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Sports History This Week brings to life moments in competition that redefined sports and our culture. Every week, host Kaelen Jones will unpack one sporting event that occurred within that calendar week sometime in the past. Through gripping narratives, illustrative archival and interviews with athletes and experts, Jones will guide listeners through the pivotal triumphs, failures and turning points that shaped today’s sports world and beyond. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more ...
 
Each episode explores the rich history of Minnesota sports and considers its impact on the current cultural zeitgeist. The Minnesota Sports History Show strives to entertain as well as inform, tickle the sense of nostalgia, and share the joy and hardships of triumph and heartbreak. Episodes will range from musings about the Dome Dog era to interviews with athletes and sports personalities.
 
Pagbibigay Pugay sa Atletang Pilipino. Philippine Sports History - Ang natatanging Pinoy podcast para sa kasaysayan ng Philippine Sports. Support our Podcast: https://anchor.fm/philippine-sports-history/support Follow us on Our Social Media Accounts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineSportsHistory/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/philippinesportshistory Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philippinesportshistory/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PhSportsHistory Website: https://phsp ...
 
Join us as we travel through time, in search for the most iconic year in sports history! Every week, hosts Nick Norris and Justin Knight explore a different year from sports past, and uncover what historic moments and athletes made it so memorable. If you like sports, history and humorous conversations, give us a listen!
 
Welcome to Drunk Sports History. Shea in Irving is gonna have a few drinks and discuss the degenerates of sports. The gamblers, the addicts, the womanizers. The type of guys that drinks beer and smokes weed til they get to the stadium and then leveled off with some uppers, coffee, and a cigarette to do their job. Will look at the players, teams, and games throughout history that make it all worth watching and gamble on. Subscribe. Get it In. Y’all.
 
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The Sport in History Podcast brings you the latest in cutting edge research with interviews and talks with leading sports historians and up and coming researchers into Sports History. The podcast is a British Society of Sports History production from the UK's leading scholarly society for the history of sport. Click through to our website for further information on our events and to find out how to join the Society.
 
Join celebrated history professor Matthew Andrews for discussions about sports from their earliest days in the colonies all the way to their present status as culture defining billion dollar industries. Sports are more than a collection of games, much more. From Jackie Robinson to the 1968 Olympics to Mia Hamm, sports have provided a stage for important conversations about equality and justice, and helped push the American experiment forward one generation after the next. Check back for new ...
 
Welcome to the Sit Down, a crime history podcast that delves into the long obsessed archives of crime. Weekly, we look at the sinister and evil lives of the world's most ruthless people. Ones that are both alive and dead. Everything from the Mafia, to the drug trade, cartels, terrorists, war criminals, serial killers, white collar criminals and more. Hosted by Jeff Nadu. You can find every episode of this show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or YouTube. Prime Members can listen ad-free on Amazon ...
 
Classy Sports Law History is a monthly podcast hosted by Jaime Miettinen (aka Sports Law Blonde). Each episode features different special guest(s) who select a drink of choice for us to indulge in as we chat about important events in sports law history that have particular relevance today. Even though it is for entertainment purposes, you may find yourself learning a little something. Live & learn a little. Enjoy!
 
The Amazing History of Sports explores topics that explain the history & evolution of all sports. Our shows range from 15-45 minutes long, and topics range from the reasoning behind the tennis scoring system to why Americans call the sport soccer, not football. Join Don Darouse & a co-host as they unveil lesser-known incredible sports topics. We strive to bring you topics that even a casual sports fan will enjoy.
 
Traverse the triple decker steel cage full of rare white bengal tigers and fingerpoke the ghost of WCW with DoubleCakes and Doc Destructo. We pathologize, eulogize, and yapapize a bygone era of Big Boys. Get thrown from dizzying heights and buried under big, bald sons o'bitches. Put your butt in the seat for The Greatest Podcast in the History of Our Sport.
 
