October 24, 2014

Sterling Predictions with Lee Sterling (AUDIO)

Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports

Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports

It’s Thursday, and that means we welcomed into SportsTalk tonight our prognosticator extraordinaire, Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports.

Lee’s been crushing it thus far in 2014.

Tonight he broke down Clemson’s matchup with Boston College in Chestnut Hill.

He also gave us the goods on the top-5 showdown in Tallahassee this weekend, where defending national champion FSU is hosting Notre Dame, and even stepped into the NFL realm this week, providing us his thoughts on the surprising Dallas Cowboys and their match up with their rival, the New York Giants.

AUDIO: Lee Sterling [9:30]

 

 

Dabo updates injuries following Wednesday’s practice (VIDEO)

The first thing to be discussed as soon as Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney stepped off the practice fields tonight was the injury front.

Swinney updated the media on where some banged up Tigers stand, including the latest on quarterback DeShaun Watson’s broken finger, and his most recent timetable for return.

Swinney also expounded upon what he hopes to see from his team now that they’re hitting the road for three of their next four contests, including Saturday’s match up at Boston College, and much more.

The Tigers and Eagles will kick things off in Chestnut Hill at 3:30.  The game will be televised on ESPNU.

Furman’s Bruce Fowler previews match up with Gamecocks (AUDIO)

Furman head coach Bruce Fowler breaks down the match up with USC.

Furman head coach Bruce Fowler breaks down the match up with USC.

Wednesday night we welcomed into the program Furman head coach Bruce Fowler to preview the Paladins upcoming trip to Columbia to take on USC at Williams-Brice Stadium Saturday.

The Paladins last trip to Columbia was in 2010 when the Gamecocks defeated the Paladins 38-19 in week 3.

Coach Fowler’s squad opened up this season winning their first two games, but have followed up the quality start with 4 straight losses.

The road will get no easier this weekend however with Furman bumping the competition up a notch to an FBS level opponent.  Furthermore, they’ll be starting a true freshman at quarterback.

Coach Fowler discusses Saturday’s match up, the history of the series, and much more.

AUDIO: Bruce Fowler [9:40]

 

Darlington’s Chip Wile joins SporstTalk to recap CLT (AUDIO)

Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile

Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile

The stock car circuit is headed down the final stretch.  Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag in Charlotte, and advanced to the third round of NASCAR’s version of the championship tournament.

NASCAR also handed down penalties to two of its prominent drivers.  Brad Keselowski was fined $50,000 and is on probation for the next four races for his involvement in a post race skirmish.  Tony Stewart was docked $25,000 for his role in the skirmish and is on a 4 race probation as well.

AUDIO: Chip Wile [9:42]

Chip breaks down his thoughts on the fines handed down by the front office, and previews Talladega with us as well.

Panthers voice Mick Mixon recaps tie with Bengals (AUDIO)

Carolina PanthersYesterday the Carolina Panthers pulled off one of the more difficult feats to pull off in the NFL, they managed to walk out of Paul Brown Stadium tied with the Bengals at 37 all.

Tonight the man who called the action for the Panthers radio broadcast, our dear friend Mick Mixon, joined us to talk about yesterday’s action.

AUDIO: Mick Mixon [5:00]

Bengal kicker Mike Nugent missed a chip shot field goal as time expired in overtime, making this the third consecutive year that the league has seen a game end with both teams scoring the same amount of points.

With practically their entire backfield still sidelined due to a multitude of injuries, Panther quarterback Cam Newton utilized his unique running capabilities to the tune of 107 yards on the ground.   We talked with Mick about Cam’s performance and got an injury update on those backs as well.  We also looked ahead to next week’s game at Green Bay, and more.