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The Stadium & Main Podcast with Michael Spath

The Stadium & Main Podcast with Michael Spath

By Stadium & Main Podcast
Former WTKA midday host Michael Spath teams up with Justin Roh to give you their unvarnished take on Michigan football, basketball and hockey, sharing personal stories and connecting you to people and places in Ann Arbor that we love.
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Ep. 44: Catching Up With The Miz As We Talk Michigan Sports, NFL
Michael Spath and special guest Matt "The Miz" Missler break down the state of sports in SE Michigan, with Detroit Lions talk, Michigan men's and women's basketball talk, and more. 
1:22:56
January 21, 2021
Ep. 43: Where Does Winning Rank Among Jim Harbaugh's Goals for 2021?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh discuss Jim Harbaugh's new goals for 2021 and how it could affect Michigan's success. They also break down Michigan Basketball's first loss of the season and explain why fans shouldn't be hitting the panic button.
1:06:06
January 17, 2021
Ep. 42: Mike Hart's Return & Mike Zordich's Exit From Michigan Football
 In today's podcast Michael Spath & Justin Roh discuss the impact of Mike Hart's return to Michigan football as the running backs coach, plus our thoughts on the rumors of a shakeup in the U-M secondary. We also look at Michigan basketball's dominant win over Wisconsin and have an important talk about diversity and inclusion with Erica White. 
1:08:55
January 15, 2021
Ep. 41: Setting the Bar for Jim Harbaugh in 2021
Michael Spath and Justin Roh are joined by Michigan Baseball alum Derek Feldcamp to discuss Jim Harbaugh's new contract and what the expectations should be for 2021. 
1:06:52
January 11, 2021
Ep. 40 Is Michigan basketball a possible Final Four team?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh play "Hyperbole or not?" with the hype surrounding Michigan Basketball's hot start and discuss the latest in Jim Harbaugh's contract situation.
55:41
January 8, 2021
Ep. 39: More Juwan Howard, less Jim Harbaugh, please.
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh discuss MIchigan Basketball's 9-0 hot start and if they will be able to keep this up throughout the rest of the B1G season. And of course a deal is still not done with Jim Harbaugh so the guys are forced to discuss the latest rumors regarding that. 
56:37
January 5, 2021
Ep. 38: Patiently Waiting For Jim Harbaugh's Decision
As Michigan nation waits for Jim Harbaugh to make a decision about his future, Michael Spath and Will Heininger take a look back at the college football playoff semifinals and preview the national championship game. Then we get into the ambiguity surrounding the U-M programs as Harbaugh weighs his head-coaching options. 
59:22
January 3, 2021
Ep. 37: Where Does Jim Harbaugh Want To Coach In 2021?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down some scoop on Jim Harbaugh's potential future in 2021 plus good news from Aidan Hutchinson and surprising news from Cam McGrone. 
58:00
December 30, 2020
Ep: 36 Addressing The Latest Michigan Football Coaching Rumors
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down all the gossip about Michigan's football staff, while starting with the basketball team's still unblemished record. 
50:45
December 28, 2020
Ep: 35: What's Don Brown's Legacy As Defensive Coordinator?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh welcomed a special guest, former All-Big Ten defensive lineman Dan Rumishek to the podcast to discuss the end of the Don Brown era and why it HAD to come to this after such a promising start in 2016-17. 
48:04
December 24, 2020
Ep. 34: Addressing The Michigan Football Rumor Mill
Michael Spath and Justin Roh look at all the rumors about Jim Harbaugh and his coaching staff that have popped up recently and dissect their legitimacy. Plus, our take on the College Football Playoff semifinalists.  
1:03:31
December 21, 2020
Ep. 33: Michigan Football Signed A Great Recruiting Class, Now What?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh look at the topnotch recruiting class Jim Harbaugh signed Dec. 16 and break down what it means for the Wolverines' immediate future, coming seasons, and what it could mean for Harbaugh's time in Ann Arbor. Plus, if Harbaugh is back in 2021, how many coaches should he get rid of?  
1:00:45
December 17, 2020
Ep. 32: When A Picture Tells 1,000 Words ... Or Doesn't
Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down all the hubbub surrounding Jim Harbaugh's comments about the status of his team post-cancellation of THE Game and as they prepare for Saturday's "9th" Big Ten contest with Iowa. Plus, we talk football recruiting with longtime fan and fourth-generation business owner Jim Wanty of O&W Beverage. As Jim said, "Be happy, be healthy and have a beer."   
46:51
December 15, 2020
Ep. 31: Is There An Appetite For One More Michigan Football Game?
Michael Spath, Justin Roh and former Michigan defensive line starter Will Heininger break down the mood around Michigan football as it prepares for what could be its final Big Ten Conference game. Is there an appetite to play a West Division foe and if so, why is Iowa the rumored opponent? Plus we talk coaching styles  - a player's coach vs. a more disciplinarian - and discuss how we'd like to see the college football playoff selections go.  
1:12:07
December 13, 2020
Ep. 30: If Michigan Moves On From Harbaugh, Who Makes Sense The Most?
