Mason & Ireland
HR 1: Big Win!: 9/21/21
Jorge Wins Big! 20K in Mythical money from the Packers winning on MNF. Now the guys Bet Big on the Dodgers in the Wild Card game and on winning the Division. Did you watch the Manning's Telecast for Monday Night Football. Also, Ben Simmons says he's done with the 76ers. He doesn't want to play another game for them. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTION - Would you rather have a mullet or go Bald? And Bruce Feldman from NFL MEDIA Move THE STICK PODCAST talks about Clay Helton's Biggest problem as the USC Head Football Coach.
HR 3: Dart Should Start!: 9/20/21
Jaxson Dart should Start as the USC QB not Kedon Slovis anymore. Also, Mookie Betts did a cool thing last night with a fan and Gavin Lux has been really very good. Can the Dodgers catch and take the lead over the Giants? Plus, we take your calls about selling your soul to the Devil. And Whos the number 3 starter now that Kershaw is pitching well? And another edition of GAME OF GAMES it's Mason's Game.
HR 2: Streaking : 9/20/21
Is Streaking no longer a thing? it should be again! and it raises a CHALLENGE. Who can Mason go streaking behind from the local news? Also, the Giants seem like a team of destiny for the division as the Dodgers continue to trail them by 1 game. Plus, we haveour first MILLION DOLLAR MONDAY GIVEAWAY . And what's on the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? If you could sell your soul to the devil, what would it be for? and we briefly talk about the Emmys. And Producer Greg has his topics ready for JUMP BALL!
HR 1: One Brow Man: 9/20/21
Huge Sports Weekend. USC beats WSU, UCLA loses to Fresno State, the Dodgers are within a game of San Francisco and the Rams took a W in a very CLOSE game vs the Colts. Also, Mason is still willing to still shave his eyebrow and is now 0-2. and wants to start a TiKTok as "One Brow Man." Plus, John goes over the ratings from yesterday and says that UCLA blew their chance to beat Fresno State. Should Jaxson Dart has to be the new USC Quarterback?
HR 3: Julio Urias to the Bullpen!?: 9/17/21
Mason has a RADICAL idea that nobody has ever thought of&Urias to the pen!? WHat is he thinking. Do you agree with him? We take your calls about moving Julio Urias out of the Bullpen. Plus We think Mason forgot about the LIE OF THE DAY, as a lucky caller has the chance to figure out his lie to WIN a T-Shirt! And another Edition of GAME OF GAMES and its John's game today.
HR 2: Animal Impersonations : 9/17/21
This UCLA/Fresno St. game this weekend is a real game and UCLA cant look past them. Mason believes that he Donte Williams effect this weekend is in play for USC! Also, The Clippers are building a new building in Inglewood Mase says its lipstick on a pig. Plus, Ireland thinks that the Cowboys are going to fill up Sofi when they play the Chargers this weekend. We play the Steve Mason Anthem but it freezes on the computer and How about Dan Orlovsky is amazing dog impression? how does it compare to Travis doing a peacock impression? And Producer Greg has his topics ready for JUMP BALL !
HR 1: One Eyebrow: 9/17/21
Greg thought yesterdays show wasnt very good and not funny. What do you guys think? Also, Mason says he will shave one eyebrow if he ends up in last place in fantasy. Who wouldn't want to see that? So, Irelands friend, Jeff Scott, joins the show to talk about when Ireland shaved one of his eyebrows. Plus, We are giving away a million dollars possibly on Mondays! And JAYSON STARK from THE ATHLETIC calls in to tell us how he tries to save baseball! and what's on the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS.
HR 3: USC Head Coach Search Continues!: 9/16/21
There seems to be a list about Head Coaches that USC are interested in. One of the rumored candidates is Oregon's Mario Cristobal but listen to what he had to say. Also, to help you place your bets for week 2 of the NFL we call THE FEZ! Plus, its John is back and we have to figure out his LIE today. If a lucky caller guesses right he will have the chance to win a Mason and Ireland T-Shirt! And Producer Greg has his Game ready for GAME OF GAMES!
HR 2: The Incredible Mr. Roto!: 9/16/21
Matthew Berry the incredible Mr. Roto calls in to help you out with your Fantasy Football Questions! Also, Rich Paul says that AD will be playing the 5 and LeBron the 4, with that, What would the lineup look like? Plus, we have a PADRES update as they lead the GIANTS if they can pull the Upset the Dodgers will trail the Giants by 1 game. And Producer Greg has his topics ready for JUMPBALL!
HR 1: John Is Back!: 9/16/21
John is back! and they go right into who should be the next USC Head Football coach. John says call everyone make them say no to USC! Also, is Kenley Jansen an Elite closer? Has he turned it around? How did he go from boos to Elite? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS- I f you are reading a book and found out it was about your life! would you keep reading to find out about your future? And Is it time for the Dodgers to retire Fernando Valenzuela's Jersey?
HR 3: Wild Card Game: 9/15/21
Should Dodger fans be resigned to the fact that they are going to the Wild Card? We take your calls about the Dodgers catching the Giants or not. Plus, How far do people go for fame or for likes? we found a YouTuber that forced her kid to pose on camera while crying. How disturbing is that? Plus can we guess the LIE OF THE DAY? And Another Edition of GAME OF GAMES as Mychal has the Game today!
HR 2: NBA Rules that should not exist!: 9/15/21
The NBA is making changes and Mychal has some suggestions about rules that should be added/changed to the NBA. Also, Mychal is upset with the way the Lamar Jackson played on Monday in loss to the Raiders. Plus, Are the Lakers old or more experienced? we take some of your calls to see how you feel about the Lakers Roster.. And Mason and Momo discuss whether or not Urban Meyer would ACTUALLY leave Jacksonville after 1 season for US. And Producer Greg has his topics ready for JUMP BALL!
HR 1: Catch Up : 9/15/21
Mason had some issues with someone in the car and had to honk. Who uses their Honk often? Also, The Dodgers FINALLY have a 5 man rotation again. Would you extend Kershaw again this offseason? can the Dodgers catch up or pass the Giants with the remaining schedule? Plus, SEAN MCVAY RAMS HEAD COACH talks about Daryl Henderson is the #1 RB, Stafford has swag and getting their 1st win of the season over the Bears. And Mychal Thompson joins for the day. WHEEL OF QUESTIONS what was your first car and any emotional attachment to it?
HR 3: White Whale: 9/14/21
The San Francisco Giants just KEEP on winning and the Dodgers just cant catch them. Kenley Jansen has been really good over the last month or so, will he get 35 wins as Mason projected early this season? Also, Who would you rather have? Urban Meyer or Eric Bienemy as USCs next head coach? Who is the White Whale? Who should USC hire to replace Clay Helton? Callers giving their thoughts on who the next coach should be? And another Edition of GAME OF GAMES.
HR 2: Mid-Season NBA Tournament: 9/14/21
Adam Silver is putting a midseason tournament where the winners will each get 1 Million dollars. How can this work? Also, Mason is writing a young adult novel about baseball&Momo, Jorge and Greg ask him questions about it but he refuses to talk about it. Plus we take your calls about the Raiders and your proposal stories. And we try to weigh the difference between Derek Carr and Matthew Stafford. And Producer Greg has his Topics ready for JUMP BALL.
HR 1: One Million Dollars: 9/14/21
Last night was a great Raiders game but Why is Momo NOT happy? Also, Carl Nassib the first LGBTQ+ in the NFL had the game winning sack. Did you watch the Manning Brothers Broadcast, Momo couldnt stand it and went to the regular broadcast. Plus, We are giving away a MILLION Dollars with a correct Super Bowl prediction. We take your calls about the Raiders. And a Florida State player proposed after a loss. Could he have waited for a different game? Mase asks us how we proposed. And the Dodgers are starting to turn a corner as Bellinger and Gavin Lux are showing great life.
HR 3: Clay Helton is Fired!: 9/13/21
RYAN ABRAHAM from USCFOOTBALL.COM calls in and says he has been waiting for the last few years for this to finally happen. Clay is GONE! Also, we take your calls about Clay being fired, Plus, wait! What? Mason hates Ted Lasso now! What happened? he thinks theres a comparison between Clay Helton and Ted Lasso. And Mason calls the night last night at Sofi Magnificent, spectacular, incredible, etc. Will we guess MASONS LIE OF THE DAY? JORGE SEDANO jumps on to give hell to Mason for the pushups challenge over the weekend. And another edition of GAME OF GAMES.
HR 2: Mr. 3000: 9/13/21
A listener sent Mase a BRAND NEW Rams song but its really a Mason Song not a Rams song. Also, Max Scherzer had a perfect game into the 8th inning last night WITH an immaculate inning and his 3000 strikeouts. Plus, BREAKING NEWS CLAY HELTON HAS BEEN FIRED FROM USC so we ask: who should be the next Head Coach at USC ? Stoops, Bienemy, Peterson, Donte Williams. And Producer Greg has his topics ready for JUMPBALL.
HR 1: Huge Weekend for LA Sports: 9/13/21
Huge weekend that was great for the Rams and Dodgers but not so great for the Trojans. Mason waxes poetic about how amazing Sofi Stadium was as the Rams get thier first win of the season over the Bears. Mason says that the Rams will play in and win this year's Super Bowl. Also, is it time to fire Clay Helton every Year Mason gives Clay Helton a shot and a new year but is it time to move on from him? Plus, we take you calls about Clay Helton does he need to go? And more about how great the Rams have been and Scott Kaplan made John and Mase lose a bunch of mythical money by not winning the pushup contest on Friday.
HR 3: Mason Does Push-Ups: 9/10/21
The Dodgers play later today, and Dave Roberts is finally sitting the slumping Cody Bellinger. Can the Dodgers still win the NL West? Or will the division rivals, the San Francisco Giants, hang on? Andy Dalton will be starting for the Chicago Bears this Sunday against the Rams at SoFi Stadium. Does this help or hurt the Rams' chances of starting the season off with a win? It's John's turn for "Lie of the Day" as we open the phone lines to see if one of our listeners can guess what it is. Nike gave their employees a week off to destress. Will this catch on with other companies? For the last segment, we do GAME OF GAMES and Sedano & Kap hop on to tease their push-up challenge on their show. Mason closes out his show with his own push-up challenge.
HR 2: 2K Ratings for Bron and Brodie: 9/10/21
The NBA 2K ratings have come out and both LeBron James and Russell Westbrook are upset with their own respective ratings. Is 96 for LeBron and 86 for Westbrook low? Peter King of Sports Illustrated thinks the Rams will have a great season, but a computer simulated the NFC West and has the Seahawks as a shocker. How do you think the Rams will finish this season? Monday Night Football will be on both ESPN and ESPN2, however one of the channels will have Super Bowl champions Peyton Manning and Eli Manning broadcasting the game. Which MNF broadcast would you tune in to? And we close off the hour with the newest segment on Mason & Ireland... JUMPBALL!
HR 1: ESPNLA Golf Classic: 9/10/21
Mason and Ireland are live from the ESPN LA Golf Classic at Black Gold Golf Club in Yorba Linda, and Mase put up an incredible performance! After the Lakers signed former All-Star center DeAndre Jordan, the team has traded Marc Gasol to the Grizzlies. How incredible is this Laker squad? The fellas talk to the Tournament Director at Black Gold Golf Club, Brian Suk. The voice of the Rams Radio Network, J.B. Long, hops on to the show to talk about the season opener this Sunday. Todays Wheel of Questions: Where would you go if you were invisible? And Katy Perry takes to Twitter to say she has jumped on the Lane Train.
HR 3: A Narrow Game Of Games: 9/9/21
Which Dodgers batter would you want at the plate with everything at stake? The Fez joins the show to talk betting. Mason and Ireland discuss 9/11, twenty years later. "Game of Games" with Producer Greg and his topic peaks everyone's interest.
HR 2: Fantasy Football Talk With Matthew Berry: 9/9/21
Matthew Berry joins the show to determine whether Mason or Ireland has a better fantasy team. He also discusses Russell Westbrook joining the Lakers, and his own role in a big time film. Breaking news hits Mason and Ireland while they're live: DeAndre Jordan will officially be joining the Lakers! Callers react to the news.
HR 1: Dave Roberts' Decision Making: 9/9/21
With another loss, the skipper for the Boys in Blue has his decision making brought into question. A preview of tomorrow's golf tournament features Travis Rodgers. What advice does he have for Mason? We all have that one movie that scarred us as a child. Producer Greg's obscure answer has Mason and Ireland in tears.
HR 3: Ram Ticket Giveaway!: 9/8/21
Cody Bellingers bat has absolutely disappeared. What would you do with the former N.L. M.V.P. if you were Dave Roberts? A new company may have a way to expand a human life span of up to 50 years. Would you want to live an extra 50 years? We're giving away Rams tickets to their season opener at SoFi Stadium. All you got to do is guess what John's Lie of the Day was. And we close off the show with GAME OF GAMES!
HR 2: Culture or Talent?: 9/8/21
Pop legend Madonna was accused of photoshopping her face on to someone elses body for an Instagram selfie. Have we taken it too far with the filters and expectations with beauty? The new odds for the NBA MVP next season. Who do you think is the favorite to be the regular season MVP in 2021-2022? Former ESPN reporter Royce Young has a new job in the OKC Thunder front office. But the question that rose from this story was... Can culture influence a title in a sports franchise? Or is it just putting out the right talent? And to close off the segment, it's the newest addition to Mason & Ireland, JUMP BALL!
HR 1: Sean McVay Calls In!: 9/8/21
The Southern California Hyundai Dealers ESPN LA Golf Classic is this Friday, as Mason, Ireland and Chris Morales try to decide how to keep things fair for the amateur golfer, Steve Mason. If you play golf, how do you keep things fair for your friends who are not as experienced as you? We open the phone lines. Mason and Bergman got heat for saying yesterday that they would pick Walker Buehler as they're one game starter, whereas a lot of Dodger fans love Max Scherzer. Who would you pick as your go-to starter for the postseason? The Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay answers todays Wheel of Questions and what to expect with the team's season opener at SoFi Stadium this Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Its Wednesday, so of course we get a stone-cold drop in by Mychal Thompson! Should Paul Pierce apologize for the Instagram live video that got him fired? And if not, does that hurt his chances of getting in to the Hall of Fame?
