Baskin & Phelps – Weekdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Talk sports with WEWS-NewsChannel 5’s Andy Baskin and FOX Sports Ohio’s Jeff Phelps, weekdays 10am-2pm on 92.3 The FAN! Follow the show on Twitter @CLEtalkingheads to get the latest sports news, upcoming interviews and join the discussion! From interviews with Major League players to coaches and beat writers, Baskin & Phelps have you covered for your fix of sports talk!
Tribe Beat: 92.3’s TJ Zuppe joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to explain why he believes the Indians should finally bring up SS prospect Francisco Lindor from Triple-A, the team needing to climb out of their early hole, and what GM Chris Antonetti had to say this week.
Browns beat reporter Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss the latest rumors leading up the NFL Draft, the team doing a lot of due diligence on wide receivers leading to the first round, the cost of trading up perhaps being to costly this year, and more.
Mock Week: CBS Sports draft analyst Rob Rang joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday of Draft week to discuss his final thoughts on what the Browns may due Thursday night in the first round, the likelihood of the latest rumors coming to fruition, filling in talent gaps as opposed to trading up in the top-10, why he has Danny Shelton all the way down at #19 overall in his mock, and more.
Cavaliers, NBA writer Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Monday to discuss his thoughts on everything that transpired during game four in Boston, when the Cavs and Bulls first game might be in the second round, why he believes JR Smith and Kendrick Perkins won’t be suspended for their actions against the Celtics, what the Cavs could look like without Kevin Love in the lineup, and more.
Mock Week: Baskin & Phelps kick off “MOCK WEEK” with CBS Sports Draft Analyst Dane Brugler to give his final opinion of what we may see the Browns do leading up to and during the NFL Draft, why he believes the Browns won’t be picking at 12 and 19 on Thursday, and what he expects from other teams near the top of the first round.
UH-Geauga Orthopedic Surgeon Martin Leland joined Baskin & Phelps Monday to discuss his opinion of the Kevin Love shoulder injury sustained in Boston, the situations that could unfold when the MRI is finally examined, if Love will require surgery and if he’ll be able to play if it turns out to be a tear.
Mr. Cavalier, Austin Carr of Fox Sports Ohio, joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to recap the Game 3 victory over the Celtics in Boston, the emergence of Kevin Love, how to get tougher from one series to another in the playoffs, and more.
Cleveland sports reporter Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the Cavaliers hard fought game 3 victory in Boston, preparing for a potential series against Chicago in the 2nd round, Kevin Love showing up big and truly completing the Big Three, and the uncertainty about the Draft after hearing from Browns GM Ray Farmer in Berea.
Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss why he sees Thursday night’s Game 3 in Boston as a potential loss in the series, things the Cavs need to improve so far in the postseason, and his thoughts on the Indians slow start.
Andrew Siciliano of the NFL Network & DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss Ray Farmer’s mastery of ‘saying nothing’ about the draft, if it’s possible for Cleveland to end up with Philip Rivers this offseason, if the Browns would make the playoffs if they ended up with Rivers, the true value of the #12 pick, and more.