LATEST STORIES FROM SILVERMAN: ON SPORTS

7-21-2014: David Bergman goes to WORK with Bon Jovi, Nick Masuda on Rory, Fafa and Strikers, & More!

This show is going to sound great to you. You will hear my guests say they had a hard time hearing me. Blame ATT or Skype but you will have no issues! Nick Masuda of Golfweek Magazine was driving through Central Florida so we will blame the weather. We did have a great discussion on Rory McIlroy winning the British Open wire to wire. In between the phone issues, I gave my two cents...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

7-14-2014: Ethan Skolnick, Dave Pallone, Phil Schoen, Stephane Guillaume & More!

Word on the street is that LeBron James left the Miami Heat for Cleveland. To get the inside scoop into his decision and its aftermath, I brought in BleacherReport.com’s Ethan Skolnick. Ethan has covered the Heat for years and gave great insight into the before, during and after of Decision ’14. Great stuff! With the Major League Baseball about to celebrate another All-Star Game...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

7-7-2014: A Trip Down Memory Lane. The Original NASL with Guys that Played It, Lived It and Loved It!

WOW. Simply wow! Tonight was a trip down memory lane to the golden age of American soccer, the original North American Soccer League (NASL). I really want to thank Richard Schwartz the current television color commentator for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers for helping line up the all-time guest list. Assembled on this show tonight were not only some of the greatest talents to ever...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

6-16-2014: World Cup Soccer, Strikers Soccer, US Open Golf, NBA Finals, Retro Baseball & More!

With the World Cup match between USA and Ghana underway, I took to the airwaves to rock and roll sports talk! The US Open Golf Championships were held in North Carolina over the weekend and that means Nick Masuda of Golfweek Magazine joined me to break down the tournament and the state of golf. Before we jumped in the Martin Kaymer runaway, we discuss the NBA Finals and the amazing...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

5-12-2014: NFL Draft, Players Golf, Michael Sam and Fort Lauderdale Strikers & More!

History Folks. The NFL Draft, the Players Championship, Michael Sam drafted and the Strikers jump to the top of the NASL table! Tonight was an action packed show and a blast to host. We started off with Barry Barnes of LockerReport.com. Barry broke down the draft and gave insight into the best of the draft. We also discussed Johnny Manziel and Michael Sam. Next up, Nick Masuda of...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

4-28-2014: Racism in Sports & Dr. Jack Ramsey Tribute with JIll Painter-Lopez, Wade Davis, Billy Corben, Antonio Harvey and Dave Lamont & More!

I like to do topic radio and tonight I did just that. I just don’t like to be forced to do so. Donald Sterling’s alleged comments on a leaked audio tape made me decide to do a show on racism in American sports. I tackled this subject and how it specifically applies to the Los Angeles Clippers and Sterling from a number of different angles. Leading off the all-star lineup was...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

4-14-2014: Jackie Robinson Day, Bubba Watson Wins the Masters, SILVERMAN: On Strikers & More!

Happy Passover everyone! Tonight, we celebrate! We celebrate Jackie Robinson, Bubba Watson and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Thanks to Bob Kendrick of the Negro League Museum. Bob is like a walking encyclopedia of the Negro Leagues. He love of his work and the subject matter is infectious. Our conversation covered the Robinson’s legacy, the late-great Buck O’Neil, Hank Aaron...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Strikers vs Fury S:OS Score Clip: Darnell King Goal

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers burned the Ottawa Fury 2-0 at Lockhart Stadium on April 12. Bruce Silverman had the play-by-play for SoFloRadio.com. Here is a SILVERMAN: On Sports Score Clip of the second Strikers goal. Darnell King lead a two-on-one and right footed a rebound past the Fury keeper for a beautiful goal securing the win.
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Burn Ottawa Fury 2-0 In NASL Opener. Listen to Radio Replay Here!

NASL soccer. It’s a kick in the grass! The 2014 NASL season kicked off in Fort Lauderdale with the Strikers playing host to the expansion Ottawa Fury. The boys defended the Fort with a 2-0 victory over the visitors from north of the border. SoFloRadio.com is proud to bring you every Strikers home game live again this season. The voice of Strikers is life-long Striker Liker Bruce...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Season Kicks Off Tonight with Bruce Silverman as the Voice of the Strikers!

For Immediate Release: The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are proud to announce this season’s home match internet TV and radio deals. The broadcast packages to be handled by NASLLive.com and SoFloRadio.com commence with the season opener Saturday April 12th at historic Lockhart Stadium against Ottawa Fury FC. Kickoff is set for 7:30pm EDT. SoFloRadio.com’s Play-by-play duties will...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

4-7-2014: Final Four, Trailblazers’ Antonio Harvey, MLB, Strikers’ Tim Robbie & More!

I start every show by saying, “Good evening boys and girls!” And tonight, it was a very good evening! Tonight had everything, drama (the Final Four), tragedy (Gators lost, not really tragedy), laughter (lots of laughs), compelling human stories (you will be inspired by my friend Tony Harvey, yes Tony to me), outraged (Marlins talk) and excited (Strikers season starts April 12...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

3-31-2014: Kenny Anderson, Final Four, MLB Opening Day, Darnell King of NASL’s Strikers & More!

As the calendar rolls on, so does SILVERMAN: On Sports! The Final Four is set. Florida, UConn, Kentucky and Wisconsin. Great basketball talk needs a great basketball guest. Enter former Georgia Tech standout and NBA great Kenny Anderson. Kenny lead the Yellow Jackets to a Final Four in his freshman season. The conversation included the final weekend of the Big Dance, unionizing college...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

3-24-2013: March Madness Continues, Shockers and Vols Represented, Soccer Tom Mulroy of Fort Lauderdale Strikers & More!

