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Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.

Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.
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St. Paul, MN

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Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.

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@theopenmat

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Episodes

Understanding Eastern Michigan's "funny money" with accounting professor Howard Bunsis

4/17/2018
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Eastern Michigan University decided to drop four sports on March 21, citing a savings of 2.4 million dollars. Wrestling was among those four sports. On Episode 428 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk with Eastern Michigan accounting professor Howard Bunsis, who has been critical of the cuts and claims Eastern Michigan will actually lose money by cutting four sports. Bunsis was a faculty representative for the NCAA until 2005. He's been critical of the school's spending on...

Duration:00:31:33

Talking Dream Team Classic with IndianaMat's Joe Caprino - ST427

4/10/2018
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The 21st annual Dream Team Classic from Cliff Keen and Wrestling USA Magazine will head to Indiana for the first time and here to talk about it on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast is the man behind IndianaMat.com, Joe Caprino. Headlining the senior class for the Hoosier State is Brayton Lee, Lucas Davison and Mason Parris. The event will be streamed live on Flowrestling on April 14 at 6 p.m. Eastern from Brownsburg High School in Brownsburg, Indiana. Caprino will give us a...

Duration:00:45:48

Michigan All-American Dom Abounader finally gets the monkey off his back - ST426

4/6/2018
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Ohio native Dom Abounader has been one of the best 184-pounders in the country throughout the course of his career at the University of Michigan. In three previous trips to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, he came up short, failing to place each year. On Episode 426 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk to the Michigan senior about what it was finally like to breakthrough and finish his career on the podium. Abounader will share his history in wrestling, what it was...

Duration:00:41:33

National finalist Ronnie Perry of Lock Haven on his development in Mat Town - ST425

4/3/2018
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How does a wrestler go from seventh in the state to the NCAA finals? On Episode 425 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we'll talk with Lock Haven's Ronnie Perry on how he did just that at 149 pounds at the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Perry jumped several weights after graduating from Solanco High School in Lancaster County, Pa. He started at 125 pounds as head coach Scott Moore was just getting his feet wet as the Bald Eagles' head coach. After five years and some...

Duration:00:42:30

Duke's two-time All-American Jacob Kasper on his next steps and dealing with Crohn's disease - ST424

3/30/2018
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The man, the myth, the Duke king of cutting promos, Jacob Kasper finally joins the Short Time Wrestling Podcast for Episode 424. The Ohio native talks about his run to a second All-American finish, being able to represent his hometown of Lexington as one of two All-Americans across the various NCAA wrestling divisions and one of two Kaspers to wrestle in the postseason. He also explains the situation he's trying to right with Duke wrestling's lack of scholarships, what life is like with...

Duration:01:01:55

North Carolina's Troy Heilmann makes the most of his last shot - ST423

3/27/2018
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North Carolina's Troy Heilmann was highly regarded coming out of New Jersey's South Plainfield High School. A three-time state finalist and four-time placewinner, he chose to compete at North Carolina for then coach C.D. Mock and head assistant Cary Kolat. On Episode 423 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Heilmann talks about the journey from a middling middleweight at North Carolina to All-American, earning a sixth-place finish in his final trip to the NCAA Division I Championships....

Duration:00:34:27

Kent State's Kyle Conel, All-American wrestler and avid gamer - ST422

3/20/2018
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Undoubtedly one of the most-talked about stories from the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships was the run to third place by Kent State's Kyle Conel. On Episode 422 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we'll talk with Conel about his run through the tournament, avenging losses along the way and why he stepped away from wrestling last year. Conel is also an avid gamer and aspires to be a video game designer and developer. We jump into the weeds about playing video games, the desire to do...

Duration:00:47:48

NCAA Division I Wrestling Coach Press Conference: Santoro, Sanderson, Jones, B. Smith, Ryan - ST421

3/14/2018
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NCAA Division I Coach Press Conference with Pat Santoro of Lehigh, Cael Sanderson of Lehigh, Zeke Jones of Arizona State, Brian Smith of Missouri and Tom Ryan of Ohio State. GET THE GUIDE! Order the single greatest preview guide ever assembled for the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships right now! Order now using the promo code "podcast" to save $5. Guide will be digitally delivered March 13! The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound...

Duration:00:28:20

NCAA Division I Athlete Press Conference: Cruz, Meredith, Retherford, Snyder - ST420

3/14/2018
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NCAA Division I Athlete Press Conference with Darian Cruz of Lehigh, Bryce Meredith of Wyoming, Zain Retherford of Penn State and Kyle Snyder of Ohio State. GET THE GUIDE! Order the single greatest preview guide ever assembled for the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships right now! Order now using the promo code "podcast" to save $5. Guide will be digitally delivered March 13! The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you...

Duration:00:25:29

Retired Drexel head coach Jack Childs on a life in wrestling - ST419

2/26/2018
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On this episode of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we go to lunch with former Drexel coach Jack Childs and talk about his life and career coaching wrestling and what life is like now as a retired wrestling coach. Before Childs led Drexel for over three decades, he was a multi-sport athlete who didn't actually wrestle in high school. How does someone with that background coach a Division I program for decades? With a respect and a presence like few in the sport, Childs has been one...

