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One of the official podcasts of Bucky's 5th Quarter, the premier online community for Wisconsin Badgers fans -- headlined by Jake Kocorowski and "The Polish Rifle" Scott Wisniewski. A proud member of SB Nation.

Kielbasa Kings Sports Extravaganza

  • May 11, 2019 LATEST EPISODE
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Latest episodes from Kielbasa Kings Sports Extravaganza

The Milwaukee Bucks are heading to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals!

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2019 27:00

At the beginning, we quickly talk about the Milwaukee Brewers' current turnaround as they face the Chicago Cubs this weekend. Then, the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a Game 1 loss against the Boston Celtics in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals by winning four straight to advance to the next round. We look at how Giannis Antetokounmpo, George Hill, Khris Middleton, Pat Connaughton, head coach Mike Budenholzer and the rest of the Bucks surged ahead to upend Kyrie Irving and the Celtics. Plus, who should fans be rooting for between the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors?  

Previewing the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2019 32:00

We are less than 24 hours away from the Milwaukee Brewers' 2019 home opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. We break down the following leading up to more in-state Major League Baseball action: The daunting schedule during the first two-plus months for Craig Counsell's crew.If the pitching can hold up both in relief (without Jeremy Jeffress and Corey Knebel) and starting the game (looking at the youngsters in Brandon Woodruff, Freddy Peralta and Corbin Burnes)Where the Brewers look good offensively, and can Ben Gamel supply production as the fourth outfielder?Plus NL Central, playoff and World Series predictions!

Wisconsin, Marquette and the upcoming NCAA Tournament; Milwaukee Bucks

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2019 21:00

We return with a key focus on two big-time in-state programs who will be in the NCAA Tournament this year, but we ponder just how far they will go? Both the Wisconsin Badgers and Marquette Golden Eagles have shown glimpses of brilliance this season, but they have also some shortcomings that could be disastrous during March Madness. We talk about those and more for our first segment. We then talk about the Milwaukee Bucks and the potential for locking down the No. 1 seed in the NBA's Eastern Conference. What lies ahead and can the Toronto Raptors leapfrog them for the top seed in the East?

Milwaukee Brewers re-sign Mike Moustakas; MLB 2019 Spring Training begins

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2019 56:00

A lot to discuss on this week's show. Here's the breakdown:  The Milwaukee Brewers re-signing Mike Moustakas, where they need to address other needs (hello, starting pitching?)The Milwaukee Bucks hold the NBA's best record at the All-Star break. What their trade deadline deal for Nikola Mirotic could mean to the team and more.Yes, even some Alliance of American Football talk, as we discuss the innovations of the league, the play overall, and what it could mean for the state of the game.  

Looking at the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers, American Family Insurance naming rights

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2019 45:00

On Thursday, Scott and Jake looked at a few topics heading into the weekend, namely: This cold weather stinksThe Milwaukee Brewers' offseason and what positions need to be filled (looking at you second base and starting pitcher)The Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams and what transpired during the AFC and NFC Championship games last weekend.

Breaking down Matt LaFleur as Green Bay Packers head coach

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2019 31:00

Acme Packing Company's Tex Western joins us for the nearly half-hour show as we break down all things Green and Gold with the Green Bay Packers' hire of Matt LaFleur as head coach. We quickly discuss the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs, along with asking if New England Patriots standoutJames White is the Wisconsin running back to become the most productive in the NFL. Then we dig ito the hire itself, the background of LaFleur with Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan, who is next priority to be hired on the offensive end and more!          

What's next for the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers?

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2019 51:00

Both the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers come off disappointing 2018 campaigns based on their respective preseason hype. We dig into what's next for the dominant football programs in the state with B5Q's Owen Riese. For Green Bay, we break down who we would like to see leading the football team as its head coach, along with the key areas for improvement and a "way-too-early" 2019 NFL Draft wish list. For Wisconsin, we look at the areas needing improvement the most--notably the quarterback and defensive line position. 

Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears preview; Looking at Wisconsin basketball

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2018 43:00

We are LIVE from Bierock on Tuesday night, and we break down a ton of topics heading into this weekend. Those include: Wisconsin Badgers basketball through 10 games (recorded prior to its Thursday night win over Savannah State)The Milwaukee Bucks and their solid start to the 2018-19 NBA seasonThe Green Bay Packers, now without Mike McCarthy as head coach, awaiting the Chicago Bears on the road.

Milwaukee-Los Angeles NLDS Game 6 preview; Green Bay Packers talk

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2018 47:00

It will be stressful for Milwaukee Brewers fans as they await Game 6 of the NLDS on Friday night. Can the bats of Christian Yelich, Ryan Braun and Jesus Aguilar wake up to lead the Brew Crew past the Dodgers?  We look at the Green Bay Packers' close win and diagnose what's been right and wrong with this team so far. Plus, we break down Wisconsin's bad loss to Michigan at the Big House and preview what's ahead this homecoming weekend against Illinois.

Catching Brew Crew fever with the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLCS!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2018 39:00

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Curt Hogg joins the show once again to talk about the Milwaukee Brewers in the offseason, this time about Craig Counsell's squad taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers. What are the key match-ups, what's the most worrisome about facing the NL West champs, and what's his prediction for the series?  We quickly chat about the Green Bay Packers' loss to the Detroit Lions and what lies ahead against the San Francisco 49ers, while also previewing a tough challenge for the Wisconsin Badgers as they head to Ann Arbor to take on Shea Patterson and the Michigan Wolverines.

Milwaukee Brewers-Colorado Rockies NLDS match-up; Packers, Badgers, too!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2018 28:00

A second episode of the show drops this week! Scott and Jake welcome the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Curt Hogg to the podcast to break down the Milwaukee Brewers NLDS roster, how their bullpen strategy worked against the Colorado Rockies in Game 1, and his predictions for the series. Scott and Jake also break down some wide receiver depth issues with the Green Bay Packers as they head into the NFC North divisional match-up against the Detroit Lions, while also previewing the Wisconsin Badgers-Nebraska Cornhuskers evening tilt at Camp Randall Stadium.

AND NEW National League Central Division Champs...the Milwaukee Brewers!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2018 17:00

The Milwaukee Brewers clinched the National League Central division championship on Monday night. Scott and Jake discuss potential 25-man roster situations for Craig Counsell and his squad especially with a bullpen leading the way on the mound in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Colorado Rockies. Also wiill Hernan Perez, Eric Thames and starting pitchers Chase Anderson or Zach Davies around for this five-game series? Plus we give our predictions on who will advance to the NLCS!

Milwaukee Brewers NL Playoff Push, Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers news

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2018 46:00

The Milwaukee Brewers are closing in on a playoff spot--will it be the NL Central or one of the two Wild Card slots? Also, we discuss Christian Yelich going GOAT status these past few weeks. Scott and Jake look at the Green Bay Packers and what happened against the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday. It wasn't just the Clay Matthews penalty that killed the chance of a win over the NFC North foe. Plus, we look at the Wisconsin Badgers loss to BYU last weekend, and what that means heading into the game on Saturday night against the Iowa Hawkeyes  

Milwaukee Brewers playoff push and Green Bay Packers preseason hoopla!

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2018 39:00

The Milwaukee Brewers are in midst of a tough stretch as they attempt to hold on to one of the NL Wild Card spots while vying for the NL Central crown with the Chicago Cubs. We look at their trade moves and ponder if they can hold on with the likes of the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals and others on their tails. With the NFL preseason underway, we take a quick look at the Green Bay Packers and their first game against the Tennessee Titans.

Milwaukee Brewers: What's looked good so far, what's still needed

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2018 29:00

The Milwaukee Brewers are still atop the NL Central (for now), but what trends are we seeing with this club heading into the summer months? We look at what they've achieved so far and what is still needed from this team as they try to hold off the talented Chicago Cubs along with the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates within the division.