In what will certainly be an ongoing conversation, Michael Spath and Justin Roh delve into a Michigan football world post-Jim Harbaugh and debate the merits of hiring a coach like Matt Campbell vs. Tony Elliott. We also discuss the Big Ten's poor planning this season and finish with some basketball news.  
1:07:58
December 11, 2020
Ep. 29: The Michigan-OSU Game Has Been Canceled, How Did This Happen?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down the consequences of THE Game being canceled and how it came to be. Plus, Warde Manuel refused to talk about Jim Harbaugh's future in a Tuesday press conference, demonstrating an irresponsible absence of leadership and throwing the football program into chaos. 
39:50
December 9, 2020
Ep. 28: With So Many Conflicting Reports On Jim Harbaugh, What Should You Believe?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh break everything down in today's podcast, starting with the Michigan basketball's best win of the year Sunday against Central Florida. When we turn to football, we look at the chances of THE Game being played, why U-M STILL has not announced an extension for Jim Harbaugh and who/what to believe with so many rumors swirling around. 
56:32
December 7, 2020
Ep. 27: Special Episode - Talking Michigan Hockey's Fast Start
Michael Spath and Justin Roh are joined by former Wolverines Tony Calderone and Niko Porikos to discuss the Michigan hockey team's 5-3-0 start, its chances to compete for a Frozen Four, and how they used their academic opportunity to create a new business for themselves.  
33:08
December 4, 2020
Ep. 26: What Happens Now That Michigan's Game Is Canceled?
On today's episode, Michael Spath and Justin Roh start with the Wolverines' 84-65 win in basketball over Ball State and then venture into the murky waters of football and what Saturday's canceled game against Maryland means for THE Game and Jim Harbaugh's future. 
56:15
December 4, 2020
Ep. 25 | Where Is Warde Manuel's Leadership Amid Football Uncertainty?
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh look at Michigan's narrow victory over Oakland in Sunday's basketball game plus we dive into Michigan football talk as the Wolverines pause workouts due to presumed positive COVID tests and we ask one BIG question: Where is AD Warde Manuel amid all this football and Jim Harbaugh tumult?
59:12
December 1, 2020
Ep. 24 | Talking Jim Harbaugh Culture After Michigan's Loss to Penn State
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh are joined by former Michigan Defensive End Will Heininger to discuss how Harbaugh's culture has led Michigan Football to the spot they are in right now. The team lacks effort, pride, and leadership, which is an indictment on Harbaugh and the coaching staff.  
1:12:20
November 29, 2020
Ep. 23: Previewing Michigan Basketball, Football Game Vs. Penn State
Michael Spath and Justin Roh give their thoughts on the start of the Michigan basketball season, plus what do they hope to see when the football team hosts Penn State Thanksgiving weekend. 
45:22
November 24, 2020
Ep. 22: Celebrating the Small Victories In Michigan's 3OT Win Over Rutgers
Michael Spath, Justin Roh and former Wolverine defensive lineman Will Heininger break down the positives that emerged (especially offensively) in Michigan's triple-overtime victory at Rutgers, look at the defensive challenges and take stock of where the program is with four games remaining in the season.  
1:13:57
November 22, 2020
Ep. 21: Grading Michigan Football at the Halfway Point
Michael Spath and Justin Roh offer position grades for the Wolverines at the halfway point in the regular season, plus we discuss what's at stake for Michigan football when it travels to Rutgers, and we make our predictions for the game. 
1:11:33
November 20, 2020
Ep. 20 | Going In-Depth on Michigan's Quarterback Battle
  Michael Spath, Justin Roh and special guest Brandon Brown break down Michigan's unsettled quarterback situation, looking at the competition five weeks into the season between Joe Milton and Cade McNamara. 
59:47
November 17, 2020
Ep. 19 | Picking Through The Carcass of Michigan Football Post-Wisconsin
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down Michigan's blowout loss to the Badgers on Saturday night. Is it a coaching problem? Is it a talent problem? Nothing went right for the Wolverines and nobody can quite make sense of it. 
1:02:55
November 15, 2020
Ep. 18: What's At Stake For Michigan Football When It Hosts Wisconsin?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh are joined by former starting offensive lineman Rueben Riley as they consider what Michigan football must do to salvage this season, keep its recruiting momentum and maybe, just maybe, quiet some of the Jim Harbaugh critics, if only temporarily. 
1:02:16
November 13, 2020
Ep. 17: Should Michigan Begin Playing For 2021?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh look at whether Don Brown will get "revenge" on Wisconsin after last year's defensive debacle, plus if things go south against the Badgers, should Michigan start playing exclusively for 2021? We also look at Juwan Howard's recruiting success and our early expectations for this year's hoops team.  
57:01
November 12, 2020
Ep. 16 | Will Jim Harbaugh be Michigan's Coach in 2021?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh discuss the future of Michigan Football and if that will involve Jim Harbaugh in 2021 or not. Michael shares his insight on where Warde Manuel and the athletic department stand right now on Harbaugh's future. Is Jim's firing a foregone conclusion or will he get one more shot?
