May 23, 5 days ago

Ep. 191: Astros Urgent Issues, Fixing the Rockets

Ep. 191: Astros Urgent Issues, Fixing the Rockets

Can the Astros afford to wait for the Trade Deadline to deal for pitching? Robert & R.G. (1:19) discuss their window to win a championship & if Musgrove is in worse shape than Fiers. How does the ’98 Astros lineup compare to this one? A…

May 17, 2 weeks ago

Ep. 190: Harden Implosion, Astros are the Best in Baseball

Ep. 190: Harden Implosion, Astros are the Best in Baseball

What are the similarities between James Harden’s Rockets’ career & Hakeem Olajuwon’s? Longtime Rockets Beat Writer Robert Falkoff (50:38), who covered Dream, looks at the Beard’s Championship window, D’Antoni’s…

May 2, 4 weeks ago

Ep. 188: State Rivalries and Deshaun Watson Fever [Podcast]

Ep. 188: State Rivalries and Deshaun Watson Fever [Podcast]

Is the Spurs match-up better than the Thunder? Robert & R.G. (1:25) break down the Rockets playoff run & wonder if the Rockets are built more for the postseason than San Antonio. Is it too early to worry about the Astros starting pitchers not…

Apr 26, 1 month ago

Oilers and UH Cougars Voice Tom Franklin

Oilers and UH Cougars Voice Tom Franklin

What was it like to share the broadcast mic with Oiler coach Bum Phillips? Tom Franklin shares memories of Bum, original NFL Draft guru & sports talk legend Joel Buchsbaum, Jack Pardee, Bill Yeoman & Guy V. Lewis….

Mar 29, 2 months ago

Ep. 185: Harden’s March Madness, Astros Trade Chips, McNair on Brock

Ep. 185: Harden’s March Madness, Astros Trade Chips, McNair on Brock

ESPN 97.5’s Joel Blank, AstrosFuture.com‘s Jimmy Price & Sugar Land Skeeters’ Voice Ira Leibman join us in this week’s show. Is James Harden playing his best basketball right now? Joel Blank (1:51) talks Harden, Sam Dekker…

Mar 22, 2 months ago

Resting Rockets, Better for Romo, Alyson Footer Visits

Resting Rockets, Better for Romo, Alyson Footer Visits

MLB.com Correspondent Alyson Footer (1:26) talks Astros, World Baseball Classic & her brushes with Bill Murray, John Cusack & Eddie Vedder.  Is it too early to think about resting Rockets’ players?  Robert & R.G. (23:53) look at s…

Mar 14, 2 months ago

Focused Harden, Romo Limbo, March Madness [Podcast]

Focused Harden, Romo Limbo, March Madness [Podcast]

What was it like playing with Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, Nolan Ryan & Larry Dierker? Original Colt 45 & Astro Bob Aspromonte (31:00) tells us about the legends he crossed paths with & shares his thoughts on the current Ast…

Mar 9, 3 months ago

Spur in the Rockets Side, Cutler Rumor, Rodney McCray [Podcast]

Spur in the Rockets Side, Cutler Rumor, Rodney McCray [Podcast]

We’ve got a 50 minute conversation with ex-Rocket Rodney McCray, who was a huge part of the ’86 Finals run. McCray (22:26) shares stories about Hakeem, the Sampson miracle shot, John Lucas, Larry Bird, James Worthy, ‘Dr. Dunkenstein…

Feb 25, 3 months ago

Harlon Hill Trophy Winner Justin Dvorak [Podcast]

Harlon Hill Trophy Winner Justin Dvorak [Podcast]

The former Tomball Cougar quarterback won the Heisman Trophy for Division 2 football. We caught up with him at the NFL Regional Combine in Houston, where he was hoping to impress scouts. Can a 5’11 QB from Colorado School of Mines defy the odds…

Feb 15, 3 months ago

A Look at NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2017 [Podcast]

A Look at NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2017 [Podcast]

Was Terrell Davis any less deserving to be voted to the Hall of Fame than Earl Campbell? NFL historian Andy Rioux joins us to look at the newest members of the Hall of Fame: Kurt Warner, LaDanian Tomlinson, Morten Anderson, Kenny Easley, Terrell Daiv…

Jan 25, 4 months ago

Locked on Falcons Aaron Freeman Talks Super Bowl [Podcast]

Locked on Falcons Aaron Freeman Talks Super Bowl [Podcast]

How did the Falcons become a Super Bowl team? Locked on Falcons Co-Host Aaron Freeman joins Robert to look at their season, Matt Ryan & ex-Texan Coach Kyle Shanahan’s success. Aaron also hits on Aggie Jake Matthews’ development & …

Dec 29, 5 months ago

Chronicle Columnist Jenny Dial Creech [Podcast]

Chronicle Columnist Jenny Dial Creech [Podcast]

Would you stake your life on Savage being the Texans answer at QB? Probably not… but we asked Jenny anyway. We talk possible Texans playoff opponents & what her thoughts are on the Rockets surprise season….

Dec 28, 5 months ago

Remembering Sports Legends Lost in 2016 [Podcast]

Remembering Sports Legends Lost in 2016 [Podcast]

We look back at those sports legends lost this past year with stories & anecdotes from those who knew them. Mickey Herkowitz tells us about his time with Muhammad Ali. KPRC Channel 2’s Randy McIlvoy remembers interning with longtime Houston…

Nov 9, 7 months ago

Longtime Cubs Fan John Safford [Podcast]

Longtime Cubs Fan John Safford [Podcast]

What was it like to be in Chicago & to be a Cubs fan this past week? Robert’s friend & diehard Cubs fan John Safford describes his emotions & goes over Manager Joe Maddon’s controversial moves. Plus, we talk about ex-Astros &a…

Oct 27, 7 months ago

Remembering Bob Allen [Podcast]

Remembering Bob Allen [Podcast]

We compiled the best of our interviews with Rockets’ legends Calvin Murphy, Robert Reid, Chucky Brown & Moochie Norris. Plus, we look back at Moses Malone & Ralph Sampson’s career with former beat writers Fran Blinebury & Robe…

Oct 5, 8 months ago

Ex-Astros Beat Writer Evan Drellich [Podcast]

Ex-Astros Beat Writer Evan Drellich [Podcast]

Our old regular & friend, Boston Herald Red Sox beat writer Evan Drellich, gives us thoughts on Altuve for AL MVP, Devenski for Rookie of the Year, the Astros season, the Red Sox playoff hopes & David Ortiz’s farewell tour….