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Having spent the majority of his life in and around professional sports, radio and TV veteran Spence Checketts brings his unique perspective and passion for sports talk radio to the airwaves as host of “The Drive with Spence Checketts” on ESPN 700. During Checketts' 15 year radio career, he has hos…

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    Full Show - 10-18-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 144:29

    On today's show...- NBA/Jazz tip-off- Utah vs ASU- BYU falls to Baylor- RSL over COL- Cam Mellor- Tim Bontemps- Rubio Rubin- Jordan Wynn- Mike Wise+ more 

    Mike Wise discusses the fall of Gruden, Kyrie Irving drama in Brooklyn + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 21:07

    Mike Wise joins The Drive to discuss the downfall of Jon Gruden, Bruce Allen/Dan Snyder skirting responsibility(?), Kyrie Irving drama in Brooklyn + more

    Jordan Wynn on the Utes wins over ASU/USC, the play of Cam Rising + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 19:12

    Former Utes QB Jordan Wynn joins The Drive to discuss the wins over USC/ASU, the play of QB Cam Rising, a trip to Corvallis + more

    Rubio Rubin on RSL's weekend win, club coaching search, Damir's leadership + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 9:29

    RSL striker Rubio Rubin joins The Drive to discuss the weekend win over Colorado, a coaching search ongoing, leadership of Damir Kreilach/Aaron Herrera, playoff push in full swing + more

    Tim Bontemps on NBA tip-off, Jazz offseason, load management, Kyrie + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 11:39

    ESPN's Tim Bontemps joins The Drive to discuss NBA tip-off, a Jazz offseason under new leadership, roster moves enough to get them over the hump(?), load management + more 

    Full Show - 10-15-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 128:49

    On today's show...- NBA tip-off- Utah vs ASU- BYU vs Baylor- RSL vs COL - Pablo Mastroeni- Tony Jones- Sports.Ish- Karl Malone + more 

    Karl Malone on Larry Miller/Jerry Sloan, a love of Utah, his favorite Jazz player + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 44:09


    Former Jazzman and Hall-of-Famer Karl Malone sits down with Spence at the Utah Snowmobile Expo in Sandy. The Mailman discusses his partnership with the Utah Food Bank, memories of Larry Miller/Jerry Sloan, Frank Layden, new ownership, a love for the state of Utah, Stockton to Malone, the late Mark Eaton, Kobe Bryant, his favorite current Jazz player + more


    Tony Jones on the Jazz preseason, tip-off next week, expectations, Jared Butler + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 25:21


    The Athletic's Tony Jones joins The Drive to discuss NBA tip-off, Jazz preseason, regular season expectations, a Jared Butler hot-take(?), Donovan Mitchell taking yet another step(?) + more


    Pablo Mastroeni on RSL's intl. break, change in formation, matchup with Colorado + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 14:20

    Real Salt Lake interim head coach Pablo Mastroeni joins The Drive to discuss his time at the helm, international break, a switch in formation, locker room leaders, RSL vs COL + more

    Full Show - 10-14-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 128:00

    On today's show...- NFL week 6- Utah vs ASU- BYU vs Baylor - NBA tip-off- Ian Fitzsimmons- Trevor Sikkema- Mike Yam- Josh Newman+ more 

    Josh Newman with the latest on the Aaron Lowe case, the Utes win in LA, Utah vs ASU + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 18:35

    The Trib's Josh Newman joins The Drive to discuss charges being dropped in the Aaron Lowe case, Utah's win over USC, a matchup with ASU for the driver's seat in the South, Devin Lloyd's potential + more 

    Mike Yam on NFL through week 5, TB vs PHI, Utah vs ASU, Pac-12 South + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 23:38

    NFL Network/Sirius XM analyst Mike Yam joins The Drive to discuss the Jon Gruden story/fallout, Dan Snyder still unscathed(??), Bucs vs Eagles tonight, NFL through 5 weeks, Utes dealing with tragedy/winning @ USC, Utah vs ASU, Urban Meyer's start + more

