Larry Dierker, former Houston Astros pitcher, manager and broadcaster, joins us in studio this week to talk about the early days of the Astros franchise, promoting the sport of baseball and the success of the current roster and how it stacks up against the best teams he managed.
Harlem Globetrotter Corey “Thunder” Law also calls in to discuss the group’s three upcoming Houston shows July 8-9.
Austin, Jeremy and Kevin break down the NBA Draft, former Patriots/Chiefs tackle Ryan O’Callaghan and the rest of the week’s top stories.
Justise Winslow makes his second appearance on The Weekly Brew to preview his upcoming St. John’s basketball youth skills camp and talk NBA Draft and the Houston basketball scene. Likely top-five pick De’Aaron Fox was Winslow’s teammate on a Houston Hoops AAU team that featured Justin Jackson and Kelly Oubre, and said that it was apparent even when Fox was a freshman that he was special.
San Antonio Stars GM Ruth Riley, a WNBA and NCAA champion, as well as an Olympic gold medalist, joins us to break down her fight to end hunger, and its roots in her personal history.
Austin and Kevin also get into the Amazon/Whole Foods acquisition, the NBA Draft and other stories of interest.
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Derek Fogel of CBS Sports stops by the studio and joins Austin and Hunter to discuss the latest on Dallas Keuchel and the Astros as the club inches toward the All-Star break.
Then, the Brew Crew offers their opinions on the James Comey hearing with Jeremy, who is three Vodka Tonic’s deep in Boston but offers cogent takes on the mess in Washington.
The show closes as Austin and Hunter provide a recap of game four of the NBA Finals as the Cavs knocked off the Warriors, 137-116, to force a game five in the Bay Area.
The guys welcome back Kevin after a brief stint in the hospital and discuss the Astros historic pace to the 2017 season.
The crew then breaks down the NBA Finals, what the Rockets can do to compete in 2017-18, and whether the playoffs have been entertaining.
Then, the guys discuss ESPN’s list of the most famous athletes on the planet before focusing on the latest terror attacks in the U.K.