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Double Take Podcast

18 EpisodesProduced by Mark SchoensterWebsite

Join James and Mark Schoenster on their journey to appreciate the craziest and weirdest moments in sport history. Season 1 is finished, Season 2 pending.This podcast is a U92 the Moose podcast, College Radio at West Virginia University.

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Episode 19 | Series not completed

August 6th, 2020

54:13

This is the season finale of Double Take.  Mark and James discuss a special story about the Seattle Metropolitans, a hockey team that existed over …

Episode 18 | The South Coast Derby

July 30th, 2020

57:16

On the Penultimate episode of season 1, James and Mark finally do a 3rd rivalry review.  This dives into a rivalry in English Football unlike most; …

Episode 17 | The Iron Man, Bill Hewitt

July 23rd, 2020

54:44

Bill Hewitt was the last man to play in the NFL without a helmet on, and it didn't stop there.  Mark and James discuss the man, the myth, the legend on this week's episode.

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Episode 16 | Sports for the People

July 16th, 2020

58:27

On this week's episode, Mark and James have a good laugh over five ridiculous sports invented by the British that will leave you scratching your …

Episode 15 | The Pennsylvania Frankenstein

July 9th, 2020

56:33

Mark and James discuss one of Mark's favorite teams in NFL history.  The fateful year in 1943 when the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia …

Episode 14 | Why You Should Root for Parma

July 2nd, 2020

58:26

Italian Soccer is a little under-appreciated in the grand scheme of European Soccer, so Mark tells the history of the club Parma in order to give you …

The 13th Episode | The Unlucky Story of Grant Hill

June 25th, 2020

55:57

It is episode 13 of Double Take, and for the special occasion, Mark and James discuss the unlucky career of Grant Hill.  Hill was a star at Duke and was a young star in the NBA, but misfortune was on his side more often …

Episode 11 | Spikes and Cycles

June 11th, 2020

55:15

The Tour de France is the most famous bicycle race in the world.  It is known for its length, its prestige...and its cheating.  Back in 1904, the Tour had its first public brush with dishonest measures and it got out of …

Episode 10 Celebration! (Top 10 Underrated NFL Players)

June 4th, 2020

56:58

James and Mark celebrate the 10th episode milestone by each preparing a top 10 list of underrated players in NFL history.  Mark made his list focused on players in the 2010s and James expanded it to his time watching …

Episode 9 | German Pro/Rel Tales

May 28th, 2020

51:01

The Bundesliga is one of the few professional leagues back in action during the Pandemic, so Mark and James take some time to look at crazy stories in the Bundesliga that have to do with teams fighting to be promoted or …

Episode 8 | More Than A Corn Feud

May 21st, 2020

56:22

This week, James and Mark complete their second rendition of a rivalry review.  They explore the charming and wacky rivalry in the state of Iowa between the Cyclones and the Hawkeyes.

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Episode 7 | A Game in No Man's Land

May 18th, 2020

50:49

Mark and James take a break from laughing at weird sporting hijinks and appreciate the alleged match held between the trenches during the Christmas Truce of World War 1.

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Episode 6 | Exploring the Sanchize

May 17th, 2020

56:07

This week, Mark and James jump to a more recent phenomenon in Sport History, Mark Sanchez.  What did he accomplish?  What did he give to the NFL and was he a bust?

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Episode 5 | Fixing games for the Mob

May 16th, 2020

52:08

Mark and James look at a betting scandal that involves Boston College's Basketball team in the late 70s.  There are death threats, ruined careers, …

Episode 4 | The Worst NFL Draft Class

May 15th, 2020

56:42

Mark and James break down the First Round of what may be the Worst Draft class in NFL history.  1992 was filled with busts, bad characters, and disappointments.

Episode 3 | "Disgrace of a Sport"

May 14th, 2020

51:33

The World Cup is filled with drama, but the 2002 Cup was one filled with upsets, intrigue, and controversy.  Join Mark and James as they go through …

Episode 2 | Scab Stories

May 13th, 2020

53:18

James and Mark discuss the NFL Player Strike of 1987.  We talk about Engineers who live out their dream in the NFL for a few weeks, lifelong fans who …

Episode 1 | The Crosstown Shootout

May 12th, 2020

42:21

James and Mark explore an underrated rivalry that takes place in one city.  The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Xavier Musketeers have had some crazy …

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