Peristyle Podcast hosts Keely Eure and Ryan Abraham are back in studio together for the very last time, at least the last time with Keely as a member of the USCFootball.com team. Next week Keely will be taking on her new role as a team reporter for USC football and basketball and we wish her the very best! But in the meantime we have her on the show one last time trying to make sense of all of the Caleb Williams drama that is getting crazier by the hour. The former Oklahoma quarterback has about 48 hours from the time of our recording to enroll at USC and take part in spring football, after that he would have to wait until the summer to enroll (or potentially enroll somewhere else that has a later enrollment cutoff date). Will Williams pick the Trojans or end up at another program? We shall see (and hopefully soon). Keely and Ryan also discuss all of the roster turnover we have seen since the end of last season, with 31 players no longer on the team and 20 new additions including 11 players from the NCAA Transfer Portal. Many of the holes on the roster have been addressed, but that quarterback spot is the one that as of this recording is still in need of an answer. Plus as always they answer all of the listener questions over email, voicemail and text messages. Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Thanks to Trader Joe's for sponsoring the Peristyle Podcast! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The podcasting trio of Shotgun Spratling, Keely Eure and Chris Treviño are back for their final episode of the Family Feud Podcast. In this week's episode, the Feud's three-year run sadly comes to an end. The trio discusses their favorite moments from past episodes and send Keely off before she departs for a new opportunity. Chris, Shotgun and Keely also discuss all of the moves USC has made in the NCAA Transfer Portal this offseason. Which portal pickup will make the biggest impact for the Trojans? Which position group has gained the most through the portal? The trio also discusses the departure of freshman phenom Jaxson Dart. The quarterback recently entered the portal, but could he return to Southern California? What's the latest with Oklahoma transfer quarterback Caleb Williams? Does he need to make a decision in a certain time frame? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chesterton's standout, Travis Grayson joins me on the podcast to discuss all things about the Chesterton Trojans Basketball Team. The Trojans are currently 14-0 and 3-0 in the Duneland Conference play. There next upcoming games are against Jamie Hodges and Michigan City, Warsaw, and Portage. As post season is nearby the big question is can they win their sectionals in class 4A? Only time will tell. DeJuan Marrero Social Media YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UC5uNsn8rQXbVM2wOAoVC1hw?view_as=subscriber Spotify Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2lcn... Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dejuanmarrero/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedmpodcast_/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/dejuanmarrero?lan... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dejuan.marrero
In this edition of the Peristyle Podcast Coach Harvey Hyde and Ryan Abraham are back at it talking about what has been a crazy USC off-season that has seen the Trojans crawling their way back to becoming nationally relevant again without even playing a game. With the NCAA Transfer Portal action coming fast and furious and players no longer needing to sit out a year when they change schools, new head coach Lincoln Riley is putting college football free agency to work and completely rebuilding the USC football roster. By acquiring talented and productive players from conference rivals and other top programs from across the country, Riley is keeping the Trojan football brand in the news and putting the team in a position to win faster than anyone likely imagined. Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chuck opens hour two with a look at the college football headlines. Tim Hall of the Buckeye Show on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus joins the show to talk Ohio State Buckeyes. Then, Eddie Radosevich of Sooner Scoop joins up to talk Oklahoma. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tunnel Vision hosts Keely Eure and Ryan Abraham are back in studio with Shotgun Spratling joining remotely for our first Tunnel Vision episode of the New Year. The last time we had a show the USC football roster looked significantly different than it does today, with 31 players gone and 18 new players added to the squad since the end of the 2021 football season. Head coach Lincoln Riley said they could see 35 players or more turnover on the roster and as we approach the traditional signing day, USC is already close to that number. The team will talk about the players that have left and some of the reasons why they have moved on, the players that were brought in and what sort of impact they can have on the program and what players are still out there that Riley could add in the coming weeks and months. This will also unfortunately be our final Tunnel Vision show with Keely Eure! She has taken a job with the USC athletic department as the director of creative content and team reporter. We will miss Keely for sure, so let's all give her a great sendoff! This is a podcast version of our video show Tunnel Vision that you can find on our Facebook or YouTube pages. Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dan Mathews is back for another episode of The Southern Beat. He talks about the news that broke of Stetson Bennett's return to Georgia and the outrage of this decision for some. He also talks about what could be the start of a bad thing for this current SEC head coach. Plus, Dabo Swinney needs to change. He talks Brian Kelly's start to the LSU tenure and more with Chris Gordy of the Locked On SEC podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cloud Security News this week 19 Jan 2022 Cisco Talos Researchers have shared in a blog last week that a trio of remote access Trojans (RATs)—Nanocore, Netwire and AsyncRAT—are being spread in a campaign that taps public cloud infrastructure and is primarily aimed at victims in the U.S., Italy and Singapore. According to the blog “Threat actors are increasingly using cloud technologies to achieve their objectives without having to resort to hosting their own infrastructure,” and “cloud services like Azure and AWS allow attackers to set up their infrastructure and connect to the internet with minimal time or monetary commitments. It also makes it more difficult for defenders to track down the attackers' operations.” Read more about this here. Netskope also released a blog last week about Malwares. Interestingly their research which surveyed millions of users worldwide from January 1, 2020 to November 30, 2021 found that Cloud-delivered malware is now more prevalent than web-delivered malware, accounting for 66%, up from 46% last year. They also found that Google Drive is the top app for most malware downloads and Cloud-delivered malware via Microsoft Office nearly doubled from 2020 to 2021. Read the report here Vulnerability in AWS's cloudformation service that was discovered and shared by Orca Security. Orca Security confirmed that AWS completely mitigated within 6 days of their submission.If you want to know more about their discovery, you can read it here The US government is reportedly reviewing the cloud computing arm of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to determine whether or not it poses a risk to national security.” As reported by Reuters, the Biden administration launched the probe to find out more about how Alibaba Cloud stores the data of US clients including personal information and intellectual property and to see if the Chinese government could gain access to it. You can read Reuters report here Sysdig's platform who were recently valued at 2.5 Billion have expanded their cloud security offering to Azure Cloud aswell. . You can find out more about them here Podcast Twitter - Cloud Security Podcast (@CloudSecPod) Instagram - Cloud Security News If you want to watch videos of this LIVE STREAMED episode and past episodes, check out: - Cloud Security Podcast: - Cloud Security Academy:
