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Winged Lions

By Justin Thomas
This podcast is dedicated to coverage of FC Cincinnati, the MLS club of the Queen City! Affiliated with Chatterbox Sports and by Justin Thomas.
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Pitchcast Girls District Championships
JT breaks down the district championship matches for the girls and provides his Scarf Selections!
07:57
October 29, 2020
Pitchcast Boys District Championships
JT breaks down the district championships for all divisions in Southwest Ohio and provides his Scarf Selections!
08:20
October 29, 2020
Pitchcast Girls District Semifinals
JT breaks down the district semifinal matches for Southwest Ohio!
08:23
October 27, 2020
Pitchcast Boys District Semifinals
JT breaks down the District Semifinals on the boys side!
09:20
October 26, 2020
Pitchcast Midweek Sectionals
Justin Thomas gets you caught up on the scores from earlier this week and gets you the look at the matchups for tonight and Saturday!
08:10
October 22, 2020
Pitchcast! 2020 OHSAA Soccer Tournament
Justin Thomas previews the OHSAA state soccer tournament brackets for both Division I and II, boys and girls, and gives his Scarf Selections (picks) for the tournament!
21:38
October 19, 2020
Winged Lions: 12/19/19
I take a look at the latest news for FC Cincinnati and the club's schedule for 2020.
10:00
December 20, 2019
Winged Lions: 12/5/19
I'm back! I'm returning to the airwaves for the Winged Lions podcast to discuss everything FC Cincinnati! I've moved away from my podcast/blog site of Ohio Sports Gazette because I'm now a part of Chatterbox Sports, which covers high school, collegiate, and professional sports in the greater Cincinnati area. For information on Chatterbox and some of my contributions (both written and broadcast) visit www.chatterboxsports.com.  Alright, I'm discussing some of the moves and news from FC Cincinnati here in December. I will be trying to make a podcast every other Thursday throughout the off season and then probably get more involved with weekly podcasts coming your way during the season. 
10:00
December 6, 2019
Winged Lions: 6/29/19
MIN 7-1 CIN. A rough outing for FC Cincinnati who gave up seven goals to the Loons of Minnesota United FC. Only consolation is that Emmanuel Ledesma scored and some key pieces will be returning for FCC.
04:00
June 30, 2019
Winged Lions: 6/22/19
CIN 0-2 LA. The Los Angeles Galaxy found two goals in the first fifteen minutes of the match, but then FC Cincinnati settled in and played very well despite the loss. 
04:32
June 24, 2019
Pitchcast! Match Day 17
FC Cincinnati host Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the Los Angeles Galaxy, while Columbus Crew SC host struggling Sporting Kansas City. Plus the United States are in action tonight in Cleveland. Lots of soccer action happening across the state of Ohio this weekend!
12:01
June 22, 2019
Winged Lions: 6/12/19
Lamar Hunt US Open Cup - CIN 2-1 LOU, AET. FC Cincinnati found the opener from Fanendo Adi and the winner in extra time from Kekuta Manneh as they ousted their original USL Championship rival Louisville City FC. I take look at this match and dissect how the final sixteen of the US Open Cup has shaped out. 
08:30
June 13, 2019
Winged Lions: 6/6/19
NYC 5-2 CIN. FC Cincinnati were rocked on the road against New York City FC. The home side scored five goals and then added two own goals to give the Orange & Blue some sort of consolation. Overall word for this match for FCC fans... oof.
03:30
June 7, 2019
Winged Lions: 6/1/19
COL 3-1 CIN. FC Cincinnati was delayed in their flight to the Rockies and it got worse from there, as the Colorado Rapids dumped the Orange & Blue to the basement of the MLS.
04:30
June 4, 2019
Pitchcast! Match Day 15
Columbus Crew SC say farewell to Zack Steffen, Federico Higauin with a home contest. FC Cincinnati travels west to the Rockies with a new General Manager. Plus Scarf Selections for all MLS matches.
