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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast

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The personal podcast of radio personality and writer Aaron Torres, where he breaks down the biggest topics of the day in sports, with a heavy emphasis on college basketball and college football. He is also joined by some of the biggest names in sports and sports media as guests. There's a reason this is "The Podcast That is Sweeping America," after all.

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The personal podcast of radio personality and writer Aaron Torres, where he breaks down the biggest topics of the day in sports, with a heavy emphasis on college basketball and college football. He is also joined by some of the biggest names in sports and sports media as guests. There's a reason this is "The Podcast That is Sweeping America," after all.

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English


Episodes

Sweet 16 PREVIEW: Picks and predictions for all of Thursday and Friday's games + a mega transfer portal update

3/23/2023
On today's show, Aaron previews all eight Sweet 16 games, giving a preview and making picks for the remaining games. Then he looks at the loaded transfer portal - who are the big names who've entered and who's committed? Thursday preview: Aaron opens the show with a preview of Thursday's East and West regions. He starts in the East where Michigan State and Tennessee are favored, but will they win (3:00)? Then he heads out West where he makes his pick on UConn-Arkansas, and explains why...

Duration:01:07:12

Rick Pitino gets hired at St. John's - how good can they be and how quick + Ed Cooley makes his move to Georgetown

3/21/2023
On today's show Aaron discusses the two big coaching carousel moves: Rick Pitino is headed to St. John's, how quickly will he win there? Plus, how Ed Cooley ended up at Georgetown - and what are realistic expectations? Here's a full rundown: Rick Pitino to St. John's (2:30): Aaron opens with the topic he has discussed at length on the show, as Rick Pitino is officially headed to St. John's. How did it go down, and why this isn't only good for St. John's, but all of college basketball. Also,...

Duration:00:47:23

Opening weekend NCAA Tournament reaction: Kentucky losing, now what? Arkansas to another Sweet 16, UConn rolls, Tennessee dominates Duke + everything else from Saturday and Sunday

3/20/2023
Aaron spends his entire Monday show ripping through a busy Saturday and Sunday of college hoops. Among the topics: Sunday recap: Aaron opens the show with a recap of Sunday's events. Kentucky loses - how much heat should John Calipari take for another early NCAA Tournament exit? Has UConn been the best team in the field so far? Plus, a shout out to Gonzaga and the rest of the Sunday highlights. Saturday recap: Next, Aaron goes back to Saturday - where he discusses Arkansas heading to a third...

Duration:01:00:03

BONUS Episode: Purdue loses to Fairleigh Dickinson - why does Matt Painter keep getting a pass for his tournament failures?!

3/18/2023
We have a bonus episode, as Aaron reacts to Purdue's stunning upset loss to Fairleigh Dickinson. And with it, he asks a simple question: Why doesn't Purdue coach Matt Painter get more criticism for his abysmal NCAA Tournament record? Torres goes through all the details and explains why Painter might be the most overrated coaches in sports Today's show is brought to you by our presenting sponsor Betfred Sportsbook. Bet $50 and you can win up to $1,111 in free bets courtesy of Betfred...

Duration:00:25:24

FULL REACTION to Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament: Arizona and Virginia get upset + Houston struggles and the rest of a crazy Day 1

3/17/2023
Torres reacts to a full day of NCAA Tournament craziness - what does Arizona's loss mean for Tommy Lloyd and should Virginia be more known for early tournament losses or their 2019 national championship? Plus, Duke and UCLA roll and it was a great day for the SEC and Big Ten, while Houston struggles - should we be concerned? Arizona and Virginia get upset (3:00): Aaron opens the show by talking about the two stunners, Arizona and Virginia getting upset. Aaron explains why the "honeymoon...

Duration:00:44:55

Torres makes his BRACKET PICKS!!! Selecting every game + picking a Final Four and national champion

3/15/2023
On today's show, Aaron makes his bracket picks - going game by game, making his selections for every game, as well as sharing his Final Four and national champion. Here is the region by region breakdown: East Region (2:00) South Region (23:00) West Region (37:00) Midwest Region (53:00) Plus Final Four and title picks! Join the Aaron Torres Bracket Challenge - HERE Today's show is brought to you by our presenting sponsor Betfred Sportsbook. Bet $50 and you can win up to $1,111 in free bets...