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This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods return to the studio to bring fans of the Conference of Champions up to speed on all the latest news and notes from the Pac-12 including some significant roster turnover (both good and bad) at several programs. The guys start the show discussing Dan Lanning (or Lan Danning as Dave likes to say) heading to Eugene after winning a national championship as Georgia's defensive coordinator. They then switch to some UCLA news including head coach Chip Kelly reportedly working with the school for a contract extension and quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson announcing the he would be returning to Westwood to finish out his collegiate career. Speaking of quarterback news, Arizona head coach Jedd Fisch continues to make waves in the conference, this time by pilfering Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura and bringing him to Tucson. The Wildcats have made the most improvements to their roster so far, with a top-20 recruiting class plus tons of bluechip additions through the NCAA Transfer Portal. The guys also discuss USC's situation with Jaxson Dart entering the portal and whether star Oklahoma quarterback Caleb Williams will replace him for the Trojans. As always Dave and Ryan spend the last part of the show answering your voicemails, texts and emails with questions about Pac-12 football plus lots of other topics. Please subscribe, give the POC a five-star rating and post a review on Apple Podcasts! Sound off about Pac-12 football in our Podcast of Champions Reddit page! Send us a text or leave us a voicemail by texting or calling (424) 532-0678 or you can email us at email@example.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
247Sports national recruiting editor Brandon Huffman joins Lance Glinn to discuss Williams' commitment to Lincoln Riley and the Trojans, the impact he could make early on, and USC re-establishing the Mater Dei pipeline! Host: Lance Glinn Guests: Brandon Huffman Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Homer - The Odyssey - Episode 1 - Greek Gods, Greek Heroes And One of The Oldest Epic Poems Of All Time! Hi, I'm Christy Shriver and we're here to discuss books that have changed the world and have changed us. And I'm Garry Shriver and this is the How to Love Lit Podcast. This week we embark on a seafaring adventure across the seas and through time to the ancient world of the Greeks to meet someone who some have said is the greatest poet to have ever lived- Homer- and his second epic- The Odyssey. To be honest, I think I agree with that assessment. That's high praise. How does one get to that level? I know. It really is. I guess, one way of looking at it may be attrition- how many poets do we still read from 3000 years ago. That's not a large club. We certainly don't have anyone in the English language canon that is competitive, but it's more than Homer basically invented the coming of age novel with the Telemachaie; he invented the flawed hero, as I choose to understand Odysseus. In many ways, his epics, although they are poems, are pre-runners to modern day novels. They are pre-cursors to fantasy. Heck, even the success of the Marvel movies to me suggest a thinly veiled nod to Homer. What is Superman or Wonder Woman if not demi-gods? Well, if I may weigh in, although I don't feel even remotely qualified to suggest someone is the greatest poet to have ever lived, but what impresses me the most is the level of psychological and archetypal insights into the nature of man that crosses through culture. Of course, I've heard of a lot of the characters and several of the stories, but I was impressed by how relatable Odysseus is. And although so many of his adventures at sea are fantastical- they feel like hyperbolic expressions of what I go through- For example, what is Scylla and Charybdis if not being caught between a rock and a hard place? Another thing that fascinates me is the order he wrote them in- at least the order as we think them- the first one, The Iliad, and then some years later, as an older man, The Odyssey. That's also psychologically interesting- The Iliad has its version of a hero- Achilles is idealistic, proud in large and obvious way, self-righteous, vindictive even. It's young man's idea of heroism versus The Odyssey and its version of heroism- a much more nuanced. He also gets revenge, but it's slow and not very reactionary- he plots, he lies, he bides his time- things we learn by life beating the hound out of us. I think that is well said. Studying Homer for me is also very intimidating historically. There is so much history and culture- beyond just the language differences just between my world and Homer's- 2600 years- give or take. The language is different. The culture is different. The geography and the religion are literally worlds and worlds away, and I'm not very confident I can understand the context. And if that weren't scary enough, when you realize that Homer may have been describing events that may have preceded him by perhaps another 400- 1000 years or so, depending on who you believe- I just get lost in the math. I might as well be saying, “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…”. It's foreign and mysterious. Lizzy asked me today as I was sitting on my computer reading some research on the Mycenaens what book I was working on and I said, “Research for ‘Homer's The Odyssey'” – to which she replied, “Sounds boring.” And Lizzy listens to our podcasts!! But on the screen of my computer were broken pieces of pottery and archeological data, not super-man and wonderwoman. Ha! Well, if you can't guilt-trip your family members into listening to you, even if you are boring, what hope do you have? But, I totally understand where she's coming from, over the years, I've taught a lot of history from US to Europe to World, and the Ancient World, and I love it. I will admit, though, even though a lot can be fascinating with the ancients, there's no doubt the farther back in time you go, it can be very difficult to conceptualize. It is also a lot more guesswork. Ancient Greece feels far away because it IS far away, and often we don't know what we're looking at when we see it. I hate to keep coming back to the arrogance of the present, but we really have to guard against looking at ancient peoples as primitive thinkers just because their technologies were not advanced. I mean, honestly, which of us could survive one week on an island? I think Survivor has proven that that's not happening. Ha! Those people always lose so much weight! Survivor also proves that the most cunning and deceptive you are- Odysseus style, the more likely you are to survive, but getting back to the historical side of it. Did the Trojan war really happen? And if it did, what was it? That's a great question. For years and years, even centuries- the greatest minds said no. If Troy existed, we would know it. And just for context, in case you are unfamiliar with the story, the story goes that there was a woman, today we call her Helen of Troy, but she wasn't Trojan, she was Greek, and she ran away with a young lover- named Paris- to a city called Troy across the ocean. Her sister's husband, King Agamemnon, launched 1000 ships and all the Greek kings and heroes to get her back for her husband Menelaus. The war to get Helen back took ten years before the Greeks were finally able to penetrate the wall, theoretically using a gigantic horse and a gimmick devised by Odysseus. The story goes that Odysseus and a few others hid inside this gigantic horse. Everyone else hid and pretended to return to Greece. They left the horse there claiming that it was a gift to the god, Poseidon. The Trojans brought the horse inside the gate, Odesseus came out, unlocked the gate and the Greeks sacked the city. For forever, no one thought this place even existed with any real certainty. We couldn't find it. Until an outrageous and bombastic but exceedingly wealthy amateur self-proclaimed archeologist by the name of Heinrich Schliemann set out to find it in the 1860s and actually did. Outrageous and bombastic sounds kind of like code for a schmuck? Well, he did have a few personal issues as well as professional ones. For one thing, he wasn't trained in archeology, so he just went around blasting everything he saw – to the point that- Historian Kenneth Harl has said that Schliemann's excavations did to Troy what the Greeks couldn't do, destroy and level