03:32
June 1, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/25/19
CIN 0-2 RBNY. FC Cincinnati were unable to find a goal in a home loss to the New York Red Bulls. Here are my thoughts on the match.
10:00
May 29, 2019
Pitchcast! MD 14
FC Cincinnati hosts New York Red Bulls tonight at Nippert Stadium, while Columbus Crew SC travels west to take on the Colorado Rapids. Both clubs are in big need of all three points! Plus, Scarf Selections for this weekend!
11:05
May 25, 2019
Columbus Destroyers: The Return
The Columbus Destroyers are back in town to hit the arena football landscape! Listen in as I detail our excursion to Columbus to take in The Return of central Ohio's arena football team.
04:00
May 24, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/19/19
ORL 5-1 CIN. Not a great result for FC Cincinnati, as they lose on the road 5-1 to Orlando City SC.
01:00
May 24, 2019
Pitchcast! Match Day 13
I preview the moves made by FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew SC, while also going through your MLS Match Day. This podcast is broken down in sections so you can pick and choose the segments you want to listen to! Introduction, Winged Lions (FCC), Checkered City (Crew SC), Scarf Selections
16:12
May 18, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/15/19
Reports are coming out that FC Cincinnati President and General Manager Jeff Berding may step aside from the GM role, allowing the club to high a more soccer specific mind to take over in that role and then search for a new head coach. Here are my thoughts on the matter...
03:00
May 15, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/11/19
CIN 2-1 MTL. FC Cincinnati entered the Yoann Damet era with a bang - scoring two goals and collecting all three points. Here are my thoughts on the match and personnel choices for the Orange & Blue.
06:00
May 15, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 12
FC Cincinnati start the Yoann Damet interim era at home against Montreal Impact at 1pm, while Columbus Crew SC look to build momentum hosting Supporters Shield leaders LAFC tonight at 7:30pm.
06:30
May 11, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/7/19
Alan Koch out as head coach for FC Cincinnati. Assistant Yoann Damet will take over as interim head coach while the club searches worldwide for the third head coach in four seasons.
12:00
May 8, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/4/19
SJ 1-0 CIN. FC Cincinnati failed to score a goal in yet another consecutive match, losing to the San Jose Earthquakes.
14:00
May 6, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 11
Both Ohio clubs in action this weekend! Both are on the road. Columbus Crew SC will travel to the nation's capital to take on DC United, while FC Cincinnati will be on the west coast to take on the San Jose Earthquakes. Here is a brief discussion on both teams, as well as our Scarf Selections!
10:00
May 5, 2019
Winged Lions: 5/2/19
PHI 2-0 CIN. FC Cincinnati lost on the road to Philadelphia Union. My thoughts on the match.
14:30
May 2, 2019
Winged Lions: 4/28/19
RBNY 1-0 CIN. FC Cincinnati hit the woodwork three times in their one goal defeat at New York Red Bulls. Listen in to my thoughts on the personnel choices by head coach Alan Koch and other post match thoughts.
10:00
April 29, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 8
FC Cincinnati travels to New York Red Bulls, while Columbus Crew SC head to Texas to take on the Houston Dynamo.
08:00
April 27, 2019
Winged Lions: 4/23/19
CIN 0-3 RSL. Recapping last Friday's match for FC Cincinnati as they fell to visiting Real Salt Lake.
11:51
April 23, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 8
Another weekend of soccer and both Ohio clubs are in action! Check out FC Cincinnati Friday night as they host Real Salt Lake at 7:30 pm, and then tune in for Columbus Crew SC as they host Portland Timbers Saturday night at 7:30 pm. 
10:55
April 19, 2019
Blue Jackets Win First Ever Stanley Cup Playoff Series
Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 last night, completing the series sweep and winning their first ever Stanley Cup Playoffs series!