HR 3: Why Is Bellinger In The Lineup?: 9/7/21
Cody Bellinger's hitting woes continue, and he's back in the starting lineup. What's the answer for the struggling former MVP? Mason admits he was wrong about someone! SoFi Parking hasn't been the easiest for everyone, what are your solutions when getting home from a big game? How does DeAndre Jordan fit with the Lakers? "Game of Games" rounds out the show.
HR 2: Golf Tournament Raises Stakes: 9/7/21
Ed Orgeron sounded off on a UCLA fan and Mason and Ireland are (mostly) here for it. Callers give tips to Mason on how he can succeed in his upcoming golf tourney. Victor Oladipo's yearning for a girlfriend leads to a debate over online dating. "Jump Ball" with Producer Greg makes its glorious debut!
HR 1: Max Scherzer or Walker Buehler?: 9/7/21
John is back from vacation and Mason could not be happier. They talk UCLA football, find out if Walker Buehler was tipping pitches, and ask callers to settle the Buehler/Scherzer debate over who they would put on the mound in crunch time. Also, a moral question is asked: is it okay for you to snoop through your significant other's phone?
HR 3: Disaster Movies: 9/3/21
David Price will not start for the Dodgers today it will be Corey Knebel who will open vs. the Giants! Also, what is the Worst Disaster Movie you have seen? as there is a NEW Film coming out about the Moon Falling into Earth! Plus, Mason gives a caller the Chance to win Rams Tickets if he can guess the LIE OF THE DAY! And Another Edition of Game of Games!
HR 2: $200,000 Bottle of Scotch!: 9/3/21
Is it Win or Bust for Clay Helton? Are the expectations too high for the Trojans? Can they win the National Championship this year? Also, Mason has a game that a game to give a lucky caller a pair of tickets for the Rams vs. Bears this weekend! Plus, There is a Bottle of Scotch being Auctioned off at $200,000? Wouls you ever buy a bottle that expensive? And Producer Greg has his topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Race for 1st Place!: 9/3/21
Dodgers vs. Giants tonight! Can the Dodgers take the Lead in the NL? Also, What are your most hated teams? Mason tells us his Top 3 and We take your calls to hear who you Hate in sports? Plus, what's on the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What is your compulsive behavior? and Mason is high on UCS and he believes that USC will win the National Championship this year!
HR 3: What do the Dodgers Signals Mean?: 9/2/21
The Dodgers are now in FIRST place, what do all of their gestures mean? They do the head pat, the safe signal and animal paws and Mason wants to know what these gestures stand for. Listeners call in and give their thoughts on what they all mean. Also, China is banning video games for kids under 16 outside of weekend evening hours to try and curb video game addiction. Is this a good idea or bad idea? Plus, Do you let social media trolls get to you? How do you respond to them - if at all? GAME OF GAMES - Lindsey hosts a round of mixed breed dog trivia, which makes for some pretty funny guesses!
HR 2: Have you ever seen a fight in a stadium?: 9/2/21
Have you ever seen a fight in a stadium? What are people supposed to do when a fight breaks out? Also, GUEST - Dodgers beat writer from the Southern California News Group, Bill Plunkett, stops by to talk about the Dodgers pennant chase, whats going on with Cody Bellinger, and Dave Roberts managerial decisions. How big of a house do you *really* need? Raiders owner Mark Davis is building a gigantic new house that looks like whats best described as a super villains lair. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if Aaron Rodgers engagement with actress Shailene Woodley is made for the long haul; If youve ever had to apologize for something you said on the air or wrote and you didnt really mean it?; And, is there any one music artist that would make you tune in to the MTV VMAs for - as *must-see* TV? - All in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: 1st Place: 9/2/21
Welcome to first place! The Dodgers are back on top after beating Atlanta last night and the Giants lost to Milwaukee. Do you think they can hang on to first place the rest of the season? Also, Listeners call in and react to the Dodgers moving into first place. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What is the best live performance youve ever seen? And Do you believe in dopplegangers? And who do you think would be best to play you in a movie?
HR 3: Trea or Corey?: 9/1/21
Circling back to the Dodgers, would you rather have Trea Turer or Corey Seager next year as your starting shortstop? Why do so many people overhype rookie QBs? And which one from this years rookie class will be the standout? Today is Greg Bergmans birthday so we bring him on to wish him happy birthday and Mason asks him who he should draft with the No. overall pick? And GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a round of Its A Small World and Mason reveals his Lie of the Day.
HR 2: No Hitter : 9/1/21
Should Blake Snell have stayed in to attempt to complete a no-hitter? Or is being a team player, and being available for your team in a playoff push more important than a personal accolade? Theres a new petition to get rid of the Arizona State Sun Devils name - has this mascot PC debate gone too far? Also, a man sued his parents for throwing out his porn collection years after he moved out of the house - and won! Do you collect anything? And if you do, would you be upset with your parents if you left it there for years and they threw it out? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if pro athletes should be censoring themselves on social media; If Tik Tok should ban certain content like the #milkcratechallenge or if people should have more personal accountability; And if a mom is wrong for selling her home to one of her four children for a low price without consulting with the rest of the kids - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Half Game Behind: 9/1/21
Mason is here !! on time with no technical issues today and so is Momo, who is live from her moms house since it has a better wifi connection. Did you see that Dodgers game last night? Great start from Buehler, Kenley was lights-out, plus the Giants lost and now the Dodgers are only a half game back. Who would you rather face in the playoffs - the Giants or Padres? Listeners call in and react to the question about the Dodgers or Padres? Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Whats the biggest lie youve ever told? Ramona heard a promo from Travis & Sliwa insulting Mason over his jealousy over their digital billboard at SoFi Stadium. He tells Travis to come at him and calls out their new producer Emily for supposedly instigating. Mychal Thompson is here! He weighs in on the digital billboard and explains why Masons behavior is similar to Barry Bonds.
HR 3: Rajon Rondo is back with the Lakers! : 8/31/21
Rajon Rondo is back with the Lakers! The Lakers guard joins the show for a quick chat with Mason about coming back to LA and his role with this new team. Chris Morales stops by to talk to Mason about his golf swing, the upcoming Mason vs Ireland golf tournament and whats up with the Travis/Sliwa billboard at the Rams game. Should the PGA be banning hecklers of Bryson DeChambeau at PGA tournaments? Should the fans be able to heckle the golfers if they want to? GAME OF GAMES - Ramona hosts a round of celebrities with same letter first and last name trivia - and she reveals her Lie of the Day!
HR 2: Who is the Dodgers shortstop of the future?: 8/31/21
Who is the Dodgers shortstop of the future? What if they dont have Bauer on the books next year? What if they decide to pass on Bellinger? Also, Would you want the Rams to sign Cam Newton as their backup QB? Or is he not worth the drama? Or do you just believe in Wolford? Plus, Circling back to the Dodgers, who would you start in a one-game playoff? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if Tony Dungys take on gambling is something to consider; and if a woman whos husband wanted an open relationship should feel bad for meeting someone who she wants to leave her husband for - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Technical Difficulties: 8/31/21
Mason starts the show off with technical difficulties and Momo is left to fend for herself for a few minutes! But Mason comes back and he wants to talk Dodgers. Julio Urias had a great night last night and is now has the third-highest odds to win NL Cy Young. Would you have him in your starting rotation in a 5-game playoff series? Who would you have start a one-game playoff? Also, Listeners call in and react to the Dodgers pitching scenario and who theyd start in the playoffs. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Do you believe in a sixth sense? And Someone has created a Mason and Ireland BINGO card Mason reads all the categories in the card!
HR 3: Rondo is back in the purple and gold!: 8/30/21
Rondo is back in the purple and gold! How will he fit on this team? And did the Lakers make a big mistake letting Jared Dudley leave for a coaching job with Dallas? Momo brings up a trade scenario and uses an analogy that includes Mason trading producers - would he trade Producer Lindsey for Greg? Mason and Lindsey go back and forth about potentially trading her to another show and things get a little chippy& Back to the Dodgers - Mason is upset that Dave Roberts fudged the rotation to where Scherzer wont be facing the Giants in a must-win series for the division this coming weekend. Is he overreacting? Mason makes an official statement about the idea of trading Producer Lindsey for Corporate Greg, based on public reaction on social media. GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Mason & Ireland Jeopardy, and the winner means one less person is out of the running for the month of August.
HR 2: Athletes are Booing Back: 8/30/21
Mason brings up a report about DeAndre Jordan being a potential buyout candidate and his link to the Lakers. Would this work? Momo explains why it may, or may not&. A big story in MLB - Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor are among New York Mets players to jab at booing fans with thumbs-down celebration. Do the players have a point? Listeners call in and react to the Mets fans booing the players and whether the players are wrong for pushing back on the fans. Is Al Roker too old to be covering hurricanes? And would you let Mike Tyson punch you in the face for $10 million? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if entertainer Pink! has a good point about young kid stars being ruined by the internet; If Trent Dilfer was wrong for the way he treated one of his young players on the high school team he coaches; And if Jake Paul is really that bad of a guy after all - all in Radio Tinder!
HR 1: Mason is Back!: 8/30/21
Mason is back from vacation! And Momo is here to fill in for Ireland! After a few technical difficulties with Ramonas internet, she decides to drive to her parents for better wifi. Mason talks about his vacation and what he did in Costa Rica. Also, the Dodgers have a big series coming up against the Giants - why didnt Dave Roberts set up the starting rotation to give them the best chance to beat San Francisco? Listeners call in and weigh in on the Dodgers situation and what they think Dave Roberts should do with the pitching rotation. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you found out after one year that your baby was accidentally switched at birth, would you want to switch back? And Have you ever been on an adventurous vacation? Rajon Rondo is back with the Lakers - what is his role with this team?
HR 3: Is It Too Much Pressure On The Kids?: 8/27/21
Longtime ST. Louis Cardinals announcer Mike Shannon got extremely rattled trying to learn about NFTs and cryptocurrency on their during a game broadcast. It made Ireland laugh so hard that it reminded him of a funny story that made Mike Shannon laugh so hard he couldn't stop. What do you do when that happens during a live broadcast? The Little League World Series is going on and theres a 12-year-old kid who people are calling the greatest little leaguer ever. Is it bad/weird/wrong to glorify a kid at such a young age? Took calls from listeners reacting to the really good 12-year-old Little League pitcher. GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of Who He Play For and Ramona reveals her lie of the day!
HR 2: Are Sports Mascots getting too offensive?: 8/27/21
Are Sports Mascots getting too offensive? are we really going to start cancelling sports mascots? Also, If you can change a rule in baseball, which one would you change? Plus, ESPN is making a lot of changes to their NBA Programming. Would an NBA Pregame Show work with Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon and Magic Johnson work? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Sweep: 8/27/21
Did the Dodgers just finish off the Padres in San Diego? The Dodgers are still 2.5 games behind the Giants. Also, Scott Zolak a former Patriots QB, said that he would turn off the rap music at practice because it's distracting to Cam Newton was it offensive because the Cancel Culture Police is out for him. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - if you had a GOLDEN TICKET like Willy Wonka to any event, what would you pick? And A Special Guest calls in to talk about Scott Zolak's comments about Cam Newton.
HR 3: "Out of Place": 8/26/21
Tyler Skaggs' family is suing the Angels after the late pitcher died from a drug overdose, allegedly from drugs provided by a team employee. If this goes to trial, doesn't everybody look bad, even if the Angels win in court? A bride has gone viral after banning the groom's 98-year-old grandmother from the reception because she'd be "out of place" in the party atmosphere. What are your thoughts on this? Both ESPN College Analyst Kirk Herbstreit and Paul FInebaum say College Football is a mess. Is College Football too big to fail, or are they going to screw this up? and another edition of Game of Games!
HR 2: You can only Save 3!: 8/26/21
Listeners call in to tell us what 3 shows they would save forever! Also, the MLS ALL STAR game took place here in LA but it had to be stopped briefly due to Homophobic slurs chanted from the crowd. Plus, NFL Reporter Jim Trotter is taking a teaching job at SDSU. If you teach college, what would you want your students to learn more than anything else? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Sweet 16!: 8/26/21
Is the Dodgers vs. Padres game over yet? Ireland and Momo breakdown the nearly 6 hour game from last night that ended after 16 innings! Also, did you stay up for the the full 16 innings last night? we take your calls. ESPN's Seth Wickersham tells the story, with clips from McVay and Stafford's wife, of how it their meeting in Cabo went down that led to Matthew Stafford signing with the Rams! Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could take one event from your life and erase it from your memory, what would it be? And LADbible from Twitter puts out a list of 9 TV shows, asking to save 3 forever. Which ones would you pick?
HR 3: Whose fault?: 8/25/21
An NBA player is suing his agent for allegedly costing him a $70 million dollar contract. Isn't it the players fault? Also, the Rams have traded for Sony Michel as their new Running Back. Is it enough for the Rams? Plus, if you are a baby an your image was used. Can you sue once you grow up? And Mychal Thompson hosts GAME OF GAMES today and Producer Lindsey is going to have the LIE of the day.
HR 2: Milk Crate Challenge: 8/25/21
Mychal Thompson is in studio! he weighs in on the "MILK CRATE CHALLENGE" is this the dumbest thing going viral? Also, there are a ton of quality NBA Free Agents available. John Lists some of them and Momo and Mychal make their picks for their mythical teams. Plus, how will the Lakers lineup look like this season? How will they manage their minutes? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: The Dodgers Take Game 1 of 3 vs. The Padres: 8/25/21
The Dodgers take game 1 of 3 in San Diego. AJ Pollock stole a homerun from Manny Machado last night with a spectacular catch at the wall. Mookie Betts is set to return Thursday and Walker Buehler pitches tonight. Also, a kid got $20K for finding an inflated Dorito? Why? How? and JR Smith is back in College but hates the nickname "Hennessey King." Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could be the CEO of any Company what would it be? And MLB has a huge payroll disparity - is it ruining the sport?
HR 3: Replay of the final minutes of Kobes last game: 8/24/21
We replay the last 3 minutes of Kobe Bryant's Final game as a Laker with John Ireland and Mychal Thompson on the call. Also, we let you react to Kobe's Final game. What did Kobe mean to you? How do you remember that game? Where were you? we take your calls. Plus it's Momo's game to day on Game of Games and for the first time we will try to guess what Momo lied about today as she is in charge of Lie of the Day!
