The Right Time with Bomani Jones
David Dennis Jr. on the Warriors Future, NBA Finals Preview, and Rap Stories: 5/31/23
Bomani Jones and David Dennis Jr. discuss Bob Meyers stepping down as GM of the Golden State Warriors and what decisions the team will have to make going forward, if the Miami Heat have any shot of beating the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Finals, and David Dennis' upcoming new pod Rap Stories which breaks down some of the greatest hip-hop albums in history. All that and more!
Foxworth Friday: Ja Morant, Angola, and the Taste of Blood: 5/26/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the art of debate television (8:53), Angola (17:52), the welfare check on Ja Morant (25:32), and a pool party (52:01). Plus, a conversation about the 3-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd (56:39).
Howard Bryant on the State of the Celtics and Late Career LeBron: 5/24/23
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss the Celtics forcing a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference Finals, the wave of NBA coaches getting fired (24:17), the Nuggets realizing their potential (31:03), and why LeBron would actually be considering retirement (34:17).
It's Only a Man's World: 5/22/23
Bomani Jones discusses the dominant performances of both the Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets thus far in the conference finals and the fight, or lack thereof, that their opponents are giving. (1:05) The complicated legacy of Jim Brown and all that he means ( 13:55), an IYHH that includes AI gaining the ability of Human Reasoning (36:03), and the wildest lines of game you have heard your friend spit (45:45). All that and more!
Foxworth Friday: Consequences, Playoff Jimmy, and Le Slimme: 5/19/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Ja Morant and how the NBPA will handle any punishment put on him (6:00), how Jimmy Butler's mentality has carried the Heat(30:00) , Jokic's greatness (42:20), and crazy stories from the airport. All that and more! For tickets to the live show go to www.universe.com/bomaninyc
J.A. Adande on Wembanyama, Magic Johnson's Lineage, and Sheed Stories: 5/17/23
Bomani Jones and J.A. Adande discuss the firing of Doc Rivers, how Jokic and LeBron are a part of Magic Johnson's lineage (27:20), the Spurs winning the Wembanyama lottery (38:44), the flaws in The Process (41:14), and stories about Rasheed Wallace and Gheorghe Muresan.
Just Get it Done!: 5/15/23
Bomani Jones discusses the Philadelphia 76ers losing in Game 7, (1:03) how this could be a legacy making year for Nikola Jokic (13:50), and Ja Morant flashing a gun on IG live yet again. (22:20). Also an IYHH that includes a story burying the meta verse, (43:38) and your voicemails on the time you tried your mom (52:30). Link to live show go live 05/16 at noon ET. Just go to www.universe.com/bomaninyc
Foxworth Friday: New York Lights, Unions, and Legacies: 5/11/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss being a sports fan in New York City ( 1:36), how Steph can finally get his revenge on LeBron ( 28:31), and why this needs to be the Nuggets year (38:45)
Spencer Hall on Huggins in Hot Water, Gambling in College Athletics, and Vin Diesel: 5/10/23
Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall discuss F1 going to Las Vegas, Bob Huggins' radio hit (7:07), college athletes and coaches being investigated for gambling (14:15), the genius of Goodfellas (33:34), how Steph Curry must want to boil over (48:30), and a story about Vin Diesel (40:42).
The Best Ability is Reliability: 5/8/23
Bomani Jones discusses the second round thus far including; the slugfest in the Heat-Knicks series (1:10), who is going to show up for either Boston or Philly (8:51), and the wildness of Nuggets-Suns Game 4 (17:42). Also an IYHH that includes $3 million worth of Fentanyl being found in a Maine diner ( 33:44), and your voicemails on the time you talked yourself out of a job. (43:52)
Foxworth Friday: Draft Monopoly, White Corners, and Dillon Brooks: 5/5/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss how Aaron Rodgers is getting used to NYC living,(5:30) why so many of the players in the draft seem to come from only a few programs (18:35), the evolution of the white corner (32:19), and how Dillon Brooks might have just talked himself out of a job.(42:25) All that and more!
Monica McNutt on the Knicks, Steph vs. Magic, and Durant's mini-decline: 5/3/23
Bomani Jones and Monica McNutt discuss the similarity between Philly and New York fans, the Steph vs. Magic debate (11:14), why Anthony Davis needs to dominate the Warriors (23:55), the Suns falling behind 0-2 to Denver (36:10), the Celtics losing to Philly without Embiid, and they share Clyde Frazier and John Starks stories (18:11).
Never Going Back: 5/1/23
Bomani Jones discusses Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat's impressive run in the playoffs (1:36), a quick aside on HBCU players not getting drafted (18:45), and the wildness in the western conference ( 23:30). Also an IYHH that includes surprising information on Millennials in the economy that you may not have known (33:44), and your voicemails on the time the game was cheating (49:30).
Foxworth Friday: Lamar's Deal, Green Room Levis, and Richardson's fit in Indy: 4/28/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss how Lamar Jackson is now in no excuses territory, Will Levis dropping out of the 1st round (16:07), the Texans giving up a haul for Will Anderson (31:21), Anthony Richardson's fit in Indy (33:04), the Falcons taking Bijan Robinson with the 8th pick (35:19), and the Eagles collecting Georgia defenders.
Nate Tice on First Round QBs, Vikings Stories, And Trying His Dad: 4/26/23
Bomani Jones and Nate Tice of The Athletic discuss why Anthony Richardson should be the top pick in the draft (6:50), pros and cons of Bryce Young (17:30), why teams like guys like Will Levis (24:05), why CJ Stroud might slip (30:35), the 20th anniversary of the Vikings not getting their pick in on time (36:16), and the time he tried his dad (1:40).
The Old Guys Still Running the Show: 4/24/23
Bomani Jones discusses the wild weekend of playoff basketball including: the Warriors fighting back against the Kings (1:30), the Wolves surviving against the Nuggets (12:24), the Knick handling the Cavs (17:05), and the Dillon Brooks show in Los Angeles (20:19). Also an IYHH that dives into the unnecessary shooting of Ralph Yarl (31:15) and your voicemails on the time you talked too much trash in pickup (47:34) All that and more! IYHH Stories: @sophiaankel story on the shooting of Ralph Yarl: https://www.insider.com/black-teen-shot-head-ringing-wrong-doorbell-kansas-ralph-yarl-2023-4 @anyazoledz story on gender-affirming care for minors being banned in several states https://www.vice.com/en/article/dy3vdy/trans-kids-are-losing-critical-healthcare-and-their-parents-are-panicking @erinsnod story on 2 tons of cocaine being found off the coast of italy https://www.insider.com/tons-cocaine-worth-440-million-found-coast-italy-police-2023-4
Foxworth Friday: Hurts, Hamlin, and the Tall Man: 4/21/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Karl Anthony-Towns' playoff struggles, Dillon Brooks irritating LeBron (8:02), Damar Hamlin being cleared to play football (15:01), the impact of Jalen Hurts' new contract on Lamar Jackson (25:53), and share a few stories about Pac Man Jones.
Nick Wright on Draymond's Suspension, Laker's Title Chances, and Playoff Legacies: 4/19/23
Bomani Jones and Nick Wright discuss Draymond Green's suspension and the potential downfall of the Warriors dynasty (1:40), the Sacramento Kings exciting brand of basketball (18:10), the Lakers chances of winning the championship (28:21), and they get into playoff legacies impacted by this years playoffs (44:00)
Game 1's Bring Chaos: 4/17/23
Bomani Jones discusses the thrilling start to the NBA Playoffs including a breakdown of Kawhi vs. Kevin Durant (1:03), the Lakers beating the Grizzlies (14:06), and a note about Karl Anthony-Towns (25:43.) Also, an IYHH that includes Michael Jordan's home being broken into (27:35). And your stories about the biggest slacker you've met. (42:53). All that and more!
Foxworth Friday: Down with the Kings, MVPerk, and No Show in NOLA: 4/14/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss why they don't want to see the Kings beat the Warriors (2:55), how Kendrick Perkins helped shift the NBA MVP conversation (14:00), and Zion Williamson's extended absence from the Pelicans (36:54). All that and more!
Michael Smith on the top QBs in the draft, the real QB Whisperer, and Austin Reaves: 4/12/23
Bomani Jones and Michael Smith discuss Anthony Richardson's upside (11:21), Bryce Young's ability to process (14:48), the real QB whisperer among NFL coaches (20:50), the dynamics of the Gobert punch (41:57), and the one thing that energizes an NBA fan base like none other (36:38).
It's a Tussle!: 4/10/23
Bomani Jones previews the NBA playoffs (1:14) ,discusses all the extracurriculars that occurred on the last day of the NBA regular season (14:36), and gives his take on the Ravens signing Odell Beckham Jr. (25:56). Plus an IYHH on the sanctity of work spouses (33:21), and your voicemails on the time you sent a text to the wrong person.(47:10) All that and more! IYHH Stories: @josephfcox story on the IRS wanting to acquire an internet monitoring tool: https://www.vice.com/en/article/93kwd7/irs-wants-to-buy-internet-mass-monitoring-tool-team-cymru-netflow @beafreyanolan story on the generational divide on having a work spouse: https://www.businessinsider.com/gen-z-boomers-work-wives-millennials-disagree-husband-2023-4 @saramorrison's story on Elon's latest attempt to get people to pay for Twitter Blue: https://www.vox.com/recode/2022/11/4/23438917/twitter-verifications-blue-check-elon-musk
Foxworth Friday: Lakers, Luka, and LSU: 4/7/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss how the Lakers are actually interesting (7:37), a paradigm case argument regarding Luka (21:50), Harden's under the radar season (26:24), and the underlying issues with the conversation around the LSU women (29:22).
Brian Windhorst on Wide Open West and Bo's Favorite NBA Story: 4/5/23
Bomani Jones asks Brian Windhorst to tell his favorite NBA story of all-time (1:16) and then they discuss a potential tank off (17:30), an opening for LeBron and the Lakers in the West (30:07), why the Knicks-Cavs series will mean so much for the winner (33:46), and how the Mavs have painted themselves into a corner (43:41).
Old Habits Never Die: 4/3/23
Bomani Jones discusses the thrilling conclusion to the women's college basketball season; including the reaction to Angel Reese, the media attention that Caitlin Clark has received, and some of the racial animus that exists in this country. Plus an IYHH that includes Florida banning yet another piece of media and your voicemails on the best April fools prank pulled on you. All that and more! IYHH Stories: @molly_lipson's story on on how positive feedback helps the workplace. - https://www.businessinsider.com/boss-manager-positive-feedback-employee-appreciation-work-quit-job-2023-3? Candace Mcduffie's story on Florida's continued ban of anything related to race.-https://www.theroot.com/omg-ruby-bridges-film-banned-from-school-after-paren-1850269836 @JStein_WaPo story on how commercial real estate is impacting the banking industry-https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2023/03/27/commercial-real-estate-banks-loans/
Howard Bryant on Lamar's Leverage and the Problem with Parity: 3/29/23
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss how Lamar Jackson has leverage in his contract dispute with the Ravens and why he's the type of player the American public should be rooting for (28:57). Plus, they discuss how basketball is more fun when there are dominant teams (39:39) and delve into the NBA MVP debate (43:01).
Final Snore: 3/27/23
Bomani Jones discusses a Final Four completely devoid of blue bloods and true Cinderellas (1:01), explains his defense of Kyrie Irving as a basketball player (14:55), and comments on LeBron's return (24:59). Plus, an IYHH involving the downsides of Open AI (32:25) and your voicemails on the time you got injured just by being old (46:03). IYHH Stories: @_hasanc on the potential negative ramifications of Open AI https://bit.ly/3LUeS1E @JayShams on the looming indictment of former President Trump https://bit.ly/40k5FnA
Foxworth Friday: Lamar's Leverage and Analytics vs. Bijan Robinson: 3/24/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Ozzie Newsome's comments on Lamar Jackson's contract situation, the QB's in next months draft, and a spirited conversation on the impact that Bijan Robinson brings to a football field. All that and more!
