To Celebrate the birthdays of Tom Izzo and Gregg Popovich, Tom and Nick dish about “What Makes a Good Basketball Coach,” including the different challenges coaches face in college versus the NBA. Then the guys throw out their Top 5 College and NBA Coaches All-Time, with a few honorable mentions. Tune in for another episode of Epic Week covering sports birthday and anniversaries from January 28th to February 3rd including Jackie Robinson, Ernie Banks, Daunte Culpepper, Vlade Divac, Greg Louganis, Ronda Rousey, Phil Ivey and more!
0:00-0:20 Intro: Welcome to Epic Week by Bacon Sports. I’m Tom Pellegrino along with my podcast tag-team partner Nick Schwietering. Epic Week looks at the sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for a week in sports. This week, we are talking about January 28th through February 3rd.
0:21-4:07 Roll Call: Jackie Robinson, Ernie Banks, Fred Lynn, Daunte Culpepper, Vlade Divac, Greg Louganis, Ronda Rousey, Phil Ivey.
4:08-7:00 Why Should I Care? Nolan Ryan, Gerard Pique.
7:01-16:49 Main Event: To Celebrate the birthdays of Tom Izzo and Gregg Popovich, Tom and Nick dish about “What Makes a Good Basketball Coach,” including the different challenges coaches face in college versus the NBA. Then the guys throw out the Top 5 College and NBA Coaches All-Time, with a few honorable mentions.
16:50-18:35 Also Receiving Votes: Longest Boxing Match in History (77 Rounds), Albert Spaulding Starts a Sporting Goods Company with $800.
18:36-20:09 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 (a Jalen Rose jersey number of stars – 5, it is Jalen Rose’s birthday on 1/30). Follow me on Twitter @BaconSportsTom, and Nick @SweetsCincy. It is also Kid Cudi’s birthday this week so we are sending you out to 4th Dimension off the Kids See Ghosts album! For Nick Schwietering, I’m Tom Pellegrino, make it an Epic Week.
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