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Join attorneys Aaron and Spencer as they discuss late breaking college athletics topics with a focus on NCAA rules. Check out our YouTube channel too https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0TutFckcIg&t=209s

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    Season 3:episode 9 interview with Justin Pullnow, Arizona State, to discuss NIL rules and Regis.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 48:34

    In this episode we interview Justin Pullnow, the director of Compliance at Arizona State University, And talk to him about the new name, image, and likeness rules, and how they are being implemented at schools. We also update you on the Kansas basketball situation and a new NCAA rule to no longer require test scores for NCAA athletes. Lastly, AP makes his pics, will he have another 3-1 or 4-0 week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:Episode 8 NBA issues with multiple players being charged with fraud; issues at Jacksonville State; Inteview with Reed Langdon about youth sports; AP's picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 31:06

    In this episode, we initially discuss a fraud scheme where multiple former NBA players, and a few coaches, defrauded the NBA's medical and dental policy to the tune of $2.5 million! What could the former players be facing! Second, we do a quick rules ed about recent violations at Jacksonville State (Go Gamecocks)! We have a fun interview with Reed Langdon, a principal and father, who talks to us about youth sports; lastly, AP makes his picks for the weekend. Will he go 4-0 like last week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:episode 7 Conference expansion everywhere? Issues at Louisville. Athlete's can unionize?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 41:59

    In this episode, we talk about how conference expansion is changing the landscape of college athletics. We also discuss some more issues in Louisville and some NCAA infractions have occurred. Lastly, a new report from the NLRB suggests that athlete's in school should be able to form unions and negotiate with their respective schools. What ramifications could happen if athlete's could unionize? Also, AP's picks! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3: Episode 6 Jose Eskenazi (Assoc. AD of Strategic Planning/Social Media/Branding at USC), how USC is navigating NIL rules & Pac12 media agreements; Georgia Tech NCAA violation; AP's picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 47:46

    In this episode, we interview Jose Eskenazi, the Associate AD at USC (Strategic Partnerships, Social/Video Brand & Licensing). We talk to him about his background and how he ended up back at USC. We discuss NIL rules, coaching search, how USC is navigating the new NCAA landscape, and Pac12 media rights. We also discuss recent NIL deal with all the women athletes at BYU. In our rules education section, we talk about a recent NCAA CARA violation at Georgia Tech. Lastly, after going 4-0 last week in his picks, will AP follow up with another 4-0 week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:Episode 5 Clay Helton out as USC head coach, where does USC go next? AAC looking to expand. Issues at George Mason. Preview of this weekend's games and AP's picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 37:54

    In this episode, we talk about USC's sudden firing of Clay Helton. Who is USC going to target for its next head coach? The possibilities are endless and just about everyone is on the list. Also, we discuss the AAC expansion and if the conference will attempt to raid the MWC. We discuss a violation at George Mason and the penalties that follows. Lastly, we talk about this weekend's games and AP makes his picks! Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:Episode 4 BYU, Houston, UCF & Cincinnati get the official invite to Big12; Mark Few gets a DUI; AP makes his picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 25:45

    In this episode, we talk more about the Big12's additions of BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati. We discuss the impact of Mark Few's DUI and the possible criminal options for Few. We talk about Spence's recent trip to Las Vegas for the BYU vs. Arizona game! Lastly, AP makes his picks for the weekend. Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:Episode 3 Big 12 expansion targeting BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati; lawsuit against Washington State; AP's picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 48:30

    In this episode, we talk about the Big 12 expanding to 12 teams and zeroing in on BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati. What will the Big 12 look like with those four teams. We also talk about the controversy of having Oregon v. Ohio State at 9:00 a.m. kickoff. We discuss a lawsuit filed by a former Washington State football player against the head coach and Washington State University. Lastly, AP makes his picks! He went 3-1 last week. What's going to happen this week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3:Episode 2 Pac12 not expanding, what about the Big12? Updates with UCLA v. Under Armour lawsuit and Dino's legal troubles; violations at Akron and Texas A&M; lastly, AP's Picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 39:58

    In this episode, we talk about the Pac12's decision not to expand and what that means for the Big12. Will the Big12 go after BYU, Cincinnati, Boise State, Memphis, Houston, etc.? We also give an update on the lawsuit between UCLA and Under Armour. In addition, Dino Gaudio's legal troubles come to a close with probation and a fine. In our Rule's Education section, we talk about violations at Akron and Texas A&M. Lastly, we preview the Pac12 and AP makes his picks for week 0 games! Enjoy some College Football this weekend! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 3: Episode 1 Alliance between PAC12, ACC & Big10? Problems at Nebraska, Michigan. Does the Baylor punishment make sense?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 46:39

