Picking up the ~bits and pieces~ of UF sports and delivering them to you weekly. Brought to you by ChompTalk.com
Bits and Pieces - Episode 6
This week, Payton and Ainslie are joined by Graham Marsh -- sports writer for The Alligator and Sports Illustrated -- to discuss Gators in the NFL, Florida basketball and Billy Donovan's recent departure from Oklahoma City.
Bits and Pieces - Episode 5
In the second "rant rendition" of the podcast, Ainslie and Payton discuss the gambit of sports news from this past week. Together, they touch on SEC's ESPN and CBS kickoff announcement, the NCAA filing to trademark "Battle in the Bubble," student athletes finding their voices this offseason as they relate to COVID-19 and BLM and a little bit about Athletes Unlimited's debut.
Bits and Pieces - Episode 4
This week, two-time All-SEC and second team All-American Gators volleyball player Carli Snyder joins the show to talk about her relationship with Florida coach Mary Wise and what she's been up to. Then, Payton and Ainslie wrap things up with a little CFB news dump (or rant, whichever you'd like to call it).
Bits and Pieces - Episode 3
Payton and Ainslie are joined by Savanna Collins, an alum of UF, to talk about women's sports, the launch of Athletes Unlimited and her involvement in the new pro softball league. Then, the co-hosts shift gears towards college football, specifically regarding the Gators' schedule, SEC teams' tentative stadium capacity numbers and COVID-19 developments at universities across the country.
Bits and Pieces - Episode 2
After a tumultuous week for college sports fans everywhere, Payton and Ainslie take this opportunity to discuss (or rant about) the state of collegiate athletics amid the "to play, or not to play" debate that the Power 5 conferences are *just now* engaging in and how student athletes—current and otherwise—are using their platforms to make a difference.
Bits and Pieces - Episode 1
On the first episode of ChompTalk’s Bits and Pieces, we talked to UF J-school alumni Mari Faiello and Olivia Granaiola about COVID-19, bubble leagues and the fate of college sports this season.