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StatMan – Episode #55 f.t. Emily Van Buskirk and her love for jinxing quarterbacks

In today’s episode we have Emily Van Buskirk, pro statistician, college football expert and advid “no pants” advocate. She talks in depth her journey in the sports world, the influences of Jessica Kleinschmidt on her career. We then discussed the parallels opposite numbers of Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander in the World Series and why…

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StatMan – Episode #52 | 3rd Party Blunders

NBA 3RD PARTY BLUNDERS A couple of weeks before the start of the 2019-20 NBA regular season, the league finds itself involved in a controversy with China stemming from a now-deleted tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. In the tweet, Morey gave a message of support to protesters in Hong Kong who are…

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StatMan – Episode #43 – Call It What It Is

In today’s episode, Steve touches talks about his experience of being an immigrant in the United States of America, the El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio shooting, the effects it will have and has currently on our sports culture. He also focuses on what we need to do as a nation in order to stop…

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StatMan – Episode #41 – Why is Barry Bonds Not In Hall of Fame?!

WHY IS BARRY BONDS NOT IN THE HALL OF FAME YET!!!!!!! An announced crowd of 55,000 — the second largest in the history of the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony — and 53 previous inductees came to hear the reflections of Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Lee Smith and Harold Baines and…

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StatMan – Episode #28 – The GOAT Criteria!

Host Steve Duffis want to know what the criteria entails for becoming the greatest player of all time in any sport. This all comes from hearing Zion Williamson been rated Top 50 NBA player already by some pundits.  He breaks down players like Messi, Jordan, LeBron, Kobe, NCAA greats and of course he spills a…

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StatMan – Episode #25 f.t. NBC Sports Bay Area, Jessica Kleinschmidt

We caught up with NBC Sports Bay Area content producer and writer Jessica Kleinschmidt. We covered the upcoming 2019 MLB Season, test change pitching distance in the Atlantic League, Bryce Harper’s big contract, Manny Machado’s impact on the farm system boys, most importantly Jessica’s Twitter feed and who would save her on a sinking boat….

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StatMan – Episode #8 f.t. Omar Bourne – Punch him in the face! I’ll take your $125K

In this week’s episode Steve and guest co-host Omar Bourne talk NBA; the early Los Angeles Lakers struggles and also the Mayweather like uppercut from Rondo and Chris Paul. They also touched on the new NBA G-League 125K payments. Omar also jumped on the Chiefs bandwagon! Did Tom Brady really beat another high-powered defense again?…

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StatMan – Episode 05 – MLB Reflection Period f.t. Erika Fernandez

In this episode Steve has a sit-down with BlackSports Online Sports writer Erika Fernandez and they discuss Adrian Beltre apparent last game, David Wright’s retirement, the regular NL/AL MVPs, Cy Young winner, and the importance of expanding the media spectrum. You can find Erika on Twitter @CurlsandSports and visit, read her writings @BSO (blacksportsonline.com)

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NFL Week 3, MLB Playoff Preview, Tiger Woods, Expectations Low?

In Episode 4, Steve was absolutely hyped about Tiger Woods destroying the field at the Tour Championship. He then screamed at the Bills for beating the Vikings and messing up his survivor pool, and then talked about the expectations of fans when they watch their different NBA teams #NBAMediaDay

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