The La Rams begin thier quest of a championship this year. They acquired the best Safety in the game in Eric Weddle whois the QB of the defense. He gets to play behind the greatest defensive line that he has never had before. Plus adding Clay Mathews (Packers all time sack leader) to the mix makes this very good defense GREAT! You get to hear from Cooper Kupp, Coach McVay and Todd Gurley. Great listen!
Adam Do shares his once in a lifetime experience attending the Sports Business Classroom in Las Vegas, Nevada during the NBA summer pro league. UCI's Larry Coon who is the NBA's salary cap guru has created this Sports Business Classroom to teach newcomers that entertain the idea of working in the sporting world as a talent, busineess person, lawyer, front office, marketing and many more opportunities that surrounds the sporting world. Great Listen!
Congrats to the USA's women's Soccer team for winning their 2nd world cup title in a row and the 4th over all. Equal pay seems to be the hot topic. Are the ladies getting their fare share of the revenue? Are they marketing the ladies World Cup like they do the Men's? great topics that are discussed. Wimbledon is in the finals week along with the Big 3 in the Men's side and possibly Serena vs Simona Wimbledon final! Epic!
A fabulous episode of Sports Matters talking Wimbledon preview, US Women's Soccer now in the Quarter finals. Touch on the NBA awards for 2019, Lakers and who is going to win Wimbledon this year. Andy Murray is back playing doubles. Reds lost 5-1 to the Angels last night in Anaheim.
Matt, Special guest "Tom Bindewald" and myself give our closing thoughts to all of the champions this past week in the NBA, NHL and PGA tour. Plus we touch on our ladies US soccer team and their GREATNESS. A Wimbledon preview along with some special sport stories and the top quotes from the weekend! Enjoy!
Raptors take a 2-1 series lead. Game 4 the Warrior's look to be FULL strength, so can the Raptor's pull of the big upset like Andy Ruiz Jr did by upsetting Anthony Joshua for the Heavyweight Champion of the world? The French Open final 4 is set with the best 4 players in the world, Nadal vs Federer and Djokovic vs Thiem. the 18 yr old Anisimova upsets last years winner Halep in straight sets to reach the semis vs A. Barty, while the other teen phenom 19 yr old Vondroušová vs J. Konta. What...
Matt and I give you conclusions to the PGA championship as well as the last big clay tournament conclusion just 4 days out rom the 2nd slam of the year, The French Open. Will Nadal win his 12th? Will Djokovic complete the Slam again in 2different seasons? Will federer win his 21st slam? That all remains to be seen at Roland Garros these next 2 weeks. Plus we give our thoughts on this amazing NBA playoffs and the Laker drama!!!
While I was visiting Cincinnati I took in a Reds game whom they are celebrating 150 years of professional baseball. Great day to enjoy a rich history of baseball at GABP watching the Reds vs Giants game. The oldest pro baseball team in America. plus we talk the 145th KY Derby and the drama that unfolded and a special guest visit from the host of "Get the Funk Out" Janeane Bernstein talks about her new book and KUCI.
Tune in to Matt and I talking Clay season and once again in the Semis Rafa Nadal loses on the court he built to Dominic Thiem. Plus we'll address some great sporting quotes over the weekend and touch on ALL NBA playoff matchups as the 2nd round is heating up some good battles!!!!!
Matt and I preview World inspirational speaker Ryan Foland who just completed his book with Leonard Kim "Drop the Act" will be for sale real soon on Amazon and in the book stores near you. A great read for entrepreneurs of all walks of life. Then we will cover the beginning of Clay season and the top 5 quotes from the weekend!!!
Sports Matters celebrates Tiger Woods first major win in nearly 11 years, where everyone else counted him out, we always believed in him to comeback and win a major. How sweet it is for Tiger to win the Master's where it all began 22 years ago!
Congrats to the UC Irvine Men's basketball team for a record breaking season and to winning their first ever NCAA Tourney game. The good news is most players will be back for next season with their goal set to new highs of maybe getting to the Sweet 16 and beyond!
Congrats to the UC Irvine Women's basketball team for a great season winning 20 games this year. Next year will shine even brighter. Congrats to the UC Irvine Men's basketball team for making the NCAA tourney for the 2nd time in school history!! 1st round game is at 11am Friday Mar 22, Go Eaters!! Matt and I fill out our bracket on air and it is fun to do, so enjoy!
Returning guest, UCI Alum, Dr Chuck Hasse talking about the record breaking season for both Men's and Women's UCI basketball. The ladies won their last 2 games to be in the Big West Semi-finals. They win the next 2, they will earn a NCAA bid. The Men's team can earn a NCAA bid (possibly a 12th seed) by winning the Big West Tourney. Biggest challenge will be a possible 2nd rd rubber match vs LBST. Go EATERS!
Clash of the Titans At The Bren Friday and Saturday No. 2 Hawaii at No. 3 UC Irvine · Friday, Mar. 1 · 7:00 p.m. Men's Volleyball. On this show Sports Matters talks UCI basketball as well as our 3rd annual Sports Matters Award show following the Oscars. It is a fun show! Enjoy!
Brian ward joins Sports Matters giving his Super Bowl conclusion while sharing some fun stories from the Pro Bowl that he attended. Plus his thoughts on the new AAF (American Alliance Football) league and all of the Lakes trade drama. Great listen!
Sports matters and Jim English discuss the current situation and the future of the Lakers. Also we touch on UC Irvine Men's basketball off to the best start of Coach Russell Turner era (19-5), NCAA bound. Lakers made a trade today by sending the 2nd pick and Svi Mykhailiuk to Pistons for 3pt specialist G Randy Bullock.
Sports Matters welcomes Jim English to the show to give our conclusion round table discussion of this history making Super Bowl. 1. lowest scoring game ever. 2. Oldest QB and coach to win 3. 6-9 another Super bowl record for same coach-QB combo. Great Listen. Many thanks to Nick Chester for his Super bowl preview!!!