Reactions to the Milwaukee Bucks hiring Mike Budenholzer, Sterling Brown video

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2018 34:00

We return with another great episode, this time talking all things Milwaukee Bucks. ESPN Milwaukee's Eric Nehm discusses the Sterling Brown video that was released by the Milwaukee Police and what comes next for the player, the team (along with its statement), and the community. Eric also helps us break down the hire of Mike Budenholzer as the Bucks' new head coach and what we could expect from this team going forward.

2018 NFL Draft preview; Alec James Wisconsin football interview

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2018 53:00

A jam packed episode once again! Here's the full breakdown: [Start of show-30:40] Acme Packing Company's Tex Western joins the show to discuss all the reports and rumblings about the Green Bay Packers and who they will select on Thursday's 2018 NFL Draft. Could they bump up and grab Derwin James, or do they stay back if a bunch of quarterbacks are selected first? What other needs do the Packers need to address after free agency? Which Wisconsin Badgers standout could be a good fit up in Titletown? Tex answers all of these questions and more. [30:45-End of Show] Wisconsin defensive lineman Alec James joins the show to discuss his NFL Draft preparation at NX Level in Waukesha, his Pro Day performance, and how NFL teams view him in their respective defenses! Plus, we drop some Shaq knowledge on you with his favorite movie, Kazaam, and yes, the Shaq Diesel album.

2018 NFL Draft Jack Cichy Interview; Milwaukee Bucks playoff talk

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2018 48:00

A great show once again, as a former Wisconsin walk-on joins the show to discuss his NFL journey just about a week away from coming true! [Note: we recorded this show on Thursday before the Milwaukee Brewers exploded for runs in the first two games of the series, and the Bucks took Game 3] [0:00-17:00] We discuss the Milwaukee Bucks' rough start to the NBA playoffs and what lies ahead for the franchise as the series with the Boston Celtics shifts to the Cream City. This same weekend, the Brewers take on the Miami Marlins, and we assess what the team has done in 20 games. [17:00-41:00] Wisconsin inside linebacker Jack Cichy joins the show to talk about his training and Pro Day performance, along with who he's visited and worked out for. A great discussion!

A look at the first week for the Milwaukee Brewers and WWE Wrestlemania!

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2018 62:00

Recorded on Thursday! The Milwaukee Brewers entered the weekend four-game series against the Chicago Cubs with a 4-2 record. Who were the positives (Lorenzo Cain, Christian Yelich, Ryan Braun's walk-off), and what was concerning (starting pitching) during the first two series? The Milwaukee Bucks fight for playoff positioning -- where will they land? Our favorite time of the year--Wrestlemania--is upon us! We look at the big matches of the evening, including Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey/Kurt Angle vs. Stephanie McMahon/Triple H and more! 

2018 March Madness Final Four picks; Milwaukee Brewers 2018 Opening Day Roster

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2018 26:00

The Milwaukee Brewers start their 2018 season against the San Diego Padres on the road on the West Coast. We break down the roster and ask what the strengths and potential areas of improvements could be. That includes discussion on the lack of additions in starting pitching outside of Jhoulys Chacin. Plus, we make our predictions for the 2018 season, including where the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Houston Astros could find themselves in the postseason. March Madness winds down this weekend with the Final Four. Who comes out on top out of Loyola-Chicago, Michigan, Villanova and Kansas? We give your takes as to who brings home the National Championship.

2018 NCAA March Madness preview

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2018 26:00

The 2018 edition of March Madness is now upon us! We look at the different regions and make our picks for who will go to the Final Four? Can any of the Big Ten teams like Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan or Ohio State run the table and claim a national championship, or will the likes of Virginia, Arizona, Duke, Kansas or others earn the crown as the country's best collegiate program? We also discuss briefly the signing of Jake Arrieta with the Philadelphia Phillies and Lance Lynn with the Detroit Tigers and what it means to the Milwaukee Brewers.

