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Carl Falk hosts "Falkin' Around", a sports podcast for the Western NY sports fan - covering the Syracuse Orange, the Buffalo Bills, the New York Yankees and Mets, the Buffalo Sabres and much more!

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    Falkin' Around LIVE - Bills After the Bye, NFL Week 7, MLB, Sabres & more! Oct. 26, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 59:36

    Falkin' Around LIVE - Bills After the Bye, NFL Week 7, MLB, Sabres & more! Oct. 26, 202100:30 Show Preview00:42 Buffalo Bills at the bye - breaking down the team's performance so far12:16 What needs improving for the Bills?18:51 Dawson Knox injury, and how the Bills will cover the Tight End position21:32 NFL Trade Deadline - will Brandon Beane make a big move?23:36 NFL Week 7 breakdown40:02 What are the Houston Texans doing?46:52 Is Kyle Shanahan over-rated?49:48 World Series - preview and predictions for Houston vs Atlanta54:42 The Buffalo Sabres and their incredible start56:22 Syracuse Basketball begins season - what to expectListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 20, 2021 Bills lose tough game to Titans, NFL Week 6, MLB & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 60:39

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 20, 2021 Bills lose tough game to Titans, NFL Week 6, MLB & more!Bills lose to Titans - Should they have gone for a game-tying Field Goal instead?NFL Week 6 RecapNational media problems, and it starts with FS1's Chris BroussardNBA Season starts - Golden State beats Lakers, Bucks beat NetsBen Simmons situation gets worse in PhillyMLB Playoffs - Dodgers struggle against BravesBuffalo Sabres start 3 - 0 - say what?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 13, 2021 Bills beat KC, NFL Week 5, MLB & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 59:49

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 13, 2021 Bills beat KC, NFL Week 5, MLB & more!00:30 Show Preview01:12 Bills vs Chiefs Breakdown18:10 Bills vs Titans Preview24:23 NFL Week 5 Recap42:00 Jon Gruden Fired47:02 How much better is the AFC than the NFC?50:29 College Football52:47 MLB Playoffs - Astros vs Red Sox, Braves advance, Giants and Dodgers to game 555:52 NHL OpensListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 6, 2021 Bills destroy Houston, NFL Week 4, MLB & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 51:19

    Falkin' Around LIVE- October 6, 2021 Bills destroy Houston, NFL Week 4, MLB & more!00:40 Show Preview00:52 Bills vs Texans Breakdown10:25 Bills vs Chiefs Sunday Night Football Preview15:44 Urban Meyer Controversy19:24 NFL Week 4 Recap33:20 Stephon Gilmore traded - live on air - to Panthers35:11 Yankees vs Red Sox Wild Card Game40:27 MLB Playoffs42:00 NBA-  Kyrie Irving and the Nets44:19 Buffalo Sabres Attendance Woes46:50 Another Golf Match? Brooks vs Bryson48:26 Notre Dame FootballListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 29, 2021 Bills rollin', NFL Week 3 recap & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 43:53

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 29, 2021 Bills rollin', NFL Week 3 recap & more!Bills Recap vs WashingtonBills Preview vs HoustonNFL Week 3 BreakdownCollege Football NewsMLB Pennant Races with the Yankees taking charge of AL WIldcardRyder CupListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 14, 2021 Bills lose Opener, NFL news & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 60:50

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 14, 2021 Bills lose Opener, NFL news & more!00:29 Show Preview01:15 In-depth breakdown of Bills loss to Steelers21:02 Previewing Bills at Miami Dolphins25:00 NFL Week 1 thoughts - going around the league36:15 Tangent - Does Washington Football need DeShaun Watson?40:15 Chiefs vs Browns, plus thoughts on Saints, Bucs, Ravens & more!47:27 USC Football fires Clay Helton49:17 Subway Series honors 9-11 on Saturday, creates huge drama on Sunday for Mets & YankeesListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 7, 2021 Bills Season Preview, NFL Preview & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 57:31

    Falkin' Around LIVE- September 7, 2021 Bills Season Preview, NFL Preview & more!00:37 Show Preview01:20 Buffalo Bills Season Preview13:03 Breaking down the Bills schedule, and predicting number of wins18:09 AFC Preview25:13 NFC Preview34:20 Coaches on the clock - which NFL Coach will be fired first?37:45 Carl names his Rookies of the Year38:48 Carl names his MVP's39:17 Predicting the Championship games, and the Super Bowl40:51 College Football is back, and great45:03 State of Syracuse Football - Cheap tickets is not a good thing47:38 Yankees falter with bullpen woes51:01 PGA Tour Championship is convoluted53:05 HS Football - Aquinas and Victor play an overtime thriller in Week 154:18 DeShaun Watson and the NFL56:04 A PSA for any and all Fantasy Football playersListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 31, 2021 Bills Preseason Review, NFL Trades & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 60:21

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 31, 2021 Bills Preseason Review, NFL Trades & more!00:37 Show Preview01:04 Bills Preseason Recap09:41 Bills Log-jam at D-Line, weakness on O-Line15:11 Buffalo Wide Receivers rundown - who's #5 on the depth chart?17:06 QB competition - Josh is QB1, Mitch QB2 - where do Fromm & Webb go?19:20 NFL Cut Day - Patriots release Cam Newton24:26 Jags trade Gardner Mineshaw to Philly29:04 Ravens lose RB JK Dobbins for season29:48 Steelers have to decide on DeWayne Haskins - and ROC's Jamir Jones31:56 Rams trade for RB Sony MIchel32:57 NFL names to keep an eye on Cut day37:04 Yankees rolling - Power and Starting Pitching deliver41:34 Mets falling apart - and 'Thumbs Down" ain't helping48:02 MLB Notes: Red Sox, Tampa Bay49:40 Jack Eichel gets new agent, and what it means for Sabres/Pegulas51:56 PGA Golf - Patrick Cantely and Bryson DeChambeau battle at BMW Championship56:07 Syracuse Basketball burned by NCAA's new NIL ruleListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 17, 2021 Bills Preseason, Field of Dreams & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 53:56

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 17, 2021 Bills Preseason, Field of Dreams & more!00:19 Show Preview00:51 Bills Preseason opener vs Lions - a breakdown07:30 Grading the Backup QB's - Trubisky, Fromm & Webb12:25 Stefon Diggs injury - a concern or no big deal?15:49 NFL Top 100 - Bills who made the list so far19:28 Breaking down the 1st Round Draft pick QB's in their first preseason action26:32 NFL Notes: Colts, DeShaun Watson, Packers30:11 Hard Knocks returns on HBO-  Cowboys, Dak Prescott, Zeke Elliot and Jerry Jones33:57 Historic Field of Dreams Game - a hit for Manfred39:50 Yankees on Fire - Mets... eh, not so much43:26 Is Joey Votto a Hall of Famer?47:17 NHL Camps open soon - where will Jack Eicher be? Buffalo or elsewhere?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 9, 2021 Josh Allen Contract Extension & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 58:02

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 9, 2021 Josh Allen Contract Extension & more!00:46 Show Preview of special Monday edition01:05 Josh Allen signs contract extension - and gets paid!08:57 Tremaine Edmunds - what to do with his extension?10:12 Ed Oliver  - should BIlls extend him beyond rookie contract?11:33 How the Bills can take the next step - to the Super Bowl21:15 Jets top draft pick Zach Wilson struggles, while former QB Sam Darnold shows promise in Carolina23:39 Giants fight at practice - does Joe Judge have right coaching approach for NFL?27:02 Cam Newton vs Mack Jones at Patriots Camp for QB128:32 NFL Notes - Hall of Fame Game Steelers beat Cowboys, Dolphins & Colts news32:00 NFL Hall of Fame inductions 38:40 MLB - Yankees and Mets heading in opposite directions since Trade Deadline47:42 Carl gives Pegula's credit - for ONE thing only with Buffalo Sabres50:51 Rockies fan hurls slur at Miami Marlins Lewis Brinson52:24 PGA - Bryson deChampeau a cheater53:49 Olympics over - who was the face of the USA for Tokyo 2021?56:09 Anthony Lamb shines in NBA Summer League game for Houston RocketsListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 3, 2021 Pegula's strike again, Bills Camp updates & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 59:14