Vinnie Goodwill on Trae Young disdain, Curry's critics, and legends of the low post: 3/22/23
Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo Sports discuss the indignance and coaching prowess of Rick Pitino (11:46), why players don't like Trae Young (23:05), how Steph Curry has had to answer the critics at every stage of his career (32:05), and the greatness of Hakeem Olajuwon and Kevin McHale (49:23).
Tourney Time: 3/20/23
Bomani Jones discusses the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, Rick Pitino potentially being named the next head coach for St.Johns, and an IYHH that includes the collapse of three banks. Plus, your stories on the time someone called you for help. IYHH Stories: @mslopatto story on the collapse of three banks https://www.theverge.com/2023/3/12/23636780/crypto-collapse-fdic-treasury-shut-down-signature-bank @shawnhubler story on Historians being involved with he gun debate https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/14/us/gun-law-1791-supreme-court.html
Foxworth Friday: Ja's Return, Public School, Aaron Rodgers: 3/17/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Ja Morant's return to the Memphis Grizzlies, tell some stories from their youth, Aaron Rodgers drama, and what the Panthers should do with the 1st overall pick.
Elle Duncan on Aaron Rodgers, Lamar Jackson, and Brandon Miller: 3/15/23
Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss Aaron Rodgers holding the Jets hostage, why teams are being bullish about signing Lamar Jackson, and how to handle the situation with Brandon Miller and Alabama during the NCAA tournament. All that and more!
Selections Matter: 3/13/23
Bomani Jones discusses the lack on interest in College Basketball following Selection Sunday, the Dolphins trading for star DB Jalen Ramsey, and the Panthers trading for the first overall pick. Also, an IYHH that includes a story about the new wave in Gen-Z dating and your stories on the craziest thing you have seen happen at the mall. IYHH Stories @loriara's story on the blocked JetBlue-Spirit merger- https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2023/03/07/jetblue-spirit-airlines-merger-doj/ @Dcoxpolls on Gen-Z's new relationship trends- https://www.businessinsider.com/gen-z-dating-trend-online-apps-friends-romantic-partners-relationships-2023-3
Foxworth Friday: Shawn Kemp and Lamar Jackson: 3/10/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Shawn Kemp's alleged shooting and reminisce on his NBA career. Also, they discuss Lamar Jackson receiving the franchise tag from the Baltimore Ravens and the five teams who are choosing to not pursue him. All that and more!
David Dennis Jr. on Ja Morant, Jokic MVP Debate, and Chris Rock Special: 3/8/23
Bomani Jones is joined by Andscape writer David Dennis Jr. to discuss how the Grizzlies should handle Ja Morant going forward, the Nikola Jokic MVP debate, and Chris Rock's comedy special around Will Smith slapping him at the Oscars.
Perception Matters: 3/6/23
Bomani Jones talks about Ja Morant's latest incident and his absence from the Memphis Grizzlies, Lamar Jackson's contract situation, an IYHH that includes self-flying planes, and your stories about the time your kid squared up with you. IYHH Stories: Huileng Tan's story on Meta's push to create more AI products https://www.businessinsider.com/zuckerberg-new-meta-top-level-team-ai-products-chatgpt-metaverse-2023-2 Elise Morton's story on Russian School Propaganda www.businessinsider.com/russia-ukraine-invasion-propoganda-schoolkids-2023-1 Suzanne Rowan Kelleher's story on self flying planes https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2023/02/26/pilotless-autonomous-self-flying-planes/?sh=4bb06e1945ea
Foxworth Friday: LeBron, Durant, and Ja Morant: 3/3/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss LeBron James getting injured, and what that means for the Lakers season, what Kevin Durant brings to the Phoenix Suns, and the string of incidents involving Ja Morant.
Kendrick Perkins on New Book, Celtics Run, and AAU: 3/1/23
Bomani Jones is joined by Kendrick Perkins to discuss his new book "The Education of Kendrick Perkins", what it was like being drafted by the Celtics out of high school, the championship team in 08, life after basketball, AAU, and so much more!
The Inevitable: 2/27/23
Bomani Jones discusses Jake Paul losing to Tommy Fury, the crazy and historic weekend in the NBA, and the situation around Brandon Miller and the University of Alabama. Plus, an IYHH including the Ohio train derailment, and your voicemails on the time you or someone you know got dunked on. All that and more!
Foxworth Friday: QB Dilemmas and CFB History: 2/24/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Aaron Rodgers' darkness retreat, and the rumors that the Packers are looking to shop the future Hall-of-Famer. Also, they run through some of the QB's in the draft, and look back at some of the all-time great college football teams in history. All that and more!
David Aldridge on All-Star Weekend and Evaluating the NBA Landscape: 2/22/23
Bomani Jones is joined by The Athletic's David Aldridge to discuss All-Star weekend in Salt Lake City, how they expect the top of the Eastern Conference to play out, and what to make out of the very wild Western Conference.
Foxworth Friday: Mind of a Champion, Analytics Revolution, and Too Small to Ball?: 2/17/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth breakdown what it takes to be a champion in professional sports, as they look back at the 10 year anniversary of the Ravens vs. 49ers Super Bowl, they also look at how analytics helped propel the Eagles to success, and they question if Bryce Young's size will work in the NFL. All that and more!
Bruce Bowen On New Look NBA: 2/15/23
Bruce Bowen joins Bomani to talk about the ever-changing NBA landscape including; the new look Dallas Mavericks, Kevin Durant on the Suns, the Nuggets and Jokic's greatness, and so much more!
Mahomes in a League of His Own: 2/13/23
Bomani discusses what the win in the Super Bowl means for Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts' epic performance, and what his impressions were following Rihanna's halftime performance. Also, your stories on your most unreliable coworker. All that and more! IYHH stories: Drew Harrell on how the Chinese Spy Balloon drama played out on Tiktok https://wapo.st/3S7fUs3 @ayanaarchie story on AMC theaters starting to charge tickets based on seating location. - https://n.pr/3k56NeK
Foxworth Friday: Kevin Durant gets traded to the Suns and Super Bowl preview: 2/10/23
Bomani and Domonique discuss Kevin Durant's shocking trade to the Suns and where it went wrong for the Nets. Later they breakdown the matchup in the Super Bowl and what they expect out of both star QBs who are battling injury. All that and more!
Joel Anderson on Kyrie to the Mavs and LeBron passing Kareem: 2/8/23
Bomani is joined by Joel Anderson to breakdown Kyrie Irving being traded to Dallas, LeBron James passing Kareem and becoming the all time leading scorer in NBA history, and making sure that Kareem gets the respect he deserves. Gambling Problem? Call 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (CO/IL/IN/LA/MD/MI/NJ/PA/TN/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (KS/NH), 888-789-7777/visit ccpg.org (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), visit OPGR.org (OR), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA(select parishes)/MD/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Void in OH/ONT. Eligibility restrictions apply. $200 in Free Bets: Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 bet. Promo code req. $200 issued as free bets that expire 7 days (168 hours) after being awarded. Free bets must be wagered 1x and stake is not included in any returns or winnings. Super Boost: Valid 1 Odds Boost Token per customer after opt-in each day for eligible Super Bowl LVII prop markets only. Token must be used BEFORE placing eligible bet between 6-9PM ET daily. Odds boosts and prop markets will vary. Max bet limits apply. Tokens are non-cashable, non-refundable, and cannot be withdrawn. Boost Token expire daily at 9PM ET. There are no restrictions on the funds a customer will receive if their bet wins. If their bet loses, they will not receive any reward. Offer period valid 2/6/23 - 2/11/23. See terms at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms.
It's All About Legacy: 2/6/23
Bomani Jones discusses the Super Bowl matchup and why the Chiefs and Eagles are such a compelling matchup, Kyrie Irving getting traded, and an IYHH on how censorship has gone too far.
Foxworth Friday: BTS, New Orleans Dudes, and Pat Mahomes Sr.: 2/3/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth take you behind the scenes of various shows at ESPN, discuss dudes that you don't want any problems with, and share their fondness of Pat Mahomes Sr. All that and more!
Michael Smith on Tom Brady's Retirement and a Brief History of Black QB's: 2/1/23
Michael Smith joins the show to discuss Tom Brady's career finally coming to an end, retired athletes in the media, and a quick history on Black Quarterbacks in the NFL ahead of the Super Bowl matchup between Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes.
Super Bowl History: 1/30/23
Bomani recaps two Black quarterbacks making it to the Super Bowl, the improbable story of Jalen Hurts, how Mahomes proved he's the best Quarterback in football, the fallout following the killing of Tyre Nichols, an IYHH featuring Surveillance at Drake Concerts, and your stories about the time your parents embarrassed you. IYHH Stories @theloniusly on surveillance of Drake Concerts- https://bit.ly/3Jn72ft @diamondnagasiu on Google Layoffs- https://bit.ly/3Hj9Sjc @samleecole on the effects that weed has on sex https://bit.ly/3Hj9Yay
Foxworth Friday: LeBron, Al Davis, Mahomes, Burrow, and the sunk cost fallacy : 1/27/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the time LeBron dunked on Domonique in a meeting (7:50), how Al Davis became the owner of the Raiders (18:57), why Mahomes is better than Joe Burrow (23:12), how Joe Burrow exudes cool (32:47), and ask if we're sure that Brock Purdy should start for the 49ers next season (37:29).
Howard Bryant on Tony Dungy and Ed Reed: 1/25/23
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss the uncomfortable nature of the Damar Hamlin coverage during the Bengals-Bills game, the explosion of coaching salaries in the NFL (26:38), Tony Dungy's recent comments that drew ire (29:47), and Ed Reed and Bethune Cookman going their separate ways (44:44). Gambling Problem? Call 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (CO/IL/IN/LA/MD/MI/NJ/PA/TN/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (KS/NH), 888-789-7777/visit ccpg.org (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), visit OPGR.org (OR), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA).21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA(select parishes)/MD/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Void in OH/ONT. Eligibility restrictions apply. $200 in Free Bets: Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 bet. Promo code req. $200 issued as free bets that expire 7 days (168 hours) after being awarded. Free bets must be wagered 1x and stake is not included in any returns or winnings. Stepped up Same Game Parlay: 1 Stepped Up Same Game Parlay Token issued per eligible NFL playoff game after opt-in. Min $1 bet. Max bet limits apply. Min. 3-leg. Each leg min. -300 odds, total bet +100 odds or longer. Profit boosted up to 100% (10+ legs for 100% boost). Promotional offer period ends 2/12/23 at 11:59:59 PM ET. See terms at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms
Coverage Dak: 1/23/23
Bomani Jones discusses the Cowboys coming up short against the 49ers (4:37), how certain QBs can put their teams on their back (7:15), asks why Dak is treated so differently than Josh Allen despite their common shortcomings (17:51), an IYHH including racist AI (28:20), and your voicemails (39:50) on the time you saw someone quit in the middle of their shift. IYHH Stories: @kharijohnson on how algorithms allegedly penalized Black renters https://bit.ly/3H3iOZS @richardsima on why we sometimes get our best ideas in the shower https://wapo.st/3kqsAxi
Spencer Hall on Getting Old, Playoff QBs, and Petrino: 1/20/23
Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall discuss getting old, the unlikely journeys for the quarterbacks that are left in the playoffs, and Jimbo Fisher turning his offense over to Bobby Petrino. All that and more! Gambling Problem? Call 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (CO/IL/IN/LA/MD/MI/NJ/PA/TN/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (KS/NH), 888-789-7777/visit ccpg.org (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), visit OPGR.org (OR), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA(select parishes)/MD/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Void in OH/ONT. Eligibility restrictions apply. $200 in Free Bets: Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 bet. Promo code req. $200 issued as free bets that expire 7 days (168 hours) after being awarded. Free bets must be wagered 1x and stake is not included in any returns or winnings. Stepped up Same Game Parlay: 1 Stepped Up Same Game Parlay Token issued per eligible NFL playoff game after opt-in. Min $1 bet. Max bet limits apply. Min. 3-leg. Each leg min. -300 odds, total bet +100 odds or longer. Profit boosted up to 100% (10+ legs for 100% boost). Promotional offer period ends 2/12/23 at 11:59:59 PM ET. See terms at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms
Marcus Spears on Brady looking his age and the magnificence of Mahomes: 1/18/23
Bomani Jones and Marcus Spears discuss growing up on an HBCU campus (2:10), why Tom Brady should retire (11:40), the 49ers loaded roster (20:01), how Brandon Staley still has a job (31:10), and they marvel at the greatness of Patrick Mahomes (36:55).