Milwaukee Brewers 2018 preview: Infielders, starting pitching

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2018 32:00

The Milwaukee Brewers answered questions about their outfield, but what about their infield and starting pitching?  We look at second base to see if Jonathan Villar or Eric Sogard could lock down the spot, and also ask if Eric Thames or Jesus Aguilar (or potentially Ji-Man Choi or Ryan Braun) will be the answer(s) at first base. We then look at starting pitching, and with Jimmy Nelson still out for a portion of 2018, who will be the big five for the Brewers and how can they supplement their staff. Note: This was recorded before Jim Salisbury reported on Sunday that Jake Arrieta would sign with the Philadelphia Phillies

2018 Milwaukee Brewers: Outfield, catchers preview

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2018 28:00

Recorded last week, Scott and Jake begain our position previews for the 2018 Milwaukee Brewers.  Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich revamp an outfield that includes Ryan Braun, Domingo Santana, Keon Broxton and Brett Phillips. How will the depth work out, and could anyone go? Plus we look at the catchers and how the likes of Stephen Vogt, Manny Pina, and Jett Bandy shape up.

NBA Trade Deadline Deals and What It Means to the Milwaukee Bucks

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2018 23:00

The 2018 NBA Trade Deadline passed with the Cleveland Cavaliers clearing house and Dwayne Wade heading back to the Miami Heat. We breakdown what it means for the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA playoff picture with Danny Cunningham of 96.7 FM and 1670 AM The Zone in Madison.  Scott and Jake also discuss the Milwaukee Brewers and the MLB free agency period. 

Analyzing the Milwaukee Brewers' big moves during the off-season

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2018 28:00

The Milwaukee Brewers have been big movers during the MLB off-season, acquiring outfielder Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins for Lewis Brinson, Monte Harrison, Isan Diaz and Jordan Yamamoto. They also signed centerfielder Lorenzo Cain to a huge deal--but who else could GM David Stearns pick up to make this team not just playoff contenders, but potentially World Series-bound? We ask WTMJ Radio news anchor and sports contributor Barry Nelson, who's also the former host of "Inside the Park" podcast, about where the Brew Crew goes from here and if that could include ace pitcher Yu Darvish. We also breakdown the Milwaukee Bucks and the return of Jabari Parker.    

Looking back at the Wisconsin Badgers' 2017 football season

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2018 43:00

Where to start with the 2017 Wisconsin Badgers? A 13-win season, a true freshman in Jonathan Taylor gaining nearly 2,000 yards on the ground, a top five defense under first-year coordinator Jim Leonhard that stymied opponents, and a group of young receivers stepping up with quarterback Alex Hornibrook. We break down the successful season for Wisconsin with BadgerBlitz.com's John Veldhuis and what stood out to him the most in general terms, the impact of transfers Nick Nelson and Andrew Van Ginkel, among so much more. Note: Forgive the hint of audio problems in this episode.

Green Bay Packers hire Brian Gutekunst; Mike Pettine and Joe Philbin breakdowns

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2018 37:00

It has been a whirlwind of change for the Green Bay Packers in their front office and coaching staff. We breakdown the hire of Brian Gutekunst as general manager while also discussing how Eliot Wolf and Alonzo Highsmith are heading to the Cleveland Browns to join John Dorsey. With the coaching staffs gutted, we look at the reported hires of Joe Philbin and Mike Pettine as offensive and defensive coordinators, respectively. For the offense, what could it mean for Aaron Rodgers and others?  Towards the end, we also discuss a couple other moves by the Chicago Bears and Oakland Raiders.

Breaking down the Green Bay Packers' GM/Coaching searches

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2018 33:00

The Green Bay Packers are in the news during playoff season, but not for its normal reasons. With Ted Thompson transitioning to a new position and defensive coordinator Dom Capers out among a number of assistant coaches, we break down what could happen inside 1265 Lombardi Ave. in the coming days. Acme Packing Company's Tex Western joins the show to give the low down on how Thompson's tenure will be remembered, who should be in consideration from general manager, along with the assistant coach shake-up and key players involved. A great 1/2 hour show -- hope you listen in!

