Audio by artist firing_lion_interviews

2014 Ivy MBB Preview with Michael James


56:59 minutes (26.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Jan 2014

Michael James (@ivybball) joined Ryan Young and Peter Andrews on the Firing Lion to preview the 2014 Ivy men's basketball season. (Order of discussion: Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, the league)

Gary Cohen Interview (2012)


31:41 minutes (36.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Aug 2012

WKCR alumnus and current Mets TV play-by-play man Gary Cohen joined Gigi Clark to discuss his time at Columbia, his life in broadcasting, and the Mets. Recorded 5.1.12. For further discussion with Gary, listen to his interview from 2015.

Robin Harris Interview (2012)


24:53 minutes (45.56 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Aug 2012

Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris joined Sam Tydings and Ryan Young to discuss her job, the Ivy League/Big 10 concussion initiative, the basketball postseason, Columbia's struggles, and much more.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2013)


23:09 minutes (10.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Sep 2013

Columbia baseball alumus Dario Pizzano joined us in studio to discuss his year with the Seattle Mariners' minor league team, the Clinton Lumberkings.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2012)


27:11 minutes (12.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Jun 2012

A week after he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Columbia baseball star and Ivy Player of the Year Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young and Jim Pagels on the Firing Lion to discuss being drafted, his expectations for professional baseball and the Pulaski Mariners, Columbia baseball and much more.

Eric Sorenson Interview: 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament Preview


25:52 minutes (29.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 28 May 2014

Eric Sorenson (@Stitch_Head) of CollegeBaseballToday.com and ESPN joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss Columbia and college baseball as well as preview the upcoming NCAA Baseball tournament.

Jonathan Eig Interview on Lou Gehrig


17:02 minutes (7.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 2 Jul 2014

Author Jonathan Eig joined us on the Firing Lion to talk about Lou Gehrig, two days before the 75th anniversary of his farewell speech.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2014)


30:35 minutes (14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Jul 2014

Former Columbia baseball star and current Jackson Generals leftfielder (AA) Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss his season so far in the minor leagues. 

Robin Harris Interview (2014)


22:21 minutes (10.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Robin Harris, the Executive Director of the Ivy League, joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss the current state of the Ivy League.

David Speer Interview


12:53 minutes (5.9 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Ivy League Pitcher of the Year and recent Columbia graduate David Speer joined Ryan Young to discuss getting drafted by the Cleveland Indians and his summer with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

John Templon Interview 11.12.14


8:24 minutes (3.85 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

John Templon (of Big Apple Buckets) joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to speak about Columbia Men's Basketball and the team's first two games against Stony Brook and Wagner.

Doug Gottlieb Interview


10:57 minutes (5.02 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 7 Jan 2015

Doug Gottlieb of CBS Sports spoke to Ryan Young at half-time of Columbia men's basketball's game against Stony Brook. Includes insight on Columbia/Ivy/college basketball and the Knicks.

Justin Sears Interview


10:12 minutes (4.68 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Yale's first team All-Ivy junior forward, Justin Sears, joined Ryan Young and Dan Radov on the Firing Lion to discuss his team, two days before taking on Columbia.

Gary Cohen Interview (2015)


32:40 minutes (14.96 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 6 May 2015

Mets TV play-by-play man and WKCR Sports alumnus Gary Cohen joined Ryan Young for a conversation about Columbia Athletics, broadcasting, college basketball, baseball and more. Recorded 5.1.15. For more background on Gary's time at WKCR and his career, listen to his interview from 2012.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2015)


13:11 minutes (6.04 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 May 2015

Former Columbia baseball star and current Jackson Generals (Seattle Mariners AA) leftfielder Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss his recent hot hitting.