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The Homestretch with Adrian Durant is an inspirational podcast curated to share experiences depicting powerful messages of hope and success. Join Adrian Durant, a professional Olympic and College Head Track and Field Coach in this series dedicated to interviewing track and field stars from around the globe. Designed to provide interesting, in-depth conversations, explore the experiences of successful athletes including stories detailing their journey to the top and the trials and tribulation ...
 
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Megan Rapinoe is learning the same lesson Stephen A Smith learned a couple of weeks ago. If you're devoted to the woke agenda...eventually your own people will betray you. It's happening now to Megan Rapinoe through no fault of her own. We detail what happened to cause woke Twitter to turn on Megan Rapinoe. They're claiming the International Olympi…
 
The 2021 Tokyo Olympics officially began last night...and prior to the games beginning...the woke media has already formulated a bevy of excuses as to why the 2021 Olympics will draw record low ratings. We analyze some of the excuses provided by multiple media outlets...and disprove each one. We provide the real reason the Olympics will likely draw…
 
Roger Goodell and the NFL Front Office released their updated COVID protocols yesterday for the 2021 regular season. The updated policy essentially forces NFL players to get vaccinated...or face severe penalties. We explain the updated NFL policy...and how this is the wrong way to approach this issue. We outline several potential pitfalls...and exp…
 
Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman was ranked the 7th best GM by NBC Sports; The NFL's latest vaccine requirements; Would the expectations of the Vikings be if they had won the Super Bowl in one of their recent NFC Championship Games?; An our weekly would you rather question of the week!By info@podcastone.com
 
Ted Lasso star Nick Mohammed explains why in an era of gritty storytelling and anti-heroes, true subversion is about making your audience smile. Music manager and Creation Records founder Alan McGee discusses his career in music and his new biopic, Creation Stories. Queer Eye's food and drink expert Antoni Porowski dishes on food, fame, and what it…
 
The Olympics are learning the same tough lesson that was learned by the NBA...ESPN...and countless other organizations. Lesson being...you never negotiate and try to appease anyone associated with the woke agenda. Rule 50 from the International Olympic Committee bans any type of political protest at the Olympics. The IOC announced months ago they w…
 
LeBron James and Space Jam 2 had a strong opening day last week...grossing over $30 million in the film's first day of release. However...ticket sales have come to a screeching halt domestically. No big deal...LeBron James can always rely on his friends in China to recoup the budget. Except...that's not the case. China is refusing to allow Space Ja…
 
Alice Cooper talks about returning to his Motor City roots with Detroit Stories, an album inspired by the Detroit hard rock scene of the late '60s and early '70s. Guitarist Wayne Kramer of the MC5 reveals the secrets of one of rock 'n' roll's most enduring anthems, Kick Out The Jams. Animator Domee Shi discusses her Oscar-winning Pixar short, Bao, …
 
Megan Rapinoe and the United States Women National Team have began the Tokyo Olympics by making their country proud. Before their match against Sweden...the USWNT took a knee in support of Black Lives Matter. Immediately following their...the 44 game winning streak was snapped as Sweden defeated the USWNT 3-0. We describe how woke politics eventual…
 
NBA Finals preliminary ratings for Game 6 have been released...and once again it's a disappointing result for the NBA. We reveal the preliminary rating for Game 6 last night...and explain why LeBron James is the biggest threat to the league's popularity. However...there is also a solution to fix NBA ratings. We provide a short-term solution to the …
 
Comedian Cassie Cao, who's performed stand-up more than 300 times across Canada and written for Kim's Convenience, shares how it feels to finally get back to the stage at the Just For Laughs festival after a long, not-so-funny year. Drummer Bill Stevenson of Descendents talks about the band's punk rock origins and their new album, 9th & Walnut — a …
 
The 2022 NCAA Final Four is scheduled to take place in New Orleans. The city desperately needs the Final Four. The economy in New Orleans has been demolished by the policies of mayor LaToya Cantrell. However...New Orleans is in danger of losing the Final Four because of a transgender bill. The bill wouldn't allow young boys to compete against young…
 
Stephen A Smith has proven once again that he is delusional. He has ranted for the past year about the supposed bias in the NBA against black coaches. With the league filling seven of their eight coaching vacancies with African Americans this summer...Stephen A Smith is taking the credit. We dispel the delusion that Stephen A Smith had anything to …
 
