As the holiday season kicks into gear, Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo get in the feasting mode. Not only are they preparing to feast on the upcoming Thanksgiving meal, they will be feasting on the sports world as well.
Major League Baseball wasted no time in firing up the hot stove. Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler will be swapping teams. The Detroit Tigers sent their declining former “big bopper” to a more suitable home in Texas, while the Rangers shipped their WARrior to the “D.” Who was the winner of this deal?, Perhaps was this a rare even trade? Can this revitalize Prince Fielder’s career?
Just like in baseball, there’s a lot heating up on the ice. However, it seems to only be heating up in one conference. The Western Conference currently holds the eight best teams in hockey. What is the reason for the extreme west dominance? Will the west continue to own the league throughout the season?
Jonathan Quick’s magic will be absent from the Los Angeles Kings indefinitely, after a recent injury. How much will this effect the Kings? And maybe more importantly, will Quick’s injury hurt team USA’s chances in the Olympics? There’s even some more immature/hilarious/asinine Twitter banter among NHL franchises.
Dwight Howard is an overgrown child. This is fact. His antics in a game against Dallas showed exactly why. Will Dwight ever grow up? Will the Dwightmare that is now his career ever stop being asinine? We can all dream, right?
Thanks to controversy, George earned his biggest lead in years in another week of the HBS NFL Pick’em Challenge.
A feast for the hungry will always be conquered. The Howitzer and Buzz-Saw conquer their sports starvation, by conquering sports radio, one day, at a time…
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, a bullying scandal sweeps the sports nation. Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo tackle the week that was, keeping extra tabs on all that was asinine.
Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin are both gone from the Miami Dolphins. Why? The veteran, Incognito, apparently “bullied” and harassed the younger, Martin. This scandal has brought so much controversy. How could this have been prevented? Does Martin hold any responsibility? Why didn’t the Dolphins leadership do anything?
An asinine NFL week wasn’t only limited to the Dolphins. A coach collapsed mid-game, a team answered their opponents star quarterback injury with their own, and the usual chaos that is the National Football League.
The drama continues, Semyon Varlamov, of the Colorado Avalanche, is being investigated for domestic violence altercations with his girlfriend. Have the Avs handled this situation properly, allowing Varlamov to remain on the team? Will this mess have any effect on a team soaring up the standings?
Florida State stomped their rival and are now being discussed as perhaps the best team in the nation. Is this going too far? Mike explains why the numbers say it is not. Is FSU destined for the National Championship game?
As we shift seasons, the sports world begins to change its guard too. Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo have a big task at hand for this edition of the infamous Howitzer and Buzz-saw Show.
Your favorite sports genius’ preview the World Series. Which historic franchise will claim a third title in the last decade? In what seems to be an evenly match series, who is the favorite? It’s baseball’s Fall Classic. It’s the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Who ya got?
After only a few weeks, the NHL already has its first hit controversy. Did Niklas Kronwall see justice? And how can these attacks be prevented? Should Penguins rookie, Oli Maatta, play the season, or should the future be considered?
Another NFL week is in the books, as some teams pull away from the pack, while others become more asinine by the day. Are the Chiefs as good as their undefeated record indicates? Do the Vikings have any idea what their doing? (NO.)
Has Florida State entered the national title picture, coming off a stomping of Clemson? Some preseason trash talk in the NBA conclude a shiny gold quality broadcast.
The Howitzer and Buzz-Saw command an end to buffoonery. Mike may secretly enjoy it though. Tune to the HBS flavor, conquering sports radio, one day, at a time…
Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George ‘the Howitzer” Gerbo soak up all the pot stirring and entertain the masses, like only they can.
All the news, notes, and asininity of another week in the NFL, the ongoing action in both the American and National League Championship Series, and a bizarre record already set in the young NHL season. Can the Dodgers find their stroke in time to save their season? Is there any weakness on the machine that has been the Boston Red Sox? Does Torii Hunter have a legit complaint with a bullpen security guard? Don’t you just love a good pitchers duel?
October is always one of the best sports months of the year. Another memorable MLB post-season continues, the college football landscape starts to weed out the pretenders from the contenders, the NHL season begins, and the NFL never disappoints for drama.
Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo begin with baseball’s final four. Do the Cardinals have a shot to defeat the seemingly unbeatable Dodgers in the NLCS? With one of the highest payrolls in history, how much pressure is on Los Angeles to return to the World Series for the first time since 1988? Even though Pittsburgh’s magical season is over, it appears the Pirates are building a contender for seasons to come. Mike explains, in typical heel fashion, why there’s still no guarantees for the future of the Pirates.
Over in the AL, the Red Sox power has stomped its way back to prominence. What is the recipe for knocking out Boston?
IT’S A HOCKEY NIGHT IN (insert city)…is a phrase that can be used again. The NHL season is underway. And there’s already been a coach fired and a rookie sensation. What do your favorite sports genius’ make of the first few weeks of hockey?
Already the true elite teams in college football are separating themselves from the rest. Who are the best teams in the nation? Does Louisville belong? With a lackluster season so far, is Jadeveon Clowney still a top draft pick?
After a bye week, the HBS NFL Pick’em Challenge rolls on. Oh yeah, WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THE ATLANTA FALCONS?!
The Howitzer and Buzz-saw make it rain IN YOUR EARS, while conquering sports radio, one day, at a time…
Even during a relatively slow sports week, Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George ‘the Howitzer” Gerbo got your back. Your favorite sports genius’ spit sports talk fire, no matter what.
In this edition of the HBS, Bud Selig has officially announced his tenure as commissioner over Major League Baseball will conclude following the 2014 season. How will Selig’s legacy be viewed years from now? Will the clouds of the steroid era and All-Star Game debacle taint any of his success’? Selig ushered in transcendent advancements of interleague play and the Wild Card, but also enabled an era, that is perceived as a black eye for America’s past time. Does how Selig wants to be remembered match how he will be?
Almost all of the 2013 MLB playoff teams are set. Almost is the key. Texas and Cleveland remain in a dog fight for a final AL spot. Can the Indians resurgence land the Tribe in the post-season? Will the Rangers be able to crawl in? If Texas fails, how much blame does the suspended Nelson Cruz get, for deciding to appeal and not play in their pennant race?
Hey Rachel Nichols, pack your bags and head to Mississippi! At least that’s what Buzz Cook, Brett Favre’s agent, says she should do. Cook recently proclaimed his client could still play in the NFL, even at 43 years old. What do our guys make of these comments? Mike believes, while Cook might be right, Favre’s NFL career is over.
From one legend staying retired, to another officially returning to his sport. Tim Thomas has been named the Florida Panthers starting goaltender. He has the clout, but can Thomas still perform? Was this a smart signing for the forever rebuilding Panthers?
This radio gold broadcast caps off with week 4 of the HBS NFL Pick’em Challenge.
The Howitzer and Buzz-Saw, conquering sports radio, one day, at a time…
No ones favorite sports topic is back. Yes, while it’s asinine, Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo don’t even appreciate discussing this. Performance enhancing drugs. Steroids.
The cloud that continues to loom over sports, most notably baseball, just won’t go away. Major League Baseball officially handed down its first punishment in regards to the latest PED scandal, the Biogenesis lab. Ryan Braun, the 2011 NL MVP, has been suspended for the remainder of the season. What impact will this have on America’s past time? Can Braun ever repair his image? Is there enough of a deterrent for players to be clean? When will this ever be OVER? All those questions will be answered. Wait. Who are we kidding? No, they won’t. Some of these questions might never even have answers.
From one tainted superstar to another. With Braun suffering his fate, is Alex Rodriguez next? What will A-Rod’s punishment be, with apparently more evidence? Are the Yankees actually running a conspiracy against him?
All the steroid asininity is not the only baseball talk of the show. MLB’s trade deadline is fast approaching and a couple deals have already gone down. Which teams are truly contenders?
In an almost wall to wall baseball program, another gold quality edition of the HBS closes with a career that will never end and mullet that won’t stop growing, Jaromir Jagr.
It’s a soap opera. Tune in for another edition of the Howitzer and Buzz-Saw Show, as it conquers sports radio, one day, at a time…
Since the last time your favorite sports genius’ graced your ears, America celebrated its independence, a friend was married, and many more asinine tales were added to the history books, highlighted by Mike vs. a hotel housekeeper. Now Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo are rejuvenated and ready to blast the airwaves with their wisdom, humor, buffoon trashing, and entertaining antics.
