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Podcast: NBA Report - Rockets Take Off, OKC Trouble, Kobe retires 8 + 24 (12-12-17)

December 12th, 2017


Chris and Dave are back to chat more hot teams in our latest "NBA Report."   This week we chat about the surging Rockets and their improved defense, the improbably good Indiana Pacers, a big trade between the Nets and Sixers, OKC's continued funk, and later in the program, we cover more big name injuries such as Steph Curry, Devin Booker, and others.  Near the end of our show, we comemorate Kobe Bryant's legendary career as the Lakers ramp up to his jersey retirement.  Plus: a bonus feature on Mike Francesa's legacy to sports radio as a prelude to our upcoming Francesa tribute show.


Football Picks: Week 15 Results

December 11th, 2017


Andy in Seattle holds serve for Week 15, he went 1-1 in picks.  Still a tight race for first place in our contest.  Complete Results. Keep reading →

Podcast: Playoff Teams Announced, NFL, Football Picks Wk 15 (12-06-17)

December 6th, 2017


John in Stamford joins the panel as the group looks at the final college football playoff rankings, and recaps a memorable championship weekend in College Football.  We also look at new coaching hires: Scott Frost to Nebraska, Jimbo Fisher to Texas A&M, and Willie Taggart to FSU.   Later we check in on the NFL and the ongoing playoff races with the Seahawks staying alive, the Rams flexing their muscle, and the suddenly reborn Chargers pulling into a tie for first in the AFC West.


Football Picks: Week 15

December 6th, 2017


Here are the Football Picks for Week 15 from the NFL as Andy, Ron, John, and Dave pick the games for our contest.  John in Stamford is our guest picker. Keep reading →

Podcast: The NBA Report - New Style Raptors, The Lavar Ball Rule (12-05-17)

December 5th, 2017


Chris in Georgia is back to join Dave for this week's NBA Report.  This time we look at the "Lavar Ball Rule", a reinforcment of policy prohibiting media near the deignated area for guests and family of players.   Later we cover playoff probabilities provided by Basketball-Reference, and we check out the suddenly deep and young Toronto Raptors, a team that is finally moving to a more progressive offense.


Football Picks: Week 14 Results

December 4th, 2017


Robert in VA has a huge week in guest picks, going 4-0! Dave also strong at 3-1 for Week 14.  Complete results. Keep reading →

Podcast: Farewell Eli, NCAA Coaching Carousel, Football Picks Week 14 (11-29-17)

November 29th, 2017


Ron, Andy, John, and Dave are back for Football Picks Week 14 with guest picker Robert in Virginia.  We look at insane coaching chaos in College Football.  Mullen goes to Florida, Sumlin and Mora are axed from A&M and UCLA, Chip Kelly signs with UCLA, rumblings about Jimbo Fisher's dismissal at FSU, the catastrophe of Tennessee trying, and failing, to hire Greg Schiano, and many more coaching moves from the weekend.  Plus, Auburn takes down 'Bama and Wisconsin's continued push towards perfection and a CFP appearances.   From the NFL, we look at a brutal desperation move by the Giants and Coach Ben McAdoo to bench Eli Manning and end his 13 year consecutive starts streak.  How out of control is the Giants organization?  Later, we get into the playoff chases, the Steelers rollercoaster season, the free fall in Dallas and KC, and some new life for the Los Angeles Chargers.  Then it's football picks from the NFL and NCAA as the panel battles in a tight race for top dog.


Football Picks: Week 14

November 29th, 2017


Andy, Ron, John, and Dave have this week's NFL and NCAA football picks, with Guest Picker Robert in VA for Week 14.  Complete Picks: Keep reading →

Podcast: NBA Report - Injuries, Hots and Nots, Remembering Steve Jones (11-28-2017)

November 28th, 2017


Chris and Dave return for this week's "NBA Report."  This week we cover a large series of NBA injuries including Blake Griffin's knee injury last night against the Lakers.  The Warriors fight injuries themselves as Steph Curry and Kevin Durant both miss games over the last two weeks.  The Grizzlies, facing time without PG Mike Conley, lose 8 in a row and fire David Fizdale.  Later, we cover the "Hots and Nots", teams that rebounded over the last two weeks like the Cavs, Heat, and Blazers to go with teams that faded like the Magic, Grizzlies, and Clippers.

Later we remember Steve "Snapper" Jones who died over the weekend, and was a big presence on the NBA on NBC broadcast booth with Bill Walton.   Dave and Chris share their thoughts on a beloved Portland Trailblazer.


Football Picks: Week 13 Results

November 26th, 2017


Ron wins the week with an outstanding 4-0 record in Week 13 picks, led by the Chargers dominant win in Dallas.  Complete results. Keep reading →