Tom Markowski of the Detroit News talks with Earle about high school prep football throughout the state of Michigan. Jeremy Sampson from WILX-TV also joins Earle to discuss local high school football, Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers.
Lansing State Journal writer Scott Yoshonis gives his take on High School football throughout the area. MHSAA’s Geoff Kimmerly joins Earle, discussing his coverage on High School sports and golfing in the state of Michigan. Earle also takes callers, and gives pointers on high priced basketball shoes.
Detroit Lions sideline reporter Tony Ortiz joins the conversation, discussing the upcoming season and predictions for specific players on the roster. Alex and Earle go into depth about Michigan State football and the importance of consistency. Detroit Free Press writer Joe Rexrode tunes in, giving his thoughts on the MSU team and more.
Earle brings MSU Women’s volleyball coach Cathy George to the show, talking about their hopeful upcoming season and other collegiate teams. USA Today’s Mike Lopresti joins the conversation after returning from his Olympic coverage in London. Mike discusses his predictions for the upcoming college football season. Earle finishes off the show taking callers, and discussing more in the sports world.
Lynn Henning from the Detroit News joins Earle to discuss the Detroit Tigers. Fred Heumann of WLNS also joins Earle to discuss the Tigers. Lastly, Jarrett Bell of USA Today joins Earle to discuss the NFL pre-season.
Earle opens up the show with guest Jack Ebling, discussing the hype of the Michigan State football season including depth, players, and coaching. Play-by-Play announcer for the Detroit Pistons George Blaha joins the show, talking about the greater Michigan Hall of Fame and the upcoming seasons for the Pistons and Spartans. Earle caps off the show taking callers, commenting on topics around the world of sports.
Earle asks Drew Sharp about critical injuries in the sport of football, and the progression as a sport. Mid-western racing scene publicist Terry Fitzwater joins the conversation, covering the inner-workings of the racing scene, as well as the upcoming races. The show caps off with callers and discussion on the Detroit Lions.
With the first game of the season weeks away, Earle interviews MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio and others about this year’s team. Former LCC Softball coach Bob Every joins the conversation to discuss amateur boxing and upcoming fighters. Detroit Pistons beat writer Vince Ellis joins the conversation, talking about this year’s team.
Kirk Heinze talks with MSU Extension Educator and Firewise Project Director Elaine Bush. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with the Director of MSU Business-CONNECT Charles Hasemann. Russ White talks with Clinic Manager at MSU's Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic and physical therapist Mary Thiel.
Desmond Ferguson of Money Ball Sportswear joins Earle to discuss the basketball tournament and his position as a high school boys head coach. Carlton Valentine, Sextons boys basketball coach, joins Earle to discuss the team. Other topics include MSU football and the Olympics.
Larry Lage joins the conversation with talk about the upcoming Detroit Lions team. Tom Lemming also joins, discussing the Penn State recruiting struggles, as well as other recruiting classes among the Big ten conference. Earle closes the show with interviews from MSU men’s basketball players, as well as thoughts about the Olympics.
Earle and Bob Every rave about the Lansing athletic community, and they discuss the upcoming class for the Greater Lansing Hall of Fame. With the college football season quickly approaching, Earle discusses his hopefuls to make the starting lineup, and his predictions for the year. Ron Deleon caps off the show discussing his upcoming seventh, annual tennis tournament.
Scott Moore fills in for Earle today. Scott's first guest is MSU Men's hockey coach Tom Anastos. Adam Ruff from the Spartan Sports Network also checks in to discuss what is happening at the Big Ten meetings in Chicago.
The NCAA enforced their sanctions on Penn State today and Earle has Adam Ruff from the Spartan Sports Network to discuss it in detail. Earle gets another perspective from Detroit News sports writer Matt Charboneau. Listeners call in with their perspective as well.
Kirk Heinze talks with reporting manager for sustainability for the Ford Motor Company Thomas Niemann. Kirk also talks about the 2012 Solar Challenge from Ann Arbor. Major sponsor Black & Veatch Energy President Dean Oskvig and Senior VP and Director of Renewables and Energy Efficiency Business at Black & Veatch Energy Kurt Westermann also talk with Kirk as well as participants Byron Izenbaard, Mitch Panek, and Jordan Feight.