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The official home for audio programming from Hammer and Rails, SB Nation's community for fans of the Purdue University Boilermakers.

144 Episodes | 2016 - 2021

H&R Preview: We Told You Purdue was #1 and All B10 Honors

December 2nd, 2021


Andrew and Casey talk about all the nifty football hardware and B10 honors handed out by media and coaches, break some Notre Dame football news, and make fun of Brian Kelly before looking forward to Purdue Basketball's …

H&R Recap: Old Oaken Bucket Comes Home

November 29th, 2021


Andrew and Casey yell about buckets and IU beatdowns, AOC's incredible season, and what Brohm might have coming back next season before breaking down Purdue's upcoming basketball game against Florida St.

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H&R Preview: Happy Thanksgiving and IU Sucks

November 25th, 2021


Andrew has a question you've never heard - psst it's about thanksgiving food. Casey has some metaphors about them. They argue. Mac n Cheese is high variant. Purdue's gonna crush Omaha on the hardwood. Then there's the …

H&R Recap: Tip-Off Champions and Wrigley Winners

November 22nd, 2021


Andrew and Casey are back after a full weekend of Purdue sports. Purdue women's soccer goes to penalty kicks against Notre Dame, Purdue beat …

H&R Predictions: Purdue vs. Northwestern - Wrigley Dumb

November 18th, 2021


Andrew and Casey gush about the most recent Purdue steamrolling as Purdue handles Wright St. and then preview the tip-off classic where they'll …

H&R Recap: Ohio St. Spoils the Spoilers

November 15th, 2021


Andrew and Casey are in high spirits despite the loss to Ohio St. Purdue's basketball team looks great. Their women's soccer and volleyball are …

H&R Predictions: Purdue vs. Ohio State - Spoilermakers the Threequel

November 11th, 2021


Andrew and Casey catch up on the Spartans season spoilage, and then discuss no dribble basketball and a surprising redshirt. And then the horror music hits, and Purdue's Spoilermaker trilogy launches off as Casey and …

H&R Recap: Spoilermakers, #3 Michigan St.

November 8th, 2021


Casey is on solo hosting duties and he gives a quick recap of another incredible Purdue football weekend and another top five upset. This time, the …

H&R Prediction Pod: Purdue vs. #3 Michigan State

November 4th, 2021


Andrew and Casey get into their favorite halloween candy, answer what they want to see in Purdue's exhibition basketball opener!!!!!!, and then get into the dangers of Spartans football and how they see the game going. …

H&R Recap: Candy Corn-Husked and a Purdue HalloWIN.

November 1st, 2021


Andrew and Casey are drunk off candy and haunted with another Purdue win. Which is nice because Nebraska is the worst. Before football though, they get to talk about Purdue's secret scrimmage over the weekend and both …

H&R Prediction: Cornhuskers and Boilers, Bad Football Coming?

October 29th, 2021


What would you want for a historic football worth $500k? Why do we still let the Cornhuskers hang out in the Big Ten? Which team is worse? How is …

H&R Recap: Badger Badger Badger

October 25th, 2021


Not a recap for the meager. Andrew and Casey touch on the most disappointing of disappointments. Ledman pushes back against Casey's questioning of Brohm's tenure, and they wonder if this is as good as it gets. Dark days …

H&R Prediction: Wiscy Lullabyes

October 22nd, 2021


Andrew and Casey break down all the ways the Badgers have hurt them. But ain't nothing getting through that sweet scent of upset from the Iowa win. The boys live in an optimistic bubble as they discuss the similarities …

H&R Recap: #25 Purdue is the Best Football Team Ever

October 18th, 2021


Andrew and Casey brought party hats and kazoos. They take back all the bad things they've ever said about Coach Brohm. They exalt Purdue as the greatest sports experience of the week and try to form coherent thought …

H&R Prediction: #2 Iowa vs Purdue Football

October 15th, 2021


Andrew and Casey give their predictions for the Iowa/Purdue football game. Casey breaks the news on Brohms starting qb choice. Andrew laughs at Casey being sick. They both are scared of Iowa's defense, and give their …

H&R Weekly: Hawkeyes Soar and Boilers Bye

October 11th, 2021


Andrew and Casey set up the remaining slate of games after addressing Purdue's first five games of the season. What are Purdue's chances of making a …

