Hour 1 – Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) on Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell and his possible 4-game suspension.
Hour 2 – Topics: Our “Call of the Day;” Does the media pay enough attention to women’s sports; Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies; “Bozo of the Day;” and which players are the all-time greats in MLB history?
Hour 1 – Bill Hillgrove (Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network) shares his thoughts on the 2016 Steelers.
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day,” “Bozo of the Day,” plus Jason Rollison (PiratesBreakdown.com) on the current state of the Buccos.
Hour 1 – Ryan Snyder (Blue White Illustrated) with the newest information on Penn State football recruting.
Hour 2 – “Call of the Day,” which team will join the Big 12 Conference, “Bozo of the Day,” and we begin to tackle the big questions leading up to the start of the 2016 NFL season.
Hour 1 – Tim Neverett (Boston Red Sox Radio Network) discusses David Ortiz and his big impact on Major League Baseball.
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day,” Ben Jones (StateCollege.com Penn State Beat Writer) recaps Lift For Life weekend, “Bozo of the Day” and we scan the latest sports news.
Hour 1 – Topics: Stenson dominates Royal Troon and is college football considering getting rid of kickoffs?
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) has the latest on the Eagles and Phillies. Plus, a former St. Louis Cardinals executive gets 46 months in prison and Steve discusses when’s the best time to bring your best minor league players up to the big show?
Hour 1 – The latest NFL news, Royal Troon leaderboard at The Open and a Penn State football discussion as the team moves through the recovery process.
Hour 2 – Greg Pickel (PennLive.com) previews Lift For Life weekend at Penn State, one of the biggest recruiting weekends of the year.
Hour 1 – Topics: Deflate-gate, Rory McIlroy skipping Rio Olympics, “This Day In Sports History,” what will the Phillies, Pirates and Yankees do before the trading deadline, and what’s the deal on Pokemon Go?
Hour 2 – Highlights of Craig Sager’s emotional speech at the ESPY’s plus outstanding NFL talk with Solomon Wilcots (NFL on CBS/NFL Network).
Hour 1 – Steve’s guests: Jon Solomon (CBSSports.com) and Kimberly Jones (NFL Network/WFAN-New York).
Hour 2 – Steve’s guests: NBA writer Dieter Kurtenbach (FOX Sports) on all of the money that has been dished out during free agency and Tony Knopp (Spotlight Ticket Management) with the business side of sports.
Hour 1 – A Penn State football update from Jourdan Rodrigue (Centre DailyTimes).
Hour 2 – Former WKOK News Director Sara Bartlett, now living in San Diego and working with the Padres, checks in from the 2016 MLB All-Star Game.
Hour 1 – Topic: UFC sold for $4 Billion which led us to ask “If you had $4B, what sports league/franchaise would you buy?”
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) grades the Phillies at the half way mark and breaks down the 76ers summer league games with number 1 overall draft pick Ben Simmons.
Hour 1 – WKOK’s Movie Mike (AisleSeat.com) on the best sports films of all time plus a look at Williamsport Crosscutters baseball with Mitch Rupert (Williamsport Sun-Gazette/Timber Talk Podcast).
Hour 2 – A Pirates update from Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) and a discussion on how people get their breaking sports news.
Hour 1 – Penn State football and basketball conversation; Notre Dame and Michigan renew their college football rivalry; This Day In Sports History and joining Steve to discuss the Steelers is Neal Coolung (USA Today).
Hour 2 – Topics: Our “Call of the Day,” why the MLB All-Star Game isn’t as important as you think, “Sports Bozo of the Day” is one of the greatest defensive players in NHL history and is it smart to add one more conference game to college football schedules?
Wednesday 7/6/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – Topics include Kevin Durant and the lucrative NBA free agency period. Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) discuss the 76ers and Ben Simmons’ first Summer League game plus the Phillies.
Hour 2 – Topics: “Call of the Day,” 200 former Penn State football players sign a petition to bring the Paterno statue back and our “Sports Bozo of the Day.”
Monday 7/4/16 – No show
Hour 1 – Big money getting tossed around today in NBA and NHL free agency. We talk frozen water free agents and more with Pete Jensen (NHL.com).
Hour 2 – We feature our “Call of the Day” and “Bozo of the Day.” Also joining Steve are Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) and Todd Zolecki (Phillies Beat Writer, MLB.com).
Hour 1 – The latest sports news, details on new parking changes for the 2017 Penn State Blue-White Game and Lady Lions Basketball Head Coach Coquese Washington pays tribute to the late Pat Summitt.
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day,” why is the Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen slumping, and “Sports Bozo of the Day.”
Wednesday 6/29/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – We reflect on the life of Tennessee’s Pat Summitt.
