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Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are the hosts of a podcast Nevada sports fans have needed for too long -- The Reno Slant.

Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are the hosts of a podcast Nevada sports fans have needed for too long -- The Reno Slant.
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Are Adam and Nathan heroes? Probably not. But they are the hosts of a podcast Nevada sports fans have needed for too long -- The Reno Slant.

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English


Episodes

041: Nevada baseball coach TJ Bruce, Can Nevada win the Mountain West Tourney? Wild week for Reno pros

5/22/2019
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Somehow, Nevada snuck into the Mountain West Conference Baseball Tournament (5:46). Head coach TJ Bruce talks about getting in, relying on the long ball, and this weekend’s starting rotation (16:10). What does Nevada have to do to dog pile at Peccole Park this weekend (36:37)? For slants, the Shoups talk NBA Conference Finals, Reno 1868 FC and Steve Alford vs the Sparks Tribune — kind of (1:00:50).

Duration:01:33:55

040: Nevada baseball great Austin Byler + New Pack hoops commit Zane Meeks, Nevada baseball playoff hopes still have a pulse, Jordan Brown

5/15/2019
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Nevada baseball dug deep and found necessary sweep at San Jose State to keep playoff hopes alive (5:49). Pack baseball great Austin Byler reminisces on his time in Reno, his up-and-down pro career, and battling adversity (17:24). New Nevada hoops signee Zane Meeks talks about life at 6-9, what it’s like being heavily recruited, and moving the three-point line back (45:05). What needs to happen for Nevada baseball to get into the postseason (1:03:05)? For slants, the Shoups talk NBA...

Duration:01:47:23

039: Nevada centerfielder Jaylon McLaughlin + Steve Alford commit Kane Milling, Wolf Pack baseball on the ropes, Matt Mumme’s offense

5/8/2019
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Nevada baseball had a weekend to forget against Fresno (6:18). Centerfielder Jaylon McLaughlin discusses the vibe in the locker room, his breakout year, and why he loves Moana (17:00). Kane Milling from France, Steve Alford’s first commit, talks about his decision, what he knows about Reno, and American food he’s excited for (29:13). Wolf Pack baseball heads to San Jose State this weekend and needs a sweep (43:34). For slants, the Shoups discuss the Reno pros, Matt Mumme, and 2019 Mackay...

Duration:01:35:13

038: Nevada ace Ryan Anderson, Nevada baseball playoffs start now, #OperationPackBack is back

5/1/2019
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Nevada football spring ball is in the books, now what (5:17)? Nevada baseball endured a frustrating weekend at Air Force (12:46). Wolf Pack ace and Spanish Springs alum Ryan Anderson talks about the stretch run, moving to the bullpen last year, and the upcoming MLB Draft (22:17). Now Nevada baseball almost needs a series win at home against conference-leading Fresno State (39:45). For slants, the Shoups talk #OperationPackBack, Game of Thrones taking over the Internet, and Packfetti vs Cal...

Duration:01:29:33

037: Nevada punter Quinton Conaway, #OperationPackBack, Nevada baseball is literally on fire

4/24/2019
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The Nevada basketball roster is starting to take shape (5:11). Nevada baseball backs up series win over unLv with crazy two-game sweep of Oregon State (13:21). Nevada punter Quinton Conaway finally joins the show ahead of the Silver and Blue game (23:25). T.J. Bruce and the Pack will look to remain hot this weekend at Air Force (51:54). For slants, the Shoups talk the spring game, Knights-Sharks, and hoops recruiting needs (1:03:21).

Duration:01:28:57

036: Aaron Torres of Fox Sports Radio + Voice of Nevada John Ramey, Meaning of Steve Alford to Nevada, Nevada Baseball turning a corner?

4/17/2019
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Steve Alford is officially Nevada’s men’s basketball coach (6:18). Nevada baseball picks up needed series win at New Mexico (16:19). Recurring guest Aaron Torres of Fox Sports Radio doesn’t like Alford’s fit in Reno and makes a Lawlor attendance bet (23:12). Also a recurring guest, voice of Nevada John Ramey does like Alford’s fit and digs into Wolf Pack baseball (57:18). Nevada baseball has a big five-game stretch at Peccole vs unLv (1:14:08) and Oregon St (1:22:52). For slants, the Shoups...

Duration:01:54:36

035: Ex-Nevada hoops star D.J. Fenner, Coping with Muss to Arkansas, Steve Alford coming to Reno?

