Brian Hake is the Maestro, Sports Wednesday's official Yinzer, a man who stands alone, dedicated to making the show sound great and to preventing the show from devolving into an all-Cleveland love fest.
03.21.18: Mad March and Coach's Regrets, Sweet 16 preview, plus Cavs - Warriors injury reports and NHL playoff preview
March 21st, 2018 | 56 mins 22 secs
clay thompson, college basketball, columbus bluejackets, duke, dunk tape, dunks, golden state warriors, hoops, houston rockets, kansas, kansas state, kentucky, kevin durant, kevin love, lebron james, march madness, nba, nhl, seph curry, sweet 16, syracuse, trivia, tyrone lue, vegas golden knights, vhs tapes, west virginia
This week we're all about March Madness: we review the first two rounds and mourn our terribly busted brackets, and preview the Sweet 16 matchups and identify upset specials in the remaining games. Plus we check in on the Cavs and Warriors and take a peek at the NHL as it heads for its stretch run.
March 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
basketball, browns, cleveland browns, deshone kizer, draft, hoops, hoopsters, march madness, ncaa, nfl, tyrod taylor
We're all about March Madness: we talk brackets, seeds and upset specials. Plus we break down the 36 hours of trading madness conducted this past week by Cleveland Browns GM John Dorsey. And we have a few things to say about the NIT, Tiger Woods and shamrock shakes.
March 7th, 2018 | 54 mins 40 secs
#1 pick, #1 seeds, 40, bench press, cleveland browns, colin kapernick, college basketball, college hoops, combine, draft, eli manning, michigan, michigan state, ncaa tournament, nfl, nfl combine, nfl draft, nit, pat macinally, purdue, saquon barkley, villanova, wonderlic, xavier
03.07.18: We talk about the NFL Draft combine and share our experiences taking the Wonderlic test. Then it's college basketball conference championship week, and we pick our winners and predict the 4 #1 seeds. Plus, we provide updates on our adopted MLB prospects and dive into 1980s baseball trivia. Finally, Judge Maestro presides over a dispute between the Coach and the Big Man on Campus.
02.28.18: Teams that Tank, Minor League Mascots and Olympic Reflections, plus conference tourneys, trivia, upset specials and some hockey
February 28th, 2018 | 54 mins 27 secs
big ten tournament, cleveland indians, college basketball trivia, columbus blue jackets, conference championships, curling, final thoughts, hockey, hoopsters, lock of the week, march madness, michigan state, mike napoli, nba, ncaa tournament, nhl, nhl playoffs, ohio state, purdue, spring training, tanking, teams that tank, trade deadline, trivia, upset specials, winter olympics
The Sports Wednesday crew checks in with the NHL following their trade deadline, talks NBA teams that are tanking, visits Spring Training and picks our favorite minor league mascots, plus final thoughts on the olympics, our locks of the week, upset specials, trivia and more.
02.21.18: Old men kicking field goals in the snow, plus NBA All Star weekend, Winter Olympics and College Hoops
February 20th, 2018 | 54 mins 27 secs
baseball, college hoops, convocation center, dunk contest, figure skating, fox news, larry nance junior, laura ingrahm, lebron james, lindsey vonn, lock of the week, miami redhawks, mlb, nba, nba all star game, ohio bobcats, ohio university, pac-10, pick 'em, shut up and dribble, sports trivia, spring training, top prospects, upset special, winter olympics, women's ice hockey
The Sports Wednesday team makes good on the field goal kicking challenge issued in our Feb 07 episode. Hear what happens when two men in their late 40s wearing sneakers attempt to kick field goals during a snowstorm. Plus, we talk "Shut up and dribble," the NBA dunk contest, Winter Olympics update, Spring Training prospects and College Hoops. Plus trivia, Locks of the Week, upset specials, episode corrections and, as always, an all-new jingle from the Maestro.
