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A lot on the Cardinals this morning with Ben Frederickson. What's off about this team? Is it just the rotation? Be notes that a number of these players are barreling toward free agency and they could dictate what their market looks like. O'Neill, Hicks and more with an unknown future. The NL Central seems to be imploding, can the Cardinals claw back? We talk Goldschmidt, Arenado and power. Blues with a big draft ahead. Ben says Armstrong has a potential war-chest of picks. What will he do? A look at latest changes to college NIL rules and more. Listen here:
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Brandon Williams. VP with the Battlehawks talks about the strong fan turnout, what's in store for next season, and the talent level in the XFL
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Sports Podcast with Jim Powers, we first chat with CBC Head Baseball Coach Mason Horne about the Cadets season and the upcoming state tournament. We then catch up with SLUH Head Water Polo Coach John Penilla as he talks about the Jr. Bills season and their semifinal contest against Parkway West.
We visit with Cord Dombrowski of the great Dalhousie golf club right here in our Missouri backyard. He talks about how the club came about and how things lined up fo them to build a world renowned course in Cape Girardeau. The development by Jack Nicklaus, the on-site facilities, the camaraderie and why the course is so special too. We also talk to hockey Hall of Famer, Bernie Federko, and how hockey translates to golf. His experience with the Blues' Stanley Cup run and more.
Ken Hitchcock, Trey Wingo, Matt Vierling and more great talk this morning with Martin Kilcoyne. We talk Cardinals floundering this year compared to the last twenty years. Martin says “games behind” is more important than record. How weird is the Contreras situation? Thoughts on where the club goes from here at the catcher position. Starting pitcher issues, Wainwright's effect, Matz, and other rotation questions.
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Ken Hitchcock former St. Louis Blues coach, on his current role with the Blues, advising Army, friendship with Coach Craig Berube, watching Blues win Cup.
A Cardinals deep dive this morning with Ben Frederickson of stltoday.com. Did Jack Flaherty point to something yesterday that could be a big issue for pitching with two strikes? How can the team manipulate the roster to gain confidence? We talk about an overlooked solid start to Goldschmidt's season and Nolan Gorman's power. A look at Contreras of late and the team's 0-9 recent record in his starts. We also talk about Arenado's off-season work. Did he change his swing too much? Deflated outfield, O'Neill's flop in center, Carlson's place and more. How can they break out of the slump? Listen here:
A look at the Cardinals still flailing and the moves in between majors/minors. What does it mean that Zack Thompson was sent down? Will we see Liberatore soon? Brian Walton talks about Lars Nootbaar, Luken Baker, Chandler Redmond and other potential power-hitters. He also talks about a few others contributing throughout the system that we may not have heard about yet. We hear about this year's Cardinals Hall of Fame class plus robotic umps and how they're expanding. Listen here:
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Sports Podcast with Jim Powers, We chat with Nerinx Hall Head Soccer Coach Brian Haddock about the Markers and their season and then we preview the state tournament that will start next weekend.
A great visit with Joe Schwent of St. Albans CC. He's a St. Louis treasure and has a long, storied history in golf. He talks tournaments, leagues, carts and how covid changed golf.
A tribute to Mike Shannon, the voice of the St. Louis Cardinals for 50 years. Stories of golf, fishing, broadcasting and more from a life in baseball. "A life well lived."
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Adam Wainwright on his return, his critics, the Cardinals struggles, and his charity.