2018 Early Signing Period: Wisconsin breakdown, Travian Blaylock interview

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2017 48:00

The Wisconsin Badgers welcomed 26 signees (19 scholarship, seven walk-ons) on Wednesday to the class of 2018 during the start of early signing period.  247Sports' Benjamin Worgull joins B5Q's Jake Kocorowski in breaking down this recruiting cycle, answering such questions like who could make an early impact, which could potentially include cornerback Donte Burton and defensive lineman Bryson Williams. About midway through, 2018 cornerback signee Travian Blaylock joins the show to talk about his commitment, recruiting process and why he chose to come to Wisconsin. Here’s the full agenda of the show: 2:20 — Overall impressions of Wisconsin’s class 4:15 — Head coach Paul Chryst and his coaching staff’s mentality on recruiting 6:45—The in-state scholarship signees 11:10—What the impact of signing five Michigan-based players could mean and what to see out of offensive lineman Michael Furtney 15:30 —Interview with 2018 cornerback signee Travian Blaylock. He discusses his recruiting process, where Wisconsin sees him, the influence of his father, former NFL player Derrick Blaylock, and the bond of this 2018 class 27:30—What the early enrollees could bring to Wisconsin 32:25—Did the Ben Bryant situation hurt Wisconsin at all? 35:15—Chase Wolf and what he could bring at quarterback 38:15—Was there a position Wisconsin missed on? 41:45—Wisconsin’s walk-on class of 2018 44:00—Who to watch for until the official National Signing Day in February

Green Bay-Cleveland preview; Looking back on Wisconsin-Ohio State

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2017 41:00

We return after a week off to jump back into the Green Bay Packers' playoff aspirations. Brett Hundley, Clay Matthews and Co. try to continue the drive to keep their playoff hopes alive to face Joe Schobert and the Cleveland Browns. Zach Heilprin, sports director at 96.7 FM/1670 AM The Zone in Madison, helps us break down the Packers' match-up against Josh Gordon and what to watch for this Sunday. Zach stays on to talk about the Wisconsin Badgers' loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game and their season before facing Miami in the Capital One Orange Bowl. What was to blame for the loss to the Buckeyes, and how would he view this season? A great 40 minutes of sports talk of this week!

Wisconsin-Minnesota preview, Green Bay Packers' current, dismal state

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2017 31:00

It is AXE WEEK for the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Golden Gophers, as they meet in the Twin Cities on Saturday. We breakdown our predictions and what Bucky has to do against Goldy to retain Paul Bunyan's Axe for the 14th straight year.  More importantly, they need this week to continue their drive towards a Big Ten Championship and potential College Footbal Playoff berth. The Green Bay Packers put up a dismal performance against the Baltimore Ravens last week and now face a tall task against the Pittsburgh Steelers. How many sacks will former Badger T.J. Watt have against his old home-state team?

Green Bay-Chicago Bears preview; Martellus Bennett, Wisconsin-Iowa preview

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2017 41:00

We start the show discussing the dismal state of the Green Bay Packers, and what, if anything they can do to try to right the ship heading into this week's game against the Chicago Bears. Around the 16-17 minute mark, we ask what the heck is going on with the Martellus Bennett situation, and we even recorded twice this week after Bennett's Instagram post calling out Packers team doct Pat McKenzie. It was quite the unceremonious end for Bennett in Green Bay, who now appears healthy enough to play for the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. Starting at about the 27-28 minute mark, we preview the No. 8 (CFP) Wisconsin Badgers' match-up against the No. 20 Iowa Hawkeyes. Even with injuries to the likes of wide receiver Quintez Cephus and inside linebacker Chris Orr, can the Badgers muster enough to maintain their undefeated season and quest not just for a divison or conference championship, but the College Football Playoff?

Green Bay-Detroit preview; College Football Playoff rankings

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2017 45:00

We break down what the Green Bay Packers, with Brett Hundley under center, needs to do against former Wisconsin Badgers Rick Wagner, Jared Abbrederis and the Detroit Lions? Can they overcome the injury to Aaron Rodgers to somehow make the playoffs? Wisconsin was ranked No. 9 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings. We debate if that's too low, and what's to come for the Badgers as they head into Indiana.

