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Ryan McNeill interviews athletes, coaches and other journalists while covering games.

Ryan McNeill interviews athletes, coaches and other journalists while covering games.
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Ryan McNeill interviews athletes, coaches and other journalists while covering games.

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@ryanmcneill

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English


Episodes

A Conversation With JE Skeets from No Dunks

12/5/2019
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Here's a blast from the past: my conversation with JE Skeets of No Dunks, back when he was the host of The Starters on NBA TV. This chat happened over a year ago, but I thought I'd post this again as a blast from the past. We talk about how he got started creating basketball podcasts, being a basketball fan in Canada before it was cool, what he'd like to do after he's done working for NBA TV, and a bunch more topics. Make sure you listen to JE Skeets and his team on the No Dunks podcast via...

Duration:00:27:57

X's and O's Chat With Toronto Raptors Coach Nick Nurse

12/3/2019
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Here are some chats I've had over the past month with Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse about X's and O's. We talk about young players stepping up and earning minutes (1:00), Stan Van Gundy sharing some of his defensive sets on NBA TV (3:30), Toronto's successful player development system (5:00), Pascal Siakam's development and work ethic (12:00), and the need to be patient with young players making mental mistakes (14:00). Make sure you follow Athletes Unfiltered on Twitter for more...

Duration:00:14:46

Inside Access With The New York Knicks

11/29/2019
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Here's a collection of interviews from covering the New York Knicks this week. You'll be able to listen to chats with RJ Barrett (2:30), Frank Ntilikina (15:00), head coach David Fizdale (18:00), Mitchell Robinson (20:30) and Kevin Knox (22:30). Also, as an added bonus, I spent time chatting with Jonathan Macri from Knicks Film School (30:00). You can give Ryan a follow on Twitter by clicking here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:13

College Football Chat With Dustin Schutte from Saturday Tradition

11/21/2019
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Fun chat with Dustin Schutte from Saturday Tradition where we dig into all of the big topics in the Big Ten leading up to the Big Ten Championship in three weekends. We talk about Jim Harbaugh not getting enough respect, Ohio State cruising to a perfect season, Mark Dantonio being on the hot seat, we give Jonathan Taylor some love, and lots more. Make sure you give Dustin a follow on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:32

Toronto Raptors Chat on Extra 90.5

11/20/2019
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I joined "Mercier And Crew" on Extra 90.5 to chat about the Toronto Raptors strong start to their season. We dig into Nick Nurse being underrated, Toronto's recent four-game west coast road trip, Toronto stepping it up on the defensive end, and why playing at Scotiabank Arena gives the Raptors a big advantage . We also chat about the strong start from the Boston Celtics and The Malace at the Palace. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:21:02

Toronto Raptors and OVO Partner To Refurbish Falstaff Community Centre

11/19/2019
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I have the mayor of Toronto, John Tory, and other key people explaining how the Toronto Raptors and OVO partnered to refurbish Falstaff Community Centre. One of those key people is Matt Thomas who flew in early that morning from Dallas and showed up to the camp with teammate Terence Davis with big smiles on their faces. Make sure you follow me on Twitter for Podcast Episode updates and inside access from games and events that I cover. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:13:00

A Conversation With Rashad McCants About His Book "Plantation Education"

11/16/2019
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Here's my chat with Rashad McCants About His Book "Plantation Education: The Exploitation of the Modern-Day Athlete-Student." While this is a blast from the past, I feel it's especially timely now with what's happening with James Wiseman and Chase Young. Here's a link to buy a copy of Plantation Education: The Exploitation of the Modern-Day Athlete-Student. Here's a link to follow me on Twitter for inside access to games I'm covering as well as updates up new podcast episodes. Learn more...

Duration:00:21:16

Locker Room Access With The Sacramento Kings

11/11/2019
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Here's a collection of locker room chats I had while covering the Sacramento Kings last week. I was able to have exclusive chats with Yogi Ferrell, Justin James, and Wenyen Gabriel before the game. Then, after the game, I took part in media scrums with Cory Joseph and head coach Luke Walton. Please give me a follow on Twitter to get updates on new Podcast episodes and other exclusive content from me covering games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:28

NBA Chat With Mike Roach

11/9/2019
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Ryan and Mike talk about the Lakers, Sixers, Suns, and a bunch more topics. Make sure you follow Ryan on Twitter. Also, give Mike a follow on Twitter, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:57

