We get to know all about my new Broadcasting & Media Assistant with the Admirals, Dave Grant! We talk about why and how he got into broadcasting, himself as a fan, his newly-discovered green thumb & more!!
Cal Maritime Men’s Basketball Coch Bryan Rooney wraps up the season with me after the gut-wrenching, buzzer-beater loss to end the streak of national tournament appearances. We talk about the streak, what he and his team leanred this year, his teaching tools, his 10 years at CMA, and the future of the program and Cal Pac Conference.
- Does bigger school equal better ball for the viewer?
- Can the Warriors win without KD?
- And no music a at MSG is a personal affront to Draymond!
- The first Fitz Blitz fantasy baseball tips of 2017. How to prep for the draft and find sleepers!
I talk about the best and worst moments from NBA All Star Weekend 2017, fix the dunk contest (again), defend the Kings trade of perpetual head ache DeMarcus Cousins, and swat down the theory that the earth is flat, and explain why it’s harmful for NBA Celebrities to spread that garbage.
Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to talk Super Bowl 51, NFL and MLB Hall of Fame, Willie Calhoun and more!
How did the Evil Empire pull off that improbable comeback? What does it mean for 49er fans? Where does Lady Gaga’s half time show rank all time? And I answer who stole Brady’s jersey!
I preview Super Bowl 51, and tell the NFL I’m not taking their abuse anymore. I thank NBA coaches for talking about real life.
The Raiders limp to the finish. What’s next for the Silver and Black? And 9er fans reveled in Raider Nation’s pain? Then let’s talk about their situation.
College Football Championship preview, Keelhaulers return home, Warriors 4th-quarter woes, and the sports trends of 2016.
The Bruins win the 6-A California State title! Coach Hawkins joins me to talk about their championship season. The Raiders return to the postseason with the potential for more, and why Dramon Green may not be pleased with the new CBA agreement.
Road-weary Warriors, Raiders stumble in KC, and St. Patrick-St. Vincent head football coach Lane Hawkins joins me as they prepare for a shot at a state championship!
More not apologizing for being a Dubs fan. The Raiders are 10-2!??!?! What are the 49ers playing for?
And Matt O’Donnell of the Vallejo Times Herald joins me to talk St. Pat-St. Vincent Bruins winning NCS D-5 title, and their chance to represent Norther California in the 6-A state playoffs.
The Raiders are 9-2! How the hell did they blow a lead & comeback against Carolina? Kaepernick & Castro, Lew leaves the A’s, Dubs looking like themselves, and high school playoffs.
NBA coaches give me a reason to delve into how this bizarre, unfathomable presidential election happened, and how it affects us all, even the apolitical.
I ask what’s next for the World Series teams, call Russell Westbrook Dubs’ public enemy #1, and preach patience for a Warriors team that could be .500 after the first 2 months.
Are the Raiders really better than the Broncos? What’s next for the 9ers? And the local Vallejo high school and college sports wrap up.
I preview who has the advantage in the battle of the cursed World Series and reveal the Admirals winners of the Pac Associations top defenders.
I answer if the Raiders got lucky with a bad opponent or if they created their 33-16 victory of the Jags, and where the 49ers problems start.
I discuss the Giants' one item shopping list, and why I don’t deal in absolutes in baseball.
I discuss the Raiders failed game plan, and the Admirals' Mellisa DeCasas joins me to talk 49ers, homecomings, and youth sports!
Chris and I update Admirals fans on offseason biz, and discuss how working in the industry affects big-league fandom.
Marilyn Pittman and I discuss MLB playoff managerial decisions and the presidential debates.
I answer why Raiders got beat deep, but still got the W, go off on the idea of starting Christian Ponder instead of re-inserting Kaepernick, and wrap up opening week of SCAC play in Vallejo Area High School Football.
I’m joined by radio host and stand-up comedian, Marilyn Pittman, to talk MLB Playoffs and the unavoidable topic that is Donald Trump.
I theorize the Raiders don’t want to be TOO good in Oakland, and that the 49ers are tanking if they Stick with Gabbert after Arizona game.
Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to remember how Sept. 11th changed our lives, discuss Colin Kaepernick’s protest of police brutality, and revisit our pick at the beginning of the MLB season.
I finish the show talking about the origins of the Star Spangled Banner at sporting events, the bad luck it brought, and what Kaep has created.
I tie bow on another Admirals baseball season, and Admirals owner Kevin Reilly joins me in studio to talk about the progress the franchise made this season.
I discuss the Kaepernick situation, make my official predictions for the two Bay Area NFL teams, and take a look at the MLB standings.
Admirals reliever Joe Watson and catcher Cyle Figueroa stop by The Blitz to talk about everything from their careers to the MLB, to NFL.
Live interviews with Admirals players from our float in the 4th of July parade in Vallejo!
Chris and I preview the 2016 Vallejo Admirals season with Roman Gomez and Nick Grimm.
I mourn the end of the Warriors historic season ending in failure. Cal State Maritime Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Bryan Rooney, offers words of reassurance and consolation.
