Anthony Rothman and Matty Ice break down the world of sports as only they can . . . naked from the waist down. Catch the live experience weekdays from Noon-3pm on 97.1 FM in Columbus, on The Fan App, or at 971thefan.com. The Fan, Ohio's Sports Destination.
Happy Reaction Monday! Buckeyes dominate Akron, updates on the K'Vaughan Pope incident, Bucknuts' Pat Murphy at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, how the AFC North is shaking out, Matt Nagy fails Justin Fields, PFF's Sam Monson at 1:33pm, Day feels comfortable with McCord and Miller, and Locked On Bengals' James Rapien joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Football Friday!! Buckeyes prepare for Zips, how will the QBs look, The Athletic's Ben Baldwin at 12:33pm for NFL, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, how will the banged-up Steelers look, OBJ is back, CFB Picks at 1:33pm, Tim May joins for the Buckeye Bulletin, and Big Game Preview we welcome in Akron Beacon-Journal's George Thomas at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! Following the Ryan Day Show we break down the news on resting Stroud, Bill Belichick is a man of habit, NFL Picks at 1:33pm, Olave doesn't think Stroud criticism is fair, and Matty Ice sits down for a discussion with WWE Champion Big E!
Happy Wednesday! Matty is in fantasy football trouble, Linebacker Dallas Gant hits the portal, NFL Playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter at 12:33pm, Fool's Paradise at 12:48pm, In or Out on NFL Week 2 happenings, Reggie Bush wants Prime to be the next USC coach, Alison Lukan talks CBJ at 1:33pm, Ryan Day talks about his QBs, and Lettermen Row's Spencer Holbrook at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! We make way for Ryan Day's presser to begin the show, how hurt is Stroud and will we see our QBs this week, Henderson ready to be a lead back, Day Trippin' at 1:20pm, PFF's Brad Spielberger at 1:33pm, pass rush needs improvement, re-assessing the NFL after 2 weeks, and PFN CFB's Cam Mellor joins at 2:33pm!
A fight in the Muni Lot had us fired up to start the show. The Buckeyes looked sluggish in their win over Tulsa. Bill Landis (The Athletic) joined the show to further break down the win on Saturday. Who won the weekend in Party like a RothStar. Where we feel the Ohio State stands right now in regards to the rest of the B1G East. The Browns held off the Texans yesterday to get to 1-1. Burrow and the Bengals fell in Chicago to Da Bears. Deeper Dive: TreVeyon Henderson's historic performance against Tulsa & CJ Stroud's shoulder injury. Daniel Labbe (Cleveland.com) hopped on with us in the third hour to analyze where the Browns are at two weeks into the season.
Happy Football Friday! Buckeyes prep for Tulsa, wild Thursday night game, FanSided's Matt Verderame at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, Browns dealing with injuries + Bengals face Andy Dalton, CFB picks at 1:33pm, Buckeye Bulletin w/ Tim May at 1:48pm, and Tulsa Sideline Reporter Jeremie Poplin joins us for Big Game Preview at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! We follow the comments of Ryan Day from his radio show, 1pm we dive into those comments, Zeke Elliott discusses his stats, NFL Picks at 1:33pm, Garrett Wilson said they left points on the field last week, and Saturday Tradition's Dustin Schutte breaking down the weekend B1G schedule at 2:33pm!
Happy Wednesday! Buckeyes take a hard look at their defense, Aaron Rodgers speaks about his week 1 performance, NFL Playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter, Reds starting to lose games, in or out on teams after Week 1, when will Fields become QB1, The Game Day NFL's Nate Hamilton at 1:33pm, Day speaks on dealing with adversity, and Cleveland.com's Nathan Baird joins at 2:33pm!
Ryan Day takes the podium for the first half hour of the show. Anthony and Matt reacted to his press conference immediately after. Scotty Vegas came on to gloat about a big parlay he hot from MNF. We replay some of the sound from Ryan Day's press conference in Day Trippin'. Sam Monson from PFF came on to discuss teams that impressed him from this past week. We played more Day in the Buckeye Bulletin. Told The Truth in the third hour, and then talked to Paul Dehner from The Athletic about the Bengals.
