Jimmy B & TC gives a look at the local sports scene across the state of Iowa and nationally with a focus on the Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa State Cyclones along with UNI and Drake and a regional focus on the professional sports scene including NFL and MLB.
The show originates each weekday from 4:00 - 6:00 on 1700 KBGG in Des Moines.
Hour 2 starts with a look at the upcoming All Star game and around Major League Baseball with Zach Rymer from Bleacher Report. Ken Silverstein then stops in to talk about the latest in the NBA and with the Cavs and some college football talk before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open the show talking World Cup, tennis and then wait for some football. Pat Harty from AllHawkeyes.com stops in to talk about Manny Rugumba leaving Iowa football, DJ Carton dropping Iowa from his list and the state of Iowa hoops. Then, Seth Gruen stops in to talk Cubs baseball and Big Ten football.
Hour 2 begins with some talk on a potential new baseball stadium in Tampa, then back to Cyclone football uniforms, Adam Rittenberg from ESPN stops by to talk college football and Tom Kakert drops by from poolside in Vegas to talk Summer League, DJ Carton and Manny Rugumba.
The guys begin the show talking about airlines for some reason, then get into Iowa State's football uniforms and Kansas basketball being subpoenaed by the FBI. Alex Halsted from CycloneAlert stops in to talk Iowa State and MLB talk with Ian Cassleberry.
Jim & Trent open the show with some Hawkeye talk as Manny Rugumba announces he is leaving Iowa and DJ Carton drops Iowa in his top 3. Then Steve Batterson from the Quad City Times comes in to give more perspective to the Carton top 3 and talks a little Hawkeye football before Wolfgang talks Iowa hoops minutes.
Trent and Wolfgang continue their conversation including a look at Iowa State basketball and how to divy up the minutes with the depth they have. Then Dr. Steven Fuller stops by for an edition of the Hawkeye Swarm where they look at the 1986-87 Hawkeye basketball season. Jim and Trent wrap things up getting ready for the weekend in sports.
The guys open the show talking about the fight between Trae Young and Greyson Allen in Summer League, speculate on the college choice for Jirehl Brock, then talk Big 12 football with Pete Mundo from Heartland Sports before Wolfgang comes by to talk college sports revenues and the returns on money spent.
Hour 2 begins with some Hawkeye talk from Rob Howe of Hawkeye Nation including football recruiting, basketball talk and great linebackers in Iowa history under Kirk Ferentz. Then Ken Silvestein stops in to talk about how Cleveland has reacting to LeBron going to the Lakers, a trade proposal from Jimmy B and a hit on the Browns. Finally the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The guys open up the show talking about the news/Twitter engagement from Hawkeye cornerback Manny Rugumba and tight end Shaun Beyer. Then Zubin Mehenti stops by as they talk plenty about the NBA off season and summer league along with some baseball.
Jim & Trent begin the hour talking MLB with Zach Rymer, Lead MLB Writer at Bleacher Report as they look at the Cubs, trade deadline, the failures of the Twins and the Baby Braves.
Then John Cannon comes in and the guys talk more about the NBA free agent period including Boogie Cousins going to the Warriors and what's that mean for the league as a whole going forward.
Jim & Trent begin the program with talk of the new Hawkeye football commitment Tyler Goodson from Georgia, World Cup talk and Trent gives out his gambling tip for the 4th of July.
Seth Gruen stops in to talk MLB and Big Ten football including a look at Nebraska before Tom Kakert of Hawkeye Report talks about the Goodson commitment and some basketball recruiting.
Trent opens the 2nd hour of the show talking with Wolfgang on LeBron to the Lakers and some Iowa and Iowa State basketball talk. Jim and Trent then return to preview the night in sports and talk more about the passing of Larry Cotlar.
Jim & Trent open the show talking about Larry Cotlar and remember him throughout the years. Lou Sipolt worked with Larry for a number of years and joined the guys to talk about their time together and give some memories as does John Cannon who worked with Larry nationally and then talks a little LeBron/NBA.
Jim & Trent open up the 2nd hour talking with ESPN's Zubin Mehenti and talk NBA free agency, World Cup and more. Then Ken Silverstein comes by to talk Big Ten football and LeBron before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The boys start up today's show talking about NBA Free Agency and after the Arkansas loss in the College World Series, gut punch losses from Iowa, Iowa State, Drake and UNI. Then Ryan Van Bibber from SB Nation stops in to talk NFL including the 3 game suspension for Jameis Winston, and a hit on the Vikings, Chiefs and Bears.
The guys kick off the 2nd hour talking college football with CBS Sports Ben Kercheval including a look at the Big 12, Ian Casselberry from the Comeback talks MLB, with a look at the Cubs and also some talk on sports media before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The hour begins with a look around Major League Baseball, including the Twins, Cubs, Cardinals and Brewers. Then Pat Harty from AllHawkeyes.com stops in to talk Hawkeye basketball without the PTL and some football recruiting before Jim goes big time on Des Moines.
The guys start hour 2 talking about Bert Hanson helping the Valley Girl's basketball program, then Tim Dwight and Tavian Banks stop in to talk about their football camp (tntcamps.com for more info), take a trip down memory lane and find out what the guys are up to these days.
Jim & Trent take a look at sports "what ifs", talk some Cubs after another loss last night, then get into Cyclone football recruiting with Alex Halsted from CycloneAlert.com and Al Yellon from Bleed Cubbie Blue stops in to talk about the Cubs 5 game losing streaks, Kris Bryant's injury and Yu Darvish.
Wolfgang and Trent start the 2nd hour talking about the DJ Carton recruitment, then Jim & Trent are joined by Mitch Sherman from ESPN.com to preview the College World Series final and talk some college football before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open up the show talking a little World Cup, the Cubs struggles and a big recruiting weekend for Iowa State and Iowa football. John Bohnenkamp stops in to talk Hawkeyes and Dodgers/Cubs and then Wolfgang on college football.
Jim and Trent are joined to kick off the hour with ESPN's Zubin Mehenti, Ken Silverstein stops in to talk about the Cavs draft and then some Browns talk including former Hawkeye Christian Kirksey and then some prop bets from the Condon Casino.
The guys open up the show with a little World Cup and NBA Draft talk, Alen Marcina - Des Moines Menace Head Coach stops by for some soccer talk, a look at the Hawkeyes with Rob Howe and Aaron Torres from The Athletic talks NBA Draft with the guys.
Big 12 football starts the conversation in Hour #2 with Pete Mundo from Heartland College Sports dropping by, then a look at MLB with Scott Miller, national writer for Bleacher Report and then the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The boys open up the show talking about Gavin Williams from SE Polk, a running back that just picked up an offer from Michigan. They talk a little baseball, then get into some Hawkeye football talk and debate who should be the 2nd choice in the Big Ten West and look at the schedules from the teams before giving some thoughts on the NBA Draft.
The guys start the 2nd hour with a look at NFL training camps moving away from their old locations including the Vikings leaving Mankato, then Iowa Hawkeye basketball player Jordan Bohannon comes in to talk about the off season and look forward to next year.
Jim & Trent open up the show talking some baseball including a loss from the Cubs and the rain from last night, then a gun shot injury for Hawkeye heavyweight Sam Stoll. Next, Alex Halsted from Cyclone Alert stops in to give his perspective on football and basketball recruiting and what he's seen in the Cap City League. Finally, Scott Phillips from NBC Sports drops in to take a look at the NBA Draft coming up on Thursday night.
The 2nd hour starts with a look at the NBA Draft and some Big Ten and Big 12 prospects with Wolfgang. Then, Dowling baseball head coach Mark Roering stops by to preview Dowling vs. Urbandale and then the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The guys open up talking about the opening of the Cap City League including a nice start from North's Tyreke Locure, then talk US Open and the controversy surrounding Phil Mickelson before welcoming in Tom Kakert talking about the cancellation of the PTL and Big 4 Classic along with the latest for Jirehl Brock's recruiting and then a look around Major League Baseball with Ian Casselberry.
Trent opens the 2nd hour with Wolfgang. They talk about the Big 4 Classic going away, what it means for Iowa and how they should schedule. Seth Gruen stops by to talk MLB with the Cubs/Cards happening this weekend, then the Hawkeye Swarm with a look back to 20 years ago with the hiring of Kirk Ferentz.
Trent open the show with some talk on the US Open, the World Cup and then Jim joins in along with thoughts on basketball scheduling in the state with the Big 4 Classic going away, then Ben Kercheval from CBS Sports talks college football and Wolfgang with a look at the discontinuation of the PTL.
The guys begin the 2nd hour talking with ESPN's Zubin Mehenti looking at both local topics and national, Ken Silverstein gives a look at where LeBron James may end up and talks Big Ten football scheduling before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Trent and Jim open the show talking about the news that the Big 4 Classic will be down after 2018 and the Prime Time League going away. Plenty of discussion on that before John Bohnenkamp from the Burlington Hawkeye stops by and offers his perspective on the news.
Trent begins the 2nd hour talking about some changes at the high school sports level with Iowa High School Athletic Association Communication Director Chris Cuellar, Johnston baseball head coach previews tonight's game with Fort Dodge and then Jim & Trent get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open the show talking about Lindell Wigginton not playing in the Cap City Summer League, some changes from the NCAA including transfers and redshirt years. Then Pat Harty from AllHawkeyes.com gives his thoughts on the Hawkeye off season and those NCAA changes and College Football News' Pete Fiutek talks college football.
Jim & Trent are joined by Hawkeye Report's Tom Kakert for their annual Prime Time League mock draft. The guys then get into some MLB with Bleacher Report's Zach Rymer and then they get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open up the show with some talk on basketball and Trent heads down the rabbit hole that is Iowa's nonconference basketball scheduling. Thoughts on that, what 20 conference games means and more. Then, Jirehl Brock has announced that he has received an offer from Notre Dame; what does that mean for Iowa and Iowa State? Finally Joe Aiello from View from the Bleachers stops by to talk about the Cubs and their series with the Brewers.
Jimmy B stops back in as the guys look back at the NBA Finals. Then it's time for the Annual Cap City League Mock Draft with Alex Halsted as the guys put together their "teams" for the season before Waukee Baseball Coach Dave Dirkx talks about his team and tonight's match up with Ankeny.
Trent opens up the hour with Wolfgang. They get into the debate of Jordan vs. LeBron, old guys not watching the NBA and more. Then they talk some Iowa football including a look at the schedule and start times for the Hawkeyes.
Hour #2 starts with more with Wolfgang including a run at DJ Carton as Wolfgang lays out why he should go to Iowa and his importance to Hawkeye basketball, then Dr. Steven Fuller from Fuller Family Dentistry talks Iowa football in 2015 during the Hawkeye Swarm segment and then Jim & Trent get ready for the sports weekend.
Jim & Trent open up the show looking back at the Stanley Cup Final, a piece to Iowa's nonconference basketball schedule is announced, Zubin Mehenti of ESPN talks NBA Finals and more before Wolfgang stops by with a look at Kevin Durant and LeBron James.
Hour #2 begins with a look at the NBA Finals with John Cannon, Kevin Durant going off for the Warriors, could he leave? and more...then Ken Silverstein stops by from Cleveland where the guys talk about the future of LeBron, then get into some Big Ten Football including the question; Are we sure Shea Patterson is good?
The guys open the hour with a look at the NBA Finals, the future of basketball and a frustration of Kevin Durant for Trent, Ian Casselberry stops by to talk Major League Baseball and ESPN's Adam Rittenberg talks Kyler Murray at Oklahoma, Iowa and Iowa State and more on the college football beat.
The 2nd hour starts up with the guys talking about nonconference scheduling in college basketball, some baseball talk with the Yankees getting out of a Sunday Night Baseball date, Cyclone talk with Matt Nelson from WRNL and then the guys get ready for the night in sports and talk about an odd decision from Oliver Luck.
Jim & Trent open up the show with a quick look at the Stanley Cup Final, talk about the Cap City League Draft and much more before welcoming in Ryan Van Bibber with a look at the NFL, Trump uninviting the Eagles to the White House and some OTA news and notes. Tom Kakert of Hawkeye Report finishes up the hour giving his thoughts on the return of Tyler Cook, the painted water tower by Kinnick and nonconference scheduling.
Hour #2 opens with Trent talking Iowa basketball with Wolfgang and a look at what could be different. Then, Urbandale baseball coach Jeremy Heinen stops by to talk about his team's 8-0 start to the year and tonight's match up with #1 Johnston before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open the show talking about Cam Lard going into a wellness program, Alex Halsted stops by to talk about that and more on the Cyclone beat and plenty of MLB talk with Mike Bates of SB Nation.