Dedication to the Cause: 1/16/23
Bomani Jones reacts to what we've seen during Super Wild Card Weekend (1:07) and wonders if Brandon Staley still has a job (11:25). Then he discusses how the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. is the kind of dedication to the cause that we don't see anymore (16:43). Plus, an IYHH including funny money and Nazi gold (29:15) as well as your voicemails (41:38) on the time you meant to send a text about somebody but you sent it to that somebody. IYHH Stories @pranshuverma_ on what to expect from AI in 2023 https://wapo.st/3IROFPD @GTAGlover on Coinbase preparing to cut 20% of its workforce https://bit.ly/3w8kDQ6 @beckyferreira on a Dutch town telling people to stop searching for Nazi gold https://bit.ly/3Xh2w6k
Foxworth Friday: UGA's Dominance, and What's Next for Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson?: 1/13/23
Bomani and Domonique discuss the beatdown in the national championship game, the NFL playoffs, what's next for Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson, and much more!
Elle Duncan on the Dawgs, Gussets, and Lamar Jackson: 1/11/23
Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss why Elle is playing hurt (1:16), Georgia dominating TCU in the CFP National Championship, Stetson Bennett's future (23:07), and Lamar Jackson's contract situation (37:15). Plus, Bomani has a message for Joel in Missouri City (9:29). Gambling Problem? Call 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MD/MI/NJ/PA/TN/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/KS/NH), 888-789-7777/visit ccpg.org (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), visit OPGR.org (OR), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA(select parishes)/MD/MI /NJ/ NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. VOID IN OH/ONT. Eligibility restrictions apply. Free bets: Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 bet. $200 issued as free bets that expire 7 days (168 hours) after being awarded. See terms at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms. No Sweat: Valid 1 offer per customer per day of NFL 2023 Wild Card Round. Opt in req each day. First bet must lose after opting in. NFL bets only. Paid as one (1) free bet based on amount of initial losing bet. Max $10 free bet awarded. Free bets expire 7 days (168 hours) after being awarded. See terms at sportsbook.draftkings.com/footballterms.
The Rapid Return to Football: 1/9/23
Bomani Jones discusses how the world quickly got back into football mode after Damar Hamlin showed positive signs of recovery (1:29), picks new teams to root for in the playoffs (18:32), explains why there might be an increase in "reading" in Louisiana (30:56), and listens to your voicemails about the times you went up against future pros (44:12). IYHH Stories @samleecole on how a new law in Louisiana requires a government ID to view porn https://bit.ly/3QoD1xx @danprimack on how Fidelity slashed Twitter's evaluation by 56% https://bit.ly/3GvBMrN
Foxworth Friday: The Risk Calculus, Dana White, and Petty Parents: 1/6/23
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss their reactions to Damar Hamlin's devastating injury (1:24) and why the risk calculus for football players is off (17:34), Dana White not being held accountable for an act of domestic violence caught on video (32:20), and the wild story with the USMNT involving Gio Reyna's parents (34:44).
Just Give It A Shot: 1/5/23
On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Bomani Jones to discuss the Pelicans plagued by injuries (01:58), how there are 14 players with 50+ points this NBA season (10:20), the Brooklyn nets and their unspoken winning streak (25:36), they put a magnifying glass up to struggling teams in the league (38:17). Plus, Bomani discusses the upcoming season of his HBO show, Game Theory (51:54).
Just Give It A Shot: 1/5/23
On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Bomani Jones to discuss the Pelicans plagued by injuries (01:58), how there are 14 players with 50+ points this NBA season (10:20), the Brooklyn nets and their unspoken winning streak (25:36), they put a magnifying glass up to struggling teams in the league (38:17). Plus, Bomani discusses the upcoming season of his HBO show, Game Theory (51:54).
Joel Anderson on Damar Hamlin, Youth Football, and TCU: 1/4/23
Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson share their thoughts on Damar Hamlin going into cardiac arrest on the field on Monday night (1:48), discuss why tackle youth football is indefensible (28:43), and look ahead to the CFP National Championship between Joel's TCU Horned Frogs and the Georgia Bulldogs (34:51).
Foxworth Friday: Ain't too Tough for Sleeves: 12/16/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the porous Vikings defense (7:38), cold weather football (12:49), realizing that someone is faster than you (26:43), a misguided Joe Burrow comp (32:29), and a theory about why there aren't any white cornerbacks in the NFL (40:50).
Vinnie Goodwill on whether or not NBA teams are for real: 12/14/22
Bomani Jones and Yahoo's Vinnie Goodwill discuss Black Boston (3:07), Bo's decision to root for the Lions and Jets (8:25), and whether or not a slew of NBA teams are for real (22:03).
Zion and the Lions: 12/12/22
Bomani Jones discusses why the Lions should be considered one of the top teams in the NFL (4:33), how the NBA has achieved parity but the regular season doesn't seem to matter as much (19:46), zombie viruses (36:48), and your voicemails on gifts gone wrong (45:54). IYHH Stories @michaelbirnbaum on zombie viruses emerging as permafrost melts due to climate change https://wapo.st/3FKzllM @emilskandul on the office apocalypse https://bit.ly/3W5mDn4
Foxworth Friday: Analytics vs. Aesthetics and longing for the days of Barry Sanders: 12/9/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Pros vs. Joes, Britney Griner's release (5:40), the evolution of the running back position (19:17), and more evidence of how no one believes in the Vikings (33:17).
Howard Bryant on the reaction to Deion leaving the SWAC for the PAC: 12/7/22
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss the impact of and reaction to Deion Sanders leaving Jackson State for the Colorado job (5:50), the incredible level of fame that Deion reached as a two sport star (22:59), and whether or not Wayne Fontes was passing (42:26).
Prime Goes West: 12/5/22
Bomani Jones discusses Deion Sanders' decision to take the Colorado job (1:17), his new favorite NFL team (25:22), robot landlords (31:55), and your voicemails (43:18) on the time your dad wouldn't let you win. IYHH Stories @A_W_Gordon on Congress stepping in to stop a potential rail strike. https://bit.ly/3Bf5ZcH @NaomiNixWrites on why Twitter needs Apple more than Apple needs Twitter. https://wapo.st/3uokqr6 @mjgault on the rise of robot landlords. https://bit.ly/3UzUHqr
Foxworth Friday: The Nasty Man Returns and LeBron's Question: 12/2/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the dastardly genius of the NFL in regards to Deshaun Watson's return (2:29), LeBron's questioning of the questioners and the arguments he should have made (19:20), and why it seems like no one likes Kyler Murray (40:30).
Harry Lyles, Jr. on Georgia's dominance, the last gasp for Nebraska, and the Rose Bowl flexing: 11/30/22
Bomani Jones and Harry Lyles, Jr. talk about getting to know America by covering college football, how Georgia is a cut above the rest (11:23), the Jimmy Sexton special (27:58), Nebraska's last chance at relevance (33:28), how the SEC has become the Premier League (36:24), and the Rose Bowl flexing (48:27).
Open Box Coaches and The Whole Picture of Jerry Jones: 11/28/22
Bomani Jones discusses how rivalry week leads to the coaching carousel (4:21), why Auburn always ends up hiring an open box coach (10:30), and why the picture of Jerry Jones from 1957 isn't the problem (22:19). Plus, an IYHH involving the silver tsunami (35:20) and your voicemails on cross-cultural Thanksgivings (43:48). IYHH Stories @mjnblack on how billionaires like Elon Musk want to take control of human evolution. https://bit.ly/3OHB7XI @pranshuverma_ on how the World Cup is wired and fueled by AI. https://wapo.st/3GSDW6H
Vikings Undressed, Wilson's Woes, Kyrie's Return, and a Farewell to Gabe: 11/21/22
Bomani Jones on the beatdown the Cowboys put on the Vikings (1:01), how the Jets are a QB away even if their QB doesn't know that he's the problem (8:57), Kyrie Irving's return to the Nets and why he deserves credit for not letting his pride get in the way (18:13), and an IYHH involving Amazon and Tesla (31:07). Plus, a farewell from Bomani and The Right Time regulars to longtime producer Gabe (46:50). IYHH Stories @emmacos on a pay raise for Amazon drivers that wasn't what it seemed. https://bit.ly/3OnQGDO @alice.hearing on Teslas Texas Gigafactory suing over wage theft and dangerous conditions. https://bit.ly/3TPmsuN @jimtanklersley on the multiple threats affecting the global economy https://nyti.ms/3tM07Dx
Foxworth Friday: KD's honesty, Family Matters, and the Emotional Swings in Football: 11/18/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Kevin Durant's honesty and the weird power dynamics in sports and entertainment (4:03), the rise of Steve Urkel on Family Matters (12:35), the emotional highs and lows of football (18:05), and look ahead to Week 11 in the NFL (40:09).
Mina Kimes on Journeymen QBs, the Rams-ification of the NFL, and the LeBron-izing of Mahomes: 11/16/22
Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss the dearth of capable QBs who fit the mold for the modern model of the position (8:35), the abundance of journeymen QBs (14:55), how Mac Jones is a Honda Civic (30:28), the Rams-ification of the NFL (32:58), and the LeBron-izing of Patrick Mahomes (42:32).
Fungus Among Us: 11/14/22
Bomani Jones weighs in on why Vikings fans don't get the respect they crave (9:24), why the Kyrie situation has gone too far (17:18), and gives an "I told you so," about funny money (39:56). Plus, an IYHH including the geopolitics involved in the micro chip crisis, and your voicemails (47:23) on "that time the game was cheatin'." IYHH Stories @ChloeTaylor141 on how the world is losing the battle against climate change https://bit.ly/3XdYgFp @trippmickle explains the issues that are hampering Apples ability to make new iPhones in China https://nyti.ms/3UTsb3n
Foxworth Friday: Colts Hire Jeff Saturday, Tom Brady Not Done?: 11/11/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth go deep on the Jeff Saturday hire and entertain the possibility of Tom Brady playing next season!
Joel Anderson on Uncle Dusty, the Colts, and Saban's Twilight: 11/9/22
Bomani and Slate's Joel Anderson discuss the significance of Dusty Baker and the Astros winning the World Series (1:13), why race should not have been the first place to go in reaction to the Colts naming Jeff Saturday as their interim head coach (8:15), if we're sure that the QBs in this draft are that good (22:33), and the end of Saban's run of Alabama.
Risking It All: 11/7/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the NFL weekend, including just how bad things have gotten for QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (0:59), as well as how mediocre teams like the Jets have managed to win a few games (8:09). Plus, the Astros win the World Series (15:42), the Nets suspend G Kyrie Irving (34:57), and an IYHH including how well the corporate metaverse is doing (22:59). IYHH Stories @samleecole shares how the corporate metaverse cant compete: https://bit.ly/3TgFz0c @ErinMPrater shares how scientists have their eyes on new COVID variants with potential to attack the lungs: https://bit.ly/3FWLoxa @dhpierson shares how up to 100,000 were held captive by Chinese cybercriminals in Cambodia: https://lat.ms/3TkUXZE
Vinnie Goodwill on Nets Fiasco, Kyrie Irving Tweets, and NBA Talk: 11/2/22
Bomani Jones is joined by Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo Sports to talk about the Nets firing Steve Nash and hiring Ime Udoka, the Kyrie Irving drama, and a look around the rest of the NBA.
The Town Fool : 10/31/22
Bomani Jones weighs in on Nets PG Kyrie Irving talking himself out of the NBA with anti-Semitic rhetoric (0:57). Plus, an IYHH including the ramifications of billionaire Elon Musks purchase of Twitter (28:51), and your voicemails about that time your mama showed up early (42:11)! IYHH Stories @DoranyPineda90 shares how Californians are struggling to pay for water: https://lat.ms/3TQGFBe @_katya_long shares how Amazon workers say minor aches suddenly became debilitating: https://bit.ly/3sLWP2P @willoremus shares how social media censorship became a front line in the cultural war: https://wapo.st/3UfsDbR
Foxworth Friday: Donda Sports Shuts Down, Aaron Rodgers is Fed Up, and NBA Dysfunction: 10/28/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Donda Sports, the NFL, the hilarity of an angry Klay Thompson, and more!
