We have Lincoln Kennedy over the phone for the first part of the third hour and then he joins Dan for the third hour of the show! Lincoln discusses on the show why players are leaving Team USA because of how much they play during the year and rest is needed, how the NFL does NOT need to extend the regular season and we also talk some Pac-12 media day- which is happening tomorrow!
Back on a Tuesday! We have Dan and Nigel back this morning discussing how Team USA basketball team is slowly falling apart, Seahawks Jarran Reed has suspended 6 games for a banned suspense, an NBA fan ruins the fun for everyone else, and more!
We have Chris Egan from King5 News this morning to talk about Edgar Martinez being inducted into the HOF, how many Seattle Mariners fans showed up to the event in Cooperstown and more!
We Back! We start this Monday morning show with CJ McCollum finally deciding that he does not want to start and play in the world cup for team USA and wants to rest his body for the upcoming season to make that much needed push into the playoffs. We dive into what other players that just need to sit out for this event; including names like Damian, PJ Tucker and Brooke Lopez who need to rethink if their bodies will withstand the gri... Read more
We got Jon Wilner on the show this morning to talk and preview some Pac-12 news, and of course, media day coming up next Wednesday!
Jay Allen is filling in today for Nigel as he is out today. Dan and Jay start the show with some British Open news and updates on Tiger. Well Tiger missed the cut, sadly, as he went 6 over par and did not make the cut which was 1 over par. Duval shoots a 91 and continues to keep slumping as he misses the cut due to his poor performance. NHL Seattle hires a Gm for the team but.. they still don’t have a name as of yet. That team name... Read more
Dan and Nigel start this Thursday morning with some Blazers news. The Blazers are looking to add more depth to the team - particularly for the center position. With names like Gasol, and Dwight Howard still out there, another piece could be added before the season even starts. Also on the show today we talk about: Chris Paul is expected to start for the Thunder, the 2019 Open Championship and how the writers for 'FiveThirtyEight'... Read more
IT’S WEDNESDAY! Back on the air with the original gang all together again. We start the show off with Damian Lillard and wanting to stay and win a championship here in Portland and not join a super team anytime soon. Dame is one of those people who grew up differently and wants to start a legacy here in Portland- which all the people of Portland will take that. Anthony Davis is a man of mystery. He said he does not know what the fu... Read more
We have Seahawks beat writer for the News Tribune, Gregg Bell, on the show with Dan and Nigel this morning! We talk with Gregg about the Seahawks offseason- first starting with Russell Wilson and WR camp that he had about a few days ago. Gregg states that DK Metcalf is out here BALLING and is getting better and better with his route running. We also talk about the how the Seahawks haven’t really gotten better when it comes to the d... Read more
We are BACK baby (almost back)! Dan Sheldon and Nigel Burton and the gang are almost- as Jon makes his return to the show after almost being away for two weeks. Topics we discuss on the show are: Anfernee Simons named All-NBA summer league second team, Ben Simmons is getting PAID, NBA2K ratings have people mad and more! We have Seahawks beat writer for the news tribune Gregg Bell joining us later on the show to break down all Haw... Read more
The former NBC Sports NW Blazers Insider joined the Dan and Nigel to discuss the Spurs and other NBA topics. Also, he upsets the both of them because he was recently in Portland and did not reach out to them to hang out.
Dan Sheldon returned to the Rip City Mornings after a long vacation. He and Nigel caught up on the latest in their lives and in sports. They covered what the Blazers need to do now that Summer League is behind them. Also, they talked about other NBA nuggets and an epic Gentleman's Final at Wimbledon (Yes, they talked a little tennis). Spurs/NBA Writer for the Athletic Jabari Young joined the show to catch up with the duo.
CUNY Professor Marc Edelman discussed how College athletes could make money from their likeness. The California "Fair Pay to Play" Act is swiftly making its way through the California State Legislature. Edelman was brought in for the latest hearings. He explained why it's time for College athletes to benefit from their own likeness. Also, he discussed the likelihood of the bill taking effect even if the NCAA tried to disrupt it.
SiriusXM NBA Host Mitch Lawrence joined the Rip City Mornings with Nigel and Jay to discuss the latest in the NBA. He addressed the Westbrook to Houston trade and discussed the reuniting of the Westbrook-Harden tandem. He also talked about where the Blazers fit in a stacked Western Conference. Also, there was discussion about the battle in LA and other burning NBA topics.
It's a Friday edition of the Rip City Mornings with Nigel and Jay! The guys reacted to another blockbuster trade as the Houston Rockets have acquired Russell Westbrook via trade with the OKC Thunder! SiriusXM NBA Host Mitch Lawrence joined the show to talk about the trade and where the Blazers stack up in the West. Also, CUNY Professor Marc Edelman called in to talk about the "Fair Pay to Play" Act which is swiftly moving through t... Read more
It's the Rip City Mornings with Nigel and Jay today. There were a lot of things discussed; some talk about sports and some things completely unrelated. We talked about comments made at the U.S. Women's Soccer's victory parade. Also, they talked about the tidbits from the NBA like Kawhi signing only a three-year deal. Meanwhile, jelly shoes, lying, and childhood stories sneak their way into the show.
Nigel Burton returned to join Jay Allen on Rip City Mornings. He explained what caused him to miss the past two days, and it was food poisoning. Nigel got to discuss some of the sports topics he missed over his break. Also, he and Jay discussed MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred lack of oversight and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's comments about tampering & other league issues.
Dan is still on vacation, while Nigel is still out of commission with an unknown illness. So, Jay Allen and Curtis Long drew the assignment today. They talked about the Blazers, the wild couple of days for the OKC Thunder and some baseball talk. Oklahoman Sports Columnist Berry Tramel joined them to share his thoughts on OKC after the PG13 trade. Also, Blazers Insider Dwight Jaynes updated the guys on the latest from summer league ... Read more
NBC Sports NW Blazers Insider Dwight Jaynes joined Rip City Mornings to share his thoughts on Summer League and the Blazers moves now that they are official. He also shared his thoughts on what the rest of the NBA did and where the Blazers fit in a jumbled western conference.
Sports Columnist for The Oklahoman Berry Tramel joined the Rip City Mornings. He talked about the latest surrounding the Oklahoma City Thunder. He talked about how out-of-the-blue the Paul George trade appeared. He also explained what's next for OKC and its remaining star Russell Westbrook.