Hour 1 – Topics: Penn State Blue-White Game recap and this day in sports history. Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia).
Hour 2 – Guest: College Football Reporter Bruce Feldman (FOX Sports). Topics: NFL Draft, sports bozo, Mike Mayock and we look back at how bad the 2013 NFL Draft first round was.
Hour 1 – Topics: Penn State reference in Forrest Gump, Blue/White Game. Guest: Carolina Panthers Writer Jourdan Rodrigue (Charlotte Observer).
Hour 2 – Guests: Paul Alexander (ROOT Sports/Pittsburgh) shares the latest on the Pirates, Penguins and Steelers. And we wrap up the week with Steve’s brother Kevin.
Hour 1 – Topics: 2017 NFL schedule released today and the Patriots will host Kansas City in the season opener. Guest: Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker (RossTucker.com and BallCannon.com) discusses the huge jump between the college game and the pros plus what led him to a successful career in the media.
Hour 2 – Guest: Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Patrick Chambers recaps the 2016-17 season and previews the Coaches vs Cancer Spring campaign.
Hour 1 – Topics: Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison and Steve scans this day in sports history. We also go back 5 years to April 19, 2012 when the Penn State Student Sports Broadcasting Complex in Rec Hall was named after Steve.
Hour 2 – “The Chief” Dave Ritchie (Shikellamy Braves Football and Basketball Analyst, WKOK Sports) calls in to share his thoughts on sports journalism today and his recent fishing trip with Kevin “The Suit” Herr. Steve reveals his “sports bozo of the day” plus shares the stories of the Penn State football team visits to the White House in 1962 and 1987.
Hour 1 – Topics: Will some of today’s sports superstars truly go down as the greatest of all time? Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte is suspended 80 games for violating MLB’s drug policy. Guest: Pete Jensen (NHL Network and NHL.com) discusses the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Hour 2 – Topics: How will the Pirates do with Marte now banned 80 games plus Steelers Chairman and Former Ambassador to Ireland, Dan Rooney, is laid to rest in Pittsburgh. Guests: CBS Sports NFL Draft Analyst Dane Brugler and USA Today NFL Writer Neal Coolong.
Hour 1 – Topics: This day is sports history, Dan Rooney, NFL Draft and the Boston Marathon.
Hour 2 – Guests: Pro Football Hall of Fame Linebacker Jack Ham discusses the life of Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney and what he expects from the Nittany Lions this season. Also, Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) checks in on what the Eagles may do with their first round draft pick.
Friday 4/14/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – Topics: Pro sports with very long seasons and this day in history. Guest: Penn State Sports Writer Ben Jones (State College dot com) .
Hour 2 – Guests: NFL Draft Analyst Lance Zierlein and Steve’s brother Kevin Jones. Topic: Steelers owner Dan Rooney dies at age 84.
Hour 1 – Topics: Will Cleveland take a QB with their top overall draft pick? Will a new bill pull North Carolina and North Carolina State from the Atlantic Coast Conference? Guest: Josh Getzoff (Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network) previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Hour 2 – Guest: Penn State Football Writer Frank Bodani (York Daily Record). Topics: Our call of the day and sports bozo plus the city of St. Louis sues all 32 NFL teams over the Rams’ relocation to Los Angeles.
Hour 1 – Topics: Forbes annual Major League Baseball franchise values and this day in sports history. Guest: New Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Matt McGloin reflects on his time at Penn State and Oakland and looks ahead on his NFL journey.
Hour 2 – Steve’s guests are USA Today NFL Writer Neal Coolong and Penn State Football Writer Donnie Collins (Scranton Times-Tribune).
Hour 1 – Topic: NFL players break rule by taking part in Las Vegas arm wrestling tournament. Guest: Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry (Author of “42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story”).
Hour 2 – We get a Masters recap from golf writer Guy Cipriano (Golf Course Industry Magazine) and Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) checks in with his thoughts on the Eagles signing former Penn State and Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin.