H&R Weekly: All Big Ten Basketball Talk

October 7th, 2021


Andrew and Casey discuss the Athletic's unofficial official pre-season all Big Ten selections after answering some questions from twitter. They make …

H&R Recap: Purdue vs. Minnesota - Boiler Mid

October 4th, 2021


Andrew and Casey are joined by Kyle Holderfield to discuss another disappointing rain game for Coach Brohm and his Boilermakers. They discuss AOC's …

H&R Predictions: Purdue vs. Minnesota - Catchin' Fleck

October 1st, 2021


Andrew and Casey ask if Brohm should be calling plays? Who will he be calling plays for? Can the defense keep this up? Why do they only play crappy …

H&R Recap: Illinois vs. Purdue and Bad Football

September 27th, 2021


The boys get back together to indulge in the cold decadence of Purdue football, now 3-1 on the season. Before they do, they hope to have their last …

H&R Prediction Pod: Purdue vs. Illinois Football

September 24th, 2021


Andrew and Casey tell you why Purdue isn't done taking on husky. Why you never want to tell a Plummer to leave before the jobs done. Why this game …

H&R Recap: Notre Dame Gets More Than Lucky

September 20th, 2021


Andrew and Casey do some clean up on the Versyp news, and discuss Rondale's Moore's exciting week 2 in the NFL before hitting the Notre Dame game hard. Casey has a firm opinion on Coach Brohm and Ledman is a reasonable …

H&R Prediction Pod: Purdue vs. Notre Dame

September 17th, 2021


Andrew and Casey briefly touch on the Versyp retirement before jumping into their big preview of Notre Dame vs. Purdue. Ledman and Casey give both the best and worst case scenarios, keys to victory, and their …

H&R Weekly: UCONN Shut Out

September 13th, 2021


Andrew and Casey recap Purdue's shut out of the UCONN football team. Andrew tells Casey why he's pro-Lovie Smith, Casey tells Andrew why the Notre Dame game is 20 points too close in Vegas, and they both discuss if …

Football Predictions: Boilers vs. UCONN

September 10th, 2021


Andrew and Casey cover E'twaun Moore's signing with an old team, and then head straight into their insightful, not at all over confident preview of …

Hammer and Rails Weekly: Boilermakers Beat Oregon St.

September 7th, 2021


Andrew and Casey break down the beat down of the Oregon State Beavers by the Purdue Boilermakers. They tell you what they liked and what they worry about going forward before they get into next weeks game against the …

H&R Football Predictions: Oregon State Opener

September 3rd, 2021


Andrew and Casey provide quick analysis ahead of the first game of the season. They'll pick scores, winners, and players of the game. They'll also give a run down on what to expect from Purdue's opponent.

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August 30th, 2021


Hammer and Rails Podcast will now be coming at you twice as much. Casey announced our new release schedule where we'll both go over last week's …

H&R Weekly: Furst and Waddell - Offseason Review

August 23rd, 2021


Andrew and Casey discuss their disgust with the Coach that won't be named, Myles Colvin's big time contract offer, and the last two players left in …

H&R Weekly: Gillis and Kaufman-Renn - Off-Season Review

August 16th, 2021


There's a new Purdue Gold medalist, Rondale Moore makes his professional debut, and Carsen Edwards tries to impress in the Vegas Summer League. …

H&R Weekly: Edey and Newman - Offseason Review

August 9th, 2021


Andrew and Casey read some anonymous quotes from Athlon's Sports yearly report on what people within the B10 have to say about each other's football program before they move on to discussing Zach Edey's and Brandon …

Special Episode - Big Ten Media Days!

August 6th, 2021


Travis and Paul share weird, wacky, and personal stories from Big Ten Media Days in this special one off of Let's Get Weird, Sports.

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H&R Weekly: Ivey and Morton - Off-Season Review

August 2nd, 2021


Andrew tells you why running isn't boring. Casey isn't convinced. Either way, it's hard to figure out when anything is on for the Olympics. More importantly, the guys discuss what Ethan Morton can do to get on the court …

H&R Weekly: Off Season Review - Thompson and Hunter

July 26th, 2021


Andrew and Casey look at what Isaiah Thompson and Eric Hunter Jr. did well and struggled with last year, what they're looking forward to, and what they're looking out for. Before that, they discuss all the fun that's …

H&R Weekly: Off Season Review - Tre and Sasha

July 19th, 2021


Andrew and Casey go into detail breaking down Sasha Stefanovic's and Trevion Williams last season and what they should work on this off season, and …

H&R Weekly: Supreme Court Gold

July 12th, 2021


Andrew Ledman is a lawyer, and so he talks about the Supreme Court's decision to not pay students and the new NIL and how it might affect college …

H&R Weekly: Brohms Away!

July 5th, 2021


Casey invites Kyle to fill in for Ledman, so they talk all things Purdue football. Who is in Brohm's 22 class, what happened to his offensive line, and was last year really an aberration or is there something to worry …

H&R Weekly: Oh Canada, The Recruits Are Coming

June 28th, 2021


Zach Edey is headed to Victoria, Canada and we'll tell you why. Caleb Furst and Jaden Ivey are headed to Latvia. Six recruits will be headed to West Lafayette in a year to play for Coach Brohm. We're hear to tell you …

H&R Weekly: Is That Hummel's Music?

June 21st, 2021


Andrew and Casey talk about the finalization of the TBT Men of Mackey roster finalizing with Robbie Hummel coming aboard. Coach Painter gets a four star recruit from Minnesota. Tre Williams won't be attending the NBA …

H&R Weekly: Olympic Dived

June 14th, 2021


Andrew and Casey give a report on the Indiana High School All-Stars basketball games and their victory over the state of Kentucky. David Boudia won't …

H&R Weekly: Gimme A Barlow

June 8th, 2021


Andrew and Casey discuss the shocking newest member to the Men of Mackey squad, Purdue's three U19 invitees, and what Roy Williams and Coach K's …

H&R Weekly: Olympic Spoiled

May 31st, 2021


Andrew and Casey talk about Robbie Hummel's bid to make the Olympics for the US 3 X 3 team, a special Nawlins wedding, and how they see the off season going for Trevion Williams and if he'll be back on campus next …

H&R Weekly: Purdue Basketball's 2021 Recruits!

May 24th, 2021


Andrew and Casey are back to give a summarization of Purdue's 2021 men's basketball recruiting class. Coach Painter's 2021 class could be an all …

H&R Weekly: All-Time Purdue Basketball Draft Pt. 2

May 20th, 2021


Andrew, Kyle, Casey, and Travis fill out their bench as they draft their all-time Purdue teams. See which picks send shockers, which ones call for …

All-Time Purdue Basketball Draft Pt. 1

May 17th, 2021


Andrew and Casey bring on Kyle and Travis to snake draft through Purdue basketball's greatest players. You decide who drafted the best team and tell us who we left off and where we screwed up!

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Football is the New F Word

May 10th, 2021


Drew Schneider joins Andrew and Casey to give us some insight on Purdue's haul in the transfer market and how they'll impact a hopefully improved …

H&R Weekly: NFL Draft, Boilers in the Bigs

May 3rd, 2021


Andrew and Casey are back to talk about Robbie Hummel's turn as an Olympic athlete, Braden Smith's commitment, and which Boilers went where in the NFL draft and how they'll fit in with their new team.

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H&R Weekly: New Coaches and the NFL Draft

April 26th, 2021


Andrew and Casey talk about Coach Painter's two new assistants, Purdue women's volleyball's run to the elite eight, and which Purdue football players …

H&R Weekly: Volleyball and Mr. Indiana Basketballs!

April 19th, 2021


Andrew and Casey are back on a weekly podcast; this week they discuss the death of legend Leroy Keyes, Purdue's Women Volleyball team, Mr. …

Cocaine Pirates | Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #25

March 11th, 2021


On this edition of the Let's Get Weird Sports podcast, Paul and T-Mill discuss cocaine, sweaty mascot sex, and other drugs in 1980s baseball.

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Interview with Rapheal Davis | Off The Tracks Podcast #8

December 2nd, 2020


We’ve got an exciting episode of Off the Tracks, former Purdue great Rapheal Davis joined the podcast to talk all things basketball. We get into the nitty gritty of this year’s current team including some behind the …

The 2021 NCAA Tournament | Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #23

December 2nd, 2020


In our latest LGWS Podcast, Travis and Paul talk about how the 2021 NCAA Tournament will look like with COVID-19 still raging in this country.

