- The Sports Reporters - Episode 324 - Epic Game 7's in MLB Sets Up Best of the Best World Series. Remembering Sid Hartmanby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on October 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays had the best records in baseball all year long so, it's only fitting they battle it out in the World Series! The guys discuss and break down the key moments in two epic game 7's. Plus, NFL action is heating up. College Football set to be a little more busy with the Big Ten starting up this weekend. Are Clemson and Alabama on a collision course to meet in the National Championship game? And remembering the amazing life of Sid Hartman, a Twin Cities legend.
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 323 - Covid-19 and Football Delays. MLB Championship Series' Discussedby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Covid-19 shut downs continue as the Atlanta Falcons and Florida Gators have to close up shop to deal with an up tick in cases. It just doesn't seem to end. How will it impact scheduling as the calendar begins to shrink? How will the NFL buy time if these games cant go off as planned? Plus, the guys breakdown the action in baseball as the AL and NL Championships heat up. Can the Dodgers ride momentum heading into a crucial game 4? Will the pesky Astros find a way to come back and win the series? And you won't want to miss parting shots!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 322 - Lakers 2020 NBA Champs! A Career Altering Moment for Dak Prescottby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on October 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Los Angeles Lakers win their 17th NBA title and are the kings of the NBA world. How LeBron and Anthony Davis got it done. The Lakers bench stepped up in the big moment. And where do the Lakers go from here? Plus, Dak Prescott sees his season end with a gruesome foot injury... really too bad because of the type of season he was having. Will he be the same after? Discussing the varying philosophies of when to fire coaches. And Rafael Nadal domination on the clay courts continues.
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 321 - MLB Moments Framed by October. Lakers on the Verge of a Titleby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on October 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Boy are the baseball playoffs fun! The guys discuss all the big moments the MLB playoffs have provided so far. The Lakers showed us something in game 4 of the NBA Finals and now are on the verge of another NBA title. How will a celebration look? We discuss. Is Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a Super Bowl contender? Potential scheduling issues for the NFL. And of course parting shots!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 320 - An All-Time Great Performance In the NBA Finals. Intriguing Match-ups In MLB Playoffsby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on October 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat comes up with one the all-time great performances in NBA Finals history finishing with a 40 point triple double! Should the Lakers be concerned? Where did Anthony Davis go in the game? And was LeBron wrong for leaving the court a little bit early at the end? Plus, the divisional 5 game series' are set in baseball and they feature some "bad blood" match ups! The guys discuss the intriguing match-ups. And Week 4 in the NFL saw the Buffalo Bills separate themselves in the AFC... Who else made an impression during the weekends action?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 319 - NBA Finals Game 1 Dominance. MLB Playoff Games Galore. A Stinging Reminder for the NFLby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on October 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers continue to look dominant in the bubble as they take game 1 of the NBA Finals over the Miami Heat. The guys discuss LeBron's greatness and how Anthony Davis is the perfect pairing. With mounting injuries and no answers seemingly for the Lakers size, are we looking at a Finals sweep? The MLB playoffs are off to a fast and fun start. Everything from a 1-0 extra innings game to an all-night slugfest! Could we get use to this new format? Which of the top seeds will fall and who will overachieve? The guys discuss. Plus, the NFL gets a stinging reminder that we are still in the middle of a global pandemic. Titans v Steelers is postponed and will not be played in Week 4 due to a Covid-19 outbreak within the Titans organization. Could this be a sign of things to come?