Friday 4/7/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – Topics: Ryan Howard signs a minor league contract with Atlanta, RIP Don Rickles, Shawn’s troubles with the PA turnpike E-Z Pass, The Masters opening round leaderboard, MLB scoreboard and no MAC conference football games in November.
Hour 2 – Topics: Our play-by-play call of the day, today’s sports broadcasters and their preparation, Chris Simms says Dad was blindsided with CBS Sports’ Tony Romo football analyst announcement, latest 1st round scores from The Masters and will 3 countries host the World Cup in 2026?
Hour 1 – Topics: Golf, The Masters, Baseball in trouble?, Penguins Hockey. Guests: Bob Grove (Penguins Hockey, @BobGrove91 on Twitter) talking about Pens playoff run, LeTang injury.
Hour 2 – Guests: Matt Leon (News Radio KYW, Philly) talking about early season Phillies baseball, Kevin Jones (Steve’s Brother) talk Lexi Thompson, Golf
Hour 1- Topics: NCAA Basketball Championship Game. Guests: Neal Coolong (USA Today) on NFL Football and Adam Purdy on the Truman H. Purdy Golf Tournament.
Hour 2- Guests: Ryan Snyder (Rivals.com and Blue/White Illustrated) on Penn State’s upcoming Blue/White Game and spring recruiting. Topic: Steve talks about Friday night football games in the Big Ten Conference.
Monday 4/3/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – Topics: MLB fun facts and Phil Mickelson. Guest: Bucknell Head Football Coach Joe Susan on Bison Spring practice.
Hour 2 – Topic: Westgate Superbook Major League Baseball 2017 projections. Guests: Chris Mack (Pittsburgh Pirates Radio Network) and Steve’s brother Kevin Jones gives his Final Four basketball picks.
Hour 1 – Sports betting in America, specifically New Jersey, is discussed and Steve goes back in time with “this day in sports history.”
Hour 2 – Russell Westbrook makes our “play-by-play call of the day.” Penn State Football has completed one-third of Spring practice and we get a report from Frank Bodani (York Daily-Record). Steve breaks down the teams in Saturday’s Final Four. Our “sports bozo” deals with the Raiders’ relationship with Oakland Coliseum, now that the team is moving to Las Vegas.
Hour 1 – Topics: Referee John Higgins received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina and the sports entertainment world ramps up for Wrestlemania 33.
Hour 2 – Penn State Football Writer Audrey Snyder (DK Pittsburgh Sports dot com) calls in with a Nittany Lions Spring Ball report. Steve goes through the new NFL rules that were passed at the annual owners meeting plus catch our call of the day and sports bozo.
Hour 1 – Steve discusses player development and the current “one and done” situation in college basketball. Neal Coolong (USA Today) calls in to talk about the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers.
Hour 2 – We get a Final Four preview with college hoops play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler (Westwood One).
Hour 1 – Topics: Raiders to Las Vegas in 2019 and LeBron James. Guest: PSU Men’s Ice Hockey play-by-play announcer Brian Tripp.
Hour 2 – Topics: Final Four, Oakland Raiders, sports bozo plus storytime with Steve.
Hour 1 – Topics: Sweet Sixteen, Phillies and MLB arbitration. Guest: Chris Mack (Pittsburgh Pirates Radio Network).
Hour 2 – Guests: Penn State Football Writer Bob Flounders (PennLive.com) plus Steve, his brother Kevin and Shawn share their Sweet Sixteen and Elite 8 picks.
Hour 1 – Topics: Fortune Magazine’s 2017 Top World Leaders and PSU Spring Football.
Hour 2 – Guest: PSU Men’s Ice Hockey play-by-play announcer Brian Tripp. Topics: NCAA Wrestling TV ratings and a March Madness Sweet 16 preview.
Hour 1 – Guest: National College Football Reporter Adam Rittenberg (ESPN).
Hour 2 – Guest: Penn State Football Writer Rich Scarcella (Reading Eagle). Topic: Death of Phillies’ Dallas Green.
