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Mike Missanelli - 97.5 The Fanatic

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Mike Missanelli host afternoons, 2pm-6pm, on Philly's First FM Sports Station, 97.5 the Fanatic.

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Monica McNutt Gives Us A WNBA Primer

June 14, 2024 22:02 - 41 minutes - 19.1 MB

Monica McNutt joins the show to give us a primer for the WNBA, and to weigh in on the Caitlyn Clark drama. Then they get into some of their Friday hijinks. 

Fathers, Sports, And Aaron Nola Having A Bad Day

June 14, 2024 21:43 - 2 hours - 77.3 MB

(0:00-2:07:10) With Fathers day coming this Sunday, they open the show talking about the relationship between dad and sports, talk about how their dads got them into sports, and also talk about a bad start by Aaron Nola and why we shouldn’t overreact.   (2:07:15-2:25:25))Monica McNutt joins the show to give a primer for the WNBA, the growth of the league, and how to consume a sport or league you are not as educated about. (2:25:35-eND_) Sylvana gets in trouble with Tyrone, they get up to F...

Be Better At Fathers Day Gifts

June 14, 2024 21:31 - 42 minutes - 19.5 MB

 With Fathers day coming this Sunday, they open the show talking about the relationship between dad and sports, talk about how their dads got them into sports, and also talk about a bad start by Aaron Nola and why we shouldn’t overreact.  

Sports Origin Stories

June 14, 2024 20:07 - 41 minutes - 19.2 MB

 With Fathers day coming this Sunday, they open the show talking about the relationship between dad and sports, talk about how their dads got them into sports, and also talk about a bad start by Aaron Nola and why we shouldn’t over react.  

Father's Day Memories

June 14, 2024 19:27 - 43 minutes - 20 MB

 With Fathers day coming this Sunday, they open the show talking about the relationship between dad and sports, talk about how their dads got them into sports, and also talk about a bad start by Aaron Nola and why we shouldn’t over react.  

Is There A Fatal Flaw In Any Of Our Teams

June 13, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 77.9 MB

(0:00-1:42:51) We have been subjected to watching the Celtics dominate on their way to winning a NBA Finals. But apart from that, we have seen the Celtics exploit a fatal flaw in the Mavs, the defense of Luka. Something no one was really talking about until it got exposed in this series. Which had the BSE crew thinking, could there be any hidden flaw in our teams? That is what they talked about today. (1:43:01-1:55:54) Bob Cooney joins the show to talk about his hate for the Celtics, but al...

The Most Hated Celtics Players

June 13, 2024 22:04 - 41 minutes - 19.1 MB

In the final hour they talk more about fatal flaws, take more calls, and talk about their most hated Celtics players ever. 

Why Bob Cooney Hates The Celtics

June 13, 2024 21:16 - 43 minutes - 19.7 MB

They continue their conversation from the first two hours of the show, and Bob Cooney joins them to talk about his hate for the Celtics, but also why he is jealous of the way they build winning teams, and if the Sixers can follow in their footsteps.

Miserable About The Celtics Winning

June 13, 2024 21:07 - 41 minutes - 19.2 MB

We have been subjected to watching the Celtics dominate on their way to winning a NBA Finals. But apart from that, we have seen the Celtics exploit a fatal flaw in the Mavs, the defense of Luka. Something no one was really talking about until it got exposed in this series. Which had the BSE crew thinking, could there be any hidden flaw in our teams? That is what they talked about today.

Hidden Fatal Flaws

June 13, 2024 19:55 - 44 minutes - 20.3 MB

We have been subjected to watching the Celtics dominate on their way to winning a NBA Finals. But apart from that, we have seen the Celtics exploit a fatal flaw in the Mavs, the defense of Luka. Something no one was really talking about until it got exposed in this series. Which had the BSE crew thinking, could there be any hidden flaw in our teams? That is what they talked about today.

The Flair Of The Phillies, And The Eagles Being Too Tight

June 12, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 76.3 MB

(0:00-1:42:42) The BSE crew opens the show talking about another win, Kyle Schwarber stepping up with a  2 HR game, why they never worry about them, and translate that in the Eagles and wonder if the eagles can bring the same swagger to the table as the Phillies do, if Hurts needs to loosen up for that to happen, and if Sirianni’s act is why the Eagles were so tight last year. (1:42:52-1:57:07) Jayson Stark joins the show to talk about the Phillies historic start, Kyle Schwarber in June, an...

Jayson Stark On June Schwarber, And Their Historic Start

June 12, 2024 21:20 - 39 minutes - 18.2 MB

They talk more Phillies, and Jayson Stark joins the show to talk about the Phillies historic start, Kyle Schwarber in June, and what the Phillies might do as the deadline approaches.  

