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Episode 47 Rep. Mark Walker
Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC 6) joins Lunch with Spencer and Jeff to discuss his bill which has gained momentum in recent weeks, the Student-Athlete Equity Act.
Featured in this episode:
0:48- Rep. Walker discusses the origin of the #StudentAthleteEquityAct
4:04- What it's like to work on a non-partisan piece of legislation
8:25- What type of restrictions would Rep. Walker expect to be put in place to ensure fairness
11:00- The research and collaboration that went into the formation of the bill
18:53- The Congressional Baseball Game
22:25- The 6th/13th Congressional District dividing line
25:27- Lunch from Smith Street Diner in Greensboro, NC
Episode 46 Mark Brazil
Spencer and Jeff sit down for lunch with Wyndham Championship Tournament Director Mark Brazil to preview the upcoming tournament which runs July 30-August 4th 2019. In this episode:
1:10- How has the new schedule affected the tournament?
6:34- What is your pitch to get guys to commit to the field?
10:25- What is new for the fans this year?
23:38- Lunch from Sedgfield Country Club which will be served on the Saturday of the tournament in the luxury boxes on holes 17 and 18
Episode 45 Wes Durham
Episode 45 of Lunch with Spencer and Jeff took place in Charlotte, NC at ACC Kickoff as Wes Durham of the ACC Network joins Spencer at The Westin Charlotte to discuss the launch of the Network. In this episode:
0:28- ACC Network's introduction at ACC Kickoff and the launch of the Network
6:18- Durham also calls Atlanta Falcons games on the radio. He talks about how he will handle both duties
13:13- Spencer and Wes discuss an article that Spencer wrote about how Wes is honoring his father, Woody Durham
18:56- Durham talks about some of his favorite food spots on the road around the ACC
Episode 44 Sam Hunt
The Basketball Tournament is hosting a regional at The Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Former NC State/NC A&T and Dudley basketball player Sam Hunt, who is playing for Chris Paul's Team CP3 in the tournament joins the podcast. In this episode:
0:33- Hunt talks about The Basketball Tournament and playing for Chris Paul's team
8:44- Hunt played at a few different schools in college, he discusses the differences between the conferences and the resources
13:46- What it's like to be on the coaching side of the business
17:13- Hunt played professional basketball in China, he talks about his journey.
24:21- Lunch from Lindley Park Filling Station
Episode 43 DJ Reader
Houston Texans Defensive Lineman DJ Reader and his mother, Felicia, stop by for lunch this week with Spencer and Jeff. DJ is hosting his youth camp and community day on June 22nd at Grimsley High School. In this episode:
0:37- DJ talks about his youth camp and community day
3:41- What it's like playing for the Houston Texans
10:10- DJ Reflects on his time playing baseball at Grimsley
18:04- Greensboro starting to become an NFL hotbed
24:00- Lunch from CoreLife in Greensboro
Episode 42 Shareef Abdur - Rahim
NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim joins the podcast this week on his visit to the Greensboro Swarm and the Gate City. In this episode:
0:42- The first impression of The Fieldhouse and the Swarm
3:35- What a 1:1 Parent club to minor league team ratio will mean for the G League.
5:17- The path to the NBA Draft through the G League
17:00- What made Abdur-Rahim go back to UC-Berkley to earn his degree?
27:15- Lunch from Liberty Oak Tavern
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