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Minnesota Preview with The Daily Gopher | Off The Tracks Podcast #7

November 20th, 2020


Tonight, Purdue plays at Minnesota in search for their first win at TCF Stadium. Can Purdue win or will Minnesota continue their winning streak against Purdue? Casey talks with Blake Ruane of The Daily Gopher prior to …

Interview with Bobby "Buckets" Riddell, Purdue Basketball's Newest Announcer | Off The Tracks Podcast #6

November 16th, 2020


In our latest podcast, Casey talked with Bobby Riddell, aka Bobby Buckets, about his new role as the new color commentator for Purdue Basketball. He …

Purdue v. Northwestern Preview with Eli Karp, Inside NU | Off The Tracks Podcast #5

November 12th, 2020


As if 2020 couldn't get any crazier, this Saturday's game between Purdue and Northwestern will determine who will control the B1G West this season. …

Interview with Gregg Doyel on Sports w/ COVID-19 | Off the Tracks Podcast #4

September 25th, 2020


In a special Off The Tracks podcast, Casey talks with Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star to discuss our current sports environment in the world of …

Big Ten Basketball Expectations and Bad Fast Food Burger Takes | Off The Tracks Podcast #3

August 17th, 2020


In our latest OTT podcast, Drew and Casey what we can expect out of the 2020-21 Big Ten Basketball season (assuming it occurs), with an obvious focus on Purdue basketball. Additionally, Drew talks about his bad burger …

Montreal Baseball | Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #22

August 14th, 2020


On the latest Let's Get Weird Sports Podcast T-Mill and Paul discuss the strange case of the Montreal Expos: a team that played in one of most poorly …

Let's Get Weird, Sports #21 - The Soviet Union National Baseball Team

June 28th, 2020


In the late 1980s the athletic war between the United States and the Soviet Union was stronger than ever. In fact, it was so strong that the Soviet Union decided to take on the world in baseball, of all sports. In this …

Let’s Get Weird Sports #20: The Swayzee Nine Overtime Game

June 10th, 2020


On the latest episode of the Let’s Get Weird Sports podcast, we have our first ever outside guest! Former Oak Hill HS basketball player, Caleb Derby, …

Off The Tracks Podcast #2: Interview with Joey Burton, The Shot Doctor

May 26th, 2020


In the latest OTT Podcast, Casey and Drew have a great interview with Joey Burton, aka The Shot Doctor. Burton has worked with Raphael Davis, Dakota …

Off The Tracks Podcast #1: Nojel to Michigan. What to Expect in 2020-21?

May 18th, 2020


Welcome to a new podcast series here at Hammer & Rails! The Off The Tracks Podcast is hosted by H&R writers Casey Bartley and Drew Schneider. In their first episode they will be discussing Nojel Eastern's sudden …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #19: One Way Football in Wrigley

May 11th, 2020


As we continue our quarantine, some people want football back; some people want baseball back. So why not talk about a football game that went in only one direction in Wrigley Field (and no, we're not talking about a …

Quarantined & Rails Podcast #2: NFL Draft, Haarms to BYU, & Nojel to test NBA Draft

April 27th, 2020


Though we still may be staying safer at home, there was some Purdue news over the past week. A few Purdue players were selected in the NFL Draft this …

Let's Get Quarantined, Sports Podcast #18: Baseball Resuming in Empty Stadiums?

April 14th, 2020


Since we still don't have much to talk about in terms of Purdue stuff (and the staff being too sad to talk about Haarm's departure), Travis and Paul …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #17: Dock Ellis-D, the Pitcher's No Hitter Game on Acid

March 22nd, 2020


With no sports going in, it's time to have another Let's Get Weird, Sports podcast to help fill in our quarantined lives. Today, Travis and Paul talk …

Quarantined & Rails Podcast: EVERYTHING IS CANCELED!

March 13th, 2020


The Big Ten Tournament is canceled. The NCAA Tournament is canceled. All Purdue sports are canceled. But ladies and gentlemen, we are not canceled and the show will go on! And that's because we can keep podcasting as we …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #16: Shenanigans Around the NBA All-Star Weekend

February 29th, 2020


Given that Purdue has the weekend off, we decided to upload an episode of the Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast, which we usually feature during the …

H&R Basketball Podcast #4: We're Not Dead Yet!

