Sports Radio: Blue Jays Fire Montoyo, Daniel Snyder Dodges Subpoena, RIP Heinz Field

It’s a slow time in the NFL with training camps set to open during the next seven to 10 days. So we began our WISE Sports Radio segment with some baseball talk, thanks to the Toronto Blue Jays’ surprising midseason firing of manager Charlie Montoyo.

On the football side, most of the news is off the field with Brett Favre continuing to be named in a welfare fraud lawsuit against the former governor of Mississippi, Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder avoiding a House Oversight Committee subpoena, and the Pittsburgh Steelers taking a big payday from a new corporate sponsor for their stadium.

Each of us should probably be embarrassed for mispronouncing “Acrisure” while talking about the new name for the Steelers’ stadium. It’s pronounced “AH-creh-shure,” not whatever the hell we were incorrectly saying.

And while Carolina Panthers punter Tommy Hekker didn’t say how much Baker Mayfield paid him for his jersey number No. 6, his tweet provided a hint:

You can stream The WISE Guys from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on wisesportsradio.com or the TuneIn app. Locally in the Asheville area, you can listen on 1310 or 970 AM and 102.9 FM.

Thanks to Mars Hill University for sponsoring WISE’s streaming broadcast and the NFL segment is presented by D.C. Creasman Jewelers.

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