Travis and Sliwa
HR 3: Sean McVay's Scheme: 11/24/21
LeBron is being asked to be superman in his 19th NBA season. Does he still have more in the tank? D'Marco says that AD needs to be a vocal leader in the locker room. Sean McVay and his Rams are facing the Niners without Robert Woods. Will he finally try a new game plan? Aaron Rodgers hurt his toe, but D'Marco is just scared of his arm. In "The Dump", we find out why there wasn't a dry eye in the house when Dick Vitale joined a broadcast.
HR 2: Freeman to Dodgers?: 11/24/21
D'Marco's brother does WHAT at the Thanksgiving table? Lakers callers chime in and D'Marco wonders who would be the head coach if Vogel was let go? Why in the world do the Lions play every Thanksgiving Day? In "Fact or Cap", we find out who's a cooker, and who's a washer.
HR 1: Lakers Fall Again: 11/24/21
D'Marco Farr is guest hosting in place of Sli, and he has some hot Thanksgiving takes. What's going on with the Lakers? They nearly came back against the Knicks, but still fell in Madison Square Garden. Has Russell Westbrook ever made anyone better? LeBron is getting to the line less, shooting more threes, and his overall game has appeared to deteriorate. D'Marco goes over the Rams' struggles and in "Ask D'Marco", tells us who his favorite Star Wars character is.
HOUR 3: Gonzaga vs UCLA: 11/23/21
The two top ranked teams in college basketball are set to face off. If you care, who you got? Producer Taylor joins NFL Pick 'Ems in an attempt to take down Sliwa. Producer Emily has been partying hard no the east coast. Sli says Madison Square Garden is overrated. Is he right? In "The Dump", the gang celebrate national espresso day.
HOUR 2: Dodgers Offseason moves: 11/23/21
Sean McVay has all tools he said he needed at his disposal. What happens next? Trav and Sli joke with Producer Emily about her family's Thanksgiving meal choices. The Dodgers are making moves this offseason. What's next for Corey Seager? In "Fact or Cap", we find out how seriously the guys take backyard football.
HOUR 1: The King Suspended: 11/23/21
Is Sli going on vacation this Thanksgiving? LeBron will miss a game in Madison Square Garden due to suspension. Trav and Sli wonder if the suspension was deserved, and where his outburst came from. Trav shares stories from his birthday celebration. The NBA is a quarter of the way through the season. How do the Lakers stack up against the league's best teams? In "Ton O Taylor", we find out Trav's favorite childhood toy.
HR 3: Pac-12 Demoted?: 11/22/21
Lakers survive in Detroit, but the top news story of today is finding out whether or not if LeBron James will be suspended for smacking Pistons center Isaiah Stewart in the face on a box out. Anthony Davis doesn't feel like it was a dirty play, but do you think LeBron intentionally hit Stewart? It's time for another chance of MILLION DOLLAR MONDAY! A correct answer for Rams trivia can get you tickets to the next Rams home game and a chance to win a million dollars. Utah smokes Oregon and UCLA stomps on USC, which means it's another awful weekend of Pac-12 football. And last, but not least... THE DUMP!
HR 2: Travis' Birthday!: 11/22/21
Best thing during the opening segment about Pac-12 football had nothing to do with the Pac-12... Because it's Travis Rodgers' birthday! But UCLA destroyed their crosstown rival USC on Saturday, 62-33. Will USC ever get back to being a championship program? ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit believes the Trojans should send a job offer to Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. What are the chances SC lands a top tier head coach? It's another edition of FACT OR CAP! And this NFL season has been by far the most unpredictable in recent memory, yet both LA teams are not out of it. Can the Rams or the Chargers win their respective division title?
HR 1: Is LeBron Suspended?: 11/22/21
It's Travis' birthday and he was hoping for a clean getaway like Sliwa got for his earlier this month. The Lakers come back from a 17-point deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons, but the topic everyone is talking about is LeBron James smacking the face of Pistons center Isaiah Stewart. Was it an accident or intentional? Will LeBron get suspended after this tussle? Travis and Sliwa open the phonelines to hear what Laker fans think. Frank Vogel believes this incident changed the momentum for the Lakers season. Do you think LeBron's ejection will be a gamechanger for the LakeShow? And finally, it's a Thanksgiving week edition of ASK SLI!
HR 3: LeBron Game Time Decision: 11/19/21
Should the Lakers have run it back with their squad from last year? How important is continuity in the NBA? It's the 17th Anniversary of Malice at the Palace and Trav and Sli reflect on how it impacted the league and sports in general. Trav needs some fashion advice from Producer Emily. LeBron is a game time decision and Trav says it's unwise to rush him back. In "The Dump", we find out a Philadelphia sports radio caller stayed on the line even after a car accident.
HR 2: Celtics Lakers Rivalry: 11/19/21
Trav is certain that Sli tried to kill him with a chicken sandwich. Callers give props to the guys for eating hot lava on live radio. Trav says the Celtics and Lakers rivalry is one-sided and reminisces on Magic vs Bird stories. It's the three year anniversary of one of the best NFL games of all time. In "Fact or Cap", Producer Emily asks the guys if you would return to a job that you were fired from.
HR 1: Trav In Recovery: 11/19/21
Trav recalls his experience following his consumption of the Howlin' Ray's hot chicken sandwich. Will LeBron play when the Lakers face the Celtics (Sli is guaranteeing a win). The Celtics and Lakers have a storied rivalry and Sli relives some of the best moments in its history. In "Ask Sli", Sli gets asked about his dreams, remembering people's names, and his e-mail etiquette.
HR 3: Hot Chicken Madness: 11/18/21
The Lakers criticisms are a plenty from Trav, Sli, and callers. Producer Emily guest picks on this week's NFL Pick Ems. Trav says that LBJ needs to be at full strength before he attempts a comeback. The crew devour their spicy chicken sandwiches live on the air.
HR 2: Dodgers Offseason Talk: 11/18/21
Crypto.com Arena is still not rolling off the tongue here in Los Angeles. Shohei Ohtani is expected to win his first MVP this afternoon. Three Dodgers pitchers finished in the top 7 for Cy Young Award voting. Who should Dodgers be prioritize bringing back this offseason? In "Fact or Cap", Trav and Sli finally get to share those useless anecdotes they've been waiting their whole lives to share. Is AD closer to being a Pau Gasol type player than a true superstar?
HR 1: Vogel Wants a Foul Call: 11/18/21
Trav is beginning to regret his decision to take a bite of a spicy chicken sandwich. The Lakers lost, but still managed to play well. Are there any moral victories in this loss? Frank Vogel had a lot to say about the foul discrepancy versus Milwaukee, especially in relation to his superstar Anthony Davis. In Ton o' Taylor, we find out what Trav and Sli are naming their new boat.
HR 3: Stafford's Struggles: 11/17/21
We find out what a massive Rage Against The Machine fan Sli really is. Matthew Stafford has been off and the Rams struggle on defense. Stafford's wife responded to unruly fans in a less than ideal way. USC plays UCLA in their rivalry game this weekend, but who cares on a national or local level? In "The Dump", we relive an infamous day in sports on its anniversary.
HR 2: Has LBJ Won His Last?: 11/17/21
Stephen A Smith seems to think that the King has won his last title. Is this an overreaction or do the Lakers need a complete overhaul? What is the solution to the Lakers early problems? On "Fact or Cap", we find out the guys think it's inappropriate to use your phone in the restroom. The Nets vs Warriors game was must see TV, for one reason: Steph Curry. Are the Warriors the early favorites to win this year's chip?
HR 1: Staples Name Change: 11/17/21
Put the new "Crypto.com Center" up there for the worst arena names in sports, say Trav and Sli. The Lakers are in Milwaukee to face the Bucks, and unfortunately for them Khris Middleton is back in the lineup. The Howlin' Rays challenge is tomorrow and Trav and Sli try to talk Producer Greg into joining in on the fun. Giannis vs. AD used to be a fair comparison, but when did the rivalry become so lopsided? In "Ask Sli", we find out Sli's thoughts on camping, eating on planes, and loud music.
HR 3: 710 Mandy Awards!: 11/16/21
Travis and Sliwa feel a little better after last night's losses for the Rams and Lakers. The Los Angeles Rams got stomped on by the Niners on Monday Night Football and the Lakers essentially held a homecoming party for Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso and DeMar DeRozan by letting the Bulls do whatever they want at the Staples Center. Will the two L.A. teams turn things around soon? Hopefully for the Lakers because LeBron is expecting to return later this week. Also, Christopher Morales comes back in-studio to deliver one more special announcement about the new 710 award show... THE MANDY AWARDS! And last, but not least... The Dump!
HR 2: Rough Monday Night: 11/16/21
Christopher Morales come back in-studio to make another announcement about the new 710 award show that was announced last hour! To get your tickets to this event, visit www.710awards.net. More on the horrendous losses last night by the Lakers and Rams, including open phone lines for fans to vent about the recent woes from both teams. It's another edition of FACT OR CAP with producer Emily!
HR 1: Name of Award Show!: 11/16/21
The Rams and Lakers both suffered embarrassing losses on Monday night. Who had it tougher? Was it the Rams because they lost to a weak NFC West rival, the San Francisco 49ers? Or was it the Lakers because there's been no signs of growth after 15 games into the season? Christopher Morales and the boss Amanda Brown come in-studio to reveal the name of the 710 Award Show in February. Go on to www.710awards.net to purchase your tickets today! And to wrap up the hour, board op Zack fills in for Funches to put a spin on the Tuesday segment... "Zack Attack"!
HR 3: In Young Hands: 11/15/21
Talen Horton-Tucker is back in a Laker uniform but Sliwa thinks the Lakers shouldn't "put all their eggs in the basket" for a 20 year old leading the team until LeBron James comes back. And, how much will OBJ help the Rams? Plus, more on the THT vs Caruso debate. Then, "The Dump" with talk on Reese's giant peanut butter cup of a pie.
HR 2: Huge Division Matchup: 11/15/21
Hour 2 started with the fellas previewing the Rams' matchup versus the San Francisco 49ers tonight at SoFi Stadium. Also, reaction to the Chargers losing another close game and a discussion on them not really having "home field advantage" at SoFi Stadium. And, "Fact Or Cap" with proper etiquette on when to start eating when you're eating dinner out with company. Plus, Shohei Ohtani said what!?
HR 1: A Necessity?: 11/15/21
Over the weekend, the Rams shocked the football world and signed Odell Beckham Jr. Then, Rams' wide receiver Robert Woods suffered a season ending injury. Did the Rams get lucky with the OBJ signing with the Woods injury? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Plus, did the Lakers make the right decision in picking THT over Alex Caruso? Also, a Monday edition of "Ask Sli!"
HR 3: Dodgers & Correa?: 11/12/21
Carrying over from last hour, Bill Plaschke thinks if Corey Seager leaves Los Angeles that the Dodgers should try and sign the notorious Carlos Correa. Does that sound like a bad idea... or does it sound like a terrible idea? Travis and Sli open the phone lines to hear what Dodger fans think. And it's been one full day since we found out that Odell Beckham Jr. is a Los Angeles Ram! Is this a low risk, high reward possibility for the Rams? And the final segment going into the weekend... THE DUMP!
