The Opening Drive

Karraker & Smallmon – August 1st, 2022

7:00 – Cards take 2 out of 3 in Washington, Pallente is brilliant on Sunday, Sosa gets traded and DeJong is already popping and the passing of the GOAT–Bill Russell

7:15 – Start one, bench one, Cut one!

7:30 – BREAKING NEWS: Deshaun Watson suspended 6 games

7:45 – TIOLI

8:00 – Fresh Take: Jeremy Rutherford just dropped a new piece of Perron and his shock at this Summer free agency fall out

8:15 – ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian on the Cardinals in the Soto sweepstakes, what it could take and if an Ohtani trade is in the cards

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – Dan McLaughlin on the Cardinals weekend in DC, looking at a potential trade from both perspectives and what Pallente’s strong starts tell us about the Cardinals

9:00 – Today’s Big Thing: Even is the Cardinals get another starter, should Pallante remain in the rotation or is he more valuable in the bulpen?

9:15 – Eli Drinkwitz talks about Mizzou football getting back in action, making changes after watching Luther & maybe keep his wife out of the national media trash talking

9:30 – You’re killing me, Smalls!

9:45 – Three Questions about…The Cincinnati Bengals; Is the OL enough? Will they overcome an SB hangover? What is the ceiling for Burrow-Chase?

10:00 – Mo said he doesn’t believe in “untouchable” players…should we take him at his word?

10:15 – the passing of the great Bill Russell, his impact on sports and his connection to the history of St. Louis

10:30 – NFL News & notes

10:45 – What’s on tap?

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