Happy Monday! Buckeyes suffer a disappointing loss vs Oregon, The Athletic's Bill Landis at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, Browns fall in KC & Bengals win in OT, FB Outsiders' Mike Tanier at 1:33pm, Kerry Coombs talks the defensive struggles, and Lock On Browns' Jeff Lloyd at 2:22pm!
Happy Football Friday! Previewing the big game and what to expect from Oregon, Tampa Bay & Dallas play in a classic, SI's Gary Gramling at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, Browns & Bengals outlook, Cam Newton on his release, Tim May in the Bulletin, and Big Game Preview with James Crepea of the Oregonian at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! We start at 1pm and recap what Ryan Day had to say in his coaches show, Ja'Marr Chase is struggling to see the football, Week 1 NFL picks at 1:33pm, TreyVeyon Henderson talks about tossing the peace sign on his score, our division and Super Bowl predictions, and PFF's Brad Spielberger joins at 2:33pm to break down the Week 1 schedule!
Happy Wednesday! The NFL season is one day away! Ben supports T.J. Watt getting his money, NFL Playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter at 12:33pm, the challenges Ohio State faces with Oregon, Bengals Radio Analyst Dave Lapham at 1:33pm, Kerry Coombs speaks about the defensive struggles, and new CBJ forward Sean Kuraly at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! Ryan Day's game week press conference takes over the first half hour, tickets remain available for Saturday's home opener, Rams preaparing for Fields, Day Trippin returns at 1:20pm, OBR's Jake Burns joins at 1:33pm, Day says he likes how Stroud overcame struggles, and Bucknuts' Patrick Murphy joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Reaction Monday we cover all the happenings in the weekend of College Football, early preview of the Oregon game, Sporting News' Bill Bender at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, Previewing the station fantasy draft, Saquon Barkley ready to roll, PFN's Eric Moody at 1:33pm, Bucks/Minny draws record viewing audience, T.J. Watt contract situation gets interesting, and Football Post's Brenden Deeg at 2:33pm!
On the first Football Friday of the season, we broke down every angle of the Buckeyes 45-31 win over Minnesota last night. Stephen Means (Cleveland.com) joined us to give his thoughts on Ohio State's win. Over/Unders to end the first hour. A Pittsburgh alum bought the naming rights to the school's head coaching position. College Football Picks for Week One of the CFB season. Nate Davis (USA Today) hopped on the show to talk about the Pats releasing Cam Newton, Ja'Marr Chase's early struggles in Cincy and more. Deeper Dive: More on the Ohio State win over the Golden Gophers. Chin Music with Jensen Lewis.
We're one day away from Buckeye football. The Fan's fantasy football draft order is set: AR likes his spot, Matty hates his. The Patriots released Cam Newton. NFL Playbook with Adam Schefter. The reds and Padres continue to battle it out for the 2nd Wild Card spot in the NL. Big Game Preview: Buckeyes vs Golden Gophers. Ryan Burns (247 Sports) joined the show to help us break down Minnesota. A Deeper Dive: NFL teams factoring in vaccinated vs unvaccinated players when making roster decisions. Rocky Boiman (CFB analyst for ESPN) joined us to preview the CFB season.
Happy Tuesday! Short show as The Ryan Day Show takes over the noon hour. Cam Newton is released from New England, Reds lose ground in the wildcard, PFF's Sam Monson joins at 1:33pm, Quinn Ewers signs an autograph deal, playing the best audio cuts from the Day Show, Michael Jordan underwear up for auction, and Joshua Perry joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Ryan Day's game week press conference takes over the first half hour, Party Like a RothStar at 12;48pm, Reds trying to hold off the Padres, Day Trippin returns at 1:20pm, PFN's Dalton Miller joins at 1:33pm, Day says he will shave his great beard, and Columbus Dispatch's Joey Kaufman joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! Six days until kickoff, Jameis Winston gets the starting job, ESPN's Ben Baby joins at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, WVU's president will vote against expansion, Bruce Feldman doesn't believe in OSU, PFF's Seth Galina at 1:33pm, the history of Buckeye mascots, Preseason 3rd games, and Chin Music with Jensen Lewis at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! We are one week from kickoff, Brian Hartline talks about the WRs, Eleven Warriors' Dan Hope joins at 12:33pm, College Football Playoff tiers, QB situations heading into third preseason games, Jags players haven't enjoyed Urban Meyer, Olave & Wilson talk about the season, always bet on Ryan Day & Orioles stop losing skid.