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 318 - NFL Funday. NBA Finals Set. MLB Playoff Madnessby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on September 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Who is the class of the NFC after 3 weeks? Is it the Packers? Seahawks? Who has been a disappointment who has been a surprise? Brady or Belichick winning after 3 games? LeBron and the Lakers reach the NBA Finals making it the third team James has lead there... Can he seal the deal like he did the Nuggets series? How about the feel good story of the Miami Heat? Do they have a chance to capture the title? Storylines heading into a compelling Finals. Plus, baseball playoffs are set! Who you got in this wild year? Is it the Dodgers to lose? Will the new format play into it at all?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 317 - NBA Conference Finals Discussed. MLB Playoffs Preview. NFL Week 3by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on September 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Can the Miami Heat ride their momentum all the way to the NBA Finals? It sure looks that way... How much credit should go to Coach Spoelstra? Can the Celtics find a way to come back? The Nuggets continue to show their fighting spirit taking game 3... Can they find a way to get passed LA? Why the Lakers win in Game 2 was so crucial. Plus, some possible chaos looming for the MLB playoff seeding... But overall, what a success the baseball season has been. And what do you have your eye on in NFL week 3 action?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 316 - NBA Conference Finals. NFL Week 2 Craziness. US Open Champion Crownedby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on September 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Anthony Davis and the Lakers take a commanding 2-0 lead against the Denver Nuggets after Davis' clutch 3 at the buzzer. How the Lakers turned a potentially horrible loss into a stirring victory. Can the Nuggets come back from this? The Celtics rally back to take game 3... The Eastern Conference finals just got a lot more interesting. Week 2 in the NFL provided some wild and entertaining games but what did we take away? And Bryson DeChambeau used creativity and imagination to dominate the US Open Field... oh yeah, and his long drive ability! Is he setting a new trend for the way golf is played? Discussing his major win. Plus, don't miss Parting Shots!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 315 - A Block For the Ages. Clippers Collapse. Football Discussionsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on September 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The NBA playoffs have our full attention as memorable moments are being made! Miami's Bam Adebayo has a block shot for the ages and the Denver Nuggets have turned into a buzz a saw. But what happened to the mighty Clippers? The guys discuss all the NBA angles. Plus, the Big Ten announces their intention to play this fall... What was behind that shift in position? NFL games of note this weekend. And the US Open of golf gets going from historic Winged Foot... Who you like to win it all?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 314 - NFL Week 1. NBA Playoffs. An Epic Comeback at the US Openby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on September 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Opening weekend of the NFL had tons of story lines. The guys discuss and debate them all. The Nuggets refuse to go away quietly against the Clippers, forcing a game 7! Will the Nuggets positive momentum drive them to the Western conference finals? Or can the stars of the Clippers will them to a showdown with the Lakers? The Heat and Celtics is a tasty matchup... Miami is a dangerous team. Who you like? Clemson took the field over the weekend and showed why Dabo Swinney was so anxious to play this season... Their team is stacked! Will the Big Ten begin play soon? Plus, the guys have seen a lot of tennis in their day but nothing quite like the comeback we saw at the US Open. Don't miss their analysis. And of course paring shots!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 313 - NBA Playoffs Heating up. NFL Season on the Horizon. Record Setting Night in MLBby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm
With the NFL season set to get underway, the NBA playoffs are providing a lot of exciting moments. Don't count the defending champs, Toronto Raptors, out! Setting up a must watch game 7! Who you got? The Clippers and Lakers seem to be in control of their series'... Are we destined for the dream LA showdown in the Western Conference Finals? And is Kawhi Leonard becoming one of the all time greats right in front of our eyes? Plus, it's finally here! The NFL season kicks-off tonight and through the weekend... the guys discuss the compelling and interesting QB story-lines heading into the season. And a record setting night in MLB examined.