Nelson George on new Willie Mays Documentary: 10/26/22
Bomani talks with author and film maker Nelson George about his upcoming documentary on Willie Mays: why now was the right time for the film (5:45), on Mays being part of the access generation and not being a civil rights activist (10:15), Mays' connectivity to the community in Harlem (21:01), Barry Bonds' participation in the documentary (29:47), the basket catch, and how he views this film as the Black Field of Dreams (33:28).
Legacy Play: 10/24/22
Bomani Jones weighs in on Father Time catching up with both Buccaneers QB Tom Brady and Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers, but in different ways (0:30). Plus, the unfortunate situation that the Lakers have found themselves in (16:17), an IYHH including the K-Pop band BTS reporting for military service in South Korea (34:02), and your voicemails from giving the proper amount of respect to security (47:15)! IYHH Stories @davelevinthal shares how Americas gerontocracy is weakening democracy: https://bit.ly/3gG5bWI @mjgault shares that the Netherlands has deployed NATOs first killer robot ground vehicles: https://bit.ly/3FaTwJT @chloetaylor141 shares how South Korea could lose billions from making K-pop superstars BTS do military service: https://bit.ly/3sq9Y1m
Foxworth Friday: Irsay Speaks On It, Simmons Struggles, and is Russ the new Dwight Howard?: 10/21/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on Jim Irsay discussing Dan Snyder (2:21), why a black owner in the NFL would be nothing more than symbolic (13:56), Ben Simmons' struggles in his return to the NBA (38:40), and ask if Russell Wilson is the new Dwight Howard (50:47).
Spencer Hall on Tennessee Being Back, the Alabama Fire Drill, and Slap Fights: 10/19/22
Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall of The Shutdown Fullcast discuss Tennessee's return to prominence (2:07), why this looks like the tail end of the Nick Saban era at Alabama (15:10), and a professional slap fighting league (33:45).
Subconscious Desire: 10/17/22
Bomani Jones shares thoughts on why Bills-Chiefs may be the most exciting QB matchup ever in the league (1:00), what makes Tennessees victory over Alabama this past weekend such a big deal (13:53), and why his visit back to Clark Atlanta this past weekend made him think harder about 60 Minutes feature on Jackson State coach Deion Sanders (23:16). Plus, an IYHH including Police using DNA to generate 3D images of suspects (30:16) and your voicemails from bad loans you have got yourself into (40:46). @chloexiang shares police are using DNA to generate 3D images of suspects theyve never seen: https://bit.ly/3EMtnki @erikaedwardsnbc shares that U.S. hospitals brace for an unprecedented winter of viruses: https://nbcnews.to/3MCoqfQ @carmenmolina_a shares how artificial intelligence could soon diagnose illness based on your voice: https://n.pr/3TvXCQT
Foxworth Friday: Snyder Story, Geno Smith's Revival, Week 6 Showdowns: 10/14/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the Daniel Snyder story (6:26), Geno Smith's return to glory (30:20), Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen, buying into Jalen Hurts (42:01), and Steve Wilks' first move as the interim HC in Carolina (47:42).
Big Wos on Draymond, Dissecting Kyrie's Enigmatic Personality, and The Scottish Hammer: 10/12/22
Bomani Jones and Wosny Lambre of The Ringer discuss why they were surprised that the video of the Draymond Green punch got out (6:28), the impact of Joe Lacob running the Warriors like a business (17:13), the roots of Kyrie Irvings persona (26:37), and the America that The Scottish Hammer walked into while in college (38:43).
Big Brother: 10/10/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on who is actually good so far this NFL season, including a dive into teams on the halfway line, like the Packers, Rams, and 49ers. Plus, Warriors F Draymond Green apologizes for punching teammate Jordan Poole after the video gets leaked, an IYHH including the FCC threatening carriers over robocalls, and your voicemails from when you tried your old man. IYHH Stories @susrust shares that the bird flu has spread to Southern California, infecting chickens, wild birds and other animals: https://lat.ms/3EDXFWi @sequoiastweets shares that a win 16 years in the making for a group of student loan borrowers is huge news: https://n.pr/3MlRbxt Our last story is about how the FCC threatens to block calls from carrier: https://bit.ly/3EMIj2b
Foxworth Friday: McVay vs Shanahan, Can We Trust the Nets?, Cleanliness Etiquette: 10/7/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the difference in the coaching between McVay and Shanahan, breakdown some of the biggest stories around the NFL at the quarter-way mark, what to expect from the Nets, and discuss how sometimes personal hygiene becomes everyone's problem.
Elle Duncan on if Russell Wilson is doing a bit, Tom Brady risking it all, and racially ambiguous names in sports: 10/5/22
Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss names in sports that don't match the racial identity of the player involved (8:23), Russell Wilson's corniness and slow start in Denver (13:56), Tom Brady risking it all for what will likely be a loss in the Divisional Round (26:15), how people in Boston are just mean (30:57), and why the Cowboys really are America's team (38:37).
Playing the Long Game: 10/3/22
Bomani Jones discusses the QB situation in Dallas, and takes you on an intellectual journey trying to figure out why we seemingly dont have competent backup QBs across the league these days (0:49). Plus, the performance of Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes and the Eagles strong start (15:15), an IYHH including "Nyquil Chicken" (29:36), and your voicemails from that time you "quit" playing football (41:22)! IYHH Stories @rachel_treisman shares that Twitter says it's testing an edit button after years of clamoring from users: https://n.pr/3ft153I @bydanielvictor shares that an F.D.A. warning on NyQuil chicken alerts many to existence of NyQuil chicken: https://nyti.ms/3dXkLwx @ayewolfe says former Gov. Phil Bryant moves to keep texts private, denying he helped channel welfare funds to Brett Favres volleyball stadium: https://bit.ly/3rsYE42
Foxworth Friday: Josh Allen vs. Lamar Jackson, Ime Udoka's Suspension, Tom Brady's Struggles: 9/30/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth talk QB play across the league, including the Ravens and Bills matchup that promises to tear America apart (3:27). Plus, the Buccaneers' struggling offense (20:34), and coach Ime Udokas suspension for the year with the Celtics as well as the media narrative around it (31:43).
Foxworth Monday: Joe Burrow Stagnates, Questioning Tom Brady, Trey Lance Injured: 9/19/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the NFL action from over the weekend, including who is to blame for the slow start in Denver (15:23), if Bengals QB Joe Burrow has improved since last season (23:53), when it will be time to start questioning Buccaneers QB Tom Brady (27:25), if losing QB Trey Lance means a lost season for the 49ers (39:54) and much more!
Foxworth Friday: Russell Wilson Boo'd, Lamar Jackson's Contract, Robert Sarver Violates Workplace Standards with Suns: 9/16/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Russell Wilson being "boo'd" in his return to Seattle now as a QB with the Denver Broncos, and why it is that he is generally not well liked by his peers (0:48). Plus, why every week that passes with no new contract for QB Lamar Jackson with the Ravens is costing them money (22:48), and an investigation finds Suns owner Robert Sarver clearly violated workplace standards (28:43). DISCLAIMER: If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customer offer void in NH/OR/ONT-CA. $200 in Free bets: New customers only. Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 wager. $200 issued as eight (8) $25 free bets. Ends 9/19/22 @ 8pm. Early Win: 1 Early Win Token issued per eligible game. Opt in req. Token expires at start of eligible game. Min moneyline bet $1. Wagering limits apply. Wagers placed on both sides of moneyline will void bet. Ends 1/8/23 @ 8pm ET. See terms at sportsbook dot draftkings dot com slash football terms.
Foxworth Thursday: Football is Back but is Tom Brady?: 9/8/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth chat about the launch of Domonique's new podcast "The Domonique Foxworth Show", Tom Brady's absence from much of training camp, the Patriots offseason issues, and QB's under the most pressure. All that and more!
Foxworth Thursday: Fox's New Podcast, Aging Rappers, and The Brady Rules. Also, Aaron Rodgers and Psychedelics. : 9/1/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the makings of Domonique's upcoming solo podcast The Domonique Foxworth Show (2:05), watching rappers age and parlay their fame and wealth into mainstream businesses (14:24), Jon Gruden apologizing for his racist, anti-gay, and misogynistic emails to a receptive audience at the Little Rock Touchdown Club (26:23), Tom Brady's training camp absence (31:13), and Aaron Rodgers' use of ayahuasca (38:50).
Foxworth Friday: Fox vs. Russo and Lamar Jackson Not in 'Top 10' Lists? Also, Adam Silver Doesn't Like Trade Requests: 7/15/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the fireworks Fox made with Chris Russo on First Take (1:09), how they feel about Ravens QB Lamar Jackson getting left off of Top 10 lists (8:30), as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver being unhappy with players expressing their desire to be traded from their current team (23:35).
Spencer Hall on How Long Is Too Long in Vegas and Le'Veon Bell's Boxing Career: 7/13/22
Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall discuss how long is TOO long in Las Vegas (1:05)? Plus, why Heat G Tyler Herro isn't going anywhere near Utah (13:40), is it smart for former NFL RB's Le'Veon Bell to try and box Adrian Peterson, and what to make of the criticism surrounding Ravens QB Lamar Jackson (25:32).
The Chet Code, Book Club Finale with David Remnick: 7/11/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on his trip to Las Vegas to watch the NBA Summer League, getting a look at Chet Holmgren, the scene in Vegas, dangly earrings making a comeback for men and the WNBA All-Star Games tiny MVP trophy. Plus, author of #TheRightTimeBookClub selection King of the World David Remnick joins to discuss why he decided to write a book about Muhammad Ali, not making a plaster saint of Ali, feeling bad for Floyd Patterson, Frank Sinatra taking pictures to get into a fight and writing a definitive text.
Foxworth Friday: Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss Passive-Aggressively Tweeting LeBron?: 7/8/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Lakers owner Jeanie Buss passive-aggressive tweet, and what it says about the tenure of star F LeBron James in Los Angeles thus far (10:02). Plus, whats possible in the remaining years on James deal with the team (38:37), and why this offseason has the guys looking forward to the upcoming season in a different way than usual (1:00).
Joel Anderson talks USC and UCLA to Big Ten, Conference Realignment, Arch Manning: 7/6/22
Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate get to the news that Pac-12 programs USC and UCLA are heading to the Big Ten starting in 2024, and touch on just how well conference realignment has seemed to work out historically (9:01). That includes Texas' upcoming move to the SEC, and what will become of their latest big time recruit Arch Manning (37:52).
Foxworth Friday: 'New Media' vs. 'Old Media', Freddie Freeman Missing Atlanta?: 7/1/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Freddie Freeman firing his agent over a reported miscommunication that led to him signing with the Dodgers over the Braves this past winter (1:13), and riff on how it relates to the NBA free agent market to be this summer (12:06). Plus, the new media versus the old media, as defined by Warriors F Draymond Green and how Twitter aggregating fans the flames of it all (20:19).
Michael Smith Talks NBA 'Beef'; Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Their Career Trajectories: 6/29/22
Bomani Jones and Michael Smith of Peacock's "Brother From Another" dissect all of the "beef" that we are seeing thus far in the NBA offseason (2:54), as well as how the career trajectories of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry are all intertwined with one another (21:55). Plus, why players should be eyeing who the best organizations are for their next destination, as opposed to where their friends are at (36:35).
Reliability Matters, Book Club Part 2 with Corey Erdman: 6/27/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the futures of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving now that their time together seems to be coming to an end with the Nets (1:01), as well as how the politicization of Wimbledon has a connection to the events of this past Friday in America (10:28). Plus, boxing commentator and former "The Morning Jones" producer Corey Erdman joins for #TheRightTimeBookClub to discuss more of King of the World by David Remnick about Muhammad Ali and just how great of a fighter he was (22:13).
