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Yahoo Sports experts Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde and Pete Thamel break down the latest NCAA news from the football field to the basketball court.

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Yahoo Sports experts Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde and Pete Thamel break down the latest NCAA news from the football field to the basketball court.

    Fixing College Basketball & the War Against Emotional Support Horses

    Fixing College Basketball & the War Against Emotional Support Horses

    With Pat Forde lost in Waco, Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel press on with a quick breakdown of the top teams in college basketball following the blockbuster Kansas at Baylor showdown on Saturday. Why was that game a 12 EST tipoff? (4:27)


    Pat and Dan then look ahead to March Madness and ask what kind of tournament we can expect following an upside-down regular season. Also, why can't college basketball take notes from hockey? Later, we look at the impending transfer rule changes and how they will impact the top collegiate sports. (18:21)


    As always, the guys cap the show with a couple of ridiculous stories...one featuring an 84-year old woman in Mississippi who has a hell of a putting stroke and yet another emotional support animal situation gone wrong. (39:39) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 47 min
    Midnight Mel Tucker, Memphis Meltdown, Airplane Etiquette

    Midnight Mel Tucker, Memphis Meltdown, Airplane Etiquette

    With Dan Wetzel out this week on soccer dad duty, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde march on with a recap of the wild few days that led to Mel Tucker leaving Colorado and accepting the same position at Michigan State. (2:26) Who will the Buffs turn to? (11:05)


    Pat and Pete pivot from the gridiron to the hardwood as the latest reports signal former Michigan coach John Beilein and the Cleveland Cavaliers are parting ways. Which college teams would come running for Beilein's services? (18:00)


    Pete then walks us through his latest column eviscerating Penny Hardaway and the Memphis basketball program. Can the Tigers turn it around or are they doomed with NCAA sanctions on the way? 


    Speaking of the NCAA, the Michael Avenatti trials found the former lawyer guilty of trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike. Why hasn't Phil Knight and company received the scrutiny Adidas has? (31:17)


    And on the heels of the viral controversy surrounding two Delta passengers squabbling over a reclined chair, Pat and Pete rule on proper plane etiquette... (45:44) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 53 min
    MSU coaching search, fights with Bob Knight, & Chicken Wars Updates

    MSU coaching search, fights with Bob Knight, & Chicken Wars Updates

    On this episode of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde have the latest news out of East Lansing as Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell turned down Michigan State's offer. Should MSU hire an interim this late in the process? Could a former Big 10 coach make his way back into the conference? (6:05)


    Staying in the Big 10, former Indiana great Bob Knight made an emotional return to Assembly Hall over the weekend. Pat shares his experience in the building before the guys give three hilarious and personal stories dealing with Knight over the years including one that could have ended in a brawl. (22:06)


    Dan concludes the pod with a VERY important update from the Chicken Wars front before he opens a wild case in the Podcast People's Court that involves over 20 calls to the Cincinnati Police department. (44:57) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 53 min
    Dantonio retires, Signing Day, & Redneck News Roundup

    Dantonio retires, Signing Day, & Redneck News Roundup

    Mark Dantonio retires amid a lawsuit and on the eve of National Signing Day. What is his legacy at MSU and where do the Spartans turn next? (00:43) 


    Up next, Pete Thamel returns from vacation to join Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde and chat this week’s National Signing Day…can we move it back already? (15:56)


    The guys also recap their recent trips before they grade every coaching hire this calendar year. How will fan-favorite Nick Rolovich fare at WSU? Can Willie Taggart and Brady Hoke right the ship at smaller schools? (32:55)


    Make sure you stick around for a rousing end to the show as Pat, Pete and Dan tell a tale from Alabama that involves public urination and firearms and if that wasn’t enough stupidity for the day, just wait until you hear the story out of the University of Louisville where a legendary coach shot himself in the leg (54:15). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Kobe Bryant, Super Bowl Week, & Emotional Support…Beers?

    Kobe Bryant, Super Bowl Week, & Emotional Support…Beers?

    It would be remiss of us to begin a sports podcast without touching on the tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others in a helicopter crash over the weekend. Dan Wetzel and Pat Forde share stories from covering Kobe and ask ultimately what is Bryant’s legacy? (1:36)


    Next, Pat and Dan turn back to football and dive into the Super Bowl from a collegiate perspective. Which universities and conferences have the most players on the 49ers and Chiefs rosters? (12:34) What do we remember from Patrick Mahomes’ career at Texas Tech? (19:02) How did George Kittle not win a Mackey Award at Iowa? (24:53) Plus, Richard Sherman and Jim Harbaugh still have beef from their Stanford days? (29:59)


    As you know by now, Pat Forde HATES emotional support animals... have we finally found something he can get behind? Dan tells the story of a real man of genius from New York. (36:32) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    The Making of the Aaron Hernandez documentary & OBJ making it rain

    The Making of the Aaron Hernandez documentary & OBJ making it rain

    On this edition of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, we applaud our own Dan Wetzel, executive producer on the hit Netflix documentary Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, and stage an Inside the Screen Actors Studio interview taking you behind the long production process. (1:09)


    You might have heard, but Odell Beckham Jr. loves attention. We break down his wild night after LSU’s win in New Orleans and did he give us a peek into the future of the infamous $100 handshake? (22:06)


    Quite a few big-name running backs decided to return to college instead of opting for the NFL draft before the deadline. Which ball carrier will have the biggest impact next season? (37:43)


    Also, new Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich added his name to the race for the 2020 Golden Cheese Grader Coach of the Year award after a certain stunt he pulled in Seattle over the weekend… (47:27) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

TJ Slash ,

Always Interesting

They are dokry sportswriters, but they are interesting sportswriters.

survetorluke ,

Hysterical

Just recently started listening and I’m hooked. They have great chemistry and Dan wetzel is absolutely hysterical.

Meredith Office ,

Well rounded

Come for the chicken wars, stay for the stock tips

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