Psycho Sports #256 3/20/2018 - If there is one thing more mad than March Madness is this episode of Psycho Sports. Both Tyler and Ryan get into a heated argument over the tournament where both sides decide to call each other out over something that we can't say here but you're going to have to listen.
Also joining the show is Jake Levin, Patriots reporter for NBC Boston, to talk all things New England Patriots. How will the signing of wideout/special teams captain Matt Slater affect the team going forward? Will the newcomers from the Cleveland Browns (NT Danny Shelton & CB Jason McCourty) fare in a totally new environment? Who will fill the Giant gap left by Nate Solder on the offensive line? What's the status of All-Pro TE Rob Gronkowski going forward? Jake answers these questions plus more.
Psycho Sports #255 3/6/2018 - After taking a bye week, Tyler and Ryan are back in studio. While they are back on their A Game, the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team is not. After a blow out loss to St. Joseph's on Senior night and then choking a 4-point lead with less than 20 seconds against Davidson, is it time to panic? Tyler and Ryan discuss and breakdown what's up with the Rhody Rams lately.
Then joining them in the second half is Matt Chin of SB Nation Celtics to talk all things green. How have the Celtics been doing since the All-Star break? Did they get out of their swoon? What is the latest status of point guard Kyrie Irving? Is this team built for the future (i.e. a deep playoff run)? Matt and Tyler discuss these questions plus more on Psycho Sports.
Psycho Sports #253 #2/19/18 - Chris Hogan from the 27 Outs Baseball Radio Network joins Tyler Salk and Pal to break down the latest from the Red Sox, just hours after the announcement of JD Martinez signing with the team. What does everyone think of the signing? How will the Red Sox be this season? Should Sox GM Dave Dombrowski still have a job?
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Psycho Sports 252 2/13/18 – Now that football is over, it’s time for the WBOB Sports crew to focus on winter sports, as the Winter Olympics oare well underway. Hosts Tyler Salk and Ryan Fox have a lively debate about what matters most: the medals.
Is it better to be top in the total medal count? Or is it better to have more total gold medals? Plus, how do Olympians train for certain events (i.e. luge, bobsled, speed skating) where it seems there are few opportunities?
Also, the duo discuss the Boston Celtics' struggles in the last few games, including getting blown out this past Sunday by 22-points by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Are these struggles due to offensive stagnation? Or has fatigue following last month's trip to London played a role? Tyler and Ryan debate and discuss.
Psycho Sports #251 2/6/18 - Super Bowl LII has come and passed and unfortunately for everybody in New England, the Patriots ended up losing to the Philadelphia Eagles. Tyler and Ryan breakdown and recap the game, going over a game where you did not see Patriots football especially on the defensive side of the ball (missed tackles, blown coverages, no pass rush). Then after breaking down the game, the duo the talk about where the Patriots go on from here in the off season. Who is going to leave via free agency? How is this team going to look when the 2018 season begins?
Joining them is Ruthie Polinsky, sports reporter from WPRI, to help shed some light in the whole Malcolm Butler soap opera. Why was Butler really benched for prior to the start of Super Bowl LII? Which reports are true and which ones are just fabrication? Did Butler's benching have a ripple effect on the defense itself? Could have Butler made a difference if he did play? Ruthie answers those questions plus more.
Psycho Sports #250 1/30/18 – We’re just days away from the big day in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. You have the Philadelphia Eagles representing the NFC and your New England Patriots representing the AFC.
Tyler Salk is joined in-studio by WBOB Sports Editor and Patriots’ Football Weekly’s own Michael Parente to breakdown the big game. How did the Patriots get here after going 2-2 and having the worse defense in the first quarter of the season? What changed in their gameplay since them? Which players were key contributors? Can the Eagles replicate the Jacksonville Jaguars game plan and build off where the Jaguars failed? The two discuss those topics plus more.
Then joining them to give a Philadelphia perspective is SB Eagles Nation writer Dave Mangels. How will the Eagles defense fare against the likes of the Tom-Brady led Patriots offense? Which Eagles offensive player (WR Alshon Jeffery, RB LeGarette, RB Jay Ajayi) will have a big impact on the game? Can QB Nick Foles build off his big NFC Championship game against the Patriots defense? Who is the X factor for the Eagles chances for success? Mangel answers those questions and more here on Psycho Sports.
Psycho Sports #249 1/23/18 - There are people who are passionate about sports, and then there are people who are so psycho about them that they need to be locked up. Join Tyler Salk as he and co-host Ryan Fox break down the latest going around in local sports.
The University of Rhode Island Rams, for the first time this season, have found themselves ranked in the top-25 -- cross-state rival PC Friars have also looked strong. WPRI Sports Director Yianni Kourakis stops by to discuss the latest on Rhode Island college hoops with Salk. Who is the more talented team? How far will each team go come tournament time?
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Psycho Sports #248 1/16/18 - There are people who are passionate about sports, and then there are people who are so psycho about them that they need to be locked up. Join Tyler Salk as he welcomes sports talk into the new year.
While it is the middle of Winter, the most exciting time of the game of Summer is here. Nick Friar of the New Bedford Standard Times and WPRI-TV stops by to discuss the latest of the Red Sox Hot Stove. Why has it been so slow going for the BoSox? What name does Nick expect to be putting on a Boston uniform next season?
After a week of arrogance towards the Patriots matchup against the Titans, the Patriots… didn’t let their fan base down. Jacob Marrocco from The Independent (RI) breaks down the game, as well as the Jaguars-Steelers matchup. Should be last weeks play of Jacksonville have you concerned for New England?
Ryan Fox jumps into the conversation with Tyler to help preview the game. What could lead to a Jacksonville Super Bowl birth? What are the keys to this game?
You don’t need to call the cops on these psychos. Because if there’s one thing we can all be crazy about, it’s sports.
Psycho Sports #247 12/19/2017 - It's the final show of the year with Psycho Sports. So Tyler and Ryan decide to look back at the Top 9 Sports Moments of 2017. What moments did they choose? How did they each react to each of the selection? Tyler, Ryan, and even Michael Parente of Patriots Football Weekly chimes in.
Then joining the show later on is Matt Monacelli of 90.1 WDCE to talk about the future of the New England Patriots. With the upcoming game against the Buffalo Bills, will TE Rob Gronkowski getting targeted for his dirty hit back in Week 13? How do the Patriots stack up to the other top teams in the AFC Conference (the Pittsburgh Steelers & Jacksonville Jaguars)? Will the loss of RT Marcus Cannon affect the Patriots going forward? Can the Buffalo Bills & New York Jets (in Week 17) knockoff the Patriots and cost them the #1 Seeding in the AFC? Matt & Tyler discuss those questions.
Psycho Sports #246 12/12/2017 - It was not pretty this past Monday night down in Miami. Just after two weeks of crushing the Dolphins in Foxborough, the Patriots were beaten and beaten soundly. Tyler and Ryan recap the game as they try to figure out what went wrong. Was it the inability of Patriots wide receivers not being able to run routes? Did the absence of TE Rob Gronkowski hurt the Pats more than we imagined? The duo break that down as well as preview the upcoming key match up against the Pittsburgh Steelers next week.
Also joining the duo is Mark Colley of SB Nation Blue Jays to talk about the big trade that happened in Major League Baseball as Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is now a New York Yankee. Who was the winner in this trade? Was it foolish for the Yankees to take on that massive contract? Should the Yankees be penciled in for the AL East Divisional championship and World Series? Mark and Tyler discuss that and more.
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