With a style all his own and a mind faster than a Google search, Charlie Pallilo brings his unique perspective and sports analysis to Houston airwaves every midday from 11am-1pm. Listen live on ESPN 97.5 and SportsMap 94.1 or on demand at Podcast Arena!
Charlie talks about the Texans winning their second game of the season -- ending the Titans six-game winning streak, the latest in college football and what could possibly be the landing spot for free agent shortstop Carlos Correa. He also shares his thoughts on the Pistons' Isaiah Stewart getting into a scuffle with Lakers' star, LeBron James.
During the second half of the show, Charlie talks more about Week 11 around the NFL. He also shares his thoughts on the Rockets losing streak and Welterweight Boxing Champion, Terence Crawford, defeating Shawn Porter before ending the show with college football talk.
In the final hour of the show Charlie talks about how long the Rockets rebuild could take; what the Astros will do now that Jake Meyers will be out until at least Opening Day; and Phil Steele joins the show to preview this weekend's college football matchups.
During the final half of the show, Charlie shares his thoughts on what this week's College Football rankings may look like. He also dives into more Astros news, including Alex Bregman having surgery on his right wrist and a trio of plays in the Bills and Jaguars game that featured Josh Allen and Josh Allen.
Charlie is here for you as the Astros season comes to end and the future of key members of team are in question. We hear from Carlos Correa on his status an Dusty Baker breaks down how the series slipped away. A little college football in this hour as well as the CFP rankings are out and the SEC is feeling pretty good
More from the Astros as an important offseason gets here too soon. Dusty wants to be back and his players want him back. Altuve and Correa both back the veteran manager for a return in 2022. Correa on the other hand sounds like a man who knows this was an end of era in Houston. We hear from all of them along with Alex Bregman.
On the final hour, Charlie kicks off the show talks about game 6 tonight giving the starting pitchers for the game between the Astros and the Braves before moving to the lineup for tonight's game between the two teams. Charlie then breaks down the Astros strategy for tonight's game in order to force a game 7 tomorrow and win the World Series. Charlie then moves on to the NFL, talking about the Chiefs-Giants game and how the Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes impact during this season before talking about the trade deadline in the NFL. At the bottom Charlie breaks down the Houston Rockets and the struggles they are facing in the season.
On this hour, Charlie kicks off the hour talking about game 6 with Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves breaking down the lineup between the two teams with Astros struggling in the beginning of the series but able to pick it back up to make the series 3-2 with Atlanta leading. Charlie breaks down the first five games of the series for the Astros stating the Braves are the favorite to win the World Series unless the Astros have anything to say about that in tonight's game.
Astros stave of elimination with a win in Game 5 and Charlie is live from Atlanta to break it all down. Huge at-bats from the bottom of the order got the offense rolling and we'll here from Marwin Gonzalez and Martin Maldonado. Who has the momentum with series coming to back Houston? Charlie has your answer.
More from Game 5 as we hear from Dusty Baker and his thoughts on who is feeling the pressure in Game 6. Charlie takes us around the NFL as it was a tough day for the state of Ohio. Gary Patterson is out at TCU and apparently was given the opportunity to finish the year and declined. Not a decision that Charlie can get behind
Charlie takes a break from the Astros talk for a bit as he is joined by longtime guest and college football insider Phil Steele. There are big games all over college football this week. Phil gives his thoughts on the Georgia-Florida game along with one closer to home as the Cougars host undefeated SMU over at TDECU. Charlie is off to Atlanta for games 3, 4 and 5. He hopes for Game 6. A World Series clincher at home would be pretty sweet for Houston.
In the first hour Charlie breaks down the Astros game 2 win against the Braves in the World Series. He discusses what we should expect in Atlanta as the series shifts locations and how he anticipates the rest of the series to go. At the bottom of the hour Charlie discusses the atmosphere at Minute Maid Park and what it was like to have the roof open. Charlie wraps up the first hour discussing some storylines from around the NFL including JJ Watt, Deshaun Watson and the Texans trading Mark Ingram.
More from the Astros Game 1 loss in the second hour of the show. Jose Urquidy will go in game 2 against Braves starter Max Fried. Advantage Braves? Looks that way on paper. Charlie gives you the numbers on the Braves #2 starter. Mike Tomlin wants no part of rumors regarding college jobs. We hear from the longtime Steelers coach in the final segment.
