Steve Jones Show

Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners

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The Voice of Nittany Lions Football and Men's Basketball joins you weekdays to talk Penn State Football, Basketball and all Penn State sports. Plus, he's joined each week by the people that cover and bring you the games, including pro sports!

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MLB.com's Todd Zolecki - 02-20-2024 - Joins us from Spring Training

MLB.com's Todd Zolecki joins the show to discuss the Phillies' Spring Training so far. Zolecki addresses the overall health of the 26-man roster, and how it could effect the Phillies start to the season (hint: it's good news). He gives his thoughts on the newest Phillie, Whit Merrefield. Also, how good a first baseman a healthy Bryce Harper could be?

15m
Feb 20
Neal Coolong - 02-20-2024 - Neal talks the Steelers off season plans

Neal Coolong 2-20-2024 - Neal gives his thoughts on what the Steelers needs in free agency and the upcoming draft. Is Kenny Pickett the answer at QB? Neal says, "If you asked me right now, No. However, he's the cheapest, best option they have right now."

15m
Feb 20
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-20-2024 - Steve talks last night's brawl a bit in the Southland then Neal Coolong talks Steelers and Todd Zolecki talks Phillies

SJS Hour 2 - 02-20-2024 - We hear the play-by-play call from last night's brawl in the Southland Conference. Neal Coolong then talks about the Steelers offseason needs in free agency. Then MLB.com's Todd Zolecki gives us an update from Phillies' Spring Training.

44m
Feb 20
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - Steve talks with Matt Catrillo about Rick Pitino's statements post game on Sunday, then the New configuration of the CFP

SJS Hour 1 - Matt Catrillo joins us for his weekly appearance. Rick Pitino's post game comments after St. John's lost to Seton Hall on Sunday. Then we talk the new model for the CFP and discuss Penn State's winter workouts from today.

41m
Feb 20
Bucknell coach John Griffin 02-19-2024

Bucknell coach John Griffin joins the show for another interesting conversation with Steve. Does his competitiveness as a play bleed over into his coaching? How are the Bison handling the late season? What does Griffin do on weeks like this one with mid-week trip to Holy Cross?

12m
Feb 19
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02/19/2024 - Steve talks about UConn's men's basketball dominance, then what doesn't Kanye Clary's dismissal mean basketball wise

SJS Hour 2 - 02-19-2024 - Steve discuss why UConn hasn't been discussed about the men's basketball elites. Then we discuss what does Kanye Cleary's dismissal mean for the Penn State men's basketball team on the court. Steve says that "Penn State has a lost all of two of its three recruiting classes. Of the 11 recruits to sign or commit to Penn State over the last three years, six never set foot on campus."

41m
Feb 19
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - 02-19-2024 - Steve talks about what's wrong with the NBA All-Star game and Load management then Bucknell coach John Griffin joins the show

SJS Hour 1 - 02-19-2024 - Steve talks the NBA All-Star and what Load Management has done to the game. Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown says the threshold should be 58 games instead of the 65 games that began this year. Steve says that, "It's hurting their image when people have to work two or three jobs to combat high inflation, and somebody making 24 million a year only wants to work 58 times per year." Bucknell coach John Griffin joins the show to talk the Bison, and how they are handling the late season.

41m
Feb 19
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - Friday, February 16, 2024

Hall of Famer Ray Didinger joins Steve to recap the Super Bowl, the Chiefs and the NFL as a whole. Also Nate Bauer from Blue-White Illustrated and On3.com to talk Penn State Football a recent press conference with Coach Franklin and second year players.

42m
Feb 16
Steve Jones Show Hour 1- Friday, February 16, 2024

Steve talks baseball with Tim Kurkjian and chats with Neal Coolong about the state of the game in the NFL.

59m
Feb 16
02-15-2024 - NASCAR on Fox's Bob Pockrass

NASCAR on Fox's Bob Pockrass joins the show to discuss the upcoming NASCAR season and the 2024 Daytona 500 on Sunday. Bob tells us the keys to winning on Sunday. Steve and Bob then discuss his thoughts on the upcoming season: storylines to watch, drivers to keep an eye on and maybe driver the could step into a starring role this season.