I am going to make this short and sweet, because the show was sweet but not short. Two hours of sports and laughs, it doesn’t get much better than that! Thanks to two great callers at the top of the show, S:OS got off to a great start. My first guest was Paul Suellentrop of the Wichita Eagle. Paul was along for the Shockers amazing ride this season that ended in a two point lose...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2-24-2014: Dave Pallone on Jason Collins and MLB, Michael O’Keefe on Harold Ramis and Caddyshack, Seth Menachem & More!

Cinderella story! Leading off, Dave Pallone, former MLB umpire came on and spoke about Jason Collins breaking another barrier when he took the court as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. Pallone was outed by the New York Post more than twenty years ago and is an outspoken individual on gay rights. Our conversation then went to the game of baseball and his insight into the game is fantastic...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Made the Right Choice, Will the NFL?

Making it in the NFL is not easy. The average career lasts less than four seasons. Getting drafted isn’t that easy either. Some teams draft to fill needs. Others tend to pick the best player available regardless of position. A few teams take players completely off their boards for reasons ranging from health to off-field issues to….sexuality. Sexuality is a new one and currently...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2-10-2014: Cyd Zeigler, Chris Kluwe, Mark Fontes, Erik Hall and Dave Lamont on Michael Sam

On February 9, 1964 The Beatles made history in music. Fifty years to the day, Michael Sam made history in sports. The impact of The Beatles on Ed Sullivan is now known. What impact Sam’s announcement will have on sports and society, we will have to wait and see. What did Sam say yesterday? “I am a college graduate, I am African-American and I’m Gay.” He chose to be one of...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2-3-2014: Super Bowl Coverage with SI’s David Bergman, Jen Eakins and Barry Barnes

Tonight was all Super Bowl all the time! David Bergman was the kickoff returner and as always, he ran it back to the house for a huge touchdown. David was in Met Life Stadium and witnessed the huge win the Seahawks had over Payton Manning and the Broncos. David was on assignment for Sports Illustrated and the veteran photographer took me inside the stadium to the sidelines and a...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

1-13-2014: Alex Rodriguez and the NFL, Strap In for a Roller Coaster Show

72 hours ago Alex Rodriguez had his suspension reduced to 162 games and we enjoyed some really great NFL playoff games. Sit back, relax and strap in folks, because this show is fast and furious with twists and turns, laughs and tears, this is…SILVERMAN: On Sports. First up, Paul Silvi of Seattle’s King 5 joins me to discuss the Seahawks path to the NFC Championship game. Paul...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

11-18-2013: ESPN’s Dave LaMont on College and Miami Dolphins, AJC’s Chip Towers on UGA, CBS’s Michael Coleman on Chiefs & More!

Tonight I brought the journalism pros into the CaddyShack! Leading off was ESPN’s Dave LaMont. Like me, LaMont is a long time South Florida resident and he brought great insight in the Miami Mess (Miami Dolphins that is) as well as a number of issues facing college athletics. On deck was Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. I have known Chip for nearly twenty-five years...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

11-11-2013: NFL Great Leonard Marshall on the Dolphins, NFL, College Football, Head Injuries & So Much More!

I have conducted thousands of interviews throughout my career. Tonight, I had a very candid conversation with Leonard Marshall. I found Marshall to be thoughtful, insightful and candid. We covered a tremendous about of ground including the mess with the Miami Dolphins, his career, Joe Theismann’s horrific injury, college football, head injuries and so much more. I had only planned...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

11-4-2013: Sports and News Collide in Florida with Billy Corben, Dovovan Campbell, Mike Bernandino, Barry Barnes & More!

Seems like every time you turn on the news, there is a Florida connection. Lately, seems like every time you turn on sports, there is a Florida connection. Tonight, news and sports collided and with Florida connections. The big story of the day was Richie Incognito being anything but and the reaction by his Miami Dolphin teammate, Jonathan Martin. So couple that story along with...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

10-28-2013: David Bergman on Bon Jovi and Sports, Jason Jackson on the Heat plus Cyd Zeigler & Bruce Udolf

WOW! That one word sums up tonight’s show. I always love when David Bergman is on the show. It had been far too long since his last appearance and that was because he has been jetting around the world with Bon Jovi traveling on a steal horse taking them to six continents. David waxed poetic about his experiences with the band on tour and also some great private moments with Jon...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

10-21-2013: Nina Blackwood and MTV, David Rosenfelt and Andy Carpenter, Rontina McCann & More!

What a great day. First,  I guest on Jon Leiberman‘s Live at 5 on SiriusXM’s Howard 101 to discuss the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins name then I have the privilege of hosting SILVERMAN: On Sports! First up, I continue my use of the wayback machine and bring Nina Blackwood of MTV fame into the Caddyshack. She was awesome with her memories of MTV and the state...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ft. Lauderdale Strikers Beat Cross-State Rivals Tampa Bay Rowdies 2-1: Listen to the Entire Game HERE!

Rivalries are awesome. The Ft. Lauderdale Strikers and the Tampa Bay Rowdies first met on the pitch in 1977. Saturday night both clubs met again fighting for valuable points trying to qualify for the November 9 NASL Soccer Bowl in Atlanta. The Strikers still play their home games at Lockhart Stadium. Now their home games can only be heard LIVE on SoFloRadio.com. I have the play-by...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

10-7-2013: Kenny Anderson and NBA, NFL, Mark Goodman and MTv & More!

Tonight’s show proved that I am not one-dimensional! I can talk about sports and a bunch of other stuff. I lead off the show with Kenny Anderson. Kenny played fourteen years in the NBA after a stellar career at Georgia Tech. Kenny was very candid tonight about his life, his career and teased that he is writing a book about it all. With the Jets playing Monday Night Football in...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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