the city walls to the ground. Oh no, that's terrible. Well, it really is and he destroyed a lot of history. He wanted so badly to get to the jewels belonging to Helen of Troy that he actually blasted through the actual walls of the city. But, that being said, there is something to the fact, that he actually found the walls of the city and was something no one had done before him. He found tons of gold and all kinds of very important things- he claimed his loot belonged to people like King Priam and Agamemnon including a very important solid gold. One of the most famous is still called The Mask of Agamennon. This, of course, has mostly been debunked by actual archeologists who know how to properly date archeological finds, but that being said, he found stuff that is real and validated many of the events referenced by Homer, albeit in myth form. And if you ever have the opportunity to visit Athens, you can see the mask of Agamennon in the National Archeological Museum. Anyway, The best historical sources we have suggest that the Trojan war actually happened and took place around 1183 BC. Not everyone is willing to say it lasted ten years or that was fought on the scale the Homer describes with thousands of ships, but we now believe it did happen. Well, we are less likely to believe it was sparked by petty gods and goddesses and fought by demi-gods fathered by goddesses who dip their children in magical rivers that make them mostly immortal. But I will say, I wish they would find a mask of Helen. I would love to see what the uncontested most beautiful woman in human history, daughter of Zeus. True, Christy, there is so much I don't know about all the myths of the gods and goddesses, and before I started researching for this podcast seris, honestly, I thought the story of the Illiad was the story of the Greeks sacking Troy. I have to admit I got my information from the movie Brad Pitt made called Troy. There are so many gods and goddesses and furies and nymphs and creatures and shapeshifters. It's overwhelming. True, the Illiad ends with the death and funeral of the Trojan hero, Hector, and his father very sadly begging for his body and returning it home- not the sack of Troy. In other words, the Greeks haven't won. That's a story you get from other places. The Odyssey references the Trojan horse when Telemachus goes to visit his father's old war buddies, but there is not a Homeric version of the Brad Pitt movie. I was disappointed to find that out myself. Speaking of things that have proven disappointing about Homer, One of those things is that we don't know him or even if there IS a him. I know this is controversial and not universally accepted, but I will say from the get-go, that I am of the persuasion that Homer was an actual person who actually composed both pieces. Although I'm sure there was a collection of traditional myths, like we saw with the Iroquois confederacy that were passed down orally from generation to generation, I believe that there was a man named Homer who drew from the myths kind of like Shakespeare did in our English tradition from popular stories he knew people recognized, and he composed his own pieces- one being the Iliad- where he doesn't retell the entire story of the war, but focuses on one hero and one aspect of it- and the other being the Odyssey- where he again focuses on one person. Obviously I'm not an archeologist or a university professor with a degree in classical studies and I'm not prepared or qualified to argue with anyone who is. But, I've read enough from those who are to convince me of that. Do we know anything about Homer at all, assuming as you do, that he existed? Not really- to be honest. Most traditions claim that he was blind, although I can't find any real compelling reason for that belief except there's a blind poet named Demodacus in the Odyssey that sings at the court of the Phaeacian king- which I wouldn't think means anything at all, except that the ancients themselves took it for something- so if they believed it, maybe it was so. Oh, This is interesting, there is one tradition that believes Homer was a woman- based in large part to the prominence Homer gives women in the text- that's my favorite theory, but a minority view for sure. No ancient scholars were making that claim. Tradition, and by tradition, we're talking about a couple thousand of years- so that's a long time for a tradition to develop- but traditional views consider him to have been a male bard, or what today we call a professional singer/songwriter. No one really knows where he's from. Although, at least seven different places claim him; the most convincing arguments, at least for me, suggest he came from islands that are actually closer to Turkey then mainland Greece- more specifically the island Chios which is in the Aegean sea but close to Smyrna, modern day Izmir. But maybe he came from Ios or Cyme. If you are not all that well acquainted with the geography of the Mediterranean Sea or the Aegean ocean, I'll try to create a mini-map in your mind's eye. Think of the big Mediterranean sea being a like a giant lake, and mainland Greece jets kind of halfway between Turkey and Italy with all of these scattered islands everywhere that go with it. So, the part of the water that is between Greece and Turkey we call the Aegean Sea. I don't want to oversimplify to people who know their maps, but, I've learned over the last couple of years, it's harder for those of us who use GPS all the time to see the world in terms of maps, the way we old-schoolers used to have to do all the time- no disrespect. I definitely love my GPS over a paper map- but there's the trade-off. I guess a good linked-in question might be, do we need maps anymore? Anyway, Ancient Troy or modern day Hissarlik is on the north side of this inlet. If you go down about 120 towards the Mediterranean you run into Chios and Smyrna. Both of these places are about 158 miles across the ocean from Athens. So, today, by modern standards they don't take long to get from one to the other, but obviously if you make the gods make, like Odysseus did, it can take up to 10 years. But, Garry, beyond the geography of Greece being so different from other parts of the world because it's so based around a culture of the sea, I have trouble understanding the different periods- the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, all that stuff. Can you give us a two minute crash course? Sure, well we usually call what you're talking about this age of the early Greek glory years where they built the big palaces with the gigantic walls with the gods and heroes that were larger than life- the Mycenaean civilization- and the dates for that, generally speaking, are between 1650-1200 BC. We really don't think of the Myceans as having a writing system like we think of today- they likely had some ways of using script perhaps to mark things for business, but the culture and stories were passed down by an oral tradition. The most important city-states, at least this is what we think today, were some of the ones we see in the Odyssey for example Mycenae was home to the legendary King Agamemnon and Pylos was the home of King Nestor. All of these city states worshiped the same gods and spoke the same language, but politically, they had different kings. Kings had to be strong. Piracy was a way of life and not even considered immoral. We think today that these people were highly aggressive and warlike amongst themselves as well as against outsiders. They also made their armor out of Bronze- hence the Bronze Age. So, back to the Iliad, Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, was the queen of Sparta. If we referring back to your little mental map- Sparta, Mycenae and Pylos are on the other side of mainland Greece- the side closer to Italy. The ruins from those cities show big walls and lots of wealth. Sparta is about 300 or so miles across the sea, pass the mainland and into the Aegean Ocean. This would have been the warpath to Troy but honestly, we really don't know what happened and that is not even just about this particular war. We don't know for sure what happened to any of these towns. What we do know is something devastasted all of these beautiful city states. They were burned to the ground and whatever happened caused this area to fall into a period called the Dark Age- because we know nothing about it. Almost the only thing we really know is that