One's a Duck and one's a Beaver! Dirt and Sprague bring a smart and relatable perspective to the day's hot stories, leading the next generation of sports talk hosts.
The guys detail the Big Ten altering their rules today to allow Ohio State into the Big Ten Title game, plus Sprague ponders NFL awards at the 3/4 pole, Giannis still hasn't signed his extension with the Bucks, and Hops GM KL Wombacher joins the guys to discuss a big promotion for the D-Backs minor league affiliate.
The guys go to Seattle with Dave "Softy" Mahler of 950 KJR with the latest on the Huskies current issues with COVID in their Football Program and what it will mean for their game against the Ducks this Saturday and their ability to play in a potential Pac-12 title game.
Sprague's got a dead arm this morning after a flu shot, The Ducks-Huskies game is in jeopardy after UW halted football activities due to positive COVID cases, they guys go to Seattle in the Daily Ticker, and what should the Ducks do if the Huskies can't play this Saturday.
2 stops for the Ticker today beginning in Houston with Chris Gordy of SportsTalk 790 on the latest saga involving James Harden and the Rockets, and then to Conway, SC with play by play voice of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Joe Cashion, after they knocked off BYU trying to run the table in the Sun Belt.
The guys already starting to dream of White Christmas, plus the Michigan-Ohio State game is off, now what for the Buckeyes, stops in Houston and Conway, South Carolina in the Daily Ticker, and the Big Ten is in a pickle regarding the Buckeyes currently ineligible for the conference title game.
Our FAN Blazers Insider, Jason Quck checks in with the guys on Carmelo Anthony getting Brandon Roy's blessing to wear #7, Damian Lillard going for it this season, and how the new acquisitions show the team is finally committed to the defensive end of the floor.
The guys run through all the wild highlights from Week 13 of NFL in the Whiparound, then chat with Brady Henderson who covers the Seahawks for ESPN on how they lost to the Giants, plus the Huskies slipped up against Stanford so who is the best team in the Pac-12
It was a wild weekend of football all around, not rewarding for Northwest teams as the Ducks lost at Cal their first back to back losses since 2018, plus the first start for Chance Nolan as Beavers QB not helped by the absence of Jermar Jefferson to take some of the pressure off.
2 stops for the guys beginning in DC with Scott Abraham of ABC7 on the trade of John Wall to the Rockets for Russell Westbrook, then to The Farm with former Stanford QB Todd Husak on how the Cardinal will handle being nomads for the rest of the college football season.
Sprague drops some serious first world problems to start the show, then the guys break down the Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade, make stops in DC and Palo Alto for the Daily Ticker, and get the news that Josh Gordon will be reinstated for the Seahawks for the final two weeks of the regular season.
The NBA has released its opening week National TV schedule, and the Blazers are not a part of it, plus a Wednesday NFL edition of Stat or Story, Bill Walton pissing off Hoosiers fans at Maui Invitational, and Evander Holyfield wants another shot at Mike Tyson.
The guys hoping the expanded college football playoff is not far away, plus Sprague wonders how long the Lions can continue to suck, and Roger Goodell draws a hard line with the NFL's COVID protocols...and in Crunch Time the dirty laundry of the Clippers internal conflicts starting to come to light.
Dirt is quickly becoming an 80 year old man, plus Kirk Herbstreit has had an interesting 24 hours after questioning Michigan's integrity about the Ohio State game they welcome Dan Rubenstein into the Daily Ticker and is the CFB Playoff ruining the sports of College Football.
The guys share the highlights of Damian Lillard's media session as training camp opens up for the Blazers, plus they answer questions from the Mailsack, the ACC is making a late season overhaul to the football schedule and Kenneth Copeland goes heavy metal.
The guys hash through the latest Pac-12 football notes and wonder if the Beavers win over the Ducks is truly program changing, plus Sprague is getting hyped for the Blazers season, Swag has a new edition of NFL True or False, and the latest CFB coaching rumors
Sprague convince Doug Pederson had money on the MNF game, as the Seahawks made the Eagles look bad on Monday night, they welcome Curtiss Crabtree back to the show for the latest on the Seahawks after the win, and Nate Robinson does not have a good boxing debut.
The guys wonder why Pac-12 referees can't get their stuff together, plus the fallout in Eugene from the Ducks loss to the Beavers, and more mysterious monoliths are showing up around the globe, plus Seahawks and Eagles on Monday Night Football.
It's all Ducks-Beavers recap in the first hour as Sprague is still floating after Oregon State's 4th quarter rally to beat Oregon and all the fallout that has followed, including Daily Ticker stops in Corvallis and Eugene and Dirt paying off his bet by singing the OSU Fight Song.
The guys run through the NBA win totals just out in Vegas, as the Blazers picked 6th in the West by oddsmakers, then a pre Thanksgiving edition of the mailsack, and what to expect when the first college football playoff rankings get released.
The guys are more curious about teams just outside the top 4 of the first CFB Playoff Rankings when they get released today, plus why is everyone so quick to try and rename the Oregon-Oregon St. rivalry, plus Swag has a fresh edition of NFL True or False and the Steelers/Ravens Thanksgiving night game is in doubt with COVID issues in Baltimore.
Sprague is having family dilemmas over Thanksgiving plans in the current freeze situation, plus the NFC is more jumbled than imaginable after the Rams beat the Bucs on Monday night, they welcome Eric Eager into the Daily Ticker for more insight, and should teams alter their late game clock management against the top quarterbacks in the NFL.
The guys hit the NFL whiparound with all the crazy action from Sunday, then dive into the Blazers busy weekend with the roster now set at 14 players featuring a group that has some national pundits believing the Blazers have what it takes to go deep in the Western Conference Playoffs.
The guys are all fired up for the Thanksgiving week but still mystified about 12 hour waits for IN-N-OUT burgers in Colorado, plus the Ducks just hold on to beat UCLA and get to 3-0, the Ticker goes to Provo to see if BYU-UW game is a possibility, and the Beavers get their first win of the season in dramatic fashion over Cal.