The Gist

They Finally Won

A new podcast tells the story of the Columbia University football team’s 24-game losing streak, and how a new coach is helping players rediscover their love for the game.

Mike Pesca, Columbia’s Cameron Molina, The Season’s producer Matt Collette, and host Ilya Marritz.

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On The Gist, learn why WNYC’s Ilya Marritz decided to profile the Columbia University Lions for a new show called The Season. Plus, we’ll hear from the team’s co-captain and star running back Cameron Molina about how a new coach is helping him and his teammates rediscover a love of the game. For The Spiel, Wednesday’s the day Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future Part II and still no hoverboards.

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