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A UCLA Sports fan podcast hosted by GoJoeBruin.com writers Nathan Eberhardt, Michael Chavez, and Michael Hanna to provide some Bruin fan banter. Not affiliated w/ UCLA.

A UCLA Sports fan podcast hosted by GoJoeBruin.com writers Nathan Eberhardt, Michael Chavez, and Michael Hanna to provide some Bruin fan banter. Not affiliated w/ UCLA.
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A UCLA Sports fan podcast hosted by GoJoeBruin.com writers Nathan Eberhardt, Michael Chavez, and Michael Hanna to provide some Bruin fan banter. Not affiliated w/ UCLA.

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@uclabteam

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English


Episodes

The B Team - Non-Con Nostradami

8/22/2019
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Nathan and Hanna break down UCLA's non-conference schedule of Cincinnati, San Diego State, and Oklahoma. They also discuss a new basketball commit and correct the NCAA's proposed list of a UCLA starting five from the last decade. As teased last week and explained this week, the B Team is proud to be joining the Big Heads Media podcast network. What this means for you is a promo and/or an ad read here or there, but more of the same great UCLA-focused content you crave. The URL for...

Duration:01:49:19

The B Team - Conference of ... Champions???

8/15/2019
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Nathan and Hanna had an almost three-hour conversation previewing the Pac 12 football season, which has since been mercifully edited down to a humane length. But keep this fact in mind as you observe Nathan steadily fading from the opening energy to an almost ethereal shadow of a presence by the end of the show. Oh, and there's football stuff.

Duration:01:36:26

The B Team - The Definitive Experience

8/8/2019
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Nathan and Hanna are back from summer break, and they've got a pile of listener questions to get through: football, basketball, sociology, and the metric system.

Duration:01:55:21

The B Team - ACCtually...

6/27/2019
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Nathan and Hanna are back to discuss UCLA's future in the ACC, the panic (again!) over football recruiting, the inestimable Myron Medcalf's exclusive with Mick Cronin, and the NBA Draft. Note: There will be no regular recordings during July (although there may be a special, mini-episode or two if things line up well), but the guys will be back in August, ready to dive right into the 2019 football season.

Duration:01:44:45

The B Team - Softball, soft bats, soft heads

6/13/2019
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Nathan and Hanna celebrate the UCLA Softball team's national championship, mourn the UCLA Baseball team's early exit from their postseason, and debate the value of playoffs as a means of determining champions. They then discuss the pending lawsuit of former UCLA Football coaches Adrian Klemm and Jim Mora and of the UCLA Athletic Department and the university concerning mishandling of head trauma and legal liability for CTE symptoms in former UCLA players.

Duration:01:47:57

The B Team - Double Play

5/30/2019
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Nathan and Hanna discuss UCLA's APR woes, Tyus Edney's departure from Mick Cronin's staff, and Nathan's appearance on an Oregon Ducks podcast to tell them about all things UCLA Football. Nathan is then joined by Ryan Rosenblatt for a discussion of UCLA Baseball's historically great regular season and prospects in the post-season. Is this the year that a school finally turns the double play of winning both the softball and baseball College World Series in the same year?

Duration:02:02:20

The B Team - Yankoff

5/8/2019
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In which we embarrass ourselves with puerile antics and abject immaturity, and also talk Arizona's legal woes, Cronin vs. Alford, Kareem and Walton, and a delightful young man who has done nothing to deserve the treatment given to him by lesser members of our team and who could potentially transfer to UCLA football.

Duration:01:55:57

The B Team - Cardinal Sin

5/1/2019
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Nathan and Hanna welcome Chris Osgood back to the show to break down the Spring Game before teeing off on the NFL and its stupid, good-for-nothing draft. They then discuss the LA Times story on the basketball coaching search before updating you on the seasons of the gymnastics, softball, and baseball teams and a new coaching hire for men's soccer. Be advised, in the post-outro bit, there are some AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR spoilers, but no ENDGAME spoilers.

Duration:01:23:53

The B Team - M-I-C, K-Eh-Why?

4/17/2019
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Nathan and Hanna are back from a technical difficulties-mandated hiatus to discuss:

Duration:01:35:37

The B Team - Live and Late Breaking

4/3/2019
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Nathan and Hanna have Muna Osisioma on to discuss the shortlist of remaining coaching candidates until Hanna gets a heads up mid-episode that a deal is all but done.

Duration:01:01:16

The B Team - B Sides and Rarities

3/26/2019
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An EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT about UCLA's NEW BASKETBALL COACH is not contained in this episode. Instead, Nathan and Hanna discuss the baseball team's sweep of Arizona, talk about the women's basketball team making the Sweet 16, catch up on football recruiting and spring practice, all before fielding your questions.

Duration:01:20:12

The B Team - Calipari Love; or Father Knows Best

3/21/2019
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A discussion between Nathan and Hanna on what to watch for in the NCAA Tournament concerning prospective coaching hires turns into an intense discussion of the merits of one John Calipari. Plus Hanna gives some background on UCLA's discussions with Calipari in light of that story going public and, consequently, falling apart. Then, Nathan and Hanna welcome Nathan's dad to the podcast to share his impressions from having attended one of the UCLA-Oregon State baseball games over the weekend.

Duration:01:37:28

The B Team - SCandal!

3/15/2019
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Just think, from now on, whenever someone references when USC was busted by the FBI for wholesale corruption, you get to ask, 'which time do you mean?'

Duration:01:22:56

The B Team - It's FANtastic!

3/7/2019
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Muna Osisioma joins Nathan and Hanna for an all-NBA episode: 1. Luke Walton - good coach in a bad situation or overrated clown fraud? 2. Lonzo Ball - as good as advertised or overrated clown fraud? 3. Brad Stevens - realistic UCLA coaching candidate...or overrated clown fraud? 4. All-UCLA alum NBA fantasy draft.

Duration:01:25:33

The B Team - Pac Teams Come in Pairs!

3/1/2019
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Nathan and Hanna review the news of the week, including an impressive series by the baseball team, the proposal that the Big XII and the Pac 12 should go steady, a review of the Howland years, and a check-in on the men's basketball coaching search. And sprinkled throughout: Broadway tunes! Pertinent links: Jon Wilner Jonathan Tjarks Ben Bolch

Duration:01:13:36

The B Team - Undercover Boss

2/22/2019
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GoJoeBruin.com editor Mike Regalado subs in for Hanna this week, and he and Nathan talk Bruin sites online, football recruiting, basketball coaches, baseball, women's sports, food, and more.

Duration:01:37:24

The B Team - Michael Felder and Chip's Galaxy Brain

2/13/2019
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This week, Nathan talks to recruiting expert Michael Felder of Stadium.com, Nathan and Hanna field your football and basketball related questions before predicting the outcome of an epic, hypothetical one-on-one basketball game between your two hosts.

Duration:01:41:39

The B-Team UCLA Sports Podcast - 2.6.19

2/7/2019
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Nathan and Hanna are back to break down UCLA Football's Signing D(ism)ay. They also welcome old friend of the show Ryan Rosenblatt to preview a promising UCLA Baseball season and get his take on the goings on in the football and basketball worlds.

Duration:01:50:51

The B-Team UCLA Sports Podcast - 1.23.19

1/24/2019
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Nathan talks to ESPN's Myron Medcalf, and Hanna helps field listener questions. This week's reading list: 1. Medcalf on Alford 2. Medcalf on UCLA's expectations 3. Jonathan Ogden in the Player's Tribune 4. Valorie Kondos Field in Elle

Duration:01:23:54

The B-Team UCLA Sports Podcast - 1.15.19

1/17/2019
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Nathan and Hanna break down the Pac-12's woes, look back at UCLA Men's Basketball team's trip to the Oregon schools, and talk to Mark Schipper about Rick Pitino and Mark's conversations with Dick Vitale and Steve Lavin.

Duration:02:12:53