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||CleanDukes Roll, Tribe/CAA on deck, and old-school gaming||Dukes blowout Robert Morris, William & Mary Next, and the boys show their age talking old-school gaming||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes “Beat” Norfolk St., Our Concerns, and Embarrassing OT||Jimmy!!! Win(?) over Norfolk St., concerns, and guiltiest pleasure Rain-Day movies.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking down the NC State loss. #LoveEachOther||The guys break down the trip to Raleigh and look forward to Norfolk St. Then we stumble through our memories of an old #CAAHoops friend.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNC State preview and The Big'Ole JMUSB Season Preview Show||Whoop the Wolfpack! The big ole' JMUSB Season Preview! And flaming hot anti In-n-Out takes.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFootball season is here!! Feat. Greg Madia from the DNR||We talk the Daily-News Record's Fabulous Greg Madia about the upcoming JMU Football season. THIS is the epidode you want to listen to if you're ready to go to school on the 2018 Dukes. Thanks to Pale Fire Brewing - big things coming up!||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19 Days Till Kickoff!||Scrimmage Highlights and Dukes in the NFL plus our fave cover songs||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJMU Football Names You Should Know w/Guest Host Chase Kiddy||Chase Kiddy from Hero Sports joins Rob as guest host while Todd is on vacation. The guys talk about Jimmye’s big announcement, FCS scheduling philosophies, and names you should know from JMU Football. And new women’s tennis coach Shelley Jaudon drops in to school us on college tennis and share her expectations for the program.||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCAA Media Day, Dukes Picked First||CAA Media Day Takeaways where the Dukes were (obviously) picked first but Riley, RonDell, etc. were snubbed. Plus favorite tailgate foods.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean46 Days to Raleigh and 90's H'burg Eats Power Rankings||46 Days To Raleigh and 90's H'burg Eats||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy 4th of July!||Games and Players We Would Love to Have Seen!||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTodd Geeks out with National Champion Coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe||Interview with National Champ Coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe. And Let’s Go Caps!||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnother Natty!||Lacrosse wins the whole ‘effin thing! Rob gets off the hook, we fanboy out, and Todd goes a little crazy trying to place this in historical context. Love this team and this somewhat unexpected title!||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinal Four! Final Four!||Our third host Bennett Conlin joins us to talk Lacrosse to the Final 4 and wrapping the Diamond Dukes. Where does this lax run rank all-time at JMU? No edits, no music, just Do It Live we always say (at least when the Caps are in a Game 7!)!||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLacrosse in Elite 8, Downs UVA, Softball in the Dance||--||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLacrosse and Charlotte Dukes||Lax, Softball, NFL Dukes update and our favorite professors||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes in the League! Plus old-guy graduation advice.||--||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake 2||--||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpring Game Preview||Spring Game Preview and more classic Dad moves||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Love Letter to the CAA feat. Brian Mull||THE ultimate CAA Hoops Tourney preview and season recap with the CAA Grand Maester and UNCW aficionado Brian Mull (@BGMull). We talk, laugh, and reminisce with our mentor-from-afar about all things Colonial. If you’re a diehard who loves 8-point plays, hot dogs on the court, and midday coaching changes, this is your episode. We loved this hour! Special thanks to our extended CAA family for welcoming us and all the good times! Brought to you as always by Pale Fire Brewing.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing deep on hoops with the Daily News Record’s Josh Walfish||We talk to outstanding DNR b-ball beat writer Josh Walfish about how the Women can win the CAA, reasons for optimism on the men’s side, and - incredibly- mumps. Then we talk out Mt. Rushmore of beers for OT. Plus we leave the train whistle and the crack of a can in for anyone playing along w the JMUSB pod drinking game. Brought to you as always by Pale Fire Brewing in Harrisonburg, who we hope to add to our Mt. soon!||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazing Lacrosse Preview featuring JMU Head Coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe||This is a ridiculously fun and interesting pod interview featuring JMUSB Lax expert Rob with Coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe about the 2018 CAA favorite Dukes program! Coach truly bleeds purple and is so excited about her team - we’re so thankful for her time. Plus we briefly talk the week that was and break down our favorite Super Bowl snacks (yes, congrats Iggles fans ugh). Brought to you by Pale 🔥!