HR 2: Strained Friendship: 8/24/21
Charles Barkley talked about his strained friendship with Michael Jordan. If you were Charles, would you openly criticize a friend on TV? If you were Jordan, would you let it go by now? Also, we take calls about this strained friendship and how would you advice your friends about their wrongdoings? Plus, Who will be the Host of Jeopardy? we have the latest and Hosts suggestions. Who is a better fit for the Lakers Isaiah Thomas or LiAngelo Ball? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Kobe Day!: 8/24/21
It's Kobe Day! We will have the end of Kobe's Final game as a Laker later in the show. But the Dodgers and Padres play a HUGE series this week. How big of a deal would it be to knock out SD? Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? If you can travel back in time to any era, where would you go? Plus John Gruden reportedly tried to get Khalil Mack back from Chicago but the Bears were not interested.
HR 3: Love Life: 8/23/21
The latest on the Trevor Bauer court case. Should Trevor Bauer still pitch for the Dodgers once the case is closed? Also, Is LaMelo Ball (19) making a poor decision when it comes to his love life? Is there something wrong with who he is dating? Plus, is it bad luck to break up with someone at a Baseball game? It happened find out how? And another edition of Game of Game and it's John's game today.
HR 2: Last Place: 8/23/21
Sha'Carri Richardson raced over the weekend and finished dead last and made a comment after the race. Do her comments make her seen look bad? Also, the are some NBA Trade rumors going around Momo helps us break them down. Plus, John has a dilemma. Who will Draft his FANTASY football team this year? since he will not be able to pick this year. And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Is the NFL Preseason Important?: 8/23/21
Mason is out on Vacation again! John and Ramona are in and talk about the Raiders vs. the Rams game over the weekend. Is it clear that LA is a RAIDERS TOWN? Also, is the NFL Preseason a waste of time? took calls about the NFL Preseason. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you can be in anyone's head for 15 minutes, who would it be? And it's Kobe's Birthday today! John and Momo share Kobe's stories.
HR 3 : You Think You Know a Guy....: 8/20/21
Mason is mad at Jorge for being a 49ers fan and says hes not allowed to wear the hat in studio if hes there. Listeners call in and react to Mason having an issue with him being a 49ers fan. Circling back to Blake Treinen closing out last nights game - Mason thinks removing Kenley Jansen from the closer role will cause the Dodgers to lose him mentally and he thinks hes still the best guy for the job. Masons favorite show is Ted Lasso but a critic recently called the show too nice - why cant we just have nice shows anymore? Why is being too nice a bad thing? Plus, Despite getting ripped by Morales for doing it earlier in the show, Mason goes back to the Lakers schedule and predicts wins and losses for the early part of it. And GAME OF GAMES - Ramona hosts a round of Failed TV Talk Show Host Triva& Plus Masons Lie Of The Day
HR 2: National Radio Day: 8/20/21
Mason has a public service announcement for National Radio Day about why he loves radio so much and why its his favorite medium. Jeopardy! recently named a new host, Executive Producer Mike Richards - but a week later, hes stepping down after an article in The Ringer exposed a scandalous past. Mason and Ramona play The Schedule Game with the first part of the Lakers schedule. RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if Disneys sentient robots are creepy or cool; If its considered old fashioned to take a mans name when marrying; And if its smart to invest in a company of explicit or sexual nature - all on Radio Tinder!
HR 1: Rude Clerk: 8/20/21
Mason has a moral dilemma after having a bad experience at the pharmacy today - should he call the regional manager? And the Lakers schedule is out so we take a look! Last night Blake Treinen closed out the game for the Dodgers last night in a save situation. Is this a changing of the guard? Is Kenly Jansen out as the Dodgers closer? Ramona disputes Masons suggestion. WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What is the best dish you can cook? Should MLB change the Wild Card format and get rid of the one-game playoff?
HR 3: Inheritance: 8/19/21
Actor Daniel Craig said he finds inheritance distasteful... Do people with money tend to not work as hard? What is the best bad movie? Even though Tim Bontemps said the 10 GMs he polled named KD and Giannis the best players in the league, who do YOU think is the best player in the league right now? GAME OF GAMES - Producer Lindsey hosts a round of Celebrities Real Names Trivia & Plus Mason reveals his Lie Of The Day
HR 2 : What Happened to Magazines?: 8/19/21
There is some news with Trevor Bauer from his court hearing today. The temporary protection order that was filed has been denied - what does this mean for the Dodger pitcher? What control do the Dodgers have over the situation right now? What do you expect to happen? Also, Mason found a survey that tells you how much time you can deduct from your life based on certain foods you eat. You might be surprised. Plus, What ever happened to magazines? (Lindsey points out, the internet, of course). But which news sites do you subscribe to now? Instead of unbundling. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if a 24-year-old should have to sit at the kids table; If Terrell Owens could make an NFL team today at age 47; And if hotels should charge a lower rate and make amenities ala carte - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: MVP Chants!: 8/19/21
The Dodgers swept the Pirates last night and Max Muncy was getting MVP chants. Is there a chance he could find himself in the MVP race? If not, who is? And Is Shohei Ohtani the best MLB player weve ever seen? Also, Tim Bontemps interviewed 10 NBA GMs/Coaches and none of them named LeBron the best player in the league. LeBron responded on Twitter and said theyre just fueling him. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you lost your phone, how many phone numbers would you know by heart? Some NBA players are not happy about their NBA2k22 ratings so Mason asks Ramona to rate the hosts of ESPN 710 LA and listeners weigh in with their ratings as well. Jeanie Buss did an interview with The Athletic, in which she commented about the naysayers who think the Lakers are too old. Why do people seem to think this Lakers roster isnt going to work?
HR 3: How do NFL QB evaluators get things so wrong?: 8/18/21
How do NFL QB evaluators get things so wrong? Also, looking at the NBA schedule and the Lakers most exciting matchups. Plus, Mason asks Mychal Thompson, who has a better Big 3 between the Lakers and Nets? and another edition of GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a round of Teams Who Changed Their Name Trivia. And Masons Lie Of The Day.
HR 2: Tipping Etiquette: 8/18/21
We took calls from listeners about tipping etiquette. Mychal Thompson is here! He chimes in about the Jack Morris issue& Draymond asked KD in a one-on-one interview if the fight with him was why he ultimately left the Warriors and KD says it was how the issue was handled& Do you believe him? Do you prefer watching games at home or in person? Plus, RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if the NFL Competition Committee should be the ones making the rules about taunting; If you should sever all business ties with a lover when you sever the relationship; And should MLB have a salary minimum per team - All in Radio Tinder!
HR 1: Mason's Poll Went Wrong: 8/18/21
Mason says he cant make it to Saturdays Rams game because hes leaving for Costa Rica, so hes giving his tickets to Corporate Greg Bergman. Momo brings back up the poll from yesterday about if LA is a Raiders or Rams town and she debates the results with Mason. Also, Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris made a racist comment about Shohei Ohtani and has been indefinitely suspended. Should he be fired? Took calls from listeners about Jack Morris racist comment about Shohei Ohtani. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Would you call out a friends self-destructive behavior? And members of the Raiders are being exposed for being bad tippers - whats an acceptable amount to tip these days?
HR 3: 33 Pitchers: 8/17/21
The Dodgers have used 33 pitchers this season. Producer Lindsey puts us to the test to see how many of them can we name? Also, Do the Chargers belong in LA? the owner Dean Spanos says he has no regrets in moving from San Diego to LA. Can the Chargers rebuild their fan base in LA? Plus, we take your calls about whose town is this Rams or Raiders? and another edition of GAME OF GAMES!
HR 2: Who has a better BIG 3 ?: 8/17/21
Mason mixes up Harry Styles and Justin Bieber when talking about the Watermelon Sugar song and thinks he should still get credit. Also, we take your calls to see who you think has a better BIG 3 the Lakers or the NETS? Plus, we have a story about a celebrity who never wears deodorant? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER which include Brett Favre on CTE and Randy's Donuts opening up in Santa Monica!
HR 1: Old Fashion Beef!: 8/17/21
Do we have a classic feud between Travis and Sliwa and Mason over the Rams scoreboard videos in which Mason is not in. Also, Who has a better BIG 3 the Lakers or the Nets? and who will be the Lakers season opener? Plus. WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Have you ever bailed on a friend and was was your excuse? And Mason wants ideas about how to go viral on Tik-Tok? he also believes that USC will have a good season this year!
HR 3: Its National Tell A Joke Day: 8/16/21
Its National Tell A Joke Day - so we take calls from listeners who have really bad jokes! Took calls from listeners who were at the Rams game Saturday What do the Dodgers need to do to get back into the race for the NL West? GAME OF GAMES - Ramona hosts a round of the Price Is Right eBay game& And Mason reveals the Lie Of The Day.
HR 2: Why isnt Mason & Ireland being promoted on the scoreboards?: 8/16/21
Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman stops by to talk about the trade dealine, Max Scherzer/Trea Turner deal and Kenley Jansen. Also, Mason brought up the fact that when he went to SofI Stadium that he saw the Travis & Sli show on the scoreboards there& Why isnt Mason & Ireland being promoted on the scoreboards? Today is Madonnas birthday - whats the best Madonna song? Plus,, Mason brings up burping on the air and Momo reveals that she can successfully burp on command. Remember John Irelands burp mid-sentence on-air and he tried to deny it? and RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if China should be allowed to include other countries in their final medal count; If Tim Tebow will make the Jaguars roster; and if they would ever take back someone who cheated on them.
HR 1: Whose House? Rams House!: 8/16/21
Mason describes his experience at the NEW SoFi Stadium over the weekend as the Rams played vs the Chargers in a Preseason game. A fight broke in the stands and it has gone Viral! Should the fans involved be banned from the Stadium? We take some calls to hear from people that were at the Stadium to hear about their experience! Plus, more from the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Do you believe in Conspiracy Theories? and we get an interesting call from someone involved in the fight!
HR 3: Breaking News on Mookie Betts!: 8/13/21
Breaking News: Mookie Betts has been diagnosed with a bone spur but *will not* need surgery - is this good or bad news? & And Mason gives his thoughts on where his golf game is right now. Mason pulled some interesting clips from a recent Ernie Johnson interview to compare his role on Mason & Ireland to EJs role on Inside The NBA. Ireland thinks hes nuts. Nick Saban explains what would convince him to get on social media. Is social media a bad thing or a good thing? Mason thinks its totally necessary for most public-facing businesses and industries. Ireland disagrees and thinks it would be more fun not to participate in it. Who do you agree with more? GAME OF GAMES - Producer Lindsey hosts a round of 5 Second Rule - Did Ireland pick up a W before his vacation? Plus, Ireland reveals the Lie of The Day.
HR 2: 32,000 Big Macs: 8/13/21
GUEST - Rams C.O.O. Kevin Demoff stops by to talk about the first game in front of fans at SoFi tomorrow for the Rams preseason game. A guy ate 32k McDonalds Big Mac because he wanted to be in the Guinness Book of World Records. Ireland thinks this is nasty. Mason thinks its cool. Who do you agree with? Took calls from listeners reacting to the Big Mac story& Is what other people eat any of your business?? RADIO TINDER - Lindsey asks the guys about J.R. Smiths collegiate golf ambitions; If there is anyone the boss could partner them up with to make them quit?; And, are you addicted to their phone?
HR 1: Its Friday the 13th!!: 8/13/21
Its Friday the 13th!! Does that do anything for you? Are you superstitious or believe in bad luck happening on this day? & Last night was the big Field of Dreams game and Ireland is raving about how great it was. He and Mason both loved it. Producer Lindsey thought it was just fine. Took calls from listeners about Friday the 13th/ghosts/haunted houses& Also took calls on Field Of Dreams game. Should they do it again? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Would you consider yourself creative? Ireland argues that even though the Dodgers are 5 games out for the NL West lead, theyll be fine! Mason disagrees and hes worried about them being a Wild Card team.
HR 3: Are the Dodgers in must-win mode?: 8/12/21
Breaking News! Kawhi Leonard has signed a 4-year max free agency deal for $176 million. AND, Britney Spears dad has stepped down from her conservatorship. Free Britney! Is the Britney story a bigger deal than the Kawhi deal? Also, Circling back to the story about whether a coachs weight has any relation to how he performs at his job? Plus, A strip club in Miami is going to start taking crypto, is this practical? Are the Dodgers in must-win mode? & Odell Beckham Jr spent $2 mil on his teeth - what would you spend that kind of money on to improve your appearance? GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts the game and the Lie of The Day is revealed!
HR 2: What is a strange thing you find attractive: 8/12/21
What is a strange thing you find attractive? Also, Skip Bayless and Jenny Taft got into a war of words when Taft called out Bayless for criticizing Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthys appearance. Does it matter if an NFL coach is overweight? Ireland kind of thinks it does, but Mason disagrees. Plus, we took calls from listeners reacting to Irelands point about wanting coaches to be in shape. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if the tweet from the Cowboys official account is worrisome? Is Elon Musk more or less likable for being visible to the public? And what fast food chain would you want to bring with you if you moved?
HR 1: Moral Dilemma: 8/12/21
Mason has a moral dilemma about a friend who made a racist comment and he wonders how he should handle it. Also, Listeners call in and react to Masons dilemma and point out that Ireland telling him to ignore it is the wrong thing to do. Plus, Mason is really excited about the Field Of Dreams game tonight but Ireland and Lindsey dont really care for the movie and dont understand why MLB chose to do this. Will you be watching it? And WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What is a good first date?
HR 3: The NFL is cracking down on the taunting rule: 8/11/21
Mookie Betts is officially placed on the IL and is flying back to LA to meet with a hip specialist. Is it time to be alarmed about his chronic hip injury? & USC is ranked No. 14 on the first preseason Coaches Top 25 Poll - does this matter? The NFL is cracking down on the taunting rule - and Mason thinks its a great idea because taunting leads to fights, which are bad. Not many people agree with him. Took calls from listeners reacting to Masons lame take on the NFL taunting rule. GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts Game Of Games, and Ireland reveals his Lie Of The Day
HR 2: Mason's Fantasy Football Picks: 8/11/21
Mason has the first overall pick in his fantasy draft and says hes NOT going to take Derek Henry or Patrick Mahomes. Ireland and Mychal vehemently disagree with him. Would you take either of them with the first pick? Took calls from listeners with their take on Masons fantasy football conundrum. Who should join Lakers' Big 3 in the starting five and closing lineup? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys about Nikes super shoes; If SI Swimsuit Issue should feature more regular looking women; If Kanye West stole an up-and-coming brands design; and if theyre in on Hard Dew - all in Radio Tinder
HR 1: "Must Win": 8/11/21
The Dodgers won last night in a game that Mason called a "must win" but should we be worried about Mookie Betts heading back to the IL? Also, Do you feel bad for Dennis Schroder? He declined a $84 million dollar with the Lakers and will now play for Boston for $5.9 Million. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? Do you think people can change? and Aaron Rodgers called out a reporter for wearing Crocs. Do the guys own Crocs?