during the Dark Age, there was a transition from Bronze weapons to the much stronger Iron ones. The big changes and the big cultural movement that shaped the world- at least the Western world- like we think of today comes out of the next period- the one following the Dark Age. We call this one the Archaic period which we consider to be from 800-500BC. This era as well as the next are where we get things we're familiar with like the Olympics, the new sophisticated writing system- the Greek alphabet- democracy- like we associate with Athens. And to make things even more confusing, the big Greek guys that we think of- like Plato and Aristotle and the “Golden Age” do not coincide with Homer- they come much later. So, it's a lot of history- for us on the American continent who are mostly immigrants from other parts of the world- be it Europe, Africa or Asia, it's more than we can really even conceptualize- our entire nation as we understand it as a nation is less than 250 years old. If we add what we know of the Indigenous people like the Iroquois confederacy into our timeline -we still fall short by thousands of years- Dekcadeakoah wasn't born til 1200 AD, at least that's our best guess. So- there's your historical context in the two minute nutshell. Does that work? Well of course, so- to summarize even more Homer, a man who comes this Archaic period 8th century BC, was writing about people who claimed lived during the Mycenaean civilization a full 400 before his life time- so if we want to give Odysseus, the man, an age- he's like 3000 plus years old- Like I said before- for me it is basically “A long time ago in an galaxy far far away”...and yet…it's not… I want to start out by reading the first page of Fagle's translation- and then let's jump into the story itself- because for me-and I mean to disrespect to history- you know I love history- but I think you will agree with me- that it's not the history of this story that has kept it around for 3000 years. It's not the religion; it's not the culture. Homer writes the story of our lives- all of our lives- and we keep coming back to it generation after generation for that reason. Read page 77 Okay- Christy- I think there's one more thing I think we need to clarify- there are so many translations. Does it matter? Well, I think the answer to that is the same if you ask that question about translations of the Bible- whichever you like personally-- which I may add- if you want to compare when Odysseus lived with Biblical characters, Moses arguably lived about 200 years before Odysseus-my best guess from my looking at the most respected timelines for each of these guys – but I stand to be corrected -if you have an article that parallels the two histories, I'd love to see it- email it over. The more important point- and in some sense this is true for any text- but it is especially true for ancient texts- it's not the nuance of the language that matters really at all. It's the essence of the ideas of the stories- the universal truths. Most of the millions who read these stories every year can't read the original Greek. And although those that can really talk about the beauty of all that- that part is lost on us. It's not the translation that is going to make or break the story. The Rouse translation, which, by the way, is the one we used when I taught this text to freshmen in Wynne Arkansas, was the first one I knew and the only one I knew for a really long time. I really like it because I know it. But, the knock on it is that it's prose and the Odyssey was not written in prose. It's by far one of the lesser respected ones today. A lot of people today prefer Robert Fagle's translation because his book is really easy to read but he tries to make it sound like poetry. Well, for the record, I am using Rouse's translation. I picked up Fagles, but I ended up preferring Rouse's because I wanted to read the story in prose instead of verse, for me that's easier. But just so I know, Christy, assuming we were Greek and could understand this as it was originally composed what would it be like. Good question- not that anyone knows for sure- but the general understanding is that it was written in meter- dactylic hexameter to be exact. DAH -duh-duh- One accented syllable with two unaccented syllables in a row and then each line would have six of these. Now, this is just me, but I really compare these ancient bards to modern day rap artists. The Bards that would go around singing these stories- would improvise- but would use the beat to kind of keep them on course- obviously it didn't sound like rap, but it's the same skill that we see rap artists do when they improvise and you wonder- how can they think of all those rhymes? Well, the trick is to already have little phrases in your mind that you know will make your lines work. In the case of the Greek bards, they would have these epithets, or phrases they would use to describe the names of different gods- these lines that keep repeating throughout- would help them keep up with the demands of the meter. So what does that mean- that means when you hear them say, as we will “Bright-eyed Athena”- he's adding syllables to make the meter work. If that makes sense. So, the descriptions don't necessarily mean that her eyes are the most important thing about her- it's just to make the music work? That's it exactly. The thinking is we aren't supposed to read too much into those kinds of things. Also, the bards themselves used a very specialized vocabulary which was a mixture of different Greek dialects in order to make it all work. This is a tangent, but it's kind of interesting, there was a classical linguist named Milman Parry who really wanted to figure out how in the world Homer could memorize so many lines. You know the Odyssey has over 12,000 lines. Well, Parry, by studying modern day illiterate singer/songwriters in Bosnia. He came to believe that Homer didn't memorize anything- he had these patterns, these phrases and names of the gods that he knew rhymed well and fit the pattern and he would just tell the story and improvise the language for every different audience- he'd end the lines with the phrases and patterns that rhymed. Maybe like professional comedians who do comedy improv in “Who's line is it anyway?” So, in my mind, a Greek bard is something between a cross between a rap artist and modern day improv comedian. HA! Well, there's some creative analogies, but I get it. Honestly, the idea of improvising makes it cooler than if Homer just wrote a piece of writing and then just read/chanted/sang the same thing over and over again. As a musician, it reminds me of what Jazz musicians do or even bands in general. You know, and this is really going to sound nerdy, but every once in a while, I have some buddies that I've known from years ago- we all went to the same church at one time- but many have moved out of Memphis- but we get together about once a year and do something like this. We'll go to a friend's house with our instruments, bring up some good ole' rock and roll music that we like and just improvise. We all know the songs, but the specific variations, solos- that sort of thing- will be just be stuff that we make up. Parry thought a Homer show was exactly that- every time he performed The Odyssey it was totally new. But again, this is all total speculation- no one knows. It's just too long ago. So- having said that, back to the question you asked, for most of our purposes none of this stuff really matters- the translation doesn't matter, that Homer may or may not even have been a person, or a male or a person with vision who wrote with letters at all- or that the text itself may not even have been a fixed text or a story with improvised performances- all of those things- all though interesting- are really not the reason we love these stories and teach them in the ninth grade- at least around here. It's this Homeric universe- this fantastical story- this hyperbolic creation that has magnified the human experience. Homer gave us a new way to conceptualize our world- and a way to feel about the events- both controllable and uncontrollable that plague our lives. Every once in a while, someone shows up in the world that can produce such a space. In some ways we could say that Tolkien did this with Middle Earth, that JK Rowling did it, that CS Lewis did it, even George Lucas did it- each of those artists conceptualize entirely new and different