Audio by genre sports

Mangurian Interview Week 9


11:38 minutes (8.16 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 16 Nov 2013

Interview with coach Pete Mangurian prior to week 9 game at Cornell.

Mangurian Interview Week 10


8:51 minutes (6.08 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 23 Nov 2013

Coach Pete Mangurian speaks with Miles Johnson for the final time in 2013 before the season finale vs. Brown.

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 1


13:06 minutes (6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia basketball's first half against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 2


12:48 minutes (5.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia's second-half comeback against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 3


13:19 minutes (6.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of the final eight minutes of Columbia basketball vs. St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

John Templon Interview 12.28.13


8:56 minutes (4.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

John Templon from nycbuckets.com joined Peter Andrews and Ryan Young at halftime of Columbia's game at the Barclays Center to discuss the Lions, St. John's, and the rest of NYC college basketball. 

2014 Ivy MBB Preview with Michael James


56:59 minutes (26.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Jan 2014

Michael James (@ivybball) joined Ryan Young and Peter Andrews on the Firing Lion to preview the 2014 Ivy men's basketball season. (Order of discussion: Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, the league)

Gary Cohen Interview (2012)


31:41 minutes (36.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Aug 2012

WKCR alumnus and current Mets TV play-by-play man Gary Cohen joined Gigi Clark to discuss his time at Columbia, his life in broadcasting, and the Mets. Recorded 5.1.12.

Robin Harris Interview (2012)


24:53 minutes (45.56 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Aug 2012

Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris joined Sam Tydings and Ryan Young to discuss her job, the Ivy League/Big 10 concussion initiative, the basketball postseason, Columbia's struggles, and much more.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2013)


23:09 minutes (10.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Sep 2013

Columbia baseball alumus Dario Pizzano joined us in studio to discuss his year with the Seattle Mariners' minor league team, the Clinton Lumberkings.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2012)


27:11 minutes (12.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Jun 2012

A week after he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Columbia baseball star and Ivy Player of the Year Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young and Jim Pagels on the Firing Lion to discuss being drafted, his expectations for professional baseball and the Pulaski Mariners, Columbia baseball and much more.

Kyle Smith Interview 1.29.14


9:45 minutes (11.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Jan 2014

Our first interview with Men's Basketball Head Coach Kyle Smith on his team's performance in non-conference and a look ahead to not only this weekend's games at Yale and Brown, but also to the remainder of the Ivy season.  

CU win at Princeton 2.7.14


4:30 minutes (2.07 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Columbia pulls off the comeback with a great second-half effort to win at Princeton for the first time since 1993. Announcers: Ryan Young and Miles Johnson

Lyles Post-Game Interview 2.7.14


1:03 minutes (495.43 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Meiko Lyles discusses his game-winning shot and the victory at Princeton.

Kyle Smith Interview 2.12.14


12:17 minutes (14.06 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports sits down once again with head basketball coach Kyle Smith before Columbia goes on the road to take on Princeton and Penn

Kyle Smith Interview 2.18.14


7:42 minutes (8.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 18 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports chats with Kyle Smith before Columbia's homestand against Brown and Yale this weekend

Kyle Smith Interview 2.26.14


9:36 minutes (10.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 26 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports speaks with Kyle Smith leading up to the final road trip of the 2013-2014 season at Dartmouth and Harvard.

Firing Lion 3.5.14


59:12 minutes (27.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Mar 2014

Begins a few minutes in. Focuses on the weekend for Columbia basketball.

Firing Lion 3.12.14


55:08 minutes (25.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Mar 2014

Featuring updates on Columbia athletics and a discussion on Columbia men's basketball team's season and the meaning of its upcoming postseason appearance. Hosted by Miles Johnson with panel: Ryan Young, Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge and Evan Clinton.

Kyle Smith Interview 3.21.14


8:29 minutes (9.71 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 21 Mar 2014

WKCR Sports sits down with Kyle Smith before the Lions' game against Eastern Michigan University.

Softball beats Princeton


1:14 minutes (583.92 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 20 Apr 2012

Columbia softball beat Princeton on a walk-off squeeze play during our baseball broadcast in 2012.

