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Flowrestling Radio live hosted by Christian Pyles and Ben Askren on Tuesday's, Wednesday's and Thursday's and discusses the hottest topics in college and international wrestling.
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May 26, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - We somehow made it to 500 episodes and Ben was part of episode 1

0:01 - Talent debate: CP says yes and Ben says no

01:01 - Sadulaev has COVID-19

01:07 - CP did the Murph and did worse than last year, what gives?

01:13 - Update on NCAA sports returning 

01:16 - Is there a chance that Fargo gets pushed back?

01:17 - Getting use to the new normal

01:21 - Wrestling is going down in Tulsa, OK and we are there to cover it

01:25 - CP is being super judgy about Monster energy drinks

01:28 - A couple questions from friends

May 21, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Ben has a monologue and just wants wrestlers to wrestle 

0:13 - NCAA votes to resume voluntary on-campus activities for football, men’s and women’s basketball

0:15 - Grapplers competing for money vs wrestlers 

0:18 - Coach Roper explains what he’s heard around 2020-21 NCAA wrestling schedules

0:19 - NASA might have shown that Kyle Dake could be getting younger each day

0:22 - Jaydin Eierman and Anthony Echemendia have a fun Twitter exchange 

0:26 - Teasing episode 500 of FRL

0:27 - All-time state D1 lineup semifinal: #1 Pennsylvania vs #5 New Jersey

01:01 - All-time state D1 lineup final: #1 Pennsylvania vs #2 California

May 20, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - Update on Fargo, Ben wants us to move to Fargo

0:05 - Wrestlers are gaining a lot of weight in quarantine (Micic,

0:14 - All-time state D1 lineup quarterfinals: Iowa vs New Jersey 

01:00 - All-time state D1 lineup semifinals: California vs Ohio

01:24 - A couple questions from friends

May 19, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Accents make everything better

0:01 - Ben has an update on his chickens

0:04 - USA Wrestling return to wrestling guidelines 

0:05 - Chris Pendleton completes his staff

0:11 - How the training session went between Henry Cejudo and Daton Fix

0:16 - Dan Gable retired very early like Michael Jordan 

0:24 - We promise we are trying to make wrestling happen and no one will do it

0:25 - Brett Ungar to Cornell, what the recruiting race is looking like in 2021

0:33 - NCAA rankings dropped and we have a lot to talk about…

01:12 - Questions for friends

May 14, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Roper and Ben are contrarians 

0:01 - Ben’s time he was entrapped by a UGA cop

0:02 - Wisconsin opened up and people flocked to the bars

0:04 - Ben has some more thoughts on the MJ conversation and his lifestyle

0:10 - Which D1 teams have peaked the best over the past 20 seasons

0:29 - All-time state duals: #3 Oklahoma vs #6 Ohio State

01:12 - Questions from friends

May 13, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - If the FRL boys are the 90s Bulls, who is who?

0:02 - Ben can’t stop watching a bum fight that went viral on Twitter

0:04 - Ben brings up the 2008 149-pound bracket and another under the radar tough bracket

0:05 - Breaking down the bum fight

0:07 - Bratke can throw down with the best of them 

0:08 - The boys' thoughts on Last Dance, did Jordan’s lifestyle factor into why he retired? 

0:19 - Everything went through Jordan i.e. Dennis Rodman vacation

0:27 - Ben & Roper see similarities in Jordan Burroughs and Michael Jordan

0:40 - Penn State has been able to maintain their coaching staff, why assistants want their own program

0:47 - The boys thoughts on how Michael Jordan was viewed as a teammate 

0:56 - Ben reflects on when he knew Burroughs would be great his true freshman year 

0:59 - The mental strength to see yourself being great...how Drew Foster winning helped Taylor Lujan

01:03 - UNI wrestlers were stunned by Jordan Burroughs at the OTC

01:04 - Bratke’s unpopular opinion on LeBron 

01:07 - Bringing back our conversation about Cael Sanderson and if he hadn’t hung it up after the Olympics in 2004, how media pressure impacted him

01:24 - Which international wrestler had the greatest impact on technique?

May 12, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - UNI assistant and wrestling junkie Lee Roper joins the show

0:02 - Could Henry Cejudo compete for a spot on the Olympic team in 2021?

0:13 - Do the boys really think Henry Cejudo is done?

0:19 - What would Henry Cejudo have done if he stayed in wrestling after 2008?

