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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Location:

United States

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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12. Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events. Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

Twitter:

@GhizalHasan

Language:

English


Episodes

Matadors' Post Game, Seattle - November 30

12/1/2020
Head Coach Mark Gottfried joins us after NCAA Basketball game, played at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV. Audio Courtesy CSUN Matadors' Sports Properties & Learfield IMG College.

Duration:00:08:44

Mark Gottfried - Matadors' Pre-Game vs. Westmont, November 25

11/24/2020
Head Coach Mark Gottfried previews the 2021 version of the CSUN Matadors, who come off of a 2nd Place finish in the Big West in 2020. CSUN opens the 20-21 season on Wednesday, November 25th against Westmont College, at The Matadome, Northridge, CA.

Duration:00:09:29

Big West Preview - Geoff Gorham & Alan Zinsmeister, November 16

11/16/2020
CSUN MBB Analyst Alan Zinsmeister and UCR MBB Broadcaster Geoff Gorham join me, to break down 2021 Big West Conference Media Poll, and Pre Season All Conference Team. We're also joined by new UCR Head Coach Mike Magpayo (@CoachSonic) 2:00 Mike Magpayo joins us 7:00 #KeepUCRAthletics movement 9:20 Geoff Gorham chimes in on Coach Magpayo 10:10 Coach Magpayo on St. Mary's Transfer Jock Perry 11:30 DePaul Transfer Flynn Cameron 12:00 Alan Zinsmeister asks Coach Magpayo about his Coaching...

Duration:00:57:55

Ethan Brosowsky, Talking Jeopardy - November 10

11/10/2020
Ethan Brosowsky stops by to reflect on both Alex Trebek and the game show Jeopardy. Ethan was a one-time Jeopardy champion in 2008. Follow him at @SomePigg

Duration:00:58:18

Thomas Walker, San Jose State Baseball - November 2

11/3/2020
San Jose State Assistant Coach joins us to discuss his baseball journey.

Duration:01:13:02

Isaac Yacob, Sacramento Kings - October 13

10/13/2020
Today, we're joined by Isaac Yacob (@IY14), Assistant Video Coordinator from the Sacramento Kings. We talk about his path to a job in the NBA, his thoughts on the recent Lakers' Title, and his time at CSUN, where he served as a Student Manager for the basketball program. Photo Courtesy Sacramento Kings

Duration:01:04:31

Dan Pellegrino - NLDS Padres Preview, October 6th

10/6/2020
Dan Pellegrino (Dan_Pellegrino) joins us to discuss his beloved Padres, taking on the mighty Dodgers in the upcoming NLDS. We also touch on Dan's experience as a student-athlete at UC Riverside, and how athletics benefitted his college experience.

Duration:00:37:32

Eric Little & Steve Granado - August 21

8/22/2020
In wake of recent controversies involving Thom Brenneman and John Focke, what role should broadcasters play in managing their own culture, in the press box, and on social media? Steve Granado (@SteveGranado) and Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) join me to discuss. Steve Granado Photo Courtesy Wilson Tobs Eric Little Photo Courtesy V 96.9 fM

Duration:00:40:20

Steve Granado & Eric Little - August 21

8/21/2020
In wake of recent controversies involving Thom Brenneman and John Focke, what role should broadcasters play in managing their own culture, in the press box, and on social media? Steve Granado (@SteveGranado) and Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) join me to discuss. Steve Granado Photo Courtesy Wilson Tobs Eric Little Photo Courtesy V 96.9 fM

Duration:00:59:15

Travis Bohall, UC Riverside Baseball - August 14

8/14/2020
Conversation with UC Riverside Senior CF Travis Bohall (@travisbohall) about his Reno roots, approach to baseball, feelings about the turn of events that cut short the 2020 College Baseball season, and what he hopes to accomplish in 2021. Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

Duration:00:35:22

Dan Pellegrino - August 12

8/12/2020
Baseball Discussion with Dan Pellegrino, touching on pros and cons of the sixty game season, the latest trends on pitch selection, Dan's beloved San Diego Padres, as well as his own experience, signing his pro contract. Follow Dan at: @Dan_Pellegrino SI Article: https://www.si.com/mlb/2020/08/10/justin-verlander-fastball-usage MLB Article: https://www.mlb.com/news/padres-are-must-watch-team-in-mlb Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics (@UCR_Athletics)