03:55
April 17, 2019
Winged Lions: 4/13/19
LAFC 2-0 CIN. FC Cincinnati fall on the road to Los Angeles FC.
03:59
April 14, 2019
Checkered City: 4/13/19
MTL 1-0 CLB. Columbus Crew SC fall on the road at Montreal Impact.
02:30
April 14, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 7
Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati both are on the road this weekend. Check out your Scarf Selections!
10:16
April 13, 2019
Columbus Rallies for Game 1 Victory over Tampa Bay!
CBJ 4, TBL 3. Four unanswered goals pushed the Blue Jackets to steal Game 1 from the Lightning in Tampa.
02:52
April 12, 2019
Bearcats: Mick Cronin Leaves
Mick Cronin has left the University of Cincinnati to become the next head coach of the UCLA Bruins. Here is a snapshot of his career with the Bearcats and where UC could go for their next head coach.
07:00
April 10, 2019
CBJ: Playoff Preview
The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the third straight season, this time as a Wild Card. Their first series is a big one - President Trophy winner Tampa Bay Lightning.
07:30
April 10, 2019
Winged Lions: 4/7/19
CIN 1-1 SKC. FC Cincinnati found a goal from the spot with Darren Mattocks, but shared the points with Sporting Kansas City.
09:00
April 9, 2019
Checkered City: 4/6/19
CLB 1-0 NE. A goal from Josh Williams was the difference as Columbus Crew grabbed all three points in their home match against the New England Revolution.
01:53
April 9, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 6
FC Cincinnati has a challenging home match against Sporting Kansas City, while Columbus Crew SC host the New England Revolution!
17:53
April 6, 2019
4/5/19
Columbus Blue Jackets clinch a playoff berth for the third straight season and other Ohio sports action.
05:00
April 6, 2019
Checkered City: 3/30/19
CLB 2-0 ATL. Despite monsoon conditions, Columbus Crew SC found early goals, followed by big Zack Steffen saves, to propel them to all three points over Atlanta United FC.
04:00
April 3, 2019
Winged Lions: 3/30/19
CIN 0-2 PHI. FC Cincinnati was unable to weather the conditions nor the visitors as the Philadelphia Union took all three points from this contest.
02:59
April 3, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 5
A rainy Saturday in Ohio, but both FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew SC will have home matches so grab a poncho and head out to cheer on your clubs! 
08:00
March 30, 2019
3/28/19 Recap
Opening Day win for the Cincinnati Reds and CBJ get a critical home win in their hunt for the playoffs!
04:53
March 29, 2019
Reds Opening Day
Opening Day! The Cincinnati Reds are hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates as a new season dawns for Cincy. Here is an outlook on the Reds roster.
08:58
March 28, 2019
3/24/19 Recap
Ohio State and Xavier lose in the NCAA and NIT tournaments, Columbus Crew blanked, FC Cincinnati get their first road win, Cavs lose, Blue Jackets fight for the final playoff berth.
05:56
March 25, 2019
Winged Lions: Matchday 4
NER 0-2 CIN: FC Cincinnati collects all three points in the road victory, their first road win in the MLS campaign! Goals from Kekuta Manneh and Kenny Saief, their first for the club.
05:22
March 25, 2019
2/22/19 Recap
(11) Ohio State Buckeyes get the win and move on, while (7) Cincinnati Bearcats and (14) Northern Kentucky Norse finish their season.
02:30
March 23, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 4
A look at FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew SC, as well as the MLS matches and Scarf Selections!
12:33
March 22, 2019
3/19/19 Recap
Dayton and Wright State lose in the first round of the NIT.
01:55
March 20, 2019
Winged Lions: Matchday 3
CIN 3-0 POR. FC Cincinnati defeated Portland Timbers in their inaugural MLS home opener in an impressive style! Here are my thoughts on the match!
09:55
March 19, 2019
March Madness Preview 2019
Cincinnati and Ohio State (and bonus Northern Kentucky!) are in the NCAA tournament, while Xavier, Dayton, Toledo, and Wright State all feature in the NIT.
