The Sports Thread

The Sports Thread

35 Episodes

The Sports Thread is a weekly show designed for the Wisconsin sports fan. We will discuss your favorite teams and have the same conversations you are having with your friends while texting, on your phone, online, or at local establishments. Viewers will hear fun and passionate discussions from panelists in the local media that you will not see anywhere else!

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The Sports Thread
  • The Sports Thread - Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Tim Van Vooren and Lance Allen join Tom Pipines to talk GIannis winning the MVP, Bucks free agency, and look ahead to next season. Then, will the Brewers make any moves to improve the team? Then they discuss the Packers new staff, players, and look ahead to the upcoming season.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Kevin Holden from CBS58 Sports and Bob Brainerd from 97.3 The Game join Tom Pipines on The Sports Thread to break down the off-season moves of the Milwaukee Bucks. They dig into what the re-signing of Middleton, Lopez, and Hill means to the team and what the future of the team holds without Malco...

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 3

    Episode 3

    CBS58 Sports Director Kevin Holden and Bob Brainerd from 97.3 The Game join Tom Pipines to talk about the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers. Topics include the continued success of Christian Yelich, problems in the starting rotation, possible moves before the trade deadline, and the most competitive divisio...

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 4

    Episode 4

    Tom Pipines is joined by Milwaukee radio legend Steve Homer True and former NBA and Marquette basketball player Tony Smith to talk about the Bucks. Topics include the off season moves, what it was like to guard Michael Jordan and what improvements will Giannis make to his game.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 5

    Episode 5

    ESPN Radio's Doug Russell and JR Radcliffe from JSOnline talk about the Bucks off season moves, what they expect from next season, and the MVP ceremony for Giannis at the Deer District.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 6

    Episode 6

    Doug Russell and JR Radcliffe join Tom Pipines to talk Brewers. Topics include the NL Central, the bullpen problems, will Yelich hit 61 homers, and what moves the team may make before the trade deadline?

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 7

    Episode 7

    Doug Russell and JR Radcliffe join Tom Pipines to preview the Packers as they head to training camp. Topics include the relationship between Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur, a much improved defense, and predictions on the teams record for the upcoming season.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 8 Marquette Basketball

    Episode 8

    The voices of Marquette Men's basketball Steve Homer True and Tony Smith join Tom Pipines to discuss the program in the off season. Topics include the team's tournament loss, the transfers of the Hauser brothers,the return of Big East Player of the Year Markus Howard, and how they expect the team...

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 9

    Episode 9

    Dario Melendez from Fox Sports Wisconsin and Gabe Neitzel from ESPN Milwaukee join Tom Pipines to talk Packers. Topics include the release of Mike Daniels, the new defensive system, and what to expect from the offense as training camp opens.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 10

    Episode 10

    Dario Melendez from Fox Sports Wisconsin and Gabe Neitzel from ESPN Milwaukee join Tom Pipines to talk Brewers baseball. Topics include what moves the team should make before the trade deadline, a reshuffled pitching staff, and the breakout performance of Keston Hiura. Plus, Dario throws out a wi...

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 11

    Episode 11

    Gabe Neitzel from ESPN Milwaukee and Dario Melendez from Fox Sports Wisconsin join Tom Pipines to discuss the Bucks off season moves. Topics include the signing of sharp shooter Kyle Korver, the rest of the supporting cast around Giannis, and the teams chances of winning it all next season.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 12

    Episode 12

    Dan Needles from WISN 12 and Drew Olson from 97.3 The Game join Tom Pipines to talk Brewers. Topics include the moves the team made at the trade deadline, what it will take to get the offense firing on all cylinders, and does this roster have enough to make it to the playoffs.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 13

    Episode 13

    Drew Olson from 97.3 The Game and WISN 12 Sports Director Dan Needles join Tom Pipines to preview the Badgers football season. Will Graham Mertz be the starting QB? Can Jonathan Taylor win the Heisman? Where will the team finish in the Big Ten West?

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 14

    Episode 14

    WISN 12 Sports Director Dan Needles and Drew Olson from 97.3 The Game join Tom Pipines to talk Packers. Topics include the defense as the strength of the team, a sluggish offense, and will the Pack contend this season?

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 15

    Episode 15

    Kaitlin Sharkey from Fox6 and Scott Grodsky from CBS 58 join Tom Pipines to talk Brewers. Topics include the MACC Fund Celebrity Softball Game, the new look of the pitching staff and do the Brewers have enough to make another playoff run.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 16

    Episode 16

    Kaitlin Sharkey from Fox6 and Scott Grodsky from CBS 58 join Tom Pipines to talk Packers. Topics include the first preseason game and training camp as well as wide receiver depth and the backup quarterbacks.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 17

    Episode 17

    Kaitlin Sharkey from Fox6 and Scott Grodsky from CBS 58 join Tom Pipines to talk Bucks. Topics include the Bucks schedule and the national respect they have gained with recent success, also what it will take to get back to the Eastern Conference Finals and beyond next year.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 18

    Episode 18

    Delaney Brey from TMJ4 Sports and Steve "Sparky" Fifer from 105.7 FM The FAN join Tom Pipines to talk Badgers. Topics include the expectations for the Badgers going into the 2019 season and the decision at quarterback.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 19

    Episode 19

    Delaney Brey from TMJ4 Sports and Steve "Sparky" Fifer from 105.7 FM The FAN join Tom Pipines to talk all things Packers. Topics include the teams chances in the NFC North, defensive improvements and how the offense will flow.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 20

    Episode 20

    Delaney Brey from TMJ4 and Steve "Sparky" Fifer from 105.7 FM The FAN join Pip to talk Brewers. Topics include the teams chances at making a late playoff run.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 21

    Episode 21

    Bart Winkler and Chuck Freimund from 105.7 FM The FAN join Pip to talk Packers. It's Bear week so we breakdown the opening match-up and give their predictions for the season.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 22

    Episode 22

    Bart Winkler and Chuck Freimund from 105.7 FM The FAN join Pip to talk Badgers. They talk about the teams impressive opening win and how good the team can be going forward.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 23

    Episode 23

    Bart Winkler and Chuck Freimund from 105.7 FM The FAN join Pip to talk Brewers. They discuss the possibility of the Brewers reaching the playoffs and breakdown some of the teams issues so far this year.

  • The Sports Thread - Episode 24

    Episode 24

    Stephen Watson from WISN Sports and Lance Davis from ESPN Milwaukee join Pip to talk Brewers. We discuss whether or not the team can make a playoff push even without their MVP Christian Yelich.