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Sports and Spirits

A weekly podcast that takes you into the biggest sports events of the week and what you should be drinking with them. Product reviews and ratings. Matt East and Hank Allen have a combined 30 years experience in broadcast television. We're using that experience to bring you the latest news and topics in the world of sports and to highlight some of the great spirits in the United States and abroad. It's a little sports, spirits, and travel all in one place! Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to listen.
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Mar 29, 2018

Matt and Hank are here to break down a busy sports weekend. 

We'll start buy discussing the Final Four and who we think will take each game and why. 

After that it's on to our MLB season predictions. Get our picks for each division and wild card winners, plus who we expect to see in each LCS at the end of the year. 

We'll wrap it up with some big changes to come out of NFL owners' meetings and what it means for the season. 

Mar 22, 2018

The tournament continues! After a wild first weekend Matt and Hank are back to talk about what we feel is the best tournament weekend ever. Plus how do we see things playing out from here.

Then we head to Minneapolis to check in with Surly Brewing. Great brewery and a cool partnership they have with the Minnesota United soccer team.  

We'll also discuss some headlines from the NBA including the Cleveland Cavaliers chances at making the finals. 

Then we wrap up with a discussion about money in college sports. What should be done for programs with smaller athletic budgets, and are athletic programs benefiting schools with budget shortfalls overall. 

This week's guest: 

Jerrod Johnson
Head Brewer-Surly Brewing
http://surlybrewing.com/

 

Mar 15, 2018

Matt and Hank start off talking NFL free agency. Which moves do we think will have the most impact? 

Then Matt and Hank bring in Nathan to talk brackets. We give you all of our picks starting with the Sweet 16. Plus a look at the women’s bracket. 

Mar 7, 2018

We visit with Tracy Napolitano of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival about the event's 2nd year. Lots of great stuff for bourbon enthusiasts and rookies alike. What to to expect this weekend. 

Get the details here at http://www.neworleansbourbonfestival.com/

Plus plenty of sports talk including March Madness, Memphis basketball making a coaching move, the NFL QB situation, and are the Rockets the favorites in the West? 

Mar 1, 2018

Big show this week as we start off the month of March. Matt and Hank are back and spend some time at the top of the show discussing various topics. 

We'll talk about potential rule changes for the NFL including the catch rule. Also our thoughts on experimental changes for the NIT this season in college basketball. And do we like instant replay in sports? 

Then at 29:00 a big interview with L.C. May of Clyde May's whiskey. We talk about the state whiskey of Alabama, the history of the brand, and their own distillery over the next couple of years. 

After that we'll wrap it up talking March Madness. Our thoughts on the Big 10 in NYC plus what we're watching heading into Championship week. 

This week's guest: 
L.C. May
Brand Ambassador- Clyde May's Whiskey
https://www.clydemays.com/

 

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