We talk about the Cardinals struggles this morning with Ben Frederickson of the St. Louis Post Dispatch. We look at the outfield situation, and how they potentially misread the central division. We also talk about Adam Wainwright's return and his fiery determination. We get Ben's thoughts on Mizzou's upcoming football season and Coach Drinkwitz. Are the off-season moves enough of a booster? We talk a bit about Battlehawks and how TV ratings are the biggest teller of the leagues future. Will they be back next year? Listen here:
An uncharacteristically poor start to the Cardinals season leads us to look at who may be available in the minor leagues. Brian Walton talks about Jordan Walker's move to Triple-A, the signing of Motter, injuries to Tommy Parsons and Dak Hudson. Plus why DeJong is a mainstay for the team now. We also look at Nolan Gorman's different swing and success this year. Listen here:
Stories of cooperation or lack of from big league managers and the media. Tommy Lasorda, Tony La Russa, Charlie Manuel and more. A look at how the NFL draft has changed over the years and the Jets QB picks. Martin talks about Joe Buck's move from FOX and his recent conversation and his dad. (Listen: Joe Buck – April 2023 – The Kilcoyne Conversation) Mike Kelly, Eli Drinkwitz stories too. Listen here:
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Podcast with Jim Powers, we discuss the upcoming boys' volleyball districts with Lindbergh head coach Atom Zuniga and CBC head coach Alex Erbs. The three talk about their teams and the upcoming playoffs and how the growth of the sport in the state of Missouri.
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with former St. Louis Blues Captain David Backes. His exit from St. Louis, watching Blues win the Cup, the role of the Captain, his passion for dogs.
A fantastic visit with Lee Trevino this morning talking about his career, being struck by lightning, his ties to St. Louis and his big movie cameo. We also look at Jordan Spieth's woes recently and Jon Rahm. Plus Tiger's latest health issues and more. Listen here:
Ben Fred's in the building to get into this week in sports. We start with Mizzou football and Coach Drinkwitz. Ben talks about the transfer portal and how it often affects teams. We take a look at the first few weeks for the Cardinals and ahead to this road trip. Pitching, middle-lineup hitting, stranded runners and more. What about Max Scherzer's suspension and the mess regarding pitching substances. Are the new rules affecting older pitchers more than expected? More on the new rules around MLB, CITY SC's amazing game last week, Battlehawks and St. Louis fans showing out. Listen here:
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Podcast with Jim Powers, Jim talks with head basketball coach of Priory Bob McCormack about his career in coaching and his induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame this coming weekend.
Join PGA Tour Pro Jay Delsing and Dan McLaughlin as they chat with 2x US Open Champion and current ESPN Golf analyst Andy North. This episode is brought to you by: Rhone: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use BTF to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/BTF Henson Shaving: It's time to say no to subscriptions and yes to a razor that'll last you a lifetime. Visit HENSONSHAVING.com/BTF to pick the razor for you and use code BTF and you'll get two years' worth of blades free with your razor–just make sure to add them to your cart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jordan Montgomery takes the loss last night. What's Brian Walton's take on the Cardinals underwhelming April? He talks about the starters in Memphis and potentially why they haven't been called up. He compares Jordan Hicks to Tink Hence. The Jordan Walker dynamic continues to evolve. Is the league figuring him out already? We get into the farm system's outlook across the league for the Cardinals and the first few weeks of games in the minors.
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Joe Buck on first year with Monday Night Football on ESPN, who gives him critique, and what the networks missed on with his Dad.
This week on the "Golf with Jay Delsing" show we wrap up the Masters and visit with 2-time US Open champion, Curtis Strange. We get his thoughts on LIV, Phil Mickelson and much more. We also sit down with Adam Betz. He owns Family Golf and Learning Center in St. Louis. We discuss the hows and whys of the areas pre-eminent practice facility.
Ben Frederickson comes in to talk about a weekend feast for St. Louis sports fans. Minus the Blues, our city has a ton going on this weekend in sports. We get into the Cardinals lackluster few weeks and questions on the horizon. Is it too early to panic? What happens when Nootbaar returns? How far away is Adam Wainwright? We also get into the Battlehawks final few games and what their playoff situation may be. We also talk about Blues plans for next season. Could Colton Parayko be a key trade chip? Ben talks salary cap issues. We talk CITY SC and more too. Listen here:
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Shaka Smart on the great season for Marquette Basketball, his connection with Marquette, coaching in the portal era, and his wardrobe.