04:04
March 18, 2019
3/18/19 Recap
Plenty happened this St. Patty's Day weekend!
02:58
March 18, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 3
Pitchcast covers Columbus Crew SC and FC Cincinnati and makes predictions across the league!
16:11
March 15, 2019
3/14/19 Recap
Covering what happened on 3/14 and what is going to happen on 3/15!
03:39
March 15, 2019
3/13/19 Recap
Northern Kentucky punches NCAA ticket with win over Wright State for the Horizon League. First round of MACtion is done and Ohio Sports Gazette previews the Ohio schools in tournament that are still to come.
04:27
March 14, 2019
OHSAA Regionals
Here are the teams that reached the Regionals in each Division for boy's basketball.
03:41
March 11, 2019
American Tourney 2019 Predictions
My predictions for the AAC 2019 tournament. Games are in Memphis and featured on the ESPN broadcast channels.
06:53
March 11, 2019
Big Ten Tourney 2019 Predictions
My predictions of how the Big Ten Tournament will play out. Games are on Big Ten Network and CBS and is hosted in Chicago.
09:06
March 11, 2019
Big East Tournament Predictions
My predictions for how the Big East Tournament will play out! At Madison Square Gardens in New York City and on FS1!
07:53
March 11, 2019
A-10 Tournament 2019 Predictions
My predictions for the 2019 A-10 Tournament held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Check out all games on NBCSN!
07:00
March 11, 2019
MAC Tournament 2019 Predictions
My predictions on how the MAC tournament will play out!
09:40
March 11, 2019
3/10/19 Recap
A lot happened this weekend, so get your updates!
05:34
March 11, 2019
Winged Lions: Matchday 2
Atlanta United 1-1 FC Cincinnati. Big road result for the Orange & Blue!
02:44
March 10, 2019
Checkered City: Matchday 2
New England 0-2 Columbus. The Crew pick up all three road points!
03:00
March 10, 2019
Pitchcast! Matchday 2
Get the latest on FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew, as well as Scarf Selections from around the league, your European Electives, and much more!
29:00
March 9, 2019
Scouting Report 3/4 - 3/8
Lots happening this week!
03:00
March 4, 2019
Checkered City: CLB 1-1 NYRB
Columbus Crew draw with New York Red Bulls in their first match.
07:25
March 4, 2019
Winged Lions: SEA 4-1 CIN
A recap of FC Cincinnati's opening match at Seattle Sounders.
07:24
March 4, 2019
OHSAA District Matchups
Taking a look at the District tournaments from around the state for boy's basketball!
14:17
March 4, 2019
3/3/19 Recap
Recap from the entire weekend!
05:07
March 4, 2019
Set Piece Pitchcast! Matchday 1
Columbus Crew home opener today! FC Cincinnati inaugural MLS match later tonight! Justin Thomas previews the entire MLS slate of matches, predicts his finishing table, and gives you some European Electives!
32:41
March 2, 2019
Pitchcast Update
Pitchcast is up at Ohio Sports Gazette webpage!
00:46
February 20, 2019
2/19/19 Recap
Dayton Flyers get a huge win on the road and plenty of MACtion!
02:06
February 20, 2019
2/17/19 Recap
Bearcats win, Buckeyes lose
01:57
February 18, 2019
2/16/19 Recap
Lots happening!
04:39
February 17, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 2/15/19
Scores from around the state.
09:45
February 16, 2019
Scouting Report 2/16 - 2/18
Lots happening around Ohio!
02:31
February 16, 2019
2/15/19 Recap
Wright State v Northern Kentucky, Toledo v #25 Buffalo, plus other action from this week.
03:00
February 16, 2019
Scouting Report 2/11 - 2/15
Big contests this Friday as Toledo hosts (25) Buffalo and Wright State hosts Northern Kentucky with conference titles on the line.