    SEASON 3! In this episode we talk about the proposed alliance between Pac12, ACC & Big 10. Would that benefit or hurt the chances of each school to increase the difficulty of the schedule, but decrease the likelihood of an undefeated season. We also talk about the Baylor punishment for its football team. Does a "slap on the wrist" equal the crimes that were committed at Baylor. Plus, NCAA violations at Nebraska and Michigan. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 45 Interview with Samantha Hegmann, Associate Athletic Director at University of Maine; plus Big 12 and Pac 12 merger; and NCAA's COVID restrictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 49:49

    In this episode, we interview the Associate Athletic Director at the University of Maine, Samantha Hegmann. We talk about the challenges that Maine faces in recruiting and with new NIL rules. We also discuss the possibility of a Big 12 and Pac 12 merger. In addition, the NCAA commissioned a law firm to investigate equity in the Men's and Women's basketball tournaments and the commission had some interesting thoughts. Lastly, NCAA is placing COVID restrictions on athletics who choose not to get vaccinated. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 44 Interview with Brian Barrio, the Athletic Director at UMBC. We talk NIL, conference expansion, the life of an AD and the future of UMBC. Also, ASU update and SEC expansion!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 51:13

    In this episode, we talk with the Athletic Direct at UMBC, Brian Barrio. He provides insight into what it's like to be an AD at a DI program. We also discuss with him the new NIL rules, conference expansion, and the future of UMBC. We also discuss Oklahoma and Texas formally being welcomed into the SEC and the implications that move will have on the future of college football. Can the BIG12 survive? In addition, we update the ASU recruiting violations and placing high-profile coaches on paid administrative leave. What is going to happen to ASU? Lastly, we talk about the Olympics and Team USA! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 43 Interview with Robert Carmody, a former baseball player at University of Hartford; OU and Texas going to the SEC? What should the Blazers do?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 49:59

    In this episode, we continue our deep dive into what's happening at the University of Hartford with the move from DI to DIII athletics. We interview Robert Carmody, a two-time captain for Hartford Baseball team. He was present when the University informed the athletes that Hartford was making the move. His story is amazing and sad. The University is failing the student athletes and don't seem to care. In addition, Oklahoma and Texas threaten to leave the Big12 for the SEC. What will that do to conference realignment? Will the Big12 or Pac12 survive? Lastly, the Bucks won the NBA title. Is the fact that the Bucks won giving Blazer fans hope? Can the Blazers keep Lillard happy? We'll see! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 42 Interview with Chris LeGates & Mark Franco, about the scandal at University of Hartford dropping from Division 1 to Division 3 in athletics; violations at Creighton and Idaho

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 56:13

    In this episode, we interview Chris LeGates and Mark Franco, who have a podcast called "Tackling College Sports". Chris and Mark are exposing the potentially huge scandal at the University of Hartford and the reasons why UHart is dropping from Division 1 to Division 3 in sports. The information they shared with us is shocking! Also, NCAA reported violations at Creighton and Idaho, which we discuss. Lastly, we talk about the NBA playoffs, could we see a game 7? Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 41 New NIL deals are ramping up! University of Hartford sued by players for dropping from D1 to D3 in sports. Lastly, Congress asking for info on gender inequality.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 39:02

    In this episode, we talk about the potential mine field that is the new NIL rules. Players are signing big deals and small deals. How will the deals impact the season and going forward with NIL rules. We also discuss congress' request to the NCAA about gender inequality. Lastly, University of Hartford is sued by current athletes to keep the school at the D1 level, rather than dropping down to D3. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 40 New NIL rules and the impact of student athletes making money off their Name, Image and Likeness! Plus, violations at in the TCU basketball program

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 38:47

    As of July 1, 2021, student athletes can now profit off their Name, Image & Likeness. With very few restrictions, the student athletes can now be sponsored and make money off their social media accounts. In fact, many athletes are already cashing in! How will this impact college sports going forward? Let's talk about it! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 39 NCAA vs. Alston, the fallout from the Supreme Court's decision and how it will impact college athletes. Also, Mahanoy School District vs. B.L. and free speech off campus.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 44:16

