Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye

Outside Shot explores the incredible journeys of underdogs. Nothing has come easy for Randy Foye on his path to an 11-year-NBA career. From growing up in Newark, NJ, to earning his degree at Villanova, people often told him that he has, at best, only an outside shot to survive, let alone thrive. Ironically, Randy's outside shot became his specialty on his way to NBA success. On each episode, Randy and co-host Noah Scheinmann, spend time with diverse people who accomplished so much in spite of the powerful roadblocks they've encountered along the way. Season Two of Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye is Sponsored by Morgan Stanley. Outside Shot includes an original intro & theme track from Award-Winning poet & author J. Ivy and Aaron Richardson.

Episodes

Kyle Lowry

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018

The Underdog Story of Kyle Lowry, NBA All-Star for the Toronto Raptors. Before the fame and success, Kyle and Randy were teammates at Villanova. Their relationship has grown and today they are as close as brothers. Their bond and trust provides a rare look at Kyle Lowry beyond the basketball player. A candid and revealing episode about Kyle's unlikely path and his growth as a man, husband and father. Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye is Sponsored By Morgan Stanley.  01:35 Randy Foye Introduces NBA All Star Kyle Lowry: From College Teammates To As Close As Brothers02:09 Do You Remember The First Time We Met?03:27 Kyle's Childhood In North Philadelphia04:37 Randy Grew Up In Newark And Was Saved By Basketball. Who Introduced Kyle To Hoops?04:57 Kyle's Older Brother Lonnie Introduced Him To Basketball06:29 How Big Was 12-Year-Old Kyle And What Was His On Court Style?07:53 The Roller Coaster Ride That Was The College Recruitment Of Kyle Lowry09:37 Kyle's Campus Visit Was Not Quite The Same As Jesus Shuttleworth's10:39 My 'Funniest' Moment Was When I Tore My AACL Instead Of Going To Orientation12:53 When I Walked In I Was In Shock: Randy Open And Honest About Walking Into The Classroom14:22 Newark, NBA, Rudy Gay, Checkers Fries And Almost Car-Jacked16:09 He's A Little Different16:51 Life Of Kyle At Villanova And Discovering His Possibilities18:33 The Trust And The Attitude That Helped Create A Bond On And Off The Court20:10 The Building Blocks Of Jay Wright's Villanova Attitude Playbook21:03 Should Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright Consider A Job In The NBA?23:40 2006 NBA Draft Night For Kyle And Randy23:43 Randy Foye Is Drafted As The 7Th Pick In The NBA Draft And Ends Up In Minnesota24:19 Kyle Travels From Cleveland To South Jersey Before He Hears His Life Change: With The 24Th Pick...25:35 How Marriage And Fatherhood Has Changed Their Lives26:52 The Relationship Kyle Has With His Mom & Grandmother27:59 Kyle Gets Suspended For Fighting But It's His Grandmothers Reaction That Leaves A Mark28:51 He Was 5 Years Old And Just Ate Breakfast. The Last Time Kyle Lowry Saw His Father30:03 Toronto Is Home For Kyle And The Raptors, A Melting Pot Of Diverse Culture And People31:09 How Do They Make Sure Their Children Remain Grounded In Life As They Find Their Identity?31:28 I Want My Kids To Be Better Than Me32:08 Randy's Emphasis On Experience As The Key To Raising His Daughters33:52 My Legacy Is My Kids34:01 Kyle Lowry On The Real Kyle Lowry34:41 What Happens When An Underdog Becomes The Favorite? PLEASE SHARE and SUBSCRIBE. We want to hear your feedback so we ask that you please provide a RATING & REVIEW. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic). Season Two of Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye is Sponsored by Morgan Stanley.

