My main man…Coach Mickey Clayton

Coach Mickey Clayton
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Stats have always bored me to tears. I can’t help it, they just do! I envy folks who can recite them at a moments’ notice….To me, they’re geniuses!

That’s what attracted me to Coach Mickey Clayton’s Labor of Love, the internet radio show INSiiGHTS in the first place.

coach mickey clayton
Coach Mickey Clayton via INSiiGHTS

The barbershop style broadcast blend of sports history with current events was right in my wheelhouse.

The Coach and I got history. He gave me, my first contributor’s shot a bit back – in 2013 and I will always feel in his debt for that.

On my grounds we call folks like Coach Mickey Clayton…Stand Up Guys!

Some my personal favorite broadcasts of his are;

Coach’s interview with former Sports Illustrated Associate Editor and New York Times’ Best Selling Author, Don Yaeger,

Don Yaeger Interview

 

The animated back and forth discussions involving the state of HBCU Football Money Games and the events which led to the mutiny at Grambling State University,

Money Games Interview

 

His classic one-on-one interview with Boston Celtic’s icon Sam Jones where his friendship with former NBA All-Star Jimmy Walker is discussed, along with Walker’s strained relationship with his son, Jalen Rose, a former NBA player himself and currently a television basketball analyst on ESPN,

Sam Jones Interview

 

Written by Julio Olmo

 

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