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Cave Talk Radio is Orange County’s only destination for real sports enthusiasts with national and local sports talk 24/7. Our local shows blend a mix of hyper-local sports coverage, with in-depth analysis of the major national stories, artfully infused with lively, insightful debates that go beneath the surface water-cooler sports talk you’ll find on other stations. Thanks to the digital platform, sports fans can tune in from anywhere and engage directly with the hosts and fellow listeners inside the community.

  • Short Breaks No break longer than 2-minutes on ALL Locally Produced Shows
  • What Real Sports Fans Want Real sports talk delivered in an authentic, passionate and opinionated fashion
  • Visible Listen on the app, online, on-demand, or on Facebook live by joining our community
  • Listener Exclusives! CTR is the only reliable source for local sports play-by-play, scores and upcoming game updates. CTR is also the exclusive home for all Hudson Valley Mountaineer Football Games in 2021.

How to Listen

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* Podcast: In the CTR App or wherever you like!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who Should Listen to The Cave?
A: Any Sports Fan tired of the shtick, political infusion, D-rate comedy, and fake opinions found on most big-city sports talk stations now. In short, any real sports fan who lives in the Hudson Valley should make CTR and the Gary Ayd Show daily listening!

Q: How do I listen? 
A:  There are many ways to listen as listed below:

  • Live right here on this page
  • On our “Cave Talk Radio” mobile app for Apple & Android – download here for Apple, or here for Android 
  • If you have an Alexa smart speaker just say – “Hey Alexa Play Cave Talk Radio” 
  • If your car has a modern entertainment system we are also Apple Car Play enabled
  • Finally the show is simulcast daily on Facebook Live – Join our Cave Talk Radio Group to listen

Q: Do You Cover Only Local Sports?
A: While it’s true Cave Talk Radio is heavily invested in continuing to expand our coverage and discussion of local sports, our network and local show – the Gary Ayd Show, spend a heavy amount of time discussing the national sports topics all serious sports fans want to talk about!

Q: Who is Behind The Cave?
A: That’s a great question! Gary Ayd and his partners Dave Dagostino Jr. and Richard Mills.

Gary and his partners created CTR to provide local sports fans like yourself a platform to hear and participate in on-topic, authentic & passionate sports conversation without the politics or obnoxious shtick & bad comedy that permeates most other sports channels.

Gary brings 15-years of experience as a sports talk host, as well as an expert-level knowledge of the topic. He is not a TV personality wannabe, nor someone who panders to the lowest common denominator or those who casually, sometimes watch sports. Gary speaks to you, the true sports fan, who wants a true sports talk show. This is what The Gary Ayd Show and CTR deliver.

Being born and raised in Orange County Gary knows the businesses, people, and towns that make up our great community. His show delivers broad interest national sports conversation, mixed in with hyper-local interviews, conversations, and information that make the Gary Ayd Show, and CTR the conversation station for Orange County. Gary has a particular interest and knowledge of sports history, especially the NBA and you can regularly find him playing pickup basketball on the various courts around Orange County; especially Middletown; with Monhagen Middle School being his personal favorite.