|May 16, 2013
This week's episode features two legendary members of the Green Bay Packers: Hall of Fame Quarterback Bart Starr and Hall of Fame Halfback Paul Hornung.
|May 09, 2013
This week's episode features an hour long conversation with Bobby Bell, the first Kansas City Chiefs player to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
|May 02, 2013
Playboy's Miss May 2013
April showers bring May flowers, and we've got quite the lovely flower on this week's show - it's California Girl Kristen Nicole, who also happens to be Playboy's Miss May. We'll also talk pigskin with Pro Football Hall of Famer Raymond Berry, who was one of Johnny Unitas' go-to guys with the Baltimore Colts. Berry also coached the Patriots to s Superbowl appearance.
Photo courtesy of Playboy
|April 25, 2013
The Art of the Knuckleball
The guests on this week's program are former White Sox pitcher Wilbur Wood — considered widely as the best left-handed knuckleball pitcher in big-league history — and Martha Jo Black. Martha Jo works for the White Sox and deals with fan experience. More than that, she is the daughter of Joe Black, the 1952 National League Rookie of the Year as a right-handed pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
|April 18, 2013
Center of Attention
Today we feature two guys who put together hall of fame careers in their respective sports at the center position - Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Otto of Oakland Raiders Fame, and Basketball Hall of Famer Wes Unseld of The Baltimore/Washington Bullets.
|April 11, 2013
Brooklyn's Ralph Branca
This week, we welcome former Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca. When Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color line in 1947, Branca took the bold move of standing alongside Robinson during pregame ceremonies at Ebbets Field. Their relationship is featured in the new movie 42. Also on the program is Jamie Barwick, rookie tight end for the Chicago Bliss of the Legends Football League.
|April 04, 2013
On the Mound with Fergie
David & Elliott welcome Cubs legend and baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins. Plus - Basketball Hall of Famer Adrian Dantley.
|March 28, 2013
The Iceman Cometh
On this week's episode, Elliott and David hit the hardwood with basketball legend George The Iceman Gervin, master of the finger roll. Plus, Amy Haddad has traded the jumps, kicks and flips of pro fitness competitions for a pair of track shoes; she's now competing professionally in Masters Track.
|March 21, 2013
The Bunny and the Rabbit
This week's lovely lady is freshly minted Playboy Playmate (Miss April 2013) Jaslyn Ome. It doesn’t get much better than that. Well, it does — but only slightly. Jaslyn is scheduled to be on the show via Skype. To have her as an in-studio guest would be ideal. Hard to believe she would rather be in California enjoying the warmth there rather than be in Chicago with its winter weather. We'll also go one-on-one with Basketball Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor.
Photo courtesy of Playboy
|March 14, 2013
What's Cooking with Lisa Marie Varon
Wrestling’s Lisa Marie Varon (TNA's Tara — also formerly WWE’s Victoria) as the featured female on this week’s episode. Tara will be part of the March 14 TNA Impact Wrestling Live televised event at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. March 14 also marks the opening of Lisa Marie’s restaurant The Squared Circle (2418 N. Ashland, Chicago). Plus - learn about The Chicago Area Alternative Education League, a not-for-profit organization that has been providing a full spectrum of academic and athletic programs to the Chicagoland area's most at-risk youth since 1977.
|March 07, 2013
Lariyah and Lem
This week's in-studio is the lovely Lariyah Daniels. She is the multi-talented personality who is a model, personal trainer, singer and more. Plus, Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback Lem Barney,one of the Lions' all-time great defensive players.
|February 28, 2013
Ashley Doris is the first ever Playmate from Connecticut, and you can find her in the March 2013 issue of Playboy Magazine. And as luck would have it, you can also find her right here on Sports and Torts! Plus - Randall McDaniel, Hall of Fame Vikings Offensive Guard.
Photo Courtesy of Playboy
|February 21, 2013
Team F.A.B. on the way to the Arnolds
This week's episode features Pro Football Hall of Famer John Randle and Christina Clausen & Caryn Paolini of Staci Boyer's Team F.A.B. who will be participating in the Arnold Sports Festival Feb. 28-March 3 in Columbus, Ohio.
|February 14, 2013
Charlie and Samantha
After 44 years in the NFL, including 21 with the Chargers , Hall of Famer Charlie Joiner retired from the NFL in January. We talk to him about his remarkable career as a player and a coach. Plus, NPC Bikini Competitor Samantha Slaven beat the odds, lost the weight and transformed her life. She joins us live in studio to talk about her training, her transformation and her next competition.
|February 07, 2013
Elliott & David spend the hour with former Rams defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood. Youngblood was rugged, determined, a dominant defender and the Rams’ perennial quarterback sack leader. He played in a Rams’ record 201 consecutive games and only missed one game in 14 seasons. Teammate Merlin Olsen called him the perfect defensive end.
