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WCNC Charlotte's Off The Clock with Carboni

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Your home for all things Charlotte and Carolina sports with WCNC Charlotte's Nick Carboni! Nick covers everything happening in the Queen City, from the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets and Knights, to the Charlotte 49ers and Charlotte FC MLS team! Each episode, Nick welcomes a new guest to the show for their take on the biggest sports news and their experiences on the field and off.

Your home for all things Charlotte and Carolina sports with WCNC Charlotte's Nick Carboni! Nick covers everything happening in the Queen City, from the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets and Knights, to the Charlotte 49ers and Charlotte FC MLS team! Each episode, Nick welcomes a new guest to the show for their take on the biggest sports news and their experiences on the field and off.

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United States

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Your home for all things Charlotte and Carolina sports with WCNC Charlotte's Nick Carboni! Nick covers everything happening in the Queen City, from the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets and Knights, to the Charlotte 49ers and Charlotte FC MLS team! Each episode, Nick welcomes a new guest to the show for their take on the biggest sports news and their experiences on the field and off.

Twitter:

@SportsWCNC

Language:

English

Contact:

7043293600


Episodes

Sitting down with Brandt Bronico: Off the Clock with Carboni

5/13/2021
Brandt Bronico is a North Carolina native, Charlotte 49er, and now one of the first players on the Charlotte FC roster as the MLS comes to the Queen City in 2022. Brandt joins the podcast to discuss how thrilled he is to play pro soccer in Charlotte, why he thinks the MLS will be a hit here, and how he got his agent to get him traded to play for Charlotte FC! More sports news from WCNC Charlotte: https://www.wcnc.com/sports Follow Nick Carboni on Twitter:...

Duration:00:18:49

WCNC Charlotte’s Off The Clock podcast: Mock Draft

4/28/2021
In this week’s special episode, WCNC Sports Director Nick Carboni leads a mock draft war room with Julian Council (Locked On Panthers), Eugene Robinson (NFL veteran) and John Ellis (One Panthers Place). With 10 minutes on the clock, the group tries to simulate the discussion the Carolina Panthers will have as they discuss what to do with the No. 8 overall pick. Will they take another quarterback, Justin Fields? Will they take a defensive player? Will they trade out of the Top 10? Each member...

Duration:00:13:05

Sitting down with former West Charlotte HS star Justin Gray

4/22/2021
Former West Charlotte HS star basketball player Justin Gray joins WCNC Charlotte’s Off the Clock podcast one week into his new job as the head coach at Western Carolina University. Gray talks to Sports Director Nick Carboni about growing up on Beatties Ford Road, his stellar collegiate career at Wake Forest where he was teammates and friends with Chris Paul, and his basketball journey which took him to over a dozen teams overseas in Europe and Asia. Follow more sports updates from WCNC...

Duration:01:50:50

Sitting down with Joe Cox - Off the Clock with Carboni

4/9/2021
Joe Cox was one of the best high school football players in the United States, when he played for the record-breaking Independence teams in Charlotte in the early 2000s. He then went on to play college at the University of Georgia, and is now back home and on staff for the Charlotte 49ers. He joins the WCNC Off the Clock podcast to discuss chasing perfection in high school, lessons learned in college, and his coaching journey.

Duration:00:21:12

TikTok star Samuel Grubbs

4/2/2021
Charlotte resident Samuel Grubbs is a content creator with 7 million TikTok followers. Turner Sports called him ahead of the NCAA Tournament and challenged him to make a Rube Goldberg-style, chain-reaction puzzle for the beginning of March Madness coverage. Grubbs details how he did it, the odd items he had to acquire and the 16,000-square foot warehouse in Charlotte that he used to make it happen – all just before the deadline.

Duration:00:10:01

Gardner-Webb men's basketball coach Tim Craft

3/19/2021
Gardner-Webb basketball coach Tim Craft joins Off the Clock with Nick Carboni to talk about the NCAA Tournament, and the Runnin’ Bulldogs dealing with a pandemic season. Two years ago Craft and his team cut down the nets as the Big South champion, and nearly upset No. 1 Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. For the biggest sports news from across the Carolinas, follow Nick on Twitter @NickCarboniWCNC

Duration:00:21:27

Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell

3/14/2021
Michael McDowell won the 2021 Daytona 500 for his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in 358 starts. McDowell, driver of the No. 34 Love's Ford for Front Row Motorsports, talks with WCNC Charlotte's Nick Carboni about transitioning that Daytona victory into a strong start to the season. After four races, McDowell sits 9th in the NASCAR championship standings and is a lock for the playoffs by virtue of winning the season opener at Daytona. He joins Off the Clock with Nick Carboni before...

Duration:00:08:33

Former UNC basketball coach Matt Doherty

3/5/2021
National championship-winning player Matt Doherty joins Nick Carboni to discuss his playing career at the University of North Carolina! During this conversation, Doherty also talks about his time coaching the Tar Heels and Notre Dame. Nick and Matt also discuss his new book, "Rebound."

