Holding Court with Geno Auriemma

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 Apr 8, 2019


Hall of Famer Geno Auriemma sits down for exclusive interviews with some of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment. Produced by the UConn IMG Sports Network in partnership with UConn Athletics.

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Episode 24: Mark Cuban

Feast on the latest episode of Holding Court, where Geno chats with Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The two talk about the ever-changing business landscape of the NBA, Cuban's role as an investor on ABC's hit show, Shark Tank, and of course, the walking highlight reel that is Luka Doncic. A must listen for any basketball fan!

Nov 27, 2019
Episode 23: Jessica Mendoza
Oct 23, 2019
Episode 22: Terry McAulay

Holding Court is back for another year, and in our latest episode, Geno sits down with former NFL referee and current NBC football analyst Terry McAuley. The two talk about Terry's memorable moments of his career, the state of NFL officiating and much more!

Oct 15, 2019
Episode 21: Holly Rowe
In our latest episode, Geno flips the script and is the one asking the questions with ESPN's Holly Rowe. Holly details her early days in the broadcasting industry, her love for sports, and she also open up about her victorious and courageous battle with breast cancer.
Feb 13, 2019
Episode 20: Sheryl Crow
In the latest edition of Holding Court, Geno chats with famed musician Sheryl Crow, who talks about her high school track and field days, life as a country music star and her victorious battle with breast cancer. Then, Geno takes the mic and offers some one of a kind insight!
Jan 30, 2019
Episode 19: Michael Wilbon
This week Geno talks with ESPN's Michael Wilbon, as the two bounce around the sports world. Wilbon talks about his upbringing in the sports journalism industry, life at ESPN and of course, his passionate fan hood for Chicago sports!
Nov 07, 2018
Episode 18: Jeremy Schaap
In our latest episode, Geno sits down with ESPN's Jeremy Schapp. The two touch on a wide variety of topics including: the impact of Schapp's father (sportswriter Dick Schapp) on both his life and career, his favorite stories over the years and how his writing career came to be.
Oct 24, 2018
Episode 17: John Sterling
In this BONUS BASEBALL episode of Holding Court, Geno is joined by the legendary radio voice of the New York Yankees, John Sterling. The two prepare for the Yankees-Sox showdown and talk about Sterling's favorite teams and players from his three-decade run behind the mic for the Yanks. He also delivers a special Home Run call for Geno!
Oct 05, 2018
Episode 16: Mike Stanton
In the latest episode of Holding Court, Geno sits down with UConn journalism professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Mike Stanton. The two discuss Mike's newest book, Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World and dive into the life of boxing's only undefeated heavyweight champion. You'll hear about Marciano's upbringing, his struggle to make it in such a tenacious sport and his final days before his tragic death in 1969. A must listen for any boxing fan!
Oct 03, 2018
Episode 15: Andy Bessette
This week, Geno hits the links and chats with Travelers' Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Andy Bessette. Andy discusses the growth of The Travelers Championship and its impact on the state of Connecticut, highlights some of his personal favorites from the event and also previews some exciting things to come to TPC River Highlands in 2019 and beyond.
Sep 19, 2018
Episode 14: Ellen M. Pawlikowski
Geno steps off the court this week and sits down with General Ellen M. Pawlikowski of the United States Air Force. The four-star general opens up about her rise through the military, daily responsibilities, and her love for the game of basketball.
Sep 05, 2018
Episode 13: Rebecca Lobo
On the Season 2 premiere of Holding Court, Geno is joined by former UConn great and Basketball Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo. As a true WNBA pioneer, Lobo discusses the early days of the league and its rising popularity, her transition to television, and some memories from her days in Storrs.
Aug 15, 2018
Episode 12: Dan Orlovsky
In the spirit of NFL Draft season, Geno sits down with former UConn QB Dan Orlovsky to talk about his time under center for the Huskies, and his 13 year journey through NFL.
May 02, 2018
Episode 11: Susan Rice
Geno steps off the court on this episode and talks with Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Apr 04, 2018
Episode 10: Seth Davis
On this March Madness edition of Holding Court, Geno is joined by author and college hoops reporter Seth Davis. The two recount the madness that has been the 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament, and give their opinions on all of the controversial subjects surrounding college athletics today.
Mar 22, 2018
Episode 9: Ernie Johnson
Emmy award winning sportscaster Ernie Johnson becomes the subject on this episode of Holding Court. Geno and EJ discuss Barkley and Shaq, and what it’s like managing the cast of characters on TNT’s Inside the NBA. They also go in-depth on Ernie’s life at home that has become more public in recent years.
Feb 28, 2018
Episode 8: George Springer
This week Geno is joined by World Series MVP George Springer. The New Britain native and former UConn star talks about how life has changed since the World Series, what it's like to face flamethrower Aroldis Chapman, and the challenges he's faced in overcoming a stutter.
Feb 14, 2018
Episode 7: Frank Bruni
On this thought-provoking episode of Holding Court, Geno is joined by op-ed columnist Frank Bruni of the New York Times. The two discuss much of what is going on in America today, from the political climate to the racial and sexual misconduct issues that have dominated the public conversation over the past year.
Jan 31, 2018
Episode 6: Richard Plepler
On the first Holding Court of 2018, Geno goes outside the sports world to talk about the past, present, and future of HBO with Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler.
Jan 17, 2018
Episode 5: Kobe Bryant
Kobe shares with Geno what he's been doing since retirement, his memories of playing with Shaq and against Jordan, and how he drove Phil Jackson crazy running the triangle offense.
Dec 13, 2017
Episode 4: John Calipari
The two Hall of Fame coaches discuss the current FBI investigation in college basketball, Geno's favorite memory of Cal at UMass, and the worst thing anyone can say to you after a tough loss. Geno also tries to get to the bottom of why everyone in New England hates John Calipari.
Nov 29, 2017
Episode 3: Charles Barkley
On this installment of Holding Court, Geno chats with Charles Barkley about his playing days, LaVar Ball, and Geno's mom's favorite player.
Nov 15, 2017
Episode 2: Tiger Woods
As the greatest golfer of this generation prepares to return to action, he sits down with Geno to talk about the long road back, parenting, how many boats he has, and much more.
Nov 03, 2017
Episode 1: Kyrie Irving and Sue Bird
On the premiere of Holding Court, Geno chats with Kyrie Irving and Sue Bird about all things basketball, wine, and how Kyrie plans to travel around a "flat earth"
Oct 27, 2017