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Two Lawyers Talk Sports

Two Lawyers Talk Sports

By Spencer Kelly
Join attorneys Aaron and Spencer as they discuss late breaking college athletics topics with a focus on NCAA rules. Check out our YouTube channel too https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0TutFckcIg&t=209s
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Season 4:Episode 4 issues at ASU, compliance issues at LSU & Air Force, penny Hardaway no penalty!
In this episode, we talk about the rumors surrounding Arizona State football and assistant coaches leaking game information to other coaches, in an effort to get their head coach fired. We also talk about recruiting violations at LSU and at Air Force, and the differences in the penalties between the two schools. Lastly we talk about Penny Hardaway getting no penalty from the NCAA, after an investigation, for money that he gave to A recruit while not a coach for Memphis. We end by discussing the big games this weekend and AP makes his picks. Enjoy!
44:17
September 30, 2022
Season 4:Episode 3 Texas spends $280,000 to woo a recruit, how do schools woo big time recruits; Brett Favre in hot water?; we talk BYU v. Oregon and AP makes his magical picks!
In this episode, we talk about how Texas Football shelled out $280,000 to woo one recruit! How much will schools spend to woo big-time recruits? We also talk about some legal issues for Brett Favre and potentially defrauding the State of Mississippi. Lastly, we talk about the BYU vs. Oregon game this weekend and AP makes his weekly picks! Will it be another 3-1 week? Or, could he go 4-0? 
44:24
September 16, 2022
Season 4:Episode 2 In this episode we talk about the Duke volleyball player that accused BYU of using racial slurs, but the investigation revealed it didn't happen. Also, AP Makes his week 2 picks!
In this episode, we talk about the Duke women's volleyball player who accused the BYU student section of using racial slurs during a recent women's volleyball game. However, the investigation after the game revealed that the incident did not happen. What could be the legal fallouts from the controversy. Also, AP makes his week 2 picks. Will his hot streak continue? He was 3-1 last week!
25:09
September 10, 2022
Season 4: Episode 1 College Football Playoff expands to 12 teams; New transfer rules and time frames; AP makes his magic picks!
Season 4 kicks off with a bang! In this episode we talk about the new college football playoff rules and expanding to 12 teams. Also, we talk about the new transfter rules and time frames. Lastly, will AP keep his hot picks last the last two years? He picks Oregon v. Georgia; Florida v. Utah; Cincinnati v. Arkansas; and Ohio State v. Notre Dame. Welcome back college football! 
35:22
September 03, 2022
Season 3:Episode 33 - Pac12 media days and the future of the Pac12 conference. Who should the Pac12 go after? What about the Big12? Tennessee in some hot water with the NCAA? Enjoy!
In this episode, we talk about Pac12 media days and read between the lines of what the new Pac12 commissioner is saying about possible expansion and the schools the Pac12 may be eyeing. We also talk about what may have occurred between the Pac12 and the Big12 negotiations. Lastly, Tennessee is in some hot water with 18 NCAA violations and potential penalties. 
52:60
July 29, 2022
Season 3: Episode 32 WE'RE BACK! Talking all things Pac12, USC and UCLA leaving for the Big 10. What does it mean for the future of the Pac12? What about the Big12?
In this episode, we're talking about the move of USC and UCLA to the Pac12. What does this move do for USC and UCLA? What about the future of the Pac12? Would a Big12 and Pac12 merger help save the existing schools? So much to discuss, so little time! 
41:02
July 15, 2022
Season 3:Episode 31 Interview with Justin Chang about the crossover between technology and sports; we also talk NIL rules and problems for the University of Miami.
In this interview, we have a fascinating discussion about the crossover between  technology and sports and how companies are taking advantage of this new market. We also talk about some major issues potentially at the University of Miami with NIL issues. Lastly, we talk about a new transgender ban in international swimming and discuss the legal ramifications of the decision. 
31:54
June 24, 2022
Season 3:Episode 30 The LIV tour vs. the PGA, how will this play out, legally & morally. We also discuss Augusta University violations, NIL rules and regs, College Sports Trading Cards, and Blazers
In this episode we talk about the moral, ethical and legal issues around the LIV tour vs. the PGA. We discuss violations at August University with coaches helping student athletes cheat. We also talk about updated NIL rules and regulations. Lastly, we talk about Topps starting to have college athlete trading cards! We also discuss if the Blazers are for sale and for how much would it be? Enjoy!
43:21
June 10, 2022
Season 3: Episode 29 Interview with Ken Jones, LL.M., Esq., about the NIL rules and if there should be any rules or restrictions on NIL deals. Also, are the Blazers for sale? Is Phil Knight the buyer?
In this episode, we talk NIL rules and regulations with a Ken Jones, LL.M., Esq., a business attorney, tax lawyer and power broker. Ken gives his insights into what limitations, if any, should be placed on student athletes regarding NIL deals. We also talk about the potential sale of the Blazers to Phil Knight, the owner of Nike. Enjoy!
01:07:37
June 03, 2022
Season 3:Episode 28 Update on the Jimbo Fisher v. Nick Saban fight; Let's talk Oregon Football with Isaac Hovet, pastor at New Hope Church, in Salem, Ore., and life-long Duck fan!
In this episode, we interview Isaac Hovet, pastor at New Hope Church in Salem, Ore., about the Oregon Duck football program. What are the expectations for Duck Fans this year with a new coaching staff and a challenging schedule? How should fandom be handled in circumstances after and before games? Enjoy! 
59:42
May 27, 2022
Season 3: Episode 27 Jimbo Fisher vs. Nick Saban, an all out verbal fight between two SEC Coaches, we talk with Drew Diener, AAL, a Texas A&M alum about his thoughts on NIL/ongoing feud. Enjoy!
In this episode, we interview Drew Diener, AAL, a Texas A&M alum, and former sports journalist. We talk with Drew about the feud between Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher about NIL deals and Texas A&M "buying players". What does it look like for Texas A&M next year? Does Texas A&M buy players? Let's talk some college sports!
42:00
May 20, 2022
Season 3:Episode 26 The conclusion of the Brenner v. Oregon/NCAA case; Alabama tampering with recruits...Saban denies it; new NIL guidelines and what it all means.
In this episode, we talk about the conclusion of the Brenner v. Oregon/NCAA case and the finding that the NCAA was negligent but no damages were paid. We discuss allegations against Alabama tampering with recruits. Coach Saban denies it but says that it is hard to control third-parties. The NCAA issues new NIL guidelines and starts to put some rules in place to help calm the NIL storm! 
38:03
May 13, 2022
Season 3:Episode 25 Update in the Brenner v. Oregon lawsuit; Nebraska Football gets dinged by the NCAA; NIL going crazy, how will the NCAA respond?
In this episode, we give an update on the Brenner vs. Oregon lawsuit and explain motions for summary judgment, settling in the middle of a claim, and strategies for both sides. In addition, Nebraska Football got dinged by the NCAA for having too many countable coaches. Lastly, NIL and student athletes are going crazy and is completely out of control. We called it two years ago when we first started doing this podcast! 
34:10
May 06, 2022
Season 3: Episode 24 Opening arguments and some evidentiary issues in the Brenner v. Oregon, NCAA, Taggart lawsuit; and rule changes at the NCAA.
In this episode, we continue to follow the lawsuit between a former Oregon Player, Brenner, versus the University of Oregon, the NCAA and former Oregon Football Coach, Willie Taggart. We talk about some evidentiary matters and opening arguments. We also discuss some updated rule changes regarding targeting, faking injuries and blocking below the waist. 
35:41
April 22, 2022
Season 3:Episode 23 In this episode we talk about and breakdown the multi-million dollar lawsuit filed against Willie Taggart, former Oregon Coach, the University of Oregon and the NCAA.
In this episode we talk about a trial that started this week between a former University of Oregon player versus Willie Taggart, the former UofO coach, the University of Oregon and the NCAA. We breakdown the allegations and how the NCAA rules/regulations could help and hurt the lawsuit. 
