The Drake Sports Media Podcast Network brings you stories, conversation, and access to everything Drake Athletics.
During episode one Michael Admire and Brian Hardin discuss the impact and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, plus look back at shortened, but success basketball seasons.
The Drake Women's Basketball Team Head Coach, Jennie Baranczyk, joins Michael Admire to discuss the sudden end to their season, how the team is staying connected through the quarantine, and how they're recruiting with added limitations.
In the third episode of the Drake Sports Media Podcast Michael Admire has a conversation about mental and physical health during the quarantine with Dr. Stacy Gnacinski, and Ryan Martin.
Episode four is the first conversation with a student-athlete as Michael Admire catches up with 1st team All-PFL player, and NFL prospect, Devin Cates.
In Episode Five of the DSM Podcast Blake Boldon joins Michael Admire to discuss the Drake Relays as it came and went with no competition, but plenty of commemoration. There are also highlights from the Elite Athlete Instagram Live Q&A series which include Jenny Simpson adopting a puppy, and an impromptu karaoke session in Chloe Abbott's kitchen.
Michael Admire and the DSM Podcast Network launch a six week series of conversations with former student-athletes that were not only successful in their sport, but are now succeeding in life after sports.
The first conversation is with Olympic Champion and Drake Double-D Recipient, Dani Tyler. After winning the 1996 Olympic Gold Medal for Team USA, Tyler completed her degree at Drake and has since become a partner at a CPA firm in Chicago.
In our second episode of the Driven By Drake Series presented by Smart Honda, Lizzy Wendell discusses the "best four year" of her life as a Drake basketball player and the first two years molding young minds as an elementary teacher.
In our third episode of the Driven by Drake Series presented by Smart Honda we are joined by Mike Murphy. He was the recipient of the Drake Double D Award for his career accomplishments and his philanthropic efforts near and far.
In the fourth episode of the Driven by Drake Series presented by Smart Honda we connect with former academic All-American Michael Lahart as he navigates life in the health profession during COVID-19.
Josh Young starred during the magical 2008 season and ten years after graduation he's still balling in Germany. In this episode of the Drive By Drake Series presented by Smart Honda Young talks about his ten years in Germany, thoughts on the racial injustice uprising and he shares his experience of returning to the court during the COVID-19 pandemic.