February 14, 2020
Breakdown (72 Minutes)
Ralph Amsden and Chilly talk about ASU and U of A's February 13th road wins, debate whether Nico Mannion or Zeke Nnaji deserve the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year award, discuss Remy Martin's Player of the Year chances, and switch over to the Suns to discuss Devin Booker's all-star selection, as well as whether this will be his first selection as a Phoenix Sun, or potentially his last.
(24:00) Ralph Amsden interviews James Deakyne, head basketball coach of Heritage Academy in Maricopa, Arizona. Heritage Academy is averaging almost 100 points per game, and Deakyne believes that bringing the Loyola Marymount style of run and gun basketball to the high school level can help re-revolutionize the game.
(1:06:00) Ralph is joined by the Arizona Varsity crew- Cody Cameron and Alec Simpson, to do a short restaurant review of Taquitos Jalisco in Mesa.
February 12, 2020
Breakdown (67 minutes)
Updates on the Phoenix Suns lack of action at the trade deadline, ASU and U of A basketball, and a look at how Colorado losing Mel Tucker to Michigan State affects Arizona schools (both college and prep).
At the 26:00 mark, Ralph Amsden sits down with former ASU OL Marshal Nathe to talk about his time at ASU, his medical retirement, and life after football.
February 5, 2020
(Breakdown: 58 minutes)
Ralph Amsden is joined by Chilly and Cody Cameron of ArizonaVarsity.com to talk high school football, the Super Bowl, how the rise of the 49ers affects the Cardinals, ASU defensive coordinator Tony White leaving for Syracuse, Devin Booker's all-star snub and more.
January 31, 2020
Breakdown (93 minutes)
On today's ArizonaSportsCast, Ralph Amsden gets into Devin Booker's omission from the Western Conference All-Star reserves. Other topics include the return of Brentson Buckner to the Arizona Cardinals as Defensive Line coach, ASU's turnover-filled hoops loss to Washington State, Arizona's road win over Washington, as well as an explanation for why he's rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.
ArizonaVarsity.com recruiting analyst Alec Simpson joins the show to talk about the state's top signees from the class of 2020, and how he thinks they'll pan out at their respective colleges.
Finally, Ralph Amsden answers listener questions about DL coach Jamar Cain's departure from ASU, Stanford-to-ASU grad transfer OL Henry Hattis, Kelly Oubre's importance to the future of the Suns, as well as whether recent comments about ASU's in-state recruiting practices are fair.
January 29, 2020
The Phoenix Suns destroyed the Mavericks in Dallas last night, and Deandre Ayton took a big first step in winning over Suns fans who are still hung up on the Suns decision to select Ayton over Luka Doncic. Also, GM Mike Hazen helped the Dbacks lock down both centerfield and second base by adding Starling Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates- what is the team getting in the former all star and two-time gold glove winner? (34 minutes)
January 27, 2020
The all-new ArizonaSportsCast is here! Host Ralph Amsden welcomes Greg Esposito of the Suns Solar Panel Podcast to talk about Kobe Bryant's legacy through the lens of an Arizona Sports fan, and Chilly of ArizonaVarsity.com adds his thoughts on Kobe Bryant's passing while also weighing in on Arizona State's 66-65 win over rival Arizona.
Breakdown (70 minutes)
(Opening) Ralph Amsden's reflections on Kobe Bryant
(24:00) Greg Esposito joins the show to add his take on Kobe Bryant's passing and whether he sees Bryant's influence on Devin Booker's game.
(45:00) Ralph Amsden breaks down Arizona State's second half comeback against Arizona on 1/25
(54:30) Chilly jumps on the podcast to talk about Kobe Bryant, and who he thinks deserves blame for University of Arizona's struggles.
December 12, 2019
Breakdown (34 minutes)
Chandler capped off their historic undefeated 2019 season with a 42-35 win over Saguaro in the state's first ever open-division championship. Brett Quintyne, Ralph Amsden and Chilly recap the win, and discuss where this Wolves team fits among the other championship teams.
December 3, 2019
Breakdown (30 minutes)
Brett Quintyne, Ralph Amsden and Chilly discuss Casteel's loss in the 5A semifinals, Hamilton's loss in the open division semifinals, and the Chandler win over Salpointe that will take them to the open division championship to face the team that vanquished the Huskies- Saguaro.
December 1, 2019
Ralph Amsden discusses the breaking news that Arizona State is making changes to their offensive staff, and discusses the 24-14 Territorial Cup win with Chilly from the Sun Devil Stadium Press Box (56 minutes)
November 19, 2019
Breakdown (55 Minutes)
Brett Quintyne is joined by Ralph Amsden and Chilly to talk about Casteel advancing to the 5A Semifinals, Perry losing in the 6A Quarterfinals, and both Chandler and Hamilton advancing to the semifinals in the open division playoff.