This week, Ian is joined by Jeanette Kwakye and Musa Okwonga. Following Jürgen Klopp’s comments about playing at Real Madrid’s Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium, they discuss how the setting can affect motivation and performance, with Jeanette and Wrighty drawing on their own experience in football and athletics (02:40). They then discuss the race for the end of season awards in England, including who might end up being crowned Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year, as well as who will end up with the Golden Boot (29:17).
The Importance of the Arena and the Premier League Awards Race
Wrighty, Musa Okwonga, and Jeanette Kwakye discuss how setting can affect motivation and performance before breaking down the award race in England
Plus, breaking down the Mavs defense and the Blazers without Damian Lillard
As an announcer, Romo plays to the level of the competition. Chiefs-Bills was football ecstasy, which meant he was at his giddy, exuberant best. The problem is that most games aren’t half as fun, and giddiness is no substitute for analysis.
Van and Charles discuss the reveal of a familiar character and the introduction of a new ship
Kevin is joined by Sheil Kapadia, Nate Taylor, and Ben Baby to preview this weekend’s NFL conference championships
Kevin Huerter on the Hawks’ Struggles, Defending Trae Young, and Alter Egos, Plus Anthony Edwards and T’Wolves Love With Analyst Jim Petersen
The Hawks guard joins Russillo to discuss his career and his hopes for the season, before Petersen discusses the impact of coach Chris Finch on Minnesota
It remains to be seen what Payton’s next move will be. But if and when he’s ready to return to the NFL, the league will be waiting for him.