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


4.2.20 Homer & Gabe

April 2, 2020 5:10 p.m.

Hour 1: The show begins discussing Aaron Rodgers which has been a theme all week. We draw parallels between Brett Favre’s departure and if Aaron will leave Green Bay in the same manner. We also ask fans if they would care if AR12 would leave Green Bay and go to another team. This eventually leads into a conversation about Tom Brady. Also, this hour we are joined by Tim Van Vooren for his longest segment in the history of the program (on the phone).

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with an Iran espionage round of Are You Smarter Than? We continue to talk about Packers wide receivers throughout the course of history and where Davante Adams ranks/compares with the many who played wide-out for the green & gold. The guys then talk about Brett Favre and his saga of retiring then un-retiring after the Packers offered for Favre to come back. We also have a conversation with NFL writer and HoF voter Clark Judge. We end the hour speaking with our Packers Extractor Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with the One Question Line! Homer & Gabe asks questions such as why Homer is obsessed with trying to play golf in the wake of social distancing. Homer & Gabe take the position of The Governor and how they would address this issue. Other questions include if Markus Howard will be drafted to the NBA and to what team?

4.1.20 Homer & Gabe

April 1, 2020 6:31 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens up with Andy North as our special guest as Homer tries to find an answer to this Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson rumor as sports are still under suspension. Andy also breaks down other suggestions of what could happen for a live match that could happen for live television. Homer & Gabe also go back and forth with tennis coming back as Wimbledon was cancelled earlier today – this year will be the first time Wimbledon has been cancelled since WWII. H&G also talk about Ian Rapoport reporting the Packers have an interest in Utah State quarterback Jordan Love. This leads into a conversation talking about Aaron Rodgers and if he will certainly stay in a Packers uniform for his entire career.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a can opener round of Are You Smarter Than? We also talk about an Aaron Rodgers replacement – when would be the right time to get a replacement for Rodgers for the Packers, and who that player *might* be. We talk about this and more at the tail end of the hour with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with a round of Rainman, as it does every Wednesday. We also have a round of Redemption Man following Rainman. We then re-open the Noble Vines Wine Line which allows us to discuss the pending Aaron Rodgers replacement. We end the show on a special note – the full airing of Jim Valvano’s legendary ESPY’s speech.

3.31.20 Homer & Gabe

March 31, 2020 5:55 p.m.

Hour 1: The show kicks off with a very special guest – former coach of the Milwaukee Bucks – Don Nelson! Don talks about his time with the Bucks, the relationships he has made in Milwaukee, and much more about his time dealing with isolation from the Coronavirus. After Coach Nelson, we continue the conversation with the rumored matchup between Woods & Mickelson which is gaining momentum on the internet. The guys also talk about the extended football playoff schedule as well as a playoff game broadcast happening on Nickelodeon.

Hour 2: The hour begins continuing to talk Coronavirus quarantines and proper procedures that should be taken as we learn that Toronto has shut down public gatherings until June 30th. We also hear cuts from Blake Martinez and his interview with Bob Papa and speculate from this interview why Blake decided to leave Green Bay and sign with the Giants. One big reason: $$$$. The guys also talk NFL Draft – logistics behind a virtual draft – and more. We end the hour talking to our very own Jason Wilde

Hour 3: The hour kicks off trying to continue the positive tone throughout the program – and we talk to Superintendent of the Fond Du Lac school district, Aaron Sedhoff – who Twitter has voted as one of the most positive people they know. Homer asks where the Superintendent gets all his positivity from from. We also have a few callers call in giving random trivia questions in their edition of are you smarter than? We wrap up the show with the music theme of the Coronavirus.

3.30.20 Homer & Gabe

March 30, 2020 5:33 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens talking about, of course – Tiger King. Homer asks the very prevalent question – how can anyone own a tiger? We then transition into golf and learn more about golf courses opening around the country despite states issuing stay at home orders. The guys talk about what would be realistic rules to have in place in order to play golf in accordance with social distancing. The guys then ask what gamblers could be doing in the wake of no sporting events going on. What sort of things are betters betting on?

Hour 2: The hour begins talking about the rumor of Tiger Woods & Phil Mickelson possibly playing a round of golf in between each other that has a chance to be on TV! This conversation continues after a Lionel Messi round of Are You Smarter Than? We then go from Tiger, back to Tiger King, back to Tiger vs Phil. We end this hour talking to our very own Packers extractor Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour opens with Homer & Gabe’s top 5 @ 5 where they go over the top 5 athletes/events/people that they think deserves recognition. We then continue our conversation about Blake Martinez – and the quotes that said Martinez was told by Mike Pettine to play off of the Smith Brothers and not necessarily play for the ball himself saying he was “limited by the defense”. The guys break down those comments, the play of Martinez, and what sort of future he has with the Giants.

3.27.20 Homer & Gabe

March 27, 2020 5:53 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins talking about the NFL draft which will go on as scheduled despite pushback by NFL general managers. Homer & Gabe break down why this would happen and if they agree or disagree with this decision. Also continuing the weekly theme of being motivational, be positive, or be funny we talk to Homer’s most positive person to have on the program, Don Beebe. We then open the show to ask callers about their most positive person they have ever met.

Hour 2: The hour opens with another river question of Are You Smarter Than? We also poll the question to fans – should golf courses be open? The guys talk about Illinois closing courses, allowing them to be open, then closing them again. We also talk more positivity and talk to our very own Jason Wilde this hour as well.

