Connect with us

Sports Radio News

Dan Patrick Defends Cincinnati Chili After Gary Cohen’s Rant

After a Mets broadcast team admonished Skyline Chili, Dan Patrick offers a passionate defense of his hometown staple.

MIchael Quirk

Published

on

There are things that bring us civic pride no matter how they appear to those outside of our bubble. One of the most polarizing of these is food. What may be delicious or instill nostalgia in some may be nausea-inducing to others.

Cincinnati native Dan Patrick took umbrage with comments from SNY’s Gary Cohen on a recent Mets-Reds broadcast chastising the southern Ohio chili scene.

After some banter with the Danettes about how the chili from Skyline and Gold Star works best, Patrick’s feelings on Chicago pizza and hot dogs, and Patrick’s ties to the area, the Dan Patrick Show host delivered an innocuous shot at the perpetually-underachieving Mets.

“Are you this honest about the New York Mets, that’s what I want to know,” Patrick said. “If you’re going to be that honest about Gold Star chili, then I hope you give the unvarnished truth about the New York Mets.”

As anyone can attest, certain foods taste better or worse depending on a variety of external factors. Things such as time of day, beverage pairing, and level of hunger can alter the satisfaction of any meal. Patrick and the crew pointed out that like White Castle hamburgers, Skyline and Gold Star can taste a bit better after a steady stream of libations.

“I would recommend trying it later in the evening and maybe have some beers,” he said. “Not many food groups do you have to say get liquored up before you try it.”

Sports Radio News

Sports “The Buzz” Changes Signals in Raleigh/Durham

Capitol Broadcasting has moved “The Buzz” from 96.5 W243DK Durham and 99.3 W257CS Morrisville/Raleigh to 620 WDNC Durham and 1550 WCLY Raleigh.

Published

on

The Buzz

Sports “The Buzz” has moved from FM to AM in the Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina markets.

Capitol Broadcasting has moved “The Buzz” from 96.5 W243DK Durham and 99.3 W257CS Morrisville/Raleigh to 620 WDNC Durham and 1550 WCLY Raleigh. The brand’s programming can still be heard on 99.9 WCMC-HD2 in Holly Springs.

“The Buzz” features local morning show The Sports Shop with Reese and KMac hosted by Kevin McClendon and Erroll Reese from 7-10am. The remainder of their lineup is hosted by ESPN Radio’s national lineup.

Continue Reading

Sports Radio News

Dan Dakich: Local Media Should ‘Always’ Go After National Media

“Look, everybody has to be in everybody else’s business.”

Published

on

93.5/107.5 The Fan’s Dan Dakich told listeners Thursday that local media should “always” defend their markets against national media members.

A viewer claiming to be from Cleveland was watching Dakich’s show on YouTube and asked the former college basketball coach if local media should “go after” national media, referencing Ken Carman and Anthony Lima defending Browns fans from criticism from national outlets.

“Always,” Dakich said confidently. “I’m for me going after all media. They can come at me, too. Which they have. Which you’ve seen. Who cares? Look, everybody has to be in everybody else’s business.

“One thing I’ve learned is people don’t care as much as you think they do. People don’t even care a little bit as much as you think they do. ‘Oh my god, this was written about you!’ People don’t care. ‘Oh my god, you’re asking Deshaun Watson for an autograph?’ Yeah, people don’t care. We act like we do, and we’re supposed to, and we can do all the things that are supposed to make ourselves look good but people don’t care. People honestly don’t care.”

Dakich then went into a larger conversation about the ease with which media members can, and have, criticized the talk show host.

“There’s nothing easier than calling me out. I mean, damn. I mean, I’m low-hanging fruit,” Dakich said. “I’m a 60-year-old white dude. That has an opinion. That’s not liberal. It’s not conservative, either. It’s common sense. I’m the easiest guy in the world. Guys make their careers ripping on me. And they have. They jump-started a newspaper ripping on me,” Dakich said, alluding to the Indianapolis Star.

Star columnist Gregg Doyel recently wrote a scathing report ripping Dakich, who the writer called his former friend, saying the host has been “revealing his true character, one episode at a time” during the last few months.

Continue Reading

Sports Radio News

Gregg Giannotti Mocks Mad Dog For Mispronunciations

The clip ended with Giannotti, guest host Sal Licata, and update anchor Chris Lopresti cackling with laughter.

Published

on

Chris “Mad Dog” Russo has a penchant for mispronouncing athlete names, and Thursday morning during Boomer & Gio, Gregg Giannotti poked fun at Mad Dog for a recent clip.

“The Yankees traded for Bentendi from the Royals,” Russo said in the clip, referencing Andrew Benintendi. “I’m assuming he got his vaccination shot because the Yankees wouldn’t have traded for him unless he did. A guy like Bentendi, who’s got a lot of guys around him, is a good useful baseball player.

“Galloway is outta there,” Mad Dog continued, referring to former Yankee Joey Gallo. “He’ll be better than Galloway. If he’s blind, he’ll be better than Galloway. From that perspective you’ll get Bentendi up here.”

The clip ended with Giannotti, guest host Sal Licata, and update anchor Chris Lopresti cackling with laughter.

“Galloway stinks,” Giannotti said as he impersonated Russo. “We all know it. You know it. I know it. Get Galloway outta here.”

Radio Hall of Fame, right there,” guest host Sal Licata said.

“The year you’re getting out of Aaron Bayliff is off the charts,” Giannotti said tongue-in-cheek, meaning Aaron Judge.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Barrett Media Writers

Copyright © 2021 Barrett Media.