Roy Wood Jr. on New Beyoncé and Drake, Great 90's Rap Albums, PSA for MLB: 6/22/22
Bomani Jones welcomes Roy Wood Jr. of The Daily Show to react to new Beyoncé and Drake records and discuss the greatest hip-hop albums of the 90's (8:46), as well as wonder why rappers dont put their homies on records anymore (34:21). Plus, Roy gives a PSA for Major League Baseball now that we are past the NBA season (41:18).
Playing for Today, and Tomorrow: 6/20/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the Warriors winning the NBA Championship and how the result reflects on PG Stephen Curry (1:30). Plus, possible movement for Nets G Kyrie Irving this summer (19:34), a Title IX-themed IYHH as we approach the 50th anniversary of its passage into law (34:23), and your voicemails about that one friend who takes things just a little "too far" (48:27)! IYHH Stories @neil_paine shares what 50 Years Of Title IX Has And Hasn't Accomplished: https://53eig.ht/3tOwq5v @nrarmours project Title IX: Falling short at 50 exposes how colleges still fail women: https://bit.ly/3N6YgR8 @biancaquilan says Biden, Cardona to make June update to Title IX: https://politi.co/3OtUSRg
Foxworth Friday: LIV Golf 'Sports Washing", Joe Burrow Speaks out on Gun Violence, 'Dream On' 30 for 30: 6/17/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the new 30 for 30 "Dream On", about the 1996 Women's Olympic team (2:05). Plus, will "sports washing" work for the Saudi-backed LIV Golf (13:08), and Bengals QB Joe Burrow speaks out on gun violence in America (26:58).
Vinnie Goodwill on the NBA Finals, Warriors' Future Planning, Stephen Curry's Legacy: 6/15/22
Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the latest from the NBA Finals, including Warriors F Draymond Greens contributions (3:21), and whether or not Celtics F Jayson Tatum is going to finish the series with any regrets about his performance (10:55). Plus, Golden States long-term roster construction (27:03) and PG Stephen Currys legacy (34:11).
Ain't No Joker, Book Club Part 1 with Howard Bryant: 6/13/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the NBA Finals action from over the weekend, including PG Stephen Curry carrying the Warriors (1:40), and F Jayson Tatum not delivering for the Celtics (10:52). Plus, Howard Bryant joins for #TheRightTimeBookClub to discuss King of the World by David Remnick about Muhammad Ali (16:26). They get into the reporting of the book, as well as how journalists spoke about Black boxers in that day. Also how Ali treated his peers, and what it meant for him to join The Nation of Islam.
Foxworth Friday: NBA Finals, Deshaun Watson NYT Article, Jack Del Rio's Comments, Aaron Donald's Deal: 6/10/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the Celtics taking command of the NBA Finals after a resounding Game 3 victory over the Warriors (1:25), the latest revelations from the New York Times about Browns QB Deshaun Watson (13:12), and Commanders DC Jack Del Rio's comments about January 6th and Black Lives Matter (27:02). Plus, DL Aaron Donald's monster deal to extend with the Rams (36:26).
Howard Bryant talks his new book 'Rickey', and the NBA Finals: 6/8/22
Howard Bryant of ESPN and Meadowlark Media talks with Bomani Jones about his new biography of Hall of Fame OF Rickey Henderson, titled "Rickey" (1:56). They get into Henderson's impact on the sport, how much the culture of the sport has changed, and how the city of Oakland has played a role in all of it. Plus, Howard's take on the NBA Finals thus far (38:22). The Right Time Recommends... Rickey: The Life and Legend of an American Original by Howard Bryant The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and how it Changed America by Nicholas Lemann
Attention Span: 6/6/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on how the NBA Finals have played out thus far over Games 1 and 2 (1:39), as well as why the Jazz are going to have a difficult time holding on to star G Donovan Mitchell (13:01). Plus, an IYHH including whether or not smart guns could prevent mass shootings like what happened in Uvalde (25:22), and your voicemails from fantasy football beefs that got testy such as the one we witnessed between Joc Pederson of the Giants and Tommy Pham of the Reds (40:46). IYHH Stories @aliciawallace shares how this 154-year-old company became one of the biggest players in cannabis: https://cnn.it/3GZ8YYn @zeitchikWaPo asks, could smart guns save lives?: https://wapo.st/3Ns7Tuz Asian-Americans are typecast as successful students, but new report finds troubling gaps.
Foxworth Friday: Josh Donaldson's 'Heart', Kyler Murray and Aaron Donald's Money, Daniel Snyder Asked to Testify: 6/3/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson feeling "hurt" that his team didn't have his back after the comments he made to White Sox SS Tim Anderson (2:05), as well as players like Cardinals QB Kyler Murray and Rams DL Aaron Donald having leverage over their teams with contracts and hold outs (17:34). Plus, Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have been summoned to appear at a congressional hearing about the teams hostile workplace culture (35:30).
Nick Wright Previews NBA Finals, His 'Top 50 Players From Last 50 Years' List: 6/1/22
Bomani Jones is joined by Nick Wright of FS1 to preview the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics (2:30). Which fanbase hates which guy more? Plus, Nick shares his "Top 50 Players From Last 50 Years" list, most notably where he defends Mavericks G Luka Don i's inclusion (20:38).
Foxworth Friday: Working in Majority 'White' Spaces, 'Non-Athletes' Across Sports, NFL's 'Accelerator Program': 5/27/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth wrap on White Sox SS Tim Andersons appearance on the pod Wednesday, including what its like to be in workplaces that are majority White as Black men (1:00). Plus, which sport has the most non-athletes (if any) (20:10), former NFL QB Colin Kaepernicks workout with the Raiders (28:47), and the NFL's "Accelerator Program" meeting for minority coaches and executives (30:40). The Right Time Recommends "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion" by Jonathan Haidt
White Sox SS Tim Anderson, Sports Emmys, Mavs Extend Warriors: 5/25/22
White Sox SS Tim Anderson joins Bomani Jones to address the incident with Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson this past weekend, and offer some additional background and context (1:04). Tim gets into how long this has been going on between he and Donaldson, how he felt supported by his manager Tony La Russa, and why he doesnt feel burdened being himself as a Black player in MLB. Plus, Bo gets into his appearance at the Sports Emmys Tuesday night, and the Mavericks extending their series against the Warriors in the WCF (25:34)
Bring It Home: 5/23/22
Bomani Jones reacts to the Warriors being on the brink of returning to the NBA Finals over the Mavericks, and how Heat F Jimmy Butlers injury changes his squad's chances against the Celtics (0:54). Plus, MLB is reportedly investigating a 'disrespectful' comment Yankees' 3B Josh Donaldson made to SS Tim Anderson of the White Sox (14:56), an IYHH including issues with Elon Musks Twitter takeover (26:46), and your voicemails from when you had to bring it home(42:14)! IYHH Stories @faizsays on Elon Musk saying deal cant move forward until Twitter proves bot numbers: https://wapo.st/39RYsG8 @ScottNover & @CamilleSquires say Miamis mayor backed MiamiCoin cryptothen its price dropped 95%: https://bit.ly/3sUvpZ8 @thatsjohnnyfrank says Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident: https://n.pr/3lCuvwe
Foxworth Friday: Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban's 'War of Words' on NIL: 5/20/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fishers impromptu press conference going scorched earth on Alabama coach Nick Saban, following his comments about the Aggies recruiting tactics in the NIL era (1:33). Plus, at what point will colleges be forced to pay players (16:14), and how closely should the NFL be watching where this all goes (29:42)?
Bruce Bowen on Luka Don i's Development, Patrick Beverley's Words on Chris Paul, Joel Embiid's Future With the Sixers: 5/18/22
Bomani Jones welcomes three-time NBA champion Bruce Bowen to share how Mavericks G Luka Don i has improved at getting his teammates involved, and why the Warriors previous style of play wasnt replicable (23:06). Plus, Timberwolves G Patrick Beverleys comments on Suns G Chris Paul (36:11), Joel Embiids future with the Sixers (44:11), whats to come for the Celtics against the Heat (4:40), and why the increase in athleticism across the league has contributed to a neglect of basic fundamentals (16:08).
Victim of Success: 5/16/22
Bomani Jones breaks down the results of the Conference Semifinals, including where he was wrong about Luka Don i of the Mavericks, and what their victory over the Suns in the West says about star Chris Paul (0:55). Plus, the toughness shown by the Celtics against the Bucks in the East, and why the Sixers not making it to the Conference Finals over the Heat spells bad news for the partnership between Joel Embiid and James Harden (11:28). An IYHH sheds light on the national baby formula shortage (18:51), and Bomani hears your voicemails from that time your mom came to school and had to "check" the teacher (30:51)! IYHH Stories @DLeonhardt breaks down the baby formula crisis: https://nyti.ms/3Mo66pT @tarantulaarms shares Vegas mob lore floats to the surface along with bodies at Lake Mead: https://lat.ms/3FP7YFE @ayewolfe says state of Mississippi files lawsuit to recoup $24 million in welfare funds from Brett Favre: https://bit.ly/3sGhW6V
Foxworth Friday: Giannis Shows 'Heart of a Champion', Why Tom Brady Might Be Worth $375 Million in the Booth!: 5/13/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Mavericks G Luka Don i is showing his Kobe tendencies, and why Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing what winning the title last year did for his game (1:10). Plus, is Bucs QB Tom Brady really worth the $375 million deal that Fox Sports reportedly gave him to be an analyst when he retires (31:13)? The Right Time Book Club is back! Join us in reading "King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero" by David Remnick
Holly Anderson on the NCAA's New NIL Guidelines, David Dennis on His New Book 'The Movement Made Us': 5/11/22
Bomani Jones is joined by Holly Anderson of Channel 6 to discuss the NCAA's latest set of guidelines for NIL and booster involvement (1:42), as well as a previously untold story of the two of them trying to sneak into a high school football game in Miami (18:11). Plus, David Dennis of Andscape discusses his new book "The Movement Made Us", which chronicles the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's, and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter (24:10).
Crowding Out: 5/9/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on whether or not legislating the hard foul out of the NBA has actually made the product we are seeing in the postseason worse (0:52), as well as why hes skeptical of Formula 1s long-term attractiveness to fans in the United States (12:53). Plus, an IYHH including a second year of lost population for the state of California in a row after a century of growth (26:05), and your voicemails from that time mom "came up" to the school because you were "acting up" (35:43)! Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa IYHH Stories @SarahM_Jackson shares a 100-year-old man has broken the Guinness world record for the longest time employed at the same company: https://bit.ly/3LYfkJe @dustingardiner says California lost population for the second year in a row after a century of growth&Whats happening?: https://bit.ly/38heed4 Citi says a trader error caused Europes flash crash: https://bit.ly/3ypVEKh
Foxworth Friday: Phoenix's 'Big Three', NFL Receiver Supply/Demand, Pitt's Jordan Addison Sparks NIL Controversy: 5/6/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Luka Don is big Game 2 for the Mavericks against the Suns in the Western Conference Semifinals, as well as why C DeAndre Aytons ascent has Phoenix feeling like they have a Big Three now (1:43). Plus, the guys get into the supply and demand of wide receivers this NFL offseason around the draft (15:39), as well as how Pitts Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal has sparked fresh NIL controversy (24:48). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa
Vinnie Goodwill on NBA Playoff Officiating, Warriors-Grizzlies, Suns-Mavericks: 5/4/22
Bomani Jones is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to discuss what he is seeing across the NBA Playoffs, including controversial officiating decisions in Warriors-Grizzlies (6:50) and Suns-Mavericks (25:45), as well as which players make up the group that will lead the league into the next generation (28:12). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa
'Good' Just Isn't Enough: 5/2/22
Bomani Jones discusses the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Ja Morant of the Grizzlies is one of his favorite players (0:59), and why Karl-Anthony Towns of the Timberwolves is one of his biggest disappointments (16:04). Plus, an IYHH including corrective surgery that can make "short kings" tall (27:29), and your voicemails from when you "quit" your job in the middle of a shift (43:28)! Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa IYHH Stories @elamin88 says limb-lengthening surgery has become increasingly popular for men: https://bit.ly/3KCrLJd @anniegowen says Texas residents sue county for removing books, and firing a librarian: https://wapo.st/3w1GLuP @jjsahadi says Fidelity will soon offer bitcoin as an option in 401(k)s: https://cnn.it/3KCcQPa
Foxworth Friday: Derek Stingley Jr.'s Potential, Overthinking Top Draft Picks, Chris Paul's 'Dark Arts': 4/29/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth offer in-depth analysis on one of their favorite NFL draftees from the 2022 class Derek Stingley Jr., including why teams have "overthought" their picks at the top in years past (2:08), and just how dominant the corner could be in the league over the course of his career (6:11). Plus, how rare "nut punching" is as a tactic for an all-time great like Suns PG Chris Paul (29:27). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa
Monica McNutt on Young Stars Taking Over the NBA Playoffs, Kyrie Irving's Future, and More!: 4/27/22
Bomani Jones chats with Monica McNutt of ESPN about the NBA Playoffs, including which teams are the surest bet for the Western Conference Finals (7:06), and how injuries have derailed what could have been in the East (17:15). Plus, why the time is now for young stars in this league (25:10), and what the Nets plan to do with Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving this offseason (1:16).