HR 2: Warriors Owner's Dream: 11/12/21
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob said he really wants to see Stephen Curry get another ring so he can be equal to LeBron James. If Steph does get another championship, will that move him into that pantheon of LBJ? The Los Angeles Clippers have won six games in a row and Paul George is playing at an MVP level. What are they able to do without Kawhi that the Lakers cant do when a star like LeBron is injured? Also, it's another edition for FACT OR CAP! Bill Plaschke had an article with the L.A. Times making a case that if the Dodgers cant re-sign Corey Seager that they should go after Carlos Correa. Would you be fine with the Dodgers signing Correa?
HR 1: OBJ Officially a Ram!: 11/12/21
Its official, Odell Beckham Jr. is a Ram! How will OBJ be able to fit in with the Rams offense? Cleveland Browns safety John Johnson III wonders how OBJ will work out in LA since the offense runs through Cooper Kupp. Cooper Kupp even said, If youre not about that, theres just not going to be a place for you& Are the Rams taking a risk on OBJ or will they be able to move on smoothly if he doesnt work out? Travis and Sliwa open the phone lines to hear what Ram fans have to say. Last, but not least... It's a Friday edition of ASK SLI!
HR 3: OBJ to the Rams?!: 11/11/21
The Los Angeles Lakers had an incredible win at home last night over the Miami Heat in OT. Malik Monk dropped 27 points, Westbrook had a triple-double (and eight turnovers) and the team can easily say this was their best win of the season so far. Are we seeing things turn around for the Lake Show now? Sliwa is killing it in the NFL Pick 'Ems so Travis decided to bring on producer Greg of the Mason and Ireland Show to put a stop to that. Also, Travis and Sliwa are giving away Laker tickets to tomorrow's home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. And breaking news during THE DUMP... Odell Beckham Jr. is finalizing a deal with the Rams!
HR 2: Sean McVay Calls-In!: 11/11/21
AFC West is up for any team to grab, as the Las Vegas Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football. Will the Chiefs turn things around for the second half of the season? Or will this year's division title go to the Raiders, Chargers or Broncos? Scott Boras calls out tanking culture as to why the Atlanta Braves won the World Series. Are you against MLB teams doing a fire sale around the trade deadline? It's time for another edition of FACT OR CAP! And for the segment, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay calls in to the show to talk about Von Miller's debut, what to expect against the Niners on Monday night, and... how many hours of sleep does he get at night.
HR 1: Nice Win by Lakers: 11/11/21
Sliwa left his laptop charger in the ESPNLA studios last night, and it was gone by the time he came back this morning. The Lakers got a win that they can hang their hat on last night, as they pull off an overtime victory over the Miami Heat, 120-117. Anthony Davis made a comment about Russell Westbrook after the game as to how the Lakers will ride with him until he gels with the team. Laker fans, how are you feeling about Westbrooks triple double and 8 turnover performance? Trav and Sli open up the phone lines to hear your opinion. And Funches is out today, so we have a temporary installment of& ZACK ATTACK!
HR 3: Papa Kupp Can't Draft: 11/10/21
The Los Angeles Lakers take on the Miami Heat tonight at Staples Center. What would a win against a top team from the East mean for this injury plagued Laker squad? The Lakers are 6-5 and haven't had a win that they can hang their hat on yet. What do you think the Lakers should do if LeBron James is going to be out longer? Cooper Kupp is having such an incredible season, that his father is not allowed to have a courtesy draft pick in his fantasy league anymore. And to close out the show... THE DUMP!
HR 2: Dave Roberts Staying?: 11/10/21
Los Angeles Dodgers executive Andrew Friedman talked about how Dave Roberts is a big part of what the team has accomplished and expects him to be a big part going forward. Do you want to see Dave Roberts past this season? Trav and Sli open the phone lines to hear what the callers have to say about Daves future. Also, it's another edition of FACT OR CAP! The finalists for MLB Awards have been named and theres a good chance that both the AL and NL MVP did not make the postseason. Would you be fine with Shohei Ohtani and Bryce Harper being named the MVP in their respective leagues?
HR 1: Caruso's Decision: 11/10/21
Travis and Sliwa may have regretted what they said on National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day, as Howlin Rays takes them up on their offer. The Los Angeles Lakers host the gritty Miami Heat tonight. What would a win against an Eastern Conference mean for the Lake Show? Bulls guard Alex Caruso was on JJ Redicks podcast and talked about how he asked the Lakers to match his deal with Chicago. How big of a mistake was it to not resign Caruso? Aside from Caruso, theres Kyle Kuzma and Montrezl Harrell doing really well with the Washington Wizards. Trav and Sli open the phone lines to hear if callers are rethinking that trade for Westbrook. Lastly, it's a Wednesday edition of ASK SLI!
HR 3: Just Being Themselves: 11/9/21
Hour 3 opened with the guys talking about the Las Vegas Raiders, who are possibly having the worst season "off the field" in NFL history. Also, do the Lakers need to overhaul the roster again? And, a look back at Tyson/Holyfield I, which happened 25 years ago today. And, "The Dump" with more talk on the Jokic/Morris beef.
HR 2: The Great Chicken Debate: 11/9/21
On National Chicken Sandwich Day, the fellas debate what is the best chicken sandwich out there on the market. And, more talk on the Lakers with the thought that maybe it's too soon to evaluate this team. Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with a discussion on how late should it be during the day for another cup of coffee. Also, is Monday's Rams-49ers an important game?
HR 1: The Family Honor: 11/9/21
Travis and Sliwa started the show with reaction to the huge NBA scuffle between the Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets, mainly Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris. Also, even though the Lakers beat the Charlotte Hornets last night, do we still have worry about the Lakers with no Lebron? Plus, Producer Funch returns to "Funch O' Bunch" with what is the proper "game etiquette."
HR 3: Lakers & Rams Lose: 11/8/21
The Rams looked bad on Sunday night against the Tennessee Titans. This was the second bad game this season for Matthew Stafford, but there's no reason to compare him to Jared Goff right? It's time for another Million Dollar Monday! The Dodgers do not extend a qualifying offer to their longest tenured player, Clayton Kershaw. Was this Kershaws last year with the boys in blue? The Lakers are 5-5 right now and a lot of fans are blaming Russell Westbrook. If Russ can slow down just a bit, would that be enough to change the Lakers bad start? And Travis and Sli close out the show with... THE DUMP!
HR 2: Bad Start for Lakers?: 11/8/21
The Los Angeles Lakers lose to the Portland Blazers on Saturday night, as they're now sitting at 5-5 through their first 10 games. Whats the problem? Is it Russ or is it AD? Dwight Howard said We just gotta play harder. Do you think its the Lakers energy thats the problem? It's time for another edition of FACT OR CAP! After 9 weeks of football, first place of the AFC West up for anyone to grab. And Oregon stands out in the rather weak Pac-12, but how will they do in the college football playoffs?
HR 1: Titans Trample Rams: 11/8/21
The Los Angeles Rams get embarrassed at home on Sunday Night Football by the Tennessee Titans, 28-16. Did the Titans find the Rams weak spot? Or did the Rams just underestimate them because Derrick Henry didnt play? Sliwa quietly celebrated his birthday over the weekend, while the Lakers lose to the Blazers. LeBron is expecting to miss more than a week, so will the Lakers be able to turn things around soon? And last, but not least... ASK SLI!
HR 3: Von Recruiting OBJ?: 11/5/21
The Los Angeles Lakers lose to the Oklahoma City Thunder again. Laker nation, what are your thoughts? We open up the phone lines. Von Miller wishes Odell Beckham Jr. a happy birthday and sent an invite for OBJ to come to the Rams. Would you like to see Beckham on the Rams or will he ruin the team chemistry? Lastly, we close off the show with... THE DUMP!
HR 2: LeBron's Injury Update: 11/5/21
One of the reasons because the Los Angeles Lakers blew a huge lead to the Oklahoma City Thunder again last night is because LeBron James' injury. Bron is expecting to miss at least a week due to an abdominal strain. Are you worried about the Lakers without the LeBron? The L.A. Marathon is this weekend, as Travis and Sli talk about their experiences of running a half marathon. Also, it's another installment of FACT OR CAP! Lastly... How do you feel about the Lakers depth chart? Are there too many guys?
HR 1: Lakers Lose to OKC Again: 11/5/21
The Los Angeles Lakers blew a huge lead to the Oklahoma City Thunder& Again. Laker nation, is it time to hit the panic button? Travis and Sli open the phone lines to hear what Laker fans have to say about Russell Westbrook. Also, Allen put out a poll on Twitter asking Laker fans how theyre feeling right now. 52% believe this team is in trouble. Lastly, it's another Friday edition of ASK SLI!
HR 3: LeBron Injured...: 11/4/21
Travis & Sliwa talk about LeBron's injuries status and how he may miss a few games. The NBA has also changed a lot since LeBron entered the league. How much influence has he had to what other teams do? NFL PICK EMS! The guys also talk about how some companies like Google and Nike incentivize employees to stay at work longer.
HR 2: Kamaru Usman!: 11/4/21
UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman joins the guys before his fight against Colby Covington at UFC 268. Chip Kelly has a bit of an odd incentive in his contract that got the guys going. FACT OR CAP? Stealing from restaurants, what reality TV competition they would do, and more. David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, told the world the definitive answer of what happened to Tony Soprano at the end of the show.
HR 1: Bad Luck Trav: 11/4/21
Travis has had quite a rough time with his pick 'ems and vents a little bit. A break news article about Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver. BUNCH O FUNCH: Podcasts that they would be on, fav rom coms, and retirement. Damian Lillard has been very loyal to Portland. Is it worth it to stay the course? Plus, is the lack of parity bad for the NBA?
HR 3: Is LeBron on Autopilot?: 11/3/21
Carmelo is beloved by Lakers fans and having a Sixth Man of the Year type season, but Trav says he shouldn't have to be performing this well for the Lakers to even be competing. He also noticed that LeBron is only "trying" in little spurts this year. Callers beg the boys to turn off the panic button and slow down with the fear mongering. Aaron Rodgers is out with Covid. What does this mean for the Rams? Are the Oregon Ducks deserving of their high ranking? In "The Dump" we find out what Tom Hanks refused, and even talk a little Stephen King.
HR 2: Astros Lose!: 11/3/21
Trav and Sli dance on the grave of the defeated Houston Astros (and oh yeah, the Braves won). Trav explains the potential MLB strike. Would you want the cheating Carlos Correa on your team? It's National Sandwich day and Emily and Trav draw their lines in the sand on which is the best. In "Fact or Cap", Producer Emily asks how long you should hold onto a grudge and if it's appropriate to follow your spouse while shopping. It's the 25th anniversary of Kobe's NBA debut. Sli and Trav discuss how his career path was so different than LeBron's.
