Wake Up Call with Tony Desiere & Ronn Culver

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Tony Desiere and Ronn Culver host Wake Up Call weekday mornings on SportsMap Radio. Tony & Ronn talk NFL, NCAAF, NBA, NCAAB, MLB, NASCAR, PGA and yes even some NHL. Listen to Wake Up Call, weekday mornings 7a-9a EST, only on SportsMap Radio and Podcast Arena.

WTOP Sports Anchor Dave Preston joins Wake Up Call
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Yesterday at 2:13 PM

Dave Preston, host with WTOP joins the show to talk on the life and career of #AlexSmith


Wake Up Call Feature: Evolution of the NFL Draft
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Yesterday at 2:12 PM

Tony D & Ronn Culver look back on how the #NFLDraft went from a simple throwaway weekend to glam and glimmer befitting of a #Hollywood Award's Show
The evolution of this is nothing short of amazing.


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/20/2021
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Yesterday at 2:04 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...#Rams are dong the #NFLDraft right this year with their #Malibu Beach House; confusing story with the #Lakers possibly being catfished; some classic #Hollywood films might be getting a product placement makeover


04/20/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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Yesterday at 2:03 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...#Rams are dong the #NFLDraft right this year with their #Malibu Beach House; confusing story with the #Lakers possibly being catfished; some classic #Hollywood films might be getting a product placement makeover
The evolution of the #NFL Draft during Tony & Ronn's lifetime is truly remarkable.
Guest: Dave Preston, host with WTOP joins the show to talk on the life and career of #AlexSmith


04/20/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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Yesterday at 2:00 PM

Where does the #AlexSmith legacy fit into the history of the #NFL...and hos soon until we get his 30 for 30! Plus, the #Falcons are the most interesting team with the 4th pick of the #NFLDraft...assuming the first three go to quarterbacks. It was bound to happen again, #StephCurry is shooting absolutely out of his mind this month.


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/19/2021
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Last Monday at 2:53 PM

#Villanova's #DanielSmith may have out-Mahomes #PatrickMahomes; #Taiwan man fudges the law for a 32 day vacation; #WhiteClawSummer about to take on a whole new meaning; trying to make sense of what we witnessed in that #PaulAskren fight


04/19/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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Last Monday at 2:52 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...#Villanova's #DanielSmith may have out-Mahomes #PatrickMahomes; #Taiwan man fudges the law for a 32 day vacation; #WhiteClawSummer about to take on a whole new meaning; trying to make sense of what we witnessed in that #PaulAskren fight
Tony has another good of the day from the #F1 sports world into the #IndyCar world and how one driver beat all the odds #RomanGrosjean
Gambling in sports gets another professional league backing them up, this time they captured the whale #NFL


04/19/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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Last Monday at 2:47 PM

Here's why this #TrevorLawrence criticism over his comments is unwarranted as Tony & Ronn spell it all out for you; plus #KevinCash and the #Rays absolutely continue to own the #Yankees year after year
Ronn does his best to explain what this new #Europe #SuperLeague is and why it's so hated across the pond.


Keith Smith, covers the NBA for Yahoo Sports, joins Wake Up Call
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Last Friday at 2:17 PM

Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports joins the show to talk on the career of #LamarcusAldridge, hall of famer or not and other news and notes from around the #NBA.


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/16/2021
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Last Friday at 2:16 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...hero husband saves his wife from an attacking bobcat (wild video = must see); scientists have seem to brought us one step closer to the Planet of the Apes; maybe it was just testing the waters a bit, but some of the names the #WashingtonFootballTeam came up with leave us all scratching our heads


04/16/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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Last Friday at 2:15 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...hero husband saves his wife from an attacking bobcat (wild video = must see); scientists have seem to brought us one step closer to the Planet of the Apes; maybe it was just testing the waters a bit, but some of the names the #WashingtonFootballTeam came up with leave us all scratching our heads
Guest: Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports joins the show to talk on the career of #LamarcusAldridge, hall of famer or not and other news and notes from around the #NBA.


04/16/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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Last Friday at 1:53 PM

The retirement of #LemarcusAldridge shocked everyone yesterday, but we all can relate to him for putting his health first; Tony & Ronn explain how retirements for athletes are very much different and not just monetarily; 
#TrevorLawrence made some comments and it has #America divided, but the guys explain why people might be getting too worked up over it.