Toronto Raptors Chat with "South of the 6ix"

11/9/2019
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Here are some highlights from my guest appearance on "South of the 6ix" podcast. We dig into injuries to Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka, OG Anunoby, trusting Masai Ujiri, and a host of other topics involving the Toronto Raptors. The full hour-long chat will be available on "South of the 6ix" later today. Make sure you follow me on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:08

X’s and O’s Chat with Purdue Football Coach Jeff Brohm

11/4/2019
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The latest "X’s and O’s" episode is with Purdue Football Coach Jeff Brohm. He talks about why his team has mental toughness, changing up practice routines, and a host of other topics. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:56

Purdue Football Interviews After Nebraska Win

11/2/2019
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Here are interviews with Jeff Brohm, Ben Holt, Derrick Barnes, Aidan O'Connell and King Doerue, after Purdue hung on to beat Nebraska 31-27. Here's a link to follow Ryan on Twitter to get updates on interviews, videos and Podcast episodes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:36

NBA Chat On Extra 90.5

10/29/2019
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Fun NBA chat tonight with Jordan Mercier on Extra 90.5 about the Raptors, Sixers, and LeBron James. I've been dropping a lot of quicker pods recently; hopefully this longer episode does a better job of getting you through your commute to work or your workout. You can follow Jordan on Twitter by clicking here. Also, please give me a follow on Twitter, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:33

X’s and O’s Chat with New Orleans Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry

10/29/2019
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The latest "X’s and O’s" episode is with New Orleans Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry. He explains why he loves that his young team got to witness a team getting their championship rings, gives praise for this years Toronto Raptors, interesting insight into his deep guard rotation, and finishes off by telling me what he has liked about Nickeil Alexander-Walker so far. Make sure you follow Ryan on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:53

X’s and O’s Chat With Toronto Raptors Coach Nick Nurse

10/28/2019
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Here's a new segment where I dig into "X’s and O’s" with Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse. I'm going to start posting these quick episodes where I put some of the best questions and responses a coach has during their media scrum. On this episode, Nurse joked with the media about waiting for his socks and underwear to arrive for championship ring ceremony and trying to give radio host time to tweet before answering question (2:27), being excited about building this season (3:10), insight...

Duration:00:07:33

NBA Season Preview

10/24/2019
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While covering Toronto's home opener - and Championship ring and banner raising ceremony! - I had a chance to chat with Mike Roach about the upcoming season. We dig into which teams are contenders and which teams are pretenders. Here's a link to follow Mike Roach on Twitter. Here's a link to follow me on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:11

Toronto Raptors Players Discuss Their Championship Rings

10/23/2019
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Last night was a surreal night for me. After 25 seasons, the Toronto Raptors raised a Championship banner and players received their championship rings. Here's chats with Kyle Lowry (3:10), Pascal Siakam (6:55), Marc Gasol (9:23) and Fred VanVleet (12:45). For more coverage - and lots of video content! - make sure you follow Ryan on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:08

Minnesota Gophers Beat Writer Andy Greder

10/17/2019
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Andy Greder is a Sportswriter at St Paul Pioneer Press who covers the Minnesota Gophers. After their surprising 6-0 start to the season, I hopped on the phone to chat with him about Minnesota's strong start, what the ceiling is for this team, and where he loves to go to unwind when he's not covering a game. Click here to follow Andy Greder on Twitter. Click here to follow Ryan McNeill on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:31

Missouri Football Interviews After Ole Miss Win

10/13/2019
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Here's a collection of interviews with Missouri head coach Barry Odom and players Yasir Durant and Larry Rountree III after Missouri beat Ole Miss 38-27. Normally the focus of post game podcasts aren't the head coach... but Odom dropped some great knowledge mixed in with some funny parts. I loved being able to include "YaYa" because of his unique impact on the game and the humor he had explaining it. Follow Ryan on Twitter for more college football interviews, Field Access and other goodies...

Duration:00:22:57

Big Ten Football Chat With Dustin Schutte

10/8/2019
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Managing Editor of Saturday Tradition, Dustin Schutte, chatted with me about Big Ten Football. We dig into if Ohio State can go undefeated, Wisconsin's biggest challenge for the Big Ten West, if Jeff Brohm made a mistake not going to Louisville this past winter, and lots more! You can follow Dustin on Twitter here. You can follow Ryan on Twitter here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:41