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George Wrighster, III


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    Latest episodes from George Wrighster Podcast by Unafraid Show

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Sports Illustrated Paradise, Jim Jordan/Portnoy, Top 5, Kyrie +Nets + Lakers, Jaylon Ferguson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 59:34

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about Sports Illustrated's proposal to build a giant casino resort on the Mississippi coast. Also on today's show the guys react to Congressman Jim Jordan invoking the name of Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy in his inquisition of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Ralph thinks Goodell got caught in a lie, while George compares Goodell's response to the way LeBron James treats Skip Bayless. In today's Top 5 segment, George and Ralph go through their Top 5 Superhero characters. Kyrie Irving's name has been linked to the LA Lakers, so George tries to come up with plausible trade scenarios that could see Irving in Purple and Gold next season. Last up, Ralph talks about the news of the death of Jaylon Ferguson, and the tendency of people on social media to immediately question the vaccine status of any celebrity that passes away. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - MLB Jerseys Off-White, Andrew Wiggins , Top 5, Vince McMahon, Herschel Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 57:54

    On Today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the new Off White + MLB Jersey partnership that will have hype beasts wearing jerseys and hats with holes in them for the low cost of around $1,000. Next up on the show, George and Ralph celebrate being vindicated by Andrew Wiggins' play in the NBA Finals, but George wants him to slow his role a bit so Steph Curry can win his first Finals MVP. In today's Top 5 Segment, the guys rank their top 5 delivery pizzas. Vince McMahon is being investigated by the WWE over payments to a former employer that he allegedly had an affair with, which prompts a discussion about George and Ralph's favorite era of wrestling. And finally, Georgia Senate candidate and former NFL RB Herschel Walker has been outed as having three kids that weren't previously publicly known, which leads to Ralph ask George how far he thinks he could take a full GOP heel turn. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Name Tyreek Hill “Teammate of the Year” and Rank NBA Finals Players

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 119:18

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster draft the players in the NBA Finals to show exactly what Draymond Green's true significance for the series is. The guys explain why Tyreek Hill is being the greatest teammate in the NFL. Dan and George give their thoughts on the controversy surrounding the LIV Golf Tour. George gives exclusive insight on what it is like to play for Jack Del Rio. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to break down why Drew Lock not starting Week 1 in Seattle would be shocking. Plus, the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4! #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Jack Del Rio Fined $100K, LIV Golf, Geico $5.2M, Cold Stone, Warriors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 56:23

    On today's episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about Washington Commanders DC Jack Del Rio's January 6th "dust up" comments, and the $100,000 fine levied against him by Head Coach Ron Rivera. The PGA Tour has suspended all of the golfers that have chosen to participate in the Saudi government funded LIV Golf Tournament, what do the guys think about the fracture in golf? In today's Top 5 segment, George and Ralph give their Top 5 Bad Ass Action Movie Stars. Geico is forced to pay a 5+ million dollar claim for something you'll have to hear to believe. George asks for Ralph's take on a viral meltdown inside a Cold Stone Creamery. Last up on the show, have the Golden State Warriors gone soft? #fsrweekends  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Warriors Celtics 2023?, TB Rays Say Gay, Top 5 Underrated, Ryle Rittenhouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 63:02

    On Today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the Warriors mopping the floor with the Celtics in game 2, and George wonders if we'll be seeing these two teams in several NBA Finals to come. The Tampa Bay Rays wore patches to celebrate Pride Month, and made it optional for their players, which resulted in massive backlash when five players opted out. George and Ralph discuss the corporate culture of celebrating Pride, and the precarious situation it puts athletes in to have to participate in these initiatives. In today's Top 5 segment, George and Ralph rate their most underrated comedy movies of all time, and they both have the same #1. Finally, Kyle Rittenhouse announced his college commitment on the Charlie Kirk show like he was a 5-star college running back, but the college he picked says he's not actually admitted. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Call Kyler Murray's Holdout the Worst Ever and Explain why Life is Different as a Los Angeles Laker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 119:59

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster preview Game 2 of the NBA Finals and debate who is more likely to return to the Finals in the future, the Warriors or Celtics. The guys break down why Andre Drummond is spot on saying that players have to be "built different" to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Dan rips into Kyler Murray for having the worst offseason and worst holdout of all time. Dan analyzes the future of the PGA Tour, as more players leave for the new tour. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to talk the latest on Deshaun Watson, and FSR NBA Insider Mark Medina stops by to explain why Quin Snyder left the Utah Jazz. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - LeBron $1B, NBA Finals Game 1, Top 5, Ohio teachers get guns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 52:30

