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Cook and Poni

Cook and Poni

Longtime Post-Gazette Sports Columnist Ron Cook is joined by Andrew Fillipponi for an informative look the day’s biggest sports stories. Listen weekdays 10a-2p on 93.7 The Fan.
  • Thursday, January 19th
  • Bob Ryan/ Boston Globe Columnist

    15:01
    Bob Ryan joins Cook and Poni to preview the Patriots and the AFC title game. 
  • Not a lot of love for Brady in Pittsburgh

    09:04
    The callers continue to weigh in on Brady and the hoodie. 
  • The Steelers fans weigh in on the New England duo

    07:37
    The Steelers fans are not ready to hand out tehrespect to Brady and Belichick
  • Is Brady/ Belichick the greatest duo ever?

    11:22
    Andrew and Ron open the show discussing what the Steelers are up against on Sunday...maybe the greatest QB/ Coach duo in NFL history. 
  • Wednesday, January 18th
  • Bob Pompeani/ KDKA-TV

    14:47
    Pomp joins Cook and Poni in his weekly spot to talk AB Facebook video, Steelers/ Pats and the Pens. 
  • How do the Steelers beat the Patriots?

    08:47
    Ron and Andrew wonder how and what it will take for the Steelers to pull off the upset over New England. 
  • Ed Bouchette/ Post-Gazette Steelers Insider

    13:05
    Ed Bouchette joins Cook and Poni to discuss what it will take for the Steelers to pull off an upset in New England. 
  • Steelers fans reaction mixed on AB

    08:40
    The callers have mixed reaction with AB's apology and the word that he is getting paid for this. 
  • The AB video may have been paid for

    10:50
    Andrew and Ron open the show talking about how AB has apologized but he may have been paid for the video. 
  • Tuesday, January 17th
  • Ben Roethlisberger/ Steelers QB

    18:19
    Ben Roethlisberger tells Cook and Poni that they have a huge task in trying to go into the lions den and slay the dragon. He says he was dissappointed in the BA Facebook video because the lockerroom is a sacred place. 
  • How do the Steelers beat the Pats?

    07:37
    The callers are weighing in with Andrew and Ron on what a win over the Pats might mean and how they can do it. 
  • Steelers/ Patriots...AFC Championship time

    12:34
    Andrew and Ron open the show wondering if this is the matchup Steelers fans reallt wanted
  • Monday, January 16th
  • AB did make a mistake with Facebook video

    10:03
    One of our callers has aperfect take on where AB went wrong.
  • Starting to look ahead to New England

    08:45
    The guys are starting to look ahead to the AFC Championship game. 
  • The Steelers fans are waking up to talk about the game and the video

    09:26
    The callers are sharing their thoughts on AB and the win in KC
  • Steelers win and advance...but the AB video is the talk of the town

    12:17
    Andrew and Ron open teh show talking about the video AB showed from the locer room that has everyone talking. 
  • Friday, January 13th
  • Franco Harris/ Former Hall of Fame Steelers RB

    11:46
    Franco Harris joins Cook and Poni to talk about Le'Veon Bell's running style being compared to his and how Bell broke his postseason rushing record. 
  • Chris Hoke/ KDKA-TV Steelers Analyst and former NT

    14:57
    Chris Hoke joins Cook and Poni to talk Steelers/ Chiefs
  • Mixed reaction on Porter's return

    09:37
    The callers are reacting to Joey Porter's return 
  • Steelers fans debate Porter being reinstated

    08:12
    The callers are weighing in on the Steelers bringing Porter back. 
  • Should Porter be coaching on Sunday?

    04:05
    Andrew and Ron wonder if the Steelers have done enough with Porter? 
  • Guess who's back...Porter is back

    11:36
    Andrew and Ron open the show with news on Joey Porter being back with the team after charges were dropped. 
  • Thursday, January 12th
  • Tony Dungy/ NBC Football Night in America Analyst and former NFL Coach

    15:47
    Tony Dungy joins Cook and Poni to preview the Steelers/ Chiefs game. Tony says teh Steelers are red hot but the Chiefs will be a handful. 
  • Tony Dungy/ NBC Football Night in America Analyst and former NFL Coach

    15:47
    Tony Dungy joins Cook and Poni to preview Steelers/ Chiefs divisional round. Tony thinks the Steelers are red hot right now but the Chiefs will be a handful.
  • Trent Green/ NFL on CBS Analyst and former Chiefs QB

    09:16
    Trent Green joins the guys to preview what he calls a very close matchup between teh Steelers and Chiefs. He says both have gotten hot at teh end of the season and both are playing well. 
  • It would take a miracle for the Steelers to host the AFC Championship...BUT JJ thinks it's going to happen

    08:31
    One of our callers...JJ is expecting a miracle this weekend. 
  • Steelers fans are feeling optimistic

    08:46
    The Steelers fans are thinking AFC Championship. 
  • Is the Steelers season a success even with a loss in Kansas City?

