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posted on Aug 15th
On a Thursday edition of 'OPR' The Sportsguy Gary Rima and Cole Bair recap Northwoods League playoff action, continue to discuss Mike Hlas' article ranking Iowa football's schedule from least to most appealing game and cap the show with a 'Where Are They Now?' segment featuring former UNI quarterback Tom Petrie.
posted on Aug 14th
On a Wednesday edition of 'OPR' The Sportsguy and Cole Bair cover the Northwoods League playoffs. Play sound from Iowa State football media day and discuss the Cyclones prospects for 2014-15. The Sportsguy also plays an interview with UNI football offensive line coach Rick Nelson who discusses the changes that are taking place along the Panthers o-line. To cap the show The Sportsguy and Cole discuss and debate Mike Hlas' article that ranks the Iowa Hawkeyes football games in order of most appealing.
posted on Aug 13th
On a Tuesday edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair discuss the latest developments from the fatal racing incident involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. Gary and Cole discuss and debate an article documenting the SEC comissioners comments on 'Power 5' aunotmony and player likeness rulings. The Sports Guy also pays homage to the life of actor/comedian Robin Williams after his unfortunate passing on Monday. To cap the show Associate Athletic Director for External Operations at UNI, Steve Schofield, joins the show to discuss the latest happenings at the UNI athletic offices, the 'power 5' autonomy ruling and the $5,000 minimum player likeness rulings that have dominated the headlines.
posted on Aug 12th
On a Monday edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair discuss the bizarre sprint car incident between Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, they recap the Waterloo Bucks tough weekend that kept them from the Northwoods League playoffs and they once again discuss the impact of the 'Power 5' autonomy ruling. To end the show Gary plays some audio from Iowa State football's media day that was held on Sunday.
posted on Aug 11th
On an 'Open Line Friday' edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair recap the Thursday night Waterloo Bucks game and discuss their chances at the Northwoods League playoffs. Later in the show Gary and Cole discuss and debate the NCAA's decision to grant the 'power 5' conferences rule-making autonomy.
posted on Aug 7th
On a special Wednesday edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair provide Mark Farley's interview from UNI football media day in its entirety.
posted on Aug 6th
On today's show The Sports Guy and Cole Bair recap the Waterloo Bucks 14-4 win over Thunder Bay and discuss whether the increase of games in the Northwoods League has led to a lack of quality pitching. Gary caps the show by providing an update on the Pleasant Valley girls state track title that was stripped by the IGHSAU.
posted on Aug 5th
On a Monday edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair recap the championship games of the Iowa High School State baseball tournament. Waterloo Bucks manager Travis Kiewet joins Gary and Cole in the first half-hour of the show to discuss what it's going to take for the Bucks to make the playoffs with just 6 games remaining. In the second half-hour Carson Tigges, UNI men's basketball beat writer for the WCF Courier, joins Gary and Cole to discuss his recent articles covering redshirt freshman guard Robert Knar's comeback from a second ACL tear and the latest verbal commitment to Ben Jacobson's 2016 recruiting class, Justin Dahl, a 6'11" center from Minnesota.
posted on Aug 4th
On an 'open line Friday' edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair recap the Iowa High School baseball state tournament and the Waterloo Bucks Thursday night game. UNI men's basketball guard Matt Bohannon joins the program to recap his team's championship game win on Thursday night at the Prime Time League in North Liberty.
posted on Aug 1st
On today's show The Sports Guy recaps state baseball scores and the Waterloo Bucks home and home double-header against Rochester. College basketball analyst Kevin Lehman joins the program to discuss tonight's Prime Time League championship game and everything else PTL.. In the second half-hour of the show Matt Coss of the Quad City Times joins Gary and Cole to discuss his article documenting the IGHSAU's decision to strip the Pleasant Valley girls varsity track team of their 3A state title.
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