February 3rd, 2020


Purdue Basketball this season has been a roller coaster, and this weekend's game at Northwestern summed up the season quite well. After struggling …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #15: The Art Schlichter Story

December 11th, 2019


Purdue Football is over, it's the middle of the finals break for Purdue Basketball, and the early signing period for football doesn't start for another week. So why not take this time to step away from Purdue for a …

Hammerin' Ales Football Podcast #15: 2019 Postmortem

December 2nd, 2019


2019 was a rough season for Purdue Football filled with injuries, close losses, heart breaks and broken bones. It was so close to ending on a sweet …

Hammerin' Ales Football Podcast #14: Back from Injury & Managing Expectations

October 22nd, 2019


After a hiatus due to injuries...I mean travel...we're back with the Hammerin' Ales football podcast after a tough loss at Our Most Hated Rivals: Iowa. While it was tough, Juan and Travis talk about some of the …

Hammerin' Ales Football Podcast #13: Reno Woes

September 3rd, 2019


Yeah...Friday night was...not let's talk about it! Juan, Drew, and Kyle break down what happened in Reno on Friday night and what Purdue can fix going forward. We also preview the Vanderbilt game and their …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #14: A Little Football and Hack Wilson

August 29th, 2019


'Twas the day before football, when all through the house , not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;...

Oh hey there. Welcome to a new episode of the Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast! Given that football starts …

Hammerin' Ales Football Podcast #12: Quick Fall Preview

August 19th, 2019


With a little over 10 days until football season begins on the road at Nevada, Juan, Kyle, and Travis do a quick preview of the season and what we …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #13: The 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics

July 19th, 2019


23 years ago today, the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta kicked off, and they were...weird (hey, we're just living up to the name of our podcast). From constant product placements, single-use stadiums, and events being …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Podcast #12: Moses Fleetwood Walker and Cap Anson

July 1st, 2019


With the Fourth of July this week and being in the thick of the MLB season, Travis and Paul reflect on baseball in the late-1800s, and some of the …

H&R Basketball Podcast #3: Reactions to Carsen Being Selected in NBA Draft

June 21st, 2019


We decided to record a quick episode of the H&R Podcast as we react to Carsen being drafted by the 76ers (and then traded to the Celtics). The first half is basically just Travis and Juan being silly and waiting for …

H&R Basketball Pod #2: Early Summer Updates

June 17th, 2019


With the Elite 8 and B1G Title #24 in the rear view mirror, it's time to look forward to the upcoming 2019-20 season. In today's episode, Juan, Travis, and Kyle talk about some of the new recruits Purdue picked up so …

LGWS #11: The Indy 500

May 20th, 2019


With the annual Indy 500 coming up this Memorial Day weekend, Travis and Paul take some time to talk about their own experiences with the iconic …

LGWS #10: Albert Berg, Purdue's First Football Coach

May 6th, 2019


With the offseason in full swing, we bring back our "Let's Get Weird, Sports" Podcast, a pod where Travis and Paul (and formerly Casey) talk about …

Hammerin' Ales Football Podcast #11: Spring Ball Wrap-Up

April 22nd, 2019


Now that we're revamping our podcasts, we decided to bring back our already revamped football podcast, Hammerin' Ales, to discuss the Purdue spring game. Travis, Drew, and Juan (well, kinda) discuss the game and …

H&R Basketball Podcast #1: The Alpha and Omega Basketball Podcast

April 1st, 2019


We had been planning on doing a separate basketball podcast all season, and we finally had time to do one...just as the season ends with Purdue's …

Hammer & Rails Podcasting Update!

March 20th, 2019


After three years of doing these podcasts, changes have arrived to our podcasts! In this quick recording, Juan informs you of some of the changes that will be occurring, such as new platforms and advertisements. We hope …

LGWS #8: 2016 Manchester United Bomb Scare

January 29th, 2019


It was the last day of the season for Manchester United as they were set for their match with AFC Bournemouth. A huge win, and a Manchester City …

LGWS #7: The Rube, The Most Interesting Man in Baseball

December 20th, 2018


In the last LGWS episode of 2018, Travis and Paul get their inspiration from The Dollop and talk about the most interesting man in Major League …

LGWS #6: The Ryan Leaf Story

November 29th, 2018


This was a story that Travis and Paul worked on before the Thanksgiving Holiday. However, with our travel schedules and #BrohmWatch, the final copy …

Hammerin' Ales #10: Will He Stay or Will He Go?

November 12th, 2018


Well, Saturday sucked. And then Louisville fired Petrino, and openly said they were going to go after Brohm, so that sucked too. So let’s talk about about feelings about this weekend on our latest podcast. Don’t …

Hammerin' Ales #9: Iowa Corn is Overrated

November 9th, 2018


Not only did Purdue get their third win over a ranked team this season on Saturday, it came against their most hated rivals, the Iowa Hawkeyes. Juan, …

Hammerin' Ales #8: Snap Back to Reality

November 2nd, 2018


After a lackluster performance against the Michigan State, Juan and Drew quickly recap what happened and what we should expect as Purdue hosts a …

LGWS #5: The 1918 World Series, the Spanish Flu, and World War 1

October 24th, 2018


As the World Series kicks off between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Travis and Paul Banks dive into the famous 1918 World Series …

Hammerin' Ales #7: O-H-N-O

October 22nd, 2018


Oh what a night. We’re still on a high after Purdue’s beat down of #2 Ohio State on Saturday night. Juan, Travis, and Andrew (the jumbo one) discuss the big win for Purdue and what this means going forward. And of …

Hammerin' Ales #6: You-Make-Me I-L-L

October 16th, 2018


After expecting a tougher match up against Illinois on Saturday, Juan, Travis, and Drew discuss Purdue’s big and lopsided win against the Illini as they retie the series for the first time in over a century and keep the …

LGWS #4: 1984 Illinois Rose Bowl Team and the Playboy Urban Legend

October 11th, 2018


Just a warning about this podcast: it’s definitely a bit more on the PG-13 rated side of things. Normally, that doesn’t matter, but I just wanted to warn you in case you decide to listen to this podcast with your kids …

Hammerin' Ales #5: A Winnable Game, A Recordable Podcast

October 3rd, 2018


After Purdue won a winnable game by double digits in Nebraska, Travis, Juan, and Drew recap the game as Purdue heads into the bye week. We also discuss Purdue’s upcoming match against division foe, Illinois, and why …

Hammerin' Ales #4: Everything's Coming Up Boilers!

September 24th, 2018


Football is much more fun to discuss after a win. Especially when it’s a win over a ranked team. And a big win at that. In today’s podcast, Juan, …

Hammerin' Ales Episode 0-3

September 17th, 2018


It's our third edition of the Hammerin' Ales football podcast, and Purdue is now 0-3...yikes. In today's episode, Travis, Juan, and Drew discuss Purdue's exciting but disappointing loss to Missouri on Saturday night, …

LGWS #3: Disco Demolition Night

September 14th, 2018


In our third edition of the "Let's Get Weird, Sports" Podcast, Travis and Paul Banks ( once again focus on a story from the Chicago …

Hammerin' Ales Podcast #2: West Lafayette, We Have a Problem

September 10th, 2018


Well, we didn't expect Purdue to be at this point in the season. While the Northwestern game was a toss up, most Purdue fans expected Purdue to beat Eastern Michigan this past Saturday. But the mighty EMUs had other …

Hammerin' Ales Podcast #1: 2018 Opener and Season Preview

August 27th, 2018


Our regular podcasts are back! And we are changing things up a bit. We are going to have dedicated and separate football and basketball podcasts. …

Let's Get Weird, Sports #2: Shoeless Joe Jackson

August 15th, 2018


After the initial recording failed. Travis Miller and Paul Banks ( the famous story of Shoeless Joe Jackson and his …

H&R Podcast #39 - Paul Banks on Big Ten Football Media Days

July 26th, 2018


Paul Banks from The Sports Bank stops by the podcast to talk Big Ten Media Days with T-Mill.

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Let's Get Weird, Sports Ep 1

June 8th, 2018


A new venture in sports story telling where we dive deep into the weird, phenomenal world of sports. Drunk History meets 30 for 30 sports documentaries where we tell you about fascinating and hard to believe sports …

Let's Get Weird, Sports Ep 1 Teaser

June 6th, 2018


Let's Get Weird, Sports A new venture in sports story telling where we dive deep into the weird, phenomenal world of sports. Drunk History meets 30 for 30 sports documentaries where we tell you about fascinating and …

H&R Pod #38 - Karlaftis is Coming

June 4th, 2018


Drew and Casey sit down to talk about the players who will have an immediate impact this season and who will be here in 2019 to help Brohm get over the hump at Purdue.

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H&R Pod #37 - Grumpy Casey and the Sweet Sixteen

March 21st, 2018


The boys get together to talk the first two rounds wins, and the upcoming match-up against Texas Tech.

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March 13th, 2018


Travis, Drew, and Casey talk about Purdue's draw in the NCAA tournament, expectations, and what's going to happen this weekend.

