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ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.

ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.
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Bristol, CT

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ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.

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English


Episodes

The Sporting Life: Veteran's Day Special

11/9/2018
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On this Veteran's Day Special edition of the show, Jeremy talks with three former NFL players and military veterans: Green Beret Nate Boyer, who was a Seahawks long snapper, Vietnam Veteran and Pro Football Hall of Fame QB, Roger Staubach, and Air Force Combat Veteran and former Dallas Cowboy, Chad Hennings. Plus, a special message to all the Veterans from the entire ESPN Radio team.

Duration:00:38:51

Chad Hennings, Air Force Veteran & former NFL player

11/9/2018
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The former Cowboys lineman and Persian Gulf War and Air Force Veteran talks about his current work helping Veterans and the rise in head injuries seen in football.

Duration:00:14:16

Roger Staubach, Hall of Fame QB & Vietnam Veteran

11/9/2018
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The Hall of Fame QB and Vietnam Veteran joins Jeremy to discuss his work with USAA, his time in the service, why it is crucial to remind Veterans of our thanks & appreciation.

Duration:00:13:50

Nate Boyer, Green Beret & former NFL player

11/9/2018
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The Green Beret, and former Seahawks long snapper, returns to the show to talk about his thoughts on Veteran's Day and why it's important to honor our military.

Duration:00:12:52

The Sporting Life - 11/2/18

11/2/2018
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Jeremy is joined this week by the Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy, legendary play-by-play man Verne Lundqvist, author Michael Sokolove & HOFer Geno Auriemma.

Duration:00:39:45

Geno Auriemma, UConn WCBB Head Coach

11/2/2018
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One of the greatest coaches of all-time joins Jeremy to discuss his proudest achievements from a Hall of Fame career.

Duration:00:10:58

Michael Sokolove, Author

11/2/2018
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The author of a new book, "The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino," explains why he thinks the embattled coach will eventually be on the sidelines again.

Duration:00:10:18

Verne Lundquist, Play-by-Play Commentator

11/2/2018
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The legendary play-by-play commentator shares memories with Jeremy from his storied career, including the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan incident around the '94 Olympics.

Duration:00:15:15

Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe

11/2/2018
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The "Boston Globe" columnist reflects on another championship for Boston, this one the 4th for the Red Sox this century.

Duration:00:10:06

The Sporting Life - 10/26/18

10/26/2018
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Jeremy is joined this week by filmmaker Dan Klores, author Jane Leavy and long-suffering British Browns fan Paul Brown.

Duration:00:36:11

Paul Brown, Diehard Browns Fan

10/26/2018
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The long-suffering British Browns fan chats about his emotions during the Browns first win this season, and the possibility of an NFL team in London.

Duration:00:11:50

Jane Leavy, Author

10/26/2018
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The author of "Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created" talks about how Ruth was one of the first American sports celebrities and just how huge he was during his heyday.

Duration:00:21:41

Dan Klores, "Basketball: A Love Story"

10/26/2018
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The director of "Basketball: A Love Story" discusses his new film and the inspiration for creating the 20-hour documentary.

Duration:00:18:22

The Sporting Life: 10-20-18

10/20/2018
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Jeremy is joined by Bob Beamon to reflect on his 1968 Olympics performance, Gary Myers to discuss the Dallas Cowboys and Norman Chad to talk the usual nonsense.

Duration:00:35:34

Norman Chad, ESPN

10/20/2018
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The "Sporting Life" legend joins Jeremy to discuss a wide range of topics, including Chad's affinity for sports gambling and the decline of Eli Manning.

Duration:00:11:47

Gary Myers, NFL Columnist

10/20/2018
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Myers discusses his new book about the Dallas Cowboys and what makes America's team one of the most iconic franchises in sports.

Duration:00:15:57

Bob Beamon, Former Olympian

10/19/2018
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The former track and field star joins the show 50 years after his record-setting long jump at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.

Duration:00:12:57

The Sporting Life - 10/12/18

10/12/2018
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Jeremy is joined by MMA expert Ariel Helwani to talk UFC 229, author John Eisenberg to discuss the evolution of the NFL, and NYT's George Vecsey to remember Dave Anderson.

Duration:00:36:52

George Vecsey, New York Times

10/12/2018
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The longtime New York Times columnist joins to remember his friend and colleague, Dave Anderson, who passed away last week at the age of 89.

Duration:00:13:15

John Eisenberg, Author

10/12/2018
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The author of "The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire" talks about the origins of pro football and the two events that changed the NFL.

Duration:00:19:12