If It’s Sports Podcast
Episode 15: The Keith Mister Jennings Interview

Episode 15: The Keith Mister Jennings Interview

November 28, 2017

Josh & Trav sit down with ETSU legend and former Golden State Warrior Keith "Mister" Jennings, but before that the guys get into the Rivalry week recap in college football, the coaching carousel, and Helmet Stickers. They also break down the game for Championship week and they give their outlook on the playoff picture in college football. 

NFL sees the Eagles stay as the week's big story, and also the Saints vs Ram game. 

Before they talk about College Basketball, Trav & Josh catch up with Mister Jennings. There have been some more big games in the early college basketball season. One team plays 3 on 5 and almost gets the win and a quick recap of some of the NBA's headlines. 

Who could forget the "Big Dummies" of the week? This week a former NBA star gets Catfished and the movie Friday plays out in the NFL. 

Episode 14: Rivalry Week in College Football

Episode 14: Rivalry Week in College Football

November 22, 2017

Week 12 is out of the way in College Football, and that means its time for Rivalry Week. Alabama and Clemson both rolled vs their overmatched opponents. Miami had a scare against Virginia, and Baker Mayfield gave Kansas all they wanted. Trav and Josh get into some of the coaching openings and all the rumors swirling around them. Did we say Rivalry Week? And we can’t forget to give out our helmet sticker of the week and break down the college football playoffs.

Week 11 in the NFL saw Josh’s Eagles continue their 8 game winning streak over division rival the Dallas Cowboys. Kansas City Chiefs heading in the wrong direction after losing 4 of the last 5 games. What was Sean McDermott thinking in Buffalo benching Tyrod Taylor for Nathan Peterman. Week 11 Injury report and Josh & Trav’s Power Rankings.

End of season awards handed out in Major League baseball. Jose Altuve and Giancarlo Stanton are your MVP’s. Was Joey Votto robbed? Max Scherzer and Corey Kluber take home the Cy Young award. And getting all the first place votes in the NL and AL Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger win the Rookie of the Year Award. Paul Molitor of the Twins was the AL Manager of the year, and Tory Lovullo wins in the NL.

In the NBA Boston is on a 15 game winning streak. And we seek huge offensive explosions from the Rockets, 76ers, and Golden State last week.

College Basketball has tipped off with a big matchup between Duke and Michigan State. 2017 Top Recruit Michael Porter Jr. is out for the season. We should have seen it coming, has the Lavar Ball vs Donald Trump drama just started?

Listen to here who gets Trav’s “Big Dummies” of the Week.

Episode 13: Hurricane Season

Episode 13: Hurricane Season

November 14, 2017

Show Notes: This week Josh & Trav return from vacation and start off with some NFL Week 10 talk on all the big injuries that affected the league. Trav's 49ers get their first win of the season, and the Ezekiel Elliot suspension is finally upheld. Also, the guys give their NFL Power Rankings. 

In College Football Alabama rallies to defeat Mississippi State and looks to gain the number one spot in the College football playoff rankings. Georgia gets thrashed by Auburn and Miami manhandles Notre Dame. The playoff picture is starting to shape up, hear which teams are still in the running. Also, hear who the guys give out their helmet stickers to this week. 

The NBA has some teams off to a slow start and the Boston Celtics are rolling even with injuries to their star players. 

Trav has some "Big Dummies" of the week. 

 

Best of If It’s Sports Volume 1

Best of If It’s Sports Volume 1

November 9, 2017

Josh & Trav are on vacation this week so Jacob the Intern chops up some highlights from the first 12 episodes of the podcast. Hope you enjoy, and the guys will be back to a regular podcast next week!

Episode 12: Sleepless in Seattle - Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson’s Epic Battle

Episode 12: Sleepless in Seattle - Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson’s Epic Battle

October 31, 2017

Show Notes - Trav and Josh discuss World Series Game 3, 4, and 5, and also look ahead to Game 6. 

What an amazing weekend for College Football. The guys break down the games and try to make sense of some of the upsets and how the playoff picture will be affected. Josh gives his thoughts on the firing of Coach Jim McElwain from the Florida Gators. 

NFL Week 8 gave us an epic battle between Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson. The Eagles stay hot, but are they still atop the Power Rankings? 

