PTBN’s Extra Point - Episode #38: Biggest Sports Weekend in History!

April 30, 2015

On the newest episode of the XP, Scott is joined by his brother Chris Criscuolo to talk about an epic weekend in sports, from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, to the NFL Draft (as the guys monitor the first round) to the Kentucky Derby and finally Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. Andrew Riche then joins the party to talk the NBA Playoffs. So sit and prepare for the weekend with the newest episode of the XP.

Send your questions and comments to extrapoint@placetobenation.com, and follow us on Twitter @P2BExtraPoint!

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History of Wrestling Podcast #6 - Does Hardcore Still Exist?

April 30, 2015

How have we gone from Wargames to Kiss Me Arse matches? Does hardcore still exist in today's WWE?

This week on The History of Wrestling Podcast, Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, & Dan McGinn talk the evolution of hardcore wrestling throughout WWE, ECW, and NWA/WCW and discuss the role of WWE's 'Extreme Rules' in the modern era.

Topics include WCW's Uncensored, ECW being kicked off television stations, stipulation matches that headlined early Starrcade and Great American Bash events, Bruiser Brody, Abdullah the Butcher, Terry Funk, Mick Foley, Sabu, Tommy Dreamer vs. Brian Lee, Spin the Wheel/Make the Deal, monthly Madison Square Garden events, blading, character development, fan investment, false advertising, and more.

They also give their thoughts on Sunday’s Extreme Rules. What worked, what didn't, and what made the event stand out (or not) in the WWE calendar.

Follow Graham, Brad and Dan on Twitter at @thehistoryofwwe, @stuttsy, and @DMacP2B and use the hashtag #HoWPodcast if you wish to send them comments or questions.

You can also follow our mascot (Dan’s dog) on Twitter at @KingBasil1110.

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 371: Great American Bash 2004

April 27, 2015

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott head into the Vintage Vault for a look back at Great American Bash 2004. They talk about John Cena, Booker T, Chavo Guerrero, JBL, Paul Heyman and more!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott and Justin as it's time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Gone Fishin’ in the Western Conference

April 26, 2015

While the NBA playoffs kick into high gear, Andrew Riche and Adam Murray of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team take a look back and look ahead for the Western Conference teams that are already on summer vacation. Will we see more of the same with the Los Angeles Lakers after another miserable season? Which surprise team does Riche think will make the playoffs next season? Can George Karl turn it around in Sacramento? And is the clock ticking on Oklahoma City as they look for a new head coach? All those answers and much more, so suit up and take it out with PTBN's NBA-Team.

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PTBN’s Main Event - Episode #32: Extreme Rules Preview, and YOUR CALLS!

April 24, 2015

Join Scott with his guests Justin Rozzero, Steve Wille, Jordan Duncan and Jason Greenhouse as they preview Extreme Rules 2015, and more! They talk the mysterious Daniel Bryan situation and the Orton/Rollins Title match, plus some special guests pop in as well. So sit back and enjoy the newest edition of the Main Event!

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The Kevin Kelly Show Episode 33 – Matt Taven

April 20, 2015

On Episode 33 of The Kevin Kelly Show, Kevin & JR discuss the news of the day, including Daniel Bryan’s injury woes, the possible WWE banning of the curb stomp, TNA’s money troubles, Tazz’ future, Extreme Rules and more!

Kevin then welcomes in ROH and NJPW star Matt Taven. Matt discusses his critics, his IWGP tag team title win, how he turned his career around, his friendship with Mike Bennett & Maria, his options outside of a wrestling career, his love of the NBA and much more!

The boys then wrap with a trip through Trending Topics with looks at an aged mother of quadruplets, a bunny ranch dream job, an interesting parent/teacher conference and more. They then wrap up with a game of “Real World Champion”!

So please join us for another great episode of the Kevin Kelly Show!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: Eastern Conference First Round

April 18, 2015

It’s playoff time in the National Basketball Association, and Place To Be Nation’s NBA-Team has you covered in two parts. In part two, Andrew Riche and Adam Murray delve into the intriguing Eastern Conference. How many of these series will go farther than four games? Is there an upset brewing that nobody sees coming? Is the Raptors/Wizards series a "You're Fired" match? What will it be like seeing LeBron in a Cavs uniform and Derrick Rose back in the playoffs? Riche and Adam also touch on e-mail scandals, wing defenders, the danger of lofty expectations. and what Adam thinks about the Star Wars and Batman v. Superman trailers (The answer is "not much"). So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team: Western Conference First Round

April 17, 2015

It's playoff time in the National Basketball Association, and Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team has you covered in two parts. In part one, Andrew Riche is joined by basketball expert Norman Rockwell as they discuss the loaded Western Conference. How epic will the Spurs/Clippers match-up actually be? Why is Norman so high on the Portland Trail Blazers? Can Anthony Davis do the impossible versus the Golden State Warriors. Riche and Norman will also delve into topics like the MVP race, Drake's bandwagon fandom, what makes a bad coach, and Iggy Azalea. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team.

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Place to Be Network: Good Will Hoops NBA 1st Round Preview

April 17, 2015

​Will is joined by his friends Elliott and Phil Schneider to run down the first round match-ups of the upcoming NBA playoffs. Can anyone in the East stop LeBron from reaching the Finals? Does San Antonio have a shot at the Finals if they don't have home court in any round? Will the Warriors complete their dream season with a championship banner? We discuss all of this and more including the most in-depth discussion on James Michael McAdoo on the internet!!!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 370: Bad Blood 2004

April 16, 2015

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott head into the Vintage Vault for a look back at Bad Blood 2004. They talk about Edge, Eugene, Trish Stratus, Kane, Shawn Michaels...Golga...and more!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott and Justin as it's time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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