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)
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.
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.
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.
Our first interview with Men's Basketball Head Coach Kyle Smith on his team's performance in non-conference and a look ahead to not only this weekend's games at Yale and Brown, but also to the remainder of the Ivy season.
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.
Includes interview with author Jonathan Eig on Lou Gehrig and the 75th anniversary of his speech and a discussion on the World Cup along with other sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman, Mollie Galchus and Kristyn Brundidge.
Final 10 minutes plus postgame audio from Columbia men's basketball's victory in the 1967-1968 one-game playoff over Princeton to win its only Ivy League Title. March 5, 1968 from Alumni Hall in Queens. Announcers: Bob Kahan and Jay Levine.
Commentary on Pete Mangurian's remarks during this week's Ivy League Football conference call and some MLB discussion following the trading deadline. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Charlie Wojcik.
Highlights of Columbia football's wild double-overtime win over Brown in the final game of the 2011 season, avoiding a winless season. Also known as #WinOrGoWinless Saturday. Announcers: Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young.
Discussion on the NBA, NFL lockout, paying college athletes and more on sports head Tom Di Benedetto's final Firing Lion. Hosted by Tom with panel: Gigi Clark, Lucas Shaw, Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young and Raahi Sheth.
Recap of the first weekend of the school year for Columbia Athletics, discussion on the meaning of M. Dianne Murphy stepping down at year's end, clip of an interview with Ivy Pitcher of the Year David Speer and a discussion on the Ray Rice situation. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Adam Jaffe, Charlie Wojcik, Jake Ethé and Max Rettig.
2014 Columbia Football Preview Show, including audio from some of the players, an interview with a Fordham broadcaster to preview the Liberty Cup, and discussion on the state of the football program. Brief pro sports talk and debut of our picks segment as well. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Max Rettig, Yale Reisman, Kristyn Brundidge, and Dante Guarneri.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's Liberty Cup loss and Derek Jeter as he ends his career. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Yale Reisman, Charlie Wojcik, and Nicholai Roman.
Discussion on Columbia Football's Ivy League Opener, MLB Playoffs, and other pro sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Nicholai Roman, Charlie Wojcik, Max Rettig and Dante Guarneri.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football and the departure of its starting quarterback. Includes interviews with coach Pete Mangurian and with Daily Pennsylvanian Senior Sports Editor Steven Tydings; a CU Football-focused quiz and some pro sports talk. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, and Max Rettig.
Discussion focused on Columbia men's basketball following recent departures, including audio from Kyle Smith on the Ivy League Preseason Conference Call; and on Columbia Football as it heads into Homecoming, including audio from Pete Mangurian. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Kristyn Brundidge, Noah Turett, Yale Reisman, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, and Charlie Wojcik.
Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.
Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.
Discussion on Columbia men's basketball's first two games and the status of Columbia Football & its head coach as they head into their final game of the season on a 20-game losing streak. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman and Dante Guarneri.
Post-game reaction to Columbia men's basketball's great effort in a 56-46 loss to #1 Kentucky. Includes an interview from Rupp Arena with Maodo Lo and further discussion on what the game means for Columbia. Also, discussion on the rest of Columbia Athletics, including Pete Mangurian's resignation. Ryan Young and Evan Clinton broadcasting from Lexington, Kentucky; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs, Dan Radov, Max Rettig and Nicholai Roman from New York.
Discussion on Columbia football recruiting, our experience and reaction to men's basketball's performance in Kentucky and this week's UConn game. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton and Yale Reisman.
Our broadcast of Columbia Men's Basketball battling #1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena condensed into just over an hour. The Lions jumped out to an 11-0 leading and led the Wildcats at halftime, before falling 56-46 in the memorable contest. Post-game audio can be found here. Announcers: Ryan Young and Evan Clinton; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs in studio.
