Sports Birthdays for Dec 17 – 23 | Epic Week (Ep 254)

By December 17, 2018No Comments

In this episode of Epic Week Tom Pellegrino & Nick Schwietering dish about the sports birthdays & anniversaries for the week of Dec 17th – 23rd. Included in this are players who have “words” in their names (ex: Takeo Spikes!), Warren Sapp: his slide in the 1995 NFL draft & his cameo in Trinia’s music video, plus the anniversary of Dr. James Naismith’s Original 13 Rules of Basketball. Which of those rules would not fit with today’s game? Players also talked about include Buddy Hield, Charles Oakley, Dave Kingman, Steve Austin, Jake Plummer, and Alge Crumpler.

Epic Week December 17-23 Show Notes

(0:00-0:22) Intro: Epic Week Celebrates Sports Birthdays and Great Events in Sports History
(0:22-1:42)Roll Call: Sports Birthday Dudes With ‘Words’ In Their Names
(1:42-5:30) Warren Sapp Slips in the Draft, Jets fans “We want Sapp!” Sapp Appears in Trina’s Music Video “The Baddest B****”
(5:30-10:05) Other Notable Athlete Cameos in Music Videos
(10:05-12:32) Others Receiving Votes: Steve Austin, Charles Oakley, Dave Kingman, Debut of Dr. James Naismith’s Basketball Rules
(12:32-13:18) Outro

Feedback (We want to hear from you):

  • You can connect with Tom Pellegrino on Twitter @BaconSportsTom.
  • You can connect with Nick Schwietering on Twitter @sweetscincy and on Instagram Sweetscincy
  • What is your favorite athlete cameo in a music video? Did we skip over a Birthday or Anniversary you would have liked to hear covered? We’d love your thoughts and feedback on our conversation so hit us up!


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