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This is Your Brain on Sports
9 minutes | Apr 9, 2018
For The Humboldt Broncos
April 9, 2018--After the tragic events that took place in rural Saskatchewan on April 6th, I felt compelled to do what I could to show support for all those impacted by this accident. This week's episode is not a quirky story from the world of sports, it's a tribute to the 15 lives that were lost on Highway 35. Please visit https://ca.gofundme.com/funds-for-humboldt-broncos
15 minutes | Apr 2, 2018
The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
April 2nd, 2018--The 2018 MLB season is in full swing and today, This is Your Brain on Sports tells you all about a historic event that took place in baseball history 87 years ago TODAY! It's a fairly safe bet that you've never, ever heard this story before.
21 minutes | Mar 26, 2018
10 of the Most Offensive Pro-Wrestling Gimmicks
March 25th, 2018--This week, This is Your Brain on Sports looks at 10 of the most offensive and inappropriate gimmicks in pro wrestling's history. Follow This is Your Brain on Sports on Instagram @brainonsports
20 minutes | Mar 19, 2018
The Mysterious Montague
March 19, 2018--In the 1930s, he was called “the world's greatest golfer” by famed sportswriter Grantland Rice. He could drive the ball 300 yards and more, or he could chip it across a room into a highball glass. He played golf with everyone from Howard Hughes and W. C. Fields to Babe Ruth and Bing Crosby. Yet strangely, he never entered a professional tournament or allowed himself to be photographed. This is the story of Mysterious Montague.
17 minutes | Mar 12, 2018
Operation Flagship and The Washington Redskins
March 12, 2018- This week, This is Your Brain on Sports looks in to the U.S. Marshals Service and how they used the Washington Redskins to lure over 100 fugitives to the Washington D.C. Convention Centre in December of 1985. Follow This is Your Brain on Sports on Instagram @brainonsports
50 minutes | Sep 26, 2017
The Story of Royal Rumble 1992
September 26th, 2017--This week's episode 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.Presented by Left Turn Media
20 minutes | Aug 26, 2017
The Story of The Music City Miracle
Aug 26, 2017--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. This is Your Brain on Sports brings you, The Music City Miracle
20 minutes | Jul 30, 2017
The Birth of Ultimate
July 30, 2017--What started as a past time in a New Jersey high school parking lot, turned into a phenomenon that spanned over 4 decades. This is Your Brain on Sports brings you, The Birth of Ultimate.
16 minutes | Jul 24, 2017
The Story of Why Great Players Make Bad Coaches
July 24, 2017--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.
24 minutes | Jul 16, 2017
The Story of Disco Demolition Night
July 16, 2017--We throw it back to an episode from early last year about one crazy night in a Chicago baseball stadium and over 30,000 people who wanted disco to die!
13 minutes | Jul 9, 2017
The Story of Anthony Robles
July 9, 2017--This week we look at the extraordinary story of Anthony Robles who became the first and only NCAA National Wrestling Champion to compete with only one leg.
13 minutes | Jul 1, 2017
The Story of Tom Longboat
July 1, 2017--Happy Canada Day, everyone! We felt it was appropriate to kick off the holiday by telling the story of Canada's greatest track and field athlete that few people know.
19 minutes | Mar 27, 2017
Rod Carew & The Mechanical Heart
March 27, 2017--In this special episode of This is Your Brain on Sports, 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.
12 minutes | Mar 10, 2017
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.
20 minutes | Feb 24, 2017
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.
18 minutes | Feb 18, 2017
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.
19 minutes | Feb 2, 2017
How The NHLPA Was Formed
Feb 2, 2017--We look at the birth of the National Hockey League Players Association and how one man changed the landscape of how NHL owners treat their players.Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes, GooglePlay or your favourite podcatcher.
17 minutes | Jan 20, 2017
The Forgotten Miracle
Jan 20, 2017- In 1960, the US Men's Olympic Ice Hockey team made history in Squaw Valley but no one noticed. Instead, all the focus and attention went to Herb Brooks and the Miracle on Ice team from the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid. This is the story of The Forgotten Miracle.
25 minutes | Jan 5, 2017
The Original Fastest Man on Earth
Jan 5, 2017--On May 6th, 1954, one man pulled off a seemingly impossible task, making him Sports Illustrated's first-ever Sportsman of the Year. This episode will go behind the curtain to reveal the man, the myth and the legend!
17 minutes | Dec 22, 2016
The LeBron Before LeBron
Dec 22, 2016--He was a basketball phenom at the age of 12. The entire country saw him as the next Michael Jordan. He is now known as the LeBron before there was LeBron. His name is Schea Cotton who many believe was the greatest basketball player to never play in the NBA.
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