Generally Speaking - A San Diego Sports Podcast
About the Show
Each morning, John Gennaro attempts to fill the void in San Diego sports talk radio with his daily rants about the Chargers, Padres, Aztecs, Gulls, and whatever else he feels like talking about.
Episode 92: SoccerCity is now SDSU vs. Mayor Faulconer
May 16th, 2017
27 mins 39 secs
gregg popovich, los angeles chargers, mls, san diego, san diego gulls, san diego state, soccercity
John Gennaro discusses two well-timed articles in the local newspaper that pit San Diego State against San Diego's Mayor Kevin Faulconer (an SDSU alumni himself) over the SoccerCity plan for Mission Valley, Gregg Popovich's expertise when it comes to Trump and Russia, and the Los Angeles Chargers making news at exactly the right time.
Episode 91: What's better? NBA Playoffs vs. NHL Playoffs
May 11th, 2017
27 mins 33 secs
NBA, anaheim ducks, donald trump, los angeles chargers, nba playoffs, nhl, nhl playoffs, san diego gulls
John Gennaro talks about a tough night for the San Diego Gulls (with some help from the Anaheim Ducks), the very exciting NHL Playoffs, the very boring NBA Playoffs, getting sucked back into being a Chargers fan, and Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Episode 90: Donald Trump's Propaganda Machine
May 9th, 2017
43 mins 55 secs
donald trump, matt harvey, mlb, new york mets
Steven Woods joins John Gennaro in-studio to discuss why the New York Mets suspended Matt Harvey, why Donald Trump's claims of "fake news" are terrifying, and how apathy is killing the country.
Episode 89: Round 1 Recap Of The NFL Draft
April 28th, 2017
44 mins 52 secs
nfl, nfl draft
Craig Elsten and John Gennaro break down the last few picks of the 1st Round of the 2017 NFL Draft as they happen and recap the big storylines from the rest of the 1st Round.
Episode 88: A Padres Future of Austin Hedges & Shohei Otani?
April 24th, 2017
45 mins 50 secs
austin hedges, radio, san diego, san diego padres, shohei otani
Steven Woods joins John Gennaro for a conversation about radio in San Diego, the potential power hitting of Austin Hedges, why Shohei Otani (the Babe Ruth of Japanese baseball!) should/could sign with the San Diego Padres, and the effects of drugs when you're playing baseball.
Episode 87: Zoltan Kaszas On Being A Standup Comic In 2017, Some Of His Worst Shows, And Gulls Hockey
April 21st, 2017
16 mins 31 secs
comedy, san diego gulls
Local standup comic Zoltan Kaszas joins Craig Elsten and John Gennaro on Thursday night to talk about being a standup comic in 2017, some of his worst shows, and how he got hooked on Gulls hockey.
Episode 86: CASUAL FRIDAY: Having fun on The Mighty 1090
April 20th, 2017 | 40 mins 41 secs
While John Gennaro and Craig Elsten filled in for Chris Cantore on The Mighty 1090, John Browner stopped by for an hour of the normal Casual Friday chaos on a Wednesday.
Episode 85: A Sports Fan’s Guide To Cutting The Cord
April 17th, 2017 | 21 mins 26 secs
Jennifer Van Grove, a digital lifestyle reporter for The Union Tribune, joins Jordan Carruth and John Gennaro on Monday evening with a full, detailed guide on how sports fans in San Diego can “cut the cord”.
Episode 84: SoccerCity is a slam dunk with the Mayor's endorsement
April 14th, 2017
20 mins 56 secs
mls, san diego, san diego state, soccercity
John Gennaro comments on the news that San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer plans on endorsing the SoccerCity proposal for Mission Valley (and what that means for San Diego State) before recapping the podcasts he's been on this week, promoting his on-air gig on The Mighty 1090 next week, and focusing on building a community around the Generally Speaking podcast.
Episode 83: Clayton Richard might be the Padres' unicorn
April 6th, 2017
22 mins 3 secs
clayton richard, mls, nfl, oakland raiders, san diego padres, soccercity
John Gennaro talks about Clayton Richard's impressive performance against the Dodgers and what it means for the Padres' front office, explains why he hates the story about the Raiders potentially getting evicted from Oakland, and is encouraged that San Diego will have a chance to vote on SoccerCity (but knows there's a competing proposal on the way).
Episode 82: San Diego has lost LT to L.A.
April 4th, 2017
24 mins 28 secs
ladainian tomlinson, los angeles chargers, mlb, san diego padres
John Gennaro talks about understanding the San Diego Padres' tanking plans after a opening day loss, explains how San Diego has lost LaDainian Tomlinson to Los Angeles (and why it's okay), and talks about his instincts before Gonzaga's championship game loss to North Carolina.
Episode 81: MLB Opening Day & Padres Season Preview
April 3rd, 2017
33 mins 7 secs
lpga, mlb, new york yankees, san diego padres
On the unofficial MLB Opening Day, baseball junkie Steven Woods joins John Gennaro from bed to talk about why the record doesn't matter for the San Diego Padres, why baseball is the best, why MLB Managers should wear the team uniform, and what he's expecting/hoping from the New York Yankees this year. After Woodsy leaves, John tackles a weird story coming out the LPGA.
Episode 80: SDSU's problem with Major League Soccer
March 29th, 2017
26 mins 25 secs
mls, san diego, san diego state aztecs, soccercity, usmnt
John Gennaro explains what he believes San Diego State's issue is with Major League Soccer and the SoccerCity plan is, details a fun night at Fox Sports Grill for USA/Panama, and talks through Jeff Dotseth's recent criticisms.
Episode 79: The NFL's Relocation Problem
March 28th, 2017
20 mins 6 secs
las vegas raiders, nba playoffs, nfl, oakland raiders, san diego, san diego padres
After allowing the Rams to move to Los Angeles, the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, and the Raiders to move to Las Vegas, it is more evident than ever that the NFL has a huge problem on its hands for the future of its stadiums.
Episode 78: Baseball, Bush, Beer and Broads (with Steven Woods!)
March 24th, 2017
1 hr 26 secs
matt bush, mlb, san diego padres, texas rangers, world baseball classic
Steven Woods joins John Gennaro to talk about hurt feelings at the World Baseball Classic, the (possible) redemption of Rangers Pitcher (and former San Diego Padres draft pick) Matt Bush, drinking too much beer, and the oversensitivity of our modern culture.