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The Right Time with Bomani Jones

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Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from Miami.

Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from Miami.
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Bristol, CT

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Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from Miami.

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English


Episodes

Anthem, Stephen Jackson & Jody Avirgan

5/24/2018
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The NFL appears to have changed the rules regarding the National Anthem, so you know Bomani Jones would have some thoughts on its effect. He leads off the show with that (0:33) and then welcomes former NBA swingman Stephen Jackson to talk conference finals, bad coaching as well as the Bucks' response on Sterling Brown (14:39). Plus, Jody Avirgan of 30 for 30 podcasts tells us about their recently launched season 3 (43:55).

Duration:00:49:38

Flexin'

5/22/2018
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Bomani Jones weighs in on taunting in the current NBA landscape as it relates to Rockets-Warriors and the Pippen-Ewing dunk anniversary (0:34). Plus, why Brad Stevens is more in competition with LeBron than he is Ty Lue (15:04) and why NBA teams need to look out for their players better (24:36). We finish off with "If You Haven't Heard" (34:31) and advice with "DJ Mike Hitman" (43:30).

Duration:00:49:33

Wyatt Cenac & Tom Haberstroh

5/17/2018
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Bomani Jones welcomes comedian Wyatt Cenac (0:44) to discuss his new HBO show "Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas", including covering heavy topics (9:10), whether or not he likes being famous (18:26) and the connection that he and Bo have to Texas (22:59). Plus, Bleacher Report's Tom Haberstroh joins to discuss the impact of gambling on the future of the NBA (32:48) and cover the conference finals (43:54).

Duration:01:00:02

Clear Conscience?

5/15/2018
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Bomani Jones discusses the legalization of sports gambling on a state-by-state basis (0:34), as well as the resurfacing of "dirty" Chris Paul in the WCF (15:19) and a Freudian slip from LeBron James in the ECF (25:19). Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (34:16) and the first edition of "Mean Tweets" on The Right Time (43:28).

Duration:00:50:17

Howard Bryant

5/10/2018
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Bomani Jones is joined by ESPN's Howard Bryant to discuss his new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism" (0:44). It delves into how the sports world has politicized since 9/11 and what role athletes have or should have in the community. Plus, Bo previews the conference championships in the NBA (30:14).

Duration:00:45:30

LeBronto

5/8/2018
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Bomani Jones dishes on the elimination of the Raptors at the hands of LeBron (0:37), the 76ers' survival (7:50) and why the NFL thinks you don't care about several problematic stories (23:26). Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (36:01) and only the very best stories of when you "tried" to take on your old man (45:31).

Duration:00:52:37

CJ McCollum

5/3/2018
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Bomani Jones is joined by Trailblazers G CJ McCollum to cover a wide array of topics, such as his relationship with the media, his roots in Ohio/Lehigh and much more.

Duration:00:42:17

Fisticuffs

5/1/2018
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Bomani Jones weighs in on Sixers-Celtics and wonders who will throw the first punch between the two teams as the place in the game for fighting hides in the shadows (0:43). Is LeBron James turning into John Henry (12:01)? Just how much of what's wrong with the Thunder is what is wrong with Russell Westbrook (16:52)? Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (29:46) and an AMA with #TheRightTime faithful (40:07).

Duration:00:47:47

Draft Me, Dap Me

4/26/2018
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With the NFL draft now upon us, Bomani Jones and old friend Spencer Hall of SB Nation take a look at the management and mismanagement of quarterbacks taken at the top of the first round (0:35). What's the point of sitting around waiting for the phone to ring in the green room? Getting to dap up Goodell (25:27)? Plus, the NFL didn't want their "secret" meeting to become public, so it did (39:23).

Duration:00:50:22

Me Against You

4/24/2018
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on feuds between Russell Westbrook and the world (0:40) as well as LeBron James and Lance Stephenson (12:26). What is the NFL to do with their domestic violence policy (20:43)? Two stories put it to the test. Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (35:09) and saying goodbye again to Prince (46:14).

Duration:00:54:06

Amin & Shannon

4/19/2018
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Bomani Jones welcomes ESPN NBA analyst Amin Elhassan to talk NBA playoffs and beyond, including LeBron's emotional on-air reaction to the passing of Gregg Popovich's wife (2:25), Donovan Mitchell's strong play against the Thunder (13:44) as well as the search for next Knicks coach (21:07). Plus, former Right Time producer Shannon Penn stops by to review Kobe's ESPN+ show (30:23) and more.

Duration:00:47:37

Father Prime

4/17/2018
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Bomani Jones is sticking with the Cavs and LeBron James until the bitter end (0:46) and wonders if he's missing his banana boat brother Dwyane Wade right about now (12:34). The Spurs are sinking like the Titanic (23:18) and Adidas is trying to score points without actually committing to Kaepernick (28:27). Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (33:56) and a special edition of #UnBlockMeBo (43:20).

Duration:00:52:18

Rasheed Wallace

4/12/2018
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Bomani Jones welcomes 4x NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace to the show to cover a variety of topics, including his three-point prowess as a big man (1:36), generational differences in the game of basketball (3:20) as well as career stops in Portland (9:05), Detroit (17:24) and Washington (28:17). Plus, his time at UNC (30:06), why he played in Air Force 1's (36:15) and why he won't give up his 90's hip-hop (36:22).

Duration:00:46:02

The Fresh Prince

4/10/2018
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Bomani Jones addresses Ben Simmons' ROY candidacy and wonders how long the Sixers will be the darlings of the NBA (:36). How big of a deal can Shohei Ohtani be to those outside of MLB (9:15)? Plus, new revelations about LeBron's time in Miami (18:11), "If You Haven't Heard" (26:34) and a special visit from DJ Mike Hitman (38:36).

Duration:00:47:02

Domonique Foxworth

4/5/2018
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Bomani Jones and The Undefeated's Domonique Foxworth air their frustrations with NFL draft evaluations, notably those of Lamar Jackson (4:25) and Josh Rosen (20:20). Is asking too many questions an issue in the locker room (22:37)? Plus, the silence of Kawhi Leonard (30:42), the recent behavior of Kevin Durant (39:15) and why Bo is still Team M.J. over Team LeBron (42:06).

Duration:00:52:19

Guess Who's Back?

4/3/2018
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In the debut of his podcast, Bomani Jones reacts to Villanova winning the National Championship (1:00), criticisms of NFL prospect Josh Rosen (12:22) and Tiger returning to The Masters (22:26). Plus, a new version of "If You Haven't Heard" (29:16) and some fresh "why I quit football" stories (39:53).

Duration:00:45:33

Episode 0

3/30/2018
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In Episode 0, we asked for help from fans of The Right Time to speak on what the best of the show was and it should be as it makes its return in podcast form. Your wish is our command. Bi-weekly episodes will launch on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on April 3rd, so stay tuned!

Duration:00:03:15

Hour 3 - NFL Week 16

12/22/2017
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Jeff and Jonathan finish off the their XFL discussion, and begin previewing the slate of NFL games on Saturday and Sunday.

Duration:00:35:06

Hour 2 - Football Talk

12/22/2017
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Talking NFL w/ Dan Graziano. Plus, should Baker Mayfield play in the Senior Bowl?

Duration:00:35:52

Hour 1 - This is the XFL

12/22/2017
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In for Bomani, Jeff Dickerson and Jonathan Hood talk about a league that failed (XFL), and a league that will probably never get started (Lavar Ball).

Duration:00:35:11

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