universes- and when we spend time in their work- whatever medium we use- can inhabit that universe. We can understand our world better through their world- it's fantasy. So, Homer was the first that we know of to do this at the scale in which he did. This is not to say that there are not legends and stories that predate him- there most certainly are- but they don't exist, that I know of, in this full length single unit form- not like what we have with Homer. But yet, there is more to it than even that, although that is quite a feat. Homer defined reality for a large number of people for centuries- maybe even still- and I'm not sure those other writers that I just listed out can say that. The Greeks for hundreds of years, were able to ground their reality on the backs of the principles, morals, the world view that was laid out in his work- The Illiad and The Odyssey. It helped people answer basic questions like- how do I conduct myself in the world. Let's look at those first lines again and go through them- “Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.” Christy, is Homer telling us his entire story in the first lines. Yes- of course he is- first of all, I do want to point out that Homer does not take credit for his story. He is going to say it was given to him from a Muse. That's interesting and really Jungian- so, I'll let you speak to that since that's your cup of tea- Ha! Well, he's basically saying, it's not that he made up the story- but he found the story or the story found him-the Muse is the originator- the idea being that the story existed before him in some larger context- that there is something here greater than he is. And of course, all religious traditions speak to this reality, but since you referenced Jung, so does psychology. There is something greater… and that is his starting point. Exactly, and then he brings up why we love Odysseus- he was a man of twist and turns. You know James Joyce who wrote that incredibly complicated masterpiece Ulysses was asked why he wrote his masterpiece about Odysseus- Ulysses is the Roman way to say Odysseus- and he famously responded that he was the only complete man in literature. Odysseus, as we are going to see is a different kind of hero. In the Iliad which is the book that came first, the Achilles is a demi-god. He's perfect. He is totally beautiful, totally powerful, totally honest- that is something he took pride in. He never had to lie, he never had to back down- he was bigger and stronger and could overpower anyone. That's not Odysseus- he was amazing- for sure. But he wasn't the absolute biggest- he had to rely on lies- he sacked cities but he also got sacked himself- he had twist and turns- and for two reasons- on the one hand, the gods had agendas that had nothing to do with him that affected his world, but also he, himself, made choices that steered him way off course. Odysseus is a hero- for sure- he definitely gets all the women- haha- if you want to look at it that way- but he's the kind of hero- we as mere mortals might aspire to be. His life didn't turn out the way he wanted it, but he still wins at life- and actually he gets to make choices that allow him to live the kind of life he ultimately figures out he wants for himself. Exactly- and Homer shows us how to make that happen. In this Homeric universe that is safely far away- full of monsters and goddesses and magic- we can test drive some of the things we'd like to do if we could. In this magical place we see consequences for things like running your mouth when maybe you shouldn't. But we can get some good ideas at how to get back when we're being exploited- ways that are smarter than just running our mouth. Maybe by watching Odysseus we can get ideas about how to correct the course of our personal odyssey, we can figure out success that looks like for ourselves in our mundane realities. At least, that's the idea. And yet, Christy, it is magical and otherworldly with characters we don't know. I'll just be honest, as a person who doesn't know a lot about mythology, am I going to get confused the farther into this I read? So far, so good, but I'll admit I haven't finished the whole thing yet. Again, back to Homer's brilliance- the answer is NO. Homer is going to build a pantheon of gods that is manageable and knowable. And this is brilliant. Just like other polytheistic faiths there are hundreds of gods in the Greek pantheon- but how do you wrap your brain around 600 or so? Homer is going to reduce it to a few- the Olympians. He's going to create a hierarchy we can understand and he's going to personalize the gods so that we can know them. As we read the story, we meet them little by little. We learn who they are, what they value, how they operate- and of course- how we appease them and stay out of trouble. First and foremost- we meet Zeus- he's the chief, the god of the sky- protector and father of all the other gods and humans. We're also going to learn an important principle, that will explain a lot about life- both to us and the ancients- there are things that are in the hands of the gods, but there are also things that are in our control. We can control what we can control but then there are times we can strive hard and still meet disaster. Sometimes, we have offended the gods; sometimes they just like us- sometimes we are just victims of happenstance. Yes- exactly- and how do we account for that? Let's keep reading… Page 78 So, we met Zeus- he's the god of the sky- now we get to meet Poseidon- he's the god of the sea- he's Zeus' brother, but he is way more unpredictable and volatile- hence the behavior of the sea. The big three are Zeus, Poseidon and Hades- God of the Sky, God of the Sea and God of the underworld. We meet all three in the Odyssey- and in some sense, this brings order to a universe. There are powers out there- things we can't see but that determine our fate- but are also arbiters of justice. There is also a spiritual battlefield- spirits- invisible forces, however you want to understand the world- energy forces larger than our own humanity can see through our natural senses- there is a story that is larger than our story, but we play a part. Sometimes we are just a speck in humanity, but other times we are not invisible, even to these larger forces. Of course, as we think through this, although, not many of us adopt Greek mythology as our spiritual worldview, there is a lot there, that most of the world still accepts as truth- even if you're a monotheist. Exactly- those are the major big boys- but there are a few others that we're going to meet. We meet Hermes pretty quickly and we quickly understand his role in the role- he is a messenger. He's Zeus' son, but not with his wife, Hera. Zeus is always getting in trouble with his wife because he has fidelity issues. But Hermes, as we will quickly learn is in charge of messages. After we meet the men, we will slowly meet some of the important women of Olympus. The first one here is probably my favorite goddess- Athena, she might be everyone's favorite goddess. She's a virgin, not controlled by a man, ha- but a goddess of both wisdom and war. She's awesome. I don't know that she's everybodies- Aphrodite has fans. Yeah- you're right- but she's a trouble-maker. Aphrodite makes you like fall madly in love with someone you know is no good for you- or be sexually compelled to do behave improperly. Some would say that's low impulse control. Yes- but those would not be the ancient Greeks. They would say it's Aphrodite's fault- you are listening to her- that was Helen of Troy's problem. But back to Athena Athena seems she likes Odysseus. She DOES!! And that's how Odysseus wins. Someone is watching over him and he is sensitive to her leading. Athena is the goddess of wisdom, and Odysseus is attuned to this sense of wisdom in the universe. She speaks to him, guides him, and most importantly, Athena enables Odysseus to always keep his cool. Odysseus, we will see, with a few exceptions, is led by wisdom- not by lust, not by uncontrollable rage- by god-given wisdom. Seeing people as being visited by outside forces that inspire them one way or the other is not a bad way of understanding why people are the way they are- even if you don't believe in gods and goddesses- which for the record, I don't personally, but this is my understanding of the ancient Greek worldview. In the Homeric Universe, men and women are led by one god or goddess for