44:28
November 10, 2020
Ep. 15 | Post-Indiana, Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind is Dead
Michael Spath, former Wolverine defensive lineman Will Heininger and Justin Roh break down Michigan's loss to Indiana and how apathy has overtaken the U-M fan base. Can Jim Harbaugh rally his program or is the end of the Harbaugh era definitively coming? 
1:06:26
November 8, 2020
Ep. 14 | Looking Ahead to Michigan-Indiana Game
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh break down what they expect to see in Michigan's trip to Bloomington to take on Indiana. Plus, who will rebound the most from last week's loss to Michigan State -- defensive coordinator Don Brown or offensive coordinator Josh Gattis. 
50:36
November 6, 2020
Ep. 13 | Will the real Michigan Football please stand up?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh debate what the real Michigan football is - the one that efficiently defeated Minnesota in Week 1 with a dominant running game and solid defense or the team that was upset by rival Michigan State, showing an inability to run the ball, use its weapons offensively or defend big plays.  
49:19
November 5, 2020
Ep. 12 | Should 2020 Be Jim Harbaugh's Final Season At Michigan?
48 hours removed from Michigan's still-stunning loss to rival Michigan State, Michael Spath and Justin Roh tackle all the implications of what that defeat means for the Wolverines' future, for the rest of the 2020 season, and for Jim Harbaugh's fate at U-M. 
51:39
November 2, 2020
Ep. 11 | Reacting to Michigan's loss to Michigan State
Michael Spath and Justin Roh are joined by former Michigan defensive end Will Heinenger following Michigan's Week 2 loss to rival Michigan State. 
1:23:30
November 1, 2020
Ep. 10 | Predictions for the Michigan-Michigan State
Michael Spath and Justin Roh offer their predictions on the Michigan-Michigan State game, plus a visit from Michael's mentor, Mike Fenstemacher, as he participates in our picks for offensive and defensive MVP. 
46:33
October 30, 2020
Ep. 9 | Former Michigan OL Rueben Riley breaks down play of line, Joe Milton
 A weekly regular on Michael Spath's "Inside the Huddle" radio show, former Michigan offensive line starter Rueben Riley joins Spath and Justin Roh for a weekly segment to break down the Wolverines' offense in Week 1 against Minnesota. 
1:04:38
October 29, 2020
Ep. 8 | Counting Down Michigan's Most Important Players After Week 1
 Jalen Mayfield, Aidan Hutchinson and Joe Milton proved themselves to be among Michigan's most important players with their Week 1 performances. Who else rounds out the Top 10? Michael Spath and Justin Roh tackle this plus: are the 'stars aligning' for the Wolverines in 2020? 
52:50
October 28, 2020
Ep. 7 | Now That Euphoria Has Died Down, What Did Michigan Prove In Week 1?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh take a more measured look at Michigan's opening-week win over Minnesota, asking how good was the performance? We also discuss our picks for offensive and defensive MVP - and how Michael hit a home run on his pre-game picks! Plus, does Michigan deserve to be in the college football playoff discussion after its big victory? 
45:14
October 26, 2020
Ep. 6 | The Afterglow Of A Michigan Win Over Minnesota
Former Michigan defensive lineman Will Heininger joins Michael Spath and Justin Roh to discuss Michigan's dominating performance over Minnesota in the first game of the Big Ten season. The trio highlights the performance of QB Joe Milton, the offensive line, Kwity Paye and more. 
1:06:05
October 25, 2020
Ep. 5 | Predictions, Predictions, Predictions For Michigan Opener
 Michael Spath and Justin Roh make their predictions for the Michigan-Minnesota football game. Will Joe Milton or Tanner Morgan eclipse 300 yards passing? Which U-M running back stars? Plus our MVP picks for both sides of the ball for the Wolverines. 
44:44
October 23, 2020
Ep. 4 | Is Don Brown's Fate Tied To 2020 Performance?
Two days out from Michigan's 2020 opener against Minnesota, Michael Spath and Justin Roh look at what's at stake this season for Michigan football defensive coordinator Don Brown, plus as we look at the Golden Gophers we ask 'Who are these guys?' And what do the fans think about Joe Milton's grace period.  
44:37
October 22, 2020
Ep. 3 | What We Learned From Jim Harbaugh
 In today's episode, Michael Spath and Justin Roh discuss what we learned from Jim Harbaugh's Monday press conference, including his thoughts on the offensive line and quarterback Joe Milton. Plus, it's officially official - Nico Collins has left Michigan. 
39:05
October 20, 2020
Ep. 2 | What constitutes a successful season for Michigan football?
Michael Spath and Justin Roh kick off game week discussing what needs to be happen for 2020 to be a successful season for Michigan football. Plus, what does Saturday's game at Minnesota mean to both the Wolverines and Golden Gophers. 
50:13
October 19, 2020
Ep. 1 | Setting the bar for Joe Milton
Michael Spath and Justin Roh introduce their new podcast, Stadium & Main, and dive into the current world of college football and Michigan's key players for the upcoming season. 
45:31
October 16, 2020