Hour 1 – Topics: March Madness record tv ratings and Penn State Spring football.
Hour 2 – Guest: NFL Writer Neal Coolong (USA Today).
Hour 1 – Topics: PSU wrestling retains team title and crowns 5 individual champions; PSU men’s hockey wins first conference tournament. Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia).
Hour 2 – Guest: PSU Football Writer Donnie Collins (Scranton Times-Tribune) on Nittany Lions Pro Day. Topics: Northwestern basketball, Jimmy Breslin, West Virginia in Sweet 16.
Hour 1- Topics: NCAA Basketball Tournament, Guest: Frank Bodani (York Daily Record) on Pro Day at Penn State.
Hour 2- Guests: Ryan Snyder (Rivals.com and Blue/White Illustrated) and Steve’s brother, Kevin, with his weekly picks.
Hour 1 – Topics: March Madness, Penn State Wrestling Results, Penn State Pro Day, PSU Basketball Transfers. Guests: Pete Jensen (NHL.com)
Hour 2 – Topics: Continued March Madness discussion, following Bucknell v WV. Guests: Audrey Snyder (DK Pittsburgh Sports) talking about Penn State Pro Day
Hour 1 – Topics: Penn State Wrestling Nick Soriano out, March Madness. Guests: Brian Tripp (Penn State Sports Network) on NCAA Hockey Big 10 Tournament from Detroit.
Hour 2 – Guests: Doug Birdsong (Bucknell Basketball Play by Play) from Buffalo previewing Bucknell v West Virginia. Jeff Byers (Penn State Sports Network) previewing Penn State Wresting in St Louis.
Hour 1 – Topics: Snowstorm, March Madness and NIT. Guest: In Buffalo for their game with West Virginia, Bucknell Men’s Basketball Head Coach Nathan Davis.
Hour 2 – Guests: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour on the new 20-year facilities master plan and NFL free agency talk with Neal Coolong (USA Today).
Hour 1 – Topics: Penn State announces new 20-year athletic facilities master plan, Bucknell/West Virginia in March Madness. Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia).
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day’ and “Sports Bozo” plus we get our first look at the new Penn State athletic facilities plan.
Hour 1 – Topics: Bucknell gets automatic bid and Michigan State eliminates Penn State from B1G tournament. Guest: Steve Williams (WKOK Sports wrestling play-by-play announcer) checks in from PIAA’s at Hershey.
Hour 2 – Topic: Michigan hoops travel issues. Guest: Steve’s brother Kevin Jones shares Friday night conference tournament picks.
Wednesday 3/8/17 and Thursday 3/9/17 – No shows due to Penn State Basketball.
Hour 1 – Steve is in Washington D.C. for the B1G Basketball Tournament. Guest: Bucknell Men’s Basketball Head Coach Nathan Davis.
Hour 2 – We discuss NFL Free Agency with Neal Coolong (USA Today/The Steelers Wire).
Hour 1 – Topic: PSU wrestling finishes 2nd at B1G championships. Guest: NFL Writer Jourdan Rodrigue (Charlotte Observer).
Hour 2 – Guests: Dick Jerardi (Basketball Analyst, Penn State Sports Network) and Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia).
Hour 1 – Topic: Penn State athletics annual revenue out prior to release of new facilities master plan.
Hour 2 – Guests: Jeff Byers (Wrestling play-by-play announcer, Penn State Sports Network) and Steve’s brother Kevin Jones brings his college hoops picks.
Hour 1 – Guest: Shon Morris (Basketball Analyst, BTN).
Hour 2 – Guest: Penn State Football Writer Audrey Snyder (DK Pittsburgh Sports). Topics: DeAndre Jordan and Big Ten hoops.
Topics: Army advances to face Bucknell in PL Q-Final, Steelers’ Harrison signs new 2yr extension and another tough last second PSUMBB loss. Guest: Jason Rollinson (Pirates Breakdown).
Hour 2 – Topics: BTN wrestling coverage, PSU hoops, Bears and 49ers.
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