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.
  • Friday, September 30th
  • Bob Fescoe Of 610 Sports Radio In Kansas City

    Bob Fescoe tells us why Chiefs fans are nervous about this game.  Bob thinks Todd Haley could be looking for revenge and will try to run up the score on his old team.  Bob updates us on Jamaal Charles status and tells us what he thinks of Chiefs QB Alex Smith.
  • UpGruv Sports Editor Rob Rossi

    Rob tells us why he thinks a moderate workload makes sense for Bell.  We also talk about the World Cup of Hockey, why Rob thinks it's as legitimate as the Olympics and why he views Crosby as the best defenseive forward in the world while also being one of the best offensive forwards as well.
  • Is This A Big Game For The Steelers?

    They may have started 2-0, but they may reach the quarter pole of the season 2-2.  We talk about fans confidence in the team if that happens.
  • Sean Gentille Of The Sporting News

    Sean Gentille tells us what he's expecting from Crosby after his huge performance in the World Cup and shares with us his excitement at the thought of another season for Jeff Locke in a Pirates uniform.
  • Who In The World Is Brandon Chicken?

    Who is Brandon Chicken and why was an Alabama linebacker claiming he was holding his weed?
  • Show Open

    Did the Pirates and Cubs actually tie last night?
  • Thursday, September 29th
  • Pitt Basketball Head Coach Kevin Stallings

    Kevin Stallings talks about renewing the Backyard Brawl with West Virginia in a recently agree upon 4-game series.
  • Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette

    Ed tells us about Ryan Shazier being out this week due to another injury.  Ed also talks about whether or not we can label Jarvis Jones a bust.
  • McCutchen's Future As A Center Fielder

    The guys agree that if McCutchen is still with the Pirates next year, he shouldn't be playing center field.
  • Will Tonight Be McCutchen's Last Game As A Pirate At PNC Park?

    Tonight is the last Pirates home game and the guys wonder if it's the last time we'll see Andrew McCutchen in a Pirates uniform at PNC Park.
  • Celebrating John Jaso's Cycle

    There's not much to celebrate about the Pirates right now, but we celebrate Jaso's home run and listen to the amazing call of the play from Greg Brown and Bob Walk.
  • Show Open

    Joe had a really poor experience at a rental car agency today and asks if he was in the wrong.
  • Wednesday, September 28th
  • The Quiz Show

    It's another dramatic finish to The Quiz Show.
  • Digging Up Our 2016 Pirates Predictions

    The guys made all their predictions for the Pirates season the day before it started and, now that it's over, they listen back to their predictions...some of which were hilariously wrong.
  • Steve Palazzalo Of Pro Football Focus

    Steve tells us how he grades the individual Steelers performances so far this year including the best and worst player by their metrics.  Steve made it to AAA as a Major League Baseball prospect and tells us what he makes of Tim Tebow hitting a home run off the first pitch he saw in the instructional league today.
  • How To Fix The Steelers Pass Rush

    The Steelers pass rush stinks and we have the answers for it.
  • The Pirates Are Done

    With the Pirates finally mathematically eliminated, we recap the season.
  • Show Open

    Joe reached a new milestone as a parent and a horrific part of Chris' past was dug up.
  • Tuesday, September 27th
  • Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown

    Greg Brown talks about the Pirates interesting offseason ahead of them, why this team should have been much better than it has been and why they tinkered so much with a team that won 98 games last year.
  • McCutchen Says Keep The Core Together

    The guys react to what Andrew McCutchen had to say about building a champion and if he's right or wrong in his assessment.
  • Wayne Gretzky Snubs Mario Lemieux

    Wayne Gretzky put together his all-time team and didn't include Mario Lemieux on it.  The guys rip him for this.
  • Is Bell The Steelers Second Best WR?

    Ben said today that Le'Veon Bell might be the teams second best wide receiver.  Is this a good or bad thing for the team?  If it's not him, who is it?
  • The Football Fix

    Are the Browns throwing the season? We also look at the latest NFL power rankings.
  • Show Open

    The Cubs killed the Pirates season and are light-years ahead of them.
  • Monday, September 26th
  • Golf Writer Gary Van Sickle

    Gary Van Sickle shares with us his memories of Arnold Palmer and why it's hard to find anyone who has had an influence on their sport like Arnie did.
  • The Liberty Bridge Re-Opens

    The guys talk about the big news of the day...the Liberty Bridge re-opening!
  • We Begrudgingly Recap Steelers-Eagles

    The guys talk about what happened for the Steelers to get beaten so bad by the Eagles.
  • Recapping NFL Week 3

    The guys recap week 3 of the NFL regular season and which headlines stuck out to them.
  • Golf Writer Marino Paracenzo

    Legendary golf writer Marino Paracenzo shares some of his greatest Arnold Palmer stories with us.
  • Show Open

    Starkey and Mueller talk about the passing of Arnold Palmer and Jose Fernandez this past weekend.
  • Friday, September 23rd
  • Eagles Beat Writer Les Bowen

    Philadelphia Daily News beat writer Les Bowen tells us why most Philly media members are picking the Steelers to beat the Eagles and why Carson Wentz needs to protect himself.
  • Did Joe Get Ripped?

