Rip City Drive

Rip City Drive

Rip City Drive

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June 24, 2021 126 min
The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad opened the show discussing the guys having a little heated Twitter exchange earlier in the day. Mainly, it was Chad poorly wording something. Meanwhile, they discuss another report of CJ McCollum being told he won't be traded this offseason. Also, they talked about Rick Carlisle getting hired by the Indiana Pacers.
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Fade The Noise Podcaster/Writer Brad Evans joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He shared his thoughts about a lot of things happening in every sports league. He's getting a good laugh at the umpires trying to check players for foreign substances. Also, he talked about what College Football Playoff expansion means for him. Also, there's a ton of NFL to discuss.
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Trail Blazers Radio Analyst Michael Holton joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed the all the craziness that has gone on in the NBA Playoffs so far. Like everyone, he is fascinated by how well the Phoenix Suns and the Atlanta Hawks are playing. Meanwhile, he talked about the Blazers' HC search from a player's perspective.
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The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad reacted to the news of former Portland Trail Blazer Ime Udoka getting hired as the Boston Celtics' next HC. The guys talked about how that move affects Portland's HC search. Also, they discuss the ridiculous ending to the Suns-Clippers game that resulted in the 104-103 Phoenix victory.
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Friend of the Show Chris "Xile" Kautzky & former Oregon RB T.R. Smith joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. They've got a football camp coming up on June 26th. They took some time to discuss it. Also, T.R. explained how he transitioned away from his football life after college to trying younger athletes.
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SiriusXM NBA Host Mitch Lawrence joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed how the Blazers' HC search looks from the position of someone on the east coast. Also, he discussed Portland local Ime Udoka getting the Boston Celtics HC job. He also discussed whether or not having the big name teams in the Finals this years is a good thing.
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The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad bounced around from the Portland Trail Blazers to the NBA Playoffs to much more. They talked about the Blazers' HC search and the fictional CJ McCollum-Ben Simmons trade. They got into a funny discussion about how they were both behind in getting their Driver's license when they became of age.
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Host of the SportsZone 1060 AM Bob Kemp joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed how the Suns managed to win Game 1 without their leader Chris Paul. Also, he's not sure how quickly CP3 will make his return to the court. He also discussed what he thinks is going on within the ASU Football program.
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Washington Post Sports Columnist Jerry Brewer joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed how in trouble the NCAA is following the Supreme Court's ruling on Name, Image & Likeness.
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June 21, 2021 128 min
The Rip City Drive with Chad Doing discussed the reports of the Blazers' narrowing their search down to two candidates, Chauncey Billups and Becky Hammon. Chad doesn't care who it is so long as it is the right one, and one that everyone from the top down supports. Meanwhile, he also discussed the Ben Simmons - CJ McCollum trade scenarios that have sparked after Simmons struggled in the Sixers' disappointing postseason r...
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Former Arizona State Sun Devil Rudy Carpenter joined the Rip City Drive with Chad Doing. He discussed the recruiting infractions that the ASU Football program is being investigated for. Also, he shared his thoughts about the CFB Playoff potentially expanding to 12-team field.
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PGA Professional David Coleman joined the Rip City Drive with Chad Doing. He shared his thoughts on Jon Rahm's resounding victory at Torrey Pines. He also discussed Bryson DeChambeau's meltdown and whether or not Phil Mickelson can ever capture a US Open.
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Spotrac NBA Contributor Keith Smith joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed what it means for Chauncey Billups and Becky Hammon to get 2nd interviews for the HC job. He also discussed what NBA people have told him about whether or not players would respect a female coach. He also talked about what he would do if a CJ McCollum-Ben Simmons trade was presented.
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June 18, 2021 123 min
The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad closed out the week with a bunch of NBA news. They discussed the Celtics trading Kemba Walker and how that could affect the Blazers. Also, they stumbled onto a story where a guy had to spend 24 hours at a Waffle House as punishment for losing their Fantasy Football League. The guy at 9 waffles to chop 9 hours off his stay. However, that did not impress Travis.
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NBC Sports Boston Celtics Reporter Chris Forsberg joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He discussed why the Celtics decided to move on from Kemba Walker. Also, he described why Brad Stevens made that move before hiring a new HC. Speaking of a new head coach, he discussed where he thinks Boston is moving in regards to their Head coaching search.
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CBS Sports NBA Writer James Herbert joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad to discuss the Blazers' coaching search. He's led to believe that it will be Chauncey Billups based on him being linked to Portland so often. Also, he's not sure what trade options would be available for Portland if they made CJ available. It depends on how the rest of the NBA Playoffs go.
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June 17, 2021 124 min
The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad discussed the news of Rick Carlisle leaving the Dallas Mavericks. The guys discussed how he would fit at Portland and if he would want to come. Also, they pushed back on the naysayers who don't want Carlisle. Also, Chad finally gave GoodFellas a second try. He liked it this time around!
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NBC Sports Northwest Blazers Insider Dwight Jaynes joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He shared his thoughts on Rick Carlisle leaving the Dallas Mavericks. While Carlisle has some Portland ties, Dwight doesn't think Carlisle will want to come to Portland.
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Bleav in Suns Podcast Host Felix "Flex" Cruz joined the Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad. He shared an update about Chris Paul's COVID situation. He thinks the Suns might be able to get him back before the Western Conference Finals begins. He also discussed how the Suns have built from their Bubble run last Fall and turned into this title contender we see today.
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The Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad discussed the slew of NBA news that came out. Specifically, they dove into the Kawhi Leonard injury because that drastically changes the Clippers' series with the Jazz & the team's future outlook. Also, two more NBA HC jobs became vacant, which isn't a great thing for the Blazers. Also, CP3 is in COVID protocol; meaning his status for the WCF is up in the air.
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