The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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08/28/20 Hour 2: Fantasy Football; Who Ya Got: Grab-bag Edition

The guys go in depth on Fantasy Football. Later, Lon and Derek predict this weekend's games on Who Ya Got with Hans Dee.

08/28/20 Hour 1: B1G Football in the Fall? Brad Evans (FTN Fantasy, Sirius XM) & Fantasy Football

The guys talk about the latest news on the B1G deciding whether or not to have football in the fall. Later, Brad Evans (@NoisyHuevos) joins to talk all about Fantasy Football.

08/25/20 Hour 2: Illini basketball recruiting updates, Tim Sinclair talks NBA Bubble & new Chicago Bears gig

Lon and Derek discuss where Illinois basketball stands on the recruiting front in the 2021 class. Later, the guys are joined by Tim Sinclair to talk about being hired as the PA guy for the Chicago Bears. He also discusses the NBA Bubble and whether he thinks college basketball can pull off something similar.

08/25/20 Hour 1: Goldschmidt pure gold at the plate, Baez bounces back with bombs in Detroit

Lon and Derek start the show discussing wins for the Cardinals and Cubs on Monday night. The guys talk about Paul Goldschmidt's tear with the bat, as well as an encouraging start for Jack Flaherty. They also look at the division race.

08/24/20 Hour 2: Possible start dates for college hoops; Two Illini voted to preseason All-B1G list; What’s up with the Cubs’ lineup?

Lon and Derek start off by discussing CBS Sports' report of four possible start dates for college hoops and what that could look like. Later, the guys look at 247Sports' preseason All-Big Ten teams and Derek shares his picks. The guys finish the show talking about the struggling Cubs' lineup.

08/24/20 Hour 1: Brian Hightower Eligible; College Football’s Calendar Conundrum; MLB Whiparound

Lon and Derek begin the show discussing the news that Illini football wideout Brian Hightower will be eligible this season after transferring from Miami. The guys also talk about the College Football Playoff going forward and what that means for the Big Ten. Later, they break down the happenings from the weekend with the Cubs-Sox and Cards-Reds series. 

08/21/20 Hour 2: B1G Football w/ Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg); College Basketball with James Haring (@JHaring40)

The guys are joined by Adam Rittenberg (ESPN and B1G reporter), to talk about the latest on B1G football. Later, James Haring (Dayton Director of Basketball Operations) joins to talk all about basketball.

08/21/20 Hour 1: B1G Football; NBA Draft; Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition

The guys talk about B1G Football, and the NBA Draft. Later predict this weekend's games with Hans Dee in "Who Ya Got."

08/20/20 Hour 2: Next Question: Grab-Bag Edition; Would You Rather: Cubs-Cardinals Edition

This hour goes so far off the rails, you just have to listen.

08/20/20 Hour 1: Cubs-Cardinals Series Recap; Thoughts on Kevin Warren’s Letter; Mettler Mix-Up

Lon and Derek recap the 5 game Cubs-Cardinals series, and get a temperature check on how fans of both fanbases feel. Later, they play ESPN audio from Heather Dinich's interview with Kevin Warren.

08/18/20 Hour 2: Illini Hoops Talk; Matt Silich

The guys speculate on who they believe will be in the starting lineup for Coach Underwood this upcoming season. 

08/18/20 Hour 1: Cubs vs Cards Double Header; Chaos in the Big Ten

The guys analyze the double header from yesterday between the Cards and Cubs and then discuss all of the communication problems with the Leaders in the Big Ten. 

08/14/20 Hour 2: Breaking Down NBA Playoff Matchups; Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition

The guys go through every NBA playoff matchup in both the Eastern and Western conferences, before ripping through some other random games in the NHL and MLB during this week's Who Ya Got!

08/14/20 Hour 1: Cubs Are Scorching Hot; Cardinals’ Crazy New Schedule; College Hoops Bubble Thoughts

The guys discuss the Cubs' hot start to the season, and the Cardinals' crazy new schedule with tons of doubleheaders.

08/13/20 Hour 2: Gavin Good (Illini Inquirer); Chris Tamas Audio; Who Was Drafted Ahead of Mike Trout?

The guys chat with Gavin Good, who wrote about the U of I's financial struggles within the DIA due to COVID. Later, the guys hear from Chris Tamas from his Zoom call today, and then take a look at who was drafted ahead of Mike Trout.

08/13/20 Hour 1: MLB Hour- Cardinals COVID Tests; How Good Are the Cubs; Casey Boguslaw

The guys talk Cardinals positive tests, the Cubs' amazing start to the season, and more general baseball topics with Casey Boguslaw.

08/12/20 Hour 2: More Whitman and Lovie Audio; Is A Big 10 Basketball Bubble Possible?

The guys play more audio from Josh Whitman and Lovie Smith today, and discuss the feasibility of having a college basketball "bubble."

08/12/20 Hour 1: The Big 12 Moves Forward; Josh Whitman and Lovie Smith Audio From Today’s Presser

The guys discuss the mixed signals being sent from different Power 5 conferences, as some cancel fall sports and others release football schedules. Later, the guys play audio from Josh Whitman and Lovie Smith from today's Zoom press conference.

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