    Falkin' Around LIVE- August 3, 2021 Pegula's strike again, Bills Camp updates & more!00:20 Show Preview01:20 Pegula's are at it again - threaten moving Bills to Austin, TX if they don't get new stadium paid for - Carl breaks down the long con from Terry & Kim22:52 MLB Trade Deadline - major deals and big stars on the move25:38 Yankees add Gallo & Rizzo - where do they go from here?35:11 NFL Training Camp in Buffalo - what to watch for as the Bills start practicing in pads41:11 NFL Training Camp notes on Carson Wentz, DeShaun Watson and more45:12 NBA Free Agency Frenzy - money is flying around50:08 Olympics - Simon Biles gets bronze, USWNT fails to win Gold and why are the Japanese being forced to wear English-language uniforms?57:19 Syracuse Women's  Basketball Coach Quentin Hillsman resignsListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 27, 2021 Bills Training Camp updates, MLB Trade Deadline & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 56:34

    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 27, 2021 Bills Training Camp updates, MLB Trade Deadline & more!00:29 Show Preview01:43 Training Camps open - The Buffalo Bills have a potential Culture War in their locker room11:31 NFL dealing with COVID13:55 Aaron Rodgers Drama - QB reports to Green Bay, ready for 'Last Dance'18:55 Puzzling DeShaun Watson situation22:13 Unsigned NFL Rookies, including Jets top pick QB Zach Wilson25:53 Zach Ertz in Camp  - will he be an Eagle by seasons' start?29:11 MLB - Yankees and Red Sox series plus trade rumors for both teams35:29 Mets add Rich Hill - more to come for new owner Steve Cohen?38:06 Trade Deadline rumors and deals42:42 Money drives College Football - see SEC adding Texas & Oklahoma47:25 Olympics - Simone Biles out for medical reason - lackluster games overall50:24 Buffalo Sabres - Draft picks and trades, will it matter with current direction from Pegulas?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 20, 2021 Blue Jays Going Home, Trade Time in MLB, NFL Camps open & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 55:36


    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 20, 2021 Blue Jays Going Home, Trade Time in MLB, NFL Camps open & more!00:33 Show Preview01:10  Buffalo says goodbye to Blue Jays07:30  Could Buffalo host a MLB franchise in the future?14:05  MLB Trade Deadline - Cubs big sellers - Who is going where?30:13  NBA Finals - Bucks and Giannis are rolling36:04  NFL Camps open early - is the camp season too long now?39:59  Will the Bills make a deal for Zach Ertz?41:32  NFL QB News on DeShaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers and more44:42  Open Championship - Colin Morikawa stands tall, while Brooks & Bryson trash talk51:22  Olympics Open - among COVID concerns, is this the least-hyped Olympiad ever?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 13, 2021 MLB All Star Game, is Josh Allen a Top 5 QB? NBA Finals & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 55:08


    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 13, 2021 MLB All Star Game, is Josh Allen a Top 5 QB? NBA Finals & more!00:30  Show Preview01:14  MLB All-Star Week, HR Derby06:09  Carl's connection to Trey Mancini, and his amazing journey10:04  ESPN's coverage of the HR Derby14:44  The Rockies - how did they get to host the All-Star Game?  And when are they trading Trevor Story?18:17  Stephen A. Smith and his ignorant take on Shoehei Ohtani26:46  NFL Top QB's List, and is Josh Allen a deserving #5?40:20  NFL Finals, and the strong return of the Greek Freak44:21  The UFC milks another audience with a over-hyped Connor McGregor fight48:35  Team USA Basketball loses exhibition games to Nigeria & Australia51:10  Sha'Carri Richardson paid the price for smoking weed - does same rule apply to USA Basketball?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 6, 2021 NBA Finals Preview, Sho-time for All-Star Game & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 60:42

    Falkin' Around LIVE- July 6, 202100:43  Show Preview01:40  Sports Coverage - What counts as a sport?  Hot Dog Eating? Frisbee Golf?  06:08  Marv Albert retires, and with the old generation of sports broadcasters retiring, who will be here to replace them?12:37  NCAA and NLI - Name, Image and Likeness - allowing for student athletes to make money, but what could go wrong?23:04  NBA Finals Preview - Bucks vs Suns.  Will Giannis play?  Can the Suns win in 4?31:50  MLB - New York Yankees struggling again.  Are they buyers or sellers at the trade deadline?44:29  All-Star Game - Carl is ready for the 2nd half,  but everyone wants to see Shohei Ohtani on the big stage48:38  Trevor Bauer being investigated for possible abuse - what should MLB do?54:12  Is Tampa Bay the new City of Champions?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 29, 2021 Josh Allen Most Physically Gifted QB, MLB Sticky & Pippen news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 50:23


    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 29, 2021 Josh Allen Most Physically Gifted QB, MLB Sticky & Pippen news 01:11 Show Preview01:35 Sticky Stuff Crackdown in MLB10:31 Yankees struggle, and the roster leaves little room to manuever16:18 Shohei Ohtani is a once-in-a-lifetime player18:58 Kyle Schwarber having a Bonds-like season20:42 Jacob DeGrom has worst start of season - and it's still better than 95% of MLB23:15 Is Josh Allen the most physically gifted QB ever?  And Carl ranks the Top 10 NFL QB's currently36:35 NBA Playoffs - Suns need Chris Paul to return to his old self40:44 Hawks blew their chance vs the Bucks42:15 Scottie Pippen interview with Dan Patrick - lots of crazy talk45:55 NHL Stanley Cup Finals, and why Carl is rooting for Tampa Bay46:38 Olympic trials - and the need for patriotism on the global stageListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 22, 2021 Bills New Stadium, Cole Beasley, Yanks get hot and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 58:08

    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 22, 2021 Bills New Stadium, Cole Beasley, Yanks get hot and more!(We apologize for some audio issues - they are fixed 2:35 into the program)00:33 Show Preview01:05 Bills new Stadium - the in's and out's17:07 Bills to sell Personal Seat Licenses? 22:58 Cole Beasley makes a personal choice and gets grilled for it25:32 Bills Isaiah Hodgins a player to watch this upcoming camp26:45 NFL players getting into trouble30:03 Carl Nassib comes out33:36 Yankees bounce back36:04 Mets deal with injuries while DeGrom is on historic pace41:17 NCAA athletes win some rights in Supreme Court decision46:07 PGA Golf - US Open has fantastic finish49:20 NBA has two exciting Game 7's - plus Draft Lottery is here54:39 NHL Playoffs, plus let's face it-  the Sabres are trading Jack Eichel sooner rather than laterListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 15, 2021 Bills OTA, Yankees Struggle, DeGrom Soars & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 55:00

    Falkin' Around LIVE- June 15, 2021 Bills OTA, Yankees Struggle, DeGrom Soars & more!00:41 Show Preview01:27 Bills OTA, and the return of Star Lotulelei08:00 Bills Training Camp in Buffalo, and the lack of Future for Rochester Camp14:40 Bills need Zach Ertz17:39 NFL News - Julio Jones traded to Titans - and the teams that missed out25:47 MLB News - Yankees Suck?37:12 Jacob DeGrom: DeWonderful41:52 The Young Stars of MLB:  Guerrero Jr., Ohtani, Acuna, Tatis Jr. & more44:57 NHL - Stanley Cup Semifinals - Vegas Rocks!46:11 NBA Playoffs - Nets vs Bucks most interesting series, plus Trae Young emerges50:49 PGA Golf - US Open and Brooks vs BrycenListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 18, 2021 Juwan James Situation, MLB Injuries & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 55:08