Who will be this week's "Big Dummy"? 

Episode 11: Free Tacos

Episode 11: Free Tacos

October 27, 2017

Show Notes: 

On this Show Trav & Josh go over some of the big games from week 8 in College football, hand out some helmet stickers, preview big games for week 9, and break down the playoff picture in college football. 

Our weekly NFL recap and power rankings. Trav gives some love to Josh's Eagles, the Chiefs are trending in the wrong direction, and Cam Newton does it again at the podium. The guys break down some games to check out in Week 8 of the NFL Season. 

The World Series is tied 1 - 1 with the Dodger and Astros. Trav's favorite new player Red October leads the Dodgers in game one, but game two goes to extra innings and the balls are flying out of Dodger Stadium. On a sad note, the Yankees let go of Joe Girardi. 

5 Games are in the books for the NBA, and some of the favorites are off to a slow start. A couple big injuries to start the season, and how has Lonzo Ball looked so far in yeas Rookie year. 

Plus the "Big Dummies" of the week! 

Episode 10: The Thomas Q Jones Interview

Episode 10: The Thomas Q Jones Interview

October 24, 2017

Show Notes: 

We welcome Southwest Virginia native, Thomas Jones. We’ve watched Thomas on the field on Friday Nights. You’ve seen him on Saturdays running the ball for the University of Virginia.  And you’ve seen on Sundays in the NFL. There are less than 30 people to ever rush for 10,000 yards in the NFL and he is one of them, He has appeared in the Pro-Bowl and a Super Bowl and now he’s made the transition to the acting world with roles on the TV series’ “Being Mary Jane” and “Shameless”.  He has appeared on the big screen in the hit movie “Straight Outta Compton” and is currently working other projects. And if that isn’t enough he’s also the CEO of multiple companies. It is an honor to have Thomas Q. Jones as our guest on the If It’s Sports podcast! 

We get into the early years at Powell Valley, the recruiting process, freshman year at UVA, the motivation for the NFL, the transition to acting, current projects, and how to keep up with Thomas nowadays. These are just some of the topics we cover in this special episode. 

Episode 9: Best Time of Year to be a Sports Fan

Episode 9: Best Time of Year to be a Sports Fan

October 18, 2017

Show Notes:

Eagles are flying high, Aaron Rodgers Injury, Instant Replay overturns a TD for the Jets vs Patriots, Steelers hand Chiefs their first loss. 

College Football Recap: Syracuse upsets Clemson, Washington St upset by Cal, Washington goes down, LSU over Auburn

Helmet Stickers and Big Games for Week 8 in College Football

MLB Post Season in full swing

2017-18 NBA Preview

Big Dummies of the Week - A bad week for three dummies

Episode 8: College Football Shakeup

Episode 8: College Football Shakeup

October 10, 2017

Show Notes:

Three-time caller Jamie H takes a shot at Trav's Noles

Week 5 NFL Big Stories and Power Rankings

Games to watch in Week 6 - Must-see Eagles vs Panthers

College Football Week 6 Recap - Shakeup in the top 5 teams. Oklahoma gets beat by Iowa State 

Helmet Stickers for Week 6

Games to watch in Week 7 - Slim pickings 

MLB Playoff Update 

And "You Big Dummy" of the week - This one might go down in the Hall of Fame

 

Episode 7: Cam - Immature or Misunderstood

Episode 7: Cam - Immature or Misunderstood

October 6, 2017

Call-In from Jamie H. on Florida Gators and is limited practice time in pads in the NFL hurting the game

NFL Week 4 Recap and Big Stories - Chiefs keep winning, Bills upset Falcons, Broncos win big AFC West game, Rams make statement over Cowboys, Panthers top Patriots, and Cam Newtown  

Our New NFL Power Rankings

Big Matchups for Week 5 in the NFL  

College Football Week 5 Recap - Clemson vs Virginia Tech, USC vs Washington State, Mississippi let down vs Auburn, Georgia thumps Tennessee, and Troy upsets LSU's Homecoming 

This Week's Helmet Stickers and Week 6 Games to Watch in College Football

MLB Playoffs

"You Big Dummy" of the Week - Lavar Ball Did What!