400 episodes

The biggest sports talk duo to ever hit Houston airwaves is still going strong after 2 decades in the market. John Granato and Lance Zierlein mix insightful sports analysis with irreverent humor and quick wit. You never know what you're going to hear, but it'll be like nothing else you ever have. Listen weekdays 7-11am live on ESPN 97.5 & 92.5 FM or anytime on demand at http://espn975.com.

The Bench with John and Lanc‪e‬ ESPN Houston

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    • 4.9 • 127 Ratings

The biggest sports talk duo to ever hit Houston airwaves is still going strong after 2 decades in the market. John Granato and Lance Zierlein mix insightful sports analysis with irreverent humor and quick wit. You never know what you're going to hear, but it'll be like nothing else you ever have. Listen weekdays 7-11am live on ESPN 97.5 & 92.5 FM or anytime on demand at http://espn975.com.

    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 4

    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 4

    John and Del discuss the Astros home opener and what to look for this season. The guys also talk about The Masters and the future of the Rockets roster. They finish the show with "The News of the Weird."

    • 48 min
    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 3

    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 3

    John and Lance share some updates on Deshaun Watson. Lance and a caller also have a heated exchange. Longtime friend of The Bench, Gilbert, calls in as well. 

    • 53 min
    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 2

    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 2

    John and Lance share their thoughts on the Astros home opener and Carlos Correa. They also talk about Kelly Olynyk's future with the Rockets. The guys then share some updates following the first day of the Masters. 

    • 57 min
    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 1

    04/09/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 1

    John and Lance kick off the show by discussing the Astros home opener win over the A's last night. The guys also share updates on Deshaun Watson and how much the allegations are going to cost him. 

    • 56 min
    04/08/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 1

    04/08/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 1

    The Bench discusses Opening Day and the first day of the Masters. 

    • 57 min
    04/08/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 2

    04/08/2021 The Bench with John and Lance Hour 2

    The Bench breaks down the Deshaun Watson case. 

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
127 Ratings

127 Ratings

bagsfan_34 ,

Granato and LZ! Nuff said.

Blue Mountains Johnny and Rappin’ Dad crushing it. Dale keeping them honest. Best show on the entire dial. Keep those egg rolls frying!

knightfd ,

Radio Gold

John and Lance are the platinum standard for sports radio in Houston. Funny & informed discussion. They don’t carry anyone’s water.

Sonny in Dallas ,

Best podcast ever

Best podcast ever

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