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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12.

Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events.

Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

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Ghizal Hasan is a play-by-play broadcaster, based in Los Angeles, CA. For the past decade, he's primarily covered the Big West Conference, while handling freelance assignments for the WCC, Mountain West and Pac-12.

Hasan has an extensive background in both television and radio, having broadcast for both Fox Sports and ESPN. He's covered NCAA Division 1 Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and Gymnastics, as well as both Junior College and CIF events.

Ghizal is a graduate of both UC Irvine & UCLA, and was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, where he grew up listening to WFAN, and rooting for the Nets, Devils, Yankees and Jets.

    Owen, Raheel & Dan on Dodgers-Astros

    Owen, Raheel & Dan on Dodgers-Astros

    Dodgers Astros Mega Pod with
    Owen Main (@fansmanship) - lifelong Dodgers' fan. (1:32 to 35:11)
    Raheel Ramzanali (@The_Raheel) - Houston Media Personality (35:30 to 1:07:03)
    Dan Pellegrino (@Dan_Pellegrino) - baseball guy, and Joe Kelly's college teammate. (1:07:23 to 1:45:50)
    Owen Main Photo Courtesy Fansmanship.com
    Raheel Ramzanali Photo Courtesy ESPN 97.5fM, Houston
    Dan Pellegrino Photo Courtesy FourSeamImages.com

    • 1 hr 46 min
    James Lofton & Alan Zinsmeister - July 31st

    James Lofton & Alan Zinsmeister - July 31st

    CSUN Broadcaster Alan Zinsmeister and NFL Hall of Famer James Lofton join me to discuss the legacy of Brad Pye, Jr. who passed away on July 5th of 2020.

    Pye, Jr. was a pioneer for African-American broadcasters in the City of Angels, setting the stage for the likes of Bryant Gumbel and Jim Hill. Pye's thirty year career included time at the LA Sentinel, as well as at prominent radio stations, like KDAY, KACE and KJLH. He also spent two decades working for the City of Los Angeles.

    James Lofton Photo, Courtesy of the NFL on CBS.

    • 20 min
    Abbey Mastracco -July 23

    Abbey Mastracco -July 23

    Where do Long Beach State students go for a late night nosh?
    Which Seventies chanteuse was she nearly named for?
    What baseball team do people from Sacramento root for?
    Have social issues ever really been separate from sports?
    We explore these, among other topics, with Abbey Mastracco on the latest edition of the podcast.
    Photo Courtesy Abbey Mastracco's Twitter Account.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Andre Granillo - July 13

    Andre Granillo - July 13

    Soph RHP Andre Granillo (West Valley HS) joins us to talk Highlanders' Baseball. In 45 career innings, Granillo has already recorded 64 strikeouts. In an abbreviated 2020 season, he had 19 strikeouts against just 5 walks in 12.2 IP. In 10 games, Andre posted a 2-1 record with 3 saves.

    Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

    • 33 min
    Jim Alexander & Geoff Gorham - July 13

    Jim Alexander & Geoff Gorham - July 13

    Jim Alexander, from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, and Geoff Gorham, from the Inland Sports Show, and UC Riverside, join me to discuss the departure of David Patrick, as Head Basketball Coach at UCR, as well as other related topics.
    Jim Alexander Photo Courtesy Riverside Press-Enterprise
    Geoff Gorham Photo Courtesy UC Riverside Athletics

    • 45 min
    David Yapkowitz - June 29

    David Yapkowitz - June 29

    Basketball Writer David Mendez-Yapkowitz joins us to discuss a variety of topics. From his upbringing in Los Angeles, his path into the media, the changes on the landscape of both High School Basketball in Los Angeles, as well as covering sports in the time of Social Justice Protests, and COVID-19. Follow him at @Dave_Yapkowitz on Twitter.

    Photo Courtesy David Mendez-Yapkowitz Twitter.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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