Duration:01:10:17

Chris Beard to Ole Miss - but can he win there? Will Wade back + college hoops portal is open - here's what you need to know

3/14/2023
Chris Beard is officially the Ole Miss head coach - here's what it will take for him to win there. Plus, Will Wade is back too and the rest of the carousel. Finally, the transfer portal opened on Monday, here are the best players who entered and everything else you need to know: Chris Beard hired at Ole Miss - what will it take to win there (2:00): Aaron opens by talking Chris Beard officially being hired at Ole Miss. While we can agree or disagree with the hire it's done - now the question...

Duration:00:52:40

WE HAVE A BRACKET! What did the committee get right and wrong, plus a first look at all four regions of this year's NCAA Tournament

3/13/2023
On today's show, it's ALL THINGS BRACKETS! Aaron explains why the committee did a good job this year, before going region by region - which No. 1 seeds have an easy path, where are the upsets + everything you need to know about the field of 68! Here's a full rundown: What the committee got right and wrong (2:00): Aaron opens the show by sharing initial thoughts on the bracket - why the committee got the No. 1 seeds right, why the bubble was easier to figure out than ever before - and the one...

Duration:00:53:59

Jim Boeheim out at Cuse, new intel on Pitino to St. John's, who's next at Georgetown, conference tournament recap + John Jastremski makes his return

3/10/2023
It's as busy of an Aaron Torres Pod as we've had in weeks, as Torres whips around college hoops. He talks about the wild end to Jim Boeheim's time at Syracuse, and what he's hearing on Rick Pitino to St. John's. Plus, who's next at Georgetown and a quick whiparound of all the conference tournaments. Finally, his buddy John Jastremski from the Ringer joins him to talk about Boeheim, St. John's and a new twist in New York! Jim Boeheim out at Syracuse (2:00): Aaron opens by talking about the...

Duration:01:37:02

Conference Tournament Preview PART II: SEC, Big 12 and Big Ten PREVIEW AND PICKS!!!

3/8/2023
Aaron is back with the second half of his conference tournament preview shows - he shares his thoughts on the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Mountain West, after previewing the ACC, Big East and Pac-12 on Tuesday SEC and Big Ten previews (2:00): Aaron sets the stage for the SEC and Big Ten Tournaments. He talks about the big storylines, including Alabama and Purdue's pursuit of No. 1 seeds and also, talks bubble for each league. Then he shares surprise picks in both the SEC and Big Ten. Big 12,...

Duration:00:47:29

BONUS EP: Chris Beard/Ole Miss rumors heating up, crazy Texas Tech story + ACC, Big East and Pac-12 Tournament previews

3/7/2023
On today's show, Torres discusses the Chris Beard/Ole Miss rumors picking up steam, and if Beard could be a candidate at Texas Tech as that program finds itself in turmoil. Then, he starts his conference preview pieces, sharing his thoughts and picks on the ACC, Big East and Pac-12. Chris Beard Ole Miss rumors + What's going on at Texas Tech (2:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the report that Ole Miss met with Chris Beard - and what the school has to consider if they'll hire him....

Duration:00:51:32

The only five teams that can win the college hoops national title + reaction to Kentucky-Arkansas, Duke-North Carolina and more

3/6/2023
On today's show, Aaron discusses the only five teams he believes can win the college hoops national title. Then he discusses the games of the weekend including Kentucky's stunner at Arkansas and UNC losing to Duke again. Plus, the teams that helped and hurt their bubble cases. The only five teams that can win a national title (2:00): Aaron opens the show by listing the only five teams he believes can win a national championship. He discusses the obvious choices like Houston and Kansas, then...

Duration:01:07:45

Mega college hoops coaching carousel update: What's next at Texas? Chris Beard to Ole Miss? Thoughts on the other big jobs that will open - also "Aaron Right, Aaron Wrong"

3/3/2023
On today's show, Aaron does a mega deep dive on the incoming college hoops coaching carousel. What's the latest at Texas? Could Chris Beard get back in at Ole Miss? Plus thoughts on all the other big jobs at Georgetown, St. John's and others. Finally, Aaron plays "Right/Wrong" sharing his best and worst takes of the last few weeks. Coaching carousel - the latest on the jobs currently open (2:00): Aaron opens the show discussing the three power conference jobs that are currently open. What's...

