Episode 38: Jeff Chadiha of nfl.com

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We open the show discussing college football and the CFP Championship game.

Jeff Chadiha (@jeffrichadiha) joins the show to talk NFL postseason. He gets down and dirty with his picks and who he thinks is going to win Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

We skip the top 5 Hot Takes of the Week and instead breakdown Awful Announcing’s ranking of the top NFL Announcers.

Episode 37: Rene Knott of 5 On Your Side/St. Louis

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We spend the first few minutes of the show reminiscing about Friend of the Show “Mean Gene” Okerlund. Always a great interview, Mr. Okerlund as Matt Berger liked to refer to him as, always had great stories to tell about his life in professional wrestling.

Rene Knott, host of the Today in St. Louis on 5 On Your Side/KSDK in St. Louis joins the show to talk college football and MLB Hot Stove league action. We also get a little into new St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell, and what he’s been up his first couple days in office.

We wrap up the show with a look ahead at the NFL Playoffs. Andy interrupts the closing of the show with breaking news that the Kansas City Chiefs could lose their first-round bye this weekend in true Chiefs postseason fashion.

Last Man Up – Episode 35: Clay Beyersdorfer

World famous podcaster Clay Beyersdorfer (@tonofclayton) joined the podcast to give us his views on the sports world. And the fact that he could be on his death bed is addressed.

The guys also break down baseball’s Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, and the top 5 hot takes of the week courtesy of Awful Announcing.

It’s an episode chocked full of content you won’t want to miss!

Last Man Up – Episode 34: P-D Reporter David Hunn and Cardinals guru Craig Edwards

David Hunn
Craig Edwards

It’s been a big week in St. Louis sports. 

On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals made a blockbuster trade acquiring Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondback. The guys give their takes, and Craig Edwards (@craigjedwards) joins the show to discuss his thoughts on the Goldschmidt trade … what it means for the Cardinals during the Hot Stove season, and what it means during the season. 

Post Dispatch reporter David Hunn (@davidhunn) also joined the show to discuss the MLS and the NFL lawsuits with the guys.

The guys also break down the XFL coming to St. Louis and new Mizzou quarterback Kelly Bryant.

Last Man Up – Episode 33: Amy Trask and Hanna Yates

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Hanna Yates/590 The Fan

We had our very own edition of Ladies’ Night on the Last Man Up podcast on our most recent episode.

Hanna Yates (@hannaraeyates) joined the guys to discuss the Blues season so far … the firing of Mike Yeo … is there a problem in the clubhouse … and is Coach Q coming home to St. Louis?

Former Oakland Raiders CEO and current host of That Other Pregame Show on the CBS Sports Network Amy Trask (@amytrask) hopped on with the guys for a few minutes to talk about the current state of the NFL. 

Of course, we have our usual break down of college football and the Cardinals hot stove action. Clay is wrong and thinks the SEC Championship game is important. 

Andy give his Top 5 Hot Takes of the week courtesy of the folks over at Awful Announcing. 

Last Man Up – Episode 32: TJ Walker of Kentucky Sports Radio

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It’s our last episode before Thanksgiving. We open the show talking about different TV shows. We break out into some Missouri Football talk and Cardinals Hot Stove league action.

T.J. Walker of Kentucky Sports Radio (@tjwalkerKSR) joins the program to discuss the upcoming college basketball season.

We wrap the show with the Top 5 hot sports takes of the week. Berger lives by the creedo that baseball is an individual sport masquerading itself as a team sport. Find out which baseball genius might actually agree with him!

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Last Man Up – Episode 31: Dan McLaughlin of Fox Sports Midwest

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Cardinals TV play by play announcer Dan McLaughlin (@dannymactv) joined the guys on the podcast to discuss the Cardinals season, and what he thinks is going to happen during the off-season. Dan breaks down several topics most notably Bryce Harper and what the Cardinals do with their outfield if they sign him. 

We also have a little fun with Dan, of course. We talk about him recording St. Louis Blues play by play into a tape recorder at the end of the press box in the late 90s. The guys want to know where those tapes are. 

We also talk a little NFL, NBA and NHL and wrap the show up with the Top 5 Sports Takes from around the world.

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Last Man Up – Episode 30: Mike Morreale of NHL.com

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Episode 30 is chocked full of small stories that need to be addressed. We take a tale of the tape on Los Angeles and Boston because both teams are in the World Series. Which city has it better in sports right now?

Berger and Andy are old and are too old to go to the club. Even Clay feels old at Wheelhouse. Berger tried to do a remote from 360 on Friday Cardinal games. They weren’t interested in his hot takes.

College football talk.

NHL.com beat writer Mike Morreale (@mikemorrealeNHL) joins the show to talk all things hockey and tries to help us understand why the Blues are having a hard go at it.

We wrap up the show with the Awful Announcing Top 5 hot takes of the week.

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Last Man Up – Episode 29: Benjamin Hochman & Peter Vecsey

Benjamin Hochman
Peter Vecsey
The new home of the Golden State Warriors – Chase Center/San Francisco

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman (@hochman) joins the show to discuss the MLS, the Cardinals off-season, and the St. Louis region.

Veteran NBA reporter Peter Vecsey (@petervecsey1) stopped by to talk a little NBA.