4/10/2019
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And then the Musselman era ended (5:45). Welcome to the Steve Alford era (20:40)? Nevada baseball bats remain cold vs SDSU (24:50). Former Nevada star D.J. Fenner discusses Muss’ departure, his time in Reno, his professional career in Europe, and overcoming adversity (30:15). The craziest bet ever (1:04:39). Pack baseball now heads to Albuquerque (1:12:34). For slants, the Shoups talk naps during The Masters, poor-taste photoshopping, and Jazz Johnson (1:22:18).

Duration:01:45:06

034: Reno’s own Gabby Williams, Sound the #MussWatch alarms, Important weekend for Nevada baseball

4/3/2019
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It was another tough weekend for Nevada baseball’s bats (7:07). WNBA player Gabby Williams, a standout at UConn and Reed High, discuses adjusting to professional hoops, playing in Europe, and the development of her game (15:12). Muss watch goes crazy (37:37). Nevada baseball now prepares for a telling home series vs San Diego State (47:13). For slants, the Shoups talk Final Four in Minneapolis, Random MLB thoughts, and April Fool’s (1:01:47).

Duration:01:29:03

033: Nevada legend Deonte Burton + Jordan Sperber of Hoop Vision, Nevada hoops comes undone, Nevada baseball’s time to shine

3/27/2019
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Somehow, the Nevada basketball season is already done after a first-round NCAA Tournament loss to Florida (9:46). Nevada legend Deonte Burton discusses the G League, Nevada dunks, and what’s next (23:15). Hoop Vision Founder Jordan Sperber remembers a fun story in Reno, talks Nevada’s late struggles and analytics (40:25). Nevada baseball hosts Air Force this weekend (1:15:19). For slants, the Shoups talk March Sadness, Nevada’s painful losses and Rayjon Tucker (1:31:49).

Duration:01:55:39

032: Nevada great Cam Oliver + Dan Wolken of USA Today, Nevada NCAA Tournament preview, Will we see shirtless Muss?

3/20/2019
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Nevada stumbled in the Mountain West Tournament (7:48). Dan Wolken of USA Today talks Nevada in the NCAA Tournament, Thad Matta to unLv, and the FBI investigation (15:14). Nevada great Cam Oliver talks pro ball, rehab and being a parent (40:15). How does Nevada matchup with Florida, and potentially Michigan (1:11:03)? For slants, the Shoups recap Nevada baseball’s strong weekend, go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley and March Madness betting tips (1:19:55).

Duration:01:49:52

031: Eli Boettger of Mountain West Wire, Mountain West Tournament preview, Tips for a week in Vegas

3/13/2019
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Nevada clinched the Mountain West regular season title - again (7:08). Eli Boettger of the Mountain West Wire returns to share thoughts on the regular season, who has the most to gain/lose this week in Vegas, and his Mountain West Tournament predictions (18:24). What are Nevada fans biggest reasons for optimism/concern this week (44:17)? For slants, the Shoups discuss Selection Sunday’s salvation, go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley, and Vegas beer buckets (1:13:15).

Duration:01:44:17

030: Jeff Goodman of Stadium, Nevada and SDSU at Lawlor is going to be crazy, Who’s the Wolf Pack’s biggest threat in Vegas?

3/6/2019
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Nevada finds turbulence at Utah State then steadies at Air Force (5:16). Stadium Basketball Analyst Jeff Goodman shares his current perception of the Wolf Pack, officiating woes, and Saturday’s decisive matchup at Lawlor with San Diego State (24:31). What does the Wolf Pack have to do to get past Aztecs (52:30)? For slants, the Shoups, look into a big weekend for Nevada baseball, biggest threats to Nevada’s conference title in Vegas, and personal bad beats (1:13:06).

Duration:01:34:02

029: Geoff Grammer of the Albuquerque Journal, Nevada owns unLv, All eyes on Nevada at Utah State on Saturday

2/28/2019
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Nevada continued to own unLv (4:59). Geoff Grammer of the Albuquerque Journal talks Mountain West officiating #drink, Mountain West struggles, and Paul Weir’s sweaters (12:10). Nevada and Utah State will play the de facto Mountain West regular season title game (53:00), then the Pack goes to Air Force (1:04:19). For slants, the Shoups go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley, talk Nevada baseball’s hot start, and long cats (1:12:43).