31:10
April 15, 2022
Season 3:Episode 22 Adidas proposes NIL deal for all student athletes at Adidas schools; Will Wade out at LSU; Memphis in hot water; NCAA March Madness going crazy this year! Final Four Picks!
In this episode, we talk about Adidas offering NIL deals to all the student athletes at Adidas schools, which could be around 50,000 total student athletes. We also talk about Will Wade being fired at LSU and what led to his firing. Memphis is back in hot water and Penny Hardaway could be in deep trouble. March Madness has been crazy and the Final Four is shaping up to be amazing this year. AP and Spence make their Final Four picks! Enjoy!
36:54
April 01, 2022
Season 3: Episode 21 Two lawyers talk about March Madness and makes picks!
In this episode, we reveal our brackets and make our picks. If you want a perfect bracket, listen to our predictions and then apply what we say, and you'll win your bracket challenge. (This is not a guarantee, because we really don't know what we're doing)! So happy to have March Madness back and in person! 
22:01
March 16, 2022
Season 3: Episode 20 Why did Oklahoma State get punished but not Kansas, Auburn, LSU, etc.? We try to answer that question in today's podcast!
Have you ever wondered, like Coach Bruce Weber of KSU, why Oklahoma State basketball got punished but other schools involved in the Adidas FBI scandal are not getting punished? We talk about the difference between Kansas, Auburn, LSU, etc., and why they are not being punished yet. 
21:26
March 12, 2022
Season 3:Episode 19 Michigan/Wisconsin fight and suspensions for Juwan Howard; NIL rules going crazy across the nation; a brief preview of NCAA basketball
In this episode, we talk about the fight at the end of the Michigan v. Wisconsin basketball game and subsequent suspensions for Juwan Howard and players. Should the NCAA do away with the handshake line at the end of a game?  We also talk about the crazy NIL deals that are happening across the country and the NCAA's reaction. Will the NCAA place more strict rules on athletes and universities in the future?  Lastly, we talk about who we like to win it all in this year's march madness! 
40:31
February 25, 2022
Season 3:Episode 18 Student Athletes as employees? What would happen to college sports if student athletes are categorized as employees? Also UIC out of the Horizon League. Super Bowl Prop Bets!
In this episode, we talk about a recent push to have student athletes categorized as employees of the universities and colleges. How would that change the way that college athletes receive benefits? Would it change college athletics as we know it?  Also, UIC is leaving the Horizon League and is out of the conference championships. This is based on a rule that UIC put into place.  Lastly, we have Super Bowl Prop Bets. Who will win this year? AP or Spence. 
27:41
February 11, 2022
Season 3; Episode 17 Interview with Kyle Skillman, of BSK Law, about NIL rules; also, updates from the NCAA; how the NCAA is approaching transgendered athletes.
In this episode, we talk with Kyle Skillman, an attorney at BSK Law, about how the new NIL rules are changing the landscape for NCAA schools and athletes. We also talk about how the NCAA is changing its rule book and transferring some of the rules/regulations to the institutions and conferences. Lastly, we talk about how the NCAA is approaching transgendered athletes and assigning the decision to the specific sport. We end with a preview of the NFC/AFC championship games! 
50:45
January 28, 2022
Season 3: Episode 16 Recap of the National Championship Game; issues at University of Maryland and what are "morality clauses". Lastly, a quick preview of some NCAA men's basketball games
In this episode, we talk about the national championship game between Alabama and Georgia. What is the future of the playoff expansion? Should there even be expansion. We discuss an issue at the University of Maryland and a coach being suspended 30 days for a violation of a morality clause. Lastly, we discuss USC basketball and BYU basketball. 
20:34
January 15, 2022
Season 3: Episode 15 COVID coming back and what the NCAA is doing. March Madness still happening? Coaching Carousel and Natty Preview!
In this episode, we talk about the COVID increase and how the NCAA is handling the COVID surge. Will March Madness be impacted? Also, we give our grades to the new Coaching hires at USC, LSU and Miami. Lastly, we preview the Alabama v. Georgia national championship game! Will Alabama repeat? 
37:21
January 07, 2022
Season 3: Episode 14 Auburn gets a slap on the wrist; Oregon Coaching hire; BYU and Miami in NIL hot water with the NCAA? What are the Blazers doing?
In this episode, we talk about Auburn's penalties for NCAA recruiting violations. We also discuss BYU and Miami being put on notice for NIL deals and if there are violations. Oregon still looking for a coach, who's going to get the job? Lastly, what are the Blazers doing with the roster. Also, AP starts to pick NCAA basketball games. 
52:11
December 10, 2021
Season 3:Episode 13 The coaching carousel in college football is going crazy right now with changes at USC, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, LSU, etc.; Blazers GM gets fired; AP's picks for championship weekend
In this episode, we talk about the coaching changes at USC, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, LSU, Washington, Virginia, Fresno State, and others! The coaching carousel in college football is going crazy right now! We also discuss the firing of the Blazers GM. Lastly, AP makes his picks for championship weekend! Will he win the bet? 
42:44
December 04, 2021
Season 3:ep. 12 updates with UMass/Ok. state; Vic DeNardi, former NCAA head of investigation.
In this episode, we interview Vic DeNardi, who was the former head of NCAA compliance and investigations, and is now at Draftly, Inc., helping student athletes and other understand and benefit off the new NIL rules and NFTs. We also provide updates with situations at UMass and Ok State. Lastly, AP makes his picks!
56:18
November 20, 2021
Season 3:Episode 11 Conf-USA realignment; JMU to the Sun Belt; Rules Ed on issue at Illinois; Update for Tennessee Football and Oklahoma State Basketball; USC admissions scandal & AP's Picks
In this episode we cover a lot of information! First, Conference USA is expanding and adding Liberty, New Mexico State, Jacksonville State and Sam Houston State. Also, James Madison is rumored to be joining the Sun Belt, but its former conference, the CAA, is not happy and threatening banning the athletes from playing in conference championships. We also give a rules ed on the Illinois Center, Cockburn, who sold some memorabilia and is now banned 3 games. We also give an update on the Tennessee football scandal from two years ago. In addition, the NCAA rejects the appeal of Oklahoma State and, accordingly, the Cowboys are banned from the NCAA tournament this year. Lastly, we give an update on the USC admission scandal and some upcoming jail time for one of the key players in the scandal. Also, AP makes his picks! Will his hot streak continue? 
51:15
November 05, 2021
Season 3: Episode 10 AAC and C-USA conference shakeup; Nick Rolovich out at Washington St. & Ed Orgeron out at LSU; AP's picks!
In this episode, we talk about conference shakeups in the American Athletic Conference and Conference USA. What happens to Conference USA after the American Athletic Conference took 6 programs? Will C-USA and the Sunbelt merge? Creating the "USA-Belt"?  Also, we talk about Nick Rolovich's firing at Washington State regarding his refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccination. We also discuss the firing of Ed Orgeron only 2 years removed from a national title.  Lastly, after going 3-1 last week in his picks, will AP continue his hot streak? 
42:19
October 22, 2021
Season 3:episode 9 interview with Justin Pullnow, Arizona State, to discuss NIL rules and Regis.
In this episode we interview Justin Pullnow, the director of Compliance at Arizona State University, And talk to him about the new name, image, and likeness rules, and how they are being implemented at schools. We also update you on the Kansas basketball situation and a new NCAA rule to no longer require test scores for NCAA athletes. Lastly, AP makes his pics, will he have another 3-1 or 4-0 week?
48:35
October 15, 2021
Season 3:Episode 8 NBA issues with multiple players being charged with fraud; issues at Jacksonville State; Inteview with Reed Langdon about youth sports; AP's picks!