Fall Guy: 4/25/22
Bomani Jones discusses who is at fault for the Nets as they falter against the Celtics (1:15), and whether or not the level of play from the Pelicans we are currently seeing means they "won" the Anthony Davis trade (14:04). Plus, an IYHH including Elon Musk's attempts to take mankind to Mars (24:28), and your voicemails from "unfortunate" typos that you have made in the past (37:01)! IYHH Stories @graceihle on Elon Musk saying life on Mars won't be luxurious: https://bit.ly/3KgY9km @jcljules on the forgotten movement to reclaim Africas stolen art: https://bit.ly/37BrZDf @mrMattSimon says that the oceans arent just warmingtheir soundscapes are transforming: https://bit.ly/3LbJw3c
Foxworth Friday: Deebo Samuel Requests Trade From 49ers, Is Coaching Hurting the Nets?: 4/22/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Deebo Samuel requesting a trade from the 49ers, and how the wide receiver market has been shaken up across the league this offseason (8:55). They get into if Samuel could be elite in a different offense, as well as how other great receivers of the past compare. Plus, is coaching hurting the Nets in their matchup against the Celtics (34:46)?
Michael Smith on the Suns, Warriors, Celtics, and Abolishing the NFL Draft!: 4/20/22
Bomani Jones and Michael Smith discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including whether or not Chris Paul or Devin Booker are more crucial to the Suns (3:03), if the Warriors have what it takes to give them a challenge potentially in the next round (5:24), who the "best" player in Celtics-Nets is (25:06), and why the lack of coverage around "big games" has hurt the NBA as a product in recent years (34:55). Plus, Mike weighs in on Bomani's idea to get rid of the NFL draft (38:37)!
The Kyrie System: 4/18/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on performances by Kyrie Irving and the Nets in the Eastern Conference side of the NBA Playoffs (0:53), as well as Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves in the Western Conference (12:10). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon launching a campaign to recruit high school graduates to work in warehouses (21:54), and your voicemails from when you came up against a "future pro" (35:24)! IYHH Stories @A_W_Gordon shares that working at an Amazon Warehouse got even more dangerous in 2021: https://bit.ly/3MfcajY @whereishayley says a proposed bill would shorten California workweek to 32 hours: https://lat.ms/3uTh7t3 Amazon Targets High Schoolers in a Warehouse Recruiting Blitz: https://bit.ly/3Ow6Bjk
Foxworth Friday: Steve Wilks and Ray Horton join Brian Flores' lawsuit against NFL, will Karl-Anthony Towns Step Up?: 4/15/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss former Cardinals and Titans coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joining Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL following his departure from the Dolphins (9:18). Plus, why Bomani thinks that Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns' game doesn't translate to team success (27:52), and what Domonique's thoughts were on the crazy Tom Brady story that surfaced earlier in the week (1:09).
Mina Kimes on 'That' Crazy Tom Brady Story, Russell Wilson, NFL Draft: 4/13/22
Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss the remarkable story that Tom Brady reportedly retired to move to the Dolphins as a player-executive, including former Miami coach Brian Flores role in it not happening (2:06), and the position the Buccaneers find themselves in now with new head coach Todd Bowles and Brady back on the team (19:27). Plus, Russell Wilson's departure from the Seahawks (23:56), what prospects she likes at the top of the NFL draft (34:00), and much more!
Sense of Entitlement : 4/11/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the unceremonious way that the Lakers have parted ways with coach Frank Vogel (0:53), Tiger Woods performance at The Masters (13:05), and Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins passing (18:31). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon workers on Staten Island voting to unionize (28:30), and your voicemails from the worst take that you have, sports or otherwise (36:20)! IYHH Stories @andrea_c_hsu shares that Amazon workers on Staten Island have voted for a union: https://n.pr/3E6uMjl @AlexWilkins22 shares that a robot made of magnetic slime could grab objects inside your body: https://bit.ly/3LQDeWw @joshpcain shares that a Riverside CA man was sentenced for buying Coachella tickets and more with company credit card: https://bit.ly/3v4Xg98
Foxworth Friday: NFL Warned to Improve Treatment of Women, Daniel Snyder Ticket Allegations, Utah to Keep '23 ASG: 4/8/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on the attorneys general of six states writing to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressing concern over the league's treatment of female employees (3:04), and the Commanders denying a former team employee's allegation to Congress that they withheld ticket revenue from visiting teams (11:15). Plus, the 2023 NBA All-Star Game will stay in Utah after much debate following the states passage of a bill that banned transgender students from playing school sports under the gender they identify with (25:18). Next episode's voicemail topic will be..."What is objectively your worst take? Sports or otherwise!"
Vinnie Goodwill on LeBron James Chasing the All-Time Scoring Record, Suns' and Celtics' Title Chances: 4/6/22
Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss whether or not LeBron James chasing the all-time scoring record has hurt the Lakers, and where the MVP conversation stands currently (5:30). Plus, a discussion on the Suns (26:43) and Celtics title chances as we hurdle down the stretch of the NBA season (34:07)
So Long, Farewell : 4/4/22
Bomani Jones discusses Kansas and coach Bill Self's history with deep NCAA Tournament runs as they face off against North Carolina (1:27). Plus, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski loses to the Tar Heels in agonizing fashion to close his career (8:56), an IYHH with a Yale employee stealing $40 million in electronics from the university (30:25), and your voicemails from the most random place youve seen a fight take place (41:30)! IYHH Stories @RobertKlemko shares that a police chief is hiring female police officers to fix toxic policing: https://wapo.st/3NNawI4 @pblest shares that an atrocious email caused a mass resignation at a Kansas Applebees: https://bit.ly/35DuCmM @olivialanknews shares that a former Yale Med school employee has plead guilty to stealing $40M in electronics from the university: https://bit.ly/3DGRmyI
Foxworth Friday: Bruce Arians, 'Rooney Rule' Changes, Deshaun Watson 'Leaked' Deposition : 4/1/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians deciding to step down and move into the front office, clearing the path for defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to assume the same title (2:50). Plus, the impact of new changes to the "Rooney Rule" (25:54), leaked recordings from Browns QB Deshaun Watson's court deposition and more (29:54)!
Elle Duncan on Russell Wilson, Falcons, Deshaun Watson, Will Smith: 3/30/22
Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss Russell Wilsons fit with the Broncos, and what she'll be able to learn about him and his wife Ciara as someone who keeps a close eye on the team (4:29). Plus, how the quarterback musical chairs from this offseason led the Falcons to make questionable decisions around Matt Ryan, and the Browns to do the same with Deshaun Watson and Baker Mayfield (11:28). Elle also shares her thoughts on Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at The Oscars (31:14).
Rivalries Matter More Than Titles: 3/28/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on actor Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage at The Oscars on Sunday night (1:30), as well as the upcoming rematch of fierce rivals Duke and UNC at the Final Four (15:30). Plus, an IYHH including "digital rest stops" for "doomscrolling" (26:00), and your voicemails from that time a celeb stole your significant other (34:47)! IYHH Stories @alexisnews shares that a couple stole a Paulding school bus for joyride before crashing: https://bit.ly/3ILgqG0 @TaylorLorenz says 'doomscrolling got you down? Take a break at a digital rest stop': https://wapo.st/3qHMd4v @KatieHunt20 says Amazon is near tipping point of shifting from rainforest to savannah: https://cnn.it/3NvynM2
Foxworth Friday: Spencer Hall Subs in to Talk Why CFB Fans Are Different, Falcons Misery, and Tyreek Hill to Miami: 3/25/22
Bomani and Spencer Hall of Channel 6 and the SEC Networks Thinking Out Loud discuss the subtle differences between Alabama and Auburn fans, why Memphis isnt more of a football power, as well as why college football runs deeper than any other fandom (4:30). Plus, QB Matt Ryans departure from Atlanta (21:15), and why Kansas City HC Andy Reid can get away with trading WR Tyreek Hill to Miami (30:30).
Joel Anderson on that Urban Meyer Story, and Baker Mayfield: 3/23/22
Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss the damning piece on former Jaguars coach Urban Meyer in The Athletic, including why anybody should be allowed to have that kind of "unchecked power", and what sorts of coaches from the college game make it in the NFL (8:45). Plus, why is there so little trade interest from the rest of the league in Browns QB Baker Mayfield (29:17)?
Leverage Pays: 3/21/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Packers WR Davante Adams' decision to push his way to the Raiders to join up with college teammate and QB Derek Carr (1:33), as well as the Browns' decision to trade for QB Deshaun Watson and reward him with a new contract in spite of the allegations against him (14:23). Plus, an IYHH including AMC investing in a gold mine (yes that AMC, and, yes a real gold mine) (27:23), as well as your voicemails from when something your favorite team did caused you to get "off that narcotic" (37:04)! IYHH Stories @thatsjonnyfrank says Uber and Lyft to add fuel surcharges to rides as gas prices surge nationwide: https://n.pr/3tr0zIe @betsy_klein shares what to know about Biden's bid for a digital dollar: https://cnn.it/3isbMlA @A_W_Gordon shares that AMC, the meme stock company, has boughten a gold and silver mine: https://bit.ly/3IxhCMS
Foxworth Friday: Accountability for Deshaun Watson and What's Next for Baker Mayfield : 3/18/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the pursuit of QB Deshaun Watson amidst NFL free agency, including whether or not the league should have the power to punish him themselves given he wont see any criminal charges from what has been alleged against him by over twenty-two accusers (3:05). Plus, whats next for QB Baker Mayfield and the rest of the QBs who already made moves this offseason like Mitchell Trubisky in Pittsburgh (28:16). Are they good enough to put a team over the top?
Shannon Penn on how Duke 'Changed', Also NFL Free Agency and Tom Brady's Return: 3/16/22
Bomani Jones is joined by former The Right Time producer Shannon Penn to discuss how Duke basketball changed as a program over the years of coach Mike Kryzewski's reign, and why college basketball isn't as interesting as it once was (5:53). Plus, NFL free agency is here, and Shannon shares his thoughts on why QB Tom Brady decided to spurn retirement and return to the Buccaneers after all (21:33). The Right Time apologizes for the technical difficulties in today's episode that resulted in degraded audio quality...
Hold That Thought: 3/14/22
Bomani Jones weighs in on Tom Brady's decision to come back from retirement to play QB again for the Buccaneers (1:28), as well as the situation around PG Kyrie Irving attending home games unmasked while not being able to play for the Nets due to his vaccination status (13:17). Plus, an IYHH including marijuana dispensary licenses for those with prior convictions in New York (22:48), and voice notes from friends of the program on Bo's first episode of "Game Theory" on HBO (33:43)! IYHH Stories @dwickert says Georgia Senate rejects a bill that would have let drivers touch their phones at stoplights: https://bit.ly/3w6eaXd @DipoFaloyin says the world's largest cultural organization to return its collection of Benin Bronzes: https://bit.ly/3tcuVy5 @jessemckinley shares that New Yorkers with marijuana convictions will get first retail licenses: https://nyti.ms/3i52ETt
Foxworth Friday: Wilson to Broncos, Wentz to Commanders, Ridley Suspension: 3/11/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss QB movement in the NFL from this week, including Russell Wilsons trade from the Seahawks to the Broncos (6:27), as well as Carson Wentzs trade from the Colts to the Commanders (19:28). Plus, Falcons WR Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the 2022 season for betting on games (28:09).
