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posted on Jul 28th
On today's show producer Cole Bair fills in for Gary as the host of 'OPR.' Cole gives a recap of the Waterloo Bucks 8-2 win over the Duluth Huskies. Provides the state baseball tournament pairings. Reports on where former Iowa and Iowa State men's basketball stars Melvin Ejim and Roy Devyn Marble will play this season and gives a preview of the Iowa Shrine Bowl. Brett Taylor of the popular Chicago Cubs blog www.BleacherNation.com joins Cole during the second half-hour of the show for an in-depth interview regarding the Iowa Cubs and their top prospects and how well the rebuilding plan is working for Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein.
posted on Jul 25th
On today's show Cole Bair fills in once again as host for The Sports Guy who's enjoying vacation in Florida. Cole previews the Waterloo Bucks game against Duluth, recaps the scores from state softball and substate baseball, and breaks down Waverly-Shell Rock's 2-0 win over West Delaware to punch their ticket to the Iowa State Baseball tournament in Des Moines at Principal Park. Cole is joined in-studio with Jim Sullivan, sports writer from the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Cole and Jim preview the schedule and position battles of the 2014-15 UNI football team.
posted on Jul 24th
On today's show Cole Bair once again fills in for The Sports Guy who is on vacation in Florida. Cole recaps the Northwood's League All-Star Game, provides Tuesday's results from the Iowa High School State Softball tournament, recaps the high school baseball substate semifinal games and discusses a potential trade that could send Doug McDermott from the Bulls to the Timberwolves. Cole is joined in-studio with Carson Tigges, sports writer from the WCF Courier. Cole and Carson discuss everything they've seen and heard from the Prime Time League and give their insights into the upcoming season for UNI men's basketball.
posted on Jul 23rd
On today's show Cole Bair hosts for Gary who's on vacation in Florida. Cole covers former Bettendorf and Iowa Hawkeye Pat Angerer's signing with the Atlanta Falcons. How former Ames star Harrison Barnes could possibly be on the move to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Gives a preview of the Northwoods League All-Star Game. Previews and recaps the matchups from the Iowa State High School Softball tournament and recaps the Cedar Falls Tigers and Waverly-Shell Rock substate semifinal games. In the last half-hour Cole is joined by Des Moines Register sports writer Andrew Logue who gives his insights on Iowa football, Drake basketball and UNI men's basketball.
posted on Jul 21st
On an 'Open Line Friday' edition of 'OPR' The Sports Guy and Cole Bair announce that OnPressRow.com, a website covering local, college and national sports will launch in mid-August. They also discuss the Waterloo Bucks chances of a second half Northwoods League title and touch on UNI football.
posted on Jul 18th
On today's show The Sports Guy and Cole Bair discuss the Missouri Valley Conference's announcement to move the women's conference basketball tournament to the iWireless Center in the Quad Cities, a Northwoods league pitcher who took a loss despite throwing a no-hitter, Iowa football's potential number 1 overall pick for the 2015 NFL draft and whether Matt Bohannon's big numbers in the Prime Time League will translate to the regular season.
posted on Jul 17th
On today's show The Sports Guy and Cole Bair cover a myriad of topics including; the Waterloo Bucks, the Bachelorette, UNI football pre-season rankings, state softball pairings, Peter Jok's suspension, 4-year anniversary of the UNI basketball ESPY and the MLB All-Star game.
posted on Jul 16th
On today's show The Sports Guy and Cole Bair compare the game of basketball from the 60's & 70's to today's game with the help of 'OPR Nation.' Gary reveals his Pre-Season Missouri Valley Football Conference picks and opens the e-mail bag -- broaching the topic of the Cedar Valley Sportsplex being next door to Flirt's Gentleman's Club. To cap the show sports writer Jim Sullivan of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier joins Gary and Cole with a live report from Target Field and the MLB All-Star game.
posted on Jul 14th
On an 'Open Line Friday' edition of On Press Row the Sports Guy and Cole Bair discuss Lebron James' decision to return home to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Waterloo Bucks baserunning mishaps and give a recap of Thursday night's Prime Time League action with audio from UNI players.
posted on Jul 10th
On today's show The Sports Guy and Cole Bair talk with college basketball color commentator Kevin Lehman about the Missouri Valley Conference's "historic" announcement to keep the men's basketball conference tournament in St. Louis through 2018. Coach Lehman also gives updates on his Prime Time League team and which UNI players are standing out. In the second half-hour of the show Bryce Miller, columnist for the Des Moines Register, joins Gary and Cole to discuss Manny Ramirez's influence on the Iowa Cubs, Drake basketball and his recent trip to Parkersburg, Iowa -- where he wrote a story on the 5-year anniversary of the Ed Thomas shooting.
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