Extra Time Soccer Talk

 

Interview with Play by Play Broadcaster JP Dellacamera

August 14, 2021

We ran around the Soccer world talking Union in the Concacaf Champions League and MLS, Messi and Barcelona, USMNT and USWNT and more with play by play broadcaster JP Dellacamera.

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The Heart of Sports w Guests JP Dellacamera and Michael Collins – 8/13/21

August 14, 2021

We ran around the Soccer world talking Union in the Concacaf Champions League and MLS, Messi and Barcelona, USMNT and USWNT and more with play by play broadcaster JP Dellacamera. Then we talked some golf, some life, some parenting advice and some Eagles with ESPN's Michael Collins.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Midfielder Leon Flach

August 1, 2021

In our interview with Philadelphia Union midfielder Leon Flach, we talked the season so far, spending time with his teammates, his journey to the team from Germany, and more. Catch the conversation here:  

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The Heart of Sports w Leon Flach and Boston Scott – 7/30/21

July 30, 2021

You want football talk, we've got Eagle Boston Scott. You want Soccer talk, we've got Union Midfielder Leon Flach. Then we talked trades in Basketball and Baseball, the Olympics and more.  

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Interview with Athlete/Author/Producer Susie Petruccelli

July 20, 2021

From growing up playing soccer with her identical twin sister, to writing her book Raised a Warrior and the path of discovering the disparities between the ways men and women are treated, we talked with Susie Petruccelli about what needs to happen next to expand coverage of women's sports in the media, expand on the opportunities that women have and continue leveling the playing field.

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The Heart of Sports with Jesse Washington & Susie Petruccelli – 7/16/21

July 16, 2021

We talked with two important voices about sports and society, starting with Jesse Washington of The Undefeated and then, soccer trailblazer and author of the new book Raised A Warrior Susie Petrucell  

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The Heart of Sports with Keith Pompey & JP Dellacamera – 6/4/21

June 5, 2021

Jason and Jeff talk with Keith Pompey about the state of the Philadelphia 76ers after the Joel Embiid knee injury and whether he will play right away in the Conference Semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks. They also talk with JP Dellacamera about the Philadelphia Union and how they bounced back in league play after a slow start.  

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Interview with Author Steven Mandis on his book: What happened to the USMNT

May 21, 2021

Author Steve Mandis hopped on to talk about his new book, "What happened to the USMNT: The Ugly Truth About the Beautiful Game."

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin

May 21, 2021

Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin joined us for some soccer talk, looking at the MLS season so far and the CONCACAF Tournament.

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The Heart of Sports with Matt Stutzman, Jim Curtin & Steve Mandis – 5/21/21

May 21, 2021

We started the show with Paralympian the "Armless Archer" Matt Stutzman talking about his question to make it to the Tokyo games this summer. Then Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin joined us for some soccer talk, looking at the MLS season so far and the CONCACAF Tournament. And finally author Steve Mandis hopped on to talk about his new book, "What happened to the USMNT: The Ugly Truth About the Beautiful Game." The Heart of Sports w Jason Springer & Jeff Cohen · The Heart of Sports w Jason Springer & Jeff Cohen: Matt Stutzman, Jim Curtin, Steve Mandis

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Interview with JP Dellacamera

April 21, 2021

We previewed the Union and MLS season with broadcaster JP Dellacamera.  

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Defender Jack Elliott

April 21, 2021

How does a young man from England end up playing soccer in West Virginia and then for the Philadelphia Union? Hear that and more in our interview with Union Defender Jack Elliott.  

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The Heart of Sports w Guests JP Dellacamera, Jack Elliott & Dave Parker – 4/16/21

April 16, 2021

The voice of soccer JP Dellacamera helped us kick off the show and preview the Union this season, before Union Defender Jack Elliott joined us to talk his own career, youth sports and the upcoming Union season. Finally 2 Times World Series Winner and 7 Time MLB All Star Dave Parker joined us for a conversation about his life and career covered in his new book "Cobra: A life of baseball and brotherhood."  

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Legend/Broadcaster Sebastien Le Toux

April 13, 2021

We were joined by Philadelphia Union Legend and Broadcaster Sebastien Le Toux to talk his own soccer career, his post playing career, the Union Youth movement and what to look for this season.  

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The Heart of Sports w Guest Union Legend Sebastien Le Toux – 4/9/21

April 9, 2021

It's Masters Weekend, the Phillies are off to a hot start, the Flyers are not and the Sixers are a game and a. half out of first. We talked all that and then were joined by Philadelphia Union Legend and Broadcaster Sebastien Le Toux to talk his own soccer career, his post playing career, the Union Youth movement and what to look for this season.  