    We hear audio of Joe's interaction with Pat Narduzzi this week and answer the question: Did Joe get ripped?
  • Moonshiner's Weekend Drinking Tip

    Friend of the show, The Moonshiner in Morgantown, calls in with his weekly drinking tip.
  • Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt Talks Chasing Down Carson Wentz

    Stephon Tuitt says the Steelers have a bunch of fast 300-pounders, so Wentz may want to get out of bounds.
  • Pirates Reportedly In Negotiations With Ivan Nova

    The guys react to the report in the Post-Gazette today about the Pirates talking with Ivan Nova about a new deal.
  • Show Open

    Joe tells us about his trip into the Steelers locker room today and how the Tooth Fairy pays way too much for teeth at his house.
  • Thursday, September 22nd
  • Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette

    Ed joins the guys for his weekly segment. He talks about the Steelers next oppnent Carson Wentz, the best high school player he's ever watched, and the story behind his mustache.
  • John Tortorella on Phil Kessel's Tweet

    John Tortorella had some comments on Phil Kessel. Joe Starkey had some comments on John Tortorella.
  • Bucco Breakdown

    The Pirates are winning again! The guys do a Bucco Breakdown and get excited that the Bucs are back in the playoff race.
  • The Football Fix

    The guys discuss big stories in the NFL this week. Bill Belichick is closing in on a legendary coach's win total.
  • Opening Segment

    The Pirates winning streak has sucked the guys back in, and now they're thinking playoffs again.
  • Wednesday, September 21st
  • Tomlin Praising Jarvis Jones

    We hear Mike Tomlin praising Jarvis Jones play this year and Joe says it's not unwarranted.
  • The Quiz Show

    Chris has won 2 in a row and looks to officially make it a winning streak.
  • Rooting Against Team USA

    Joe and Chris agree that rooting against this version of Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey is good for the organization in the long run.
  • An Out Of Control Umpire

    MLB umpire Alan Porter interfered with Adam Frazier last week and we find out new details about what went down on that play.
  • Twitter Porn Bots Are After Joe

    Joe talks about the Twitter porn bots that keep targeting one specific tweet he sent out.
  • Show Open

    JA Happ won his 20th game last night and the guys are still upset the Pirates didn't re-sign him.
  • Tuesday, September 20th
  • Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown

    Greg Brown talks about the Pirates not giving up on the season yet.
  • A Real Reason For The Pirates Struggles?

    The strikezone has changed, somewhat drastically this year.  Is that a real excuse for the Pirates poor season?
  • Jennifer Aniston Or Angelina Jolie?

    A simple question is asked and answered.
  • Matt Murray Hurts Thumb Playing In World Cup

    We talk about Matt Murray's thumb injury and what we're expecting to see in net from the Pens this season.
  • The Time Ben Almost Quit Football

    We hear Ben Roethlisberger talk about the game that almost had him retire.
  • Show Open

    Le'Veon Bell is one week away from returning to action while DeAngelo Williams has been great in his abscence.  What should the split look like when Bell is back?
  • Monday, September 19th
  • Trib Pitt Football Beat Writer Jerry DiPaola

    Jerry DiPaola talks about Pitt's loss to Oklahoma State and where he thinks things went wrong for the Panthers.
  • Caller Ted In Mt. Washington Makes Joe's Blood Boil

    A dismissive laugh and points about the Steelers defense from caller Ted get Joe going.
  • How Good Is This Steelers Defense?

    AFter just two games, Starkey and Mueller are getting a pretty good feeling about this Steelers defense that looks very different from what we're used to seeing from the black and gold.
  • Steelers vs Bengals Stars And Stiffs

    The guys give out their "Stars and Stiffs" awards from the Steelers victory over the Bengals.
  • Pacman Jones Loses His Mind After Another Bengals Loss

    We listen to the postgame audio of Pacman Jones talking about the Bible scriptures his wife sent him and, in the same breath, cursing the Steelers.
  • Show Open

    Joe and Chris came away very impressed with the Steelers performance in a "boring" game against the Bengals.
  • Friday, September 16th
  • Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams

    Joe surprises DeAngelo when he tells him some of the names he's passing on the all-time rushing list.  DeAngelo also talks about his running style, being a shorter running back and proving his doubters wrong.

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