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A weekly sports podcast hosted by Doug Cooper and Mikey Rupert.

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A weekly sports podcast hosted by Doug Cooper and Mikey Rupert.

    Deep Dive #7 - Why African Americans Dominate American Sports

    Deep Dive #7 - Why African Americans Dominate American Sports

    It is a question nobody wants to touch, why is it, really, that African Americans make up about 75 percent of the NBA and about 70 percent of the NFL?  We ask experts Jon Entine, Dr. Charles K. Ross, and Dr. Joseph L. Graves Jr. why they believe this is the case.

    • 59 min
    Deep Dive #6 - How Would Social Media Have Changed The Way We Look At Sports

    Deep Dive #6 - How Would Social Media Have Changed The Way We Look At Sports

    In this episode we try to figure out how social media effects our minds when discussing sports news today.  Then, we apply that knowledge to sports stories of the past.  Special guests: Dr. Marco T. Bastos, Postdoc researcher at the University of California at Davis; Dr. Cliff Lampe, associate professor in the School of Information at Michigan University

     

    • 47 min
    Deep Dive #4 - Celebrity Worship

    Deep Dive #4 - Celebrity Worship

    Why do people take it so personally when their favorite athlete fails to meet their expectations off the field?  Dr. Lynn E. McCutcheon, the editor in chief of the North American Journal of Phycology, talks about and answers questions on all aspects of celebrity / athlete worship, and Doug finds out if he is in fact a celebrity worshiper by taking the Celebrity Worship Survey. 

    • 59 min
    Episode #110 - It's Not Goodbye

    Episode #110 - It's Not Goodbye

    The guys discuss their new show they will be doing going forward, the value (or lack thereof) of doing a bracket these days and parody in the NCAA tournament. They also discuss the Northern Iowa collapse, the greatness that is Spurs vs Warriors, and why Dwight Howard is a dumb doofus.

    • 51 min
    Episode #109 - Selection Sunday on a Monday

    Episode #109 - Selection Sunday on a Monday

    The guys breakdown the NCAA tournament, discuss the bracket leak, and whether we care about teams on the bubble. We also discuss which mascots would win the tourney in battle, and how cynical the NFL has become.

    • 1 hr
    Episode #108 - Black-Tie, Red Carpet Edition

    Episode #108 - Black-Tie, Red Carpet Edition

    The guys talk about the utter brilliance of Steph Curry and the historical greatness of a Warriors team that is probably the best ever. They also recap the Oscars and Chris Rock's hosting performance.

    • 51 min

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