Jul 2, 2015

07/02/15 Hour 2: Shannon Ryan; Cardinals fire Chris Correa; TJ Oshie traded to Capitals

A jam-packed second hour of Thursday's show includes a discussion with Shannon Ryan of the Chicago Tribune regarding the lawsuit filed against the Illini athletic department in the wake of the women's basketball players' accusations of racism and mistreatment against Matt Bollant. Then the guys discuss two breaking stories; the Cardinals' firing of scouting director Chris Correa and TJ Oshie being traded from the Blues to the Capitals.

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Jul 2, 2015

07/02/15 Hour 1: Cardinals; Kendall Gill on NBA FA

Hour one of the Thursday, July 2 show includes a discussion of Jeremy Werner's Chicago White Sox sweeping a two-game series against Lon Tay's St. Louis Cardinals. Then Kendall Gill joins the show to give his perspective on the future of the Bulls and the huge contracts being dished out in NBA Free Agency.

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Jul 1, 2015

07/01/15 Hour 3: Cody Westerlund of 670TheScore; 2017 Updated Rivals Basketball Rankings

Jeremy and Lon talk with Cody Westerlund of 670TheScore.com about the first day of NBA Free Agency and what to expect the Bulls to do during this time. They also talk about the new Rivals 2017 basketball class with a lot of Illinois talent on the list.

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Jul 1, 2015

07/01/15 Hour 2: Illinois Women’s Basketball Allegations; Scott Powers of ESPNChicago

Jeremy and Lon talk about the recent lawsuits filed against the Illinois women's basketball team and how it will affect the future of the program. They also chat with Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com about the Blackhawks free agent moves and what they can do moving forward. 

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Jul 1, 2015

07/01/15 Hour 1: NBA Free Agency and MLB; Graham Berry of Soccer Planet

Jeremy Werner and Lon Tay talked about the first day of NBA Free Agency and who is going where and also Chris Sale and the White Sox-Cardinals matchup. The guys also talked with Graham Berry of Soccer Planet in-studio about last night's USA women's soccer win over Germany and tonight's other semifinal featuring England and Japan.

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Jun 30, 2015

6/30/15 Hour 3: Active MLB Hall of Famers; Tay’s Take

Tay, J and Carp start the hour with a discussion about potential Hall of Famers who are still active in Major League Baseball, plus Tay's Take poses the difficult choice between burning a pinky or kicking a wall with a toothpick under your toenail.

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Jun 30, 2015

6/30/15 Hour 2: Mark Tupper; Illini Athletics

Tay, J and Carp discuss the biggest stories in Illini athletics with Mark Tupper of the Decatur Herald and Review. Then they talk about NBA free agency, specifically LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan. Finally, they discuss Bo Ryan's retirement with Jim Polzin, a writer for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Jun 30, 2015

6/30/15 Hour 1: Illini Hoops; Cubs Trade Targets

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner, and Michael Carpenter discuss the recent comments made by Malcolm Hill about Illini basketball's improved team chemistry for this upcoming season. Then they poll fans and discuss what the Cubs should be willing to give up in a trade to solidify their playoff hopes.

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Jun 29, 2015

6/29/15 Hour 3: Derek Piper; Illini basketball recruiting

Derek Piper of BigStateHoops.com joins Lon and Jeremy to give updates on the latest targets on the Illinin hoops recruiting board, plus the guys discuss Bo Ryan's impending retirement and the improvement of some current players.

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Jun 29, 2015

6/29/15 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne; Malcolm Hill Presser on Team USA

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner discuss the Cardinals' hot first half of the season with Mike Claiborne of KMOX and the Cardinals broadcast crew. Later, Jeremy plays some of the clips he got from Malcolm Hill's press conference regarding his tryout for Team USA.

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Jun 29, 2015

6/29/15 Hour 1: Cardinals-Cubs Talk

Filling in for a late-arriving Jeremy Werner, Michael Carpenter and Lon Tay discuss the Cardinals' weekend sweep of the Cubs at Busch Stadium. How does this affect the Cubs' playoff hopes? Are the Cardinals going to have one of the best records in MLB history?

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Jun 26, 2015

6/26/15 Hour 3: Tyra Perry; Illini Softball

Tay and J interview new Illini softball head coach Tyra Perry. Then they finish off the week with an excellent Friday 5 at 5 Showdown.

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Jun 26, 2015

6/26/15 Hour 2: Darren Hertz; New Illini Basketball Coaching Hire

Tay, J and Carp talk NBA Draft with Michael Visenberg in the first half of Friday's second hour. Later, they have an extended interview with new Illini basketball assistant to the head coach Darren Hertz.

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Jun 26, 2015

6/26/15 Hour 1: NBA Draft Recap

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner and Michael Carpenter recap and review the 2015 NBA Draft. They touch on the biggest pick decisions at the top of the draft as well as providing insight into Bobby Portis, an Arkansas power forward who was selected by the Bulls with the 22nd pick.

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Jun 25, 2015

6/25/15 Hour 2: Michael Visenberg; NBA Draft

Tay and J talk NBA Draft with Michael Visenberg of NBADraft.net. Then they talk about freshman safety Patrick Nelson's ACL tear with Ben Kim, who gives ideas for how to prevent such injuries in the future.

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Jun 25, 2015

6/25/15 Hour 1: Jason Anderson; EIU Baseball

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk NBA Draft ahead of tonight's festivities. Later, they speak with newly-hired Eastern Illinois baseball coach Jason Anderson about his position.

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Jun 24, 2015

6/24/15 Hour 2: Aaron Bennett; Jonathan Tjarks

The guys talk with sportscaster turned news anchor Aaron Bennett of WCIA 3. Then the guys talk NBA Draft with Jonathan Tjarks of RealGM.com.

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Jun 24, 2015

6/24/15 Hour 1: Dee Brown

Lon Tay and Jeremy Werner talk with Illini icon Dee Brown about his return to Illinois in a temporary role in the athletic department and his long-term desires to coach at Illinois.

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Jun 23, 2015

06/23/15 Hour 2: Joe Henricksen; Nick Hardy

Tay and J talk Illini basketball recruiting with Joe Henricksen of City/Suburban Hoops Report as some big 2017 recruits visit Champaign. Then, they discuss 19-year old Illini golfer Nick Hardy's fantastic performance at the U.S. Open with the man himself.

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Jun 23, 2015

06/23/15 Hour 1: Cubs/White Sox; NBA Draft

Lon Tay, Jeremy Werner, and Michael Carpenter talk about the rise of the Cubs to the third-best record in the Major Leagues and the fall of the White Sox to... whatever they've become this season. Later, intern Matt Silich joined the show to help discuss the latest rumors swirling around the upcoming NBA Draft.

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