Noontime Sports

Noontime Sports

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Welcome to Noontime Sports the Podcast hosted by Matt Noonan. Our podcast covers an array of topics from college and high school athletics, both here in Massachusetts and New England, along with various sports business and tech news in and outside our region.


Ryan Irwin & Patrick Maddigan (Team IMPACT)
Oct 19 • 37 min
Matt Noonan welcomes two members of Team IMPACT - Ryan Irwin (Regional Executive Director (Northeast)) and Patrick Maddigan (Director of Operations) - onto the podcast to discuss how the organization is finding creative ways for its schools (and athletic…
Matthew Glick & Jack Zamore (Gipper Media, Inc.)
Oct 15 • 35 min
Matthew Glick, who is the CEO and Founder of Gipper Media, Inc., along with Jack Zamore, who is the CMO, joined Matt Noonan for a Noontime Sports Podcast conversation about how their company is helping various athletic departments, including the high…
KC Chhipwadia (CEO & Founder of Athlete Foundry)
Oct 14 • 29 min
KC Chhipwadia, who is the chief executive officer and founder of Athlete Foundry, joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss how he started his company, which was inspired through past experiences with NASA and the United…
Welcome Back Football Mondays!
Oct 12 • 21 min
Football Mondays hosted by Matt Noonan officially return with some positive and thoughtful dialogue on a few stories and headlines from the past few days, including Alex Smith returning to the field for the Washington Football Team to the college football…
Tyler Cote (The Training Room)
Oct 9 • 24 min
Tyler Cote is the General Manager and Co-Owner of The Training Room in Somerville, Massachusetts - he joined us for a brand new podcast, which was recorded late Thursday, October 8 in the afternoon, but available TODAY (Friday, Oct. 9, 2020). Cote and…
Bridgewater State Athletics Roundtable
Oct 7 • 25 min
Four members of the Bridgewater State University athletic department - Yasmina Carvalho (Women’s Soccer Coach), Joe Verria (Football Coach), Kevin Roberts (men’s soccer student-athlete), and Meghan Welch (field hockey student-athlete) - joined Noontime…
Drew Patno (“More Than A Name” Podcast)
Oct 7 • 19 min
Drew Patno, who is a co-host of “More Than A Name” podcast, joined Noontime Sports the Podcast for a late Tuesday afternoon recording to discuss his time as a student-athlete at the University of New England to his current role as a graduate assistant…
Football Friday with James Baker
Oct 2 • 30 min
Matt Noonan and James Baker of In The D3FB Huddle cap the work week with a brand new ‘Football Friday’ Podcast - the duo discusses some recent news regarding winter and spring NCAA D-III Tournaments to the XFL returning in the spring of 2022.…
Christian Heimall (Ast. GM at High Point Rockers Baseball)
Oct 1 • 40 min
Christian Heimall, who is the assistant general manager at High Point Rocker Baseball, joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports Podcast to discuss a variety of baseball topics pertaining toward both professional baseball in the Atlantic League…
Neil Ravin (EHL Director of Communications)
Sep 30 • 30 min
Neil Ravin, who is the director of communications for the Eastern Hockey League (EHL), joined Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss how the league was able to begin its 2020-21 season earlier this month to new partnerships the league has established,…
Gregg Kaye & Doug Chin (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
Sep 29 • 31 min
Gregg Kaye (Commissioner of the Commonwealth Coast Conference) and Doug Chin (Associate Commissioner) joined Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss a few projects and initiatives they’re working on this fall to stay connected with their league’s coaches,…
James Baker (In The D3FB Huddle)
Sep 25 • 34 min
James Baker from In The D3FB Huddle joins Matt Noonan for a Football Friday Podcast on Noontime Sports. The guys discuss the Pac-12 returning to some NCAA D-III news about Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Marine competing in November to some thoughts on…
Cameron Brennan (Suffolk University Athletics)
Sep 24 • 22 min
Cameron Brennan, who is a sports information grad assistant at Suffolk University, joined Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss hosting the athletic department’s first-ever podcast - the Suffolk Sounds Podcast - and what he has enjoyed most about his…
Meredith Perri & Gage Nutter (MassLive.com)
Sep 23 • 21 min
Meredith Perri, who is the MassLive.com High School Sports Editor, and Gage Nutter joined Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss the upcoming fall sports season in Massachusetts, as well as what it has been like to cover high school athletics during a…
Jon Weilbacher & Andrew Marsh (Sports Law Weekly)
Sep 22 • 27 min
Jon Weilbacher and Andrew Marsh, who are the co-founders of Sports Law Weekly, joined Noontime Sports to discuss their new platform they have launched, including their podcast, which can be heard on Apple Podcast and Spotify. Both Weilbacher and Marsh…
Football Mondays with Matt Noonan
Sep 21 • 15 min
Matt Noonan kicks off a brand new week of podcasting with some postgame thoughts on his Dallas Cowboys coming back to beat the Atlanta Falcons to Russell Wilson throwing five touchdowns against the New England Patriots. Plus, who is Noonan buying into…
James Baker (In The D3FB Huddle)
Sep 18 • 31 min
It’s #FootballFriday, which means we need to talk some football with James Baker from In The D3FB Huddle. Baker and Matt Noonan discuss the Big Ten’s decision to come back to Tom Brady hopefully bouncing back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. —-…
Chris McKeon & Paul Bleau (Curry College Athletics)
Sep 17 • 24 min
Chris McKeon, who is the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications at Curry College, and Paul Bleau, who is the Sports Information Assistant, joined Matt Noonan for a Thursday morning podcast recording to discuss their podcast Colonel Cast, as well…
Creating New Content Due To Covid-19
Sep 16 • 18 min