    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 18, 2021 Juwan James Situation, MLB Injuries & more!00:26 Show Preview01:01 Juwan James and the Denver Broncos06:45 Adding a 17th game to the NFL and it's impact11:10 NFL & Bills Schedule discussion17:37 Bills back at St. John Fisher College for Training Camp?20:09 Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers, and the state of Young QB's vs Vets in the NFL27:56 MLB Injuries out of control32:18 Sho Ohtani's amazing season so far33:55 Red Sox Reborn - and Yankees Rivalry looms large36:59 NBA gets it's wish - the Play-in Tournament looks to be great TV42:27 Nothing beats playoff hockey as the Stanley Cup is under way45:36 Full Stadiums in baseball - even the one's with astroturf50:51 PGA Golf and it's 2023 return to Oak Hill in RochesterListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 11, 2021 Eichel Unhappy in Buffalo, NFL Schedule release & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 55:21


    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 11, 2021 Eichel Unhappy in Buffalo, NFL Schedule release & more00:31 Show Preview01:15 Sabres a Mess - again04:32 Jack Eichel's comments - Unhappy Jack wants out of Buffalo12:37 Sabres draft picks since 2013 - not producing - Sabres need a new direction from top on down24:50 NFL Notes - Josh Allen Trash Talker? Brandon Beane on COVID-19 vaccines,28:10 NFL Schedule Release - anticipating some big Bills games in Prime Time34:57 Tim Tebow, Jacksonville Tight End?37:33 Mets spot a Rat (or Racoon) - Media freaks out42:10 Jacob DeGrom injured44:55 Yankees on a roll - but does Aaron Judge deserve a long-term big-money deal?48:27 Albert Pujols released by Angels49:25 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit on drugs52:00 NBA play-in tournament could be a huge mistake for NBAListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 4, 2021 Bills Draft Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 58:47

    Falkin' Around LIVE- May 4, 2021 Bills Draft Review00:37 Show Preview01:11 Bills Draft review18:59 Overall Draft thoughts38:23 Yankees, as Carl predicted, are at .500 - are they heading to 1st place?43:51 Shohei Ohtani's incredible season so far45:26 Rizzo & Freeman have fun49:12 Sabres 7th string Goalie gets 1st NHL win51:20 Ryan Miller's retirement tour55:57 Cuse loses another starter - 6th defection from last season's teamListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 27, 2021 NFL Draft Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 57:17

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 27, 2021 NFL Draft Special00:30 Show Preview01:12 NFL Draft Preview - predicting the first round24:06 Bills Draft - Should they trade up from #30?  Trade down?31:16 The Tre Edmunds decision - Should the Bills pick up his 5th year option?36:57 NBA - The Knicks are for real, and the Suns may be the most dangerous team to play in the    post-season43:22 MLB - A week of ups & downs - Replay a huge issue, but Dodgers vs Padres a tremendous show53:43 Madison Bumgarner - did he pitch a 'No-Hitter" or a game where he didn't allow any hits?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 20, 2021 NFL Draft Preview & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 61:14

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 20, 2021 NFL Draft  Preview & more!01:26  Show Preview02:16  NFL Draft Preview29:31  When Should Bills extend Josh Allen?40:19  Do the Yankees Stink?48:08  Are the Sabres good now?51:21  Syracuse Orange welcome another Boeheim to the team52:46  Putting Steph Curry into historical contextListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 13, 2021 MLB Replay, NFL Draft & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 55:23

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 13, 2021 MLB Replay, NFL Draft & more!00:37 Show Preview01:40 MLB replay and the Braves-Phillies play at the plate, and why we DON'T NEED replay19:40 MLB around the league thoughts24:40 NFL Draft preview - and what the Bills should do with their 1st Round Pick35:52 Focusing on Sam Darnold, and his lack of improvement38:22 Sabres trade Taylor Hall, and why it reflects badly on GM Kevyn Adams43:35 Syracuse Basketball roster shuffle, with Alan Griffin heading to... the NBA?49:49 The Masters, and why it may have been underwhelming this yearListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 6, 2021 Final Four Madness, MLB Starts & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 52:42

    Falkin' Around LIVE- April 6, 2021 Final Four Madness, MLB Starts & more!00:42 Show Preview01:06 Remembering Matt Trabold05:45 Gonzaga Beats UCLA in dramatic fashion09:38 National Championship: Baylor dominates in Snooze Fest23:52 NFL News - Jets trade Sam Darnold to Panthers36:34 Sabres news - maybe the team isn't as bad as you think43:25 MLB News - Yanks slow start is okay - who's hot and who's not in games opening weekListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Syracuse bounced from Sweet 16, Orange facing mass exodus? Final Four preview, MLB Season preview, Bills land Highmark, and why Tim Peel wasn't wrong

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 56:02

    Syracuse bounced from Sweet 16, Orange facing mass exodus? Final Four preview, MLB Season preview, Bills land Highmark, and why Tim Peel wasn't wrongJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' -  Live broadcast from Tuesday morning, March 30, 202100:27 - Show Preview01:32 - Syracuse season ends at Sweet 1612:25 - Syracuse Mass Exodus begins21:10 - NCAA Final Four28:15 - MLB Season Preview42:38 - Bills land Stadium sponsor, and why it's a bad choice46:12 - NFL - trades shake up the draft - what will Jets do?51:12 - NHL was wrong to fire Official Tim PeelListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Syracuse Makes Sweet 16 thanks to "Buddy Buckets", March Madness breakdown, Bills News and notes, DeShaun Watson problems, MLB has no 'buzz' - and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 51:06

    Syracuse Makes Sweet 16 thanks to "Buddy Buckets", March Madness breakdown, Bills News and notes, DeShaun Watson problems, MLB has no 'buzz' - and more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' -  Live broadcast from Tuesday morning, March 23, 202100:25 - Show Preview01:29 - Syracuse makes Sweet 1622:56 - March Madness Breakdown32:38 - Buffalo Bills News & Notes - Mitch Trubisky38:43 - NFL TV deal brings in huge money41:58 - DeShaun Watson problems getting worse  46:13 - MLB has no 'buzz' heading into start of seasonListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    NFL Free Agency, Bills look to Run It Back, March Madness Preview, Sabres still Suck

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 49:46


    NFL Free Agency, Bills look to Run It Back, March Madness Preview, Sabres still SuckJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' -  NFL Free Agency, and the Bills start slow - plus March Madness is here01:05 - Show Preview02:08 - Bills Offseason - Run It Back12:54 - AFC East & NFL Free Agency18:39 - Drew Brees Retires20:48 - Ryan Fitzpatrick rides again28:49 - March Madness Preview - Syracuse has a chance33:15 - St. Bonaventure makes the tourney, and keeps Mark Schmidt  35:38 - Games of Note in the 1st round44:22 - Sabres still suck46:48 - Anthony Lamb debuts in the NBAListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Watt signs with Cardinals, Cuse beats NC, Sabres reach "low point" and Spring Training in full swing

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 47:31

    Watt signs with Cardinals, Cuse beats NC, Sabres reach "low point" and Spring Training in full swingJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Watt picks Arizona, and the Bills will have to look elsewhere for help00:40 - Show Preview01:10 - JJ Watt signs with Arizona - Are Cards a contender now?07:01 - Where the Bills have spent money, and where they can cut 10:40 - Should Buffalo bring back Matt Milano now?16:07 - Syracuse basketball beats North Carolina - how?19:21 - Kadary Richmond, Joe Girard III and the Boeheim Shuffle31:39 - Buffalo Sabres reach "low point" - really? 38:31 - Spring Training baseball - when NYC radio argues over Jamison Tailion's spot in the rotation - it's a sign of spring41:15 - High School Football is back - should it be, right now?44:12 - Update on Tiger WoodsListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Boeheim vs Bilas & the 1-and-Done college system, Sabres at 10 years of Pegula Ownership - and why Buffalo needs JJ Watt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 49:18


