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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

Live From LA, 2018 NCAA Tournament, Same Great Tournament, Same Big Problems

3/22/2018
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Bill and Jamal return from their March Madness hiatus and are live from Staples Center in Los Angeles. The two discuss the always exciting NCAA Tournament, which has not disappointed thus far, but also take a look at the always prevalent dark side of college athletics. They discuss the lack of a significant number of black college basketball coaches and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton being the lone black head coach left in the Tournament (4:50), the ever present black labor/white wealth...

Duration:00:44:40

Taylor Rooks

2/16/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by SNY Anchor and reporter Taylor Rooks. The three discuss Rooks’ rapid ascent in the field of sports journalism, the advantages and challenges of being a black woman in the industry, her thoughts on Colin Kaepernick, the NFL Players Coalition, the #metoo movement and much more.

Duration:01:01:19

Super Bowl LII/2017-18 NFL Season Wrap Up

2/7/2018
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Jamal and guest host Otis Harper talk Super Bowl LII, Nick Foles, Tom Brady, Philadelphia rioting, Malcolm Butler and more. Bill calls in (23:20) to talk more Super Bowl LII, wrap up the 2017/18 NFL season, and discuss his latest column for The Undefeated in which he writes that the NFLPA and DeMaurice Smith shirked their responsibilities by failing to adequately support Colin Kaepernick in the NFL's war against the now iconic quarterback. We hope that you enjoy our podcast. Please...

Duration:00:53:12

Victoria Jackson's A Jim Crow Divide in College Sports

1/25/2018
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Bill and Jamal welcome Arizona State University Sports Historian Victoria Jackson to the show. The three discuss her recent article on the state of college athletics, A Jim Crow Divide In College Sports, in which she argues that majority African American college football and basketball players are exploited in order to support majority white “nonrevenue” college athletes. They also discuss other themes in Jackson’s article, such as the culture of athletic departments discouraging critical...

Duration:00:54:46

ESPN's The Undefeated's Rhiannon Walker

1/17/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by up-and-coming sports and pop culture writer, Rhiannon Walker, associate editor at ESPN's The Undefeated. The three discuss president Trump's latest racist remarks (2:47), truth-telling in journalism in today's climate (13:50), the Trump effect on professional athletes (20:17), how Rhiannon got into sports journalism (26:10), how her experience in the business has been shaped by being a black woman (33:07), sexual harassment and the #metoo movement (44:40), and...

Duration:01:13:40

The Breakfast Club's (Power 105.1) Angela Yee on her career, sexual harassment & more

12/23/2017
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Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club cohost Angela Yee joins Bill and Jamal to talk about her road to success in the radio business (2:20), sexual harassment and the Me Too movement, what's worth watching on television and much more. 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....

Duration:00:50:00

University of Texas Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart

11/30/2017
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Bill and Jamal talk to University of Texas men's basketball coach Shaka Smart. The three discuss Texas's season so far and their recent loss to Duke (2:32), Smart's recruiting philosophy (6:50), and the challenge of keeping the "student" in student-athlete (14:00). Smart also touches on being a role model to his players (16:05), the recent FBI investigation into college basketball recruiting (24:00), his issues with the one-and-done rule (26:25), coaching a talent like Mohamed Bamba...

Duration:00:51:55

OKC & 1st Month of NBA Season w/OKC Beat Writer Erik Horne

11/20/2017
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Bill and Jamal are joined by OKC Thunder beat writer Erik Horne and discuss the first month of the NBA season, OKC's evolution, UCLA basketball shoplifting in China and much more. 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...

Duration:00:50:05

Episode 117: World Series, Deshaun Watson & Kaepernick

11/3/2017
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Bill and Jamal are live on site on different coasts and talk about Deshaun Watson's season ending injury, the 2017 World Series, MLB's lack of leadership in response to the Gurriel/Darvish incident, Colin Kaepernick's continued unemployment and much more. 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...

Duration:00:35:12

Episode 116: SB Nation National Columnist Thomas George

10/27/2017
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Bill and Jamal are joined by SB Nation national columnist, Thomas George. George discusses his fascinating new book, Blitzed: Why NFL Teams Gamble On Starting Rookie Quarterbacks. The three discuss the tough decision NFL teams make when deciding whether to immediately start or sit a highly touted rookie quarterback, the big hits and big misses over the years, and quarterbacks that have simply been pleasant surprises, such as Tom Brady or Dak Prescott. Thomas, Bill and Jamal also talk again...

