Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin break from Olympic talk to update Major League Baseball’s pennant races, with the Chicago Cubs atop the National League and red-hot Seattle Mariners in the AL. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the NFL spotlight, while today’s college preview focuses on the Pacific-12 Conference.
Richard Pagliaro, managing editor at TennisNow.com, and former U.S. Olympian Andrea Leand join Greg DePalma to review an upset-filled first five days of Olympic tennis. They’ll also talk U.S. medal chances with Madison Keys and Steve Johnson still alive, plus a possible men’s semifinal clash between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the latest headlines surrounding the Washington Nationals, who are cruising at the top of the NL East with the help of No.3 starter Tanner Roark.
Olympic Tennis: The Rio Games are already over for Novak Djokovic and both Serena and Venus Williams, all early upset victims that left the vanquished in tears.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the first Olympic tournament contested since the 1904 Games in St. Louis. Open Championship winner Henrik Stenson, Masters champion Danny Willett and two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson head the 60-man field. Back stateside, Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker headline the John Deere Classic.
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin discuss the latest developments from the Rio Olympics, including a tennis report from analyst Andrea Leand. The NFL preview spotlight falls on the Minnesota Vikings; the college focus is the American Athletic Conference where Houston rules the roost.
The Todd Bowles/Mike Maccagnan era got off to a great start with a 10-win season, but it did not end in the playoffs. Now they’re taking a chance that no other team would on a 33-year old veteran signal-caller who has never reached the post-season. How will it all emerge?
Two of NASCAR’s three major series are enjoying a well-earned week off, but Xfinity takes on the rural hills of Mid-Ohio as the championship field begins to take shape. By C.J. Radune Prime Sports Network Racing Analyst
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin discuss the start of the Rio Olympics, corruption in Brazil and the eventual fate of Olympic venues in past host cities. The Houston Texans draw the NFL preview spotlight, while the Mountain West has two College Football Playoff sleepers in Boise State and San Diego State.
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