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On "The Rock Stops Here," Rock Riley will be talking with athletes, entertainers; current and former on making it to the promised land. To the top and what happens when it's all over. Real talk. No more corporate BS.

The Rock Stops Here Rock Riley

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    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

On "The Rock Stops Here," Rock Riley will be talking with athletes, entertainers; current and former on making it to the promised land. To the top and what happens when it's all over. Real talk. No more corporate BS.

    IndyCar Rookies Kyle Kirkwood & Tatiana Calderon

    IndyCar Rookies Kyle Kirkwood & Tatiana Calderon

    Past the halfway point of the IndyCar season, Rock talks with two rookie drivers Kyle Kirkwood and Tatiana Calderon. How did they make it to IndyCar? What’s it like behind the wheel before and during the race? How do they train and what’s their advice to youngsters that want to get into Kart racing and one day make it to IndyCar? Fascinating stuff from these two up-and-comers.

    While Rock doesn’t have the need for speed and has cut down on taking chances in life, he’s looking forward to having this downtime before football season and has a surprise trip that his wife doesn’t know about! Shhhhhh……. Don’t tell her!!!!!

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    • 46 min
    Rays Bally Sports TV Reporter Tricia Whitaker

    Rays Bally Sports TV Reporter Tricia Whitaker

    Tricia Whitaker knew what she wanted and she got it. She did Anchoring and Reporting sports in Green Bay and in Indy but wanted to work for a regional network. Now, she is in Tampa Bay as a sideline reporter and host for Bally Sports Florida covering the Rays and she’s loving it. Tricia has some great stories about her journey from Indiana University to where she is today.

    Rock talks about his love for covering Big Events including the Stanley Cup and the playoff run of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Also, Rock doesn’t think Gronk is ever coming back to the NFL as a player and more!

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    Florida Boxing HOF'er David Tua

    Florida Boxing HOF'er David Tua

    Rock sits down with the powerful former heavyweight contender David Tua, a man that Ringside Report called one of the best heavyweights never to have won a World Title. That doesn’t mean Tua didn’t come close though.

    During his Hall Of Fame career, Tua finished his pro career 52-5-2 and of his 5 pro losses, none were stopped. He’s got some fascinating stories about how he was raised in New Zealand, how he made it in the “sweet science” known as boxing, and he has a great perspective on life.

    Also, Rock talks about his experience at the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame and how tight-knit a community the boxing world is, the Stanley Cup, and how he reconnected with a friend from 20 years ago that’s living in Colorado, summer vacation with the family, and so much more!

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    Tampa Bay Rays PBP Broadcaster Dewayne Staats

    Tampa Bay Rays PBP Broadcaster Dewayne Staats

    Dewayne Staats is a living legend when it comes to MLB play-by-play. Dewayne has been with the Tampa Bay Rays since their inception in 1998. His first full-time play-by-play gig was with the Houston Astros, followed by the Chicago Cubs, NY Yankees, and now the Rays. Oh, he also called games for a little four-lettered network called ESPN. What stories he has!

    Finally, Rock talks about how impressed he is with Rays ace Shane McClanahan, covering the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning, as well as Rock’s phone blowing up when he posted videos of Tom Brady getting his hair colored!

    Thanks for listening and make sure to tell your friends about The Rock Stops Here!

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    Charlie Weis & Brady Quinn

    Charlie Weis & Brady Quinn

    It’s a two-guest podcast with SiriusXM NFL Radio co-host Charlie Weis and 8-year NFL QB and current analyst for CBS SportsHQ, Fox Sports, and Fox Sports Radio’s, Brady Quinn. Both have a passion for football and tell Rock how they transitioned from being on the field to being a broadcaster. Both say you’ve got to work hard in both and each has advice for future broadcasters.

    Also, Rock talks about watching The Match with Brady, Rodgers, Mahomes, and Allen and then ponders how sports bar owners feel about teams having watch parties with their fans.

    Finally, Rock has a story about running into former Phillies manager Joe Girardi and a whole lot more!

    Thanks for listening and make sure to tell your friends about The Rock Stops Here!

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    Dave Wills Of The Rays Radio Network

    Dave Wills Of The Rays Radio Network

    Dave Wills and Andy Freed have been the radio voice for the Tampa Bay Rays since 2005. Rock sits down with Dave to find out how he made it as one of the longest-running duos on the radio in Major League Baseball.

    He shares how he went from pitching coach and baseball coach to becoming a play-by-play announcer in the Big Leagues. Dave is from Chicago and he and his wife had no intention of ever leaving. it’s certainly worked out!

    Rock gives some great behind-the-scenes stories inside the Rays clubhouse and covering the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Also, Rock has an update on Hall of Fame Wrestler Ric Flair and running into WWE now AEW’s Paul Wight (aka The Big Show( and more!

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Big League Rick ,

The Rock is real pro

Great guests. No soft balls.

jerryq1 ,

“The Whit Man”

Could be the greatest podcast ever produced! Cheers to you and Whitney.

You guys could do some “subject” podcasts, such as “things that happened at the Outback Bowl”, etc.

201NJ ,

I’ll be listening

I’ll be listening

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