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FRL 799 - Shane Sparks Joins To Breakdown Final X Stillwater

FloWrestling Radio Live

Shane Sparks joins CP and Ben Askren to talk all things Final X Stillwater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 12mins

7 Jun 2022

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Shane Sparks - The Road to The Big Ten Network - Ep. 21

Wisco Legacy

Wrestling commentator, Shane Sparks, joins Wisco Legacy to talk about the journey that led him to The Big Ten Network, ESPN +, the NCAA Wrestling tournament, and more. Shane's path had some twists and turns, but he is living out his childhood dream. SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW: https://youtu.be/ciDEi7WxYfU WEBSITE: www.wiscolegacy.com FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/wiscolegacy INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/wiscolegacy TWITTER: www.twitter.com/wiscolegacy LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/company/wisco-legacy/ SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/show/68T1Gpo... APPLE PODCAST: https://podcasts.apple.com/se/podcast... YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKs... Rate and Review wherever you get your podcasts!

1hr 8mins

22 Feb 2022

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Shane Sparks jumps on Always Aggressive – AAS3E15

Mat Talk Podcast Network

With just three duals left in the regular season, the Always Aggressive Podcast welcomed the Big Ten Network's Shane Sparks to this week's show. The squad covered no shortage of topics, including how Sparks became the BTN's lead wrestling personality, the overall toughness of the Big Ten Conference and some thoughts on what Sparks would do if he were ever a head coach.While bouncing through a variety of topics including Purdue's duals last weekend against Illinois and Wisconsin, Sparks' journey into broadcasting, the weekend ahead at Indiana and advice for aspiring broadcast journalists, this week's show is littered with great conversation lessons and stories.Now the host of Big Ten Wrestling and Beyond, Sparks is deeper in the conference wrestling scene than ever before and strives to keep improving his coverage of the sport.0:00 – Lighting Up Some Sparks – How it all started7:10 – Technical Difficulties Sunday10:00 – Fighting The Illini17:45 – How Do You Explain How Tough the Big Ten Is?24:30 – Rivalry Week32:00 – Shane on Tony35:00 – Cory Questions Shane41:30 – Nobody's Picking Up My Garbage

46mins

27 Jan 2022

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739 - Shane Sparks Has A LOT Of Thoughts On The State Of NCAA Wrestling

FloWrestling Radio Live

Shane Sparks joins the show to give his thoughts on all things NCAA wrestling. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv! Use promo code FLO at takedownshop.com for 20% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 20mins

12 Jan 2022

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Shane Sparks- Talks About What He Has Learned Throughout His Career

JanTackles

I got the chance to share conversations with Creative Director and Choreographer, Shane Sparks. Shane, graciously talked about lessons he has learned from working in the entertainment industry, his goals to help others, why he chooses to always lead with kindness, and he even speaks candidly about allegations made against him in 2010 involving events that occurred in the 90’s. Don’t forget to check out his podcast - Spark up A Conversation.

34mins

2 Jan 2022

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Barbarian Hour #38 Shane Sparks

Barbarian Hour Podcast

Shane Sparks is a Wrestling commentator and analyst for Big Ten Network, ESPN+ NCAA & Trackwrestling. If you didn't know, he loves a good mat returned. Follow him on Twitter at @ShaneSparksBTN The Barbarian Hour is hosted by 2 former D1 wrestlers; Zeb Miller & Jared Opfer and is presented by Barbarian Apparel. Be sure to get your Team Apparel & Singlet Deals at https://www.barbarianapparel.com/bahour Looking for a new home or wrestling room mat? Pick the gold standard, Resilite, and their top guy K-Rob (Coach Roberts). He also provides the top camp system in the Pacific Northwest at "The Dungeon". Check out more at  https://www.robertswrestling.com/ Know an athlete looking to compete at the next level? Connect with our friend Teague Moore, The Wrestling Consultant for all questions pertaining to NCAA & College Decisions. Use code "BA Hour" for a free 15-minute consultation. More info at facebook.com/thewrestlingconsultant