'Game Theory' on HBO Preview With Show Staff and Bo's Parents!: 3/9/22
Bomani previews his new show "Game Theory with Bomani Jones" on HBO, alongside show staff members James Davis and Roderick Morrow (0:56). What can we expect on screen as listeners of the podcast and fans of Bo? Plus, Bomani's parents, Dr. Mack Jones and Dr. Barbara Jones, join to share how proud they are of their son (29:22)! Watch "Game Theory with Bomani Jones" on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, March 13th at 11:30p ET
Catch That L!: 3/7/22
Bomani Jones cackles at Duke losing to unranked UNC in Coach K's final home game as coach of the Blue Devils (1:28) and sheds light on WNBA star Brittney Griner being detained in Russia after customs officials said they found "hashish oil" in her luggage (14:43). Plus, an IYHH including doomsday "preppers" saying "no" to bunkers (24:48) and your voicemails from what made you "quit" playing football (35:43)! IYHH Stories @borenbears shares the UN climate report; Atlas of human suffering worse, bigger: https://bit.ly/3vLKSgd @ainecain shares that manufacturers have reported a spike in demand for underground shelters: https://bit.ly/3IRg80V @will_coldwell asks the question, what happens when AI knows how you feel?: https://bit.ly/3KoOSqX
Foxworth Friday: NFL Combine or the SAT? Also, Domonique's MLB Labor Thoughts: 3/4/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss why the NFL combine doesn't really matter at all, after agents around the league discuss the impossible idea of eliminating it (12:29). Plus, Domonique shares thoughts on the MLBPA's fight with MLB over the next CBA, from his unique perspective as a former union executive in both the NBA and NFL (25:25).
Howard Bryant on MLB's Labor Battle, WNBA's 'Chartered' Flights: 3/2/22
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant break down all of the angles of MLB's labor battle, with the league cancelling the first two regular-season series after MLBPA rejected their final proposal (0:56). Plus, the New York Liberty have been fined $500,000 for chartering flights and more (36:01).
Back, for the Wrong Reasons: 2/28/22
Bomani Jones discusses the state of the Lakers, as well as how culpable star LeBron James is and should be for the issues that plague them (1:34). Plus, the war in Ukraine as it relates to American displays of patriotism via sport (19:04), an IYHH including the FBI warning us about a "funny money" ad during the Super Bowl (28:36), and your voicemails from a wild story you heard at the barbershop (41:25)! IYHH Stories @LloydAlcynna says Black buyers are getting pushed out of the housing market faster than anyone else: https://bit.ly/3poOwZv @JasonAten says if you scanned that QR code from the Super Bowl, the FBI has a warning for you https://bit.ly/3M9XV0N @dustingardiner shares that the outcome of a new bill would determine if Cal Berkley has to cut thousands from its freshman class: https://bit.ly/3BY4AGI
Foxworth Friday: Aaron Rodgers' breakup, Brian Flores' new gig, Phil Mickelson and the Saudi League: 2/25/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Packers QB Aaron Rodgers vague grateful post on Instagram following his breakup with actress Shailene Woodley and what comes next for Green Bay (4:15). Plus, what to make of former Dolphins coach Brian Flores' new job with the Steelers (22:49) and Phil Mickelsons comments about the breakaway Saudi Golf League (29:43).
Monica McNutt talks Knicks, a Cleveland return for LeBron James and Ben Simmons with the Nets: 2/23/22
Bomani Jones and Monica McNutt of ESPN and MSG fame discuss the Knicks and their return to mediocrity (1:42), the possibility that LeBron James would return to the Cavaliers for the twilight of his career (14:19) as well as whether or not Ben Simmons will find success with the Nets while they hurdle towards the postseason (28:03). Plus, her "meteoric" rise and All-Star weekend festivities!
Foxworth Friday: Cowboys' scandal, why NBA stars make bad GM's: 2/18/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the scandal surrounding the Cowboys, who paid $2.4 million to settle cheerleaders' voyeurism allegations against a senior team executive (1:03). Plus, the guys argue over why NBA stars like Kevin Durant and LeBron James have or have not placed their faith in stronger organizations in their pursuit of championships (24:35).
Vinnie Goodwill on James Harden-Ben Simmons trade, Lakers' issues and more!: 2/16/22
Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the James Harden trade from the Nets to the 76ers (4:00), as well as the Lakers falling apart with LeBron James and Anthony Davis not playing like they used to (19:40). Plus, the All-Star level of Russell Westbrook and Klay Thompsons careers are finished right (34:47)?
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Super Bowl Sunday, including QB Matthew Stafford "humbling himself" enough to get the Rams over the top against the Bengals (1:33) and why getting the long advocated for "G-Funk" Halftime was so surreal (12:50). Plus, an IYHH including a crypto-laundering rapper named "Razzlekhan" (25:41) and your voicemails from getting caught sneaking into places (38:07)! IYHH Stories @bxchen shares that a change by Apple is tormenting internet companies, especially Meta: https://nyti.ms/34TLe99 @julianamkaplan shares that school cafeterias are dealing with labor shortages that make it hard to feed students: https://bit.ly/3rNBwy0
Foxworth Friday: Super Bowl, 'G-Funk' Halftime Show: 2/11/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Super Week, including the best and worst part about going to the biggest game in the sports calendar (1:19). Plus, the guys make their pick on who they think will win (18:47), ramble about getting recognized in public and share their excitement for the G-Funk Super Bowl halftime show (36:59).
Michael Smith gloats about his Bengals pick, previews the Super Bowl: 2/9/22
Bomani Jones welcomes back Michael Smith of Peacock's "Brother From Another" to gloat about his Bengals pick over the Chiefs in the AFC Championship and to preview the Super Bowl (1:35). They touch on whether or not Matthew Stafford of the Rams is a "system QB" (15:04) and whether or not 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo will have much trade value this offseason (37:47). Plus, why the timing of the NBA's trade deadline is so odd and what to make of the situations LeBron James and Kevin Durant have found themselves in with the Lakers and Nets respectively (44:09).
Jump on the Sinking Ship: 2/7/22
Bomani Jones touches on the power of the Super Bowl and what winning the biggest trophy in the game would do for Bengals QB Joe Burrows career (1:40). Plus, who should have gotten the Texans coaching job (15:02), an IYHH including Rihannas pregnancy (30:46), as well as your voicemails from that text you mistakenly sent to the wrong person like Patriots coach Bill Belichick (42:01). IYHH Stories @rachel_treisman on Rihannas pregnancy, and why the internet is understandably abuzz: https://n.pr/3Ldt1UK @drewharwell says the IRS has abandoned a facial recognition plan after firestorm of criticism: https://wapo.st/3HCMDPT @MiaRSato shares that Coachella will sell lifetime festival passes as NFTs: https://bit.ly/3oy7M6h
Foxworth Friday: Breaking down the Brian Flores Situation: 2/4/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth break down all angles of former Dolphins coach Brian Flores' lawsuit against the Giants and the NFL for discrimination, including Patriots coach Bill Belichick's mistaken text to Flores (1:29) as well as tanking allegations against Miami owner Stephen Ross (28:55).
Nick Wright on his Chiefs losing, Tom Brady's retirement: 2/2/22
Bomani Jones ribs Nick Wright of FS1 about his hometown Chiefs, after their loss to the Bengals over the weekend in the AFC Championship (1:28). Plus, Rams coach Sean McVay tops 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan in the battle of the bad decision-makers in the NFC Championship (25:48), and the guys share what they will remember about QB Tom Brady after his announcement that he will retire from the NFL (31:03).
Gave up the Booty: 1/31/22
Bomani Jones says "I told you so" as 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo throws away his team's chances at a Super Bowl appearance against the Rams (1:22) and has to "eat crow" as Bengals QB Joe Burrow upsets Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the AFC Championship (13:25). Plus, an IYHH including the SAT going "fully digital" (24:12) and your voicemails from when the game was "cheatin'" (35:17)! IYHH Stories @yaffaesque discusses The Great Siberian Thaw, what happens as ancient microbes begin to melt: https://bit.ly/3HibjNw @LRosenblatt_ shares that Washington states attorney general has sued Google over location tracking: https://bit.ly/3ofAZmp @ElissaNadworny shares that starting in 2024, U.S. students will take the SAT entirely online: https://n.pr/3ANKNJn
Foxworth Friday: Conference Championship Previews, Hackett to Denver: 1/28/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth preview the NFC and AFC Championship games in the NFL playoffs. They get into whether or not the 49ers can overcome QB Jimmy Garoppolo's flaws to beat the Rams (1:19) and whether or not Bengals QB Joe Burrow can avoid contact long enough to lead an upset over the Chiefs (22:39). Plus, the Broncos hire Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett as their new coach (28:13). Nepotism or a quality hire?
Michael Smith on Sean Payton, Saints-Falcons, Playoff QB play: 1/26/22
Bomani Jones and Michael Smith of Peacocks Brother From Another discuss Saints coach Sean Payton deciding to step down from the team, and why Bo still hates the Saints even though hes off that narcotic (1:32). Plus, they get into the level of QB play you need to have success in the league through the lens of the playoffs thus far (22:26).
Changing of the Guard: 1/24/22
Bomani Jones discusses the spectacular weekend of football that was the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. He gets into why Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen is shaping up to be even better than Brady-Manning over the coming decade (1:27), and why waiting for Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady to decide what's "next" for them this offseason will be agony (19:22). Plus, an IYHH including Twitter dunking on "crypto bros" (28:31) and your voicemails from that time you came up against a future pro (39:44)! IYHH Stories @adriennemwest says crypto bros spent $3 million thinking they bought the rights to Dune: https://bit.ly/3fQOKTY @tkrisher shares felony charges are 1st in a fatal crash involving Autopilot: https://bit.ly/3FWQsxG @AlyssaLukpat says a California city is overrun by crows&Could a laser be the answer?: https://nyti.ms/3rNLY7r
Foxworth Friday: Big Spending, NFL Divisional Round: 1/21/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss etiquette when talking about spending big on a particular item (1:15) prior to sharing their analysis of Chiefs-Bills (22:17), 49ers-Packers (28:16) and Rams-Buccaneers (38:12) in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Plus, somewhere along the way they get into the types of situations a young QB can succeed in, touching on everyone from Panthers QB Cam Newton to Bengals QB Joe Burrow (8:28).
Remember That Clarity & Mike Sielski on Kobe's Childhood: 1/19/22
Bomani Jones discusses Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and why his idea of love was revolutionary (1:41). Plus, Bomani welcomes Mike Sielski of the Philadelphia Inquirer to discuss his new book The Rise: Kobe Bryant and the Pursuit of Immortality, about how Kobes upbringing and high school years shaped the man he became (11:05). The Right Time Recommends... Read an excerpt of Mike's book on Kobe in the Philadelphia Inquirer: https://www.inquirer.com/sixers/kobe-bryant-book-lower-merion-state-title-20220111.html
Foxworth Friday: NFL Playoff Primer: 1/14/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the NFL Playoff matchups that they are most excited for, including Cowboys-49ers (12:29), Rams-Cardinals (35:40) and Patriots-Bills (41:30). Plus, the mall bartering system (1:40) and why Al Davis is the "most interesting" figure in the history of the league (27:25).
Spencer Hall on the CFP, Eric Dickerson on 'Watch My Smoke': 1/12/22
Bomani Jones chats with Spencer Hall about Georgias victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship over Alabama, including the performance of QB Stetson Bennett as well as the defense (1:32). Plus, Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson joins to discuss his new autobiography Watch My Smoke, including just how he got that Trans Am at SMU (27:06)!
