Friday Covers Podcast #1

Matt Neverett and Brandon Tew take on Vegas in the first ever Friday Covers Podcast! If you are interested in sports betting and general all around hot takes from Brandon, tune in every Friday. This week, we begin to look at Super Bowl prop bets (more to come next week) and break down College Basketballs lines and odds.

Get To Know the Sports Staff: Intern Brandon Tew


Name: Brandon Tew
Hometown: Cary, NC
Year at App: Senior
Major/Minor: Electronic Media/ Broadcasting Minor: History

Favorite Sport: Baseball

Favorite Team: Atlanta Braves, Carolina Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, UNC Tar Heels

Favorite Jersey: Houston Astros “Tequila Sunrise”

Favorite Sports Memory: UNC Football 2004 Season, Connor Barth Game Winning field Goal to Beat #3 Miami, UNC Basketball 2005 and 2009 National Championships

Biggest Sports Disappointment: 2015 National Championship game UNC vs. Villanova (Kris Jenkins buzzer-beater)

Best Looking Male Athlete: Tim Tebow

Favorite Male Athlete (All Time): Bo Jackson

Favorite Female Athlete: Mia Hamm

Dream Venue to watch event: Turner Field

Favorite Sports Quote: “If you make every game a life-and-death thing, you’re going to have problems. You’ll be dead a lot.” –Dean Smith

Favorite Fantasy Football Pickup: I picked up Blake Bortles last Season after I went 0-4 in a league rode him to a 7-6 record and the playoffs. Then to the Championship game in that league.

Flacco=Elite??: No!!! Super Bowl MVP does not make you Elite

Get To Know the Sports Staff: Intern Joshua Kornmayer

Name: Joshua Kornmayer
Hometown: Polk County
Year at App: Sophomore
Major/Minor: Electronic Media/ Broadcasting and Mathematics

Favorite Sport: Hockey

Favorite Teams: San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, Philadelphia Flyers, San Antonio Spurs, and THE Ohio State University Buckeyes

Favorite Jersey: San Diego Chargers Powder Blue Jerseys

Favorite Sports Memory: 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, The Boston Bruins vs. the Philadelphia Flyers. Bruins were up 3-0 and the Flyers came back to tie the series and then in game 7 Flyers were down 3-0 in the game and came back and won becoming the third NHL team to come back from 3 games to 0 to win.
2016 MLB All Star game festivities including Celebrity Game, Home Run Derby, and All Star Game

Biggest Sports Disappointment: EVERY SAN DIEGO SPORTS TEAM EVER

Best Looking Male Athlete: Tyler Seguin and Ryan Kesler

Favorite Male Athlete (All Time): LaDainian Tomlinson

Favorite Female Athlete: Caroline Wozniacki

Dream Venue to watch event: PetCo Park

Favorite Sports Quote: “I wish I could tell you that you’re going to take the NFL by storm. But just because your life will be going according to God’ plan doesn’t mean it’s going to be a fairytale” Danny Woodhead

Favorite Fantasy Football Pickup: Like my favorite sports teams, my fantasy teams always choke come playoff time, so I’m still looking for the best fantasy football pickup.

Is Joe Flacco elite?: NO