Duration:01:32:08

028: Mike Randle of Screen the Screener podcast, San Diego State remains the worst, Huge games against Fresno and UNLV upcoming

2/21/2019
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Nevada lost to San Diego State - again (7:13). After pissing Reno off last month, Mike Randle, co-host of Screen the Screener podcast, shares his thoughts on this Nevada basketball team and postseason betting tips (17:51). The Wolf Pack has two big home games against Fresno (43:09) and UNLV (56:24) coming up. For slants, the Shoups talk AAF financial problems, Nevada baseball’s nice start, and ponder how Reno would react to Nevada winning the natty (1:11:30).

Duration:01:30:34

027: Nevada Baseball Coach TJ Bruce, Can Nevada basketball get over the hump at San Diego State? Nevada’s #BracketPreview seeding

2/13/2019
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Nevada basketball got even with New Mexico in a big way (6:30). Nevada Baseball Coach TJ Bruce previews the upcoming season, talks about aspirations, and how to start winning in the conference tournament ahead of Friday’s season opener in Texas (15:45). Eric Musselman’s squad has two contrasting road games at Wyoming (45:31) and SDSU (55:10). For slants, the Shoups talk football’s return*, go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley, and the Pack’s (projected) 4 seed (1:07:17).

Duration:01:48:28

026: Bracketville Founder Dave Ommen, Colorado State is done with Nevada, Saying goodbye to football

2/7/2019
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Nevada basketball waxed Colorado State - again (6:21). Bracketville Founder Dave Ommen digs deep into Nevada’s NCAA Tournament seeding scenarios, the NET, and Mountain West at-large hopes (15:57). Eric Musselman and company now prepare for a revenge game against New Mexico at Lawlor (44:13). The 2019 Nevada football schedule is out (59:05). For slants, the Shoups share love/hates about the 2018-19 football season, East Coast bias, and basketball polos (1:05:24).

Duration:01:36:37

025: Nevada Football Coach Jay Norvell, Nevada smacks unLv, Winning Super Bowl prop bets

1/30/2019
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Nevada hoops clowned on UNLV in Vegas (5:58). Nevada Head Football Coach Jay Norvell grades his second season in Reno, talks the 2019 recruiting class and the upcoming quarterback competition (16:59). Eric Musselman’s squad will now host Boise State (39:45) and travel to Colorado State (53:35). For slants, the Shoups pick 10 Super Bowl prop bets, talk overrated college basketball rivalries, and go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley (1:06:50).

Duration:01:36:46

024: Ryan Radtke, Muss taking Nevada to Vegas with win No. 100, What seed will Wolf Pack be?

1/24/2019
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The Nevada basketball team looked the part for the first time in awhile, handling Colorado State (6:56). Former Nevada and current Westwood One play-by-play man Ryan Radtke talks calling the Olympics in South Korea, a lie that got him the Nevada job, and Twitter disdain (15:07). The Wolf Pack is off on Saturday before playing a surging UNLV team at Thomas and Mack (55:07). For slants, the Shoups talk Saturday’s pivotal Mountain West games, Nevada’s tourney seed, and go Roadtrippin’ to Vegas...

Duration:01:42:02

023: Silver and Blue Outfitters Owner Mark Glodowski, Cody Freaking Martin, Air Force and Colorado State stink

1/16/2019
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Cody Martin changes the trajectory of Nevada’s season with a miracle at Boise (6:33). Silver and Blue Outfitters Owner Mark Glodowski shares the fascinating story of Nevada’s official merchandiser and entrepreneurship advice (19:11). Nevada basketball returns to Lawlor for two games against struggling Air Force (43:40) and Colorado State (59:32). For slants, the Shoups make championship weekend NFL betting picks, get mad at math, and dig into Nevada’s state history (1:10:42).

Duration:01:26:48

022: Kevin Sweeney of CBB Central, Nevada bounces back and preps for massive two-game road swing, Malik Henry coming to Reno

1/10/2019
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Nevada opens a can of Wolf Pack (shoutout Rich Waltz) on San Jose St after shocking New Mexico loss (5:22). Kevin Sweeney of CBB Central shares what the defeat at The Pit means, his thoughts on the Wolf Pack’s defense, and why the Pac-12 sticks (14:38). A pivotal two-game road swing at Fresno (37:48) and Boise (53:07) awaits. For slants, the Shoups make divisional weekend betting picks, talk Malik Henry and go Roadtrippin’ with Chad Hartley (1:06:13).

Duration:01:41:10