The Rant

Referee's have a voice. We are always on the defensive. This is our avenue to be on the offensive. For, we have something to say.

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April 01, 2021 00:50:37
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Episode 319, The Rant: Charles McCann.

The 2020-2021 season is something that we will not, anytime soon, ever forget. In this pod, we pull up to St. Mary’s to discuss his early life playing Basketball in Queens, playing and excelling at St. Mary’s, his experience in college, and what his season that ended up short, will end up paying for him in the long run. All that and more, my conversation with Coach McCann, now. ...



March 30, 2021 01:34:47
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Episode 318, The Rant: Brandon Freeman: Part 2. The Return.

The tournament is over, and we talk about the beginning, middle, and end. To the odd thing that happened during the pod, to the best moments of the madness, we delve deep into our experience that started with a dream. All that and more, Coach Freeman, part 2, now. ...



March 26, 2021 00:20:17
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Episode 317, The Rant: Speedy Claxton

Some 230 episodes ago, I sat down with Coach the first time. The state of the world is much different. In this pod, we reconnect with Speedy of what it was like in the beginning of the pandemic, what the end of season was like last year, what it was like this year, and what he’s learned in this whole time of pause. He also discusses the NY HS Madness tournament and how it has helped HS kids get discovered. All that and more, Part 2, Speedy, now. ...



March 25, 2021 01:13:21
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Episode 316, The Rant: Shane Herrity.

I met coach Herrity in the gym of St. Francis Prep doing a workout; as a coach he’s raring to go. In this pod, we discuss his early life in Glendale, Queens, his passion for playing Baseball and Basketball, his Tommy John surgery, or lack thereof, to exclusively play Basketball, to playing in college at Saint Rose, to giving back to his school as a head coach. He also discusses his team, the Terriers, and their participation in the NY HS Madness Tournament. All that and more, my conversation with Coach Herrity, now. ...



March 16, 2021 00:34:38
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Episode 315, The Rant - Isaiah Wilson.

The world done turned upside down since the last time I sat down with Zeek. In this pod, we discuss his stint with the virus, his tenacity in coaching, his involvement in the NY Madness tournament, and his pursuit to get the most out of his kids as a coach at the Portledge School, and the Heat Elite AAU team. All that and more, my conversation with Zeek, now. ...



March 14, 2021 01:07:21
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Episode 314, The Rant: Jimmy Lynch.

After a social distant workout at SFP, we chop it up in the same classroom I have memories of, to discuss his early life in Rego Park, his destiny to attend and play basketball at St. Francis Prep, to his reach as a Math Teacher, and following in his mentors footsteps in becoming the Head Coach of his alma mater. We also discuss the state of HS sports in NY, and his anticipation in participation for his team compete in the NY Madness tournament. All that and more, my conversation with Coach Lynch, now. ...

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