Recently I was able to catch an underrated movie on cable TV, For Love of the Game. It wasn’t the first time that I had seen the film, but it had definitely been awhile or at least long enough to be nostalgic about watching anything starring Kevin Costner. Sorry buddy, you are still on the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Baseball'
September 2nd, 2010 · No Comments
April 14th, 2010 · No Comments
When you’re away for some two months because of moving, new jobs and a variety of other distractions…. boredom sets in and Chris starts coming up with spoofs of Tiger Woods commercials. That said, we’re back for the long haul… and with a new NBA analyst.
September 24th, 2009 · No Comments
Swafford makes the long overdue return to talk college and pro football.
June 15th, 2009 · No Comments
As the final horn sounded to end the 2009 NBA Finals, Chris and Pat took to the air to discuss that, the Stanley Cup Finals and some of the happenings in baseball. It’s a big show this week.
June 6th, 2009 · No Comments
Lemke returns from his extended vacation with a startling revelation and the guys deliver the most emotional rant in the show’s history this week.
April 8th, 2009 · No Comments
Hirings, firings, trades, drunken murder and bankruptcy… all we need now is a honeybaked ham and we have a weekend with the Kennedys. WELCOME TO THE SWAFFORD AND LEMKE SHOW!!
September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment
I know that Pat and I give a lot of hell to ESPN, but we also acknowledge that it is filled with extremely talented and worthwhile sports fans/writers/analyst. This is one such case. Wright Thompson is senior sports writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine and he wrote the single best piece I’ve read so [...]
August 28th, 2008 · No Comments
Dallas Cowboy cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was reinstated to the NFL on Thursday, ending an almost 17-month suspension. What took so long? Sure, Jones had a list of off-field incidents long enough to wallpaper the Playboy Mansion. He was alleged in incident after incident. I think the only things he hasn’t been blamed for are [...]
August 4th, 2008 · No Comments
–AP Photo (Yeah, I know Talley just did one on the same thing. Bite me. -Swafford) When it comes to sports, I think every region has it’s own voice that it calls “golden.” In St. Louis, Jack Buck was the king. He called Cardinals games for decades and became a staple for some of the [...]
August 4th, 2008 · No Comments
Longtime Braves announcer Skip Caray passed away on Sunday at the age of 68. Skip can be credited with introducing generations to the game of baseball in the South, helping transform a losing team in the 70′s into America’s team by the mid 90′s. I grew up on Skip Caray. My Dad is from Atlanta [...]
August 1st, 2008 · No Comments
In a week that’s already seen one blockbuster trade go down, the Red Sox, Dodgers and Pirates worked out a deal at the deadline that puts the Teixiera deal to shame. Manny Ramirez is headed to Los Angeles. Boston, who it seems finally had enough of the enigmatic slugger, sent the 500 homer club member [...]
July 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Nick Laham/Getty Images “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere…” – Frank Sinatra It’s baseball’s one true national treasure. It’s the most famous open-air stadium in this country, maybe in the world. It’s Yankee Stadium, the home of the 2008 All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. In the final year of [...]