Matt and I give an sports update to UCI sports, The great NFL weekend capped off by 2 great Sunday and Monday night games as well as a brief college football update. The Irish are in the top 4! Crrrazy MLB playoffs. Dodger fans showed up last night for the BIG Dodger win to even the series with the Brew Crew!
Sports Matters has a returning guest and our football expert, Brian Ward who helps us review the 1st quarter of the NFL season. The Rams are the best team thus far. We also touch on UCI sports and rewards!
Sports Matters had the opportunity to catch up with Alum and head Coach of the Washington Wizards, Scott Brooks just before he hit the course at his annual Golf invitational Tournament at Pelican Hill to raise funds for student athlete scholarships. we reminisce of his UCI playing days, 1994 year with the Rockets and the upcoming goals for the young Washington Wizards team. Great listen, enjoy
Matt and I round up week 3 of NCAA football with our surprise teams and touch on the top 4. We touch on the #1 LA Rams and a few surprise NFL teams this year, especially what Fitzmagic is doing as well as the Bengals! Plus we touch on GGG vs Canelo, In my opinion this trilogy should be a 1-1 tie. They will fight again! Open with UCI sports!
You have heard Idara sing the National Anthem for all of her Volleyball games as well as UCI baseball and UCI basketball games and many more great performance's. Now you get to hear her true talent and YES she has a career in singing as well!
Sports Matters had the pleasure of interviewing our first UCI student athlete, Idara Akpakpa! She is not just the defensive star of the UCI Women's Volleyball team. There is more to know about who Idara is and what other talents she possesses! This is a great listen, so enjoy!
Special Guest Brian Ward (former High School teammate of Safety Eric Weddle) joins us on the program to share some fun stories that you never heard. Plus we do an NFL preview just before the season starts. Exciting show with great stories and boat loads of fun! Enjoy!
Elizabeth Donaldson, the English Major, had the pleasure to intern on Sports Matters. She brought great insight to our topics of discussion, going more deep than the sport itself. We touch on Tennis, Rams and UCI sports and other creative things athletes do. Enjoy!
Matt And I bring you Rams Camp update. I was able to talk to a College Free Agent Tegray Scales from Cincinnati. Ohio as well as Jarod Goff. Plus Coach Russel Turner and the Men's basketball team is back from their incredible 5 game pre-season in South Korea winning 4 out of 5 games vs Amateur pros from China, Japan, South Korea, Russia and Philippines! It is going to be a GREAT season!
You get to hear from Aqib Talib about the new rule changes as well as Coach McVay and you get to hear from the newest Ram's running back Jon Kelly. Perfect change of pace back to Mr. Gurley! Plus some MLB news and other hot topics!
NFL is around the corner and Matt and I are going to bring you the inside of training camp. We will talk to players to get to know them a bit and a little football talk. Next Tuesday's show we go over the new rule changes and what the head coach and the newest DB Aqib Talib thoughts are on that. We get into the trade deadline and our thoughts on the RBC Canadian open! Enjoy!
Matt and I touch on another big weekend of sports! The Open followed by the Rugby World Cup Sevens. That is 7 on 7 with 7 minute halves. Fast and furious! We talk about the new recruits that just signed with UCI Men's basketball team for the upcoming season. After a 18-17 season last year this new team will be exciting to watch! Rams Camp is back with the first practice scheduled for tomorrow at 3pm.
Sports Matters first EVER live Performance by Frederick Mpangire and Anthony G. aka SlyAnt. They performed 2 tracks that were recently produced and introduced on live radio for the first time ever! More to come from these 2. Plus we get to know more about Anthony and Frederick more in depth. We talk a little sports as both Sports and Music Matters!
It is down to the FINAL 8 teams of the World Cup as Matt and I talk World Cup Finalists. Then we talk the NBA free agency frenzy with the Lakers making the BIGGEST signing "Lebron James". There is a lot of moving and shaking going on in the last 3 days of the NBA. Wimbledon is now in the 3rd round and it looks like Djokovic is returning back to top form while Nadal and Federer cruised to the 3rd round. Serena is looking her old self. Enjoy the listen!
The only sports talk show to talk about the AMAZING World Cup with special guest "Armin Altababa" who's Iranian team (youngest team in the World Cup tournament) fought hard, but ran out of time. This team will be back in 2022! Now it is down to 16 teams, the first team to win 4 in a row will be the Champs! Who is your pick? Listen in as we break it all down for you, Enjoy!
The 3rd season has kicked off in style featuring the Legendary Coach and Motivational Speaker "Coach Dale Brown". This is a very powerful, inspiring and extremely motivating! This is a GREAT listen. Matt and I have Big Goals this season and more great shows to come. Even some new musical guests to join! Great listen, Enjoy!
Matt and I comment on the championship weekend. The 2nd triple crown winning horse "Justify", The French Open as both the King of Clay, #1 Rafael Nadal winning his 11th French open while #1 Simona Halep winning her first Grand Slam. Plus NBA and NHL finals close and the beginning of the World Cup where Sports truly Matter for the ENTIRE world!!!
Today June in California was a big primary election (THIS IS WHERE YOUR VOICE IS HEARD TO MAKE A CHANGE OR NOT). Also some great things going on in the French Open. Will Nadal win his 11th French Open Title? Can Lebron James will his team to a series tie in Cleveland on Wed and Fri? Can the Vegas Golden Knights come back from their largest deficit of the playoffs down 3 to 1? Listen to the podcasts to hear some possible solutions and answer to these questions!
Following a great Memorial Weekend where we honored all of our wonderful folks who served in the military protecting our freedom, there were 2 great game 7's played in the NBA over the weekend. We were joined by my great friend Dustin Stone from Cincinnati with some great insight to all of the action over the weekend! This is truly a great listen, Enjoy!