Podcasts: Scarlet and White 2×23 – “BUmageddon”

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Francisco Molina (left) with Max Wolpoff (right). Photo by Andrew Mason

Max Wolpoff and Andrew Mason are in a celebratory mood after watching Women’s hockey defy history and win the Beanpot on Tuesday. Add in Andrew’s visiting friend, Francisco Molina, and this creates a great time.

In addition to hearing about Andrew’s high school basketball career, it is time to preview the busiest weekend in BU sports. Pretty much every team is home on Saturday and you should go to as many games as possible.

Saturday sees three double-headers: hockey at Agganis Arena, basketball at Case Gym, and lacrosse at Nickerson Field. The teams all need wins and need your support.

Francisco jumps back in once the conversation turns to Antonio Brown and his continuing saga in Pittsburgh, as well as the latest on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. A few suggestions later, the three have a wide-reaching discussion on the nature of of player power in modern sports.

0:00 Please welcome Francisco Molina

4:10 Witnessing history at Harvard and Andrew’s high school basketball career

11:45 The busiest BU sports weekend

13:15 Men’s hockey needs a win badly

16:55 Women’s hockey MIGHT make 2nd place in Hockey East

20:20 Women’s basketball and the 6-player rotation

24:45 Men’s basketball lost 3 straight and are 3 games back of home-court for the Patriot League playoffs

27:45 The newest in the newest Antonio Brown saga

44:40 Harper and Machado remain unsigned as Spring Training starts; player power

57:50 Andrew and Francisco explore the city, last Blades homestand

Author: Max Wolpoff

Max is in his final undergraduate year, and prefers not to be remembered for his now-infamous viral goal call (https://russianmachineneverbreaks.com/2016/12/12/boston-university-hockey-announcer-channels-john-walton-to-deliver-viral-goal-call/). Between classes, applying for law school, and working for the Worcester Blades, he co-hosts “Scarlet and White” and writes the “This Morning in Sports” column. Max is from the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. Follow Max on Twitter @Max_Wolpoff and on Instagram @maxwolpoff for the latest #MaxWolpoffSuitOfTheGame.

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