the most part- not by a variety of different ones. We mentioned that Helen of Troy is attune to Aphrodite, the goddess of sexual love- that's who's giving her direction. But Odysseus is attuned and sensitive to Athena. Athena takes credit not for Odysseus' strength, although he is strong, not for his ability with a bow and arrow, which we'll see he's pretty good at that too, but she takes credit for his wisdom. The Odyssey is a story of this collaboration- there are things that we can't control, but there are things we can, and if we control the things we can, the universe, a goddess or someone outside of ourselves can and will intervene on our behalf with grace and kindness. It's a way to organize our thinking about how the universe works- a very old way of thinking about how the universe works. Let's quote Zeus here- again from the Fagles translation- as he explains the responsibility of humans- at this point in the story- Poseidon is out of town, so to speak- he's off in Ethiopia receiving offerings by the hundreds. And with him away, Athena will make her play to save Odysseus' life, but we also see this philosophy of the Greeks explained here in the beginning of how and why things work out the way they do. Page 78 But now let me read what Athena says back to her father= here she demonstrates the role the gods play in the destinies of man page 79- And so we have our narrative hook. The gods will intervene in the destinies of men. Calypso has been holding Odysseus hostage. Hermes is being sent with a message from the gods forcing Calypso to release Odysseus. At the same time this is happening, Athena will visit Telemachus' Odysseus' son back in their hometown, Ithaca. Telemachus was a newborn when Odysseus' left. He is now 20 years old. For ten years Odysseus fought in Troy. Then after angering Poseidon, he spent the next ten years wandering lost at sea. Telemachus has been left to be raised by his mother and a man named Mentor (guess where got that word). Anyway, there is trouble in Ithaca which we'll find out about next episode, but more importantly than that, it is time for Telemachus to take his own journey and go out into the world on his own. The Odyssey can easily be divided into three parts- the first four books are about Telemachus' journey to visit all of his father's war buddies. The second part is Odysseus wandering around the magical seas, and the third is what he finds when he gets back to Ithaca, how he finds his beautiful and faithful wife and what he sees in his palace estate. The first part, which we'll tackle. Next episode is about the coming of age from a boy to a man. After that we'll look at what all these seas trials are all about and then finally, we'll discuss some ideas about the famous finale in our finale. Well, it sounds like we have a plan. You know, the Iliad is a pretty straight forward narrative- a linear timeline and a kind of tragic ending. The Odyssey is written in circles. It's winding with endless setbacks but it has a happy ending. I think that's exactly the right way to look at it. They are both charming and enduring books but for different reasons, my book club recently just finished reading the latest take on the Iliad. Madeline Miller wrote a novel called The Song of Achilles from the perspective of Patroclus that we read and really liked, but it was sad too. If we ever analyze the Iliad, we'll get into the appeal of that book- it certainly is there- but if we just look at what's appealing the Odyssey – I think the ending is definitely a factor- many of us know what it's like to offend the gods, experience the wrath of Poseidon, maybe even the lures of Aphrodite or Circe – we've also likely been jilted by suitors or friend-enemies- as we call them nowadays- we can live vicariously through this steady under pressure goddess led hero- and maybe be inspired to face down our monsters- maybe we can even do a little listening for Athena and learn to bide our time and wreck havoc on our foes if we need to. But mostly, we all want that heart-warming reunion after a long absence with our loved-ones and own home- we want to rest in the prophecy that old Greek prophet Tiresias gave Odysseus during his visit to the underworld- that when our time comes death will steal upon us a gentle painless death, far from the seas it comes to take you down, borne down with the years in ripe old age with all your people there in blessed peace around you.”
Peristyle Podcast hosts Keely Eure and Ryan Abraham are back in studio for the first time in the New Year, discussing all of the roster turnover including players heading into the NCAA Transfer Portal and declaring for the NFL Draft. They will also talk about the newest transfer into the program, Washington wide receiver Terrell Bynum, plus one of the more interesting and highly regarded names in the portal, Oklahoma quarterback Caleb Williams. New head coach Lincoln Riley is also putting the finishing touches on his assistant coaching staff so Keely and Ryan discuss the latest unofficial additions and why Trojan fans shouldn't worry that some coaches Riley brought in were already hired away by other programs. Plus as always they answer all of the listener questions over email, voicemail and text messages. Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Thanks to Trader Joe's for sponsoring the Peristyle Podcast! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On Wednesday's edition of The James Crepea Show on Fox Sports Eugene, James discusses more Pac-12 basketball postponements, Tosh Lupoi's contract at Oregon is approved, USC beat reporter Adam Grosbard of the Orange County Register returns to discuss Trojans men's basketball, what Dan Lanning hopes to bring to Oregon from Georgia, Pac-12 transactions, CFP expansion meeting on Saturday
It is NATTY TIME! It's time to breakdown Georgia Bulldogs against the Alabama Crimson Tide for the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Dan Mathews looks back at their path to this game through the semifinals. He talks Alabama with former Crimson Tide national title winning quarterback Greg McElroy. He talks Georgia with Josh Pate of 247Sports.com/CBSSportsHQ. Then, Dan closes the show by talking about his belief in South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer and the job he's doing in Columbia. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Our resident TrojanSports.com analyst Max Browne, the former QB, joins host Ryan Young to dissect what makes Lincoln Riley's offenses so elite and prodigious, what the major differences will be for the Trojans in 2022 on that side of the ball and which players benefit the most from Riley's arrival. Then, new USC offensive tackle Bobby Haskins, the transfer from Virginia, joins the show to discuss his transfer portal experience and why the Trojans were the right fit for him.
In this edition of the Peristyle Podcast host Ryan Abraham welcomes back special guest Gerard Martinez to help us with our 2021 year in review, as we take a look back at the absolutely crazy 365 days for the USC Trojan football team. The year started off on a good note with five-star defensive lineman Korey Foreman announcing that he had signed with the Trojans and USC went on to sign the No. 7 class in the country. And of course the year ended well with the surprise announcement that Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley would be leaving Norman and heading to Los Angeles to take over the Trojans football team. Gerard and Ryan also talk about some of the important news and notes from the entire year, from assistant coaches being hired and fired, players transferring in and out of the program, the significance of some of the games in the fall, injury news to players like Drake London and plenty more! And as always they take time at the end of the show to answer listener questions over email, voicemail and text messages. Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Thanks to Trader Joe's for sponsoring the Peristyle Podcast! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this very Notre Dame Fighting Irish heavy episode of the podcast, we get everyone ready for the Fiesta Bowl. We start in the only place you can right now and talk about the new COVID surge and if it will cancel or delay the bowl game. Then we get… The post Podcast: Untitled Notre Dame USC Football Podcast – Episode 7.17 Fiesta Bowl Preview appeared first on Tilting Ground.
