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.
The Cobblestone Press #46 3/12/18 - This week, Kevin Aherne welcomes Bill Gilbert, Chairman of Rhode Island’s Moderate Party, and candidate for Providence City Council Katherine Kerwin to discuss what needs to be done with the state and the capital city. What do you need to know about the Moderate Party? What does Providence need to do about gun control?
Also in this episode, Aherne and co-host Tyler Salk chat about the URI and PC men’s basketball teams as they prepare for the NCAA tournament, and the latest on Providence’s traffic camera crisis.
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.
Wild Side #344 2/20/18 - How safe are our schools in Rhode Island? Warwick school board candidate Chadd Huddon joins Tyler and Bob to discuss school security right in your backyard, and to discuss his campaign. Also welcomed this week are Scott Rotondo from the Rotunda, and Truckin White Boy Johnny K to discuss the latest drama in the Middle East, the potential name change of TF Green Airport, and to remember the Station Fire fifteen years later.
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?
Find out what WBOB's experts think in this Spring Training edition of Psycho Sports.
Wild Side #343 2/13/2018 - Filling in again for David Clyde, Tyler Salk and Bob Giusti talk again about a multitude of news topics including a Brown tuition price hike up to $70k; how North Korea and South Korea are seemingly getting along at the Olympics; North Korea's actions during the games (was that cheering audience really cheering for North Korea or is it all just another propaganda ploy?), and more.
Joining the show are a few special guests.
Continuing with their RI Gubernatorial Candidate interviews, Bob and Tyler speak with Independent candidate Dr. Daniel-Luis Muñoz. What campaign is Dr. Muñoz running in the upcoming election? What inspired him to run for office? What does he plan to do for Rhode Islanders if elected? Tyler and Bob ask those questions and more.
Then, duo speak with conservative YouTube star, Hunter Avallone. What is it like being a conservative media personality, especially in today's hyper-liberal environment? Who has inspired him politically?
And of course, Truckin' White Boy, Johnny K, stops by to say hello. What has the Truckin' White Boy been up to since last time? Better click play and find out.
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.
Cobblestone Press #45 2/12/18 - This week on Cobblestone Press, host Kevin Aherne was joined by Providence community activist turned mayoral candidate, Kobi Dennis, to discuss his vision for the future of Providence's prosperity.
Is it time for new leadership in Rhode Island's capital city?
Can Kobi build upon some of the success of previous administrations?
Also, Aherne was joined by Scott Rotondo of The Rotunda to discuss the highly-contentious Senate race in District 8.
Listen to the full episode below
The Wild Side #342 2/6/18 - Tyler Salk and Bob Giusti break down everything in the world of politics as they continue to fill in for David Clyde. In this must-listen episode, Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Joe Trillo joins to discuss his campaign as an Independent and what sets him apart from the other candidates.
Also welcomed to the show is Stratfor contributor and security specialist from the University of Texas, Austin Duckworth, who breaks down the security measures take for the Super Bowl and the Olympic Games. What do you need to know for your next outing to a sporting event?
Plus, Johnny K hops on board to recap everything, from Trillo, to the latest comments from Hillary. What does the Truckin' White Boy think of everything going on in the world?
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.
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