First show of 2015 features a recap of Columbia basketball's recent stretch; an interview with Columbia men's basketball's Maodo Lo, Isaac Cohen, and Cory Osetkowski; an interview with CBS Sports' Doug Gottlieb; and discussion of the NFL Playoffs and MLB Hall of Fame with Kristyn Brundidge. Hosted by Ryan Young.
Columbia men's basketball junior guards Maodo Lo and Isaac Cohen, as well as senior center Cory Osetkowski joined Ryan Young in studio for an extended discussion on this basketball season, their experiences at Columbia and several other topics.
Michael James and John Templon joined Ryan Young to preview the 2015 14-game tournament for Ivy League Men's Basketball. Order of discussion: Ivy non-conference results, Penn, Brown, Princeton, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, Yale, Harvard, other topics regarding the league. Show can be downloaded below:
Recap and discussion of the Ivy openers at Cornell for Columbia basketball and the NFL playoffs. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dan Radov, Eli Finklestein, Jacqueline Diggs and Dante Guarneri.
Update on a big weekend for many Columbia sports, discussion on Columbia men's and women's basketball, interview with Yale All-Ivy forward Justin Sears, predictions for the Super Bowl and thoughts on the change in MLB commisioner. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Eli Finkelstein, Bridgette Tolbert, Max Rettig and Jacqueline Diggs.
Discussion on Columbia's new Athletic Director hire, Columbia men's/women's basketball and Super Bowl XLIX. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Jacqueline Diggs, Max Rettig, Dan Radov and Bridgette Tolbert.
Discussion on Columbia basketball and the NBA. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Dante Guarneri, Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton, Bridgette Tolbert, Yale Reisman, Jacqueline Diggs, Eli Finkelstein, Max Rettig and Fernando Garcia.
75 minutes of exclusively Columbia sports talk: Discussion on Rick Taylor's report & Columbia football as it moves towards hiring a head coach, as well as the weekend for Columbia Basketball. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Bridgette Tolbert, Dan Radov, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.
Highlights of Columbia men's basketball's comeback in the second half at Harvard on February 13, 2015. The Lions, who trailed by 19 points near the end of the first half, came back to tie the game but fell to the Crimson on Siyani Chamber's jumper with three seconds remaining. Announcers: Ryan Young and Dan Radov.
Highlights and reaction from Columbia's 76-59 win at Brown, led by a career night for Maodo Lo (35 points, the most for a Lion since 2004, and four steals). Audio includes Lo's 14 field goals, his post-game reaction, and Luke Petrasek's slam. It was Columbia's first victory at Brown since 2010. Announcers: Ryan Young and Yale Reisman.
Highlights and reaction from Columbia's 56-50 win at Yale that knocked the Bulldogs out of first place. The Lions both won at Yale and swept an Ivy road weekend for the first time since 2008. Brief post-game audio comes from Maodo Lo, Cory Osetkowski and Kyle Smith. Announcers: Ryan Young and Yale Reisman.
Discussion on a big and busy week for Columbia Athletics, featuring the hiring of Al Bagnoli and the first road Ivy sweep for men's basketball in seven years. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman, Jacqueline Diggs, Max Rettig and Bridgette Tolbert.
Discussion featuring Columbia baseball. Also, one final wrap on men's basketball and some NCAA Tourney talk. (Due to technical difficulties the Columbia update [the first seven minutes] is incomplete and disjointed. ) Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Dan Radov, Max Rettig, Eli Finkelstein, Bridgette Tolbert and Jaqueline Diggs.
An April Fools' Day edition, featuring discussion on Columbia baseball's opening Ivy weekend, an MLB preview and the NCAA Tournament. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Bridgette Tolbert, Max Rettig, Eli Finkelstein, Dan Radov and Jacuqeline Diggs.
Ryan Young spoke with Columbia baseball head coach Brett Boretti after a successful stretch on the road, as the 10-2 two-time defending Ivy champions get set to host Cornell for four games this weekend.
