06 Oct

Cole Adds To Wild Card “Fear Factor,” by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 – 4:39 pm

Consider me a little disappointed in the pre-game news conferences for Wednesday’s National League Wild Card Game. I’ll admit, my expectations weren’t very realistic, but I saw the discussion going much differently in my mind. I envisioned something very similar to a scene from Marvel’s “The Avengers,” where Loki tells Tony Stark, “I have an […]

 

29 Sep

Pirates’ Unsteady Season Makes Postseason Hopes More Unclear, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 – 3:24 pm

After the Pirates’ 3-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals Monday night, an old college classmate of mine posted a tweet with the Webster’s Dictionary definition of the word microcosm. I thought it was a perfect summation of the evening considering the missed opportunities, game-changing mistakes and the wasting of a masterful pitching performance. How […]

 

22 Sep

Pirates Must Set Aside Feelings With Walker, By Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 – 4:27 pm

As Neil Walker’s sixth full season in the big leagues comes to a close, the writing on the wall couldn’t be more clear, per the Trib’s Rob Biertempfel. All indications from both Walker and the Pirates’ management suggest that Walker will not remain a Pirate after his salary arbitration period expires at the end of […]

 

15 Sep

Pirates’ Success Could Come at a Large Cost, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 – 4:23 pm

They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. In which case, Pirates fans should be tickled pink these days. Not because the team is in the thick of a division race that has become more intense in the past two weeks. Not because the Pirates have, arguably, the deepest, most versatile roster of […]

 

10 Sep

American teams in pivotal times by Michael Grau

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 – 9:20 am

While the country anticipates the return of America’s game tonight (Mike and Dave’s Black and Gold Pregame Show starts at 6:00!), a couple of American teams are approaching pivotal moments. The US Men’s National Soccer team was thumped by Brazil (4-1) in their last match together before the October 10th showdown against Mexico at the […]

 

08 Sep

Why the Bad Guys Will Never Be Caught, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 – 3:44 pm

It’s time to put the general public on notice. You have about 48 hours to get “Deflate Gate” and the latest re-boot of “Spy Gate” out of your system. Once the ball kicks off between the Steelers and Patriots at Gilette Stadium Thursday night, this whole thing is over. The NFL had the rare opportunity […]