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January 8, 12:30 PM ET
Chat with Andrew Siciliano

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:30 PM)

This is the first time I've done this...be gentle

Jack (Offskin, MD)

Mychal Thompson- whats up dawg

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:31 PM)

Jack, Mychal is in Portland...sorry, not here

Micheal (Cincinnati)

Colt McCoy's dad reports it was a decision that was in the best interest of his son's not to play. What happened to TEAM, did $$$$ play a big part of this. Reports are that teammates are disgruntled about this. Trainers told players last night that Colt could have gone. ESPN reports negative results on shoulder. What gives?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:33 PM)

i learned a long time ago, you don't win manny friends by questioning injuries. he said his arm was numb and couldn't throw the ball. good enough answer for me

SoonerMike799 (Colorado)

with all of these Longhorn fans crying about losing the game because McCoy was injured and ESPN polls suggesting that his absence was a major factor....Are longhorn fans willing to admit that they should have lost to OU had Bradford not been injured? I mean 16-13 win over a team that lost their QB is far from 37-21...

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:34 PM)

injuries happen. the guy got hurt. you really think after everything he had done at UT for 4 years, he WOULDN'T want back in the game?

Dustin (Nebraska)

Do you think Alabama would of won with Colt McCoy in the whole game?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:35 PM)

I picked Alabama before the game..so yes. But with Colt it could have been 14-0 5 mins in thanks to bad bama special teams

KOBE (BEEf)

why are you so cool

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:36 PM)

I'm not cool, but beto duarn on twitter @duranLA is cool

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:37 PM)

that would be Duran

Victor Lazo (Los Angeles)

First of all, does Mychal have a Twitter Account?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:37 PM)

Mychal doesn't text. why do you think he has a twitter account?

Chris (Seattle)

Is Arena 1 dead or do you ever see this coming back?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:38 PM)

i think the AFL will come back...but with more modest expectations

Mike (Los Angeles)

Do you think the Dodgers will make any moves this winter?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:39 PM)

i think they'll add a pitcher...a cheap one. beyond that, nothing much.

Drew (Los Angeles)

I heard you're picking the Eagles...why? Did you watch last week's game?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:39 PM)

it's just a gut feeling. much like the clippers, i'll believe the cowboys are for real when i see it. show we something. week 17 is nice. until then...i'll take the eagles

Josh (Philly)

Just saw that Corp is transferring to my alma mater, Richmond. How will he fare at the I-AA level? Can he take the Flacco route to the NFL?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:40 PM)

those who saw aaron in high school know he can play. here's hoping he can go back to the "run around and have fun" corp at richmond

Eric (Virginia)

How's it goin' in LA, Andrew? What did you think about the Clippers upset over the Lakers a few days ago? I'm not sure many people expected that to happen

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:42 PM)

Great win for the Clippers. they can be legit. who wouldn't want to see a lakers/clips playoff series?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:43 PM)

neither. he's a chuckle-head....engaging, funny, made a HUGE mistake. deserves the punishment he gets

Aaron (Santa Monica)

I heard you are a Browns fan...how can that be true?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:44 PM)

father is from cleveland. born and raised with it...have a lot of family there. i was brainwashed as a kid. it's borderline child abuse

VicLazo (Los Angeles)

Does that make you a Cav Fan as a kid?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:46 PM)

believe it or not...NO. my dad didn't really like the nba...we were brainwashed for indians/browns only! i grew up going to bullets games..and watching lakers/celts on weekends

Nate (Orlando)

When you're hosting the Red Zone, do you get bathroom breaks? I never hear you leave the set!!!

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:48 PM)

the most frequently asked question... we pre-record 1 generic toss for every game before the show, such as "we're switching games...let's head to dallas for the cowboys and eagles. you're watching the red zone channel". when i need to go, they play those. we only use them maybe a dozen times all year. endurance!!

VIC (Los Angeles)

Well now you still talk Bullets in DC no?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:48 PM)

hey-yo! rimshot

Eric (Virginia)

Browns fan? What do you think of Joshua Cribbs? Will he stay in Cleveland, or go to a better team? no offense to your browns!

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:50 PM)

mike holmgren has a history, in seattle, of taking care of players. i still think they'll figure something out. cribbs needs to pipe down, however. the best agents are the ones that are NEVER quoted

VL (Los Angeles)

You just mentioned that Joe McKnight will enter the NFL Draft. Where do you think he best fits? Do you think if LA ends up with a team we can bring him here? I heard that it might happen as early as this year!

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:51 PM)

it won't happen next year (nfl). joe showed he has some power this season. far more power than reggie ever had. if he learns to hold onto the ball...he has a bright future

Jason (Colorado)

Alabama won. Period. Not buts. No excuses.

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:52 PM)

AGREED. i've heard texas fans calling for an asterisk. really? what does that prove?