    Boeheim vs Bilas & the 1-and-Done college system, Sabres at 10 years of Pegula Ownership - and why Buffalo needs JJ WattJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Jim Boeheim makes some controversial statements about Jalen Johnson & his decision to 'opt out' at Duke01:08 - Show Preview01:40 - Jim Boeheim vs Jay Bilas about Jalen Johnson - and the problems of the 1-&-Done system at Duke and Kentucky - a deep dive!21:12 - Duke beats Syracuse - and the Orange look deflated23:45 - Has Jim Boeheim lost Joe Girard III?28:08 - Buffalo Sabres "celebrate" 10 years with the Pegulas as owners - Carl breaks down their 'accomplishments'36:08 - Baseball news - Spring Training - Red Wings set return date - Yankees suffer pitcher injury38:02 - Fernando Tatis Jr signs huge 14-year contract - and the story behind the company that benefits greatly from it - and should that be a thing? 43:26 - Buffalo needs JJ Watt, and Carl will tell you why46:54 - Tiger Woods post-surgery - why we won't be seeing him on the course for awhileListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Syracuse on the Bubble, Bills future for Tremaine, NFL QB Carousel, and MLB Payroll dilemma

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 47:13

    Syracuse on the Bubble, Bills future for Tremaine, NFL QB Carousel, and MLB Payroll dilemmaJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' -  talking about a good week for Syracuse that once again puts them in contention for the Big Dance00:39 - Show Breakdown01:26 - Syracuse picks up 2 wins thanks to improved play from JG3 & Buddy - are they back in the 64?10:21 - Boston College fires Jim Christian - some names with local ties that could replace him16:51 - Buffalo Bills have a decision to make soon on the contract of Tremaine Edmunds - Carl has a plan27:55 - NFL - the QB Carousel - who's moving, who's not, and who should be worried36:25 - Buffalo Sabres return to 'action' but all eyes on Jesse Pegula at the Australian Open38:50 - MLB - the Dodgers are over the payroll threshold - but baseball's biggest problem are the teams NOT spending money - eh, Pittsburgh? Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Super Bowl Breakdown, State of Syracuse Basketball Address, Bauer to LA, Sabres on pause & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 47:36


    Super Bowl Breakdown, State of Syracuse Basketball Address, Bauer to LA, Sabres on pause & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills offseason, and what Carl thinks GM Brandon Beane needs to do to get the Bills back to the AFC Championship game00:47 - Super Bowl Breakdown10:29 - Tom Brady, Fournette and the Bucs offense14:53 - NFL Officiating gets in the way of good game-play20:03 - State of Syracuse Basketball - What to do with Buddy & JG3, why CUSE can't rebound and - time for Coach Boeheim to ride off into the sunset?36:15 - MLB - Trevor Bauer to LA, and Rob Manfred doesn't know what he's doing 41:38 - Buffalo Sabres and COVID pause - how the NHL messed this up44:28 - High School Sports return - can we keep everyone safe?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Memo to Brandon Beane: Bills Offseason Plans included - plus Super Bowl Preview, MLB Owners vs Union, Patrick Reed is a cheater & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 51:19


    Memo to Brandon Beane: Bills Offseason Plans included - plus Super Bowl Preview, MLB Owners vs Union, Patrick Reed is a cheater & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills offseason, and what Carl thinks GM Brandon Beane needs to do to get the Bills back to the AFC Championship game00:48 - Show preview01:43 - Bills Offseason plans for Brandon Beane - the Defense14:05 - Offseason plans for the Offense28:06 - Bills Offseason Plan Synopsis29:30 - Super Bowl Preview 36:12 - MLB - the Owners vs the Players with 2021 season on the line26:15 - DeShaun Watson market - plus Stafford39:20 - Rochester plans $25 million in upgrades for Frontier Field40:19 - Cardinals acquire Nolan Arrenado from Rockies41:16 - Syracuse Basketball - Lack of a big-man hurts the offense45:10 - PGA - Patrick Reed is a cheaterListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills Season Ends - Chiefs too much, McDermott Game management? DeShaun Watson future, Manfred an idiot, Coach K a jerk and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 51:56


    Bills Season Ends - Chiefs too much, McDermott Game management? DeShaun Watson future, Manfred an idiot, Coach K a jerk and more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills loss in the AFC Championship to Kansas City00:16 - Show preview00:45 - Bills lose to Chiefs - Better team won05:13 - Not ready for Primetime - Josh Allen, Devin Singletary, Steff Diggs, O-Line13:08 - Bills defense can't stop KC - especially the running game17:03 - Sean McDermott's Game Management - A Problem 22:49 - Green Bay upset by Tom Brady and Bucs26:15 - DeShaun Watson market - plus Stafford30:59 - MLB - Rob Manfred is an idiot, and why Spring Training will not start on time - nor the season - baseball heading for big changes driven by money?36:35 - Remembering Hank Aaron39:15 - Coach K - A Jerk - and the decline of 1-and-Done schools44:42 - Syracuse tough week - the struggles of Buddy Boeheim - and calling for Coach to step down?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills run away from Ravens, advance to AFC Championship, NFL Playoff recaps, Chiefs preview, Mets fire Porter, CUSE Hoops breakdown & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 50:01

    Bills run away from Ravens, advance to AFC Championship, NFL Playoff recaps, Chiefs preview, Mets fire Porter, CUSE Hoops breakdown & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills as they advance to the AFC Championship00:19 - Show preview01:17 - Bills beat Ravens- Taron Johnson with biggest play in Bills' History?12:25 - Brian Daboll play calling - and the crowd noise of 6,700 strong14:30 - NFL Playoff recaps - KC beats Cleveland - Browns blow opportunity19:35 - Tampa Bay upsets New Orleans - Drew Brees last Ride?21:43 - Green Bay takes care of Rams22:38 - Coaching Carousel - Jets nab Saleh25:59 - Bucs vs Packers preview28:11 - Bills vs Chiefs preview and prediction35:50 - Syracuse Basketball breakdown - does Boeheim need to change approach?42:34 - Yankees sign Corey Kluber, DJ LeMahieu44:36 - Jared Porter fired by Mets after 2016 dick pics/harassment surfaces47:09 - Buffalo Sabres get 1st winListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Bills Survive Colts and Advance, Full Breakdown plus Preview of Raven's game, Mets add Lindor, CUSE has up & down week & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 50:17

    Bills Survive Colts and Advance, Full Breakdown plus Preview of Raven's game, Mets add Lindor, CUSE has up & down week & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' -  talking about the Buffalo Bills and the NFL Super Wildcard Weekend02:00 - Bills beat Colts, Survive & Advance09:32 - Fumble or Not? Talking Instant Replay on Colts' Pascal catch/fumble19:55 - Importance of Special Teams21:45 -Recapping the rest of the NFL playoff games28:20 - Preview: Bills vs Ravens - can Buffalo stop Lamar Jackson?35:26 - NFL Playoff Preview - Chiefs and Packers enter the mix38:58 - National Championship - Alabama destroys Ohio State43:26 - NY Mets trade for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco46:15 - Syracuse Basketball has up and down week, and Marek heads to the dentist49:20 - A Dubious Anniversary for CarlListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Bills 13 - 3, Wildcard Weekend Preview, Josh Allen Face of the Franchise, Giants & Eagles debate, plus Sabres Outlook

