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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.

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

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 115: Howard Beck, NBA, NFL Protest & More

10/19/2017
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Bill and Jamal are joined by Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck to talk about the start of the 2017-18 NBA season, the gruesome injury to Gordon Hayward, and Carmelo Anthony's trade from the Knicks to Oklahoma City. The three also discuss whether the protests that have consumed the NFL will seep over into the more progressive NBA. In the second half of the podcast, attorney and Acting Executive Director & General Counsel for the Track & Field Athletes Association, Jill Pilgrim,...

Duration: 01:18:18


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


Episode 102: CFB National Championship: Great Game; Same Old Problems

1/13/2017
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Bill and Jamal are back from a one week New Year hiatus to talk about what's new in the world of sports. Bill calls in from the road in Texas, heading towards Las Vegas via Tampa, Florida, the site of Monday night's College Football National Championship game. The two talk about Clemson’s thrilling win over Alabama, but focus on the continued lack of a minority presence off of the field of play, from positions of power to event production, a sharp contrast to the representation seen on the...

Duration: 00:51:38


Episode 101: 2016 Wrap Up with Les Payne

12/29/2016
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Bill and Jamal welcome Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and former Editor of Newsday, Les Payne, along with his son Jamal Payne. They discuss a wide range of topics, including Payne's dangerous work abroad (3:17), his take on Election 2016 (13:57), diversity in the media (44:25), white America's denial when it comes to racism (46:14) and what black cops need to do to change the racist departments they work in (54:31). The four also discuss Jim Brown's recent meeting with Donald Trump...

Duration: 01:48:09


Episode 100: Perry Wallace and author Andrew Maraniss

12/21/2016
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Bill and Jamal record their 100th podcast and talk about a milestone of much greater proportion. Andrew Maraniss, author of the New York Times Best Seller, Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South, joins the crew along with Perry Wallace, the subject of the book. The four discuss the book, which documents how Wallace integrated the Southeastern Conference in basketball, becoming the first African American basketball player to play in the conference at...

Duration: 01:20:45


Episode 99: LeBron ("Posse-Gate"), Trump & The Dallas Cowboys

12/8/2016
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Live from Chocolat Restaurant & Lounge in Harlem, USA, Bill and Jamal reconvene to speak on this week’s sports issues and beyond. The two talk about Time Magazine naming Donald Trump their Person of the Year (5:23), LeBron James’s refusal to stay with his team in a New York City Trump hotel and his refusal to call it a “statement” (6:25), as well as James’s back and forth with Phil Jackson over “possegate” (13:07). We also hear Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy’s interesting response to...

Duration: 00:49:00


Episode 98: OKC Thunder beat writer Erik Horne

12/1/2016
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Bill and Jamal are joined by the Oklahoma City Thunder beat writer for the Oklahoman, Erik Horne. The three discuss Russell Westbrook's phenomenal start to the NBA season (averaging a triple-double), life in OKC without Kevin Durant, and revisit the reasons why Durant departed Oklahoma City for Golden State. Finally, Bill and Jamal again touch on the disappointment of the recent election and what it means and should mean within the sports landscape. All of this and more on the latest...

Duration: 00:39:30


Episode 97: Len Elmore

11/21/2016
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Bill and Jamal are joined by the great Len Elmore, who talks about his extraordinary life; from dealing with family tragedies, attending Power Memorial high school and then the University of Maryland, to playing in the ABA and NBA, earning a degree from Harvard Law School and working as a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney, an NBA agent, and finally as a NBA and college basketball analyst. The three also discuss what a Trump presidency will look like (23:32), athlete protests (32:42),...

Duration: 01:32:00


Episode 96: The Election Episode

11/10/2016
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Bill and Jamal talk about the horror that was the 2016 Presidential Election. They discuss why this happened (6:10) and why Trump supporters should stop denying their racism (11:38). We also hear from some NY Giants' players about their thoughts on the election, leadership, and how to bounce back from a tough (election) loss (13:45). Finally, Bill and Jamal talk about the missed signs that could have predicted this election result was coming. We hope that you enjoy our podcast. Please...

Duration: 00:43:42

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