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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

San Antonio Express News's Jabari Young Talks Kawhi/Derozan Trade

7/21/2018
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Jamal and guest host Otis Harper are joined by Jabari Young, who covers the San Antonio Spurs for the San Antonio Express News. The three discuss the recent trade sending Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors and Demar Derozan to the San Antonio Spurs (24:48). Jamal and Otis also discuss the rest of the NBA offseason. 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...

Duration:00:56:27

NY Daily News's Carron Phillips Talks Serena Williams, NFLPA & More

7/12/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by New York Daily News columnist, Carron Phillips, and talk about Phillips' recent article on Serena Williams being disproportionately drug-tested by the USADA. The three also discuss the NFLPA's recent grievance challenging the NFL's new anthem policy, Golden State's free agency moves, 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...

Duration:00:39:52

Marc Spears talks LeBron to L.A., Cousins to Golden State

7/6/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by ESPN The Undefeated senior writer, Marc Spears, to talk NBA free agency, Spears breaking the DeMarcus Cousins to Golden State story and, of course, LeBron's move to L.A. The three also talk about Cousins' being misunderstood, whether the Lakers should aggressively pursue Kawhi Leonard now and whether next year will be a cakewalk for Golden State. Later, Bill and Jamal are joined by Derrell Johnson and Jarod Hector to expound on these topics and more. We hope...

Duration:01:13:50

Grammy-Winning Trumpeter & Sirius XM NBA Radio Producer, Nabate Isles

6/27/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by Grammy-winning jazz musician and Sirius XM NBA Radio producer, Nabate Isles. The three talk last week's NBA Draft (1:48), Knicks (3:00, 42:30), Isles's upcoming album (13:00), the current state of Jazz (24:13) 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:00:54:36

Warriors Sweep - Where We (NBA) Go From Here

6/11/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by friends of the show Otis Harper and Jarod Hector as well as special guest, Marcus Thompson, columnist for The Athletic. The five discuss: the Golden State Warriors' sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers, whether Kevin Durant will ever live down joining the Warriors to create a super, super team (10:55), Steph Curry's true value (17:25), whether any team would actually turn down LeBron James in free agency (23:10), the severed ties between the NBA champs and the...

Duration:00:45:00

NBA Finals Game 1: Replay Controversy, JR's Blunder

6/3/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by Otis, Jarod and Gary Washburn, National NBA writer for the Boston Globe. The five have a spirited discussion about Cavs vs. Warriors Game 1, including the controversial and game-changing block call on LeBron James (2:55), and of course, JR Smith’s meme inspiring boneheaded play (15:50). They also discuss Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter burner accounts and the ramifications for him (36:38) and partake in the obligatory GOAT debate (45:55).

Duration:00:53:00

NBA Playoffs, Conference Finals Episode

5/12/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined in studio by Otis Harper of WBKS1.com and Jarod Hector of Black Sports Online and BET.com. The four have a lively discussion on the NBA Playoffs so far, Golden Boy Celtics coach Brad Stevens (4:21), the end of Dwane Casey at Toronto (5:55), the upcoming Western (12:55) and Eastern (20:10) conference finals, the obligatory LeBron GOAT conversation (24:16); Becky Hammons' head coaching prospects (28:17), and a Mother's Day solute to our Producer Eryn Matthewson's...

Duration:00:41:47

2018 NFL Draft & NBA Playoffs

4/30/2018
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Bill and Jamal are joined by Otis Harper of WBKS1.com and Derrel Johnson of the New York Beacon. The four discuss the 2018 NFL Draft, the first round of the NBA Playoffs, rapper Meek Mill's release from prison 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:01:00:46

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

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

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