The Astros lost game 1 of the World Series which is what they do. But it does put Charlie's prediction of Astros in 5 in real danger. Gonna need Jose Urquidy to step up in game 2. The roof should be open but only because that's the way baseball should be. Not because of a directive from Rob Manfred. The Astros aren't in any real danger but winning tonight would certainly help.
On the final hour, Charlie kicks off the hour talking about the pitching scheme for games during the series for the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves before discussing the Houston Astros third trip to the World Series in the last five years and how players feel about coming into the World Series this year. 92.9 The Game host in Atlanta, Carl Dukes joins the show discussing the Atlanta Braves this season coming into the World Series. At the bottom of the hour, Charlie breaks down the Houston Astros World Series roster for the series and what impacts will they have for the Astros during the series.
On the hour, Charlie kicks off the hour talking about game 1 in the World Series between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves before going over the pitching scheme between the two teams in the World Series. Charlie also breaks down the history of the Houston Astros when it comes to the World Series. At the bottom of the hour, Braves Reporter for Braves Radio Net, Kevin McAplin joins the show to discuss the Atlanta Braves this season coming into the World Series.
In the first hour Charlie reacts to the Astros returning to World Series, discusses the ALCS versus the Red Sox and previews the World Series matchup against the Atlanta Braves. He also breaks down players from each team by position and discusses which team has an advantage. At the bottom of the hour Charlie goes around the NFL and talks all the big games and news from this past weekend.
In the second hour Charlie discusses more on the World Series matchup between the Astros and Braves before discussing more topics in the NFL such as Tom Brady, the Titans and Chiefs. At the bottom of the hour Charlie gives a couple key points ahead of the World Series before wrapping up the show.
Can Luis Garcia give the Astros the type of performance Framber Valdez gave in Game 5? Charlie doesn't think it is out of the question. Phil Steele joined the show for his weekly appearance. While not a great slate of games Phil breaks down the slate of games like no other.
In the first hour Charlie recaps the Astros blowout win of the Red Sox in game 5 of the ALCS. He talks the clutch performances of Framber Valdez and Yordan Alvarez. Charlie also discusses some of the decisions from both managers and wraps up the first hour discussing some of the history between both teams and the latest on Deshaun Watson.
Astros win Game 4 and Charlie is live from Boston to break it all down. Fenway is feeding the media really well and Charlie is thrilled. The Astros should thank Laz Diaz but they weren't the only team last night to benefit from missed calls. Can the Astros get five innings out of their starting pitcher? Framber Valdez will get his chance to rebound from his subpar Game 1 performance.
More Astros talk in the second hour of the show and Charlie has a new favorite Astros player. Kendall Graveman shoots to the top of list because of his thoughts on momentum. If you don't like sports after Game 4 then there is something wrong with you according to Charlie. Case Keenum will start for Cleveland this week and is a prime example of why being a good guy is good thing.
On the final hour, Charlie kicks off the hour talking about Astros-Sox game 4 tonight before discussing the Astros bullpen lineup. Charlie talks about the NBA season starting tonight giving the upcoming season opener games before talking about Ben Simmons who received a one game suspension from the Philadelphia 76ers. Charlie breaks down the NBA's 75 anniversary giving the best players within the league in the 75 years. At the bottom of the hour, Charlie talks about Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox lineup for tonight's game 4 as well as Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker thoughts on what the team needs this series, also more news around the MLB.
On this hour, Charlie kicks off talking about last nights game 3 with the Houston Astros and Boston Red Soxs before discussing the pitching situation for the Astros in the series. Charlie then talks about Boston Red Soxs manager Alex Cora and how he feels about his team winning last nights game. At the bottom of the hour, Charlie discusses Monday Night Football with the Tennessee Titans win against the Buffalo Bills before moving on to the Houston Texans and their struggles.
In the final hour of the show Charlie talks with Red Sox beat writer Ian Browne ahead of the start of the ALCS, He wonders why the Red Sox are starting Chris Sale in game one. In the second half of the show, Charlie talks about the manger match up between Dusty Baker and Alex Cora and he wraps up with his final thoughts on the Astros-Red Sox series.