Duration:01:12:09

Jalen Carter news and fallout + college hoops - Bama clinches SEC title, Kentucky falls at Vandy, Arkansas/Nick Smith + Bill Self and Kansas do it again

3/2/2023
Aaron opens the show by discussing the shocking Jalen Carter news and fallout, and then switches to college hoops. Bama wins the SEC in controversy and Auburn may have cost themselves a tournament bid in the process. Kentucky's fatal flaw is exposed in a loss to Vanderbilt and Arkansas is struggling since the return of Nick Smith. Jalen Carter thoughts (2:00): Aaron opens the show with the shocking Jalen Carter news, as the potential No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft is now in legal limbo. Aaron...

Duration:00:52:41

BONUS EPISODE: NCAA Tourney picture with a week left in the season - who's in? Seeding? Who's bubble will be burst

2/28/2023
On today's show, Aaron gives a little "cram session" on the NCAA Tournament picture with a week left in the regular season - going through all of the big leagues, and figuring out, who is an NCAA Tourney lock, who is on the bubble and what seed everyone can get. ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 (2:00): Aaron opens by discussing the ACC, Big Ten and Big 12 - including, how much work does UNC have to do, the crazy bubble situation in the Big Ten, where upwards of seven teams (SEVEN!) could be playing for...

Duration:01:16:02

Indiana, Kentucky surging, Brandon Miller "pat down" + Florida State trying to leave the ACC? More bad news for Pac-12

2/27/2023
On today's show, Aaron recaps a wild Saturday in college hoops, with Indiana beating Purdue, Kentucky surging and thoughts on the Brandon Miller "pat down" celebration. Then, two mega-realignment stories - is FSU trying to leave the ACC? And more bad news for the Pac-12. Saturday college hoops action (2:00): Torres starts off with a jam-packed, college hoops recap to open the show. Indiana beats Purdue - is IU built to make a Final Four? Plus, Kentucky is surging as John Calipari again has...

Duration:01:07:10

Brandon Miller fallout and what's next- Alabama sticks with their star - will they keep playing him? And what's next for the Tide?

2/24/2023
On today's show, Aaron discusses the fallout from Brandon Miller's case at Alabama. What has happened since the last show? Why is Alabama still playing him? Will they keep playing? Is Alabama doomed even if they keep playing him? Today's show is brought to you by our presenting sponsor Betfred Sportsbook. Bet $50 and you can win up to $1,111 in free bets courtesy of Betfred Sportsbook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:48

Crazy Alabama basketball story update - what's next for Nate Oats and Brandon Miller + Tuesday college hoops recap

2/22/2023
On today's show, Aaron breaks down the wild Alabama/Brandon Miller story - and wonders what's next for Miller and Nate Oats? Then he breaks down a busy Tuesday night in college hoops, where Texas A&M is surging, Marquette and Nova pick up big wins + is Arkansas getting hot at the right time? Full breakdown of the crazy Alabama/Brandon Miller story (2:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the wild, update with Alabama basketball. A player was charged with murder in January, and on Tuesday...

Duration:00:43:03

The Bryce Young NFL Draft hype begins, can Kansas go back-to-back, Kentucky is the team no one wants to see in the tournament

2/20/2023
On today's show, Aaron opens by discussing an interesting comment on Bryce Young - and explains why he is the biggest story this NFL Draft cycle. Then he recaps the weekend in college hoops - can Kansas go back-to-back, why Kentucky is the team no one wants to see in their bracket, UNC's disastrous year and more. Here's a full rundown: Bryce Young draft hype begins: Aaron opens the show, by discussing Todd McShay's verrrry interesting comments about Bryce Young. Torres explains why Young...

Duration:00:53:46

Chris Beard charges dropped - will he coach again? Will Purdue disappoint in the NCAA Tourney again? Aaron Right, Aaron Wrong

2/17/2023
On today's show, with Chris Beard's charges dropped will he coach again? With three losses in four games is Purdue set to let everyone down in the NCAA Tournament again? Plus, No. 1 Alabama loses. Finally, we wrap the show with "Aaron Right, Aaron Wrong." Here's a full rundown of today's show: With charges dropped - will Chris Beard coach again? (2:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the latest twist with Chris Beard. With charges dropped - will he coach again? Aaron says the answer is...

Duration:00:56:26