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Options August 3, 2015: A Tale of Two Flores! Jennry Meija says nothing! Tom Brady says something! Boston, no! Beijing, yes! & TOMMY FREVERT OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOUL! We call a professional athlete while they're having dinner and tell them a story about a teen girl's period!
a teen girl's period!

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Sleigh Bells   Bitter Rivals   Options Played off of Youtube. Someone send us this cd 

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:04pm Cecile:

It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:05pm Carmichael:

Tebow still not cut after 1st day of practice. No film at 11.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Latest sports fad in Philadelphia: busting up hitchhiking robots - paleofuture.gizmodo.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:06pm Studio B Ben:

Today, Sportsy Friends, we are all just a hitchhiking robot trying to find our way through life. Only to be harassed by Eagles fans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:09pm Studio B Ben:

NEXT MONTH, THE UFC MAKES HISTORY! RONDA ROUSEY VS. AMERICAN PHAROAHE FOR THE FINAL WORD IN SPORTSY DOMINANCE! YOU'LL BUY THE WHOLE SEAT BUT YOU'LL ONLY USE THE EDGE!
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:09pm Jim the Poet:

Finger me!
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:10pm Cecile:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:11pm Danne D:

Yay Sportsytalk :)
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:11pm Jim the Poet:

917 756 8000 for Donald Trump
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:12pm Carmichael:

Rousey will become the Mongo of the sports world.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:12pm Studio B Ben:

@Carmichael: ROUSEY ONLY PAWN IN GAME OF LIFE
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:13pm Danne D:

We need to get the Jim/Rousey romance going.

Jonda?
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:13pm Ralphine:

You'll be lucky if Trump doesn't sue you for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:14pm Danne D:

I liked my tweet saying Rousey's next fight will be broadcast on Vine even though it only got like 4 likes.
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:14pm Ralphine:

That last Rousey fight was RIGGED. Almost none of Rousey's punches landed, and the ones that did were love taps.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:16pm Danne D:

@Ralphine - look let's face it I'd pretend to go down before Ronda actually hit me - that fighter was smart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:16pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Cecile - The Key & Peele East/West College Bowl introduction skits are hilarious.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:17pm Danne D:

Is Partying A Sport? Proud to report Illinois was ranked #1 party school in the latest Princeton Review rankings. GO ILLINI!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:17pm Ralphine:

So, Danne D, you agree that the last punch didn't land?
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:17pm Cecile:

I know. My favorite is still x-wing@aliciouness
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:17pm Danne D:

Moving the Astros was total bullshit.
15 teams in each league.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:18pm Carmichael:

@KfHP: Agreed, and every player is from Lower East Central Florida Southern, Extension College West Campus.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:19pm Cecile:

I like the ones where actual players show up in the lineup.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:19pm Danne D:

Bud Selig logic - Houston must switch leagues after 50 years of being in the National League.

But Milwaukee is a "National League" town because they had the Braves there for 13 years and the Brewers in the National League for 15 years. It's stupid and wrong.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:20pm Danne D:

Michael Kay is the worst.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:20pm Cecile:

anyway, gotta go. Later!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:21pm Ralphine:

Flores could hit a thousand home runs and he'll still be a crybaby to me.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:23pm Danne D:

From NPR article when Astros switch was announced:
"The move of the Astros is part of a deal involving a group lead by businessman Jim Crane's to purchase the team. The group had agreed to buy the team for $680 million, but was given a $70 million price cut in exchange for agreeing to switch leagues because of the move's potential negative effect on the Astros TV ratings."

Total Crap.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:28pm Danne D:

espn.go.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:29pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Steelers / Vikings HOF game kicks off the NFL preseason games this Sunday night - www.nfl.com...
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:29pm Danne D:

I think they were 3 Special Olympics records - but pretty awesome (linked above)
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:31pm Danne D:

Dammit :(
Illinois has to be the best at something!?!