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The Heart of Sports with Malik Jackson and Ernst Tanner – 12/18/20

December 19, 2020

The guys had Eagles DT Malik Jackson join the show to talk about using the platform he has to impact the community. Then Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner looked back at the past season and forward to the next one and bright future ahead.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner

December 18, 2020

We really enjoyed catching up with Philadelphia Union Sporting Director recently on WWDB AM 860 and 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphiato talk Soccer, accomplishments of last MLS season & what comes next going forward:

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Play by Play Broadcaster JP Dellacamera

November 17, 2020

We caught up with Philadelphia Union Play by play broadcaster JP Dellacamera to talk the team taking the Supporters Shield, the growth of this team through the youth movement and the coming playoffs:

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Jameer Nelson, JP Dellacamera, Dan Esposito – 11/13/20

November 13, 2020

First we were joined by new Blue Coats Assistant GM Jameer Nelson to talk his career journey, service to the community and family. Then Union PxP Broadcaster JP Dellacamera talk about the success of the team this season as they head into the playoffs. And finally Dan Esposito of the NFL Alumni Association talking Covenant House Sleep Out and some Eagles/Giants.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin

November 6, 2020

Before their big Decision Day game on Sunday going for the 1st Supporters Shield, Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin joined the show on WWDB AM 860 and 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphia to talk about the season that has been and the opportunities ahead of the team.

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The Heart of Sports with Guest Union Coach Jim Curtin – 11/6/20

November 6, 2020

This week we went around the sports world with a stop talking Soccer with Union Head Coach Jim Curtin and then everything else going on in sports.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Midfielder Anthony Fontana

October 30, 2020

We talked with Philadelphia Union Midfielder Anthony Fontana about everything from his beginnings watching Italy win the World Cup with his parents and grandparents, to his time in the Union Academy and now his success with the Union big team.

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Aaron McKie and Anthony Fontana – 10/30/20

October 30, 2020

We continued our Coaches vs. Cancer of Philadelphia Series with Temple Men's Basketball coach Aaron McKie and then were joined by Philadelphia Union Midfielder Anthony Fontana to talk after 2 more big team wins this past week. #Doop #Soccer #Basketball

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Fran Dunphy and Carli LLoyd – 10/16/20

October 16, 2020

We talked with Fran Dunphy about the growth of Coaches vs. Cancer in Philadelphia from its origins to raising over $17 million, why he like to teach in the classroom in addition to on the court, what the Big 5 means and much more. Then we talked everything from teaching the next generation at her soccer camps to discussing her own journey through soccer and more.

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Interview with Women’s Soccer Star Carli Lloyd

October 16, 2020

We talked everything from teaching the next generation at her soccer camps to discussing her own journey through soccer and more.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya

October 9, 2020

We talked with Alejandro Bedoya about the Union season so far, the impact of fans on the game, the growing soccer culture, coming up in international soccer and more.

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Alejandro Bedoya & Ash Howard – 10/9/20

October 9, 2020

We started the show with Philadelphia Union Captain Alejandro Bedoya talking about the Union season so far, the impact of fans on the game, the growing soccer culture, coming up in international soccer and more. Then we had an in depth conversation with LaSalle Men's Basketball Head Coach Ash Howard about everything from Coaches v. Cancer, to #SocialJustice, to Leadership, his basketball background and more.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union PA Announcer Kevin Casey

August 14, 2020

From his journey to the PA Mic, to what it's like to interact with the Philadelphia fans, some Union talk and a little history mixed in for our conversation with Kevin Casey.

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The Heart of Sports with Kevin Casey and Emily Kaplan – 8/14/20

August 14, 2020

This week we talked to Philadelphia Union PA Announcer about his journey and all things Soccer. Then we had ESPN NHL Reporter Emily Kaplan join us to talk Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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The Heart of Sports with Alaa Abdelnaby and Warren Creavalle – 7/31/20

July 31, 2020

To start the show we were joined by Sixers TV Analyst Alaa Abdelnaby to talk NBA restart, Sixers current status, how calling games is different off the TV not being there, his own career and more. Then Philadelphia Union midfielder Warren Creavalle called in from the bubble to talk the team's big win in the #MLSisback tournament, his efforts to raise awareness for social justice and black lives matter and his other career in graphic design.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Midfielder Warren Creavalle

July 31, 2020

Philadelphia Union Midfielder Warren Creavalle called in from the bubble to talk the team's big win in the #MLSisback tournament, his efforts to raise awareness for social justice and black lives matter and his other career in graphic design.