In this episode, we initially discuss a fraud scheme where multiple former NBA players, and a few coaches, defrauded the NBA's medical and dental policy to the tune of $2.5 million! What could the former players be facing! Second, we do a quick rules ed about recent violations at Jacksonville State (Go Gamecocks)! We have a fun interview with Reed Langdon, a principal and father, who talks to us about youth sports; lastly, AP makes his picks for the weekend. Will he go 4-0 like last week? 
31:06
October 08, 2021
Season 3:episode 7 Conference expansion everywhere? Issues at Louisville. Athlete’s can unionize?
In this episode, we talk about how conference expansion is changing the landscape of college athletics. We also discuss some more issues in Louisville and some NCAA infractions have occurred. Lastly, a new report from the NLRB suggests that athlete’s in school should be able to form unions and negotiate with their respective schools. What ramifications could happen if athlete’s could unionize? Also, AP’s picks!
41:59
October 02, 2021
Season 3: Episode 6 Jose Eskenazi (Assoc. AD of Strategic Planning/Social Media/Branding at USC), how USC is navigating NIL rules & Pac12 media agreements; Georgia Tech NCAA violation; AP's picks!
In this episode, we interview Jose Eskenazi, the Associate AD at USC (Strategic Partnerships, Social/Video Brand & Licensing). We talk to him about his background and how he ended up back at USC. We discuss NIL rules, coaching search, how USC is navigating the new NCAA landscape, and Pac12 media rights. We also discuss recent NIL deal with all the women athletes at BYU. In our rules education section, we talk about a recent NCAA CARA violation at Georgia Tech. Lastly, after going 4-0 last week in his picks, will AP follow up with another 4-0 week? 
47:47
September 24, 2021
Season 3:Episode 5 Clay Helton out as USC head coach, where does USC go next? AAC looking to expand. Issues at George Mason. Preview of this weekend's games and AP's picks!
In this episode, we talk about USC's sudden firing of Clay Helton. Who is USC going to target for its next head coach? The possibilities are endless and just about everyone is on the list. Also, we discuss the AAC expansion and if the conference will attempt to raid the MWC. We discuss a violation at George Mason and the penalties that follows. Lastly, we talk about this weekend's games and AP makes his picks! Enjoy!
37:55
September 18, 2021
Season 3:Episode 4 BYU, Houston, UCF & Cincinnati get the official invite to Big12; Mark Few gets a DUI; AP makes his picks!
In this episode, we talk more about the Big12's additions of BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati. We discuss the impact of Mark Few's DUI and the possible criminal options for Few. We talk about Spence's recent trip to Las Vegas for the BYU vs. Arizona game! Lastly, AP makes his picks for the weekend. Enjoy!
25:46
September 10, 2021
Season 3:Episode 3 Big 12 expansion targeting BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati; lawsuit against Washington State; AP's picks!
In this episode, we talk about the Big 12 expanding to 12 teams and zeroing in on BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati. What will the Big 12 look like with those four teams. We also talk about the controversy of having Oregon v. Ohio State at 9:00 a.m. kickoff. We discuss a lawsuit filed by a former Washington State football player against the head coach and Washington State University. Lastly, AP makes his picks! He went 3-1 last week. What's going to happen this week? 
48:30
September 03, 2021
Season 3:Episode 2 Pac12 not expanding, what about the Big12? Updates with UCLA v. Under Armour lawsuit and Dino's legal troubles; violations at Akron and Texas A&M; lastly, AP's Picks!
In this episode, we talk about the Pac12's decision not to expand and what that means for the Big12. Will the Big12 go after BYU, Cincinnati, Boise State, Memphis, Houston, etc.? We also give an update on the lawsuit between UCLA and Under Armour. In addition, Dino Gaudio's legal troubles come to a close with probation and a fine. In our Rule's Education section, we talk about violations at Akron and Texas A&M. Lastly, we preview the Pac12 and AP makes his picks for week 0 games! Enjoy some College Football this weekend! 
39:59
August 27, 2021
Season 3: Episode 1 Alliance between PAC12, ACC & Big10? Problems at Nebraska, Michigan. Does the Baylor punishment make sense?
SEASON 3! In this episode we talk about the proposed alliance between Pac12, ACC & Big 10. Would that benefit or hurt the chances of each school to increase the difficulty of the schedule, but decrease the likelihood of an undefeated season. We also talk about the Baylor punishment for its football team. Does a "slap on the wrist" equal the crimes that were committed at Baylor. Plus, NCAA violations at Nebraska and Michigan. 
46:40
August 21, 2021
Season 2:Episode 45 Interview with Samantha Hegmann, Associate Athletic Director at University of Maine; plus Big 12 and Pac 12 merger; and NCAA's COVID restrictions
In this episode, we interview the Associate Athletic Director at the University of Maine, Samantha Hegmann. We talk about the challenges that Maine faces in recruiting and with new NIL rules. We also discuss the possibility of a Big 12 and Pac 12 merger. In addition, the NCAA commissioned a law firm to investigate equity in the Men's and Women's basketball tournaments and the commission had some interesting thoughts. Lastly, NCAA is placing COVID restrictions on athletics who choose not to get vaccinated. 
49:49
August 06, 2021
Season 2: Episode 44 Interview with Brian Barrio, the Athletic Director at UMBC. We talk NIL, conference expansion, the life of an AD and the future of UMBC. Also, ASU update and SEC expansion!
In this episode, we talk with the Athletic Direct at UMBC, Brian Barrio. He provides insight into what it's like to be an AD at a DI program. We also discuss with him the new NIL rules, conference expansion, and the future of UMBC. We also discuss Oklahoma and Texas formally being welcomed into the SEC and the implications that move will have on the future of college football. Can the BIG12 survive? In addition, we update the ASU recruiting violations and placing high-profile coaches on paid administrative leave. What is going to happen to ASU? Lastly, we talk about the Olympics and Team USA! 
51:13
July 30, 2021
Season 2: Episode 43 Interview with Robert Carmody, a former baseball player at University of Hartford; OU and Texas going to the SEC? What should the Blazers do?
In this episode, we continue our deep dive into what's happening at the University of Hartford with the move from DI to DIII athletics. We interview Robert Carmody, a two-time captain for Hartford Baseball team. He was present when the University informed the athletes that Hartford was making the move. His story is amazing and sad. The University is failing the student athletes and don't seem to care.  In addition, Oklahoma and Texas threaten to leave the Big12 for the SEC. What will that do to conference realignment? Will the Big12 or Pac12 survive?  Lastly, the Bucks won the NBA title. Is the fact that the Bucks won giving Blazer fans hope? Can the Blazers keep Lillard happy? We'll see! 
49:60
July 22, 2021
Season 2: Episode 42 Interview with Chris LeGates & Mark Franco, about the scandal at University of Hartford dropping from Division 1 to Division 3 in athletics; violations at Creighton and Idaho
In this episode, we interview Chris LeGates and Mark Franco, who have a podcast called "Tackling College Sports". Chris and Mark are exposing the potentially huge scandal at the University of Hartford and the reasons why UHart is dropping from Division 1 to Division 3 in sports. The information they shared with us is shocking! Also, NCAA reported violations at Creighton and Idaho, which we discuss. Lastly, we talk about the NBA playoffs, could we see a game 7? Enjoy!
56:13
July 15, 2021
Season 2: Episode 41 New NIL deals are ramping up! University of Hartford sued by players for dropping from D1 to D3 in sports. Lastly, Congress asking for info on gender inequality.
In this episode, we talk about the potential mine field that is the new NIL rules. Players are signing big deals and small deals. How will the deals impact the season and going forward with NIL rules. We also discuss congress' request to the NCAA about gender inequality. Lastly, University of Hartford is sued by current athletes to keep the school at the D1 level, rather than dropping down to D3. 
39:03
July 09, 2021
Season 2: Episode 40 New NIL rules and the impact of student athletes making money off their Name, Image and Likeness! Plus, violations at in the TCU basketball program
As of July 1, 2021, student athletes can now profit off their Name, Image & Likeness. With very few restrictions, the student athletes can now be sponsored and make money off their social media accounts. In fact, many athletes are already cashing in! How will this impact college sports going forward? Let's talk about it!