|January 31, 2013
A Conversation with Rosey Grier
On this episode, we spend the entire hour with former New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Rosey Grier is the guest. He has fascinating tales to tell — from his humble beginnings working the fields as a child in Georgia to becoming a standout player at Penn State to the NFL and beyond.
|January 24, 2013
The Purple and Gold
Today's episode features two of the Minnesota Vikings' all-time greats, who also happen to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: defensive back Paul Krause, who still holds the NFL record for most interceptions, and defensive end Chris Doleman, who just joined the Hall's ranks last summer.
|January 17, 2013
Sports Divas Inc
This week’s guests are former Baltimore Colts star Lenny Moore and Monica Murphy-Vargas, founder of SportsDivas, Inc. Her realm includes sportsdivasinc.com, an internet site that focuses on Chicago’s pro sports scene from a female perspective.
|January 10, 2013
Sonny and Strikes
Decades before RGiii was even born, Sonny Jurgensen riddled enemy defenses for the Redskins with picture-perfect bullets. We catch up with the Hall of Famer for a look back at his amazing career. Plus, Kelly Kulick, the first woman to win a national title on the male dominated Professional Bowlers Association.
|January 03, 2013
ENCORE SHOW: Dermontti and Dorsett
This week, we add to our ever-growing roster of Hall of Fame guests with Cowboys legend Tony Dorsett and the Steelers Dermontti Dawson from the Class of 2012. Plus, we have a "Wynning" in-studio guest - Wynne Lacey, a former Luvabull who created the Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew and IFL Chicago Slaughter Dancers.
|December 20, 2012
Shannon The Loop Rock Girl
Beauty, brains and trained in combat by the US Marine Corps. Yes, Shannon the 2012 Loop Rock Girl is not just another pretty face, as you'll find out when she joins Elliott live in studio. Plus, Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent and dual Hall of Famer for both his performance on the field and in the broadcast booth Dan Dierdorf.
|December 13, 2012
Make way for the BBA
Ready or not, the Bikini Basketball Association is headed to a town near you! Chicago's franchise will be known as The Chicago Crave. The Crave's owner is the lovely Korie Kellogg and she sits down with Elliott to talk about the league and her team. Plus, Elliott and David catch up with Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Bilenikoff, who Raiders fans remember as the MVP of Superbowl XI.
|December 06, 2012
By the Numbers
Bob Rosenberg has been a fixture of the Chicago sports scene for decades, but you might not know it. He's the official scorer for the Bulls and White Sox, and has kept score for virtually every pro sports team in town. And speaking of sports teams, there's a new one coming to Chicago - The Soul kick off their first season in the MISL this weekend, and Payal Patel, executive director of media and public relations for the team will join us with all the details.
|November 29, 2012
Movin' on Up with Kelly, Nick and Marla
This week's guests are Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti of the Dolphins,and former Chicago Luvabulls dancer Kelly Wilson. Kelly recently participated in her first bikini competition and took home a second-place trophy. Plus, actress Marla Gibbs of The Jeffersons and 227 fame.
|November 22, 2012
ENCORE SHOW: Jim Brown and Jennie Finch
When you talk about the greatest players in NFL history, no doubt Jim Brown is near, if not the top of the list. We caught up with the Hall of Famer for a talk about his career on and off the field. Then, Jennie Finch is arguably the most famous women's softball player ever. Elliott caught up with her when she had her number retired by the Chicago Bandits.
|November 15, 2012
Catching Up with Nicole
This week’s lineup includes IFBB Bikini Pro (and Sports and Torts Favorite) Nicole Moneer. Nicole recently competed in the Sheru Classic in India and placed third in a world-class competition. Also on the program - Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions will tell us about the latest batch of sports memorabilia he has up for auction.
|November 08, 2012
Lombardi's Left Side
This week's show feature two former Green Bay Packers greats, Dave Robinson and Herb Adderley. The two have co-authored a book titled Lombardi’s Left Side that has produced some notice because Adderley criticizes Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landy (Adderley played for the Cowboys, too) for employing a racial quota. Adderley details that charge during his interview.
|November 01, 2012
Elliott and David line it up with Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton. This former Bears defensive end talks up the current team every week on the radio, so we thought we'd give him a chance to talk himself up a bit, in our extensive conversation about his on-the -field career.
|October 25, 2012
The Voice of the Dodgers
This week's guests are Hall of Fame Broadcaster Vin Scully, who just wrapped up his 63rd season as the voice of the Dodgers, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell. Bobby spent 40 years with the Redskins as a player and a front office executive.
|October 18, 2012
James, Bob and Ann
This week's Hall of Fame lineup includes former football standouts Bob Brown and James Lofton. Our in-studio lovely lady is actress/model Ann Sheehan. Ann is a former cheerleader for the short-lived XFL Chicago Enforcers and was a member of the Adrenaline Rush Dancers of the Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush. (And fun to be around — in case anyone out there was wondering.)
