Travis takes a look at Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, the keys to hope for a struggling New York Mets franchise. He also checks the MLB scoreboard, examines the latest developments in the Clippers pursuit of Doc Rivers, and chronicles San Jose’s battle with Major League Baseball.
Travis recaps the Miami Heat’s thrilling game six victory, a win that sets up a winner-take-all game seven with the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals.
Lead basketball analyst Ed Chapman takes stock of the NBA Finals as the Miami Heat head home looking to stave off elimination at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs.
Travis recaps Justin Rose’s US Open championship, detailing the Englishman’s fine play and the first-class manner in which he conducts himself. Travis also has high praise for Merion, as the classic old golf course stood up very well to the talent and technology of the modern game. He closes the show with a look at the Spurs game five win in the NBA Finals and the latest from the MLB scoreboard.
Travis recaps Miami’s win in game four of the NBA Finals and reviews the results from Thursday night’s MLB scoreboard.
Travis opens Thursday’s show with an early update from the first round of the US Open and a look at the western Kentucky football all-star roster for the annual summer showdown with the prep stars from Southern Illinois. He also checks in on the Stanley Cup Finals and examines the ‘Pop Culture’ at the core of the brilliant basketball in San Antonio.
Ed Chapman joined Travis on June 9, 2008 for the show’s very first episode, and five years later he joins to talk about the show’s history. Ed then shifts into his role as our lead basketball analyst, breaking down the first two games of the NBA Finals as the Heat and Spurs head to game three tied at 1-1.
Ed Chapman shares his son Carson’s experience at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Carson continues his successful battle against leukemia with the help of the outstanding staff at St. Jude, and he recently had the chance to interact with PGA stars Dustin Johnson and Trevor Immelman during the tournament’s pro-am round on Wednesday. Ed highlights Carson’s visit, and then puts his lead basketball analyst hat on to preview the NBA Finals matchup between the Heat and Spurs.
Travis shares his thoughts on Wichita State’s firing of baseball legend Gene Stephenson. One of the legendary figures in college baseball, Stephenson had piloted the Shockers to remarkable heights throughout his career, and Travis considers all the factors involved in asking an all-time great to step away. Travis also offers more thoughts on the Biogenesis situation in MLB, and he takes a look at the coaching carousel in the NBA.
Travis celebrates the careers of Jason Kidd and Grant Hill as the long-time NBA stars head into retirement. He also looks at the problems between Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins and the management in Memphis. Travis closes the show with a tour of Monday’s MLB scoreboard.