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This weekly podcast will bring listeners into a wide, ever-expanding world of personalities, characters and issues related to--but not confined to--sports. Legendary sports columnist William C. Rhoden will take you inside clubhouses, locker rooms and boardrooms where we will get inside the heads and beneath the veneer of the men and women who play--and own--the games we love. We will celebrate investigate and interrogate inside the arena of ideas. Welcome to Bill Rhoden on Sports.

This weekly podcast will bring listeners into a wide, ever-expanding world of personalities, characters and issues related to--but not confined to--sports. Legendary sports columnist William C. Rhoden will take you inside clubhouses, locker rooms and boardrooms where we will get inside the heads and beneath the veneer of the men and women who play--and own--the games we love. We will celebrate investigate and interrogate inside the arena of ideas. Welcome to Bill Rhoden on Sports.
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This weekly podcast will bring listeners into a wide, ever-expanding world of personalities, characters and issues related to--but not confined to--sports. Legendary sports columnist William C. Rhoden will take you inside clubhouses, locker rooms and boardrooms where we will get inside the heads and beneath the veneer of the men and women who play--and own--the games we love. We will celebrate investigate and interrogate inside the arena of ideas. Welcome to Bill Rhoden on Sports.

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Episodes

Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson

10/10/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson, host of Scoop B Radio. The three talk the business of sports journalism, Robinson's career in it to date, and the 2018 NFL season (27:30). The three also talk plenty of NBA, including where LeBron's Lakers stack up with the rest of the Western Conference (52:35), what's going to happen with Jimmy Butler and whether he can still play alongside Karl Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins (58:19), Kawhi Leonard to the Brooklyn Nets (1:03:05),...

Duration:01:13:14

Brooklyn Nets' Scout Khalid Green

9/28/2018
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Bill and Jamal talk to Brooklyn Nets' Scout Khalid Green about his journey, being a talent scout in the NBA and much more.

Duration:01:21:06

Kaepernick, Nike & Serena

9/16/2018
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Bill and Jamal discuss Nike's Kaepernick campaign and Serena Williams controversial U.S. Open Final loss to Naomi Osaka. We hope that you enjoy our podcast. Please subscribe on iTunes, follow on Soundcloud and like and comment on both, as we would love to get and incorporate your feedback. We encourage you to contact us via email at: brospod@gmail.com and follow us on social media. Twitter: @BROSpod, @WCRhoden, @Blacketologist Facebook page: Bill Rhoden On Sports (@BROSpod) Instagram:...

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 61: Live From Houston with Stephen Bardo and Charles Barkley

7/6/2016
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On the latest edition of Bill Rhoden On Sports, Bill and Jamal join us live from Houston at the Final Four hours before the Villanova/North Carolina Championship Game. They are joined by former Illinois great and current Big Ten Network and Fox Sports analyst Stephen Bardo. Bardo talks to Bill and Jamal about his Final Four experience with the Illini, his up and down professional career, his life in broadcasting post basketball, and the hurdles that African Americans face in the sports...

Duration:01:20:52

Episode 60: More March Madness

7/6/2016
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In this March Madness edition of Bill Rhoden on Sports, Bill and Jamal discuss the respective Regionals they covered. Bill was in Chicago where Syracuse earned a Final Four berth with a remarkable comeback victory over Virginia. Jamal was in Philadelphia where North Carolina crushed the opposition. Jim Boeheim compared the ACC with the old Big East while Roy Williams talks about the difficulty his team endured this season. Bill talks about the Vegas 16 tournament he attended in Las Vegas...

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 59: March Madness -- and Beyond!

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal are joined by distinguished University of Wisconsin law professor Linda S. Greene to discuss the long and short term implications of the NCAA Tournament. They discuss the phenomenon of the fifth year senior, mid major coaches who bolt for larger paychecks, and the intriguing idea of a national Big East basketball conference. This and much more on Bill Rhoden on Sports.

Duration:00:45:58

Episode 58: Bracket magic!

7/6/2016
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Bill, Jamal, and producer Pat discuss the phenomena that has become March Madness. The NCAA Division I basketball tournament has become the second most popular sports holiday in the United States; second only to the Super Bowl. Bill, Jamal and Pat discuss the tournament and give readers a bonus by selecting winners. This week they pick Round one winners. Go Hampton!

Duration:01:04:09

Episode 57: End of the Peyton Manning Era

7/6/2016
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Bill was in Denver for the Manning retirement press conference. Bill and Jamal discuss the Manning legacy, his impact on the game, and how allegation of abuse might impact his legacy. They talk March Madness and Jamal shares a conversation with Charles Barkley. This and more on Bill Rhoden on Sports.