|October 11, 2012
Summer in Fall
This week, our guests are Summer Sanders, the former Olympic gold medalist in swimming who has gone on to a career in broadcasting and other endeavors, and former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and widely considered to be the one of the greatest inside linebackers in NFL History.
|October 04, 2012
Dave & Elliott line it up with Pro Football Hall of Famer Bob Lilly, who in case you don't know, was the first draft choice ever of the Dallas Cowboys, the first player enshrined in the Cowboys' Ring of Honor, and is one of the greatest defenders in NFL history. Guess that's why the call him Mr. Cowboy. Also on the program - bikini competitor/businesswoman Gwen Summers.
|September 27, 2012
Lisa and Mike
This week's lovely lady is Lisa Eveleth, a trainer and bikini competitor who took home three trophies at the Midwest Championships held Sept. 22 at Harper College in Palatine, Ill. And her story of transformation is different than any other you may have heard. Plus, we talk pigskin and prostate cancer awareness with Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Haynes.
|September 13, 2012
Miss Illinois Nancy To
This week’s guests on this highly acclaimed program (well, it’s highly accalimed in the Spada and Harris households, and even possibly elsewhere) are Miss Illinois 2012 Nancy To and former football standout Joe DeLamielleure. Hall of Famer DeLamielleure has some strong words about how players from yesteryear are treated.
|September 06, 2012
Alana, Randy and Dwight
Playboy magazine's September Playmate is Brazilian beauty Alana Campos. And she also happens to be this week's featured lovely lady of Sports and Torts. And to help kick off the new NFL season, we've got two members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame - Dolphins Center Dwight Stephenson and Cowboys Defensive Lineman Randy White.
|August 30, 2012
April in August
We're happy to have one of our favorite lovely ladies back on the program this week - April Rose! April has been a favorite since her days as the Loop Rock Girl in 2007 before becoming winner of Maxim’s Hometown Hottie contest in 2008 and many other roles since. We alos talk football newly inducted pro football hall of famer Jack Butler, who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1950s.
|August 23, 2012
Most guys who play fantasy football have probably had a fantasy or two about a Playboy Playmate. Well on this week's show, we're bringing you the best of both worlds, with Playboy Playmate and fantasy football expert Pilar Lastra. Plus, baseball talk with former New York Yankees player and onetime American League president (back in the days when the American and National Leagues actually were separate and had their own presidents) Dr. Bobby Brown.
|August 16, 2012
Visiting with Ms. Illinois
The beautiful Amber Podell is Ms. Illinois United States 2012. And a charming person. Her in-studio appearance definitely brings a little glamor to this week's show.Also on the program is former Houston Oilers defensive lineman Elvin Bethea. This Hall of Famer started a remarkable 135 consecutive games at Defensive end for Houston in the 70's, and would still be the Oilers/Titan's all-time sacks leader if they counted that as an official stat in his playing days.
|August 09, 2012
Ann and Del
This week’s guests are basketball great Ann Meyers Drysdale and former big-league catcher and manager Del Crandall. Ann is an executive with the WNBA Phoenix Mercury and the NBA Phoenix Suns. She also once tried out with the Indiana Pacers — she was that good. And Crandall is no slouch either. He was with the Braves when they were in Milwaukee and had teammates such as Henry Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Warren Spahn and Lew Burdette, to name a few.
|August 02, 2012
This week's guests are Chaya Boone, a figure competitor who recently won her pro card at the NPC Junior Nationals in suburban Chicago, and actor & former AFL star defensive back Fred "The Hammer" Williamson.
|July 26, 2012
Ruth and Tommy
On this episode, we welcome Chicago Sky Center Ruth Riley to the studio to talk some WNBA basketball and Olympics. ( We might even try to find out where she keeps the Gold Medal she won in Athens). Plus, baseball talk with former big league ace Tommy John.
|July 19, 2012
You Can Hang a Star on that Baby!
We catch up with Hall of Fame Broadcaster Jerry Coleman for a chat about his career on the field and in the booth. Plus - This week's in-studio guest is Lori Colognesi Hess, a holistic healing coach and founder of divaexchange.com
|July 12, 2012
Baseball's Most Valuable Organist
For 41 seasons, Nancy Faust was the organist for the Chicago White Sox, and revolutionized the ballpark experience. She joins the guys in studio to talk about her remarkable career. Plus, Cleveland Indians legend Rocky Colavito, and LPGA Tour Founder Louise Suggs.
|June 28, 2012
Kathy Whitworth won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments during her career - more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA Tour. And she's teeing it up this week with Elliott and David. Plus, baseball talk with former Cub George Altman and 1949 AL Rookie of the Year Roy Sievers.