04:03
February 12, 2019
Brackets! Division IV
I run through the brackets for Division IV.
07:11
February 11, 2019
Brackets! Division III
I run through the brackets in Division III.
06:25
February 11, 2019
Brackets! Division II
I run through the brackets for Division II.
07:26
February 11, 2019
Brackets! Division I
I run through the brackets for each region in Division I.
07:22
February 11, 2019
2/10/19 Recap
Buckeyes win, Bearcats lose...
05:36
February 11, 2019
2/9/19 Recap
Lots happening around Ohio!
03:56
February 10, 2019
Scouting Report Feb 8 - 10
Big contests include Cincinnati at Houston and Toledo at Bowling Green this weekend, plus plenty of Ohio teams in action.
03:25
February 9, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 2/8/19
A look at high school basketball scores and standings from around the state of Ohio!
10:55
February 9, 2019
2/7/19 Recap
Buckeyes & Bearcats win, plus Horizon League action and CBJ out west.
03:31
February 8, 2019
2/5/19 Recap
MACtion and some other things.
01:40
February 6, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 2/5/19
Cincinnati & Dayton regions.
03:27
February 6, 2019
Zac Taylor Named Bengals Head Coach
Zac Taylor has officially become the Bengals 10th head coach.
01:55
February 5, 2019
Scouting Report Feb 4 - Feb 8
Lots happening this week so stay up to date!
04:54
February 5, 2019
2/3/Recap
Xavier loses again and the Horizon League gets interesting!
04:05
February 4, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 2/1/19
Here is a look at your high school boy's basketball scores. Check out your region for specific searches or listen through for the full slate of action on the western side of the state.
09:25
February 3, 2019
2/2/19 Recap
A lot happened in the Ohio sports world on Saturday...stay up to date!
04:33
February 3, 2019
Scouting Report 2/1 - 2/3
A little bit of everything! Bowling Green hosts #18 Buffalo tonight for control of the MAC, plus full slate of college hoops as everyone is action this weekend. Pro sports have contests as well.
04:07
February 1, 2019
1/31/19 Recap
Xavier falls again, Horizon League has a pair of games and CBJ on the road.
01:20
February 1, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 1/29/19
Ohio high school basketball scores.
02:24
January 30, 2019
1/29/19 Recap
A lot of Ohio teams in action tonight!
01:58
January 30, 2019
1/27/19 Recap
Bearcats get a big road win and Cavs hit ten wins!
00:30
January 29, 2019
Scouting Report Jan 28 - Feb 1
Lots of Ohio sports action this week, so stay out of the polar vortex (unless your traveling to watch your team, then do so safely and stay warm) and watch all the action!
04:56
January 29, 2019
1/26/19 Recap
Pair of Blue Jackets help Metropolitan Division win the NHL All Star Game and plenty of Ohio teams in action for college hoops! 
03:12
January 27, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 1/25/19
Plenty of Friday night high school hoops!
03:16
January 26, 2019
Scouting Report Jan 25-27
Lots going on in the Ohio sports world!
02:30
January 26, 2019
1/24/19 Recap
Bearcats win and Horizon League action.
01:02
January 25, 2019
1/23/19 Recap
Three Ohio teams in action today.
02:05
January 24, 2019
1/22/19 Recap
A lot of exciting MACtion tonight!
00:52
January 23, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 1/22/19
Boy's Basketball Scores
02:26
January 23, 2019
Bengals Hire Brian Callahan
The Cincinnati Bengals have a new Offensive Coordinator...
03:05
January 23, 2019
Scouting Report 22-25
Lots of Ohio teams are playing at home so head out for a game! Cheer on your team!
02:31
January 22, 2019
1/19/19 Recap
Plenty of Ohio sports action on this snowy Saturday!
02:42
January 20, 2019
Scoreboard Showcase 1/18/18
High school basketball scores from GMC, ECC, WBL, MAC, GWOC, and a few others!
