580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 31, 2017
The Royals struggles continued, as did the struggles of Jason Vargas. Dan and Brendan break down the difficulties the All-Star lefty has had in the second half of the season. In Either/Or Over/Under, the guys talk about the AL Wild Card, Giancarlo Stanton, SEC fans and the Ball family's shoe line. And David Ubben of Sports on Earth and Flyover Country joins us for the season premiere of the Big 12 Update.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 31, 2017
The Chiefs wrap up their preseason by taking on the Titans in KC - Dan and Brendan talk about what to watch for. Our monthly What Is Wrong With You champion is crowned. And we hear from Washburn QB Logan Twehous ahead of the Ichabods' season opener against Northeastern State.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 30, 2017
The Royals scoreless streak is no more but the guy no one is talking about is the effort of Jake Junis. The rookie is keeping the Royals in it and what could this kid be in the future, the guys discuss it. The guys take a look at the Chiefs, Royals and the MLB in their Wednesday segment of "Buy or Sell." They wrap up the hour with Matt Derrick of Chiefsdigest.com as they discuss the latest headlines for the Chiefs.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 30, 2017
The Chiefs are wheeling and dealing, is this strategy a good one for the new GM Brett Veach, the guys discuss the recent moves from the new general manager. They select the title match for their "What is Wrong with You" as they pick the winners of the final four. They wrap up the hour with their predictions for the upcoming college football season.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 28, 2017
The Royals are struggling big time, but its not all doom and gloom, the guys let you know why they are not finished just yet. They also recap the weekend with "The Good, The Bad, The Ugly" they talk baseball, football boxing and more. They wrap up the hour with college football talk involving KU quarterbacks and KSU injury news. They also continue the Shawnee County Football Tour with Washburn Rural Head Coach Steve Buhler.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 28, 2017
The Chiefs are thin at running back with the injury to Spencer Ware, how big of an impact is Ware's absence, they guys discuss, they also shed some light on the recent trade for the Chiefs. Why did the Chiefs make the trade. They have their daily "what is wrong with you" involving liars and drug idiots. They wrap up the hour with Kevin Haskin of the Topeka Capital Journal.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 25, 2017
The Chiefs take on the Seahawks for the third preseason game, what are the aspects of the game are the guys intrigued by, they let you know. They also discuss the big fight this weekend, the longevity of video games plus college football in their weekly "Fill in the blank" segment. They wrap up the hour talking to Derrick Hammes of Rossville for our Shawnee County Football Tours.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 24, 2017
The Royals lost today in the same fashion they won yesterday. They won the series but missed an opportunity to sweep, the guys break down the last two games. Does the schedule favor the Royals going forward, they look at the Wild Card contenders schedules. They wrap up the hour with the Shawnee County Football Tour, today's stop is the Topeka High Trojans and Walt Alexander.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 24, 2017
The Chiefs have 10 days left before the 53 man roster needs to be announced, is there going to be a surprise cut, who would that surprise cut be? The guys take a look at some candidates. Also did GM Brett Veach give an idea when he spoke to some Chiefs fans? They have their daily "What is Wrong with You" and they wrap up the hour talking to Head Coach Craig Schurig of the Washburn football team.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 22, 2017
The Chiefs don't have a decision to make at quarterback but if Smith struggles will we see backlash from fans. The recipe is there for the fans to clamor for Mahomes if Smith struggles. Will this also change the way Smith plays, the guys shed some light on an interesting topic. It is Tuesday which means "Random Question Tuesday" The guys discuss bull riding, ninja turtles and adventure races. They wrap up the hour with their fourth stop on the Shawnee County Football Tour. Dan talks to Highland Park Scot coach Faron Kraft.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 22, 2017
The Royals gear up for a big time series against the Rockies, hear from Salvador Perez and Ned Yost as they preview the series and welcome back Perez to the lineup. Dan calls in from Kauffman to give the latest on the series as well as the wager that Dan and Jake have in their 580 Sports Talk Series. They wrap up the hour talking to Rockies radio play by play voice Jerry Schemmel on the series between the Royals and the Rockies.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 21, 2017
The Chiefs finished up their second preseason game, what were the three takeaways the guys liked and disliked in their win against Cincinnati. They recap the weekend with the "Good, Bad and Ugly." They finish off the hour with their Shawnee County Football Tour stop, this time with the Shawnee Heights T-Birds.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 21, 2017
The Royals had a tough weekend, will the pitching woes continue, they discuss the struggles for the staff and they still remind you of the positives after a rough series. They have their daily "what is wrong with you" involving a shop lifter and a thief. They wrap up the hour with Topeka Capital Journal Columnist Kevin Haskin as they talk Chiefs, Royals and the eclipse.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 18, 2017
