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

drunk-reindeer

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

roy-williams

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

Matthews-Clay

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

Dave Martinez and Joe Maddon

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 […]

Weekend Sports Report – 12/1/14

Bears QB Jay Cutler meets with the media

with “Packer” Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….Join our guests Ryan Leon of CBS Sports in San Francisco to discuss the NFC playoff picture and our fantasy football expert Mike Perlow to get the best matchups for this weekend. Plus, a preview of the Bears-Cowboys game. Hear interviews from Aaron Rogers, Mike McCarthy, Jay Cutler, […]

Weekend Sports Report – 11/24/14

football-turkey

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …. An early edition of the WSR, since the Bears and Lions and playing on Thanksgiving. Join our guests Jeff Rich from MoreThanAFan.net and Andy Dorf from Sports Byline Sunday as they discuss the NFC North and the upcoming games. Hear interviews from Aaron Rogers, Jim Trestman, Jim Caldwell, […]

Weekend Sports Report – 11/20/14

lovie-smith

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal A preview of the Bears-Buccaneers and Vikings-Packers games this weekend.  Our guests are Rick Tellander of the Chicago Sun-Times and Ted Glover of The Daily Norseman. Hear interviews from Aaron Rogers, Lovie Smith, Jay Cutler, Matt Forte, Marc Trestman, Jim Caldwell, and Tom Brady. Also, don’t miss cameos from […]

The Weekend Sports Report – 11/13/14

Bears QB Jay Cutler addresses the media on Thursday November 13, 2014. Photo by SRN Broadcasting

with your hosts “Packer” Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal The guys welcome back Les Grobstein to the Weekend Sports Report for more analysis of the Bears devastating loss at Green Bay and what the prognosis is for Chicago’s game at Minnesota.  Also preview of the Eagles – Packers game at Lambeau, as well as the […]

Home Improvement USA – 11/14/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal John Elson from Inspect-It 1st discusses energy efficient lighting ideas during “This Week in Home Services.” Author and energy expert Harry Braun sheds light on the downsides of current fracking practices on “Focus on the Future.” Composite decking is featured during our interview with Starborn Industries.

World Series of Poker Finale Tonight

When you think of marquee sporting events, the Super Bowl, the Masters, the Kentucky Derby all come to mind. How about the World Series?  Not the baseball game, but the richest and most prestigious poker event on the planet. The World Series of Poker, held at the Rio in Las Vegas. This fall classic actually […]

Weekend Sports Report – 11/7/14

Bears coach Marc Trestman press conference

The Weekend Sports Report is back! After a brief hiatus, the show is back in podcast form. Your host Packer Dave and his guest, former host Les Grobstein look at the Bears – Packers game at Lambeau Field this Sunday.  Co-host Steve Leventhal reports from Halas Hall with audio clips from Aaron Rogers, Mike McCarthy, […]