Wisconsin-Maryland football preview

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2017 24:00

The No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) welcome the Maryand Terrapins (3-3, 1-2) to Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday morning, as they look to remain undefeated. B5Q breaks down the keys to the game for Wisconsin defensively, including containing Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore, who leads the Big Ten Conference in a variety of receiving categories, as well as running back Ty Johnson. Senior cornerback Derrick Tindal weighs in on how to defend Moore as well. On offense, true freshman Jonathan Taylor has the chance to put up some incredible numbers in his short career. We establish why Wisconsin can and should be able to run the ball well on Saturday.    

Green Bay-Minnesota preview; Wisconsin-Purdue Big Ten preview

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2017 47:00

We look back at the Green Bay Packers come from behind win against the Dallas Cowboys while looking ahead to a big NFC North match-up against the Minnesota Vikings. We break down the Milwaukee Brewers season, then look at the Wisconsin Badgers battle against the Purdue Boilermakers!

Wisconsin-Nebraska football preview, D'Cota Dixon and Leon Jacobs talk Huskers

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2017 53:00

It's a whole bunch of football on this week's show! For a solid 16-17 minutes, Acme Packing Company's Tex Western dissects the ins and outs of the Green Bay Packers' next game against the Dallas Cowboys. At about the 17-18 minute mark, safety D'Cota Dixon breaks down Nebraska's offense and describes being a leader on the team. Around the 25 minute mark, The Lincoln Journal Star's (and former B5Q writer) Parker Gabriel breaks down the Nebraska Cornhuskers after their rough start and gives his predictions for Saturday night's game. At the 45 minute mark, outside linebacker Leon Jacobs talks about his pass rushing skills and what he sees from Tanner Lee and the Nebraska offense.

Wisconsin-BYU preview, Leon Jacobs interview, Green Bay-Atlanta preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2017 48:00

Game day preview! What should Wisconsin Badgers fans watch for as UW (2-0) take on BYU (1-2) on Saturday (2:30 p.m. CT, ABC)? How will injuries on the offensive line affect the game, and can Garret Dooley and co. adjust to possibly a new Cougars quarterback? Redshirt senior outside linebacker Leon Jacobs chats with Jake about the position group, goals and Andrew Van Ginkel's progression from spring ball until now. The Green Bay Packers dominated the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday afternoon--can Aaron Rodgers, Martellus Bennett and Mike Daniels pull off the upset against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons this week? How will injuries factor in?

2017 Green Bay Packers preview, Wisconsin-Utah State review

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2017 39:00

NOTE: This was recorded on Monday night, September 4th Welcome to our 2017 Green Bay Packers preview show! We break down the Green and Gold for the first 15-16 minutes, discussing the various positions and how Aaron Rodgers and Co. will look to get to another Super Bowl. Starting around the 16 minute mark, we recap which former Wisconsin Badgers are in the NFL, along with UW's 59-10 win over Utah State. Essentially, don't necessarily worry too much about UW's tough start.

Milwaukee Brewers in the mix, Interview with Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2017 58:00

We are back! The first 10 minutes is dedicated to how the Milwaukee Brewers, despite not making big moves at the MLB trade deadline, are still in the mix in both the NL Central and the NL Wild Card. At around the 10 minute mark through the 18 minute mark, we discuss the Wisconsin Badgers and what Jake has seen through fall camp, along with the latest injuries and news after Sunday's release of the depth chart and injury report. We then break down Green Bay Packers talk and the Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fight. Lastly, around the 38-39 minute marks, we play, back-to-back, B5Q's interview with running back Jonathan Taylor from Monday and head coach Paul Chryst's press conference from Sunday.

