The Rant

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June 24, 2019 00:27:41
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Episode 58, The Rant: Tim Jinks

Tim and I have been through many a battles together. We once had a game where we witnessed not one jump ball, not 2 - but 76 jump balls. He discusses his humble beginnings in Hempstead, NY, his love of basketball, and where he wants to take all of it in officiating. All that and more, my conversation with Tim, now. ...

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June 18, 2019 00:35:58
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Episode 57, The Rant: Ethan Wong - Volleyball Official, Hockey Official, and Being Great at Both in Canada.

Ethan discusses two sports that are rarely spoken on the Rant - Volleyball and Hockey. In this pod, we discuss his love of Volleyball and Hockey growing up, what it’s like to skate, what Hockey means in Canada, and what the future holds for him. All that and more, my conversation with Ethan, now. ...

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June 13, 2019 00:35:11
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Episode 56, Rob Moses - Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at Cardozo High School, PSAL Basketball Official, and founder of the More Than A Game Inc.

Rob Moses wears many hats, but they all have one common thread; the game of Basketball. In this pod we discuss his love for said sport, his experience with coaching along side the Legend Ron Naclerio, his own experience officiating NYC, and his give back and thank you to Queens - More Than A Game Inc. - all that and more, my conversation with Rob, now. ...

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June 11, 2019 00:23:51
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Episode 55, The Rant: Damion Reid - Image Capturer, Photographer, and Witnessing Some of the Greatest Sporting Events in NYC.

A picture is worth a 1,000 words, and Damion has taken thousands of them. In this pod, he describes his love of photography, his love of sports, and how he combined the two, to make a passionate living. All that and more, my conversation with Damion, now. ...

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June 07, 2019 00:56:58
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Episode 54, The Rant: Tom Konchalski, High School Basketball Talent Evaluator & Master of His Own Memory.

For 61 years, Tom Konchalski searches far and wide to see a new crop of talent in the game of Basketball. At a park near his apartment in NYC, he discusses his love for watching Connie Hawkins dunk a basketball, his formula for evaluating Basketball players, his fondest memories, and what the game means to him. All that and more, my conversation with Tom, now. ...

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June 05, 2019 00:45:16
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Episode 53, The Rant: Nate Cearley, Kansas State Intramural Supervisor, Collegiate Football Official, NBA Grassroots Candidate.

Sky’s the limit for one Nate. His potential and ambition are on a collision course with his opportunities. In this pod, we sit with the precocious young man, to discuss his come up as an intramural ref not knowing what to do, to seeking people that do, transitioning all the way to the NBA grassroots program. All that and more, my conversation with Nate, now. ...

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