13m
Feb 15
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-15-2024 - Steve wonders why women's basketball is jealous of Caitlin Clark and we talk defensive weights for Penn State football

SJS Hour 2 - 02-15-2024 - Steve wonders why women's basketball is jealous of Caitlin Clark. Steve says, "For a sport that has fought since the 80s from every inch of coverage, now Clark is giving them feet and miles of coverage know. Why are some of older stars cutting her down?" We also talk about Penn State's winter workouts from the defensive side, a bit on Julian Fleming

41m
Feb 15
Steve Jones Show - Hour 1 - 02-15-2024 - NASCAR on Fox reporter Bob Pockrass joins the show, then we talk expansion and Penn State offensive weight numbers

SJS Hour  1 - NASCAR on Fox's Bob Pockrass joins the show to preview the 2024 NASCAR season and talk about Sunday's Daytona 500. Then Steve talks NBA expansion and Vegas, and offensive weights after a couple of weeks of Penn State winter workouts.

39m
Feb 15
On3sports.com/Blue White Illustrated's Nate Bauer - 02-14-2024

Nate joins Steve to discuss the Penn State football press conference from Tuesday with Coach James Franklin, new special teams coordinator Justin Lustig and the 2nd-year players. Find out what winter workout all the players hate. Franklin's thoughts on Big Ten and SEC commissioners looking at college football issues and a view from 30,000-feet on the state of college sports with Nate and Steve.

18m
Feb 14
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-14-2024- Steve talks Penn State football players at the combine, what happens at a Pro Day then we discuss NCAA Tournament expansion in hoops

SJS Hour 2  - 02-14-2024 - Steve talks Penn State football players at the combine, listening and talking at Penn State Pro Day, and how it relates to his classes and teaching his students. Then we talk the possible expansion of the NCAA men's Tournament and the Big Ten Tournament being only 15 of 18 teams. Steve says that Big Ten Tournament decision, "Will be a coach killer."

38m
Feb 14
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - 02-14-2024-Steve talks the new CFP deal with ESPN and then on3.com/Blue White Illustrated's Nate Bauer joins us to talk Penn State football press conference

SJS Hour 1 02-14-2024 - Steve talks new CFP TV deal with ESPN, and what could the schedule look like for the 12-team playoff. Then Nate Bauer of on3.com/Blue White Illustrated to discuss James Franklin's press conference on Tuesday. His thoughts on what gleaned from it, and then a view on college football from 30,000-feet.

40m
Feb 14
Neal Coolong-02-13-2024 - Neal talks about the state of the NFL

Neal joins us to give his thoughts on the conversation Steve and Ray Didinger started on Monday. Neal says, "The NFL is run by a league of lawyers, and make the rules like a defense attorney would."

20m
Feb 13
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-13-2024 - Neal Coolong talks with Steve about the state of the NFL, then Steve discusses Penn State wrestling

SJS Show Hour 2 - Neal Coolong talks the state of the NFL, gives us some of his thoughts. Then Steve talks Penn State wrestling. Steve says, "Are the Nittany Lions in wrestling like the late 40s Notre Dame teams. People used to say the best football team in the country back then was Notre Dame and the No. 2-team might have been the Fighting Irish's back ups. Can we say the same about the Penn State wrestling team after beating Rutgers on Monday night?"

40m
Feb 13
Steve Jones Show - Hour 1 -02-13-2024 - Matt Catrillo joins us, then Steve talks about having a work/life balance

SJS Hour 1 - 02-13-2024 - Matt Catrillo joins us for his rants of the week. Then Steve talks about having a work/life balance, and about learning himself about not working so much.

41m
Feb 13
Pro Football Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger - 02-12-2024 - on the Super Bowl and the state of the NFL

Pro Football Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger talks with Steve about the Super Bowl, what make Mahomes great, the new overtime rule, and then Steve and Ray discuss the state of the NFL. Ray says, "Why are we worrying about growing the game globally, when there are plenty of things that need fixed in the game?"

20m
Feb 12
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-12-2024 - Ray Didinger joins Steve to talk the Super Bowl and the state of the NFL, then Steve talks gambling

SJS Hour 2 - 02-12-2024 - Football Hall of Fame sports writer Ray Didinger joins Steve to talk the Super Bowl, what make Mahomes great and the state of the NFL. Steve then talks gambling. Steve says, "I've done this forever - football and basketball - and gambling on it is crazy."

