SPORTS YAPP Episode #34 – Jimmy Peña Interview

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Today on the show:

-Jimmy joins Bryce to discuss fitness and nutrition.

-Jimmy mixes faith and fitness together in a really cool way.

-Bryce is challenged by Jimmy because he never works out!

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SPORTS YAPP Episode #33 – Heath Evans Interview

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Today on the show:

-Heath Evans joins us to discuss what happened with his former team, the New Orleans Saints, and the “bounty” situation.

-Heath also talks about what Peyton Manning is probably looking for in a new team.

-Heath shares what God has been teaching him since he retired from the NFL.

-Also, Bryce talks about Peyton Manning, and where he will end up.

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Around the Net – Ben Utecht reflects on Peyton Manning

Sports Spectrum featured former tight end and current musician Ben Utecht in its Fall 2009 issue. Utecht won a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning in the 2006-07 season and wrote this for Sports Spectrum and “The Jersey Effect” website in light of Manning’s era coming to an end yesterday.
 
The end to an Indiana dream but not an NFL legacy…
 
Peyton Manning is more than just a quarterback. He is a symbol and a beacon for what is right about the NFL. I had the privilege and honor of playing with Peyton for four years. In those four years, I learned more about myself as a player but more importantly as a man… Continue reading

Old School – Bubble Madness & Conference Tournaments Pt. Two

344 schools began play this November with the hope of becoming one of the 68 teams to reach the NCAA tournament and compete for a national championship in men’s basketball. And now we are just a few days away from Selection Sunday. And when Greg Gumbel, Greg Anthony, Seth Davis, Kenny “The Jet” Smith and Sir Charles Barkley appear on CBS to reveal the brackets, there will be many teams who didn’t win an automatic bid through their conference tournaments who will be sweating it out to see if they will be headed to the big dance, or depressingly, to the NIT tournament. These teams are called bubble teams, which is our theme of the week. Oh, and by the way, we will have a Sports Spectrum bracket challenge next week, so look for an update Monday morning… Continue reading

Old School – Mini-Madness, Conference Tournaments, and UCLA’s fall from greatness

What is “Mini-Madness?” Is this the end for UCLA’s head coach Ben Howland? And what conference tournaments should you be watching this weekend? Find out in this week’s Old School…

The end for Ben Howland?

UCLA has had it rough lately, going just 53-42 in the past 3 seasons. A recent report in Sports Illustrated suggests that head coach Ben Howland has lost control of the team…

March Madness Word of the Week
Mini-Madness (noun)
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Conference Tournaments

This weekend and next will be the appetizer to the main course. The bigger conference tourneys mean more for seeding and positioning in the NCAA tournament, but for most teams across the land, the conference tournament championship is the only ticket into the big dance. With so much on the line with dreams simultaneously shattering and coming true, any conference tournament is a good watch. But in case you can’t watch every single minute of the action, here are the tournaments you should make a point to watch this weekend… Continue reading

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