Ferrall On The Bench

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Scott Ferrall takes listeners through the day’s headlines and most talked about topics in sports, generates spirited discussions with callers, and conducts captivating interviews with guests.

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    November 16, 2018 - 8:32 am
    No. 24 Cincinnati (9-1) has had a phenomenal season. The Bearcats’ only loss came at Temple in overtime in October – a game in which their kicker missed three field goals. In other words, the Bearcats could easily be 10-0. Instead, they’ll face a 10-0 team this Saturday against No. 11 UCF in...
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    November 15, 2018 - 8:49 am
    Well, that escalated quickly. The Golden State Warriors, perhaps the most cohesive franchise in the NBA, became a soap opera this week, with Kevin Durant and Draymond Green engaging in a public spat that led to Green being suspended for one game. What’s the problem in Oakland? “I think they’ve had...
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    November 14, 2018 - 9:17 am
    The Seattle Seahawks (4-5) host the Green Bay Packers (4-4-1) on Thursday, and both teams desperately need a win. In fact, the loser of this game will fall behind the playoff 8-ball. “Generally speaking, 10 wins is going to get you in the playoffs,” Tacoma News Tribune Seahawks writer Gregg Bell...
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    November 13, 2018 - 9:20 am
    After allowing 130 points – 43.3 points per game – in their last three games, the Cincinnati Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. Yet Marvin Lewis still has a job. How? “It really is hard to explain,” The Athletic Bengals writer Jay Morrison said on Ferrall on the Bench. “The team...
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    November 09, 2018 - 8:30 am
    After losing 16 of its previous 17 games in Raleigh, Wake Forest was due for a win – and the Demon Deacons (5-5) got one Thursday, upsetting No. 14 N.C. State (6-3), 27-23. Sophomore quarterback Jamie Newman excelled in his first career start, going 22-of-33 for 297 yards and three touchdowns. He...
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    November 08, 2018 - 8:27 am
    The Washington Nationals reportedly offered Bryce Harper a $300 million contract with no opt-out clause. Is that believable? “Yeah, I definitely believe that,” Washington D.C.’s The Fan mid-day host Grant Paulsen said on Ferrall on the Bench. “I think while nationally a lot of people are making...
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    November 07, 2018 - 9:02 am
    Michigan (8-1) is up to No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and the Wolverines intend on staying there. They’ve won eight straight games – including blowout wins over Wisconsin and Penn State – and have a pair of lay-ups upcoming: at Rutgers (1-8) and against Indiana (4-5). Then it’s...
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    November 06, 2018 - 8:32 am
    The Green Bay Packers (3-4-1) have arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, but unless they go on a second-half tear, they will miss the playoffs for the second straight season. “It’s practically inexcusable for them to miss the playoffs,” Yahoo NFL writer Frank Schwab said on Ferrall on the Bench...
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    October 26, 2018 - 7:58 am
    No. 18 Iowa (6-1) is once again in the thick of the Big Ten title hunt, and its defense is a big reason why. The Hawkeyes have allowed seven points or fewer in three games this season, including last week’s 23-0 shutout against Maryland. The Terrapins had just 115 total yards – on 39 plays. “I don’...
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    October 25, 2018 - 8:23 am
    Kentucky is a basketball school. Always has been, always will be. But the football program is no longer an afterthought. The No. 12 Wildcats (6-1) have lost just once this season – at Texas A&M in overtime – and control their own destiny in the SEC-East. Has Kentucky turned the corner? “It’s...
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