    On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden congratulate LeBron James for achieving the status of billionaire and push back against some of the criticism he's received. The Celtics pulled off an insane comeback to steal the first game of the NBA Finals, George believes it's the last time the Warriors will lose a game, while Ralph thinks the series is going the distance. In the Top 5 segment, George and Ralph give their Top 5 NBA Dynasties of all time, and have wildly different criteria for who they include. Last up, the Ohio State Legislature has made it legal for teachers to carry weapons on campus to combat school shootings, and the guys give their thoughts as to why that's a dangerous idea. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Lia Thomas, Zion/Kyrie/Harden, Top Gun, Gas Prices, Top 5 Sports Movies, You Be The Judge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 46:45

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss Lia Thomas' swim career at Penn, in which she transitioned from being a competitor on the men's swim team, to taking Hormone Replacement Therapy and competing alongside the women as a senior. Is having a conversation about the fairness of Lia's participation in NCAA-sanctioned activities transphobic, or is it a necessary step for the future equity of collegiate athletic competitions? Next up on the show, Zion Williamson, James Harden and Kyrie Irving are all at a crossroads when it comes to their contract extensions- which NBA player would you trust most to invest in for the future? In their Top 5 segment, George and Ralph give their top 5 sports movies of all time, and George thinks Ralph should be disqualified from participating. Also on this episode- gas above $8 a gallon in parts of LA, and George decides the proper penalty for a Wyoming man caught impersonating a deceased Idaho man for the last 52 years. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Discuss How Much Giannis Antetkounmpo Impacted the Lakers Hiring Darvin Ham

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 120:08

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react to the Lakers hiring Darvin Ham as their new head coach, and Dan explains why he believes the Lakers are playing the long game in attempting to lure Giannis Antetokounmpo to Los Angeles. Who do you want to win Game 7 between the Heat and Celtics? The guys explain why the takes on Steph Curry may be prisoner of the moment. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to break down why the Raiders working out Colin Kaepernick was fully a football decision. Plus, the worst thing that can happen on a golf course, the top-5 fantasy football team names for Joc Pederson, and the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4! #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Top 5, Uvalde School Shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 43:59

    On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the tragic and infuriating shooting at Ross Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, and the predictable response from politicians that have refused to act since school shootings began back in the late 90's. They also give their Top 5 Dumbass Reasons For Not Passing Common Sense Gun Reform. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - NBA Playoffs, 963 Banned, Top 5, Tim Anderson vs Donaldson, Juneteenth Ice Cream

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 54:08

    On today's episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the 2022 NBA Playoff trend of games that are over at halftime, and try to get to the bottom of why the games haven't been competitive. Russia has announced they are banning almost 1,000 Americans from visiting their country, including the names of some people that are no longer with us. How do Russia's latest actions impact the chances of getting WNBA star Brittany Griner home safely? What are the top 5 places that George and Ralph would be the most devastated to be banned from? New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was disciplined for comments about Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox- George gives his opinion on whether Donaldson deserved what he got. And finally, what's the story behind the Wal-Mart brand Juneteenth ice cream? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Debate “Good” vs. “Great” NBA Playoff Teams and Explore What is Next for Tiger Woods

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 120:23

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react to the latest in the NBA Playoffs, and Dan explains why he thinks this postseason has been terrible given that none of the remaining teams can be considered “great” teams. The guys explore what Tiger will do next after his early exit from the PGA Championship. Is the Lakers head coaching job actually desirable? NBC Sports NBA Writer Kurt Helin joins the guys to talk the latest in the Conference Finals. The guys dive into the conflict between Tim Anderson and Josh Donaldson. Plus, the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4! #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Jimbo vs Saban, NIL, Elon Musk, Top 5, Red Ranger PPP

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 53:51

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into the feud between Nick Saban, Deion Sanders and Jimbo Fisher. Are the guys team Saban or Team Jimbo? And how has Lincoln Riley managed to stay under the radar in this feud of college football behemoths? Elon Musk's plan to buy Twitter has blown up in his face, and the SpaceX/Tesla mogul decided to respond by coming out as a republican and saying that any negative stories that come out in the future are politically motivated- and guess what?! The negative stories are here. George and Ralph dissect the Musk/Twitter timeline and the fallout of his recent behavior. The guys rank their top 5 cuisines by nationality, George thinks Ralph has a controversial #1, but changes up his entire list at the last minute. And finally, is there a Red Power Ranger curse? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, NBA Lottery, Top 5, NFL Playoff Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 50:02

    On this Episode of the Wrighster or Wrong Podcast, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the internet meltdown over Jordan Peterson's comments on the Sports Illustrated choice of cover model for their latest swimsuit edition. The NBA Draft Lottery is set, and the Orlando Magic are going to pick first- do the guys trust Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren enough to make him the #1 overall pick? George and Ralph rank their top 5 all-time international basketball players, and to end the podcast, predict which NFL teams will fall out of the 2022 playoff picture, and which teams might rise to take their place. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Suns + Arizona = Poverty, Post Game Presser, Pat Bev, Chargers Video, Mike Budenholzer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 54:52

