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09/24/20 Hour 2: Former Illini Brian Randle talks new coaching opportunity, Aaron Leming (Bear Report) on 2-0 start & Falcons matchup

Lon and Derek are joined by former Illini and new Phoenix Suns assistant coach Brian Randle to discuss his new opportunity in the profession. Later, the guys have Aaron Leming from Bear Report on to break down the Chicago Bears 2-0 start and look ahead to the matchup at Atlanta on Sunday.

09/24/20 Hour 1: NFL Week 3 Picks Against The Spread

Lon, Derek and Trevor spend the first hour making their picks against the spread for the NFL Week 3 slate.

09/23/20 Hour 2: Kent Brown; NFL Fantasy Thoughts

Kent Brown, Illini Associate AD/SID, joins the show to talk about this upcoming fall season for Illini Athletics and how different they may look. The guys go over their Studs and Duds so far this NFL Fantasy Season. 

09/23/20 Hour 1: Matt Silich; MLB Playoff Picture

Matt Silich, ESPNCU NBA Expert, joins the show to discuss the Bulls new coaching hire and the NBA Conference Finals. The guys talk about what the MLB Playoff Picture might look like. 

09/22/20 Hour 2: Billy Donovan Hired by Bulls; Tony Adams/Jake Hansen Audio; MLB Playoffs Talk

Lon and Derek react to the breaking news of Billy Donovan being hired as the next Bulls head coach, and then hear from Illini football players Tony Adams and Jake Hansen.

09/22/20 Hour 1: Lon’s Cardinals Rant; Previewing the Current AL MLB Playoff Picture

Lon and Derek vent about the Cardinals' 3-1 loss to the Royals last night, and then break down every AL matchup for the playoffs if they were to start today.

09/21/20 Hour 2: Recapping Every NFL Game from Week 2; Previewing Raiders-Saints Tonight

The guys go game-by-game and recap every notable result from Week 2 of the NFL season, including the Falcons blowing it, the Cardinals dominating, and the Chiefs pulling it out in overtime.

09/21/20 Hour 1: Bears Beat Giants 17-13; Breaking Down New Illini Football Schedule

The guys are finally back! Lon, Derek and Trevor discuss the Bears' 17-13 win over the Giants, and the NFL landscape overall, before breaking down each game for the Illini football schedule that starts in late October.

09/15/20 Hour 1: What Did We Miss?; Kevin Wheeler

The guys cover all the topics they missed since the last show and then Kevin Wheeler, KMOX, joins the show to discuss the NL Central race. 

09/11/20 Hour 2: Zach Hamer (Illini MBB Video Coordinator); Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition

The guys are joined by Zach Hamer (@CoachHamerILL) to discuss his career and life as a video coordinator. Later, Hans hosts Who Ya Got, where the guys make their final predictions on this weekend's games.

09/11/20 Hour 1: MLB Talk; NFL Predictions; Mettler Mix-Up w/ Dr. Gordon

The guys talk about the latest news in the sports world, including MLB and NFL. Later, they make their over/under predictions for the first weekend of NFL games. Dr. Matthew Gordon joins for Mettler Mix-Up for a listener-submitted question.

09/09/20 Hour 2: Mitch Trubisky Named Starting QB; Trev’s Ticket Makes Its Return!

The guys discuss Mitch Trubisky being named the Bears' starting QB, and go through the history of Bears' QBs. Later, Trev's Ticket makes its triumphant return.

09/09/20 Hour 1: What We Missed; Every Team in the NCAA Tourney?; Brian Snow (24/7 Sports)

The guys recap the entire Cards-Cubs 5 game weekend series, and then discuss the possibility of an all-inclusive NCAA tournament. Later, they chat with Brian Snow of 24/7 sports to talk college hoops and Illini recruiting.

09/04/20 Hour 2: Chris Block (Horse Racing); Who Ya Got: Grab-Bag Edition

The guys talk to Chris Block, expert in horse racing. Later, Hans hosts Who Ya Got, where the guys predict this weekend's match-ups. 

09/04/20 Hour 1: Possibilities of B1G Football; Jalen Quinn (’22 PG prospect)

The guys talk about the possibilities of B1G football starting this fall. Later, Jalen Quinn from Tuscola joins to talk about his recruitment experience.

09/03/20 Hour 2: David Jones to DePaul; Evaluating Class of 2021; Chad Gordon (Friendly Confines Podcast) Talks Cubs

The guys talk about David Jones, an Illini target, who committed to DePaul over the weekend, and then break down the class of 2021's remaining targets. Later, Chad Gordon from The Friendly Confines podcast joins the guys to talk Cubs.

09/03/20 Hour 1: What Did We Miss? Catching Up On The World of Sports News

The guys are back! Lon, Derek and Trevor recap what they've missed the last few days in the world of sports, including the Cardinals, Cubs, NBA, NFL and college football.

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