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Madden Monday–Pittsburgh’s fascination with Oneil Cruz

In this week’s Madden Monday podcast, Tim Benz and Mark Madden talk about Oneil Cruz, the Penguins offseason, college football realignment, and a Steelers trade idea.

Pittsburgh Pop–Bob Pompeani

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

Bob Pompeani of KDKA-TV talks about his 40 years in the sports broadcasting business and the “Pompeaniversary” airing on Channel 2 at 7:30 on July 9th.

Breakfast with Benz podcast–Hockey’s G.O.A.T League in Cranberry

Dan Mayes, head coach for the Penguins Elite 18U Prep team, joins the podcast to discuss the G.O.A.T League at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. It’s a summer league that features Pittsburgh natives Vince Trocheck, J.T. Miller, and Logan Cooley.

Breakfast with Benz hockey podcast–Brian Metzer

The PenguinsÕ Sidney Crosby (87) waits for a faceoff against the Boston Bruins during their game at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

In this week’s hockey podcast with Brian Metzer, Tim Benz and Brian talk about the future of the Penguins. They wrap up the Stanley Cup Final. And they dig into some 2022 NHL offseason speculation.

Pittsburgh Pop (6/27)–Rob Owen and Tim Benz

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

In this edition of Pittsburgh Pop, Rob Owen and Tim Benz discuss the end of “Obi-Wan,” the premier of “Loot,” the upcoming second season of “Only Murders in the Building,” and a big time sports media anniversary.

Madden Monday–Kris Letang’s Contract, Steelers offseason, Pirates state of affairs

Tim Benz and Mark Madden discuss some pending off-season Penguins moves, potential Pirates trades, and Mike Tomlin’s interview on “The Pivot.”

Fantasy Sports Podcast (6/23)–Jeff Erickson of Rotowire

Jeff Erickson of RotoWire is back after his trip to Ireland for our Fantasy Sports podcast. We talk about Chase Claypool’s predictions. We have projections for draft slotting for Mitch Trubisky and DeShaun Watson. Plus lots of talk about the Pirates, Oneil Cruz, and the Bucs’ next opponent in Tampa.

Breakfast With Benz Hockey Podcast–Lightning just won’t die

Tim Benz and Brian Metzer discuss Tampa Bay’s efforts to keep the Stanley Cup Finals close. We discuss Tristan Jarry’s future. And we examine the trade and free agent landscape for the Penguins.