|June 21, 2012
The Art of the Steal
Back in the 1960's, Maury Wills made the stolen base relevant again. Now he thinks it's due for a comeback. Then - NBA talk with Basketball Hall of Famer Billy Cunningham, and live in studio, Jill Davidek Karsten. Jill has been involved in the ice-skating industry as a competitive figure skater, coach, dancer, program director and performer with the Ice Capades.
|June 14, 2012
Giants Legend Frank Gifford
We look back at the on the field and off the field accomplishments of New York Giants legends, Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and broadcaster Frank Gifford. Plus, former Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew member Yanina Beccaria, who is now a cast member of NBC’s Love in the Wild.
|June 07, 2012
Rockin' with Lariyah
This week's guests are former head of the Major League Baseball Player's Union Marvin Miller (who without questionsshould be in the Hall of Fame) and the lovely Lariyah Daniels. She is a singer with the group Hessler, model, bikini competitor, personal fitness trainer and more!
|May 31, 2012
What a Rush!
The lovely Corrina of The Adrenaline Rush Dancers joins the guys in studio. Corina is competing to be part of the NET10 Dream Team comprised of Arena Football League dancers. Also on deck are former baseball standouts Tony Oliva of the Minnesota Twins and Tommy Davis of the Dodgers.
|May 24, 2012
Foothills and Mudcats
On this episode, Elliott and David talk hoops with basketball Hall of Famer Bob Kurland, the first player in history to win two Olympic Gold Medals. Then, onto baseball with Mudcat Grant, the first African American 20-game winner in American League history who now dedicates himself to studying and promoting the history of blacks in baseball. Plus - Shari Duffy is the owner and force behind "Ladies Night Chicago," a series of events geared toward women. Shari is married to a lawyer and is also a busy mom. Maybe she can explain how he does it all.
|May 17, 2012
A Broadcasting Legend
Roy Leonard's broadcasting career spanned more than 50 years, including 31 at Chicago's WGN. He signed off from radio back in 1998, but now the Chicago icon is back with a new blog. We'll learn more about it, and get some stories from his stellar career. Plus, NBA talk with legendary Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors player and coach Al Attles, and Jackie Kallen - one of boxing's first and most successful female managers.
|May 10, 2012
This week's lovely lady of Sports and Torts is IFBB Figure Pro Alicia Harris. She was a record-setting track star in college, and now she's looking to rise to the top of the fitness world. Then, a candid conversation about playing playing major league baseball just after the color barrier was broken with seven time gold glove winner, and former National League President Bill White.
|May 03, 2012
May is one of our favorite months of the year. And even more so since Playboy selected Nikki Leigh as Miss May 2012! She's a Lakers Fan, an Angels fan, and a big Blake Griffin fan - a true California Girl! We've also got some basketball talk with former ABA Superstar Mel Daniels, who's finally headed to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
|April 26, 2012
The Loop Rock Girl
You want pictures of perfection and/or pitchers of perfection? Then don't miss this episode of Sports and Torts! Our guests are Loop Rock Girl Tricia (who once was a collegiate softball pitcher and played for the Chicago Bliss, and Don Larsen, who has the only perfect game in World Series history.
|April 19, 2012
Lingerie and Stooges
We welcome our favorite Wide Receiver back to the program! Kim Anderson of the Chicago Bliss returns to talk about her team's upcoming tryouts, and the international expansion of The Lingerie Football League. Also - author Robert Kurson joins us live in studio. He is the author of the best-seller Shadow Divers, and will be on the show to discuss his first book The Official Three Stooges Encyclopedia.
|April 12, 2012
St. Pauli Girls and Golf
We tee it up on the Masters with CBS golf analyst Ken Venturi. Then, Celtics and NBA Playoff talk with Tommy Heinsohn. And what would an episode of Sports and Torts be without a beautiful lady? This week, we have former St. Pauli Girl Katarina Van Derham
|April 05, 2012
Elliott and David are joined in studio by the newly crowned Mrs. Illinois Lisa Sonnenberg. Also on the show: former Louisville coach Denny Crum and former St. Louis Hawks star Bob Pettit, one of the NBA’s top 50 players of all time.
|March 29, 2012
An Overlooked Pioneer
Jackie Robinson is a national icon. But , the man who broke the color barrier in the NBA is largely overlooked. And as you'll learn in our interview with him, that's just the way he likes it! Plus, we shape things up in studio with fitness guru Hadley Allen.
|March 15, 2012
Lefty, Richie and Staci
David and Elliott get into the spirit of March with a little madness. More specifically, the Hall of Fame Coach who started midnight madness Lefty Driesell. Plus, 6 time NBA All Star and NBA Coach of the Year Richie Guerin, and an in-studio visit with figure competitor, fitness model, personal trainer, motivational speaker and author Staci Boyer.