Duration:01:01:00

Message board icon Kentucky Mudflap braking his silence - ST418

2/19/2018
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The time has come for Kentucky Mudflap to do his first public interview after nearly 17 years of relative anonymity. The Voice of Hawkeye Wrestling has arrived with some braking hawk news and it's on Episode 418 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Going back and forth between the man behind Flap and the story that is Flap, he'll take us through the backstory and rationale of why he's posting what he does and why. We'll break that fourth wall and see what one inventive wrestling fan has...

Duration:00:45:58

Short Time Shots - February 18, 2018

2/19/2018
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I love Virginia. The state, not the town that shares the name in the Iron Range of Minnesota. Ok, I've been to Virginia, Minnesota, but that's not important right now. Want to hear a rant? Well, you might not have a choice -- this is Short Time Shots, a look back at the day's scores and more from the world of wrestling for February 18, 2018., I'm your host, Poquoson, Virginia native and Hall of Fame writer, broadcaster and announcer Jason Bryant. I just want to tell you both good luck,...

Duration:00:21:10

Looking at Army-Navy through the eyes of assistants Chris Chionuma and Nate Engel - ST416

2/15/2018
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Episode 416 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast previews the 2018 edition of Army-Navy wrestling. Joining the program to talk about the rivalry and their circuitous routes to each respective service academy will be Army West Point assistant coach Chris Chionuma and Navy assistant coach Nate Engel. The squads face off for the 62nd time at Alumni Hall on Friday, February 16 at 7:30 Eastern. Both Chionuma and Engel have routes in coaching that started in the NAIA and wound through various...

Duration:00:45:04

ESPN broadcaster Mike Couzens ready for another call in Cleveland - ST415

2/13/2018
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When you turn on ESPN to watch the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships again this year, you'll hear the voice of Mike Couzens directing traffic and setting the stage. The 29-year-old ESPN broadcaster will be in Cleveland with another shot at calling college wrestling's most iconic event with fellow broadcasters Anthony Robles and Tim Johnson. On Episode 415 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk with the New York native and Syracuse alum on his career in broadcasting and...

Duration:01:15:23

Short Time Shots - February 11, 2018

2/12/2018
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This is Short Time Shots, a look back at the day's college wrestling scores and more from February 11, 2018. I'm your host, Hall of Fame wrestling writer, broadcaster and announcer Jason Bryant … and I'm holding off on the jokes until later because Ohio University Austin Reese is sitting in an Ohio hospital right now after a gigantic scare. So Austin Reese is a redshirt junior on the Bobcats wrestling team. The 174-pounder from Urbana was leading Old Dominion's Seldon Wright 7-0 in the...

Duration:00:08:37

Short Time Shots - February 10, 2018

2/11/2018
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Tonight, we'll take you to the Temple of Boom as I spent the time setting up this show listening to the mashup between Cypress Hill, Rage Against The Machine and Public Enemy -- they're the Prophets of Rage and it's just enough of a taste of all three groups to give you that angsty fight the man feeling from the late 90s. This is Short Time Shots, a look back at the day's scores and more for February 10, 2018, I'm your host, Hall of Fame wrestling writer, broadcaster and announcer Jason...

Duration:00:11:07

Short Time Shots - February 8, 2018

2/9/2018
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Elmo from Vision Quest once said, it ain't the six minutes, it's what happens in that six minutes. So with that in mind, here comes the most cram-packed six minutes of wrestling news, although, I typically don't care about how long or short this show is, this is Short Time Shots, a look back at the day's wrestling scores and more. I'm your host, Jason Bryant and I was too young to be an extra in Vision Quest. So the Vision Quest theme has been a constant this week. On Day 302 and 303 of...

Duration:00:07:54

Campbellsville women's coach Lee Miracle built a No. 1 team from scratch - ST411

2/8/2018
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We're coming up on 14th season of the Women's Collegiate Wrestling Association and the 14th championship tournament set for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on February 9-10. On Episode 411 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we visit with Campbellsville head wrestling coach Lee Miracle as his Lady Tigers are ranked No. 1 heading into the event. Miracle talks about his career as an athlete and a coach while balancing time in the U.S. Armed Forces. Miracle was tasked with building a brand new...

Duration:00:43:50

Short Time Shots - February 6, 2018

2/7/2018
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We're into February and I missed Groundhog Day, so there's only one thing we can do about that. We're into February and I missed Groundhog Day, so there's only one thing we can do about that, you say our love won't pay the rent, well this is Short Time Shots, a look back at the day's college wrestling scores and more. I'm your host, Pittsburgh weather man Jason "Phil Connors" Bryant and I will drink Iron City Beer when we get to NCAA's next year. Just hold down the fort with a Primanti...

Duration:00:07:07

Ryan Rooney and Craig Frost on the tradition behind 1,000 wins at Roselle Park High School in New Jersey - ST409

2/5/2018
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Wrestling is a sport where milestones are celebrated. One of the most basic is when an athlete reaches 100 wins or 100 falls or a school breaks a record for dual meets won in a season. Then there are milestones that only a select few achieve. Now on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk with coaches Ryan Rooney and Craig Frost from Roselle Park High School in New Jersey to talk about that program's mega-milestone -- 1,000 wins. Roselle Park, New Jersey is steeped in wrestling...

Duration:00:40:31

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