Tonight the prodigal son, Josh Appel returned to the show. Josh returned to join me in the Caddyshack for the first time since we moved the show to the new studios. It was fun to have him back on the show. We had a great time catching up and had no problem mixing it up [...]
5-13-2013: Tiger Woods, The Players Championship, Athlete Ally, Homosexuality in Sports & A Little More!
Tonight I kept it simple and sweet. Two topics, golf and homosexuality in sports. Thanks to Nick Masuda of Golfweek Magazine for coming on the show and having an awesome conversation about Tiger Woods and The Players Championship. Tiger has been so dominant and we explored how much he has improved. So much has happened [...]
Tonight, in a SILVERMAN: On Sports EXCLUSIVE, great friend to the show, Chris Kluwe discussing how he was put on waivers by the Minnesota Vikings. The bad-ass punter discussed, football, gay rights, Jason Collins, his rock music and love of video games. For the entire conversation, listen here! As always, Kluwe is candid and awesome! [...]
4-29-2013: Jason Collins Comes Out as the First Gay Athlete in Team Sports with Chris Kluwe and Cyd Zeigler & a Little More
Tonight I am going to let the show speak for itself. History was made as the the last domino toppled when NBA veteran Jason Collins wrote, “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” in the May 6, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. I am one of the few broadcasters on radio or television [...]
The answer to the question I raised on February 12, 2012 is answered in the May 6, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. In his own words Jason Collins comes out. The twelve-year NBA veteran tells his story. Collins starts out by saying, “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out [...]
4-22-2013: Earth Day, Boston Marathon Revisited by a Runner, NBA Playoffs, Jackie Robinson’s 42 & More!
Tonight’s show was solid. Great conversations about Earth Day, the great new movie 42, the NBA playoffs and so much more. A special thanks to Julie West. Julie was originally from the Boston area and returned to run the 117th Boston Marathon. West finished the race just over 40 minutes before the explosions that rocked [...]
Tonight was one of the most difficult shows of my career. Earlier today, two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon around the 4:19 mark of the race. Over one-hundred were injured and as of this posting, three had been killed. The first hour of the show was dedicated to coverage of this event. I had the [...]
This is going to be a fun baseball season. We are only a week in and we nearly had a perfect game. Only a single up the middle by Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez wrecked Yu Darvish’s bid for a perfect game on opening night. There are going to be great stories like Darvish throughout the year. There are [...]
4-8-2013: Final Four Coverage Live from Georgia Dome with Kenny Anderson, Hall of Famer Rick Pitino, Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management Rumors & More!
Tonight SILVERMAN: On Sports broke in a new intern and covered the Final Four Championship Game with gusto! Kenny Anderson checked in from inside the Georgia Dome and Kenny was on fire! We talked about the game between Louisville and Michigan (he picks Louisville) as well as a lot more basketball. Today Rick Pitino was [...]
4-1-2013: No April Fools…Opening Day, Hudson Taylor, NCAA Final Four, Andy Enfield goes to USC, All Sports Miami & More!
There are no fools on SILVERMAN: On Sports! Thanks to Dave Schofield for bring his spring training to the show and kicking off Opening Day with me. Hudson Taylor is a 26 year-old powerhouse making a difference in sports. Hudson created Athlete Ally and his organization and ambassadors are changing the world. Homosexuality in the [...]