Scott Raab on the MLB trade deadline, Browns training camp story lines and Sports PR – WFNY Podcast – 2013-07-29

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WFNY Podcast LogoAlways nice to start the week with some sports talk with Scott Raab. We talked about training camp story lines, the MLB trade deadline involving the Indians and a lot more.

  • The pear trees in my yard and the dogs that eat them
  • False memory studies in MIT
  • Training camp storylines
  • Tape recorders vs. audio recorders
  • Training camp storylines and how the “summer superlatives” have begun
  • The obsessed sports fans and how little was available in the past
  • Pat Shurmur’s year-over-year change
  • Pierre Garcon thinks the Redskins can be the best offense ever
  • Over 4400 Browns fans at Training Camp yesterday
  • Chris Antonetti’s sales job to the Cleveland fans
  • Lonnie Chisenhall’s performance since being brought back up

  • Defining “all in” at the trade deadline
  • Lefty relievers and using Joe Smith against lefties
  • The Indians are a good fun team and that’s why they should add talent
  • How much of this is Chris Antonetti’s bad sales job?
  • Managing expectations with the fanbase and what the Indians need to do
  • Is this the last gasp of Mark Shapiro and Chris Antonetti?
  • The NFL, and elusive parity with the Cleveland Browns
  • The Browns cap space and what it means for Browns fans
  • McFadden should be a player
  • Dick Jauron can be good even while you pine away for Ray Horton
  • Getting after the quarterback
  • Joe Namath and his iconic figure status
  • Frank Ryan and his PHD in mathematics
  • Chip Kelly and giving all the credit to Pat Shurmur
  • HGH testing and blood tests
  • Biogenesis lab and how young people were to get in there
  • Jimmy Haslam’s cases and trying to settle everything