    Subscribe, Rate & Review the Wrighster or Wrong podcast right here.  On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the absolute meltdown of the Phoenix Suns in game 7 against the Dallas Mavericks. Is Arizona the most cursed sports landscape, and what does this game mean for the legacy of Chris Paul? Next up, Patrick Beverly was on all the national shows this morning unloading his most haterific takes about Chris Paul- George defends Pat Bev's right to go after CP3, while Ralph fires back. NBA postgame press conferences are always entertaining, but some of the questions are silly at best- Ralph and George talk about some of the goofy things asked of the Milwaukee Bucks players after losing in game 7 against the Boston Celtics. Finally, last week the San Diego Chargers' elite social media team dropped an anime video about their 2022 regular season schedule and the guys discuss some of the funniest parts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster React to the Celtics Eliminating the Bucks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 120:30

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react live to the second half of Bucks vs. Celtics Game 7, where the controversial call to end the first half ended up not making a difference. The guys break down what went wrong for the Bucks and examine the role Mike Budenholzer has in the exit. George rips into James Harden for his lackluster postseason play. Dan knows the exact reason why the Detroit Lions have no primetime games this year. Can you really celebrate a no-hitter if you lose the game? Plus, Adam Caplan joins the guys to talk the latest in the NFL, Drew Brees is leaving NBC, and the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4! #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Antonio Brown vs Kaepernick, Luka Doncic, Top 5, Kevin Samuels, Anniversary Tips

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 56:05

    On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about Antonio Brown's comments about Colin Kaepernick, in which he said Kaepernick took a handout, and was "trash." Next up on the show, Luka Doncic is carrying the Mavericks, but just not to any victories- what should we take away from that? George and Ralph give their top-5 all time cartoon rankings, and after that, George explains the significance of Kevin Samuels to the black community, and the reason for the strong reactions surrounding his legacy and death. Last up, it's Ralph's wedding anniversary, and he asks for George's takes on his marriage tips. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - NBA Hard Fouls, Ryan Tannehill vs Malik Willis, Top 5, May 4th Be With You, Dave Chappelle, Roe vs Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 53:00

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into the topic of hard fouls in the NBA playoffs- is the physicality of basketball trending up? Are players more dirty than they used to be? Or, as George points out, is the acting amongst NBA players getting out of control? Tennessee Titans QB Ryan Tannehill said he won't be mentoring Malik Willis, which has been a trend amongst entrenched starters when their team selects a QB in the draft. Is Tannehilll Wrighster or Wrong? George and Raph name their top 5 all-time comedians, and discuss the man who rushed the stage at a Dave Chappelle show and left on a gurney. Since May 4th is Star Wars day, the guys discuss whether the franchise is culturally overrated. Finally, with Roe vs Wade set to be overturned by the United States Supreme Court, George and Ralph give their thoughts about the slippery slope that might be created by upending settled law. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - NBA Playoffs Overreactions, Jerry West vs Winning Time, Dick Vitale, Transfer Portal

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 52:17

    On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the wild reason why the Superintendent of Charlotte schools was fired, and whether or not he should have been blamed. Next up, a few days into the NBA Playoffs, George and Ralph have prepared their biggest overreactions to the results so far. Lakers great Jerry West is upset with his portrayal in HBO's Winning Time- does show creator Adam McKay owe West an apology? Finally, legendary commentator Dick Vitale made some comments on the NCAA Transfer Portal, was he Wrighster or Wrong? #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster or Wrong - Kyrie Irving, Welcome to Poundtown, TikTok “I”, Praise and Worship on a Plane

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 37:00

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about Kyrie Irving's contentions relationship with Boston Celtics fans- did his language and gestures toward the fans go too far? Next up, Zillow Gone Wild has become a favorite Twitter account over the last year, and today's post involves a Hobby Lobby-style "Welcome to Poundtown" sign over the bedroom headboard- the guys give their take on that, plus a couple of other trending social media stories from the weekend, including a girl going viral on TikTok over the noise she made when getting injured, and a worship song breaking out on a flight. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster React to Celtics vs. Nets and Find the Best Landing Spot for Baker Mayfield

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 119:02

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react live to the Celtics getting a buzzer-beater victory over the Nets in Game 1. The guys explain why the USFL is missing one key element. Dan and George debate the best landing spot for Baker Mayfield. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to discuss the latest in the Kyler Murray extension drama. Plus, the most overrated player in the NBA Playoffs, the Perfect Food, and the latest edition of Easy as 1, 2, 3, 4! #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster or Wrong - Pat Beverly T-wolves Celebration, 10yr Old Bat Flip, Cam Newton, Tom Brady, Miami Dolphins

