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The sports podcast of stories and dispatches about the fan experience from MansLife.com, hosted by Ned Dougherty and Eric Mack.

The sports podcast of stories and dispatches about the fan experience from MansLife.com, hosted by Ned Dougherty and Eric Mack.
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NM

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The sports podcast of stories and dispatches about the fan experience from MansLife.com, hosted by Ned Dougherty and Eric Mack.

Twitter:

@whyweroot

Language:

English


Episodes

It's time for the Rio Olympics? Don't Drink the Water...

8/4/2016
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The 2016 Summer Olympics are set to begin in Brazil and the world is ready to compete, but Rio de Janeiro may never be ready to host the games.

Duration:00:23:28

Can the Cleveland Cavaliers take down Golden State to correct the 'mistake on the lake?' (RE-FEED)

6/10/2016
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Ned and Eric talk to life-long Cleveland fans and dig deep into the history of the Cleveland curse, the longest championship drought for a major American sports city that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers could erase this month with a come-from-behind win in the NBA Finals. (This is a re-feed)

Duration:00:28:48

Shame at Baylor - what now?

6/10/2016
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Abuse, denial and coverups could be derailing one of the most successful college football programs of the century. What does it mean for fans? And what next? Ned Dougherty and Eric Mack delve deep in this extended discussion.

Duration:00:34:56

Can the Toronto Raptors Win it All?

5/24/2016
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Ned and Eric aren't fans of any of the final four teams in the NBA playoffs this year, but that doesn't stop them from making bold predictions and baselessly trash-talking one teamless city.

Duration:00:17:26

Is the Washington Redskins mascot controversy finally settled?

5/23/2016
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A new poll finds 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the name. Ned and Eric dig a little deeper into the data and what it means (and doesn't mean).

Duration:00:15:01

Update - What is this show and where is it going?

5/22/2016
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Ned and Eric have some news about the show, and finally explain what it's all about, a few months late.

Duration:00:18:20

Behind the scenes of the wide, wild world of minor league football (Promo)

5/15/2016
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Go inside this fascinating but largely ignored world of football and meet the players who still hope to take the long way to Super Bowl glory, the coaches, the owners and the fans, all on the next Why We Root - the show about the fan experience.

Duration:00:00:59

Can LeBron James and the Cavaliers Break the Cleveland Curse?

5/9/2016
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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are just a few steps away from breaking the curse that has tortured the city's sports fans for over half a century. Eric and Ned look at the history of the curse and would it would mean to break it, with thoughts from the NFL Network's Marc Sessler and Greg Simms Jr. of MansLife.com

Duration:00:28:48

Can the Cavaliers Erase the Cleveland Curse?

5/6/2016
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On the next "Why We Root" we look at the Cleveland Curse.

Duration:00:00:59

Promo - The 2013 Red Sox Run After the Boston Marathon Bombings

4/13/2016
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60 second promo for Why We Root #1 from MansLife.com

Duration:00:00:59