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Sports Podcast, Jim Powers chats with Ladue's head girls' soccer coach Dave Aronberg about the Rams and their early season success, and then the guys chat about the state of girls' soccer in the area and how the academy systems are effecting the sport in the area.
We dive into pitching depth at Memphis with Brain Walton today. Who are their starters and how close are they to majors? Hudson has an ERA over 4 and has not done well. Matthew Liberatore has been excellent. Connor Thomas has started well and Graceffo has shown promise, but it's too early to think about him moving up anytime soon. Is the key for Liberatore establishing the fast ball? In particular, inside to righthanded hitters? What has Graceffo done well to move so fast through the minors? Tink Hence arguably earned a promotion but starts the season at Peoria and has still been limited in pitch count for whatever reason. Masyn Winn has kicked off the season at the top of the lineup for Memphis, although he's not hitting particularly well. We talk about Paul DeJong's rehab assignment in Palm Beach. He hasn't really hit at the level it takes to return to St. Louis. Is it decision time for his future? Listen here:
On this week's episode, Jay Delsing and Dan McLaughlin are joined by 2x US Open Champion and World Golf Hall of Famer Curtis Strange, who is now part of ESPN's golf coverage.This episode is brought to you by:Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase. Go to athleticgreens.com/BTFManscaped: Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code BTF at Manscaped.com. That's 20% off with free shipping at manscaped.com and use code BTF. MANSCAPED® Beard Hedger, one stroke, one guard, 20 lengths Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with St. Louis Blues boss Doug Armstrong. What went wrong this season, how to fix it, Binnington frustration, etc.
This week on the 'Golf with Jay Delsing' show we talk everything Masters. It's the kick off of the golf majors season and we have a great conversation with Gary McCord. He is of Masters lore for many of the wrong reasons. You don't want to miss this one!
Brian Walton runs down the Cardinals prospects to watch as minor league seasons get under way. He also talks about the pitching rotation in Memphis and who could be on the move soon. News on power-hitting Luken Baker, Masyn Winn and top pick, Joshua Baez. Listen here:
In this week's edition of the Inside the Lines High School Sports Podcast, Jim Powers chats with MSHSAA Communications Director Jason West about the current ballot issues that schools are voting on and how some will change some of their sports in the future. We also talked about changes in how football is going to be classified starting this fall.
On this episode of Beyond the Fairways, Jay Delsing and Dan McLaughlin talk golf with longtime CBS golf commentator, Tour player and author Gary McCord. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mt. Rushmore(s) of St. Louis sports professionals, a look at the Cardinals first few games of the season and bad April Fools' joke on today's great talk. We get into "bombing" as the emcee at events and how to read the room. We talk Masters, Augusta National exclusivity, LIV players and more. Listen here:
This week the CMO/CCO and Executive Vice President of Ascension Healthcare, Nick Ragone, stopped by to talk about the Ascension Charity Classic this fall at Norwood Hills CC. Plus he talks about his round with Rory and answers questions on if will Tiger play on the Champions Tour. Will we see him in St Louis? Listen here:
In this week's edition of Inside the Lines High School Sports Podcast with Jim Powers, we catch up with Incarnate Word head basketball coach Dan Rolfes to talk about the Red Knights state championship run. Jim then talks with De Smet volleyball coach Tim Haffner about the start of the boys' volleyball season and the growth of the sport in the state of Missouri.