I talk what final ingredient the Admirals need to get rolling in the first half of the 2016 Pacific Association Season.
Fitz delves into his personal torture of covering the Sharks in Western Conference Finals vs. Blues for the 1st time.
Vallejo Admirals Professional Baseball begins spring training number four!
We preview and make predictions for the Warriors in the NBA Western Conference Finals, t…
The Warriors face a tipping point as Steph wins a 2nd straight MVP award.
Fitz lets out his competitive side, and wonders if the Sonoma Stompers SABR experiment hurt its acceptance by old school baseball folks.
Fitz Blitz fantasy tips and local scholastic sports playoff pictures.
I blitz the Raiders-to-Vegas story, talk baseball with Tom Macari of the Pittsburg Diamonds, playoff hoops with Cal Maritime Coach, Bryan Rooney, break down the NFL draft with Nomad of “The Round Table” on Ozcat Radio, and talk local sports and more with sports editor of the Vallejo Times Herald, Matt O’donnell.
I blitz the Houston Ball Boys and NHL officiating. The Taint and I give our prognostications for the Warriors without MVP, Steph Curry, share our first-hand look at on the Pacific Association Tryout, take another shot at some fantasy ball recommendations and I explain the “Mingo Scale,” in our NFL draft preview!
Myself, Nomad of Ozcat Radio, Admirals Manager Mike Samuels, and Vallejo Times Herald Sports Editor Matt O’Donnell attempt to answer these questions:
Will the Dubs sweep the Rockets, or can that un-likable bunch from Houston steal a few?
Rams trade a king’s ransom for the 1st overall pick. …
We send our opening blitz after gossip column sports coverage and the lagging wage adjustment for U.S. Women’s Soccer.
We predict the Warriors will win 73 and say why they won’t be worn out for the post season.
Cal State Maritime Head Men’s Basketball coach, Bryan Rooney joins us to talk hoops and for the first installment of our new segment “How Does That Happen?…
I whip through the rest of the sports world that isn’t MLB baseball: Warriors, Final Four, and NFL rule changes.
Then we get to the heart of the show as Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to talk baseball hot topics and business, and make our division winner predictions.
We preview the sweet 16, discuss our favorite moments from the first two rounds, question if power conference teams get favorable officiating, if the West Coat Conference is better than the Pac 12, college ball vs. pro debate, and the mess the Cal Bears are in.
We analyze if the Spurs put out a blueprint to stop the Warriors, their pursuit of history, and this strange Adam LaRoche story.
My good friend, William McDuffie, joins me here on the West Coast to talk the Warriors dominance, what the opinion of them is in the Midwest, our NCAA Bracket winners, and NFL free agent moves.
Coach Bryan Rooney of Cal Maritime men’s hoops discusses their run in the NAIA D-2 National Tournament, the season as a whole, what lies ahead in the offseason, the Warriors’ critics, and the NCAA selection committee.
How the heck did the Warriors lose to the Lakers? We discuss if it’s a blip or a bad trend, and address if they’re ruining the game.
We talk 49ers and Raiders free agent needs, and UFC action.
And Tom Macare of the Pittsburg Diamonds tells us the origin story of the franchise and the old East Bay Lumberjacks, and discusses the surreal experience of working with Jose Canseco.
Admirals Manager, Mike Samuels, joins me to talk Warriors as I officially put it on record that I think they will beat ‘ 95-’96 Bulls record and repeat as NBA Champs. And we talk MLB slide and pace-of-play rules, and other MLB news on his last show before he heads down to MLB Spring Training.
Original Admirals PA voice and on field MC, Bruce Jones, joins us. We talk Warriors, NFL, MLB, NASCAR, local sports, and more!
I coach up Cam Newton, and tear down the Manning facade as we examine the double standard in the media’s presentation of them.
Admirals Manager Mike Samuels talks spring training with us, along with Brandon Belt’s contract, the Khris Davis trade, and other MLB news.
And we’re joined by Vallejo Times Herald Sports Editor, Matt O’Donnell to talk local sports and the top stories of the day.
We break down every aspect of the Super Bowl, from the game to the commercials to the halftime, as we delve into how the Broncos kept the Panthers offense un wraps.
We talk Warriors with Omar Lewis, MLB testing for “Drugs of Abuse” and local Vallejo sports.
We give our Super Bowl Predictions, talk about what we liked and didn’t like about Pro Bowl and NHL All Star Game, talk Warriors All Star Reserves, local Vallejo sports, and the Raiders-to-Vegas crappola.
And The Admirals coaching staff has been made official, so we talk with three of the four coaches: Manager Mike Samuels, Pitching Coach, Warren Brusstar, and OF Coach Lonnie Jackson!
We break down Championship Sunday, Raiders five Pro Bowlers, Chip Kelly just wants to coach, preview Spurs-Warriors, local Vallejo Sports, and Six-Degrees of Sammy with Admirals Coach, Mike Samuels.