Russillo shares his thoughts on the “We Are United” letter from a group of PAC-12 football players and on the bad arguments on both sides of the player compensation issue (4:20), before talking with the new head coach of Duke women’s basketball, Kara Lawson. The two discuss her journey from playing for legendary coach Pat Summitt at Tennessee, to winning a WNBA title with the Monarchs, to her time with ESPN and her coaching roles with USA Basketball and the Boston Celtics. She talks about working under Brad Stevens, forming bonds with Celtics players like Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, and Marcus Smart, her recruiting pitch for Duke women’s basketball, and more (18:15). Finally Ryen answers a listener-submitted “Life Advice” question (54:58).
All the Bad Arguments Surrounding NCAA Athlete Compensation, Plus Duke Women’s Basketball Head Coach Kara Lawson
Russillo shares his thoughts on the “We Are United” letter from a group of Pac-12 football players
David and Kaz are back for the Thursday edition to discuss CM Punk’s promo on Raw and much more
This one was very tricky again, but Ben was able to give a unique insight into why these GKs deserve their place in the top 10
Nora and Steven also break down which coaches are on the hot seat
Philly and San Francisco last met up in January’s NFC championship game, but injuries made that a lopsided fight. This time around, these teams are squaring off to see who has the edge in the race for the NFC’s top seed—and who should be the Super Bowl favorite.
The guys also give their best bets for the week
Sacramento’s playoff drought is finally over. Now it’s looking to take the next step and make noise in the postseason. Will internal improvement be enough? Or will the front office be pressured into making a deal?