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Runner Academy: The Beautiful Game - 6CR #120

Runner Academy: The Beautiful Game - 6CR #120

August 13, 2021
This week's episode is from Darnell's speaking engagement in July 2021 at the Ezra Institute's Runner Academy. His talk covers the following ideas
  • What did the Greco-Roman era contribute athletically?
  • How do sports unite us?
  • Should amateur athletes work for free?
  • Are bread and circus a good thing?
  • What is the Christian competing for?

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: 6CR #93, 6CR #89 & 6CR #79

References:

Ezra Institute: Runner Academy

Programs at the Ezra Institute Study Centre

https://anchor.fm/thankscoach

Everything you need to know about the NCAA's Name, Image & Likeness debate

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Social Justice League - 6CR #93

Social Justice League - 6CR #93

October 16, 2020

Social justice has taken pro sports by storm in 2020. Darnell & Joel discuss the four major north american sports leagues social justice activism:  

  • NHL: Hockey Diversity Alliance
  • NFL: black national anthem & Antwon Rose
  • MLB: former leader of social justice
  • NBA: leading the social justice charge

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

NHL

HDA cuts ties with NHL, calls league's equality work 'performative'

NHL Announces Initiatives to Combat Racism and Accelerate Its Inclusion Efforts

NHL players group demands league pay $100 million and change blue line to 'black line' for racial equality

EXCLUSIVE: NHL players express frustration over league's decision to postpone games for BLM protest

NFL

NFL to Play Black National Anthem Before 'The Star-Spangled Banner' During All Week 1 Games: Report

Only one Steelers player covered up the name of a police shooting victim on his helmet

Former officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in death of Antwon Rose

MLB

Once a Leader of Social Justice, MLB Is Now Embarrassingly Behind the Times

Baseball is making Black Lives Matter center stage on Opening Day

MLB Player Who Declined To Kneel For BLM Opted ‘Out Of Humanity,’ NBC Sports Writer Says

NBA

Adam Silver: NBA Social Justice Messaging Will Be Largely Left Off The Court Next Season

NBA Player’s Economic Social Justice Message Fails to Get League Approval

Magic's Jonathan Isaac Explains Not Kneeling for Anthem or Wearing BLM Shirt

TV Ratings: NBA Finals Rise, Hit Audience High With Game 5

Lakers and Heat’s NBA Finals TV ratings are recent winners but historic losers

Other

Unconscious bias training is no way to solve ethnic disparities

Why unconscious bias training does not work

Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

It’s Not Justice To Justify Criminals

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Thanks Coach - 6CR #76

Thanks Coach - 6CR #76

February 28, 2020

Thanks Coach is a docu-series launching March 5, 2020 where Darnell interviews various coaches he played for played with and coached. Thanks Coach is a docu-series podcast about the life lessons learned through the player, coach relationship via the vehicle of Canadian amateur hoops. Darnell & Joel's conversation use this new podcast as a starting point and cover the following:

  • Episode 00 featuring Darnell's wife
  • Coaching & Mentoring experiences
  • Last effect of tough love coaching
  • Coaching boys, developing men
  • Developing a mindset of hard work

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References:

The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do about It

Thanks Coach

Season 3 Feedback

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TYPBST: The Mamba Mentality: How I Play RIP Kobe Bryant - 6CR #72

TYPBST: The Mamba Mentality: How I Play RIP Kobe Bryant - 6CR #72

January 31, 2020

With the passing of Kobe Bryant on Jan 26, 2020, we remember him with an episode of TYPBST discussing The Mamba Mentality: How I Play. Darnell & Joel's conversation addresses:

  • Where were you when you heard
  • The Mamba Mentality
  • Mamba academy
  • The agony of defeat is as low as the joy of winning is high
  • Motivation

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References:

Mamba Sports Academy

NBA History - Points Leaders

[Nick] Nurse on Bryant's passing, Sunday's eerie game and the play of Pascal Siakam

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2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

January 3, 2020

With the end of the 2010s, there have been many "end of a decade" lists released. Darnell & Joel take a different look at the last decade and comprised their list - the top 5 aspects of the last 5 years that will impact the next 5 years:

5. Raptors NBA Championship

4. Cannabis

3. Climate Change & Student walk-outs

2. Jordan Peterson

1. Bitcoin

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References:

5. Raps

Raptors’ championship will have long-lasting impact on basketball in Canada

Toronto Raptors: Long-term impact of winning NBA championship

Could basketball overtake hockey as Canada's national sport?

2015: Canadians do not make up the majority of NHL players this season

Bianca Andreescu Wows Canadians, Inspires Young Tennis Players

4. Cannabis

related episodes: 6CR #10 & 6CR #44

How the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp lost $42 million last year

2019 was a disaster for the cannabis sector — and there might be more trouble on the way in 2020

CEI: Federal Regulations Cost $1.9 Trillion Annually

Consumers who have used cannabis for non-medical purposes in the past year in Canada in 2018, by province

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida, says alcohol 'not involved'

What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

Perfect Plant? 7 Great Uses For Industrial Hemp

3. Climate

related episode - 6CR #55

TDSB helps students walking out for climate change

Why Adolf Hitler Was TIME's Man of the Year for 1938 | Time

2. Jordan Peterson

Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson

Video Shows Man Beaten, Car Stolen While Witnesses Hurl Anti-Trump Rhetoric

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

1. Bitcoin

Distributed Ledger Technology: Where Technological Revolution Starts

Bitcoin Is To Blockchain As Email Was To The Internet

Bitcoin Price History

You Don’t Actually Own Your Securities

Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

Do you know the Uses of cryptocurrency in third world countries?

Wala Was Africa’s Perfect Crypto Success Story – Until It Collapsed

Regulation of Cryptocurrency: Canada

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TYPBST: Black Privilege - 6CR #52

TYPBST: Black Privilege - 6CR #52

September 13, 2019

On the next installment of TYPBST, Darnell & Joel discuss Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes To Those Who Create It by Charlamagne Tha God. Topics Include:

  • What Christians can learn from this book
  • "F Your Dreams"
  • Everyone has privilege
  • Take up the inequality we see with God
  • Five Percenters

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References:

Christians, Charlamagne Tha God And Black Privilege

John 1:46

Jordan Peterson | Pareto Distributions & Wealth Inequality

Matthew 20:1-16 Laborers in the Vineyard

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Traditional Sports vs eSports - 6CR #32

Traditional Sports vs eSports - 6CR #32

September 28, 2018

There is speculation that eSports will surpass traditional sports in the not so distant future. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience with gaming and traditional sports. The conversation covers the following:

  • will eSports eclipse traditional sports?
  • valuable lessons learned from traditional sports
  • dangers of excessive screen time & isolation
  • boys developing into men
  • learning to process embarrassing experiences in sports

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Reference Articles:

This is Why:Canada's eSports scene is set to explode

Take a look at the average American gamer in new survey findings

HE TOOK THE DEFENDER’S JERSEY OFF!!

Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics

JRE #1169: Elon Musk

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