Duration:00:26:15

NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney

2/12/2021
We're just days away from the 2021 Daytona 500 and another NASCAR season. Team Penske driver Ryan Blaney joins Nick Carboni to discuss how it would feel to win the Daytona 500 and being in the driver's seat at the end of a chaotic race. Blaney, who has a reputation for some of the most recognizable facial hair in NASCAR might have some competition from his good pal, and defending champion, Chase Elliott. What's Blaney think about Chase's new look?

Duration:00:09:22

PGA golfer Davis Love III

1/29/2021
Charlotte native and PGA Tour major winner Davis Love III joins the podcast after being named U.S. captain for the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow. He talks about his Carolina roots, why he thinks this will be the best Presidents Cup ever, and getting the news from Tiger Woods.

Duration:00:14:13

Carolina Panthers GM Scott Fitterer

1/27/2021
Carolina Panthers GM Scott Fitterer joins the Off The Clock podcast just after taking the job. During this interview with WCNC Charlotte's Nick Carboni, Fitterer discusses how to build a sustained winning franchise in Carolina, the attributes he looks for when scouting NFL quarterbacks and his team-building philosophy. Fitterer also discusses how he plans to work with head coach Matt Rhule.

Duration:00:06:46

WCNC Charlotte’s Off The Clock with Carboni podcast: Jermaine Carter Jr.

1/15/2021
Carolina Panthers linebacker Jermaine Carter Jr., joins the show to discuss the team’s 2020 NFL season, his improved play, his relationship with coach Matt Rhule, and his love/hate relationship with the nickname ‘Pee Wee.’

Duration:00:22:53

One Panther Place's John Ellis on what's next for Teddy Bridgewater and Carolina

1/8/2021
John Ellis of One Panther Place joins the WCNC Charlotte Off The Clock podcast to wrap up the 2020 Carolina season, and look ahead to 2021. After a dismal finish to the year, what is Teddy Bridgewater's future with Carolina, and could the team draft a QB? What can we expect from a new general manager in terms of roster construction and draft selection? For the latest Panthers news, alerts and updates, follow Nick Carboni on Twitter @NickCarboniWCNC.

Duration:00:35:32

Charlotte Hornets reporter Rod Boone

12/21/2020
Charlotte Hornets reporter Rod Boone is back on the beat, with a brand new website. He joins the show to discuss expectations for LaMelo Ball, and the 2020-21 season.

Duration:00:30:34

NBA point guard Ish Smith

12/4/2020
Central Cabarrus standout and current NBA point guard Ish Smith joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming season, what life was like in the NBA Bubble, his days at Wake Forest, and if Charlotte hoops is underrated.

Duration:00:36:23

Kansas Jayhawks star Devon Dotson

11/18/2020
On the day of the NBA Draft, Charlotte native and Kansas guard Devon Dotson joins the podcast to talk about his emotions before he’s likely selected, his days in Charlotte and what move he’s planning to put on former high school teammate Grant Williams, now with the Boston Celtics. As usual, several Charlotte-area prospects are slated to be selected in the NBA Draft on Wednesday night. Here are the players, and where they may be drafted. Patrick Williams College: Florida State High...

Duration:00:16:03

Former MLB player Richie Shaffer becomes Sci-Fi author

11/13/2020
For Charlotte’s Richie Shaffer – receiving the first copy of his book was not unlike another monumental moment in his life. TO BUY SHAFFER'S BOOK, CLICK HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Eight-Earth-Novel-Richie-Shaffer-ebook/dp/B08L39FDBB Shaffer retired last year from pro baseball – and just one year later is a published science fiction author. "If you told me six or seven years ago I’d have a full-fledged SciFi epic I’d say you’re crazy," he said. "It’s not something I ever pictured being...

Duration:00:23:28

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Alex Highsmith

11/6/2020
Charlotte 49ers great and Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Alex Highsmith joins the show fresh off his first-career interception off Lamar Jackson. Highsmith talks about being a part of the NFL’s only unbeaten team, and his days with the Charlotte 49ers, which started with humble beginnings.

Duration:00:21:31

Charlotte 49ers baseball coach Robert Woodard

10/25/2020
This week, Charlotte 49ers baseball coach and Charlotte native Robert Woodard joins the show to discuss building momentum from the team’s shortened spring season, and about his days pitching for the University of North Carolina, where he remains the program’s all-time winningest pitcher, leading the Tar Heels to multiple College World Series appearances.

Duration:00:31:22

Joel Berry II: Off the Clock with Nick Carboni

10/16/2020
Hornets guard and Tar Heels great Joel Berry II joins the show to talk about the Hornets two-week bubble, fighting through pain to bring UNC the 2017 National Championship, and his affinity for playing NBA 2K.

Duration:00:26:28