Features interview with special guest, Columbia Athletic Director Peter Pilling, live in studio. Includes update on Columbia Athletics, Columbia baseball and more. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge and Dan Radov.
Highlights (courtesy of the Ivy League Digital Network) and reaction from coach Boretti, Gus Craig, David Vandercook and Joe Falcone following Columbia's four-game sweep of Cornell. The two-time defending champs (14-2 Ivy) will now take on Penn (14-2 Ivy) for the division title this weekend. Announcer: Ryan Young.
Features discussion on Columbia Baseball with special guests senior centerfielder Jordan Serena and junior pitcher Kevin Roy, in advance of Saturday's one-game playoff for the Lou Gehrig Division. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov and Jacqueline Diggs.
Highlights and reaction from Columbia Baseball's 4-2 win over Penn in the 2015 Lou Gehrig Division One-Game Playoff. With the victory, the Lions host Dartmouth in the Ivy League Championship Series for the third straight year. Announcers: Ryan Young and Kristyn Brundidge. Reaction from head coach Brett Boretti, pitcher George Thanopoulos, catcher Logan Boyher and pitcher Kevin Roy.
Features discussion on Columbia Baseball's big win and the upcoming Ivy League Championship Series. Also discussion on some new Columbia Basketball recruits, a conversation with Mets announcer Gary Cohen on Columbia Athletics, and some thoughts on a big week in pro sports. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Jacqueline Diggs, Max Rettig and Evan Clinton.
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.
Extensive highlights and reaction from the 2015 Ivy League Championship Series, as Columbia Baseball won its third consecutive Ivy League Title. Dartmouth won Game 1, 7-6, while Columbia won Games 2 and 3, 7-2 and 10-7, respectively. Announcers: Ryan Young (play-by-play), Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge. Reaction from designated hitter Joe Falcone, catcher Logan Boyher, pitcher Harrisen Egly and head coach Brett Boretti.
Highlights of Game Three of the 2015 Ivy League Championship Series: Columbia's four home runs and the final out, as the Lions clinched their third straight Ivy League Baseball Title over Dartmouth. Announcers: Ryan Young (play-by-play) and Kristyn Brundidge.
A look at recent developments in Columbia Athletics; a recap/discussion of Columbia Baseball's third straight Ivy League Championship; a chat with former Columbia baseball star and one of the hottest hitters in professional baseball, Dario Pizzano; and a look back and goodbye from Ryan Young in his final show as sports head. Hosted by Ryan with panelists Kristyn Brundidge and Max Rettig.
Highlights and reaction from Columbia's 6-3 victory over East Carolina in the first game of the Coral Gables Regional in the 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament. The three-time defending Ivy League Champs picked up their second NCAA tourney win in program history. Announcer: Ryan Young. Reaction from senior centerfielder Jordan Serena and junior starting pitcher George Thanopoulos.
Following Columbia's historic day with a pair of regional wins against FIU and the #5 overall seed in the NCAA Tourney, Miami, Ryan Young spoke with baseball head coach Brett Boretti and freshman pitcher Bryce Barr.
Highlights and reaction from Columbia Baseball's second win in the Coral Gables Region of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The three-time defending Ivy League Champions defeated Florida International University, 4-3, to eliminate the Panthers from the tournament. Announcer: Ryan Young. Reaction from junior outfielder Robb Paller and head coach Brett Boretti.
Highlights and reaction from arguably Columbia Baseball's greatest win in program history. The three-time defending Ivy League Champions defeated #5 Miami, 3-0, to win its third game in the 2015 NCAA Coral Gables Regional. Announcer: Ryan Young. Reaction from freshmen pitchers Bryce Barr and Zack Bahm, who combined to toss eight scoreless, two-hit innings, in addition to reaction from head coach Brett Boretti.
Following Columbia Baseball's elimination from the NCAA Tournament after a loss to Miami in the Coral Gables Regional Final, head coach Brett Boretti spoke with Ryan Young for one final time about his team's historic season.