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 52:31


    Bills 13 - 3, Wildcard Weekend Preview, Josh Allen Face of the Franchise, Giants & Eagles debate, plus Sabres Outlook...Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills and the end of the NFL regular season.00:35 - NFL finishes season amid COVID02:46 - Bills beat Dolphins, finish 13 - 3, Josh Allen's incredible season, Stefon Diggs big year10:21 - Nice games for Isaiah McKenzie and Antonio Williams - Dolphins Tua struggles12:05 - Miami 3rd Pick in draft - what direction will they take?15:12 - Preview: Bills vs Indianapolis - Win or Go Home - Can McKenzie replace Beasely?24:04 - NFL Week 17 notes - Eagles and Giants debate merits of winning vs tanking35:54 - Cleveland makes playoffs, Titans vs Texans game - Derrick Henry runs for 2K, DeShaun Watson has big year39:07 - NFL Coaching changes - 3 more let go - where will Brian Daboll42:28 - Should Jets pick Justin Fields 2nd?43:48 - Super Wild Card Weekend Preview - is Tom Brady a match for Chase Young?47:31 - Buffalo Sabres Outlook - some nice additions on offense this year, but defense looks the sameListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills batter Patriots, NFL playoff picture, JJ Watt speaks his mind, MLB Hot Stove and Saying Goodbye to 2020...

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 55:39


    Bills batter Patriots, NFL playoff picture, JJ Watt speaks his mind, MLB Hot Stove and Saying Goodbye to 2020...Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - talking about the Buffalo Bills and the NFL in Week 1600:13 - Thoughts on 202001:58 - Bills beat Patriots, Josh Allen plays great, Stefon Diggs was one of the best moves in Buffalo history, extending Matt Milano, game plan for Week 17 vs Dolphins16:20 - AFC Playoff picture18:45 - NFL Week 16 notes - Saints & Alvin Kamara, JJ Watt speaks out, Tom Brady, Browns, Jets, Steelers, Colts34:00 - Dwayne Haskins & Washington35:25 - NFC East Playoff Picture, NFL officials, Seattle beats Rams, Goff injured, NFC playoff picture42:42 - Jaguars #1 pick - are they 2 to 3 years away from competing? NFL Coaches update - who's getting fired?47:12 - Hot Stove MLB - Yankees might lose DJ LeMahieu, Padres are loading up with Blake Snell and Yu Darvish50:31 - College Football Playoffs preview52:55 - Saying goodbye to the year 2020... finallyListen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills Clinch AFC East - What to do next 2 games, Allen Payday coming up? NFL notes, NBA starts, NHL realigns, CUSE pauses

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 54:04


    Bills Clinch AFC East - What to do next 2 games, Allen Payday coming up? NFL notes, NBA starts, NHL realigns, CUSE pauses and more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - with the big news being - the Buffalo Bills have clinched their 1st AFC Title since 1995 (00:25 - 03:17). Breaking down the win in Denver, and how the Bills can claim the 2nd seed (03:18 - 06:08).Josh Allen's MVP-caliber season could lead to a huge payday this off-season (06:09 - 09:50) - but what do the Bills do the next 2 weeks? (09:51 - 17:25) Rest the starters, or go for the wins and the 2nd seed in the AFC? There may be fans in attendance for the Bills (17:26 - 19:36) - and who made the Pro Bowl for Buffalo.NFL News - Week 15 Notes - starting with the free-falling Pittsburgh Steelers (19:37 - 22:08) - Will the Browns game to the end the season decide the AFC North? What happened to the Raiders? (22:09 - 24:06) Will their fade and injuries mean - Nate Peterman Time?The Bucs (24:07 - 26:58) are playoff-bound thanks to their defense, notsomuch Tom Brady. Plus, the Colts and Titans are looking strong. Will Derrick Henry break 2000 yards this season? The Ravens (26:59 - 30:43) and Dolphins are fighting for the last playoff spot, while the NFC East is up for grabs.Looking at the complete playoff picture (30:44 - 32:23) and how important the final weeks are. Meanwhile - the Jets (32:24 - 37:22) have found new ways to Jets-up their season - this time, by winning a game!The NBA Season starts tonight (37:23 - 40:56) - lots of stories to watch for, like if LeBron can still get the job done at 38, the Nets finally get Kyrie and KD on court together, James Harden is FAT - plus Zion is back for a season without minutes limitations. LaMelo Ball (40:57 - 41:42) gets a lot of buzz, but his defense is not NBA worthy.The NHL announces (41:43 - 42:46) a start date, and a re-alignment to make play possible - and it's not helpful for the Buffalo Sabres...Syracuse Basketball has a week with 2 wins (42:47 - 48:25) that ends with a pause, thanks to a COVID case with UB... But does the Orange have enough shooting to handle the upcoming ACC schedule?The College Football Playoffs (48:26 - 50:19) are set - and is there any way for us to NOT see another Alabama vs Clemson National Title game?And finally, the world got to see Tiger Woods (50:20 - 53:35) and his 11-year old son Charlie on the course together, and it was everything you would expect, and more!Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills rock Steelers on SNF, Josh Allen MVP Worthy, NFL Notes, College Football Playoffs, Should NCAA basketball play games?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 56:13


    Bills rock Steelers on SNF, Josh Allen MVP Worthy, NFL Notes, College Football Playoffs, Should NCAA basketball play games?Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl starts with the impressive Sunday Night Football (00:45 - 02:52) win for Buffalo over Pittsburgh. And the shame that the Bills best season in years is happening with no fans in attendance.Breaking down the Bills win (02:53 - 07:39) - how the Steelers were 1-dimensional on offense, and how the Bills pulled off a big 2nd half. Josh Allen (07:40 - 15:53) proved, that he is in face, MVP Worthy. Mel Kiper adds his thoughts, as only he can, as to why he always knew Josh was a winner. Plus - the dancing (15:54 - 18:43) of Ju Ju and the Bills defense... Talking the Bills positives (18:44 - 20:26), like time of possession - and - Zach Moss. The remaining schedule (20:27 - 22:52) and why the Bills need to clinch the AFC East now, and not in the final week vs Miami.NFL News - Week 14 Notes - starting with the wild Ravens- Browns game on Monday night (22:53 - 26:37) - what Lamar did or didn't do-do - plus the impact of the game on the AFC Wildcard picture. The Rams and Bears look good (26:38 - 28:00) while another name to consider for MVP (28:01 - 30:16) is the Titans Derrick Henry.Patrick Mahomes has a bad game (30:17 - 34:10) while the Packers look strong. The Washington Football team, led by Chase Young, have passed the Giants in the NFC Least. And, who Carl sees as a comp for Young...The Vikings and Bucs (34:11 - 36:52) had a good game that showed more of Tom Brady - weaknesses and all. Jalen Hurts, meanwhile, has arrived in Philly by beating the Saints.The College Football Playoffs (37:21 - 43:36) are about to be decided, and Carl breaks down the 3 teams he thinks are definite, and the different scenarios for the 4th... A lot is riding on this weekend's Clemson - Notre Dame rematch.Should NCAA Basketball be played right now? (43:37 - 51:00) - we've seen a lot of COVID-19 cases, a lot of postponements, a lot of losses from teams that normally win (Duke, Kentucky) - and what former UB Head Coach Nate Oats said in response...Syracuse Basketball opened the ACC schedule by dominating Boston College (51:01 - 55:44) thanks to some good shooting, and a surprising amount of depth for Jim Boeheim's squad, now that Buddy Boeheim is back. Carl thinks this Cuse team, is a team to watch out for...Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills shine on MNF, Josh Allen serious MVP candidate, Jets fire Gregg Williams, Cuse Hoops, and what happened to NHL?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 54:52