1hr 34mins

10 Sep 2021

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FRL 687 - Shane Sparks Talks Folkstyle & Looks Ahead At WTT + NCAA Season

FloWrestling Radio Live

Shane Sparks keep the energy up on this episode of FRL while discussing a variety of topics. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 03:10 NCAA talk 23:15 Shane’s thoughts on the Olympics 33:14 Joey Cruz to Oklahoma  33:38 Shane got a football gig for ESPN 41:49 NCAA weight & match Shane is most looking forward to this season 50:31 Looking ahead at World Team Trials 1:14:30 Questions from friends  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 34mins

25 Aug 2021

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How to Take Risks with Shane Sparks / COMBAT

Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

“I looked in my rearview mirror and said to myself ‘you made $4k today but you hate your job.’ The next day I moved to Arizona and enrolled in radio school,” says Shane Sparks, hall of fame broadcaster and former wrestler.   Spartan Up Combat Series host, Ryan Warner, talks with Shane about taking risks, how to evaluate risk taking and when to pull the trigger.  In this episode you’ll learn:  -The right time will never come: You have to seize the opportunity and take a leap of faith -Fake it until you make it: Even if you lack experience, use your passion and long-term goal to push you through uncomfortable moments -Cross the Rubicon: If you want something, you have to take it  -What happens if you don’t take risks About Shane:  Shane Sparks is a hall of fame broadcaster. He’s appeared on ESPN, Big 10 Network and numerous regional wrestling outlets.   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by Headspace. Go to headspace.com/Spartan for a free one-month trial. SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/ © 2021 Spartan

13mins

8 May 2021

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Failing to Trust the Process with Shane Sparks / COMBAT

Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

“Looking back, the experience was miserable and that’s because I appended the wrong values to winning and losing,” says Shane Sparks, hall of fame broadcaster and former wrestler.   Spartan Up Combat Series host, Ryan Warner, talks with Shane about learning to love the process, and the ramifications for putting too much pressure on outcomes.  In this episode you’ll learn, -What happens when you don’t trust the process and put an over-emphasis on results -Understand what you can control: Shane use to obsess over outcomes that he had no control over -The process is everything: If you don’t enjoy the process, you’re overly focused on results -How to compete freely and without pressure, whether it’s a race, a job, or a workout About Shane:  Shane Sparks is a hall of fame broadcaster. He’s appeared on ESPN, Big 10 Network and numerous regional wrestling outlets.   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by Headspace. Go to headspace.com/Spartan for a free one-month trial. SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/ © 2021 Spartan

19mins

6 May 2021

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#230 Shane Sparks - Relationships are the Currency of Life

Wrestling Changed My Life (Wrestling Podcast)

ABOUT THIS EPISODEShane Sparks (@ShaneSparksBTN) is an award winning sports broadcaster. He’s covered wrestling for the Big 10 Network, NCAA and Track Wrestling. (Photo: Tony Rotundo)Enjoy!*PRESENTED BY SPARTAN COMBATRegister for the Spartan Combat Nationals, taking place May 20-23 in Jacksonville Florida, now! REGISTER *FANSIf you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! *TEXT THE SHOW–Keyword: Wrestle–Number: 224-54* FOLLOW the PODCASTTwitter: @Ryan_N_Warner Instagram: Wrestling Changed My LifeFacebook: Wrestling Changed My LifeWebsite: wrestlingchangedmylife.comShop merchandise at our Online Store: Store.WrestlingChangedMyLife.com ***ABOUTPresented by Spartan Combat and hosted by Ryan Warner, the award-winning Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast features in-depth interviews with wrestlers, fighters and coaches. New episodes are released every Monday and Wednesday. Wrestling Changed My Life is the fastest growing wrestling podcast and has been featured as high as #28 on Apple’s Top Sports Podcasts Charts.

57mins

18 Apr 2021

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