Welcome! Episode #19: Spider Jones

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The following was first published on Girth Radio on January 28, 2016.

In this interesting episode, Karim Kanji and Spider Jones talk about:
– Spider’s upbringing in Detroit and Windsor during the heyday of Motown
– Spider’s early career in amateur boxing
– How the Spider met George Chuvalo
– How the Spider ended up sparring with Muhammad Ali and helped him prepare for his first title defense against Chuvalo
– Spider’s past and future radio career
– Spider’s best-selling book and upcoming movie
– Spider’s Believe To Achieve Organization

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Welcome! Episode #18: Morgan P. Campbell

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The following post was originally posted on my Girth Radio-Welcome! page last week. Take a look at it HERE.

Morgan P. Campbell is an award-winning sports writer with the Toronto Star. He has written about the Canadian Football League, MMA, Boxing, Baseball and even rugby. In this episode we talk about Campbell’s journey playing football with Northwestern University to writing for Canada’s largest daily newspaper.

We discuss racism in sports (specifically baseball), football and the issue of concussions, and even steroids in professional and amateur sports.We also discuss the future (and current state) of newspapers.

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