41m
Feb 12
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - 02-12-2024 - Steve spends the first hour on the Super Bowl, Shanahan's decision to kickoff in OT

SJS Hour 1 - 02-12-2024 - Steve talks the Super Bowl, including Shanahan's decision to kickoff in OT. Steve says that his experience in college football overtime with both teams getting a shot, "I've never seen a coach not play defense first. You then know what you have to do to win the game if you have the ball second."

43m
Feb 12
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-09-2024 - Steve talks Chip Kelly leaving UCLA and we talk prop bets with the King

SJS Hour 2 - 02-09-2024 - Steve talks Chip Kelly leaving UCLA to become Ohio State's offensive coordinator, and how much it surprises. Then the King calls in to talk the Taylor Swift, Super Bowl pick and prop bets for the Super Bowl.

40m
Feb 09
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - 02-09-2024 - Steve spends some time talking Penn State men's basketball win over Iowa and Penn State wrestling along with the NFL Hall of Fame

SJS Hour 1 02-09-2024 - Steve talks Penn State men's basketball win over Iowa, "Penn State outscored Iowa from the two lines - 3-point and foul line - by 41 points. If you do that,  you usually win 7 of 10 games." Then we discuss the NFL Hall of Fame, and who got in.

41m
Feb 09
Steve Jones Show Hour 2 - 02-08-2024 - Steve tells some golf stories, then Caitlyn Clark's impact on road attendance in the Big Ten

SJS Show Hour 2 - Steve tells some golf stories and the chutter, then we discuss Caitlyn Clark's impact on Big Ten road attendance.

41m
Feb 08
Steve Jones Show Hour 1- 02-08-2024 - Steve talks Hank Aaron vs. Barry Bonds in the clutch, then Geno Auriemma wins his 1,200th game

SJS Hour 1 - 02-08-2024 - Steve talks about analytics, then we discuss Hank Aaron vs. Barry Bonds in the clutch...Then Geno Auriemma won his 1,200th game on Wednesday night. Steve said, "(Women's basketball) was a sport that struggled to find an audience, and now it's at the point where 9 million people watched the NCAA Championship game last year."

42m
Feb 08
ESPN's Tim Kurkijan 02-07-2024

ESPN's Tim Kurkijan on 02-07-2024: Tim join us to talk about the new ownership of the Baltimore Orioles and what it means to Baltimore. Then Tim tells about Juan Soto and the Yankees; the stadium situation of the Oakland A's and the Tampa Bay Rays; and the greatness of Jose Altuve.

11m
Feb 07
On3Sports.com/Blue White Illustrated's Greg Pickel talks Penn State wrestling

On3Sports.com/Blue White Illustrated's Greg Pickel talks Penn State wrestling and a variety of topics. Greg talks about last week's Ohio State meet and what the Nittany Lions have learned. The in-season competition at 149 pounds, Aaron Brooks move up to 197; this week's meet with Iowa and Monday's match in the BJC with Rutgers.  

17m
Feb 07
Steve Jones Show Hour 2-02-07-2024 - Steve talks NIL after caller Ed from Hanover sparks a conversation; then ESPN's Tim Kurkijan joins the show

SJS Hour 2 - 02-07-2024 - Steve talks some NIL after a caller - Ed from Hanover - sparks an interesting conversation. Steve tries to clear up some of Ed's questions about NIL. Then ESPN's Tim Kurkijan joins the show to talk new Orioles ownership, and what it means for the town, then some talk about the Yankees and the A's and Rays stadium situations.

42m
Feb 07
Steve Jones Show Hour 1 - 02-07-2024 - Steve opens the show talking PSU wrestling with Greg Pickel of On3.com/Blue White Illustrated and then a variety of things

SJS Hour 1 - 02-07-2024 - Steve talks with Greg Pickel of On 3.com/Blue White Illustrated about Penn State's big wrestling weekend, then Steve talks about Big Ten and SEC commissioners joining forces to discuss the state of college sports; Buck Showalter on Load management and analytics; Penn State football new numbers

41m
Feb 07
02-06-2024 - Neal Coolong discusses the Super Bowl, streaming and gives us his prediction

Neal joins the show to discuss the Super Bowl - Brock Purdy's contract and 49ers building their team, NBC and NFL streaming the playoff game earlier this playoffs and Neal's prediction on the game. Neal says, "I'm picking the Chiefs. I've gone against Patrick Mahomes this entire playoffs and it's cost me."

18m
Feb 06