    Bills shine on MNF, Josh Allen serious MVP candidate, Jets fire Gregg Williams, Cuse Hoops 3 - 0, and what happened to NHL?Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl starts talking about how great MNF Double-headers are (00:57 - 02:50) before diving into the Bills win over the 49ers on Monday (02:51 - 07:51)Josh Allen looks great, Cole Beasley is an under-the-radar superstar, and Brian Daboll's creativity makes him a likely departure for a head coaching position.Breaking down the Bills offense (07:52 - 10:10) and what they did right - including getting some runs in again. Checking the schedule (10:11 - 12:52) and what the Bills need to do to win the AFC East. The defense (12:53 - 14:57) gets Matt Milano back, and performs ok. What the Bills need (14:58 - 16:06) for next season... and comparing Josh Allen's MVP-caliber season to Sam Darnold (16:07 - 20:47)NFL News - Week 13 Notes - starting with the Jets mess (20:48 - 25:45)- firing Gregg Williams was the right move, and why not firing Adam Gase - yet - makes sense. The Saints look like the NFC's best team (25:46 - 28:00) while the Packers are right there too... the Eagles and Carson Wentz - what happened in Philly?The Colts beat the Texans (28:01 - 30:00), and the Dolphins win again - keeping the pressure on Buffalo. The Vikings (30:01 - 32:43) are a big surprise after their 1 - 5 start - and the Browns are contenders? The Washington Football Team beats Pittsburgh (32:44 - 34:43). Anthony Lynn's job is in serious danger (34:44 - 38:36) while the Chiefs continue to win.Syracuse Basketball is 3 - 0 (38:37 - 48:01) thanks to some good shooting, and the steady presence of Quincy Guerrier. Playing without Buddy Boeheim doesn't hurt the Orange, and may have helped them - plus Lawrence Moten shares an interesting story about Coach Boeheim.And, finally - remember Hockey? (48:02 - 54:26) - it's one of the Big 4 Sports, and yet - when are they playing next? How many games? Where will they play the games? Does anyone know?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Bills go to 8 - 3, NFL Week 12 Notes, Derrick Henry:MVP?, SU Hoops survives Bryant, UB's Jaret Patterson for Heisman? And More...

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 58:34


    Bills go to 8 - 3, NFL Week 12 Notes, Derrick Henry:MVP?, SU Hoops survives Bryant, UB's Jaret Patterson for Heisman? And More...Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills beating the Chargers (01:33 - 06:43) and their upcoming schedule. Comparing Justin Herbert to Josh Allen (06:44 - 08:32) and needed big games from AJ Klein and Ed Oliver.The Run Game (08:33 - 12:26) steps up vs LA - and Josh Allen plays the role of 'game manager' - is this the key for the Bills come playoffs?Gabe Davis (12:27 - 14:53) is having a good rookie season, helping alleviate the John Brown injuries - plus, it's the Bills in prime-time for the next 4 weeks.NFL News - Week 12 Notes (14:54 - 19:35)- Tom Brady and the Bucs are not a legit threat if Brady has to throw the ball 35 times a game. The Raiders collapse (19:36 - 23:04) while the Giants are suddenly the belle of the ball in the terrible NFC East.How about Derrick Henry for MVP? (23:05 - 25:56) Has there been a more valuable player? Mahomes maybe? And the Browns may be the toughest 8 - 3 team to get a handle on - they win despite Baker Mayfield. The Vikings and Panthers (25:57 - 28:01) had a good game, while New England isn't going anyway anytime soon...The COVID situation in the NFL (28:02 - 31:53) forces the Broncos to play with a non-QB while the Ravens are given several days to recoup before playing the Steelers. What's the policy here, NFL? The 49er's and Rams (31:54 - 33:11) had a surprising result...Coaches under fire (33:12 - 39:10) - as the Lions move on - there's plenty of other NFL Coaches via to be the next out the door...Syracuse Basketball wins a game vs Bryant (39:11 - 45:32) that they should have lost - and Boeheim regrets even playing, after the team paused for 14 days. Upsets (45:33 - 47:14) were the order of the day around College hoops in week 1.Boxing is a joke (47:15 - 50:07) - and we didn't need Tyson vs Jones Jr. to tell us that, but it was a hell of a reminder...And, finally - College Football rolls on (50:08 - 53:02) with potential big coaching vacancies - and how about UB's Jaret Patterson (53:03 - 57:52) for Heisman? 400 plus yards and 8 TD's in ONE game is pretty phenomenal...Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    The Bills Run Game - Where has it gone? NFL Notes, Coaching Culture, and CUSE Hoops Preview!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 55:58


    The Bills Run Game - Where has it gone? NFL Notes, Coaching Culture, and CUSE Hoops Preview!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills bye week (01:21 - 04:36) and how Coach Sean McDermott could use the time to "self-scout" his team.  Carl wonders what the actual deal is with Center Mitch Morse (04:37 - 10:08)Tight End Tommy Sweeney (10:09 - 11:47) has complications from COVID-19, and it's pretty serious - another blow to the disappointing Tight End position.  The Run Game (11:48 - 15:10) - how do the Bills make it better?  On the defensive side too, where they allow far too many yards on the ground.The Bills play the Chargers next (15:11 - 17:14) and Carl's pick for Rookie of the Year, Justin Herbert. NFL News - Week 11 Notes (17:15 - 18:29)- The Dolphins blow their game vs Denver - and Tua (18:30 - 20:52) shouldn't be blamed for the loss either...  The Rams beat the Bucs (20:53 - 24:36) as Jared Goff outplays Tom Brady - plus the Ravens and Titans bad blood continues...The NFC East (24:37 - 28:00) trudges on, with the Eagles Carson Wentz looking like a shell of his former MVP-self.  Joe Burrows injury really spells the end of the season for Cincy.  The Saints choice of Taysam Hill pays off, while the Texans and Colts look strong (28:01 - 31:57)The Sunday Night game between the Raiders and Chiefs (31:58 - 37:26) showed how far Las Vegas has progressed, and maybe the Chiefs are a beatable team this year - plus, Mike McCarthy uses a sledgehammer to drive home his points to the Cowboys, and they respond with a win.Coaching and Culture - Carl takes a deep dive into building your team through culture (37:27 - 47:24), through some examples from Urban Meyer and Jimmy Johnson.The NBA Draft (47:25 - 50:10) saw Rochester's Isaiah Stewart go to Detroit with the 16th overall pick - and fellow 585er's Quinton Rose and Anthony Lamb sign deals that could land them in the NBA as well...And, finally - previewing Syracuse Basketball (50:11 - 55:30) as they start the season, and what to expect from Buddy Boeheim and gang.Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscribe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Hail Mary Heartbreaker! Bills head to Bye 7 - 3, NFL Week 10 Notes, NBA Draft, The Masters and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 49:07