Happy Wednesday! The latest on Dak Prescott, NFL playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter, Reds hot on the Wild Card chase, Browns safety John Johnson says team wants revenge on KC, 247Sports' B1G game changers, FanSided's Patrick Schmidt at 1:33pm, Ryan Day on his defensive depth, ranking the top NFL young cores, and Wisconsin 247Sports' Mike Hogan joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! Matt Nagy locks Dalton in as starter, Saints beat down the Jaguars, ESPN' Tom VanHaaren joins at 12;33pm, a Griffen/Vikings awkward reunion, ESPN's Top-100 CFB players, Zac Taylor speaks about Chase, PFF's Kevin Cole at 1:33pm, Matt Barnes on his secondary, Travis Etienne Jr likely to miss entire season to injury, and Fantasy Guru's Russell Clay joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Ryan Day announces that C.J. Stroud will be the starting QB, who will be the QB2, SB Nation NFL's Jason B. Hirschhorn joins at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, Around the AFC North with the regular season closing in, Reds move past the Padres, Michigan Reporter for 247Sports' Zach Shaw joins at 1:33pm, the 6 football captains, Buckeyes in the NFL Top-100, and Columbus Dispatch's Bill Rabinowitz joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! The world of baseball is getting crazy, Cam Newton vs Mac Jones, PFF's Andrew Erickson joins at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, preseason betting situations, the mega CFB alliance is forming, The Athletic's Chris Vannini joins at 1:33pm, the running backs discuss the position battle, Lance Lynn explains his ejection, and covering IU with Indy Star's Zach Osterman at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! Andy Dalton is super confident in himself, CBS's Jordan Dajani at 12:33pm, Reds keep making things harder for themselves, Rodgers doesn't want any farewell tour, Lance Lynn gets ejected for tossing his belt, PSU with Penn Live's Dustin Hockensmith at 1:33pm, Ryan Day set to name his starting QB, and CBJ's Zach Werenski joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Wednesday! Hard Knocks episode 2, concerns about Dak's health progress, NFL owners absolutely hate taunting, NFL Playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter, Mets owner sends cryptic tweet, Nebraska under investigation by the NCAA, PFN's Cam Mellor joins at 1:33pm, Larry Johnson discusses his young linemen, NFL players that didn't live up to expectations, and Bengals for The Athletic's Jay Morrison at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! CFB Alliances are a possibility, Buckeye Scoop's Kirk Barton at 12:33pm, Reds making moves and Votto hits 2K, Burrow won't play in preseason game 2, Aaron Rodgers wants Clay Matthews, Ryan Day shares his thoughts on the Ewers process, Jaguars cut Tim Tebow, and Locked on Browns' Jeff Lloyd at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Fields and Lance star in their first games, CBS Sports' Jared Dubin joins at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar aqt 12:48pm, Rodgers keeps pushing GB to sign his guys, Reds have a great weekend, Fake Pigskin's Shane P. Hallam joins at 1:33pm, Ryan Day addresses the QB battle, The AP drops its preseason poll, and Cleveland.com's Stephen Means joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! The Field of Dreams game ends in fantastic fashion, Kyle McCord loses his black stripe, Lettermen Row's Spencer Holbrook joins at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, Stefanski addresses the multiple hamstring injuries for the Browns, PFN's Adam Beasley joins at 1:33pm, Al Washington discusses his linebackers, potential breakout NFL players, and what is the future of the Field of Dreams field at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! The Field of Dreams game is tonight! Cowboys post a cryptic tweet on Dak, FanSided's Matt Verderame joins at 12:33pm, Reds continue to struggle, could Ewers play for OSU at some point this year, College Football News' Pete Fiutak at 1:33pm, Greg Studrawa speaks about his offensive line, Michael Thomas and the Saints meet, and Locked on Bengals' James Rapien joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Wednesday! Hard Knocks Cowboys makes its debut, we announce our partnership with the Browns, finding out why Michael Thomas is