It’s the heartbeat of the summer, so that means the Major League Baseball All-Star festivities are here. Did the fans get the vote right? Which league has the edge? Oh and how asinine is the fact an All-Star game STILL decides home field advantage in the World Series? Listen to Mike. He will tell you it’s very criminally asinine.
Besides the game itself, the Home Run Derby is another mid-summer staple. A rant for the ages on player picking participants and the undeserving Michael Cuddyer is primed for your listening pleasure.
As the immortal Bob Sheppard would say, number 2 for the New York Yankees, number 2, Derek Jeter. He’s back. How much of an impact will he have?
From America to Russia with love. That’s what Ilya Kovalchuk is saying to hockey fans, as he ends his NHL career and takes his talents to the KHL. George forces Mike to get in this man’s head, to provide reasoning for leaving 12 more years of a contract on the table. What will this do to the future of a proud New Jersey Devil franchise, now void of a superstar?
And last but never least, the Dwightmare is over! After a 2 year+ soap opera, Dwight Howard is now a Houston Rocket. How good is his new team? What will the Laker fallout be? How should this situation been handled better? Yes, we asked this.
Let the asininity be. Do NOT disturb the lunacy. Need it all defeated? The Howitzer and Buzz-Saw conquer it all, while conquering sports radio, one day, at a time…
Trying to digest all the asininity of the past week or so would give any man a monster stomach ache. Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo fight back potential ulsers for your listening pleasure.
Since you last heard from your favorite sports genius’, the Miami Heat and Chicago Blackhawks have won another title each, a draft took place that makes no damn sense, a marquee franchise has thrown its hands in the air and decided to scrap it all, the Lakers have began creepily attempting to lure Dwight Howard back, and oh yeah, a professional athlete was charged with murder. Excited? Well you should be. This is guaranteed to equal talk show gold.
Aaron Hernandez has gone from All-Pro tight end and future of the New England Patriots to gangster buffoon in what seems like a blink of an eye. Now that he’s been arrested, his bail has been denied, and he’s in jail awaiting trial, how will this all play out? With so much circumstantial evidence and by all accounts the worst coverup imaginable, does Hernandez have a prayer to ever see the light of day again? Keeping track of all the tentacles of this saga is impossible.
Doc Rivers is now leading the Clippers, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are in Brooklyn, all while Ray Allen is soaking up his second ring. A funnier script to the end of the Boston Celtics as we knew them isn’t possible. Was there a trade winner?
“As The Dwight Howard Turns” soap opera has another chapter. While he ponders where to sign, the Lakers have begun pathetically begging him to stay, including hanging a giant sign stating “STAY D12″ outside their arena. Should Dwight consider an LA return?
Oddly on the back burner, will the futures of the Heat and Blackhawks see more championships?
Living life is always an adventure and always asinine for Mike “the Buzz-Saw” Asti and George “the Howitzer” Gerbo. Learn about their appreciation of a reopening of a famous pizza place and George’s stamina issues mixed with Mike’s usual comedic stylings. That’s all before the sports talk even begins to blast your ears.
This week, the focus is highlighted by some New England Patriot drama. Aaron Hernandez, a member of the class filled and character driven franchise, is involved in a murder investigation?! Well, that’s what the reports are. With the little we currently know, is there already enough to warrant a league punishment? Should Robert Kraft and the Patriots feel pressure to sanction one of their own, for fear of hypocrisy? Can they remain contenders with so many offensive weapons in question?
Next up, the NBA and NHL seasons are not over yet. The Chicago Blackhawks appear in trouble, now down in the Stanley Cup Finals to Boston. What needs changed for Chicago? And most importantly what is the deal with Marian Hossa sitting out a critical Game 3 loss? Lucky for you, the HBS is home to the leader of the Hossa fan club. Mike takes his rightful place as hockey’s most polarizing figure defense attorney.
A blockbuster deal that even included coach Doc Rivers has been nixed. Your favorite sports genius’ try to fix the asininity that has become the Boston Celtics and determine if the Clippers made the right decision.
LeBron and the Heat’s heroics to force a deciding Game 7 in the NBA Finals take place mid-show. Enjoy the jubilation and evil grinning of the Buzz-Saw, while the Howitzer sulks.
You think you know, but you have no idea. Just keep being amazed, as the Howitzer and Buzz-saw conquer sports radio, one day, at a time…