Episodes
TC & Randy are back to chop it up this week! Plenty going on from around the world as the guys try to keep up with the most important news and notes of the day. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/10/24
On this Perfect Club edition of the TrapDraw, KVV hosts a look back at the 1996 film Tin Cup along with Kyle Bandujo - author of "Movies With Ball: The Greatest Sports Movies of All Time". We're also joined by PGA Tour pro Adam Hadwin and his wife Jessica for their view of the film from their experiences of actual life on tour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/04/24
Opening Day 2024 is here! And with the baseball season set to get under way this week, the Seamsters Union has officially convened their first meeting. Randy, Soly, & DJ Pie get together to talk about their love of the game, their thoughts for the upcoming season, and so much more. PLUS, stayed tuned (beginning at the 1:08:05 mark) for best-selling author Joe Posnanski chatting with Randy about his book, "Why We Love Baseball: A History in 50 Moments". Joe's enthusiasm, knowledge, and...
Published 03/27/24
Randy is joined by ESPN's Seth Greenberg to analyze the brackets in men's college basketball. They chat for a little about the state of the game before diving into the matchups. Coach Greenberg gives you all the names, teams and information to help you fill out your brackets and enjoy watching the action later this week...and beyond. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/21/24
TC & Randy are back this week to chop it up. They offer some mea culpas, discuss some new pet peeves, and then highlight the most important news stories from around the globe. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/14/24
A TrapDraw tradition returns for a fifth installment - it's our Oscars preview extravaganza as DJ and Randy are joined by Timothy Simons (@timothycsimons). We break down our favorite movies, actors/actresses and moments from the films we viewed over the past year as well as our picks for the worst movie we saw in the last twelve months. Then it's on to a look at each of the ten films nominated for Best Picture and how we ranked them individually (1:01:30). We wrap the episode with some...
Published 03/05/24
Neil, Randy and KVV are back with another Perfect Club edition of the Trap Draw as we look back at the landmark sports documentary "Hoop Dreams". The film - released 30 years ago - profiles Arthur Agee and William Gates and their journey through Chicago high school basketball. After some self-examination with our own relationships with basketball, we look at the undertaking of the filmmakers and how the project evolved from a planned 30 minute PBS special to the final cut of nearly three...
Published 02/29/24
TC & Randy are back to chop it up this week! They cover some recent personal travel, discuss what they're watching/eating/listening to, and then dive into the biggest news and sports stories from around the world. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/21/24
Our #BallKnowers have gathered for a full debrief on Kyle and the 49ers' loss to the Chiefs in the Super Bowl. We also break down each of the playoff teams, other notable moments from the past season, the recent coaching moves around the league, and look ahead to the upcoming offseason. Please note: This episode was recorded late Tuesday night before the tragedy at Wednesday's championship parade in Kansas City and all of us at NLU extend our deepest condolences to those affected by the...
Published 02/16/24
Neil and Cody are back from a lengthy travel spell for another edition of The Booth. We recap our travels and the travel habits of the NLU crew, talk through Neil's prep for Dad Life, and take a look at some of our favorite prop bets for the big game on Sunday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/08/24
The NFL Owners Series returns to the TrapDraw for this week's episode. It's our sixth installment as we profile two owners whose teams finished the season at completely opposite ends of the regular season standings. First up, David Tepper of the Carolina Panthers. We look at Tepper's legendary financial career, his time as a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and his tumultuous six years as owner in Charlotte. We also take a look back at the history of the franchise and its original...
Published 01/31/24
Okay, Trapezoids... Rise and Shine! It's time for a Perfect Club covering the landmark 1993 film "Groundhog Day". Tron, DJ and KVV break down the film's iconic moments and characters, the behind-the-scenes friction between Bill Murray and director Harold Ramis, some thoughts on alternative casting decisions, the film's place in the comedy genre, and our own personal interactions with Bill Murray over the years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/24/24
TC & Randy are chopping it up for the first time in 2024. Lots of news stories to catch up from all around the world, plus, the boys have a few things bothering them out in society. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/17/24
The high council of #BallKnowers has reconvened this week to put a bow on the NFL regular season and look ahead to the playoffs. They discuss some of the more polarizing QBs in the league, reflect on some of the best and worst takes throughout the year, and give some predictions for what's to come. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/10/24
A fan favorite returns with our annual goals podcast as Soly, Tron, DJ, Neil and Randy pick our team's "Year of the _____" for 2024, review our individual goals from 2023 (27:00), and lay out our personal goals for 2024 (1:07:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/04/24
KVV, Tron and Neil are back for a fifth edition of the NFL Owners series. This episode features a single owner - the most likely among the 32 to command an entire episode to himself: Jerry Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 12/27/23
Make your family disappear and join KVV, TC and Claire Rogers of Golf.com (@kclairerogers) for a Perfect Club breakdown of the holiday classic 'Home Alone'. From our favorite quotes and scenes to the plot holes and questions that we've always wondered about the McCallister family, Old Man Marley, and the Wet Bandits - join us for a deep dive into one of our favorite holiday movies of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 12/14/23
Neil and Cody return for another Booth installment as we talk Christmas and Holiday traditions, reactions to some assorted news and notes (31:00), reflections on some 2023 goals (46:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 12/06/23
TC & Randy are back from Thanksgiving and chopping it up. They cover some sports, a little bit of air travel, and a laundry list of things that need monitoring. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/29/23
The "Perfect Club" is back just in time for Thanksgiving and D.J., KVV and Casey are diving deep into Martin Scorsese's 1978 concert documentary "The Last Waltz," which focuses on The Band's farewell live performance. Come for KVV's Scorsese impression, but stay for a long discussion on Levon Helm's rock stardom, airbrushing out Neil Young's cocaine and the editing choices that make this the greatest concert film ever made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/22/23
We're talking ball this week! Randy and Tron are joined by Kevin Van Valkenburg and Micah Pueschel (of the band Iration) to break down all the biggest developments of the NFL season thus far. They reflect on what they got right at the start of the year, what they got wrong, who stinks, who doesn't stink, and oh so much more. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/15/23
TC & Randy are chopping it up this week. They cover all the most important news stories from around the world, of course with some airline talk included. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/08/23
KVV, Neil and Tron are back with another deep dive into the ownership histories of two more NFL franchises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/01/23
Cody and Neil are back for another edition of The Booth - this time we're bringing you a two part episode for volume 9. In part one Neil and Cody talk personal vehicle choices, recent travels and workout goals, Cody's interesting neighbor Larry, and some pointed listener voicemails. For part two (1:01:00), Cody talks with Vice Admiral Mike LeFever (Ret) and Roderick Jones about Concentric Advisors, their private security firm, and their recent book End Game First: A Leadership Strategy for...
Published 10/27/23
This week's episode is an NFL check-in with Tron, Randy, KVV and Mr. Poosh (aka Micah Pueschel of the band Iration). With the season about a quarter of the way complete, it's time to revisit some preseason thoughts, issue some mea culpas, examine the biggest stories around the league, and much more. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/17/23