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Episode 20: Apple Cup Preview - Christian Caple and Jacob Thorpe, plus Gabe Marks returns

11/22/2017
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Episode 20: Apple Cup Preview - Christian Caple and Jacob Thorpe, plus Gabe Marks returns by Darnay Tripp

Duration: 01:29:00


Episode 19: Patrick Smith

11/13/2017
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Episode 19: Patrick Smith by Darnay Tripp

Duration: 01:15:06


Episode 18: Jordan Conn

11/7/2017
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Jordan Conn is a features writer for The Ringer. Long before he landed that gig he was a high school friend of mine, who inspired me to pursue a career in sports journalism. We discuss the types of stories he enjoys writing, and the process of writing them - from immersing himself in the topic or subject, to piecing it together on the page. I asked Jordan how he had such a clear vision for his career as a teenager, and he described the path he took since our high school days. He reflects...

Duration: 00:51:49


Episode 17: Shea Serrano

11/2/2017
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Two-time New York Times bestselling author Shea Serrano discusses his new book, Basketball (And Other Things). He talks about the anxiousness that comes with a new release, even with the previous success of The Rap Year Book. Shea explains the idea behind BAOT and how he came up with the questions that formed its 33 chapters, as well as his relationship with illustrator Arturo Torres. We talk about two basketball icons that spurred our love for basketball. He discusses how he got into...

Duration: 00:36:44


Episode 16: Michael Chiesa

10/23/2017
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We catch up with Spokane native turned UFC fighter Michael Chiesa as he awaits his next opponent. The Shadle Park grad talks about the loaded 155 pound division - in a holding pattern thanks to Conor McGregor - and the need for more weight classes. Mike also explains the challenge of cutting weight, a potentially dangerous practice that is engrained in the sport, and the worst experience he had. He explains what he was like as a kid, and how he got into fighting. And why he - like his city...

Duration: 00:41:22


Episode 15: River Cracraft

10/13/2017
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The week after Washington State's milestone win over USC, former WSU wideout River Cracraft joined 'The Press' and spoke about the importance of the victory and the team's perfect start to 2017. River got us updated on his health, after a torn ACL ended his college career. He gave the lowdown on his workout with the Patriots, and the experience of sharing the field with NFL stars during his rehab. We got into his football background and how he ended up at WSU. As well as some of the...

Duration: 00:49:07


Episode 14: Rem Bakamus

10/9/2017
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Episode 14: Rem Bakamus by Darnay Tripp

Duration: 00:46:06


Episode 13: Gabe Marks

9/28/2017
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As he gets ready to start his own podcast - 'West Coast Offense' - former Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks catches us up on his career and life. He talks about his experience in camp with the New York Jets, and interests outside of playing football that have grabbed his attention. The Venice, California native describes the tough surroundings he grew up in, the experiences that shaped him, and his transition to life in Pullman, Washington. Gabe gave his thoughts on the protests...

Duration: 00:52:39


Episode 12: Will Davis

7/31/2017
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Spokane native turned NFL defensive back Will Davis takes us through his rapid rise in football. He talks about his time spent as a kid in Compton, including the scariest thing he witnessed. Will explains his late start in football, how his career almost ended in college, and his success at Utah State. After two ACL injuries he looks back on a tough couple years, and ahead to his new opportunity with the 49ers. Plus - he's a really good photographer.

Duration: 00:56:29


Episode 11: Camping with Sean Widmer

7/24/2017
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Good buddy Sean Widmer of the Jay and Kevin Show and the Sean Widmer Podcast invited me on his annual Sullivan Lake trip, so I took him up on the offer and we sat on a log and talked about camping. We chatted about the trip he takes with friends each summer, and my first experience as a camper. This episode features 'where did Sean put his girlfriend's car keys?' As well as his Sullivan Lake power rankings.

Duration: 00:25:36


Episode 10: Derek Ryan

7/17/2017
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Episode 10: Derek Ryan by Darnay Tripp

Duration: 00:49:25


Episode 9: Michael Collins

7/10/2017
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ESPN Golf Reporter Michael Collins discusses his unconventional career path as only he can - with lots of great stories and tons of laughs. Collins talks about getting his start as a standup comedian and the highs and lows that came on stage. He describes how that career led him to the golf course where he became a professional caddy. Collins explains how he learned the job and grew into a popular figure on tour, and the opportunities in media that caused him to put the bag down for good....

Duration: 01:13:45


Episode 8: Tom Sherry

7/3/2017
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Tom Sherry takes us all the way back to the start of his 27-plus years working for KREM 2. Now the Chief Meteorologist, he recounts how he got his start doing television in Spokane, and what led him to eventually land the main weather gig at KREM. The Southern California native also explains how the Inland Northwest became home. Tom talks about his sports idols as a kid, as well as his favorite athletes to come through Spokane.

Duration: 00:51:26


Episode 7: Jamin Warren

6/26/2017
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Kill Screen Founder Jamin Warren discusses the current state of sports video games. He shares memories of playing games growing up, and discusses their evolution over the last 20 years, as well as their relationship to professional sports. Jamin also offers insight on eSports, its rapid rise in popularity, and the unique space it occupies at the intersection of sports and video games. He finishes by offering some suggestions on new games worth exploring.

Duration: 00:37:50


Episode 4: Will Green

6/5/2017
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Spokane native Will Green stops by to talk about sports betting. Will is the Senior Director of Research at the American Gaming Association. He discusses the current federal law that prohibits single game betting in much of the United States, and the ongoing sports gambling climate that exists across the country. We talk about what legalized sports betting would look like in the U.S., and the concerns many have about opening its doors in more states. Will also updates us on daily fantasy...

Duration: 00:51:59


Episode 3: Kyle Wiltjer

5/29/2017
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On the heels of his first season as a pro Kyle Wiltjer talks about his Jordan collection and why he can't wear certain players' signature shoes. He also chats about getting adjusted to life in the NBA, his fit with the Houston Rockets, and playing with James Harden. Kyle reflects on his experience in college - playing for two passionate fan bases; the benefit and challenge that came with his decision to transfer and sit out a season. Kyle also looks back on Gonzaga's run to the Final Four...

Duration: 00:39:08


Episode 2: Brian Stelter

5/20/2017
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Host of CNN's Reliable Sources Brian Stelter - a fellow member of Towson's Class of 2007 - stops by to discuss a variety of media related topics. Brian talks covering President Trump, and the current state of journalism for those on the White House beat. He also gives his thoughts on ESPN's recent layoffs, and the state of local and cable news. Brian also talks Twitter, and the challenge of keeping people engaged in the ever-evolving digital age.

Duration: 00:44:36


Episode 1: Ken Pomeroy

5/12/2017
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Ken Pomeroy looks back on the 2016-2017 College Basketball season. How he turned his love of sports into his popular site kenpom.com, and how he churns out data each season. He discusses the possibility of him getting into college football, as well as his relationship with college basketball coaches. Plus he looks ahead to the NBA Draft and an early projection to the next college basketball season.

Duration: 00:46:50