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Madden Monday (5/23)–Bryan Rust stays with Penguins

This week’s Madden Monday podcast looks at Bryan Rust’s decision to sign a below market deal to stay in Pittsburgh. We try to figure out what that means from Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Ron Hextall, and other Penguins. Plus, lots of Steelers talk, Tiger Woods’ PGA collapse, NIL debates, Pirates lose 18-4, and more.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (5/19)–Steve Byrne

Comedian Steve Byrne is bringing the God Damn Comedy Jam to Pittsburgh. It’s Friday night at Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. It benefits the Mario Lemieux Foundation. Steve joins me talk about the event, his love for the Penguins, and hockey loyalties among his fellow comedians.

Fantasy Sports podcast (5/19)–Jeff Erickson of RotoWire

This week Rotowire’s Jeff Erickson and I investigate fantasy golf options as the PGA takes place. We discuss the Pirates slump, Bryce Harper’s injury, New York’s booming baseball market, and more. Plus we analyze all the goal scoring in the NHL playoffs.

Breakfast with Benz hockey podcast (5/19)–Penguins postseason aftermath

Seth Rorabuagh and Tim Benz dicusss the Penguins playoff loss to the Rangers and what that means for the future of the franchise. They also get into free agency status for Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, and Bryan Rust. Plus the path for Brian Burke and Ron Hextall.

Breakfast With Benz Golf podcast–Looking at the PGA Championships

FILE – In this May 23, 2021, file photo, Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. Mickelson will try to complete the career Grand Slam on June 17-20 at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Brian Taylor of “Real Gold Radio” joins me to preview this week’s PGA Championships at Southern Hills. We talk about the revamped course, the high profile pairings, and Phil Mickelson’s absence.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (5/17)–Wrapping up the Pens season with Brian Metzer

Brian Metzer and Tim Benz wrap up the Penguins-Rangers series. They look ahead to free agency. And they analyze the rest of the NHL playoff bracket

Pittsburgh Pop (5/16)–Rob Owen and Tim Benz

Tim Benz and Rob Owen are launching a new podcast, Pittsburgh Pop.

In this week’s Pittsburgh Pop, Tim Benz and Rob Owen talk about the NFL TV schedule, a new face in he WTAE sports department, ‘Up Front Week,’ and a local tie on Shark Tank

Madden Monday (5/16)–Penguins Eliminated by Rangers

In this week’s “Madden Monday”podcast, Mark Madden and Tim Benz discuss how the Penguins blew a 3-1 series lead to the Rangers, mistakes that were made on the ice (and on the bench), and changes that the organization is facing.