||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S.A! U.S.A!||So much fun interviewing JMU alum and super-agent Doug Eldridge of the DLE Agency! Doug’s company represents three medal hopefuls in the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea in pairs figure skating’s U.S. Champs Alexa and Chris Knierim and Luge superstar Tucker West. Plus Doug talks former Dukes clients or friends including Rockheed McCarter, Sam Daniels, and Eagles QB Coach John Defilippo. Oh yeah, his own alumni story is pretty darned great too and we almost sound like a real self-help Pod. Then we talk the week that was in men’s and women’s hoops (43:00) and for OT (60:00) we bumble our way through our favorite statues/monuments/memorials while somehow leaving out the Emma Lazarus poem. Brought to you by Pale Fire Brewing in Rocktown as always.||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoth Hoops Teams on a Roll!||We talk about the men’s hoops miraculous two-game winning streak and the women starting to assert themselves in the CAA! Plus our favorite teams across Sports that we’ve gotten caught up in even though they weren’t “our” teams! This one is actually a lot of fun and we’re finding our non-football mojo. Brought to you by Pale 🔥!||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCatching Up on JMU Hoops||After finally leaving the football season behind, we make an effort at catching up on both JMU Hoops’ squads. Then for OT we talk our favorite sports movies. Thanks as always to Pale Fire Brewing!||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanALWAYS Proud To Be A Duke||We try - mostly unsuccessfully - to process the loss in the National Championship (1:00-30:30) and then we talk (31:00) about all the things we’re looking forward to next year and just generally gush about things that make us proud to be Dukes. This one is probably way too personal and oh yeah, despite our usual wariness of all earnestness (that’s a deep cut book reference for bonus points), it almost gets a little misty. Love you JMU Nation! Brought to you by Pale 🔥 as always!||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDagger!!! Very Special Bonus Frisco Hype Pod feat. Steve Buckhantz||One of our dream guests, Voice of the NBA’s Washington Wizards Steve Buckhantz, joins Todd to talk old-school JMU, Uncle Ron and other JMU legends, and the D.C. Sports Curse. Oh yeah, we Hype the Dukes quite a bit too. Hope you enjoy this special episode for us!||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrisco Extravaganza!||We preview the game and the parties with Madizone color commentator Bennett Conlin. Plus we hear from Alumni Association Board Member and all around JMU Superstar Dirron Allen about Watch Parties and how to get involved in your hometown! Then we spend too long reminiscing about our favorite non-JMU sports events we’ve been fortunate enough to attend. Oh yeah, and we talk streamergate. Brought to you by Pale 🔥 Brewing in the ‘burg!||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEarly Signing Day Roundup w/ JMUSB recruiting guru Mike Evangelista!||Rob talks to our friend, and a true JMU football expert, Mike Evangelista about the huge haul the Dukes pulled in during the new early signing period. Plus in OT (24:00) we talk underrated things in life. Lots of tea and library talk make this a true “old guy” episode. Brought to you by Pale 🔥||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristmas in Hollis/Harrisonburg||We really just gush about the Dukes dominant performance against South Dakota St. and then somehow overlook Run DMC’s Classic when we talk Christmas songs. Brought to you by Pale 🔥 Brewing and good luck w tickets!||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Buffet of Descriptions Feat. Curt Dudley!||A HUGE win deserves a heaping portion of Dukes love. We talk to the voice of the Dukes Curt Dudley about all kinds of wonderfully nerdy production items, SDSU, and why it’s worthwhile to support JMU. Then we go nuts about the win for the ages over Weber St., look forward to the semi-final vs. SDSU, and talk bucket list sporting events. Thanks to Pale Fire Brewing! (Oh yeah, and buy the JMUSB shirts before they’re gone on Wednesday)||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuarterfinals! (i.e. the real season)||Dukes dominate Stony Brook and we look forward to the Weber St. matchup. This is the one where we go deep (ramble) on the past game and look forward in-depth (mainly because technical difficulties prevented us from having an awesome guest) to the Elite Eight. We also talk favorite music venues and sell some standard tees of course. Brought to you by Rocktown’s own Pale Fire Brewing.