Crunch Time




Crunch Time 4.18.14


4.18.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-The "Bad Boys" 30 For 30 aired last night, "Between Isaiah Thomas and Steve Yzerman, which player meant more to the sports fabric of Detroit?" and legendary Red Wings forward Darren McCarty
-Celebrating our 300th episode, we're giving the gifts to you our listeners for giving your thoughts on which major sport has the best playoffs versus its regular season.
-SHMOW: Our stupid hilarious moment of the week from biscuit tennis, crazy hockey, and Keith Hernandez ogling a women eating a hotdog during a MLB broadcast. Their fails are your wins.
-What was your favorite moment of the Bad Boys' era, we field all your calls and listen to some great personal stories and experiences from that time.
-Reflect back on the QOTD and is there a the prototypical blue-collar star that Detroit has traditionally loved currently on a roster of one of the major teams?
-Pick'em presented by Pizza Sam's where we give our picks on the weekend's up coming's slate of games and a listener competes for their chance to win a Family Feast for Four from Pizza Sam's. The slate of picks include Tigers, Red Wings, and some NBA playoffs that have Draymond Green.
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CrunchTime 4.17.2014

4.17.2014
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW

- Jared opens the show with the Question of the Day and Darren Elliot, Fox Sports Detroit analyst, gives the lowdown if the Detroit Red Wings have a chance to get past the first round in the playoffs and Polka Dotting.
-NCG Sports Movie Trivia: a listener calls in and tests their film knowledge for film passes and the Mt.Rushmore of your four biggest pet peeves with co-workers and the office?
-Cato June, former Indianapolis Colt and Michigan Wolverine, joins the program with his thoughts on the QOTD and what he's currently up to in Dallas.
-How far will the Red Wings go, Matty Bones' Tigers' Update, and Kyle Meinke joins the program to break down the Detroit Lion's D-line and what they're looking for that position group in the NFL Draft.
-What major sport has the best playoffs games?
- Grand Rapids Griffins Coach, Jeff Blashill, joins us to help preview the upcoming AHL Playoffs.
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CrunchTime 4.16.2014

4.16.2014
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW

- Today, Jared is joined by Jason Fielder of WNEM and they open the show talking about the Red Wings chances against the Boston Bruins. Does Jimmy Howard have what it takes to carry the Wings? The guys also discuss our QOTD which was "What is your favorite pre-game restaurant in Downtown Detroit?"
- Is Grant Hill a legitimate option to replace Joe Dumars as Pistons General Manager? The guys discuss what they think of the idea.
- This week's Chips & Dip is sponsored by Ruby Tuesday's of Midland. Listen to Jared, Tory Jackson and Stu Schweigert talk about current sports topics.
- The guys continue to discuss Grant Hill's chances of becoming Pistons GM and also discuss the chances of Chauncey Billups filling that role. Also, Jared talks about the highest salary paid athletes last year. How many Detroit athletes are on the list?
- Jared and Jason debate whether or not Jameis Winston should play professional baseball or football. Are there financial differences?
- It's a "Pardon the Interruption" style debate between Jared and Jason. Topics include Aldon Smith, Joe Nathan, fan contact during sporting events among other topics.
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Chips & Dip XCVI - Ruby Tuesday

Today's episode of Chips and Dip featured outstanding food from Ruby Tuesday of Midland.

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Crunch Time 4.15.2014


4.15.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-Going, going, gone. It is now official that GR3 and Nick Stauskas of the University of Michigan are going pro and have declared for the NBA Draft. Also the Question of the Day: what is the one thing you will remember Joe Dumars by?
-Possibly one of the greatest arguments we've had on air, what are your Top 3 ice cream flavors along with compliments, concerns, and confusion 10 games into the Detroit Tigers' season.
-We call the Man the Man Hotline where he gives his thoughts on various Michigan sports teams and Brad Golder, voice of the Great Lakes Loons, joins the program to preview tonight's double header.
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Crunch Time 4.14.2014


4.14.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-Welcome back after Master's weekend. We give our Studs and Duds and the Question of the Day: Which Detroit sports team is closest to winning a championship?
-Open Mic Monday: sound bites from the weekend from the Bruins, Bubba Watson, Miggy doing his thing, and Andre Drummond being a beast on a other wise disappointing team.
-Monday Mailbag: you send use your question, we reply. Food, cars, vacation, etc anything under the sun.
-Who should be the next General Manger for the Detroit Pistons and what question would you ask him to see what his plans are for the current roster?
-Are the Detroit Red Wings the closest Motown team to gold?
-Pick'em presented by Pizza Sam's where we give our picks on the week's up coming's slate of games and a listener competes for their chance to win a Family Feast for Four from Pizza Sam's
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Crunch Time 4.11.2014