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Episode #35 - Carsen Edwards Is Better Than Trae Young

March 8th, 2018


Jimmy Lafakis joins Casey to talk about Purdue's newest All-American Carsen Edwards.

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Episode #34: Purdue vs Illini w/ Paul M. Banks

February 22nd, 2018


Episode #34: Purdue vs Illini w/ Paul M. Banks by Hammer & Rails

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Ep. #33 - This Is What Losing Feels Like and The B10 Race

February 13th, 2018


Paul M. Banks from joins Casey for a conversation about the B10 race, Haasfence, potential #1 seeds, and Sinbad.

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H&R Podcast #32: Purdue Lost. Time to Panic?

February 9th, 2018


PURDUE LOST A BASKETBALL GAME! Is it all doom and gloom for the Boilermakers? Or is this a chance to recover and start a new winning streak and prepare for March? Juan and Travis discuss that, the upcoming Michigan …


January 25th, 2018


The H&R guys talk all things #purdue. The upcoming Michigan game, the 15 game win streak, Purdue's best player, and the B10 race. Also. Football recruiting.

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H&R Podcast #30: Crossroads Classic w/Jimmy Lafakis of the Butler Collegiate

December 15th, 2017


Hammer and Rails Casey Bartley has a nice afternoon chat with the Butler's Collegiate Jimmy Lafakis to discuss the Crossroads Classic matchup and all …

H&R Podcast #29: H&R takes on CQ

November 20th, 2017


The H&R gangs invite their bitter twitter enemies to take the mic with them and talk about the upcoming old oaken bucket game.

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H&R Podcast #28: Football is Still Fun!

September 18th, 2017


In this episode, Travis, Juan, and Casey talk about Purdue steamrolling Mizzou 35-3 in Columbia this past weekend and start to discuss Purdue's next …

H&R Podcast #27: Purdue Football is Fun!

September 11th, 2017


Juan and Travis talk about Purdue's big Friday night win over Ohio and look at Purdue's trip to Columbia, MO to face the Tigers of Missouri, who …

H&R Podcast #26: We're back!

September 8th, 2017


We're back! The H&R podcast is back after another hiatus just in time for Friday Night Football. The boys discuss Purdue's trip as Team USA, Purdue's surprising showing against Louisville, they're upcoming game …

H&R Podcast #25: Biggie Remains in NBA Draft and More

May 26th, 2017


After a 2 month hiatus, the men of H&R are back with a new podcast. Earlier this week, All-American Caleb Swanigan announced his departure from …

H&R Podcast #24: Purdue Advances to the Sweet 16

March 20th, 2017


Travis, Juan, Casey, and Andrew (Ledman version) discuss Purdue's 2nd round win over Iowa State in the NCAA tournament. We also preview Purdue's …

H&R Podcast #23: Purdue wins B1G Title, BTT and NCAA Tournament Preivews

March 6th, 2017


Earlier today, Purdue defeated Northwestern 69-65 to cap off their regular season, which featured Purdue winning their 23rd Big Ten Regular Season …

H&R Podcast #21: Brohm Squad, Basketball, and Biggie

January 11th, 2017


We’ve taken some time away from our podcast the last few weeks due to the holidays and general life. But we’re back and ready to discuss some …

H&R Podcast #20: Football Season Ending, Coaching Search, and Cancun Challenge Preview

November 21st, 2016


In perhaps our last podcast for the football season (though we’ll probably have one when Purdue names their new head football coach), we take a quick look at the upcoming Bucket game against Indiana, which we’re not too …

H&R Podcast #19: Purdue Basketball Preview

November 11th, 2016


Our latest podcasts takes us away from football and into basketball season as Travis, Casey, and Juan discuss the upcoming basketball season and what we expect to see. Our topics include the eventual return of Basil …

H&R Podcast #18: Hazell Fired, Purdue Coaching Search, and New Basketball Commit

October 19th, 2016


After an embarrassing Homecoming loss to Iowa, Purdue fired head coach Darrell Hazell. It was an impressive move from athletic director, Mike …

H&R Podcast #17: The "Lost" Edition

October 10th, 2016


Okay, this wasn't really a "lost" episode. More like we recorded it on Thursday night, had tech issues and other travels, so we're only getting around to uploading it now. This is most notable in that we predict sadness …

H&R Podcast #16: Purdue Defeats Nevada, Les Miles to Purdue? and more!

