Here is today’s show: Wednesday August 22nd 2012

 

Sheil Kapadia

Sheil Kapadia, Philly Mag, called in and gave us his outlook for the Eagles 53-man roster. Kapadia said Nick Foles is now the star of the preseason and can see him being Mike Vick's back-up at the start of the season. He also liked seeing the fire from Andy Reid in his confrontation with Cullen Jenkins on the sidelines during the game against the Patriots. Mike Vick did not practice today, but Andy Reid said he should be ready to go Week 1 vs. Cleveland. Read Sheil Kapadia on Birds-24/7

 

Don Marrandino

Don Marrandino, Eastern Division President of Caesars Entertainment called in and told us how the Philadelphia Sixers were brought to Atlantic City for a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets. He said they had a handshake agreement on the game about a week before the Andrew Bynum trade. The team will be in town Friday night for a cocktail party and some events. Marrandino also said they have been working to get a Flyers/Rangers game at Boardwalk Hall but shied away from that due to a possible NHL Lockout.  Marrandino was born and raised in Atlantic City, worked in Las Vegas for many years, finally returned to Atlantic City in 2009. Boardwalk Classic tickets are now on sale.


Sportsbash Stock Exchange

1. BUY OR SELL no Mike Vick for rest of preseason?

2. BUY your favorite thing from 1990's?

3. BUY OR SELL only fringe players getting caught with steroids?

 

Mike Golic from "Mike And Mike"

One-half of ESPN Radio's Mike And Mike In The Morning" and former #Eagles DT Mike Golic called din and talked some Eagles with Mike Gill at 4:05. Golic recalled his days as a defensive lineman for the Eagles and said that Jerome Brown had the "quickest first step for a defensive tackle I've ever seen." On Andy Reid: Golic said that Andy Reid is a great coach and compared him to Buddy Ryan who is revered in Philadelphia, yet never won a single playoff game. Mike Golic spent 6 years with the Eagles and his radio show is broadcasted in over 200 ESPN affiliate stations nationwide.

 

Mike Trout

Millville native Mike Trout achieved another milestone in his young career as he is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. His rookie numbers are trumping some of the greats of all time. In fact, last night was his 100th game played and hes having the best season ever as a rookie compared to the likes of Albert Pujols, Ryan Braun and Ichiro.  Trout is looking to win the AL MVP and Rookie-of-the-Year.

 

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Marcellus Wiley on Vick

ESPN NFL Analyst Marcellus Wiley weighed in on "Mike And Mike" this morning and said Vick needs to be smarter when hes back in the pocket and certainly start sliding when on the run. Is Nick Foles a good contingency plan if Vick goes down with an injury? Wiley answers these questions below, plus Mike Gill lists reasons why he hates a certain Canadian Rock Band:

 

5 Questions

1.What can be done to curb the steroids in sports?

2. Should they just get rid of metal bats?

3. Who is most under-rated Eagles player?

4. Who is most over-rated Eagles player?

5. What did woman in Spain do to a painting of Christ?

 

Pete Giordano is the producer of “The Sportsbash,” e-mail him: 973espn@gmail.com