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It's the rivalries that make the games

It's the rivalries that make the games

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United States

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It's the rivalries that make the games

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English


Episodes

HOF Pitchers | Palmer vs Eckersley | Ep 20

7/6/2020
Ah, the joy of it all, listening to this conversation between two of MLB’s most renowned HOF pitchers, former rivals and good friends: Jim Palmer and Dennis Eckersley. These two-faced one another in opposing uniforms between 1975 and 1984. Both would enter Baseball’s Hall of Fame and the competitiveness that got them there can be […] The post HOF Pitchers | Palmer vs Eckersley | Ep 20 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:40:53

Olympic Diving | Potter vs King | Ep 19

6/29/2020
Breaking records and boundaries has been the lifelong work of today’s guests, Olympic diving legends Cynthia Potter and Micki King. One of the ironies in sports is that athletes often compete against one another for a lifetime, yet during that time they become teammates on occasions such as the Olympics. Cynthia and Micki are two […] The post Olympic Diving | Potter vs King | Ep 19 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:44:41

OSU vs Oregon | NCAA Basketball | Ep 18

6/22/2020
OSU vs Oregon | Some team rivalries go to the soul of players and fans. They are the rivalries that have not only stood the test of time but also made even more intense with times’ passage. Such is the basketball rivalry between Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. OSU vs Oregon Rivalry […] The post OSU vs Oregon | NCAA Basketball | Ep 18 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:38:38

1983 Sugar Bowl | PSU vs GA | Ep 17

6/15/2020
1983 Sugar Bowl | Seasons in sports are played to lead up to a moment of finality – the World Series, NBA Finals, etc. College football is no different as teams play for a national championship game and a number 1 ranking to end a season. In January of 1983, that moment was the Sugar […] The post 1983 Sugar Bowl | PSU vs GA | Ep 17 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:36:44

Swimming | USA vs East Germany | Ep 16

6/8/2020
USA vs East Germany |Everyone in the pool! Just don’t challenge our guests to a race. Most rivalries end with the competitive years of those involved having concluded. The rivalry stories we hear today ended when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. For U.S. swim teams, the East Germans posed a particularly tough rivalry […] The post Swimming | USA vs East Germany | Ep 16 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:31:00

Public Relations | Horwitz vs Swanson | Ep 15

6/1/2020
All sports public relations departments take great pride in their work and are forever comparing their efforts with their counterparts. That rivalry is supplemented with an understanding that PR departments often need the assistance of one another for information gathering purposes and interview arrangements. Our two guests today are as good as it gets in […] The post Public Relations | Horwitz vs Swanson | Ep 15 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:40:03

Pitchers | Blyleven vs Langston | Ep 14

5/19/2020
Shoes on fire!! So begins a romp through pitchers’ territory with two pitching personalities who let it fly. The Pitchers Bert Blyleven is a Hall of Fame right-hander who came to the majors at age 19 with a curveball that HOF member Brooks Robinson described as “nasty…enough to make your knees buckle…a dominating pitcher.” Bert […] The post Pitchers | Blyleven vs Langston | Ep 14 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:40:00

Coaches | Raftery vs Carlesimo | Ep 13

5/10/2020
If you derive a headache from constantly smiling widely or laughing uncontrollably, you better have a bottle of aspirin at hand for this matchup of coaches. Bill Raftery and P.J. Carlesimo have run the gamut of basketball coaching and broadcasting, from college to the NBA, from regional networks to the Final Four. They were direct […] The post Coaches | Raftery vs Carlesimo | Ep 13 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:37:03

Reporters | Adamson vs Coakley | Ep 12

5/4/2020
As sports reporters, it is all about getting the story. That is no easy task when you are surrounded by others who want the same thing from the same people and want it now. You are about to hear from two women who took on the rivalries not only for the stories, but also for […] The post Reporters | Adamson vs Coakley | Ep 12 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:37:15

In The Press Box | Nightengale vs Miller | Ep 11

4/27/2020
In The Press Box READ ALL ABOUT IT!! GET YOUR PAPER HERE! Ah, exclamations from the days when newspapers were plentiful, many cities had both a morning and an evening paper and all journalists, including sportswriters in the press box, were looking for the big scoop of the day. From those times came a […] The post In The Press Box | Nightengale vs Miller | Ep 11 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:42:21

1988 NLCS | Dodgers vs Mets | Ep 10

4/20/2020
1988 NLCS The 1988 NLCS was a tumultuous series between the LA Dodgers and NY Mets. It went 7 games in the rain, sleet and hail and featured the likes of KIRK GIBSON, STEVE SAX, DOC GOODEN AND GARY CARTER. This series also pitted the to be 1988 Cy Young Award winner, NLCS MVP and […] The post 1988 NLCS | Dodgers vs Mets | Ep 10 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:46:42

GM vs Agent | Major League Baseball | Ep 9

4/13/2020
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Army vs Navy | NCAA Football | Ep 8

4/4/2020
Army vs Navy – it is the “nation’s football game.” At the end of each football season, there unfolds a pageantry that began in 1890.. The Oath Each player took the same oath that brought him to this game. Each has a mission far beyond football. When arriving at a military academy, each person takes […] The post Army vs Navy | NCAA Football | Ep 8 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

ACC College Basketball | MD vs VT | Ep 7

3/31/2020
Would you really ask a college basketball player to throw up during a game if things were going bad, just to change the momentum? What do you do when the water main breaks on campus when there is a big game to be played that day? How about when the opposing coach has a suggestion […] The post ACC College Basketball | MD vs VT | Ep 7 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

UCLA vs Arizona | NCAA Mens’ Basketball | Ep 6

9/26/2019
UCLA vs Arizona | NCAA Mens’ Basketball–Rivalries take time to build and this one has had decades. UCLA and Arizona are two of college basketball’s premier programs. Over the years the race for Pac-12 titles and the right to move to March madness has created high heat when they meet. 42 of the last […] The post UCLA vs Arizona | NCAA Mens’ Basketball | Ep 6 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:34:08

2002 World Series | Giants vs Angels | Ep 5

5/29/2019
Dusty Baker and Mike Scioscia had a history that went back even further than that 1981 Dodger team. Scioscia viewed Baker as a vital mentor in his career. Baker saw in Scioscia the drive to win and work at getting there-the kind of drive Baker has to this day. Now they were a dugout apart. […] The post 2002 World Series | Giants vs Angels | Ep 5 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:31:02

1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays | Ep 4

3/8/2019
The Players Jack Morris is a Hall of Fame pitcher who never intended to leave a game he started until it was over. In 1984, he helped lead the Detroit Tigers to a World Championship. Buck Martinez was a catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays (later to be their manager). He never intended to lose […] The post 1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays | Ep 4 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:33:45

TEASER | 1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays | Ep 4

3/4/2019
Check out the teaser clip from our latest episode of The Sports Rivals Podcast. Jack Morris and Buck Martinez sit down to the 1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays rivalry. The post TEASER | 1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays | Ep 4 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:02:50

Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry | Ep 3

2/5/2019
In 1978, the Red Sox blew a 14-game lead to the Yankees and the teams ended up in a one game playoff for the division title. That season and that playoff game are major blocks in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, one of the most enduring in sports. The Yankees’ Lou Piniella and Boston’s Fred Lynn […] The post Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry | Ep 3 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

1985 American League Championship | Ep 2

1/16/2019
Mark Gubicza of the Royals and Rance Mulliniks of the Blue Jays look back at this gut-wrenching series that launched The Royals to their miraculous 1985 World Series Championship. The post 1985 American League Championship | Ep 2 appeared first on the Sports Rivals podcast.

Duration:00:53:04