Inspired by some other podcasts that have shared their story about Covid-19 shifting their business model and blueprint, Matt Noonan provides some insight - and yes, reflection, too! - on how the ongoing pandemic has changed the content calendar for both…
Noontime’s NFL Week Two Power Rankings
Sep 15 • 20 min
Noontime Sports’ Matt Noonan breaks down the blog’s NFL Week Two Power Rankings, which found the Kansas City Chiefs in the top spot followed by the Baltimore Ravens (second) and Seattle Seahawks (third). Noonan also shares some post week one thoughts on…
Football Friday with James Baker
Sep 11 • 32 min
James Baker of In The D3FB Huddle joins the Noontime Sports Podcast for his first of many ‘Football Friday’ shows to discuss a slew of topics, including the state of high school football to the first week of the NFL to up and down college football. —-…
Welcome to Week One of the 2020 NFL Season
Sep 10 • 19 min
Believe it or not, a brand new NFL season is set to begin this week - that would be Thursday, September 10 with the Houston Texans visiting the Kansas City Chiefs. Matt Noonan shares some thoughts on the upcoming season, which will certainly be different…
Cole McNanna (The Sealy News Sports)
Sep 9 • 24 min
Cole McNanna, who is the sports and education editor for The Sealy News in Texas, joined the podcast to discuss what it has been like to cover high school sports, including football, during a pandemic. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
Jessica Knight (Founder and League Coordinator for S3 Boston)
Sep 7 • 18 min
Jessica Knight, who is the founder and league coordinator of Simply Social Sports (S3) Boston, joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports Podcast on Labor Day (Monday, September 7, 2020) to discuss the challenges - and yes, the positives, too -…
Boston Celtics Chatter With Greg Dudek
Aug 24 • 26 min
Prior to Sunday’s (August 23) tip-off between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, Greg Dudek, who is a staff writer for SB Nation’s Celtics Blog, joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports Podcast to discuss the team’s current postseason…
Jen McCaffrey on Baseball, Boston Red Sox
Aug 18 • 24 min
Jen McCaffrey, who covers the Boston Red Sox for The Athletic, joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports Podcast to discuss the current state of professional baseball, including what is happening locally with the local nine. McCaffrey provided…
Vermont Unveils Plans For High School Sports This Fall
Aug 12 • 18 min
Ang Martinez, who is a sports reporter and anchor for WVNYWFFF (Local 22 & Local 44) in Burlington, Vermont, joined Noontime Sports The Podcast to discuss Tuesday’s (August 11) announcement during Gov. Phil Scott’s press conference about allowing the…
Howard Herman on UMass Football Canceling The 2020 Season
Aug 11 • 25 min
Our Tuesday podcast features a conversation with Howard Herman of the Berkshire Eagle to discuss today’s news about the University of Massachusetts Amherst canceling its 2020 football season. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
The 2020 College Football Season Is In Trouble
Aug 10 • 8 min
Matt Noonan returns for his first daily podcast of the workweek with some thoughts and yes, insight, too, on where things stand with the upcoming college football season, which could be canceled either today (Monday, August 10) or later this week. —- This…
Will High School Football Happen In Connecticut?
Aug 7 • 24 min
We wrap up the week with our fifth and final podcast with Shawn McFarland, who is a reporter from the Hartford Courant. McFarland, who is a high school sports reporter with the Courant, provided some insight and thoughts about the state of Connecticut…
Talking Lacrosse with Phil Shore
Aug 6 • 30 min
Phil Shore joined Matt Noonan for a brand new Noontime Sports Podcast to discuss and promote his book Major League Life: Why Major League Lacrosse Players, Coaches, and Fans Share a Passion for a League That Often Goes Overlooked. Shore discusses how he…
We Should Commend UConn Athletics For Its 2020 Football Decision
Aug 5 • 8 min
The University of Connecticut announced Wednesday, August 5 that they would not be playing football this fall due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And while many might be shocked by this news, the Huskies are the first FBS team to cancel its 2020…
College Football Players, Athletes Deserve Our Attention
Aug 4 • 9 min
While we anxiously await an announcement from the NCAA regarding the 2020 fall sports championships, Matt Noonan shares some thoughts (and opinions) on a brand new Noontime Mini Podcast about why we must listen to the student-athletes that don’t feel safe…
The NFL Should Extend The Covid-19 Opt-Out Period
Aug 3 • 9 min
Matt Noonan kicks-off the first week of our mini-podcast series - you can expect to hear an eight to ten (maybe 12 or 15) minute show on one subject every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Today, Monday, August 3, Matt Noonan shares his…
Boston Cannons Coach Sean Quirk
Aug 1 • 19 min
Fresh off his team’s first Major League Lacrosse (MLL) championship since 2011, Boston Cannons coach Sean Quirk joined Noontime Sports the Podcast to discuss his team’s exciting three-goal win over the Denver Outlaws, as well as the future of the sport.…
Noontime’s Take: Should We Shutdown The 2020 College Football Season?
Jul 31 • 9 min
Noontime’s Take is back with a short, mini podcast hosted by Matt Noonan that asks the following question: should we shutdown the upcoming college football season? Noonan explains why he believes it might be time to consider calling it quits sooner than…
Talking D3 Sports, Podcasts with Morgan Cheatham
Jul 25 • 23 min
Morgan Cheatham, who is the co-founder of Inside D3, joined the Noontime Sports Podcast on Friday, July 24 to discuss his podcast/show, as well as what he has enjoyed most about highlighting NCAA D-III student-athletes, coaches, and schools. Stay…
Noontime’s Back To Podcasting
Jul 23 • 1 min
Noontime Sports is back to podcasting - yay! We took a short summer break - well, more a few weeks off, but are excited to restart our podcast, which will highlight (and discuss) local sports news, business, tech, and so much more. And we are…