    Trevor Sikkema on NFL through week 5, Jon Gruden/Dan Snyder drama, Devin Lloyd + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 20:35

    PFF's Trevor Sikkema discusses early season NFL results, Jon Gruden out in Las Vegas, Dan Synder skating responsibilty, Devin Lloyd pro potential + more

    Ian Fitzsimmons on Aaron Lowe's memorial, Utah vs ASU, BYU vs Baylor + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 18:35

    ESPN's Ian Fitzsimmons joins The Drive to discuss his experience at the memorial service for Utes DB Aaron Lowe, Utah's season so far, a win in the Coliseum, a pivotal Pac-12 South showdown on Saturday, Cam rising to the moment, BYU vs Baylor + more 

    Full Show - 10-13-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 152:16

    On today's show...- Jazz preseason- Utah vs ASU- BYU vs Baylor- NFL week 6- RSL- Sarah Todd- Sean O'Connell- Elliot Fall- Tim Healey- Chris Kamrani + more 

    Chris Kamrani on the USMNT, Jazz rebranding, Utes win in LA, Utah vs ASU + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 20:13

    The Athletic's Chris Kamrani joins The Drive to discuss USMNT World Cup qualifying, Jazz pending rebrand, TV/streaming options, Utes win in LA, Utah vs ASU + more

    Scouting the Sun Devils and previewing Saturday's Pac-12 South showdown with Tim Healey

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 23:07

    Voice of the Sun Devils Tim Healey joins The Drive to discuss ASU's season so far, off-the-field noise for Herm and co., scouting the Sun Devils, Saturday's trip to SLC + more

    Elliot Fall on the latest with RSL, 'deep' in the process of coaching search, RSL vs COL + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 10:07

    Real Salt Lake GM Elliot Fall joins The Drive to discuss the latest with the club, the coaching search, Pablo Mastroeni's performance, a playoff push, RSL vs Colorado + more

    Sean O'Connell on Utah's win in LA, a trip to ASU, BYU vs Baylor + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 21:04

    Real OC! Sean O'Connell joins The Drive to discuss Utah vs USC, finally getting over the hump in the Coliseum, playing through tragedy, Utes finding an identity, Sun Devils visiting SLC, BYU falls to Boise St., BYU vs Baylor + more

    Sarah Todd on Jazz preseason, rebranding, tip-off expectations + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 13:17


    Sarah Todd joins The Drive to discuss the Jazz preseason, Ryan Smith rebranding, expectations for 2021 tip-off + more


    Full Show - 10-12-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 147:15

    On today's show...- Utah vs ASU- BYU vs Baylor- Jazz preseason- NFL week 5- Gruden OUT- Andy Larsen- DJ Bangarang- Yogi Roth- Josh Furlong- Amy Donaldson+ more 

    Amy Donaldson on Utah vs USC, 'play therapy', Gruden out + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 24:06

    A voice of reason! Amy Donaldson joins The Drive to discuss 'play therapy', Jon Gruden out in Las Vegas, a marathon rescue in Davis County, Utah's win over USC, BYU's first loss + more

    Josh Furlong on a win @ USC, a showdown with ASU + more Utes storylines

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 9:55

    KSL's Josh Furlong joins The Drive to discuss Utah's win over USC, getting over the hump in the Coliseum, a showdown with the Sun Devils in Salt Lake City + more

    Yogi Roth on the Utes win in LA, Cam Rising's command of the offense, battling through tragedy + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 21:53

    Pac-12 analyst Yogi Roth joins The Drive to discuss the Utes win over USC, Cam Rising's command of the offense, phenom Drake London, battling through tragedy, Utah vs ASU showdown, class of the Pac-12 so far + more

    Andy Larsen discusses Jazz preseason, rebranding, TV/streaming options + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 26:01

    The Trib's Andy Larsen joins The Drive to discuss the Jazz rebranding, TV/streaming options heading into tip-off, Zaire Wade to the Salt Lake Stars, preseason action so far + more 