Jordan Walker gets to experience his first opening day in St. Louis tomorrow. We talk it all over here with Brian Walton of thecardinalnation.com. He also gives us some insight on how far away Masyn Winn really is from the majors. But will there be a spot for him, when he's ready? We also talk about Tink Hence, and other relief pitchers like Zack Thompson that could make an impact for the organization this year. Listen here:
In this episode, Jay Delsing and Dan McLaughlin talk with Apple TV MLS Analyst and former MLS MVP Taylor Twellman about his love of the game of golf.This episode is brought to you by:Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase. Go to athleticgreens.com/BTFManscaped: Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code BTF at Manscaped.com. That's 20% off with free shipping at manscaped.com and use code BTF. MANSCAPED® Beard Hedger, one stroke, one guard, 20 lengths Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
We get into CITY's fifth win and the incredible program the team is building in St. Louis today on our great talk with Martin Kilcoyne. Also, the fouling debate in March Madness and basketball in general. We talk about the lack of "blue blood" program in the final four. Who do we pick to win it all? A look at Jordan Walker's ascension to the majors and how he compares to previous Cardinals phenoms. Listen here:
This week I sit down with Lt. Colonel Dan Rooney of the blockbuster charity, Folds of Honor. These guys continue to raise a ridiculously large amount of money for the families of our fallen heroes. All this money is focused on education. Don't miss it.
On this episode, Jay Delsing & Dan McLaughlin visit with golf author and journalist Alan Shipnuck. Shipnuck is the author of eight books, including best-sellers Bud, Sweat & Tees; The Swinger (with Michael Bamberger); and Phil. Shipnuck has won 13 first-place awards in the annual Golf Writers Association of America writing contest, breaking the record of Dan Jenkins, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.This episode is brought to you by:Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase. Go to athleticgreens.com/BTF.Rhone: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use BTF to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/BTF Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
"The Kilcoyne Conversation" with Jim Regna, CEO at Triad Bank. Understanding the current banking crisis that played out with Silicon Valley Bank. How did this happen? Is this just a hiccup in the banking industry or something bigger?
This week on my show, I sit down with Master PGA Professional, Terry Grosch. There are so few Master Professionals around and Terry is a great human as well as a huge asset to our community.
A ton of March Madness talk this morning with Martin Kilcoyne. We get into Michigan State's success, Mizzou and Marquette's downfalls, NIT tournament mess and more. We take a look at John Mozeliak's track record for winning seasons and does it warrant a trip to the baseball HoF. There are Cardinals about for Team USA. How is the tournament appealing to fans in the US and internationally? We talk about the incredible start to CITY SC's inaugural season, where past Rams players are now and more. Listen here:
“The Kilcoyne Conversation” with Battlehawks running back Brian Hill on crazy dome crowds, playing in the NFL, and going to St. Louis Rams games as a kid.
In this week's Inside the Lines High School Sports podcast, Jim Powers talks with Earl Austin Jr. about this past weekend's state championships and the upcoming games this weekend In Springfield. Eureka head girls basketball coach James Alsup then joins us to talk about the Wildcats and their matchup this weekend in the state semifinals.
We get into Cardinals minor league camp this morning with Brian Walton. Why was Freddie Pacheco cut in one of the more surprising spring moves? We take a look at the potential rotation for Triple A Memphis. Brian also talks about Tink Hence's camp so far and more. Listen here:
Jay Delsing and Dan McLaughlin visit with World Golf Hall of Famer and winner of 6x Major Championships, Lee Trevino.This episode is brought to you by:Manscaped: Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code BTF at Manscaped.com. That's 20% off with free shipping at manscaped.com and use code BTF. MANSCAPED® Beard Hedger, one stroke, one guard, 20 lengths. Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase. Go to athleticgreens.com/BTF. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Great talk with Mac and Martin to kick off the week. Battlehawks first home game of the season, CITY SC winning, March Madness and more on the docket today. Martin talks WBC and the excitement surrounding Lars Nootbaar. Can Mizzou last in the tournament? They look for their first tournament win in a long time. We talk bracket picks and more. Listen here:
This week the affable Taylor Twellman dropped by for our visit on Beyond the Fairways so we have a few hot takes from him. I also got to sit down with two great men in the golf world, Bummer Berry and Ray Farnell. They are growing our game in big way and doing so at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring, MO. They are also working on an awesome new facility in Chesterfield Valley. Listen here: