The Paulie and Tony Fusco Show
By Paulie Fusco
Philly legends Paulie and Tony Fusco now have their own podcast!
“Incredibly entertaining... nails it perfectly" - BroBible
“The hosts are very funny” - Richard Deitsch of The Athletic
“Incredibly entertaining... nails it perfectly" - BroBible
“The hosts are very funny” - Richard Deitsch of The Athletic
Eric Eager, PFF's Horrible NFL QB Rankings
In response to the TERRIBLE QB rankings released by the nerds at Pro Football Focus, the guys bring on Eric Eager (PFF's VP of Research and Development) to explain what the hell he and his fellow nerds were thinking. Plus, they expose THE TRUTH behind the list and why it's TOTAL BULLSHIT. It's podcast gold, people.
July 16, 2021
Ian Joy, Why Soccer Sucks, Great People in Sports Media
The guys bring on soccer analyst Ian Joy (CBS Sports, YES Network) and explain to him why soccer is a terrible sport and extremely boring. They also give Ian slam-dunk ways to improve the game 1000%. Plus, a new segment called "Great People in Sports Media" where Paulie & Tony salute the people who are doing it the right way. It's podcast gold, people!
July 2, 2021
Yaron Weitzman cancels, Jason "J-Stew" Stewart, Sixers BLOW IT, Ben Simmons Landing Spots
The most turbulent episode in the history of the show. Fox Sports/Bleacher Report writer Yaron Weitzman cancels at the very last minute due to an unforseen circumstance and, since Producer Jay (...who sucks at his job) can't fix the problem, Paulie and Tony turn to an old friend in the business, former producer for Jim Rome, Jason "J-Stew" Stewart. Plus, Paulie and Tony give you the Top 5 Landing Spots for the shitty Ben Simmons. It's podcast gold, people!
June 24, 2021
Chris Broussard, LeBron’s global conspiracy, PGA's COVID mistake
Biased NBA Analyst Chris Broussard (co-host of Fox Sports Radio's "The Odd Couple") tries, once again, to defend his BFF LeBron James, who just got booted from the playoffs. Also, the guys reveal a global conspiracy involving LeBron guaranteed to blow your mind. Plus, find out why the PGA Tour just made a terrible decision by forcing Jon Rahm to withdraw due to COVID, and why Coach K's retirement ceremony earned the guys BIG BUCKS. It's podcast gold, people... brought to you by Rocco's Cheese Steaks.
June 10, 2021
Jay Onrait, NBA's Fan Problem, Shannon Sharpe's on-air "gaffe"
TSN sports anchor Jay Onrait gets booked on the show, for some reason nobody knows, but the guys use the occasion to dig deep into his struggles on American television and how he ruined the terrific "Fox Sports Live." Also, they also get his (somewhat ok) opinion on the recent poor fan behavior in the NBA. Plus, the guys tell you why we should all apologize to an NBA legend, why Shannon Sharpe did NOT make a mistake, and why ESPN just hit another massive programming home run. It's podcast gold... all presented by Rocco's Cheese Steaks.
June 3, 2021
Eddie House, Why Superteams SUCK, Sixers complete the process
The guys bring on NBA Champion Eddie House to explain how he helped ruin basketball by joining the "Big 3" Celtics and LeBron's Heat. Also, they discover something about Eddie that, frankly, he should've kept to himself. Plus, find out why the Philadelphia 76ers and Eagles Head Coach Nick Sirianni are ALREADY winners, and -- speaking of winners -- how Paulie and Tony hit a HUGE bet over the weekend in golf. It's podcast gold... all brought you by the good people at Hot Pockets.
May 27, 2021
Rob Parker, Albert Pujols DISRESPECTED, Hall of Fame Mistake
Paulie and Tony tell Fox Sports Radio's Rob Parker why the Angels RUDELY DISRESPECTED the legend Albert Pujols by dumping him. They also present a solution that will turn around Pujols' career and please baseball fans everywhere. Plus, they uncover the SHOCKING truth about Rob's votes for the Baseball Hall of Fame. It's podcast gold, people!
May 20, 2021
Joe Tessitore, Terrible Kentucky Derby Scandal, Problem with "Holey Moley"
Former ABC/ESPN horse racing host Joe Tessitore joins the show to discuss the HUGE Kentucky Derby scandal. Joe tells the guys about his time with Bob Baffert, who was just banned from Churchill Downs after his horse Medina Spirit tested positive for a banned substance. They also discuss Joe's show "Holey Moley" and why it's an insult to the sacred sport of putt-putt. Plus, Paulie and Tony do an educational deep-dive on the proud history of horse racing. It's podcast gold, people!
May 13, 2021
Ryan Leaf, Post NFL Draft Analysis, Advice for Trevor Lawrence
QB legend Ryan Leaf, the NFL's most legendary #2 pick, joins the show to deliver some helpful advice to all the new QBs who just got drafted. Also, he explains the reason why he actually WANTED Peyton Manning to get drafted ahead of him. Plus, Paulie and Tony give you their list of the Top 5 Most Underappreciated QB Draft Picks of All Time. It's podcast gold, people!
May 6, 2021
Andrew Bogut, How Steph bullied him, Warriors' tainted NBA title
NBA Champion and #1 Overall Pick Andrew Bogut reveals the shocking truth about how the Warriors mistreated him TERRIBLY. Hear him open up about the cruel and unusual treatment he suffered at the hands of so-called "MVP" Steph Curry. Also, Paulie and Tony do a deep dive on how all this nonsense 3-point shooting goes against everything, not just in basketball, but outside of basketball too. It's sports journalism at its finest!
April 29, 2021
Rob Stone, PBA Bowling crisis, Trevor Lawrence's DUMB comment
Paulie and Tony bring on the guy they blame for ruining not one, but TWO terrific sports -- FOX Sports Bowling and Soccer Host Rob Stone. They try to teach him how to improve his performance and win back the respect of angry fans. Also, the guys explain why Trevor Lawrence has his priorities ALL WRONG, why Mark Sanchez just insulted one of the NFL's legendary coaches, and why Joe Namath is the greatest football analyst of our time. It's podcast gold, people!
April 22, 2021
John Ourand, FOX replacing Aikman, PGA's drastic Tiger Woods decision
So-called "respected sports media journalist" John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal tries to one-up Paulie and Tony by delivering breaking news, right after the guys drop three huge bombs WHICH ARE MUCH BIGGER. Hear about the massive shake-up coming to the FOX NFL booth, how LeBron's SHAMEFUL secret just got exposed, and why the PGA is taking a DRASTIC measure to get Tiger Woods back on tour. It's podcast gold, people!
April 15, 2021
Spring Break Message from Paulie & Tony
Paulie and Tony graciously take time out of their much-deserved vacation to send a heartfelt message to their millions of listeners.
April 1, 2021
Mike Hill, ESPN Secrets Revealed, Mind-blowing LeBron theory
Paulie and Tony hold a "career intervention" to help veteran sports broadcaster Mike Hill find his way back to sports. They also use their incredible journalism skills to get him to reveal secrets about his days at ESPN's SportsCenter. Plus, the guys tell you their mind-blowing theory on why LeBron got injured, and they also explain why the Eagles just screwed up like never before. Oh wait... EXACTLY like before. It's podcast gold, people!
March 25, 2021
Jason Whitlock, His Fight with Outkick, Why LaVar Ball is the GOAT
The most CONTROVERSIAL figure in sports media vs. the most BELOVED figures in sports media. Jason Whitlock comes on the show and tries to deny the allegations about what REALLY went down at Outkick. He also drops some bombs himself about his not-so-good relationship with the site’s founder Clay Travis. He also refuses to apologize for all the people he's pissed off in the past. PLUS, find out why LaVar Ball is the NBA GOAT, and how Gonzaga is continuing a lame trend in basketball. It's podcast gold, people!
March 18, 2021
Doug Gottlieb, LIVE from Bally's in Atlantic City!, Dak's SMART contract
The guys EXPOSE the truth about so-called "College Basketball Expert" Doug Gottlieb. They also present him with ideas to improve the NCAA Tourney, which go WAY OVER HIS HEAD! Also, Tony gives you his 100% LOCK to win the Tourney, and the guys explain why the Cowboys were SMART to give Dak that enormous contract. It's podcast gold, people!
March 11, 2021
Jeff Pearlman, Worst Trend in Sports, Tony's All-Time Top 10 NBA List Returns!
The guys to bring on so-called "successful sportswriter" Jeff Pearlman to discuss the WORST trend in sports media. They ask Jeff to name the best and worst books he's written, then they pitch him much better book ideas that they came up with themselves! Tony updates his famous Top 10 NBA All-Time NBA Players List to show you why LeBron DOESN'T EVEN COME CLOSE. It's podcast gold, people!
March 4, 2021
Joy Taylor, Cowherd "clowns" Eagles, Aren't the Steelers Worse?, Jason Taylor's Biggest Fan Game
Paulie and Tony bring on FS1's Joy Taylor to discuss the TERRIBLE comments made by her co-host Colin Cowherd about the Eagles and Carson Wentz, and she only digs her hole FAR DEEPER! Plus, Tony challenges Joy in a TENSE GAME to see who is the bigger fan of her brother, NFL Hall-of-Famer Jason Taylor. Also, the guys explain why the Eagles are a truly FUNCTIONAL organization, unlike the Steelers. It's podcast gold, people!
February 24, 2021
Ryan Field, New York is the WORST Sports City, "Guess the Value" Game, Tom Brady FOOLING everybody
An epic Philly vs. New York BEATDOWN. Paulie and Tony tell ABC7 New York Sports Anchor Ryan Field why New York is the WORST sports city. Listen as he tries to (poorly) make his argument. Plus, the guys dig into Ryan's "Price is Right" past and get him to play a new, better game. Also, find out why Tom Brady's Super Bowl win isn't even the biggest sports accomplishment THIS YEAR. Not... even... close. It's podcast gold, people!
February 17, 2021
Greg Jennings, Super Bowl Takeaways, Mahomes' Mental Disorder, Brady's UNIMPRESSIVE achievement
Super Bowl Winner Greg Jennings FINALLY decides to join the show after rudely not returning texts and calls. The guys tell Greg why he made several huge career mistakes, and why he's totally wrong about Tom Brady. Plus, find out why there's something very concerning about Patrick Mahomes' mental state. Also, the guys celebrate an IMPRESSIVE milestone. It's podcast gold, people!
February 11, 2021
Nick Wright, LIVE from Super Bowl 55 in Tampa!, Tom Brady's X-Factor, Sirianni's GENIUS Presser
Chiefs Homers/Eagles Hater Nick Wright (Host of FS1's "First Things First") joins the guys for their Super Bowl Spectacular. Hear Nick's BIASED pick for the Bucs-Chiefs Super Bowl, and also, listen to him STILL try to explain his terrible Eagles prediction from 2018. Also, the guys present their favorite moments from Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni's AMAZING introductory press conference. All of it coming to you LIVE from Radio Row at the site of Super Bowl 55 in beautiful Tampa Bay! It's podcast gold, people!
February 3, 2021
Eric Dickerson, Golfing with O.J., Tom Brady STEALING Credit, Nick Sirianni = Winner
Hall-of-Famer Eric Dickerson subs in as a guest after Andy Reid cancels. The guys are surprised to find out who Dickerson considers his all-time favorite player (hint: it's O.J. Simpson). Also, Dickerson tells the story of how Lawrence Taylor once scared the living crap out of him. Plus, the guys explain why Tom Brady is stealing the credit for the Bucs' Super Bowl run, and why Nick Sirianni is 100% GUARANTEED to succeed as Eagles head coach. It's podcast gold, people!
