Sports Doctor with Keith O'Brien
By The Day Publishing Co.
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The Sports Doctor, Keith O'Brien brings you interviews with sports figures from southeastern Connecticut and beyond, and shares his takes on issues in the world of sports.
||CleanFitch's Mike Ellis and Montville's Tanner Grove||Fitch head football coach Mike Ellis and Montville head football coach Tanner Grove talk about their impressions of their teams after the first two weeks of the season. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By A||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJack Cochran on his return to coaching||After several years away from the game, Jack Cochran will be back on football sideline as an assistant coach at Killingly this fall. Cochran, who won eight state championships as a head coach at Bloomfield, New Britain and New London, talks about why he||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNed Griffen previews the Connecticut high school football season||Who will be number one in the first state poll? Which ECC teams will make the playoffs? How do Killingly and Fitch match up against the rest of the state? Ned Griffen, author of The Day’s Lonesome Polecat football column, has the answers. Music: Big R||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoast Guard football coach Bill George||U.S. Coast Guard Academy head football coach Bill George talks about preparing his team for the upcoming season, and how Coast Guard athletes balance the rigors of a military academy with the expectations of being on a college football team. Music: Big||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Ledyard football coach Clay Killingsworth||Keith talks with Clay Killingsworth, the third new coach in three years at Ledyard after Jim Buonocore stepped down to become athletic director. Killingsworth talks about his early meetings with the team, and their new “hold the rope” philosophy. Mu||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMystic Schooners head coach Rob Bono||Keith talks baseball with Rob Bono, head coach of the Mystic Schooners in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/li||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfter a miserable U.S. Open, why the Travelers Championship is the best golf tournament out there||Joe Zone of WFSB 3 explains how the Travelers Championship in Cromwell has become a favorite tournament for PGA golfers, fans and media. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://cre||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew London football coach Johnny Burns||Johnny Burns talks about taking over as head football coach at his alma mater, New London High School. Also, Casey O'Neill talks about WWE moving to Fox. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Burrows explains launch angle and exit velocity||Are you fed up with modern baseball stats like launch angle and exit velocity? Tim Burrows, co-owner of Power In Training, talks about the importance of these stats, and whether travel baseball is a bad for young athletes. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProvidence coach Ed Cooley reflects on the NCAA basketball season||Keith talks with Providence College men’s basketball head coach Ed Cooley about the Friars’ run in the Big East tournament and his thoughts on the NBA playoffs. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By At||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWaterford's Michael Burrows and Mikey Buscetto||Keith talks with a pair of state champions from Waterford High School: UConn-bound pitcher Michael Burrows and Southern New Hampshire-bound point guard Mikey Buscetto. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTalking baseball analytics with Mark Simon||Mark Simon, senior analyst at Sports Info Solutions, talks about how advanced analytics have impacted Major League Baseball. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoast Guard Men's Lacrosse Coach Ray LaForte||Coast Guard lacrosse is off to a hot start this year. Keith talks with head coach Ray LaForte about the team's success, and the growth of youth and high school lacrosse in the region. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creativ||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTalking baseball with Lee Elci and lacrosse with Jenna Tucchio||Lee Elci stops by to break down the 2018 Major League Baseball season, and Fitch girls' lacrosse coach Jenna Tucchio calls in to preview her team's spring season. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribu||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Dan Hurley revitalize UConn basketball?||Keith talks with The Day's Gavin Keefe about University of Connecticut's recent hiring of Dan Hurley as men's basketball coach, and applauds all the recent state champions from the Eastern Connecticut Conference. Music: Big Rock Kevin MacLeod (incompete||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Morelli previews the boys' basketball state tournaments||Joe Morelli of The New Haven Register and GameTimeCT.com breaks down each division in the CIAC boys' basketball state tournaments.||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSt. Thomas More basketball coach Jere Quinn reflects on 40 years of coaching||At St. Thomas More in Montville, Jere Quinn has coached hundred of Division I college basketball players, many of whom have gone on to play professionally. This winter, he recorded his 1,000th career win, and his team will face Northfield Mount Hermon i||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCassius Chaney preparing to fight at Madison Square Garden||Keith talks with New London boxer Cassius Chaney about his upcoming fight on March 3 at Madison Square Garden, and complains about the Winter Olympics.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErnie DiGregorio on his life in basketball||Ernie DiGregorio looks back on his basketball career at Providence College and in the NBA, sharing stories about playing against Bill Walton and Julius Erving, and alongside John Havlicek and Dave Cowens.||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Morelli on boys' basketball and Casey O'Neill on the best broadcasters of all time||Joe Morelli of The New Haven Register and GameTimeCT.com breaks down the top boys' basketball teams in Connecticut, and Casey O’Neill reflects on the passing of Keith Jackson and where he rates among the all-time best sports broadcasters.||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|