    Hail Mary Heartbreaker!  Bills head to Bye 7 - 3, NFL Week 10 Notes, NBA Draft, The Masters and more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills (00:42 - 05:12) losing to the Arizona Cardinals, and questioning the in-game coaching adjustments from Coach Sean McDermott.Josh Allen made a tremendous play that could have been the game winner (05:13 - 08:33), further cementing the fact that Allen is great under pressure, late in games.The Play.  The Hail Mary. (08:34 - 18:33) Kyler Murray finds Hopkins in a sea of Blue in the endzone.  Breaking down the play, and what happened...The Bills are in a bind (18:35 - 20:57) as it pertains to Miami.  Both teams are heading to their final week showdown with a chance to win the AFC East.  DeAndre Hopkins (20:58 - 21:48), just to reiterate - play of the season so far.NFL News - Week 10 Notes (21:49 - 24:23)- The Bucs win games when Ronald Jones gets the ball.  Running the ball (24:24 - 27:11) is back in style this year in the NFL.  Plus, Tua, Justin Herbert, and the Raiders talk.The Steelers reamin undefeated(27:12 - 30:09), and the Seahawks look human again, while Green Bay looks strong, and the Saints turn to Jameison Winston with Drew Brees injured.The Sunday Night game between New England and Baltimore (30:10 - 32:28) proved the Bill Belichick isn't going for a draft pick, and can still pick apart another teams offense.College Football (32:39 - 35:44) sees the PAC10 playing, while the BIG10 looks like a disaster, with Michigan and Penn State a combined 1 - 7.The NBA Draft (35:45 - 41:47) has a huge local connection, with Rochester's Isaiah Stewart, Quinton Rose and Anthony Lamb all potentially being drafted - but why is everyone so high on Lamelo ball?Kim Ng (41:48 - 43:38) becomes the 1st female General Manager in MLB with Derek Jeter's Marlins.And, finally The Masters tournament (43:39 - 48:46) sees Dustin Johnson win the green jacket, while Tiger Woods has a very bad par 3 that takes him out of contention.Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Josh Allen's Quantum Leap to Elite QB, Stefon Diggs, NFL Wk 9 Notes, Notre Dame Playoffs? and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 46:43


    Josh Allen's Quantum Leap to Elite QB, Stefon Diggs unstoppable, NFL Week 9 Notes, Notre Dame Playoff Bound? The Masters, and more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills (01:38 - 07:00) defeating the Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson. Carl breaks down the game, and what put the Bills over the top.Josh Allen stepped up again (07:01 - 10:39) and has proven he may be the best QB of the Class of 2018. Stefon Diggs (10:40 - 14:16) can't be guarded by a man-to-man defense, and it's opening up the Buffalo offense. Kyler Murray (14:17 - 16:32) and the Arizona Cardinals are up next for the Bills, another tough matchup.Josh Allen lost his grandmother (16:33 - 21:05) shortly before the game, and Bills Mafia, led by Del Reid, stepped up to raise money on Josh's behalf. Another classy move from the best fans in the NFL.NFL News - Week 9 Notes - COVID and how the NFL has handled it so far, plus thoughts on the Ravens, Colts and Chiefs (21:06 - 25:18). Carl speaks highly of Teddy Bridgewater, Delvin Cook and wonders if Anthony Lynn can hang on with the Chargers. (25:19 - 29:11)The Steelers are undefeated, and the Las Vegas Raiders are a bit of a surprise... (29:12 - 31:29)The Sunday Night game between Tampa Bay and New Orleans (31:30 - 33:20) showed Tom Brady isn't the QB he once was, while Drew Brees is starting to resemble his old self.College Football Playoffs pondering (33:21 - 39:06) as Carl breaks down the chances of Notre Dame making the Final Four, after their huge win over Clemson.And, finally The Masters tournament is here (39:07 - 46:14) - later than usual due to COVID, and shaping up to be a special tournament.Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills at Mid-Season, AFC East QBs, NFL Notes, Hot Stove Baseball plus NBA's next move

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 58:07

    Bills at Mid-Season, AFC East QBs, NFL Notes, Hot Stove Baseball plus NBA's next moveJoin Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills (01:57 - 04:09) at mid-Season and 6 - 2 atop the AFC East...The New England game, looking at the positives (04:10 - 10:38) like Zack Moss and Josh Allen. Also, the negatives (10:39 - 16:59) - namely the Defense - is Ed Oliver any good? Tremaine Edmunds, has he peaked? When will Milano be healthy?How the AFC East looks (17:00 - 21:08)... Talking the Bills running game (21:09 - 25:51) with Moss and Singletary - plus the Sean McDermott post-game comments.NFL News - Week 8 Notes - Looking at the QB's in the AFC East (25:52 - 28:45), and Tua sure looks better than Cam right now.Plus, talking (28:46 - 34:01) the Steelers, Lamar Jackson, the Bengals, and Delvin Cook.Lots of notes (34:02 - 40:28) and thoughts on the Colts, Chargers, Anthony Lynn, Russell Wilson, DK Metcalf, the Bears and Dak Prescott.Instant Replay (40:29 - 44:15) - who needs it? Not Rutgers, after they have their amazing touchdown taken back.Jim Harbaugh (44:16 - 47:34) on the hot seat - he costs so much compared to the wins he has brought to Big Blue... plus, the Pac-10 returns and Clemson battles Notre Dame (47:35 - 48:38)Baseball enters it's Hot Stove season (48:39 - 52:31) and the Mets officially have a new owner - is this the start of a new competition between the Yankees and Mets? Plus, does baseball spending go way down this off-season, after the pandemic?And, the NBA (52:32 - 57:15) is trying to figure out when it's next season should start - a decision that could have huge ramifications on the season.Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!

    Bills Kick past Jets, Cam Newton, Dallas Cowboys, Coaches on the Hot Seat & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 55:44


    Bills Kick past Jets, Cam Newton, Dallas Cowboys, Coaches on the Hot Seat & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills (00:29 - 05:35) beating the NY Jets - thanks to Six Field Goals by Tyler Bass... though he did miss 2. Carl hates kickers in general, how do you think he feels about "Left Eye" Bass?Talking Sam Darnold's performance (05:36 - 08:49) and where he may be playing next season. Meanwhile the Bills defense (08:50 - 10:06) looked better. And the running game (10:07 - 11:18) got to stretch it's legs in the 2nd half.Cam Newton (11:19 - 17:18) was benched in New England - is it temporary? Why does ex-Niner Jeff Garcia have a problem with Cam? Talking about the Pats game next week (17:19 - 21:02) and the remaining schedule...NFL News - Week 7 Notes (21:03 - 27:14) on the Steelers, Falcons and Joe Burrow. Plus - the Cowboys (27:15 - 32:33) have a lot of issues, and they all start at the top - with Jerry Jones. More on the Chiefs winning without a great Mahomes performance (32:34 - 36:33) plus thoughts on the Chargers new kid QB, and Kyler Murray beating Russell Wilson.Tom Brady and Tampa Bay (36:34 - 40:30) add Antonio Brown - can it work out for the Bucs?NFL Coaches on the hot seat (40:31 - 48:56) - Carl see as many as SIX coaches who could soon be unemployed.College Football is in full swing now (48:57 - 51:29) with talk on Michigan State and Penn State.And, the World Series(51:30 - 55:15) has been great - who doesn't love it?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills drop 2 in a row - Where's the problem(s)? NFL News & Notes, Trevor Lawrence and World Series Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 60:07


    Bills drop 2 in a row - Where's the problem(s)? NFL News & Notes, Trevor Lawrence and World Series Preview"The Tenor of this 'cast is going to be a little bit negative" - Carl Falk Oct. 20, 2020Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the Buffalo Bills (01:35 - 04:02) and their very bad 7 days... Losses to the Titans and the Chiefs, with both games on National TV...Breaking down the losses (04:03 - 12:37), and identifying the problem that is the Bills defensive line. But lest you forget the lack of discipline (12:38 - 13:24) or the struggles of Sean McDermott (13:25 - 15:13) with game management.Josh Allen (15:14 - 17:21) has regressed a little, but is still having a very good season. But the running game (17:22 - 20:36) is in shambles. Next the Bills get a reprieve with the Jets (20:37 - 25:52) before their schedule gets very tough, very fast.NFL News - How bad are them Cowboys? (25:53 - 31:47) Historically bad on defense, according to Carl - The Bucs have been a surprise (31:48 - 36:22) because of the defense, not Tom Brady. Plus, talkng Chicago Bears, the Steelers dominate the Browns and Sam Darnold's future. (36:23 - 40:50)The Titans and the 49ers are two surprising teams (40:51 - 42:44) that could be dangerous in the playoffs. Ryan Fitzpatrick may be benched in favor of Tua, but his leadership is undeniable (42:45 - 45:49)You can save on your first order with InstaCart - Free Delivery on your order of $35 or more! Click this link to get started- https://instacart.oloiyb.net/qJN9LTrevor Lawrence may be the best College QB (45:50 - 51:04) Carl has ever seen - but does he necessarily want to be a NY Jet next year? Alabama Football, meanwhile, just continues to roll on and produce NFL players (51:05 - 53:39)And, the World Series begins tonight (53:40 - 1:00:00) and Carl thinks it's going to be a great series between Tampa Bay and Los Angeles - and which Clayton Kershaw shows up for game 1?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills on Tuesday Night Football, Plans for a new Yankees Empire, LeBron wants Respect, NFL News & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 60:32