January 27, 2021
Michael Lombardi, Super Bowl Picks, Tom Brady's Overrated Game, Kyrie's SMART disappearance
The guys have a very awkward interview with NFL Executive and TV personality Michael Lombardi. They also have a big problem with his not-so-great Super Bowl picks. Plus, find out why you shouldn't celebrate Tom Brady's "impressive" win, and why Kyrie Irving's disappearance was SMART. It's podcast gold, people! (...well, maybe not this one episode, but you can blame Lombardi for that)
January 21, 2021
Howie Schwab, Sports Trivia Showdown, Doug Pederson CANNED, Browns COVID shocker
ESPN legend Howie Schwab faces Tony in the "Sultan of Sports Trivia Showdown" and, let's just say, it doesn't go very well for him. Also, the guys give their not-so-fond farewell to Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson. Plus, find out why Nickelodeon and Lavar Ball are changing sports in a good way. It's podcast gold, people!
January 14, 2021
Jason McIntyre, NFL Playoff Predictions, Doug Pederson's heroic move, Browns big mistake
Fox Sports radio host Jason McIntyre makes his so-called "expert picks" for the NFL playoffs, and naturally, Paulie and Tony totally SCHOOL him. Plus, the guys tell you why Doug Pederson is a HERO, and why the Browns made another BIG mistake. Also, they make a major announcement about the show. It's podcast gold, people!
January 7, 2021
Special Holiday Message from Paulie & Tony
The guys take time out of their busy schedules to send a special holiday message to their millions of listeners.
December 23, 2020
Keith Pompey, Harden's Big Move, Wentz to Cowboys, Fan Letters
Big-J journalism here, folks. Philadelphia Inquirer Sixers Beat Reporter Keith Pompey joins the show to explain why he's not "hating" on the team, he's just being a "realist". Also, he breaks down why the Sixers should trade for James Harden. Plus, the guys tell you why the Eagles should trade Carson Wentz for Dak Prescott. Then they read a heartwarming letter from a young fan.
December 16, 2020
Mike Missanelli, Wentz FINALLY benched, Giants' smart strategy, Lakers' embarrassing move
Philly radio's so-called "legend" Mike Missanelli stops ducking the Fuscos and finally joins the show. It gets HEATED quick. They go toe-to-toe over the Eagles benching Carson Wentz for Jalen Hurts. Then the guys try to get Mike to apologize for running Andy Reid out of town. Plus, a scary prediction for Tom Brady.
December 9, 2020
Jim Jackson, NFL Midseason Awards, Tom Brady's new low, LeBron's big mistake
NBA Veteran Jim Jackson reveals how he helped the Miami Heat win a title even though he wasn't on the team. Also, the guys bring up one of Jim's NBA records and he gets offended for some reason we still can't figure out. Plus, NFL midseason awards, a new low for Tom Brady, and 100% LOCK NFL picks.
December 2, 2020
Jorge Sedano, Dwight Howard wins NBA free agency, Lakers-Dodgers conspiracy follow-up
ESPN’s Jorge Sedano has a big problem with Paulie and Tony's Lakers-Dodgers conspiracy theory and their thoughts on Tua. Also, the guys explain why Dwight Howard won NBA free agency by dumping the Lakers for the Sixers. Plus, a terrifying prediction for Tom Brady.
November 25, 2020
Arash Markazi, Lakers-Dodgers conspiracy, the Kate Upton video that ruined everything
Los Angeles journalist/homer Arash Markazi and the guys debate the MASSIVE sports conspiracy involving the Dodgers, Lakers and Rams. Also, they discuss how Markazi wound up RUINING Kate Upton for everybody. Plus, find out why the Eagles are the SMARTEST team in the NFL by a mile.
November 18, 2020
Shane Bacon, Masters Tournament Preview, Brett Favre's secret plan exposed
Golf Analyst Shane Bacon and the guys give their picks for the Masters Tournament, and debate whether miniature golf is harder than regular golf. Also, Paulie and Tony tell you why Tom Brady is no longer a Hall of Famer, and why Brett Favre's secret plan just got exposed.
November 11, 2020
T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cowboys huge demotion, Where Paulie and Tony were right
Former Bengal T.J. Houshmandzadeh opens up about his long friendship with Chad Ochocinco and drops a MASSIVE bomb on his ex-QB Carson Palmer. Also, the guys explain why the Cowboys just took a HUGE demotion, and give you their 100% STONE-COLD LOCK predictions for Week 9.