    In this episode, we talk about two recent, and very important, US Supreme Court Decisions. The first case, NCAA v. Alston, deals with NCAA student athletes receiving the same benefits that would extend to non-student athletes on campus and how the Supreme Court laid the groundwork for Student Athletes to make money off their respective NIL. In the second case, Mahanoy School District vs. B.L., where a student cheerleader made some disparaging remarks about her high school cheerleading team off campus, and on social media, and was subsequently kicked off the team. We discuss, how schools should handle off-campus remarks and if teams should change the team rules that discourage off-campus remarks. Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 38 Huge problems at Arizona State with big NCAA possible violations; Justin DiTolla comes back on the program to talk NCAA recruiting and NIL issues; lastly, we talk NBA playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 50:30

    In this episode, we talk about the potentially huge problems that could be facing Arizona State University with some allegations of recruiting violations. We also interview a friend of the show, Justin DiTolla, the head of compliance at Syracuse University, about updated recruiting rules and how Syracuse is going to handle the new NIL rules. Lastly, we discuss the NBA playoffs and the Blazers coaching search! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 37 New College Football Playoff proposal. What are the benefits and downsides to going to 12 teams? Also, the start of college football summer camps.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 40:20

    In this episode, we talk about the new proposal to expand the college football playoff to 12 teams. We talk about the proposal and how it will work. Who benefits the most? Who does the expansion hurt? Will the proposal help the smaller conferences? Also, we talk about college football summer camps. How coaches game the system to work with the kids that they want to see and how the rules have changed. Lastly, NBA playoffs. We both pick our teams! Who's gonna win it all? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: episode 36 let's talk coach K retiring, Louisville basketball issues, mlb to pdx?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 50:32


    In this episode, we talk about Coach K retiring and what his legacy will be. Issues with the Louisville basketball program and potential NCAA violations and extortion by a former assistant coach. We also have a employee leaving our firm talk to us about MLB to PDX and if that's a possibility. We end the show by discussing the Blazers. What are they going to do next year? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message


    Season 2: Episode 35 Congress proposing new bill that would allow NCAA athletes to form unions, negotiate higher pay, better playing conditions, etc., is this the end of college sports as we know it?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 23:03

    In this episode, we discuss a new bill in Congress that would allow student athletes to unionize and negotiate with Universities for better pay, better playing conditions, etc. How are schools going to respond? Will college sports survive? Also, we discuss the Blazers being down 2-1 in the NBA playoffs to the Nuggets. Are the Blazers in trouble? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 32 Santiago Rodgil AKA "Ecomm Bulldog" & how to make money from Name, Likeness & Image; scandal @ Duke basketball; Stanford & 11 sports coming back; blazers playoffs!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 52:51

    In this episode, we talk with Santiago Rodgil, AKA "Ecomm Bulldog" about how to college athletes, and you, can make money off your Name, Image & Likeness. We also talk about a new scandal surrounding Zion Williamson and Duke basketball. Did Zion get paid, how much, and what will be the fallout? Stanford bring back 11 sports that were previously canceled due to the COVID pandemic. Lastly, we talk about the Blazers chances to pull off the upset and beat the Nuggets...Blazers in 6? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 33 New NIL rules; UC Santa Barbara with compliance issues; NCAA Women's Golf has a problem; Blazer predictions; and FCS predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 41:09

    In this episode, we talk about the new NIL rules that are being proposed in Georgia and at the NCAA. How will the new NIL rules change college sports? We also give a rules ed course on some compliance issues at UC Santa Barbara. Lastly, the NCAA canceled the Women's Golf Tournament in the Louisiana region because the course was not "playable". Is there a pattern with women's sports at the NCAA? Lastly, we make bold predictions with regards to the FCS playoffs and Portland Trailblazers. Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 32 Interview with Alex Collins, director of recruiting at OleMiss; Cal State Northridge in trouble? LeBron James with a bad tweet; Portland on lockdown (again!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 50:37

    In this episode, we interview a friend of the show, Alex Collins, the director of recruiting at Ole Miss, about the end of the recruiting dead period, spring football, the future of Ole Miss Football and having fans back in the stands in the Fall. We also discuss recent news that the entire Cal State Northridge basketball coaching staff has been placed on administrative leave while the university conducts an investigation into recruiting violations. We talk about a recent tweet by LeBron James and the potential fallout from tweeting controversial things. Lastly, the Portland Trailblazers are the only NBA franchise without fans allowed back into the arena. Oregon is locking down again! Lastly, we give an update into the FCS bowl championship challenge between Spence and AP. Who is in the lead? Let's go! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 31 New NCAA Football rules; NCAA violations at Youngstown State and UTEP; FCS Football Playoff picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 54:23