Dan hosts the show solo on a Friday and talks about what he's hoping to see in Saturday's Chiefs preseason game. He also discusses Marshawn Lynch's hilarious press conference remarks and a What is Wrong With You champion for the week is crowned.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 18, 2017
The Royals run into some red-hot Cleveland pitchers this weekend - can they win a series and get back into the AL Central race? Dan breaks it down. Michael Vick had some interesting comments about Pat Mahomes after seeing him in training camp. And our Shawnee County High School Football tour continues with a visit with Seaman head coach Glenn O'Neil.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 17, 2017
The Royals bullpen is struggling, is it a big concern they guys shed some light on the Royals bullpen and how past years has hurt this years pen. They take a look at how the Royals could maneuver the pen in a better way. Every Thursday is "Either/Or Over/Under" they discuss hot takes, mattresses and water pressure and more. They wrap up the hour discussing new money coming to the Royals from a different revenue source.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 17, 2017
The Chiefs gear up for their second preseason game, the guy disagree with the QB reps, they explain why Mahomes should be getting more reps, plus they wonder why the Chiefs haven't signed up for another year in St. Joe for training camp. They move to whats trending in the sports world including NHL in KC, is that a real possibility? They wrap up the hour with their first stop in the Shawnee County Football Tour with the Hayden Wildcats.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 15, 2017
The Royals got another great start from Jake Junis, does this change the Royals prospects for the final 44 games. The catcher spot also has been a nice productive area as of late, the guys break down the latest at the catching position. They discuss several topics on Random Question Tuesday. Including props and Derek Carr's music career. They wrap up the hour discussing their confidence in the Chiefs specific positions.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 15, 2017
The Chiefs hosting the NFL Draft? They say they are interested, what would that mean for the Chiefs to host the Draft. The KU Jayhawks are honoring Mark Mangino plus others at their first game this coming football season. The guys discuss if Mangino should be in the Hall of Fame and has enough time passed that he will have a good reception. They wrap up the hour with Matt Derrick of Chiefsdigest.com as they talk all things training camp.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 14, 2017
The Chiefs are gearing up for preseason game number two. What were the biggest takeaways from the game against the 49ers. The guys break down who impressed and who didn't. The recap the weekend with the "good, bad and ugly." They wrap up the hour with NFL suspensions and do they have a protocol that is consistent or just whatever they feel like.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 14, 2017
The Royals are one game back of the Wild Card race with their series win over the White Sox. How did the Royals break their losing skid and how many wins will it take to get that second wild card. The world had some key sports moment, the guys touch on the weekends big news. They wrap up the hour with the Columnist of the Topeka Capital Journal Kevin Haskin.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 11, 2017
It's preseason game number one for the Kansas City Chiefs. Dan talks about what kinds of conclusions fans will be sure to jump to after sixty minutes of (ultimately meaningless) football. Ezekiel Elliot's domestic violence suspension was handed down today and Dan thinks the NFL finally got one right. And Pete Sweeney of Arrowhead Pride joins the show to talk about what to expect when the Chiefs face the 49ers.
580 Sports Talk 5:00August 11, 2017
The Royals are really struggling - four losses in a row and nine of the last eleven in the loss column. Dan talks about why this current bullpen funk could be costly, and who could turn it all around by himself. We crown a weekly What Is Wrong With You Champion. And Dan talks to MLB.com Royals beat writer Jeffrey Flanagan from Chicago about this Royal slump.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 10, 2017
The Royals made a decision to put Cahill on the DL, is this the best decision to do, the Royals now will bring up Junis as a replacement. How does this look for KC going forward the guys look at it. They have their weekly "Either/Or Over/under" that involves KU and K-State, Gary Woodland and more. They wrap up the hour with the way a coach thinks kids get paid via pell grant money, is that enough, the guys take a look into it.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 9, 2017
The Wild Card race is getting exciting, the guys look at who is in the race and the biggest problem for the Royals the last week has been..pitching. They share their thoughts on the staff. They break down some national news in their "Buy or Sell" They wrap up the hour with Dennis Dodd of CBS sports as they talk cheating and big 12 football.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 9, 2017
The Chiefs are getting ready for their preseason game on Friday, the guys break down the running back positions and see if they keep four or three on the 53 man roster. They have their daily "what is wrong with you" involving a break in and a inappropriate adult. They wrap up the hour with the topic of time spent on football and academics.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 8, 2017