247Sports national recruiting analyst, and host of the Football recruiting podcast, Blair Angulo joins Lance Glinn to break down Branch's commitment to the Trojans, his strengths and weaknesses, and what this commitment could mean for USC's goal to control the West Coast! Host: Lance Glinn Guests: Blair Angulo Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode of the Life and Football Podcast our special guest is Jeremy Hawkins. Jeremy Hawkins is the Defensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator for Defense for Eastern Kentucky Football. This was a great interview. Jeremy Hawkins was chosen as EKU's defensive line coach in January 2020. He had previously worked on the staffs at Mercer, LSU and Alabama-Birmingham. In his first season, Hawkins helped the defense stymie a pair of Southern Conference offenses helping EKU beat The Citadel, 37-14, on the road and Western Carolina, 49-17, in the 2020 Opportunity Bowl. EKU also knocked off No. 11 Central Arkansas for the program's first win over a top-25 ranked team since 2013, and first victory over a non-conference ranked team since 2003. Eastern held Troy to 10 second half points as EKU nearly upset the FBS Trojans on the road. In 2019, Hawkins was the defensive line coach at Mercer. He also coached field goal block and the scout team offense. Hawkins was responsible for recruiting Georgia and Alabama. As the assistant director of player personnel at LSU during the 2018 season, Hawkins helped the Tigers to a 10-3 record and a spot in the Fiesta Bowl. His responsibilities included all aspects of recruiting, coordinating recruiting areas for all coaches, and discovery and evaluation of all prospects. Hawkins served as the assistant defensive line coach and director of player personnel at Alabama-Birmingham during the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons. In his final season, the Blazers went 8-5 and earned a spot in the Bahamas Bowl. During the 2014 season, Hawkins was the head coach and defensive coordinator at Middle Georgia State College. In 2012 and 2013, he was the defensive line coach at Dublin High School. His college coaching career began as the running backs and tight ends coach at the University of Central Oklahoma during the 2011 season. Hawkins was a four-year letter winner at Troy University where he earned a bachelor's degree in sports and fitness management in 2009 and a master's degree in sports administration in 2014. As a player, he helped the Trojans reach three bowl games. Hawkins also played one year of Arena Football for the Iowa Bandits. Hawkins wife is Kristen and their two daughters Adelle and Abigail. The Life and Football Podcast is available on the following platforms Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast Pocketcasts, Radio Public, Stitcher, Player FM, & YouTube!
The college football world continues to deal with COVID-19 and Dan Mathews talks about this bit of news. He talks about the huge news of former Georgia Tech running back Jahmyr Gibbs heading to Alabama. He covers other major transfers as well. Plus, we get into the previews of the College Football Playoff by looking this week at Michigan and Cincinnati. Ryan O'Gara of Saturday Tradition breaks down the Wolverines. Mo Egger of ESPN 1530 in Cincinnati looks at the Bearcats. Dan also remembers the life of a Georgia high school football star and why Nick Saban just won't go away anytime soon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dan Mathews is here to deliver the college football headlines in ‘CFB 365.' Olin Buchanan of TexAgs.com joins us to talk the latest for the Texas A&M Aggies on the COVID front. Chris Low of ESPN.com has an interesting take about Georgia in the College Football Playoff. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In this edition of the Peristyle Podcast Coach Harvey Hyde and Ryan Abraham break down all of the news and notes around the USC football program, starting with the first press conference with new head coach Lincoln Riley since his flashy introduction in the Coliseum three weeks ago. Coach Hyde loves the way Riley addressed the media, talking about building a championship roster the right way and doing so with a plan and a purpose. The guys talk about some of the major changes that have occurred on the roster including several players entering the NCAA Transfer Portal, players opting out for the NFL Draft and one player transferring in to USC. They also discuss how Riley has been building out his coaching staff and give reaction to some of the players the Trojans signed during the Early Signing Period. All that plus as always they answer your email, text and voicemail questions! Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We start hour two with Dan Mathews delivering the college football headlines in ‘CFB 365.' We talk Oregon Ducks with James Crepea of The Oregonian. Then, we talk all things recruiting with John Garcia Jr. of Sports Illustrated. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Early signing day has come and gone for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the USC Trojans. We start by reviewing USC's small but star studded class. The Trojans may only have seven players signed at the moment, but two of them are five star recruits. We then switch to… The post Podcast: Untitled Notre Dame USC Football Podcast – Episode 7.16 Early Signing Day Wrap Up appeared first on Tilting Ground.
Exclusive interview with now-former USC QB Kedon Slovis about his decision to enter the transfer portal, how he looks at the future and how he looks back on his time with the Trojans. We cover a lot of ground, from his relationship with OC Graham Harrell and interim head coach Donte Williams, the ups and downs of his three years at USC and his conversations with new coach Lincoln Riley before making his decision.
National recruiting analyst Greg Biggins breaks down how USC was able to beat out Alabama and Michigan for Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei five-star cornerback Domani Jackson, the importance of the coup for the Trojans and potential for immediate impact in the secondary. Host: Blair Angulo Guest: Greg Biggins Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tunnel Vision regulars Keely Eure, Shotgun Spratling and Ryan Abraham are back together in studio breaking down how new head coach Lincoln Riley did on the first day of USC's Early Signing Period. The Trojans have just six high school signees and are ranked No. 81 in the country and No. 10 in the Pac-12 at this point, but Riley and USC are not done yet. There could be some more good news for the Trojans on Friday and there are still prospects out there that will announce during All-Star games or at the next signing period in February. The crew will also talk about Riley filling out his coaching staff and what we can expect from his first local media press conference coming up on Friday afternoon. They will also temporally say goodbye to Shotgun as he embarks on his move to the East Coast, but don't worry, you will still be able to see Shotgun on the site and on our shows going forward. This is a podcast version of our video show Tunnel Vision that you can find on our Facebook or YouTube pages. Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
247Sports national recruiting analyst, and host of the Football recruiting podcast, Blair Angulo joins Lance Glinn to break down Branch's commitment to the Trojans, the impact Lincoln Riley has had on USC recruiting, and what this commitment could mean for USC's goal to control the West Coast! Host: Lance Glinn Guests: Blair Angulo Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The podcasting trio of Shotgun Spratling, Keely Eure and Chris Treviño are back for another episode of the Family Feud Podcast. In this week's episode, the trio preview USC's outlook for early signing day, break down the top targets for the Trojans and share their expectations for the team's roster going forward. They also have a special send off for Shotgun, who leaves for the East coast this week. He joins Keely and Chris for his final in-person podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We are back with another UHND crossover podcast. After a crazy week for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the USC Trojans things settled down, and we have a free flowing conversation that occasionally touches on mature subjects. After some light housekeeping, we start by discussing players like Kyle Hamilton,… The post Podcast: Untitled Notre Dame USC Football Podcast – Episode 7.15 Bowl Talk & Recruiting appeared first on Tilting Ground.
