If you are a fellow Baconator, then you will likely agree that there is nothing better than when Sports and Music Collide! Whether it’s NBA All-Star Weekend, the latest and greatest music videos, or in fashion and sneaker releases, there are so many great examples of sports and music in collaboration and the entertainment value is amazing! This week’s list of birthdays was no exception, chalked full of awesomeness in both the athlete and musician categories, so we thought we would have some fun with it! For our Main Event we have matched up some tunes with hard hitting questions surrounding this week’s birthday boys and girls! Happy Birthday to all of these Superstars: Tracy Chapman, Danica Patrick, Elton John, Luke Walton, Von Miller, MC Hammer, Lady Gaga, Geno Atkins, Celine Dion, Big Sean, Matt Harvey, Mariah Carey, John Stockton, Jerry Sloan, Fergie, Chris Sale, Jay Rock, Derek Carr, Steven Tyler and many more!
0:00-1:29 Intro: Welcome to Epic Week by Bacon Sports. I’m bracket-busted Tom Pellegrino along with my podcast tag-team partner and a future hip-hop mogul Nick Schwietering. Epic Week looks at the sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for a week in sports. This week, we are talking about March 25th through 31st.
1:30-15:00 Main Event: What is better than when sports and music collide? This week was chalked full of awesome birthdays in both the athlete and musician categories, so we thought we would have some fun with it! For the Main Event we have matched up some tunes with hard hitting questions surrounding this week’s birthday boys and girls! Happy Birthday to all of these Superstar musicians and athletes: Tracy Chapman, Cale Yarborough, Danica Patrick, Elton John, Luke Walton, Jason Garrett, Von Miller, MC Hammer, Lady Gaga, Geno Atkins, Celine Dion, Big Sean, Matt Harvey, Mariah Carey, John Stockton, Jerry Sloan, Fergie, Chris Sale, Jay Rock, Tom Glavine, Diana Ross, Derek Carr, Steven Tyler.
13:45-14:30 Why Should I Care: Happy Birthday to Mister Tarjeta (Mr. Cards) Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, who gets more cards than an instagram model on Valentine’s Day!
14:31-16:32 Also Receiving Votes: 3/26/1979, The first meeting between Magic and Bird during the 41st NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, and 3/29/1984 the Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis OVERNIGHT!
16:33-17:17 Outro: That’s all for the show today. Please check out Bacon Sports on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at Bacon Sports. Be sure to subscribe to this podcast and rate us (preferably Johnny Bench number of stars 5; Follow me on Twitter @BaconSportsTom and Nick @SweetsCincy. If you like this podcast, share it with your sports fan friends, and tell them it’s awesome. If you hate this podcast, share it with your sports fan friends, so they can laugh at how bad it is! It is also Eric Clapton’s birthday this week so we are sending you out to Cream’s White Room! For Nick Schwietering, I’m Tom Pellegrino, make it an Epic Week.
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