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 35:13

    On today's episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the Minnesota Timberwolves championship-level celebration over the LA Clippers in the NBA play-in round, and Patrick Beverly's over-the-top reaction to beating his old team. Next up on the show, another clip of a youth baseball home run celebration has upset the oldheads, so George and Ralph weigh in on how much celebrating a home run should warrant. Cam Newton is under fire for his comments on women, and George tries to understand why anyone that isn't trying to be in a relationship with the free agent NFL QB would be upset. According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, and Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Tom Brady was attempting to take a front office job with the Dolphins and hire Sean Payton as coach before coming out of retirement to play for him, but the Brian Flores lawsuit ruined everything. Do the guys believe this story, and how much does it matter if it is true? #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster Or Wrong - Dwyane Haskins, Adam Schefter, Do Not Disturb in iMessages, Elon Musk, Twitter, Tiger Woods, The Masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 45:40

    On this Episode of Wrighster, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the untimely and tragic death of Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins, as well as what media members like Adam Schefter and Gil Brandt owe to the athletes of the sport they profit off of when discussing serious issues. Next up, George and Ralph have been seeing 'do not disturb' messages on their iPhones when they try and contact each other, and they use the show to solve their communication issues. Elon Musk is buying up Twitter stock, so much that he refused to join the company's board that would have capped his ownership percentage- is this a good thing, and what would the guys do if they were put in charge of Twitter for a day? Finally, Tiger faded on day 3 and 4 of the Masters, but George thinks that he showed that he'll be able to make a full comeback, while Ralph questions whether Scottie Scheffler can be golf's next big star. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster or Wrong - Lakers Eliminated, Suns Losers, Big Daddy Kids, Coach Quotes, JD Vance, Southwest Flight

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 42:45

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the Lakers being eliminated from the 2021-2022 NBA Playoffs at the hands of the Phoenix Suns. George argues that the Suns are focused on the Lakers and that will be their downfall, while Ralph tap dances on the Purple and Gold grave. Next up, George has given up on trying to get his kids to dress the way he wants them to, and the guys commiserate on picking and choosing your fashion-based battles as parents. The Athltic dropped an article with anonymous coach quotes about their weirdest recruiting experiences, and George attempts to guess which coach "blew up" a recruit's bathroom. The latest JD Vance campaign add seems to be gleefully appealing to racists, and the guys talk about how this commercial is both dangerous and disingenuous. Finally, George surprises Ralph with a story about a man who makes a few terrible decisions on a flight from Seattle to Phoenix. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster or Wrong - East Coast Bias vs West, Winning time, Grammy's, Louis C.K., Greatest Tweet

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 36:37

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden debate the topic "Would you rather have East Coast Bias apply to your team, or West Coast Tipoffs?" Next up, is Winning Time on HBO the greatest sports show ever made? The Grammy's took place last weekend, and Louis CK took home a Grammy for his latest comedy album. Does Louis CK's win mean that cancel culture isn't real? And finally, Sarah Spain authored George's favorite tweet of the year so far.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Wrighster or Wrong - NFL OT, Rooney Rule, Eric Church v. Final 4, George v. White People Things, Facebook v. TikTok

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 59:28

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the NFL Overtime rule change that will be enacted for next year's playoffs, and George has some complaining to do about the complainers that caused this rule change. The NFL also made an adjustment to the Rooney rule, and is now requiring (and funding) the employment of minority and female hires on the offensive staff- George loves the change while Ralph is a bit more cynical. Country music star Eric Church is cancelling his San Antonio date in order to attend the Duke vs UNC Final Four game, are his actions Wrighster or Wrong? George had an opportunity to ride in an open-wheel racecar this week, and he shares what's next on his bucket list of what he calls "white people things." Last up on the show, the guys discuss two news stories that broke this week- first Facebook's parent company Meta hiring a GOP firm to spread rumors about their competitor, TikTok, and second, Congressman Madison Cawthorn's accusations that members of congress have invited him to orgies and done drugs in front of him. #fsrweekends See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Will Smith v Chris Rock, NCAA Tournament, NBA MVP, Brady Unretirement

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 48:32

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss Will Smith defending Jada Pinkett-Smith's honor by slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars- who's side are you on, and should there be sides? The NCAA tournament gave us upsets galore, but the Final Four ultimately gave us top-end blue bloods, and the continuation of Coach K's retirement tour- are the guys happy with the results or will ratings suffer without a Cinderella? There are two weeks left in the NBA season, and it's time to cast our lots with our MVP pick. And finally, we give our belated thoughts on Tom Brady's one-month retirement and return to Tampa Bay. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Discuss What is Next for the Chiefs and Eulogize St. Peter's Tournament Run

