29 Oct

Every Jag-Off of the Week Winner in 2015 by Ken Laird

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Thursday, October 29th, 2015 – 1:12 pm

Jan 7 – Jagoff of the Year Voting ROGER GOODELL for the Ray Rice fiasco w/ a 2 game suspension, then the TMZ video, then indefinite suspension, denials they ever saw the video‚Ķ incompetence and cover up 2nd Place Legarrette Blount for fight, DUI, Walkout, Release 3rd Place Mike Milbury (lifetime achievement) 4th Place Jameis […]

 

27 Oct

World Series Participants Follow a Familiar Path, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 – 10:15 pm

Watching this year’s World Series will likely be difficult for many Pirates fans, having suffered a third straight year of postseason heartbreak. But perhaps for just a fleeting moment of comfort, consider the methods that both the National League and American League champions used to arrive in the Fall Classic. Some of the characteristics of […]

 

13 Oct

The Frustration of the Backup Culture, By Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers, Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 – 10:30 pm

The old football adage is: “the most popular guy in town is the backup quarterback.” Whoever came up with that clearly hasn’t visited the city of Pittsburgh lately. The first 52 minutes and 18 seconds of Mike Vick’s second start in a Steelers uniform was going so badly that fans on social media were calling […]

 

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 […]