Indie rocker Lucy Dacus discusses her highly anticipated third studio album, Home Video — a memoir of her coming-of-age in Richmond, Va., unrequited love, hard truths and church. Actor Alicia Vikander tells us why she wanted to be a part of The Green Knight, a medieval fantasy film based on the classic 14th century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Kni…
 
NFL season is under two months away...and Roger Goodell has an interesting way that he's handling players who decide not to take the coronavirus vaccine. Michael Irvin claims these unvaccinated players are selfish...and don't care about winning. Michael Irvin claims they're not committed to the team. We analyze comments Michael Irvin made with Todd…
 
NBA Finals ratings have been disastrous in 2021. Preliminary ratings for Game 5 have been released...and the declining trend continued. Overnight numbers for Game 5 show the NBA lost one million viewers in comparison to Game 4. We reveal the preliminary ratings for Game 5...and explain why this should concern Adam Silver. We also explain why the NB…
 
Barenaked Ladies frontman Ed Robertson talks about the band's newly released 16th studio album, Detour de Force, and why he still worries when he makes a new record. On this week's screen panel, Teri Hart and John Semley discuss how late-night talk shows are adapting to the post-lockdown landscape, and share their reviews of HBO's much buzzed about…
 
Welcome to another episode of The Homestretch w/Adrian Durant, where we meet and have conversations with some of the most inspiring and elite athletes, coaches and sports personalities. Our today's guest, Renny Quow is a Trinidadian male track and field sprinter who represented Trinidad and Tobago in many international track & field events includin…
 
Gwen Berry is fighting hard. She's not fighting hard to respectfully represent her country in the Olympics. Gwen Berry is fighting hard to become the woker of the year. She gave an interview to Time Magazine that aired Friday...in which she once again blasts America for all the INJUSTICES against "her people". We analyze some of Gwen Berry's commen…
 
One of the reasons the UFC has remained successful...while leagues like the NFL and NBA are experiencing ratings declines...is because Dana White and the UFC refuse to go woke. Instead...the majority of UFC fighters love America...the opposite of what we hear from stars in the NFL and NBA. We were given another example this week. Jorge Masvidal cal…
 
Why the Minnesota Vikings should be a top team in the NFC this season; Will Irv Smith breakout and take the next step in 2021? And only one can stay in 2022: Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman. It’s Vikings Vent Line with Declan and guest listeners: Randy Ahmed.By info@podcastone.com
 
Roger Goodell has flirted with taking the NFL down the social justice path in the past...but for the most part he has kept the league out of woke politics. That will change this season...as Goodell is mandating the playing of the Black National Anthem before games...and implementing social justice messaging on the field. We offer our prediction on …
 
This is the most important offseason in the history of the New Orleans Pelicans. They must hire the right head coach...but the top priority should be re-signing Lonzo Ball. However...Pelicans general manager David Griffin appears uninterested in making that happen. We explain why Lonzo Ball is the most important player in New Orleans...and how he i…
 
Is Kellen Mond the best succession plan for Kirk Cousins? Or is he just another Tavaris Jackson? How much should we put the pursuit of a super bowl on a quarterback vs. the team as a whole; Being positive or being critical of a team; Declan’s not being a fan of Peyton Manning post playing career; And between ownership and head coach who will take t…
 
LeBron James "highly anticipated" acting debut is today...as Space Jam 2 is released to theatres nationwide. However...it hasn't been a good day for LeBron James. Projections reveal Space Jam 2 is expected to bomb at the box office. We reveal how much money Space Jam 2 has grossed to this point opening day...and compare the projections to the gross…
 
Major League Baseball was set to return for the second half of their regular season last night. It was a baseball purist dream...Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees in the Bronx at Yankees Stadium. The weather was perfect...the setting was ideal. Only one problem...the game was postponed due to a covid outbreak. With 85 percent of the players on the…
 
Minnesota Vikings wide receivers Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen were NOT named in ESPN’s top 10 wide receivers; Will Dalvin Tomlinson fit in properly on the Vikings defensive line? What's city deserves an NFL team? And our FAVORITE restaurants in the Twin Cities! It's a Four Question Friday on Purple Daily?…
 
This week, Jeff reigns supreme, Adrian is betrayed by Dutch Blitz, and Zach Claps for a movie. 00:00:29 - Engagement Period: Names 00:01:41 - What have we been playing?: Ares Expedition, Stone Age, Hanamikoji, The Fox in the Forest, No Thanks, Cabo, Dutch Bros, Railroad Ink, Betrayal at House on the Hill (33:25-35:17) spoilers on a haunt), For Sale…
 