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 132:42

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster discuss the latest in the tournament and highlight the 2 biggest stories - Coach K and St. Peter's. The guys dive into the controversy surrounding the Cleveland Browns acquiring Deshaun Watson. How does the loss of Tyreek Hill impact the Chiefs? Dan explains why he believes the Dolphins acquiring Hill is more about Kyler Murray than Tua Tagovailoa. The guys deliver the obituary for the greatest NCAA Tournament Cinderella run of all time. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to look at how Russell Wilson leaving Seattle had been years in the making. Plus, the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4; your favorite stats of all time, and would you bet on the Oscars? Catch all of FOX Sports Radio's weekend coverage by subscribing to FOX Sports Weekends here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Tua No Excuses. Tyreek Hill, Aaron Rodgers, March Madness, Masvidal vs Covington, Crocs

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 43:16

    On this Episode of the Wrighster or Wrong Podcast, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into the Miami Dolphins adding several pieces, including Tyreek Hill, and giving Tua Tagovailoa a final chance to prove he belongs among the NFL's elite QBs. Next, Aaron Rodgers went from being disgruntled and wanting a trade due to the Packers not surrounding him with talent, to being happily committed to a franchise that is sending off or not signing all of last year's receiving talent. Most people's NCAA brackets are busted, so which team do Ralph and George agree we should all be rooting for? And finally, George and Ralph are ending their lifelong refusal to wear Crocs, and they explain why. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NCAA Tournament Refs, Shaheen Holloway, Lessons in Parenting, Flying Tesla, Harry Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 61:41

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden catch up on the storylines from the 2022 NCAA Tournament, including Tennessee losing after complaining about their seed, the controversial non-call at the end of the TCU/Arizona game, and Shaheen Holloway and Saint Peters Cinderella run to the Sweet Sixteen. Next up,, Ralph shares a story with George about his son running up a huge bill on an Arcade claw machine, which leads to a conversation about kids and finances. A man wrecked a rented Tesla in Echo Park outside Los Angeles and the multiple videos of the crash have set the internet ablaze, so the guys give their take on the stunt. Finally, former Ohio State OL Harry Miller is opening up about his battles with suicidal ideations, and his message of hope is one that desperately needs to be heard by people in and out of sports. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Talk Disgruntled Quarterbacks Getting Their Way and Duke Keeping Coach K's Career Alive

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 133:05

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react to the latest in the NCAA Tournament and examine Michigan's run, debating if bubble team vindicate the selection committee with victories in the tournament. Disgruntled quarterbacks continue to get their way after the Browns offer huge money to Deshaun Watson. Are the Colts the best option for Baker Mayfield? Dan breaks down why he thinks the Packers actually could have a smart plan in place after trading Davante Adams. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to discuss the Deshaun Watson trade. Plus, FSR's Aaron Torres stops by to react to Duke's win over Michigan State! Catch all of FOX Sports Radio's weekend coverage by subscribing to FOX Sports Weekends here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Highjacks NCAA Tournament, St. Peters Upset, Transgender Swimmer Leah Thomas

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 65:56

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the National Football League sucking all the oxygen out of the room during the first normal NCAA basketball tournament since 2019, and then aid the NFL in its dominance by discussing big storylines like Baker Mayfield's trade request. Speaking of the NCAA Tournament, St. Peter's pulled off an all-time upset of Kentucky, and George had a chance to talk to their coach Shaheen Holloway after the game. Last, Lea Thomas is a transgender female that is dominating her events in the NCAA swimming championships, and everybody has a very strong opinion about whether she should be allowed to participate. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Deshaun Watson, Buck + Aikman + ESPN, NCAA Tournament, Rex Chapman vs Clay Travis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 49:41

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss (current) Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson and exactly how much leverage he has to choose his next destination after he wasn't indicted on sexual misconduct charges. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman are making the jump to ESPN to do Monday Night Football, George talks about the impact on the broadcast world, and Ralph questions whether this is the best move for the former Fox 'A-Team.' The NCAA Tournament field is set, so George and Ralph give their predictions, and talk about the Women's tournament as well. Finally, Clay Travis called out TBS for brining Rex Chapman into the fold because of his criminal history and partisan politics, and the guys have something to say about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Durant/Nets vs Embiid/Harden, Jeff Gladney, Colin Kaepernick, Trying New Things, The Batman

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 62:16

    On today's episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about Ben Simmons' return to Philadelphia, and the new budding rivalry between the Joel Embiid-led Sixers and the Kevin Durant-led Nets. Next up on the show, the Minnesota Vikings released Jeff Gladney when he was accused of assault, but now that he's been found not guilty, he's likely set to return to the league. George and Ralph discuss what can be done to change the way the NFL deals with players that have been accused of crimes in the period between the accusation and the adjudication. Colin Kaepernick released a video of himself training, and it reignited old debates about whether he should get another shot to play QB in the NFL- which teams do the guys think should give Kaepernick a look? George went to a Monster Truck Rally, and Ralph went to his first Major League Soccer game, which prompts a discussion about trying new things. Lastly, George and Ralph discuss the movie The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Russell Wilson, Calvin Ridley, Russell Westbrook, Ryan Coogler 1 item, 1.74 GB in total ・ Expires on 6 April, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 55:37