HR 3: Hard Knocks: 8/10/21
Some new documentaries are coming out that the guys are interested in seeing, plus Hard Knocks starts this week, will you watch?... Chase Young said his dad was really strict growing up and didnt allow him to have a phone, piercings or tattoos. What age do you think is appropriate for a kid to have these things? What does it mean to be a Laker? Carmelo talked about it on the show yesterday and Mason thinks Lakers fans are different than any other fanbase. Dennis Schroder turned down $84 mil over 4 years from the Lakers earlier this year. What was your worst career decision ever? GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of The Birthday Game, in which one player gets their first victory for the month of August. Plus, Masons Lie of the Day ends in controversy!
HR 2: MLB tries to attract younger crowd: 8/10/21
Barstool is reportedly in talks with MLB to broadcast some of their weekday games during the upcoming season. Barstool is a very controversial, but popular sports media company that skews younger and would attract young viewers. Mason thinks Barstools culture of racism, misogyny and ugliness is something MLB should stay far away from - but Ireland thinks its a good idea to try and get younger fans interested in the game. We took calls from listeners reacting to whether MLB should broadcast games on Barstools website. Today is National Spoil Your Dog Day, and Mason, Ireland and Lindsey all admit to spoiling their dogs and treating them like people. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if they would participate in the fake Mars Martian program for NASA; If its ok to walk around naked even if your neighbors can see you; and if Ben Simmons will still be a 76er by the time the season starts - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: It's OFFICIAL Russell Westbrook is a Laker!: 8/10/21
It's OFFICIAL Russell Westbrook is a Laker! We kick off with a LIVE coverage of Russell Westbrook's introductory press conference, as one of the newest members of the Los Angeles Lakers. Also, right after the Presser Russell Westbrook called in to talk about his homecoming and set the record straight about his "meeting" with AD and LeBron before signing with the Lakers. Plus, we took your calls to see how excited you are about Russell Westbrook as a Laker? And more from the WHELL OF QUESTIONS - What was the last thing you did that gave you an adrenaline rush?
HR 3: Carmelo Anthony : 8/9/21
ESPNs Football Power Index gives the Rams a 5 percent chance to win the Super Bowl& Do you agree? Where do the Rams rank against the favorites like Kansas City and Tampa Bay? GUEST - The newest member of the Lakers, Carmelo Anthony calls in to talk about his decision to sign with the Lakers, why hes so excited to play with this specific group of guys. He talks about his relationship with Kobe Bryant and what it was like when he beat his scoring record at MSG for 61 points. GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of Madden Rating trivia - and reveals his Lie of the Day!
HR 2: Shorter Speeches: 8/9/21
Peyton Manning had a great Pro Football Hall of Fame speech where he ended it with a friendly shot at Tom Brady. Mason hates that they limited the speech time to six minutes. Ireland disagrees. Should they cap the speeches? & Quentin Tarantino told an interesting story about his mom belittling his writing career when he was a kid - so he wont share his success with her. Is this spiteful or does she deserve it? Also, PGA Pro Si Woo Kim shot 13 on a par 3 over the weekend& Mason thinks it gives him hope in the upcoming match vs Ireland. But Ireland thinks hes giving Mason too many strokes. Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin lost about 30 pounds since last season and said he decided to be more accountable for his weight to be more relatable to his players that he holds accountable. Is that necessary? Do coaches need to be in shape? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if theyd take a pay cut to be able to work remotely; If the Rocks multiple showers per day is that strange?
HR 1: Random Texts: 8/9/21
Mason was obviously stoned yesterday when he started texting the show thread about booking a random director& It was 4:00 on a Sunday, totally normal for Mason! The pura yesca may have contributed to him signing a really bad song out the window all weekend. Also, Ireland is worry about the Dodgers as they now sit 4 games behind the Giants in the West. Do Dodger fans need to come to terms with being a Wild Card team? The Colorado Rockies said a fan suspected of repeatedly yelling a racial slur at Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson was actually hollering at "Dinger," the club's purple, polka-dotted dinosaur mascot. Do we jump to conclusions too quickly these days? Too quick to cancel people? And should the Rockies change their mascot name? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Were you ever bullied at school Took calls from listeners who had jobs as mascots. Would you rather host Jeopardy or be Joe Buck and do a full slate of MLB/NFL games and the Super Bowl, World Series?
HR 3: Betting on the NFL Pre-Season: 8/6/21
Why do so many sports bettors say that the NFL preseason games are the best time to bet? GUEST - NBA veteran Trevor Ariza joins the show fresh off his contract signing to talk about his decision to come back to LA and his expectations for the season. Took calls from listeners about gambling on NFL preseason games GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of F Boy Island trivia& Mason reveals the Lie of the Day - did anyone guess it right?
HR 2: Superman is back in LA : 8/6/21
Whats your favorite fast food place? If you could only have one for the rest of your life which place would you pick? Also, GUEST - Dwight Howard - Superman is back in LA and talks to the guys about coming back to the Lakers, his feelings about the city/team and his thoughts on the team heading into the 2021-22 season. Plus, A funny video of someone claiming to be a Frontier Airlines flight attendant being interviewed by a local news station retelling an incident with an unruly passenger that led to the passenger being duct taped to his seat. Why are people misbehaving so badly on planes these days? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if its ok for Tom Brady to food shame strangers; Do you believe that OJ Simpson still has adoring fans?; and do you typically pay the crazy high prices for alcohol at the airport?
HR 1: Ireland is Back!: 8/6/21
Ireland is back from his NBA Free Agency vacation! Since hes finally allowed to talk about the Lakers moves - he gives his reaction to all of the free agent deals. Ireland explains why the naysayers are wrong and why this is such an exciting time for LA. Also, Mason tells Ireland about Wednesday nights outing to a local ballgame where one team got booed& Which Dodgers starter would you want to pitch in a one-game playoff? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could guarantee a perfect marriage - but with no sex - would you do it? GUEST - Wayne Ellington - The Lakers shooting guard stops by after signing his new deal to return to the Lakers and talks about his excitement for the upcoming season and playing with Lebron, AD and Westbrook.
HR 3: Not the Only Team Cheating: 8/5/21
Circling back to the Astros cheating/booing/etc& After what Joey Votto said about the Astros not being the only ones doing it, does it change anything for you? Does it allow you to move on from the whole thing now? Took calls from listeners - is it time to move on from the cheating/booing the Astros now? Also, Mason calls ESPN 710 Consultant and Imaging Director Chris Morales to ask him about the dinner he has scheduled tonight with him, Boss Amanda and Corporate Greg Bergman. Plus, GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Jeopardy! in honor of Mike Richards, who appears to be the new permanent host& Plus, Masons Lie of the Day
HR 2: Tweet it and Delete it: 8/5/21
LeBron James tweeted and deleted a message to all the Haters. But why? Why do people delete tweets after they post them? and a caller gave us insight on the newest Jeopardy host. Also, we took calls about the Lakers and are they too old? we take more calls about the Lakers age. and we go off topic because Momo reads auto correct stories! Plus, Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Max Scherzer Dodgers Debut: 8/5/21
Last night Dodgers outing was a Blast with Mason a lucky winner Roger Laura and Jorge. They break down their experience as Max Scherzer made his Dodgers Debut and was lights out with 10 strikeouts. Also, Do you still believe in Kenley Jansen, he almost, almost blew it. Plus what is on the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? How many times do you look at yourself in the mirror? And Jeopardy has apparently decided on a NEW Host and fans are not happy about it.
HR 3: Who performed it better?: 8/4/21
Carl Lewis sang the National Anthem - very badly - on this day today in 1989, and Mason shares his experiences singing the National Anthem at various sporting events. At one of those events, he ended up forgetting where he parked, something Momo and Lindsey have both done as well. How do you remember where you parked? Took calls from listeners who were at Dodgers-Astros game last night - were the fans out of control? Do you expect them to behave the rest of the series? Purple rain went to No. 1 on this day and stayed there for 24 weeks - Mason said When Doves Cry is the best record of all time, do you agree? & Have you ever had a teacher give you terrible advice? GAME OF GAMES - Ramona hosts a round of trivia inspired by the Houston Astros - all about famous cheaters!
HR 2: Who will be in the Lakers Starting Line Up?: 8/4/21
With the Lakers new acquisitions who will be in the starting line up? We take your calls who do you think should be the Lakers starting 5? Also, there is a song that has surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. Find out who? Plus, LZ Granderson from the SLK Show calls in to talk about Mental Health as Novak Djokovic withdrew from a Tennis Match in the Olympics. And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Mason Goes To The Dodgers Game Tonight!: 8/4/21
Mason is going to the Dodgers game tonight and is bringing Jorge, Laura and a lucky listener. Will Mason stay for the whole game? Also, we take your calls about Booing the ASTROS. Do we boo the whole team or just the Original 5 CHEATERS? Plus, Lindsey Thiry ESPN Rams Reporter calls in as she heard Mase say that he left her wedding early and didn't say he was leaving. And Wheel of Questions, Do you take your friends advice or do you go with your gut in decision making? And How do you start your day? Do you have a routine?
HR 3: Innovators?: 8/3/21
Mason and Ramona give their thoughts on Westbrook, Carmelo and the roster as currently constructed. Took calls from listeners with their reactions. Also, a caller wants to disagree with Mason about the Astros cheating and says theyre actually innovators, which does not go over well. More calls from listeners reacting to the Lakers free agent moves. Mason admits he doesnt own a Dodgers jersey, and everyone shares which Dodgers jersey theyd like to buy right now. Whos jersey would you get? Plus, GAME OF GAMES - Producer Lindsey hosts a round of Highest Paid Pro Athletes Trivia and despite her protesting one of the answers, Ramona does NOT win&. Plus, Mason takes calls from listeners trying to guess the lie of the day to get the chance to go to the game with him tomorrow.
HR 2: Predictions, Predictions!: 8/3/21
Ramona and Mason give their predictions on what will happen with Dennis Schroder and if hell return to the Lakers - in addition to their predictions for the team overall one year from now. How many wins next season and how far will they make it in the playoffs? Also, The Astros are coming to town tonight to start a 2-game series with the Dodgers. Mason gives a guide to how to boo the Astros for the games, with all of the players left from the 2017 team. Are you going to the game to boo the Astros? Does the 2017 cheating scandal still bother you? Mason wants to bring a listeners to the game tomorrow night - hes taking Jorge, Laura, and Ramona will also be there. Plus, RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if Kyrie Irving shouldve called out Nike on social media regarding his latest shoe design; If the Bills would ever *actually* move out of Buffalo; and if the current Jeopardy! Champions quirk is annoying to them as everyone else - all on Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Its Day 2 of NBA Free Agency: 8/3/21
Its Day 2 of NBA Free Agency and its a good thing Ramona Shelburne is here! Momo is filing in for Ireland and brings us up to date on all of the Lakers free agent deals, in addition to the other big deals that have an impact on this team. Also, Mason gives his thoughts on the Lakers free agent moves, especially Carmelo, and Producer Lindsey thinks signing so many older players could come back to bite the Lakers. Plus, Took calls from listeners reacting to Lakers signings. WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you were invited to a swanky party where you knew there would be a ton of fancy famous people, but you couldnt bring a date, would you still want to go? Ramona explains why she thinks the Lakers didnt counter-offer Alex Caruso. Took calls from listeners reacting to Lakers signings.
HR 3: Getting the Band Back Together!: 8/2/21
The first pieces of free agent news have come out, including Lonzo Ball heading to the Bulls and a report that the Lakers are trying to get the band back together. What should we call the band? Also, We take more calls from listeners about potentially getting Dwight Howard and Danny Green back. But Listeners call in to slander Danny Green and say they dont want him back on the Lakers and remind Mason that he tried to run Green out of town. GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of the Carnival Game!
HR 2: Have you been watching the Olympics?: 8/2/21
Have you been watching the Olympics? Mason has been trying to avoid them on social media so he can be surprised by the outcome. Mason also asks Clinton if he believes in psychics and claims to know some himself. Also, Talked to John Ireland about his mom showing up on the scoreboard at the Angels game over the weekend. Ireland also gave his thoughts on the Dodgers trading for Max Scherzer. Mason wonders why people still dont trust Kenley Jansen, are you done with him? What will happen with Dame Lillard and the Blazers? Will he actually ever leave Portland? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if LaVar Burton should be named the permanent new host of Jeopardy!; If they would turn down an invitation to this years Olympics due to the circumstances; And will this be the last we see of Simone Biles in the Olympics?
HR 1: NBA Free Agency!: 8/2/21
Clinton Yates is in for Ireland today - and today is the start of NBA Free Agency! The Lakers face some tough decisions, the big one being on Alex Caruso, who Ramona said is not likely to return. Also, Would DeMar DeRozan take less money to play in his hometown of LA? Do you want Carmelo Anthony on the Lakers? What will happen with Kawhi Leonard and Chris Paul after they both opted out? Plus, Rumors say the Heat could become front-runners to land Lowry in sign-and-trade with Raptors - will that make them contenders in the East? And WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you saw one of your married parents out with another lover and they begged you not to tell the other parent, what would you do? Took calls from listeners reacting to the Russell Westbrook trade and thoughts on Alex Caruso potentially leaving LA.
HR 3: How Good are the LA Trades?: 7/30/21
Ramona Shelburne calls in to talk about the Russell Westbrook trade. Can she convince Travis that the Lakers acquiring Westbrook can be a good thing? She also talks about the Dodgers trading for Max Scherzer and Trae Turner. We continue to take your calls about this crazy day in sports with the Lakers and Dodgers making incredible trades. Plus, another edition of Game of Games!