    In this episode, we discuss some new NCAA football rules including having to go for 2 after the first OT and the points of emphasis for refs next year. In our Rules Ed segment, we talk about NCAA violations at the Youngstown State and UTEP programs. We talk about CARA rules, recruiting violations, contact violations, and coaching involvement. We also talk about the rumor that the FBS expanding the playoff to include 6, 8 or 16 teams. Lastly, we pick the FCS playoff games! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 30 One-time transfer rule approved by NCAA; end of the recruiting dead period; USC gets hit with probation; a little Blazers talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 49:53

    In this episode, we talk about the new one-time transfer rule that was approved by the NCAA. Student athletes, in football and men's and women's basketball, are now immediately eligible if the student athlete wishes to transfer. Also, as of June 1, 2021, the NCAA is lifting the recruiting dead period, which allows coaches to start having official and unofficial visits. After an investigation by the NCAA into the bribery scandal the FBI initially investigated, the NCAA infractions committee placed USC basketball on two years probation and imposed a 3-year show cause order for the assistant coach. Was this penalty too light or just right? Lastly, we get into some talk about the Blazers and Mariners. A little Northwest Sports talk! Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 29 Interview with Justin DiTolla about the success of the Men's and Women's NCAA tournaments; Sean Miller gets fired but Bill Self gets a life time contract

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 46:53

    In this episode, we interview Justin DiTolla, the director of compliance at Syracuse, about the success of the NCAA Men's and Women's basketball tournaments. We also discuss the differences between Arizona's firing of Sean Miller versus Kansas' life time contract for Bill Self, when both are facing multiple Level 1 NCAA violations. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Ep. 28 Mark Houston II, JD, about NCAA v. Alston; also, UNC and Kansas b-ball news.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 57:41


    In this Episode, we have the opportunity to interview Mark Houston, II, JD, about his take of the NCAA v. Alston case that was argued at the Supreme Court this last week. What will it mean for the NCAA and Student Athletes depends on how the Supreme Court rules. Also, Roy Williams is retiring from UNC, what will his legacy be from his time at Kansas and UNC. Also, Bill Self gets a life-time contract from Kansas Basketball, even if the NCAA punishes Kansas. Lastly, we talk about the success of the NCAA tournament. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message


    Season 2:episode 27 controversy at the NCAA. Disparity between men’s and women’s tournaments.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 31:38

    In this episode, we discuss the controversy at the NCAA tournament. A large disparity between the weight rooms at the men’s and women’s tournament this year has set off an important discussion about title IX and equity between the men’s and women’s March madness tournaments. In addition, AP in Spencer make their sweet 16 and elite eight picks. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 26 NCAA tournament is good to go! Let the madness begin! We make our perfect bracket picks! Enjoy!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 28:45

    In this episode, we give the listeners our perfect bracket picks. You won't want to miss these picks. Also, all 68 teams cleared COVID protocols and are good to go! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 25 Interview with Dr. Chris Croft, Assist. Professor of Sport Mgmt. at University of Southern Mississippi. We talk security and NIL. Also, Kansas has issues.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2021 57:01

    In this episode, we had the great opportunity to interview Dr. Chris Croft, Assistant Professor of Sport Management in the School of Marketing in the College of Business and Economic Development at the University of Southern Mississippi. We talk to Dr. Croft about NIL rules, security at stadiums, and college sports in general. Also, Kansas and Virginia are out of the conference tourneys, what does that mean for March Madness. We also talk about some significant issues with Kansas sports. Lastly, our football and basketball picks! Bring on the Madness! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 24 Dylan Cannon, Director of Compliance at Sam Houston State, talks about FCS schools playing spring football, and the move of SHSU to the WAC; update in NCAA S. Ct. Case and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 57:34

    In this episode, we talk with Dylan Cannon, the director of compliance at Sam Houston State University. We talk to Dylan about SHSU playing spring football and a full schedule, including going into the playoffs. We also talk about how SHSU has dealt with COVID restrictions and still been able to have a great basketball season. Lastly, SHSU is moving to the WAC and ultimately has a goal of becoming an FBS football school! We also give an update on the Georgia Tech NCAA penalties that have been dropped and reduced. We also give an update about the NCAA Supreme Court Case and how the student athlete's lawyers responded to the NCAA's opening brief. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 23 updated NIL rules coming out of Congress; NCAA contingency plans for Marchmadness; violations at South Carolina and Georgia Tech