On this week's Q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss two new documentaries, Summer of Soul and Woodstock 99, and the importance of the music festivals that inspired them. Gospel singer Mavis Staples explains why she feels she still has a lot of work to do when it comes to speaking out against bigotry in America. Musician Tom …
 
NBA ratings throughout the 2021 regular season and the playoffs have been nothing short of disastrous. The poor ratings have continued through the NBA Finals. NBA Finals ratings for Games 1-3 have been abysmal. Although Game 4 saw a slight uptick over Games 1-3...the preliminary ratings for Game 4 are still down nearly 50 percent compared to 2019. …
 
One thing you can never question about ESPN...is the diversity of the network. Another thing you can't question...is the wokeness of the network. Another example of ESPN being woke was leaked this week. ESPN executive Jimmy Pitaro sent a long memo to his employees. We dive into that memo...and explain how this is another crucial mistake by ESPN. We…
 
A batch of Minnesota Vikings fire, extend and year-to-year on Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman; Danielle Hunter, Brian O’Neill and Danielle Hunter!; NFL color commentators; NFL key dates of the season; (20:00) Random Viking of the week!; (26:00) Purple Rewind when the Vikings cut Marcus Robinson…
 
Actor Danny Trejo discusses his new memoir, Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood, in which he opens up about surviving incarceration, finding sobriety, helping others and landing his first big film role. Television writer Joshua Safran, the co-creator of HBO Max's Gossip Girl reboot, talks about reviving the 2000s show for a new decad…
 
Rob Manfred made the executive decision to move the Major League Baseball All-Star Game out of Atlanta to Denver back in April. The reasoning behind the decision was Manfred bowing his knee to woke culture...and moving the game due to the new Georgia Voting Bill. That decision had a devastating impact on MLB All-Star Game ratings. The 2021 version …
 
For months now...the saga between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers has been the leading story in the NFL. With training camp only two weeks away...the story is once again picking up steam. The question being...will Aaron Rodgers attend training camp? The problem is...the relationship between Rodgers and the Packers is irreparably damaged. We…
 
Kirk Cousins predictions for the 2021 season on touchdowns, interceptions, game-winning drives and more. Plus, other Minnesota Vikings and NFL predictions on this edition of Write That Down! Plus another edition of training camp stories involving Donovan McNabb signing with the Vikings!By info@podcastone.com
 
Musician Gary Kemp, a founding member of the '80s powerhouse group Spandau Ballet, talks about his first solo album in 25 years, which sees him reflect on his youth and how it connects to the person he is today. NASA robotics technologist Brendan Chamberlain-Simon (also known as Proud Father), discusses how he turned his career dread into a new alb…
 
The ESPY awards on ESPN used to be the biggest awards show of the year in sports. The ESPY award used to be a big event...and the television ratings reflected that. The ESPYs typically draw big ratings for ESPN/ABC. The show peaked in 2015...and has been in decline ever since. 2015 was the year Caitlyn Jenner was given the courage award...and the y…
 
Gregg Popovich is one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. You can't argue against his success and his legacy. He has a system in San Antonio that dominated the NBA for over 20 years. With that being the case...why is Gregg Popovich's coaching style not translating to success with Team USA? We look to the past...and explain why we sho…
 
Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks about her transformation from Mississauga, Ont., high school student to the star of Netflix's hit series Never Have I Ever. Singer-songwriter Chet Faker discusses his latest album, Hotel Surrender, and explains why he retired his alias for five years to release music under his birth name, Nick Murphy. Singer-songwr…
 
Welcome to another episode of The Homestretch w/Adrian Durant, where we meet and have conversations with some of the most inspiring and elite athletes, coaches and sports personalities. Our today’s' guest Eddie Lovett is a professional sprinter who specializes in the 110 meters hurdles. Eddie represents U.S. Virgin Islands in international events a…
 
Stephen A Smith is a leading voice in the woke community. However...he has now become the latest victim of woke culture. On First Take Monday morning...Stephen A Smith claimed that Shohei Ohtani's inability to speak the English language was bad for Major League Baseball. Stephen A claimed it made it difficult for Major League Baseball to market the…
 
Preliminary ratings for Game 3 of the NBA Finals were released a couple of hours ago...and it's another disappointing number for the NBA. Going off preliminary ratings alone...Game 3 was the least watched of the NBA Finals. We reveal the NBA ratings for Game 3. We also discuss the fact that the preliminary rating for Game 2 was significantly lower …
 
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