HR 2: Are the Lakers Favorites again?: 7/30/21
O'shea Jackson Jr. Calls in to weigh in on the Russell Westbrook trade to the Lakers. Does Westbrook make the Lakers Championship favorites again? Will Rob Pelinka put in the right pieces around the BIG 3? Plus, Bill Plaschke from the LA Times calls in to talk about the Dodgers signing Max Scherzer and Trae Turner. Bill has never seen this many stars and talent come to the city in his coverage of 35 years! and Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Crazy Day in LA Sports.: 7/30/21
Crazy Day in LA Sports. The Dodgers sign Max Scherzer and Trae Turner. The Lakers sign Russell Westbrook! We want to hear from you and what do you think about the trades! Travis Rodgers is in for John Today. Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS! Would you want to alter your aging to be able to live to be 2,000 years old? Plus, We continue to take your calls on the Russell Westbrook trade and a lot of fans aren't too happy with the trade?
HR 3: Russell Westbrook to the Lakers?: 7/29/21
Ireland is super excited about the reports that the Lakers are working on a trade for Russ Westbrook. Mason calls Westbrook the sexiest move the Lakers could make. Also, theres a new trailer park for swingers opening up in Louisiana! Would you ever go to it? Do you think swinging is good/bad for relationships? Plus, we take more of your calls from listeners reacting to report of Russell Westbrook trade.
HR 2 : Trades, Trades, Trades: 7/29/21
We continue to manitor the MLB trades. Will the Dodgers sign a BIG Name? Also, are people less patient with things re-opening after the Pandemic Shutdown? Mason experienced something at a restaurant last night and he thinks people are less patient. We take more of your calls about ALL the trades that are on the Table! Plus, Can the Lakers land Russell Westbrook, there seems to be reports that there is a possibility! and Producer Lindsey is back and has her topics ready for Radio Tinder!
HR 1: Producer Lindsey is Back!: 7/29/21
Producer Lindsey is Back from her Camping Trip. It's also National Chicken Wing Day! and Lakers trade Rumors are out there but who do you want as a Laker Buddy Hield or DeMar DeRozan? We take your calls. Breaking News about the Padres are making BIG TIME moves! Plus, what will John have today on WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? and Ireland says he got into a Twitter Feud with an athlete find out who? and about what?
HR 3: Rams training camp : 7/28/21
Its the opening of Rams training camp . What does Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth think about his new QB Matt Stafford? Also, the Rams went and did a Clippers move, by hiring sports reporter Andy Beniot. but the guys have no idea what his real defined role is. Plus, does Tom Brady really shop at Target? The guys debate if Brady really shops there or hes just saying that. This leads to a conversation of celebrities shopping at regular places. Mase doesn't understand why Billy McKinney is in the Dodgers starting lineup. Mark Zuckerberg is trying to create a one-stop inside of Facebook called the metaverse. And GAME OF GAMES - Its Jessie game today as he plays an audio-brand game which Jorge completely runs away with it. Also, FINALLY someone caught Mases lie of the day.
HR 2: Is the Lakers Championship Window tighter than we think?: 7/28/21
Is the Lakers Championship Window tighter than we think? the guys debate how many years the Championship window is really open for the Lakers? Also, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto traded his best reliever to the Astros in the midst of the playoffs and the Players are Furious! Plus, a Michigan Politician "accidently" spent his money at a strip club. The guys debate whether or not it was an "accident". And One more day with Producer Jessie as he has his topics ready for Radio Tinder!
HR 1: What is going on with the Dodgers? : 7/28/21
The Dodgers lose to the Giants with a Cody Bellinger overthrown ball that cost them the game. What is going on with the Dodgers? Also, more on Simone Biles as she pulled out of the individual event at the Olympics. How is she seen now that she pulled out of 2 events? Plus, what is in the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS? If someone is robbing a bank do you sit there and wait for authorities or try to be a hero? And there is a celebrity couple that claim they do not shower! find out who?
HR 3: Mason's Book: 7/27/21
Mase says he began to write a book a while ago, but stopped. However, after talking with Ted Sobel who released his own book, Mase wants to go back and finish the book he started. He announces that he will finish the book by the start of the next baseball season. Also, why is Gregg Popovich is such a jerk? Plus, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy are back in the starting lineup for the Dodgers tonight! John is adamant that the Dodgers NEED to trade for Max Scherzer, but Mase is more calm about it because of his full trust in Andrew Friedman. The guys take more calls on the situation surrounding Simone Biles. GAME OF GAMES - Its Johns game today as he asks the guys about the NBA draft trivia! Also, Mases lie of the day and yet again, no one got the lie.
HR 2: National Scotch Day!: 7/27/21
It's National Scotch Day! The guys discuss the popular spirit and talk about what they can't drink anymore. Also, DeMar DeRozan is in trade rumors and he says he wants to come play for the Lakers? Is it a possibility that he plays along LeBron and AD? We take your calls? Plus, the guys reminisce about using pick up lines on women when they were single. Do pick up lines really work? And Producer Jessie has to prove himself on Radio Tinder as he started Strong last Friday but stumbled yesterday? How will he do today? he has his topics ready!
HR 1: MLB Trade Deadline Closing: 7/27/21
Jorge is back after getting a spider bite, Unfortunately he says he has no super powers. In other news the MLB Trade Deadline is closing, will the Dodgers get another big name? Buster Olney says who the Dodgers might sign? Also, We take your calls to see what you think about the potential Dodgers trades? Plus, what's in the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS today? Mase asks what is your career highlight? And Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic Event due to Mental Health. Will this define her Legacy?
HR 3: McVay Ain't Sweating: 7/26/21
Rams coach Sean McVay believes his team doesn't have an urgency to bring in a running back. Do you think the Rams have to get a running back to replace the injured Cam Akers? The Las Vegas Raiders are in year four of their ten year contract with John Gruden. Raider fans, do you feel underwhelmed by his performance? The MLB trade deadline is almost here. Angels may look to sell, whereas the Dodgers may look to acquire a big name pitcher. Do you think either LA team would make a move? Ireland listens to Bill Simmons' theory that if a lover becomes more famous than you, then the relationship would not last. Would you get jealous of your partner if they turned out to be more successful than you? The first NBA trade to occur before draft night took place today. Is this the start of a crazy week? Finally... Game of Games: No Lindsey and Jorge, but Jessie Lopez and from the SLK show, Greg and Laura, play in another controversial game.
HR 2: Robots and Olympics: 7/26/21
With the new NIL in college sports, athletes are now signing exclusive deals with sports media sites. Are you for this move for college athletes? During the Olympics, there was a robot sinking deep 3s and a half-court shot. Are you as paranoid about the future of robots as Ireland is? If you could watch only one sport in the Olympics, what would the sport be? We open the phonelines to hear your answer. A German TV reporter did a story about a flood, but she was caught for rubbing mud and water on herself to look for the camera. Do you remember the last time your local newscaster was caught lying or made a terrible mistake? Mason believes the Dodgers should go after Max Scherzer, just to keep him away from going to a NL West rival. Do you want to see Scherzer play here in LA? Plus, Radio Tinder with Jessie Lopez filling in for producer Lindsey!
Hr 1: Kenley Bounces Back: 7/26/21
Mason is extra chipper after he hit a birdie over the weekend. The Dodgers win their last two games against the Rockies as Kenley Jansen was able to bounce back nicely. Do you trust Kenley as the closer going forward? Looks like this will be Aaron Rodgers last season in Green Bay, as the Houston Texans are looking to trading Deshaun Watson. Can Rodgers and the Packers coexist for one last dance? Where will Watson end up? The second season of Ted Lasso is out now! Are you watching it? Woj dropped the news that the Lakers may keep Schroder, as they're looking to trade Kuzma and KCP to just about anywhere. Do you want Schroder to stay with the purple & gold? Spin the Wheel: How do you approach a friend who is terrible at their art form? John has trouble sleeping, and Mason tries to find an alternative to help. What are some of ways Ireland has tried and hasn't tried to help him get a good night's sleep?
HR 3: NEW Name: 7/23/21
More on Kenley Jansens blown save. Trevor Bauers trial got moved, leaving an almost zero chance of him returning to the Dodgers. Also, The Cleveland Indians are no more. It was announced today that the baseball team in Cleveland will be known as the Cleveland GUARDIANS! Mase is feeling it, but John not so much. He would have liked the Cleveland Spiders more. Does this put pressure on other teams with politically incorrect names to change? Plus, Happy birthday to Guns N Roses guitar player Slash! and Texas and University of Oklahoma are potentially leaving the Big-12 and moving to the SEC. The guys debating if the remaining teams in the Big-12 would get cherry picked away if Texas and OU leave. Also, what schools from the Big-12 teams would jump to the Pac-12? GAME OF GAMES - Its Johns game today! His game is centered around Space Jam: A New Legacy. Do you remember what celebrities/cartoons had a cameo in the movie? Plus, Mase tells us his Lie of the day.
HR 2: Do the Dodgers need a new closer?: 7/23/21
Time for the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS- Would you commit perjury in order to save a your best friend from going to jail. Also, we continue to talk about Kenley Jansen blowing up another save last night is a loss to the Giants. Plus, Would you attend a concert headlining a HOLOGRAM? and Producer Lindsey is out on Vacation therefore Producer Jessie is in and ready with his topics for RADIO TINDER.
HR 1: Kenley Did it Again!: 7/23/21
We begin by breaking down what happened to the Dodgers last night as Kenley Jansen blew up another save. Was it the Umpires? Was it Dave Roberts? We want to hear your reaction, what do you Dodgers fans think about Kenley Jansen? Plus, We continue to have REAL Dodgers talk as we talk to Bill Plunkett from the Southern California News Group as he calls in to talk about Kenley Jansen and the debacle from last night.
HR 3: California Sober : 7/22/21
Circling back to the Dodgers game and Kenley Jansens blown save - should fans have booed him? And do the Dodgers need to have a Plan B? Also, Should the Rams sign Todd Gurley to replace Cam Akers? Would he even want to come back? Plus, Is what Demi Lovato calls California Sober a real thing, and does it work? One reality TV star totally disagrees with the idea. GAME OF GAMES - Lindsey hosts a round of Movie Quote Trivia and Mason reveals his Lie Of The Day.
HR 2: Scammers: 7/22/21
Mason got a call from a text from a woman that was most likely a scammer. How often do these scammers call? Also, Airline Passengers seem to be getting out of hand. Flight Attendants will now be getting special training on Self Defense. Is this a good idea? Plus, How strict is the NFL policy on getting vaccinated? what are the sanctions if NFL Players don't get vaccinated? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER!
HR 1: Ride or Die with Kenley Jansen?: 7/22/21
Dave Roberts is disappointed in Dodgers fans for booing Kenley Jansen last night after blowing a save vs the Giants. Also, we take your calls about booing Kenley. Do you Ride or Die with Kenley at this point? or do the Dodgers need to make changes in the closer position? Plus, another question from the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS what is your favorite childhood memory? And Will you be watching the Olympics Opening Ceremony Tonight? And there are Rumors that the Lakers are interested in signing Chris Paul or Russell Westbrook in the offseason. Who do you prefer? we take your calls.
HR 3: Walk-Off Win : 7/21/21
The Dodgers had a great walk-off win last night with a 3-run homer from Will Smith, keeping them right on pace with the Giants in the standings. With pitchers dropping like flies, do the Dodgers need to make a deal for a starter? Are the Angels too cheap to go after Scherzer since hes expecting to be traded to a team that will sign him long term? Is pitching their only issue? Also, Lindsey went to the Angels game Friday but did NOT get a Shohei Ohtani bobblehead because she didnt get there in time. Mason is going to the Dodgers game tonight - hopefully he doesnt bring the Mason curse! Mason claims to know the origin of the word gossip... Ireland tries to guess but Mason has the real story. GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a round of Junk Food Trivia in honor of National Junk Food Day.
HR 2: Dr. Evil : 7/21/21
Took calls from listeners about Bezos spending money on space trip - and Mychal Thompson is here and has a take on Masons Bezos-bashing. Also, Deion Sanders had an interesting exchange with a reporter today when he called him by his first name. Is Deion Sanders making a big deal out of this because he thinks he should get more respect? Or is this just a ploy to get the media talking? Plus, Its Lindsey Lohans birthday and David Hasselhoffs too - two celebs that people have And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys about a female neighbor sunbathing in a bikini during a heatwave; If bra money is socially acceptable; If theyve ever put themselves in harms way for a selfie - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: The Bucks are the NBA Champions!: 7/21/21
Giannis carried the Bucks to a Game 6 victory to win the NBA Championship last night - and he made it a point to say he didnt join a super team because thats the easy way. Was that a shot at LeBron, KD? What would the Lakers look like with CP3 on the team? A 132-night "world cruise" sold out in under three hours, despite pandemic worries that have hobbled the cruise industry and steep prices that start at $75k per guest& Take the money out of it, would you be interested in seeing the world if it meant spending 4 months on a ship? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - On a scale of 1-10, how weird are you? & Nick Saban said one of his players already has $1 million in NIL deals - will that cause issues with other student athletes or will it actually help motivate and recruit? Dr Evil Goes To Space! Jeff Bezos took a $5 billion dollar ego trip right outside of earths atmosphere - and for what? Do you think its cool or disgusting?
HR 3: Cat Rescue: 7/20/21
Ireland donated money to Ramona's fundraiser for her birthday but later realized it was for Cat Rescue, he has a dilemma! Also, the Dodgers lost the first game to the Giants in a 4 game series. Is it time to start worrying about the Starting Pitching? Plus, Actor Idris Elba says that Social Media companies should Verify everyone not just Celebrities and Influencers. Is he right? And Kedon Slovis responds to Masons DM about a potential deal to endorse our show. What was the response? And another edition of GAME OF GAMES!
HR 2: Shark Attack: 7/20/21
We can't say "Shark Attack" anymore we MUST say "Shark Encounter" and we took calls from listeners who have been in the Ocean with Sharks and close calls. Also, Game 6 of the NBA Finals is today is this a MUST win for Phoenix or Milwaukee? Plus, Can we find a Collegiate Athlete to cut a promo if we pay them? What would happen if the Olympics were moved and or Postponed? How much would it cost? And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for RADIO TINDER.!
