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ECC Commissioner Gary Makowicki

6/11/2019
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Is the Eastern Connecticut Conference rising in stature to rival some of the other major conferences in Connecticut? ECC Commissioner Gary Makowicki joins Keith to talk about the recent successes in basketball, softball, baseball and lacrosse, as well as the challenges facing a conference with great disparity in geography and enrollment. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:29:59

New NFA girls' basketball coach Courtney Gomez

5/14/2019
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Courtney Gomez talks about the big shoes she will have to fill replacing Bill Scarlata as the head girls' basketball coach at Norwich Free Academy. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:21:10

NFL draft preview with Matt Manocherian

4/3/2019
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Matt Manocherian of Sports Info Solutions, editor of The SIS Football Rookie Handbook 2019, previews the NFL draft and laments Duke's loss in the NCAA tournament. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:23:39

High school referee Tony Gigliotti and NBA referee Josh Tiven

3/19/2019
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Tony Gigliotti, who is retiring after 30 years of officiating local high school basketball games, and NBA referee Josh Tiven, who got his start officiating in Eastern Connecticut, talk with Keith about life as a referee. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:35:08

Ralph Roggero on basketball, then and now

1/22/2019
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Ralph Roggero talks with Keith about his days as head basketball coach at New London, and about getting back into the game as a volunteer assistant at Ledyard. Plus, Day sports editor Chuck Banning talks about the latest Baseball Hall of Fame class. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:32:00

Chris Vincent on coaching and recruiting in college basketball

1/7/2019
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Norwich Free Academy graduate Chris Vincent, an assistant men's basketball coach at Miami Dade College, talks about the coaching and recruiting at all levels of college basketball, and about recruiting East Lyme's Dev Ostrowski. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:23:54

A behind-the-scenes look at Monday Night Football

11/29/2018
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Monday Night Football executive producer Jay Rothman joins the Sports Doctor Keith O'Brien to talk about his journey as a television producer and his 31 years with ESPN. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:35:42

Talking football with Dave Campo

11/19/2018
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Mystic native Dave Campo talks about his time as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys, his new position with USC, and Thanksgiving football memories. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:33:35

World Series Preview with Pete Walker and Mark Simon

10/22/2018
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Toronto Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker and Mark Simons of Sports Info Solutions preview the World Series match-up between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:38:17

A trip down UConn memory lane with Joe D'Ambrosio

10/10/2018
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For 26 years, Joe D'Ambrosio was the voice of UConn basketball and football on WTIC radio. He shares some of favorite memories and talks about his new projects with Fox 61 and WTIC. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:36:20

Fitch's Mike Ellis and Montville's Tanner Grove

9/18/2018
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Fitch head football coach Mike Ellis and Montville head football coach Tanner Grove talk about their impressions of their teams after the first two weeks of the season. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:23:40

Ned Griffen previews the Connecticut high school football season

8/29/2018
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Who will be number one in the first state poll? Which ECC teams will make the playoffs? How do Killingly and Fitch match up against the rest of the state? Ned Griffen, author of The Day’s Lonesome Polecat football column, has the answers. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:30:42

Coast Guard football coach Bill George

8/22/2018
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U.S. Coast Guard Academy head football coach Bill George talks about preparing his team for the upcoming season, and how Coast Guard athletes balance the rigors of a military academy with the expectations of being on a college football team. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:24:43

New Ledyard football coach Clay Killingsworth

8/2/2018
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Keith talks with Clay Killingsworth, the third new coach in three years at Ledyard after Jim Buonocore stepped down to become athletic director. Killingsworth talks about his early meetings with the team, and their new “hold the rope” philosophy. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:27:42

Mystic Schooners head coach Rob Bono

7/10/2018
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Keith talks baseball with Rob Bono, head coach of the Mystic Schooners in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:36:09

After a miserable U.S. Open, why the Travelers Championship is the best golf tournament out there

6/19/2018
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Joe Zone of WFSB 3 explains how the Travelers Championship in Cromwell has become a favorite tournament for PGA golfers, fans and media. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:25:13

New London football coach Johnny Burns

5/31/2018
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Johnny Burns talks about taking over as head football coach at his alma mater, New London High School. Also, Casey O'Neill talks about WWE moving to Fox. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:50:01

Tim Burrows explains launch angle and exit velocity

5/8/2018
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Are you fed up with modern baseball stats like launch angle and exit velocity? Tim Burrows, co-owner of Power In Training, talks about the importance of these stats, and whether travel baseball is a bad for young athletes. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:46:12

Providence coach Ed Cooley reflects on the NCAA basketball season

4/30/2018
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Keith talks with Providence College men’s basketball head coach Ed Cooley about the Friars’ run in the Big East tournament and his thoughts on the NBA playoffs. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:35:44

Waterford's Michael Burrows and Mikey Buscetto

4/23/2018
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Keith talks with a pair of state champions from Waterford High School: UConn-bound pitcher Michael Burrows and Southern New Hampshire-bound point guard Mikey Buscetto. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:41:48