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Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are hosts of the award-winning weekly Nevada sports podcast Wolf Pack fans needed for too long. Nathan was twice named the Nevada Press Association Sports Columnist of the Year while covering Nevada football, Nevada basketball, and Nevada baseball for the Sparks Tribune. He also hosted his own show on regional ESPN Radio. Adam graduated from Nevada in 2017 after seven or so years of undergrad and shares his knowledge, largely about losing bets and Mackay Stadium tailgates. Relevant guests come on weekly so you can stay current on everything Nevada while the Shoup brothers provide unique, and candid, insights on Wolf Pack sports, and Reno culture at large, that Northern Nevada was missing.

Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are hosts of the award-winning weekly Nevada sports podcast Wolf Pack fans needed for too long. Nathan was twice named the Nevada Press Association Sports Columnist of the Year while covering Nevada football, Nevada basketball, and Nevada baseball for the Sparks Tribune. He also hosted his own show on regional ESPN Radio. Adam graduated from Nevada in 2017 after seven or so years of undergrad and shares his knowledge, largely about losing bets and Mackay Stadium tailgates. Relevant guests come on weekly so you can stay current on everything Nevada while the Shoup brothers provide unique, and candid, insights on Wolf Pack sports, and Reno culture at large, that Northern Nevada was missing.

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United States

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Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are hosts of the award-winning weekly Nevada sports podcast Wolf Pack fans needed for too long. Nathan was twice named the Nevada Press Association Sports Columnist of the Year while covering Nevada football, Nevada basketball, and Nevada baseball for the Sparks Tribune. He also hosted his own show on regional ESPN Radio. Adam graduated from Nevada in 2017 after seven or so years of undergrad and shares his knowledge, largely about losing bets and Mackay Stadium tailgates. Relevant guests come on weekly so you can stay current on everything Nevada while the Shoup brothers provide unique, and candid, insights on Wolf Pack sports, and Reno culture at large, that Northern Nevada was missing.

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English


Episodes

160: Aces stay hot, Grant’s 2022 draft prospects, Vegas is toast

6/23/2021
Reno whooped up on Albuquerque last week to open up a five-game lead atop the the Triple-A West, West (7:20). The Aces travel to last-place Sacramento this week (9:40). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate Grant Sherfield’s 2022 NBA Draft prospects (17:40), Nathan goes on a rant about prep athletes receiving offers and signing days (27:30), and what is Reno’s best dessert spot (45:04)? To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow the brothers on Twitter and Instagram, and online at...

Duration:00:48:07

159: Jake Jackson transferring, Crossover Classic letdown, Aces Report

6/16/2021
Nevada ace Jake Jackson is transferring (6:43). Aces Report - Reno whoops on Vegas and hosts a horrible Albuquerque team this week (14:47). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate whether Pack hoops non-conference schedule concerns are warranted with the Crossover Classic announcement (28:32), contemplate how many relationships have started/ended at the Reno Rodeo Jack Tent (34:50), and Nathan grapples with turning 30 this weekend (47:!2). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow...

Duration:00:54:26

158: Early look at Pack 2022 roster after Regional loss, Time to extend Jay? Did Muss poach Wade?

6/9/2021
Nevada baseball only scored one run in its first Regional appearance since 2000 (7:18). Aces Report - Reno settles for second straight split (20:44). For slants, the Shoups debate whether the Regional berth will impact TJ Bruce’s ability to recruit (29:02), discuss if it makes sense to extend Jay Norvell again (34:28), and did Muss really steal Trey Wade from Nevada (40:52). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow the brothers on Twitter and Instagram, and online at...

Duration:01:01:49

157: Nevada NCAA Regional preview, Stanford attendance restrictions, Sage Advice No. 11 with attorney Matt Winters

6/2/2021
Nevada celebrated a Mountain West title/NCAA regional berth last weekend (6:57). The Pack opens with UC Irvine Friday night at Stanford — Two things to know, biggest concerns and predictions (15:11). Should the NCAA have allowed Stanford to host with attendance restrictions (21:36)? Sage Advice No. 11 with attorney Matt Winters (30:57). Aces Report (49:38). For slants, the Shoup bro’s discuss whether Nevada’s bats can stay hot outside Mountain West play (58:47). To stay current everything...

Duration:01:15:19

156: Nevada-San Jose State preview, Addison Patterson for AJ Bramah?, When will Marquis Spiker contribute?

5/26/2021
Nevada baseball got help during the bye week (7:54). The Pack hosts last-place San Jose State this weekend looking to wrap up the Mountain West title - two things to know, biggest concerns, predictions and #dogpilewatch (11:32). Aces report - First-place Reno hosts Tacoma this week (27:22). Real time reaction to Addison Patterson’s departure (30:10). For slants, the Shoup brothers discuss whether Washington transfer Marquis Spiker will make an impact this fall (40:26) To stay current...

