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Left Coast Sports Weekly Podcast Premieres January 21st on YurView

Sporting events, teams, and athletes throughout San Diego County & the Southern California area. New podcasts added every Thursday.

left coast sports with jon schaffer

Looking for sports talk from a West Coast perspective? Take a listen to Left Coast Sports with Jon Schaeffer, premiering January 21st on YurView. The weekly podcast will highlight sporting events, teams, and athletes throughout San Diego County and the Southern California area.

Each episode includes an interview with a special guest that will enhance the conversation about that week’s subject matter. Whether it’s high school, college, amateur or professional sports, we’ve got all of your left coast sports topics covered.

Be sure to check back for a new podcast every Thursday on yurview.com. The podcast is also available on YouTube, Spotify, iTunes, Google Podcasts and other popular podcast directories.

Debut Episode & Upcoming Topics

On the debut episode of Left Coast Sports, Jon is joined by San Diego State assistant coach Dave Velasquez to discuss one of the premier men’s basketball programs on the West Coast.

San Diego State men’s basketball is just a season removed from a historic 30-2 season (and a national ranking as high as #4 in the AP Poll) and has reached a pair of Sweet 16’s since 2011.

Dave Velasquez
San Diego State assistant coach Dave Velasquez

Learn more about the Aztecs’ remarkable home-court success, their impressive coaching continuity, and why Coach Velasquez thinks the best days are still ahead for this West Coast power.

Additional upcoming topics may include (subject to change):

  • USC basketball breakdown – The Trojans are a Top 25-caliber team with one of the premier freshmen in the country in Evan Mobley.
  • UCLA basketball breakdown – The Bruins are the preseason favorite in the Pac-12 Conference.
  • UC Irvine basketball breakdown – The Anteaters are the preseason favorite in the Big West Conference.
  • West Coast Conference breakdown (featuring “local” schools Pepperdine, LMU and even St. Mary’s in NoCal).
  • USD/UCSD season updates
  • San Diego State regular-season recap.
  • NCAA Championship Week/Selection Sunday preview
  • Break down the NCAA Tournament field following Selection Sunday
  • NCAA Tournament update
  • NCAA Final Four preview
  • NCAA Final Four/National Championship Recap
  • Olympics – A weekly countdown leading up to the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo featuring interviews with U.S. athletes preparing for the Summer Games.
  • Prep/high school sports – The 2021 High School football season featuring interviews with high-profile student-athletes and head coaches.
Meet the Host – Jon Schaeffer
Host Jon Schaeffer

Jon Schaeffer is an afternoon drive sports talk host on XTRA 1360 Fox Sports San Diego and can be heard weekdays from 3-6 p.m. on the radio, the free iHeartRadio app and at SportsSD.com.

Schaeffer is also an accomplished radio and TV play-by-play broadcaster having called hundreds of basketball, football and baseball games and has appeared nationally on CBS Sports Network.

He also handles pre-game, halftime and post-game duties for San Diego State football and basketball games on the Aztecs Radio Network.