The Royal Rumble 1992

This episode of The Sports Hipster Podcast does something a little different.  I welcome old-school wrestling expert and all-around nerd, Carlos Sousa, into the studio to talk the greatest wrestling match of all-time: The 1992 Royal Rumble.  Follow on Facebook and subscribe on Apple Podcasts!

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The Music City Miracle

It was one of the most controversial calls in NFL history and it started one of the worst records in all 4 of the major North American sports leagues. The Sports Hipster brings you, The Music City Miracle. Facebook @TheSportsHipster

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NEW EPISODE: THE BIRTH OF ULTIMATE

What started as a past time in a New Jersey high school parking lot, turned into a phenomenon that spanned over 4 decades. The Sports Hipster Podcast brings you, The Birth of Ultimate.  Subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.

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SPORTS HIPSTER: WHY GREAT ATHLETES MAKE BAD COACHES

Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player to ever grace the court. Wayne Gretzky's records will never be broken in the NHL--so, why are they terrible when it comes to teaching the games they've mastered? It has to do with a little ego, money and a lot of science.

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SPORTS HIPSTER SEASON 2: THE STORY OF TOM LONGBOAT

July 1, 2017--Happy Canada Day, everyone! Season 2 of the Sports Hipster Podcast is here and we felt it was appropriate to kick off the new season telling the story of Canada's greatest track and field athlete that few people know.  Subscribe on Soundcloud or Apple Podcasts.

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EPISODE 41- ALL ABOUT THE STANLEY CUP

April 17, 2017--It's all about the NHL playoffs! The Leafs are giving the Capitals fits, the Predators are for real, the Blue Jackets are fizzling like I knew they would and Mike Commodore has some unsavoury comments about Mike Babcock. www.the4check.com. Subscribe on iTunes!

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EPISODE 38- ROD CAREW AND THE MECHANICAL HEART

March 27, 2017--In this special episode of The Sports Hipster Podcast, I look at MLB Hall of Famer, Rod Carew and why he created Carew Medical Wear. I'll also tell you how this baseball legend struck a personal chord with me and my family.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter and subscibe on iTunes!

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EPISODE 37- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

March 20, 2017--Back from and almost fully recovered from the flu, we look at the craziness that is March Madness, USA Women's National Team boycotting the World Championships, no one caring about the World Baseball Classic and why the NHL needs to adopt the floating blue line! Follow on Facebook and Twitter . Subscribe on iTunes!

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EPISODE 36- THE ORIGIN OF THE GATORADE BATH

March 10th, 2017--At the end of most sporting events...we've all seen it, we've all come to expect it but how in the world did it even get started? This week's episode gives you an oral history of the Origin of the Gatorade Bath.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe on iTunes!

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EPISODE 35

March 6th, 2017--It's officially the stretch drive in the NHL! No teams made a splash at the trade deadline and the Eastern Conference is still a dog's breakfast. PLUS Justin 'Bernie' Bernardo stops by to breakdown the NFL Scouting Combine and where he thinks Tony Romo will end up this season. All that and more!  Follow on Facebook and Twitter.  Subscribe on iTunes!

 

 

 

 

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EPISODE 34- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

Feb 27, 2017--It was not a good night for Warren Beatty but it was a great week for sports! The NBA trade deadline came and went with little fanfare but the craziness of the NHL Trade Deadline has already begun as two big pieces have been moved. The Irish Wonder McGahey joins the show and we get into a heated debate on whether or not athletes over 30 can be considered superstars. All that and a whole lot more on the pod! www.the4check.com. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check. Subscribe to The Sports Hipster Podcast on iTunes.

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EPISODE 33- NADIA COMANECI AND THE PERFECT 10

Feb 24, 2017--The 1976 Olympic Summer Games in Montreal would be the site where a 14 year old girl from Romania would make Olympic history and she would do it in spite of the Communist regime who tried to control her. www.the4check.com. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check. Subscribe to The Sports Hipster Podcast on iTunes.

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EPISODE 31-PUNCH: THE KERMIT WASHINGTON INCIDENT

Feb 18, 2017--On December 9th, 1977, an event took place that would re-shape the NBA and how it deals with on-court violence. It would also re-shape the lives and careers of two men. www.the4check.com. Subscribe to The Sports Hipster Podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes or your favourite podcatcher. Follow on Facebook and Twitter . Instagram: thesportshipster.

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EPISODE 30- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

Feb 13, 2017--Last week, the NBA and Charles Oakley stole the show and provided more drama than a Daytime Soap Opera.  The Tom Brady debate rages on and I'm not buying in to the Washington Capitals.  Plus, I managed to snag the Irish Wonder himself, McGahey, to talk NFL, NBA and Kevin Durant's break up with OKC.  www.the4check.com.  Subscribe on iTunes or your favourite podcatcher.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check.

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EPISODE 29- MR. 3000, ICHIRO SUZUKI

Feb 11, 2017--In this episode of The Sports Hipster Podcast, I give you an oral history of one of the greatest baseball players to ever play the game: Ichiro Suzuki.  A legend in Japan, he's already immortalized himself in the MLB and he's STILL playing!  For inquiries, please visit the contact page.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check. Y ou can subscribe to The Sport Hipster Podcast on iTunes.

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EPISODE 28- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

Feb 6th, 2017--It's Smunday and in today's show, we debate if Super Bowl 51 was the greatest ever, Tom Brady's friendship with Trump, baseball's next Babe Ruth and skinny pants in hockey. It's a stacked show so open your ears and listen! www.the4check.com. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check. Instagram sportshipsterpodcast. Subscribe on iTunes!

EPISODE 27- HOW THE NHLPA WAS FORMED

Feb 2, 2017--In this week's Oral History of Sports, The Sports Hipster Podcast looks at the birth of the National Hockey League Players Association and how one man changed the landscape of how NHL owners treat their players. www.the4check.com for all things sports and The Sports Hipster Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes, GooglePlay or your favourite podcatcher. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check and on Instagram: thesportshipster.

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EPISODE 26- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

FROM EARLIER THIS WEEK:

Jan 30, 2017--The Sports Hipster is back, locked and loaded. The NHL All-Star Game took place this past weekend but it was an ex-player that stole the show. The drama with the Chicago Bulls spills over and Duke Basketball is making headlines off the court. PLUS, we take a look at the effects of jet lag on MLB players and Heinz's efforts to make Smunday happen!  SUBSCRIBE to The Sports Hipster Podcast on iTunes, GooglePlay or your favourite podcatcher. www.the4check.com. Twitter and Facebook @The4Check. Instagram: thesportshipster

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EPISODE 25- THE WEEK THAT WAS IN SPORTS

Jan 23, 2017--Tom Brady wins again, Aaoron Rodgers gets beaten by the flu, NHL goalies are taking a hit and Jose Bautista gets used to the taste of humble pie; all that and more on today's show! www.the4check.com. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @The4Check and on Instagram: thesportshipster.  Subscribe on iTunes  rate and review!

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