4.11.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-TGIF! Question of the day, Jared's review of Draft Day starring Kevin Costner and Mittens Up our Michigan news roundup from Detroit Lions to MSU Spartans.
-Which organization's post season streak is better, the San Antonio Spurs or Detroit Red Wings?
-SHMOW: Super Hiliarious moment of the week. Chris Russo's insane rant, Mutumbo denying urban legends, and Jared the Sandman Sandler forgetting how to read English.
-Jared did some research and finally found a draft pick for the Detroit Lions first round selection that he is in love with. Also Matty Bones' Tigers' Minute followed by Pick'em presented by Pizza Sam's where we give our picks on the weekend's up coming's slate of games and a listener competes for their chance to win a Family Feast for Four from Pizza Sam's
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Chips and Dip XCV

Today's episode of Chips and Dip featured a few Great Lakes Loons players.

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Crunch Time 4.8.2014


4.8.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-Spring is officially here with the Loons first home game at Dow Diamond and what school in the state of Michigan will win the next national championship for either basketball or football? Also reports have come out that Joe Dumars will resign as the GM for the Detroit Pistons, possibly as early as next week.
-Nick Baumgardner from MLive gives the pulse of the fans for the Wolverines and if there is any impatience for winning a national championship, the possible NBA draft picks, and will they be in the hunt next season? Also is there a legitimate quarterback competition in Ann Arbor?
-Man The MAN with his lockdown opinions on the Tigers' bats, coach of the year for NHL, Phil Coke and Joba Chamberlain's season status, and Reggie Bush's 2014 season.
-Michael Rothstein from ESPN Lions and Darren McCarty, former Red Wing, join the show with updates on their respective clubs.
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CrunchTime 4.7.2014


4.7.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-The week kicks off with the Question of the Day: Does March Madness or the new BCS playoff for college football determine the best champion? Also Sherminator's WWE Minute off of Wrestlemania 30 and Tori Jackson, Northwood men's assistant basketball coach and former Notre Dame guard, gives his thoughts on tonight's NCAA Basketball Championship between Kentucky and UConn.
-Open Mic Monday: The sounds of the sports' weekend. Red Wings, Tigers home runs, and Kentucky's impressive last second win against Wisconsin
-Monday Mailbag: You send us your questions, we give you our answers. Who's the best basketball team in the country, Tigers and Don Kelly are studs, and what's with the whole North Texas thing with the final four?
-Jared gives his thoughts on the Question of the Day and Keno Davis, men's basketball coach for CMU, shares his coaching perspective on the heavyweights that are UConn and Kentucky.
-Jared informed a MLB pitcher that his start was canceled and more feedback from the listeners on the QOTD.
-Pick' Em presented by Pizza Sam's: where we give our picks on the week's up coming's slate of games and a listener competes for their chance to win a Family Feast for Four from Pizza Sam's
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CrunchTime 4.4.2014


4.4.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-Jared and Matt get into a loud discussion over Matt leaving a pop-can in Jared's car and the Question of the Day: If you're building a baseball team, where are you starting?
-Jonah Keri from Grantland.com dives into the Tigers roster and breaks down
-SHMOW: our Super Hilarious Moment of the Week. Contestants are an interesting Northwood basketball call, a French color commentator on a Melky Cabrera home-run, and a really dumb question from a caller in Cleveland.
-Joe Dumars is not the worst GM in the NBA according to Jared with him building a championship team and his draft picks. Also Ken Daniels, voice of the Red Wings on FoxSports Detroit, gives his perspective on how the Red Wings have been able to step up to the challenge and be in the playoff hunt.
-Mittens Up: Michigan's radio news-magazine covering everything from Detroit Lions football to Michigan State and every in between.
-Pick' Em presented by Pizza Sam's: where we give our picks on the weekend's up coming's slate of games for, Red Wings, Tigers, NCAA Final Four, and Pistons. A listener competes for their chance to win a Family Feast for Four from Pizza Sam's.
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Locations : Cleveland
People : Jonah Keri




 