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2021 47:01

    In this episode, we talk about Congress' proposals for new NIL rules. Essentially, Congress wants to not have any regulations on student athletes earning money of their name, likeness and image. How will that be regulated and what will the fallout be of no NIL restrictions. Also, March madness is right around the corner, and we go over the contingency plans for if schools have a COVID outbreak. What teams will fill the spots voided by a team that can't compete due to a COVID outbreak. Lastly, we talk about rule violations at South Carolina and Georgia Tech. What are the violations and what should these schools have done differently to avoid the violation? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 22 Interview with Director of Ops for USC Basketball Michael Swets. NCAA allowing fans for March Madness? Recruiting dead period extended to May 31.

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 44:34

    In this episode, we interview Michael Swets, the director of basketball ops for USC. We talk to him about USC's rise to becoming a dangerous team this year in basketball and how USC is getting ready for a deep run in the PAC12 tourney and March Madness! We also give an update in the Louisville recruiting scandal case that will now go through IARP, rather than the NCAA infractions committee. Also, the recruiting dead period has extended through May 31, of this year. Has the "dead period" helped or hurt schools? Lastly, we talk about how the NCAA will now allow 25% capacity. Great news for fans and spectators! March madness is right around the corner! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 21 Updates in a couple of NCAA lawsuits; Conor McCullough interview, NCAA Champion and Olympian; Valparaiso changes its mascot/nickname

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2021 49:58

    In this episode, we interview Conor McCullough, a former NCAA champion in the hammer throw, and an olympian in the 2016 Rio Olympics. We talk to him about his journey between his time at Princeton to USC, to winning the national championship, to understanding why hammer throwers always grunt when they throw! His story is truly inspiring! We also give updates regarding two cases that involve the NCAA. In the case between the former West Virginia football players versus the NCAA, the players have alleged that the NCAA cannot limit the players from making money off their name, image and likeness. The NCAA responded by implying that if the ruling from the lower court is upheld, it will lead to a blurring of collegiate and professional athletics. In the second case, the NCAA has moved to dismiss the HBCU class action lawsuit alleging discriminatory practices against by the NCAA against traditionally HBCUs. The NCAA alleges that not only do they provide grants - last year $19mil - to help traditionally HBCUs, but the NCAA also allows flexibility in enforcing the rules and routinely grant waivers. Lastly, we talk about how Valparaiso University dropping the “Crusaders” nickname/mascot. Enjoy! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 20 Great conversation with Juston Graber, an actor, a Vet, and USC Grad; Update on Marchmadness with new rules/regulations; RIP John Chaney

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 66:17

    In this episode, we talk with Juston Graber, an actor, a vet, and USC grad. We talk about his experience as an actor and what led him into the theater and movie world. We talk about his history as a Buffalo Bills fan and how that changed the way he watches games. We also talk to him about his time in the military and how that helps him in his acting career. We also give an update about March Madness! It's happening and how the NCAA is going to pull it off. Lastly, we say goodbye to John Chaney, longtime coach of Temple basketball. Spence attempts to get back in the W column with his picks this weekend! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 19 Zion Williamson update; violations at Detroit-Mercy, Notre Dame and Tennessee; Larry Scott out as PAC12 Comissioner

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2021 51:22

    In this episode, we give an update on the Zion Williamson civil lawsuit. We also provide a rules ed crash course based on a number of violations at Detroit-Mercy, Notre Dame and Tennessee. Lastly, we discuss the recent firing of Larry Scott as Pac12 commissioner. Will his tenure be viewed as a success of failure? Also, will Spence do better this week in his NCAA basketball picks? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 18 We talk about the recruiting "dead period" and potential problems facing schools; interview with attorney Andrew Diener about the state of college sports; college basketball picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2021 63:19

    In this episode, we interview Andrew Diener, AAL, a law school friend of ours, who was a former sports writer and high school teacher before going to law school. We discuss topics about NIL rules, college football playoffs, a possible expansion, Texas A&M football, and college sports in general. We also talk about schools violating the recruiting "dead period" and the NCAA is watching. Lastly, we talk college basketball and Spence, not AP, makes some picks. Will Spence have the same success that AP has had? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 17 All about the State of Arizona; Arizona Basketball self-imposes a one year post-season ban; Arizona State Compliance Brad Chandler talks about ASU basketball and Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2021 54:44