Duration:00:37:35

Episode 56: Black history you need to know: the great Sherman Howard!

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal welcome Sherman Howard, age 90, and his daughter Vietta as they discuss his amazing new book. Mr. Howard is the oldest living African-American to have played in the National Football League. Sherman talks about his life growing up in Louisiana, migrating at a young age to Chicago, rubbing elbows and being influenced by the likes of Jack Johnson and Jesse Owens. He talks about playing college football at Iowa, transferring to Nevada, playing in the NFL with the New York Yankees...

Duration:01:23:40

Episode 55: College Basketball

7/6/2016
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It's all about college basketball on this episode of Bill Rhoden on Sports! Bill and Jamal talk about the college basketball season beginning to wind down, how a powerhouse program can keep its sustainability, and then discuss the appreciation of life.

Duration:00:58:57

Episode 54: Crystal McCrary

7/6/2016
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Sports as you've never heard it discussed. Bill and Jamal welcome author and filmmaker Crystal McCrary to the show. They talk about her son Cole, one of the upcoming high school stars on the New York High School basketball scene. Crystal talks about how her experiences growing up in Detroit, becoming a lawyer, a writer, a filmmaker, and a mother of three have helped her help her son keep notoriety in perspective. Bill, Jamal and Crystal have a great conversation about the differences between...

Duration:01:13:17

Episode 53: Long live Jesse Owens!

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal celebrate the movie release of "Race" by speaking with the film's star Stephan James and filmmaker Laurens Grant to discuss the life and times of Jesse Owens. James, who played John Lewis in the film Selma, talks about portraying Owens while Grant, whose documentary on Owens won an Emmy, talks about fact vs. fiction in historic portrayals. This and more on another Episode of Bill Rhoden on Sports.

Duration:01:06:13

Episode 52: Super Bowl 50 wrap up and James Lofton

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal wrap up Super Bowl 50--the Cam Bowl--and welcome Hall of Fame wide receiver and broadcaster James Lofton. Lofton, a former Stanford all America--and high School quarterback-- offers a unique perspective on Denver’s victory, Newton’s performance, and discusses the challenges for Newton going forward. Lofton also talks about life in the NFL, the rigors of the game and whether he would have allowed his sons to play the game if they were coming of age today. This and more on the...

Duration:01:16:52

Episode 51: Jonathan Jones and Mark Washington

7/6/2016
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Jonathan Jones covers the Carolina Panthers for the Charlotte Observer. Mark Washington is a former cornerback in the NFL. He played for ten seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and the New England Patriots. Washington won two Super Bowls while playing for the Cowboys in 1971 against the Miami Dolphins, and 1977 against the Denver Broncos.

Duration:01:05:23

Episode 50: Live from Charlotte!

7/6/2016
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On the latest edition of Bill Rhoden On Sports, Bill and Jamal wrap up the NFL conference championships. Bill, speaking from North Carolina talks about the legend of Cam Newton and the evolution of African American quarterbacks. Bill and Jamal discuss Newton’s legacy and his upcoming showdown with NFL icon Peyton Manning. This and more on Bill Rhoden on Sports.

Duration:00:44:36

Episode 49: Angela Yee

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal have a great conversation with Angela Yee, the dynamic co-host of The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1. In a wide-ranging, free-flowing conversation, Angela talks about her career in broadcasting and the challenges for a black woman in a male-dominated field. She discusses professional athletes needing to take precautions against being targeted by men and women who mean them no good. All this and more on Bill Rhoden on Sports.

Duration:00:56:04

Episode 48: Jonathan Jones

7/6/2016
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Jonathan Jones calls in to the show to discuss the Carolina Panthers and the rest of the NFL Divisional Round Playoffs. Jones covers the Panthers for the Charlotte Observer. Bill and Jamal then talk about the relocation of the Rams and the death of Lawrence Phillips.

Duration:00:43:35

Episode 47: College Football Wrap-up

7/6/2016
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Bill calls in from Arizona! He and Jamal talk about the College Football Championship Game, in which Alabama defeated Clemson. They also discuss where Nick Saban ranks as an all-time great college coach.

Duration:00:37:13

Episode 46: George Vecsey

7/6/2016
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On the latest episode of Bill Rhoden On Sports, Bill and Jamal speak with author and long time New York Times Sports columnist George Vecsey about a fascinating Journey in journalism that spans five decades. Part one of a great conversation with a great man!

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 45: NFL Talk in Harlem

7/6/2016
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Bill and Jamal travel to Home Sweet Harlem in Harlem, NYC to talk about football. They talk about the Giants and Jets disappointing seasons, before previewing the Wildcard round of the NFL Playoffs. Bill then welcomes special guest Rome Neal to the show.

Duration:01:04:59