From the 55 Yard Line

From the 55 Yardline is anchored by former rugby player and sports executive David Cieslinski, who resides near the Canadian border, and retired naval intelligence and information warfare officer Greg St. James, who resides in Japan (he is also the co-host of the Gridiron Japan podcast).

Both are avid armchair sports historians and sports simulation enthusiasts, who, despite the vastness of geography, have found a way to leverage technology to help keep the games they love truly alive, both on the screen and on the internet airwaves. In addition to Dave and Greg, From the 55 Yardline also features veteran journalist and contributor Fran Stuchbury, of OurSportsCentral.com, where he writes extensively on the happenings in minor league sports.

The show was previously co-hosted by retired sports journalist Scott Adamson, whose continued writings. sports coverage and articles can be found at Adamsonmedia.com

David, Greg, and Fran can be contacted directly via the podcast’s Twitter account at https://www.twitter.com/Fromthe55.

On a football Sunday morning on what should have been the start of the CFL preseason for Scott and Greg, the pair sit down with Jack Gilden to discuss his book, “Collision of Wills”, about the relationship of Johnny Unitas and Don Shula and the times they lived in. They discuss Jack’s interviews with the...
Scott and Greg sit down with professional football historian and co-host of The World of Football podcast, Randy Snow and talk about the National Football League, Canadian Football League and Arena Football League moments he has shared with his children, and showing us how football has the power to bring families together with memories to...
Paul Woods is a journalist, Canadian football historian and author of Bouncing Back: From National Joke to Grey Cup Champs, which chronicled the Toronto Argonauts winning the championship in 1983 after 31 years of futility and misery. In this episode, Paul discusses with Scott and Greg the history of the Argonauts, including the John Candy...
Scott and Greg are back in their 55 yard line cheap seats this month talking all things blue and gold with Winnipeg Blue Bomber historian Roy Rosmus (“@heartobluegold” on Twitter), author of five books that span from the team’s inception to their 2019 Grey Cup championship- “The Beginning- Through the Golden Years,” “Dieter Brock Through...
In their pilot episode, co-host Greg James discusses with fellow co-host Scott Adamson his book on professional football history in Birmingham, Alabama entitled “The Home Team: My Bromance with off Brand Football.” The discuss Birmingham’s teams of the WFL, USFL, WLAF, CFL, XFL and AAF, as well as the future of Canadian football.
When Football Is Football is part of the Sports History Network – The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sports’ Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Sports journalist Scott Adamson, along with fellow enthusiast and armchair historian Greg James, take a hot read with guests on the history, remembrances, culture, lore, legends and meaning of pro football around the world. Every...

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