February 14th, 2018 | 45 mins 36 secs
baseball trivia, baylor, cavs, creighton, curling, kansas, lebron james, luge, nba, nc state, ncaa hoops, north carolina, snowboard, trade deadline, winter olympics, world series picks., xavier
The Cleveland Cavaliers reinvented themselves overnight. Will the gamble pay off? Plus we talk Winter Olympics: Shaun White, Chloe Kim and Red Gerard in Snowboard, luge and bobsled notes, plus we breakdown what went wrong in Coach's lock of the week.
February 7th, 2018 | 45 mins 36 secs
baseball, catcher trivia, catchers, cavs, david tyree, eagles, football, hockey, lebron, lii, luge, michael jordan, mvp, nba, new england patriots, nick foles, philadelphia, pitcher trivia, pitchers, skiing, snowboarding, super bowl, tom brady, trade deadline, winter olympics
The team recaps the Super Bowl: game, halftime show and commercials, plus we preview the Winter Olympics and make new picks and trivia.
January 30th, 2018 | 50 mins 57 secs
blake griffen, chief wahoo, cleveland cavaliers, cleveland indians, detroit pistons, lebron james, los angeles clippers, super bowl commercials, super bowl snacks, winter olympics
01.30.18 Today the Sports Wednesday crew talks about the Cleveland Indians retiring Chief Wahoo, is the Blake Griffen trade a harbinger of the Clippers take a run at LeBron, plus our favorite Super Bowl commercials and best snacks.
January 24th, 2018 | 50 mins 47 secs
afc championship, bill bellichik, blake bortles, boston celtics, case keenum, cavs, cleveland cavaliers, cleveland rebels, defunt nba teams, duane wade, ed hoculi, greek freak, isaiah thomas, jacksonville jaguars, jae crowder, jason kidd, kevin love, kyrie irving, lebron james, mac basketball, maction, mathew dellavedova, milwaukee bucks, minnesota nikings, nba, nba eastern conference, new england patriots, nfc championship, nfl, nick foles, ohio university, oklahoma city thunder, philadelphia eagles, super bowl, tom brady, tristan thompson, ty lue
We recap the NFC and AFC championship games, look ahead to the Super Bowl, say unkind things about the Pro Bowl, and talk NBA East: Milwaukee's coaching problem and Cleveland's locker room problem. Plus, renamed NBA franchises, trivia and Coach's ongoing quest to get his first lock of the week correct.
January 17th, 2018 | 56 mins 56 secs
atlanta falcons, ben rothelisberger, bill bellichek, case keenum, cavs, charles barkley, chicago zephyrs, cincinnati royals, clay thompson, cleveland, cleveland rebels, drew brees, golden state, isaiah thomas, jacksonville jaguars, jr smith, kansas city kings, kevin durant, kevin love, lebron james, los angeles lakers, marcus mariots, marcus williams, matt ryan, matty ice, memphis grizzlies, milwaukee bucks, minnesota vikings, nba, nba finals, new england patriots, new orleans saints, new orleans zephyrs, nick foles, philadelphia eagles, pittsburgh ironmen, pittsburgh steelers, providence, sacramento kings, shaquille oneill, steamrollers, steph curry, tenessee titans, tom brady, tristan thompson, utah jazz, warriors, zephyrs
Pete sneaks in his new nickname, Big Man on Campus, and is unchallenged. The crew talks Cavs-Warriors and speculates on what's going on with the Cavs, runs through some defunct NBA franchises and catches up on the NFL Playoffs. Plus the coach tries to successfully pick his first lock of the week and the maestro looks to remain perfect.
01.10.18: College football championship, NFL playoffs and College Hoops, plus is Marv Levy dead?: Sports Wednesday is here!
January 10th, 2018 | 44 mins 24 secs
alabama, bill bellichik, college basketball, college football playoff, georgia, jacksonville jaguars, michigan state, national championship, nba, nba basketball, new england patriots, nfl playoffs, nick saban, ohio state, tom izzo, uga
Pete is joined by basketball legend Matt Longley and maestro Brian Hake to talk through the biggest sports stories of the day