Duration:00:59:07

155: Nevada closing in on NCAA Regional berth, Mountain West title scenarios, Adam’s bachelor party weekend

5/19/2021
Nevada baseball dismantled Fresno and got help from UNLV + scoreboard watching this weekend with the Pack idle (7:34). The Reno Aces own the best record in the Triple-A West and head to Sacramento this week (27:16). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate the Knights Stanley Cup chances (27:16) and whether Adam will throw up this weekend during his bachelor party in Scottsdale (44:06). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow the brothers on Twitter and Instagram, and online at...

Duration:00:54:21

154: Nevada-Fresno State preview, Quinton Conaway, Pack baseball title scenarios

5/12/2021
Nevada baseball, and Tyler Bosetti, stayed hot in sweep of UNLV (9:32). Former Nevada punter Quinton Conaway on his new new in the athletic department, Mackay changes (20:15). Mountain West title scenarios for Nevada at Fresno State — two things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (38:18). Aces Report (49:59). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate whether the A’s will move to Vegas (1:02:25), and which Northern Nevada summer events will/won’t return (1:08:07). To stay current...

Duration:01:23:47

153: Nevada-UNLV baseball preview, Pack football hype machine, Jordan Brown hypotheticals

5/5/2021
Nevada baseball swept SDSU, moving into title contention (6:25). Takeaways from the Silver & Blue spring game (12:59). Pack baseball hosts first-place UNLV this weekend — two things to know, biggest concern, and predictions (19:45). The Reno Aces start their season Thursday at Salt Lake (27:55). For slants, the Shoup brothers project what Jordan Brown would’ve done had he stayed at Nevada (34:48), the number of 2022 Nevada NFL Draft picks (43:59), and Washoe County is in rare air,...

Duration:01:05:29

152: Nevada-San Diego State preview, Silver and Blue spring game storylines, Doubs vs Turner

4/28/2021
Nevada took two of three at Air Force (6:12). Sage Advice No. 10 with attorney Matt Winters - Social distancing and Dana White vs Las Vegas RJ (11:58). Pack baseball facing close to must-win series vs first-place San Diego State — two things to know, biggest concern, and predictions (31:48). Storylines to watch in Saturday’s Silver & Blue spring game (42:35). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate if Romeo Doubs or Cole Turner is in for a bigger year (1:15:57). To stay current everything on...

Duration:01:25:50

151: Trey Wade picks Pack, Nevada-Air Force baseball preview, Food Truck Friday is back

4/21/2021
The Nevada hoops roster is set - for now - after Wichita State transfer Trey Wade picks the Pack (5:03). Nevada baseball will play three at Air Force this weekend - two things to know, biggest concern, and predictions (12:07). For slants, the Shoup brothers get excited about Nevada football’s offense (28:44), weigh Pack softball title scenarios (35:52), and Food Truck Friday is back (46:52). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow the brothers on Twitter and Instagram, and...

Duration:00:50:53

150: Sean Paul - Is Nevada a top 10 team? Pack baseball shocks SDSU, Will Mackay have attendance restrictions?

4/14/2021
Is Nevada baseball turning things around after taking two of three at first-place San Diego State (8:10). Up-and-coming college hoops writer Sean Paul is VERY bullish on the 2021-22 Nevada team and has thoughts for the remaining scholarship spot (18:05). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate whether Mackay will have attendance restrictions this fall given the recent positive COVID news (38:40), pickle juice benefits (43:18), and 49’ers Twitter (54:21). To stay current everything on The Reno...

Duration:01:10:33

149: Nevada-San Diego State baseball preview, Pack portal targets, Alford vs Norvell beer pong

4/7/2021
More ninth-inning troubles cost Pack baseball against Air Force (5:25). Nevada is at first-place San Diego State this weekend — two things to know, biggest concerns and predictions (9:53). For slants, Nathan discusses who Steve Alford should target in the transfer portal with his available scholarship (15:13), who would win in a beer pong game between Alford and Jay Norvell (18:10), and what he would shoot in a round at Augusta (21:59). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow...

Duration:00:28:14

148: Nevada-Air Force baseball preview, Mackay changes, Sage Advice No. 9 with attorney Matt Winters

3/31/2021
Nevada baseball dropped two of three at New Mexico (5:43). Paramount Sports Founder Lee Sterling gives Final Four, and MLB opening day picks (11:45). Sage Advice No. 9 with attorney Matt Winters (29:27). Nevada baseball hosts Air Force this weekend — two things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (46:33). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate whether UNLV will have more new or returning players next winter (47:53) and if Mackay changes will drive attendance (1:01:01). To stay current...