It's SEASON 2 of THAT Sports Show!!! Jeremy "The Impact" York brings you his unique take on the latest big topics from the world of sports including the NFL, MLS, college football and more! Tonight he begins with the bowl announcement for Georgia State and the initial impact of the selection! Next it's on to Georgia State's big win over the Trojans of Troy! Then he talks MLB and NFL headlines, PLUS game picks for college and pro football! It's your NEW Favorite SHOW about sports: THAT Sports Show with Jeremy "The Impact" York (presented by Impact Media)!!! Remember to visit our local friends at Butter'd Udder (ice cream, coffee and more--Bremen and Carrollton).
In this episode of RTP, I open the show discussing the Indiana Pacers and their reported rebuild phase and I go in depth on the players that have been named as potential trade pieces and share which teams I could see them landing on (2:30-25:26). Later, I get into another edition of Fantasy Football Friends (25:38-31:16) before being joined by a great recurring guest, former USC football player Chris Caulk (31:38-54:45)! Chris and I discuss the recent hire of Lincoln Riley at USC and what his initial reaction was when the hire was announced, his feelings on the Trojans season overall and so much more! Intro: 0:00-1:44Indiana's Rebuild: 2:30-25:26Fantasy Football Friends: 25:38-31:16Interview w/ Chris Caulk: 31:38-54:45Outro: 54:46-55:44
In this edition of the Peristyle Podcast host Ryan Abraham welcomes back special guest Gerard Martinez to give Trojan fans a preview of what should be the biggest recruiting weekend of the year of the Trojans, one that will have several blue-chip prospects visiting Lincoln Riley and his new staff on the USC campus. No one knows more about Trojan football recruiting than Gerard which is why last week's show with Gerard was our most downloaded episode of year. Check out what GM has to say about which prospects he is expecting to see on campus and who Riley has the best shot to get signatures from when the Early Signing Period starts on Wednesday. Gerard and Ryan also talk about how Riley has reformed this recruiting class, with several prospects that were commits for the previous staff no longer committed and the addition of Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei five-star running back Maleek Brown, who Riley had an in-home visit with this past week. They also discuss where USC is in the recruiting rankings and how far the Trojans could potentially climb, what the timing is for some of the projected new commitments, how the current USC recruiting staff and new members of Riley's coaching staff are working together and plenty more! Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! The best 5-star review each week will get a $50 Trader Joe's gift card! Thanks to Trader Joe's for sponsoring the Peristyle Podcast! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On Tuesday's edition of The James Crepea Show on Fox Sports Eugene, Mario Cristobal is introduced in Miami and where Oregon finds itself, Kayvon Thibodeaux officially declares for NFL Draft, Chargers beat reporter Daniel Popper of The Athletic recaps a win over the Bengals, some Ducks advocate for Bryan McClendon to become head coach, USC beat reporter Antonio Morales of The Athletic discusses Lincoln Riley joining the Trojans
New USC Head Coach Lincoln Riley joins the guys to talk about taking the job with the Trojans...and the names of his dogs. Amani Toomer joins to talk Giants & Michigan's big win over Ohio State. Plus, we play Take It or Shake It.
New USC Head Coach Lincoln Riley joins the guys to talk about taking the job with the Trojans...and the names of his dogs. Amani Toomer joins to talk Giants & Michigan's big win over Ohio State. Plus, we play Take It or Shake It.
In this edition of the Peristyle Podcast host Ryan Abraham welcomes in a special guest to talk about the the potential surge in USC football recruiting with the hiring of new head coach Lincoln Riley, USCFootball.com national recruiting analyst Gerard Martinez. There are two weeks left until the start of the class of 2022 early signing period and Riley has already been hard at work trying to put together the best class possible for the Trojans. Gerard talks about some of the guys that are on Riley's radar including prospects that have de-committed from Oklahoma, the players that have de-committed from USC and where he thinks this recruiting class could end up come December 15. Gerard and Ryan also talk about some of the key events that will happen during the two weeks leading up to the early signing period including what should be a HUGE recruiting visit weekend starting on December 10. The more prospects that are able to visit campus and meet with Riley and his staff, the better chance the Trojans have at signing a highly ranked class. They also give their thoughts on Riley flipping his first five-star prospect, class of 2023 Los Alamitos (Calif.) quarterback Malachi Nelson. Please review, rate and subscribe to the Peristyle Podcast on Apple Podcasts! The best 5-star review each week will get a $50 Trader Joe's gift card! Thanks to Trader Joe's for sponsoring the Peristyle Podcast! Make sure you check out USCFootball.com for complete coverage of this USC Trojan football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shotgun Spratling talks about USC basketball's 6-0 start to the season as the Trojans enter conference play against Utah tonight at 8:30 p.m. He discusses USC's freshman class, the impact of Memphis transfer Boogie Ellis, how the Pac-12 stacks up, names his MVP of the first portion of the season and talks about what has been the most surprising thing so far this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The podcasting trio of Shotgun Spratling, Keely Eure and Chris Treviño are back for another episode of the Family Feud Podcast. In this week's episode, the Feuders break down the stunning conclusion of USC's search for its next head coach. They discuss their thoughts on Lincoln Riley, the staff his is hoping to assemble and what the change will do for the Trojans' 2022 recruiting class. They also share their main observations from USC's introductory press conference in the Coliseum. And, as always, the podcasting trio answers all of your texts, emails and voicemails! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ben Maller breaks down one of the biggest surprises of the weekend as Lincoln Riley leaves Oklahoma to become the head coach for the Trojans of USC, Insta-Advice Line for the Sooners, and much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com