Jon (NY)

Where does Dez Bryant fall in the draft? Havent heard much about his stock since he's had to sit out the year. Does this effect him at all?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:52 PM)

still a first rounder. VERY talented

john (tampa)

Is the SEC really the best conference top to bottom? Where do the other majors rank?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:54 PM)

i think the sec is always over-hyped. however, it's clearly the best. does that make sense? penn state's win over lsu was huge though. i thought the pac 10 was MUCH improved this year, but they stunk up the bowl season other than the la schools

Chuy (East L.A.)

How much did you make in your first job out of college?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:54 PM)

$12/hr wmaq chicago

Drew (Los Angeles)

If you were an NBA GM, and every player in the entire league was a free agent that cost the same amount of money, and you had to start a team with either Dirk Nowitzki or Pau Gasol, who would you take?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:55 PM)

really drew?

Paula (LBC)

Great decision to call Dunleavy yesterday to hash out his comments about your station. Who's bright idea was it?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:56 PM)

credit drew belzer...who you can follow on twitter. he's the one with the goofy "wearing headphones" pic

Rick (BAMA)

When will the fans at Texas realize that their spread pass offense merely requires a system QB? I mean McCoy is good, but the offense would have done the same even if he had stayed in the entire game. The backup was putting the ball there, their recievers just kept dropping the ball.

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:57 PM)

mccoy would have clearly made a difference. would that have changed the outcome? who knows. texas was afraid to throw the ball w/gilbert the entire first half

Rudy (South Gate)

Will you sit in the Dodgers Pavilion with the real fans? You aint down.

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:58 PM)

of course. give me a beer...let's go

Tony (Chicago)

What part of Cleveland is the family from????

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:58 PM)

little italy, of course

Mike (Los Angeles)

if someone wanted to get into sports radio, what would be you best advice?

Andrew Siciliano
  (12:59 PM)

pick another field! or..work hard...shake a lot of hands...and don't scream on the air

Kit (KC)

I guess there should be an asterisk next to Texas' Big 12 Championship because Bradford got hurt. That is the most ridiculous argument I have ever heard. Injuries are apart of the game and everyone deals with them.

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:01 PM)

i agree. and there should be an asterisk on the entire clippers decade

Dean (Los Angeles)

Where do you find the best pastrami sandwich?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:02 PM)

langers...7th and alvarado. in cleveland, corky and lenny's.

Dan (Florida)

Before you became famous, what did you do/how tough was it for you before you became big?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:04 PM)

not famous...only to my mother

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:05 PM)

24-20 eagles

Tony (Chicago)

Best and worst moment in the Flats (when it was a happening place in the 90's)?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:07 PM)

you'd have to ask my brother that one. he's the browns season ticket holder

Byron (Tampa,FL)

Is anybody giving the Rays a chance to make another championship run?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:07 PM)

sure. their young core is good enough

Matt (Spokane, WA)

Is Tony Bruno as annoying in real life as I think he is?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:08 PM)

no, he's great.

Joe (Alabama)

who ya got winnin super bowl 44 right now?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:08 PM)

i'm leaning towards the team that has an 11 game winning streak right now....

Donnie (Indy)

Any reading recommendations for us?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:10 PM)

"the monster of florence", "13 things that don't make sense" "kavalier and clay" and the new Klosterman book

linh (LA)

does mychal really pack that much food to go??? :)

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:10 PM)

yes

Mike (Illinois)

Motto of life?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:12 PM)

you can sleep on the plane.

Dan (LA)

If your going to be a sports writer, what does it take to get over a fear of flying in airplanes?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:14 PM)

keep flying. i used to be the same way. i flew over 100k miles last year. you learn to deal with it. the only time i really got rattled recently was in a prop plane over the cambodian jungle...but that's another story for another day

Jason (Colorado)

What's your take on the Mayweather VS Pacquiao mess?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:14 PM)

BAD for boxing. floyd never wanted the fight. it'll happen...but maybe in may

Frank (Indy)

Better? March Madness, Bowl Season/ NFL Playoffs

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:15 PM)

best day of the year is the first monday in april. opening day/college basketball final. however, october is great too. nfl/baseball playoffs

Matt (Spokane, WA)

are you still into fantasy football? if so, how'd you do?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:16 PM)

yes, but i got my tail kicked this yr. congratulations to seth siciliano's "Ben Gay Project" for winning our league

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:17 PM)

time for 1 more....

Tom (LA)

tv show entourage is?

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:18 PM)

still good...but i prefer californication/dexter/bored to death these days

Andrew Siciliano
  (1:19 PM)

time to get ready for radio kids. 710 espn at 11 am in LA or listen live at espnlosangeles.com twitter.com/andrewsiciliano i'm also on facebook...but don't use it much. THANKS! have a great weekend!!