HR 1: Lakers Squeak By Rockets: 11/3/21
What the heck happened in the Lakers game last night? The refs looked clueless when they took two points off the Lakers' final score. But, the real story is that the Lakers had difficulty putting away the lowly Lakers. Are they playing down to to their competition, or just incapable of performing at a high level? Oregon is ranked high in the latest CFB poll. Are they worthy of their position? In "Ask Sli", we find out Sli's favorite boy band, how long you should use a razor, and what exactly makes a bratwurst so good.
HR 3: Rams Win the Deadline?: 11/2/21
Rams coach Sean McVay was shocked when they acquired Von Miller from Denver yesterday. Did the Rams win the NFL trade deadline? Right now, it's pretty easy being a fan of LA sports because of the Dodgers, Lakers and Rams always making moves to put their respective teams in position for a title. Former No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson weighs over 300 pounds at the moment. Is it irresponsible of Zion to not take better care of himself? And we close off the show with THE DUMP!
HR 2: Best Executive in LA?: 11/2/21
The Rams are trading away their draft picks for a superstar, joining a similar formula that the Dodgers and the Lakers do. So who is the best executive in Los Angeles: Rob Pelinka, Andrew Friedman, or Les Snead? The Los Angeles Chargers try to claim El Segundo as the home of their new practice facility, but they're only renting. It's time for another edition of "Fact or Cap!" And with game 6 of the World Series being played in Houston tonight, if the Astros come back from a 3-1 deficit, will they ever shed the reputation of being cheaters?
HR 1: Do Rams Have Depth?: 11/2/21
The Kansas City Chiefs looked awful on Monday Night Football against the New York Giants, so the AFC West is literally up for grabs. Will the Raiders or Chargers let it slip out of their hands? Von Miller is a Ram, but Travis and Sli share the possibility of the trade backfiring for LA. Does the Rams depth chart raise any concerns for you? NBA Insider Brian Windhorst was on Lakers Talk with Sli last night, and he felt that its too early to judge the Lakers. Do you think well see an accurate depiction of this Laker squad come December? And since Funches is out, we're temporarily rebranding the segment to "ZACK ATTACK"!
HR 3: How the Lakers Looking?: 11/1/21
There's a lot to talk about on this Monday after Halloween! The Rams trade a second round and third round draft picks to the Denver Broncos for the MVP of Super Bowl 50, Von Miller. And Anthony Davis has only shot two free throws in the past two games. Do the Lakers win a championship when their star post player is not drawing any fouls? It's another MILLION DOLLAR MONDAY! The Lakers have won four of their last five games, but the level of competition is pretty bad. So after seven games in to the season, how are the Lakers looking? And Travis and Sli close out the show with... THE DUMP!
HR 2: AD's Unusual Stat: 11/1/21
With the Chargers losing at home to the Patriots, were we too quick to give them praise? Or was it just two bad losses to top coaches like John Harbaugh and Bill Belichick that they can rebound back from? Sli went 4-0 in the pickems again, so he gives his tips on how to prepare for each NFL weekend. It's another edition of FACT OR CAP! And Sli wants to share an alarming stat about Anthony Davis that may make you raise an eyebrow.
HR 1: Von Miller to the Rams!: 11/1/21
Breaking news to start off the show, as the Rams and the Broncos are finalizing a trade that could send Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller to Los Angeles. Will this make the Rams defense that much more formidable? Former Super Bowl champion and sideline reporter for the Rams Radio Network D'Marco Farr calls in to the show to talk about the impact of Von Miller to these stacked Rams roster. The Lakers have won their last two home games, thanks in large part to a 37 year old Carmelo Anthony averaging 23.5 points per game. But will they need these types of performances out of Melo to keep winning? Is that too much to ask of him? And we close out the hour with another, ASK SLI!
HR 2: Halloween Hot Takes : 10/29/21
"What You Need To Know". Sedano and Kap preview Chargers vs. Patriots. The Lakers are having issues. Should Westbrook come off the bench? Halloween candy is a topic for debate. NFL Picks against the spread and a hilarious segment of "Radio Tinder" that reveals Lorne Michael's favorite SNL cast member finish out a short but entertaining episode of Sedano and Kap.
HR 1: Will Bron Face The Cavs?: 10/29/21
Will LeBron sit out tonight? Or does he want a symbolic victory against Cleveland? It's National Breadstick day and Sedano and Kap insist you can only find the best at Olive Garden. Why does DeSean Jackson want out of LA? Sedano goes into detail about his "personal assistant". It's "No Internet Day". How long could you go without internet? Andrew Friedman insists that he's not making the pitching decisions for the team.
HR 3: Already Must Win?: 10/29/21
Is tonight's game vs the Cleveland Cavs already a "must win" for the Lakers? Travis and Sliwa discussed this and the current state of the team. Then, the fellas got in to the Top 5 NBA players they seen with their own eyes. And, our own Mychal Thompson dropped by to argue Travis and Sliwa's Top 5 NBA Players and for "The Dump."
HR 2: In The Same Boat : 10/29/21
Is there a "best team in the NFL" right now? Travis and Sliwa don't think so and there are 5 to 6 teams that are "bunched up" in the same category. Also, some talk on the College Football Playoffs. Then, some breaking news from the LA Rams involving DeSean Jackson. And, "Fact Or Cap" with questions about doing "tourist things" in LA and checking out different sports that the ones you're used to.
HR 1: Tougher Than You Think: 10/29/21
LeBron's former team, the Cleveland Cavs, are in town to face the Lakers but the guys think tonight's matchup will be "a lot harder" than we all think. And, today is the 18th year anniversary of LeBron's NBA debut, so Travis and Sliwa looked back on some of LeBron's greatest moments. Plus, "Ask Sli" with unwritten rules at work and when to throw away leftovers.
HR 3: Westbrook The Scapegoat?: 10/28/21
After listening to Andrew Friedman's presser, Trav and Sli ask what will happen to key Dodgers. What about the cast off Trevor Bauer? The guest for NFL Pick 'Ems be our best yet. Prepare to be entertained. Russell Westbrook has struggled at times this season, but all of the blame does not belong on his shoulders. In "The Dump", we find out why James Harden is struggling so much this season.
HR 2: Andrew Friedman Talks: 10/28/21
On First Take, Jay Williams says that the Lakers just aren't intimidated. What's missing on this year's team? After his poor performance, AD takes the blame and says "it's on us". After his ejection, Westbrook takes no blame. On "Fact or Cap" with Producer Emily, we find out why Angelenos love to talk about their freeways so much.
HR 1:: Lakers Implosion: 10/28/21
The Lakers receive deserved criticism after a horrendous loss to the lowly Thunder. Russ was ejected, and AD's presence was non-existent. Callers ask if the loss could be a blessing in disguise, and others say we need to give them time to build chemistry. It's time for AD to assert himself, and for the whole Lakers squad to take the regular season seriously. On "Ton of Taylor" we find out who Trav and Sli would tell a high school version of themselves.
HR 2: Dodgers Decade of Disappointment?: 10/27/21
The "Ask Sli" line of questioning was so good that it continues into Hour 2. Trav asks callers if the past decade has been a disappointment for the Dodgers. "Fact or Cap" focuses on hard seltzers and asks the boys if they return their shopping carts. The AFC is wide open this year.
HR 3: Panic Switch For Lakeshow : 10/27/21
The Lakers have only played four games this season and Travis is already panicking. Did the Dodgers underachieve, not only this year, but for the past decade? Shohei Ohtani received an award that put him in elite company. In "The Dump", the guys ask what Pixar character is deserving of their own film.
HR 1: Be Yourself, Russ: 10/27/21
Even with huge performances by Russell Westbrook and AD, the Lakers only managed to squeak past the dismal San Antonio Spurs. How important is LeBron in all actuality? Trav and Sli say that Russ just needs to be himself whenever LBJ returns. Callers are frustrated, but tell Trav not to overreact after just four games. "Ask Sli" goes after Sli's pet peeves. Find out if he's a fan of malls, eating over sinks, or eggnog.
HR 3: Right For The Job: 10/26/21
Would Mike Tomlin leave the "green pastures" of Pittsburgh to help rebuild the USC Trojans? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Plus, why is Jeff Fisher on the USC list? And, who's staying and who's going on this Dodgers' roster? Also, a ranking of the 4 variety chocolates in the Hershey's miniature pack. And, the "Dump" with an anniversary involving one of the greatest athletes of all-time.
HR 2: Expecting More?: 10/26/21
Hour 2 of the show started with the thought that most Laker fans are "underwhelmed" with the Lakers 1-2 start to the regular season. And, is LeBron shooting too many three-pointers? Plus, some talk on Carmelo Anthony's early bid for 6th Man-Of-The-Year. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with the question of when should you ask for money back that you loaned out to somebody. Then, Cam Akers is rumored to be healthy enough to come back this season, so the fellas wondered if that's a good idea.
HR 1: Not Going To Happen: 10/26/21
The show opened up with reaction to Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin "strongly" turning down the USC job during his Tuesday presser. Also, is Jeff Fisher a viable candidate for the USC position? And, what should the Dodgers do with their key free agents? Travis and Sliwa had different answers on who should come back next season for the Dodgers. Plus, an all Halloween edition of the "Funch O' Bunch!"
HR 3: LA Weekend in Sports: 10/25/21
Now that the Dodger season is over, there's no telling what this team will look like come April. Would you like to see free agents Kershaw, Scherzer, Seager and others come back? Or do you think there's enough talent on this team already to build forward? It's another MILLION DOLLAR MONDAY! Today's questions will be based off of tickets we're giving away for next Sunday's Rams vs. Titans at SoFi Stadium. Back to Dodgers... Dave Roberts doesn't feel as if this season was a "loss season" or "wasted season". Do you agree with Roberts? And Travis and Sli close the show off with THE DUMP!
HR 2: Dodgers are Eliminated: 10/25/21
The Dodgers season comes to an end in Atlanta, as the Braves are moving on to the World Series. Whats next for the Dodgers this offseason? During the Friday night loss to the Suns, Anthony Davis was seen shoving Dwight Howard near the Laker bench. Is this worrisome to see considering this was just the second game of the season? Also, it's another edition of FACT OR CAP! The Rams made another trade this morning, as they trade linebacker Kenny Young and a seventh round draft pick to the Denver Broncos for a sixth round draft pick.
HR 1: Lakers & Rams Win: 10/25/21
Lakers earn their first win of the season by beating the Grizzlies on Sunday night, 121-118. It wasnt impressive but hey& a win is a win, right? The Rams welcome Jared Goff back to SoFi Stadium by getting a win over the Lions, 28-19. The Dodgers lose Game 6 of the NLCS to the Atlanta Braves, thus eliminating them for their chances of a repeat. Soooo& whats next for the Dodgers this offseason? Mookie Betts says he wasnt disappointed about this season. As a Dodger fan, are you disappointed in the best player of the team saying that? And last but not least... ASK SLI!
