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A history teacher with side hustles and passion projects, and looking to make them into something more.
Writer, podcaster, and content creator with an emphasis on sports and sport-adjacent culture.
Currently, Parker is the Belly Up Sports Basketball Department Head, a Senior NBA Writer, and Host of both "F" In Sports and The Midweek Midrange. Parker is a hoops head, "retired" football player, and sneaker aficionado. As an Austinite born in Houston and located in Dallas after a brief stint in LA... Parker is a well-traveled Texan, teacher, and coach.
The bulk of my content can be found at the following
A selection of pieces written by Parker Ainsworth
May 26th, 2022
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Houston Rockets' Round-Up
Work covering the Houston Rockets for Belly Up Sports
A selection of episodes from "F" In Sports and The Midweek Midrange,
both hosted by Parker Ainsworth
"Mirin Fader, Author of 'Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP'"
Parker Ainsworth interviews The Ringer's Mirin Fader about her New York Times Best Seller
Episode 12 with Andy Patton of Score Zags Score
Parker Ainsworth sits down with Andy Patton (formerly of Score Zags Score, currently with Locked on Zags) to break down Gonzaga's brilliant run, Zags in the NBA, and much more
Taylor Pate on Ben Simmons
This episode features Parker Ainsworth hosting Taylor Pate of Apollo Houston Media to break down the Ben Simmons rumors, their connection to the Rockets, and more
Episode 28 - Parker Ainsworth hosts Brady Hawk of 5 Reasons Sports
Parker sits down with Miami Heat analyst Brady Hawk to cover the big off-season in Miami, how the pieces fit together, X's and O's, and more
Episode on YouTube
"Check the Catalogue!"
This episode features Parker Ainsworth and Chaka Cummings as co-hosts. The two look at Aaron Rodgers, no-hitters, the NFL Draft, and more
Episode 14 - Parker Ainsworth hosts the Crew from Hardcourt Hunnies
Parker Ainsworth hosts Hardcourt Hunnies Jade Johnson and Shea Vassar and the trio do a full NBA Playoff preview, take a look at end of year awards, and more
Episode on YouTube
In this episode, Parker Ainsworth and Chaka Cummings break down the NBA Trade Deadline, the Miami Dolphins, adding microphones to referees, and more
"So Bear With Me"
This week, Parker Ainsworth graded theses and hot takes submitted via Twitter. In "Study Hall," Mr. A looks at different topics the NFL, NBA, the NBA Draft, and even the Tour de France
A selection of times Parker Ainsworth has appeared on other shows
Locked On Zags
Andy Patton of Locked On Zags hosts Parker Ainsworth to break down the high profile and top-five matchup between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Texas Longhorns
Sports Stove Podcast
Parker Ainsworth sat down to talk about the NBA Finals, Chris Paul, and Giannis with Vince Stover of the Sports Stove Podcast.
Score Zags Score
Parker sits down with the Score Zags Score podcast to look at the new homes of several Gonzaga NBA players
Sports Infinity Podcast
Got to talk the NFL, College Football, the NBA, and more with Wayne G of Sports Infinity
Episode On YouTube
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