    Full Show - 10-11-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 150:39

    On today's show...- Utah downs USC- BYU falls to BSU- NFL week 5- Fury vs Wilder- Cam Mellor- Pete Arbogast- Andrew Brody (RSL)- Aaron Falk- Jake Kilgore (DC Peaks 50)- Dave Fox + more 

    Dave Fox on Utah's win in LA, BYU falling to BSU + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 19:42

    KUTV's Dave Fox joins The Drive to discuss Utah's first win in the Coliseum, the Utes performance vs USC, an upcoming bout with Arizona State, No. 10 BYU falling to Boise St., Jazz preseason + more

    Jake Kilgore discusses the DC Peaks 50 ultra-marathon and the rescue forced by an untimely blizzard

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 16:42

    Jake Kilgore discusses the DC Peaks 50 ultra-marathon and the weekend rescue that was forced by an untimely blizzard: 

    Aaron Falk on Utah's big win in LA, Jazz TV/streaming, a marathon rescue in Davis County + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 22:39

    Salt Lake Tribune sports lead Aaron Falk joins The Drive to discuss Utah's win over USC, Jazz updated TV/streaming options, an ultra-marathon rescue in Davis County, recent changes in SLC radioland + more

    Andrew Brody with the latest on RSL, Jaurez's departure, Pablo Mastroeni + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 9:31

    Real Salt Lake's Andrew Brody joins The Drive to discuss the latest with the club, a playoff push, coaching change, Pablo Mastroeni + more

    Pete Arbogast on USC vs Utah, Utes first win in the Coli, Trojans coaching search + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 23:19

    Voice of USC Pete Arbogast joins The Drive to discuss USC vs Utah over the weekend, how the Utes got their first win in The Coliseum, phenom Drake London, game attendance in So Cal., Trojans coaching search + more

    Cam Mellor on the Utes first win in the Coli, BYU first loss of 2021 + more CFB storylines

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 16:58

    Cam Mellor of the Pro Football Network joins The Drive to discuss a busy weekend in CFB/NFL, BYU's first loss to Boise St., Utah getting over the hump @ USC, Pac-12 South outlook + more 

    Full Show - 10-8-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 147:44

    On today's show...- Utah vs USC- BYU vs BSU- Jazz preseason- RSL latest- Fury vs Wilder III- MLB Playoffs- Mike Coppinger- Tony Jones- Jim Olson- Zac MacMath- Kaelen Jones + more 

    Kaelen Jones on SEA vs LAR, Russell Wilson injury, Jon Gruden + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 20:45

    The Ringer's Kaelen Jones joins The Drive to discuss the Russell Wilson injury, SEA vs LAR, NFC West favorites, Jon Gruden's email, Cowboys strong start/Jaylon Smith release + more

    RSL keeper Zac MacMath on outside noise, a playoff push, life in SLC, Show Up Utah org + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 5:51

    RSL keeper Zac MacMath joins The Drive to discuss a rollercoaster year, dealing with outside noise in the organization, a playoff push under way, life in Salt Lake City, ShowUpUtah.org + more 

    Jazz president Jim Olson on Jazz broadcasts, TV/streaming options + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 17:40

    Utah Jazz President Jim Olson joins The Drive to discuss 2021 TV/streaming options, behind the scenes on a broadcast + more

    Tony Jones on the Jazz preseason, Jared Butler, offseason changes, TV/streaming options + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 21:24


    The Athletic's Tony Jones joins The Drive to discuss the Jazz preseason, rookie Jared Butler, other offseason additions/changes, Tony takes the GM survey, TV/streaming options for tip-off, Kyrie's drama + more


    Mike Coppinger previews Fury vs Wilder III

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 4:28

    ESPN's Mike Coppinger joins The Drive to preview Fury vs Wilder III from Las Vegas 

