Episode 267: BOOM! We have a fantastic show for you this week as Dave, Coach, and Mark take a look at the dominance of Serena Williams and what she’s faced in becoming the best to ever play tennis. Amy K. Nelson of The Daily Beast checks in from New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and explains how the city has changed since then. “Mean” Mark previews the season for his beloved Chicago Bears.
Episode 265: BOOM! We have a great show this week. Coach Kevin McNutt has a new book out and we dive head first into the world of youth sports. Dave discusses Playing Time: Tough Truths about AAU Basketball, Youth Sports, Parents and Athletes. Coach details how The Big Three of Michael Jordan’s relationship with Nike – ESPN – and Tiger Woods have influenced and altered the landscape of youth sports. “Mean” Mark Barry predicts that a team other than the New England Patriots will win the AFC East.
Episode 264: BOOM! We’ve got a fantastic show for you this week! Dave, Coach, Mark, and Dan weigh in on the NFL’s decision to uphold the 4-game suspension for Tom Brady in the wake of the Deflategate scandal. Bijan C. Bayne, author of Elgin Baylor: The Man Who Changed Basketball, joins the show to discuss his upcoming book about the all-time great.