Mandell Crawley

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018

The Journey of Mandell Crawley, Head of Private Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley. From the West Side of Chicago to the top of the Financial Industry, Mandell's determined to help improve communities across the globe. His story is proof that anything is possible. Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye is Sponsored by Morgan Stanley. 01:22 Randy Foye Introduces Mandell Crawley Head of Private Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley01:58 First time handed money? Isiah Thomas Gave Me A Ten Dollar Bill At A Hot Dog Stand…02:41 As A Child, Was Mandell A Spender Or Saver Of His Money?03:09 Randy's Grandfather Handed Him 2 Bucks For Ice Cream 03:26 Kareem Abdul Jabbar Gave Noah 100 Dollars. Wait Not Really04:06.What Did 14 Year Old Mandell Want To Be When He Grew Up?05:30 Randy And Mandell Discover The Common Chapters Found In Both Of Their Journeys05:57 With The Tragic Loss Of His Mom, Difficulties and Death Of His Dad, How Did Mandell Persevere?08:23 As Kids In Chicago And New Jersey, Did They Focus On What They Had Or What They Lacked?08:30 Syrup Sandwiches On The Porch. Life Seemed Normal09:22 Baking Soda And Water In The Milk Carton10:26 Exposure Exposure Exposure11:08 Mandell Details A 6Th Grade Trip That Opened His Eyes11:40 Wow, They Have Computers!12:12 A Chicago Teen Wears A Gold Suit For His Job Interview At An Investment Firm....This Is Not A Joke12:36 Mandell's First Interview --- He Wears A Gold Suit --- And It Worked. He Explains What Happened14:36 How Mandell Went From West Side Of Chicago To Grad School In NY At Fordham University16:14 Something That Scarred Me For Life, For The Better...17:51 Fathers Of Daughters Discuss Their Hopes And Concerns17:59 Mandell Talks About Mortality, Role Models, And Teaching Struggle To His Daughters 18:27 The Responsibility Of Being An Example For My Daughters19:09 Importance Of Exposing Children To The Real World And Struggles In Life19:50 Randy Has 3 Daughters. He And His Wife See Sports As A Key Part In Building Their Character And Values20:53 Numbers Play A Role In Their Everyday Lives, But Math Was Not A Friend Growing Up To Mandell And Randy21:05 The Only Math I Was Worried About: Points, Assists, Rebs 22:30 What Does Morgan Stanley Do?25:57 I Was Demoted. Not One Level, But Two Levels 28:51 Who Did Mandell Turn To For Career And Life Advice During The Tough Times?30:41 Honest Discussion About The Lack Of Diversity In The Financial Industry33:52 The Core Values That Help Morgan Stanley Win Championships35:55 Does Mandell Seek Out Other Underdogs Who Display Similar Outside Shot Qualities? PLEASE SHARE and SUBSCRIBE. We want to hear your feedback so we ask that you please provide a RATING & REVIEW. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic). Season Two of Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye is sponsored by Morgan Stanley.

Rollie Massimino's Legacy

Monday Apr 02, 2018

Monday Apr 02, 2018

Villanova's success both on and off the court traces back to one man: Rollie Massimino. Sadly, Coach Massimino passed away on August 30, 2017. But his presence is still alive both in this team and across Nova Nation. In a special "National Championship" Bonus Clip from Outside Shot w/ Randy Foye, enjoy a few personal stories shared by Coach Jay Wright and Randy Foye as they sat down only a few months prior to the passing of Coach Mass. They describe their early moments with Coach Mass and how he guided them into the Villanova Family. Please SHARE in preparation for the National Championship on TBS and remember you can check out the Villanova Team Cast on TruTV. PLEASE SHARE, SUBSCRIBE and provide a RATING & REVIEW. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic).  Follow Coach Jay Wright: Twitter @VUCoachWright & Villanova Basketball @NovaMBB. Purchase Jay Wright’s NY Times Bestselling book "Attitude" https://www.amazon.com/Attitude-Develop-Winning-Mindset-Court/dp/0399180850

Jay Wright

Friday Jun 23, 2017

Friday Jun 23, 2017

Villanova's Jay Wright is much more than a NCAA Championship Basketball Coach. Randy Foye graduated from Villanova 11-years ago as the Big East Player of the Year. On this very personal episode, Randy returns to his alma mater to sit down with his former coach and reveal the Jay Wright that extends way beyond basketball. A passionate and personal look at Coach Wright's inspirational journey and how he navigated the ups and downs of life before he lead the Wildcats to the 2016 and 2018 National Championships. From dance skills, pivotal life decisions, doing the right thing, owning your mistakes and having the right attitude on and off the court, the Outside Shot story of Jay Wright. PLEASE SHARE and SUBSCRIBE. We want to hear your feedback so we ask that you please provide a RATING & REVIEW. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic).  Follow Coach Jay Wright: Twitter @VUCoachWright & Villanova Basketball @NovaMBB. Purchase Jay Wright’s NY Times Bestselling book "Attitude" https://www.amazon.com/Attitude-Develop-Winning-Mindset-Court/dp/0399180850

Mohamed Khairullah

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Syrian American Mayor Mohamed Khairullah had to flee Syria when he was a child because his father and grandfather were marked for execution. Today he is a citizen of the United States and the Mayor of Prospect Park, NJ. Mayor Mohamed Khairullah is a Syrian American. He is Arab American. He is Muslim and leads an inclusive community that celebrates all faiths and religions. He is a family man, a teacher, an activist. He loves the USA and the privilege to vote for his leaders. He risks his own life to help those in desperate need in his Syrian homeland. He does not allow hatred to distract him from doing what he knows is right. In spite of everything he has experienced, he is hopeful for peace. "I hate injustice. I always root for the underdog." Mayor Mohamed Khairullah is the ultimate Outside Shot. Please meet Mohamed Khairullah. "Don't let the chain of love stop with you." Please feel the powerful audio from his trips to Syria and the authentic stories of his life. Topics range from war, peace, Trump, September 11th, life, death, stereotypes, media, immigrants, refugees, Middle East, NJ, faith and community. This is a critical episode about tolerance and brotherhood. We hope you share this episode with everyone you think would listen. Discover more about Mayor Khairullah at: @mayorkhairullah and www.mayorkhairullah.com     Outside Shot includes an original theme & music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic) Upcoming episodes will include Jay Wright, Will Castro, Sandy Pyonin and more. PLEASE don’t forget to click on SUBSCRIBE to DOWNLOAD and then share a RATING & REVIEW.

