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The Opening Drive

Cumulus Podcast Network

Get an entertaining recap of all sports scores and developing stories as you start your day. Features intriguing guests, controversial topics, and hard-hitting news. It’s what everyone will be talking about around the water cooler. Jeff Siembieda and JJ Buck host weekdays from Albuquerque on KNML-AM, The Sports Animal.

Location:

Albuquerque, NM

Description:

Get an entertaining recap of all sports scores and developing stories as you start your day. Features intriguing guests, controversial topics, and hard-hitting news. It’s what everyone will be talking about around the water cooler. Jeff Siembieda and JJ Buck host weekdays from Albuquerque on KNML-AM, The Sports Animal.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ty Murray PBR Invitational

3/24/2023
After 26 years Ty Murray is still putting on a successdul PBR tour and one of his favorite stops is locally here in Albuquerque, NM. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:51

Ted Leitner the radio voice for San Diego State

3/23/2023
Ted Leitner joins the program to give prespective on The Mountain West for local Lobo fans and previews San Diego State in the Sweet 16. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:40

Do you pay Richard Pitino

3/23/2023
After a good but not great season do you pay a coach more? Does it depend on the program? Is the transfer portal a problem in NCAA athletics? How do you spend the money to become a successful NCAA program? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:38

CBS Bracketologist Jerry Palm

3/23/2023
CBS Bracketologist joins the program to get you ready for The Sweet 16. Hopefully he helps with what you have left of your bracket. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:00

So you are saying there is a chance?

3/23/2023
The NBA is getting interesting down the stretch and of course the one and only Lakers are still in talks of making the play in tournament. Can they do without Lebron? NCAA Coaches are being hired around the country. Locally should they pay Lobo Men's Basketball team Richard Pitino the money? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:29

Albuquerque Isotopes Manager Perdo Lopez

3/22/2023
The newly named Albuquerque Isotopes manager Perdo Lopez joins the Opening Drive to discuss WBC and Spring Training. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:21

Lobo Basketball in Madison Square Garden next season?

3/22/2023
NCAA coaching hires continue to happen. Coach Rick Pitino at 70 years old is going to coach at St Johns. Is this is good a thing for college basketball? Locally for NMSU its looks like they have a coach they want to hire for the Men's basketball program. Will it be a good hire? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:15

WBC is legit

3/22/2023
You couldn't have asked for a better ending with SHOHEI OHTANI STRIKES OUT MIKE TROUT TO WIN. Japan beats the USA in the World Baseball Classic. Has this helped baseball? Do you care? It was great. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:47

Jordan Pacheco Albuquerque Isotopes Hitting Coach

3/21/2023
Baseball season is about to start and the WBC final is tonight. Get insight from local baseball favorite Jordan Pacheco. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:37

Would you watch Lamar Jackson interview himself?

3/21/2023
Lamar Jackson isn't on the market, but he is... Social media makes everyone think he still is leaving the Ravens? Is he. Baseball is upon us and college coaches are starting to get hired around the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:21

Cam Newton

3/21/2023
Cam Newton thinks he still can be a QB in the NFL. He will be attending Auburn's pro day to show that he is 34 and still has "it". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:29

NFL or March Madness

3/20/2023
What is more important? Winning the Super Bowl or a National Championship? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:51

NCAA Coaches on the move...

3/20/2023
Where will top coaches end up after the NCAA tournament? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:39

Do you have basketball fatigue?

3/20/2023
So...much...NCAA Madness! Brackets are busted, but are you loving the usual suspects knocked out? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:55

Will the Mountain West Conference narrative ever change?

3/17/2023
San Diego State is the only Mountain West team to make it through the first round out of Mountain West Conference in the NCAA Tournament. Will the narrative ever change? Will the Mountain West ever get respect? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:10

How is your bracket doing?

3/17/2023
March Madness has begun...No one saw Princeton beating Arizona? Did anyone have Furman? This is the beauty of March. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:03

CBS Bracketoklogist Jerry Palm

3/17/2023
March MADNESS is here! Jerry Palm joins The OD in the AM to preview the tournament. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:45

Worth It?

3/15/2023
Is Aaron Rodgers worth it? What do the Jets get out of the drama? What's the best path forward in the AFC? Do the Lobos cover as NIT first round favorites? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:14

Don't jump on the Lion's bandwagon

3/15/2023
NFL free agency has NFL fans getting excited in March. From the Lions to the Jets there has been a lot of moves. Do those teams have a chance in the post season next year? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:48

Happy New Year?

3/15/2023
It is officially a new NFL season, which means it a new year because the NFL rules the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:09