Talking Penn State Football History: Bob Parsons

by Rex Naylor on March 11, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

This week we pay tribute to Bob Parsons, Penn State TE/Punter, who passed away on July 8, 2022.  Bob played at Penn State from 1969-1971.  He started out as a quarterback, but after John Hufnagel gained the starting…

Two Guys Gone Mad: Resume Review Edition

by Tim Clark on March 8, 2024 

Tim Clark and Eric Notestine discuss all things March Madness. Conference reviews and who to look out for come tourney time. Fond memories from Madness past. A fun blind resume segment. Do you agree with who our committee of two chose? And who might…

Musings of a Sports Fanatic: March 8

by Tim Clark on March 8, 2024 

Tim discusses the Pens trade deadline possibilities amid a disastrous season. Full blown rebuild? Mini rebuild? Tim wishes GM Kyle Dubas well in a near impossible situation. The Time Machine looks back to 2008-09 for two really good Pens trades at the…

Back When There Was Baseball: Tom Burgmeier

by Rex Naylor on March 6, 2024 Podcasts Baseball

Our guest this week is Tom Burgmeier. You should remember Tom as a left-handed relief pitcher mainly in the 1970s, but do you really know how good he was? Tom pitched in the Majors from 1968-1984, had a record of 79-…

Talking College Football History: The Quay Family

by Rex Naylor on March 5, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We are honored this week to have Dave Quay represent his family on our podcast.  The Quay family is arguably the greatest athletic family in Mifflin County, PA history over the last century.  We start out with father Ike who was the…

Talking Penn State Football History: Shelly Hammonds

by Rex Naylor on March 4, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

Our guest this week was one of Penn State's most versatile players in history.  Shelly Hammonds came on the scene in 1990 at Chestnut Hill, MA when he rushed for over 200 yards as the Lions defeated Boston College 40-…

Sports Authors Showcase: Walk the Plank: Winning the Game of Life on 4th Down by Doug Plank

by Rex Naylor on March 4, 2024 Podcasts Football

I am joined by Doug Plank this week to discuss his book Walk the Plank:  Winning the Game of Life on 4th Down.  This is a book about the way Doug Plank not only approached the game of football, but also how he approached life…

Musings of a Sports Fanatic: March 1

by Tim Clark on March 1, 2024 

Tim talks baseball, spring training, Pirates and Phillies, plus some big free agents still available in his main musing. A Spring Training hero warning story from 2011 in the Time Machine. NBA, NFL and the Steelers, and college hoops are On the Docket…

Back When There Was Baseball: Dave Dravecky

by Rex Naylor on February 28, 2024 Podcasts Baseball

Our guest this week is remembered for his great comeback from cancer, then the ending of his career in Montreal.  But did you remember how effective he was as a left-handed pitcher in the 1980s?  Dave Dravecky joins us this week to…

Talking College Football History: Peter Tom Willis

by Rex Naylor on February 27, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We celebrate those great Florida State teams of the late 1980s this week. Our guest only started one year at quarterback, but what a year it was. In 1989, Peter Tom Willis led the FSU Seminoles to a…