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into the blockbuster deal that sent Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos, leaving the Seahawks without a franchise QB and the AFC West the most stacked QB division in history. Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley received a one-year suspension and is losing $11 million dollars after it was revealed that he gambled $1500 on his own team using a DraftKings account last year, George and Ralph talk about whether the punishment fit the crime, and whether the NFL has a fairness problem when it comes to enforcement. Russell Westbrook talked about the criticism he's been facing as the Lakers struggle this year, and said that names like "Westbrick" shame his family, the guys discuss the validity of Westbrook's feelings, and talk about his value as a player. Finally, Black Panther director Ryan Coogler was detained after a Bank of America teller mistook him for a Bank robber- was this an issue of corporate racism, or a rogue anxious employee? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Lamar Jackson on the Shop, Cain Velasquez, Brittney Griner, Gas Prices

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 49:43

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into Lamar Jackson's comments on The Shop with LeBron James- he seemed to be saying that there is still racial bias against black QBs, but isn't happy with the way that quote is being attributed to him. Former UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is being held on attempted murder charges for allegedly attempting to shoot someone that is accused of assaulting a family member- how do George and Ralph feel about the response to this situation. Finally, the guys talk about WNBA star Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia for possession of hash oil, and has been in limbo for weeks. Plus, George gives his thoughts on gas prices in LA. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster Discuss Greatest Coaches of All Time and Give the Truth on Russell Wilson Trade Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 139:08

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react to Mike Krzyzewski coaching his final regular season game at Duke and explore where he ranks among the greatest coaches of all time. The guys break down what the trade rumors for Russell Wilson mean, and Dan explains why he does not care about the NFL Draft Combine. The guys explain why the media is misinterpreting Lamar Jackson's comments on racial bias with NFL quarterbacks. What does LeBron James' big night mean for the state of the Lakers? FSR's Bernie Fratto joins the guys to give the latest on the MLB CBA negotiations. Plus, the guys play the latest edition of Easy As 1, 2, 3, 4! Catch all of FOX Sports Radio's weekend coverage by subscribing to FOX Sports Weekends here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Tinkering in CFB, MLB Lockout, Lakers, Sports and Russia, SOTU

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 52:47

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden lead off the show by talking about all of the tinkering done in the name of player safety by the NCAA, and give their thoughts on what will make college football more consumable. Next, the MLB Lockout continues, and George wants fans to look at it as a labor issue and put pressure on the owners, while Ralph thinks baseball is at risk of rendering itself irrelevant. As the Lakers fall to 7 games under .500, George asks Ralph for advice on how to be a fan of a bad team. Sports leagues and government boycotts of Russian teams and products are becoming more and more prevalent, and George wonders about the benefit of punishing Russian people for their dictators' actions, while Ralph complains about having no say in what gets boycotted because his state government is already doing it for him. Finally, George and Ralph skipped the State of the Union, and talk about being more and more checked out of Federal politics. Ralph also tries to convince George to run for office. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Kyler Murray, Art Briles, Lakers vs EVERYBODY, Kids + War

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 64:24

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden get into Kyler Murray's contract demands, tweeted out in a bizarre all-caps, single-spaced format by his agent Erik Burkhardt. Hue Jackson hired Art Briles to be his offensive coordinator, and in defending his decision to bring on the disgraced former Baylor coach, he revealed the inner workings of his personal charitable foundation- Ralph and George discuss whether Briles should get another chance, and how much Hue Jackson messed up by attempting to publicly justify his decision. The Los Angeles Lakers are a failed experiment, but George won't let Ralph put any of that blame on LeBron James. And finally, how did George and Ralph talk to their kids about Russia's invasion of Ukraine? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Juwan Howard Suspension, USWNT $24M, Aaron Rodgers IG, Enes (Kantor) Freedom

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 41:39

    On this Episode of the Wrighster or Wrong Podcast, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden debate whether a five game suspension was enough for Juwan Howard's open handed slap of a Wisconsin assistant coach following Michigan's loss over the weekend. The US Women's National Team settled their equal pay lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, and George and Ralph weigh in on the six years of criticism they faced for fighting to be fairly compensated. The WNBA gave Chris Paul an award for advocacy, and some people are upset that the award went to a man- should they be? And finally, online conservatives are saying that Enes (Kanter) Freedom is being blackballed by the NBA after the Celtics traded him to Houston, who promptly waived him. George and Ralph get into the real reason Enes is currently unemployed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    George Wrighster and Aaron Torres talk Juwan Howard, College Basketball Favorites, and Exhausting Joe Burrow Fever