0:24 - Thoughts on the Anthony Echemendia FloFilm

0:34 - Scott Ross sent us a poster of Cael wrestling a bear

0:40 - Update on NCAA sports status 

0:48 - All-time D1 lineup dual between #2 California vs #7 New York

May 7, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - May the 7th be with you 

0:02 - We dropping the Anthony Echmendia film tomorrow and it’s going to be an all-time one

0:17 - Ben saw a match fixing discussion one time at the World Cup

0:30 - Picking the freshman wrestler of the year at each weight

0:47 - What do CP & Ben think of the NWCA All-American teams?

01:25 - 1 question from friend that will be answered in full later, but leads to good discussion

May 6, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - FRL has a new logo

0:02 - Ben is working on the side for a lesser known company called ESPN 

0:08 - Breaking down the all-time D1 lineups by state

0:13 - Update on the FloWrestling dual 

0:19 - Back to the all-time state D1 lineup tournament

0:38 - How do you judge a wrestler’s greatness?

0:41 - Ben on his experiences of wrestling Cael Sanderson

0:46 - We finally get back on track with the all-time state D1 lineup tournament

0:59 - CP & Ben use to have crazy dreams after watching certain shows

01:03 - All-time state D1 lineup tournament: Pennsylvania vs Michigan

01:16 - Questions from Friends

May 5, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Ben got Lyme disease and already defeated it

0:10 - UFC fights this weekend, Justin Gaethje vs Tony Ferguson 

0:14 - Super 74kg round robin going down?

0:19 - Why does Burroughs struggle with Sidakov late?

0:24 - Dream group of four tournament with international wrestlers you want to see?

0:33 - Murder hornets are coming and there’s nothing Spey can do to stop it

0:34 - Tom Brands tried to make Grapple On The Gridiron II happen with Penn State

0:39 - Mitch Moore is transferring to Oklahoma

0:45 - Shayne Van Ness School List

0:53 - Questions from friends

Apr 30, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - Kayla Miracle joins the show to talk about what’s going down at the HWC

0:16 - Recapping what Kayla said, our final thoughts on the situation

0:23 - The NCAA is going to start letting athletes profit of their likeness

0:30 - What will it take for a professional league to succeed?

0:41 - Stevo Poulin school lists

0:51 - Best of the best of the decade semifinals

0:59 - Questions from friends

Apr 29, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - Breaking down the HWC drama 

0:07 - Ben’s opinion on RTC’s paying athletes 

0:18 - Best of the best of the decade quarterfinals

0:29 - Revisiting the 2019 NCAA Championships

Apr 28, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - Ben Askren got a cease and desist order from the Green Bay Packers

0:02 - Bratke rants about the Packers terrible draft 

0:08 - Cyon is going to get us shutdown 

0:10 - The Last Dance has been pretty awesome so far

0:12 - Best of the best of the decade bracket first round

0:53 - Alien Hour as the Pentagon confirms the existence of unidentified flying objects

0:57 - John Michael Zak is an American hero

01:02 - Questions from friends

Apr 23, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - It’s NFL draft day and some former wrestlers are going to be selected

0:05 - Question from friends

0:06 - Ben hands out his funky wrestler of the year

0:10 - What match have you never seen before that you are dying to?

0:14 - The debut of Finding Cyon

0:19 - Cyon joins the show to tell inappropriate stories

0:38 - Chris Pendleton jumps on the show to breakdown two of his matches with Ben Askren

01:28 - Pendleton explains why Oregon State was a great fit and why he believes it’s a great job

Apr 22, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Bratke is back to defend West Virginia

0:01 - Ben is not sorry for ambushing Jordan Burroughs 

0:06 - Alex Dieringer is going to Cliff Keen Wrestling Club

0:18 - Ohio State 2020-21 lineup look

0:28 - Finalizing the seeds for the best of the decade 16 man bracket

0:40 - Looking back at the epic 2018 NCAA Championships

01:33 - An epic show is on tap for tomorrow with Chris Pendleton and a new feature on Cyon

Apr 21, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - We’re still hopeful for human contact soon

0:02 - USA wrestling cancelled all events until June 1

0:03 - Takeaways from the Dake/Burroughs dagger fest

0:24 - We’re seeding the best of the decade, all 10 champs

0:31 - Promo for Bad Cut

0:37 - Let’s seed this best of the decade, and add six more to make it a full 16 man bracket

0:43 - Here are our nominees for coach of the year

0:50 - Quick aside on the proposed NFHS weight changes

0:54 - What are the team and individual upsets of the year?

0:59 - Who is the most improved wrestler and the breakout wrestler of the year?

01:03 - Who should win freshman of the year?