HR 3: Lakers/Suns Preview: 10/22/21
Trav is still questioning Dave Roberts' decision making, even after last night's win. Callers weigh in. Trav wonders how Scherzer's arm will be holding up in Game 6. Sli previews Lakers vs. Suns. Will the purple and gold be able to mesh quickly? "The Dump" rounds out another fantastic week of Travis and Sliwa.
HR 2: NBA Top 75: 10/22/21
Klay Thompson was a little upset that he was left off the NBA's list of its 75 greatest players. Who do you take off the list? Does Dwight Howard belong? Steph Curry went off on the Clippers. Is he still on the short list of must see players in sports? "Fact or Cap" covers the cruise ships and favorite Breaking Bad characters.
HR 1: CT3 Gets 3: 10/22/21
The bats finally came alive for the Boys in Blue, and Trav is never shaving that mustache! How will the bullpen react with Joe Kelly's injury. Trav has a chili dog clarification. Tio Albert's impact on Game 5 was noticeable. "Ask Sli" has a few questions about who Sli turns into when he's behind the wheel.
HR 3: Tio Albert's Curtain Call?: 10/21/21
Will this be the last game for the legendary Albert Pujols? Callers reminisce on the '88 World Series. NFL Pick 'Ems with Caller Anthony prove entertaining. Trav has an alarming admission about Jared Goff. Callers take out their frustration on Dave Roberts, but who's really to blame? "The Dump" features Ben Simmons: how fitting.
HR 2: Anze Kopitar Interview: 10/21/21
Emily tried out a vegan bar in her new town, but she left with a headache. A caller insists that Dave Roberts is either delusional or a liar. Kings Centre Anze Kopitar joins Trav and Sli for an interview. Shaq says that LeBron will be the best player in NBA history if he does one more thing. "Fact or Cap" asks which city deserves the next NBA franchise.
HR 1: Panic Switch: 10/21/21
Julio Urias sure looked gassed in Game 4, but Dave Roberts insists that that's not the case. What do the Dodgers do in Game 5 to wake up their quiet bats? Is it time for Trav to shave his "lucky" mustache? Trav and Sli discuss the top 75 NBA players list that has been partially released. "Ton of Taylor" reveals a truth about Trav: he hates hugs.
HR 3: How Confident Are You? : 10/20/21
How confident are you that the Dodgers can tie the NLCS in Game 4 vs. the Atlanta Braves? Travis and Sliwa get us ready for the big game. Then, the Lakers started the regular season with a loss but the guys aren't worried at all. Also, "The Dump" with a very, very expensive sports ticket.
HR 2: Decisions, Decisions: 10/20/21
Do the Dodgers keep on riding with Cody? Should they start Julio in Game 4? These are the questions that Travis and Sliwa tried to answer. Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with questions on Holiday decorations and ghosts. Then, Funches almost choked to death at the Lakers vs Warriors regular season opener.
HR 1: One Of Those Moments: 10/20/21
The Dodgers had another "one of those moments" yesterday as Cody Bellinger kept the Dodgers in the NLCS with 3-run HR with the Dodgers being down by 3 runs. Travis and Sliwa reacted to that and other things in the Dodgers' Game 3 win. Plus, did the umpires in Game 3 mess up another obvious run? And, a Wednesday edition of "Ask Sli" with questions on when to leave a ballgame and on "Lady Sli."
HR 3: Bailey from The LA Kings Visits: 10/19/21
How do the Dodgers get the best out of Walker Buehler tonight. LeBron says he doesn't want to play fewer minutes this year. Bailey from the LA Kings stops by to give out suite tickets. "The Dump" closes out another three hours of Travis and Sliwa.
HR 2: Lakers Opening Night: 10/19/21
How well will the Lakers new additions mesh with their three returning players from last year? We want more out of AD, but will injuries continue to be a part of his narrative? The Dodgers got away with a successful bullpen game in the NLDS, but it isn't as easy against the Braves. "FACT or CAP" with Producer Emily asks, "if you get a wedding invitation, are you obligated to send a gift?"
HR 1: Game 3 Jitters: 10/19/21
The rest of LA is nervous for Game 3 at Dodger Stadium, but all Sli can think about are those hypersonic missiles. Dave Roberts announces his lineup for Game 3. Morales is in studio for a special announcement! Find out what it is. "Bunch of Funch: Ton of Taylor" edition asks the guys what their least favorite candy is.
HR 3: Dodgers Bounce Back?: 10/18/21
Dodgers are down 0-2 in the NLCS to the Atlanta Braves, but Travis is not panicking. Are you worried that the Dodgers' starters are tired or being misused? The fellas open the phone lines again to hear your take. It's another MILLION DOLLAR MONDAY! Do you know what professional sport that Jared Goff's father played? The Rams knocked out the first of three easy games this weekend. But Sean McVay doesn't want the team to be too comfortable. And Travis and Sliwa close off the show with... THE DROP!
HR 2: Lakers Season Eve: 10/18/21
The Dodgers drop Games 1 and 2 in Atlanta, and look to rebound back from a series deficit in the NLCS just like they did last year. The question is& Can they though? Talking about the AFC West and how the Chargers got blown out by the Ravens, but are still in first place of the division. Will it stay that way? FACT OR CAP: Self-driving cars, booing your own team, and does Urban Meyer want out of Jacksonville? The Lakers start their season tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors. How will this new look Laker team look?
HR 1: Dodgers Down 0-2: 10/18/21
The Los Angeles Dodgers lose the first two games of the NLCS to the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. Will the Dodgers repeat history and comeback from behind to beat the Braves? Or is this a different Braves team than before? The fellas open up the phone lines to hear what you have to say about Dave Roberts decisions with the pitching rotations. Also, we hear from Dave Roberts about why he went with Julio Urias in the 8th inning last night. The Los Angeles Rams dominated the New York Giants on Sunday, 38-11. But head coach Sean McVay was upset with the teams slow start. Are the Rams developing bad habits? And last, but not least... Ask Sli!
HR 3: Lights Out!: 10/15/21
Travis and Sliwa marveled on how well Kenley Jansen has been pitching during the NLDS. And, with the NLDS and the SF Giants done, the fellas looked ahead to the Dodgers' next opponent in the NLCS: The Atlanta Braves. Plus, reaction to Russell Westbrook's quote about the Lakers' winless Preseason. Also, "The Dump" with the 33rd anniversary of Kirk Gibson's Game 1 Home Run in the 1988 World Series.
HR 2: Starting A Trend: 10/15/21
Did the Dodgers unintentionally start a trend by not starting their best pitcher in Game 5 of the NLDS vs the SF Giants? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Plus, even though it worked, Dodger fans are split down the middle on the decisions that Dave Roberts made in that Game 5 win. And, "Fact Or Cap" with if you would return food at a restaurant if you were unsatisfied with it. Also, who is the better LA Football team: the Rams or the Chargers?
HR 1: Great Win But Bad Call: 10/15/21
The Good News: The Dodgers beat the Giants in Game 5 in the NLDS to advance to the NLCS to face the Atlanta Braves. The Bad News: The Dodgers won on a very controversial call by the umpire. Travis and Sli talk about it. Also, do you feel "at ease" with the Dodgers knocking off the best team in baseball, record wise? And, a Friday edition of "Ask Sli" with the question of what's the worst job you ever had.
HR 3: Varying Opinions: 10/14/21
Travis, Sliwa and even callers had so many different takes on why the Dodgers are doing what they are doing tonight in the "win or go home" Game 5 vs the SF Giants. Then, the guys did their still "unnamed picks segment vs a caller." And, Travis has one key thing for the Dodgers in Game 5: Don't let Buster Posney beat them. Plus, "The Dump" with the 27th anniversary of "Pulp Fiction."
HR 2: A Different Approach: 10/14/21
While the guys started hour 2 with some Raiders talk, breaking news with the Dodgers involving Game 5 came down the wire: Corey Knebel, NOT Julio Urias, will start in Game 5 vs the San Francisco Giants. Travis and Sliwa reacted to the big lineup change and what it means for the Dodgers, as Travis hates the idea of going with Knebel for the winner-take-all game. Also, is Dave Roberts being "too cute" with this pitching change?
HR 1: Nervous?: 10/14/21
The winner-take-all Game 5 of the NLDS between the Giants/Dodgers is tonight, so Travis and Sliwa get everyone ready for this monumental game. What do the Dodgers need to do to win the game? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Plus, the fellas "took the temperature" of the city before tonight's huge Game 5. And, "Funch O' Bunch" with what old technology would you want to bring back and the "Coachella Game."
HR 3: Julio's Time To Shine: 10/13/21
Dave Roberts gets the praise he deserves from Travis and Sli after his Game 4 managerial prowess. Callers weigh in on whether it's kosher to sit in someone else's seat at a concert or sporting event. The Giants haven't had their backs against the wall like this all season. Mustache humor continues into hour three, and "The Dump" features one of Sli's favorite space travelers.
HR 2: LeBron Says Relax: 10/13/21
The Lakers are still winless in the pre-season, but King James says the team just needs time to mesh. USC has problems, what else is new? What are Pete Carroll's thoughts on the matter? "Fact or Cap" with Producer Emily raises a question that peaks listener interest into the third hour.
HR 1: Trav's Lucky Mustache: 10/13/21
The Dodgers/Giants Series is too close for comfort, but Trav's superstitious side has come out in the form of an aggressive mustache. Can the Dodgers get the same offensive production they enjoyed in Game 4? Sli wants to celebrate, but Trav asks callers about the importance of humility and honoring the baseball gods. "ASK SLI" is off the rails as always, with topics ranging from dental appointments to Trav racing Tio Albert.
HR 3: Buehler to Start: 10/12/21
Dave Roberts announces Walker Buehler as his Game 4 Starter. The Astros keep winning. Do Travis and Sli want to see a Dodgers vs. Astros World Series? Jon Gruden has become the center of attention in Raider Nation, this time for the wrong reasons. "The Dump" talks world's most popular cocktails.
HR 2: Jon Gruden Resigns: 10/12/21
Chucky is out as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders and Trav and Sli weigh in on his disturbing comments. What does the mean for the Raiders' future? Is Gruden now comparable to Donald Sterling? Kyrie Irving's playing status is looking more and more unlikely as each day passes. "Fact or Cap"! Emily is back to talk NHL, Pujols, and drinking on flights.
HR 1: The Baseball Gods: 10/12/21
After being shut out on a windy night in Dodger Stadium, fans are left struggling for answers. The Giants are simply balanced and play fundamental baseball. Do the Boys in Blue stand a chance in this five game series? The pitching has shown up for LA, but who will help on the offensive end? "Bunch Of Funch" Taylor Made edition discusses taco trucks and best Halloween costumes.
HR 3: How Well Do You Know The Rams?: 10/11/21
It's bad when you know an umpire's name, but Trav has a Joe West admission that may surprise you. Tampa Bay lost in terrible fashion. The Million-Dollar Giveaway has Rams and Lakers trivia and gives listeners a chance at a massive prize. In "The Dump", we find out whether or not Sli is a magic fan.
