Archive for October, 2009

Friday, October 30th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 30, 2009 by timcates

A full night of sports on Red Wine Friday, minus the World Series, which has the day off. Plenty of NBA and NHL action, including the Lakers getting spanked! John Avello from Wynn Casino joined Tony to discuss the betting side of sports. Former Phillies pitcher Darren Daulton (Comcast Philadelphia) talks World Series baseball. And as always, Jason LaCanfora (NFL Network) joined Tony in the final hour to discuss NFL week 8. Don’t forget, the Stone Cold Locks too!

Wednesday, October 28th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 28, 2009 by timcates

A wonderful Wednesday night show as the Philadelphia Phillies beat  the New York Yankees 6-1 in Game 1 of the World Series. Cliff Lee a complete game 6-hitter and Chase Utley with a pair of homeruns, as the Phillies take a 1-0 lead in the World Series. Phillies 3rd baseman Pedro Feliz joins Tony live from the clubhouse after the game.  Plus Tony takes your calls and reaction after the game. Are the Yankees in trouble? Will the series be a sweep by the Phillies?

The NBA season has tipped off and already we are seeing teams like the Lakers and Celtics get out to good starts. Teams like the Clippers and Bobcats do what they do best….lose. Helping Tony break down the season is P.J. Carlesimo from the NBA on TNT.

Tuesday, October 27th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 27, 2009 by timcates

Tony is back as everything is beautiful again in the world of sports. Opening Night in the NBA as the Los Angeles Lakers raised their 15th World Championship banner inside Staples Center.

Game #1 of the World Series is Wednesday in New York. The Yankees v.s. the Phillies. Helping Tony breakdown the matchup is former Phillies closer Ricky Bottalico, who knows serves as an analyst for Comcast Sports in Philadelphia.

Several big stories in the NFL starting to make news. Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson is in trouble after some derogatory comments on his twitter page. Plus in Washington D.C. the saga surrounding Jim Zorn continues. Jay Glazer, FOX NFL Insider, pops on with Tony to help sort through the news and notes from the National Football League

The Pittsburgh Steelers have won 4 in a row after a big 27-17 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The game was close until LaMarr Woodley returned a fumble 77-yards for a touchdown as the Steelers hand the Vikings their first loss of the season. LaMarr joins Tony to talk about the Steelers and their defense of their Super Bowl Championship.

Monday, October 26th

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 26, 2009 by timcates

Max Kellerman filling-in Monday night for Tony who had a much deserved night off. The World Series is set with the Philadelphia Phillies v.s. New York Yankees. Game #1 is Wednesday 8:05p.mEST at Yankee Stadium. Helping Max break down the World Series is a man who played for the Phillies and coached the Yankees…Dodgers coach Larry Bowa.

Week 7 of the NFL is in the books as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 27-17 on Monday Night Football. After all the dust settles these weeks’ games, there are only 3 teams left that are undefeated: New Orleans, Indianapolis and Denver.

The Dallas Cowboys have won 2 straight and are now 4-2 on the season.  One guy who is having a break out year is Cowboys WR Miles Austin.   He leads the Cowboys with over 500 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns. Miles joins Max to talk about Cowboys and his big season so far.

Friday, October 23rd 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 25, 2009 by timcates

A night off for Tony who enjoyed a great week in Philadelphia watching the Phillies win the NCLS and advance to their 2nd straight World Series. Filling in for Tony is Max Kellerman.

Max breaks down Week 7 of the NFL with the help of former All-Pro Running Back Jamal Anderson. The “DirtyBird” played his college ball at Utah, so I’m sure he’ll weigh in on his Utes and the Mountain West Conference constantly being left out of the BCS Championship.

The film sweeping the country is Paranormal Activity. The producer of the film is Steven Schneider, who joins Max to talk about the success of the movie and why people are so drawn to a movie about ghosts.

Thursday, October 21st 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 22, 2009 by timcates

A terrifc Thursday night show for you as the Los Angeles Angels get a strong 6 2/3 innings from John Lackey to beat the Yankees 7-6 inGame #5 of the ALCS.  With the win the Halos force a Game #6 on Saturday back in New York. Angels Game #6 starter, Joe Saunders,  joins Tony to talk about being down 3-2 in the series and his scheduled start on Saturdsay and if the weather will be a factor when he pitches at Yankees Stadium.

FOX MLB Analyst Jim Bowden talks with Tony about the ALCS and if the long break will affect the Phillies ,who now are just sitting and waiting to find out who they will  play in the World Series. Jim also weighs in on the Dodgers off-season plans and the future of the organization with Frank and Jamie McCourt going through a divorce.

The Napa County District Attorney announced that they will not file assault charges against Raiders Head Coach Tom Cable. The DA felt their wasn’t enough evidence that proved Cable pushed or punched assistant coach Randy Hanson. Helping Tony break down the Tom Cable Saga and it’s affect on the Raiders is 4-time SuperBowl winner and former Raiders linebacker Bill Romanowski. Romo thinks the end of the “off the field drama”  will be a good thing for the Raiders as they look to get back to .500 on the season

Wednesday, October 21st 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on October 21, 2009 by timcates

A wild Wednesday night show as one team punched their ticket for the World Series.  The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-4 to win the NLCS. Phillies advancing to the World Series for the 2nd straight year. Cliff Lee pitched great. Ryan Howard was a beast at the plate. And when the Phillies needed him, Jayson Werth came through with a big homerun. Congratulations to the Phillies. Phillies relievers Brad Lidge and Scott Eyre join Tony live from the field at Citizens Bank Park during the post-game celebration.

The Oakland Raiders pulled out a big win in Week 6 beating the Eagles 13-9. The Raiders defense was all over Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, sacking him 6 times and forcing him to make bad throws all game long.  Raiders  defensive tackle Richard Seymour led that defensive charge with 2 sacks and he joined Tony to talk about the win and look ahead to the matchup with the New York Jets.

After starting the season 3-0, the New York Jets are in the midst of a 3 game slide. Mark Sanchez is struggling at quarterback having thrown 8 interceptions during the losing streak.  Jets have a chance to turn things around on Sunday when they go into Oakland and face the Raiders. Jets DB Darrelle Revis  breaks down the mindset of the team and how they can turn things around.