Anyway another article on the Newfoundland Moose:
www.cbc.ca...
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:31pm Danne D:

Yay :) Sportsytalk Success!
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:31pm drewo:

The Mets should give Flores a week off on paid leave for 'emotional duress', so he can somehow come to grips with the fact that he is a highly paid athlete who will retire relatively young with a nice pension for life.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:32pm Danne D:

There's no crying in baseball.
There's no punting in Arena League.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:32pm steve:

Philadelphia Soul is a great name
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:33pm Danne D:

I dunno - everybody walks on the Soul?
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:34pm Danne D:

Bon Jovi stopped owning the Soul 7 years ago?!? I bet nobody else knows that :)
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:35pm Danne D:

NW Missouri St are the Bearcats for those keeping score at home.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:36pm Kat in Chicago:

This interview segment certainly took an interesting turn :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:38pm Carmichael:

And there's no 4th down in the CFL.
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:39pm marc:

I have to say I never had to encounter that problem dating guys. I never dated girls
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:39pm Carmichael:

Philadelphia Robot Wreckers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:40pm JakeGould:

Question: What’s Tommy having for dinner?
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:41pm Danne D:

Tommy's AFL bio:

www.arenafootball.com...
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:41pm northguineahills:

@Danne D: Wow, someone else knows lower division college mascots! (I know most of them I have no idea why I know, I just do (I went to a SEC school).
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:42pm Danne D:

@NGH - I know google ;)
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:43pm Danne D:

Has Tommy been to any NFL or CFL tryout camps?
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:44pm marc:

As long as the holder is not Lucy from "Peanuts" it will be good
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:44pm Ralphine:

I know that Southern Illinois's mascot is the Saluki, but that's just because the Fighting Gamecocks played them in baseball a long time ago.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:44pm Danne D:

Here's a better bio of Tommy Frevert:
www.philadelphiasoul.com...
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:45pm Listener Robert:

That's the trouble w the ridiculously many playoffs in sports now: You can beat a team twice & still have to play off vs. them. Why play the season?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:45pm Carmichael:

I really enjoy keeping track of small colleges and their mascots. Strange, but I've been doing unconsciously doing it for years.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:45pm Danne D:

Oooh - his nickname is Dr. PAT :)
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:45pm northguineahills:

I have a weird fascination w/ lower division colleges, and follow them for no apparent reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:46pm efd:

Could this be the restaurant? I couldn't quite hear where he said it was. www.filomenalakeview.com
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:46pm Ralphine:

Money, Listener Robert. Money.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:47pm Danne D:

This is Sportsy. Christie's greeting at the Haskell Stakes when he gave out the trophy to American Pharoah's owners:
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:47pm Ken From Hyde Park:

U of North Dakota still deciding on new nickname - www.inforum.com...
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:47pm Listener Robert:

I don't grieve the demise of Hitchbot. It traveled plenty, made the point, so it was time for its final act. What's more appropriate than getting slashed to pieces in Phila., just like a real hitchhiker? It was performance art--both its hitchhiking & its destruction.
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:47pm Danne D:

Seriously - play that audio of the Christie booing :)
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:48pm Listener Robert:

But, Ralphine, why is there $ in bogus playoffs? Are the fans that stupid?
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:49pm Ralphine:

I think you know the answer to that last question.
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:50pm Listener Robert:

Then the NHL fans are the dumbest, because AFAICT they started the trend of playing a whole season to knock out just 1/3 of the teams before the playoffs.
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:50pm SeanG:

did tommy get his tonsils out?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:52pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I think the Chinese are planning a high-speed rail line to the ski area to get people back & forth quickly.
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:52pm Listener Robert:

And the bizarre thing was, at that time, the players played the Stanley Cup playoffs for fucking FREE! They just got their salary, whether they were in the playoffs or not. So THEY weren't cashing in on what the teams were raking.
  Mon. 8/3/15 6:53pm marc:

Did Dannie D call 20 minutes ago?
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:54pm Danne D:

14/30 of the NHL teams miss the playoffs.

Though yeah it used to be 5/21 (actually 79% making it not 67%)
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:54pm Danne D:

Link again :)
www.youtube.com...
     Mon. 8/3/15 6:54pm Listener Robert:

At the time I was referring to, it was 4 teams out of 6 making the playoffs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:55pm JakeGould:

Roddy Piper, R.I.P.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:56pm JakeGould:

Hulk Hogan on Piper’s Pit. www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 8/3/15 6:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Vladimir Putin quote of the week: "Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize" www.bbc.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:57pm Kat in Chicago:

Mick Foley was Cactus Jack
Avatar Mon. 8/3/15 6:59pm Danne D:

Thanks Sportsytalkers and Sportsyfans :)

Until next time :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 6:59pm Skurky:

Mick Foley would probably interview on your show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 8/3/15 7:00pm Kat in Chicago:

^^that would be awesome
  Wed. 8/5/15 5:31pm MarieD:

Great show you guys!

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