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Tuesday 5/23/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Golden State with another 4 game sweep, Indy 500, Manchester bombing, this day in sports history, LaVar Arrington, Michael Robinson and Joe Paterno.

Hour 2 – ESPN/ABC Indianapolis 500 Announcer Allen Bestwick has a preview of the big race from Speedway plus Tony Knopp (CEO-Invite Manager/Spotlight Ticket Management) breaks down the ripple effect of the Los Angeles Rams new stadium delay plus other hot topics and trends in sports business.

Monday 5/22/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Indy car drivers robbed at local restaurant, Celtics crazy comeback in game 3, mobile betting could be allowed in new Las Vegas football stadium and the Los Angeles Rams new stadium one year delay. Guest: Philadelphia Phillies PA Announcer Dan Baker.

Hour 2 – Guests: Pittsburgh Penguins hockey analyst Bob Grove and Philadelphia sports writer/reporter Matt Leon (KYW Newsradio 1060).

Friday 5/19/17

Hour 1 – Guest: NFL writer Neal Coolong (USA Today/The Steelers Wire).

Hour 2 – Guest: Philly.com sports writer Dick Jerardi checks in from Pimlico with the latest on the Preakness. Also, Steve, Shawn and Steve’s brother Kevin Jones tackle some sports trivia.

Thursday 5/18/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.

Wednesday 5/17/17

Hour 1 – Topics: News Anchor/Reporter Matt Catrillo returns to Sunbury Broadcasting, this day in sports history, NBA Draft Lottery, Caleb Swanigan and Indy Car standings before the 500.

Hour 2 – Guest: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour recaps the previous sports season and look ahead to what’s next. Topics: Friday night college football and CFB redshirting.

Tuesday 5/16/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Celtics advance, Pens even up series with Sens, Almost Dreaming, this day in sports history and college officiating.

Hour 2 – Guest: Horse Racing Analyst Steve Bortstein (Fox Sports Radio) provides us a Preakness Preview. Topics: ESPN and Steve Kerr.

Monday 5/15/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Patrick Mahomes robbed, ESPN re-ups select SportsCenter talent, Warriors slide past Spurs, new 2017-18 college basketball rules and college football staff sizes.

Hour 2 – Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) has the latest information from the Eagles and Phillies. Topics: New ESPN SportsCenter anchor schedule and Steve shares PennLive’s David Jones’ column on his top 20 sports national announcing teams.

Friday 5/12/17

Hour 1 – Topics: James Harden and NBA Playoffs. Guest: Jon Wertheim (Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated) chats with Steve about ESPN plus professional and college rights deals that allow us to watch what we watch.

Hour 2 – We wrap up the week with Steve’s brother Kevin Jones!

Thursday 5/11/17

Hour 1 – Guest: Pittsburgh Penguins Analyst Bob Grove on the Pens advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals after eliminating Washington. Topics: Stanley Cup Playoffs, Phillies, Nationals, MLB.

Hour 2 – Guest: Chris Mack (Pittsburgh Pirates Radio Network In-studio Host) discusses how the Pirates are dealing with the Starling Marte suspension and Jameson Taillon cancer scare. Topics: Penn State Coaches Caravan, Matt Harvey, college football rivalries and Steve shares a story about his time as a Little League Baseball coach.

Wednesday 5/10/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.

Tuesday 5/9/17

Hour 1 – Topics: The business side of sports and how we consume sports, this day in sports history and the Penn State Coaches Caravan.

Hour 2 – Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) has a Phillies report. Topics: Almost Dreaming, ESPN and rights fees.

Monday 5/8/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Yankees 18-inning win over Cubs conclude series sweep, this day in sports history and how much profit will ESPN generate after the April layoffs.

Hour 2 – Topics: Play-by-play call of the day, crazy stats from the 6-hour Yankees/Cubs 18-inning game plus Almost Dreaming stays clean and wins a sloppy Kentucky Derby. Guest: Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly.

Friday 5/5/17

Hour 1 – Topics: New Lonzo Ball shoes and this day in sports history. Guest: Philly.com award winning sports writer Dick Jerardi checks in from Louisville.  DJ, who met Muhammad Ali several times, made the pilgrimage this week to his grave site prior to covering the Kentucky Derby.

Hour 2 – Guests: CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora recaps the 2017 Draft and we wrap up the week with Steve’s brother Kevin Jones, who shares big news at the end of the show! Topics: Steve discusses two, new rules in college football and we reveal our sports bozo of the day.

Thursday 5/4/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.

Wednesday 5/3/17

Hour 1- Steve, Shawn, and “The Suit” are live at the Truman H. Purdy Golf Tournament at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.  Guest:  Steve Bortstein from Fox Sports on the Kentucky Derby.

Hour 2- Guest:  Neal Coolong of USA Today talks about the NFL Draft and particularly the Steelers’ picks.  More from the Truman H. Purdy Golf Tournament including the reveal that Kevin Herr didn’t wish his wife a “happy birthday” first thing today.

Tuesday 5/2/17

Hour 1 – Guest: CBS Sports College Football Analyst Rick Neuheisel.  Rick discusses the recent NFL Draft, gives an early peak at which college quarterbacks can shine in 2017 and shares a Joe Paterno story every Penn State fan has to hear!

Hour 2 – Guest: Media Writer John Ourand (Sports Business Journal) talks about the recent layoffs at ESPN and where the network goes from here.

Monday 5/1/17

Hour 1 – Topics: NFL Draft recap, Steelers’ selections. Guest: Matt Leon (KYW/Philadelphia) breaks down the Eagles’ draft picks and how the city did hosting the big event for the first time since 1961.

Hour 2 – Guest: Carolina Panthers Beat Writer Jourdan Rodrigue (Charlotte Observer) gives the NFC and Big Ten perspective from the NFL Draft. Topic: LaVar Ball turning off shoe companies.

Friday 4/28/17

Hour 1 – Topics: NFL Draft Round 1 recap, Pens take game 1 over Caps and this day in sports history. Guest: Steelers beat writer Joe Rutter (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review).

Hour 2 – Guests: Former Penn State defensive end Garrett Sickles shares his journey leading up to the NFL Draft, Pittsburgh Penguins hockey analyst Bob Grove and we finish the week with Steve’s brother Kevin Jones.

Thursday 4/27/17 – No show due to Phillies baseball on WKOK.

Wednesday 4/26/17

Hour 1 – Topics: Big list of talent layoffs at ESPN plus this day in sports history.

Hour 2 – Guest: NFL Writer Neal Coolong (USA Today). Topics: Our play-by-play call of the day and more details on one of the worst days in ESPN history.

Tuesday 4/25/17

Hour 1 – Topic: Sports media and how they cover sports, this day in sports history, the staggering amount ESPN pays in rights fees.

Hour 2 – Topics: Bob Uecker, ESPN.  Guest: Corey Chavous (CBS Sports Network NFL Draft Analyst/Founder of DraftNasty.com).

Monday 4/24/17

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.

Friday 4/21/17

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.

Thursday 4/20/17

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.

Wednesday 4/19/17

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.

Tuesday 4/18/17

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.

Monday 4/17/17

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.

Thursday 4/13/17

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.

Wednesday 4/12/17

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.

Tuesday 4/11/17

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).

Monday 4/10/17

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.

Thursday 4/6/17

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?

Wednesday 4/5/17

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

Tuesday 4/4/17

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.

 

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