Ralph Miranda, former Notre Dame linebacker and 25 year sports media veteran, is joined by Joseph Miranda as they bring you fun and compelling interviews and give their unfettered takes on the world of sports and more.
Ralph and Nathan Miranda update the college football rankings (2:59) before recapping the Week 2 action (5:50), including Tennessee's loss to Pittsburgh (10:26), previewing the biggest games of Week 3 (23:42), and discussing Notre Dame's playoff chances (38:07).
Ralph and Nathan Miranda review the biggest matchups from the first full week of college football, including Alabama vs. Miami (4:07), Georgia vs. Clemson (9:00), and Notre Dame vs. Florida State (16:55), before ending with FCS upsets (26:14), LSU's disappointing start (29:18), and a message to Tennessee fans (45:54).
2x Team USA Olympic runner and contemporary artist Anthony Famiglietti joins Ralph and Joseph Miranda to give his initial impressions of Tokyo 2020 (2:32) and discuss his background in running (7:18), the steeplechase event (13:02), his Reckless Running brand (18:10), his artwork (22:24), and his experience at the Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympics (36:11) before answering a round of rapid-fire questions (43:21).
Former University of Tennessee swimmer, London 2012 Olympian, and Irish record holder Barry Murphy joins Ralph and Joseph Miranda to discuss his career as a 19x All-American at UT (2:40), learning what it takes to be a champion after failing to qualify for the 2008 Olympics (12:21), his Olympic experience in London 2012 (24:08), and the new challenges facing athletes in Tokyo 2020 (30:23) before ending with advice on how to handle adversity (37:44) and answering a round of rapid-fire questions (41:36).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda discuss MLB cracking down on foreign substance use (1:51), the role of analytics in baseball and its effect on pitching strategy (12:12), and metal vs. wooden bats (28:15) before touching on the NBA Playoffs (33:03), NHL Playoffs (36:48), golf's U.S. Open (38:44), and the Yankees (40:30).
Former Maryville College head football coach and current Carson-Newman University outside linebackers coach Tony Ierulli joins Ralph Miranda to discuss growing up playing sports (2:21), how he got into coaching (11:31), crossing paths with Terry Bowden and Jimbo Fisher (22:22), his time at Maryville College (26:39), how the game has evolved (33:40), and life after football (47:28).
Former Minnesota Twins first baseman and current Alcoa High School head baseball coach Steve Dunn joins Ralph Miranda to discuss the Tornadoes' 2021 season (2:58) and Covid-shortened 2020 season (9:21) before switching to professional baseball to discuss the evolution of the game (15:06), how good pitching has become (28:20), and old-school managers (33:25).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda discuss the role of sports media amid Naomi Osaka withdrawing from the French Open (2:27) and Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians' comments regarding player absences from OTAs (8:11) before moving to baseball to dissect the Yankees' woes (16:06) and discuss premium positions (21:29).
Joseph Miranda touches on some of the hottest topics from the world of sports, including Shohei Ohtani's breakout season (1:50), the Mets' Kevin Pillar taking a fastball to the face (15:57), Aaron Rodgers' rift with the Packers (28:22), and Tim Tebow returning to the NFL as a tight end with the Jaguars (32:31).
In this 2021 PGA Championship recap, Ralph Miranda reviews the course and conditions at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island (0:54), analyzes Phil Mickelson's historic win (9:02), and touches on the return to normalcy in the gallery (26:47) before previewing next month's U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.
Ralph Miranda recaps Hideki Matsuyama’s historic Masters win (1:32), reviews the surprising number of big names that missed the cut (13:22), explains why it’s so hard to win the Masters (23:27), and talks favorite Masters moments (39:24).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda break down some of the biggest NFL free agency moves, including the Buccaneers’ push for a Super Bowl repeat (10:23), Dak Prescott’s new contract (20:00), J.J. Watt to the Cardinals (30:44), and much more.
The Press Box Podcast welcomes David Reed, a PGA professional and golf instructor at Patriot Hills Golf Club in Jefferson City, TN, to discuss his background in the sport (1:37), his teaching philosophy (4:49), how to determine the best golf ball for you (15:17), the most common mistakes amateur golfers make (14:11), how to properly warm up before a round (27:40), and much more.