    Bills on Tuesday Night Football, Plans for a new Yankees Empire, LeBron wants Respect, NFL News & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the latest on the NFL and COVID situation (00:29 - 04:53) and how the league responded, with a bunch of scheduling changes.The Buffalo Bills on National prime-time TV (04:54 - 18:21) - what they need to do to beat the Titans, and who you have to stop on Tennessee's offense to win.NFL News - Coaching changes in the NFL (18:22 - 24:46) as Dan Quinn joins the list of unemployed - and how long before Adam Gase joins him? The Dak Prescott injury (24:47 - 31:43) was gruesome and poses some big questions for Dallas, with his contract, and his value going forward.  Meanwhile, rookie Justin Herbert (31:44 - 32:43) looks like the real deal for the Chargers - and hey, the Chiefs can lose (32:44 - 35:08) after all!The NY Jets mess now has another problem (35:09 - 40:30) with Sam Darnold injured - should the Jets look for another option at QB next season?  Carl has some ideas for them - free of charge.You can save on your first order with InstaCart - Free Delivery on your order of $35 or more!  Click this link to get started- https://instacart.oloiyb.net/qJN9LThe MLB post-season (40:31 - 41:39) is interrupted by the passing of Hall of Famer Joe Morgan - another baseball legend lost in just a short amount of time.   On the field, the Braves and Rays look strong (41:40 - 42:58) but don't count out the Dodgers.Carl takes a deep dive into the Yankees (42:59 - 52:23) - who they should bring back, who they should bring in, and who they should jettison - in order to bring back a World Series title next season - and for many years going forward.  A must listen for fans of the Bronx Bombers.The Sabres make a major signing (52:24 - 55:04) and even Carl is impressed with The Pegula's for bringing Taylor Hall to Buffalo.And, Lebron James (55:05 - 1:00:10) has his 4th NBA Championship, and is arguably one of the top3 greatest NBA Players of all-time - so why is he so worried about 'Respect'?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Bills 4 - 0, McDermott Head Coach of the Year? NFL news, Home Runs dominate MLB, Lebron Walks Off & more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 55:05


    Bills 4 - 0, McDermott Head Coach of the Year? NFL news, Home Runs dominate MLB, Lebron Walks Off & more!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - Carl opens with the latest on the NFL and the Titans COVID situation (00:26 - 04:08) and how the league may have dodged a bullet.Breaking down the Buffalo Bills win over Las Vegas (04:09 - 09:01) - and we should be talking about how great Josh Allen has been? Like even more than before? Allen for MVP is now a national talking point... Plus, the Bills defense (09:11 - 10:57) rebounds -Andre Roberts and Tyler Bass (10:58 - 12:23) making an impact, of varying degrees.Is Sean McDermott the NFL Coach of the Year? (12:24 - 23:26) Despite a weakness on game management - you have to admire what McDermott has done to turn around 2 decades of losing in Buffalo. Injuries to Levi Wallace and Matt Milano (23:27 - 26:26) are impacting the Bills.NFL News - Bill O'Brien (26:27 - 30:58) gets his walking papers in Texas, the Dolphins are about to load up in the draft - and hey, two Monday Night football games ain't so bad! (30:59 - 34:01). Plus, more on Carolina, Joe Burrow, the Baltimore Ravens bounce back and the Cleveland Browns destruction of Dallas (34:02 - 38:13)Speaking of the Cowboys (38:14 - 41:36), Jerry Jones may be their biggest problem...You can save on your first order with InstaCart - Free Delivery on your order of $35 or more! Click this link to get started- https://instacart.oloiyb.net/qJN9LThe MLB playoffs are dominated by Home Runs (41:37 - 43:38), is that destroying the game? The Yankees pick rookie Deivi Garcia (43:59 - 46:53) to start Game 2 - a mistake? The Astros are looking strong, while the Miami Marlins are believing in themselves, and manager Don Mattingly (46:54 - 47:48).The NBA Finals are HEATing up, with Miami winning game 3 - and Lebron James walks off the court (47:49 - 50:09) before the game ends... Gotten to? And, the Lakers need Anthony Davis to be aggressive...every game.Baseball mourns another great loss (50:10 - 51:20) as Cardinals legend Bob Gibson passes away - meanwhile, coaching legend Bobby Bowden (51:21 - 51:46) is battling COVID-19.And , some final parting thoughts on Minor League Baseball (51:47 - 52:59) and the Sabres with new GM Kevin Adams (53:00 - 54:10) on NHL Draft week.Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!


    Time to Break up the Jets? Bills vs Raiders Preview, NFL Week 4 Preview - Plus, Yanks vs Rays Should be Great TV!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 41:24

    Time to Break up the Jets? Bills vs Raiders Preview, NFL Week 4 Preview - Plus, Yanks vs Rays Should be Great TV!Join Carl Falk for 'Falkin' Around' - the Friday 'Weekend Preview' Edition! Carl opens with a look at last night's Thursday Night Football (01:37 - 05:53) game between the Jets and Broncos. Is it time to break up the Jets? Fire Adam Gase? Trade Sam Darnold? (05:54 - 07:55) And aren't we all tired of Gregg Williams?The Buffalo Bills travel to Las Vegas (07:56 - 14:00) to play the Raiders - What to expect from Josh Allen and crew. Will the offense continue to pour it on? Will the defense step up against Derek Carr? Will 'Old Friend' Nate Peterman get in the game?NFL Week 4 Preview: Lots of games to watch (16:07 - 20:41) - including Cleveland vs Dallas - Carl says bet on Baker Mayfield vs the Cowboys secondary! Patrick Mahomes takes on Bill Belichick (20:42 - 22:16) and the Eagles vs the 49ers (22:17 - 23:12), will this be the end for Carson Wentz as a starting QB?Monday Night Football (23:13 - 24:39) features the Packers vs Falcons... Is Dan Quinn on the hot seat? Does he survive a bad showing in prime time?You can save on your first order with InstaCart - Free Delivery on your order of $35 or more! Click this link to get started- https://instacart.oloiyb.net/qJN9LThe MLB playoffs have been great (24:40 - 29:13), especially for the young and exciting players, like Fernando Tatis Jr. The Yankees advance to play their hated rivals in Tampa Bay - and that could be an awesome series. But, why does MLB (29:14 - 30:52) allow players to be interviewed on TV - during the game? It almost cost the Oakland A's...College Football has some intriguing matchups this weekend (30:53 - 32:51), including Auburn vs Georgia. Plus, Alabama and the Boomer Sooners are in action...The NBA Finals start with a big Lakers win (32:52 - 35:04) over the Heat - and now Miami has two big injuries to slow them down. Doc Rivers is hired (35:05 - 36:50) in Philly - will the Sixers need to trade a big name to rebuild? Embiid? Simmons?And finally, Carl looks at what's next for the traditional winter sports, the NBA and NHL (36:51 - 40:24) - what does the schedule look like for them? When do they start, and how many games will they play 'next' season? And, what about the AHL and the Amerks?Listen in, and join the conversation - leave a comment or question, and make sure to subscibe to 'Falkin' Around'!

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