Afternoon Host: 2pm-6pm. Joe Starkey a graduate of the University of Buffalo (undergrad) and Duquesne University (graduate). He was previously a sportswriter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review since 1995, including the past seven years as a columnist. He was on the Penguins’ beat from 1997-2002 and the West Virginia football beat before that. He covered Big East football for ESPN.com from 2005-07 and hosted Pittsburgh Game Day on Saturdays.
Joe Starkey of Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93-7 The FAN caught up with Penguins Defenseman Brooks Orpik to discuss the end of the lockout and how ready the team is to get out there and play.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The conflict and subsequent apology from Big Ben to Todd Haley was well documented leading up to Sunday’s game against the visiting Bengals, and head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if there was too much of a disconnect lately between QB and OC after his Steelers were knocked out of playoff contention.
Plaxico Burress visited with Joe Starkey about the playoff push and the young wide receivers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Although they did squander another fourth-quarter lead, the top-ranked pass defense in the NFL, minus two of its key players, contained Matt Cassel to key a 16-13 overtime win against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Dan Snyder might be one of the more ridiculed owners in sports. His typically well-financed teams have underachieved significantly, so it stands to reason. But former Redskin and current Steelers defensive back Ryan Clark challenges conventional wisdom.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Being an undrafted free agent is something many eventual NFL stars have had to fight. Steelers guard Ramon Foster, therefore, has no trouble staying motivated, and the team’s Week 6 contest should only add more fuel to that fire.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Will Allen has quite a helmet to fill during this short week, even beyond the long head of hair that normally lies beneath it.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates (79-83) finished 2012 with their highest win total in 15 years, though, in doing so, they also finished the most ignominious collapse in MLB history, which center fielder Andrew McCutchen is already trying to forget.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When you’re 30 years old, won two Super Bowls, and reached a third, you’ll have the trust of your coaches, and Ben Roethlisberger says freedom goes a long way toward balance under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers receiver Mike Wallace doesn’t believe a summer-long holdout has affected his ability to understand and execute the content of new offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s playbook.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was a man of few words when asked to describe the progress he has made rehabilitating his knee following recent surgery.
The Baltimore Ravens remind Joe Starkey of another absurdly arrogant Beltway team — the Washington Capitals. Both behave as if they have won something of signficance when everybody knows they haven’t.
New Pitt color commentator and former Panther QB Pat Bostick joined 93-7 The Fan’s Joe Starkey in studio recently to analyze the Panthers’ win in the 2011 lid-lifter.
Joe Starkey, of the Seibel, Starkey, and Miller Show caught up with the Steelers’ skill position players at training camp in Latrobe.
Joe Starkey, of the Seibel, Starkey, and Miller Show caught up with Steelers’ Special Teams Coach Al Everest on Monday at training camp in Latrobe.