|March 08, 2012
The Big O
This week's episode is a slam dunk, because we're honored to feature one of the greatest NBA players ever, and arguably the league best ever point guard - 12 time All-star Oscar Robertson! Plus, 2 time NBA Coach of the Year Gene Shue, and an in-studio visit with Francine Slobodnik, who took first place at the Arnold Sports Festival in Class A bikini amateur in her first competition.
|March 01, 2012
Running with the (Luva)Bulls
Sure, we could have gone after Derrick Rose or Luol Deng, but from our perspective, it's much better to have a Chicago Luvabull in studio, rather than an actual Bull. Especially when it's Luvabulls co-captain Kafi Thompson. But we will also be featuring a couple of guys with Bulls ties - NBA coaching legend Dick Motta and new basketball Hall of Famer Chet Walker. Plus - Andre Dawson remembers his late Expo teammate Gary Carter.
|February 23, 2012
Nicole Moneer Guerrero and Friends
This figures to be a great show. Because of the figures in the studio! Nicole Moneer Guerrero, a bikini competitor of world-class proportions (and lovely proportions they are), personal trainer and fitness guru will brighten up our studio. Also featured is legendary broadcaster Joe Garagiola - one of the best to ever sit in the booth.
|February 16, 2012
On this episode, David and Elliott hit the hardwood with two of the greatest players in NBA history: 16-time All Star and 8 Time NBA Champion John Havlicek and a Basketball Hall of Famer who won championships at every level = Jerry Lucas.
|February 09, 2012
Getting Pumped Up with Helena
The guys welcome Helena Chansky back to the studios. She's a figure competitor who took home a trophy at the 2011 Arnold Festival and will be competing again in March at the 2012 event in Columbus, Ohio. Also on the program, legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall and Basketball Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond .
|February 02, 2012
Oilers and Raiders
We look back on the glory days of the Houston Oilers with that franchise's winningest coach Bum Phillips. Then, some Super Bowl talk with one of only two men to win championship rings as a player, assistant coach and head coach Tom Flores.
|January 26, 2012
Quality Time with The Hooters Girls
Gianna and Jackie take time out from their duties at Hooters to don the orange shorts in our studios, and tell us what Hooters has planned for the Big Game and beyond. Then, we catch up with Roger Craig for some 49ers talk.
|January 19, 2012
Beautiful Weather and Happy Days
Beautiful weather in the dead of winter? Not likely. But a beautiful woman who talks about the weather? That we can do, as David and Elliott welcome NBC5 meteorologist Cheryl Scott to the program. Plus, NFL Hall of Famer Willie Brown, and actress Marion Ross of Happy Days.
|January 12, 2012
Ring My Bell
Leola Bell is heating up one of the coldest months of the year as Playboy's Miss February 2012. And she's certainly going to heat up this program! Then, we catch up with NFL Hall of Famer Larry Csonka of the undefeated '72 Dolphins.
Photo courtesy of Playboy
|January 05, 2012
The gorgeous Heather Knox isn't just a football fanatic and a huge Indy Colts fan, she's also Playboy's Miss January 2012 and this week's lovely lady of Sports and Torts. Plus, we'll have more football talk with broadcaster Irv Cross and Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders
Photo Courtesy of Playboy
|December 29, 2011
It Isn’t Easy Being Green
Well actually, it IS easy being Green, as long as you’re one of the fastest men ever to play in the NFL, or the cornerstone of the Steel Curtain Defense! And we’ve got them both - NFL Hall of Famers Darrell Green of the Reskins and Mean Joe Greene of the Steelers. Plus, an in-studio visit from nationally recognized fitness expert Andrea Metcalf!.
|December 22, 2011
Miss Illinois and the Mama's Boy
It's a full house today, with two in-studio guests. First, meet Choreographer & international television host Shanon Lersch, who just happens to be a former Miss Illinois and former Luvabull. Then, it's number 55 - linebacker Otis Wilson of the 1985 Superbowl Champion Chicago Bears!
|December 15, 2011
David & Elliott go hoops heavy with USA Today sports reporter Marlen Garcia. Plus- scandals rock the Bears and the Brewers
|December 08, 2011
Patricia and Jerry
We have a greek godess in studio! Chicago native Patricia Kara has moved on from her role as one of the suitcase models on the NBC game show Deal or No Deal to being featured in a fitness video, representing a line of Greek beauty products and co-host for a new music program. Then, NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West and author Jonathan Coleman join the program to talk about Jerry's memoir West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life.
|December 01, 2011
This week's lovely lady of Sports and Torts is Aubrie Nelson. She is a former Chicago Slaughter dancer who has moved on to the wonderful world of fitness competition, and has been doing quite well. Then, tons of hoops talk with former NBA Finals MVP Jo Jo White, and the head coach of the Baylor Bears Scott Drew.
