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We are your connection to real conversations surrounding the world of sports and pop culture. We are The Plug.

We are your connection to real conversations surrounding the world of sports and pop culture. We are The Plug.
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ESPN

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We are your connection to real conversations surrounding the world of sports and pop culture. We are The Plug.

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English


Episodes

A Power Move

9/12/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Justin Tinsley & Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in on Serena Williams' U.S. Open debacle. Also, the crew has an in-depth discussion on the Power season finale. Plus, The Plug has a big announcement.

Duration:01:20:20

Bonnet Life; Chad Johnson

9/5/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie, Terrika Foster-Brasby and guest co-host Cornell W. Jones weigh in on Nick Saban's outburst, Nike's marketing with Colin Kaepernick and more. Plus, NFL veteran Chad Johnson tells us why he's still got the goods for the field. Also, Undefeated writer Kelley Evans joins to discuss her latest piece.

Duration:00:59:42

Comic Relief: Hasan Minhaj

8/30/2018
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While Kayla is on a short vacay, Terrika, Justin and Tes weigh in on the WNBA Finals, the NFL Preseason, OBJ's big payday, the French Open's dress code and more. Plus, comedian and actor Hasan Minhaj joins!

Duration:01:17:08

Ball For Me; Trevor Jackson

8/22/2018
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Kayla, Justin and Terrika talk WNBA playoffs, weigh in on Adrian Peterson signing with Washington and discuss if there is concern for Andrew Luck. Also, they discuss mental health in the NBA and Grownish actor Trevor Jackson shares why he's gunning for MVP in the NBA All-Star celebrity game and more.

Duration:01:08:45

Leo Gang; Martellus Bennett

8/15/2018
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The Plug crew welcomes SB LI champion Martellus Bennett who sheds light on his media company, Imagination Agency and the importance of people in color in creative arts. Also, will Melo make the Rockets a threat to the Warriors and what will happen at University of Maryland? Plus, Kayla and Terrika are getting in birthday mode!

Duration:01:05:59

Using the Media

8/8/2018
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Kayla, Tes, Terrika and special guest ESPN Digital Audio producer Khairi Williams discuss how Jalen Hurt and Stacy Elliott have used the media to highlight their frustrations, LeBron James' upcoming docuseries, Randy Moss' Hall Of Fame fashion statement and share an email from a faithful listener.

Duration:00:57:48

Mad AF; Tobe Nwigwe

8/1/2018
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Between the new NFL helmet rule, Justin's disappointment in Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Terrika's viral tweet on LeBron's I Promise school, The Plug crew is just upset in this episode Plus, Houston rapper Tobe Nwigwe joins the show. Also, did you watch the Trayvon Martin story? All that and more.

Duration:01:13:07

We Love the WNBA; Uno Out

7/25/2018
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Kayla, Justin, Tes and Terrika gear up for WNBA All-Star weekend in Minnesota with first time WNBA All-Star A'ja Wilson and insight from women's basketball analyst LaChina Robinson. Also, the crew weighs in on Melo's new contract and NFL headlines. Plus, the great "Uno" controversy is settled!

Duration:01:16:41

New Territory; Corn Elder

7/18/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie, special guest Cornell Jones and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss MLB All-Star, France's World Cup win (yes ..we talk baseball and soccer on the same pod...we can't believe it either). Plus, Panthers CB Cornelius "Corn" Elder joins the show.

Duration:00:53:30

4th Of July: Cari Champion & Demario Davis

7/3/2018
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The Plug crew celebrates the 4th of July by recognizing a couple people making America great. First, SportsNation host Cari Champion discusses her new mentoring foundation, Brown Girls Dream. Then, Saints LB Demario Davis joins to share with us his experience with Josh Norman helping children at the border detention centers. Plus, Justin, Tes and Terrika give Kayla a very hard time after her enemy LeBron becomes a member of her beloved Lakers.

Duration:00:45:17

Closing Out The NBA: Alan Williams

6/27/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie, Justin Tinsley, and Terrika Foster-Brasby share their thoughts on Julian Edelman's suspension and recap the NBA Draft. Plus, they give out the NBA Awards - Plug Style and discuss LeBron James' free agency options. Also, Chris Paul almost gets a win over Steph Curry in an interesting way.

Duration:01:04:55

Unplugged At NBA Draft

6/20/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Justin Tinsley and Terrika Foster-Brasby are live from Patsy's in Brooklyn for the NBA Draft. They welcome in ESPN Sr. Researcher Paul "Hembo" Hembekides who breaks down the analytics on the top prospects. Plus, Justin and Kayla play a game of draft trivia and Terrika shares some insight she gained from media day on who could be the best dressed on draft night. All that and more!

Duration:01:07:36

The Wrap Up; Amin Elhassan

6/13/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie and Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in on Earl Thomas' contract, Dwane Casey's new gig and Terrell Owen's HOF decision. Plus, NBA Insider Amin Elhassan gives us his take on LeBron's future and the upcoming NBA Draft.

Duration:01:07:47

Omar Dorsey; Ryan Hollins

6/6/2018
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Tesfaye Negussie and Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in on Serena Williams' withdrawal and the White House-Eagles saga. Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Ryan Hollins joins to discuss the NBA Finals and actor Omar Dorsey stops by to talk about his role as "Hollywood" on the OWN hits series 'Queen Sugar.'

Duration:01:08:57

Home of The Brave; DeShauna Barber

5/30/2018
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While part of the team is traveling for NBA Finals, Tesfaye Negussie, Terrika Foster-Brasby and guest co-host Cornell Jones recap the conference finals and weigh in on the NFL's new National Anthem rule. Plus, in honor of Memorial Day, former Miss USA and U.S Army Reserve Captain Deshauna Barber joins the show.

Duration:01:03:59

Court of Public Opinion; Elle Duncan

5/23/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie, Justin Tinsley, Terrika Foster-Brasby and special guest co-host SC anchor Elle Duncan weigh in on the Reuben Foster allegations and its possible impact on Foster and society. Also, they discuss Mama Curry checking Steph's language, the Vegas Knight's success and much more!

Duration:00:59:27

Bet On It

5/16/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Justin Tinsley, Tesfaye Negussie and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss the recent Supreme Court's ruling on the legalization of sports gambling, Serena Williams' much anticipated return and more. Plus, the crew is incredibly wrong about the Eastern Conference Finals.

Duration:01:07:51

The Closer; Mike Golic, Jr.

5/9/2018
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Mike Golic, Jr. joins Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie and Terrika Foster-Brasby to breakdown the NBA postseason including the 76ers' sweep survival, the Cavaliers closing out

Duration:01:03:07

Draft Drama; "Uncle Luke"

5/2/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Justin Tinsley, Tesfaye Negussie and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss round 2 of the NBA playoffs, Josh Allen's tweets, if Lamar Jackson will replace Joe Flacco, Kanye West's recent statements and more. Plus, Miami hip hop icon Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell joins the show.

Duration:01:01:15

Drama In The Playoffs; Omar Epps

4/25/2018
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Kayla Johnson, Justin Tinsley, Tesfaye Negussie & Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in on the NBA playoff drama, predict who goes No. 1 in the NFL draft, share their thoughts on Adrien Broner's comments and more. Plus, actor Omar Epps joins the show!

Duration:01:00:21