CrunchTime 4.3.2014


2.3.2014
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-We discuss the positions the Detroit Lions still need to fill and Brad Golder, play-by-play voice for the Great Lakes Loons, previews their matchup with Fort Wayne and the current "lovely" weather that they are experiencing.
-NCG Sports Movie Trivia: a listener calls in and tests their film knowledge for film passes and who are you top four Great Lakes Loons players?
-The Cardinal Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony is today and Jared interviews new entrants, Ricky Brown and John DiGiorgio.
-Cato June joins the show for his weekly program to discuss Hall of Fames and the bizarre situation between Desean Jackson and the Philadelphia Eagles and the debut segment of Matt's Magical Sports Minute.
-Hurry Up! with Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Press talking Tigers, Kyle Meinke from MLive dishing on the Lions, and David Mayo also of MLive giving insight to the current Pistons' roster and the changes that need to be made.
-Jared sits down with Bill Haselman, the new general manager for the Great Lakes Loons, discussing his background and the upcoming season.
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Locations : Detroit
People : Brad Golder




 

CrunchTime 4.2.2014

4.2.2014
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW

- Jared opens the show updating fans on the Tigers game against the Royals. He also talks about the Lions signing QB Dan Orlovsky to be their back-up quarterback. Plus, a touching story out of Colorado that upsets Jared. Today's QOTD: Does the reaction of Brewers fans towards Ryan Braun show that fans don't really care about PED use among players?
- Former NBA star, Walt Frazier, has some funny calls during Knicks games.
- This week's Chips and Dip segment was sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings of Midland. Jared chats with Brad Golder, Tory Jackson and AJ McKenna.
- We revisit our QOTD and discuss whether or not fans are acceptive to steriod users. Also, which program is in better shape? Michigan or Michigan State? Jared expains why Tom Izzo's lack of success getting stars to the NBA puts Michigan State at a disadvantage.
- Polka-Dotting around the world of sports. Baseball talk, Taylor Lewan, and much more.
- Our Action Bracket is in the Final Four and getting close to the end. Who will win? The Matrix, The Avengers, The Dark Knight or Casino Royale?
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Locations : ColoradoMichigan
People : Brad GolderDan OrlovskyRyan BraunTaylor LewanTom IzzoTory JacksonWalt Frazier




 

Chips and Dip XCIX Buffalo Wild Wings - Midland

Today's episode of Chips and Dip featured a wings and fries from Buffalo Wild Wings of Midland. BWW's is located at 6728 Eastman in Midland.

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Crunch Time 4.1.2014



4.1.14
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW
-What is Brad Ausmus nick name, Brad "Boss-maus" or Brad "Awesomeness" and which college basketball program in the state is in better shape? Also Greg Kampe, head coach of Oakland University, joins the program to discuss his team's season and sharp shooter, Travis Bader, the NCAA-D1 for 3's in a college career.
-Jared thinks that MSU's lack of NBA players will spell trouble for Tom Izzo going forward.
-Man the Man hotline: he's lockdown thoughts on Brandon Dawson/Mitch McGary NBA draft, Red Wing's scorers, and more.
-We welcome you back to Dow Diamond with Jared and Brad Golder previewing the roster for the Great Lakes Loons 2014.
-Jerry O'Donnel, PA annoucer for the Great Lakes Loons introduces the team to the public for the very first time
-Second year Loons, outfielder Malcom Hollandand and pitcher Zachary Bird discuss their college backgrounds and their expectations for the upcoming season.
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Crunch Time 2.13.2014

2.13.2014
CRUNCH TIME IN REVIEW

- Jared opens the show talking about the cuts the Lions made today as well as questioning doctor office procedures.
- Our Hurry Up segment includes Tom Mitsos of The Octopod to talk US Hockey, Mark Snyder of the Free Press to talk Michigan Basketball and Dan Feldman of ESPN True Hoop Network to talk Pistons Basketball.
- A fan competes for prizes during Sports Movie Trivia and Josh Katzenstein joins us to talk about the Detroit Lions moves today.
- James Schmehl of MLive, joins the show to talk about the Tigers a day before pitchers and catchers report to Lakeland and what holes may be a concern heading into Spring Training.
- Jared continues his Tigers talk and questions whether or not Miguel Cabrera will continue to have an MVP season and whether or not Brad Ausmus will have success as a first year skipper.
- How does the Tigers pitching staff look heading into the season? Will Joe Nathan provide a steady option at the back of the bullpen? Jared offers his thoughts.
- Maria Schancez, a participant in the Dow Corning Tennis Classic, discusses her career, the tournament, and plays a little Olympic Athlete trivia.
-Joe Rexrode previews tonight's matchup between MSU and Northwestern and show closes with a some words from Dan Hansen on acceptance in the NFL.
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