38:47
July 02, 2021
Season 2: Episode 39 NCAA vs. Alston, the fallout from the Supreme Court's decision and how it will impact college athletes. Also, Mahanoy School District vs. B.L. and free speech off campus.
In this episode, we talk about two recent, and very important, US Supreme Court Decisions. The first case, NCAA v. Alston, deals with NCAA student athletes receiving the same benefits that would extend to non-student athletes on campus and how the Supreme Court laid the groundwork for Student Athletes to make money off their respective NIL. In the second case, Mahanoy School District vs. B.L., where a student cheerleader made some disparaging remarks about her high school cheerleading team off campus, and on social media, and was subsequently kicked off the team. We discuss, how schools should handle off-campus remarks and if teams should change the team rules that discourage off-campus remarks. Enjoy! 
44:16
July 01, 2021
Season 2: Episode 38 Huge problems at Arizona State with big NCAA possible violations; Justin DiTolla comes back on the program to talk NCAA recruiting and NIL issues; lastly, we talk NBA playoffs
In this episode, we talk about the potentially huge problems that could be facing Arizona State University with some allegations of recruiting violations. We also interview a friend of the show, Justin DiTolla, the head of compliance at Syracuse University, about updated recruiting rules and how Syracuse is going to handle the new NIL rules. Lastly, we discuss the NBA playoffs and the Blazers coaching search! 
50:30
June 18, 2021
Season 2: Episode 37 New College Football Playoff proposal. What are the benefits and downsides to going to 12 teams? Also, the start of college football summer camps.
In this episode, we talk about the new proposal to expand the college football playoff to 12 teams. We talk about the proposal and how it will work. Who benefits the most? Who does the expansion hurt? Will the proposal help the smaller conferences?  Also, we talk about college football summer camps. How coaches game the system to work with the kids that they want to see and how the rules have changed.  Lastly, NBA playoffs. We both pick our teams! Who's gonna win it all? 
40:21
June 11, 2021
Season 2: episode 36 let’s talk coach K retiring, Louisville basketball issues, mlb to pdx?
In this episode, we talk about Coach K retiring and what his legacy will be. Issues with the Louisville basketball program and potential NCAA violations and extortion by a former assistant coach. We also have a employee leaving our firm talk to us about MLB to PDX and if that’s a possibility. We end the show by discussing the Blazers. What are they going to do next year?
50:32
June 04, 2021
Season 2: Episode 35 Congress proposing new bill that would allow NCAA athletes to form unions, negotiate higher pay, better playing conditions, etc., is this the end of college sports as we know it?
In this episode, we discuss a new bill in Congress that would allow student athletes to unionize and negotiate with Universities for better pay, better playing conditions, etc. How are schools going to respond? Will college sports survive?  Also, we discuss the Blazers being down 2-1 in the NBA playoffs to the Nuggets. Are the Blazers in trouble? 
23:04
May 28, 2021
Season 2: Episode 34 Santiago Rodgil AKA "Ecomm Bulldog" & how to make money from Name, Likeness & Image; scandal @ Duke basketball; Stanford & 11 sports coming back; blazers playoffs!
In this episode, we talk with Santiago Rodgil, AKA "Ecomm Bulldog" about how to college athletes, and you, can make money off your Name, Image & Likeness. We also talk about a new scandal surrounding Zion Williamson and Duke basketball. Did Zion get paid, how much, and what will be the fallout? Stanford bring back 11 sports that were previously canceled due to the COVID pandemic. Lastly, we talk about the Blazers chances to pull off the upset and beat the Nuggets...Blazers in 6? 
52:51
May 21, 2021
Season 2:Episode 33 New NIL rules; UC Santa Barbara with compliance issues; NCAA Women's Golf has a problem; Blazer predictions; and FCS predictions
In this episode, we talk about the new NIL rules that are being proposed in Georgia and at the NCAA. How will the new NIL rules change college sports? We also give a rules ed course on some compliance issues at UC Santa Barbara. Lastly, the NCAA canceled the Women's Golf Tournament in the Louisiana region because the course was not "playable". Is there a pattern with women's sports at the NCAA? Lastly, we make bold predictions with regards to the FCS playoffs and Portland Trailblazers. Enjoy!  
41:09
May 14, 2021
Season 2:Episode 32 Interview with Alex Collins, director of recruiting at OleMiss; Cal State Northridge in trouble? LeBron James with a bad tweet; Portland on lockdown (again!)
In this episode, we interview a friend of the show, Alex Collins, the director of recruiting at Ole Miss, about the end of the recruiting dead period, spring football, the future of Ole Miss Football and having fans back in the stands in the Fall. We also discuss recent news that the entire Cal State Northridge basketball coaching staff has been placed on administrative leave while the university conducts an investigation into recruiting violations. We talk about a recent tweet by LeBron James and the potential fallout from tweeting controversial things. Lastly, the Portland Trailblazers are the only NBA franchise without fans allowed back into the arena. Oregon is locking down again! Lastly, we give an update into the FCS bowl championship challenge between Spence and AP. Who is in the lead? Let's go! 
50:38
April 30, 2021
Season 2:Episode 31 New NCAA Football rules; NCAA violations at Youngstown State and UTEP; FCS Football Playoff picks!
In this episode, we discuss some new NCAA football rules including having to go for 2 after the first OT and the points of emphasis for refs next year. In our Rules Ed segment, we talk about NCAA violations at the Youngstown State and UTEP programs. We talk about CARA rules, recruiting violations, contact violations, and coaching involvement. We also talk about the rumor that the FBS expanding the playoff to include 6, 8 or 16 teams. Lastly, we pick the FCS playoff games! 
54:23
April 23, 2021
Season 2: Episode 30 One-time transfer rule approved by NCAA; end of the recruiting dead period; USC gets hit with probation; a little Blazers talk
In this episode, we talk about the new one-time transfer rule that was approved by the NCAA. Student athletes, in football and men's and women's basketball, are now immediately eligible if the student athlete wishes to transfer. Also, as of June 1, 2021, the NCAA is lifting the recruiting dead period, which allows coaches to start having official and unofficial visits.  After an investigation by the NCAA into the bribery scandal the FBI initially investigated, the NCAA infractions committee placed USC basketball on two years probation and imposed a 3-year show cause order for the assistant coach. Was this penalty too light or just right?  Lastly, we get into some talk about the Blazers and Mariners. A little Northwest Sports talk! Enjoy!
49:54
April 16, 2021
Season 2: Episode 29 Interview with Justin DiTolla about the success of the Men's and Women's NCAA tournaments; Sean Miller gets fired but Bill Self gets a life time contract
In this episode, we interview Justin DiTolla, the director of compliance at Syracuse, about the success of the NCAA Men's and Women's basketball tournaments. We also discuss the differences between Arizona's firing of Sean Miller versus Kansas' life time contract for Bill Self, when both are facing multiple Level 1 NCAA violations. 
46:53
April 09, 2021
Season 2: Ep. 28 Mark Houston II, JD, about NCAA v. Alston; also, UNC and Kansas b-ball news.
In this Episode, we have the opportunity to interview Mark Houston, II, JD, about his take of the NCAA v. Alston case that was argued at the Supreme Court this last week. What will it mean for the NCAA and Student Athletes depends on how the Supreme Court rules. Also, Roy Williams is retiring from UNC, what will his legacy be from his time at Kansas and UNC. Also, Bill Self gets a life-time contract from Kansas Basketball, even if the NCAA punishes Kansas. Lastly, we talk about the success of the NCAA tournament.
57:41
April 02, 2021
Season 2:episode 27 controversy at the NCAA. Disparity between men’s and women’s tournaments.
In this episode, we discuss the controversy at the NCAA tournament. A large disparity between the weight rooms at the men’s and women’s tournament this year has set off an important discussion about title IX and equity between the men’s and women’s March madness tournaments. In addition, AP in Spencer make their sweet 16 and elite eight picks.