Wake Up Call Feature: April 15th - A Day Like No Other
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Last Thursday at 3:37 PM

Tony & Ronn go over the many historical events that occurred on April 15th; which may surprise you to how many important events happened on this day
#SanFrancisco #AbrahamLicnoln #WilliamHowardTaft #Titanic #JackieRobinson #McDonalds #HillsboroughDisaster


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/15/2021
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Last Thursday at 3:20 PM

A couple of game show goods on a Thursday always feels right #ThePriceIsRight #Jeopardy #AaronRodgers; who in their right mind would ever pick a fight with #Rams DL #AaronDonald; tough being an actor sometimes, especially when your #MarkWahlberg and you get to eat whatever you want in great quantities to put on a weight for a role


04/15/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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Last Thursday at 3:19 PM

The Good The Bad The Dumb...a couple of game show goods on a Thursday always feels right #ThePriceIsRight #Jeopardy #AaronRodgers; who in their right mind would ever pick a fight with #Rams DL #AaronDonald; tough being an actor sometimes, especially when your #MarkWahlberg and you get to eat whatever you want in great quantities to put on a weight for a role
Talking best baseball movies leads to a break down of #Rudy which is not a great college football movie
And just how important is April 15th, perhaps one of the more significant days on the...


04/15/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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Last Thursday at 3:14 PM

Where to this week for Wake Up Call's #TBT? Well, to the year 1947 when #JackieRobinson broke the color barrier...much like #MLB, Tony & Ronn celebrate this historical significance of this date in professional sport
Plus, another no-hitter thrown last night #CarlosRondon #WhiteSox and the #NCAA changes the transfer rule once again
Big picture look at why #OhioState QB #JustinFields stock is falling


J.P. Shadrick, Jaguars Radio Network, joins Wake Up Call
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04/14/2021

J.P. Shadrick from the Jaguars Radio Network joins the show to talk on the current mood of the #Jaguars with the addition of #UrbanMeyer and the soon to be addition of #TrevorLawrence


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/14/2021
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04/14/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...the most perfect perfect game occurred from a softball pitcher at #NorthTexas this past weekend...absolutely amazing; a growing trend are these #mysteryflights which may not be something for Tony & Ronn today, but 20 years ago...; #UniversityOfKentucky made an acceptance letter snafu for the ages


04/14/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/14/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...the most perfect perfect game occurred from a softball pitcher at #NorthTexas this past weekend...absolutely amazing; a growing trend are these #mysteryflights which may not be something for Tony & Ronn today, but 20 years ago...; #UniversityOfKentucky made an acceptance letter snafu for the ages
Augusta National does what #AugustaNational does and has banned a former champions son for life
Guest: JP Shadrick from the Jaguars Radio Network joins the show to talk on the current mood of the #Jaguars with the addition of #UrbanMeyer and the soon to be addition of...


04/14/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/14/2021

An "enormous mistake" has been made in the #NBA according to #MarkCuban, Tony has all the latest on what Cuban is talking about; plus some #NFL teams have already decided against attending voluntary workouts...who else will follow
The great #JulianEdelman #HallofFame worthy debate continues...Tony & Ronn may have a way for Edelman to get in, but it's similar to the #RayGuy route


Amy Dash joins Wake Up Call
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04/13/2021

Amy Dash, legal analyst for CBS Sports/WFAN/Fox Sports, joins Tony D to talk on the latest with the civil case #Texans QB #DeshaunWatson will soon be facing


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/13/2021
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04/13/2021

The next #30for30 has been announced and it will be centered around the firs reality competition show #AmericanGladiators; #Australian comedian #LewisSpears with unbeknownst to him, an all timer "ill-timed joke"; it's a case of "just not seeing it" as it was announced that #KevinJames will portray #Saints HC #SeanPayton in an upcoming movie


04/13/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/13/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...the next #30for30 has been announced and it will be centered around the firs reality competition show #AmericanGladiators; #Australian comedian #LewisSpears with unbeknownst to him, an all timer "ill-timed joke"; it's a case of "just not seeing it" as it was announced that #KevinJames will portray #Saints HC #SeanPayton in an upcoming movie
Tony & Ronn discuss ways professional sports need to do better when it comes to instant replay
Guest: Amy Dash, legal analyst for CBS Sports/WFAN/Fox Sports, joins Tony D to talk on the latest with the civil...


04/13/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/13/2021

Tony D & Ronn Culver discuss the career of newly retired #Patriots WR #JulianEdelman. Arguably one of the more important members of those Patriots postseason teams, but lacking decent regular season numbers does call into question whether he's a Hall of Famer or not.
How do we weigh those athletes with great regular season numbers, but poor postseason numbers versus those with poor regular season numbers, but great postseason numbers? Think #EliManning vs #PhilipRivers


Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard joins Wake Up Call
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04/12/2021

Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard joins the show to recap #TheMasters and predict what's next for some of the main players of the sport


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/12/2021
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04/12/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...another sign that we are nearing the end of the pandemic, #Costco bringing back samples and the food court; #MLB needs to get rid of their instant replay simply because they do not use it; it might be in the best interest for everybody if the #Mets just trade #JacobdeGrom


04/12/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/12/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...another sign that we are nearing the end of the pandemic, #Costco bringing back samples and the food court; #MLB needs to get rid of their instant replay simply because they do not use it; it might be in the best interest for everybody if the #Mets just trade #JacobdeGrom
The Mets still doing 'Metsie" things as they start a game that should have never been started in the first place.
Guest: Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard joins the show to recap #TheMasters and predict what's next for some of the main players...