|November 17, 2011
Catching Up with the Runaway Bride
The sexy Crystal Harris made headlines when she broke off her engagement with Hugh Hefner just days before the wedding. We’ll find out what the former Girl Next Door has been up to, and what she has coming up next. Plus – soccer star & US Men’s World Cup team member Tony Sanneh and legendary former BYU Head football coach LaVell Edwards.
|November 10, 2011
Quality Time with JoJo McCarthy
Former UIC Women's Hoops standout JoJo McCarthy is one busy lady. Not only is she handling makeup for Dancing With the Stars, she's also a part of the lingerie basketball league. (Hey, with no NBA, its the next best thing). David & Elliott dish with her on both. Plus, football talk with Hall of Famer Joe Schmidt of the Detroit Lions, and five-time Pro Bowler for the Falcons Mike Kenn.
|November 03, 2011
Luvabulls and Bears
Chicago Luvabulls co-captain Catherine Roock joins the guys in studio to talk about the new TV special The Making of the Luvabulls, and what the girls are doing during the lockout. Then, it's pigskin talk with former Bear Dez Clark.
|October 27, 2011
Breanna, Jim and Bill
This week's in-studio guest is Breanna Junea, a former member of the Chicago Bliss. She also was one of the Bunnies in the short-lived NBC television series The Playboy Club. Plus - 16-time Gold Glove winner Jim Kaat and former big league manager Bill Virdon
|October 20, 2011
Playmate Pilar Lastra
Beauty, Brains, AND an expert at Fantasy Football? Sound too good to be true? It isn’t! Find out when we talk fantasy football & more with Playboy Playmate Pilar Lastra. Also on the program – Hall of Fame Running Back Floyd “The Franchise” Little and Oilers Great Charlie Hennigan
|October 13, 2011
The St. Pauli GIrl
We're celebrating Oktoberfest on Sports & Torts with one of Elliott's favorite lovely ladies - model, actress and St. Pauli's Girl Jennifer England! Plus - NFL Hall of Famer Ken Houston and former Red Sox GM Dan Duquette.
|October 06, 2011
In The Dugout With Trader Jack
Jack McKeon handed the reins of the Florida Marlins over to Ozzie Guillen & retired. But is he retired for good this time? We'll find out when he joins us on the program! Plus, we line up with one of the Vikings' Purple People Eaters - Hall of Famer Carl Eller.
|September 29, 2011
Alex Karras and Vince Dooley
David & Elliott line it up with Detroit Lions legend & the original Mongo Alex Karras. Plus - one of the winningest coaches in NCAA History - Hall of Famer Vince Dooley.
|September 22, 2011
A Visit with a Bears Legend
He only played in 68 NFL games, but that was more than enough to make an impact that is still remembered today. Elliott & David's in-studio guest is NFL Hall of Famer & Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers.
Then - we introduce you to singer & Chicago Bliss rookie Yashi Rice, who's looking to continue her family's football legacy in the LFL.
|September 15, 2011
Bills, Steelers and Bliss
Hall of Fame Head Coach Marv Levy joins Elliott & David to talk a little pigskin, and about his new book ,Between the Lies. Then we catch up with Hall of Fame Wide Reciever Lynn Swann. Plus, this week’s lovely lady is personal trainer & former kicker for the Chicago Bliss Michele Sotak.
|September 08, 2011
Rollin' with the Rollers
David & Elliott take you inside the world of women's Roller Derby with Val Capone of the Windy City Rollers. Then, we look back on the Era of Ara with former Notre Dame Head Coach Ara Parseghian and baseball Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda.
|September 01, 2011
MK, Jim and Gary
This week, Elliott & David bring you the remarkable self transformation success story of Mary Kay Valenti, who overcame a lifetime of low self-esteem to lose almost 100 pounds and went on to compete as a figure body builder. Plus, former big league players Gary Peters and Jim Wynn.
Photo by open aperture media group
|August 25, 2011
The NPF Champions
The Chicago Bandits captured the National Pro Fastpitch Championship. And the Bandits center fielder Caitlin Lever, third baseman Amber Patton and shortstop Tammy Williams celebrate the victory with an in-studio visit! Plus - former MLB Manager Jim Fregosi and MLB Hall of Fame Executive Roland Hemond
Photos © 2011 Dina Kwit
|August 18, 2011
Lariyah Daniels more than just a pretty face. She's a professional model, singer and personal trainer. After last weekend's 2nd place finisg at the ABA Natural North America Bodybuilding, Figure and Fitness Championships, she can add Bikini Diva to that list.She joins the guys in studio. Plus - Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin and Pro Football Hall of Famer Billy Shaw
|August 12, 2011
aka Cindy Morgan
Before she meets her fans this weekend at the Chicago Comicon, Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan makes a return appearance to Sports & Torts, this time live in studio. Plus - Jerry Koosman from the '69 Miracle Mets, and Roy Face, the prototype for the modern relief pitcher.
|August 04, 2011
TNA Knockout Tara
This one’s sure to be a knockout! David & Elliott step into the ring with Pro Wrestler Lisa Marie Varon AKA Tara in Impact! Wrestling & Victoria in the WWE. Plus – six time All Star Jim Gentile.
