LATEST STUFF

2024 Tribune & Induction: Darryl W. Miller, Order of Merit

The tribute speeches and induction ceremony for 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Order of Merit recipient Darryl W. Miller.

2024 Tribute & Induction: J.R. Johnson, Meritorious Service for Officials

The tribute speeches and induction ceremony for 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Meritorious Service for Officials recipient J.R. Johnson. 

Jared Frayer: Experiencing the Olympics – Ep. 28

Shane Sparks picks back up with 2012 Olympian and current Virginia Tech associate head coach Jared Frayer.

Talking Paris 2024 with the Russians bailing out and new allocations announced – IWP 7-9-24

Ryan, Kevin, Robbie and Austin are back with a discussion about the Olympics and the new allocations after Russia bailed.

Cleaning up the Key Bridge with Kramer Whitelaw

Former George Mason University wrestler and Baltimore native Kramer Whitelaw was on the front lines of the Key Bridge clean up.

Dr. Brandon Mason, Wrestling's Radiologist

Dr. Brandon Mason was a 2007 All-American at Oklahoma State. Now he's a radiologist at Stillwater Medical Center and still finds himself around wrestling – but not just the Cowboys.

Jared Frayer: Tricks of the trade with the current Virginia Tech associate head coach – Go Earn It Ep. 27

The dynamic Jared Frayer is next up on the Go Earn It Podcast with Shane Sparks.

Wrestling coach and novelist J.D. Oliva drops his latest novel, Gaijin: an international thriller

Illinois high school wrestling coach and novelist J.D. Oliva is back to talk about his newest project.

2024 Distinguished Member: Coleman Scott

A talk with Class of 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member Coleman Scott.

    BUY THE FARGO ALMANAC NOW!

    Search Previous Shows

    Sign up for Mat Talk Online's DAILY WRESTLING NEWSLETTER! This newsletter brings a diverse range of articles, releases, podcasts, features and more, delivered to your e-mail each and every morning.

    Support the Mat Talk Podcast Network

    The Mat Talk Podcast Network is the nation's largest collection of on-demand, portable, consumable wrestling audio content. The majority of the programs are listener supported. In addition to the podcast and scoreboards, historical content provided via Mat Talk Online is used by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling, the National Wrestling Coaches Association and countless governing bodies around the world. Daily newsletters, hundreds of podcast episodes a year.

    Join the list of contributors today.

    network shows

    Short Time Wrestling Podcast

    LISTEN NOW

    THE MAT STATS SHOW

    Looking at the growth of men's wrestling and men's sports since 1981-92 – Mat Stats 33

    The gang dives into the data and analyze the numbers to help educate the viewers and wrestling fans on where the sport is on the collegiate level and where it was.

    How does 2024 Penn State stack up as one of the best D1 wrestling teams of all-time? Mat Stats 32

    Penn State's 2024 championship performance set a new team scoring record and a record for margin of victory. But was it the best team ever?

    Scores were up, but were they? Looking at the impact of the college scoring changes – Mat Stats 31

    Episode 31 of the Mat Stats Show deals with how team scoring changed with the new 3-point TD and 2,3, & 4 point near fall, how accurate is the seeding process, and a recap of the 2023-24 season.

    Answering Wrestling's Bar Trivia with the Mat Talk Online Preview Guide – Mat Stats 30

    Diving in to what goes into the 250+ page preview guide done by Jason Bryant every year for the D1 wrestling championships.

    Digging into historical match counts across Division I champions – Mat Stats 29

    Are we wrestling less matches? What about the champions from back in the day – how many did they wrestle?

    LISTEN NOW

    THE GO EARN IT PODCAST

    Jared Frayer: Experiencing the Olympics – Ep. 28

    Shane Sparks picks back up with 2012 Olympian and current Virginia Tech associate head coach Jared Frayer.

    Jared Frayer: Tricks of the trade with the current Virginia Tech associate head coach – Go Earn It Ep. 27

    The dynamic Jared Frayer is next up on the Go Earn It Podcast with Shane Sparks.

    Jon Reader: Battered, Bloodied and always Dedicated (Part 2) – Go Earn It Ep. 26

    Catch up with Wisconsin assistant Jon Reader on Part 2 of the Go Earn It Podcast with Shane Sparks.

    Jon Reader: Battered, Bloodied and always Dedicated (Part 1) – Ep. 25

    Who gets you more fired up than Shane Sparks? Wisconsin assistant coach Jon Reader!

    Cornell's Gabe Dean, destroyer of worlds and two-time NCAA champion – Go Earn It Ep. 24

    Michigan native, four-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion Gabe Dean joins Shane Sparks on the most recent episode of the Go Earn It Podcast.

    SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS

    LISTEN NOW

    BLOODROUND

    Bloodround #467 with retired Central Michigan head coach Tom Borrelli

    A conversation with recently retired Central Michigan head coach Tom Borrelli.

    Bloodround #466 with Mizzou alum and Allen (Tex.) H.S. assistant coach Allan Hart

    Missouri alum Allan Hart is now coaching at one of the top programs in Texas at Allen H.S. He checks in with Tommy and Kevin on this week's Bloodround.

    Bloodround #465: Ohio State assistant coach J Jaggers

    Ohio State assistant coach J Jaggers visits with the Bloodround crew to talk some wrestling.

    Bloodround #464: What's on the horizon?

    This week Tommy and Kevin discuss a lot of the transfer portal moves along with coaching changes. We also talk through some upcoming events such as Beat The Streets NY, and the U20/U23 trials.

    SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS

    LISTEN NOW

    HALL OF FAME LEGENDS

    2024 Tribune & Induction: Darryl W. Miller, Order of Merit

    The tribute speeches and induction ceremony for 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Order of Merit recipient Darryl W. Miller.

    2024 Tribute & Induction: J.R. Johnson, Meritorious Service for Officials

    The tribute speeches and induction ceremony for 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Meritorious Service for Officials recipient J.R. Johnson. 

    2024 Distinguished Member: Coleman Scott

    A talk with Class of 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member Coleman Scott.

    2024 Medal of Courage Recipient: Jonathan Koch

    Talking with 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Medal of Courage recipient Jonathan Koch.

    2024 Outstanding American: Col. Steve Banach

    Learn about the 2024 Outstanding American honoree, Col. Steve Banach.

    ETCHED IN STONE

    FIVE POINT MOVE

    #PACKMENTALITY POP-INS

    ALWAYS AGGRESSIVE

    Recapping Rutgers and heading west for Iowa, Nebraska – AAS5E8

    Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett to discuss the results from the team's Big Ten opening dual with #14 Rutgers before previewing this weekend's road trip to #2 Iowa and #3 Nebraska.

    Recapping Lindenwood, Midlands and kicking off B1G action – S5E7

    Head Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to recap the Boilers’ 50-6 Dual win over Lindenwood as well as action at Midlands before previewing Sunday’s matchup against Rutgers.

    Breaking down Purdue's performance in Las Vegas – AAS5E6

    Coach Tony Ersland joins hosts Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett to break down the results from the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and what it means, at this point in the season, for his team. #BoilerUp

    Viva Las Vegas and recapping the Boilermaker Duals – AAS5E5

    A look into Purdue's wrestling program as the Boilermakers head to Las Vegas this weekend.

    Looking ahead to the home openers – AAS5E4

    Checking in with Purdue wrestling on Always Aggressive.

    RETIRED SHOWS