ESPN LA: In the Zone
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In The Zone: 8/13
Jeff Biggs crosstalks baseball with Mason and Ireland, then talks Lakers since the arrival of Dwight Howard. Listeners call in and give their take. Jeff also talks the state of Angels baseball with 47 games to play.
In The Zone: 8/9
Drew Belzer, Arash Markazi and Beto Duran explain how the Lakers are the clear winners in the deal bringing Dwight Howard to the Lakers, and on paper have the best Starting 5 in the NBA. Also, discuss how the Lakers made another big trade, and why Orlando is making this move.
In The Zone: 8/8
Jeff Biggs and Arash Markazi discuss the Dodgers hopes hinge on their starting pitching, the Blue Crew has the talent to score, but they just are not scoring. Also, explain why some Angles and Dodgers fans are starting to panic with less than 2 months left in the regular season.
In The Zone: 8/3
Andy & Brian Kamenetzky along with Ramona Shelburne discuss the drive and integrity of Michael Phelps. Lakers Forward Antawn Jamison explains his focus on winning a championship with Kobe & Nash, and his desire for junk food. Ramona comments on hugging and encouragement in women sports.
In The Zone: 8/2
Ramona Shelburne and Brando discuss Team USA running up the score. Pedro Moura, ESPN LA, profiles USC swimmer Rebecca Soni, and USC Football ranked 3rd. Peter Yoon, ESPN LA, explains how Coach Mora is toughening up the UCLA Bruins. Also, how Michael Phelps got himself in the Olympic spirit.
In The Zone: 8/1
Andy and Brian Kamenetzky discuss the Dodgers latest moves and Ramona Shelburne, ESPN LA, reviews the Dodgers new ownership. Also, Former USC and NFL RB Marcus Allen comments on USC sanctions, NCAA inconsistencies, and not having a NFL team in LA is embarrassing.
In The Zone: 7/31
Dodgers get Center Fielder and leadoff hitter Shane Victorino from the Phillies, and Andy and Brian Kamenetzky hear from Keith Law, ESPN.com Senior MLB Writer. Also Lakers backup Center checks in about returning to the team, and Pedro Moura, ESPN LA Trojans Writer explains what Silas Redd coming to USC from Penn St means for the Trojans.
In The Zone: 7/30
The Dodgers and Angels are trending upward with acquisitions of Greinke & Ramirez but it's the Dodgers who actaully have a better chance of making the playoffs.
In The Zone: 7/27
A Martinez explains the impact Zach Greinke brings to the Angels, and Gabe Kapler, former MLB Outfielder, calls in to discuss the Dodgers trade for Hanley Ramirez and the Angels move to get Greinke.
In The Zone: 7/26
A Martinez and Rich Chacon question why the University of Washington recruited a 14 year old quarterback. They also discuss who would be the Lakers best franchise force, Dwight Howard or Andrew Bynum.
In The Zone: 7/25
A Martinez and Rich Chacon discuss todays trade by the Dodgers to get Hanley Ramirez and how this move is what Dodger fans have been waiting for and how it shows the commitment by the new ownership group to win over the fans trust in them.
In The Zone: 7/24
A thinks the Lakers have made enough moves to get them through the season without Dwight Howard, and listens to the 911 Call from Angela Bryant about her son hitting her. Also, moves the Angels and Dodgers should make before the trade deadline.
In The Zone: 7/23
A Martinez goes over the list of NCAA Sanctions given to Penn State today and how they affect the University, the city of State College, the victims, the current football players options, and what happens next.
In The Zone: 7/20
Lakers improved their bench by signing Jordan Hill with a 2 year deal, and A thinks that puts Orlando & D-Howard on the clock, also Eric Pincus of HoopsWorld.com calls in.
In The Zone; 7/19 [Hr2]
A Martinez & Garry Paskwietz discuss USC's huge recruiting push in recent months with Tom Luginbill, ESPN's Nat'l Recruiting Analyst. Preview Pac-12 opponents.
In The Zone: 7/19 [Hr1]
A MArtinez & Garry Paskwietz preview USC Fall Camp for the 2012 Trojans and the great expectations that await Lane Kiffin and his team. Chris Mortenson talks Barkley with us.
In The Zone: 7/18
A Martinez & Mark Willard discuss the Knicks decision to let Jeremy Lin go to Houston and the behind-the-scenes drama that led to James Dolan & the Knicks allowing Lin to leave.
In The Zone: 7/17
Mark Emmert says the NCAA MAY still administer penalties for Penn St. over the Sandusky cover up. Jeremy Lin is no longer a Knick, Andrew Brandt explains why.
In The Zone: 7/16
A Martinez & Mark Willard discuss the motivation behind Kobe's comments regarding his possible retirement at end of his currrent deal & the bond he & Shaq will always share.
In The Zone: 7/13
Dwight Howard is out of options, when is he going to realize what the entire NBA already knows? Kemp & Ethier return for the Dodgers tonight, and the Dodgers need them to be great.
In The Zone: 7/12
Conversation centers on the 2nd half of Dodgers and Angels season, and who is the bigger superstar, Mike Trout of the Angels or Matt Kemp of the Dodgers.
In The Zone: 7/11
Brook Lopez signs a new deal with the Nets, ensuring Howard is not going to New Jersey. Lakers ARE AND HAVE ALWAYS been the best destination for Dwight Howard.
In The Zone: 7/6
A Martinez plays the Kobe Bryant Interview from SportsCenter and responds to the comment about wishing Dwight Howard success wherever he plays. A thinks Kobe is really hoping Dwight will sign with the Lakers.
In The Zone: 7/5
A Martinez thinks the Lakers have a solid starting lineup after signing Steve Nash, and they still have a chance to get Dwight Howard, but wonders if fans are over him now.
In The Zone: 7/3
Drew Belzer and Arash Markazi discuss the future of Dwight Howard and the Lakers, and talk to Jeff Skin Wade, ESPN Dallas FM, about NBA trades. Also, Larry Coon, ESPN.com, explains options involving Steve Nash and Pau Gasol.
In The Zone: 7/2
Brian Kamenetzky and Drew Belzer explain why Dwight Howard is the worst free agent ever. Also, Guest Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLA.com, discusses the Lamar Odom press conference and why she thinks he is happy to be back in LA but not as a Clipper.
In The Zone: 6/29
A Martinez says last night's 2012 NBA Draft proved what Laker fans had feared, their winning formula of BIG MEN can no longer bring another championship.
In The Zone: 6/28
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller recap the NBA Draft and discuss: no big trades, the mistakes by Houston, picks by Boston, and Lakers fans need to realize its not as easy to get superstars anymore. Also, Guest Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld.com, says the biggest surprise was Plumlee going to the Pacers.
In The Zone: 6/27
A Martinez & Dave Miller preview the NBA Draft with Kevin Arnovitz, Alex Kennedy, & Dave McMenamin.
In The Zone: 6/26
A Martinez & Coach Dave Miller crosstalk with Mason & Ireland about messin with the Baseball Gods and what are the ROckets doing with all all their #1 Picks in NBA Draft.
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