Starkey & Mueller

Starkey & Mueller

What do you get when you combine a longtime local sports writer (Joe Starkey) with a brash young talk-show host (Chris Mueller)? You get Starkey and Mueller. Listen weekdays 2p-6p on 93.7 the Fan.
  • Thursday, October 20th
  • The Best QB-Coach Duos Draft

    In honor of the Steelers playing Belechick and Brady this weekend, the guys draft their best QB-Coach duos in NFL history.
  • Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette

    Ed joins the guy for his weekly segment to preview the Steelers-Patriots, talk about who he would take, Belechick or Brady and is surprised to find out the guys are in Buffalo.
  • Penguins Root Sports Analyst Paul Steigerwald

    Paul joins the guys to preview tonight's game between the Sharks and Penguins and talks about his favorite moment from last year's Game 6 between the two teams.
  • The Football Fix

    The guys look at the matchups in Week 7.
  • Sean Gentille of the Sporting News

    Sean Gentille of the Sporting News joins the guys to talk about his time in Buffalo so far, plus tonight's matchup between the Penguins and Sharks.
  • Opening Segment from Buffalo

    The guys are in Buffalo! They open the show talking about Matt Murray's new deal and the Penguins rematch with the Sharks.
  • Wednesday, October 19th
  • The Quiz Show

    One man loses the Quiz Show, the other loses his shirt.
  • Early Impressions Of Pens

    The guys share their early observations of the Penguins.
  • Starkey's Secret Stash

    Joe's surprise topic of the day for Chris relates to Landry Jones telling his teammates "don't panic."
  • How Will The Steelers Do Without Ben?

    We look at the next four to five games and predict how the Steelers will do without Ben.  Will the rest of the AFC North stay this bad?
  • Vontaze Burfict Fined, But Not Suspended

    The guys agree that enough is enough when it comes to Vontaze Burfict.
  • Show Open

    The guys react to the latest news on Ben's injury and how long he'll be out.
  • Tuesday, October 18th
  • Bob In South Fayette Is A Big Patriots Fan

    We hear an incredible call from Bob in South Fayette who loves the Patriots.
  • Matt Murray Close To Returning

    We talk about Matt Murray getting closer and closer to returning and how smart Jim Rutherford looks for keeping both him and Fleury.
  • Paul Steigerwald Live From Montreal

    Paul Steigerwald joins us for his gameday segment and talks about the Pens goaltending situation, what he has noticed from Phil Kessel that is different this year and the great hot dogs in Montreal.
  • Questioning Steelers Gameplan Vs. Dolphins

    Ramon Foster had some questions about why the Steelers didn't run the ball more against the Dolphins.  The guys react to Ramon's criticism.
  • Pitt Running Back James Conner

    James Conner tells us about playing defensive end this past week, his journey back to the football field following his cancer diagnosis, the impact Quadree Henderson is having on the team and if we could see the throwback uniforms again this year.
  • Show Open

    Do the Steelers have any shot at beating the Patriots this week?
  • Monday, October 17th
  • Confidence In Landry Jones

    The guys talk about their confidence level in Landry Jones if he has to start for Ben over any prolonged period of time.
  • Antonio Brown's Recent Performances

    The guys talk about Antonio Brown's poor performances at times this year and how fans feel about the teams star receiver.
  • ROOT Sports Pens Analyst Paul Steigerwald

    Paul Steigerwald joins us to talk about tonight's Pens game against the Avalanche.  We also look back at the Pens first two games and Steigy says he doesn't think they win those games if it's Matt Murray in net because of the style of play.
  • NFL Week 6 Recap

    The guys take a look at the biggest storylines across the NFL this past week.
  • Why Did The Steelers Keep Ben In?

    The guys are amazed that the Steelers put Ben back in the game against the Dolphins and left him in as long as they did.
  • Patrick Hornfish Is Dead

    We are the first to discover that The FAN Morning Show's pet fish, Patrick Hornfish, has died.
  • Friday, October 14th
  • Pouncey Won't Share Secrets About His Brother

    Maurkice Pouncey said he won't tell the Steelers defensive line how to beat his brother, Mike, the Dolphins cneter.
  • Pitt Football At The Midpoint

    The guys recap the Pitt season at the midpoint and how they feel about it.
  • Moonshiner In Morgantown's Weekend Drinking Tip

    The Moonshiner gives us his weekly drinking tip and this one has a special Halloween theme to it.
  • Steelers-Dolphins Is Part Of The NFL's Problem

    Ratings are down across the NFL and this weeks Steelers game may be an example of why.
  • The Football Fix

    The NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala tells us Ryan Shazier could still be a couple of weeks away from returning for the Steelers.
  • Show Open

    Joe is at his wits ebnds and we talk about last night's banner hanging ceremony.
  • Thursday, October 13th
  • Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette

    Ed Bouchette tells us about Ladarius Green planning on returning to practice next week and how he and Jesse James will coexist.  Ed also updates us on Bud Dupree's status.
  • Pens Analyst Paul Steigerwald

    Paul Steigerwald will join the Starkey and Mueller Show for every weekday game and today we get a season preview with Paul as the Pens get ready to drop the puck on the season.
  • 2016-2017 Penguins Predictions

    Joe and Chris offer up all their predictions for the Penguins and the rest of the NHL this season.
  • SI's Scott Price On Aliquippa Football

    Scott Price joins us to talk about the book he wrote about Aliquippa football titled "Playing Through The Whistle"
  • The Pens Will Repeat As Cup Champions

    Joe not only predicts that the Pens will win the Cup again this year but also that it will be Matt Murray in net when they do so.
  • Show Open

    Joe's first column in the Post-Gazette appeared today and Chris didn't read it.  We also talk about the Pens raising their Stanley Cup banner tonight.
  • Wednesday, October 12th
  • The Quiz Show

    Chris looks to build upon his growing lead.
  • Where Are The Pirates Stars?

    The guys talk about the Pirates players on the cusp of stardom and how they need to take that next step if the team wants to catch the Cubs next year.
  • NHL Network's Dave Reid

    With the puck dropping on the NHL season, Dave Reid joins us to preview the Pens season, how they'll get by without Crosby, and to talk about his sleeper in the eastern conference.
  • Sidney Crosby Out For Pens Opener

    We talk about Sidney Crosby's concussion and how the Pens will try to get by while he's out.
  • The Football Fix

    Tim Tebow saved a man's life and the Steelers signed a controversial running back.
  • Show Open

    The guys recap their hilarious text exchange during last night's Cubs game and look at Ben Roethlisberger's comments about the Steelers hard practices.
  • Tuesday, October 11th
  • Lose Cubs Lose!

    Is the entire country rooting against the Cubs?  We are.
  • Why Are NFL Ratings Down?

    The guys have their theories about the NFL's ratings being down and why they may have to look no further than in a mirror to find the biggest culprit.
  • Is Ben Playing The Best Football Of His Career?

    The guys certainly think he is, but Ben was noncommital.
  • This Day In Sports History

    Our "This Day In Sports History" trivia question has a local tie to it.
  • The Football Fix

    Aside from the Steelers, the AFC North is hot garbage!
  • Show Open

    Was the news that came out today about Crosby's news somewhat encouraging?  Starkey and Mueller talk about what they heard from the Pens captain.
  • Monday, October 10th
  • NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala

    Aditi broke the news that Cam Heyward will be out 2-3 weeks with a hamstring injury and tells us why she may be responsible for Antonio Brown's Muhammad Ali spikes that the league made him take off this week.
  • Gerrit Cole's Uncertain Future With The Pirates

    Rob Biertempfel wrote today about the Gerrit Cole's long-term future and why it appears that may not be in Pittsburgh.  The guys say that, as of right now, they don't think Cole is worthy of a mega-deal.
  • Chris Didn't Invite Joe To His Party...Again

    Andrew Fillipponi spills the beans in front of Joe about a party Chris is having that Joe isn't invited to.  Their relationship is damaged.
  • Joe Nails A Steelers Prediction

    We listen back to an incredibly accurate Steelers-Jets prediction Joe made.  The guys talk about their biggest takeaway from the Steelers victory.
  • Mike Sullivan's Explanation Of Crosby's Concussion

    The guys find Mike Sullivan's explanation of Crosby's concussion and when it was suffered to be very curious.
  • Penguins Beat Writer Jason Mackey

    Jason Mackey talks with us about Crosby's concussion, when it may have happened, why the Pens are being so secretive about it and how severe it may be.
  • Sidney Crosby Out With A Concussion

    The guys react to the breaking news that Sidney Crosby has suffered another concussion.
  • Friday, October 7th
  • Former Penguin Colby Armstrong

    Colby tells us about being at Sidney Crosby's Stanley Cup party, what it's like for the players dealing with a short offseason and what Joe should do about his groundhog problem.
  • Sandy Barbour's Vote Of Confidence For James Franklin...Again

    The guys react to another vote of confidence for James Franklin by Sandy Barbour.  Does he deserve it?  Is there a loophole in her statement this time?
  • College Hoops Analyst Bill Raftery

    Bill Raftery is in town for Pitt's #THROWBACKTHROWDOWN and joins Starkey and Mueller to talk some college hoops.  Bill thinks Kevin Stallings will be a great fit at Pitt and shares his memories of Jerome Lane as well as the old Big East rivalries.
  •'s Dave Dameshek

    Pittsburgh native Dave Dameshek joins us to talk some Steelers, Joe's jealousy over his realtionship with Ike Taylor and Tomlin's kryptonite being games against bad teams.
  • Joe Says The Jets Stink!

    Joe gives us some numbers that prove the Jets stink!  Chris says he thinks it could be a close game.

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