Dean Smith Memories – 2/12/15

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal….. on the Weekend Sports Report our guests Fred Pearlman and Bob Heymann share their recollections of North Carolina coach Dean Smith and some great games in Tar Heel lore, as we recount the legacy of coach Smith, who was much more than just coach. Dean was a teacher, a […]

Tiger Woods Quits – The Weekend Sports Report – 2/5/15

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with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal…. Tiger Woods Quits and Withdraws from the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. Rory Spears from Golfers On Golf.com joins us to talk about the impact on Tiger’s season, career, golf. Also Paul Banks from The SportsBank.net chimes in on Big Ten college basketball. Lastly, on what is hopefully […]

Bob Dylan, Rock History – February 4th

1966, Bob Dylan and The Band played at the Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky. This was the first date on a world tour which would become noted as Dylan’s first that used electric instruments, after he had gone “electric” at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. 1966, The Who play the Astoria Theatre in Finsbury Park, […]

Super Bowl 49 Preview – Weekend Sports Report – 1/29/15

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with “Packer Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….A Super Bowl 49 preview with Andy Dorf from Sports Byline Sunday.  The show includes interview audio from Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, and Pete Carroll from the Seattle Seahawks, along with Justin Edelman, Tom Brady, and Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots. Plus, a cameo appearance from […]

Weekend Sports Report – 1/20/15

Russell Wilson talks about the NFC Championship win

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….Steve can only sit by helplessly as Packer Dave uses the radio show to crawl out of that deep dark pit of despair, by ranting and raving, following the Packer loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship game.  Not withstanding the fact that every other radio, television, and newspaper […]

NFC, AFC Championships 2015 – Weekend Sports Report – 1/15/15

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Join us on the Weekend Sports Report for a preview of the NFC and AFC Championships of 2015 with guest Fred Wallin from Sports Byline USA. We will also discuss the newest coaching hires in the NFL, and Ohio State’s surprising win over Oregon in the College Football Championship […]

Home Improvement USA – 1/14/15

with David Rusch and Steve Leventhal We visit Ashton Ritchie of Scotts Lawn Company and learn about how to control bugs and insects that threaten your lawn. Denis Verhagen  from Travel Network discusses how the Internet has affected the travel industry, John Drengenberg from Underwriters Laboratories talks about heat producing products in the home that […]

Weekend Sports Report – 1/9/15

Ice Bowl I - in 1967

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …The Packers prepare for what is being dubbed “Ice Bowl II.” Well perhaps in the Dallas press, but we have complete coverage of this colossal tilt in Titletown.  Jeff Rich from MoreThanAFan.net joins us to analyze all the NFL playoff matchups, and a quick peek at the College Football […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/29/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….mercifully, the last podcast of the year, looks at Black Monday in the NFL with firings in Chicago and New York, as well as a parting of the ways in San Francisco. Plus a look at the first round of the NFL playoffs. Hear interviews from Aaron Rogers, Mike […]

The Case for Keeping Jay Cutler

Cutler may have been under fire for the rock star size of his contract, and his less than stellar on field performance, but there are several million good reasons to keep him on the Bears roster, at least through 2016. The big hero in this deal is Cutler’s agent who negotiated this colossal deal.  Don’t […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/23/14

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….Once again, InternetFM and SRN Broadcasting present the Christmas Sports Spectacular version of the show. (Editor’s note: the producer of the show was cautioned on the use of the words “Christmas” and “Spectacular.” We felt that nothing on this show could ever pass for “spectacular,” and the only reference to Christmas […]

Kentucky trounces UCLA – UNC tops Ohio St

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The old fashioned college basketball doubleheader returned to Chicago on Saturday as the United Center played host to the CBS Sports Classic. It may not have rekindled the spirit of the legendary Arthur Morse who staged high profile games at the old Chicago Stadium involving nationally regarded hoops teams and local squads like Illinois or […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/18/14

Jimmy Clausen interview

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ..join us with our guest Les Grobstein from the Score 670 in Chicago, as we look at the Bears quarterback mess.  Highly paid Jay Cutler is being benched to give journeyman Jimmy Clausen a chance to start against Detroit on Sunday.  Everything that can go wrong for the Monsters of the Midway […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/12/14

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …Jeff Rich from MoreThanaFan.net joins the guys to discuss some of the key NFL matchups this weekend, analyze the Cards win over St. Louis, and comment on what the future of the Chicago Bears holds. Hear interview audio from Clay Matthews, Mike McCarthy, Reggie Bush, Arizona coach Bruce Arians, […]

Cubs Name Dave Martinez as Bench Coach

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today named Dave Martinez as the club’s major league bench coach and shifted Brandon Hyde to first base coach.  Additionally, Henry Blanco has been named the club’s major league quality assurance coach.  Doug Dascenzo, who had been named first base coach on October 9, will remain in the organization as […]