Homer & Gabe

Homer & Gabe

Homer & Gabe live every weekday from 3 - 6 pm on 94.5 ESPN with segments that include Are You Smarter Than, Packers writer and reporter Jason Wilde, and plenty of other guests throughout the work week

Episodes


8.6.20 Homer & Gabe

August 6, 2020 5:55 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about how much golf Gabe has watched today as the first day of the PGA Championship happening today. Spoiler: it’s a lot. The guys talk about the broadcast elements in the PGA Tour and how the guys like watching the featured groups. This happens ahead of our weekly conversation with TVV.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a PGA Championship tour question round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get into Homer’s new activity, donating plasma to earn some extra cash. We then get into UConn deciding that they will pull the plug on their football season. We end the hour talking more football and rollercoasters with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off keeping an eye on the Milwaukee Bucks Miami Heat game going on throughout the course of the show. The guys discuss who they “like” and “dislike” on the team and we talk old guys aka veterans. We then talk opting out of the NFL as today was the deadline for players to let teams know they plan on opting out. We then have a rapid fire round of What The Hill?

8.5.20 Homer & Gabe

August 5, 2020 5:57 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about Christian Yelich, his struggles, and him being statistically the worst batter in the league. What can we do to help Yelich? The guys discuss. Do we feel sorry for Christian Yelich? Should we? The hour wraps up talking about this weekend’s PGA Championship and what we should expect from Tiger this weekend. And we talk Homer’s interest in being a caddy.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with another skunk fact round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get into the calamity that is college football and what UW is doing during it all. We also have the man who Jim McIlvaine calls the most interesting man in the world, John Scott Lewinski. We end the hour with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with our Rainman competition. Which is always followed by our Redemption Man competition. The show ends with a Jon Gruden round of What The Hill

8.4.20 Homer & Gabe

August 4, 2020 5:57 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off discussing the Bucks/Nets game that is currently going on. We also talk about Rodgers’ comments with the media last night and coming to the realization that this year could possibly be the last year for the Green Bay Packers. We then have caller Paul from Madison to talk negativity surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks. Is there any legitimacy here? The guys discuss. We then have a spontaneous appearance by former Brewers pitcher Don August to talk Brewers and Christian Yelich performance.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with another skunk round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get into more of Aaron Rodgers comments with the media yesterday. The guys also talk ESPN’s rumored MNF analyst lineup which stems into a discussion of other ESPN analysts and who their best lineup is. We end the hour with one of our favorite analysts, Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off discussing the impending college football schedule from different conferences. We get news that Big 10 is expected to release their schedule any day now. This allows the guys to dive into a discussion of handling college athletes during a pandemic versus dealing with professional athletes. The guys also talk Bucks “JV” game versus the Nets earlier today. We end the show with a Twitter justice round of What The Hill.

8.3.20 Homer & Gabe

August 3, 2020 5:56 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off with Homer riding solo. Homer is our local representative of positivity around professional sports. We also have new guest to the show Ashley Thompson, executive director of Hope Street Ministry who was a captain for UW-Madison and our newest Milwaukee Bucks analyst. Homer then continues to spread positivity regarding professional sports.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a skunk round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get an update on Homer’s cat situation. We also talk to Marquette standout and 7-year NBA player Jim McIlvaine. We then get into Rodgers’ press conference who is speaking with the media during this hour. Grant reads tweets from reporters who are covering the presser and the frustration from Rodgers seems to be growing about him staying in Green Bay.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with a special appearance from Jason Wilde who was listening to Aaron Rodgers speak to the media as training camp week starts up. We then have Homer & Grant’s Top 5 @ 5. And Homer takes over for today’s edition of What The Hill?

7.31.20 Homer & Gabe

July 31, 2020 5:57 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about how we feel with the recent news that today’s Brewers home opener has been postponed due to 2 players in the Cardinals organization testing positive for Covid-19. We hear comments from Mark Attanasio who had a scheduled conference with the media today. The guys talk commissioners handling Covid-19 and we think Rob Manfred is running away with the “not handling this well at all” award. We end the hour with Homer’s update with his Josh Jackson apology.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with the oldest man ever born in the US round of Are You Smarter Than? This then continues a discussion regarding hippos, and we do hippo comps with athletes. We then get into breaking news regarding baseball with a tweet by Jeff Passan stating the Rob Manfred has issued a warning to Tony Clark and the MLBPA that if safety protocols aren’t followed the season could be shutdown. We end the hour with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with Jeff from Jeff Sports as it does each and every Friday. We have a caller ask about a Mike Golic Sr. Signed item and more. We also get odds on the Bucks game as well as a Bryson Dechambeau aging round of What The Hill

7.30.20 Homer & Gabe

July 30, 2020 9:19 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about our wonderful reverse remote happening with SHARP Literacy. We then recap the recent news in MLB as the Phillies had to postpone their weekend series against the Toronto Blue Jays due to positive tests within their clubhouse. We then have our weekly conversation with Tim Van Vooren. We are also joined by Lynda Kohler & Chef Jeff to talk about their awesome effort they are holding through SHARP Literacy.