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November 29, 1948. Thousands of screaming fans are packed inside New York City’s 69th Regiment Armory, eyes peeled on the wooden oval track, shining under the spotlights. Roller derby is just a few years old, but this new sport already has a huge fan base. And now, for the first time ever, roller derby will be broadcast to the masses – on televisio…
 
Jeff is joined today by his old co host Blackjack Fletcher. John Gotti had five brothers and four of them followed him into the mob and one would even become boss of the family at one point. For the most part though they were largely embarrassing and were more of a headache than anything. We also talked a little about the forgotten Gotti brother wh…
 
Thanksgiving Day, 1924. The recently-established tradition of the University of Pittsburgh Panthers football team hosting the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions on the afternoon of the national autumnal holiday continues. Orville Mulligan: Sports Writer is sent to cover the Pitt-Penn State “Keystone Classic” of 1924; in so doing, he discovers a throu…
 
In our final episode, Matt Andrews explores how athletes have protested in the modern era, from Craig Hodges' direct plea to President Bush to Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem. Those protests, just like similar ones before it, were criticized by some Americans who told those athletes to "shut up and dribble." See omnystudio…
 
Jeff is joined today by renowned mafia author Scott Deitche. They delve into the legend of the East Harlem Purple Gang. The gang began as a drug dealing farm team for the Mafia as the sons, nephews and other family members of made Mafia members roamed the streets of Harlem. Ultimately they would graduate to become a large scale drug trafficking net…
 
November 22, 1965. In downtown Las Vegas, thousands of fans come inside from a rare rainstorm to watch a boxing match featuring young superstar Muhammad Ali. But the lopsided crowd isn’t cheering for Ali; it’s backing two-time heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson. The two men have come to symbolize more than boxing, but an entire societal struggle.…
 
This episode Geoff talks to David Woodhouse about his quadruple award-winning book, 'Who Only Cricket Know: Hutton's Men in the West Indies 1953/54'.Held at the London Library in central London it's a wide ranging discussion in which David explains why the MCC tour of that year was a key moment in the history of cricket and society more generally o…
 
November 14, 1970. Dozens of football players, coaches, and local boosters from Marshall University board an airplane to return home after a 17-14 loss to East Carolina. But at 7:36pm, while trying to land at Tri-State Airport in Huntingon, West Virginia, the plane crashes, killing all 75 people on board. It’s still the deadliest tragedy to affect …
 
Jeff begins the show with a listener Q/A and gets to the bottom of some of your crime questions. Around the 30 min mark of the show, he delves into the life of Lucchese mob associate Tommy Desimone. Played By Joe Pesci in the film Goodfellas, Tommy was born into the Mafia and as a young kid befriended Jimmy Burke. He would commit many murders, make…
 
This episode is a recording of the paper given by Max Portman at the Institute of Historical Research on 14th Nov 2022.If one is to talk about the importance of sport within East London, West Ham United is always a part of the conversation. As the premier football team within the area, West Ham United are ingrained in the popular culture psyche of …
 
The Minnesota Sports History Show is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY How's it going, guys? Welcome to the third episode of the Minnesota Sports History Show. I’m your host, Ryan Limbag, U of M hype man for the Sports History Network. Today we are talking about the WNBA's all-time games wi…
 
April 16, 1945. Jackie Robinson is ready. He’s won a tryout with the Boston Red Sox, and if he makes the team, he will become the first player to break baseball’s long-standing racial divide. Robinson puts his supreme athletic skills on full display… but never hears back from the Red Sox. The tryout was just for show. It’s not the first deception o…
 
Jeff is welcomed today by former Gambino underboss Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano. Sammy highlighted his life from the beginning, told some incredible stories, clarified some things and even waxed poetic on his life in the Mafia. We got into his time connected to the Colombo Family, his transfer to the Gambinos, meeting John Gotti, the hit on B…
 
This episode Geoff talks to Dr Rich Parry about his latest book, Swallows and Hawk, which tells the history of South Africa through the medium of MCC cricket tours .Beginning at the end of the nineteenth century Rich tells us how cricket and the development of colonial capitalism went hand in hand throughout the twentieth century on the continent o…
 
