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Short Time Wrestling Podcast

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Hosted by Hall of Fame wrestling broadcaster, announcer, and journalist Jason Bryant, Short Time brings you the most relevant topics in wrestling with news, reviews, previews and interviews with the top names from Olympic-level, college and high school wrestling. Short Time is a member of the SPNT.tv podcast network and is produced by the Mat Talk Podcast Network at mattalkonline.com.

Hosted by Hall of Fame wrestling broadcaster, announcer, and journalist Jason Bryant, Short Time brings you the most relevant topics in wrestling with news, reviews, previews and interviews with the top names from Olympic-level, college and high school wrestling. Short Time is a member of the SPNT.tv podcast network and is produced by the Mat Talk Podcast Network at mattalkonline.com.

Location:

St. Paul, MN

Description:

Hosted by Hall of Fame wrestling broadcaster, announcer, and journalist Jason Bryant, Short Time brings you the most relevant topics in wrestling with news, reviews, previews and interviews with the top names from Olympic-level, college and high school wrestling. Short Time is a member of the SPNT.tv podcast network and is produced by the Mat Talk Podcast Network at mattalkonline.com.

Twitter:

@theopenmat

Language:

English


Episodes

#WrestlingShirtADayInMay founder and wrestling advocate Jim Dutrow

5/11/2021
Three years ago, Short Time host Jason Bryant (that’s me) did a #WrestlingShirtADay challenge with some wrestling fans. The end result was 366 days of different wrestling shirts to promote the sport. After the drop of wrestling at some wannabe school in Norfolk, Virginia, the initial idea sparked something in Jim Dutrow, who wanted to do more to draw awareness to our sport - the #WrestlingShirtADayInMay movement was born. Dutrow, a Virginia native and former college wrestler at some school...

Duration:01:09:24

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Ann Killion keeps calling Stanford out

5/5/2021
Longtime sports journalist Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle joins the Short Time Wrestling Podcast to talk about the situation at Stanford. Now a columnist after impressive career stops at the Los Angeles Times, San Jose Mercury News and Sports Illustrated, Killion’s job is to offer her perspective on topics in and around sports and the Stanford drop of 11 sports definitely got her attention. Killion and I will talk about why this is an important topic for a columnist to pay...

Duration:01:04:22

R.J. Mitte finds his wrestling inspiration in new movie Triumph

4/26/2021
R.J. Mitte’s breakout role as an actor came with his portrayal of Walter White Jr. in the hit series Breaking Bad. Mitte’s still been working as an actor and now the sport of wrestling has come to his front door in the new film Triumph, which gets released to 200 theaters nationwide on April 30. On Episode 656 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Mitte talks about the role or Mike, a wrestler with cerebral palsy who's inspired by the real-life experiences of Michael Coffey. Mitte will...

Duration:00:32:57

Missouri wrestling returns to the Big 12; Clackamas wins third straight NJCAA title

4/22/2021
Clackamas won its third straight NJCAA national championship on Thursday night after a huge fall by 133-pound champion Zeth Brower gave the Cougars the points they needed to get past Western Wyoming 152.5-147. Western Wyoming and head coach Art Castillo picked up 10 place winners, the first time in NJCAA history a team has had 10 place in the championships. Iowa Central was third, Pratt was fourth and Northeastern Oklahoma A&M was fifth. Mike Spangler of Pratt (125) and Isaiah Crosby...

Duration:00:29:19

NEO's Joe Renfro & Clackamas' Josh Rhoden: Talking NJCAA Wrestling Championships

4/16/2021
Two of the top coaches in the NJCAA, Joe Renfro of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and Josh Rhoden of Clackamas, will come on Short Time to talk about the unique season that's impacted the junior college wrestling landscape and talk a bit about the upcoming NJCAA Championships on April 21-22. Daily Wrestling News, delivered every day, free. As always, you can support this network, its shows and its projects at mattalkonline.com/jointheteam or rokfin.com/creator/mattalkonline and I’d like to...