Hour 2 – We share tributes of Buddy Ryan from Merrill Reese (Philadelphia Eagles Radio Network) and Dick Hort (WKOK Sports), who played for Coach Ryan in college.
Hour 1 – Topic of the day: Auburn added to the Penn State 2021-22 football schedule.
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day,” more Nittany Lions conversation, “Bozo of the Day” and an incredible sports moment as Iceland shocks England in soccer at EURO 2016.
Hour 1 – NBA Draft talk and the players that didn’t get selected. Also, Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) with the very latest Steelers and Pirates news.
Hour 2 – A high energy “Call Of The Day,” an NBA Draft conversation with Mike DeCourcy (Sporting News/Big Ten Network) plus our “Bozo Of The Day.”
Thursday 6/23/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – More NBA Draft discussion plus we clear up some baseball myths. Steve’s guest is Dave Spadaro (Eagles Insider, Philadelphia Eagles dot com).
Hour 2 – Gerry Dulac (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/Steelers Radio Network) and Steve recap the U.S. Open and glimpse into the Steelers’ future. Also, Ryan Snyder (Blue White Illustrated) on how Penn State football recruits are doing at summer camps.
Hour 1 – We discuss the upcoming NBA Draft plus Neal Coolung (USA Today) looks at the NFL plus the Steelers with one month until training camp begins.
Hour 2 – We feature our “Call of the Day” and “Sports Bozo of the Day” and begin breaking down the new Big Ten Conference TV contracts with FOX, ESPN and CBS.
Monday 6/20/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.
Hour 1 – Headlines: U.S. Open round 1 finally wraps up at Oakmont…Russia Track and Field team banned from Rio games. Plus, Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) checks in.
Hour 2 – Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Lange (Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network) recaps the NHL postseason and the Pens quest for their 4th Stanley Cup in team history.
Hour 1 – Topics include U.S. Open rain delays and Art Briles boiling up at Baylor. Steve’s special guest is journalist Jon Saraceno on covering Muhammad Ali and how reporting has changed since his days at Penn State.
Hour 2 – Guests: From Cleveland, an NBA Finals Game 6 preview with Dieter Kurtenbach (FOX Sports) and Greg Pickel (PennLive.com/Patriot News) on college football satellite camps.
Wednesday 6/15/16 – Our 2016 U.S. Open Golf Special from Oakmont!
Hour 1 – Joining us are 2016 Masters Champion Danny Willett, Justin Rose, defending U.S. Open Champion Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler.
Hour 2 – U.S. Open coverage at Oakmont continues with Rory McIlroy and Jason Day.
Tuesday 6/14/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball.
Hour 1 – The latest sports headlines…Pens win the Stanley Cup, Golden State’s Draymond Green is out for game 5 of the NBA Finals and will Baylor’s Art Briles be fired or suspended only one year?
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) and Steve talk hoops, baseball and football plus Steve shares fun, interesting information on the Stanley Cup that you may not know about.
Hour 1 – Steve salutes “Mr. Hockey” Gordie Howe plus Jim Jackson (Phillies Radio Network) breaks down the latest with the team and their 2016 MLB draft top overall pick.
Hour 2 – Dieter Kurtenbach (FOX Sports) from Cleveland at the NBA Finals sets up Game 4 between Golden State and the Cavaliers. And Dick Jerardi (Philadelphia Daily News) shares his a once in a lifetime experience with Muhammad Ali plus a Belmont Stakes preview.
Hour 1 – The latest sports news of the day.
Hour 2 – Tony Knopp (CEO/Invite Manager) returns to the show to discuss the business side of sports.
Wednesday 6/8/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball.
Hour 1 – Mark Brennan (Fight On State) discusses Muhammad Ali with Steve.
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) checks in with the latest Phillies and Eagles news plus Pro Boxing Trainer Aaron Snowell brings great insight on Muhammad Ali.
Hour 1 – Muhammad Ali tribute.
Hour 2 – Stan Savran (ROOT Sports) shares his memories of Muhammad Ali plus thoughts on the Penguins as they continue their quest for the Stanley Cup.
Hour 1 – Steve is at Penn State’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer Golf Tournament and speaks with former Nittany Lion basketball player Jarrett Stephens.
Hour 2 – At Coaches vs. Cancer, Steve’s guests are Shon Morris (Big Ten Network) and former Penn State basketball great Pete Lisicky.
Hour 1 – Neal Coolong (USA Today) and Steve discuss the Jets and Steelers.
Hour 2 – Kim Jones (NFL Network) goes back to her early Penn State reporting days and time at YES Network plus chats with Steve about Christian Hackenberg’s future with the New York Jets.
Hour 1 – Pete Jensen (NHL.com) checks in as the Stanley Cup Final moves to game 2.
