30 Jul

Breakfast With Benz fantasy Podcast (7/31)–Jeff Erickson of RotoWire

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Thursday, July 30th, 2020 – 7:28 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/ERICKSON73120.mp3 RotoWire’s Jeff Erickson joins me for our weekly fantasy sports podcast. We look at some disturbing early numbers for the Pirates, Joe Musgrove’s first two starts, MLB pitching injuries, and ripple effects from the Marlins covid-19 situation. Plus how opt outs are impacting the NFL, and the Antonio Brown to Baltimore talk

 

29 Jul

Breakfast With Benz hockey Podcast (7/30)–Seth Rorabaugh

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 – 8:41 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/Sethpremontseries.mp3 Thursday’s podcast previews the Penguins’ upcoming play-in series against the Montreal Canadiens. TribLive hockey beat writer Seth Rorabaugh joins me. We examine the woes of the Penguins playoffs, the state of the Pens goaltending, bad ice concerns, Phil Kessel’s absence, and an X-Factor not named Carey Price.

 

28 Jul

Breakfast With Benz Podcast (7/29)–Joe Klimchak

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 – 11:51 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/JOEsound.mp3 Like the rest of Major League Baseball, the Pirates are relying on live action, piped in crowd noise to fill PNC Park during games. And their broadcasts. Joe Klimchak is in charge. He tells us how the artificial crowd noise is executed in Wednesday’s podcast.

 

28 Jul

Breakfast With Benz Hockey Podcast (7/28)–Brian Metzer

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 – 2:50 am

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/MetzTUES728.mp3 Brian Metzer of the Penguins radio network joins me. We talk about the upcoming play-in series against the Montreal Canadiens, Sidney Crosby’s health, goaltending, potential first-round upsets, the hockey hub model, and those in sports “rooting for leagues to fail.”

 

26 Jul

Madden Monday (7/27)–Mark Madden on Sidney Crosby, wild week for Antonio Brown, Pirates opening weekend

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Sunday, July 26th, 2020 – 11:21 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/MaddenMonday72720.mp3 In this week’s “Madden Monday” podcast, Mark Madden and Tim Benz talk about the looming return of hockey, Sidney Crosby’s health, the Pirates’ opening weekend, and a busy week for Antonio Brown. Also, we announce the new “Hockey in the Hub” post game show which will air on “Facebook Live” following the playoff games […]

 

23 Jul

Fantasy Sports podcast (7/24)–Jeff Erickson of Rotowire

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Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 – 11:22 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/ERICKSONMLBopen.mp3 Baseball is back and so are fantasy sports. So what a perfect day to spend with Jeff Erickson of RotoWire. We discuss the impact of expanded playoffs on your fantasy league, how the Central division schedules will pan out, and Mookie Betts’ mega contract. We mix in some football talk as well in advance […]

 

22 Jul

Breakfast With Benz Podcast (7/23)–Keith Dambrot on losing The City Game, scheduling, return to practice

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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 – 11:59 pm

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/723dambrotX.mp3 Duquesne basketball players are back at practice. So we catch up with head coach Keith Dambrot. He updates us on recruiting, the roster, coaching in the coronavirus era, building updates, and scheduling woes with Pitt off the calendar.