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On Episode #6 Bruce is joined by Marty Connell from the "Rolling Dice and Taking Names" podcast, a part of the Dice Tower Network.  You can find them at http://www.rolldicetakenames.com/

TOPICS

A lack of good sports based board games - We discuss the lack of sports board games that are not make for stats fans.

PLAAY games - http://www.plaay.com/

Blood Bowl - http://www.bloodbowl-game.com/

Kaosball - http://www.kaosball.com/

Dreadball - http://www.manticgames.com/mantic-shop/dreadball.html?

1st and Goal - http://www.rnrgames.com/product.aspx?id=d870640b-9649-4bc5-8218-d07c28f8c5aa

 

The Ripken Little League Complex - We discuss the Ripken Little League Complex that has Little league sized replicas of major league stadiums right next to Ripken Stadium the home of the Aberdeen Ironbirds.  You can find it here - https://www.ripkenbaseball.com/youth_baseball/aberdeen/facilities

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW 

Charlotte Knights - Marty joins Bruce to talk about his hometown baseball logo, the logo for the Charlotte Knights.  You can find the Knights here http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494

 

Thanks for listening, and please join the conversation on Facebook.

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

JBS #5 - The One Where We Try a Threesome w/ Brian Mellblom & Travis Van Noty

On Episode #5 of the show Bruce is joined by Brian Bellblom the PA Announcer for UCLA and CSUN Ice Hockey and Travis Van Noty the play by play guy for CSUN Ice Hockey.

 

TOPICS

The US Australian Football League - Brian was a part of the LA Aussie football team.  We discuss the rules of Aussie Football , the fact the league exists and little bit about it.  You can find the league at http://www.usafl.com/

 

The Lakewood Blue Claws will play a game as the Lakewood Pine Barons - This is another "what could have been" team logo, and a very cool one at that.  Here is a look at it http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140607&content_id=78692150&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t427&sid=t427

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

CSUN Matadors new logo - Since we have the guys from CSUN, we talk about the new CSUN Matadors logo.  Here is the website for the team http://www.gomatadors.com/landing/index

 

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58am EST

On Episode #4 of the Just Barely Sports Podcast Bruce talks to Marshall Kent "the Future of the PBA" about bowling as a career (and the wild west riverboat gambler lifestyle) as well how to get more attention for the PBA in general.

You can find Marshall's fanpage at https://www.facebook.com/marshall.kent.1

and you can find him on twitter at @marshallkent299

Here is info on "the Petersen" - http://www.thepetersen.com/

Here is an SI article about "the Petersen" - http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1072526/index.htm

IMDB link to "A League of Ordinary Gentlemen" - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430289/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_2

 

TOPICS

There are bowling balls that smell like chocolate - The Storm Bowling company makes scented balls.  You can find them at http://www.stormbowling.com/products/balls

The Fresno Grizzlies are having Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TNMT) night and you can vote for which turtle they will take the field dressed as. - You can find the voting on their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152100184811892.1073741836.42162086891&type=1

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

Since we have a bowler on the show, we are talking about the Bowling Green Hotrods.  You can find them at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t2498

 

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm EST

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