    12:00
    Andrew and Ron open the show wondering if the Steelers season would be considered a sucess win or lose Sunday in Kansas City. 
  • Wednesday, January 11th
  • Bob Pompeani/ KDKA-TV

    16:02
    Pomp joins us in his weekly spot to talk Steelers/ Chiefs, Pitt at Louisville and storning the court. 
  • Ed Bouchette/ Post-Gazette Steelers Insider

    13:36
    Ed Bouchette joins Cook and Poni to preview the KC game. He thinks we are looking at a 50/50 game. He says Ben better protect the ball better on teh road or the Steelers season might be over. 
  • The Steelers fans are weighing in on Bell

    10:06
    The callers are showing teh love to Le'Veon Bell. 
  • The Bell comparisons are being made

    08:01
    Who can we compare Le'Veon Bell too? The guys disscuss. 
  • Is Le'Veon Bell changing the way the game will be played?

    11:22
    Andrew and Ron open the show talking about an interview Le'veon Bell did where he said he is chaning the game with his style of running. 
  • Tuesday, January 10th
  • Ben Roethlisberger/ Steelers QB

    17:53
    Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger tells Cook and Poni he is fine...he is out of the boot and he will play Sunday in Kansas City. 
  • The callers react to how the NFL handles suspensions

    09:24
    The callers are reacting to Porter being placed on leave and how the NFL handles suspension. 
  • Did the Steelers do the right thing with Porter?

    03:57
    The callers react to the Steelers decision on Porter. 
  • Steelers place Joey Porter on leave

    10:51
    Andrew and Ron open the show with news that broke after we left the air yesterday that the Steelers have placed Joey Porter on leave. 
  • Monday, January 9th
  • Steelers LB Coach Joey Porter arrested in the South Side

    13:44
    Andrew and Ron discuss Joey Porter's arrest following the Steelers win. 
  • Steelers fans weigh in on Tomlin and the win

    11:09
    The Steelers fans are weighing in on Tomlin leaving Ben in late and moving on to KC. 
  • Steelers fans weighing in on the win and pointing the blame for Ben's injury

    10:26
    The callers are weighing in on the Steelers win and moving on to KC. 
  • Steelers win, Ben in a boot

    11:06
    Andrew and Ron open the show talking about Ben being in a boot after a very impressive win over the Dolphins. 
  • Friday, January 6th
  • Eddie George/ Former NFL and Ohio State RB

    08:52
    Eddie George joined Cook and Poni to preview the two great running backs in the Steelers/ Dolphins game on Sunday. He also shares some great memories of facing the Steelers in the past. 
  • Chris Hoke/ KDKA-TV Steelers Analyst and former Steelers DL

    10:32
    Chris Hoke joins Cook and Poni to preview Steelers/ Dolphins. He thinks this one is easy...stop the run...Steelers win big. 
  • Joe Rose/ WQAM Radio Host and former Dolphins TE

    16:28
    Joe Rose joins the Cook and Poni Show to preview Steelers/ Dolphins and to share some great stories about playing with Dan Marino. Rose caught Dan's first TD pass in the NFL. 
  • The Steelers fans make their picks on what is the likely outcome on Sunday

    09:54
    The callers weigh in on their picks for Sunday
  • What's the likely outcome of Steelers/ Dolphins

    12:08
    Andrew wonders what is more likely to happen...A Steelers win...A Steelers blowout win or a Steelers loss...Andrew makes his selection and the callers take their picks.
  • Thursday, January 5th
  • What is the worst loss you have suffered as a sports fan?

    11:24
    Andrew was reminded today of one of the worst games he has suffered through as a fan...Do you have one of those games? 
  • Boomer Esiason/ NFL on CBS Studio Analyst

    12:02
    Boomer Esiason joins Cook and Poni to preview the Steelers/ Dolphins wild card game. 
  • The Steelers fans have mixed reactions to facing the Dolphins

    09:49
    The fans reaction and concerns for the Dolphins are mixed.
  • Eric Hagamn joins Andrew for his take on Steelers/ Dolphins

    05:01
    Eric Hagman joins Andrew to discuss how the Dolphins present a bad matchup for the Steelers.
  • Are the Steelers fans overlooking the Dolphins?

    11:52
    Andrew opens the show wondering if the Steelers fans are just assuning this one is in the bag
  • Wednesday, January 4th
  • Bob Pompeani/ KDKA-TV

    14:32
    Pomp joins us in his weekly spot to talk Ben, Steelers playoffs and so much more...
  • Ed Bouchette/ Post-Gazette Steelers Insider

    15:32
    Ed Bouchette joins the Cook and Poni show to talk Steelers/ Dolphins and how he is surprised thatr Hines Ward was not included on the Hall of Fame finalists. 
  • Steelers fans weigh in on Hines Ward HOF chances

    10:23
    the callers continue to weigh in and debate whether Hines Ward is a Hall of Famer.
  • Is Hines Ward a Hall of Famer?

    07:47
    The callers are weighing in on Hines Ward credentials
  • The Hall of Fame finalists are announced...and Hines Ward failed to make the cut

    12:04
    Andrew opens the show wondering if former Steelers WR Hines Ward was snubbed by the Hall of Fame
  • Tuesday, January 3rd
  • Ben Roethlisberger/ Steelers QB

    19:14
    Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger tells Cook and Poni he is excited about taking a healthy team into the playoffs although it doesn't guarantee anything. 
  • The callers handing out grades on the Penn State season

    09:29
    The callers are weighing in on the Penn State season. 
  • What grade do we give Penn State for the season they had?

    05:49
    Andrew and Ron are joined by Eric Hagman to discuss the Penn State season. 
  • It's not all roses for Penn State

    12:17
    Andrew and Ron open the shopw talking about a great game but Penn State's bid to win the Rose Bowl fell short. 

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