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SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On UCONN: “A Really Tough Challenge For Us.”

Hear Coach Boeheim on what went right and what wrong against Kansas, the ways he’d like to see Howard Washington grow as a player, and the matchup with the Huskies Tuesday night…


Scoop’s Rock Oddities: Anthrax Beer From Butternuts

I was lucky enough to score a six pack of this at Route 51 Beer Belly Bob’s in Ilion after not seeing it in stores for awhile. I like it! It’s brewed by Butternuts in Garratsville.

I still have yet to find the new Iron Maiden beer ‘Hallowed’ however…

Meet New Utica Comets Coach Trent Cull!

We talked to new Comets Coach Trent Cull and he gave us some insight into his coaching philosophy and his goals for the team. Rainman from brother station KROCK also joined us…


Scoop Talks With Utica Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko…

Earlier this season I talked with Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko on Comets Insider heard Monday nights at 7 on ESPNUR about the transition from college hockey to the AHL, his relationship with fellow G Richard Bachman, and more…


Judas Priest Interview

A conversation I had with Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, & Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest in July of 2014…


Tommy DeCarlo Interview

Utica native Tommy DeCarlo talks about getting the opportunity to sing for Boston, a band he loved when he was growing up.


Jimi Hendrix…Born November 27, 1942

Jimi Hendrix would’ve been 75 today.

10 Fast Facts About Jimi Hendrix

RIP Malcolm Young…64

Click here for the official statement from AC/DC…


Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: The Ramones ‘Eaten Alive’ Live In Utica

This is a record I picked up at Other Music, a very cool record store in Greenwich Village which unfortunately just closed earlier this year. A couple years ago as I thumbed through the racks of vinyl, I was amazed to find this Ramones concert recorded in Utica at 4 Acres! The sound quality is pretty good for being an unofficial release, and I have since seen this with a different cover…Maybe you were there???


SU Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim on Kansas: “They’re Beating Pretty Good Teams By 50.”

Coach Boeheim talks about the exciting win over Maryland and previews Saturday’s game with Kansas which he calls a ‘tremendous challenge’.


SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim Previews Toledo: “I Think They Will Be A Tournament Team At The End Of The Year.”

Hear Coach Boeheim’s thoughts on Monday’s 74-50 win over Oakland, and his scouting report on Toledo…


SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim on Tyus Battle & Frank Howard: “They Can Be A Tremendous Back Court.”

Coach Boeheim talks about the win over Iona, previews Texas Southern, and about what he hopes Tyus Battle will achieve this season.


SU Hoops Coach Jim Boeheim On Coaching Against His Son: “The Rest Of The Year I’ll Be Rooting For Him And Cornell, But Not Friday Night.”

Syracuse Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim with Scoop on the team’s first half woes, Geno Thorpe’s ankle injury, and what it’ll be like to coach against his son Friday night.


Austin Chef ZZ Tom Recreates & Eats Mexican Food Spread From ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’

Austin chef Thom Mickelthwait recreates and eats the magnificent spread of Mexican food from the inside cover of ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’ album…You WILL be hungry after watching this!

Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: ZZ Top ‘Tres Hombres’

What’s odd about this one? The fact that it is in such amazing condition for an album from 1973. The vinyl is flawless and cover has no splits. Most copies of this one are well-played and worn.

George Thorogood Interview

In this interview from June of 2014, George Thorogood talks about his musical heroes, giving everything he’s got on stage, getting advice from Joe DiMaggio & Chuck Berry,  & how he digs The Black Keys…


Rusty Wallace’s Favorite Watkins Glen Moment: “It Was A Dramatic Victory.”

Rusty Wallace talked to me about his favorite Watkins Glen moment, a victory in 1987. Plus we ask him who he’s most impressed with among the young guns ascending in the sport. And don’t forget to get your tickets for the I Love New York 355 at:


Joe Bonamassa Interview

Upon the release of ‘Different Shades Of Blue’ in 2014, I talked to Joe Bonamassa about the album, and he shared some thoughts on the late Johnny Winter as well.


Mark Kendall Of Great White On Their New CD ‘Full Circle’: “We’re Thrilled With The Feedback.”

Great White perform with Slaughter Friday night at Turning Stone and you can win tickets this Ticket Window Thursday! It’s part of the Hot Rock Summer Concert Series at Turning Stone sponsored by Taylor Consulting. Guitarist Mark Kendall spoke with me about the new album and what you can expect to see in concert.


Leslie West Interview

On October of 2013 I talked to guitar legend Leslie West about his album ‘Still Climbing’…