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posted on Aug 22nd
A Thursday edition of 'OPR' with The Sportsguy Gary Rima and Cole Bair covers UNI football, UNI volleyball and other local sports topics.
posted on Aug 21st
A 'hump day' edition of 'OPR' with The Sportsguy Gary Rima and Cole Bair features audio from UNI women's soccer and volleyball media days. Soccer head coach James Price discusses how despite being picked to finish last in the conference his team received one first place vote in the pre-season poll. Volleyball coach Bobbi Peterson's opening statements and Q&A session is played in its entirety on the show.
posted on Aug 20th
A Tuesday edition of 'OPR' with The Sportsguy Gary Rima features UNI athletic director Troy Dannen's interview with Eric Braley of Panther Sports Talk. Gary and Cole continue to preview the upcoming football season for UNI.
posted on Aug 19th
A Monday edition of 'OPR' with The Sportsguy and Cole Bair covers the 11am scrimmage the UNI football program held on Saturday. Mark Farley spoke with the media after the scrimmage so The Sportsguy shares his interview with the Panthers head coach.
posted on Aug 18th
On an 'Open Line Friday' edition of 'OPR' The Sportsguy Gary Rima and Cole Bair continue the discussion of 'Power 5' autonomy and the recent ruling that collegiate players are entitled to earn money off their use of image and likeness. The Sportsguy also recaps the Northwoods League 'Summer Collegiate World Series' and discusses an article about whether or not Little League World Series players should be getting paid.
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.
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Senator Chuck Grassley released the following statement on the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001: “The anniversary of September 11,…
posted by Dennis Lowe 12 days ago