Image Courtesy of Impact Wrestling.com
|July 28, 2011
A Taste of Venom
We welcome fitness competitor, personal trainer and former American Gladiator Beth Horn to the program. Plus - former big league closer Jeff Reardon and Virgil Trucks the oldest former pro athlete ever to appear on Sports & Torts.
|July 21, 2011
Sarah, Mike and Verne
David & Elliott welcome 2008 Olympian and 2011 World Cup winner, professional triathlete Sarah Haskins. She is getting set to compete in the Life Time Chicago Triathlon, one of the world's largest triathlons, taking place Sunday, Aug. 28. Sarah has won the Chicago Triathlon the past 2 years! Plus - sportscasting legend Verne Lundquist and Cy Young Award Winning Pitcher Mike McCormick.
|July 14, 2011
April and Dale
Hometown hottie & Maxim cover girl April Rose drops by the studios to let the boys know how she's going to be heating up the rest of the summer. Plus,two time NL MVP Dale Murphy speaks out on the All Star Game, NFL Labor situation & more!
|July 07, 2011
The Tri Life and The High Life
Authors & Triathletes Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon join the guys live in studio to tell us about their book Tri the Journey: A Women's Inspirational Guide to Becoming a Triathlete in 12 Weeks. Then, we're living the High Life with actor Windell Middlebrooks. Plus, former big league pitcher Ralph Terry.
|June 30, 2011
Baseball and Softball Stars
It's another baseball-intensive episode, when David & Elliott step up to the plate with the Hebrew Hammer Al Rosen and six time All-Star pitcher Sam McDowell. Plus, the lovely Caitlin Lever, outfielder for the Chicago Bandits joins us in studio.
|June 23, 2011
Moose, Bobby and Vicki
The guys round the bases with Former big leaguer & 5 time World Series Champ Bill Moose Skowron, and 1960 World Series MVP Bobby Richardson. Plus in studio – Vicki Counts, who won her pro card in the figure competition at the 2011 Junior Nationals held in Rosemont.
|June 16, 2011
Broadcasters and Bandits
Broadcasting legend Bob Wolff talks about his amazing career, and his new book Bob Wolff ’s Complete Guide to Sportscasting. Plus, we're headed to the mound with ESPY winning Chicago Bandits pitcher Taryne Mowatt.
|June 09, 2011
Baseball and Bliss
Elliott and David add another name to the list of our Hall of Fame guest list, with the oldest living player in the Baseball Hall of Fame Bobby Doerr. Plus, artist, model and Chicago Bliss member Ange Yangas, and the 1960 NL MVP Dick Groat.
|June 02, 2011
Hoops Talk and The First Twins of NASCAR
Elliott and David hit the hardwood with former NBA Coach of the Year Frank Layden and former NBA Coach and Current Oregon Ducks Women's Basketball Coach Paul Westhead. Plus - we bring you twice the action when we catch up with NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Angela and Amber Cope.
|May 26, 2011
Ines, Gail and Bill
Sports & Torts is heading south of the border for a conversation with Mexico’s hottest sports reporter Ines Sainz. Then, we talk Lakers and NBA Playoffs with Basketball Hall of Famer Gail Goodrich, and round the bases with former Cub Bill Buckner.
|May 19, 2011
Artis, Issel and the Lady of the Ring
We look back on the glory days of the ABA with former Kentucky Colonel teammates as fellow Hall of Famers Dan Issel and Artis Gilmore. Plus – Elliott & David go toe-to-toe with the Lady of the Ring - female ring announcer Amy Hayes.
|May 12, 2011
Nadia, Bobby and Orlando
If there is no NFL on Sundays this fall, would you take the LFL instead? As in the Lingerie Football League? We'll imagine the possibility, as Nadia Larysa of the Chicago Bliss makes her return to the program, along with teammate Kimberly Anderson. Plus, Baseball Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda, and Basketball Hall of Famer Bobby Wanzer.
|May 05, 2011
Baseball and Yoga
David & Elliott round the bases with baseball Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner and White Sox Great Billy Pierce. Plus, Yoga expertKimberly Fowler, creator of Yoga For Athletes and founder of YAS Fitness centers.
|April 28, 2011
Baseballs and Tiaras
There’s royalty in the house, as Elliott & David welcome the reigning Miss Illinois USA Angela Sparrow as their in-studio guest. Then, we talk baseball with Hall of Famers Gaylord Perry and Jim Bunning.
|April 21, 2011
The Doctor is In
Elliott & David talk playoffs with Basketball Hall of Famer & ESPN Analyst Dr. Jack Ramsay. Then – media consultant & former news anchor Joan Esposito tells us about the state of braodcast news.