Columbia-Princeton 2014 Series Recap


14:41 minutes (6.72 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Extended recap of Columbia baseball's weekend sweep of Princeton, featuring highlights and interviews.                         April 12-13, 2014.

Columbia-Penn Post-Series Interviews


9:02 minutes (4.14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 26 Apr 2014

Interviews with baseball head coach Brett Boretti and senior captain catcher Mike Fischer following Columbia's weekend split with Penn, setting up a one-game playoff.

Gehrig Division Playoff Interviews


5:57 minutes (2.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 3 May 2014

We spoke to baseball coach Brett Boretti and senior ace David Speer following Columbia's 4-0 win at Penn in the one-game playoff for the Lou Gehrig Division.

Eric Sorenson Interview: 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament Preview


25:52 minutes (29.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 28 May 2014

Eric Sorenson (@Stitch_Head) of CollegeBaseballToday.com and ESPN joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss Columbia and college baseball as well as preview the upcoming NCAA Baseball tournament.

Firing Lion 6.25.14


59:11 minutes (27.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 25 Jun 2014

Recap and analysis of the last three weeks in Columbia and professional sports, with the second half of the show focused on the World Cup. Panel: Ryan Young, Yale Reisman, Dan Radov.

Firing Lion 7.2.14


59:37 minutes (27.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 2 Jul 2014

Includes interview with author Jonathan Eig on Lou Gehrig and the 75th anniversary of his speech and a discussion on the World Cup along with other sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman, Mollie Galchus and Kristyn Brundidge.

Jonathan Eig Interview on Lou Gehrig


17:02 minutes (7.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 2 Jul 2014

Author Jonathan Eig joined us on the Firing Lion to talk about Lou Gehrig, two days before the 75th anniversary of his farewell speech.

Firing Lion 7.9.14


59:59 minutes (27.46 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Jul 2014

Interview with former Columbia baseball star Dario Pizzano and discussion on the World Cup. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Dan Radov.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2014)


30:35 minutes (14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Jul 2014

Former Columbia baseball star and current Jackson Generals leftfielder (AA) Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss his season so far in the minor leagues. 

Firing Lion 7.16.14


58:24 minutes (26.74 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 16 Jul 2014

Discussion on Columbia baseball recuits/alumni, World Cup finals, NBA, and MLB. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Yale Reisman.

Firing Lion 7.23.14


59:06 minutes (27.06 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Special guests Yaron Weitzman (Slam Magazine) and Chris Herring (WSJ) stopped by the Firing Lion to discuss all things NBA. Hosted by Sam Tydings with panelist Nick Zurawski.

Firing Lion 7.30.14


43:10 minutes (19.76 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Discussion on MLB; going around the league on the night before the Trading Deadline. (Begins at 6:00.) Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Dan Radov.

Columbia Basketball Wins 1968 Ivy Title


32:51 minutes (15.04 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 6 Aug 2014

Final 10 minutes plus postgame audio from Columbia men's basketball's victory in the 1967-1968 one-game playoff over Princeton to win its only Ivy League Title. March 5, 1968 from Alumni Hall in Queens. Announcers: Bob Kahan and Jay Levine.

Firing Lion 8.6.14


48:25 minutes (22.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 6 Aug 2014

Commentary on Pete Mangurian's remarks during this week's Ivy League Football conference call and some MLB discussion following the trading deadline. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Charlie Wojcik.

Double-OT win in 2011 season finale (#WinOrGoWinless Saturday)


9:05 minutes (4.16 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 19 Nov 2011

Highlights of Columbia football's wild double-overtime win over Brown in the final game of the 2011 season, avoiding a winless season. Also known as #WinOrGoWinless Saturday. Announcers: Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young.

UConn's Lamb takes down Columbia


2:05 minutes (979.64 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 11 Nov 2011

Columbia opened its 2011-2012 season at defending champion UConn on 11/11/11. Announcer Sam Tydings was particularly fond of the Huskies' Jeremy Lamb.

Firing Lion 8.13.14


58:36 minutes (53.66 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Aug 2014

Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Kristyn Brundidge.