31:39
March 26, 2021
Season 2: Episode 26 NCAA tournament is good to go! Let the madness begin! We make our perfect bracket picks! Enjoy!
In this episode, we give the listeners our perfect bracket picks. You won't want to miss these picks. Also, all 68 teams cleared COVID protocols and are good to go! 
28:46
March 17, 2021
Season 2: Episode 25 Interview with Dr. Chris Croft, Assist. Professor of Sport Mgmt. at University of Southern Mississippi. We talk security and NIL. Also, Kansas has issues.
In this episode, we had the great opportunity to interview Dr. Chris Croft, Assistant  Professor of Sport Management in the School of Marketing in the College  of Business and Economic Development at the University  of Southern Mississippi. We talk to Dr. Croft about NIL rules, security at stadiums, and college sports in general. Also, Kansas and Virginia are out of the conference tourneys, what does that mean for March Madness. We also talk about some significant issues with Kansas sports. Lastly, our football and basketball picks! Bring on the Madness! 
57:02
March 13, 2021
Season 2: Episode 24 Dylan Cannon, Director of Compliance at Sam Houston State, talks about FCS schools playing spring football, and the move of SHSU to the WAC; update in NCAA S. Ct. Case and more!
In this episode, we talk with Dylan Cannon, the director of compliance at Sam Houston State University. We talk to Dylan about SHSU playing spring football and a full schedule, including going into the playoffs. We also talk about how SHSU has dealt with COVID restrictions and still been able to have a great basketball season. Lastly, SHSU is moving to the WAC and ultimately has a goal of becoming an FBS football school! We also give an update on the Georgia Tech NCAA penalties that have been dropped and reduced. We also give an update about the NCAA Supreme Court Case and how the student athlete's lawyers responded to the NCAA's opening brief. 
57:34
March 06, 2021
Season 2: Episode 23 updated NIL rules coming out of Congress; NCAA contingency plans for Marchmadness; violations at South Carolina and Georgia Tech
In this episode, we talk about Congress' proposals for new NIL rules. Essentially, Congress wants to not have any regulations on student athletes earning money of their name, likeness and image. How will that be regulated and what will the fallout be of no NIL restrictions. Also, March madness is right around the corner, and we go over the contingency plans for if schools have a COVID outbreak. What teams will fill the spots voided by a team that can't compete due to a COVID outbreak. Lastly, we talk about rule violations at South Carolina and Georgia Tech. What are the violations and what should these schools have done differently to avoid the violation? 
47:01
February 27, 2021
Season 2: Episode 22 Interview with Director of Ops for USC Basketball Michael Swets. NCAA allowing fans for March Madness? Recruiting dead period extended to May 31.
In this episode, we interview Michael Swets, the director of basketball ops for USC. We talk to him about USC's rise to becoming a dangerous team this year in basketball and how USC is getting ready for a deep run in the PAC12 tourney and March Madness! We also give an update in the Louisville recruiting scandal case that will now go through IARP, rather than the NCAA infractions committee. Also, the recruiting dead period has extended through May 31, of this year. Has the "dead period" helped or hurt schools? Lastly, we talk about how the NCAA will now allow 25% capacity. Great news for fans and spectators! March madness is right around the corner!
44:35
February 19, 2021
Season 2: Episode 21 Updates in a couple of NCAA lawsuits; Conor McCullough interview, NCAA Champion and Olympian; Valparaiso changes its mascot/nickname
In this episode, we interview Conor McCullough, a former NCAA champion in the hammer throw, and an olympian in the 2016 Rio Olympics. We talk to him about his journey between his time at Princeton to USC, to winning the national championship, to understanding why hammer throwers always grunt when they throw! His story is truly inspiring! We also give updates regarding two cases that involve the NCAA. In the case between the former West Virginia football players versus the NCAA, the players have alleged that the NCAA cannot limit the players from making money off their name, image and likeness. The NCAA responded by implying that if the ruling from the lower court is upheld, it will lead to a blurring of collegiate and professional athletics. In the second case, the NCAA has moved to dismiss the HBCU class action lawsuit alleging discriminatory practices against by the NCAA against traditionally HBCUs. The NCAA alleges that not only do they provide grants - last year $19mil - to help traditionally HBCUs, but the NCAA also allows flexibility in enforcing the rules and routinely grant waivers. Lastly, we talk about how Valparaiso University dropping the “Crusaders” nickname/mascot. Enjoy!
49:59
February 13, 2021
Season 2: Episode 20 Great conversation with Juston Graber, an actor, a Vet, and USC Grad; Update on Marchmadness with new rules/regulations; RIP John Chaney
In this episode, we talk with Juston Graber, an actor, a vet, and USC grad. We talk about his experience as an actor and what led him into the theater and movie world. We talk about his history as a Buffalo Bills fan and how that changed the way he watches games. We also talk to him about his time in the military and how that helps him in his acting career. We also give an update about March Madness! It's happening and how the NCAA is going to pull it off. Lastly, we say goodbye to John Chaney, longtime coach of Temple basketball. Spence attempts to get back in the W column with his picks this weekend! 
01:06:17
January 30, 2021
Season 2: Episode 19 Zion Williamson update; violations at Detroit-Mercy, Notre Dame and Tennessee; Larry Scott out as PAC12 Comissioner
In this episode, we give an update on the Zion Williamson civil lawsuit. We also provide a rules ed crash course based on a number of violations at Detroit-Mercy, Notre Dame and Tennessee. Lastly, we discuss the recent firing of Larry Scott as Pac12 commissioner. Will his tenure be viewed as a success of failure? Also, will Spence do better this week in his NCAA basketball picks? 
51:22
January 23, 2021
Season 2: Episode 18 We talk about the recruiting "dead period" and potential problems facing schools; interview with attorney Andrew Diener about the state of college sports; college basketball picks
In this episode, we interview Andrew Diener, AAL, a law school friend of ours, who was a former sports writer and high school teacher before going to law school. We discuss topics about NIL rules, college football playoffs, a possible expansion, Texas A&M football, and college sports in general. We also talk about schools violating the recruiting "dead period" and the NCAA is watching. Lastly, we talk college basketball and Spence, not AP, makes some picks. Will Spence have the same success that AP has had? 
01:03:20
January 16, 2021
Season 2:Episode 17 All about the State of Arizona; Arizona Basketball self-imposes a one year post-season ban; Arizona State Compliance Brad Chandler talks about ASU basketball and Football
In this Episode, we talk about the great State of Arizona. Arizona Basketball self-imposes a 1 year post-season ban due to its involvement in the ADIDAS scandal. We also interview Brad Chandler, Director of Athletic Compliance at Arizona State University. Brad, a friend of the show, talks to us about COVID protocols within the ASU basketball and football programs and what ASU is doing with the pending NIL rule changes. Lastly, AP makes his National Championship prediction - Alabama vs. Ohio State. Roll Tide? Or, Go Buckeyes?  
54:44
January 09, 2021
Season 2:Episode 16 Our Christmas Special! We talk about the automatic eligibility waiver granted for all; the WV Football players vs. NCAA case; Rapid fire picks for the Pac12 title game
In this episode, we have a lot of fun and call multiple people to get their takes on the Pac12 title game and the BYU vs. UCF bowl game! We also give an update on the West Virginia vs. NCAA lawsuit that has made its way up to the US Supreme Court! The NCAA granted, just this week, an automatic eligibility waiver for all student athletes transfers...will this create a transfer bonanza? Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak with Championship Weekend? 
01:00:39
December 18, 2020
Season 2: Episode 15 Duke opts out of non-conf play; LSU self-imposes bowl ban; turmoil at Utah State over head coach hire; HBCU lawsuit against NCAA.
