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State of Sports Media, The Future of Podcasting, Why Specializing Can Be Beneficial, What Happens with MNF Booth Featuring Bobby Burack of Outkick The Coverage

State of Sports Media, The Future of Podcasting, Why Specializing Can Be Beneficial, What Happens with MNF Booth Featuring Bobby Burack of Outkick The Coverage

June 1, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior brings on Bobby Burack of Outkick The Coverage. Bobby explains his fast rise to Outkick and explains why specializing has been both advantageous and beneficial for his career. Then, Chase and Bobby get into some media topics. What do the Joe Rogan and The Ringer deals with Spotify say about the future of podcasting? Why does Bobby think sports media is broken? Who could we see in the Monday Night Football booth? Why did 'The Match' work out so well? That and more on this episode.

Why Do People Seem To Be Rooting for Negativity? ‘The Match’ Breaks Cable TV Records, Don’t Mess This Up MLB!

Why Do People Seem To Be Rooting for Negativity? ‘The Match’ Breaks Cable TV Records, Don’t Mess This Up MLB!

May 27, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior wonders why so many people seem to be rooting for negativity and ridicule those who have a positive outlook. 'The Match' between Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady broke cable TV records. What's that show us? People are desperate for sports, but also enjoy more access. MLB has a golden opportunity to capture the nation. Don't mess it up. Mike Tyson returning to fight could be amazing.

Former WWE Star, Gene Snitsky On His Wrestling Career, Playing for Andy Reid in College & What He’s Up To Now

Former WWE Star, Gene Snitsky On His Wrestling Career, Playing for Andy Reid in College & What He’s Up To Now

May 25, 2020

Gene Snitsky is one of those guys who's been successful at everything he's done. He played college football at Missouri and was coached by then offensive line coach, Andy Reid. He went to the NFL combine and competed for NFL roster spots. After his football career, he got into professional wresting and got the call to the WWE. He wrestled on RAW against John Cena and other notable wrestlers. After his wrestling career, he became an actor, producer, screen writer and stuntman. Now, he's running his own business. Chase Senior sat down with Gene to talk about everything from playing for Andy Reid, when Reid was climbing the coaching ranks, working for Vince McMahon, the life of a wrestler, what he's up to these days and more. 

Lessons Learned and Takeaways from ‘The Last Dance’

Lessons Learned and Takeaways from ‘The Last Dance’

May 19, 2020

'The Last Dance' put an end to any argument against Michael Jordan being the GOAT. It also taught us that you can succeed at anything as long as you have passion and work hard at what you do. This was a fantastic look at what made the ultimate champion tick. On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior explains the lessons he learned from watching the 10-part documentary and offers his takeaways from each episode. This documentary was especially important for Chase's generation, given they just missed out on being able to fully grasp the greatness of Air Jordan.

Paul “Hembo” Hembekides of Get Up! on ESPN

Paul “Hembo” Hembekides of Get Up! on ESPN

May 4, 2020

On this episode of the Chase Down podcast, Chase Senior brings on Paul Hembekides, also known as "Hembo." He's a producer and stat maven for Get Up! on ESPN, who's profile is starting to grow as he continues to appear on more and more of ESPN's podcasting and digital platforms, in addition to the popular morning show. Chase and Hembo talk about his path to ESPN, how he's been able to carve out a unique role for himself with the network and his career as a DII baseball player. Then, they break down the Eagles analytically driven draft and make sense of the Jalen Hurts selection. 

Why What The Eagles Did In The Draft Was Smart

Why What The Eagles Did In The Draft Was Smart

April 27, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior explains why he thinks what the Eagles did in the draft was smart. They went in with a plan, wanting players who are fast, versatile and durable and they filled those needs. 

10-Time State Champion Football Coach, Jim Roth of Southern Columbia High School

10-Time State Champion Football Coach, Jim Roth of Southern Columbia High School

April 21, 2020

Jim Roth has coached the Southern Columbia High School football team in Catawissa, Pennsylvania for the past 36 years. In that time, Roth has led the Tigers to a state record 10 state championships. He's currently second place on the all-time wins list in Pennsylvania behind the late, great George Curry. What's Roth up to during the pandemic? How did he fall in love with football? How has he built and established a winning culture for nearly four decades after taking over a program that was in the basement when he arrived? Is the 2019 team the best he's ever coached? We tackle that and much more. 

Content Creators Are Killing It, Golf Sets A Return, Dr. Fauci Endorses Sports Return, Top 5 Games I’ve Been To, Paying Respect To Jackie Robinson

Content Creators Are Killing It, Golf Sets A Return, Dr. Fauci Endorses Sports Return, Top 5 Games I’ve Been To, Paying Respect To Jackie Robinson

April 16, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior goes live on Facebook. You can also watch the podcast here: https://www.facebook.com/ChaseSeniorWNEP/ Topics include: A shout out to some of the content creators who are producing next level content that's creative despite the lack of resources. The PGA Tour sets a return. What's that mean for other sports? Dr. Anthony Fauci endorses a summer return for leagues, top 5 games I've been to and paying respect to Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier 73 years ago. 

Positive Coronavirus Trends, An Unlikely Sport Providing A Blueprint for Sports To Return, I Don’t Like Paying RB’s, But I Like The McCaffrey Deal

Positive Coronavirus Trends, An Unlikely Sport Providing A Blueprint for Sports To Return, I Don’t Like Paying RB’s, But I Like The McCaffrey Deal

April 15, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior goes live on Facebook. You can also watch the podcast here: https://www.facebook.com/ChaseSeniorWNEP/ Topics include: Some positive coronavirus trends, is one sport providing a blueprint for other sports to return? Chase doesn't like the prospect of paying running back's big money, but loves the Christian McCaffrey deal. He also honors Harry Kalas and lists some things he's been watching of late. 

What Happens When You Don’t Social Distance, What I’m Grateful For, MLB’s Arizona Plan, How To Make Sports Entertaining With No Fans

What Happens When You Don’t Social Distance, What I’m Grateful For, MLB’s Arizona Plan, How To Make Sports Entertaining With No Fans

April 8, 2020

On this episode of The Chase Down Podcast, Chase Senior goes live on Facebook. You can also watch this podcast at https://www.facebook.com/ChaseSeniorWNEP/. Topics include: One thing Chase is grateful as part of his Gratitude Series, what happens when you don't social distance: A look into the problems Hazleton is having, MLB's Arizona plan and some of the issues that come with it, how to make sports entertaining with no fans and an act of kindness that deserves recognition.

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