18 episodes

The Engel Angle is a bi-monthly podcast hosted by Fort Worth Star-Telegram sports columnist Mac Engel covering sports, entertainment and general interest.
Engel has covered sports in DFW for more than 20 years, written four books, has served as a professor at both TCU and SMU, and in 2021 was named the Sports Columnist of the Year by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors.

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The Engel Angle is a bi-monthly podcast hosted by Fort Worth Star-Telegram sports columnist Mac Engel covering sports, entertainment and general interest.
Engel has covered sports in DFW for more than 20 years, written four books, has served as a professor at both TCU and SMU, and in 2021 was named the Sports Columnist of the Year by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors.

    AMERICA AND ITS ”BORDER CRISIS”

    AMERICA AND ITS ”BORDER CRISIS”

    Veteran, award-winning ABC News correspondent Mireya Villareal has reported on the U.S. - Mexico border for several years. She joins Mac to discuss the divisive issue, and she has to correct him on the pronunciation of her name

    • 35 min
    What you never knew about the Central Intelligence Agency

    What you never knew about the Central Intelligence Agency

    Former Marine and CIA employee Nicholas Reynolds joins The Engel Angle to talk to Mac about his new book, "Need to Know: World War II and the Rise of American Intelligence." Reynolds is a CIA historian and former curator at the CIA Museum. How did the CIA start, what was its original function, and is it still an effective agency? That, and Mac admits that even though he hates stuff, he has too much of it.

    • 51 min
    Playing with Tom Brady, and for Bill Belichick

    Playing with Tom Brady, and for Bill Belichick

    Rich Ohrnberger played in the NFL for five seasons, and played in a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. Injuries ended his career. He gets real about Tom Brady, and coach Bill Belichick. Currently a member of the sports media, and living in San Diego, Ohrnberger further details a now viral story about the time he intentionally wrecked his car rather than be late for a Patriots practice. He also admits he had no clue what to do with his first NFL check.

    • 46 min
    Exactly what the hell is an influencer?

    Exactly what the hell is an influencer?

    Former actress and model Hilary Kennedy is married with a son, and has morphed into a successful influencer, which is now a career. She is a full-time influencer, and she gets real about the realities of this weird profession. You can find her at hilarykennedy.com, or all over Instagram.
     

    • 35 min
    An all-time chat: Vin Scully

    An all-time chat: Vin Scully

    Mac is supposed to be on vacation ... circumstances demand a trip into the Wayback Machine. With the passing of legendary sportscaster Vin Scully, Mac found his interview with Vin in August of 2015 in his broadcast booth at Dodger Stadium.
     

    • 8 min
    What is all wrong with America’s past time

    What is all wrong with America’s past time

    Baseball calls itself America's national past time but in 2022 it's apparent that title doesn't mean much. Baseball and specifically Major League Baseball have become a niche and struggle to retain audiences in a competitive entertainment and sports market.
    Former major league infielder Jeff Frye has created an online community of fans and former players who campaign to restore to the game to its roots. Frye talks about the state of baseball, and the challenges that young players have when it comes to women.

    • 53 min

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