Trent opens up with thoughts on Game 1 of the NBA Finals and why it frustrated him, The Voice of the Cyclones John Walters stops by to talk about Lindell Wigginton coming back and some ISU Football and Dr. Steven Fuller looks at Iowa running backs all time with this week's edition of The Hawkeye Swarm.
The 2nd hour starts with the teleconference with Tyler Cook coming back to Iowa hoops, Ken Silverstein breaks down the NBA Finals, Chris Seuntjens gives some information on the Iowa Coin Expo and then the guys make their final predictions for the Finals.
The guys open up the show on the decisions for Lindell Wigginton and Tyler Cook coming back to college hoops, start times being released in college football, Seth Gruen stops by with a look around MLB and John Bohnenkamp talks Hawkeyes and more.
Trent opens the hour with a wide ranging conversation with Wolfgang, Sean Deveney of the Sporting News talks NBA Finals, Twitter burner accounts and more before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Trent and Jim open the show with a look at the upcoming decisions for Tyler Cook and Lindell Wigginton, Pat Harty talks Cook, Iowa hoops and wow moments in Iowa history, Al Yellon gives his thoughts on the Cubs and then the announcement that Wigginton will be back in a Cyclone uniform next season.
The guys open the 2nd hour with a look at the Finals in the NBA and NHL, talk NBA with John Cannon, Ankeny Centennial Baseball Coach Mark Hey talks about his team and then the guys get ready for the night in sports.
The guys open the show with a look at the NBA Playoffs and the Finals being set, a weird opening to the Stanley Cup Final, Isaiah Moss decides to come back to Iowa, then Alex Halsted on the latest Cyclone news and Ian Casselberry talks MLB.
The 2nd hour begins with Trent talking rooting interests and more with Wolfgang, Dr. Steven Fuller stops by for the Hawkeye Swarm with a look back at the 2004 Iowa football season and then the guys get ready for the weekend in sports.
The guys open the show talking about the latest from the NBA Playoffs, Tyler Cook and Lindell Wigginton's NBA Draft decisions, then talk point spreads for College Football Games of the Year with Chris Andrews, Sportsbook director at the South Point Casino in Vegas and John Cannon talks Warriors and the NBA Playoffs.
Hour 2 begins talking college football and point spreads with Kegs N Eggs, Adam Kramer. Ken Silvestein then stops by to talk NBA Eastern Conference Finals, Tom Izzo possibly leaving Michigan State and more before the guys preview the night in sports.
Jim & Trent take a look at the opening lines for College Football's Game of the Year from the Southpoint Casino in Vegas including Iowa/Iowa State. Then, Sean Tomlinson from The Score talks NFL owner's meetings and OTAs and former Hawkeye wide receiver Tevaun Smith talks about his experience in the NFL and talks about his days in Iowa City.
The 2nd hour starts with Jimmy B back on the phone looking to hoops tonight, Brett Ridge, the original voice of the Des Moines Menace shares some memories and then the coach Alen Marcina stops by. The hour finishes with the 2 time defending Air Guitar Champion CC DeThrill stopping by to take the show to new lows.
Trent is at a remote at Exile Brewing Company and Jimmy B calls in to talk NBA. Then it's time to talk Hawkeyes with Rob Howe from Hawkeye Nation before some players of the Des Moines Menace along with the GM Tiley Nunnink talk about the upcoming season and 25 years of Menace soccer in Des Moines.
Hour 2 begins with Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller joining the guys to talk about the upcoming Big Ten Tournament, the future of the clock in college baseball and early morning starts. Then, Zach Rymer of Bleacher Report gives thoughts on the MLB season, 2 way players in the vein of Shohei Ohtani, relievers starting games and more before the guys get ready for the night in sports.
Jim & Trent open the show talking about Iowa baseball as they get ready for the start of the Big Ten baseball tournament, Lindell Wigginton's decision on the upcoming NBA Draft and a look back at LeBron and the Cavs from last night. Then, Alex Halsted gives his perspective on Iowa State hoops.
Hour 2 opens with a look around the NBA, hockey and Kansas athletics with Zubin Mehenti from ESPN, Wolfgang joins Trent with a look at Patrick McCaffery and basketball recruiting for Iowa and then the guys get ready for the night in sports.