On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick discuss the Western finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets and Eastern Conference final between the Cleveland Celtics and Boston Celtics. Both series are going at least six games. Also, USA TODAY Sports’ NBA editor Mike Singer joins the pod to discuss the NBA draft combine and its impact on the June draft.
In a post-'Avengers: Infinity War' world, are we experiencing superhero fatigue? Absolutely not. USA TODAY's Kelly Lawler, Brett Molina and Brian Truitt take stock of the superhero genre, including this weekend's great 'Deadpool 2' and what's working and what's not. (Photo: 20TH CENTURY FOX)
On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick discuss the Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers and Western Conference finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. With a break between Games 2 and 3 in both series, Jeff and Sam dig deep and break down what’s transpired through two games.
On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick talk with Mo Dakhil, a former video coordinator for the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs. Mo goes behind the scenes inside the video room and describes the role and life of a video coordinator during the regular season and playoffs. What do coaches want from the video coordinator? What do players want? Plus, Mo tells us how he found a way to stop of a Los Angeles Lakers play involving Kobe Bryant.
Beware, spoilers await! The Mothership crew is back to talk 'Avengers: Infinity War' and we are leaving no Infinity Stone unturned. We talk about all the big moments from the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and what it means for the future. (Photo: Marvel Studios)
On this week's NBA A to Z podcast, Insider Sam Amick talks with Larry Coon, the league's preeminent expert on the collective bargaining agreement, a longtime NBA writer and the founder of The Sports Business Classroom event that takes place every July at Las Vegas Summer League. Sam and Larry discuss the story behind his famous CBA FAQ, the behind-the-scenes discussions he frequently has with league executives about key roster moves, and the ways in which he's paying it forward by way of...
Kelly and Brian tackle the humongous Marvel crossover epic 'Avengers: Infinity War" in a spoiler-free discussion, breaking down positives and negatives, favorite heroes and ranking the new film among the 18 previous projects. (Photo: MARVEL STUDIOS)
Wade Davis is a former NFL player, writer, public speaker, and educator who speaks on gender, race, and orientation equality in sports. He's also the NFL’s first LGBT inclusion consultant and spoke to us about how locker rooms are dealing with issues of sexism, racism and homophobia.
On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt talk to veteran basketball writer Ian Thomsen whose new book ‘The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between LeBron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA’ was just released. The book focuses on the 2010-11 season and how it revealed the NBA’s identity and its impact on the future of the league. Thomsen shares stories about LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki, Pat Riley, Doc Rivers and Gregg Popovich, and he explains why...
The Man of Steel has been kicking around comics, movies and TV for 80 years this week. So this week we're talking all things Clark Kent, from his origins to his future. We're joined by renowned comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis, who recently made the jump from Marvel Comics to DC Comics, and made his debut with Action Comics No. 1000, a loving tribute to 80 years of Superman. (Photo: Metropolis Collectibles via AP)