In this episode, we talk about Duke and Coach K's decision to opt out of non-conference play after a home loss to Illinois. We also discuss LSU self-imposing a bowl ban during a 3-5 (now 4-5) season. We discuss turmoil at Utah State where the president of the University decided not to hire the current temporary Coach due to his "religious and cultural" issues. We also discuss a lawsuit filed by HBCU's against the NCAA alleging intentional discrimination by using the APR, which historically puts HBCUs at a disadvantage. Lastly, do you think that AP will continue his hot streak in picking games? We'll see! 
57:15
December 14, 2020
Season 2: Episode 14 Interview with Jennifer Sheppard, a sports journalism professor at Nebraska; Johnny Manziel received money for autographs while at Texas A&M; will AP continue with his hot streak?
In this episode, we interview Jennifer Sheppard, a sports journalism professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She talks about her time as the PR for Monster Energy Supercross and growing up in the Supercross world. She also give great advice to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism. We also address the recent controversy about Johnny Manziel receiving money for his autograph while at Texas A&M. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak? He's 41-3 overall, will he have another 4-0 week? 
45:31
December 05, 2020
Seas. 2: Ep. 13 Interview with Nick Bartlett, of SportsPac12 & Oregon Sports News; COVID problems
In this episode, we interview Nick Bartlett, who is a Seattle-based writer for SportsPac12 and Oregon Sports News. He provides us with his insights into Pac12 football and the controversy behind the BYU v. UW scheduling fiasco. We also talk about COVID issues at USC and for Pac12 schools. Lastly, AP makes his picks again, will his hot streak continue?
40:42
November 28, 2020
Season 2:Episode 12 Recruiting dead period extended through April; March Madness at one location; violations at Missouri & Alabama in Rules Ed; Greg Marshall leaves Wichita State with $8 mil.
In this episode, we talk about how extending the recruiting dead period through April 2021 will change recruiting for college coaches, what new changes to the rules can do for universities and recruiting. We also discuss the proposal of shifting all of March Madness to a single location. For our Rules Ed portion of the show, we discuss violations with the Missouri tennis program and CARA and an Alabama Administrator getting a kickback for setting up a meeting with a financial advisor. Lastly, we talk about Greg Marshall leaving Wichita State with an $8 mil buyout versus what happened with Kevin Ollie at UCONN. AP gives his weekly picks...will he continue his hot streak?
41:51
November 21, 2020
Season 2: Episode 11 Cancellations happening across all of college football; University of Utah files suit against Fresno State; violations at Jackson State and Hartford; new NIL rules
In this episode, we talk about the cancellations across college football this weekend. What does that mean for the rest of the season? Bowl games and College Football Playoffs are in jeopardy. We also discuss a recent lawsuit filed by University of Utah against Fresno State regarding cancellation of a basketball game this year. We provide a rules ed regarding violations at Jackson State and University of Hartford. New NIL rules announced today, what are the new rules and how will the new rules be applied. Lastly, will AP keep his hot streak going! 
38:27
November 14, 2020
Season 2: Episode 10 Interview with Kyle Skillman, of BSK, about the new IARP procedure for NCAA infractions; COVID scares at Clemson and Wisconsin; Update about the UMASS women's tennis team
In this episode, we interview Kyle Skillman, of the BSK law firm, about the new IARP procedure for NCAA infractions. What are the pros and cons of the new system? Two prominent QBs diagnosed with COVID at Clemson and Wisconsin. How do the different conferences handle quarantining the student-athletes. We found out more about the UMASS penalties. Turns out, the penalty was related to $252 in telephone over payments. Lastly, AP with his picks...will he go 4-0 once again? He's 29-3 on the season! 
52:43
October 30, 2020
Season 2:Episode 9 Interview with Steve Hiegel, of justcollegefootball.com; also, more questions from the SportsPac12.com readers; OBJ fallout from the cash handouts; AP's picks
In this episode, we talk about the NCAA fall out from OBJ's cash handouts after the National Title game last year. LSU imposes some penalties, will the NCAA accept the proposals? We also answer some new questions from SportsPac12.com addressing NIL rules, a potential Iowa lawsuit, scholarships being revoked, Pac12 layoffs, etc. Lastly, we interview Steve Hiegel, of justcollegefootball.com, and get his takes on the Pac12 and Big Ten football races this year. How will the Committee view an undefeated Pac12 or Big Ten school versus other teams like BYU or a one loss SEC/Big12 team. Also, will AP continue his hot streak. He's currently 25-3!!! Will he go 4-0 this week? 
01:02:44
October 23, 2020
Season 2:Episode 8 One time Transfer Rule; Winter sport athletes granted extra year of eligibility; UMASS violations; Saban's got the Rona; NIL updates.
In this episode, we talk about a variety of issues surrounding the proposed one time transfer rule and the NCAA granting an extra year of eligibility to all winter athletes. We also discuss Alabama football and Nick Saban's COVID-19 diagnosis, can he still coach from home? We get into new allegations against UMASS. Also, congress and the NCAA working together to provide new NIL rules and proposals. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak and go 4-0 this week? 
43:34
October 17, 2020
Season 2: Episode 7: Inteview with Jason Selby, of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders; violations at Charleston Southern & Washington; allegations at Wichita State; SEC mask regulations
Season 2: Episode 7: In this episode, we interview Jason Selby, of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders, about how professional sports teams are coping with playing in a stadium with no fans. In addition, the SEC has threatened penalties for coaches and administrators not wearing masks on the sidelines, how will that be regulated? We also discuss serious allegations against the Wichita State Head Basketball Coach, Gregg Marshall, of physical and emotional abuse against his players. In addition, we have some rules ed with NCAA violations against the Charleston Southern Women's Volleyball team and Washington Baseball team. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak, he's currently 19-1, will he go 23-1? 
41:12
October 09, 2020
Season 2:Episode 6 Interview with Dan Gibson, the Director of Compliance at Western Carolina University; Ohio State Reports NCAA violations; 8 team playoff for college football?
In our 6th episode this season, we have an incredible interview with Dan Gibson, the director of compliance at Western Carolina University. His story and passion for WCU is evident during the conversation. In addition, Ohio State reports 4 minor NCAA violations. What are the errors/violations and what could have been done differently? Also, will AP continue his hot streak...He's now 15-1 with his picks this year!
58:33
October 02, 2020
Season 2: Episode 5 Interview with Alex Collins, Director of Football Recruiting at Ole' Miss (The Landsharks); Big Ten, Pac12, MAC & MWC all coming back; all teams eligible for bowl games?
In this Episode, we talk with Alex Collins, the Director of Football Recruiting at Ole' Miss, about what it's like to recruit during Coronavirus and the "dead period". We also discuss the return of the Big Ten, Pac12, MAC and the MWC coming back in October/November. The NCAA is allowing all teams to be eligible for bowl games, what does that mean for teams that have a losing record and Power 5 teams versus Greater 5 teams. Lastly, AP makes his picks, will his hot streak continue? 11-1 on the season for far! 
39:43
September 25, 2020
Season 2: Episode 4 Interview with Todd Hewitt, the Director of Equipment Operations at USC. The Big Ten and Pac 12 coming back? What about the MAC & MWC? Will NCAA Basketball start on time?
In this Episode, we interview the Director of Equipment Operations at USC, Todd Hewitt, who talks about the contract disputes between Cal/UCLA and Underarmour vs. the deal that USC has with Nike. Also, we talk about the return of the Big Ten and Pac 12 and what that means for other conferences that had canceled fall football - the MWC and MAC. Also, NCAA basketball is coming back on November 25th, with a reduced schedule. How will that change the NCAA selection process and what will smaller conferences do to get better games back on the schedule. Lastly, AP makes his picks for games this weekend! Will he go 4-0 again? 
46:21
September 18, 2020
Season 2:Episode 3 Interview with Justin Pollnow, Director of Compliance at Arizona State University; More questions from SportsPac12.com; college football is starting with fans?