01:08 - Questions from Friends

01:19 - Talking about our new FloFilm “Bad Cut”

Apr 16, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - Jordan Burroughs is on the show to silence Askren & Bratke

0:02 - Kyle Dake crashes the call

0:03 - Burroughs and Dake proceed to argue about everything

0:59 - 285 best of the decade final: Alan Gelogaev vs Nick Gwiazdowski

01:08 - Questions from friends

01:15 - Simone Khan the editor of “The Season That Wasn’t” Joins The Show

01:26 - Back to questions from friends

Apr 15, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Bratke is back but loved Nomad’s performance

0:02 - One Last Shot Update

0:05 - Ben wants us to watch the worst wrestling movies of all-time

0:08 - Group of 5 schools ask NCAA for relief on minimum sports requirement 

0:12 - 285-pound best of the decade semifinals

0:19 - 197-pound best of the decade finals: J’den Cox vs Quentin Wright

0:23 - what was the best dual of the decade 

0:29 - Best state lineups of all-time

0:33 - Johnny Hendricks vs Ryan Churella 

0:46 - Looking at Team Pennsylvania and California all-time state lineups

0:53 - Revisiting the 2017 NCAA Championships 

Apr 14, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Let’s dive right into Thomas Gilman to the NLWC

0:03 - Mark Perry also leaving to become an assistant at Arizona State

0:12 - Back to the reasons Gilman is leaving the Hawkeye WC

0:19 - How does the Gilman move help Penn State?

0:35 - Dan Dennis returning to Iowa City, named head coach of the Hawkeye WC

0:38 - Best of the decade, 285lb quarters

0:54 - Best of the decade, 197lb semis

1:04 - Best of the decade, Ed Ruth vs Bo Nickal at 184

1:13 - Questions from Friends

Apr 10, 2020

CP, Nomad, and Bratke discuss all of the fall out from Thomas Gilman's decision to leave the Hawkeye Wrestling Club to train at Penn State with the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club. 

Apr 9, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Ben’s ten year anniversary, Brands boys birthday

0:04 - Luke Pletcher to Pitt, Tate Orndorff to Ohio State

0:08 - Yianni will wrestle for Cornell next season

0:14 - Best of the decade 197-pound quarterfinals and our first landmine

0:34 - 184-pound best of the decade semifinals, there will finally be a Penn State wrestler on the team

0:37 - 2019 Zahid Valencia vs 2011 Jon Reader in the 174-pound best of the decade final

0:42 - Coronavirus version of Alien Hour

0:52 - Question from friends 

01:20 - Royce Alger hops on to close out the show

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Apr 8, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Ben built a child's disc golf course

0:01 - Tristan Moran weighs 175 lbs at the moment 

0:02 - Recruiting class rankings discussion

0:23 - 184-pound best of the decade

0:36 - 174-pound best of the decade semifinals

0:38 - 2013 Kyle Dake vs 2011 Jordan Burroughs - CP gets BIG mad

0:51 - 2016 NCAA Championships recap

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Apr 7, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Old Dominion has dropped wrestling 

0:15 - Sadulaev speaks on Kyle Snyder, J'den Cox

0:18 - Seeding 174-pound best of the decade bracket, making quarterfinal picks

0:42 - 165-pound semis: Kyle Dake vs Alex Dieringer, Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor

0:53 - 157-pound final: Isaiah Martinez vs Jason Nolf

01:02 - Questions from friends

Apr 2, 2020

Run of Show

0:01 - The official long snapper of FRL, Casey Kreiter, has a new team

0:02 - Cael Sanderson tweets about NCAA winter sports eligibility 

0:07 - CP finally told Caleb about Spencer Lee not getting another year

0:12 - How the NCAA is handling scholarship money for spring sports, possible solutions for winter sports 

0:16 - 165-pound best of the decade quarterfinal 

0:30 - 157-pound best of the decade semifinals

0:34 - The great debate...Zain Retherford vs Brent Metcalf

0:38 - Brent Metcalf was not pinned in the spladle against Darrion Caldwell

0:48 - 2015 NCAA Championship review 

01:24 - Questions from friends

Apr 1, 2020

Run of Show

0:00 - Spey joins the show to talk about the time Mocco kicked his ass

0:16 - Spencer Lee appreciate time for winning the Hodge 

0:21 - Will we see guys take another Olympic redshirt

0:26 - Best of decade voting: Logan Stieber vs Yianni, 149 semis, 157 quarters

0:50 - Looking back at the 2014 NCAA Championships

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