The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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08/07/20 Hour 2: Lovie Audio on football summer camp; Who Ya Got

Lon and Trevor play audio from Lovie's interview after today's practice. Lovie talks OL strengths, update on Marquez Beason, and more. Later, Hans Dee joins for Who Ya Got where the guys predict this weekend's games.

08/07/20 Hour 1: MLB Cubs & Cards Talk; Next Question: Cubs Edition

The guys discuss starting pitchers, postponed games, and more. Later, they answer Cubs questions.

08/06/20 Hour 2: Lon’s COVID Vent Session; Lovie Smith Audio; Illinois’ Australian Connection

Lon and Trevor talk about the frustrating reality that COVID-19 brings with it, and if they think college football will actually happen. Later, they play audio from today's Lovie Smith Zoom presser, and talk about the team's Australian addition.

08/06/20 Hour 1: Highlights from Whitman’s Zoom Call; Scott Powers (NHL, Blackhawks)

Lon and Trevor recap the Blackhawks' big win over the Oilers, and then comb over notes from Josh Whitman's 2-hour Zoom call. Later, the guys get more in-depth with hockey with The Athletic's Scott Powers.

08/05/20 Hour 2: Tom Ackerman (Cardinals, Blues); Josh Whitman Audio from BTN Interview

Lon and Trevor talk with Tom Ackerman of KMOX about the Cardinals' COVID situation and the Blues' potential for another Cup run in the NHL bubble. Later, the guys play audio from Josh Whitman's interview on BTN this morning.

08/05/20 Hour 1: Big 10 Schedule Released; Breaking Down Every Illini Game and Opponent

Lon and Trevor break down the Illinois football schedule that was released by the Big 10 today, including worst-case and best-case scenarios.

08/04/20 Hour 2: Illini hoops power hour with Ayo Dosunmu & Stephen Gentry

Lon and Derek are joined by Illini guard Ayo Dosunmu to discuss his return and improvements he's made with his game. Later, the guys talk to Illini basketball assistant coach Stephen Gentry to break down the incredible backcourt depth and what he's seen in team workouts this summer.

08/04/20 Hour 1: Yadi & DeJong test positive for COVID-19, Safe to buy the Cubs’ starting pitching?

Lon and Derek start the show discussing the news that Yadier Molina, Paul DeJong and other Cardinals players have tested positive for COVID-19. Later, the guys talk with Trevor to break down the Cubs' hot start and how much he's buying into the starting rotation. 

08/03/20 Hour 2: Brad Evans; More Underwood/Ayo Audio

Brad Evans of SiriusXM joins the show to discuss the impact of Ayo and Kofi coming back. More Underwood/Ayo audio. 

08/03/20 Hour 1: Ayo and Kofi Return!!!; Brad Underwood Audio/Ayo Audio

The guys react to the huge news of Ayo and Kofi both returning for another season together in Illini uniforms. Audio from Brad Underwood and Ayo discussing his return. 

07/31/20 Hour 2: Kent Brown Talks Lou Henson and Illini Football; Who Ya Got

The guys are joined by Illinois' Associate Athletic Director/Media Relations Kent Brown, who shares stories about Lou Henson and talks about Illini Football Summer Camp. Later, Hans Dee joins for Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition.

07/31/20 Hour 1: Tribute to the Werner Show; MLB vs COVID-19

The guys give their tribute to Jeremy Werner and the Jeremy Werner Show.

07/30/20: Joey Wagner (Decatur Herald & Review), Listeners share their Lou Henson stories

Lon and Derek start the hour talking  with Joey Wagner of the Decatur Herald & Review about the changes to the IHSA calendar and who is impacted the most. Later, the guys hear from the listeners on their favorite Lou Henson stories and experiences.

07/30/20 Hour 1: Transfer U strikes again, Jeremy Werner (Illini Inquirer) breaks down Daniel Imatorbhebhe & Roderick Perry

Lon and Derek start the show talking about Illini football adding TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe and DT Roderick Perry via the transfer market. Later, the guys are joined by Jeremy Werner of Illini Inquirer to break down what these additions will bring to the table.

07/29/20 Hour 2: Lou Henson stories with Deon Thomas and TJ Wheeler

The guys are joined by former Illini MBB's Deon Thomas (@deonthomas25) and TJ Wheeler.

07/29/20 Hour 1: Remembering Lou Henson with Gene Keady and Brad Underwood

The guys talk about the life of Lou Henson. Bret Beherens (WCIA3 Sports), Gene Keady (Purdue MBB Coach '80-'05), and Brad Underwood (Illini MBB Coach) join. 

07/28/20 Hour 2: Kofi Cockburn vs. Meyers Leonard, Jeremy Woo (Sports Illustrated) audio on Ayo & Kofi decisions

Lon and Derek react to Jeremy Woo's interview on the Werner Show discussing Ayo Dosunmu & Kofi Cockburn's NBA Draft decisions. Later, the guys compare Kofi's freshman season to Meyers Leonard's as a sophomore. Why isn't Kofi projected higher based on the numbers?

07/28/20 Hour 1: Grandpa Rossy slow to pull Kimbrel, Matt Silich breaks down NBA restart

Lon and Derek start the show discussing the Cubs' 3-1 start to the season after avoiding disaster with Craig Kimbrel's meltdown. How concerned should Cubs fans be? Later, the guys are joined by Matt Silich to talk about NBA teams who could surprise and other storylines with the season starting back up.

07/27/20 Hour 2: Kevin Wheeler (KMOX/SiriusXM) talks MLB, Cardboard cutout ideas for baseball

Lon and Derek are joined by Kevin Wheeler to break down MLB's wild opening weekend. Later, the guys brainstorm the best ideas for cardboard cutouts at baseball games.

07/27/20 Hour 1: MLB opening weekend thoughts, Kofi & Ayo invited to NBA Combine, Ryan Lieber (Friendly Confines Podcast) talks Cubs

Lon and Derek open the show discussing the MLB opening weekend and the outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests with the Miami Marlins. The guys also give their thoughts on Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn receiving invites to the NBA Combine. Later, Ryan Lieber of the Friendly Confines Podcast joins the show to talk Cubs.

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