In this episode, we interview Justin Pollnow, the director of compliance at Arizona State University. We talk with Justin about the Pac12's response to the Coronavirus and what could happen with football in the Spring. We also answer some more questions from readers from SportsPac12.com. Lastly, we talk about college football in the ACC and Big12 starting this weekend. How many fans will be allowed? What are schools doing if there's an outbreak within a given program. 
01:03:17
September 13, 2020
Season 2: Episode 2 Interview with Justin DiTolla from Syracuse University. Big Ten/Pac 12 playing in the spring? Update on the Nebraska players vs. Big Ten Lawsuit.
In this episode, we talk to Justin DiTolla, the assistant athletic director/compliance director at Syracuse University. How is the ACC moving forward with football in the fall? What are the COVID-19 rules/regulations for ACC schools. Also, we talk about what the Big Ten and Pac12 schools are doing and potentially playing this winter/spring. Lastly, an update in the lawsuit between the Nebraska Players versus the Big Ten Conference. 
56:39
September 04, 2020
Season 2:Episode 1: LSU hit with NCAA violations; Big Ten is sued by 8 Nebraska Players; Questions from Pac12 Fans; will football happen this fall?
Season 2 kickoff! In this episode, we talk about the head basketball coach of LSU, Will Wade, and his run in with the NCAA. In addition, 8 Nebraska Football Players have sued the Big Ten and want to play football this fall. Does the lawsuit have any merit? We'll discuss it.  Also, we announce a new partnership with @sportsPac12, a group of writers/columnists with the Pac12 schools. We answer 5 questions from listeners.  Lastly, we discuss the NBA and NCAA football happening this year! Will the games be played? 
53:08
August 28, 2020
Episode 40: Interview with Steve Hiegel, who runs a number of college/professional sports websites; Big10 and Pac12 cancel fall sports, what's next for other conferences.
In this episode, we interview Steve Hiegel, who runs a number of college and professional sports websites - justcollegefootball.com; justcollegebaksetball.com; justUSsoccer.com; and justcollegelacross.com. He has some great takes on the likelihood of football in the fall.  Also, the Big 10 and Pac 12 have officially canceled fall sports, along with MWC, WCC and other conferences. However, as of now, the ACC, SEC, Big12, Sun Belt, AAC, and other independents are pushing forward. 
49:05
August 14, 2020
Episode 39: Interview with Max & JR, two former college athletes who started a blog about the new Name, Image & Likeness rules. Enjoy!
In this episode, we talk with Max and JR, who started a blog about the new Name, Image & Likeness rules that are going to change the way that NCAA athletes can make money and still retain their eligibility. We talk about the potential benefits and pitfalls with the changes to the rules. How will the changes help/hurt recruiting? Are Power 5 schools in a better position than traditionally smaller market schools? Enjoy!
36:07
August 07, 2020
Episode 38: Bryan Black and his story on why he's collecting 357 Div. 1 b-ball jerseys; NCAA allows student athletes to put messages on jerseys; SEC & ACC goes Conf. games only, what about G5 teams?
In this episode, we hear an inspiring story from Bryan Black, who in the face of a difficult diagnosis decided to start collecting all 357 Division 1 college basketball jerseys. The responses from the colleges and universities around the country has been incredible. Also, the NCAA is allowing student athletes to put patches and statements on jerseys to support social justice movement, persons or events. Lastly, the SEC and ACC move to conference only for football in the fall. Will the Big 12 follow? What does this move do to G5 and independents for fall football? 
47:30
July 31, 2020
Episode 37: Interview with Denny Lennon -amazing sports stories; will NCAA Football happen in the fall?; OSU violations; NBA Bubble
In this Episode, we interview the incredible Denny Lennon, who hosts a sports podcast where he shares stories from his past. He talks about stories of athletes and his own history that will show you the power that sports can have on an individual and societies. We also talk about how the Board of Governors for the NCAA is voting today about fall sports, will FBS football happen, or is it doomed? We discuss the recent NCAA violations at Oregon State, what happened and what are the violations. Lastly, we talk about the NBA Bubble in Orlando! 
58:06
July 24, 2020
Episode 36: Interview with Jared Blank, who ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days! Plus, more coronavirus casualties, and ASU gets sued!
In this Episode, we interview Jared S. Blank, who was the Director of Football Ops for USC and UW, but quit his job to pursue his passion of helping raise awareness for Dyslexia. He ran 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents! His story is inspirational and moving! We also talk about the latest news and regulations regarding Coronavirus and the cancellation of fall sports. Will College Football happen this fall? It is looking less than likely as of now! Lastly, Arizona State gets sued for CTE by former players. 
48:02
July 17, 2020
Episode 35: Interview with Keirsten Sires of LRT Sports; Texas A&M violations; Ivy League cancels sports; Big Ten/Pac 12 stay in conference
In this Episode we interview the CEO of LRT Sports, Keirsten Sires, who gives us an in-depth look into what LRT Sports does and how it benefits college athletes in the recruiting process. We also talk about some major violations at Texas A&M. Also, we talk about the Ivy League canceling all sports through January 1, 2021, and the impact of that decision. The Big 10 and Pac12 are announcing they are playing conference only games, what does that do to smaller schools and schedules across the nation!
49:37
July 10, 2020
Episode 34: Pac12 Assoc. Commissioner, Chris Merino; coronavirus complications; Oregon Violations
In this episode, we interview the associate commissioner of the Pac12, Chris Merino, and we discuss the new compliance rules during the coronavirus. We also talk about the return of the the MLB and hat would happen if a scholarship athlete doesn’t feel comfortable playing during the outbreak. University of Oregon reports 5 secondary violations, what are the violations and potential penalties. Lastly, Under Armor drops UCLA and CAL.
51:04
July 04, 2020
Episode 33: Dylan Cannon, at Sam Houston State; Civil War changing the name; Recruiting dead period
In this Episode we talk with Dylan Cannon, the compliance coordinator at Sam Houston State. In addition, Oregon and Oregon State are changing the name of the annual rivalry game from the “Civil War”. We also talk about the recruiting dead period and what that means. Lastly, the return of NBA and MLB seasons.
46:15
June 26, 2020
Episode 32: Interview with Mark Houston, JD; Kansas basketball on the offensive; Mississippi Flag?
In this episode, we talk to Mark Houston, JD, a lawyer in DC. He practices in the area of sports law and specifically transactional issues. We talk to Mark about NIL, Zion Williamson and the possibility of an MLB season. We also discuss how Kansas and Bill Self are going on the offensive against the NCAA allegations. We discuss the Mississippi State flag and why the SEC is threatening to ban all championships to be played in Mississippi. Lastly, will there be a College Football Season?
51:30
June 19, 2020
Episode 31: Interview with Jason Knavel, of BGSU; update in the Zion Williamson Case; NIL in Florida
In Episode 31, we interview the Director of Communications for Bowling Green State University and hear the amazing story about how BGSU fought to get back the baseball team with contributions and participation from BGSU alumni. In addition, we give an update about the Zion Williamson saga and what the lawyers are arguing about right now. Will there be any implications against the Duke Basketball program? Lastly, we discuss the Name, Image and Likeness laws in the State of Florida and how that puts added pressure on the NCAA and Congress to get something going. Enjoy!
50:03
June 15, 2020
Episode 30: Jordan Moore, USC Media Director; Ok State issues; Zion Williamson; Utah B-ball Transfer
In this episode, we talk to Jordan Moore, the USC Media Director, about USC Football. We also talk about recent NCAA violations against Oklahoma State University. We discuss an update in the Zion Williamson lawsuit. Lastly, we discuss a University of Utah basketball player who wants out of his NLI. How is that done?
58:52
June 05, 2020
Episode 29: Interview with Jason Selby, a Veteran, and an employee of the Seahawks; Derek Miller of BGSU and Coronavirus Casulties
In this episode, we talk about College Sports coming back and a quick update about the NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL. We also interview Jason Selby, of the Seahawks and Sounders, and the interplay between professional sports and the military. Lastly, we interview Derek Miller, director of football ops and recruiting coordinator for Bowling Green State University about football coming back in the fall and the cancellation of baseball at BGSU. 