Players Who Had Flair

June 12, 2024 20:16 - 41 minutes - 19.1 MB

The BSE crew opens the show talking about another win, Kyle Schwarber stepping up with a  2 HR game, why they never worry about them, and translate that in the Eagles and wonder if the eagles can bring the same swagger to the table as the Phillies do, if Hurts needs to loosen up for that to happen, and if Sirianni’s act is why the Eagles were so tight last year.

Stop Doubting The Phillies

June 12, 2024 19:49 - 44 minutes - 20.2 MB

The BSE crew opens the show talking about another win, Kyle Schwarber stepping up with a  2 HR game, why they never worry about them, and translate that in the Eagles and wonder if the eagles can bring the same swagger to the table as the Phillies do, if Hurts needs to loosen up for that to happen, and if Sirianni’s act is why the Eagles were so tight last year.

JT To The IL, And Fake Sports Problems

June 11, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 78.5 MB

(0:00-1:01:52)JT Realmuto is heading to the IL. Is he the worst injury the Phillies could have suffered? Will his time away from the team hurt than more than we are anticipating. Or is this team so good they can survive it? Also Tyrone calls out people picking a fake sports Fight over Caitlin Clark. (1:02:02-1:15:43) Scott Lauber from the Philly Inquirer joins the show to give his thoughts on the injury to JT Realmuto, and more Phillies topics. (1:15:48-1:38:58) They talk more about the Ph...

The Eagles Magic In 2017

June 11, 2024 22:04 - 42 minutes - 19.4 MB

 They get back to the calls, replay some of the Dave Dombrowksi cuts, and talk about if anyone else could have captured the magic Nick Foles did in the Eagles Super Bowl. 

Dave Dombrowski Speaks, and Keith Pompey Talks Sixers

June 11, 2024 21:14 - 43 minutes - 20.1 MB

(0:00-9:18) They talk more about the Phillies, and take your calls, while asking for people to admit  they were wrong to over react to Sundays loss. (9:28-22:45) They throw it to the Dave Dombrowski press conference to get the latest on JT Realmuto heading to the IL. (22:45-33:47) Keith Pompey joins the show to discuss why the Sixers need more than role players to get past the Celtics next season. (33:57-END) They get back to the calls, replay some of the Dave Dombrowksi cuts, and talk ab...

Scott Lauber Calls JT Realmuto Indispensable

June 11, 2024 20:22 - 41 minutes - 19.3 MB

(0:00-18:30) JT Realmuto is heading to the IL. Is he the worst injury the Phillies could have suffered? Will his time away from the team hurt than more than we are anticipating. Or is this team so good they can survive it? Also Tyrone calls out people picking a fake sports Fight over Caitlin Clark. (18:40-31:54) Scott Lauber from the Philly Inquirer joins the show to give his thoughts on the injury to JT Realmuto, and more Phillies topics. (32:04-END) They talk more about the Phillies, and...

JT Realmuto Is Hard To Replace

June 11, 2024 19:11 - 44 minutes - 20.2 MB

JT Realmuto is heading to the IL. Is he the worst injury the Phillies could have suffered? Will his time away from the team hurt than more than we are anticipating. Or is this team so good they can survive it? Also Tyrone calls out people picking a fake sports Fight over Caitlin Clark.

The Phillies Are Fine, Calm Down

June 10, 2024 22:07 - 2 hours - 77.1 MB

(0:00-43:07) Fan got a bit freaked out due to one bad game over the weekend for the Phillies, including a blown save by Jose Alvarado. The BSE makes the case that Alvarado has been great, and the Phillies are a great team, so we don’t need to get upset over 1 bad game. (43:12-46:05) Tyrone makes a big station announcement about the return of Fan fest. (46:05-END)They get back to the Phillies conversation, and why one bad game, by the Phillies or Alvarado, is not concerning to them, and ask...

Stop Doubting Jose Alvarado

June 10, 2024 22:05 - 42 minutes - 19.4 MB

They get back to the Phillies conversation, and why one bad game, by the Phillies or Alvarado, is not concerning to them, and ask why fans had such a negative reaction to that one game.  

Fan Fest Is Back

June 10, 2024 20:13 - 42 minutes - 19.3 MB

Tyrone makes a big station announcement about the return of Fan fest. They get back to the Phillies conversation, and why one bad game, by the Phillies or Alvarado, is not concerning to them, and ask why fans had such a negative reaction to that one game.  

Stop Overreacting To One Bad Game

June 10, 2024 19:44 - 43 minutes - 19.9 MB

Fan got a bit freaked out due to one bad game over the weekend for the Phillies, including a blown save by Jose Alvarado. The BSE makes the case that Alvarado has been great, and the Phillies are a great team, so we don’t need to get upset over 1 bad game.

Phillies In London, And Giving The Eagles Offense Time

June 07, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 77.7 MB

(0:00-1:02:26)Tyrone responds to an ongoing feud between him and John Kincade, they talk about how great the Phillies are, and they make the case for patience for the Eagles offense given how much the Eagles offensive scheme seems to have changed this offseason. (1:02:36-1:15:07)) Corey Seidman joins the show from London to preview the Phillies series vs the Mets, and explain why he thinks Bryce Harper will step up over these two games. (1:15:12-1:25:27) Tyrone makes the case for leaving t...

Sixers Need To Swing Big

June 07, 2024 22:06 - 41 minutes - 18.8 MB

 Sylvanna gets put to the test with a surprise game of 10 second songs, and Tyrone makes the case for why the Sixers need to swing big if they are going to beat the Celtics next year. They get up to their Friday Hijinks, and close out the show.

Dave Zangaro Has Concerns About The Eagles Defense

June 07, 2024 21:19 - 43 minutes - 19.8 MB

(0:00-18:09) They get back to discussing the Eagles offense, and why we should have some patience with them early in the season. (18:19-31:52) Dave Zangaro joins the show to discuss giving the Eagles offense time, where Cooper DeJean could play, and some of his concerns on the defensive side of the ball. (32:02- END)  They talk more about the Eagles, their expectations for the offense and defense, the defense getting younger, did it also get better? And more.

Corey Seidman Previews The London Series

June 07, 2024 20:06 - 41 minutes - 19.2 MB

(0:00-18:27) They make the case for being patient with the Eagles offense, given how much the scheme has changed.  (18:37-31:08) Corey Seidman joins the show from London to preview the Phillies series vs the Mets, and explain why he thinks Bryce Harper will step up over these two games. (31:18-END) Tyrone makes the case for leaving the Phillies past, in the past, and they also call out a couple of the young temple Grads in the building, including one who made the bold claim that a Chicken ...

It Might Take The Eagles Offense A Bit To Get Going

June 07, 2024 19:24 - 44 minutes - 20.3 MB

Tyrone responds to an ongoing feud between him and John Kincade, they talk about how great the Phillies are, and they make the case for patience for the Eagles offense given how much the Eagles offensive scheme seems to have changed this offseason.

Embrace The Phillies Greatness

June 06, 2024 22:07 - 2 hours - 78.3 MB

(0:00-1:01:27) How different will the Eagles offense be? Why would anyone have anything negative to say about the Phillies? The best Show Ever hits on both of those subjects to start the show, and Tyrone gets fired up about something John Kincade said this morning. (1:01:37-1:15:27) Later in the show, Taryn Hatcher from NBC Sports Philly, joins the show from London to preview the London series for the Phillies, and to talk about the atmosphere across the pond. (1:15:32-1:45:27) After that,...

Phillies Are Near Perfect, And The Jalen Hurts Conference

June 06, 2024 22:05 - 41 minutes - 18.8 MB

They continue to talk Phillies greatness, replay the Jalen Hurts press conference, and do a 10-second Song Lightning Round 

Scott Lauber Doesnt See Any Big Needs For The Phillies

June 06, 2024 21:37 - 42 minutes - 19.3 MB

(0:00-17:20) After that, they get back to talking about the Phillies greatness, the Eagles offensive overhaul, and they play 10 second songs with the callers. (17:30-30:28) Scott Lauber joins the show from London to preview the Phillies-Mets series, what, if anything, the Phillies could improve, Bryce Harper stepping up in big moments, and more. (30:38-END) They take more calls, talk more Phillies, and play more 10 second songs.  

Taryn Hatcher Joins The Best Show Ever From London

June 06, 2024 20:13 - 44 minutes - 20.2 MB

(0:00-17:30) How different will the Eagles offense be? Why would anyone have anything negative to say about the Phillies? The best Show Ever hits on both of those subjects to start the show, and Tyrone gets fired up about something John Kincade said this morning. (17:40-31:13) Later in the show, Taryn Hatcher from NBC Sports Philly, joins the show from London to preview the London series for the Phillies, and to talk about the atmosphere across the pond. (31:23-END) After that, they get ba...