2014 ILCS Highlights


5:57 minutes (2.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 10 May 2014

Highlights of Columbia baseball clinching a spot in the 2014 Ivy League Championship Series and then sweeping Dartmouth to win the Ivy League. Announcer: Ryan Young.

Baseball clinches 2014 Title


5:11 minutes (2.37 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 10 May 2014

Audio from the final half-inning of the 2014 ILCS as Columbia baseball clinches the Ivy League Title. Announcer: Ryan Young.

Firing Lion 8.20.14


58:02 minutes (26.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Includes interview with Ivy League Executive Director, Robin Harris; look back in to WKCR archives; brief Columbia update. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Kristyn Brundidge.

Robin Harris Interview (2014)


22:21 minutes (10.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Robin Harris, the Executive Director of the Ivy League, joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss the current state of the Ivy League.

1968 Yankees Interviews


13:37 minutes (6.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Interviews from April 25, 1968 with Yankees centerfielder Joe Pepitone (0:00), manager Ralph Houk (0:38), and firstbaseman Mickey Mantle (8:40).

1978-1979 Men's Basketball Season Recap


31:22 minutes (35.9 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 1 Mar 1979

Recap of Columbia men's basketball's 1978-1979 season. Hosted by Gary Cohen.

2013 Football Highlights


3:52 minutes (1.77 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 12 Dec 2013

Highlights (mosty low-lights) from Columbia football's winless 2013 season.

2013 ILCS Highlights


5:33 minutes (2.54 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 4 May 2013

Columbia baseball wins its first Ivy Title in five years, dramatically sweeping Dartmouth in the Ivy League Championship Series to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament. Announcer: Sam Tydings.

Firing Lion 5.11.11


58:41 minutes (26.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 May 2011

Discussion on the NBA, NFL lockout, paying college athletes and more on sports head Tom Di Benedetto's final Firing Lion. Hosted by Tom with panel: Gigi Clark, Lucas Shaw, Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young and Raahi Sheth.

Dick Schaap Interview


10:26 minutes (4.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 27 Aug 2014

Broadcaster and sportswriter Dick Schaap was interviewed at halftime of a Columbia basketball game.

Firing Lion 9.3.14


59:19 minutes (27.16 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 3 Sep 2014

On the first show of the 2014-2015 school year, Ryan Young and Evan Clinton discuss the Columbia basketball schedules and preview the NFL.

Firing Lion 9.10.14


62:52 minutes (28.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Recap of the first weekend of the school year for Columbia Athletics, discussion on the meaning of M. Dianne Murphy stepping down at year's end, clip of an interview with Ivy Pitcher of the Year David Speer and a discussion on the Ray Rice situation. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Adam Jaffe, Charlie Wojcik, Jake Ethé and Max Rettig.

David Speer Interview


12:53 minutes (5.9 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Ivy League Pitcher of the Year and recent Columbia graduate David Speer joined Ryan Young to discuss getting drafted by the Cleveland Indians and his summer with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Firing Lion 9.17.14


62:06 minutes (28.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 17 Sep 2014

2014 Columbia Football Preview Show, including audio from some of the players, an interview with a Fordham broadcaster to preview the Liberty Cup, and discussion on the state of the football program. Brief pro sports talk and debut of our picks segment as well. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Max Rettig, Yale Reisman, Kristyn Brundidge, and Dante Guarneri.

Firing Lion 9.24.14


59:44 minutes (27.35 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 24 Sep 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football's Liberty Cup loss and Derek Jeter as he ends his career. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Yale Reisman, Charlie Wojcik, and Nicholai Roman.

Firing Lion 10.1.14


59:53 minutes (27.42 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 1 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football and the start of MLB playoffs. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Max Rettig, Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton, and Noah Turett.

Firing Lion 10.8.14


60:17 minutes (27.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football's Ivy League Opener, MLB Playoffs, and other pro sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Nicholai Roman, Charlie Wojcik, Max Rettig and Dante Guarneri.

Mangurian Interview 10.8.14


11:31 minutes (5.28 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with head football coach Pete Mangurian about his team after three losses to open the 2014 season.

Firing Lion 10.15.14


60:07 minutes (27.52 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football and the departure of its starting quarterback. Includes interviews with coach Pete Mangurian and with Daily Pennsylvanian Senior Sports Editor Steven Tydings; a CU Football-focused quiz and some pro sports talk. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, and Max Rettig.