52:36
May 29, 2020
Episode 28: Interview with Milwaukee Bucks Assoc. General Counsel Jill Ingels; Stephen F. Austin NCAA Violation; "Aunt Becky" going to jail
In this episode, we talk with Jill Ingels, who is the Associate General Counsel for the Milwaukee Bucks, about reopening the NBA. We also interview Kyle Weindel, former women's volleyball coach at USC and New Mexico, about what happens when a coach is let go from a program. We discuss the recent allegations against Stephen F. Austin and NCAA penalties. Lastly, we talk about "Aunt Becky" going to jail. 
50:50
May 22, 2020
Episode 27: Zion Williamson law suit; Interview with Syracuse; Akron Women’s swimming coach
In this episode, we talk about Zion Williamson and his recent law suit. We also interview the director of compliance at Syracuse University and talk about the likelihood of college football. Lastly, we talk to the head Women’s swim coach at Akron University about recent cuts in the Akron athletic department.
43:35
May 15, 2020
Episode 26: Louisville/Kansas NCAA allegations; Interview with Todd Hewitt, Director of Equip. USC
We talk about the recent allegations against Louisville and Kansas Basketball. What are the allegations? What could the penalties be? We also interview the director of equipment at USC, Todd Hewitt. Update on opening up sports amidst COVID-19
45:16
May 08, 2020
Episode 25: Interview with Jeff Koenig regarding Title IX; updated rules with Name, Image & Likeness
The NCAA issued an update about Name, Image and Likeness rules that will go into effect for the 21/22 year. We also interview Jeff Koenig, an attorney who represented students/athletes in regard to Title IX issues and student conduct. Lastly, Nebraska women’s gymnastics has an NCAA violation around having too many Coaches!
50:43
May 01, 2020
Episode 24: Interviews with Joseph Wood, chief of staff for USC football; ASU law student, Corbin McAllister; and an update on Coronavirus issues.
In this episode, we interview Joseph Wood, the chief of Staff for USC football, and get his take on the possibility of college football in the fall. We also interview Corbin McAllister, a law student at Arizona State, taking Sports Law classes. Lastly, we talk about a brief issue with the University of Buffalo basketball program and an update on how COVID-19 is changing college sports. 
55:54
April 28, 2020
Episode 23: interviews with Ivan Lewis, S&C coach for the Seahawks; Kyle Skillman; and OJ story.
In this episode, we talk to Ivan Lewis, the strength and conditioning coach for the Seattle Seahawks. We also have the opportunity to chat with Kyle Skillman, an attorney at the BSK law firm, and discuss the effects of the coronavirus on NCAA investigations. Lastly, we talk with a listener who has a story about OJ Simpson and name, image and likeness.
53:52
April 17, 2020
Episode 22: Interview with Deland McCullough, RB coach, for the Kansas City Chiefs.
In this episode, we interview Deland McCullogh, who is the RB coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. We also talk about Alabama and Apple Watches; UNC Greensboro violation; and funny NCAA violations.
43:49
April 10, 2020
Episode 21: the trickle down effect of COVID-19 on NCAA sports
In this episode, we talk about the NCAA vote to grant an extra year of eligibility to spring sports; what would happen in there is no NCAA football in 2020; different scenarios for playing football; and, the economic impact of COVID-19 on the NCAA.
38:41
April 04, 2020
Episode 20: Interview with USC Men’s Basketall about the Coronavirus cancellations of March Madness!
We talk to Mike Sweats from USC Trojans Men’s Basketball about how the team is dealing with the coronavirus
45:12
March 26, 2020
Episode 19: Mascot off with Spencer!! COVID 19!
Spencer goes head to head with Ryne from Miami to see who is the best in the land on mascots! Also, we discuss COVID19!
37:30
March 26, 2020
Ep 18 Coronavirus implications, Zcruit interview, and NCAA tournament talk.
We're back!  We talk about how the coronavirus May implication teams canceling games (some already have). Is the NCAA tournament at risk? We interview Jordan Heighway with Zcruit as well.
53:51
March 11, 2020
Episode 17: Pitt violations, Rules Ed on CARA and countable coaches, One-Time Transfer
We discuss the recent Pitt violations involving countable coaches and CARA. We also discuss the one-time transfer proposal for all sports, we discuss BYU Childs basketball agent issue, and wrap up the week.
40:21
February 22, 2020
Episode 16: Interview with Ole Miss Football Recruiting and Late Breaking Level I violations
We interview Alex Collins with Ole Miss football recruiting, we talk about the Adidas scandal, and we touch on late breaking NCAA level I charges from the NCAA
51:48
February 15, 2020
Episode 15: Interview with Oregon State Compliance. Mascot-Off game!
We talk to Kyle Pifer from Oregon State Compliance and also Spencer is challenged by a listener to a mascot-off.
52:29
February 10, 2020
Episode 14 Interview with BSK Law Firm
Today we talk with Kyle Skillman from BSK Law Firm. “Kyle concentrates his practice on the representation of colleges, universities and individuals in NCAA compliance and infractions matters.” https://www.bsk.com/people/kyle-r-skillman
48:55
February 09, 2020
Episode 13: Interview with Arizona State Compliance, discussion of the Kansas Brawl
We interview Brad Chandler, the Director of Compliance for Arizona State. Also, we discuss the Kansas v Kansas State basketball brawl and recap some upcoming basketball. Finally, next week we’ll chat with Oregon State and BSK law firm (the nation’s top college sports law firm).
46:36
January 28, 2020
Episode 12: LSU cash handshakes, CSU Northridge Interview.
Today we talk about OBJs cash handshakes with LSU players after the national championship game and the NCAA implications. We interview Shareef Amer from CSU Northridge, an Associate Athletic Director. We also talk about the upcoming college basketball season.
42:40
January 18, 2020
Episode 11: Syracuse interview, Kyrie Irving violation, and bowls
We interview the head of football compliance for Syracuse and discuss the UCONN Kyrie Irving violation and then make some college football bowl predictions
52:15
January 14, 2020
Episode 10: LeBron James Gives Beats to Ohio State Football & Interview with Utah State Compliance.
We discuss how LeBron James was able to give Beats to Ohio State football student-athletes. Also, we interview Utah State Senior Associate Athletic Director. We recap the bowls and upcoming bowls.
46:19
January 04, 2020
Episode 9 TCU violation, student-athlete employment, bowls
We discuss the TCU employment violation, the rules education on employment of student-athletes, and bowl predictions
40:59
December 28, 2019
Episode 8: Busy week of NCAA violations!
We discuss recent violations around the country, rules on publicity and tutors, and discuss signing day and upcoming bowl games.
40:02
December 20, 2019
Episode 7: National Letter of Intent (Early football signing period)
Behind the scenes look and discussion about the NLI and early signing period for football.
41:44
December 17, 2019
Episode 6 Missouri Violation & CFB Bowl Season
Missouri Violation & College Football Bowl Season
56:08
December 10, 2019
Episode 4 Seton Hall Violation, Memphis Violation Recap, Recruiting Rules
EP 4 We discuss the recent Seton Hall basketball violations, headcoach responsibility, we recap Memphis violation and we discuss recruiting rules.
45:21
November 26, 2019
Episode 3: Penny Hardaway and Memphis Basketball Violation
In today's episode we recap the Ohio State Chase Young violation and discuss the Penny Hardaway Memphis Basktetball issue.
38:16
November 16, 2019
Episode 2: Ohio State Football News
In todays episode we discuss Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State potential infractions. 
40:03
November 12, 2019
Episode 1: Athlete Name Image and Likeness
In this weeks episode we discuss new rules and state and federal laws pushing for student-athletes to be able to use their name image and likeness while maintaining their amateurism. 
40:49
November 07, 2019