will share their stories of great Vin Scully moments.  A mid-season baseball recap to set up the playoff changes in August and September.

2022 Open Championship Recap with John, Mike, and Andy (07-19-2022)

July 19th, 2022

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John, Mike, and Andy are back for a recap of a thrilling Open Championship from the home of golf, St. Andrews on the 150th playing of the Open.   Cam Smith edged out Rory McIroy on the final round after an absurdly good run of consecutive birdies and key putts to save par.  The crew chat about Cam's once-in-a-lifetime performance in Scotland and break down the extremely competitive field.    How will McIroy cope with the frustration of playing so well and still losing?  Will Cam be back with more majors in his near future as well?   Plus: Tiger's presumed last moment at St. Andrews, solid runs for both Cam Young and Viktor Hovland, and a look at this week's surprises and disappointments.   The decent performances by now-LIV members Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, and others are also a topic: do they signal a larger migration of pro golf to the upstart, albeit dubious, competing tour?  Afterward, a look ahead to the rest of the tour and the FedEx playoff as we round out our golf coverage for the year.

UCLA and USC Announce a Move to the Big Ten - R.I.P. Pac 12 (07-06-2022)

July 6th, 2022

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Ron and Andy are back with Dave to break down the earth-shattering news from the Pac 12.   UCLA and USC announced their move to the Big Ten in 2024 pending several scenarios.   The panel cover the massive power shift between both conferences and how it would spell certain doom for the Pac 12 as a Power Five conference.   Is the Big Ten suddenly the best conference in football or is it still the SEC?  Will the proposed four super conference model now be a reality?   Many scenarios to discuss as we look towards a very different landscape in FBS.  We'll also cover some potpourri after the fact including NFL news, baseball, Wimbledon, and more.

The Godfather Part II Live Reaction Show with Junkie (06-29-2022)

June 29th, 2022

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Kevin on the Cape (Junkie) and Dave settle in and enjoy their first watching of the "The Godfather, Part II" the sequel to the iconic Godfather film and an equally compelling movie.  Will Junkie and Dave have a positive opinion as we go through the film?  This broadcast will feature both hosts watching the movie in real time and reacting accordingly live on YouTube.   We'll also check comments from our friends in chat and elsewhere during the live reaction show.  It's a followup to our Godfather recap show from last year and should be equally riveting discussion.

2022 U.S. Open Recap with John and Mike (06-21-2022)

June 21st, 2022

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John and Mike are back to recap a thrilling U.S. Open from Brookline, MA.   Andy in Seattle may join in as well, and we'll cover Matt Fitzpatrick's narrow victory after a putt by runner-up Will Zalatoris on 18 to tie misses by an inch.   We'll also look at other big players from this weekend's action including the year's hot starter Scottie Scheffler, the recently surging Rory McIlroy who had a big setback on Sunday, and Jon Rahm, who had a solid defense of his U.S. Open title but struggled to keep the ball in the fairway on his final round.

After our coverage of the U.S. Open, we'll keep the golf panel on the show to cover the newly started LIV Tour overseas.  The Saudi-funded tour got a number of big names, most recently Brooks Koepka who announced his move to the tour on Monday.  We'll also cover Sir Nick Faldo's announcement of retirement from full-time broadcasting between CBS and Golf Channel.  Where does the PGA Tour go from here?  That plus a look-ahead to upcoming events and a quick preview of golf's return to St. Andrew's for the Open Championship next month.

2022 Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Live Chat: Lightning vs. Avalanche

June 15th, 2022

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It's a special live game chat for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche. We'll be hosting a live video chat with our friends from the DITCOW universe, and we take in your comments from YouTube chat as well. Come on down, and let's follow along as we watch a great Cup Final matchup!   This podcast will cover all the live chat from the first period, but the rest of our live game chat is available on our YouTube page:  youtube.com/ditcow 

2022 PGA Championship Recap with John, and Mike (05-25-2022)

May 25th, 2022

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John and Mike are back to recap the very exciting 2022 PGA Championship from Southern Hills in Tulsa, OK.  We chat about Justin Thomas' huge comeback on the final round of the tournament.  In so doing, he beat out Mito Pereira, who was leading for most of the weekend, and Will Zalatoris, who was sneaking up on the leaders in the top 5 all tournament long.  How did gnarly weather conditions and the pressure affect the outcome on a loaded field of players?   Later in the show, we discuss the May dates used in recent years for the PGA Championship.  Is it a good move or is it being lost in a very crowded sports calendar this time of year?  We'll also discuss the broadcast, share our surprises and disappointments, and much more from this year's PGA Championship.

2022 NFL Schedule Recap, Potpourri (05-18-2022)

May 18th, 2022

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John and Andy are back to share their thoughts on the NFL's schedule this coming season.  A great matchup between the Rams and the Bills opens the season, and there are other key meetings between last year's playoff teams, some great divisional matchups, and much more.  Later in the show, we'll segue to potpourri on numerous sports and break down how the NBA and Stanley Cup Playoffs are going, plus a preview of this year's PGA Championship from Southern Hills.

MLB Update with Gerry and Andy (05-10-2022)

May 10th, 2022

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We're taking a break from football this week to give you all the latest from Major League Baseball.  Gerry Will joins us to break down the happenings with both the Yankees and Mets, plus the suddenly good Angels who have been rolling lately.  Can they keep on winning vs the solid Tampa Bay Rays?   What does one make of the much lower scoring to start the season?   What was it that kept the sport going and avoiding a nasty extended lockout?   All this and much more from the national pastime.  Andy in Seattle joins the show 30 minutes in and we'll also get into the struggling Red Sox, a now-woebegone Nationals franchise, and the upstart Giants in an extremely competitive NL West.  The Dodgers are playing up to their reputation as World Series favorites so far while the Cubs are hitting new lows, especially on offense.

We'll also have some fantasy talk on this episode, highlighting the pitchers and hitters to watch for various fantasy and DFS leagues.

2022 NFL Draft Preview with Ron in NJ (04-27-2022)

April 27th, 2022

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Ron in NJ joins us again for our annual NFL Draft Preview!   We'll cover the incredibly large scale festivities on the Las Vegas strip, plus cover all the needs for the various NFL teams.  This year's draft appears to have less depth than normal, particularly for Quarterbacks, but we'll see where the value is for first and second round, then it's Ron's mock draft for the first round!  Andy in Seattle pops in for some assorted thoughts after our draft coverage.

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