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 134:12

    George Wrighster and Aaron Torres react to Michigan HC Juwan Howard throwing punches in the handshake line and Aaron breaks down why he does not believe this will lead to Howard being fired. The guys break down the biggest favorites in college basketball and debate if the West Coast Conference is holding Gonzaga back. George and Aaron give their thoughts on Brian Flores being hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys to discuss the biggest storylines of the NFL offseason. Plus, did the Joe Burrow hype get out of hand? Catch all of FOX Sports Radio's weekend coverage by subscribing to FOX Sports Weekends here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    LA Angels Tyler Skaggs/Eric Kay, NFL Drama, Matthew Stafford Fall, CFB Staying at 4, ASU

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 61:19

    On today's Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the conviction of Eric Kay, the Angels employee that was found to have provided Tyler Skaggs with the drugs that resulted in an accidental overdose. What type of precedent does this set and who should people really be mad at over the opioid and fentanyl epidemics? Nick Saban gave some interesting and convicting comments on leadership, calling out the people that didn't stop Henry Ruggs from getting behind the wheel- George and Ralph give their take on his comments. The NFL finds itself in the middle of more management driven drama with the recent settlement over voyeurism involving the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders- George wants to know why certain issues with owners like Jerry Jones and Dan Snyder seem to be swept under the rug. Matthew Stafford is chipping in to help pay for the medical bills of the photographer that fell off the stage during the Rams Super Bowl celebration, but all anyone wants to talk about is his reaction to the fall. Should people be mad at Stafford for his reaction? The College Football Playoff is staying at four teams, and George isn't happy, while Ralph is convinced it doesn't matter for the teams he roots for anyway. Finally, the Arizona State recruiting investigation fallout's latest chapter includes Jayden Daniels hitting the transfer portal, and frustration over whether ASU could have had Spencer Rattler if Jayden had transferred earlier. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Super Bowl Reaction, Ben Simmons, Kanye West, ATF Tweet, Urban Meyer

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 68:17

    On this Episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden break down all the Super Bowl 56 storylines, including whether Matthew Stafford has secured a Hall of Fame spot, who should have won Super Bowl MVP, which of the two teams has a chance to return in 2023, and much more. Ben Simmons is back and feeling like his old self, which prompts George and Ralph to discuss the difference between mental health, mental illness, and situational anxiety. George feels that Kim Kardashian is stoking the fire when it comes to Kanye West's wild public appeals to re-unite his family, and Ralph thinks George is overestimating Kanye West's ability to go head-to-head with the Kardashian machine. In social media news, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms asked its followers to rat out old lovers involved in the sale of illegal firearms, and the guys discuss what an awful idea that was. Former Ohio State and Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer was spotted watching the Super Bowl with Donald Trump at Mar a Lago, and while it's certain to spark another round of outrage toward the disgraced coach, George and Ralph shrug it off as expected. Last up on WoW, George and Ralph discuss the love letter to elder Millennials that was the Super Bowl Halftime show.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    James Harden Trade, Legacies On The Line, Miracles

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 62:14

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the blockbuster James Harden for Ben Simmons swap, and argue about which player came out of their situation looking the worst. Next up, with the Super Bowl just two days away, Ralph asks George how the outcome will affect the legacies of guys like Sean McVay, Matt Stafford, Odell Beckham Jr, Aaron Donald, Von Miller, Joe Burrow, Evan McPherson and more. Last week, George's son Roman returned home from spending nearly two weeks in the hospital, and he talks with Ralph about the scary medical situation, and how his faith helped get him through. Last, Ralph's dad had his catalytic converter stolen, which led to the guys talking about the escalating number of catalytic converter robberies across the country, and a story about why the police were at George's house just before the recording of this show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Dear Brian, Adidas, Lakers, Dame Lillard, Synder Carter Outfit, Kayne, Jehovah witness calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 90:00

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the "Dear Brian" Twitter trend, which led to the entire internet discussion issues of women and modesty, as well as the ensuing advertisement by Adidas that featured nudity as a device to sell a product. The guys also talk about the issue that some people had with Texas A&M assistant basketball coach Sydney Carter's breast cancer awareness themed sideline outfit. In basketball news, Wrighster or Wrong gets into the poor construction of the LeBron James' L.A. Lakers, and whether their title window has closed, as well as whether people should be mocking Damian Lillard for his loyalty to the Portland Trailblazers as the team enters rebuild mode. Finally, Ralph receives a cold-call from evangelical Jehovah's Witnesses, and the guys talk about what they do when the converters come calling. Last up, since it's Wednesday, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden interview Eastern Michigan Strength and Conditioning Coach Gary Chambers for their Making an Athlete series.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Joe Rogan, Houston Texans, Josh McCown, Kyler Murray Social Media, Bryan Harsin