November 4, 2020
Shawne Merriman, Tom Brady’s strange noises, NFL debate settled?
3-time Pro Bowler Shawne Merriman tells the guys about the strange noises Tom Brady makes, and tries to settle one of the greatest NFL debates. Also, the guys explain why Antonio Brown is about to ruin Brady's career for the second time. Plus, 110% ACCURATE NFL predictions.
October 28, 2020
Eric Mangini, Jets and Browns mess, Baker Mayfield is dunzo
Paulie and Tony grill Former Jets and Browns Head Coach Eric Mangini to find out why both teams are a total mess, and why he couldn't save them from themselves. Also, the guys debut a very creative segment, and give their 100% GUARANTEED LOCK NFL predictions.
October 21, 2020
Dean Blandino, New NFL Rule Ideas, Tom Brady doesn't know how to count
Former NFL Head of Officiating Dean Blandino tells Paulie and Tony what he thinks of their very inventive rule ideas. Also, the guys tell you why Tom Brady can't be trusted anymore. Plus, INCREDIBLY ACCURATE predictions for NFL Week 6.
October 14, 2020
Nick Swisher, Yankees-Phillies World Series controversy, Dak about to get benched
The guys show Former Yankee Nick Swisher why his team's 2009 World Series "win" over the Phillies was TOTAL B.S. Also, they give their much-demanded NFL Week 4 takeaways and 100% GUARANTEED predictions for Week 5.
October 7, 2020
Chris Broussard, NBA Finals Preview, Urgent Message for Chicago Bears
Fox Sports' Chris Broussard tries to convince Paulie and Tony that LeBron ISN'T the most overrated player ever. Also, the guys deliver an urgent message to the Chicago Bears about Nick Foles, and make their 100% ACCURATE predictions for the NBA Finals and NFL Week 4.
September 30, 2020
Aaron Jacobson, Tom Brady controversy, NFL takeaways and predictions
Tampa Bay Radio Host Aaron Jacobson weighs in on Paulie and Tony’s so-called “hot take” that the Bucs should bench Tom Brady for Josh Rosen. Also, the guys deliver their NFL Week 2 takeaways and make their 100% accurate predictions for NFL Week 3.
September 23, 2020
Mark Schlereth, NFL Week 1 Takeaways, Brady done in Tampa, Don't blame Wentz
3-time Super Bowl Champion and Fox Sports Analyst Mark Schlereth joins the show to break down NFL Week 1; Paulie and Tony expose the HARSH truth about Mark's first "Super Bowl win"; Also, the guys explain why the Bucs need to make a change at QB, why you can't blame Carson Wentz, and why the Bears DIDN'T win.
September 16, 2020
Rob Parker, NFL Preview Show, Bears Foles-Trubisky disaster
Fox Sports Radio's Rob Parker strongly disagrees with Paulie and Tony's NFL season predictions. Also, the guys explain why the Bears are making a HUGE mistake starting Mitch Trubisky over Nick Foles.
September 9, 2020
Jason McIntyre, Week 1 NFL Picks, Luka's ankle controversy
Fox Sports Radio host Jason McIntyre goes head-to-head with Paulie and Tony to see who has the smarter Week 1 NFL picks. Also, the guys explain why Luka Donkic should be HONORED that Marcus Morris tried to break his ankle.
September 1, 2020
Bad news for Dak, Mets COVID mistake, NBA Top 10 List WITHOUT LeBron
Paulie and Tony tell you which terrible QB reminds them of Dak Prescott, and why the stupid Mets missed the boat on the coronavirus. Tony shows you why LeBron is NOT EVEN CLOSE to being a Top 10 all-time NBA player. Also, the guys reveal a deep dark secret.
August 26, 2020
Doug Pederson gets COVID, Chiefs are LOSERS, NBA sucks, MLB's dumb change
In their first-ever podcast, Paulie and Tony tell you why Doug Pederson getting COVID-19 is worse than you think, why one stat proves the Chiefs are LOSERS, why Tom Brady's already done in Tampa, why the NBA sucks, and why MLB just made its worst change EVER.
August 20, 2020