Brian Hoffman, Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:08:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: It’s the holiday season so Tim wants to help generate support for one of our favorite charities – 3 Little Birds 4 Life, Ashley Swip calls in to give some background on her organization and it’s goals, they recently granted a wish for a young man with cancer to get a pre-screening of the new Star Wars film and a call from J.J. Abrams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a sternly worded letter to the #STLNFL Task Force indicating that the league would in fact NOT be contributing an extra $100 million that was a part of the bill that the Board of Alderman was considering this week … so who told Dave Peacock that this money would be available, Tim reads this as Goodell saying Dave Peacock misrepresented the situation to our local government which got them on board with the funding, Post-Dispatch reporter David Hunn joins us to discuss these latest ramifications, Chapps is up next on The Appliance Discounters phone lines to defend Dave Peacock, “Tony” follows to talk about the actual game last night. Read more of David Hunn’s work in the Post-Dispatch on this topic here: www.stltoday.com/sports/football/professional/goodell-million-for-st-louis-stadium-fundamentally-inconsistent-with-nfl/article_1c529334-4e3f-5885-9f68-156184f56ad8.html
SEGMENT 2 – The Cat has back-to-back wins for the Blues while hosting pre and post-game but our in studio guest Kelly Chase is not impressed with him, Chaser has tried to help us improve our generic hockey coverage, Kelly also takes The Cat to task for his chew, Barret Jackman had an emotional night in his return to the Scottrade Center, Chaser thinks the goalie situation hasn’t been awkward because Brian Elliott is a class individual and because Ells and Allen have a great relationship, the loss of Schwartz has certainly dampened the offense, Chase admits to being a “Grocery stick”, Tim is excited to announce that Kelly Chase will be hosting a show on Monday’s and Friday’s in 2016, #RoarBacon has become a Blues phenomenon, Chaser recaps the Jack Buck Awards night earlier this week, former Rams QB Trent Green called the game last night and joins us to discuss, Green discussing what is going through players minds during the relocation rumors, Green reacts to the fans chants lastnight for “keep the Rams,” Green pitches St. Louis as a great sports city as well as a football town, Trent still misses playing the game of football, after seeing guys get beaten and bruised from a games makes it easier for Trent to be content with retirement, Chaser takes a trip down memory lane about when he played for the Blues, Chaser has the opportunity to talk with Mike with 50 different names, Chaser was not a fan of the Dab Dance that Reeves did when he scored because he would rather have him fight than score goals, Chaser thinks if the NHL gets rid of fighting there will be more concussions in the league, you need guys to police the violent hits with fighting to protect their teammates, Chaser tells the story of how he made it all the way to the NHL.
SEGMENT 3 – Post-Dispatch Rams reporter Jim Thomas joins the show to talk about what could be the last NFL game in St. Louis, who would have thought the Rams would put up 30+ points with Gurley being shut down for the most part, the joke all week was that Jeff Garcia was the best QB at Rams park this week, JT discusses his thoughts of the letter sent by the NFL and Roger Goodell, who actually told Peacock that the NFL was willing to put in $100 million for the Rams riverfront stadium, as of right now outside of a miracle the Chargers and Raiders have no chance for their stadium proposals to pass when the January deadline comes and goes, this letter emphasizes just what a hot mess this stadium situation is, is there any chance that the NFL delays this process for another year till the 2017 season? Did the players get emotional on the fact that this could have been the last game in the city of St. Louis? Cuts of the Week and Email Of The Day!