Tonight was a fast and furious SILVERMAN: On Sports! Dave LaMont of ESPN was the lead-off hitter. Dave discussed the first half of the college football season and then the conversation turned to the off the field issues facing today’s student-athletes and their universities. Kyle Logan of ESPN 850 in Gainesville, FL was the next […]
Tonight there were two themes: character and baseball. In between guests, I discussed how character is so very important in sports and how we are facing so many character issues with our athletes today. We discussed the issue. Everyone agrees it begins even before high school. Kids with sports talent have always been treated differently […]
9-29-2014: New Fort Lauderdale Strikers Owner Ricardo Geromel, NFL & Royals Inside Arrowhead, Ryder Cup & More!
As you may have heard, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers were sold two weeks ago. The Strikers Managing Partner Ricardo Geromel joined me at the top of the show. Geromel discussed his love of soccer and his desire to create a world class organization in South Florida that will win NASL championships. Geromel and his partners […]
9-20-2014: Fort Lauderdale Strikers Record Fastest Goal Ever Over Indy Eleven in 2-1 Win at Lockhart
As the Fort Lauderdale Strikers look to make their playoff push, there are games the schedule they must win. Tonight’s match against the visiting Indy Eleven was that kind of match. Rising to the occasion, Fafa struck first and very early punching a Darnell King cross into the back of the net just 26 seconds […]
SILVERMAN: On Sports hit the radio airwaves on September 14, 2009. Five years later the show is bigger, badness and bolder! Many of the biggest sports stories have broken on Mondays making this program one of the most cutting-edge shows on radio! Over the years, I have had some of the biggest names in sports […]
I knew tonight’s show was going to be explosive when I woke up to TMZ Sports release of another Ray Rice tape. It seems all the best sports stories debut on Mondays! As the day wore on, the story grew and got uglier. First Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens then the NFL suspended […]
There will not be a gay Jackie Robinson. It can’t happen. It won’t happen. Jackie Robinson did not chose to break the color barrier. He was chosen. Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers made the very conscious decision to integrate baseball. He didn’t have much support from the league or the other teams, but he […]
The San Antonio Scorpions have been the hottest team in the NASL during the Fall Season. That was until they come to the hottest city in the league, Fort Lauderdale. The Lads from Lauderdale are always welcoming of their visitors but never an easy team to beat. Tonight the Strikers picked up three points as […]
8-18-2014: Johnny Manziel, Steve Ballmer, Kansas City Royals, Robin Williams and Martin Nunez of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers & More!
Sometimes a show just comes together. Tonight was one of those shows. With Monday Night Football on the tube tonight it was a perfect opportunity to have Barry Barnes of LockerReport.com on to discuss the matchup between the Browns and the Skins. Not only did we talk about Johnny Manziel but also the prospects of […]
We went all over the sports map tonight: NASCAR, golf, college athletics and soccer. Thanks to Matt Taliaferro of AthlonSports.com for coming on and helping me make sense of the tragedy out of the racing world. Tony Stewart was involved in a fatal crash during a Sprint Car race in upstate New York. Matt explained […]