|April 14, 2011
Dave Cowens and Satch Sanders
We’re heading to the hardwood with two more basketball Hall of Famers from the Boston Celtics – Dave Cowens, and 2011 inductee Tom Satch Sanders. Plus, Dave & Elliott step into the ring with MMA fighter Esli Kilponen.
|April 07, 2011
Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan
David and Elliott talk roundball with basketball Hall of Famers Bailey Howell and Harry The Horse Gallatin. Plus – we play a few rounds at Bushwood with Caddyshack’s Lacey Underall AKA Cindy Morgan.
|March 31, 2011
The Final Four and Fitness
Elliott and David dish on Kentucky's return to the Final Four with the first player to represent the Wildcats in the Basketball Hall of Fame Cliff Hagan. Then, more Hoops talk with Hall of Famer Clyde Lovellette. Plus in studio, fitness model and IBFF Pro Bikini Athlete Nicole Moneer Guerrero.
|March 24, 2011
Elliott and David talk NCAA and NBA hoops with pro basketball Hall of Famers Jack Twyman and Frank Ramsey. They also talk about the career and life-changing injury of their teammate and friend Maurice Stokes. Plus- former Fox/Chicago chief meteorologist Amy Freeze checks in to talk Cubs, Sox, and Chicago Fire Soccer!
|March 17, 2011
Memories of March
Elliott and David relive some magic moments from the madness of March with former Illinois Head Coach Lou Henson, and former Michigan State Head Coach Jud Heathcote. Plus- WNBF Figure Pro competitor Helena Chansky adds her beauty to the program!
|March 10, 2011
Sam, Lenny and Playboy Golf
David and Elliott talk hoops with the NBA's All-time winningest coach Lenny Wilkens and Mr. Clutch Sam Jones of the Boston Celtics. Plus, we tee it up on Playboy Golf with model Dayna Wyatt.
|March 03, 2011
Hoops Heavy with a Little Golf
David & Elliott talk Hoops with College Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee Cazzie Russell, and break down the NBA with one of the all-time greats Rick Barry. Plus, we'll get the details on the Playboy Golf Tournament from Jay Jay Nesheim.
|February 23, 2011
Luvabull Ashley Bond, and a Basketball Hall of Famer
On this episode, we dish on the NBA now and then with basketball Hall of Famer Dolph Shayes. Plus, get fit with Chicago Luvabull and Miss Illinois 2009 Ashley Bond.
|February 17, 2011
Jack Whitaker and Molly Sims
Elliott & David welcome sports broadcasting legend Jack Whitaker to the program for a look at TV coverage of sports then and now. And it's our favorite time of the year - the SI Swimsuit edition is out! We'll talk about this year's issue, and past issues with Molly Sims, who appeared in the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2006 swimsuit issues.
|February 10, 2011
An Old Hall of Famer, a New Hall of Famer and She Beads
The Title is back in Title Town, and Hall of Famer Willie Davis joins David & Elliott to talk about the Packers’ run to the Championship. Then - we welcome Redskins great Chris Hanburger, who’s headed to the Hall of Fame this summer. Plus, Sandy Rueve joins us in studio She Beads - a jewelry line originally inspired by Michael Jordan.
|February 03, 2011
David & Elliott preview the Steelers / Packers Championship with 4 Time Superbowl winner LC Greenwood of Pittsburgh’s famed Steel Curtain Defense. Then, what’s the Superbowl without commercials? Our 2nd Guest Bubba Smith has been in his share of memorable ones! Plus, Former Colts QB Bert Jones and the beautiful April Rose.
|January 27, 2011
Two Hall of Famers and a PMOY Hopeful
NFL Hall of Famer Dan Hampton joins Elliott & David breakdown the Bears breakdown in the Playoffs, the Cutler controversy, and more. Then, Playboy's Miss January 2010 Jaime Edmondson tells us about her return to the Amazing Race, and her dreams of being named Playmate of the Year! Plus, NFL Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright!
|January 20, 2011
Football Talk with Paul, Jerry and Nadia
David & Elliott preview Bears /Packers with Green Bay Great Jerry Kramer. Then, Nadia Larysa of the Lingerie Football League's Chicago Bliss joins the guys live in studio. (She's in the February Playboy, BTW). Plus, more football talk with NFL Hall of Famer Paul Warfield, one of the premier wide receivers ever to have played in the National Football League.
|January 11, 2011
The Lovely Ashley Lobo
David and Elliott's first guest on the new show is Chicagos own Ashley Lobo. Ashley is a freelance reporter for the NBC Chicago Street Team, Nude Hippo, 24/7 Chicago, NHL.com and Hawks TV. If that's not enough, she is also a former Ice Crew Girl for the Blackhawks, and you can catch her in the new movie The Dilemma with Vince Vaughn.
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