Mangurian Interview 10.15.14


9:10 minutes (4.2 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with football head coach Pete Mangurian after the team's 15th straight loss and the departure of the team's starting quarterback.

Firing Lion 10.22.14


58:51 minutes (26.94 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Oct 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia men's basketball following recent departures, including audio from Kyle Smith on the Ivy League Preseason Conference Call; and on Columbia Football as it heads into Homecoming, including audio from Pete Mangurian. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Kristyn Brundidge, Noah Turett, Yale Reisman, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, and Charlie Wojcik.

Mangurian Interview 10.22.14


7:17 minutes (3.34 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with football head coach Pete Mangurian after the team's loss at Penn, as the Lions head into Homecoming.

Firing Lion 10.29.14


62:06 minutes (28.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.

Mangurian Interview 11.5.14


7:42 minutes (3.53 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Nov 2014

Ryan Young spoke with Columbia football head coach Pete Mangurian following the team's defeat against Yale.

Firing Lion 11.5.14


69:30 minutes (31.82 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Nov 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's withdrawal, MLB, NFL, and NBA. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guareneri, Max Rettig and Dan Radov.

Firing Lion 11.12.14


62:13 minutes (28.49 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.

John Templon Interview 11.12.14


8:24 minutes (3.85 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

John Templon (of Big Apple Buckets) joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to speak about Columbia Men's Basketball and the team's first two games against Stony Brook and Wagner.

Mangurian Interview 11.12.14


4:44 minutes (2.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Football head coach Pete Mangurian spoke with Ryan Young following his team's loss at Harvard.

Firing Lion 11.19.14


59:47 minutes (27.37 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Discussion on Columbia men's basketball's first two games and the status of Columbia Football & its head coach as they head into their final game of the season on a 20-game losing streak. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman and Dante Guarneri.

Firing Lion 11.26.14


63:18 minutes (28.98 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 26 Nov 2014

Ryan Young and Yale Reisman wrap up the football season and discuss women's and men's basketball.

Firing Lion 12.3.14


60:44 minutes (27.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 3 Dec 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia basketball: recapping the week and previewing MBB at Kentucky. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Yale Reisman, Jacqueline Diggs and Max Rettig.

Pete Mangurian Resigns


29:15 minutes (13.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 5 Dec 2014

Kristyn Brudidge, Ryan Young and Yale Reisman discussed football head coach Pete Mangurian's resignation soon after the news broke.

Kyle Smith Interview 12.9.14


9:16 minutes (4.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 9 Dec 2014

Men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith spoke with Ryan Young about his team's play through seven games and the challenge of facing #1 Kentucky.

Firing Lion 12.10.14


72:33 minutes (33.21 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Dec 2014

Post-game reaction to Columbia men's basketball's great effort in a 56-46 loss to #1 Kentucky. Includes an interview from Rupp Arena with Maodo Lo and further discussion on what the game means for Columbia. Also, discussion on the rest of Columbia Athletics, including Pete Mangurian's resignation. Ryan Young and Evan Clinton broadcasting from Lexington, Kentucky; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs, Dan Radov, Max Rettig and Nicholai Roman from New York.

Firing Lion 12.17.14


62:25 minutes (28.58 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Discussion on Columbia football recruiting, our experience and reaction to men's basketball's performance in Kentucky and this week's UConn game. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton and Yale Reisman.

Columbia at #1 Kentucky: Condensed Broadcast


67:37 minutes (30.96 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Dec 2014

Our broadcast of Columbia Men's Basketball battling #1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena condensed into just over an hour. The Lions jumped out to an 11-0 leading and led the Wildcats at halftime, before falling 56-46 in the memorable contest. Post-game audio can be found here. Announcers: Ryan Young and Evan Clinton; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs in studio.

Columbia at #1 Kentucky: Highlights


14:53 minutes (6.82 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Dec 2014

Highlights of Columbia Men's Basketball's impressive effort at Rupp Arena against #1 Kentucky. The Lions led 11-0 and 25-23 at halftime. Announcers: Ryan Young and Evan Clinton.