Five Year Anniversary Show! MLB Trade Deadline, Green Bay Packers preview

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2017 75:00

FIVE YEARS AND STILL ROLLING! We celebrate five years as a podcast with some great sports talk this week (all recorded over three days). For the first half hour, we discuss the Milwaukee Brewers post All-Star game and where they can go in the second half of the Major League Baseball season. Should they make trades? Who should they give up?  At the 31-32 minute mark, Packers.com's (and honorary third Kielbasa King) Wes Hodkiewicz previews the Green Bay Packers and what was seen during the offseason. How will former Wisconsin Badgers Vince Biegel and Lance Kendricks impact the team, and what are the intriguing position battles (like wide receiver)? About an hour in, we break down the latest MLB trades (we recorded this on Friday) and highlight where the Brewers should go from here. Plus, we reminsce about the 1982 World Series squad.

2017 NBA Draft Preview; Milwaukee Bucks hire Jon Horst as GM

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2017 30:00

The 2017 NBA Draft is only two days away, and we're already seeing trades involving the Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks, and more. AND WE EVEN HAVEN'T STARTED ABOUT THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS' GENERAL MANAGER SEARCH! ESPN Wisconsin's Eric Nehm helps us make sense of the process in hiring Jon Horst as Bucks GM, along with who they could be looking at with the No. 17 pick in the first round of Thursday's draft.  We also ask him how former Wisconsin Badgers Nigel Hayes and Bronson Koenig could fare in the NBA after their impressive careers in Madison.

Nashville Predators RW Craig Smith talks Stanley Cup Final vs. Pittsburgh

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2017 18:00

The NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins is now tied 2-2 in a series that has seen the home team dominate each contest.  Former Wisconsin Badgers center Craig Smith joins B5Q to talk about his experience playing for the Nashville Predators, scoring a goal and registering an assist the past two games, along with what makes Nashville such a fun place to play in. He also touches base about playing against former teammate Justin Schultz, who's a key member of the Penguins' run to the Final.

NFL Draft 2017: Green Bay Packers' fifth round pick DeAngelo Yancey

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2017 13:00

It's another mash-up between the Kielbasa Kings Sports Extravaganza and the Acme Packing Company, Tex Western joins Scotty and Jake to interview one of the newest members of the Green and Gold! With the 175th overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers drafted wide receiver DeAngelo Yancey in the fifth round.  Now after rookie orientation, the former standout for the Purdue Boilermakers recalls hearing his phone ring on Day 3 of the draft, his first minicamp with the Packers, and what he can bring to an offense led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Plus, we introduce our new segment, "Get to Know Your New Packers" with a lightning round of quick questions -- The Rock or Vin Diesel, and has he tried cheese curds yet?!?  

NFL Draft 2017 preview: T.J. Watt, Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and more

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2017 46:00

LOTS of NFL Draft talk on yesterday's show! Acme Packing Company's Tex Western helped preview the 2017 NFL Draft. Many mock drafts have former Wisconsin Badgers Ryan Ramczyk and T.J. Watt being selected in the first round. Where could they land, if the latter is available at No. 29, will the Green Bay Packers make the pick? (check out the 7:00 to 14:00 for that big discussion). We also discuss around the 20 minute mark where other Wisconsin standouts like Ramczyk, Corey Clement, Vince Biegel, Dare Ogunbowale and Sojourn Shelton could be headed. Great conversation all around.

Wisconsin OLB Vince Biegel on NFL Draft preparation, opportunities ahead

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2017 21:00

In a special edition of the Kielbasa Kings Sports Extravaganza, Wisconsin Badgers outside linebacker Vince Biegel joins the show to talk about many topics.  Biegel discusses how his experiences both on and off the field have readied him for his time in the NFL, his preparation to play on Sundays, working with the Pittsburgh Steelers' Joey Porter and the New York Jets' Kevin Greene during UW's Pro Day, and which teams he's spoken to. We also ask Biegel what he's most excited for. A really insightful interview just days before his name should be called in the NFL Draft.

