Why This Former Athlete Believes In Podcasts

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Podcasts have become an influential medium in the sports world, bridging gaps between athletes, enthusiasts, and the media. It goes deeper than that though. Former athletes, for example, have so many stories to share. In this episode of The Sports Backdrop, we discuss why podcasts resonate so powerfully today, and specifically why this former athlete … Read more

Hockey Goes South

Hockey Goes South | The Sports Backdrop Podcast

In this episode of The Sports Backdrop podcast, we chat with Chris Heivly, a successful entrepreneur (co-founder of MapQuest), and an ardent lover of hockey. Chris resides in the Raleigh, North Carolina area — after spending 10 years in the bustling city of Chicago (and before that, the northeast). This hockey goes south episode is … Read more

How to Take Advantage of Your Amazing Network as an Elite Athlete

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler The greatest achievement–pulling off one of the more incredible upsets in your sport. In sports, it is so much about moments like these. But then how do you continue to achieve in other areas of life … Read more

SportsMatterz | Being a Hockey Enforcer with Josh Gratton

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What is it like to be a hockey enforcer in all leagues including the NHL? And what’s the impact on the athlete’s mental health? This SportsMatterz podcast episode features former hockey player Josh Gratton talking about what it was like to be a hockey enforcer and all that it meant towards playing time, making a … Read more

NBA TV Ratings and Sports During the Pandemic

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A look around the sports world with a focus on NBA TV ratings, bubbles, broadcasting, and sports during the pandemic. In the sports world, like just about everywhere else, 2020 has been a year like no other. As concern for the COVID-19 pandemic peaked, organized, professional sports all but ground to a halt. Then, rightly … Read more

RAV | Hockey & Entrepreneurship | Russ Sinkewich | Jeff LoVecchio | Vinny Stellato

Hockey & Entrepreneurship | Russ Sinkewich, Jeff LoVecchio, Vin Stellato

From hockey to entrepreneurship. Welcome to this episode of the RAV Podcast Series hosted by Jake Newton featuring Russ Sinkewich, Jeff LoVecchio, and Vinny Stellato. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake talks with hockey players and entrepreneurs, Russ Sinkewhich (Owner of Ohio Hockey Project), Jeff LoVecchio (Owner of RIPT Hockey Training), and … Read more

SE59 | How Ice Hockey Is Like Entrepreneurship | Zuzana Dobro

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“When you are playing the game, you are not a spectator. The same goes for entrepreneurship.” In this episode, we feature the founder of The WHO Method, Zuzana Dobro. Zuzana shares her story about how ice hockey is like entrepreneurship and the lessons she’s learned on the ice and in business.  That line about ice … Read more

RAV | Creating Intentional Habits with Tamsin Astor

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Creating a vision for your life and building intentional habits around that vision. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with Chief Habit Scientist, Tamsin Astor.  Tamsin Astor join’s Jake to speak about creating positive habits. She helps and guides her clients to cultivate healthier habits through a wide range of new … Read more

RAV | Discussing the Struggles of Life After Hockey with Josh Gratton

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Transitioning to life after a sport that you’ve spend your life in can be tough. Josh Gratton knows all about the struggles that this transition can bring. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, Josh Gratton.  On this episode, Jake had former NHL player Josh Gratton join him … Read more

RAV | Building a Strong Mentality Through Adversity with David Anderson

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The real journey of mental health struggles and overcoming adversity. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, David Anderson.  On this episode, Jake had David Anderson on to discuss his journey. Towards the end of his teenage years, David lost his mother. After her passing, he found out … Read more