Not only is Angelo “King Kong” Mosca celebrated as one of the Canadian Football League’s most outstanding defensive linemen ever with eight Grey Cup appearances to his credit, not only was a seminal figure in the early rise of the then-World Wrestling Federation in the 1980s, he also holds unique status as an all-time great heel in both sports – if we’re willing to call professional wrestling a sport…
On this episode of Truly the GOATs, host Os Davis is joined by CFL podcasters Travis Currah and Josh Smith to tell the story of one classic bad guy — not to mention one classic badass — Angelo Mosca.
You want to talk great athletes? How about those who literally lived, trained and died their sport? The gladiators were such and Flamma may have been the greatest of them all.
In this episode of Truly the GOATs, host Os Davis is joined by academic and author Philip Matyszak to tell the story of Flamma, likely the winningest gladiator ever, and the strange subculture of sporting events in second-century AD Rome.
For episode 1 of Truly the GOATs, we spoke with Justin Lenhart, curator of the Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Some of that interview appears within the regular episode, but in this extras edition, we present the full interview with Justin.
Jim Thorpe was the international sensation of the 1912 Olympic Games and the NFL’s first superstar — among the crazily long list of his legendary accomplishments — but is history forgetting him?
On this episode of Truly the GOATs, host Os Davis tells the story of the 20th century’s greatest athlete along with special guest Justin Lehhart, curator at the Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. And if you’ve got only passing knowledge of the man, you’re certain to be surprised.