Wisconsin football spring game preview; Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors and NBA

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2017 47:00

The NBA Playoffs are upon us! The Milwaukee Bucks won a critical Game 1 against the Toronto Raptors in the opening round on the road. Now coming back to Milwaukee, can Jason Kidd's team keep momentum on their side and beat the No. 3 seed in the East? ESPN Milwaukee's Eric Nehm joins us to talk Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and so much more (Opening of show to about the 17:00 mark. Football never really leaves us, as spring practices have been on-going for the Wisconsin Badgers since mid-March. On Friday night inside Camp Randall Stadium, UW's annual spring game will take place. BadgerBlitz.com's John Veldhuis takes a look back at who's made an impact, like running back Chris James and cornerback Nick Nelson, along with some upcoming youngsters who could make an impact in fall camp.

Milwaukee Brewers 2017 preview; Wrestlemania breakdown

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2017 52:00

The Milwaukee Brewers will start their 2017 season on Monday at Miller Park. What should fans expect out of Ryan Braun, Jimmy Nelson and others? Of course, Wrestlemania is this weekend! There are Wisconsin connections to this year's event, with Austin Aries and Tommaso Ciampa both hailing from Milwaukee. We break down all the matches and give our thoughts about the event.

Wisconsin-Florida Sweet 16 preview; Green Bay Packers free agency chat

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2017 51:00

THIS. IS. MARCH. The Wisconsin Badgers upset No. 1 overall seed Villanova last Saturday in Buffalo, N.Y., to advance to the Sweet 16. Now, they try to make it to their third Final Four in four years -- but first, Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig, Ethan Happ and others must take down the Florida Gators and either Baylor or South Carolina at Madison Square Garden in New York City. We preview the Badgers and Gators match-up and make our revised NCAA Tournament Final Four picks! ESPN Wisconsin's Jason Wilde stop by to discuss the current state of the Green Bay Packers after NFL free agency has started, along with giving his thoughts on what former Wisconsin standout tight end Lance Kendricks could bring to Aaron Rodgers' offense. Plus, despite the re-signing of Nick Perry, does general manager Ted Thompson look at All-American T.J. Watt at outside linebacker at No. 29?

Wisconsin-Florida Sweet 16 Preview; Green Bay Packers and NFL free agency

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2017 51:00

THIS. IS. MARCH. The Wisconsin Badgers upset No. 1 overall seed Villanova last Saturday in Buffalo, N.Y., to advance to the Sweet 16. Now, they try to make it to their third Final Four in four years -- but first, Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig, Ethan Happ and others must take down the Florida Gators and either Baylor or South Carolina at Madison Square Garden in New York City. We preview the Badgers and Gators match-up and make our revised NCAA Tournament Final Four picks! ESPN Wisconsin's Jason Wilde stop by to discuss the current state of the Green Bay Packers after NFL free agency has started, along with giving his thoughts on what former Wisconsin standout tight end Lance Kendricks could bring to Aaron Rodgers' offense. Plus, despite the re-signing of Nick Perry, does general manager Ted Thompson look at All-American T.J. Watt at outside linebacker at No. 29?

March Madness 2017: Wisconsin, region breakdowns and Final Four predictions

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2017 38:00

It may be a little late, but still great! The Wisconsin Badgers were mis-seeded, easy as that. How they respond as the No. 8 seed in the East region will be seen on Thursday night against No. 9 Virginia Tech. Can Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig and Ethan Happ lead the Badgers past Buzz Williams and the Hokies to the round of 32 against No. 1 Villanova?  We break down the East, Midwest, West and South regions and give our initial Final Four picks. Heck, we even come up with our own tournament at the end of the show.

NFL Scouting Combine 2017: Wisconsin Badgers attempt to make a splash

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2017 33:00

It's that time of the year for former college football players to make that splash and impress NFL personnel. Acme Packing Company's Evan "Tex" Western joined us from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis to discuss who he feels the Green Bay Packers could be looking for in this year's draft. He also provides insight to where former Wisconsin Badgers Ryan Ramczyk, Corey Clement, Dare Ogunbowale, T.J. Watt, Vince Biegel and Sojourn Shelton could land later this fall. Note this was recorded on Thursday night, and due to some technical difficulties, we just published this on Saturday afternoon

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