As the summer rolls on, so does SILVERMAN: On Sports. Leading off tonight was former MLB player, Billy Bean. Bean retired rather than come out and as the Major League Baseball Ambassador of Inclusion he is working to make sure baseball is doing everything it can to make the game for accepting for everyone. Billy [...]
7-28-2014: Billy Bean on Baseball, Chip Towers on UGA, Barry Barnes on NFL and Manny Gonzalez on Strikers!
The rivalry between the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and the New York Cosmos dates back thirty-seven years. Over that span, the Strikers had only won four games, all of them at home. Going into this game, the Strikers had been a six game winless streak including drop the first two games of the fall NASL season [...]
This show is going to sound great to you. You will hear my guests say they had a hard time hearing me. Blame ATT or Skype but you will have no issues! Nick Masuda of Golfweek Magazine was driving through Central Florida so we will blame the weather. We did have a great discussion on [...]
Word on the street is that LeBron James left the Miami Heat for Cleveland. To get the inside scoop into his decision and its aftermath, I brought in BleacherReport.com’s Ethan Skolnick. Ethan has covered the Heat for years and gave great insight into the before, during and after of Decision ’14. Great stuff! With the [...]
7-7-2014: A Trip Down Memory Lane. The Original NASL with Guys that Played It, Lived It and Loved It!
WOW. Simply wow! Tonight was a trip down memory lane to the golden age of American soccer, the original North American Soccer League (NASL). I really want to thank Richard Schwartz the current television color commentator for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers for helping line up the all-time guest list. Assembled on this show tonight were [...]
With the World Cup match between USA and Ghana underway, I took to the airwaves to rock and roll sports talk! The US Open Golf Championships were held in North Carolina over the weekend and that means Nick Masuda of Golfweek Magazine joined me to break down the tournament and the state of golf. Before [...]
History Folks. The NFL Draft, the Players Championship, Michael Sam drafted and the Strikers jump to the top of the NASL table! Tonight was an action packed show and a blast to host. We started off with Barry Barnes of LockerReport.com. Barry broke down the draft and gave insight into the best of the draft. [...]
4-28-2014: Racism in Sports & Dr. Jack Ramsey Tribute with JIll Painter-Lopez, Wade Davis, Billy Corben, Antonio Harvey and Dave Lamont & More!
I like to do topic radio and tonight I did just that. I just don’t like to be forced to do so. Donald Sterling’s alleged comments on a leaked audio tape made me decide to do a show on racism in American sports. I tackled this subject and how it specifically applies to the Los [...]
Happy Passover everyone! Tonight, we celebrate! We celebrate Jackie Robinson, Bubba Watson and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Thanks to Bob Kendrick of the Negro League Museum. Bob is like a walking encyclopedia of the Negro Leagues. He love of his work and the subject matter is infectious. Our conversation covered the Robinson’s legacy, the late-great [...]
The Fort Lauderdale Strikers burned the Ottawa Fury 2-0 at Lockhart Stadium on April 12. Bruce Silverman had the play-by-play for SoFloRadio.com. Here is a SILVERMAN: On Sports Score Clip of the second Strikers goal. Darnell King lead a two-on-one and right footed a rebound past the Fury keeper for a beautiful goal securing the [...]