Duration:01:03:32

Richard Immel of FloSports talking about the men's freestyle portion of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials

4/14/2021
Richard Immel of FloSports swings by the Speakeasy to recap the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials from Fort Worth, Texas. Richard is an award-winning media guru in the sport of wrestling with skills on the mic, in content creation and with photography. This episode was recorded from a live stream of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Daily Wrestling News, delivered every day, free. As always, you can support this network, its shows and its projects at mattalkonline.com/jointheteam or...

Duration:01:03:32

Recapping the Trials in Greco-Roman with FivePointMove.com's Tim Hands

4/9/2021
Tim Hands, founder of the award-winning Greco-Roman wrestling website, FivePointMove.com, joins the Short Time Wrestling Podcast to recap the happenings from the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Fort Worth from April 2-3. Hands covers Greco through his website and podcast that shares the same name. He’ll look at some of the unique matchups and go into detail about the personalities that exist in Greco in the U.S. It’s Episode 652 (we think). Daily Wrestling News, delivered every day, free. As...

Duration:01:56:31

Transition Wrestling's Gabby Lord-Klein on women's freestyle at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials

4/6/2021
Gabby Lord-Klein, founder of the women's wrestling website TransitionWrestling.com, will join the Short Time Wrestling Podcast to discuss the happenings at the recent U.S. Olympic Team Trials in women's freestyle! Lord-Klein is a former athlete and current women's wrestling coach in Wisconsin. Find out more about women’s college wrestling at TransitionWrestling.com. Daily Wrestling News, delivered every day, free. As always, you can support this network, its shows and its projects at...

Duration:00:58:45

Looking back and some Olympic Team Trials Memories

3/30/2021
This coming week, we’ll finally have the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for what will be the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Originally scheduled for Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center, Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas is now the host city. Texas last hosted the Trials in 2000 to then-record crowds. The pandemic will limit attendance, but we’ll still have three styles of wrestling looking to crown champions who will earn the right to represent the United States. On this episode of the Short Time...

Duration:00:36:50

Who hit the podium for the fourth time in 2021?

3/26/2021
One of the best parts for the statistically and historically minded is the weeks following the close of the men’s college wrestling seasons. Well, almost the close, since the NJCAA championships are coming up in April. The women’s college seasons ended with the NAIA Invitational and the long-named event for the NCAA schools, but they haven’t hit four events yet, so there’s no four-timers to discuss. On Episode 649, we get off the podcast hiatus after four weeks on the road and look at the...

Duration:00:18:45

Tom Molony's path at Calumet and an NAIA Championship Tournament Preview

3/3/2021
Join host Jason Bryant for a look into this weekend's upcoming NAIA National Championships. Joining the show will be Tom Molony, the first-year head coach at Calumet College of St. Joseph, an NAIA program in Indiana to talk about his post as well as the tournament overall. Show Segments 0:30 - Welcome friends and Patron Shout Outs to Barry Jenkin and Cliff Fretwell. 1:45 - Meet Tom Molony, head coach at Calumet College of St. Joseph 42:00 - NAIA Tournament Preview Daily Wrestling...

Duration:01:32:41

Stanford's Jason Borrelli and the fight to #KeepStanfordWrestling

2/5/2021
Stanford head wrestling coach Jason Borrelli joins the Short Time Wrestling Podcast to talk about this year's wrestling situation, the drama that's not been discussed and how long this saga will go and what it's been like on his athletes. Before we get to that news, you can make an online donation this week (February 1-7) for Takedown Cancer, check out that information at takedowncancer.org. Division III canceled all winter championships. I’ll go on a rant about what I love about the...

