A varied collection of podcasts from ESPN.
Can Esports Seize the Moment?25/03/2020 Duración: 23min
While pro sports leagues remain on hold, esports (aka competitive video gaming) faces some similar obstacles. Leagues have canceled live events, team practice and more. But esports has also managed a pivot. It's put global operations and matches entirely online for players, leagues and millions of fans worldwide. While esports has struggled to break through to the more mainstream sports audience, this could be a moment of growth for the industry. ESPN's Tyler Erzberger explains how esports has responded to the pandemic, and how it might seize an opportunity with pro athletes, celebrities and fans stuck inside.
Stars On The Move24/03/2020 Duración: 53min
Bill is joined by ESPN NFL Nation Rams Reporter Lindsey Thiry as they discuss the Rams releasing Todd Gurley and what's next for the Rams. Plus, Nora Princiotti joins Bill to talk about what things are like for the Patriots, post-Tom Brady.
Pro Basketball's Return in China24/03/2020 Duración: 19min
While most of the sports world remains on hiatus, China could restart live basketball in a matter of weeks. What would allow that to happen safely? And what will it take to bring pro sports back across the rest of the world? ESPN's Jonathan Givony joins the show to explain the timeline, stakes, and challenges that basketball faces, and how it's all being handled in leagues overseas. Plus, how the coronavirus will impact the upcoming NBA Draft.
Socially Awkward Front End23/03/2020 Duración: 30min
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss Jamal Murray getting "hacked", Tom Brady asking for the phone numbers of all his teammates and an Atlanta Strip Club offering 'virtual lap dances' during Coronavirus lockdown.
The Running Back's Struggle23/03/2020 Duración: 21min
We just saw 2017 Offensive Player of the Year Todd Gurley released by the LA Rams, and former Chargers star running back Melvin Gordon found a new home in Denver. Behind that shakeup is growing evidence that the role of running backs in the NFL is changing. A renewed focus on pass-heavy offenses, among other factors, is shifting the weight given to the position. FiveThirtyEight's Josh Hermsmeyer outlines the current landscape for running backs, from all angles.
Called Out20/03/2020 Duración: 21min
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk Darius Slay's comments on Matt Patricia, the impact of COVID-19 on the coming drafts and answer your questions.
The Italian Scout: Baseball and the Center of the Pandemic20/03/2020 Duración: 20min
Major League Baseball's season went on indefinite hiatus last week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In parts of the world beyond the US, that chaos had already brought life and work to a halt. ESPN's Jeff Passan brings us the story of René Saggiadi, a Red Sox scout based in the Italian city of Bari. As his country deals with increasing contagion, we hear what happens when life and baseball pause, and how he's staying connected to the sport he loves.
Real Life20/03/2020 Duración: 29min
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk Todd Gurley getting released, how players are spending their time social distancing and update on their new normal.
The Work From Home Bracket19/03/2020 Duración: 02h37min
The KAJ are back together, remotely, and are continuing in this crazy third month with a bracket of the best things about working from home. First, they get a voicemail about best sports video games (1:17), then they dive into the sixteen options (23:10). Later, a voicemail about cheering yourself up (2:27:35).
Rachel Nichols on NBA shutdown19/03/2020 Duración: 01h01min
Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about dealing with uncertainty, her interview with Adam Silver, NBA storylines that might go unfinished, more.
Inside the US Soccer Equal Pay Fight19/03/2020 Duración: 22min
A two-time World Cup and Olympic soccer champion, US team alumna Julie Foudy gives a candid inside look at the battle over fair pay for female players. US Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro just resigned amidst controversy over sexist language in USSF's legal filings. Since filing that suit in March 2019, the USWNT won its fourth FIFA World Cup and continued its streak of global dominance. Foudy details what it's taken to move the case forward, while the team continues to play at a top level.
New Era18/03/2020 Duración: 52min
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss how they are social distancing, Brady going to Tampa Bay and the NFL CBA.
Cheap Heat IG Live 218/03/2020 Duración: 01h04min
Another Mania Rumor?! Guests include Skylar Astin, Renee Young, Dip, Linder, and of course SGG.
Tom vs. Team: Why Brady is Moving On18/03/2020 Duración: 23min
Tom Brady's early morning announcement that he's leaving New England echoed around the league all day Tuesday. But his breakup with the Patriots was a long time coming and when you look closely, the signs were there. ESPN Senior Writer Seth Wickersham shares the winding, tension-laden tale of Brady's departure, and sizes up what's next for Bill Belichick and the Patriots.
Blockbuster WR Trades17/03/2020 Duración: 44min
Bill is joined by ESPN NFL Nation Vikings Reporter Courtney Cronin as they discuss the blockbuster trade that sent disgruntled WR Stefon Diggs to the Bills and what this means for the Vikings going forward. Then, ESPN NFL Nation Texans Reporter Sarah Barshop on why DeAndre Hopkins was traded to Arizona for what seems not enough in return and what this means for head coach Bill O'Brien.
NFL Free Agency Fireworks17/03/2020 Duración: 21min
(Note: we published our show today before Tom Brady announced he's leaving the Patriots. More to come on that!) NFL free agency has kicked off with a bang, with the biggest deal so far sending Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals in return for RB David Johnson. Teams across the league have been using franchise tags on players, signing free agents and conducting trades throughout the past few days, getting even more attention than usual as most sports are suspended. ESPN's Bill Barnwell tracks the most dramatic storylines.
Mania News Bonus Livecast!!17/03/2020 Duración: 47min
The Maj One jumps on IG live and reacts immediately to the news of Wrestlemania at the performance center. Guests include Alicia Atout of MLW, Ryan Satin, Kaz, Mark Henry, and a despondent Diperstein. Enjoy yourself and take it easy mane.
Future of Football: NFL Players Vote and 2020 Plans16/03/2020 Duración: 21min
While most sports are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NFL got some certainty this week, with players voting to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith talks about the major points of the new deal. Then, ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano discusses how the league is responding to risks of COVID-19, and how the upcoming football schedule could change.