HR 2: Lakers Struggle Early: 10/11/21
How worried should Lakers fans be after four early pre-season losses and injuries to Trevor Ariza and Talen Horton-Tucker? Analytics in the NFL are taking over. Is this a good or bad thing? "Fact or Cap" Funches edition features some thought provoking questions. You taking prime Shaq or prime Bron? The Rams schedule the next few weeks is favorable. Will they capitalize?
HR 1: The Chargers Bandwagon: 10/11/21
Will former San Diego Chargers fan Sliwa hop back on the bandwagon? Is Max Scherzer poised to dominate in Game 3 versus the hated ones? Why the heck is this series so close to begin with? There were a lot of missed kicks in the NFL this weekend, and Sli thinks he could do a better job. "Ask Sli" time! Does Sli rage out when he's behind the wheel?
HR 3: Trav The Food Snob: 10/8/21
Food has been a hot button issue on the show today, and Trav shows some remorse for things he said earlier. What exactly is Dave Roberts' bullpen strategy? Is it only good because it worked? Jae Crowder nearly tripped up AD in a pre-season game, and Sli is heated. "The Dump" rounds out the hour and week.
HR 2: Don't Be Nervous: 10/8/21
Dodgers' fans, are you nervous for Walker Buehler, Dave Roberts, and the rest of the Boys in Blue as they face the Giants this evening? What do Sean McVay's adjustments have to say about his ego? "Fact or Cap" with guest Producer Greg features a "squid game" that is already freaking Sli out. Lakers fans, isn't it time for the "Big Three" to play a game together?
HR 1: Rams Win, But Should've Dominated: 10/8/21
It was a tale of two halves in Seattle and Trav wonders if the Rams' defense up to par this year. Dodgers fans, are you worried going into the series against the hated ones in Northern California? Which squad has the lion's share of pressure on them? "ASK SLI" features art snobs, parking disputes, and of course, Lady Sli.
HR 3: Roberts Manages Gem: 10/7/21
What's this? Dave Roberts is actually getting praise for once? From his call to the bound to his pinch hitter selections, only good words are spoken for Dave on this day. NFL Pick-em time, best calls in Dodger history, and a "Dump" where Trav finds out who has more followers than King James.
HR 2: Shades of '88: 10/7/21
Max Scherzer was a little tipsy in his post-game interview (that was fast). D'Marco Farr joins the show to talk Aaron Donald, Rams football, and his baseball allegiances. "Fact or Cap" time! What advice would you give Producer Emily for her first trip to LAX? Sli gets to talk a little Lakers. When will the new "Big 3" play together for the first time?
HR 1: Wild Walk-Off: 10/7/21
Chris Taylor cemented his place in Dodger history with a homer for the ages, but Sliwa still says that the Dodgers shouldn't have been in this position to begin with. The bullpen came through! No Urias, no problem. Still, the Dodgers have their handful with NL West San Francisco on Friday. "Bunch of Funch" Taylor Made edition asks, "what's your go-to karaoke tune"?
HR 3: All of Nothing For Boys In Blue: 10/6/21
There's no sense in saving your pitchers in a one game wild card game. Trav experiences karma, and also gets sage advice from an old listener. Jayce Tingler was let go by the Padres, and no one is surprised. Trav and Sli still think they can impersonate Bostonians. What's your rating of their impression? Fantasy Football gets previewed, and Wild Card lineups get released during the show. "The Dump" rounds out an extra long episode of Travis and Sliwa.
HR 2: Kyler Murray Is Easy To Love: 10/6/21
Trav and Sli preview LA Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks. Why is there so much love for Kyler Murray? Is it "underdog syndrome" or something more? "Fact or Cap" with Producer Emily gets to the bottom of an important question: what's the best baseball movie? Russell Westbrook has a side to his personality that is yet to be revealed.
HR 1: No Crying In Baseball: 10/6/21
Max Scherzer is taking the mound in the Wild Card match up versus St. Louis, and he isn't here to make excuses. Are Dodgers fans worried about their ace after seeing Gerrit Cole get lit up on the east coast? Callers chime in and let Trav and Sli know where they'll be watching the big game. How soon should Urias be brought in just in case Max Scherzer bombs? "ASK SLI" covers bagels, buying flowers, and Urban Meyer's escapades.
HR 3: Appealing Style: 10/5/21
The Chargers are a fun team to root for, so the fellas are started to take notice of that. Plus, reaction to the MLB Top 10 jersey sales and how 4 dodgers are in the top 10. And, Sliwa rides his "high horse" after finally winning the NFL Pick 'Em segment for Week 4. Plus, what are the chances that Trea Turner wins NL MVP? Plus, "The Dump" with Sliwa's movie review of the new Sopranos' prequel.
HR 2: Survey Says!: 10/5/21
The second hour started with more talk on who will fill in at First Base and the Outfield for the Dodgers while they are having injury woes. And, Pau Gasol officially retired and the Lakers announced he will get his number retired. Travis and Sli looked back on his career and how valuable he was during the back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with reaction to the big rainstorm that hit Southern California overnight. Plus, reaction to the NBA.com's annual GM survey.
HR 1: Winning Some Fans: 10/5/21
The show started with Travis and Sliwa reacting to the Chargers beating the Raiders at SoFi Stadium on Monday Night Football and how they might be a really fun team to root for. Also, Detroit Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell said something questionable (again!) and talk on Derek Carr's toughness(or lack of it). And, who is going to play 1st Base for the Dodgers with Max Muncy out? Plus, "Bunch O' Funch" with the craziest celebrity encounter you've ever had.
HR 3: Feeling Nervous: 10/4/21
Are you nervous as a Dodger fan going in to Wednesday's Wild Card matchup vs the St Louis Cardinals? Travis and Sliwa are a little nervous about it and explained why. Plus, is Week 5's Rams/Seahawks matchup more important than Week 4's Rams/Cardinals matchup? And, Max Muncy is now out with an injury, so the fellas wondered what the Dodgers will do at 1st Base while Muncy is gone. Also, "The Dump" with the 31st anniversary of what Travis calls the greatest TV show of all time, "Beverly Hills 90210."
HR 2: Still Running The City: 10/4/21
Hour 2 started with the fellas believing that even though the LA Rams and Chargers are in the city, there are still a big chunk of Raider fans in the southland. And, was last Saturday the last time that we seen Clayton Kershaw in a Dodger uniform? Also, "Fact Or Cap" with questions on how to take public transportation in the city. Plus, more questions in honor "National Taco Day," like what to put in the perfect taco.
HR 1: Still Not Enough: 10/4/21
The Dodgers finished the regular season with 106 wins and it still wasn't enough to win the NL West! Travis and Sliwa looked back on their season and looked a little ahead to the Wild Card game vs the St Louis Cardinals. Also, what happened to the Rams in their matchup against the Arizona Cardinals? And, is the biggest matchup this season at SoFi Stadium going to be tonight's Raiders/Chargers game? Plus, "Ask Sli" with one of the hardest questions Sliwa was ever asked: Hard or Soft Tacos?
HR 3: Weird Season: 10/1/21
When the MLB season started, it was suppose to be Dodgers vs Padres as far as the balance of power in the National League. Then, the San Francisco Giants came out of nowhere, so the fellas think that this MLB season has been very weird. And, do the Dodgers need to "push all their chips in" still chasing the SF Giants in the last weekend of the MLB season? Plus, "The Dump" with the 46th anniversary of the "Thrilla in Manila."
HR 2: One Side Of The Ball: 10/1/21
Hour 2 started with Sliwa appaud at Travis because of his pickup basketball motto: Not playing defense. And, does Lane Kiffin really have a shot at getting his job back at USC? Also, the guys previewed what to expect from the first Lakers Preseason game on Sunday vs the Brooklyn Nets. Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with the question: Do you talk to your Uber/Lyft Driver? Also, Sliwa brings up a story from "back in the day" about going to an old Chargers/Raiders game.
HR 1: Friday Like A Mug!: 10/1/21
Even though the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres again last night, Travis and Sliwa marveled at the "Out Of The Park" Home Run that San Diego's Fernando Tatis Jr. had last night at Dodger Stadium. Plus, what are you worried and not worried about the Dodgers heading in to the MLB Playoffs? Also, Travis and Sliwa get us ready for the biggest matchup in the NFL this weekend: LA Rams vs Arizona Cardinals. And, the Friday edition of "Ask Sli" with questions on morning beers and pickup basketball games.
HR 3: Confidence Level: 9/30/21
The third hour began with more talk on the Dodgers unbelievable come from behind win last night vs the San Diego Padres. Then, the still unnamed NFL picks segment where a listener will go against Travis and Sliwa in picking NFL games versus the spread. And, Travis heard something really good and really bad during yesterday's 1st Lakers' Training Camp Practice. Plus, "The Dump" with reaction to the Greek Freak not getting recognized in a Target in Milwaukee.
HR 2: One Game: 9/30/21
Could Lane Kiffin be the frontrunner for the USC job if Ole Miss beats Alabama? ESPN's Keyshawn Johnson seems to think so, and the fellas reacted to Key's statement. And, former LA Rams player and current LA Rams Analyst, D'Marco Farr came in studio with the boys to talk about this Sunday's big Rams/Cardinals matchup and how the Rams will have to stop Arizona's Kyler Murray. Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with the best mob movie ever and some "Price Is Right" love.
HR 1: Do You Leave Or Stay?: 9/30/21
With the Dodgers coming back last night to score 5 late runs in 2 innings to beat the San Diego Padres, Travis and Sliwa wondered the proper "game etiquette" if they would stay at the game, even in the later innings, if the Dodgers were losing. And, an update on Gavin Lux's neck injury and talk on Cody Bellinger possibly breaking out his slump. Plus, what's wrong with Max Scherzer? Also, "Funch O' Bunch" with "Laker Yay Or Nay" and the dumbest sports injury in history.
HR 3: Needing Rest?: 9/29/21
Hour 3 started with the guys loving Walker Buehler's outing vs the San Diego Padres and they also loved the idea of giving him some rest because Travis thinks Walker's "tank is empty." And, where has Kenley Jansen been the past couple games? Then, Travis and Sliwa started "previewed" the potential Wild Card opponent for the Dodgers: The St Louis Cardinals. Plus, the fellas discussed what's on the line for both teams in this weekend's big Rams/Cardinals matchup. Also, "The Dump!"
HR 2: Have Things Changed?: 9/29/21
There is a report out that Russell Westbrook wanted to come to LA but not to the Clippers. Sliwa thinks the stigma behind players not wanted to play for the Clippers is still alive. Plus, the fellas are very encouraged that the Lakers are thinking about one thing for this season: NBA Championship. Then, "Fact Or Cap" with the greatest Halloween villian and LeBron's water drinking habit. And, is Shohei Othani already fed up with the Angels?
HR 1: Unpacking Media Day: 9/29/21
Travis and Sliwa wished Lakers Media Day was a 2-day event because of how much fun they had yesterday. Plus, the guys agreed that Walker Buehler needed a game like last night's Dodgers win over the San Diego Padres to gain some confidence for the playoffs. And, do you have confidence with Gavin Lux in Centerfield? Plus, would you rather have an athletic quarterback like Kyler Murray or a classic drop-back quarterback like Matthew Stafford? Also, "Ask Sli" with questions about blazers/sportscoats and drinking warm beer.