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 52:21

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the Houston Texans hiring debacle that has the team backtracking on the possibility of hiring former NFL QB Josh McCown in favor of promoting former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith. In other NFL news, members of the Arizona sports media are obsessing over who Kyler Murray is and isn't following on Instagram, and as parents of teenagers, both Ralph and George talk about why this is a terrible idea. Auburn might be on a path toward looking for its second new head coach in the last two years, and George has a message for the Tigers fan base- you might not like Bryan Harsin, but you're going to have to learn to love the team in a way that doesn;t chase away future prospects. Finally, the rocky marriage between Joe Rogan and Spotify gets even rockier, as public pressure grows to have the streaming app boot their cornerstone talent over racist language and anti-vaccine sentiment. The guys weigh in on Togan, cancel culture, and whether leaving Spotify would actually be better for Rogan in the end.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Brian Flores Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 46:08

    George and Ralph break down every layer and repercussion of the lawsuit brought by Brian Flores against the Dolphins, Broncos, Giants, and NFL. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL wins BIG, Mahomes vs Allen vs Brady, Brittany/Jackson Mahomes, Crypto Fantasies, Don JR coke

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 60:36

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden talk about the incredible divisional round of the NFL playoffs that saw all four games go down to the wire, and talk about why Josh Allen vs Patrick Mahomes might be the new Tom Brady vs Peyton Manning. Speaking of the Bills and Chiefs game, George addresses all of the burning questions left in the wake of an NFL classic, like 'why play prevent defense?' 'are the NFL overtime rules bad?' 'why not squib kick?' 'is a peace sign before you've beaten all the defenders taunting?' And of course, 'why do so many people hate Brittany Matthews and Jackson Mahomes?' Next up, with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin taking a dive last week, a lot of people are mocking investors like George for the losses they took- but George points out that the technology is here to stay, and that short term losses are nothing compared to the long-term gains. Finally, Memphis coach Penny Hardaway melts down on the media, and Ralph feels like that's an indication that he's not ready for the moment. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster React Live to the Rams Denying the Buccaneers a Comeback Victory

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 134:57

    Dan Beyer and George Wrighster react live to the Rams getting a wild victory over the Buccaneers, as the show begins with the Rams leading 27-3, and the game finishes with a 30-27 Rams win. The guys analyze every aspect of the matchup and explain why Matt Stafford has officially silenced his critics with this performance. FSR NFL Insider Adam Caplan joins the guys moments after the game-winning field goal, and the guys discuss what to expect in the NFC Championship Game. Plus, Dan breaks down why Aaron Rodgers is not fully to blame for the Packers loss, and the guys preview the Chiefs vs. Bills! Catch all of FOX Sports Radio's weekend coverage by subscribing to FOX Sports Weekends here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    QB Confidence Rankings, College Football Dying, Siding w/Enemy, Wharton, Reporter Hit, Jamaica Bobsled, Instagram Subscriptions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 77:15

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden rank the remaining quarterbacks in the NFL playoffs according to their level of confidence in them. Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart told some hard truths about the state of college football, and both George and Ralph discuss the reasons the sport could be headed for disaster if the NCAA doesn't take proactive action. What do you do when an internet personality that you typically don't like shares an opinion that you wholeheartedly agree with? A West Virginia reporter is hit by a car while on live TV, and it has the whole internet talking about the way the situation was handled. A journalist asked Wharton business school students what they believed the average salary of working Americans was, and their answers made them seem very out of touch. Jamaica has a bobsled team, so as a Cool Runnings super fan, is George now rooting against America? Finally, Instagram is adding subscription-based content, so who, if anyone, would you pay to subscribe to? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Kliff Kingsbury, Nick Saban Stick to Sports, Parent Excitement, MLK Quotes, What if You Get Called Racist

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 73:44

    On this episode of Wrighster or Wrong, George Wrighster and Ralph Amsden discuss the Arizona Cardinals brutal loss to the Los Angeles Rams and what is says about Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray moving forward. A congressman tells Nick Saban to 'stick to sports,' and Ralph shares why he feels like that is UnAmerican. George posted a video of his son's 10U 7 on 7 football competition, and that spurred a discussion on George's decision to put his sons in football, as well what it takes to be the parent of a quarterback. Martin Luther King Day means a timeline full of Martin Luther King quotes- and the guys discuss how every side of the political spectrum uses the Civil Rights Leader to affirm their personal beliefs. Finally, Darren Rovell responded to a charge of racism by talking about his MLK and Rosa Parks memorabilia collection, so George tries to help him out with a segment called "What to do if someone calls you a racist." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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