Hour 2 – Our play-by-play call of the day plus we scan the latest sports headlines and there’s not 1, but 2 sports bozos of the day.
Hour 1 – We recap the top sports stories from the holiday weekend.
Hour 2 – Steve’s guests are Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) and Kenny Albert (NHL ON NBC/Westwood One Radio).
Monday 5/30/16 – No Memorial Day show
Friday 5/27/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball
Hour 1 – The latest on the Baylor sexual assult investigation plus Ryan Snyder (Blue White Illustrated) joins Steve with a Penn State football recruiting update.
Hour 2 – Doug Gottlieb (CBS Sports) on the NBA Playoffs as Oklahoma City sits one win away from the Finals. Plus, former Montour County DA Bob Buehner discusses the scandal at Baylor.
Wednesday 5/25/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball.
Hour 1 – Keeping tabs the day’s breaking news from the sports wire.
Hour 2 – Allen Bestwick (ABC/ESPN), play-by-play announcer of the 100th Indianapolis 500 this Sunday sets up the big race plus Jon Solomon (CBS Sports) on breaking college football news at Baylor and the big debate on whether collegiate players should be paid or not.
Hour 1 – We recap the weekend and check the latest sports headlines.
Hour 2 – Chris Spielman chats about the current state of the Big 10 Conference plus the next chapter in his broadcasting career with FOX Sports.
Hour 1 – We scan the latest sports headlines and much more.
Hour 2 – In Baltimore, Dick Jerardi breaks down the field at the Preakness and Phillies play by play announcer Scott Franzke checks in at the baseball season’s quarter pole and shares what has made Philadelphia the big surprise in MLB so far.
Hour 1 – Josh Getzoff (Penguins Radio Network) on Pittsburgh’s push to the Stanley Cup.
Hour 2 – Greg Pickel (PennLive/Patriot News) with the latest on the concussion lawsuits filed earlier this week.
Wednesday 5/18/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball
Hour 1 – We recap the Penguins and Thunder playoff wins Monday night plus jump into today’s top story involving 3 former Penn State players suing over how their concussions were treated.
Hour 2 – We cruise around the NFL with Neal Coolong (USA Today).
Hour 1 – College football talk in May? Absolutely! Steve breaks down the Post-Spring Top 25 from Dennis Dodd at CBS Sports.
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadephia) on the wonderful story so far in 2016 that is the Phillies.
Hour 1 – Former Penn State star and Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jordan Hill is back in State College for his first ever golf tournament to benefit his foundation.
Hour 2 – Topics include Penn State football, satellite camps plus pro teams leaving one city to play in another and logistics that go with it.
Hour 1 – Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) recaps the Penguins series win over Washington and reports on the Pirates.
Hour 2 – Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Patrick Chambers talks about his new recruits joining the team plus details on Coaches vs. Cancer.
Hour 1 – The present and future of Penn State football is discussed with Steve and Audrey Snyder (DK Pittsburgh Sports).
Hour 2 – A Stanley Cup Playoffs series clincher is our Call Of The Day…plus we talk hockey with Pete Jensen (NHL dot com)…our Bozo Of The Day is from Nebraska and Steve breaks down Stephen Curry’s game.
Hour 1 – We preview a big game 6 between the Penguins and Capitals with hockey analyst Ashley Chase.
Hour 2 – Our “Call of the Day’ features a walk-off winner and we discuss the future of Penn State football.
Hour 1 – A look at the Pirates and Penguins with Adam Bittner (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).
Hour 2 – An epic “Call of the Day” from the weekend plus Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) on Sam Bradford and the Phillies.
Hour 1 – We preview Game 5 of the Pens/Capitals series with Josh Getzoff from the Pens Radio Network.
Hour 2 – A 2016 Kentucky Derby preview with Dick Jerardi from Churchill Downs and our “Bozo Of The Day’ should stop using Twitter.
Thursday 5/5/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball.
Hour 1 – Live coverage of the 25th Annual Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament from the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.
Hour 2 – More from the 25th Annual Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.
Hour 1 – Steve’s getting set for the 25th Annual Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament plus Penn State baseball Head Coach Rob Cooper checks in as his team prepares to play #5 TCU at home this weekend.
Hour 2 – Topics – What happened at the end of Spurs/Thunder game 2? The future of the Big 12 Conference and our Bozo Of The Day.
Hour 1 – The winners and losers of the 2016 NFL Draft plus we introduce who is golfing with Steve this Wednesday at the Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament.
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) on how the Eagles did in the 2016 draft and the Phillies after 25 games. Plus, Leicester City are champions of the Premier League for the first time in 132 years.
Hour 1 – A recap of the 2016 NFL Draft opening round.