Creative Losers: 1/10/22
Bomani Jones recaps the last weekend of the regular season in the NFL, including the wild ending to Raiders-Chargers and why overall results underscore the mediocrity of this season (1:00). Plus, Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic wins an appeal to stay in Australia and compete in the Australian Open (15:30), an IYHH including artificially intelligent tractors (23:57) and your voicemails from that friend who always takes things a little too far (36:08). IYHH Stories @gettinviggy sheds light on Virginias I-95s storm gridlock that trapped a U.S. Senator: https://nyti.ms/3JUaVXn @willknight shares that a John Deere self-driving tractor has stirred debate: https://bit.ly/3fbKv52 @mattsreynolds1 shares that gravity could solve clean energys one major drawback: https://bit.ly/3fbKwpC
Foxworth Friday: Parallels between Aaron Rodgers and Novak Djokovic: 1/7/22
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the parallels between Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (1:18) and Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic (19:34) in each of their public stances against taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
Joel Anderson on Omicron concerns, Slow Burn wrap, College Football Playoff: 1/5/22
Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss their heightened concerns around the new "Omicron" variant of COVID-19 (1:45), the highlights of "Slow Burn" on the L.A. Riots now that Joel has wrapped Season 6 (22:41), as well as what can be learned from Alabama and Georgia progressing to the final of the College Football Playoff (35:29).
All Madden: 1/4/22
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown walking off the field in the middle of the game (1:45), as well as legendary coach and broadcaster John Madden passing away at the age of 85 (16:49). Plus, a fresh edition of #HesStillInTheLeague (27:56) and your voicemails from when you saw someone quit their job in the middle of a shift (34:37)!
TRT Tapes: Rasheed Wallace: 12/15/21
In this 2018 interview, Bomani Jones welcomed 4x NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace to the show to cover a variety of topics, including his three-point prowess as a big man, generational differences in the game of basketball, as well as career stops in Portland, Detroit and Washington. Plus, his time at UNC, why he played in Air Force 1's and why he won't give up his 90's hip-hop.
'The Great Resignation', Best of Voicemails!: 12/13/21
Bomani Jones begins to wrap things up for 2021 with an IYHH that includes why "The Great Resignation" doesn't tell the full story of labor during the pandemic (0:53), and shares some of our most memorable voicemail segments from the last year (13:08)!
Foxworth Friday: Devaluing The Heisman, Damian Lillard and Luka Doncic Issues: 12/10/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the diminishing importance of The Heisman Trophy in college football (1:10), as well as the situations in Portland and Dallas around star players Damian Lillard and Luka Doncic (18:21). Plus, why despite attaining the parity once thought to be desired, the NBA just can't catch on in the way the NFL does (33:41).
Howard Bryant on Belichick, 'signature' NBA Franchises and more!: 12/8/21
Bomani Jones chats with Howard Bryant about Bill Belichick proving his doubters wrong by rebuilding the Patriots (5:14), as well as the Lakers-Celtics rivalry (27:09), the loss of "signature" franchise players in the NBA (35:56) and more.
Make It Rain: 12/6/21
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the crazy college football weekend, including Oregon's Mario Cristobal leaving to be the head football coach at Miami (1:42). Plus, why Patriots coach Bill Belichick deserves an apology (18:32), an IYHH including xenobots that are reproducing (26:44) and your voicemails from the "worst" job interview you've ever had (37:09). IYHH Stories @whitneykimball says a robot company will pay $200k for your face: https://bit.ly/3DzmUVz @mattmcfarland shares that Little Tikes made a peloton-like bike for kids: https://cnn.it/3Duarm8 @ScottNeumanNPR shares that living robots made in a lab have found a new way to self-replicate: https://n.pr/32ToaX1
Americas collective adoration of the underdog means that people love to hate Tom Brady. In the world of sports, hatred is inevitable, so why are haters always gonna hate? And in the context of sports, could hate be a positive thing? What might it take to change one fans mind? Featuring: 12-year-old viral Brady-hater Ace Davis, Asst. Prof. of Psychology at Univ. of Central Arkansas Marc Sestir, and Chad Neidt, the Broncos fan who wrote the FU Tom Brady song. Thanks to Chad Neidt, Brandon Perna & ThatsGoodSports, 12:05 AM Productions, LLC / Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Lex 18 News for the clips used in this episode.
Foxworth Friday: Thanksgiving, 'Africa' Variant, CFB Coaching Carousel: 12/3/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth talk Thanksgiving and Foxs turkey skills cooking for a big family (1:11). Plus, the problematic discourse around the latest COVID-19 variant known as "Omicron" (11:55) and the guys get into how player and coach discourse needs to evolve around college football in the modern era (34:34).
Spencer Hall talks Lincoln Riley to USC, Brian Kelly to LSU: 12/1/21
Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall chat about the rapidly spinning college football coaching carousel, including what attracted Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma to USC (5:03) and how Brian Kelly will fair at the most interesting program in the country in LSU after leaving Notre Dame (26:09).
Great Expectations: 11/29/21
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to become the head football coach at USC and why it is truly unprecedented (1:33). Plus, Bo questions Celtics C Enes Kanter's motives after taking shots at LeBron James and changing his last name to Freedom (15:18), an IYHH including the arrival of Popeyes in England (25:54) and your voicemails from the time you realized that your family wasnt exactly cool at Thanksgiving (35:03). IYHH Stories @jggross shares that "hundreds" lined up as Britains first Popeyes opened: https://nyti.ms/32Liuyn @TheVerge shares that Spotifys play button stops shuffling apparently because of Adele: https://bit.ly/3lmMNSn
Roy Wood Jr. talks high school NFT's, HBCU football rivalries and more!: 11/24/21
Bomani Jones is joined by comedian Roy Wood Jr. of The Daily Show to discuss high school NFT's (5:25), HBCU football rivalries (18:13) and more!
'King' Richard: 11/22/21
Bomani Jones breaks down the fight between the Lakers and Pistons, as well as why we dont see our favorite players scrapping it out anymore (1:36). Bo also discusses the film about Venus and Serena Williams father King Richard (13:18). Plus, he gets to an IYHH including Every Breath You Take by The Police as the perfect song (23:34), and hears your voicemails from when #thegamecheatin (32:13)! IYHH Stories @MaryMeisenzahl shares that fast food prices are on the rise, and theres no end in sight: https://bit.ly/3nJ0kpa @manosundaresan shares that science thinks Every Breath You Take is the perfect song: https://n.pr/32qV01m @julianamkaplan says childcare deserts are a secret driver of the labor shortage: https://bit.ly/3DJx07q
Foxworth Friday: The progress of Black QB's, Crypto.com Arena: 11/19/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the progress of Black Quarterbacks across the NFL, including the marquee matchup of Dak Prescott and Dallas against Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City as well as why Cam Newton is the "O.G." back in Carolina (6:18). Plus, the Lakers have reportedly sold the naming rights for their arena in Downtown Los Angeles to "Crypto.com" (35:10).
Nick Wright on Warriors-Nets, NBA MVP, Patrick Mahomes: 11/17/21
Bomani Jones and Nick Wright discuss the Warriors dominating the Nets in Brooklyn, including James Hardens difficulty getting to the foul line this season, Kevin Durants level of play and the possibility that Steph Curry may lead Golden State to the title (7:12). Plus, the NBA MVP conversation (26:20), as well as the ups and downs of QB Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City (36:52).
It's an Event: 11/15/21
Bomani Jones weighs in on the lack of re-evaluation that occurs with NFL QB's Russell Wilson and Baker Mayfield, as well as Cam Newton's return to Carolina (1:42). Plus, Silk Sonic vs. Taylor Swift (16:53), an IYHH including the war on urban dirt biking (28:12) and your voicemails from the time you saw someone try to get fired a la Odell Beckham Jr. in Cleveland (39:36). IYHH Stories @jojom8ah shares why Philadelphia has banned low-level traffic stops: https://n.pr/3Fn4jh5 @ToweyHannah shares that its now illegal for Bosses to text workers after hours in Portugal: https://bit.ly/3cgeHuk @EOckerman shares the war on urban dirt biking: https://bit.ly/3qFdIwn
Foxworth Friday: Atlanta's Parade, narrative around OBJ, Jokic Brothers: 11/12/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Atlanta's parade for their World Series champions and what Foxworth learned about the city (and Magic City) from his time spent there (2:30). Plus, the narrative around receiver Odell Beckham Jr.s departure from Cleveland (22:54) and why the Jokic brothers are not to be messed with (30:23).
Howard Bryant talks Aaron Rodgers, Scottie Pippen, Suns: 11/10/21
Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' series of interviews on the Pat McAfee show (5:10), Scottie Pippens continued grievance with former teammate and fellow Bulls Hall of Famer Michael Jordan (22:37) as well as whats going on with the Suns (36:49).
Vengeful Spirit: 11/8/21
Bomani Jones discusses why people saying the league has caught up to QB's like Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen is shortsighted (1:26). Plus, the pushback on Raiders QB Derek Carrs support of former teammate Henry Ruggs III (17:04), an IYHH including disaster at Astroworld (29:04) and your voicemails from the biggest lie that youve ever been told (43:07)! IYHH Stories @MattWolfeOnAir covers Jay-Z & LL Cool Js induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: https://bit.ly/3qoxcFr @WashNews shares that all 8 victims have been identified, cause sought in deadly Travis Scott "Astroworld" concert: https://abcn.ws/3klbm1x Experts say "Squid Game" crypto coin bust a scam via @ABCAudio: https://bit.ly/3oawk4n
Foxworth Friday: Aaron Rodgers is 'immunized', also Odell vs. the Browns: 11/5/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth get into the discovery that Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has not been vaccinated against COVID-19 following his positive test, which is causing him to miss at least this weekends matchup with Kansas City (1:20). Plus, the Odell Beckham Jr. situation in Cleveland and just how badly they have misused their star receiver (23:04).
Joel Anderson on L.A. Riots and 'that' Texas story: 11/3/21
Bomani Jones welcomes Joel Anderson of Slate to talk about the incident with Texas special teams coach Jeff Banks and his partners pet monkey supposedly attacking a child on Halloween (2:21). Plus, they dive into Joel's newest project, Slow Burn Season 6 on the L.A. Riots (10:27). Episode one is available now! The Right Time Recommends "Slow Burn" Season 6, "The L.A. Riots": https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s6/the-la-riots "City of Quartz" by Mike Davis
Lose-Lose Situation: 11/1/21
Bomani Jones dishes on the weekend in the NFL, including why the Odell Beckham Jr. experiment in Cleveland isnt working and why Kirk Cousins is who he is and thats not good for the Minnesota QB (1:11). Plus, Bomani is back on that narcotic with Atlanta in their push for a World Series title over Houston (16:18), an IYHH including a lawsuit alleging that Pop Tarts dont have enough strawberries (30:21) and your voicemails from your most embarrassing Halloween costumes (44:35)! IYHH Stories @apbenven says a Kelloggs customer has filed a lawsuit alleging "Pop Tarts" dont have enough strawberries: https://cnn.it/3mxlkhV @jeremybmerrill shares that Facebook prioritized angry emojis in their algorithm: https://wapo.st/3w7Qvn9 @ryanwrd shares that Hollywood stars are stunned by a "mismanaged set" in fatal prop-gun shooting: https://bit.ly/3pTikyt
Foxworth Friday: Stay true to yourself like Anthony Edwards, also USC noise disrespects Tomlin: 10/29/21
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Timberwolves G Anthony Edwards staying true to himself like former Seahawks great Marshawn Lynch (1:38). Plus, interracial weddings and recognizing music across cultural lines (17:11), as well as why Steelers coach Mike Tomlin being connected to the USC job is disrespectful (30:55).
Vinnie Goodwill on 'NBA 75', the Lakers and more!: 10/27/21
Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss Russell Westbrook's effect on the Lakers (4:35), the most notable hits and misses of "NBA 75" (10:39) and more!
Man of Integrity: 10/25/21
Bomani Jones discusses Kansas Citys decline this year and QB Patrick Mahomes poor play (1:20). Plus, its a Houston and Atlanta World Series made for Bo (12:14), an IYHH that includes a grid thats not ready for electric cars (32:19) and your voicemails from when you "quit" football (44:43)! IYHH Stories @willenglund says plug-in cars are the future. The grid isnt ready: https://wapo.st/3b7mFoX @anya1anya shares polling data that says 1 in 3 working families is struggling to find child care: https://n.pr/3pAyLQ1 @gabriels_geiger shares that Colombia is finally sterilizing Pablo Escobars hippos: https://bit.ly/3vFWPlC
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