    In this Episode, we talk about the great State of Arizona. Arizona Basketball self-imposes a 1 year post-season ban due to its involvement in the ADIDAS scandal. We also interview Brad Chandler, Director of Athletic Compliance at Arizona State University. Brad, a friend of the show, talks to us about COVID protocols within the ASU basketball and football programs and what ASU is doing with the pending NIL rule changes. Lastly, AP makes his National Championship prediction - Alabama vs. Ohio State. Roll Tide? Or, Go Buckeyes? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 17: New Year's Eve Special! Tulsa v. Mississippi State brawl; Arizona 1-year post-season ban; 2020 thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 29:37

    In this episode, we talk about what good things have happened in 2020; we also discuss any potential fallout from the Tulsa v. Mississippi State fight at the Armed Forces Bowl. Arizona has self-imposed a 1-year post-season ban for basketball this year based on the Adidas FBI scandal allegations, what will the NCAA do with that self-imposed penalty? Also, AP makes his bowl predictions for the New Year's bowl games...will his hot streak continue? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 16 Our Christmas Special! We talk about the automatic eligibility waiver granted for all; the WV Football players vs. NCAA case; Rapid fire picks for the Pac12 title game

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 60:39

    In this episode, we have a lot of fun and call multiple people to get their takes on the Pac12 title game and the BYU vs. UCF bowl game! We also give an update on the West Virginia vs. NCAA lawsuit that has made its way up to the US Supreme Court! The NCAA granted, just this week, an automatic eligibility waiver for all student athletes transfers...will this create a transfer bonanza? Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak with Championship Weekend? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 15 Duke opts out of non-conf play; LSU self-imposes bowl ban; turmoil at Utah State over head coach hire; HBCU lawsuit against NCAA.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 57:15


    In this episode, we talk about Duke and Coach K's decision to opt out of non-conference play after a home loss to Illinois. We also discuss LSU self-imposing a bowl ban during a 3-5 (now 4-5) season. We discuss turmoil at Utah State where the president of the University decided not to hire the current temporary Coach due to his "religious and cultural" issues. We also discuss a lawsuit filed by HBCU's against the NCAA alleging intentional discrimination by using the APR, which historically puts HBCUs at a disadvantage. Lastly, do you think that AP will continue his hot streak in picking games? We'll see! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message


    Season 2: Episode 14 Interview with Jennifer Sheppard, a sports journalism professor at Nebraska; Johnny Manziel received money for autographs while at Texas A&M; will AP continue with his hot streak?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 45:31

    In this episode, we interview Jennifer Sheppard, a sports journalism professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She talks about her time as the PR for Monster Energy Supercross and growing up in the Supercross world. She also give great advice to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism. We also address the recent controversy about Johnny Manziel receiving money for his autograph while at Texas A&M. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak? He's 41-3 overall, will he have another 4-0 week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Seas. 2: Ep. 13 Interview with Nick Bartlett, of SportsPac12 & Oregon Sports News; COVID problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2020 40:42

    In this episode, we interview Nick Bartlett, who is a Seattle-based writer for SportsPac12 and Oregon Sports News. He provides us with his insights into Pac12 football and the controversy behind the BYU v. UW scheduling fiasco. We also talk about COVID issues at USC and for Pac12 schools. Lastly, AP makes his picks again, will his hot streak continue? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 12 Recruiting dead period extended through April; March Madness at one location; violations at Missouri & Alabama in Rules Ed; Greg Marshall leaves Wichita State with $8 mil.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 41:51

    In this episode, we talk about how extending the recruiting dead period through April 2021 will change recruiting for college coaches, what new changes to the rules can do for universities and recruiting. We also discuss the proposal of shifting all of March Madness to a single location. For our Rules Ed portion of the show, we discuss violations with the Missouri tennis program and CARA and an Alabama Administrator getting a kickback for setting up a meeting with a financial advisor. Lastly, we talk about Greg Marshall leaving Wichita State with an $8 mil buyout versus what happened with Kevin Ollie at UCONN. AP gives his weekly picks...will he continue his hot streak? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 11 Cancellations happening across all of college football; University of Utah files suit against Fresno State; violations at Jackson State and Hartford; new NIL rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 38:27