mad at the Saints, NFL Playbook w/ Adam Schefter at 12:33pm, Reds suffer a tough loss to Braves, veteran players are skipping preseason games, diagnosing the Buckeye running back depth chart, PFF Fantasy Expert Ian Hartitz at 1:33pm, and BTN's Howard Griffith at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! The Tribe take the Ohio Cup, does a Baker contract extension need to get done right now, PFF's Brad Spielberger joins at 12:33pm, Chase and Burrow struggle at Bengals camp, Michael Thomas ghosts the Saints, Cover 1 Scout Russell Brown joins at 1:33pm, Ryan Day narrows down his QB decision timeline, Comedian Frank Caliendo joins at 2:02pm, and PFN College Analyst Cam Mellor at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Reds and Tribe settle the Ohio Cup tonight, Michael Thomas has a feud with the Saints, Bucknuts' Patrick Murphy joins at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, Baker continues to speak about his contract, PFN analyst Dalton Miller joins at 1:33pm, Kerry Coombs talks about his secondary, remembering Bobby Bowden & 2022 HOF Candidates, & Locked On Ravens Host Kevin Oestreicher joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! Thoughts on the HOF Game, Green Bay verbally agreed to trade Rodgers next year, Bengals SI's Blake Jewell at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, Rookie QBs shinibg in camp, Louis Riddick has high praises for Fields, Cleveland.com's Nathan Baird at 1:33pm, Buckeyes in the Olympics go for Gold, Josh Allen signs his contract extension, and Chin Music w/ Jensen Lewis at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! NFL football returns to our screen with the HOF Game! Aaron Rodgers shares his relationship w/ Gutekunst & Jordan Love, FB Outsiders' Mike Tanier joins at 12;33pm, star recruit Emoni Bates will reclassify, people are freaking out about Joe Burrow, Clowney & Myles Garrett hype each other up, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ray Fittipaldo joins at 1:33pm, Corey Dennis speaks about his QBs, QBs that could throw for 6,000 yards, and 247Sports' Josh Pate joins at 2:33pm!
Matty Ice and Jensen Lewis are ready for football. Indians and Reds both lost last night, but they are still in reach of the wildcard with time running out. We looked at the OSU quarterback room and play some sound from CJ Stroud. Adam Schefter came on for the NFL Playbook. There is some more conference realignment news. B1G coaches were talking about Ohio State. We had Shane Hallam from the Draft Countdown and Fake Pigskin to talk about college football players to watch out for this year. Austin Ward from Lettermen Row came on the show to give you firsthand report from OSU's first day at practice.
Happy Tuesday! Chops shares his thoughts on Ewers enrolling early, Clemson/FSU to SEC report may be false, NFL USA Today's Mark Schofield joins at 12:33pm, reactions to NBA Free Agency, Nick Chubb and Kevin Stefanski speak on his contract, 4for4 Fantasy Football's Frank Ammirante joins at 1:33pm, Thayer Munford has crazy PFF stats, grading AFC North backfields, and Redleg Nation's Nick Kirby joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Quinn Ewers makes his early enrollment official, Reds have a weekend, PFF's Doug Kyed joins at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, Nick Chubb gets a contract extension, Gene Smith wants to pause CFP expansion talks, Eleven Warriors' Dan Hope joins at 1:33pm, Ja'Marr Chase connecting well with Burrow, and Locked on Cavs' Evan Dammarell joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! Big Z signs an extension with the CBJ, Duane Washington was signed by the Pacers, Cavs land their guy in Mobley, National Football Post's Brenden Deeg at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, Baseball trade deadline craziness, NBC Sports Edge's Matt Williams at 1:33pm, Buckeye add BG to their 2027 schedule, and Chin Music w/ Jensen Lewis at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! Big 12 sends shots at ESPN for facilitating expansion, Quinn Ewers may re-classify and play this year, NBA Draft with Matt Babcock at 12:33pm, Joey Votto stays hot at the plate, PFF's Steve Palazzolo at 1:33pm, Watch List SZN continues for Buckeyes, Leo Ruberto joins at 2:02pm to discuss purchasing the Mahomes card, and Tribe trade Cesar Hernandez within the AL Central!