Hour 2: The hour opens with a life expectancy round of Are You Smarter Than? We also talk more about our reverse remote and are joined once again by Lynda Kohler from SHARP Literacy & Jon Reetz from First Midwest Bank to talk about their effort during our reverse remote. We then talk Packers and the discussion of Aaron Rodgers being traded from the Packers. We end the hour with more Packers information with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with a very memorable round of Rainman folllowed by Redemption Man. Our food from SHARP Literacy then shows up so we talk about that! We also get Homer’s Josh Jackson apology that he has teased for about 2 days now. And we end the show with a skydiving incident round of What The Hill?

7.29.20 Homer & Gabe

July 29, 2020 5:58 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about the interaction between Dodgers’ pitcher Joe Kelly and the Houston Astros last night. We talk about how players can chirp all they want because if someone leaves the dugout, they will be in trouble. Also, this hour we talk to Brewers President of Baseball Operations Rick Schlesinger to talk about the cardboard cutout promotion going on in Miller Park.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with another weather round but this time not AS hot round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get into the comments Aaron Rodgers made on Kyle Brandt’s new podcast and dissect his comments. We then talk to our very own Jason Wilde to end the hour.

Hour 3: It’s Wednesday at 5 means it’s time for Rainman! Which is always followed by Redemption Man! We then discuss the recent developments behind college football with the ACC announcing an 11-game schedule with an attempt to fit in out of conference games in their schedule. We then end the program with a baseball card round of What The Hill.

7.28.20 Gabe & Eric Nehm

July 28, 2020 5:57 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off talking about Eric forgetting his mic cover to start off the show, because of course he did. Eric however, wonderfully transitions into the safety regarding here in the office and equating it to the handling of Major League Baseball with even more positive tests within the Miami Marlins organization. The guys talk the risk involved especially for older coaches/managers who need to step up and take care of their players no matter how hard it may be. We also talk Brewers over reactions, their offense, and more.

Hour 2: The hour begins with a tequila round of Are You Smarter Than? We then try to get to the bottom of the Big Woo nickname associated with Brandon Woodruff and why it doesn’t stick, the bottom of the order production and more. We talk NFL safety protocols, some breaking news around the Packers which we get into with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off talking more about tequila! This hour we finally get the answer to where “Big Woo” came from via investigation from our very own Sophia Minnaert. We then analyze what kind of Aaron Rodgers we would get with a few drinks in him. We also talk Bucks with Eric who gives us a preview of his upcoming articles at The Athletic and breaks down the Bucks experiments on defense during these scrimmage games. We end the hour and the show on a Ja Rule round of What The Hill.

7.27.20 Homer & Gabe

July 27, 2020 6:04 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off with Homer solo and we open talking about Jeff Passan’s comments about MLB with the news that the Marlins & the Phillies had to cancel their upcoming games because of positive tests within the Marlins organizations. Homer asks dinosaurs if they were MLB commissioner. We then get Homer’s takeaways from the Brewers after their opening weekend.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a Milwaukee hot round of Are You Smarter Than? Homer spends the hour trying to convince everyone that today is the happiest day in sports since March. Grant disputes that and we try to work it out. We end the hour talking to our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with Homer & Grant’s Top 5 @ 5. We then get our inaugural appearance with The Fat Jack who gives us the best breakdown of his odds and best bets for the NBA playoffs, MLB, and more around sports. We also have Don’t Get Hooked where we talk about Lacrosse championship. We then have a subscription-based round of What The Hill

7.24.20 Gabe & Eric Nehm

July 24, 2020 5:57 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off with the Homegate Tailgate!! The guys kicking off talking about their sweet setup they have during today’s show. We obviously then talk Brewers opening day and talk about the starting 9 and the crazy combination of Brewers batters that will start off the 2020 season later tonight. We switch gears for a bit and focus on basketball talking to Fox Sports Wisconsin’s Zora Stephenson. The hour ends on a brilliant callback to Eric’s story about hanging out in Wrigley Field.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a “loveable LOUD hippo” round of Are You Smarter Than. We then get into the hard hitting question; if you could turn into one animal for an entire weekend, what would you choose? Eric chooses hippo to which he received some flack over on the internet and we discuss. The guys then talk the most recent news regarding the NFL salary cap. The guys also talk the Packers submitting a bid for the NFL draft in the future. We continue to talk NFL with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off as it does every Friday, with Jeff from Jeff Sports. The topic, among some callers with items such as a signed Fab 5 poster, is the increasing value in items signed by Giannis and Christian Yelich. We end the show with a Vanilla Ice round of What The Hill