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Aug 31, 2022

Mike Leach - Head Football Coach at Mississippi State - caught up with AJ Maestas while on a bike ride around the Florida Keys. Coach Leach was previously at Texas Tech and Washington State and is known for his animated interviews and his pioneering of the air raid offense. He gives his take on the state of Division...

Aug 24, 2022

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren joins the show with AJ Maestas to discuss the rapidly evolving collegiate landscape. He also shares lessons he's learned over the course of a 30-year career across law, professional sports, and now college athletics.


3:45 - The state of college athletics

6:10 - The Big Life...

Aug 17, 2022

Nina King - Vice President / Director of Athletics at Duke University - on the need for NIL regulation and what the future holds for college athletics. 


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Aug 10, 2022

Tim Leiweke - Chairman & CEO of Oak View Group - details some of his team's most exciting projects in the works. He and AJ discuss the new arena and entertainment district in Las Vegas, Moody Center in Austin, and plans for a dozen new arenas around the world. 


Tim also shares the process that went into...

Aug 3, 2022

Sarah Hirshland - CEO of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee - breaks down how new sports and events are chosen by the IOC Olympic Programme Commission.


Driven by the ultimate goal of creating the best value for the games, the potential additions are evaluated on factors like popularity, participation...