Happy Wednesday! Rodgers reports to Green Bay, Brian Gutekunst speaks on communication improvements, Rodgers sounds off in his media availability, NFL Playbook w/ ESPN Insider Adam Schefter at 12:33pm, Reds are making moves, CBJ make some important signings, OBR's Jake Burns at 1:33pm, Buckeyes hot on the basketball recruiting trail, and Eleven Warriors' Colin Hass-Hill joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! Aaron Rodgers makes his arrival in Green Bay, Recapping the CBJ's weekend, The Athletic's Scott Wheeler joins at 12:33pm, SEC preps for the additions of Texas & OU, What will happen with Deshaun Watson, SEC Network's Peter Burns joins at 1:33pm, John Simon lands with the Titans, and PFF College Analyst Anthony Treash joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! CBJ makes several moves, OU & Texas officially tell the Big 12 that they're out, Columbus Dispatch's Brian Hedger joins at 12:33pm, Party like a RothStar at 12:48pm, latest on the Aaron Rodgers saga, Texans are open to dealing Deshaun Watson, The Athletic Bengals reporter Paul Dehner Jr. at 1:33pm, Holtmann lands a 4-star center, OBJ is ready for his return, and CFB 247Sports' Brad Crawford joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Friday! So much news heading into the weekend! Biggest storylines from Big Ten Media Days, OU & Texas set to make move to SEC, KU-to-B1G rumors swirl, Cleveland baseball will now be known as the Guardians, Ryan Day speaks to the media at 12:30, Jim Harbaugh has more crazy quotes, Hockey Writers' Mark Scheig joins at 1:33pm, Michael Thomas to be sidelined for several weeks, and Pick Six Previews' Brett Ciancia joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Thursday! Texas & Oklahoma look to bolt for the SEC, SI Sooners' John E. Hoover joins at 12:33pm, how would the expansion affect Ohio State, Kevin Warren speaks at media days, Jim Lachey joins at 1:33pm, B1G media poll unanimously picks Ohio State at the top, Nick Saban on his QB's NIL cash flow, and CBJ winger Oliver Bjorkstrand joins us at 2:33pm!
Happy Wednesday! Bucks win the NBA Title, Adam Schefter joins for NFL Playbook at 12:33pm, problems for the Reds vs the Mets, hypothetical running back trades, where to draft Barkley in fantasy, CBJ expansion draft player is leaked, Saturday Tradition's Dustin Schutte at 1:33pm, WWE tries to recruit Seth Towns, Browns could extend Ward & Chubb before Mayfield, Dame Lillard landing spots & The Athletic NHL's Sean McIndoe joins at 2:33pm!
Happy Tuesday! Previewing NBA Finals Game 6, the legend Phil Steele joins at 12:33pm, Reds suffer a wild loss to the Mets, Aaron Rodgers turned down an extension from GB, Locked on Cowboys' Marcus Mosher joins at 1:33pm, Ruckert will substitute in for Olave at media days, who will win Finals MVP is Bucks win, and talking #CBJ with Alison Lukan at 2:33pm!
Happy Monday! Colin Morikawa wins The Open Championship. Doug Lesmerises (Cleveland.com) joined us to preview Ohio State football for this season. Party like a RothStar. The Reds suffered a brutal three-game sweep against Milwaukee. Dalton Miller (PFN) joined the show to talk about Aaron Rodgers, expectations for the Browns in '21 and more. Deeper Dive: the Bucks are one win away from the NBA Championship. Joshua Perry (BTN) hopped on to break down some Big Ten football.
Happy Friday! Bryson has a meltdown at the Open Championship, Brooks takes some jabs at him in the media, WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston at 12:33pm, Overs & Unders at 12:48pm, PFF QB rankings, NBA Game 5 is this weekend, Locked on Browns' Jeff Lloyd joins at 1:33pm, JTT is officially on the Buckeyes roster, Tom Brady played through a torn MCL & Chin Music w/ Jensen Lewis at 2:33pm!