Host Richmond Weaver explores the influence and impact of sports through conversations with personalities and luminaries who have been impacted, built, and inspired by the role of sports in their lives as they share their personal stories.
Sports is FAMILY with Victoria Carmen
The daughter of a high school football coach growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Victoria Carmen has only known that sports and family are synonymous which is one of the reasons she wanted to pursue a career in sports.
Her journey as a sports reporter and anchor has taken her to Wyoming, Ohio, Florida, upstate NY and now she continues that journey in Greenville, SC as the news anchor for Fox Carolina News where sports continues to be one of her loves.
Roy Philpott: Being GREAT where you are
Live moves so fast that most of us only focus on what's next but once Roy Philpott truly understood the importance of being great where you are in life he began to see how this would guide him on his path to follow his passion becoming a play-by-play broadcaster.
Now he's living that dream as an ESPN play-by-play broadcaster and you can even find him on SiriusXM as a sports talk radio host as well.
Andrea Adelson: The power of GOALS
ESPN Senior Writer Andrea Adelson has been able to flourish in a male-dominated industry because of her belief that strength is power and the importance of setting goals which include even having incremental goals.
After telling her dad as a kid that she wanted to be a sports writer, Andrea would attend the University of Florida before she would embark on her career with various stops ultimately landing with ESPN where you can find her covering colleges sports with an ACC emphasis.
William Qualkinbush: Saying YES in life
Sports talk radio host and play-by-by broadcaster William Qualkinbush understands that in life there will be times that we must choose a side but he also believes that sometimes the answer to which side you choose can simply be yes.
Currently, you can find him co-hosting "Out of Bounds" from 12-3 PM each weekday with Kelly Gramlich heard on 105.5 & 97.5 The Roar while he also serves as the radio play-by-play voice for Clemson baseball and women’s basketball.
The POWER of paying it FORWARD with Jonathan Gantt
Jonathan Gantt has experienced the power of paying it forward throughout his life from his mentors which is why it's so meaningful for him to do the same in his Associate AD/Creative Solutions role at Clemson University where he's been helping lead the digital transformation for Clemson Athletics beginning in 2013. His team’s work has helped the Tigers earn recognition from Forbes, Sports Business Journal, Sports Illustrated, and others.
He would begin understanding the power of social media and digital content while working for Ripken Baseball and the Tampa Bay Rays in media relations roles before helping Clemson Athletics become a nationally recognized leader in social and digital content.
Understanding what DRIVES you with Jason Donnelly
"What drives you?" is a question that Jason Donnelly not only has asked himself but also uses this question to help understand what motivates others throughout his basketball coaching career in high school and college where he served as an integral part of the 2 National Championships in 2016 and 2018 for Villanova University and Hall of Fame Coach Jay Wright.
Since 2019, Jason has served as the Director of Athletics for Furman University in Greenville, SC where he continues to focus on the Optimist Creed while striving to inspire, educate and develop outstanding student-athletes through a culture of excellence, prestigious liberal arts, and sciences education, and nationally competitive athletics programs.
Incredibly knowledgeable about sports. Love the series. Every episode gets better.
Great interview with David Cone
Listened today on Sportscountry.net. Surprised and pleased to hear former Michigan QB David Cone (not related to the Yankees pitcher). Fun interview and Cone is great guest - get him talking and let him go! Lots of stories. Good glimpse of the recruiting process.
What great guests!!
Rich really gets his guests to open up and tell the real story! If you're tired of the same old sports shows, try this, the unsung heroes of sports!