Back Points w/ T.R. Foley
By T.R. Foley
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||BACK POINTS 2-3: NWCA All-Star Classic Preview||Foley and Muir discuss the idea of Iowa Style and if it effects the development of youth wrestlers, set lines for the NWCA All-Star Classic and bemoan the existence of Homeland's Dana Brody -- the worst character in television history.||10/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||BACK POINTS 2-2: Preview of AGON1||Tim Foley welcomes Brian Muir to discuss the upcoming AGON1 wrestling event and set lines for the four premier match-ups. The event, which is headlined by two-time NCAA Champions Ben Askren (Mizzou) and Quentin Wright (Penn State), features eight post-collegiate athletes in a folkstyle-freestyle hybrid consisting of three 3-minute periods and will be streamed online.||10/17/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||BACK POINTS 2-1: BRIAN MUIR||Season Two starts off with Foley and Muir digging into the newly released Intermat NCAA Division I Rankings. The pair begin the podcast season by making a series of expensive bets sure to hurt in March. Also, a look at the All-Star Classic and the first line of the event is set: Tony Ramos (Iowa) vs. Devin Carter (Va. Tech) at 141 lbs. Some chatter about Kyle Dake as a Greco-Roman wrestler and whether or not David Taylor needs to start eating more.||10/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 24: Matthew Greenberg||Former Cornell All-American (2004) and current F&M assistant wrestling coach Matt Greenberg joins the podcast to spit about wrestling's need for a "Moment of Clarity" and his enjoyment of the rich and diverse nightlife in Lancaster, PA.||4/25/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 23: Andy Hrovat + Brian Muir||Andy Hrovat joins the podcast for an honest discussion of USAW, FILA and both organization's shortcomings in preparing for the U.S. Open and the May meeting with the IOC. Brian Muir joins up to discuss his tan, wedding season and collegians competing at the Open.||4/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 22: Brian Muir||Our gambling expert is back from his vacation in southeast Asia, but that doesn't mean Brian Muir is holding back any of his opinions on betting the NCAA's, the loss of the Boston University wrestling program or the effort to save Olympic wrestling.||4/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 21: Amanda Stanec||Amanda Stanec, a Ph.D in Physical Education, explains how she used a health-focused approach to help reinstate wrestling at a trio of at-risk high schools in the St. Louis area. This is a must-listen for anyone interested in stating compelling arguments for why we need amatuer wrestling in our school systems.||4/3/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 20: Mark Perry||University of Illinois associate head wrestling coach Mark Perry tells an incredible story about Jesse Delgado, his plans for being a head coach, and much more.||3/28/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 19: NCAA Championships Preview||T.R. Foley, Brian Muir and special guest Will Durkee talk about the NCAA Division I Championships in Des Moines. The trio coves the importance of the event and gives their outcome at each weight, and the team race.||3/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Back Points Ep. 18: Mike Riordan||The NCAA Brackets have been released and Foley is joined by Intermat's Mike Riordan for an in-depth discussion of bracket-busters, sure-things and what the new format for the NCAA Finals should mean for viewership numbers.||3/13/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Like all things wrestling, the content is great, but the quality of the conduit needs work. TR is great, but if this is the only voice of amateur wrestling than works needs to be put in.