04/12/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/12/2021

A tradition unlike any other adds #HidekiMatsuyama to it's wall of champions as #TheMasters once again proves itself to be the best major of them all...Tony D & Ronn Culver have all the overreaction and instant analysis from the most anticipated weekend of golf every year.
Plus, a former #NFL RB great has a pretty cool new gig after an amazingly awesome gig after a notable NFL career...confused? Listen in to here the explanation


Josh Edwards of CBS Sports joins Wake Up Call
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04/09/2021

Josh Edwards of CBS Sports joins the show to talk all things #NFLDraft


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/09/2021
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04/09/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...it's that time of year when we have to highlight the extreme affordability of #Augusta concession prices, it really is ridiculous how affordable it is; #Lions P Jack Fox has a radical idea for rewarding kickoffs; controversy at #TheMasters involving #GaryPlayer and his sons; sometimes the dumb of the day can be just dumb luck which is what we have with #RoryMcIllroy hitting his father with a golf ball.


04/09/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/09/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...it's that time of year when we have to highlight the extreme affordability of #Augusta concession prices, it really is ridiculous how affordable it is; #Lions P Jack Fox has a radical idea for rewarding kickoffs; controversy at #TheMasters involving #GaryPlayer and his sons; sometimes the dumb of the day can be just dumb luck which is what we have with #RoryMcIllroy hitting his father with a golf ball.

Guest: Josh Edwards of CBS Sports joins the show to talk all things #NFLDraft


04/09/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/09/2021

Round 1 of #TheMasters 2021 is in the books, Tony D & Ronn Culver have all the analysis on a day that really saw some of the top players struggle, but Tony explains how no one is really out of it after the first day.
Thankfully the #Mets are still doing Mets things as they win in a controversial fashion


Will Gray of NBC Sports joins Wake Up Call to talk The Masters
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04/08/2021

Will Gray from NBC Sports joins the show to preview #TheMasters


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/08/2021
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04/08/2021

One of the stars of #SNL, #PeteDavidson finally moves out of his mom's basement; the #MrsSriLanka pageant had all the fireworks as they crowned a winner; nothing to see here, just a six and half foot monitor lizard scaling shelves like #Godzilla


04/08/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/08/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...one of the stars of #SNL, #PeteDavidson finally moves out of his mom's basement; the #MrsSriLanka pageant had all the fireworks as they crowned a winner; nothing to see here, just a six and half foot monitor lizard scaling shelves like #Godzilla
Tony & Ronn talk on how such great handymen they are; plus Ronn already got his, now Tony talks about getting his

Guest: Will Gray from NBC Sports joins the show to preview #TheMasters


04/08/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/08/2021

It's a #TBT on Wake Up Call and the guys take the way-back machine all the way to 1966 when the AFL voted #AlDavis to be the commissioner of the league
and it's #TheMasters week as the tournament kicks off on it's rightful spot on the calendar, Tony D & Ronn Culver have the preview you've been waiting for, plus the truth comes out about what caused #TigerWoods' car crash
#SeanMiller was fired not because of that pesky #FBI investigation, but for the one reason all college coaches are fired for.


Former MLB All-Star OF Dave Parker joins Wake Up Call
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04/07/2021

Former MLB great with the #Pirates, #Reds, #Athletics and others, Dave Parker joins the show to talk on his career, his new book and the origin of "We Are Family"


The Good The Bad The Dumb - 04/07/2021
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04/07/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...#Tigers CF #AkilBaddoo might be off to the best start in #MLB history; apparently being the #Packers QB isn't enough employment for #AaronRodgers; a scientist teaches his computer buddy the art of romance using pickup lines


04/07/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 2
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04/07/2021

The Good The Bad The Dumb...#Tigers CF #AkilBaddoo might be off to the best start in #MLB history; apparently being the #Packers QB isn't enough employment for #AaronRodgers; a scientist teaches his computer buddy the art of romance using pickup lines
#ESPN trying to keep the #JustinFields spat between Dan Orlovsky and Kirk Herbstreit behind closed doors
Guest: former MLB great with the #Pirates, #Reds, #Athletics and others, Dave Parker joins the show to talk on his career, his new book and the origin of "We Are Family"


04/07/2021 Wake Up Call Hour 1
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04/07/2021

It's #TheMasters week, Tony D has his first preview of the week; plus when sports and politics mix they never make for good bedfellows...Tony & Ronn talk on how #MLB moving the #ASG out of #Atlanta may be more problematic if handles improperly.
Also, this #NFL offseason has been the strangest quarterback carousel on record.