HR 3: Live At Lakers Media Day!: 9/28/21
The boys were live at the Lakers Practice Facility for media day has they got in to the Dodgers and their big series with the San Diego Padres. Then, the big reveal came in Hour 3: Did Funch watch the Godfather? That and more in "Funch O' Bunch." And, a replay of the huge interview with LeBron James. Plus, "The Dump" with talk on the messy way the AL West division race could end.
HR 2: Live At Lakers Media Day!: 9/28/21
The second hour of the show opened up with the "baby of the team" Talen Horton-Tucker joining Travis and Sliwa to talk about players coming in and sacrificing for the good of the team and how crazy it is for him to playing with some of his basketball heros. Also, Sliwa fully expects the Lakers to be in the NBA Finals with the Brooklyn Nets, unless some very drastic happens. Then, some reaction to Carmelo's interview with the boys when he said he's here for just "one thing." Plus, Sliwa just had a big revelation about his TV-watching habits
HR 1: Live At Lakers Media Day!: 9/28/21
Travis and Sliwa were live at Lakers Media Day, as they started the show interviewing one of the new many Lakers, DeAndre Jordan. Then, All Star Anthony Davis came on the guys, as he talked about the ultimate goal for the season and the team having a "chip on their shoulder." Plus, another new Laker, Russell Westbrook came on with the fellas to talk about what it means to "come home" and wear the purple and gold. Also, future Hall of Famer Carmelo Anthony joined Travis and Sliwa to talk about his excitement to join the Lakers and his main goal for the upcoming season. Head Coach Frank Vogel was next and he talked about the high expectations for the upcoming season and the new "physically imposing" Anthony Davis. The one and only LeBron James came on after Vogel to talk about his longivity in the game and his excitement for his new teammates. After the King joined the fellas, Trevor Ariza talked to Travis and Sliwa about putting on the purple and gold uniform for his 2nd stint and his thoughts on LeBron's long career so far. Finally to wrap up the hour, Dwight Howard was up next has he talked about coming back for his third stint with the Lakers and has he ever been around a team as loaded as this season's Lakers.
HR 3: AD At The 5?: 9/27/21
The Rams have trailed only two minutes this whole season. Is their hot start too good to be true? Does it matter where LeBron and AD start, or where they finish? "The Dump" finds Justin Tucker's hidden talent and golf's biggest beef.
HR 2: Dodgers Hot For What?: 9/27/21
The Dodgers are winning, but the Giants are just winning more. This begs the question: why is Walker Buehler still pitching? Corey Seager or Trea Turner? The Chargers get a little love from Trav & Sli (but just a little). David Letterman had a few questions for Kevin Durant that did not impress the all-star. "Fact or Cap" asks the age old question, "when is an appropriate time to start drinking?"
HR 1: Rams On Fire: 9/27/21
SoFi was hopping on Sunday, and the Rams did not disappoint against Tampa Bay. Was this the most important game of Matthew Stafford's career? Raiders fans: are you sold on your squad? USC fell to Oregon State, and Trav has a solution for the Trojans' woes. "ASK SLI" has a special guest, and her suggestion tests Sli's devotion to his beloved Lakers.
HR 3: What's The Priority?: 9/24/21
The NL West title or being healthy going in to the Playoffs? This might be the #1 question for the Dodgers right now, so Travis and Sli discussed. Plus, talk on sports' best playoffs with the news that the NFL will change their playoff format. And, more on a potential matchup for the NFC Championship game: Rams vs Bucs. Then, "The Dump" with a look back at Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards.
HR 2: Doesn't Matter Where: 9/24/21
On the ESPN Top 100 NBA Players rankings, LeBron dropped from 1st to 3rd in one season. Should Laker Fans be worried about that or that AD is ranked #9? Travis and Sliwa answered the question. Also, talk on the amount of sacrifices that the Lakers' players will have to make this season. And, "Fact Or Cap" with the idea family members "working" with your money is safe. Then, the Super Bowl Champs Tampa Bay Bucs are in town to face the Rams, so the fellas previewed the matchup.
HR 1: A Fugazzi: 9/24/21
The show started with Sliwa saying that Travis "bamboozled" everyone with his take on the Dodgers. And, the guys think that Tony Gonsolin's biggest career start will be today vs the Arizona Diamondbacks. Plus, do the Rams need to call Todd Gurley? Also, "Ask Sli" with lots of questions on weddings and arguments with your significant other.
HR 3: To Chase Or Not To Chase: 9/23/21
Travis and Sli are still wondering if the Dodgers should put on a "full court press" to catch the SF Giants or just rest up for the "one or done" NL Wild Card game. And, more on if we should be worried about Walker Buehler's and Julio Urias' struggles. Then, "The Dump" with the 20th anniversary to the "start" of Tom Brady's Hall-Of-Fame career.
HR 2: Pretty Big Drop: 9/23/21
Last year, Anthony Davis was #2 on ESPN's Top 100 NBA Players, this year he is #9. What happened? Why the big drop? Travis and Sliwa answered the questions. Also, Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer is still talking smack about "taking LA" with his new Intuit Dome. Plus, UFC President Dana White called in to talk about who is UFC's real competition and the Diaz brothers.
HR 1: Cause For Concern: 9/23/21
Walker Buehler struggled again in the Dodgers' loss vs the Colorado Rockies, so what should the Dodgers do to offset this? Travis and Sliwa discussed. And, should the Dodgers be playing for the Wild Card game instead of trying to catch the SF Giants? Plus, "Funch O' Bunch" with the best James Bond and the best competition TV show.
HR 3: I Must Break You: 9/22/21
The Dodgers are Ivan Drago, the SF Giants are Rocky Balboa, and Travis and Sliwa explained why who is who. And, Sliwa had an interesting observatiion about Walker Buehler. Also, what is going on with the Minnesota T'Wolves and the Philadephia 76ers? Plus, "The Dump" with another Shohei Othani update on whether he's pitching, hitting or doing both for the rest of the regular season.
HR 2: Prime Time Coaching: 9/22/21
USC Legend Reggie Bush says that USC should consider hiring Deion Sanders as their next head coach, so the guys reacted to the comments and wondered if Deion can cut it. Also, Travis and Sli tasked Funches with a "homework assignment." And, "Fact Or Cap" with questions on the best "Cop Show" and any interests in celebrity couples. Plus, the Lakers are going to Las Vegas for "Camp LeBron."
HR 1: Role Reversal: 9/22/21
Dodgers won again, SF Giants won again, so nothing changed in the NL West overnight. Travis and Sliwa think this NL West title race will come down to the very last day of the season. Also, how confident are you in Walker Buehler right now? And, Travis admits he's wrong about Albert Pujols. Plus, "Ask Sli" with questions on the best live concert show and thoughts on Pumpkin Spice Latte.
HR 3: Never Going To Change: 9/21/21
Travis is gloating about how Detroit's Jared Goff played on Monday Night Football vs the Green Bay Packers, because he thinks he was right about Goff all along, even when he was in LA. Then, do the Dodgers have a realistic shot of catching the SF Giants for the NL West title? Sli doesn't think the Giants can beat the Dodgers in a series. Also, is it "Championship Or Bust" for the Lakers? And, "The Dump" with a tweet from Blockbuster that didn't age well.
HR 2: The Guy You Love To Hate: 9/21/21
Piggy-Backing off the "Funch O' Bunch", the guys started the second hour with the greatest sports villians in history. Then, are the Lakers in good shape with "handing the keys" to LeBron? Also, calls on the the biggest sports villian. And, "Fact Or Cap" with a talk on watching sporting events at movie theaters and dancing at weddings.
HR 1: Dancing On The Grave: 9/21/21
Travis came out "pumping his chest" because of the performance that Detroit's Jared Goff had last night vs the Green Bay Packers and wanted to give a "I told you so" to Rams fans. Sli is ready to "let Jared go" and feels like Rams fans are "too interested" in Goff. And, do the Dodgers have to win the NL West to have a chance in the playoffs? Travis and Sliwa tried to answer the question. Also, "Funch O Bunch" with the greatest sports villain and "As seen on TV" products.
HR 3: Padres Come Unglued: 9/20/21
Travis managed to hurt himself sleeping, but he has one thing going for him: there are a lot of things going the Rams way right now. With the Padres coming undone, should the Dodgers be worried about St. Louis? The USC job is in the air. Who should be the next head coach for the Trojans? "The Dump" focuses on one of baseball's good guys: Mookie Betts.
HR 2: Deadly Dodgers Rotation: 9/20/21
We find out that Sli would rep Sprouts any day of the week. How long can the Raiders continue their winning ways? Cooper Kupp is looking like one of receivers in the league early on in the Rams season. "Fact or Cap" asks, why all the Urban Meyer hate? The Chargers can't even play at home when they're playing at home!
HR 1: Rams Off to Hot Start: 9/20/21
Alright, Trav, get your Jared Goff jokes out of the way early, and don't look now, but the Rams are off to a great start! What's the consensus on Matthew Stafford after having a few starts under his belt? Trav revels in the Bruins' loss, and Sli asks what may be on the horizon for USC as they search for a head coach. Sli wants Urias to get the respect he deserves, but in "ASK SLI", a listener begs him to at least pronounce the pitcher's name correctly!
HR 3: More Singing!: 9/17/21
Hour 3 of the show started with Travis doing his singing, but this time to the tune of the UCLA Fight Song. Also, more chatter on the new Clippers home, The Intuit Dome, and how it will affect everything in the city of LA. Plus, Travis is already "writing off" the Indianapolis Colts upsetting the Rams in Week 2. And, "The Dump" with an update on Shohei Othani's status for the rest of the season and another "Hard Knocks."
HR 1: One Minute Season Review: 9/17/21
Travis opened the show literally giving the Dodgers season in review in less than a minute. Plus, do you have faith the Dodgers will win the NL West know they are just one game back from the SF Giants? And, another USC Head Coaching candidate "turns down" the job, and the fellas don't believe him. Plus, a little bit of Roleplay with Travis playing the role of a potential USC coaching candidate and Sliwa playing a role of a reporter at a press conference. Also, the Friday edition of "Ask Sli!"
HR 2: Not Worried, But Intrigued: 9/17/21
The Clippers broke ground on their new arena in Inglewood this morning, so the guys reacted. Travis and Sli are not threated as Lakers fans but are generally "intrigued" by the new Clippers' home. The guys took calls on the topic, especially lots of Lakers fans. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with the question: Are Baseball movies the best sports movies?
HR 3: Changing It Up: 9/16/21
Since one of the two best teams in Major League Baseball will be in a Wild Card Play-In Game, is it time to finally change the MLB Playoff Format? The guys discussed. Plus, the still nameless "Travis vs Sliwa vs Caller Picks Segment!" And, how will the Dodgers use Gavin Lux, as they head to the playoffs. Also, more talk on AD maybe or maybe not being a Top 5 NBA player and "The Dump" with NASCAR at the Coliseum!