Stop Finding Reasons To Complain About The Phillies

June 06, 2024 20:00 - 44 minutes - 20.4 MB

How different will the Eagles offense be? Why would anyone have anything negative to say about the Phillies? The best Show Ever hits on both of those subjects to start the show, and Tyrone gets fired up about something John Kincade said this morning. 

Phillies Win, Jayson Stark, and Eagles Defensive Leaders

June 05, 2024 22:08 - 2 hours - 78.4 MB

(0:00-18:59) The Phillies found a way to win again, this time in extra innings with a Castellanos walk off. Is their the best Phillies team we have seen. THE BSE discusses, with Amy Fadool joining the show today. (19:09-32:59) Is Vic Fangio the right man to fix this defense, should we be worried that some of his former players didn’t seem to like him?  Also how good is the Phillies bullpen? (33:04-43:53) Next they take some texts, and Amy Fadoo is put to the test with a few 10 Second Songs...

Which Young Eagles Players Will Step Up As Leaders

June 05, 2024 22:06 - 39 minutes - 18 MB

They react to what McManus said, including the revelation that Zack Baun might really be in line to be the starting inside linebacker. Take more of your calls and texts, and get to the question of the day which asks about the young players on the Eagles defense.  

Tim McManus Gives An Update From Eagles Mini Camp

June 05, 2024 21:20 - 44 minutes - 20.6 MB

(0:00-18:22) They talk more about Vic Fangio, his relationship with players, and which players will step up into the leadership vacuum left by Kelce and Cox, plus if Nick Sirianni is capable of holding things together if it goes south. (18:33-30:52)Tim McManus joins the show to talk about what he sees from the Eagles coaches, and players, so far in Mini Camp. (31:02-END) They react to what McManus said, including the revelation that Zack Baun might really be in line to be the starting insi...

Jayson Stark Shares A Crazy Stat About How Good This Phillies Team Is

June 05, 2024 21:17 - 43 minutes - 20 MB

(0:00-17:35)They say goodbye to the TV audience and Ricky Bo, and then they talk about is Nick Sirianni gets more blame than he deserves, and if Howie gets less than he deserves. (17:45-32:16) Hall of Fame Baseball writer Jayson Stark joins the show to discuss this historic first two months, gives us a crazy stat about just how good this team is at home, and explains why he doesn’t think the Phillie swill take Walker out of the rotation. (32:26-END) They talk more about Vic Fangio, his rel...

Phillies Keep Finding Ways To Win

June 05, 2024 20:09 - 44 minutes - 20.2 MB

(0:00-18:59) The Phillies found a way to win again, this time in extra innings with a Castellanos walk off. Is their the best Phillies team we have seen. THE BSE discusses, with Amy Fadool joining the show today. (19:09-32:59) Is Vic Fangio the right man to fix this defense, should we be worried that some of his former players didn’t seem to like him?  Also how good is the Phillies bullpen? (33:04-43:53) Next they take some texts, and Amy Fadool is put to the test with a few 10 Second Songs.

Kinder Philly Fans, Dont Throw HRs Back, And Eagles Start Mini Camp

June 04, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 77.8 MB

(0:00-19:31) Have Philly fans gotten kinder? We gave Rhys a huge ovation last night, and even cheered for him when he hit  HR against us. Have we changed for the better? Also can Kellen more unlock the Eagles offense? (19:41-1:42:57)  They continue to talk Phillies , about Rhys Hoskins, and get into whether or not you should throw HR balls back if hit by the the team, or if that is just a silly recent tradition we should get rid of. They also take your calls to see what you think of Rhys an...

Andrew Dicecco Gives His Thoughts From Eagles Mini Camp

June 04, 2024 21:32 - 42 minutes - 19.5 MB

(0:00-16:46) They continue to talk Phillies , about Rhys Hoskins, and get into whether or not you should throw HR balls back if hit by the the team, or if that is just a silly recent tradition we should get rid of. They also take your calls to see what you think of Rhys and throwing HR balls back. (16:56-31:30) Birds Insider Andrew DiCecco joins the show to give his thoughts on what he saw from eagles mini-camp, including how the rookies looked, what he say from the new offense, and more. ...

Dont Throw HR Balls Back

June 04, 2024 20:22 - 43 minutes - 19.9 MB

They continue to talk Phillies , about Rhys Hoskins, and get into whether or not you should throw HR balls back if hit by the the team, or if that is just a silly recent tradition we should get rid of. They also take your calls to see what you think of Rhys and throwing HR balls back. 