Duration:00:43:06

Owen, Raheel & Dan on Dodgers-Astros

8/3/2020
Dodgers Astros Mega Pod with Owen Main (@fansmanship) - lifelong Dodgers' fan. (1:32 to 35:11) Raheel Ramzanali (@The_Raheel) - Houston Media Personality (35:30 to 1:07:03) Dan Pellegrino (@Dan_Pellegrino) - baseball guy, and Joe Kelly's college teammate. (1:07:23 to 1:45:50) Owen Main Photo Courtesy Fansmanship.com Raheel Ramzanali Photo Courtesy ESPN 97.5fM, Houston Dan Pellegrino Photo Courtesy FourSeamImages.com

Duration:01:22:18

James Lofton & Alan Zinsmeister - July 31st

8/3/2020
CSUN Broadcaster Alan Zinsmeister and NFL Hall of Famer James Lofton join me to discuss the legacy of Brad Pye, Jr. who passed away on July 5th of 2020. Pye, Jr. was a pioneer for African-American broadcasters in the City of Angels, setting the stage for the likes of Bryant Gumbel and Jim Hill. Pye's thirty year career included time at the LA Sentinel, as well as at prominent radio stations, like KDAY, KACE and KJLH. He also spent two decades working for the City of Los Angeles. James Lofton...

Duration:00:20:51

Abbey Mastracco -July 23

7/24/2020
Where do Long Beach State students go for a late night nosh? Which Seventies chanteuse was she nearly named for? What baseball team do people from Sacramento root for? Have social issues ever really been separate from sports? We explore these, among other topics, with Abbey Mastracco on the latest edition of the podcast. Photo Courtesy Abbey Mastracco's Twitter Account.

Duration:01:27:19

Andre Granillo - July 13

7/14/2020
Soph RHP Andre Granillo (West Valley HS) joins us to talk Highlanders' Baseball. In 45 career innings, Granillo has already recorded 64 strikeouts. In an abbreviated 2020 season, he had 19 strikeouts against just 5 walks in 12.2 IP. In 10 games, Andre posted a 2-1 record with 3 saves. Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

Duration:00:38:10

Jim Alexander & Geoff Gorham - July 13

7/14/2020
Jim Alexander, from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, and Geoff Gorham, from the Inland Sports Show, and UC Riverside, join me to discuss the departure of David Patrick, as Head Basketball Coach at UCR, as well as other related topics. Jim Alexander Photo Courtesy Riverside Press-Enterprise Geoff Gorham Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

Duration:00:44:33

David Yapkowitz - June 29

6/30/2020
Basketball Writer David Mendez-Yapkowitz joins us to discuss a variety of topics. From his upbringing in Los Angeles, his path into the media, the changes on the landscape of both High School Basketball in Los Angeles, as well as covering sports in the time of Social Justice Protests, and COVID-19. Follow him at @Dave_Yapkowitz on Twitter. Photo Courtesy David Mendez-Yapkowitz Twitter.

Duration:01:11:01

Kenny Berry & Pete Camarillo (Touchdowns & Tangents) - June 22

6/23/2020
The guys from Touchdowns and Tangents stop on by to discuss a multitude of topics, from being millennials in the digital media space, to their thoughts on the CSUN Journalism Program, covering social justice as journalists of color, the future of sports in the time of COVID-19, to Reggie Bush's return to the USC Family, and a bunch of other thoughts. Follow Kenny at @OzoGrande and Pete at @Petecertified Photos Courtesy Pete & Kenny's Twitter Accounts

Duration:01:36:25

Earl Skakel - The White Shadow, April 23

4/23/2020
Comedian Earl Skakel stops by to chat about one of his favorite television shows "The White Shadow" among other related topics. Earl is a regular at The Comedy Store, and cast member of Cartoon Network's The Jellies, on Adult Swim. He played Al Sims on Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here" and is also featured on Comedy Central's "Roast Battle." He also hosts the Inappropriate Earl Podcast. Photo Courtesy Inappropriate Earl Podcast

Duration:00:59:26

Attique Iqbal - The Replacements, April 14

4/15/2020
We continue our series of Sports Movies Podcasts, with Attique Iqbal, as he stops by to discuss the football movie released in 2000, "The Replacements." Story follows a band of misfit football players called on as replacement players during a players' strike, loosely based on real-live events in 1987. Keanu Reeves & Gene Hackman lead the cast of this feel-good story. Attique is Music Coordinator for the NFL Network, and a proud Fresno State Alum. You can find him on Twitter & Instagram at...

Duration:01:10:54