Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate the life of Toronto & Canadian basketball legend Greg Francis who passed away two plus weeks ago. I’m joined by friends & teammates of Greg as we discuss his basketball impact on the high school scene for Oakwood Collegiate, as well as Fairfield University; plus we break down his importance off the court, and the lives he impacted; and discuss what his legacy means going forward.
Our condolences, thoughts, and prayers goes out to his family as well as his loved ones. His family has set up The Greg Francis Family Legacy GoFundMe Page. Please support in honor of his vision of creating a legacy for his family.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 216:2023 NFL Championship Wknd Previews
Today on a Saturday Edition of The Ave Podcast, we break down the NFL Championship weekends games; the numerous matchups between the Eagles & Niners; if Cincinnati has the Chiefs number whether Patrick Mahomes is healthy or not; plus more.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 203.HEADLEYISH
Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate the life of our SSA Family Member Headley. I’m joined by the Producer of NPR’s Invisibilia Andrew Mambo; & SSA Family Members: Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program; HC of Red Rouge AAU Program) & Shawn Adonis, as we discuss the loss of our Family Member, what he meant to us, the impact he had on multiple communities and circles, and a lot more. Plus, we have past guests and current SSA Family Members sharing tributes and stories of his life, as we immortalize Headley in Podcast form.
*As a bonus, I have added some of my favorite episodes that Headley had featured on during the history of South Shore Ave. To listen to the rest, check out the Complete Archives section. Thank you, and special shoutout & love to his family.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 184:The NFL Wild Card Weekend Previews
On this edition of The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Writer/Editor of Cowboys Coffee Talk Yusuf Nakhooda and SSA Family Member Roger Callendar as we preview this weekend’s NFL Wild Card games; plus we share our thoughts on the Colts’ implosion; and discuss the most desirable coaching spots of the latest teams who cleaned house.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 183.Antonio Brown.
On the first episode of The Ave Podcast of 2022……. Antonio Brown. You really want more of a description than that? Antonio Brown. Yes. And yes, we dissect the entire fiasco. Plus we throw in some Super Bowl Sleepers.
* This was recorded right before Antonio Brown & Bruce Arians provided their press releases & press conference respectively.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 178:Barbados Love + The Ash Chronicles
Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate in the joy of Barbados officially claiming independence this week & what that means for the future of the new Republic; plus Kevin Durant inspires a conversation about the importance of Lotion and Dry Skin for the Culture.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 165:The Present & Future of AAU
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by O’Neil Kamaka (HC of Vaughan Panthers AAU Basketball & Co-Founder of Skills Refinement Group), & Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program) as we dive deep into the discussion of AAU Basketball. We break down the 2021 summer season and how things have changed Post-Covid; we discuss the ripple effects of HS Seniors/student-athletes missing out of a year of sports; & how it affects programs with recruiting going forward. Plus this podcast was recorded during the NBA Draft, so we have to discuss Toronto’s own Joshua Primo being selected in the lottery; the Raptors selection of Scottie Barnes; discuss of under-the-radar stars of this draft; the Laker’s Westbrook trade; plus a lot more.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 162:The Aleeya Hutchins Interview
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Wake Forest Track & Field star Aleeya Hutchins as we discussed her T&F journey; discuss her biggest influences within the sport; her explosion of popularity on Tik Tok; her thoughts on the Name, Likeness & Image ruling the NCAA recently launched; and a lot more.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 154:The NBA’s 3rd Quarter Convo
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by I’m joined by O’Neil Kamaka (Asst. HC of Oakwood Collegiate & Co-Founder of Skills Refinement Group) as we discuss this flamethrowing edition of Steph Curry; if Brooklyn is still the overwhelming favorite to win it all; select our 3rd Quarter’s 1st & 2nd All-NBA spots; plus we discuss the difficulties of coaching & training during a Pandemic in Toronto, and a lot more.