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStony Brook, Houston feat. Greg Madia from the DNR||We welcome the DNR’s JMU beat writer Greg Madia to talk Stony Brook and Mike Houston’s future. Plus beer talk and our new shirts. Thanks to Pale Fire Brewing||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes Sweep CAA Two Years Running Feat. Brian McLaughlin||We breakdown the Elon win and celebrate the undefeated season before moving on to an exquisite deep-dive of FCS playoff nerdom with the nation’s best FCS writer, Hero Sports’ @BrianMacWriter. After editing, we’re afraid to even list the OT topic out of actual embarrassment.||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes Beat Ticks for 22nd Straight||Rob and I have some things to say after the Dukes knock the Spiders out tha playoffs and clinch a share of the CAA title. Plus concerns, the bigger postseason picture, and OT feat. Condiment-Talk||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne Shop Fits All||We’re joined for a great discussion with Women’s Hoops HC Sean O’Regan (1:30), we talk about the Dukes 21st Straight over Rhode Island (27:00), engage in some good-natured trashtalk with Satchmo, Richmond’s best fan (44:00), and Go OT with our buddy Zac on full on SpatterChatter sports-hate (58:00). This one’s long but we think you’ll agree it’s a bleeding purple episode!||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTalking Football, Field Hockey and Favorite 🎃 Candy!||Dukes win 20th straight with dominant defense and Schor breaks a big record. JMU Field Hockey Head Coach (legend) Christy Morgan gives a fantastic interview in advance of her team’s postseason run! And of course, we go deep on Halloween Candy ratings. (Mostly this is the episode where my dog, Madi, refused not to be on the pod)||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes Win 19th Straight, Ruin W&M Homecoming||Top ranked JMU moves to 7-0. We talk about the win, fans losing their minds, and what we’re looking forward to this week. Plus our favorite sportswriters.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSupersize Gameday!||We talk Gameday, the win over Villanova, and college sports’ best mascots. We ran long but had a great time and there’s a whole lot of JMU love all over this episode. Well done by every member of JMU Nation!||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGameday Featuring Bennett Conlin - Best Episode Yet!||College Gameday returns to JMU and gives us a chance to pull out all the stops. We are lucky to have JMU color commentator Bennett Conlin as our first guest this week! Plus Gameday Dos & Don’ts and we argue old-man style about JM’s vs. Gus’s. Plus it’s Duke Club Week. And all thanks to Pale Fire Brewing (go get a Deadly Rhythm)!||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGameday. Gameday. Gameday.||Dukes Down Delaware for 17th Straight Win With More Dominant Defense. “Concerns” about the running game. Tons of Gameday Talk. Around the FCS. And OT featuring cheap beer and Tom Petty!||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDraco Malfoy: the Richmond fan of Hogwarts||Dukes stay unbeaten against Maine. Looking forward to Delaware week. We issue a rare compliment to the CAA. College-Gameday to-JMU-fanatics have a big one to watch Friday. And then we get loose talking Potter.||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUncle Ron the GOAT||Dukes roll again during sad week, looking ahead to CAA play, Softball loses Coach, and an off-topic hot take. (Plus JMUSB merch!)||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes Win Big and Around the FCS||Dukes crush ETSU, Around the FCS, Gameday Update, and we get a little loose talking USMNT||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDukes Thump ECU and we talk Dad Rock Song of the Summer||ECU recap and looking forward to the home opener vs. ETSU||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 JMUSB Football Season Preview||Massive season preview (thanks Chase!) and a new off-topic segment featuring Wylie Cash. A tad lengthy but proud of the way this one turned out. Go Dukes!||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe CAA predictably signs a crummy broadcast deal||Episode 3, where we vent about the Crumbling Athletic Association without even a mention of FBS||8/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanD-Hall Faves and Starting Some Spatter Chatter||Episode 2 - we cut down to 20 mins and really only told one way-too-inside-baseball story this week. Go Dukes!||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat about the banner?!||The very first podcast from JMUSB! Top 3 JMU games ever?||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great source for JMU!
Awesome job guys. Love the stories and off topic/on topic discussions
Greatest JMUSportsblog Podcast in HISTORY!!!!!!
Are you looking for intellectual discussions of the Presidency and writings of the greatest founding father? Then you have come to the wrong place!!!!
This is a podcast about FCS football, low major basketball, and a fascination with women's softball, basketball and volleyball. If that's what you are looking for -- THIS IS THE PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Seriously, enjoying the podcast, guys.