Jeremy Lin

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Wednesday May 10, 2017

Jeremy Lin hasn't always been a household name. Initially, his meteoric rise to global inspiration was a result of his basketball talent. And yes, he is an NBA star, currently on the Brooklyn Nets. But Jeremy's greatest impact occurs when he meets people away from the court. As the son of immigrant parents who sacrificed everything for their children, Jeremy values each moment of his success & recognizes the responsibility that comes with his fame. How many of you are familiar with the obstacles he conquered or the importance of his faith? Do you know how Jeremy felt during his historic time in NYC? From basketball loving son, to ignored Northern California teenager, to becoming a superstar and role model, it's hard to find a bigger and better underdog story in all of sports let alone in the NBA. Jeremy and Randy, friends & teammates, share personal stories and Jeremy opens up about his own struggles with anxiety and the racism he faced while riding the roller coaster of his life on and off the court. If Jeremy Lin’s story doesn’t convince you that anything is possible, well then, you may never be convinced.  Outside Shot includes an original theme & music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic) Upcoming episodes will include Syrian born NJ Mayor Mohamed Khairullah, Jay Wright, Will Castro, Sandy Pyonin and more. PLEASE don’t forget to click on SUBSCRIBE to DOWNLOAD and then share a RATING & REVIEW. For more on Jeremy Lin: https://www.jlin7.com/ or @jlin7 on social media  

Will Sheridan

Tuesday May 02, 2017

Tuesday May 02, 2017

Teammates at Villanova, Will Sheridan first told Randy Foye that he is gay while they were in college. Will was the starting power forward, Randy the Team Captain of an elite Wildcat basketball squad. Randy reacted to Will’s news by supporting his brother. As did Will’s teammates. They had a team bond and trust that would not be broken. Keep in mind that this was 2003-2006, so prior to the courageous stories of openly gay athletes such as Michael Sam and Jason Collins. Will waited until a few years after college to discuss his story with the media. He never wanted to be a distraction. He needed basketball and his team was there for him. Unfortunately things were a bit different for Will when he came out to his parents. This episode is the story of Will Sheridan, rapper and performer living in Brooklyn, currently touring around the world. He has a passionate voice built to inspire. And yes Will is gay and very proud of it. He shares his personal journey in hopes that it may make it easier for others who may be going through some of what he experienced while growing up. Will Sheridan is known as #Giant and is clearly an Outside Shot. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic)  Upcoming episodes will include Jeremy Lin, Syrian born NJ Mayor Mohamed Khairullah, Sandy Pyonin and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW and share a RATING & REVIEW. Check out Will Sheridan’s most recent release “G2” on iTunes:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/g2r-ep/id1138053832 and visit his iTunes profile at: https://itunes.apple.com/ph/artist/will-sheridan/id376555588 Free Downloads & Mixtape Exclusive downloads on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/willsheridanmusic

Disappearance of Regina Foye

Tuesday Apr 25, 2017

Tuesday Apr 25, 2017

In 1989, Randy Foye's mom disappeared. He was 5-years-old, graduating kindergarten. After that day, Randy never saw or heard from his mom, Regina Foye, again. Throughout his life, which includes his Villanova degree, his current 11-year NBA Career, and starting his own family, Randy wondered what happened to his mom. But without any clues, nobody could be sure if she was alive or dead. It seemed like it was a lost cause, to remain a mystery. That is until the impossible became possible. After 26-years, a September phone call would change Randy’s life forever. On this premiere episode, Randy Foye shares his personal story of why he now avoids using the word "never." SUBSCRIBE NOW and share a RATING & REVIEW. Outside Shot includes an original theme and music from Award-Winning poet, writer & artist J. Ivy (www.j-ivy.com) and Aaron Richardson (@jsoulmusic) Upcoming episodes will include Will Sheridan, Jeremy Lin, Syrian born NJ Mayor Mohamed Khairullah, Sandy Pyonin and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW and share a RATING & REVIEW.

Introducing Outside Shot

Monday Apr 17, 2017

Monday Apr 17, 2017

A Podcast about the Underdog. On each episode, Randy Foye explores the journeys of diverse people who, like him, have spent their lives defeating unimaginable obstacles. Randy and co-host Noah Scheinmann will share powerful stories throughout the series, which includes Jeremy Lin, Mayor Mohamed Khairullah, Jay Wright, Will Sheridan and more.     

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