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 312 - NBA Playoffs Recap. Djokovic DQ'd from the U.S. Openby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Kawhi Leonard provides a signature playoff moment with the middle finger block! Just how good is he? The "quiet" efficiency at which he plays... Is he more comparable to Jordan or LeBron? Clippers in control? How about the Lakers? What to make of their series with the up-tempo, small ball playing Rockets... Over in the East the Miami Heat remain a force to reckon with... Could they win it all? Can the Bucks come all the way back from down 3-1? Novak Djokovic has been playing with fire and finally got burned. What to make of his disqualification and now with a wide open men's side... Who is the favorite to win the US open?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 311 - Remembering Tom Seaver. NBA Playoff Whip-Aroundby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on September 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm
One of the all time great MLB pitchers, Tom Seaver, passes away and the guys discuss his great career. Fun stories. And what he meant for the game of baseball. Plus, the NBA playoffs are heating up and Mike and Bob breakdown some of the key moments in Game 7 of Houston and Oklahoma City. The ending of Heat - Bucks game 2. Two wrongs make a right? At this point, who do you like to win it all? And much more!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 310 - Remembering John Thompson. NBA Playoffs. College Football Envy?by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on August 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm
John Thompson was a college basketball legend whose legacy goes far beyond the game. The Sports Reporters share some fun stories and reflect on his amazing career. His special bond with Patrick Ewing and why he was ahead of time in so many ways. Plus, the Lakers and Clippers close out their first round matchups. LeBron and Kawhi will be there but does it all depend on Anthony Davis and Paul George? Jamal Murray continues to light up the box score... Jazz-Nuggets heading to game 7! A pair of remarkable putts make for an entertaining finish at the BMW Championship in golf. And is the Big 10 really considering kicking off its season around Thanksgiving? Is this a case of football envy seeing how the ACC and SEC are set to start in a few weeks?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 309 - A Moment in the Sports World Unlike Any Otherby firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on August 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm
An in depth conversation about the message being sent by multiple professional sports teams boycotting games. Are people listening now? Can we turn this into something good?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 308 - Luka, Mitchell & Murray Provide First Big Moments of NBA Playoffs. D.J. Wins by 11 Shots!by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on August 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Luka! The 21 year old nails a game winning 3-pointer at the buzzer providing a thrilling moment for the NBA playoffs. Was this one of the greatest playoff performances of all time? How about the Clippers? Are they in trouble? And then not to be outdone, the Jazz and Nuggets play a thrilling game that sees Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray go for 51 and 50 respectively! The guys discuss the NBA playoffs at length. Plus, the NFL dealing with 77 false positive covid-19 tests... Could this lead to big problems when it comes to playing games? What if a team gets a group of false positives say on a Friday night? And Dustin Johnson regains his #1 ranking while destroying the field, winning by 11 strokes! Is he set to take the Fed Ex Cup? And the return of Parting shots! Don't miss it!
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 307 - Top NBA Playoff Seeds In trouble? MLB Surprises. Player Movement in NCAA Football?by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on August 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Are the top seeds in trouble in the NBA playoffs? The Lakers and Bucks find themselves down and the Clippers are in a dog fight with the Mavericks. Is home "cut-out" advantage helping any? The guys discuss what it will take to win it all. Plus, some fun surprises in Major League Baseball... The Rays and Padres. A hot mic gets another team broadcaster... Should Tom Brennaman lose his job over the comments he made? And could players from the Big 10 and Pac 12 transfer to the SEC, ACC or Big 12 since they are not playing in the fall? Are NFL hungry players in college driving this narrative to play in the fall at all costs?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 306 - Discussing the Opening Round of the NBA Playoffsby email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on August 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Who's the favorite heading into the NBA playoffs? Will the defense pick up? The intriguing match-ups to keep an eye on. Who will lose out the most with no fans in the stands? And how will the atmosphere impact the games when home court advantage is such an important of the playoffs? Plus, some college football conferences continues to discuss plans to hold a season in the fall... Are these decisions becoming political? Can schools guarantee that athletes won't go out and party?
- The Sports Reporters - Episode 305 - Offense, Defense and How You Manage Covid-19!by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Big Ten and Pac-12 both back out of a fall college football season... Could teams go rouge and play outside their conference? Is College Football essential? And if a limited season is played in the fall would a true champion be crowned? Plus, the NBA continues to entertain as Damian Lillard proves he's a force of nature. But where's the defense?! Could covid-19 be playing into it? The Chicago Cubs are playing some good baseball after some down seasons. Joe Kelly is definitely not happy with the Astros. And would a .400 batting average be legit in this 60 game season?