HR 1: Bad News: 7/20/21
We start off with Bad News for the Rams as their Running Back Cam Akers is out for the 2021 season with a Torn Achilles. Also, we take your calls to see who you want to see at the Running Back Position for the Rams and that led to a caller saying that Matthew Stafford was the stupidest trade the Rams did! Plus, another question from our WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - How important are accolades and fame to you? and Does fame impress you? And Mason played Golf this morning with Chris Morales. Chris calls in to talk about Mason's Golf game and progress with his swing.
HR 3: The Olympics: 7/19/21
Mason and Momo are both big time Olympic fans. They share glory days stories from covering past Olympics and give their thoughts on what this years fan-less Olympics will be like. Also, Are the Brooklyn Nets doing shady things to circumvent the salary cap? Mason thinks PDA is BACK! And he seems it everywhere! Is this a new thing? Or have people always canoodled this much in public? And another edition of GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Mason & Ireland Jeopardy which brings one person a step closer to Ireland for the lead in July.
HR 2: Possums: 7/19/21
Listeners call in to give Mason some tips about possums and how to keep them away. Also, is Shohei Ohtani the most intriguing player in MLB right now? Plus, Mason says the best super hero movie ever came out 13 years ago today. Do you agree with him? Momo says she thinks her Alexa is always listening to her and knew she was having a baby before she even did! Lindsey doesnt have any of those smart devices because she likes her privacy. A listener calls in and says Lindsey is right, these devices are always listening and website track everything. And Mason says hes getting another tattoo and wants ideas. RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks about a Craigslist ad for a Mother of the Bride date for an upcoming wedding& If the new ESPN+ Monday Night Football Megacast is something to look forward to& And the Norwegian women's beach handball team should be punished for wanting to wear more than skimpy bikini bottoms.
HR 1: Mason is back from vacation - again!: 7/19/21
Mason is back from vacation - again! Momo is here again filling in for Ireland and its her birthday! Mason wants to talk Space Jam but Momo cant believe that Super Agent Rich Paul is dating Adele! How did this happen? Who set them up? Also, the Dodgers start a four-game series with the Giants tonight, which is a big series as the Dodgers are 1 game back from San Francisco. What are their options for rotation? Do they need to make a trade to get another SP? Who is potentially available? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - How would you react if your partner told you that they had been with the same sex before their relationship with you? Mason has discovered through NextDoor that he has an opossum problem and doesnt know what to do. Should he call an exterminator? Trap it? Spray a potion to keep them away?
HR 3: Who are you rooting for in the NBA Finals?: 7/16/21
The NBA Finals Game 5 tomorrow in Phoenix. Momo will attend the Game. Is this anybody's series now? Also, if you are a Lakers fan who do you root for in the NBA Finals? We take your calls. Plus, If you got invited to a drunken pool party at Bill Gates house, would you go? Ramona and Jorge both say no but Ireland and Lindsey both say they would go for the stories alone! And GAME OF GAMES - In honor of the new Space Jam movie starring LeBron James coming out today, Momo hosts a round of Athletes Who Acted trivia.
HR 2: The Olympics Begin Next Week: 7/16/21
Lamar Jackson is getting criticized for playing pick up football with kids in the asphalt. Is this something? or nothing? we take some of your calls. Also, the Olympics Open a week from today? Could this be a disaster? We will explain why? Plus, It was reported weeks ago that College Kids could cash in on Name Image and Likeness and nobody knew where it can go but some got creative with this, we tell you about it. And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Baseball is Back!: 7/16/21
Baseball is back! the Dodgers take on the Rockies with Urias on the mound. There are trades being made across the league. Do the Dodgers need more pitching? Also, would you ever talk about your employer in a bad way? there would be consequences right? Plus, Wheel of Questions - What would you do if the love of your life dies but you find out that they have an identical twin? what do you do? And Damian Lillard is in rumors that he might ask for a trade from the Trail Blazer. Will he announce it? Where could he possibly end up?
HR 3: One or the Other: 7/15/21
Ireland comes up with a list of things that everyone has to choose - one or the other - and whatever you *dont* pick, you can never have it/use it again& (Like Google - or Amazon? Delivery or Eating Out? Twitter or Instagram? Some answers may surprise you! Breaking News: Tonights Yankees-Red Sox game is being postponed due to a high number of COVID cases or close contacts. Ramona explains how and why sports leagues need to continue testing for now even with the vaccine. Also, Its the anniversary of Kobe re-signing with the Lakers! Ireland and Momo reminisce and present hypotheticals about how things might have - or even almost - happened differently. GAME OF GAMES - Lindsey hosts a round of Real Or Fake - Strangest Laws In America Edition & which, sadly, Ramona does not win& again.
HR 2: Can Lonzo Ball return to the Lakers?: 7/15/21
Lonzo Ball is the news lately is there a possibility of seeing him back on the Lakers? What about other free agents Momo talks about where other players may end up next season? Also, Do you mind if someone mispronounces your name? we have been doing that for someone for 9 years. Find out who? Plus, do you go through your significant others phone? John has a story about a man that went through his girlfriend's phone and found out A LOT. And Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Happy Birthday John Ireland: 7/15/21
Happy Birthday John Ireland. Who is the most famous person born on your birthday? Also, the NBA Finals are tied at 2 a piece. Also, Space Jam 2 featuring LeBron James and Bugs Bunny. Will you watch it? Plus, another question from the Wheel Of Questions- If you can talk to your 18 year old self for 2 minutes. What would you tell yourself? And Saquon Barkley says he wants to take his endorsements in BITCOIN. Is this a good idea? we take your calls.
HR 3: MLB All Star Game : 7/14/21
Circling back to the MLB All-Star Game, Ireland asks Mychal for his thoughts on Stephen As controversial comments about Shohei Ohtani - and who is MLBs most marketable player right now. Is it really Ohtani? Also, Kawhi Leonard had surgery on his partially torn ACL yesterday - when will he be back in action? Should the NCAA restore the records of players and teams took money? Ohio State says yes and USC feels the same way - Do you? Plus, LeBron was a guest on Late Night with Kimmel last night and talked about his son Bronny being on the cover of SI for being a member of the FaZe Clan esports organization. Breaking News: Trevor Bauers administrative leave has been extended through 7/27, which is another two weeks. Will he pitch again for the Dodgers this season? Or ever again for LA? Is his MLB career salvageable? and GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a thrilling round of Olympic trivia, in which Momo positions herself for a great comeback& Can she pull off a victory?
HR 2: For Medical Purposes: 7/14/21
Mychal Thompson joins the guys in studio to talk about Team USA struggles on the court and we should be worried and on the NBA Finals. Also, a moral dilemma. John tells a story about a woman whose husband left her in the Hospital in order for him to watch a Soccer match. Plus, would you ever try taking certain supplements for healthy reasons? and Producer Lindsey has her topics ready for Radio Tinder including a story about Sha'Carri Richardson being asked by a Vaping company to work with them. Would it be a bad look for her? and a Softball story that left the players in tears.
HR 1: Mac n Cheese Ice Cream!?: 7/14/21
Did you watch the All Star game? It was actually fun this year. What did you like about it? John says he really liked that MIC'D UP segment. It pretty much gives you an insight in what players talk about. Also, it's National Mac and Cheese Day and there seems to be Mac and Cheese Ice Cream out there!! Would you try it? But Lindsey thinks that is all a conspiracy. Plus, What is on the Wheel of Questions today John kind of switched up a bit. And Michael Jordan's House featured in the Last Dance is still up for sale. Why can't this house sell?
HR 3: Its National French Fry Day : 7/13/21
Circling back to tonights MLB All-Star game, what are your expectations for Shohei Ohtani and is MLB putting too much pressure on him to be their face of the game? Also, Can Team USA win the gold medal - or are they in trouble after a couple of bad exhibition losses? Plus, the Tampa Bay Lightning partied so hard with the Stanley Cup, they dented it! What would you do with The Cup if you got it for a day? Its National French Fry Day and Ireland says a restaurant he used to go to sells a $200 plate of French fries - what is it and would you ever pay that much for fries - or any food at a restaurant? GAME OF GAMES - Ramona hosts a round of baseball-themed Name That Tune and Jorge Sedano calls in to play, however his poor cell phone quality hinders his ability to compete!
HR 2: Reality TV: 7/13/21
Ireland loves the show The Bachelorette and points out that the new bachelorette wants to ban the guys from self-gratification Is this a good idea or bad idea? MLB is preparing to negotiate a new CBA and there are some rule changes on the table. We took calls from listeners about rule changes. What is more important to you? Plus, a career you love or a place you love? Would you move to the middle of nowhere to improve your career, like Ireland once did? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if Conor McGregor should be punished/fined by UFC for his over-the-top comments about Dustin Poiriers wife/family; If a fitness models outfit is really too skimpy to wear on a plane; and who is financially responsible when a wedding is called off - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Shohei Ohtani got knocked out of the Home Run Derby.: 7/13/21
If Ireland were really choking, would any of us know what to do? Or would he just die? Do you know how to do the Heimlich maneuver? Ohtani got knocked out of the Home Run Derby in the first round - did MLB put too much pressure on him? Also, Team USA Basketball lost another exhibition game, this time to Australia. How is this loaded team losing? And what is wrong with Greg Popovich? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Two friends ask you to stand up in their wedding. Their weddings are at the same time, on the same day, in different cities. What do you do, and what criteria do you use to determine your answer? LeBron appeared on the Smartless podcast yesterday to promote Space Jam and was asked about how long he plans to play& Do you think hell finish his career with the Lakers?
HR 3: Is Shohei Ohtani must-see TV?: 7/12/21
Is Shohei Ohtani must-see TV? On Friday night, he was seven rows away from hitting a ball out of Seattle's stadium--into the third deck. Has there ever been a more successful rookie as a foreigner? Trey Mancini of the Orioles missed all of last season after beating colon cancer. He's in the derby tonight. Took calls from listeners about Stephen A Smiths comments about Ohtani and if he being the face of baseball is an issue since he uses an interpreter. GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of Phoenix, Milwaukee, or Neither trivia, which comes down to the final question
HR 2: Do you ever go to a game because of the giveaway?: 7/12/21
What will the Lakers do with Dennis Schroder? Hes their biggest free agent piece this offseason - do they bring him back or use him in a sign and trade? And what will happen next with Kawhi and the Clippers? Also, the next Dodgers home game is Walker Buehler bobblehead night. Do you ever go to a game because of the giveaway? What item would you covet the most? Plus, Team USA got upset by Nigeria last night in an Olympics exhibition game. Has the world caught up to us? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks Ireland and Ramona about the hiring manager who accidentally replied to a job candidate with a negative comment about her looks, if a law requiring cats to remain on owners premises is stupid, and if Addison Raes Twitter joke about being a UFC reporter was problematic - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Another Mason Vacation: 7/12/21
Of course Mason is back on vacation, but Momo is in for him all week! Ireland went to a party this weekend and it was as if the pandemic was totally over... No masks, hugs and handshakes all over the place, people sharing food and drinks is COVID over? After the Bucks beat the Suns yesterday, do we have a series now? Can the Bucks come back and win it all? Plus, Tonight is the Home Run Derby and tomorrow is the MLB All-Star Game and Shohei Ohtani is the headliner for both. But Stephen A Smith made some comments on First Take about Ohtani being a foreign-born player who still uses an interpreter and if its good for baseball. And WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Your friend tells you that they committed a serious crime. They explain that they are having trouble sleeping at night and feel you are the only one they can trust with their confession. A few days later, you read in the paper that someone has been arrested for your friends crime. What do you do?
HR 3: Kurt Warner Biopic: 7/9/21
Theres a biopic about Kurt Warner coming out and the trailer was just released& Mason and Lindsey both think its a horrific trailer and seems like a parody sketch from SNL. Ireland disagrees and is looking forward to the feel-good, Lifetime-style, cheesy movie. Also, On this day 35 years ago, Phil Jackson began his coaching journey and he produced some great proteges along the way. Will there ever be another Phil Jackson? Plus, Heinz is urging people to sign a petition to get big bun and big hot dog together to decide on producing the same number of hot dogs and buns in packs to help prevent food waste. And why DO hot dogs come in packs of 10 and buns only packs of 8? Why didnt they fix this a long time ago? Do you remember purple and green ketchup? GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Over/Under, where everyone guesses if the number in each fact is actually higher or lower. Mason heads for vacation without winning a game yet this month. And everyone tries to figure out the lie of the day!
HR 2: Cancel Culture Police: 7/9/21
Former tennis star Boris Becker, working BBCs Wimbledon coverage, caused an uproar for calling Márton Fucsovicss future wife Anett Böszörményi pretty. Was there anything wrong with this comment? Took calls from listeners weighing in on the debate. Also, Yankees starter Garrett Cole has shown a HUGE decrease in his effectiveness since MLB announced it would crack down on the sticky stuff. The numbers are astonishing. What does this say about Garrett Cole and other pitchers as they adapt to the changes? Plus, MLB has extended Trevor Bauers administrative leave beyond today. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks how much is too much to pay for a ticket to see your favorite sports team win a championship, when its never happened before?
HR 1: Mason did what?: 7/9/21
Masons movie night last night was a big hit! he and Jorge were there to hang with all the fans of the show - except Mason did what? Also, During last nights Finals Game 2, Jeff Van Gundy made a comment about Devin Booker saying he plays like a hoodlum, was that offensive? A guy wrote into an advice column to say he doesnt make a lot of money and is too embarrassed to tell his girlfriend, who is pretty financially stable. This prompts a conversation about whether youd date someone in this situation, and Mason argues you cant help who you fall in love with, but Ireland disagrees. Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could travel to a beautiful place in nature and be provided food, water, shelter and all the necessities - but you wouldnt be able to talk to anyone - for a whole month, would you do it? and a story about guy who claims he died and came back to life and said he was burning hot the whole time, and the whole seeing the light thing never happened to him. Do you buy his story? Even if you dont, doesnt it make you feel better knowing there might be something that happens after death?
HR 3: Mean Tweets: 7/8/21
Should KD have listened to Steve Kerrs advice to just say f it and ignore all the haters and negative media? Do you like when athletes interact with negative comments on social media? Mason asks Jorge to play a clip of himself messing up going to break yesterday& Do you take yourself too seriously? Is it ok to try and set up someone to make fun of you? Ireland says If he doesnt joke with someone that means he doesnt like them. GAME OF GAMES - In honor of tonights Scripps National Spelling Bee, producer Lindsey challenges the guys to a spelling bee - which is NOT won by the smartest person on the show! Plus, Mason reveals what the lie of the day is.