Join Conor Heffernan and David Patrick as they discuss David's upcoming co-edited book with Ian Phimister, A Boxing Legacy: The Life and Works of Writer and Cartoonist Ted Carroll (Rowman, 2023). Ted Carroll was one of the greatest American artists and sportswriters of the twentieth century, most notably as a boxing cartoonist and journalist. As a …
 
The Minnesota Sports History Show is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY How’s it going, guys? Welcome to Episode 2 of the Minnesota Sports History Show. I’m your host, Ryan Limbag, Vikings apologist for the Sports History Network. Today, we will talk about the Miracle at the Met, considered …
 
November 6, 1869. 25 Princeton students hop on the 10 o’clock train to Rutgers. They’re heading to compete in the first-ever intercollegiate football game. This isn’t just a milestone in the history of American sports—it also marks the birth of football culture on the sidelines. Because a group of Princeton students, watching the game, breaks into …
 
Jeff is joined today by DEA Agent Leo Silva. For nearly 20 years, Leo worked on the Southern border in Texas building cases and ultimately arresting some of the most powerful cartel syndicates in Mexican history. He told the story of his career eventually becoming a supervisor in Monterrey Mexico and together we discussed the Gulf Cartel and subseq…
 
Women's soccer began to take off in the U.S. in the 1990s, culminating in the frenzy surrounding the 1999 World Cup and one of the greatest female athletes, Mia Hamm. Matt tells that story and explains how a sports bra created a controversy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Di iHeartPodcasts
 
When Football Is Football is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. HIGHLIGHTED SHOW - MINNESOTA SPORTS HISTORY SHOW Each episode explores the rich history of Minnesota sports and considers its impact on the current cultural zeitgeist. The Minnesota Sports History Show strives to entertain as well as inform, ti…
 
The Minnesota Sports History Show is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY The NBA's first dynasty - The Minneapolis Lakers. How's it going, guys? Welcome to the first-ever episode of the Minnesota Sports History Show. I’m your host, Ryan Limbag, resident Minnesota sports homer for the Sports H…
 
October 24, 1992. It's Game 6 of the World Series: Atlanta Braves versus the Toronto Blue Jays. The Canadian Squad is just a few outs from winning their first-ever major sports championship outside of hockey. Can they pull it off? The Toronto Blue Jays have gained a reputation in the past decade as chokers. After its rocky early years, the lovable …
 
Jeff and special guest Barstool Chief delve into the life of one of the most powerful gangsters in the history of this country, Tampa boss Santo Trafficante Sr. They got into his early life following the footsteps of his boss father, to his foray into the drug trade and Cuba all while making hundreds of millions of dollars. Plus his involvement in …
 
In the 1980s, white athletes for some Americans came to represent white excellence in a sports world dominated by black athletes. Matt Andrews illustrates this through the stories of three white sports legends-NBA player Larry Bird, boxer Gerry Cooney...and fictional fighter Rocky Balboa. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The Soviets and Americans both hosted the Olympics in the 1980s. Matt Andrews explains that the fraught political situation of the time spilled into the Games, including boycott threats and fallout from a shot-down commercial airplane. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Di iHeartPodcasts
 
The Minnesota Sports History Show is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Welcome to the Minnesota Sports History Show. Every week, we’ll explore Minnesota sports’ rich past. Cue Bud Grant, and Randy Moss. The collapsing of the Metrodome. Lindsey Whalen. Dreams of championship baseball and a h…
 
October 17, 2005. The NBA is going through massive changes. Michael Jordan is retired (again), and the league is getting younger. Stars like Allen Iverson represent the rise of hip-hop culture, which David Stern blames for the league’s dwindling viewership. His solution? Today, Stern enacts a dress code, including collared shirts and sports coats –…
 