In their comprehensive Super Bowl LV preview, Ralph and Joseph Miranda break down the Chiefs vs. Buccaneers matchup (1:30), talk possible MVPs (27:28), give their game predictions (31:14), and discuss commercials (37:17), the halftime show (38:18), and broadcasters (39:19) before analyzing the recent Stafford-Goff trade and its impact on future QB deals (47:05).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap the NFC (1:38) and AFC (17:29) Championship Game, breakdown the NFL’s recent head coaching hires (27:57), and preview off-season quarterback moves involving some high-profile veterans (34:49).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda wrap up the college football season with their thoughts on Alabama’s National Championship win (1:04) before recapping the Saturday (9:10) and Sunday (24:55) games of the NFL Divisional Round and previewing the NFC (47:56) and AFC (54:30) Championship.
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap the Saturday (1:14) and Sunday (25:34) games of NFL Super Wild Card Weekend, preview the AFC (43:06) and NFC (48:15) Divisional Round, discuss offseason quarterback moves (54:30), and breakdown the latest head coaching news (59:39).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap NFL week 17 and preview the playoffs (1:48), make their Super Bowl LV predictions (28:15), discuss possible head-coaching hires for the NFL’s six open positions (31:56), and recap college football’s playoff games (44:25) before previewing the national championship between Alabama and Ohio State (47:21).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap and review the biggest stories from the year in sports, including the rise and fall of LSU (3:18), the biggest play of Super Bowl LIV (6:24), the COVID-19 shock in March (10:33), the ins and outs of the NBA bubble (15:13), MLB’s shortened season (20:08), the unconventional PGA Tour schedule (25:54), and the relatively smooth NFL (27:48) and college football (29:56) seasons, before ending with a 2021 preview (35:04).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap NFL week 15 and update the playoff picture in the NFC (1:20) and AFC (11:24), discuss the impact of few or no fans (26:56), breakdown Notre Dame’s College Football Playoff berth (31:02), debate Ohio State’s legitimacy (38:04), preview the Notre Dame vs Alabama Rose Bowl (45:09), and finish with the controversial fates of undefeated Cincinnati and Coastal Carolina (47:16).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap NFL week 13 (1:22), breakdown the AFC (17:23) and NFC (22:34) playoff picture, discuss the Jets and next year’s draft order (35:38), revisit the college football rankings following Coastal Carolina’s big win over BYU (42:54), and debate Ohio State’s chances at a playoff spot (50:45).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap NFL week 12 (1:41), discuss the league’s COVID-19 approach (21:36), analyze head coaching changes (28:30), and take a look at the college football standings ahead of Coastal Carolina’s big game against BYU (46:30).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap week 11 of the NFL season (1:35), introduce a new closing QB concept (26:03), analyze Tom Brady and the Buccaneers (38:48), break down the wild NFC East (46:00), and discuss college football rankings (52:00).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda recap week 9 of the NFL season (1:28), preview the biggest games of week 10 (25:05), and give a quick fantasy football update (31:20) before ending with an analysis of Notre Dame’s big win over No. 1 Clemson (36:27).
At the halfway point of the NFL season, Ralph and Joseph Miranda discuss the COVID-19 impact (1:17), break down each division (2:49), give their Super Bowl (32:48) and MVP picks (34:08), and finish with a fantasy football update (39:04).
Assistant football coach at Division 1 FBS Coastal Carolina University Josh Caraway joins Ralph and Joseph Miranda to discuss his role with the running backs and special teams (4:15), the Chanticleers big win over Kansas (13:47), challenges of playing and recruiting during the Covid-19 pandemic (16:33), and life away from the field (54:09).
Former professional baseball player Stanton Cameron, aka The Hit Doctor, joins Ralph and Joseph Miranda to talk the Covid-19-shortened MLB season (2:56), playing without fans (19:15), and this year’s expanded playoffs (21:08) before giving his opinion on the World Series Champions Bracket (24:08) and how baseball has changed (30:28).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda touch on the hottest topics of the upcoming NFL season, including no preseason games (2:42), Covid-19 (13:31), new playoff format (17:00), and fan attendance (24:09), before breaking down each division (28:44) and giving their Super Bowl LV predictions (50:42).
Ralph and Joseph Miranda discuss some bracket feedback (1:06) before analyzing the final matchup between the 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers and the 1989 San Francisco 49ers (13:05) to determine the greatest Super Bowl champion of all time.
Ralph and Joseph Miranda discuss some bracket feedback (1:27) before analyzing the final matchup between the 1998 New York Yankees and the 1986 New York Mets (19:12) to determine the Greatest World Series Champion of the past 50 years.