Archive for November, 2009

Monday, November 30th 2009

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

Coming off a great sports weekend, Tony takes you deep INTO THE NIGHT with a lot of football talk and the latest on Tiger Woods and his car accident.

So what was Tiger Woods doing leaving his house at 2:25AM the morning after Thanksgiving? How did he lose control of his SUV in his driveway and slam into a tree? Well, unfortunately Tiger and his wife Elin are not talking. With the latest from Orlando and more on Tiger skipping his own tournament is Rich Lerner from the Golf Channel.

Former Notre Dame Heisman Trophy Winner and future NFL Hall of Famer, Tim Brown joins Tony to talk about the firing of Charlie Weiss and who he wants to take over as the new head coach of the Fighting Irish.

Monday Night Football…The New Orleans Saints improve to 11-0 as they beat the New England Saints 38-17. Drew Brees 371 yards 5 touchdowns. Wide receiver Robert Meachem 5 catches 69 yards and 1 touchdown. He joined Tony after the game to talk about the win and what it will take for the Saints to go undefeated


Thursday, November 25th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on November 29, 2009 by timcates

                  Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25th 2009

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

A wild Wednesday night show as Tony gets you ready for the Thanksgiving Weekend. If you are still preparing the turkey and stuffing Tony is here to help with his “Turkey Tips.”

The season is winding down in College Football. Will Florida and Texas square off in the BCS Championship Game? What happens to TCU, Boise State and Cincinnati who are all undefeated? What about a team like Temple who is 9-2 and about to win the MAC? Does Temple deserve a good bowl bid? Temple Head Coach Al Golden joins Tony to talk about his alma mater and the success of the Owls Football team.

It may be Week 12 of the NFL, but we have another football league on our mind…the LFL (Lingerie Football League). MVP  Britainie Degarbott joins Tony to talk about the league, the women and . Want to see the ladies in action? The Los Angeles Temptation host the Seattle Mist on Friday November 2th at the LA Sports Arena. Check out

Tony’s Week 12 Stone Cold Leadpipe Locks

Detroit +11 v.s. Green Bay

Oakland +14 over Dallas

Denver +6 v.s. NY Giants

Tuesday, November 24th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on November 24, 2009 by timcates

  A terrific Tuesday night show, as Tony gets you ready for Thanksgiving with his “Turkey Tips.” Don’t over-cook that Turkey or mess up the stuffing. Let Tony help you out with your Thanksgiving Day feast.

The Oakland Raiders are coming off a big upset of the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Next up is a Thanksgiving Day showdown v.s. the Dallas Cowboys. The Raiders offense is rejuvenated thanks in part to new starting QB Bruce Gradkowski. He joins Tony to talk about the Raiders and him taking over for #1 pick JaMarcus Russell.

Week 12 of the NFL gets an early start with 3 games on Thanksgiving. The big story in the NFL is the growing number of guys (Ben Roethlisberger, Brian Westbrook, Clinton Portis) suffering concussions. FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer has the latest on the head injuries and all the news/notes from the National Football League.

It’s Rivalry Week in College Football. We have UCLA-USC, Auburn-Alabama, Florida-Florida State. Former Tennessee Head Coach, Phillip Fulmer joins Tony to break down the games and give his insight on the future of Charlie Weiss at Notre Dame. After 17 seasons at Tennessee, Coach Fulmer is now an analyst for CBS College Sports, but says he is hoping to get another coaching job next year.

Monday, November 23rd 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on November 23, 2009 by timcates

A fantastic Monday night show, coming off a great sports weekend. Week 11 of the NFL is in the books as the Saints and Colts remain perfect on the season. The Raiders pull the upset witih a win over the Bengals. Helping Tony break down all the NFL action is Hall of Fame WR James Lofton. I’m sure James isn’t too happy about his Stanford Cardinal getting beat by CAL in “The Big Game.”

A big upset in college football as UCONN beat Notre Dame 33-30 in double overtime. The loss is a big one for Charlie Weiss, who could be on his way out as head coach of the Fighting Irish. The win even bigger for UCONN and their head coach Randy Edsall. Coach Edsall joined Tony to talk about the victory and all the circumstances surrounding his team this seaon.

Monday night football, a dramatic finish in Houston as the the Titans defeat the Texans 20-17. Texans Kicker Kris Brown misses a 49 yard FG as time expires. With the win, Titans now winners of 4 in a row.

Friday, November 20th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on November 20, 2009 by timcates

A very special Red Wine Friday edition of Into the Night. Tony is fired up for Week 11 of the National Football League. Helping break down this weeks games is good friend John Avello from the Las Vegas Wynn. John also takes a look at the big games in College Football.

Week 11 of the NFL has several big matchups including the Chargers-Broncos in an AFC West battle. With the latest news and notes  is Jason LaCanfora from the NFL Network. Jason broke the Dick Jauron firing on Tuesday and has the latest on the coaching search now in Buffalo.

The MLS Cup Final is Sunday in Seattle: The Los Angeles Galaxy v.s. Real Salt Lake. The MVP of the MLS is Landon Donovan and he joins Tony to talk about being the named the best soccer player in the United States. Plus, Landon weighs in on the “handball” scandal between France and Ireland. did Thierry Henry get away with cheating?

Tony’s Stone Cold Week 11 NFL Locks

Tampa Bay +11 v.s. New Orleans

Green Bay -6 1/2 over San Francisco

Baltimore +1 over Indianapolis


Dean’s Stone Cold NCAA Locks

Georgia -9 over Kentucky

Kent State +11 over Temple

California  +7 1/2 over Stanford

*Notre Dame Irish -6 over UConn

Thursday, November 19th 2009

Posted in Updates/Discussion on November 19, 2009 by timcates

A super Thursday night show as Tony is fired up to talk to his longtime friend from the UFC Tito Ortiz. The “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” is back fighting in the octogan after a 18 month layoff. Tito fights Forrest Griffin on Saturday in Las Vegas in UFC 106. Tito and Tony go way back to the days of the Best Damn Sports Show Period…

The Oakland Raiders former #1 pick, QB JaMarcus Russell, has been benched after  throwing 9 interceptions and leading the Raiders to a 2-7 start. Head Coach Tom Cable names  Bruce Gradkowski the new starting QB in Oakland. Helping Tony break down the latest from the Raider Nation and everything else in the NFL is former QB Rich Gannon.

The San Diego Chargers are the hottest team in the AFC, having won 4 straight and now tied atop standings in the AFC West. Chargers DB Eric Weddle joins Tony to talk about the Chargers and their recent run of wins, as well as his hit on Eagles RB Brian Westbrook that gave him his 2nd concussion of the season.