Introducing Amateur Hour: A News & Observer college sports podcast

Some exciting news for you folks on this otherwise dreary Monday morning: I’ve started a podcast about college sports. The name: Amateur Hour.

It fits, you know. The podcast is largely about the triumphs (and failures) of amateur athletes (in theory, as Laura Keeley notes in the first episode). I’m certainly an amateur podcaster, as are the folks who’ll be joining me most of the time. And it’s not so much an hour long, but about a half-hour. But Amateur Half-Hour just doesn’t have the same ring, now does it?

So, Amateur Hour. In our debut episode, Laura and I discuss, among other things, the start of the college football season and, really, how little we actually know at this point about the teams we cover. We’re nothing if not honest on Amateur Hour. Give it a listen here: