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
Plus, Tate and Wosny Lambre debate whether it’s time for the Warriors to make a trade
Plus, Cousin Sal recaps the ‘Thursday Night Football’ matchup between the Seahawks and Cowboys
House and Sharp reveal where the value lies in betting on Colts-Titans before breaking down the biggest matchup of the week in 49ers-Eagles
Brian chats with Michael Pina about the Celtics’ 14-4 start to the season, then Brian and Jamie talk Pats-Chargers and give out some bets for Week 13