Duration:01:07:44

New Avila head coach Graham Karwath and his unusual career in college coaching

1/28/2021
Graham Karwath wasn't ready for college wrestling. The Louisiana native had a solid high school career on the mats, but after graduating, he hung around and began coaching. When trying to get his younger brother recruited to college, Karwath crossed paths with then-Williams Baptist head coach Kerry Regner. His path to college coaching began as a student assistant coach before taking over head coaching positions at two schools how consolidated and closed in back-to-back years before he landed...

Duration:00:40:24

Making a difference in Little Rock is more than just wrestling

1/21/2021
Little Rock hosted its first home event of the year on January 17 at the Jack Stephens Center against Oklahoma State and SIUE. The tri-meet launched the second season of Little Rock wrestling on the mats. Coach Neil Erisman, an Oklahoma State alum, sat down to talk about the progress of the program in the second year of competition, what it’s like to bring in new wrestlers with something tangible to show rather than just a vision, and the investment a coach feels when they lose an athlete...

Duration:00:50:36

Des Moines Register wrestling writer Cody Goodwin on the changing face of sports media

1/12/2021
There’s been a long time between the time I spoke with Cody Goodwin of The Des Moines Register for International Podcast Day. We’d just finished up with the Night of Conflict out in Sioux City, Iowa and were conversing about the state of wrestling coverage. Part of that wrestling coverage discussion is here on Episode 644 of Short Time where the 2019 NWMA National Wrestling Journalist of the Year talks about his foray into podcasting with In The Room, how he talked his bosses at the paper...

Duration:01:09:53

Afsoon Johnston and her remarkable, trailblazing path

1/6/2021
Afsoon Johnston, then known as Afsoon "Sue" Roshanzamir, was the first world medalist in women's wrestling back in 1989. Afsoon will talk about the book, Afsoon, written by Craig Sesker, that tells the story of how she and her family fled Iran in the early 1980s and landed in California. Her journey made her somewhat of an outcast in an era where tensions between the U.S. and Iran were high. She gravitated towards wrestling, a sport where girls were rare. Afsoon's breaks down the story of...

Duration:01:04:00

In his own words, Sgt. Slaughter on the late Danny Hodge

1/1/2021
The wrestling world lost Danny Hodge on Christmas Eve. The only wrestler to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated for his wrestling credentials, Hodge was a standout in three varieties of the sporting world - collegiate and international wrestling, boxing and professional wrestling. As Hodge became one of the favorites in the world of professional wrestling, he worked and trained with hundreds of would-be superstars, including Robert Remus, an Eden Prairie, Minnesota native who would...

Duration:00:11:18

Get to know The Grind at Appalachian State #InternationalPodcastDay

12/29/2020
Jeremy Barnes (aka J.B.) is one of the hosts for The Grind. A podcast committed to promoting all things Appalachian State Wrestling. The show started in effort to bring more awareness to Appalachian State Wrestling. Most people probably recognize the name from football, but our wrestling is just as successful or even more so. All that news and more … Daily Wrestling News, delivered every day, free. As always, you can support this network, its shows and its projects at...

Duration:00:34:53

Kicking off the Keep Fresno State Wrestling movement

12/26/2020
On October 16, California State University, Fresno announced it was dropping men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, and for the second time in school history, men’s wrestling. After a decade-long quest to bring the sport back to campus in 2016, a new quest has been started by Keep Fresno State Wrestling. In conjunction with USA Wrestling, the National Wrestling Coaches Association and Flowrestling, the Keep Fresno State Wrestling group will kickoff its official efforts on Monday, December 21 at 6...

Duration:01:00:10

Casey Moss has more to his game than daytime TV and The Last Champion

12/20/2020
Casey Moss was best known as J.J. Deveraux on the long-running daytime drama Days of Our Lives. As Moss was toward the end of his run on the show, he earned the role of Scott Baker in the recently released wrestling-themed drama The Last Champion. On Episode 639 of Short Time, Moss talks about his role as Baker in the movie, what it was like to gain the role, his background wrestling growing up in Arizona before we go way off the original topic and talk about his band, Inner Echo, and our...

Duration:00:47:52