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Happy Rant Sports

with Barnabas Piper and Ted Kluck

Happy Rant Sports Episodes
Episode #68 - Is the NFL Good? Is Anyone in the NFL Good?
October 21, 2022 - 48 min
In this episode Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics:
1. The best raspy coaching voices
2. Is the NFL Product good?
3. Playing a game: Are they good?
4. Recent favorite sports books

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Episode #67 - The NBA is the New WWF and NFL Player Predictions
September 2, 2022 - 72 min
In this episode Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics:
1. How the NBA is the new WWF (and is that ruining the game??)
2. How Rich people are taking over normal people sports
3. NFL Rookies we are excited to watch
4. NFL player who will fall off a cliff this year
5. High ceiling/low floor NFL players
Episode #66 - Likable Baseball Teams, Football Rebuilding Efforts, and NFL Team Predictions
August 29, 2022 - 75 min
In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics:
1. Which baseball teams are particularly likable (and unlikable)?
2. Late career breakout players
3. Can an NFL team win with an old, cheap Quarterback?
4. Various rebuilding strategies in football
5. NFL team predictions--the terrible, the frisky, and the Super Bowl
6. Training camp fights and stories
Episode #65 - Kyler's Contract, Alternate Uniform Atrocities, and Nike the Villain
August 15, 2022 - 58 min
In this episode Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics:
1. Kyler Murray's hilarious contract clause
2. Enjoying different QB paradigms
3. New NFL alternate uniforms: the good, the bad, and the ugly
4. MLB city connect uniforms
5. Is Nike ruining sports?
Episode #64 - The Steph Curry Phenomenon and Favorite Athlete Actions
June 30, 2022 - 67 min
In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:
1. Things we're enjoying in sports. things that give us hope and happiness during the summer doldrums
2. Do we care about the Steph Curry phenomenon?
3. The NBA season feels interminable, so which games really matter?
4. The Athlete Action Draft - picking which particular athlete actions we enjoy most
Episode #63 - Becoming a Fan, Favorite Childhood Athletes, and Best Game Experiences
May 25, 2022 - 62 min
In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:
1. How Barnabas grew up a Minnesota sports fan and developed his love for those teams
2. How Ted found his favorite teams and became a fan
3. Favorite childhood athletes
4. Favorite stadium and game experiences over the years
Episode #62 - Helping a Fan Find a New Football Team (and some NFL Draft Talk)
May 18, 2022 - 68 min
In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:
1. Helping an NFL fan find a new team to root for
2. Discussing the good, the bad NFL draft picks
3. Ted's favorite offensive linemen in the draft
4. Teams in QB purgatory
5. Teams that fan should definitely NOT root for
Episode #61 - Best Broadcasters, Baseball Aesthetics, and More
April 20, 2022 - 47 min
In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas Wander to and fro through a variety of topics:
1. Who are our favorite broadcasters (old school vs. current, national vs. local)
2. Baseball aesthetics (Which players look the coolest? Cool pitching deliveries)
3. Timberwolves vs. Grizzlies playoff talk
Episode #60 - The Madden Effect, The Watson Trade, March Madness Boredom
April 6, 2022 - 54 min
In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:

1. The Madden and analytics effects on NFL GMs
2. What are the Browns offensive prospects?
3. Making peace with Kirk Cousins
4. Where are all the coaches with personalities?
5. Big wide receiver moves
6. March Madness boredom
Episode #59 - Quarterback Movement
March 19, 2022 - 31 min
In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of sports topics, particularly QB movement.  **We recorded this before the Deshaun Watson trade** Russell Wilson trade Carson Wentz trade SO MANY middling QBs What will the Colts do? Other trades that should've happened Visit https://thehappyrant.com/the-live-show/ to get your tickets to our upcoming live show.
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