The Sports Democracy

Callers are ALWAYS encouraged during this high-energy sports talk show. Paul Roberts covers the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and Sixers as well as the professional sports teams in Reading and local high school sports. Don’t miss the weekly “Roberts Rankings” for high school football and basketball. The show is informative, entertaining, and free of “homerism.”

Latest Posts from The Sports Democracy

Kevin Sassaman-Muhlenberg A’s

The Muhlenberg A’s are part of the Schuylkill-Berks Independent Baseball League. The A’s have a new manager this season in Kevin Sassaman. WEEU Sports Director Paul Roberts spoke with him before Muhlenberg’s first game on Thursday, July 2. They talked about this year’s team and adjusting to the new health guidelines.

Rich Scarcella-PSU

Longtime Penn State football beat writer Rich Scarcella of the Reading Eagle was on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts to talk about the upcoming season. They covered numerous topics including Sean Clifford, Micah Parsons, Michal Menet, and the wide receiver position.

Todd Zolecki

Todd Zolecki, the Phillies beat writer for MLB.com, has written a new book called “Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay.” Zolecki spoke about the writing process and what he learned about Halladay on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts.

Barry Melrose-NHL

The NHL is moving forward with a 24-team playoff format. Former NHL player and coach Barry Melrose talked about the plan with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts on “PA Sports Midday.” Melrose said he likes the Flyers’ chances in the postseason and fans should get ready for some upsets.

Michael Collins-ESPN Golf

ESPN golf reporter Michael Collins stopped by “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts to talk about the recent charity events. Collins explained why this year’s schedule will be both good and bad for golfers. The Lancaster native also told us when to expect Tiger Woods back at a PGA Tour event.

Matt McGloin-PSU/NFL/XFL

Former Penn State and NFL quarterback Matt McGloin was a guest on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts. McGloin talked about his time in the XFL including his highly publicized halftime interview. McGloin also discussed his expectations for Penn State this fall and the possibility of playing without fans.

Mike DeCourcy-Sporting News

Millions of people watched ‘The Last Dance’ on ESPN. The 10-part documentary took an in-depth look at Michael Jordan’s career with the Chicago Bulls. Mike DeCourcy of the Sporting News gave his thoughts on the series on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts.

Bruce Baumgartner-Olympic Wrestling

Simply put, Bruce Baumgartner is one of the best wrestlers of all-time. The four-time Olympic medalist won gold in 1984 and 1992. Baumgartner made an appearance on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts to talk about his amazing achievements.

Dr. Bob Lombardi-PIAA

Dr. Bob Lombardi, the executive director of the PIAA, joined Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts on “PA Sports Midday”. They covered several topics including transfer rules, the public vs. private schools debate, and how the coronavirus pandemic could impact the fall sports schedule.

Charles Davis-CBS

Charles Davis has joined CBS as an NFL analyst. Davis was a guest on “PA Sports Midday” with Joe Lodanosky and Paul Roberts. He gave his thoughts on how the Eagles and Steelers did in the NFL draft.