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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


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Episodes

Ken Dryden, Hockey Hall of Famer

11/17/2017
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Based on research from his new book, the once-dominant goaltender educates Jeremy on hockey's evolution and the biggest questions facing the sport's future.

Duration: 00:43:52


Jim Boeheim, Syracuse Head Coach

11/17/2017
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The legendary basketball coach discusses the sport's growth throughout his tenure, the Louisville scandal, and how much longer he'll roam the sidelines for.

Duration: 00:10:24


Evander Holyfield, Boxing Promoter

11/17/2017
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The legendary fighter, now a promoter, reminisces with Jeremy about Holyfield's most famous bouts, and assures fans that boxing's future is bright.

Duration: 00:15:26


Nate Boyer, Green Beret

11/11/2017
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The former Seattle Seahawk speaks about his military service, MVP foundation, and why he advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem.

Duration: 00:21:10


Keenan Reynolds, Redskins WR

11/11/2017
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The former standout QB discusses life as a student-athlete at Navy, but the conversation takes a turn not even Jeremy could have anticipated.

Duration: 00:13:28


SC Featured: 22 Peaks

11/11/2017
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Chris Connelly tells the story of a high school senior and the ambitious vow she made to raise awareness for the alarmingly high suicide rate among our nation's veterans.

Duration: 00:08:04


Parting Shot: Reiter's Digest

11/4/2017
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Jeremy shares his final thoughts on the 2014 Sports Illustrated cover that predicted the Astros would win the 2017 World Series.

Duration: 00:01:36


Howard Bryant, ESPN The Magazine

11/4/2017
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Jeremy speaks with the longtime friend of the show about the World Series and how baseball can attract more fans by capitalizing on its plethora of young stars.

Duration: 00:12:57


E:60: Kristaps Porzingis

11/4/2017
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Last spring, Jeremy and the E:60 team traveled to Latvia to learn more about the place, and the people, that gave birth to New York's most promising young talent.

Duration: 00:19:26


Sridhar Pappu, "The Year of the Pitcher" Author

11/4/2017
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After a baseball season filled with new home run records, outlandish exit velocities and launch angles, Jeremya€™s guest takes us back in time to 1968, The Year of the Pitcher.

Duration: 00:16:40


Parting Shot: World Series Futility

10/28/2017
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Jeremy explores the history of the eight teams who are yet to win the Fall Classic and also questions decisions recently made by two of the game's most iconic franchises.

Duration: 00:02:27


Sean Avery, Former NHL Player

10/28/2017
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Jeremy speaks with the well-known hockey tough guy about his infamous playing style and the motivations behind it, as well as his off-the-ice endeavors and post-hockey career.

Duration: 00:19:17


Paul Beston, Author

10/28/2017
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Jeremy and the author of "The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring" dive into the annals of boxing history.

Duration: 00:12:49


David Padgett

10/28/2017
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Jeremy speaks with Louisvillea€™s interim head coach in the wake of the recruiting scandal that led to the downfall of coaching legend Rick Pitino.

Duration: 00:12:50


Jay Bilas, ESPN CBB Analyst

10/20/2017
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In a lengthy interview with Bilas, Rick Pitino discussed the recruiting scandal that led to the termination of his contract at Louisville. Bilas joins Jeremy to talk about it.

Duration: 00:19:21


Jack McCallum, Basketball HOF Writer

10/20/2017
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The acclaimed writer joins Jeremy to reveal some of the findings in his new book, "Golden Days," about the parallels between Jerry West's Lakers and Stephen Curry's Warriors.

Duration: 00:15:59


Norman Chad

10/20/2017
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The frequent contributor joins Jeremy to break down the 2017 NFL season. But as Jeremy has come to expect from Chad, the conversation takes an unexpected turn.

Duration: 00:14:46


Parting Shot

10/14/2017
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Jeremy gives his perspective on this week's Twitter battle between the Yankees and Indians.

Duration: 00:04:07


Eric LeMarque

10/14/2017
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Jeremy speaks with the former Olympic hockey player about his gripping story of survival detailed in the new movie, "Six Below: Miracle on the Mountain."

Duration: 00:18:13


E:60: Athlete, Activist, Ali

10/14/2017
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In the wake of athletesa€™ demonstrations against racial inequalities in America, we revisit an E:60 piece on the social activism of Muhammad Ali. Jeremy spoke at length with Jonathan Eig, the author of Ali: A Life.

Duration: 00:06:35

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