HR 2: No Guac, Please!: 9/16/21
Do you like Guacamole? The crew discussed on National Guacamole Day. And, Bob Stoops and Oregon's Mario Cristobal have been mentioned as possible candidates for the USC job, so the guys reacted to the reports. Also, what is proper movie theater etiquette? Plus, "Fact Or Cap" with a discussion on "Spam Calls," Beach Vacations, and Reality Shows. Then, another name popped up for the USC job and talk on Dennis Schroder's IG posts.
HR 1: Need Something New: 9/16/21
With the Dodgers now a game and a half back from the San Francisco Giants and, is it time to change the MLB playoff format again since one of these two teams are going to be playing in the NL Wild Card game? Travis and Sliwa answered the question. Plus, do the Dodgers "have to" catch the Giants? Also, ESPN's Richard Jefferson calls Anthony Davis "not a Top 5 player, but a Top 5 talent," so the fellas reacted. And, "Funch O' Bunch" with talk on Sweet 16's and scary movies.
HR 3: The Problem: 9/15/21
With Clay Helton out at USC, Travis and Sliwa wondered why it didn't work with Helton at the helm. And, is the USC head coaching job still an "A+ job?" Also, with the Dodgers clinching another Playoff berth for the 9th straight season, is this the best Dodgers roster in this run? Plus, "The Dump" with "Triplets" and a new Tom Brady documentary.
HR 2: Super Bowl Bound Already: 9/15/21
Travis already thinks if the Rams can start 3-0 and beat Tampa Bay in Week 3, he has no doubt they are going to the Super Bowl. Sliwa says "not so fast" when it comes to anointing the Rams the NFL's best team after Week 3. And, if you can only put one thing on a double cheeseburger, what would you put on it? Plus, reaction to Carmelo Anthony's apperance on First Take. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with talk on dentist appointments and LeBron catching Kareem.
HR 1: Who's Next?: 9/15/21
Who will be USC's next head coach? Urban Meyer? Eric Bieniemy? Someone else? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Also, reaction to the Dodgers clinching their 9th straight Playoff berth. And, Travis thinks the Dodgers will be really good for years to come, no matter what happens this season. Plus, are the Dodgers playing their best ball of the season? Then, "Ask Sli" with favorite SNL News Update host and what do you drink with tacos: Horchata or Mexican Coke?
HR 3: Years In The Making: 9/14/21
Hour 3 started with Travis ranting that USC should have fired Clay Helton "years ago." Is USC still a good job? The fellas tried to answer the question. And, can the Dodgers really catch the Giants in the NL West? Or do they have to prepare for the Wild Card Play In Game? Then, "The Dump" with a farewell to Norm McDonald and a look back at the MLB strike in 1994.
HR 2: Fourth Best: 9/14/21
With Clayton Kershaw back for the Dodgers, the fellas wondered where he would be in rotation if the Playoffs started today. Also, reaction to the new Lakers purple alternate jersey. Plus, more talk on USC firing Clay Helton and what the next move for the Trojans will be. And, "Fact Or Cap" with talk on the Met Gala and the best TV theme song of all-time. Also, why in the world couldn't the Raiders find their kicker last night in the win against the Ravens.
HR 1: Fantasy Problems Already: 9/14/21
The show started with the guys ranting about losing the pick em' contest against a caller in Week 1. Then, huge reaction to Clay Helton getting fired by USC and what it means for the program. Travis thinks USC should have cut ties with Helton 2 years ago. Also, who should the Trojans hire as their next head coach? Sli thinks the USC Head Coaching gig is an "A+ job." And, "Funch O Bunch" with talk on Wooley Mammoths and Movie Memorabilia.
HR 3: Kershaw's Return: 9/13/21
Sean McVay is on top of the world after Sunday's win. How good must it feel to have to worry about Goff's weekly picks? Travis is unusually positive today. Could it have something to do with Kershaw's return? Naturally, "The Dump" closes out the show, but much to Sli's dismay, it's about his least favorite billionaire.
HR 2: Trojan Coaching Debacle: 9/13/21
Callers and USC fans react to Clay Helton's Trojans. In case you missed it, the Rams kicked butt against a decent Chicago Bears squad. Max Scherzer's quote on Clayton Kershaw has fans thinking he may be staying just a little bit longer. In "Fact or Cap", we find out that Sli has never seen a classic TV show.
HR 1: Stafford Delivers On Hype: 9/13/21
There's a buzz in the air and Rams fans have reason to be excited after Matthew Stafford's performance on Sunday. Max Scherzer reached 3,000 career strikeouts, and Dodgers fans gave him LOTS of love, but despite winning out this weekend, the Boys in Blue still trial their nemesis to the north. Trojan football quickly crashed back into reality, and Trav asks, "if they don't care, why should we"? An "Ask Sli" listener anoints Sliwa with a new nickname.
HR 3: Bye Bye Marc: 9/10/21
Live at the Black Gold Golf Course for the ESPNLA Golf Classic, Travis and Sliwa reacted to the breaking news from the Lakers: Marc Gasol getting traded to Memphis. Then, the guys do a "Bratwurst Test" during the show. Also, can Matthew Stafford lead the Rams to wins in "meaningful games?" Plus, do the Dodgers have to start thinking about playing in the Wild Card game instead of catching the SF Giants for the division? And, "The Dump" with more food tasting and a shoutout to Arnold Palmer.
HR 2: Not Any Other Game: 9/10/21
Live at the Black Gold Golf Course for the ESPNLA Golf Classic, Travis and Sli wondered why Dave Roberts put out the lineup he did yesterday while the Dodgers are still a couple games back from the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants. Then, the Black Gold GM Rich Cessna joined the fellas to talk about his spectacular golf course. And, "Fact or Cap" with Tom Brady and scary movie questions. Plus, some breaking news involving Trevor Bauer's extended suspension.
HR 1: On Location!: 9/10/21
Travis and Sliwa are live at the Black Gold Golf Course for the ESPNLA Golf Classic! The guy who hit the cerimonial tee shot, ESPN's Keyshawn Johnson, came on with the guys to talk about how the hell Tom Brady still "can do it" and his thoughts on the Rams chances for the Super Bowl. Plus, Mason and Ireland joined Travis and Sliwa to talk about the results of "Mason vs Ireland" during the Classic. And, with Tom Brady leading Tampa Bay to a last minute win against Dallas on the 1st night of NFL action, how long will LeBron James "go" for the Lakers? Also, the ESPNLA Golf Classic version of "Ask Sli!"
HR 3: What's The Deal? : 9/9/21
Why is Cody Bellinger playing so bad? Why is Dave Roberts sticking with him? Travis and Sli tried to answer these questions. Then, the fellas debuted a new game involving the NFL season: "Travis vs Sliwa vs You!" Also, does Matthew Stafford need to have an MVP-type year for the Rams to be successful? And, "The Dump" with talk on Sandy Koufax, Twix Seasoning and a potential Tiger Woods comeback.
HR 2: A Town Of Stars : 9/9/21
Hour 2 started with a discussion on why Justin Herbert isn't getting enough love in the city of LA but is getting all the love everywhere else. And, Travis got fired up because he's just sick and tired of the Dodgers giving Cody Bellinger so many chances. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with the questions on the Clippers and Aaron Rodgers. Plus, how will you look back on Kyle Kuzma's seasons with the Lakers?
HR 1: Still Trying To Get Through: 9/9/21
The show starts with an unbelievable story involving Silwa calling the "Disney Help Desk" only to be on hold for not hours, but days! Also, the NFL is back tonight! Plus, what's up with the Dodgers' offense? And, the good ole "Bunch O' Funch" with talk on Ed Sheeran and the greatest sports movie of the 21st Century.
HR 3: Kershaw's Return In Limbo: 9/8/21
Clayton Kershaw is getting starts in the minors as he rehabs, but when is the right time to bring him back to LA? Why isn't Mookie Betts starting? Give us answers, Dave Roberts! What show did Trav spend 11 hours watching? What is about LeBron James that rubs former players the wrong way? "The Dump" rounds out the show as the guys chalk it up about Blake Snell, celebrity fights, and much more.
HR 2: Early Success For USC/UCLA: 9/8/21
Sli is high on college football and loves seeing USC and UCLA in the top 25, but Trav has a differing opinion. Who were the "must see" players of your generation that caused you to drop whatever you were doing and tune into the game? "Fact or Cap" with Producer Emily features an interesting question about stadium giveaways. It really gets the nostalgia flowing for Trav and Sli. There are some terrible movie sequels out there, but which takes the cake as the worst?
HR 1: The Dodger Rollercoaster: 9/8/21
Funches' presence is sorely missed and Trav and Sli can't but help where he could be. The opinion on the Dodgers/Giants division race has been changing by the inning. What is Trav's prediction of the final outcome? Albert Pujols has impacted the Boys in Blue in an unimaginably way. Rasheed Wallace doesn't think LeBron would've held up in "his era". Callers weigh in on the reasoning for the hate directed toward LBJ. "ASK SLI" gets to the tough questions, from sausages to Dancing With The Stars.
HR 3: Loyalty To Cody?: 9/7/21
More on who would you put on the mound for a one game situation: Max Scherzer or Walker Buehler? Plus, talk on the struggling Cody Bellinger and what should the Dodgers do with him at the end of the season if he's still slumping. Also, who is the greatest "Anti-Hero?" And, "The Dump" with the 25th Anniversary of Tyson/Seldon and the Tupac Shooting in Las Vegas.
HR 2: Night Owl : 9/7/21
Hour 2 started with some huge news: Sliwa finally had a late dinner! And, are the Rams better off with Matthew Stafford than Jared Goff under center? Plus, reaction to the DeAndre Jordan potentially joining the Lakers after his buyout from the Brooklyn Nets. Also, "Fact Or Cap" with the rules of "storming the field" after your team wins. And, we say a "Happy Birthday" to ESPN's Sportscenter.
HR 1: Good News Or Bad News?: 9/7/21
After going over what he did over the holiday weekend, Travis gave Sliwa some "good news and bad news" when it comes to the Dodgers. Also, in a one game playoff, who should the Dodgers start: Max Scherzer or Walker Buehler? Plus, the guys took calls on who they would take on a one game situation. And, "Bunch O' Funch" with a question on what pro team you would love to see on an "Hard Knocks" setting.
HR 2: Don't Judge A Book By It's Cover: 9/3/21
LSU Head Coach ED Orgeron says one of the worst days of his life was when USC didn't want him to be their head coach, so Travis and Sliwa wondered if USC "dropped the ball" by not hiring him when they could have. Also, what is the greatest sports rivalry of all-time? And, "Fact Or Cap" with talk on whether you can make a guy "off the street" can play Tight End in the NFL. Plus, Travis gives us food and drink ideas for Labor Day Weekend!
