Exclusive Radio Broadcast of NASL Soccer Bowl 14 On Scorpions vs. Strikers

They play for the third oldest trophy in American Soccer, the Soccer Bowl. It is the crowing achievement of the North American Soccer League. After twenty-eight games there were only two team left: San Antonio Scorpions and Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The Scorpions were the best team on the NASL pitch in the Fall Season and the Strikers came into the game riding an eight game unbeaten...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss to Broadcast NASL Soccer Bowl 14 Championship November 15, 2014. Bruce Silverman to Provide Play-by-Play

After a roller coaster of a season, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers earn a spot in the NASL Championship game after defeating Minnesota United FC 2-1. The result came after a full ninety minutes, plus a full overtime and a penalty kick shootout that saw the Strikers outlast the Loons 5-4 to advance. Throughout the season, has been the radio broadcast partner of the Strikers...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

11-10-2014: Fort Lauderdale Strikers Ready for NASL Soccer Bowl 14. to Broadcast Game

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are an unlikely side to be playing for a league title. Yet as a result of going eight straight matches without a loss, the number four seed has played their way into the NASL Championship Game. One of the original teams from the Golden Age of the NASL, the Strikers traveled to Minnesota to face the top seed in the four team playoffs and defeated the Loons...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Draw Ottawa Fury 1-1 and Win a NASL Playoff Birth

What a way to finish a regular season. The 2014 campaign for the Lads from Lauderdale has truly been a roller coaster ride. There have been thrilled and spills throughout the first twenty-six games. The twenty-seventh had the makings of an epic match up between the Strikers and the expansion Ottawa Fury. The Fury played their first ever game at Lockhart and visited once again to...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

10-27-2014: World Series, NFL & Gunter Kronsteiner of Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Fun show folks! The lead-off hitter was Michael Coleman of KCTV-CBS 5 in Kansas City. With the Royals in the World Series, Michael was the perfect guest. The Giants are up 3-2 and the series is on its way back to Kansas City for Game 6 and a possible seventh. Coleman did an awesome job of bring the mood of not just the team but the entire city of KC to you! Barry Barnes of LockerReport...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

10-13-2014: College Football, Pee Wee Football, Character and Fort Lauderdale Strikers’ Shawn Chin

Tonight was a fast and furious SILVERMAN: On Sports! Dave LaMont of ESPN was the lead-off hitter. Dave discussed the first half of the college football season and then the conversation turned to the off the field issues facing today’s student-athletes and their universities. Kyle Logan of ESPN 850 in Gainesville, FL was the next guest in the Caddyshack. Kyle spoke about the troubles...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

10-6-2014: Baseball and Character in Sports plus Fort Lauderdale Striker’s Justin Chavez

Tonight there were two themes: character and baseball. In between guests, I discussed how character is so very important in sports and how we are facing so many character issues with our athletes today. We discussed the issue. Everyone agrees it begins even before high school. Kids with sports talent have always been treated differently and it’s time to change that. Bruce Cunningham...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

9-20-2014: Fort Lauderdale Strikers Record Fastest Goal Ever Over Indy Eleven in 2-1 Win at Lockhart

As the Fort Lauderdale Strikers look to make their playoff push, there are games the schedule they must win. Tonight’s match against the visiting Indy Eleven was that kind of match. Rising to the occasion, Fafa struck first and very early punching a Darnell King cross into the back of the net just 26 seconds into the game. That goal set the tone for a hard fought win and three...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

9-29-2014: New Fort Lauderdale Strikers Owner Ricardo Geromel, NFL & Royals Inside Arrowhead, Ryder Cup & More!

As you may have heard, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers were sold two weeks ago. The Strikers Managing Partner Ricardo Geromel joined me at the top of the show. Geromel discussed his love of soccer and his desire to create a world class organization in South Florida that will win NASL championships. Geromel and his partners know, understand and appreciate the rich tradition and legacy...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

9-15-2014: Happy Fifth Anniversary to Me and SILVERMAN: On Sports

SILVERMAN: On Sports hit the radio airwaves on September 14, 2009. Five years later the show is bigger, badness and bolder! Many of the biggest sports stories have broken on Mondays making this program one of the most cutting-edge shows on radio! Over the years, I have had some of the biggest names in sports join me for the fastest two hours of sports in the world. Tonight, I brought...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

9-8-2014: Chris Kluwe and Barry Barnes on Ray Rice and Fort Lauderdale Strikers’ Stephane Guillaume

I knew tonight’s show was going to be explosive when I woke up to TMZ Sports release of another Ray Rice tape. It seems all the best sports stories debut on Mondays! As the day wore on, the story grew and got uglier. First Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens then the NFL suspended him indefinitely. The always articulate and outspoken former NFL punter Chris Kluwe was my first...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam is Not the Gay Jackie Robinson

There will not be a gay Jackie Robinson. It can’t happen. It won’t happen. Jackie Robinson did not chose to break the color barrier. He was chosen. Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers made the very conscience decision to integrate baseball. He didn’t have much support from the league or the other teams, but he was determined to have negro players play in the major leagues...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

8-18-2104: Johnny Manziel, Steve Ballmer, Kansas City Royals, Robin Williams and Martin Nunez of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers & More!

Sometimes a show just comes together. Tonight was one of those shows. With Monday Night Football on the tube tonight it was a perfect opportunity to have Barry Barnes of on to discuss the matchup between the Browns and the Skins. Not only did we talk about Johnny Manziel but also the prospects of Washington changing their name. This afternoon in Los Angeles a new...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

8-11-2014: Tony Stewart, Rory McIlroy, David Meves of Fort Lauderdale Strikers & More!

We went all over the sports map tonight: NASCAR, golf, college athletics and soccer. Thanks to Matt Taliaferro of for coming on and helping me make sense of the tragedy out of the racing world. Tony Stewart was involved in a fatal crash during a Sprint Car race in upstate New York. Matt explained the nature of dirt car racing and helped me sense of a senseless accident...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

8-2-2014: Fort Lauderdale Strikers Blank Rival Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-0

LOCKHART STADIUM, Fort Lauderdale, FL It’s been an interesting season so far for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. They started the 2014 campaign red hot and had been ice cold since May 10. Things are starting to heat up again for the Lads from Lauderdale. After opening the fall season with two straight shutout losses, the Strikers seem to be turning things around. After a 1-1 tie...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

7-28-2014: Billy Bean on Baseball, Chip Towers on UGA, Barry Barnes on NFL and Manny Gonzalez on Strikers!

As the summer rolls on, so does SILVERMAN: On Sports. Leading off tonight was former MLB player, Billy Bean. Bean retired rather than come out and as the Major League Baseball Ambassador of Inclusion he is working to make sure baseball is doing everything it can to make the game for accepting for everyone. Billy was open and candid about his career and the future of equal rights...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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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July 21, 2014  |  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’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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July 15, 2014  |  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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July 07, 2014  |  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 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 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. 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
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