Episode 1056: Ireland’s Figure-Skating Trailblazer, Brady And Belichick At War, Battle Of The Sexes
Conor Stakelum is the first Irishman to ever qualify for the European Figure-Skating Championships, and he joins us on the show today to talk about starting out, finding your passion and pursuing it, and having a hurling legend (former Tipp captain Richie) for a father.
Good news: Conor Stakelum got the minimum technical score to take part at the European Championships. First Irish male skater to do so! pic.twitter.com/fVsx9BrHrj
— ? amy o'connor ? (@amyohconnor) September 30, 2017
They’ve had a good run, but finally the romance is dead – US Murph tells us just how close to the mark are recent reports that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are at daggers drawn, after 17 years of football bliss.
For almost two decades, Bill Belichick has managed to subvert the egos of his best player, his boss, and himself for the good of the team, yielding historic results. This year, though, the dynamics have been different. My story: https://t.co/H1In1GsQht
— Seth Wickersham (@SethWickersham) January 5, 2018
Plus there’s the Mother’s Day Massacre, Tonya Harding at the Golden Globes, Ken’s passion for historical sports movies, and the tennis brilliance of the Bush brothers.
In one of the most bizarre tennis results of all time, Chris Evert and Pam Shriver once lost a match to…Jeb Bush? #pleasedontclap pic.twitter.com/EdMF8Jx64W
— History of Tennis (@HistoryOfTennis) October 27, 2017
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The amazing story of Irish sporting great Peter O’Connor and is Ken still of the smokes? Latest show for World Service members is here ????https://t.co/XNCDJbSUdX pic.twitter.com/7cpxNVWwh6
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