Hour 3: The hour opens talking with Jeff from Jeff Sports. Jeff gives us insight on his decision to close his store in the wake of the Coronavirus. This is a nice transition for us into No Rules Friday which kicks off discussing the Hallmark Channel’s plan to air Christmas movies during the shutdown. We also talk Tiger King, binge watching, and much more.

3.26.20 Homer & Gabe

March 26, 2020 6:02 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens trying to give a feel of baseball to everyone at home as opening day isn’t happening – we open the program with Bob Uecker’s best calls as well as some clips from Major League 2. We also have our weekly chat with Fox Six Sports Director and 2-time Wisconsin Sports caster of the year – Tim Van Vooren. Also, this hour a treat interview with Jerry Augustine (aka the Dr. Of pitching)

Hour 2: We begin the hour with a bridge and Amazon river round of Are You Smarter Than? We then get into Gabe’s opening day stories. We then continue to play clips from Bob Uecker to get in the opening day mood. We continue the Bob Uecker talking to Bob’s producer for over 35 years – Kent Sommerfeld. Kent gives us the best stories throughout Bob’s career, how Bob got a start in baseball following his player, and how he found himself into the broadcast booth.

Hour 3: The hour opens up talking about Homer finally being able to leave his quarantine house and he talks about what he will do when he finally gets to be with his family again. We then continue the be positive, be motivational, or be funny segment that we started earlier in the week with a great speech by Jim Valvano. We also have a conversation with our very own Jason Wilde this hour.

3.25.20 Homer & Gabe

March 25, 2020 6:40 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens discussing the proposed idea with the NFL draft – do a round a day and spread the whole draft throughout the week. Homer & Gabe discusses the ins and outs, the positives and negatives of spreading the NFL draft over the course of a week. We also have our new segment where Homer tries to motivate and cheer everyone up playing the most iconic and motivational speeches in cinematic history.

Hour 2: The hour kicks off with a river round of Are You Smarter Than. We then continue the be funny, be motivational segment recapping our favorite speeches from movies and shows. We also have our daily chat with Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour opens with a round of Rainman which is always followed by Redemption Man. We also have a debut of a new segment – Homer & Gabe’s Whine Line! We encourage fans to call up and get anything they want off their chest over our airwaves. We continue the talk of Allen Lazard, Devin Funchess, Aaron Rodgers and more.

3.24.20 Homer & Gabe

March 24, 2020 5:58 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens up talking about the newly proposed senate bill that would provide relief to everyone in the country that is supposedly “on the two-yard line.” Following that we have a conversation with owner of The Tandem restaurant Caitlin Cullen who is providing an effort to families who are short on funds and food and giving out free meals to the community. Caitlin tells us she provides over 300 meals a day to people in need. Also, this hour we talk to Fox Sports Wisconsin’s Sophia Minnaert.

Hour 2: The hour begins with a domestic river round of Are You Smarter Than? We also get into Hasselbeck’s suggestion that Jameis Winston could be a good fit for a backup to Aaron Rodgers on the Packers. The guys give their thoughts on that. We also hear about Homer’s experience at the grocery store. We also get an update on Homer’s cat which is becoming even MORE expensive. Homer also doesn’t agree that with Gov. Evers order to shut down golf courts. We end the hour with a conversation with our very own Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour begins discussing the shelter at home order that has gone into effect and how that has affected golfing. Homer says he still wants to go golfing with a distance away from everybody. Gabe advises against that sort of activity. We go over state rules regarding a shut down. We also play back the interview at the beginning of the show with restaurateur Caitlin Cullen and her effort to get food to those in need.

3.23.20 Homer & Gabe

March 23, 2020 6:02 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour kicks off going over the Governors’ measure in place that will limit people going to their jobs and leaving their house other than essential locations. Fortunately, the media is considered essential personnel, so the show goes on! This hour we have a special conversation with Marquette Basketball head coach Steve Wojciechowski.

Hour 2: The hour opens with a widest river edition of Are You Smarter Than? The guys then go into the NFL draft and talk about what changes will be made to the draft this year – including if the dates will stay the same. We also get into the most punchable faces bracket that Gabe & Chewy are putting together on their show. Also, this hour we talk to our Packers extractor Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour opens with Homer & Gabe’s top 5 @ 5 where they profile their top 5 athletes, events, and people in general that they think deserve recognition. Homer also asks Gabe the question what he learned about the Packers now that we learned that the Packers put in an offer to Emmanuel Sanders before he decided to sign with the Saints. Homer also decides that we are going to pick a positive story or thought every day.

3.20.20 Homer & Gabe

March 20, 2020 7:31 p.m.

Hour 1: The program opens as it has been all week – talking about the impact of the Coronavirus on sports. We ask the poll question if NBA players should receive early testing of COVID-19 if it meant we get live basketball quicker. We also hear a conversation from the Dan LeBatard show with NYU doctor Celine Gounder who gives a very real perspective on the COVID 19 virus.

Hour 2: The hour begins with a round of Are You Smarter Than were we have our resident Chef, Chef Ed on the program. Which bounces around the idea of what Homer can make in quarantine as well as following his no sugar diet. We also have a college student’s perspective on the Coronavirus as Marquette basketball team manager Spencer Henke joins Homer & Gabe to talk about his experience as a basketball manager. Spencer also gives us insight on being a college student during the Coronavirus and how college kids at spring break aren’t taking it seriously. We end the hour talking with Jason Wilde.

Hour 3: The hour kicks off with Jeff from Jeff Sports as we do every Friday. In some good news, we hear about how busy Jeff’s spot has been as businesses have slowed down exponentially due to the Coronavirus. We then continue with No Rules Friday discussing The Olympics, The Packers, and doing laundry.