12 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’ podcast: Kevin Rabbitt discusses facing Michigan’s Fab 5

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Kevin Rabbitt knows what it’s like to guard Jalen Rose. Rabbitt, then a guard at Rice, faced Michigan’s Fab Five team that entered the 1992-93 season ranked No. 1. “My very first game at Rice … this was a big moment, we played (our) opening game (on ESPN), we played the Fab Five when they […]

 

11 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’ podcast: Kevin Rabbitt grows into a Division I prospect in Kansas

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Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Kevin Rabbitt’s company, Harmar-based NEP Group, is behind the scenes of many sporting events you watch. Rabbitt, an Overland Park, Kan., native, is chairman and CEO of NEP Group, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner that supports producers for live sports and entertainment. In part two of this week’s “Huddle Up with Gus” podcast with […]

 

10 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Gus Frerotte talks with Harmar-based NEP Group CEO Kevin Rabbitt

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Monday, June 10th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Kevin Rabbitt’s company, Harmar-based NEP Group, is behind the scenes of many sporting events you watch. Rabbitt, an Overland Park, Kan., native, is chairman and CEO of NEP Group, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner that supports producers for live sports and entertainment. He joined Gus Frerotte and Dave Hager in the “Huddle Up with […]

 

05 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’ podcast: Mike Ditka talks coaching 1980s Chicago Bears

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Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 – 5:00 am

The 1985 Chicago Bears offense couldn’t help but be good, having practiced daily against one of the NFL’s all-time great defenses, Mike Ditka said. “If we didn’t defense ourselves, we were going to get killed,” Ditka told Gus Frerotte in the third part of this week’s “Huddle Up with Gus” podcast. “It made us better. […]

 

04 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’ podcast: Mike Ditka recalls days at Pitt, getting drafted into NFL

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Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Future Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka’s first professional football contract was for … $12,000. “I was the (fifth) player picked in the draft — $12,000 with a $6,000 signing bonus,” Ditka told Gus Frerotte during the second part of this week’s “Huddle Up with Gus” podcast. Ditka recalls playing at Pitt, where he […]

 

27 May

Gus Frerotte huddles up with former AOL Sports executive Jimmy Lynn

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Monday, May 27th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Former Ford City High School standout and NFL quarterback Gus Frerotte sits down with Jimmy Lynn, a former AOL vice president who oversaw AOL Sports’ strategic partnerships, in the latest edition of the podcast “Huddle Up with Gus.” In each episode, Frerotte discusses with guests how sports has shaped their lives. Part 1: Love of […]