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Special Edition Oxford Exxon Podcast: Dr. Michael Cunningham

Dr. Michael Cunningham joins Neal McCready to discuss the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic, when America can "re-open" and what the fall may look like.


4/8/20: Mackenzie Salmon and Royce Young

Chase Parham and Neal McCready speak with Mackenzie Salmon of USA Today Sports about the NFL Draft, her move to New York, quarantining in Indiana and more. Then they speak with ESPN NBA writer Royce Young, who was in Utah the night the NBA season stopped.


4/7/20: Jared Duke

Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss the latest MLB ideas for how to start a baseball season earlier than expected. Then, they speak with former Ole Miss offensive lineman Jared Duke about his playing career and the program during that time (2010-2013). Jared also opens up about some of the mental hurdles athletes face and how that shaped his professional career.


4/6/20: Should cats wear masks?

Chase Parham and Neal McCready march on with the Monday edition of the Oxford Exxon Podcast, recapping any news from the weekend, answering questions from the live stream and wondering if all cats should wear masks.


4/3/20: David Brandt

Chase Parham and Neal McCready go through a couple schedule changes in pro sports and then speak with Associated Press writer David Brandt. David discusses his new beats in Arizona during COVID-19, memorable games, some Ole Miss hypotheticals and more.


4/2/20: Ross Dellenger and Jeffrey Wright

Chase Parham and Neal McCready speak with Jeffrey Wright about working from home, streaming programs, radio guests and more. Then they speak with Ross Dellenger about athletic programs and how football shapes budgets.


4/1/20: Carl Lafferty

Chase Parham and Neal McCready hit some of the new topics in the sports world about potential COVID-19 fallout and then speak with Ole Miss baseball assistant Carl Lafferty about the new NCAA legislation, the season that stopped, his best 1-2 rotation during his tenure, being at home with the kids and more. Phillip Sandifer of Specialty Orthopedic Group also discusses telemedicine on this week's Ask an Ortho segment.


3/31/20: Heather McMahan

Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss the NCAA decision to give a blanket waiver to all spring sports athletes for the 2020 season. Then they have a lengthy conversation with comedian and Ole Miss alum Heather McMahan about her background, her daily process, how she sees the world, what she's doing during quarantine and much more. Then they speak with Majure Markow of Cathead Distillery about Cathead's conversion to hand sanitizer production.


3/30/20: Harlan Coben

Chase Parham and Neal McCready are joined by New York Times best-selling author Harlan Coben, who is also the creator of multiple Netflix series including The Stranger. His latest novel, The Boy From the Woods, is currently available for purchase.


3/27/20: Adam Ganucheau

Chase Parham spends an hour talking to Mississippi Today's Adam Ganucheau about the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississippi. They go through the state's response versus local responses and dive into how this affects healthcare, the economy, future restrictive measures and more. Chase also asks Adam about the Mississippi senate race between Mike Espy and incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith.


3/26/20: How long of a preseason do players need?

Chase Parham and Neal McCready speak with Jeffrey Wright for his weekly appearance on the show and then they talk mortgage rates and advice with Community Mortgage's Jason Lowe.


3/25/20: Kiffin says most things on hold during pandemic

Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss Lane Kiffin's comments from the media teleconference on Tuesday. They look at some content from other sports publications and give some random thoughts from their days of social-distancing.


3/24/20: Tom Hart

Chase Parham and Neal McCready have a lengthy conversation with SEC Network host and announcer Tom Hart, who has been paired with Andy Kennedy many times for SEC basketball. Tom also discusses Jordan Ta'amu, SEC football, Lane Kiffin and more.


3/23/20: Josh Kelley

Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss the local restrictions in Oxford and what is in the essential and non-essential categories. They also give some overall thoughts on sports and timelines before spending a half hour with Ole Miss alum and singer Josh Kelley, who discusses his career in music, his time at Ole Miss, his pursuit of wife Katherine Heigl, adoption, coronavirus effects and much more.


3/20/20: Robyn Tannehill

Chase Parham and Neal McCready speak with Oxford mayor Robyn Tannehill about Oxford's response to COVID-19 and what's ahead locally. Then they discuss the Ole Miss football simulation bracket and more on this Friday show.


3/19/20: Introducing our Ole Miss football simulation bracket

Chase Parham and Neal McCready speak with Jeffrey Wright about life right now given the caution being taken because of the coronavirus. Then, Chase and Neal lay out the seeds and format for a simulated bracket of the past 17 Ole Miss football teams.


3/18/20: Days of Thunder

Chase Parham and Neal McCready deep dive into the 1990 action movie Days of Thunder and gives the latest news on Ole Miss tickets and from Greg Sankey's teleconference.


3/17/20: What did Carter and Bianco say Monday?

Chase Parham and Neal McCready give the high points of a media teleconference with Keith Carter and Mike Bianco. They also pick out the first movie review (Days of Thunder) for the podcast and hit some news from around the world.


3/16/20: Hugh Freeze

Chase Parham and Neal McCready go over cancelations and news related to COVID-19 over the weekend and discuss their schedule moving forward as far as time and content. Then they visit with Liberty head coach and former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze, who goes over his time with the Rebels as far as memories, regrets, do-overs and much more. He also discusses how he's grown as a coach.


3/13/20: Recapping the day the sports world stopped

Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss the Thursday that stopped the sports world. They recap the local news from the day and what to make of the days and weeks ahead.