HR 1: Make Or Break Series: 9/3/21
Travis and Sliwa started the show talking the huge 3-game series this weekend between the Dodgers/Giants that will determine 1st Place in the NL West. And, what is your biggest sports heartbreak? Sli says it was MJ's "switching the ball in mid-air" during the 1991 NBA Finals. Plus, "Ask Sli" with questions about Sli's bald head and what's better: Ruffles or Wavy Lays?
HR 2: Stepping Up: 9/2/21
Travis, Sliwa and pretty much everyone that follows the Lakers knows Anthony Davis needs to play like an MVP next season for the Lakers to reach their full potential, but does AD know that? The fellas discussed. And, do you trust Dave Roberts? Plus, another edition of "Fact Or Cap" with a question: Can you eat Chicken Nuggets while driving? And a preview of this weekend's LA/SF series and the "Dump!"
HR 1: Business Like: 9/2/21
Even though the Dodgers just "leapfrogged" the San Francisco Giants for first place in the NL West, Travis and Sliwa are amazed but not surprised the Dodgers aren't celebrating like they just won the World Series. Plus, who is the most important Dodger right now? The guys took calls and got very different answers. And, we all owe Dave Roberts a huge apology. Also, "Funch O' Bunch" with talk on Raiders' Owner Mark Davis new mansion and weird athlete routines/superstitions.
HR 2: Player's League: 9/1/21
With Ben Simmons seemingly asking the Philadelphia 76ers for a trade, Travis and Sliwa asked the question: How much power does a player or agent have in the NBA? And, did LeBron James "save" the Lakers? Plus, talk on the impact of Rajon Rondo's signing on the Lakers. Also, "Fact Or Cap" and what can't Shohei Othani do on a baseball field. Then, "The Dump!"
HR 1: Not Far Behind: 9/1/21
The Dodgers come in to this morning only a half game back from the San Francisco Giants for the lead in the NL West, so Travis and Sli wondered if the Dodgers will catch the Giants before or after their big weekend series. Plus, how good was it to finally see Mookie Betts healthy? And, are the Dodgers the closest thing to a dynasty right now in Baseball? Also, "Ask Sli" with the proper "hugging etiquette" when meeting your significant other's best friend.
HR 2: The Juice: 8/31/21
With Cam Newton getting cut by the Patriots, which LA Head Coach/Manager would have the guts to pull something like Bill Belichick did with Cam? Travis and Sliwa ranked them. And, should Julio Urias start in the playoffs or play the similar role he had in last year's playoffs? Plus, another edition of "Fact Or Cap" with a discussion on the proper tip in restaurants/bars. Also, the fellas are in shock that LeBron is the 5th Oldest Player in the NBA. Then, "The Dump" with talk on the new Dennis Rodman Biopic movie.
HR 1: Huge Announcement!: 8/31/21
Hour 1 started with a huge announcement from Travis and Sli regarding the status of their show. Also, the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves last night and are now just a game and a half behind the San Francisco Giants for the division lead. Plus, why hasn't Julio Urias and his MLB-leading 15 wins not talked about more? And, reaction to the Lakers getting even older with the signing of Rajon Rondo and the potential signing of DeAndre Jordan. Then, the "Bunch O Funch" with the Cameo Game!
HR 2: Lakers Breaking News: 8/30/21
Rajon Rondo has signed with the Lakers! Can he contribute to a championship team? Sliwa thinks he can, even if he doesn't play a minute. Jared Dudley is no longer a Laker. Some fans think his leadership will be missed. Shoehi Ohtani has joined the 40-20 club. Would changing the playoff structure benefit MLB? "FACT or CAP" with Producer Emily asks the tough questions, and we find out who Trav's pick for NL MVP is.
HR 1: Justin Turner Pitched?: 8/30/21
Sliwa is back from his vacation, but the Dodgers are in the same position as when he left. What was Dave Roberts thinking by throwing Justin Turner on the mound during a five run game? Sliwa recalls stories of his world travels, and Travis finds out he has someone who hates the beach as much as he does. "ASK SLI" gets personal. Find out if Sliwa is a "Robe Guy".
HR 2: Urgency For Boys in Blue: 8/27/21
The Giants' surprising success has spurred the Dodgers to play that much better. Mookie is back, but is he really? A "Breaking Bad" star's birthday raises the question: what's your favorite TV Drama of all time? "Fact or Cap" with Producer Emily never disappoints, and today she asks Trav if he might actually be a bad dad. Are the Rams poised to win their division this year? If not them, then who?
HR 1: Dodgers Demoralize Padres: 8/27/21
Max Scherzer's domination and the versatility of the Dodgers have them in in prime position as the regular season winds down. Would you choose Scherzer or Buehler in a one game wildcard? Callers weigh in and come to a consensus rather quickly. "Ask Trav", the moment Travis has been waiting for, covers everything from movie snacks to ball park snacks. Go figure.
HR 2: Saving The Day? : 8/26/21
With the Dodgers rolling right now, Travis and Kirk asked the question: Do the Dodgers NEED Clayton Kershaw to win another World Series? Plus, reaction to the Lakers saying "NO" to having Jared Dudley come back to be a "Locker Room Guy." Also, what should the Dodgers do with Cody Bellinger, who's really struggling hitting the ball. And, Kirk reacted to the Sony Michel trade and "The Dump" with National Dog Day!
HR 1: Best Win Of Season : 8/26/21
Travis and Kirk Morrison can barely keep their eyes open after the 16 inning win the Dodgers had last night over the San Diego Padres. Travis thinks it's the "best win of the season" for the Dodgers. Also, the Dodgers are winning but not in the way good teams do, so the fellas brought attention to that. And, what do Matthew Stafford and Anthony Davis have in common? Plus, the "Bunch O' Funch" with talk on Tony Hawk's " blood skateboard" and an Udonis Haslem trivia game.
HR 2: A Good Problem To Have: 8/25/21
The Dodgers have a problem: They have 4 really good outfielders for 3 spots. What should they do and who should they sit? Travis and D'Marco discussed. And, another edition of "Fact or Cap" with talk on Steve Mason's "jealousy" for Travis and Sliwa. Also, ESPN's Kyle Bonagura came on to explain what the so-called "Alliance" means for College Football. Then, "The Dump" to wrap up Wednesday's show.
HR 1: Filling The Gaps: 8/25/21
D'Marco Farr is in today for Sliwa, as the Rams made a huge trade for former New England Patriots Running Back Sony Michel, both Travis and D-Farr reacted to big news. And, what's the real goal out of this "alliance" between the Pac-12, Big Ten and ACC? Plus, reaction to SI's low grade of the Lakers' offseason and since Sli is still out, "Ask D'Marco!"
HR 2: Who Are You?: 8/24/21
Hour Two opened up with more on the "musical chairs" that is the Dodgers' pitching staff. And, what's up with this new alliance between the B1G, ACC and the PAC-12? The fellas discussed. Then, another edition of "Fact Or Cap" with thoughts on National Waffle Day. Also, some talk on the Rams' timeline to win a Super Bowl and "The Dump."
HR 1: Fibbing? : 8/24/21
With Sli still out, Travis and Kirk Morrison wondered if Sliwa is really on vacation after seeing him tweet something yesterday. Also, a discussion on the "no-name pitchers" that are keeping the Dodgers in the NL West race. And, which Kobe was better: #8 or #24? Plus, the "Bunch O' Funch" with the Reggie Miller BDay game!
HR 2: Cause For Concern: 8/23/21
Hour Two starts with Travis "gloating" about his first pitch at an Angels game years ago, then some talk on what the Rams should do at their Returner and Running Back spots. Also, where is USC at in all of these "conference realighments?" And, another edition of "Fact Or Cap" with a discussion on the many uses of a Air Fryer. Plus, "The Dump" with reaction to Stephen A Smith filling in for Jimmy Kimmel.
HR 1: You, Again: 8/23/21
With Sliwa still out, Travis and Kirk start off the show still trying to get used to seeing each other more times than their significant others because of the show and working last Saturday's Rams/Raiders game. And, can the Dodgers catch the SF Giants in the NL West? Also, the guys say a very big 43rd Birthday to Kobe Bryant. Plus, talk on Russell Westbrook's first pitch at Sunday's Dodgers/Mets and since Sil is still out, "Ask Kirk!"
HR 2: Is LeBron Washed?: 8/20/21
LeBron wasn't all too pleased when he discovered he received no votes for best player in the league. What's your take? Who belongs ahead of him in the discussion? The Raiders and Rams were a little hostile towards one another in training camp. "Fact or Cap" covers everything, from best fries to Sliwa sharpening his impressions. "The Dump" rounds out the week, and Trav gets nostalgic about baseball cards.
HR 1: Dodgers Rolling: 8/20/21
Sli is still on vacation, so Kirk Morrison joins the show and has restaurant recommendations for Trav's San Diego bound daughter. The Dodgers continue to win with a rotating cast of characters. Is the season Ohtani is having the best ever? Who are the GOATs of their respective sports in the past 20 years? "ASK KIRK" features great questions from listeners that bleed into the next hour.
HR 2: The Shohei Effect: 8/19/21
Will there be another Shohei Othani ever? Will there be another player that hits and pitches just like Shohei? Travis and Kirk discussed. And, some talk on Kevin Durant and Draymond Green "squashing the beef." Plus, a discussion on the potential Washington Football Team new nicknames. Also, "The Dump" with the fellas getting in to the new ratings of the new NBA2K22 game.
HR 1: Gaining One: 8/19/21
Kirk Morrison is in for Sliwa today, as Travis and Kirk started with the Dodgers and their blowout win vs the Pittsburgh Pirates. Best news about the win was the San Francisco Giants loss to the New York Mets and the Dodgers gained a game in the NL West. Plus, how are the Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers alike? Also, is Shohei Othani having the greatest individual MLB season ever? And, the "Bunch O' Funch with the NFL Hall Of Fame probability game!
HR 2: Hall Of Fame Bound?: 8/18/21
The 2nd Hour of the show started with talking what players off the current Rams roster have a chance at making the Pro Football Hall Of Fame. Then, what really went wrong with Jared Goff and the Rams? Also, do the Lakers need another Point Guard, especially Rajon Rondo? And, another edition of "Fact Or Cap" with talk on Damian Lillard's rap skills. Plus, "The Dump" with opinions on the new Dodgers City Jerseys.
HR 1: The Travis Rodgers Show: 8/18/21
With Sil out and D'Marco Farr in for him, the show starts with Travis "gloating" about his videos on the huge scoreboard at SoFi Stadium. And, is it time for Dave Roberts to replace Kenley Jansen as the Dodgers' closer? Since we have D'Marco here in for Sliwa, he had the Top 5 storylines for the NFL Preseason. Plus, with no Sliwa, we have "Ask D'Marco!"
HR 2: We The Best!: 8/17/21
Who has the NBA's best Big 3? Nets? Lakers? Bucks? The fellas discussed Bleacher Report's Top 10 list. Also, why haven't the Chargers got more love in the city of Los Angeles since moving here from San Diego? And, some talk on USC Football, as they came in at #15 in the Preseason AP Poll. Plus, the Dodgers keep winning despite having lots of injuries and "The Dump" with the bad news about Tim Tebow.
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