May 17, 2013: Guess who wants to talk Tim Tebow? Yes, the Gator hater himself, Jake Klossner, can’t wait to throw salt on the wound, as fans face the prospect of an NFL without Tebow. The Sports Train takes a look at what went wrong with the much-hyped quarterback. Jeff can’t resist bringing the news of NBA player Jason Collins into the discussion. Why is Tebow mocked for his public expressions of faith, while Collins’ public expressions of sexuality are lauded? Things get a little heated in this 20 minute show!
May 13, 2013: We’re over a month into the 2013 baseball season and, not surprisingly, there has already been plenty of surprises! From the worst-to-first turnaround by the Boston Red Sox, to Josh Hamilton’s struggles to avoid the Mendoza line, to the breakout campaign by little-known hurler Matt Harvey, The Sports Train takes a look at some of the best stories in the game during this 25 minute show.
May 9, 2013: What’s going on with these umpires? Sure it’s always been fun for managers to argue with the ump and for fans to complain about their bad calls. Yet, the stakes have been raised and these guys are actually fighting back. Plus their decisions are somehow getting worse, even with the aid of instant replay! In this 15 minute show, Jeff & Jake take the reins from Bud Selig and offer a few suggestions on how to clean up this mess.
May 1, 2013: Talent or strategy? The Sports Train explores an old debate with a new name. As fans, what in sports do we admire most? Do you prefer rooting for teams that demonstrate athletic talent at its highest level or would you rather cheer for overachieving squads using superior planning and timely fortune to earn success? We offer answers to those questions and more in this 20 minute episode.
April 25, 2013: You don’t think we’d let the draft happen without a preview? Just as sure as Mel Kiper is to load up on the hair gel, The Sports Train returns to take a look at the 2013 NFL Draft. Who’s the top pick? Are there any decent quarterbacks? What players are rising and which ones are weeping from their rapidly dwindling signing bonuses? What about the Bucs and Fins? We answer all those questions and more in this 20 minute show.
April 21, 2013: We cover it all on The Sports Train! So that means it’s time for a little NBA talk. With the playoffs just getting started, the boys take a look at the top teams and make some predictions too. Can anyone stop the Heat? Who’s the favorite in the West? Will Jake betray his love for Milwaukee sports to suck up to LeBron? All this and more in the latest 15 minute episode!
April 17, 2013: The boys are back in the studio and engage in a classic “Sports Train Rapid Fire Debate” to commemorate the occasion. Jeff has 5 questions for Jake that span the diverse world of sports and explore some of the themes over which fans love to argue. Listen to the 15 minute show below above.
April 12, 2013: The Sports Train promised a National League preview and here it is…better late than never! In this Sports Train “Rapid Report,” Jeff takes a quick look at the NL. Who are the teams to beat? Are there any under-the-radar surprises? Can the Giants claim 3 World Series in 4 years to become a true dynasty? Jeff offers his predictions and even takes a guess at what Jake’s might look like in this memorable 15 minute episode.
April 6, 2013: To celebrate 20,000 visitors to TheSportsTrain.net, we’re turning the show over to you! It’s time for our first ever “Listener Appreciation Show” where our loyal listeners have chosen the topics. Jeff & Jake have 6 topics to cover in this 30 minute show. They’re pretty diverse. Also pretty darn random. This is an episode you don’t want to miss!