The Royals offense has multiple personalities. The guys explain why that is and the Royals made a big step in the lineup, they discuss the big change. It is Tuesday so that means "Random Question" Tuesday. They discuss, Hard Knocks, streaming services and accents. They wrap up the hour hearing from K-State defensive coordinator Tom Hayes.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 8, 2017
The Chiefs had their final open practice before their game on Friday. Andy Reid spoke to the media on Tuesday about the upcoming game, who will play and much more. The guys play his press conference. They have their daily "what is wrong with you" that involves a dentist. They wrap up the hour discussing cheating in the college football world and how often does it happne.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 7, 2017
The Royals gear up for the I-70 series against the Cardinals but the big news is Salvador Perez going on the DL. How big a deal is this, can the Royals survive. The guys break it down. They recap the weekend with "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly." They wrap up the show with interviews with David Beaty and quarterback Carter Stanley.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 7, 2017
The Chiefs have a plethora of injuries, Kelce, Berry, Logan etc, Is this a big concern, or is it early and the Chiefs are just being cautious. The guy look into the injury bug. They have their "What is wrong with you" involving gas station sushi and inappropriate actions. They wrap up the hour with Topeka Capital Journal Columnist Kevin Haskin on all things Royals, Chiefs and sushi.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 4, 2017
The Royals take on the M's for game two. How big are the next two games, the guys break down the pitching match-ups. Also, numbers wise what do Royals have to do to get in the playoffs. It is Friday, means "Fill in the Blank" they talk preseason football, tv shows and buildings. They wrap up the hour talking to Pete Sweeney of Arrowhead Pride on all things Chiefs.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 4, 2017
The chiefs are one week into training camp, and the running back spot is still up for grabs. They break down what each running back brings to the table. It is Friday, so we have our final weekly winner of "what is wrong with you." The hour finishes up with an interview with OC of the K-State football team Dana Dimel and Topeka native Will Geary.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 3, 2017
The Royals took it on the chin to the Orioles. Was the 5-4 road trip a success, the guys take a look at expectations right now for the Royals and how we should view them. The guys discuss, relationships, plus unique situations in "either/or" The hour wraps up with Baseball Proscpectcus Kansas City writer David Lesky talking all things Royals baseball.
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 3, 2017
The Chiefs have signed a new defensive tackle, is this a concern for injury for Chris Jones or just to improve run defense. The guys take a look at how the run defense is the most important part of a defense. Kansas State had their media day this afternoon, hear from Bill Snyder as he spoke to the media during his press conference. The hour is wrapped up with the daily "what is wrong with you"
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 2, 2017
The Royals offense is struggling as they have lost two in a row but the schedule leans in favor of the Royals instead of the Indians. The guys take a look at the next 10 games and Royals fans should like it. The MIAA gears up on August 29th, hear from Garin Higgins the Head Coach of the Emporia State Hornets. The hour is wrapped up talking all things Chiefs with Chiefsdigest.com
580 Sports Talk 5:00 HourAugust 2, 2017
The Wildcats gave Bruce Weber a contract extension of two year, does it really mean two year, Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowercat.com joins the guys in the hour to discuss all things Bruce Weber and a little K-State football.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourAugust 1, 2017
Bruce Weber got a contract extension as the Head Coach of the K-State Men's basketball program, what does this mean, how do the numbers break it down, the guys let you know the real details. What is the latest on the Chiefs and the Kansas Jayhawks, hear from David Beaty. The hour is concluded with Craig Schurig of the Washburn Football program.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourJuly 31, 2017
The Royals made a big trade, but he questions is who will have their at-bats taken away, is it Gordon or Bonifacio. The guys break down all the trades at the trade deadline. The guys take a look back at the weekend that was with "Good, the Bad, the Ugly." they wrap up the hour with the latest news and notes from Chiefs training camp.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourJuly 28, 2017
The Chiefs offense is the question mark for 2017, but where does it rank among the rest of the NFL, the guys take a look at the most recent rankings. It is Friday which means "fill in the blank" the guys look at the Royals, and NFL contracts. They wrap up the hour with the "What is Wrong with You" Final for July. They also discuss the top Power Five football league in terms of the top trio.
580 Sports Talk 4:00 HourJuly 27, 2017
The Royals win streak is eight but could they make another move? Eric Hosmer is rolling, where as the slugger improved since the beginning of the year, the guys take a peak at his last three months. The 44th Kansas Shrine Bowl is this Saturday, hear from Wyatt Hubert, the former Shawnee Heights T-Bird, and Dawson Hammes, the former Rossville Bulldawg. The hour wraps up with Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com as the guys talk Royals baseball.