Duration:01:17:19

147: Is AJ Bramah coming? Nevada-New Mexico baseball preview, Sweet 16 bets with Lee Sterling

3/24/2021
Nevada baseball picked up a needed series win over Fresno (7:50). Will highly touted transfer AJ Bramah pick the Pack Friday (17:06)? Lee Sterling joins for bets of the weekend ahead of the Sweet 16/Elite Eight (23:10). Nevada baseball is at New Mexico — two things to know, biggest concerns and predictions (39:42). For slants, the Shoup brothers laugh at Utah State and UNLV (49:12), share disappointment with San Diego State (1:02:29), and rooting for Oral Roberts, obviously (1:13:10). To...

Duration:01:20:20

146: Grading 2020-21 Pack hoops season, Nevada-Fresno baseball preview, NCAA Tournament first-round bets with Lee Sterling

3/17/2021
Main takeaways from Steve Alford’s second season and looking ahead to 2021-22 and upcoming roster changes (5:05). Nevada baseball struggled at USC (22:12). Paramount Sports founder Lee Sterling gives out picks, overrated/underrated teams ahead of the NCAA Tournament’s return (28:49). Pack baseball hosts Fresno this weekend — three things to know, biggest concern, and predictions (52:57 ). For slants, the Shoup brothers have strong words for Colorado State/Boise apologists (1:03:23), analyze...

Duration:01:23:57

145: Mountain West Conference Tournament preview, Will Pack go on a run? Nevada-USC baseball preview

3/10/2021
Grant Sherfield stunned Colorado State (5:56). Nevada opens the Mountain West Conference Tournament with Boise — three things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (9:38). Nevada baseball returns this weekend with a three-game series at USC (31:48). For slants, the Shoup brothers discuss why Jay Norvell is not headed to Kansas this year (40:57), the Zane Meeks injury (44:55), 2021-22 Lawlor attendance (46:24), and rank top the top five Northern Nevada golf courses (1:01:20). To stay...

Duration:01:12:50

144: Nevada-Colorado State preview, Rough weekend for Pack, Boise’s choke job

3/3/2021
Nevada baseball had a rough weekend (5:22). Nevada basketball also had a rough weekend (12:53). Pack hoops wraps up the regular season Friday vs Colorado State — three things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (23:15). For slants, the Shoup brothers disagree on a fun Pack hoops hypothetical (38:37), debate if Fresno just did Nevada a favor by beating Boise (44:35), and ponder whether we should lower NCAA Tournament expectations (51:23). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant,...

Duration:01:03:16

143: Nevada-Utah State hoops preview, Pack-Rebels baseball preview, Sage Advice No. 8 with attorney Matt Winters

2/24/2021
Nevada baseball opened the season taking three of four at Cal Poly (6:44). The Pack now already opens Mountain West play this weekend, at UNLV (16:14). Attorney Matt Winters joins for Sage Advice No. 8 (25:40). Nevada basketball finally returns this weekend, hopefully, at Utah State (47:30). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate the Mountain West most annoying fan base (1:01:26), and whether it’s time to change expectations for Nevada baseball (1:16:55). To stay current everything on The...

Duration:01:31:14

142: Impact of Nevada hoops postponements, Pack-Cal Poly baseball preview with T.J. Bruce, Changes to Mountain West Tourney?

2/17/2021
COVID wiped out Nevada-Colorado State, now what (6:49)? Nevada baseball coach T.J. Bruce previews 2021 team ahead of this weekend’s season opener (21:01). Pack-Cal Poly preview — two things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (45:11). For slants, the Shoup brothers contemplate how the Mountain West should handle hoops reschedules/conference tourney adjustments (58:37), Mayor Hillary Schieve crypto support (1:09:40), and WAY too early Nevada-Cal football predictions (1:21:20). To stay...

Duration:01:31:20

141: Nevada-San Jose State preview, Pack’s tournament chances, Nevada’s back vs Boise’s overrated

2/10/2021
Pack hoops kept it going, sweeping then-first-place Boise State. Can these team grab the Mountain West’s auto bid (7:20)? Nevada hits the road to play San Jose State — three things to know, biggest concerns, and predictions (22:18). For slants, the Shoup brothers debate whether Nevada is back or Boise is overrated (40:01), whether the defense or offense is more improved (49:31), and Nevada’s most overrated town (52:25). To stay current everything on The Reno Slant, follow the brothers on...

Duration:01:08:52