The SportsWaves gang reflects on March Madness thus far and looks ahead to the Final Four, plus discusses the many trades and free agent signings in the NFL offseason. Special guest Ryan Hemphill provides some fun hot takes.
Pepperdine Athletics does not mandate that potential new employees belong to a faith community, but expects them to display Christian values. Athletic Director Steve Potts and two head coaches speak about how their Christian faith played a role when they were hired, and how it matters in their work now.
Pepperdine Men’s Tennis split home battles with top-15 teams March 17 and 18, avenging a previous loss to No. 10 Harvard but losing to No. 15 Texas. The Waves are now 8-5 overall as they enter the West Coast Conference portion of their schedule.
Pepperdine’s Men’s and Women’s track broke both personal and school records over the weekend of March 11 and 12. The team is heading into a three week break from racing, and hoping to continue their success.
The long-anticipated split between Malibu and Santa Monica’s school districts could soon become a reality. The two parties entered mediation talks this month for the first time.
It’s an emergency episode of SportsWaves this week — co-hosts Karl Winter and Austin LeDe start with the breaking NFL news of Tom Brady’s return and Deshaun Watson’s clearance. Then, the co-hosts break down the 2022 NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball tournament bracket.
Guest Jerry Jiang joins the show to discuss Pepperdine and professional sports with co-hosts Karl Winter and Austin LeDe. The trio breaks down the NBA MVP race before Karl and Austin move into NFL storylines — wide receiver Calvin Ridley’s suspension and major trades that sent Russell Wilson and Carson Wentz packing.
Major League Baseball enacted a new housing policy in 2021, benefitting minor league players. Five current or former minor leaguers spoke about the conditions and challenges of working their way to the big leagues.
The hometown LA Rams won the Super Bowl, the 76ers finally traded Ben Simmons and the Sacramento Kings are a joke of a franchise. Hosts Karl Winter and Austin Lede cover these topics and more, on Season 2, Episode 6 of SportsWaves.
Some people don’t understand why anyone would run for fun. Digital Editor Karl Winter, a senior cross country and track student-athlete for Pepperdine, tells the story of how he fell in love with running as an activity, not just a competitive sport.