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!
Cleveland.com columnist Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the Cavaliers’ impressive win over Golden State, LeBron James making a statement, continuing to evaluated David Blatt as an NBA head coach, what it means if the Browns sign Josh McCown in free agency, the Indians new ticket offers to get younger crowds in the doors, and more.
Around the NFL author Chris Wesseling of NFL.com joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss his Browns Offseason Forecast, if trying to sign 35-yr-old Josh McCown is a good idea, predicting what will happen to some of the Browns’ free agents, if there are any free agent QB’s worth looking at, and more.
92.3 beat reporter Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin & Phelps in studio to discuss the recent events he’s been covering, including the Cavaliers and Warriors shootarounds as they prepare to play Thurs night, Roger Goodell attending a function in Canton to answer questions, free agent priorities for the Browns in the offseason, and more.
Andrew Siciliano of DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel and the NFL Network joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss Roger Goodell’s comments about Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, how the team’s problems are viewed nationally, the QB options available for teams such as Buffalo and Cleveland, the idea of the NFL draft moving around to different cities, if AJ Hawk or Ted Ginn make sense for the Browns, and his thoughts on the crazy Dez Bryant video rumors.
Indians VP of Public Affairs Bobby DiBiasio joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the new ticket options unveiled by the team that offer $13 standing room only passes including a drink, and $10 kids tickets.
Buffalo News author Vic Carucci, formerly of ClevelandBrowns.com, joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the Browns’ rebranding process, the similar QB problem the Bills and Browns share when looking for the next big signal caller, not being shocked if Brian Hoyer ended up in Buffalo, and if Sam Bradford is a realistic option for any of the teams looking for a quarterback.
Tribe Beat: TJ Zuppe joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss some early team observations, who’s likely to see time at each position during the season, why the Tribe is being considered a sexy pick to win the central by national media, and thoughts on the new rule & shorter season propositions being mulled over by the new commish.
Cavaliers beat reporter Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the streaking Cavs, jockeying for playoff position in the East, how the roster is constructed and pieces fitting together, how paramount David Griffin’s in-season trades were for the health of the team’s championship possibility, and more.
Browns Beat: 92.3’s Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss the team’s logo changes, what we can predict for the big uniform unveiling, character vs talent evaluations when it comes to free agency and the draft, and more.
Browns beat reporter Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss the team’s unveiling of their new logos, what the intentions of the subtle changes are, President Alec Scheiner’s comments on sitting in a film sessions with Mike Pettine, her thoughts on Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariotta from the NFL combine, why she doesn’t believe Winston is worth a look due to character issues, and more.