In The Trenches

In The Trenches

Former NFL ballers Greg Koch and N.D. Kalu talk sports on SportsTalk 790... Show More

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July 19, 2019 81 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/19/19 Tyreek Hill receives No Punishment (0:00) ND wants an explanation of "Striking Out The Side" (31:22) Nick has another Leaderboard Update for The Open (52:57) A little Boxing talk (1:04:53)

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July 18, 2019 85 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/18/19 Marisnick has stayed above the fray through this whole thing (0:00) Who are the Biggest "Hot Dogs" in Sports? (11:38) Pat Starr : "Everyone Knows Who's Calling The Shots" (22:01) Brian McTaggart : "Last Night Was A Galvanizing Moment For The Astros" (53:58)

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Brian McTaggart of MLB.com joined ND and Greg to discuss the Jake Marisnick situation, the Astros need for a starting pitcher, and the race for the division with the A's

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Pat Star of StateOfTheTexans.com joins ND and Greg and gives us an update on the organization's front office situation and where everyone stands ahead of training camp.

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July 17, 2019 88 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/17/19 How will the Texans approach D'Onta Foreman? (0:00) Tra Thomas : "Offensive Tackles Need Grit" (12:05) Would You Rather Wednesday (44:19) 20 Questions (1:07:18)

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Former Eagles OT Tra Thomas has a message for the Texans' new Offensive Lineman. He gives us his prediction for the Eagles' season as well

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July 16, 2019 86 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/16/19 Getting ready for Training Camp (0:00) Players are upset over their Madden Ratings (34:54) Ed Oliver has the right approach entering training camp (46:03) SWC Rankings (58:27) Hot Takes With ND Kalu (1:18:08)

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July 15, 2019 88 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/15/19 Verlander and The Astros get a 12-4 win against the Rangers (0:00) Can Westbrook and Harden work together? (23:01) Will Clowney sign the Franchise Tag? (42:42) 20 Questions (1:07:12) New Madden Ratings Are Out (1:16:36)

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July 12, 2019 83 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/12/19 Nothing going on in Houston sports today....oh, except for Russell Westbrook coming to the Rockets! (0:00) Is the Westbrook trade a good move or not? (9:32) Stan Norfleet : "Russell Westbrook Is Among The Top Defenders Every Year" (38:45) We continue to get the feedback from Rockets fans about the Russell Westbrook trade (53:56)

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Stan Norfleet joins Greg and ND to discuss the trade that brought Russell Westbrook to the Rockets. He points out some things about Westbrook that he feels are being overlooked.

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July 11, 2019 87 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1, @NDKalu, and @ProNickLow 7/11/19 Are the Texans the bumbling idiots they appear to be in regards to the firing of Brian Gaine? (0:00) NFL Supplemental Draft (13:16) Mama Cass and Fart Jokes 55:40 This or That (1:07:10)

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The timing of the Brian Gaine firing and the subsequent failure to secure a new GM makes the Texans look like fools, but are they really as dumb as they look? Or, was there something we don't know about that set off the illogical chain of events?

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July 10, 2019 84 min

As it turns out, the NFL is human (0:00) Do players really not want to play with Russell Westbrook? (10:43) Appreciating being honored as the best of the best (42:48) R.I.P. Rip Torn (55:56) Brian McTaggart : "Dominant Pitchers Still Have The Upper Hand" (1:05:23)

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Even with the changes to the baseballs increasing the rate of home runs, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com agrees that great pitching will beat great hitting.

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July 9, 2019 83 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1 and @NDKalu 7/9/19 Special Guest Host @MC790 Baseball has fixed the Home Run Derby, but how can other sports fix their all star events? (0:00) Jake Kaplan : "We All Know The Balls Are Juiced" (9:18) Former Texan Glover Quin is retiring (26:10) Michael gets callers to play Categories. Today's Category is Astros All Stars (56:04)

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Jake Kaplan of the Athletic joins Michael to discuss the All Star Game and "juiced" balls in baseball

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July 8, 2019 87 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1 and @NDKalu 7/8/19 Does Jake Marisnick deserve a suspension? (0:00) Where does Russell Westbrook land? Do you want him as a Rocket? (32:30) Does it bother you that balls are juiced and players may be juiced as well? (41:39) What are your top three favorite Westerns? (1:08:34)

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July 3, 2019 82 min

In The Trenches w/ @GregKoch1 and @NDKalu 7/3/19 Yuli Gurriel loves Coors Field (0:00) The Texans and their Running Backs (08:01) Stan Norfleet : "People Don't Want Parity In The NBA" (19:32) Why no interest in Boogie Cousins? (42:16) Brian McTaggart : "Altuve Is 100% Healthy" (1:02:59) Happy 4th of July Houston!

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Astros Beat Writer for MLB.com, Brian McTaggart, gives us an update on the Astros Injury List and gives us the word directly from Jose Altuve that he is back to full strength

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Stan Norfleet joins ND and Greg, and he thinks the notion of fans wanting more parity in the NBA is an illusion.

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