A Game Of Runs in the Yakima Valley

Episode 017: Albany comes out swinging but Yakima is left standing taking a 1-0 series lead with a  107-92 smackdown; The tale of 2 benches; Lunar Eclipse; The MVP Eddy “The Sandman” Ubiles up against Ronaldo who creates “Major” damage; Schucking and jiving; Did Dylan find his cellphone???; Game of Runs; How do the Patroons answer against the Sun Kings?

Patroons Notables: X.Moon 31 points, Ubiles 26 points, Thomas 19 points 10 rebounds, Robinson 11 points

Sun Kings Notables: Major 29 points, Schuck 17 points, Jackson 15 points, Upshaw 14 points 

“Albany Patroons Lose Game 1….this ain’t good” by Chuck Miller

“The Present Day Man” Podcast c/o Joshua Koch



The 6th Man and the 7th Army of the Armory

Episode 015:  Guest Chuck Miller joins us in the booth and looks back on the Ohio playoff series win, Coach Rowland’s “Bench Mob”, Timeouts and Technicals, Fact Checking c/o NAPB Ref Josh Koch, 6th Man/7th Army, Rivalry Born, The Team is the City, CBA Daze, Showtime, Patroons 2.0, Moon Power, MVP Eddy “the Sandman” Ubiles, Unfinished Business, Next Chapter, OUTRO

Bill Burr’s Sports Rant

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“Everyone Has A Plan ‘Till They Get Punched In The Face”

Episode 013: Intro (0:00); Congrats to the 518 Elite shout-outs (1:24); An Electric Game 1 at The Armory (2:20);  Coach Bob: REFUSE TO LOSE (4:20); New additions G Stephan Bonneau and F/C Jalen Robinson making immediate impacts (6:00); What’s good Pooh? (8:45); Saije gets quality playoff minutes (10:45); Ohio gets chippy with “The Sandman” MVP Eddy Ubiles and he puts them to sleep (12:30); Protect This House (16:15);  Full Moon in effect (17:20);  Complete victory, Coach Rowland’s steady hand (20:00); Bootleggaz get blitzed by the Bench Mob (25:05); Juice Tees Off (31:45); Balanced Attack (35:00); Times Useless, pass the Hate-Or-Ade (38:00); Calvin Thompson and “Crazy” Paul Woolpert lock horns (40:00) Shout-Out to Commissioner Magley ; 518 Love (44:10); Bruce reminds Paul of his NBA pick (47:55); Outro (49:53)

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Steve “The Hammer” Cunningham in the Booth

Episode 012: Intro (0:00); MVP Eddy “The Sandman” Ubiles, ROY “X-Man” Xavier Moon, Pooh Man is the 6th Man (2:30); Getting ready for Ohio (5:10); Roadtrip to the Yakima Sun Dome (7:45); The task at hand/Bringing it back to the 518 (10:30)

The Hammer in studio (11:50) Steve talks about the upcoming playoffs, the Patroons’ “Band of Brothers”, Alabama, the importance of having a winning attitude, hustle & flow, overcoming adversity, Big Hammer-Little Hammer, recharged Patroons, treachery in Rochester, the calming of Dre, importance of family, sports management, Outro (41:45) Hammer Highlights



Lloyd “Pooh” Johnson’s Record Breaking 53 Point Performance

011 EPISODE:  Intro (00:00); Pooh’s historical night “53”, 85%? ((1:08); Game Breakdown, Kentucky/Roch (2:50); Key Injuries (3:55); DRE DAY, Interview, Let Me Ride (4:54); X-Man (6:14); Another day in the park for Pooh Johnson, setting/breaking records, 53/26/35 (9:00); Showing grit, mettle, and versatility (13:40); Smush and Jamario enter Big 3 draft (18:15); New Razorsharks squad (21:10); Playoff push (25:35); EJ getting more minutes (27:00); Heart and Fire (31:35); Outro/Shout-outs (35:45)



Patroons Continue to Battle For 1st

010 Episode: Intro/Shout-outs (00:00); Patroons play-off positioning (2:24); Pooh’s scouting report PRIOR to his 53 point performance (3:51); Coach Rowland’s deep bench (5:53), Dre Day (6:20); The X Factor (8:55), The Hammer (11:15); Game Of Runs (12:49); Nick Evans CD3 (13:07); Upcoming Series (16:50); Saije getting minutes (20:00); Making a statement (22:00); Shout-outs to Ryan Gilooly, Chuck Miller and George Fazio (24:20); NCAA, busted brackets (25:50); NBA (30:00); Bruce’s “crazy” pick (31:20); No love for Love/LeBron the “little G.O.A.T.” (33:40); Predictions re-boot (38:10); Outro (47:45)

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High Flying Patroons Still On Top

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009 Episode: Coach Paul Dunn joins us in the studio and breaks down the series; Albany battles Yakima for the top of the NAPB; Saije Pryor gets loose; Who can Coach Rowland trust off the bench?; Yakima’s depth; “The X Factor” Xavier Moon continues to rise; Dre Thomas continues to dominate in the paint; ; “Crazy” Coach Woolpert was tripping’; The Tale of Two Teams; Communication on D; The Push Of Smush, The Grim Reaper; Shout-outs!; Defense ultimately wins championships; League parity; Resting starters?; Steve “The Hammer” Cunningham imposes his will; The uncanny chemistry of the Patroons; Trash-talkin’ mos def an integral part of the game; Jamario strikes a pose, “soooo pretty!”; The Patroons vets set the standard and the tone;  Kansas and a 7-game win streak; The NAPB playoff race starts to tighten; Welcome aboard Jerell Scott; No shortage of scoring or excitement in the NAPB; Inconsistent refereeing;  

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005 Episode: B-Ball Edition; Coach Paul Dunn in the studio; Patroons breakdowns; Xavier makes it 2 Moons; Coach Rowland sets the standard; Smush stepping up?; Dre Thomas is the Shaq of the NAPB; local talent making their presence known; Shout-outs to 518 Elite and Peak Training; NBA All-Star weekend; Slam Dunk reviews; Game predictions, Team Steph or Team LeBron?; Cavs roster changes shake up the East; Kardashian Curse??; 2nd half predictions

004 Episode: Patroons Are NUCLEAR9 game win streak; Big roster changes; 4th Quarter heroics; Torren Jones and Shane; Rector to Saudi Arabia; EJ Gallup comes aboard; Coach Rowland’s steady hand

002 Episode: Super Bowl 52 preview; Who do you hate more, NE or Philly?; Romo still sucks; Collinsworth makes me want to vomit; Minn fans on the defense of their city; Smith to DC, Cousins on the move; High-Flying Albany Patroons hold first place (24:45) ; Shane Rector showing game; Ubiles making moves with a LEAGUE RECORD 44 points, interview; Pooh Johnson reppin’ the 518; Full Moon, interview with Jamario (39:15); Super Bowl prop bets

001 Episode: Steelers blow it at home; Tomlin’s ineffective coaching; BS concussion protocol; Cam had turf in his eye!; Patroons are BACK (35:45); Full Moon rising; Believe in Smush