Jeff delves into the life of Colombo underboss Wild Bill Cutolo and is joined by Bill's son Bill Jr. They tell the story of Bill Sr and Bill Jr details his own grappling with life associated with the Mob, becoming his father's number two and the death of his dad by members of his family. A truly fascinating interview. PRESENTED BY BARSTOOL SPORTSCh…
 
Before the 1970s, the average American stopped exercising after their high school days in gym class. But with modern technology came sedentary lifestyles and rising health issues. Matt Andrews breaks down the beginnings of the American fitness boom and how the jogging craze was partly about the need to feel in control. See omnystudio.com/listener f…
 
October 13, 1982. The announcement came from Switzerland, across the world from where Jim Thorpe was raised on Indian territory in Oklahoma. In his time, Thorpe was the most popular athlete in the world, winning two gold medals at the 1912 Olympics. But for a variety of reasons—including his Native American heritage—those medals were stripped away.…
 
Jeff pivots a bit in the newest episode of the show and is joined by Barstool cohost Large as they delve into the bizarre life and criminal case of a man in Germany named Armin Meiwes. Meiwes had a deranged and harrowing sexual fetish which ultimately lead to some very dark desires and ultimately murder and cannabilism. Truly one of the more distur…
 
When President Nixon signed Title IX into law in 1972, the goal was achieving gender equality and fairness in education. But it led to a women's revolution in sports, with high school and collegiate participation for women soaring in the 1970s-1990s. Matt Andrews explains the complicated story of Title IX, including a famous naked protest and the d…
 
The Accidental Sports HistorianRamachandra Guha is a historian and biographer based in Bengaluru. For many years, Ramachandra Guha wrote scholarly, heavily footnoted, academic books and papers which dealt with subjects other than sport, while moonlighting during the weekends as a writer of popular, anecdotal, articles on Indian cricket and crickete…
 
It's the age of women's athletic revolution, with female athletes battling on the field for equality and respect. Nothing encapsulates that more than the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Matt Andrews tells the story of the "Battle of the Sexes." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
October 6, 1965. For baseball fans, it’s the most sacred time of the year: the World Series. The Dodgers are in Minneapolis to face off against the Minnesota Twins in Game 1. But their star pitcher, Sandy Koufax, isn’t on the mound. Because October 6 is sacred for another reason—it’s Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement. Who is Sandy Koufax? And…
 
Jeff and special co-host Barstool Chief delve into the life of mysterious Chicago Outfit member Johnny Roselli. Roselli came up under Al Capone and Johnny Torrio as a bootlegger and enforcer before moving to LA and overseeing big time rackets ans getting involved with the motion picture business. Along the way, he made connections as a fixer and wo…
 
Matt Andrews tracks the evolution of professional football in America, from the origins of the Super Bowl to the celebrity of the New York Jets' Joe Namath. He rejected norms and challenged how a professional athlete can act off the field See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.Di iHeartPodcasts
 
Professor Richard Holt, whose critical sport on British sport history, opens the BSSH's 40th anniversary with a retrospective keynote on the development of British sport history and the areas still in need of historical attention. We are thankful to Professor Holt for a fascinating paper, which can also be found in print form online at https://www.…
 
When Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists on the podium of the 1968 Olympic Games, it reverberated across both the political and sports worlds. Matt Andrews delves into the unrest that led black athletes to take a stand at the Olympics, including the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat…
 
September 29, 1999. Mario Kart 64, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong sit atop the gaming world. A new franchise, though, is about to explode onto the scene: Tony Hawk Pro Skater. The hype wave has been building thanks to a free demo. And then at the X-Games – Tony Hawk lands the 900. All of the sudden, Hawk and skateboarding are thrust into the …
 
Jeff welcomes former Bonanno associate Gene Borello to the podcast. Gene tells his story from the beginning, born into a family with ties to the Mafia from Ozone Park and Howard Beach in Queens. We talked about his teenage years getting into petty crime and ultimately becoming a bookmaker, loan shark, debt collector, home invader and earner/enforce…
 
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