Jul 31, 2015

07/31/15 Hour 3: Steve Greenberg; Harbaugh

The guys talk with Chicago Sun-Times writer Steve Greenberg about what impressed him the most from Big Ten Media Day and why Tim Beckman was taken the wrong way to some people. They also talk about new Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh and how his first Big Ten Media Day was a success and how he will be great for Michigan in the future.

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Jul 31, 2015

07/31/15 Hour 2: Jody Martinez; Chicago Tribune Story

The guys talk with new assistant coach for the Illinois women's basketball team - Jody Martinez - about why he chose to come here amongst allegations hovering over the program. The guys also talk about the recent Chicago Tribune article regarding former assistant to the head coach Mike Divilbiss and how he was seen from former players at past schools.

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Jul 31, 2015

07/31/15 Hour 1: Trade Deadline; Big Ten Football Media Day

Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay talk about the MLB trade deadline and who made the best moves for their teams. They also talked about the second day of Big Ten Media Day in Chicago, Ill., and what Illini head coach Tim Beckman had to say regarding the upcoming season and the recent allegations toward the program.

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Jul 30, 2015

07/30/15 Hour 2: Derek Piper and Big Ten Media Days

Derek Piper of Big Stage Hoops (for just one more day) joins Lon and Brett for the final hour of their Thursday show. They discuss Charlie Moore, Zach Norvell, and Tracy Abrams. Later, Lon plays some audio from Mike Thomas and Tim Beckman's discussions today at the Big Ten Media Days.

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Jul 30, 2015

07/30/15 Hour 1: MLB Trade Deadline; Kevin Wheeler

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner's replacement for the day, Brett Lerner, discuss the most recent trades in Major League Baseball, including the Cardinals' pick-up of Brandon Moss. They also bring on Kevin Wheeler to supplement their MLB coverage, with a focus on the Cardinals.

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Jul 29, 2015

07/29/15 Hour 3: Kevin Fishbain; Sam Maniscalco

The guys talk with Kevin Fishbain of ChicagoFootball.com about the upcoming training camp for the Bears and the latest news on them. They also talk with Sam Maniscalco of OrangeandBlueNews.com on the Tracy Abrams season-ending injury and what the season will be like now.

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Jul 29, 2015

07/29/15 Hour 2: Dan Hayes; White Sox

The guys talk with Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com  on what the White Sox should do now that they have won six in a row and are only two games under .500. They also talk about the rest of the season for the White Sox, including a tough month of August and closing on the road in September.

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Jul 29, 2015

07/29/15 Hour 1: Baseball Trade Deadline Talk; Illini Basketball

Jeremy Werner and Michael Carpenter talk about the MLB Trade Deadline that is approaching and what certain teams will do and what players will be moved. They also talk about the latest news on Tracy Abrams, Jaylon Tate, Jalen Coleman-Lands and the Illinois men's basketball team.

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Jul 28, 2015

07/28/15 Hour 3: Sean Harrington; Tracy Abrams

Lon and Jeremy discuss the loss of Tracy Abrams with basketball analyst Sean Harrington. Later, another weekly edition of Tay's Take provides some insight into how Lon deals with the shameless self-promotion of Jeremy and Carp.

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Jul 28, 2015

07/28/15 Hour 2: MLB Trades; Tracy Abrams

Tay and J discuss the recent trades of Ben Zobrist to the Royals and Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays, and whether or not the White Sox should be making a deadline deal after the team's recent hot streak. They also continue to discuss Tracy Abrams' injury and the benefits of standing while performing on the radio.

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Jul 28, 2015

07/28/15 Hour 1: Tracy Abrams Torn Achilles

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner discuss Tracy Abrams' second consecutive season-ending injury, this time an Achilles tear suffered in a non-contact drill. Can Jaylon Tate step up and deliver again in Tracy's absence? Who else will be counted on to handle the ball? Later, Mark Tupper is on the phone to further discuss the impact of such a tragic injury.

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Jul 27, 2015

07/27/15 Hour 3: Scott Phillips; Hoops Recruiting

Scott Phillips of NBC Sports joins Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay to discuss Illini basketball recruiting, specifically surrounding the recent performances of Charlie Moore and Zach Norvell during the summer evaluation period.

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Jul 27, 2015

07/27/15 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne; MLB Hall of Fame and Cardinals

Lon and Jeremy discuss the recent MLB Hall of Fame voting results with Mike Claiborne of KMOX and the Cardinals' broadcast crew. After giving his thoughts on the HoF, among other things, Claibs talks about the benefits of the recent trade made by the Cardinals for reliever Steve Cishek.

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Jul 27, 2015

07/27/15 Hour 1: Recapping Vacations; MLB Trade Talk

Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay discuss their long weekend vacations, filled with baseball and food and a surprisingly decent Cleveland nightlife scene. Then the guys get down to business with some MLB trade talk and brief discussions of high school basketball prospects.

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Jul 24, 2015

07/24/15 Hour 3: Steve Breitwieser; Illini Football

Hour three of Friday's Tay and J Show previews the Illini football schedule with Michael Carpenter, Brett Lerner, and Steve Breitwieser offering their thoughts and opinions.

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Jul 24, 2015

07/24/15 Hour 2: Illini Athletics Roundtable Discussion

Two current students, Brett Lerner and Matt Silich, join Michael Carpenter in a detailed discussion about the successes and failures of Illini athletics from a student's perspective. Topics include football's recent struggles, including those of Tim Beckman, as well as methods of getting more students to attend games. Later, they touch on men's basketball.

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Jul 24, 2015

07/24/15 Hour 1: Dave Wischnowsky

Michael Carpenter is the fill-in host for Friday's show, joined by Brett Lerner in the studio for three hours. They discuss Jalen Coleman-Lands' stress fracture and talk Chicago sports with Dave Wischnowsky.

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Jul 23, 2015

07/23/15 Hour 2: Fast-pitch softball and Arcade Games

Lon and Carp discuss fast pitch softball with Terry Hammel for the first segment. Later, they relive their youth in a long conversation about the top arcade games of all time. During the show, Aramis Ramirez is traded to the Pirates and the guys give their take on that deadline deal as well.

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Jul 23, 2015

07/23/15 Hour 1: Kevin Wheeler; Cardinals Baseball

Lon Tay and Michael Carpenter continue their string of shows without Jeremy Werner on Thursday. They discuss Cardinals and NL Central baseball with Kevin Wheeler and later talk about fandom, specifically as it relates to the Cardinals and Yankees.

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Jul 22, 2015

07/22/15 Hour 3: Sean Harrington

Lon and Michael talk with Sean Harrington about what this season means for John Groce and his team, how he thinks they will do during the season, and what recruiting is like for the Illini right now.

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