Have Philly Fans Gotten Kinder

June 04, 2024 19:20 - 43 minutes - 19.9 MB

(0:00-19:31) Have Philly fans gotten kinder? We gave Rhys a huge ovation last night, and even cheered for him when he hit  HR against us. Have we changed for the better? Also can Kellen more unlock the Eagles offense? (19:41-END)  They continue to talk Phillies , about Rhys Hoskins, and get into whether or not you should throw HR balls back if hit by the the team, or if that is just a silly recent tradition we should get rid of. They also take your calls to see what you think of Rhys and th...

Rhys' Return & What to do With Taijuan Walker

June 03, 2024 22:26 - 2 hours - 77 MB

  (00:00-18:46) It’s the return of Rhys Hoskins so Tyrone lays down the law on what he expects from fans. Once the game starts, Rhys Hoskins is a Brewer. (18:56-30:50) Tyrone says you are less of a fan if you cheer for Rhys Hoskins getting a hit of any kind! What’s going on with Taijuan Walker and what options do the Phillies have? (31:00-43:38) Callers weigh in on Hoskins & Taijuan Walker. Tyrone & Ricky lay out the case against Spencer Turnbull starting. (43:43-1:01:06) This is the nic...

No Hoskins Love After the First Pitch

June 03, 2024 22:16 - 41 minutes - 18.8 MB

(00:00-17:13) Hoskins conversation continues, Howie Roseman AND the WR core deserves flowers, and Sixers offseason talk. (17:23-30:05) Fans need to stop looking for things to complain about. Tyrone says absolutely not to Buddy Hield being brought back. (30:15-40:55) Sylvana makes light of adultery!? The show closes out the Rhys Hoskins discussion.

Keith Pompey Talks Sixers and Taijuan Walker Stays in the Rotation

June 03, 2024 22:01 - 41 minutes - 18.9 MB

(00:00-17:03) Tyrone reiterates the importance of keeping Spencer Turnbull in the bullpen. (17:13-30:40) Keith Pompey joins the Best Show Ever to look ahead to the Sixers offseason. Pompey elaborates on the 3 names he believes the Sixers will bring back, hopes the Sixers learn from previous mistakes, and doesn't feel bullish about a specific star that's been rumored to Philly. (30:50-40:57) Ricky & Ty revisit the Phillies injury situation. Taijuan Walker stays the 5th starter for 2 reasons...

Keith Pompey Talks 76ers Offseason

June 03, 2024 21:53 - 12 minutes - 5.78 MB

Keith Pompey joins the Best Show Ever to look ahead to the Sixers offseason. Pompey elaborates on the 3 names he believes the Sixers will bring back, hopes the Sixers learn from previous mistakes, and doesn't feel bullish about a specific star that's been rumored to Philly.

The Nicest Philadelphia Fans Have Ever Been

June 03, 2024 20:47 - 42 minutes - 19.6 MB

(00:00-17:27) This is the nicest Philadelphia fans have ever been, the fights at the Linc/CBP were “gentle” compared to the Vet. (17:37-30:07) Brandon Marsh & Kody Clemens head to the IL and the Phillies make some call-ups. Tyrone & Ricky react and the Taijuan Walker discussion continues. (30:17-42:38) Tyrone gives his realistic solution if you want to remove Taijuan Walker from the rotation.

Rhys Hoskins Returns

June 03, 2024 19:25 - 43 minutes - 20.1 MB

(00:00-18:46) It’s the return of Rhys Hoskins so Tyrone lays down the law on what he expects from fans. Once the game starts, Rhys Hoskins is a Brewer. (18:56-30:50) Tyrone says you are less of a fan if you cheer for Rhys Hoskins getting a hit of any kind! What’s going on with Taijuan Walker and what options do the Phillies have? (31:00-43:38) Callers weigh in on Hoskins & Taijuan Walker. Tyrone & Ricky lay out the case against Spencer Turnbull starting.

Wanting Excellence, And Celebrites You Would Serenade

May 31, 2024 22:06 - 2 hours - 77.4 MB

(0:00-2:08:15) They talk  about the criticism directed at Bryce Harper for not running out a ground ball,  and Tyrone argues that demanding perfection from our players is unreasonable, and that we should only demand excellence, which Bryce Harper gives us. They also talk about Giants TE Darren Waller putting out a cringeworthy song in dedication to Kelsey Plum who is divorcing him, and they ask if there is any celeb you would sing an embarrassing song for. (2:08:20-2:24:30) Scott Lauber joi...

Scott Lauber Talks Phillies With The Best Sho Ever

May 31, 2024 22:04 - 40 minutes - 18.7 MB

Scott Lauber joins the show to discuss the Phillies, if the rotation can keep this up, and more.Then They talk more about who is trustworthy, get more answers about serenading celebs, and get up to their Friday Hijinks including Out of Context.

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