    Full Show - 10-7-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 133:18

    On today's show...- Utah vs USC- BYU vs BSU- NFL week 5- MLB playoffs- NBA preseason- Guy Haberman- Chris Kamrani- Max Browne + more 

    Max Browne on the Utes getting back to normalcy, a trip to LA, scouting the Trojans + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 18:05

    Pac-12/USC/CFB analyst Max Browne joins The Drive to discuss the heavy hearts around Utah football, getting back to action vs USC, scouting the talented Trojans, USC QB situation, coaching search in SoCal + more

    Guy Haberman on a tragic bye week for the Utes, a trip to the Coli, Urban Meyer + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 22:06

    Guy Haberman on his personal barber's recent performance, his months-long absence from The Drive, the Utes tragic bye week, a showdown in the Coliseum, a chaotic Pac-12, Urban Meyer's rough start + more

    Chris Kamrani on Utah @ USC, BYU vs BSU, Urban Meyer's rough start, USMNT + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 21:15

    The Athletic's Chris Kamrani joins The Drive to discuss Utah's trip to USC, sports coverage the last time Utah won in Los Angeles, No. 10 BYU vs Boise St., Urban Meyer's rocky start, USMNT WC qualifiers, RSL latest + more 

    Full Show - 10-6-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 151:59

    - Utah vs USC- BYU vs BSU- RSL at break- NFL week 5- Jazz preseason- Greg Wrubell- Lincoln Kennedy- Pablo Mastroeni- Ian Eagle- Eric Walden + more 

    Eric Walden on the Jazz preseason, TV/streaming options, league wide GM survey + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 21:33

    The Trib's Eric Walden joins The Drive to discuss Jazz streaming/TV options, Quin Snyder held in high regards by NBA GM's, what to look for in preseason games, the NBA and weed + more

    Nets/NFL PxP voice Ian Eagle on Kyrie drama, high expectations in BKN, NFL storylines + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 19:58

    Ian Eagle joins The Drive to discuss the Kyrie/Nets drama, Brooklyn's high expectations, thoughts on the Jazz, Zach Wilson as a pro + more

    Pablo Mastroeni on uncertainty, the cutthroat coaching business, RSL playoff hunt + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 11:53

    RSL interim head coach Pablo Mastroeni joins The Drive to discuss uncertainty in the cutthroat coaching business + more

    Lincoln Kennedy on the Utes win over WSU, Devin Lloyd, new CFB landscape, Raiders 3-1 + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 19:53

    Pac-12 Network/Raiders color analyst Lincoln Kennedy joins The Drive to discuss the Utes win over WSU, Devin Lloyd's ability, a new landscape in CFB(NIL/transfer portal), Pac-12 thoughts through week 5, Raiders at 3-1, NFL teams moving cities + more

    Greg Wrubell previews No. 10 BYU vs BSU, who's at QB(?), Roderick the play caller + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 23:47

    Voice of the Cougars Greg Wrubell joins The Drive to discuss BYU's bout with Boise State, injuries in the QB room, a wagon wheel win over USU, Aaron Roderick's performance, Zach Wilson's start + more

    Full Show - 10-5-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 152:20

    - NFL week 5- Utes in SoCal- BYU in top 10- RSL at break- Michelle Bodkin- Andy Larsen- Tim MacMahon- Austin Gayle- Josh Newman+ more

    Josh Newman on the Utes trip to USC, the latest in the Aaron Lowe case, Cam Rising + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 17:24

    The Trib's Josh Newman joins The Drive to discuss the Utes returning to action vs USC, Cam Rising at the helm, the latest in the Aaron Lowe murder case, Urban Meyer in hot water, recruiting updates, college hoops around the corner + more 

    Tim MacMahon is back! Talking Jazz preseason, offseason changes, 2021/22 expectations + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 21:16

    ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins The Drive to discuss preseason action in the Lone Star State, Jazz offseason changes, expectations for tip-off, Donovan Mitchell taking another step(?), Mike Elliot's departure, Kyrie Irving's antics + more

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