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Tyler Polumbus Joining Altitude Sports Radio

“He’s more than just a former player, he’s a respected member of the community who’s excelled both on the field and in the broadcast booth.”

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Tyler Polumbus is joining Altitude Sports Radio for a new show with existing midday hosts Scott Hastings and Josh Dover for “P.H.D.“.

“We are so very excited to add Tyler to our new midday P.H.D. show” said KSE Radio’s SVP & GM Dave Fleck. “He’s more than just a former player, he’s a respected member of the community who’s excelled both on the field and in the broadcast booth. Having Tyler as part of Altitude Sports Radio, allows us to reconfigure our daily lineup, while adding a great voice to the station.”

P.H.D. will air weekdays from 12:00-3:00 PM, beginning Monday, October 24th.

During a recent interview with Barrett Sports Media, Polumbus said his love for the area would keep him in the Denver market.

“This has been a dream. I’m a hometown kid, I grew up here, played at The University of Colorado and for the Broncos, along with a few other teams. I’ve gotten to spend the last five or six years in this market. I don’t have any intentions of leaving. I plan on being a name that’s in this market for a long time. Just continuing to pursue whatever options might be there.”

Polumbus is well-known to the Denver audience. A Denver-area native, he played football collegiately for Colorado before embarking on an eight-year NFL career playing for the Denver Broncos, among others. He was a member of the Broncos during its victory in Super Bowl 50. He then served as the radio sideline reporter for Colorado football broadcasts. Polumbus exited from Denver’s 104.3 The Fan in September after a three-year run with the station.

The addition of Polumbus will slightly alter Altitude Sports Radio’s lineup. The station’s morning show — Moser, Lombardi, & Kane — will remain unchanged, airing from 7:00-10:00 AM. Chris Dempsey will now host Dempsey & Company from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM each day. He’ll be joined by Matt McChesney on Mondays and Fridays and Alex Rajaniemi on Tuesday through Thursday. The station’s afternoon show of Nate Kreckman and Andy Lindahl will see their show shortened from four hours to three, now airing from 3:00-6:00 PM.

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Andrew Fillipponi: Peter Burns Made ‘Innocuous Joke’ To Ben Watson

“So wait a minute? Because you believe in Jesus Christ you care about your wife more than other people? What are you talking about?”

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The on-air spat between SEC Network host Peter Burns and analyst Ben Watson continues to be bandied about in sports media circles, with 93.7 The Fan hosts Andrew Fillipponi and Chris Mueller discussing the topic Tuesday.

“I’m on Team Burns,” Fillipponi said.

“Forget who’s team you’re on,” Chris Mueller said. “I think you’ve do have to keep the wives and children out of this.”

“What are you talking about, keep the wives and out of it?!,” Fillipponi asked.

“Do we believe this is work or shoot here?,” Mueller wondered.

“Oh, I think this is real,” Fillpponi added, which Mueller agreed.

“Do you think a close fist from Ben Watson hit Peter Burns?,” Mueller asked.

“No, I think he picked him up by the lapels,” Fillipponi said.

When the subject of Watson’s religion was brought up, Fillipponi then pointed out the absurdity of the situation.

“So wait a minute? Because you believe in Jesus Christ you care about your wife more than other people? What are you talking about?”

“I think he might have a shorter fuse and not taking in humor that Peter Burns was giving out,” Mueller said.

“It was an innocuous joke!,” Fillipponi stated. “It wasn’t a joke! Why is it in bad taste?”

Mueller then added the idea of Watson’s wife texting Burns insinuates there’s an inappropriate relationship.

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Craig Carton: Booger McFarland’s Zach Wilson Analysis ‘An Embarrasment’

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ESPN NFL analyst Booger McFarland raised eyebrows on Monday Night Countdown this week by saying New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has never been held accountable for his actions because he was a “young man who grew up with a lot of money”. WFAN afternoon host Craig Carton called out McFarland’s comments Tuesday as outlandish.

“It was an embarrasment,” Carton said. “Someone should ask Booger McFarland if his kids — who grew up with amazing wealth — have accountability in their lives or if having a little bit of money in your pocket immediately discounts the possibility to have accountability. He’s an idiot and we learned that last night.”

“It’s funny that Steve Young was on the other side of it,” Evan Roberts noted. “Because a long time ago, Steve Young criticized Chris Simms because he’s the son of a famous quarterback.”

“You don’t have to invent reasons for why Zach Wilson isn’t playing well,” added Carton. “Just watch his tape. He’s not playing well. Maybe he’s just not good!”

Carton later said NFL reporters “will try to make a name for themselves by putting out a story” about quarterbacks who take responsibility for their teams failures, while Wilson wouldn’t accept the blame.

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Greg Hill: Ben Watson, Peter Burns Drama Was A Bit

“Be careful when you’re talking about somebody’s wife and their kids. ‘Cause not everybody jokes the same way.”

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Peter Burns and Ben Watson shared an awkward exchange during the halftime show of an SEC Network football game over the weekend, and many are still debating whether Watson walking off the set was serious or not. Count part of the cast of The Greg Hill Show on WEEI as doubters.

“That was a a bit,” Courtney Cox said. “That was absolutely a bit.”

“Yeah, unlike the Chris Rock/Will Smith thing, I assume that was a bit,” Hill said. “I can’t believe that Ben Watson is really angry about that.”

“I dunno, man. There’s been a lot of speculation that it isn’t,” Jermaine Wiggins added. “There are people who are very sensitive about you clowning on them or joking with them. Especially with joking about their wife. Some people can’t handle jokes like that.”

After a back-and-forth with Cox about the legitimacy of the joke, Wiggins concluded by saying for some folks family is off limits.

“I’ve learned something in my 47 years on this Earth: be careful when you’re talking about somebody’s wife and their kids. ‘Cause not everybody jokes the same way.”

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