Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2/28 - Clark Kelogg, CBS NCAA Analyst

The great Clark Kellogg joins Gary and Larry for a recap of the All-Star game, what he thinks of LeBron nationally, what Larry Bird is like as an executive, what he thinks of the WCC and the down Pac-12 this year. And for no extra charge he gives us his West Coast dark horse team for the big tourney. Also, he has no idea where Peyton Manning will end up.

Friday, February 24, 2012

2/24 - Mark Fainaru-Wada, ESPN Investigative Reporter

The former reporter for the SF Chronicle, Mark Fainaru-Wada joins Larry and Gary to explain what went wrong with Ryan Braun's sample, what this means going forward in drug trials and what MLB's reaction will be. Also he enjoys not having to live in Bristol.

2/24 - Rex Walters, USF Basketball Coach

Rex Walters joins Gary and Larry to talk about the big game against St. Mary's this week and the upcoming WCC tournament. They also talk about being an Asian American basketball player in the NBA and the impact of Jeremy Lin. A good time was had by all.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

2/23 - Mike Inglis, Miami Heat Play-by-Play Announcer

In advance of the Knick and the Heat game tonight, our former native of the north, Mike Inglis joins us to talk about the Heat's recent roll, Linsanity, Wade's role on the team and who will guard Jeremy Lin down the stretch. And we still talk about "The Decision" some 19 months later. Poor LeBron.

2/23 - Tony Pauline, NFL Draft Analyst Sports Illustrated

As the combine gets underway in Indy, the great Tony Pauline joins us to tell us all about his big board and who he likes in the NFL draft in a few months. He chimes in on local talents Marvin Jones, Johnathan Martin and David DeCastro, then talks Andrew Luck and RG III and we finish on who he has missed on in the past. Hint 49ers Fans: His name rhymes with RaShaun Woods.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

2/22 Rob Neyer, SB Nation Baseball Editor

The great National Writer for SB Nation joins Gary and Larry to talk about the Boston Red Sox Spring Training news, Manny Ramirez signing with the A's, what he thinks of the Cespedes signing and if the Giants did enough this off-season to compete in the divdsion. Gary likes his quick short answers. Larry is fond of the long form. They meet in the middle.

2/22 - Scott Miller, National Baseball Writer CBS Sports

Scott Miller of CBS joins us a segment late and Gary spends the first five minutes admonishing him for that until he finds out that he was talking to Theo Epstein of the Cubs. After that was settled, Scott tells us how bad the Manny Ramirez signing was, what to expect with Matt Cain this off-season and what he think of Posey and the new swipe tag. Reprehensible was a used word over three times in the interview.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

2/21 - Kevin Goldstein, Baseball Prospectus

Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus joins us to talk about Cespedes value, the Manny conundrum, what to make the Giants and where you can find his podcast. There is a lot of talk about cursing. Enjoy!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

2/14 - Jeff Passan, Yahoo Sports MLB

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports joins us to talk about the A's surprising signing of the Cuban defector Yoenis Céspedes Milanés and what it means for the A's this upcoming season. He also delves into the hilarious Sandy Alderson and then talks about the Giants chances in the NL. Looks grim.

Friday, February 10, 2012

2/10 - Chris Mannix, NBA Writer Sports Illustrated

Chris Mannix joins us live from the New York to talk about the Lakers and Celtics rock fight last night, his trip to Linsanity tonight at the Garden, what Keith Smart has done for the Kings and what the Warriors need to do to turn it around. He was a good guest - until he said Dwight Howard would go to the Lakers. Ugh.

2/10 - Mitch Juricich, Hooked on Golf

Live from Pebble Beach half of the hosting Hooked on Golf duo, Mitch Juricich joins Gary and Larry to talk about how the courses are playing, if Tiger will ever regain the number one ranking and which Bay Area athlete hits it farther than the pros, around 340 yards.

Martin Kaymer's name was not brought up.

2/10 - Bob Myers, Warriors Assistant General Manager

Fresh off a win in Denver, the great Warriors Assistant GM Bob Myers join Gary to explain releasing Jeremy Lin, dismiss the thought of tanking games, and talk about Monta Ellis missing out on the All-Star Game. Applaud Bob for not calling Larry crazy several times.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

2/9 - Brian Baldinger, NFL Network Analyst

Brian Baldinger, known affectionately as Baldy, joins us from the NFL Network to talk about Gronkowski's partying, Brandon Jacobs. Gisele's mouth (yes) and if he thinks teams, including the 49ers, should be taking a chance on Peyton Manning. He also tells us which gifts he got from Eric Dickerson.

2/8 - Mitch Lawerence, NY Daily News

Mitch Lawerence joins us from the NY in advance of Jeremy Lin day three against the Wizards. He talks about D'Antoni's status, what has become of Carmelo Anthony, and what he thinks of Mark Jackson. He asks about Jim Harbaugh...but has no follow up.

2/8 - Rusty Simmons, SF Chronicle Beat Writer

The great Rusty Simmons joins us after the late 4th quarter loss to the Thunder. Gary and Larry talk about Andris Biedrins quitting, the Warriors losing a draft pick, what Jerry West thinks of the team and a sit down with Joe Lacob. No stone is unturned in this in-depth conversation.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

2/7 - Matt Barrows, Sacramento Bee 49ers Beat Writer

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee joins Larry and Gary to get a jump start on the 49er off-season. He delve into what the rumors on free agents might be, if there are any other suitors for Alex Smith, if Carlos Rogers and Dashon Goldson are coming back and what he would do for Larry if he was stuck on the freeway with a blown tire.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

2/2 - David Shaw, Stanford Head Coach

Just out of the dentist chair the Head Coach of the Stanford Cardinal Head Coach joins Gary and Larry to talk about his great recruiting day, the upcoming season and the over-hype of National Signing Day.

2/2 - Jay Glazer, Fox Sports

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports fame comes on to talk about how he got his start, his relationships with NFL players, his UFC ties and playing practical jokes on his Fox Sports friends. We also learned he would have to fight dirty to beat up Howie Long.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

2/1 Debbie Crocker, Mother of Giants Lineman Dave Tollefson

Through the magic of radio, we are joined by the mother of Dave Tollefson of the NY Giants and she tells about the pregame ritual between her and her son and for our listening pleasure gives us the G-Rated version of the game day event.

Thanks to Steve in Vallejo.

2/1 - Michael Eisen, New York Giants.com

Michael Eisen of NewYorkGiants.com joins the show live from Indianapolis to offer his unbiased opinion on the Giants playoff run, beating the 49ers, the front line for Big Blue and tells us a tale of Giants D-Lineman Dave Tollefson and his pregame ritual.

2/1 - Bobby Evans, Giants Vice President of Baseball Operations

In advance of Fan Fest and to discuss the off-season Giants Giants Vice President of Baseball Operations joins Larry and Gary to talk about Lincecum's contract negotiations, what happened to Carlos Beltran and if he is satisfied with the off- season transactions. He admits he's here to help Brian Sabean...and so he doesn't have to talk to Larry.