The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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09/30/19 Hour 2: Mike Claiborne (Cards), Jordan Bernfield (Cubs)

Lon and Derek talk to Mike Claiborne about the Cardinals winning the division and how deep into the playoffs they can go, and then discuss the other side of things with Jordan Bernfield on Joe Maddon's dismissal and the Cubs' future.

09/30/19 Hour 1: Cardinals Clinch the Central, Bears Talk, Drive Time

Lon and Derek talk about the Cardinals clinching the NL Central and the pitching probables against the Braves. Later, the guys talk with Trevor about the Bears' 16-6 win over the Vikings and rip through other national headlines during Drive Time.

09/27/19 Hour 2: Drive Time, Who Ya Got, Bears Predictions

Lon and Derek talk MLB, NFL and Illini volleyball during Drive Time. Later, Trevor joins the guys to predict this weekend's college football winners during Who Ya Got, before the guys give their final Bears vs. Vikings game predictions.

09/27/19 Hour 1: Packers Talk, Derek’s Dimes, Cubs-Cards Series Preview

Derek, Trevor and Austin talk about the Eagles' 34-27 win over the Packers in Green Bay, and then Derek answers all your Illini hoops questions during Derek's Dimes, before the guys preview this weekend's final Cubs-Cards series.

09/26/19 Hour 2: Drive Time, Stever Giveaway, Trev’s Ticket

Lon and Derek talk Cardinals, Brewers and Thursday Night Football during Drive Time. Later, Trevor joins the guys to run through his betting advice for Week 5 of the football season during Trev's Ticket.

09/26/19 Hour 1: Cards/Brewers Talk, Around the World of Big 10 Football, Mettler Mix-Up

Lon and Derek talk about how the Brewers are only 1 game back of the Cardinals and their amazing recent run. Later, Trevor joins the guys to play another round of Around the World of Big 10 Football before the guys chat with Dr. Matthew Gordon about Melvin Gordon.

09/24/19 Hour 2: Mikey Dudek, All Piped Up, Cardinals Preview

Lon and Derek talk to Mike Dudek about Illinois' 42-38 loss to Nebraska, and then Trevor goes on a rant about Nebraska fans during All Piped Up, before the guys talk Cards-Dbacks to end the show.

09/24/19 Hour 1: Bears-Redskins Recap, Cardinals Talk, NFL Next Question

Lon and Derek talk about the Bears' 31-15 win over the Redskins, before running through the Cardinals clinching scenarios, and doing an NFL Next Question.

09/23/19 Hour 2: Kansas Hoops Investigation, Brit Miller, Drive Time, Trev’s Ticket Recap

Lon and Derek talk about the allegations against Kansas basketball before talking more Illini football frustrations with former player Brit Miller. Later, the guys discuss the Cards' big sweep over the Cubs during Drive Time, and recap this weekend's bets during Trev's Ticket.

09/23/19 Hour 1: Isaac Trotter, Illini-Nebraska Talk

Lon and Derek are joined in-studio by Illini Inquirer's Isaac Trotter for the entire hour to break down Illinois' 42-38 loss to Nebraska.

09/19/19 Full Show: Nick Irvin (Morgan Park Coach), Trev’s Ticket, Cubs-Cards Talk

Lon and Derek talk to Morgan Park basketball coach Nick Irvin, who gives them insight into Adam Miller, Ayo and more! Later, the guys bring Trevor on for Week 4 of Trev's Ticket, to get you set for betting this weekend. Then the guys preview the Cubs-Cards series prior to tonight's Game 1.

09/18/19 Hour 2: Drive Time, Around The World of Big Ten Football

Lon and Derek discuss the heated NL Central race in Drive Time with Austin Burkland of The Jeremy Werner Show. Later, the guys are joined by new intern Alec Busse to preview games around the Big Ten this weekend in Around The World of Big Ten Football

09/18/19 Hour 1: Kevin Wheeler, Jeremy Werner

Lon and Derek are joined by Kevin Wheeler to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals' series win over the Washington Nationals and the upcoming trip to Wrigley Field. Later, the guys catch up with Jeremy Werner to talk about the state of Illinois football after a disappointing loss to Eastern Michigan.

09/17/19 Hour 2: Two Men and a Truck, Mikey Dudek, Drive Time

Lon and Derek chat with Travis Blaney from 2 Men and a Truck, before breaking down Illinois' deflating loss to Eastern Michigan with Mikey Dudek. Later, Trevor joins the guys to talk Cubs, Cards and NFL QB injuries.

09/17/19 Hour 1: Adam Miller/Illini Hoops Talk, NFL Next Question

Lon and Derek talk about Adam Miller and Illini basketball recruiting, and then Trevor joins the guys to rip through an NFL Week 2 Next Question. 

09/16/19 Hour 2: Stephen Gentry Interview, Illini Talk, Cubs/Cards Talk

Lon and Derek play a 1-on-1 interview Derek recorded with new assistant basketball coach Stephen Gentry. Later, the guys bring in Trevor to talk more Illini and Cubs/Cardinals, and get his student perspective of where this football program is headed.

09/16/19 Hour 1: Isaac Trotter (Illini Inquirer), Lon’s Illini Rant

Lon and Derek are joined by Isaac Trotter for the hour in-studio to recap Illinois' loss to EMU, and then Lon unleashes a rant about Illinois football.

09/13/19 Gameday Live Hour 2: Matthew Gordon (Mettler), Eddie Money Talk, Who Ya Got, Illini Predictions

Lon, Derek and Trevor talk with Matthew Gordon from the Mettler Center and remember Eddie Money. Later, the guys rip through their college football picks for the weekend during Who Ya Got, and then talk Illinois vs. Eastern Michigan and give their picks for that game.

09/13/19 Gameday Live Hour 1: Mike Monaco (BTN), Nathan Willard (JSM), Illini-EMU Talk

Lon, Derek and Trevor are live on-location at the Marriott TownePlace Suites in campustown! The guys have a long conversation with BTN play-by-play announcer Mike Monaco, who is calling the Illinois-EMU game. Later, the guys continue to break down the keys to the game for the Illini.

09/11/19 Hour 2: Stever Promo, Drive Time, Trev’s Ticket

Lon and Derek are joined by Stevie Jay to promote www.gostever.com! Later, the guys talk Antonio Brown, Cubs and Cardinals during Drive Time, and then Trevor joins the crew to break down his betting favorites for Week 3 during Trev's Ticket.