02:43
January 19, 2019
1/18/19 Recap
Tough night for Ohio sports, as nearly all Ohio teams lose. Find out who the lone winner was...
02:00
January 19, 2019
Scouting Report 18-20
Full slate of action in the Ohio sports world this weekend!
02:11
January 18, 2019
Horizon League Projections
I take a look at the Horizon League.
01:24
January 18, 2019
1/17/19 Recap
Horizon League action for today.
00:00
January 18, 2019
1/16/19 Recap
Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman is set to retire after 46 years as the voice of Cincinnati baseball. Dayton and Cleveland in action tonight.
01:00
January 17, 2019
1/15/19 Recap
Bearcats win at home, plenty of MACtion, and CBJ keep rolling!
01:42
January 16, 2019
Scouting Report Jan 14-18
Everyone is in action this week it seems! Listen in to find out when your team is playing.
02:56
January 15, 2019
1/13/19 Recap
Wins for the Ohio teams that finished their games today!
01:46
January 14, 2019
1/12/19 Recap
CBJ and Bearcats win, Buckeyes lose, and a full slate of MACtion and Horizon League.
02:12
January 13, 2019
SP Pitchcast Checkered City Segment
The Fanatic Fellas discuss the new era for Columbus Crew with new ownership, a new president, and a new coach.
45:33
January 12, 2019
SP Pitchcast Winged Lions Segment
This is the Winged Lions portion of the January Edition of Set Piece's Pitchcast. Justin, Kyler, and Lee discuss the promotion of FC Cincinnati to MLS and how important it will be to get all the newly acquired players to mesh quickly. 
14:10
January 12, 2019
1/10/19 Recap
Columbus Blue Jackets and Cincinnati Bearcats get wins tonight.
00:00
January 11, 2019
1/9/19 Recap
A recap of Ohio sports action for Wednesday. Musketeers & Flyers win, Buckeyes lose on the road.
00:00
January 10, 2019
1/8/19 Recap
A full slate of MACtion and some professional news as well.
00:00
January 9, 2019
Set Piece Introduction
I am proud to introduce Set Piece, a show dedicated to covering Ohio's professional soccer clubs, Columbus Crew SC and FC Cincinnati!
01:47
January 8, 2019
Scouting Report Jan 7-11
Update on the Ohio teams in action this week.
00:10
January 7, 2019
1/6/19 Recap
I recap the Dayton Flyers win and the Xavier Musketeers loss.
00:56
January 7, 2019
Ohio 1/5/19 Recap
OSG recaps a full slate of sports action across the state of Ohio.
00:00
January 6, 2019
Columbus Crew New Coach/GM
I break down the new hires at head coach and general manager for Columbus Crew SC
04:15
January 4, 2019
Bengals Coaching Search 1/3/19
I explain why Patriots OC Josh McDaniels declining an interview with Cincinnati is an okay thing for the Who Dey Nation
00:00
January 4, 2019
Bengals Coaching Search
I break down who the Bengals have interest in interviewing for the head coach position.
05:00
January 3, 2019
Queen City BBall 1/2/19
Both Cincinnati Bearcats and Xavier Musketeers were in action tonight in conference play. 
02:06
January 3, 2019
Ohio State Rose Bowl Game Win
The Ohio State Buckeyes defeat the Washington Huskies 28-23 to win the Rose Bowl Game. I provide the game recap, statistics, and give an overview of Urban Meyer's career as the head coach at Ohio State.
04:54
January 2, 2019
Cincinnati Bearcats Win Military Bowl
The Cincinnati Bearcats defeat the Virginia Tech Hokies 35-31 to win the Military Bowl. I break down how it happened and include Bearcat statistics.
05:56
December 31, 2018
Bengals/Browns Wrap Up
I review the final games from the NFL regular season for the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns and take a look at coaching decisions for both teams.
09:23
December 31, 2018