Friday staple Last Call is here once again, as we listen to sound bites and recap the week (with little to no context) with audio from Liberty’s football coach Jamey Chadwell, long-time friend Gary Hess, sports columnist Chuck Culpepper, hosts Rich and Dennis + more!
Forgot an important anniversary? No worries! The Sportsline Historian, Wes May joins the show for his week-ending segment as he run through past memories from the world of sports and our show.
ESPN personality Katie George joins The Sportsline to put a bow on college football’s return and look ahead to week two, including what it was like to be a part of Virginia’s return to the field in their opener vs. Tennessee, on how surprised she was to see to see Duke knock off Clemson in their opener, and how the transfer portal has become a necessary evil in college football.
Wintergreen Resort’s Geoff Redgrave joins Beacon Credit Union’s Locally on the Links to talk golf here at home and on the national level, including why now is a terrific time of year to play a round of golf at Devil’s Knob, why he is a fan of having Justin Thomas on the American’s Ryder Cup team, and why striking ability and proper impact is his key tip of the day.
SB Nation’s NFL reporter Mark Schofield joins The Sportsline to preview the NFL season with action kicking off tonight, including why he could see the Bengals and Ravens making a run to the conference championship, why he’s “all-in” on the Detroit Lions in 2023, and who steps up in Travis Kelce’s absence and if Patrick Mahomes will be able to lead the Chiefs to victory.
Liberty Flames head football coach Jamey Chadwell joins The Sportsline to break down his first program win with LU, including what went into the decision to start Kaidon Salter over Johnathan Bennett, on the transition from being head coach at Coastal Carolina to taking the reigns at Liberty, and why our community and Williams Stadium provided a great atmosphere for the opener.
Charlottesville Daily Progress’ Greg Madia joins The Sportsline to talk Virginia football and expectations for their first home game since last year’s tragedy, including what went wrong in their matchup with Tennessee and what they hope to improve on from the loss, on why their matchup against James Madison has the potential to be emotional, and if Tony Muskett will play despite missing practice this week.
USA Today NFL columnist Nate Davis joins The Sportsline to preview professional football’s opening slate, including how the Chiefs react if TE Travis Kelce isn’t able to go in Thursday’s season opener, on what he makes of the 49ers making Nick Bosa the highest paid non-quarterback in league history, and why he’s liking the paring of Derek Carr in New Orleans.
Washington Post sports columnist Chuck Culpepper joins The Sportsline to talk college football, including his thoughts on Deion Sanders interaction with the media following their upset win over TCU, on why the matchup this week for Colorado vs. Matt Rhule and Nebraska is a clash of personalities, and why it’s nearly unexplainable the Duke was able to defeat Clemson Monday.
USA Today’s Erick Smith joins The Sportsline to recap and give his thoughts on a busy week one of college football action, including why the ACC as a whole looks strong after many bright performances to open the season, on Colorado’s shocking win over TCU being his favorite upset of the weekend, and if we’re finally past all of the conference realignment talks… for now.