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The Sports Objective

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Join host Dave Richmond, as well as co-hosts Kyle Barber and Bubba Rosenbaum, as they discuss a wide range of sports topics. The guys consistently welcome well-known guests with national appeal, but also feature local stories that are relevant to North Carolinians. Have an idea for a guest/show or question you would like to ask? Email us at davidrichmond@thesportsobjective.com OR tweet us @TheSportsOBJ

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Over the weekend, the news broke that UCONN is making the decision to move its athletics program--with the obvious exception of football--back to its roots in the Big East Conference. The move, which is certainly not a surprise, is driven by... more

The guys discuss a variety of East Carolina topics and other things in a roundtable. One of the many coaching moves in the offseason saw Scott Satterfield leave App State for Louisville. We catch up with the fourth year play... more

With things heating up in Omaha, we caught up with Keith LeClair's daughter Audrey from college baseball's promised land. We are also joined by 11Point7 Podcast host Ben Upton! Ben, who played for Mercer, provides perspective on... more

When summer arrives, the Coastal Plain League is in full effect throughout Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. This Thursday is "Magic Night" with the Edenton Steamers so we catch up GM Tyler Russell. We... more

It's never too early to talk college football! Chris Phillips, host of The Spurs Up Show--a podcast with extensive coverage of the South Carolina Gamecocks, makes his debut on the show to talk about the Gamecocks, but also the SEC as... more

The 2018 East Carolina Football intro video "Enter The Pirate" was loved by Pirate Nation and won a Silver Telly Award for Non-Traditional Media! What will the intro be like this year? Find out about that and much more as... more

"My heart is purple and gold, I'm a Pirate down to my soul...." Those lyrics describe most East Carolina fans and members of Pirate Nation! They were proudly sung by current East Carolina men's assistant track coach Udon Cheek... more

While the season certainly didn't end how the Pirates would have liked, it was one of the best years in East Carolina Baseball history. The guys are joined by Corey Gloor and they take a look back at the 2019 season.

The Road to Omaha continues this weekend with eight Super Regionals. We discuss those matchups with Stu Murray of On Campus to the Cape Podcast, as well as the play by play for Duke (Chris Edwards) and North Carolina (Dave... more

The Pirates (47-16), who are playing in the fifth Super Regional in school history, travel to Louisville to face the ACC regular season champ. We talk about the match-up with Cameron Teague Robinson of the Louisville Courier Journal,... more