Hour 2 – Our Round 1 breakdown of the NFL Draft continues and we look ahead to teams interested in selecting former Penn State players.
Thursday 4/28/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball.
Hour 1 – We discuss the current ESPN landscape and the on-air talent that has left in the past year. Also, Steve talks with Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle and former Penn State star Jordan Hill. Jordan goes back to his time in Beaver Stadium and relives the day he turned pro.
Hour 2 – Neil Coolong (USA Today) on the NFL Draft and which direction the Pittsburgh Steelers will go with their picks.
Hour 1 – Steve breaks down the Redskins, Eagles and Steelers needs going into the 2016 NFL Draft. Plus Steve chats with Adam Bittner (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) about the Penguins as they prepare to face off with Washington in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and which position players the Steelers will select in the draft.
Hour 2 – Our 2016 NFL Draft preview continues as Steve takes a look at the Jets, Ravens, Rams, Cowboys and Patriots.
Hour 1 – We discuss the Tom Brady 4-game suspension plus Bucknell Head Coach Joe Susan checks in as the Bison Spring Football season wraps up.
Hour 2 – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) on the Phillies and quarterback Sam Bradford not wanting to be an Eagle anymore.
Hour 1 – Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) dives into the Steelers plans for the 2016 NFL Draft.
Hour 2 – Spanning the TV landscape in college sports plus our “Call of the Day” and “Bozo of the Day.”
Hour 1 – Brandon Gowton, BleedingGreenNation.com, on the Eagles trading for the second overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.
Hour 2 – Steve Sampsell on the Big Ten/Fox TV deal.
Hour 1 – We tackle the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to the number 2 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, Christian Hackenberg’s appearance on The Dan Patrick Show and Adam Purdy joins Steve to discuss the 25th Annual Truman H. Purdy Memorial Golf Tournament.
Hour 2 – Greg Pickel (PennLive) on the upcoming Big Ten TV deal and latest on Penn State recruiting, our “Bozo of The Day” plus a breakdown of the 2016 NFL QB Draft Class.
Hour 1 – Topics include Phillies baseball, legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully and Steve talks with Penn State baseball Head Coach Rob Cooper.
Hour 2 – Rich Scarcella (Reading Eagle) shares his observations of the 2016 Penn State football Blue-White game plus our “Bozo of The Day” and NFL Draft talk.
Hour 1 – Random thoughts on the 2016 Penn State Blue-White game.
Hour 2 – More Penn State football talk including a focus on the 3 newest members of the coaching staff and our “Bozo of the Day.”
Hour 1 – The latest sports news, the Phillies get a strong pitching performance by Vincent Velasquez against San Diego, a tribute to Jackie Robinson plus Tony DeFazio (Pittsburgh Sports Report) checks in.
Hour 2 – Steve talks with former Penn State football star Devon Still (Still Strong Foundation) and a Blue/White Game preview from Nittany Lions Head Coach James Franklin.
Thursday 4/14/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball
Hour 1 – A discussion on satellite college football camps, the latest sports news and a Stanley Cup Playoffs preview of the Pittsburgh/New York Rangers series with Josh Getzoff of the Pens Hockey Network.
Hour 2 – Adam Rittenberg (ESPN.com) on Big Ten Conference Spring football and we look back on the players that were selected ahead of Kobe Bryant in the 1996 NBA Draft.
Hour 1 – A wrap-up of The Masters plus Rich Scarcella of the Reading Eagle joins Steve to talk Penn State Spring football.
Hour 2 – We begin breaking down the 2016 NFL Draft with CBS Sports’ Senior NFL Draft Analyst Dane Brugler.
Thursday 4/7/16 thru Monday 4/11/16 – No shows due to Phillies baseball
Hour 1 – A preview of The Masters with Guy Cipriano (Golf Course Industry Magazine).
Hour 2 – Spotlight TicketManager CEO Tony Knopp on the business side of sports.
Hour 1 – Steve’s Guest – Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) on Villanova’s NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship.
Hour 2 – Steve’s guest – Ed Sigl, former teammate of Villanova’s Jay Wright during his college basketball playing days at Bucknell University.
Monday 4/4/16 – No show due to Phillies baseball
Hour 1 – A tribute to legendary PA high school football Head Coach George Curry with long time Berwick Bulldogs play-by-play announcer Jim Doyle, former player Joe Robsock of Northumberland and WKOK Sports football anaylst Dave Ritchie.
Hour 2 – The North Carolina perspective of the Tar Heels/Syracuse Final Four men’s basketball game with Pat James of The Daily Tar Heel and Steve chats with Mike “The Mailman” Herr, wrapping up exactly 48 years of service to Penn State and the United States Postal Service.
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