HR 2: Name Image and Likeness (NIL): 7/8/21
A Texas QB is using his name and likeness for good. Mason brings up a point about the NIL rule and whether it would be ok for a booster to pay a student athlete? The guys discuss NIL rules and which players would benefit most from it? Also, how much does this open the door for corruption? Plus, Mase has a friend who is coming to visit from Toledo - which LA landmarks would you take him to? What is a must-see for tourists? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if they would ever participate in a clinical study for an anti-aging pill.. If a college kid is a jerk for refusing to pay rent to his parents and move out on his own& If theyve ever made a similar mistake to John Sterlings home run blunder&. And if a high draft pick-turned bust should be asking for a trade after two seasons?
HR 1: Mason's Movie Night: 7/8/21
Tonight is Masons big movie night and Mason is excited to get out and see everyone& Kyle Kuzma recently said in an interview that he needs more consistency with his playing time and role to be great - has he earned right to dictate his role? Mason wants lobsters to be killed humanely&Took calls from listeners on lobsters and whether they should be boiled alive or killed humanely as Mason wants. Also took calls about Kyle Kuzma and if fans want him back next year? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Who is one person you want to give a radio shout out to and why? The guys bring up a weird play from a Euro Cup game earlier, when a players PK was interrupted by a fan shining a green laser on him & Mason brings up the most overrated movie of all-time (and most underrated movie ever) which he thinks is Forrest Gump - and he argues with Ireland about the fact that Forrest Gump is special needs - he says he never knew that.
HR 3: Who are the most hated athletes in the world?: 7/7/21
Who are the most hated athletes in the world? Lindsey has a list, based on research done that associates athletes with terms of abusive language and the guys try to guess who is on it. Is your life interesting enough for it to be an autobiography? According to a Gallup poll, people are generally thriving at this point in the pandemic. Do you agree that you are thriving? Also, Lindsey gets mask-shamed by an old lady in her apartment, despite her being vaccinated. GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a round of tricky NBA Finals trivia, which ends up with an obvious winner.
HR 2: Forgiveness Day: 7/7/21
Today is Global Forgiveness Day - Are you typically someone who forgives or holds grudges? Mychal shares his list of grievances hes forgiven; Mason admits to holding grudges; Ireland, Jorge and Lindsey weigh in. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gave his state of the league address yesterday and talked a lot about the high number of injuries - do you agree with his assessment? Mason reveals the results of his poll that asks if Dodger fans want Trevor Bauer on their team. Took calls from listeners about Bauer again. RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if they would ever pay extra to skip the line at an amusement park; If Kevin Durant is right about interacting with fans on Twitter; If they would ever wear the New Era Mixed Font Collection hats & and if they would ever marry someone who didnt get along with their family.
HR 1: Bobblehead Night Cancelled.: 7/7/21
The Dodgers have canceled Trevor Bauer Bobblehead Night and stopped selling his merchandise - what does that mean for his future with the team? Also, Is the volcanic water Ireland was told about by James Worthy a gimmick? In regards to Trevor Bauer, Mason said he doesnt want him on the Dodgers anymore regardless of the outcome of the investigation. Ireland thinks Bauer deserves his due process, we took calls from listeners weighing in on the Bauer debate. WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What will earth be like in 10,000 years? Mychal Thompson is here! Mason reads the new dress code rules of the Turkey Leg Hut in Texas, and says hell never be allowed in there with the new restrictions& Watching the NBA Finals last night, it made Mychal mad - thinking it shouldve been the Lakers.
HR 3: The Flying Car is Here!!: 7/6/21
The flying car is here - finally! But Ireland is skeptical of the technology& Speaking of technology, Ireland refuses to join TikTok but Mason and Lindsey try to urge him to reconsider. Also, The Savannah Bananas are a quirky minor league baseball team that does a ton of weird, gimmicky shticks and promotions - and they sell out every game. Should MLB adopt some more of these ideas? Plus, BREAKING NEWS: ShaCarri Richardson has been left off the Olympics 4x100m relay team& Is it fair? And a bar in Highland Park is doing a Dodgers 2020 Championship celebration party this week - is it too late to celebrate last seasons World Series Championship? Kenley Jansen was left off the All-Star team and it doesnt really make sense. And how should Shohei Ohtani be used in the All-Star game? GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of the Birthday Game to give someone their second win for July.
HR 2: Mason vs. Lindsey: 7/6/21
It's time for JEOPARDY! Mason vs. Lindsey to see who is the Smartest person on the show. Also, The Match 2 will happen soon - With Aaron Rodgers and Brooks Koepka playing against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady as Ireland thinks Tom Brady looks like Benjamin Button. Plus, LeBron went full on basketball dad during his son Bronnys game over the weekend - was it fair for him to confront the PA announcer? And Its National Fried Chicken Day, Mason says its his favorite holiday. Producer Lindsey asks the guys about the upcoming UFC 264 fight with Connor McGregor facing Dustin Poirier& If they would ever live in a tiny home like Elon Musk claims to be& and if they would quit social media at the request of a famous family member - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Update on the Dress: 7/6/21
We have an update on Producer Lindsey's Bridesmaid Dress? Did her future Sister in Law listen to the Podcast? Will she wear the dress? Also, What should the Dodgers do about Trevor Bauer? We take calls from listeners about Bauer situation. Do you want to see him back on the mound? Plus, another question from Mason's WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Would you take $1 million to have really bad nightmares every night? And Amazon was founded 27 years ago today - how much has it changed your life? Ireland points out that Amazon will be a huge player in the live sports world in the next five years.
HR 3: Its not About You!: 7/2/21
Lindsey is a bridesmaid in her brothers wedding but feels uncomfortable in the dress and wants to change dresses at the reception. Should she do it? Everyone wants to weigh in on this, including a number of callers, who mostly tend to agree with Ireland. The guys decide to call Lindseys brother and Lindsey asks him his opinion on the bridesmaid dress debate. Took calls from listeners to play a game of trivia for Masons Movie Night passes& GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of trivia about the potential candidates to replace Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!
HR 2: The Dodgers Visited the White House: 7/2/21
The Dodgers visited the White House today to celebrate their 2020 championship& Both of the guys tell their stories about the White House and meeting presidents and give their thoughts on the proper dress attire for this specific occasion. Also, Mason says hes having a Quinceañera for his dog Sophie this weekend and asks if thats offensive? The guys and Lindsey weigh in on both the dog party - and the idea of putting his dog in a dress. Should people put clothes on dogs? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if they became rich and famous, if they would help a struggling parent who abandoned them; If they think a parent should be stuck with a $2,000 bill that their child racked up from a game on iTunes; And an Am I The A-Hole reddit story about weddings that prompts Lindsey to solicit advice on her own situation with her brothers wedding.
HR 1: Mase is Back!: 7/2/21
Mason has returned from his day off, happy that its Friday before a three-day weekend! Ireland asks him his thoughts about the Trevor Bauer situation, now that MLB has put him on 7-day administrative leave amid sexual assault allegations. Also, Mason is bummed that he wont get to see ShaCarri Richardson compete in the Olympics since she tested positive for marijuana. Everyone thinks its ridiculous that they even still test athletes for it because it isnt a PED - plus, she used it to cope with the death of her mother. Any chance they change the rules any time soon? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What compulsive habits do you have that you have a hard time keeping under control? Mason is upset about the Heisman committee punting on whether they should give Reggie Bush his trophy back - they deferred to the NCAA, which Ireland says will NEVER return it&. Now that the new NIL rule is in affect for student athletes, Mason would like to pay a college athlete to endorse the show!
HR 3: The NCAA is allowing athletes to earn money: 7/1/21
Now that the NCAA is allowing athletes to earn money, should they reinstate past athletes? Give Reggie Bush his Heisman back? Exonerate the Fab Five? Also, , You're walking by a TV in a restaurant on the way to your table. What athlete, if he would appear on the TV, would get you to stop and watch? Plus, Dave Roberts said theyre still planning to start Trevor Bauer on Sunday, despite the news of the sexual assault allegations that came out this week. Are the Dodgers doing the right thing or should they sit him and put him on paid leave while the matter is investigated? Whats the message theyre sending by not doing anything? And GAME OF GAMES - Lindsey hosts a round of Players Pets in which the contestants have to guess which pro athlete the pets belong to. Momo comes back to make it a three-way tie heading into the final question - who wins?
HR 2: Thrown Under the Bus: 7/1/21
Did someone with the Spurs throw Becky Hammond under the bus for one of the vacant coaching jobs? If you're asked for a reference, do you ever say no? How honest are you about the job candidate? Also, Crazy deals/partnerships/sponsorships that some NCAA athletes have already signed - including some who have never even stepped foot on the court or field. Plus, RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks about the right amount to spend on a first date, if Tok Tok can be a bad thing for pro athletes, and if Dabo Swinney will bail on Clemson for the pros now that student athletes can make money.
HR 1: The Clippers are Eliminated: 7/1/21
Ramona is here today, filling in for Mason, who decided to take the day off - and Ireland explains why its Lindseys fault. Too bad Mase is out, hes not here to celebrate the Clippers season ending. Now that were heading into the Finals, a lot of teams are starting to look towards offseason moves and Ramona has some thoughts on the future of Damian Lillard, the Blazers and if she thinks hell stay there. Also, Ireland brings up an interview with Mark Cuban where the Mavs owner explains how he can sniff out a lie. Are you good at detecting lies? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Would you tell your friend if you saw their spouse getting cozy with someone else out in public? NCAA Athletes are finally getting paid thanks to new NIL rule! The Dodgers put a funny spin on Max Muncy's bobblehead giveaway... If ESPN designed a bobblehead of YOU, what would you want it to be doing?
HR 3: Service Charge: 6/30/21
Some restaurants are adding service charges and fees to customers bills to help out with COVID& Are you ok with that? Also, The Lakers are reportedly hiring David Fizdale as assistant coach to replace Jason Kidd& Ireland explains why its the perfect hire for this team. Plus, we took calls from listeners to play a game of trivia for Masons Movie Night passes and the guys debate whether the Clippers have what it takes to force a Game 7 tonight. And GAME OF GAMES - Mychal hosts a round of "female" sports trivia that is intended to be geared towards Lindsey, but the winner would prove otherwise....
HR 2: Willy Wonka: 6/30/21
Willy Wonka came out 50 years ago today, Lindseys favorite movie. Mychal thinks it was actually a mean-spirited movie because of what happens to the kids. Also, Ireland has a hypothetical trade he wants Mychal to weigh in on. Plus, Mason brings up some hypothetical Lakers moves he wants the team to try and make. Today is Mike Tysons birthday and Mychal wonders if he is considered the scariest athlete of all-time? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys if Howard Stern fans have a right to be angry with him, if streaming channels have jumped the shark, and if a VRBO manager should have booted an OnlyFans model for taking bikini selfies in the rental
HR 1: The Dumbest Way To Lose Weight: 6/30/21
Its National Social Media Day and in the open, Morales tries to convince Ireland why he should join IG - will he bite? Also, Mason has discovered a new trend that he calls the dumbest way to lose weight Would you ever do it? Ireland explains why its easy to root for the Suns. Do you agree? Plus, on WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Would you perform for a charity? and would your act consist of? And Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been accused of domestic assault, but his legal team reportedly has a lot of exculpatory evidence. Pretty much every playoff team has suffered a major injury to a star player - is it just a coincidence?
HR 3: How long until you move in together?: 6/29/21
Took calls from listeners about how long you should wait before moving in with your significant other and how long before pooling your money together? Also, If you were at a party and treated to a surprise concert, what musical artist would excite you the most? Plus, Took calls from listeners to play a game of trivia for Masons Movie Night passes& Mason says he was years ahead of Ireland on social media& Ireland has a juicy hypothetical Warriors trade& And GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of NBA Finals Trivia, and the winner makes it a tight race for the final days of June!
HR 2: Apology: 6/29/21
Mason owes Paul George an apology - and are the Clippers back in the series? Today is National hug holiday - are you hugging people you havent seen in a long time due to cover? Or are you still fist-bumping/bowing, etc. Plus, we Played a clip of Fernando Velenzuelas no-hitter from June 29th, 1990& And Mason is worried about the Dodgers bullpen, Ireland admits that he might have been wrong about Kenley Jansen, as hes ahead of schedule in reaching 30 saves. RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys about an Am I The A-hole question from Reddit regarding splitting costs of a pricey vacation, would they want to live next door to the crazy Flintstones style house, and would they take financial advice from a celebrity?
HR 1: Fake Name Barista: 6/29/21
Masons barista at Starbucks had another fake name today. Also, The Dodgers had a big win but Mason is starting to worry about the bullpen. Plus, How unhappy is Kawhi with the Clippers? Is he going to leave after the season? Mason seems to think so as he believes that the Clippers are secondary in LA. Another question from the WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could switch bodies with anyone tomorrow, who would you switch with? And Justin Bieber recently tried to politely ask fans not to wait for him outside of his house and he got some blowback for it.. How much privacy do celebrities deserve?
HR 3: A Different Lifestyle...: 6/28/21
Mason reads a story about more people embracing a nudist lifestyle and asks Ireland, Lindsey and Jorge if any of them would ever be open to it& Also, will any of the major sports allow reporters/writers in lockerrooms/clubhouses ever again? Have you ever had uncrustables? Apparently theyre a big thing with NASCAR drivers but Ireland has never heard of them. Lindsey and Jorge have and they love them. Took calls from listeners to play a game of trivia for Masons Movie Night passes& The guys also discuss movie roles that famous actors/actresses turned down. GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Movie quote trivia where everyone guesses which movie the line came from. Plus, Mason reveals his lie of the day.
HR 2: Did the MLB do the right thing?: 6/28/21
Did MLB go about this whole checking for illegal substances thing the right way? Could they have done it without making such a spectacle? Also, Pau Gasol, Rafael Nadal and Cristiano Ronaldo are opening a new LA restaurant/hot spot - would you even *want* to go to a classist place like this? Plus, News out of the NCAA that could allow student athletes to make money off their image and likeness& Plus, Mason reads a list of the Ten Commandments of Lakers fans he found on Twitter and asks if theyre accurate. And Jason Kidd and Chauncey Billups are both in lined to be named NBA head coaches this week, despite the controversy that theyve both had personal/legal issues in the past. Is there a period of time that has to pass for people to be given second chances? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys who is the most recognizable voice of all-time, if Kevin Durant was wrong for calling out something Jackie MacMullen said on a podcast, if LeVar Burton has what it takes to replace Alex Trebek on Jeopardy! and if Google needs to give disclaimers with search results.