September 27th, 2016


After a 10 point victory over Nevada, Travis and Juan do a quick recap of the game and look ahead to Purdue's first road game of the season as they head out to Maryland. In addition, we just have to talk about Les …

H&R Podcast #15: Football Season and Eastern Kentucky Preview, plus some Shenanigans

August 29th, 2016


With Purdue kicking off the 2016 Football Season this week, the nearly full H&R cast takes a quick look at the upcoming season, as well as …

H&R Podcast #14: Bobinski Hired as Purdue’s AD, feat. Joey Weaver of ‘From The Rumble Seat’

August 10th, 2016


Purdue hired Mike Bobinski as their new athletic director on August 9th, replacing Morgan Burke, who is retiring after being Purdue's AD for over 20 years. Travis and Juan discuss the new hire, and are joined by Joey …

H&R Podcast #13: AJ Drafted by Mavericks, B1G/ESPN Deal, and New Football Recruits

June 26th, 2016


The 3 stooges (Juan, Casey, and Drew) talk about AJ Hammons being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2nd Round of the NBA Draft (#46 overall) as …

H&R Podcast #12: Swanigan and Edwards Leave NBA Draft, Return to Purdue

May 26th, 2016


With the big(gie) announcement yesterday, Travis and Juan discuss Caleb Swanigan and Vincent Edwards returning to Purdue for their sophomore and …

H&R Podcast #11: Spike to Purdue; Biggie and AJ in the NBA Draft

May 16th, 2016


In this week's episode of the H&R Podcast, Ledman, Casey, and Juan discuss the impact of Spike Albrecht transferring to Purdue from Michigan for …

H&R Podcast #10: NBA Combine Invites, NFL Draft, and more!

May 2nd, 2016


Our 10th episode of the H&R pod is short and sweet, so you should totally listen to it! Today, we welcome our newest writer, Kyle, who is joining …

H&R Podcast #9: Purdue/Villanova quick look and Spring Football

April 19th, 2016


We found out earlier this week that Purdue basketball would be hosting Villanova, the defending national champions, next season. Travis, Juan, and …

H&R Podcast #8: Let's Rant with Bartley and Ledman

April 11th, 2016


In this week's podcast, jumboheroes and cryan26 have been released to rant and, no surprise, they have a lot to rave about. Casey and Andrew tackle the Kendall transfer (for the fourth week in a row), the Tyler Summitt …

H&R Podcast #7: Stephens' Transfer, Recruiting, and Football

April 4th, 2016


With the announcement of junior Kendall Stephens' departure from Purdue, the crew of H&R discuss the impact it will have on Purdue next season, …

H&R Podcast #6: Weatherford Transfer and Audience Q&A

March 29th, 2016


First off, we did have audio and technical difficulties while recording this podcast, so forgive us as the quality is lower in this episode. In this …

H&R Podcast #5: The Sad Edition

March 21st, 2016


After Purdue lost to Arkansas-Little Rock in a first round upset, Andrew, Drew, Casey, and Juan discuss the loss, as well as Coach Matt Painter, his career at Purdue, and how this Purdue team will look next season.

H&R Podcast: Episode #04 (Spring Football Special)

March 13th, 2016


Casey and Drew created their own special episode dedicated to Purdue the middle of March. Bless them. Listen in as they discuss the various coaching changes made during the off season and the players to …

H&R Podcast: Episode #03

March 11th, 2016


In today's podcast, Andrew (Jumbo Heroes), Casey, and Juan discuss Purdue's loss to Michigan State in the B1G Tournament Final, the overall NCAA Tournament Bracket, and expectations for Purdue in this tournament.

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H&R Podcast: Episode #02

March 5th, 2016


In today's podcast, we discussed the Wisconsin game, Caleb Swanigan's performance, the Big Ten tournament, and more!

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H&R Podcast Episode #00

February 26th, 2016


The fine gentlemen at Hammer & Rails take a crack at starting their own podcast. In our trial run/Episode 0, Travis, Juan, and Andrew (aka: Jumbo Heroes) discuss the latest going on with Purdue Basketball and their …

H&R Podcast: Episode #01

February 25th, 2016


After getting positive feedback from our trial run, the fine gentlemen of H&R have decided to move forward with their podcast! (P.S.: While a great suggestion, we're not calling it "Hammer Time" because of …

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