Mike McConnell, Mornings on Cincinnati's News Radio 700WLW
It's the return of The Roundtable Show with Lance McAlister and Rocky Boiman. In hour one, they talk abut things to be optimistic and concerned about the Bengals. They also talk to Bengals Director of Strategy & Engagement Elizabeth Blackburn. In hour two, Lance and Rocky talk to Bearcats The Athletic beat writer Justin Williams on the Bearcats and Big 12 expansion, the win over Miami, a look ahead to Murray State on Saturday and more. They then talk with Dan Clasgens for this week's Arlinghaus Plumbing-Heating-Air Fantasy Football Fix. They then run through the list of college football games this weekend. Lance and Rocky then continue the conversation on UC to the Big 12, Rocky talks about targeting in football and Lance explaions why preseason polls are dumb. In hour three, Lance and Rocky talk about what they will define as success for the Bengals in 2021. They also talk about the wins over/under where Vegas has them and the importance of taking advantage of Joe Burrow's rookie contract window. Rocky then shares stories about how he made a team and got cut the same day and him going to Peyton Manning's Hall of Fame Enshrinement this past August. The final segment consists of Rocky's Road and thoughts on the Vikings.
In hour one, Chick recaps the Reds 4-3 loss to he Cubs today. In hour two, Chick talks to former Bengals wide receiver, and Chick's partner on Postgame Sports Talk, Tim McGee ahead of the Bengals season-opener against the Vikings on Sunday. He then talks to former University of Dayton head football coach Mike Kelly. In hour three, Chick talks to iHeartMedia Cincinnati marketing president DJ Hodge on the Western & Southern WEBN Fireworks and the upcoming Fall sports season in Cincinnati. He then talks to former Bengals Enquirer beat writer Mark Currunte on a trip they both took to New York 20 years ago following 9/11.
In hour one. Lance talks to Bengals Radio Network color analyst Dave Lapham on the latest surrounding the team as the season-opener approaches. He then talks to Hamilton West Side Little League head coach Ken Coomer on their team's run to the Little League World Series championship game. To finish hoff hour one, Lance talks to the new head coach of the Cincinnati Cyclones, Jason Payne. IN hour two, Lance talks to the head coach of the Miami RedHawks, Chuck Martin, as they prepare to face the No. 8 Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday in their season opener. Lance then talks to the owner of Bearcat Journal, Chad Brendel, ahead of UC"s season-opener Saturday against Miami (OH) and his thoughts on UC joining the Big 12 as an expansion team. He finishes off hour three by talking to Jill Brinck of Cancer Free Kids. In hour three, lance talks to Tim and Arlis Ludwig, a day after Arlis received Nick Castellanos's bat at the Reds game. Lance then talks about the small number of attendees at the Reds games against the Cardinals earlier this week.
In hour one, Lance reacts to the Reds series against the Brewers the past three days. In hour two, Lance talks about athletes fans would like to see one more time. He also talks to Alex Simons, the Bengals Director of Community Engagement on an announcement the Bengals announced today. In hour three, Lance honors Marty Brennaman ahead of his Hall of Fame induction tomorrow night.
In hour one, Lance recaps the Reds sweep of the Miami Marlins over the weekend and talks about the Reds and where they are no in comparison to where they were at this time during the rebuild years. He then talks to Bengals.com Senior beat writer Geoff Hobson on the latest from the Bengals ahead of their preseason finale Sunday vs. the Miami Dolphins. In hour two, Lance talks to Rick Walls from the Reds Hall of Fame ahead of Marty Brennaman's Hall of Fame induction this Friday night. In hour three, Lance talks about the Reds moving their home start times to 6:40 p.m.
In hour one, Lance recaps the Reds series loss to the Cubs this week. He then talks to Local 12's Richard Skinner on the latest from Bengals Training Camp as they prepare to head to Washington for Friday's preseason game. He then talks to Bearcats The Athletic beat writer Justin Williams on the Bearcats entering the top 10 of the preseason AP Poll for the first time in school history. In hour two, Lance talks with his callers on the current state of the Reds following the series loss vs. the Cubs. He then analyzes a survey from Clever real estate data company on the best and worst sports cities in America. In hour three, lance talks to St. Xavier head football coach Steve Specht ahead of the Bombers' first game Friday against Lakota West, part of the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown. He then talks to Connor Thinnes, who has developed a new way to purchase tickets to high school sporting events. Lance then talks about a proposal made between the players association and owners in MLB as a work stoppage looms. He then finishes it off with an "On this Date" in Reds history.
Lance recaps a Reds win after the bullpen almost melted down. He asked you where your head is, concerning this Reds team. He also asks you if you are buying in to the news out of Bengals camp that the offense is struggling. Finally he closes down the show by asking you what individual athletic award would you want to win, if you could?