HR 1: Big, Dumb, Fun!: 6/28/21
Mason saw F9 this weekend and loved it and his official review is that its big, dumb, fun! He thinks after the big box office success it had opening weekend, that movie theaters can definitely go back to normal. Mason is also frustrated with golf lately and Ireland suggests he takes a break. Also, Damian Lillard is reportedly unhappy with the way the Blazers front office has handled the new head coaching search and may be fed up with the organization and want out& Would you rather have Lillard or Anthony Davis? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could have one one the following free services for five years - chef, masseuse, housekeeper, personal assistant, chauffeur - which one would you pick and why? And Tom Brady was on HBOs The Shop and admitted that he lies a lot and just tells people what they want hear. Do most athletes do that? Do most *people* in general do that?
HR 3: too big of a celebrity: 6/25/21
Is Albert Pujols the Dodgers glue guy that has helped bring the team together? And a report says that Tyler Hero will likely be traded, a lot of the reason being due to him acting like too big of a celebrity Do you have an issue with players doing that? Also, A woman found an excess of $1 billion dollars in her bank account but had trouble giving it back because she couldnt get ahold of anyone at the bank& Did she play it right? Took calls from listeners to win tickets to Masons Movie Night& Are all of this years rules/restrictions for the Olympics enough to ruin the event altogether? GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts a round of Jersey Number trivia, which is worth 2 points today!
HR 2: Dinner with 3 HBO Characters: 6/25/21
FAST TRACK - Mason says hes tired of doing the work for Fast Track because hes lazy, so this will be the last one! Also, Today is a sad day, as Michael Jackson died 12 years ago today& Ireland asks if we can name all of MJs Top 5 singles. Plus, If you could have dinner with any three characters from HBO shows, who would you choose? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks the guys about proper email etiquette when using the CC function, how theyd react if they woke up with Foreign Accent Syndrome and if one bartenders $16,000 tip should be split with everyone - on Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Is it Time To Panic?: 6/25/21
Mason is panicked about the Dodgers after they got no-hit by the Cubs last night and being swept by the Padres. Are the Dodgers in trouble? Also, Kawhi Leonard was seen sitting in a luxury box at last nights game instead of sitting on the bench with his teammates& Why would he be doing that? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you dined out at a nice restaurant and enjoyed your meal, but the waiter forgot to put your dinner on the bill, would you tell them? Should the US get with the rest of the world and get on board with a four-day work week?
HR 3: Do you read reviews?: 6/24/21
Shaq has so many endorsements& Why is he so likable? Ireland is fascinated by a news story that claims more than half of Amazon reviews are phony - theyre either fake, purchased or given in exchange for products. Do you rely heavily on product/service reviews? Took calls from listeners to win tickets to Masons Movie Night& Also interviewed one of ESPN 710s finalists for this years Honorary ESPY Award - D'Cean Bryant, Head Coach of Boys Basketball at Fountain Valley High School. GAME OF GAMES - Producer Lindsey hosts a round of Guess their Cameo price - which comes down to Ireland and Jorge&
HR 2: Is the new MLB sticky stuff policy going too far?: 6/24/21
The guys have their topics ready, its time for FAST TRACK. Also, Did Subway just get caught in a huge lie about their tuna? And is the new MLB sticky stuff policy going too far? Slowing down the game and making pitchers look like guilty culprits? Mason wants to have another hot dog eating contest. Would any of the hosts on the other shows take him on? And Kevin Durant has words for Scottie Pippen. RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks about the new MLB All-Star uniforms, if its ever ok to cheat on a bet and if its necessary to lie to your kids about embarrassing moments.
HR 1: Disco Oasis: 6/24/21
Mason just found out about a new event called DiscOasis and now he wants the group to go to a disco skate party - and asks Ireland what hed have to do to get him to go? The Dodgers got swept by the Padres, are the Padres a threat in the West? Is Ireland willing to break his must-win rule for the Clippers tonight? Plus, Mason said he did the one thing last night that he wasnt supposed to. And WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Who from the show would you throw out of the life boat? Rocky Horror Picture Show came out on this day in 1975, and is known as being the biggest cult movie of all-time. What is your favorite cult movie?
HR 3: Auto tune: 6/23/21
Did auto-tune ruin music? Also, Who is the most famous person youve ever run into? Or most interesting casual celebrity encounter? Plus, we took calls from listeners to win tickets to Masons Movie Night& And do you think your relationships with people at work are superficial? And another edition of GAME OF GAMES - Mychal Thompson hosts todays game, titled Where In The World
HR 2: Arrested: 6/23/21
FAST TRACK - What is one famous movie prop that you would like to own? And did Cristiano Ronaldos Coca Cola stunt actually result in a net positive for the Coke brand? Also, we have another Ticket giveaway; Mason tells story about being set up with lead singer from Katrina & the Waves. And why are so many rich people so frugal? Plus, Alex Caruso got arrested for possession of marijuana last night in Texas& The reaction on social was a lot of surprise that someone can be arrested for weed. Mychal asks Mason if he knows all 16 states where weed is legal. And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if the Kardashians promote unattainable standards of beauty; If a husband and wife in an open relationship should be honest with their kids about it; And is alcoholic ice cream the next big thing?
HR 1: Spider Tack Demo: 6/23/21
Mason bought Spider Tack and did a demo that he posted on social& It was a disaster. What will Masons lie of the day be today? And what the hell happened at the end of the Clippers-Suns game? Also, Mason is excited that My Sharona came out 30-something years ago today and says its one of his favorite one-hit-wonders, but Ireland debunks the idea that "The Knacks" were, indeed, a one-hit-wonder. Why are these replay reviews taking so long?!? Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - What was your first kiss? Mychal Thompson is here and he hopes the NBA gets rid of replay all together because its ruining the game. Took calls from listeners about NBA getting rid of replay.
HR 3: LeBron's Secret Conspiracy: 6/22/21
Mason wants to know if theres a secret conspiracy going on with LeBrons latest tweet; Plus, what are Samuel L Jacksons best movies - according to Samuel L Jackson? Is Devin Booker really the next Kobe Bryant? Stephen A Smith thinks so - do the guys agree? Took calls from listeners to play a game of trivia for Masons Movie Night passes; Are the Clippers winning tonight? and another edition of GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Size Matters, which shockingly ends with another mathematical dispute by Mason.
HR 2: Bourbon: 6/22/21
FAST TRACK - Can you really tell the difference from high-end bourbons to well bourbon? That and other hot topics are discussed in todays Fast Track. Also, theres a new movie out about Karens, and people are up in arms about the trailer&. Is this something youd go see? And do you personally know any real Karens? Plus, A-Rod is in the news again after moving into a home right down the street from his ex J-Lo, plus hes also rumored to be dating Ben Afflecks ex& How does this all make him look? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks if the Harlem Globetrotters should become an NBA franchise, if benching a star player due to a mental mistake is right and will anyone be able to beat Team USAs basketball team in the Tokyo Olympics?
HR 1: Fake Picture?: 6/22/21
Mason had a breakthrough at the driving range last night& He also posted a photo of what he claims to be his size 13 shoes, but people are disputing the photos validity. With the Lakers, Nets and 76ers all out of the playoffs, Mason and Ireland were both wrong about their NBA Finals predictions, who is going to the Finals and who is winning? Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you were offered $1 million to choose one gun from ten and pull the trigger, would you do it? Plus, Is there anything to MLBs mysterious tweet? And a lot of men are mad about Victorias Secrets re-brand - is Ireland one of them?
HR 3: Carl Nassib: 6/21/21
Magic Johnson was on KJZ this morning, who gave his thoughts on if the window closing on the Lakers& Do you agree? Breaking News! Raiders DL Carl Nassib announces hes gay, making him the first active NFL player to come out. We took calls from listeners to win movie passes to Masons Movie Night, for a screening of the new Black Widow movie& Plus, quick thoughts on the Supreme Court ruling against the NCAA that is a step in the right direction for players. And GAME OF GAMES - Ireland hosts an IQ test that claims to be able to separate the bright minds from the not as bright minds& It comes down to the final question.
HR 2: Curse: 6/21/21
FAST TRACK - Is the Kardashian curse real? Is it a big deal that Aaron Rodgers renewed his Green Bay Country Club membership? And should the high school team that threw tortillas at their opponents be stripped of their title? We took calls from listeners about the Coronado HS tortillas incident. Plus, RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks about people being offended on Twitter, if the guys would try to save another animal if their dog attacked it, and if AI/Biometrics should be banned from public use in the US - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Ireland is Back!: 6/21/21
Ireland is back from vacation and talks all about his trip, along with new things that he found out about traveling as a common man. Plus, Ty Lue thinks Lakers fans should root for Clippers to support the city - do you agree? Its National Selfie Day! Do you have a lot of selfies of yourself on your phone? Also, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you were offered $10k, by a stranger you hit it off with on a plane, to sleep with them, would you do it? And, Ireland shares an interesting story about an IG model on Only Fans. Took calls from listeners about whether theyd be okay with their significant other showing unity on OnlyFans.
HR 3: Father of The Year Award.: 6/18/21
This Sunday is Fathers Day! Ramonas dad Jim and Masons Not Stepdad Leo go head-to-head in a game of sports trivia to determine which one wins the Father of The Year Award. Also, Its International Splurge Day - if you had some extra money to treat yourself, what would you splurge on? Plus, It turns out, Masons irrational fear is actual more irrational than he thought and almost completely unlikely to ever happen. And another edition of GAME OF GAMES - Mason hosts a round of Mason & Ireland Jeopardy& Will Momo get her first win of the week?
HR 2: Movie Anniversary: 6/18/21
FAST TRACK - Mason and Momo go back and forth with questions about trending topics, like NBA players committing to the upcoming Summer Olympics, Mark Cuban admitting a major crypto investment fail, and a new Netflix series about the Lakers - all in Fast Track. Also, Marc Gasol suggests the current Lakers team, as-is, has what it takes to run it back, should they keep the team the way it is? Or do they need to blow it up? Plus, Its the anniversary of the first Fast & The Furious movie, which Mason thinks is the best action franchise of all-time. Are you a fan of the movies? Will you go see the ninth installment of the franchise - F9 - when it comes out next week? And RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks everyone if theyd rather see more celebrities like Will Smith being open and honest about their fitness fails; If theres anything theyd like to keep from the pandemic era when we go back to the normal post-covid world; and if Facebook Podcasts will be a thing & Plus an update on the Olympic runner involved in the steroid burrito scandal.
HR 1: Training Video: 6/18/21
Mason went to Venice Beach this morning to help Lindsey/Greg with their training video for their game show. Also, 7 years ago today, Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter - Mason tells time he missed seeing a no-hitter in person because he was trying to avoid his stalker. Plus, 5 years ago today, LeBron brought Cleveland a championship, which Lindsey says was the best moment of her life. And Simone Biles said in a recent interview that if she had a daughter, she wouldnt want her to be a professional gymnast. Would you want your child to follow in your footsteps in your career? WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - If you could get VIP access to any one event, what would it be? Do you remember Gorilla Glue Girl from back in January? Shes using her embarrassing viral moment to make some honest money! And should Mason have a star on Hollywood Blvd?
HR 3: Does fruit belong in salad?: 6/17/21
NBA games, series changed in one game - what is one game throughout your sports fandom that youd like to have back? Also, Wendy's has this new strawberry salad that Mason will NEVER try because he says fruit doesnt belong in salad. Lindsey agrees, but Momo and Jorge strongly disagree. Does fruit belong in salad? Plus, Madonna has been posting a lot on IG lately - but she doesnt look AT ALL like Madonna and she doesnt even look like a 62-year-old woman. Is it time for her to accept and embrace the reality of her age? And GAME OF GAMES - Producer Lindsey hosts a game of Fun Facts In History That Are Too Weird To Be True& Or Are They? & And its a close fight to the end.
HR 2: Get Rid of Replay : 6/17/21
FAST TRACK - Mason and Momo bounce questions surrounding todays trending stories off of each other, including whether 48-year-old Bartolo Colon should give up the dream, Mason hates Trae Youngs trickster move and thinks the NBA should ban it. But he also hates replay and thinks its bad for the NBA. Is it better for them to keep replay and get it right, even though it slows down the game? Today is the 27th anniversary of OJ Simpsons infamous white Bronco chase& Where were you when it happened? RADIO TINDER - Producer Lindsey asks about Kim Kardashian dressing sexy as a lawyer, if Channing Tatum listening to his friends fashion advice is something everyone should live by, and if anyone would ever be able to live in a house where a murder happened - all in Radio Tinder.
HR 1: Advice: 6/17/21
Jorge got a ticket for speeding on his way to work and he almost missed the beginning of the show so Ramona talks him through what his defense should be. Also, Mason is all about visualizing positivity today, to try and forget about the Clippers winning, so to do that he plays the final call of the game when the Lakers won the 2010 Championship. Breaking news in the NBA - Rick Carlisle is stepping down as Mavs coach and things are falling apart in Dallas! Mason blames them hiring random gambling guy and doesnt believe that pro . Plus, WHEEL OF QUESTIONS - Do you want your closest friends/family and coworkers to always be open and honest about what they think of you? And Lonzo Ball said LeBron gave him the best piece of advice hes ever gotten in his career, keep the main thing the main thing&.. What is the best piece of advice youve ever gotten?
HR 3: Sticky Situation: 6/16/21
With 2 big blockbuster movie anniversaries today, Grease and Batman, Mason wants to know if you've ever even seen Grease and who is the best Batman? Also, MLBs sticky situation - Is Rob Manfred the worst commissioner ever? Does it make sense for the league to crackdown on the sticky substances in the middle of the season? Trevor Bauer makes a great point - how does the league plan to properly police the ban on sticky stuff when there are many ways to circumvent it? And is it ok to discipline players for using sticky stuff when the Astros werent disciplined for cheating? GAME OF GAMES - Mychal Thompson hosts a round of NBA Playoff Trivia - leading to a victory that you might not expect.
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