    In this episode, we talk about the cancellations across college football this weekend. What does that mean for the rest of the season? Bowl games and College Football Playoffs are in jeopardy. We also discuss a recent lawsuit filed by University of Utah against Fresno State regarding cancellation of a basketball game this year. We provide a rules ed regarding violations at Jackson State and University of Hartford. New NIL rules announced today, what are the new rules and how will the new rules be applied. Lastly, will AP keep his hot streak going! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 10 Interview with Kyle Skillman, of BSK, about the new IARP procedure for NCAA infractions; COVID scares at Clemson and Wisconsin; Update about the UMASS women's tennis team

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 52:43

    In this episode, we interview Kyle Skillman, of the BSK law firm, about the new IARP procedure for NCAA infractions. What are the pros and cons of the new system? Two prominent QBs diagnosed with COVID at Clemson and Wisconsin. How do the different conferences handle quarantining the student-athletes. We found out more about the UMASS penalties. Turns out, the penalty was related to $252 in telephone over payments. Lastly, AP with his picks...will he go 4-0 once again? He's 29-3 on the season! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 9 Interview with Steve Hiegel, of justcollegefootball.com; also, more questions from the SportsPac12.com readers; OBJ fallout from the cash handouts; AP's picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 62:44

    In this episode, we talk about the NCAA fall out from OBJ's cash handouts after the National Title game last year. LSU imposes some penalties, will the NCAA accept the proposals? We also answer some new questions from SportsPac12.com addressing NIL rules, a potential Iowa lawsuit, scholarships being revoked, Pac12 layoffs, etc. Lastly, we interview Steve Hiegel, of justcollegefootball.com, and get his takes on the Pac12 and Big Ten football races this year. How will the Committee view an undefeated Pac12 or Big Ten school versus other teams like BYU or a one loss SEC/Big12 team. Also, will AP continue his hot streak. He's currently 25-3!!! Will he go 4-0 this week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 8 One time Transfer Rule; Winter sport athletes granted extra year of eligibility; UMASS violations; Saban's got the Rona; NIL updates.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2020 43:34

    In this episode, we talk about a variety of issues surrounding the proposed one time transfer rule and the NCAA granting an extra year of eligibility to all winter athletes. We also discuss Alabama football and Nick Saban's COVID-19 diagnosis, can he still coach from home? We get into new allegations against UMASS. Also, congress and the NCAA working together to provide new NIL rules and proposals. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak and go 4-0 this week? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 7: Inteview with Jason Selby, of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders; violations at Charleston Southern & Washington; allegations at Wichita State; SEC mask regulations

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 41:12

    Season 2: Episode 7: In this episode, we interview Jason Selby, of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders, about how professional sports teams are coping with playing in a stadium with no fans. In addition, the SEC has threatened penalties for coaches and administrators not wearing masks on the sidelines, how will that be regulated? We also discuss serious allegations against the Wichita State Head Basketball Coach, Gregg Marshall, of physical and emotional abuse against his players. In addition, we have some rules ed with NCAA violations against the Charleston Southern Women's Volleyball team and Washington Baseball team. Lastly, will AP continue his hot streak, he's currently 19-1, will he go 23-1? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2:Episode 6 Interview with Dan Gibson, the Director of Compliance at Western Carolina University; Ohio State Reports NCAA violations; 8 team playoff for college football?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 58:32

    In our 6th episode this season, we have an incredible interview with Dan Gibson, the director of compliance at Western Carolina University. His story and passion for WCU is evident during the conversation. In addition, Ohio State reports 4 minor NCAA violations. What are the errors/violations and what could have been done differently? Also, will AP continue his hot streak...He's now 15-1 with his picks this year! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

    Season 2: Episode 5 Interview with Alex Collins, Director of Football Recruiting at Ole' Miss (The Landsharks); Big Ten, Pac12, MAC & MWC all coming back; all teams eligible for bowl games?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 39:43

    In this Episode, we talk with Alex Collins, the Director of Football Recruiting at Ole' Miss, about what it's like to recruit during Coronavirus and the "dead period". We also discuss the return of the Big Ten, Pac12, MAC and the MWC coming back in October/November. The NCAA is allowing all teams to be eligible for bowl games, what does that mean for teams that have a losing record and Power 5 teams versus Greater 5 teams. Lastly, AP makes his picks, will his hot streak continue? 11-1 on the season for far! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twolawyers/message

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