The Beat of Sports

The Beat of Sports

The Beat of Sports with the voice of UCF Sports Marc Daniels. Delivering sports the way you like it - Weekdays 9a-12p on FM 96.9 The Game

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May 19, 2022 10 min
Mark your calendars now, on October Texas A&M heads to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama but before that game Jimbo Fisher took to the podium to respond strongly to what Nick Saban said about the Aggies recruiting tactics.
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Justin Falcinelli the former Clemson All-ACC and 2x National Champion joins the show and talks about his efforts to push for a College Football Players Association and the issues facing players today.
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Fans want faster Major League Baseball games, more and more spring football and have a lot of question about the World Cup in Qatar. Dan Ladik talks about polls on the big issues in sports.
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F1 vs NASCAR debate continues and how does the Indy 500 benefit from F1's success? Adam Stern joins the show discuss all that and what each sport is doing so well in the United States.
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May 18, 2022 12 min
The Orlando Magic win the NBA Draft Lottery and the Miami Heat take game one over the Boston Celtics. Keith Smith joins the show and discusses the latest from the NBA.
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Former UCF Quarterback McKenzie Milton joins the show to talk about the changing world of college sports, the advice he would give to athletes in an NIL world and connecting with UCF players from the past.
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The Magic make their annual appearance in the Lottery and once again there is hope this is the year the Magic will land their next superstar. But once again the Magic find themselves with a likely situation where there is no "can't miss" top pick but instead a group of players who project to be nice players but there is no Shaq or LeBron in this class, at least at this point of their careers.
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If Saban wants parity he can go to the NFL, but Nick is smart. Now, Saban has built the advantages Alabama owns. But few match the football budget, size of staff, facilities and recruiting advantages Alabama has and a part of why his team competes for a national title every year.
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Jayson Tatum is a superstar. Boston was 18-21 after an early January loss to the Knicks and looked like a confused team. They went 33-10 the rest of the way and played some of the best defense the league has seen in years.
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The 2022 is out and Mike Tuck takes a look at how this year will shake out for our in-state teams and he talks about why he might be a little optimistic when it comes to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Plus Scott talks about his favorite NFL schedule release videos that dropped last night.
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Just because we are in May doesn't mean we can't start looking ahead for the 2023 NFL Draft! Cam Mellor joins the show to take a way to early look at the draft for next year, why it will be quarterback driven one and some of the names to pay attention to.
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May 12, 2022 18 min
Social media has been a flurry after the Miami Dolphins posted a video of Tua throwing a deep ball to Tyreek Hill. Mike Tuck takes it as an opportunity to defend his quarterback and that the reaction to the video has been way too overblown.
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Former NFL running back, Ricky Williams joins the show to talk about cannabis and how it helped him both mentally and physically and how it can help current and future players.
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At the Kentucky Derby we saw Rich Strike come out of no where to win the race, this lead to Mike Leach to use this example as a reason to expand the College Football Playoffs to help more surprises happen.
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Yesterday comments from J.J. Redick sparked a lot of attention when speaking about the Lakers that great NBA teams are built not bought. Mike Tuck pokes holes in the argument by bringing up that a majority of the past championships spent money or assets to bring in game changing players.
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There was a time that Orlando once had two dog tracks but the country will soon be down to two. The story of the sport that is coming to an end.
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May 10, 2022 13 min
Matt Murschel of the Orlando Sentinel joins us live from the ACC Spring Meetings to discuss the latest plus his discusses his recent chat with Gus Malzahn.
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May 10, 2022 12 min
The NCAA toughens NIL rules on boosters and collectives but can anyone enforce the rules? Sports attorney Mit Winter joins the show to discuss what can be done to help the Wild West that is Name, Image and Likeness.
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Baseball umpire and youth sports official Adam Bates joins the show to discuss how the shortage of officials is impacting youth sports and what is being fix the issues.
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Formula 1 is a hot sport right now. Some wonder if NASCAR should be worried but Marc doesn't think NASCAR is in trouble, but competition for your viewing audience can make you better. NASCAR can learn a few things from F1. For example, shorter races would help NASCAR but NASCAR has a solid fan base and a talented group of young drivers. The racing world is big enough for multiple circuits. But while NASCAR has its Daytona, F1 n...
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