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Hosted by Hall of Fame wrestling broadcaster, announcer, and journalist Jason Bryant, Short Time brings you the most relevant topics in wrestling with news, reviews, previews and interviews with the top names from Olympic-level, college and high school wrestling. Short Time is produced by the Mat Talk Podcast Network at mattalkonline.com.

Apr 2, 2020

The three-sport athlete is rare in college these days. It’s an ever rarer thing to see at the Division I level. Former Brown wrestler and New Jersey native C.J. LaFragola is one of those rare athletes. After spending four years as a wrestler at Brown University in Rhode Island, LaFragola used his final year...


Mar 20, 2020

It’s one of my favorite podcasts about the local scene here in Minnesota and it’s all about the craft beer. Minnesota has nearly 200 breweries now and is one of the top beer destinations in the country. On Episode 600 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, I co-host the Minnesota Beercast with Drew Lee and Andrew...


Mar 15, 2020

This was supposed to be my present for you fans coming into the Twin Cities for the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The first of two shows about the food and beer scene in the Twin Cities. I’m still releasing them, because if you ever come through the Twin Cities for a Minnesota match, a Twins game, summers...


Feb 27, 2020

Now with Part 2 of the interview with Pitt-Johnstown head wrestling coach Pat Pecora on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. We’ll move into a new era of UPJ wrestling with the introduction of the Strittmatter brothers. John and Jody were hammers, but Jody had bigger dreams and eventually left for Iowa.

Coach Pecora...


Feb 21, 2020

Coach Pat Pecora took over as the head coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1976. The program was in its third year and Pecora was a 20-something wet-behind-the-ears college graduate looking to teach and coach.

On February 7, Pitt-Johnstown defeated Mercyhurst 22-12, giving Pecora his 617th all-time...