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The Heart of Sports Midweek OTA – 7/28/20

July 28, 2020

Jeff and Jason talk the MLB Covid debacle with the Marlins, the Phillies rough start, the Union advancing in the MLSisBack tournament and Lou Williams breaking the bubble in Atlanta.

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin from #MLSisBack Tournament in Orlando

July 10, 2020

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin helps start the show talking the Return of Soccer, the big Union win and the social stands his players continue to make.

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The Heart of Sports w Coach Jim Curtin & Analyst Michael Collins – 7/10/20

July 10, 2020

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin helps start the show talking the Return of Soccer, the big Union win and the social stands his players continue to make. Then ESPN Senior Golf Analyst had us laughing non stop talking about everything from his journey from comedy, to caddy, to ESPN Senior Golf analyst to the extent of his Philly fandom leading to an Eagles tattoo designed by Coach Pederson.

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Tommy Smyth, A.J. Schnack & Yaron Weitzman – 6/12/20

June 12, 2020

First we were joined by International and Union Soccer Comentator Tommy Smyth to talk the return of soccer & MLS. Then we had the director of the ESPN 30 for 30 "Long Gone Summer" A.J. Schnack on to break down his new documentary on the 1998 HR Chase. And finally we had Yaron Weitzman of Bleacher Report hope on to talk NBA return plans and player concerns. The Heart of Sports w Jason Springer & Jeff Cohen · The Heart of Sports with Tommy Smyth, A.J Schnack and Yaron Weitzman

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The Heart of Sports with guests Ricky Bottalico and Mark McKenzie – 5/8/20

May 8, 2020

Ricky Bottalico started the show with the guys talking all things baseball, from the Korean Baseball Organization to his own journey in the sport and what comes next. Then Philadelphia Union midfielder Mark McKenzie stopped by for some soccer talk and which NBA players he thinks talk the best trash on Twitter.

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The Heart of Sports with Guests Mike Tollin & Kacper Przybylko – 4/24/20

April 24, 2020

If you've been at home watching the 10 part series "The Last Dance" on ESPN, we started the show with the executive producer of "The Last Dance" Mike Tollin to talk about the original footage, getting Michael Jordan to agree to participate, the creation of the documentary and more. Then we had Philadelphia Union Forward Kacper Prsybylko join the show.  Heart of Sports · The Heart of Sports w Jason Springer & Jeff Cohen: Mike Tollin & Kacper Przybylko

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Interview with Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin on start of Season

March 14, 2020

We sat down at Subaru Park earlier in the week for an extended interview with Philadelphia Union Coach Jim Curtin to talk about last season, this season, making time for family and lessons learned among other things...

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The Heart of Sports w guests Jonathan Mayo & Jim Curtin – 3/13/20

March 13, 2020

While the sports world came to a stop this week, we kept things going talking with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com about some of the Phillies top prospects and sat down with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin for an extended conversation.

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The Heart of Sports w guests JP Dellacamera, Charlie O’Connor & Pat McCarthy – 3/6/20

March 6, 2020

Jam packed show this week starting off w the voice of the Union JP Dellacamera talking some soccer, then Charlie O'Connor of The Athetic on the streaking Flyers and finally Pat McCarthy talking some baseball.

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The Heart Of Sports w/ Mike O’Connor of The Athletic & JP Dellacamera on Soccer – 10/25/19

October 25, 2019

Mike O'Connor from the Athletic started the show with the guys breaking down the Sixers. Then Jason and Jeff offered their take on the Astros debacle off the field, the Phillies decisions to help the team on the field and then were joined by JP Dellacamera to talk the end of the Union season, what comes next and the potential next USWNT coach.

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The Heart of Sports w Union Coach Jim Curtin & Athletic’s Charlie O’Connor – 10/18/19

October 18, 2019

With the Union hosting their 1st playoff game at home since 2011, we started the show talking with coach Jim Curtin about what to expect in their matchup against the NY Red Bulls Sunday. Then we were joined by Charlie O'Connor of the Athletic to talk about the start of the season for the Flyers. That and much more.

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Post Match with USWNT Carli Lloyd After 4-0 Win Over Jamaica – 8/29/19

August 29, 2019

The Heart of Sports got comments from Carli Lloyd about the USWNT victory over Jamaica, her experience the past week in Philly and more.

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Post Match with USWNT Julie Ertz After 4-0 Win Over Jamaica – 8/29/19

August 29, 2019

The Heart of Sports spoke with Julie Ertz following the 4-0 USWNT win against Jamaica.

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Post Match with USWNT Sam Mewes After 4-0 Win Over Jamaica – 8/29/19

August 29, 2019

Following the Victory Tour at Lincoln Financial Field, the Heart of Sports got comments on the night from Sam Mewes.

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