Duration:00:57:32

Episode 114: Len Elmore Talks College Basketball Federal Indictments, NFL/NBA Protest & More

10/11/2017
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Bill and Jamal are joined by FS1 college basketball analyst, attorney and former NBA player, Len Elmore. The three discuss the recent college basketball scandal, which involved federal indictments of four assistant coaches and an Adidas executive (3:00), Rick Pitino's dismissal (11:34), and why/how all four of the assistant coaches who were indicted happen to be African American (12:58). They also talk about the current atmosphere of social injustice protest and how/if it will translate to...

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 113: Trump Sparks Sports Protest

9/26/2017
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Live from Met Life Stadium in New Jersey, Bill and Jamal talk about a football Sunday that was dominated by protests (or non protests) in response to more "locker room talk" from the president. 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,...

Duration:00:45:26

Episode 112: September Round Up

9/21/2017
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On the latest Bill Rhoden On Sports, Bill and Jamal wrap up sports happenings in September and discuss the controversial Triple G vs Canelo fight (4:00), Kyrie leaving LeBron for Boston (8:45), and Sloane Stephens' U.S. Open championship (20:00). They also discuss what boxing legend Jack Johnson's twitter feed would look like (8:00), NFL happenings with Ezekiel Elliott (30:10) and Tom Brady's support for Colin Kaepernick (33:35), and Jamal takes a look at the Week 2 performances of all the...

Duration:00:46:55

Episode 111: Mayweather/McGregor, NFL's Dilemma

8/28/2017
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Bill and Jamal are back just in time to talk about the big Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fight, the NFL's on going collision with social justice and much more. 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...

Duration:00:43:43

Episode 110: San Antonio Spurs beat writer Jabari Young

5/16/2017
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Bill and Jamal talk with San Antonio Spurs beat writer for the San Antonio Express-News, Jabari Young, about the Spurs/Warriors series and Game 1 (3:18), ZaZa Pachulia's "dirty" play, Kawhi Leonard's resulting injury and Gregg Popovich's angry reaction (14:11), and the three revisit James Harden's disappearing act in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals and his decision to party at the Travis Scott concert after his horrible performance (26:26). Finally, the guys discuss everyone's...

Duration:00:53:14

Episode 109: Stephon Marbury

4/12/2017
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Bill and Jamal are back from a hiatus to talk to NYC, NBA and Chinese basketball legend, Stephon Marbury. The three talk Marbury's professional basketball resurrection in China, what he learned from his tumultuous stint with the New York Knicks and what loyalty means to him. Marbury also takes issue with Michael Jordan and his high priced sneakers (37:17), makes his case for Russell Westbrook being the MVP (41:35), responds to rapper Cam'ron's one-on-one challenge (43:13), speaks on the...

Duration:00:51:06

Episode 107: Start Of March Madness - Division III!

3/2/2017
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Bill and Jamal welcome Bill's nephew, Kyle Dudley, assistant coach at Middlebury College. Dudley tells us what March Madness is like for Division III schools, such as his, the upcoming DIII National tournament, and the opportunities for student athletes at that level. They then move on to talk about the upcoming Division I NCAA Tournament, UCLA's Lonzo Ball and his father (37:40), and choose between Coach K and Rick Pitino in a big game (39:22). Finally, Bill talks about his recent...

Duration:00:53:38

Episode 106: Dave Sims

2/17/2017
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Bill and Jamal are joined in studio by broadcasting legend and current Seattle Mariners voice, Dave Sims. The three discuss Sims's amazing career, the never ending Charles Oakley/Knicks feud, and the lack of African American representation in baseball and sports broadcasting. They also discuss the Kevin Love/Carmelo Anthony trade rumors, New England Patriots' players skipping the White House visit and debate whether Tom Brady is indeed the best quarterback ever. All this and more on the...

Duration:00:47:52

Episode 105: Dolan vs. Oakley & Knicks Dysfunction

2/12/2017
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Bill and Jamal discuss the recent Knicks' dysfunction, including the Phil Jackson/Carmelo Anthony feud as well as the infamous James Dolan (or Knicks' security) Charles Oakley confrontation. They also discuss their thoughts on last week's Super Bowl result, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, the Alanta Falcons' choke job and more. 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....

Duration:00:46:56

Episode 104: "Words to Action" Jim Brown, Kareem & Harry Edwards Talk Change

2/1/2017
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Bill and Jamal discuss Bill’s recent visit to San Jose State University for “Words to Action,” the inaugural symposium for the University's new Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change, led by renowned sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards. The two listen to and comment on some of the topics discussed during the panel, which included Jim Brown, Chris Webber, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tommy Smith, Anquan Boldin, and Takeo Spikes. Brown discusses his controversial meeting with Donald...

Duration:01:06:30

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