espnW presents Be Honest with Cari Champion
Hollywood Actor and Director Josh Duhamel: 3/14/19
Cari Champion sits down with friend of the show, Josh Duhamel, to discuss his favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings, sports fandom, and his latest project, The Buddy Games.
The Oscar Goes To: Kelley L. Carter: 2/28/19
Cari Champion sits down with Kelley L. Carter, Senior Entertainment Reporter at ESPN's The Undefeated to discuss the 2019 Oscars.
Sports and Entertainment Host Ben Lyons: 2/21/19
Cari Champion sits down with sports and entertainment host Ben Lyons to discuss the state of the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Derek Fisher: 1/30/19
Cari Champion sits down with new L.A Sparks Head Coach Derek Fisher to discuss his time in the NBA and how he plans to get the Sparks another championship ring.%0D%0A%0D%0A
Jackie MacMullan and Amy Stanton: 1/23/19
Cari Champion sits down with ESPN Senior NBA writer Jackie MacMullan to discuss her book Basketball: A Love Story. Plus, Cari talks with the author of The Feminine Revolution, Amy Stanton.
Who's The GOAT?: 1/11/19
Cari Champion sits down with former NBA player Richard Jefferson to discuss his time in the NBA and what it was like playing with LeBron James.
Clip City, Chip City; Tobias Harris: 12/19/18
Cari Champion sits down with Clippers forward Tobias Harris to discuss his role on his new team, his relationship with teammate Boban Marjanovic and much more.
Tuff Juice: Caron Butler: 11/19/18
Cari Champion sits down with former NBA forward Caron Butler to discuss his tough upbringing, his rise to stardom at UCONN and his experiences in the league.
Heart of a Champion: Candace Parker: 11/8/18
Cari Champion sits down with LA Sparks and WNBA champion Candace Parker who talks about her success, how she balances her career with being a mother and much more.
More Than An Athlete: 10/4/18
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Uninterrupted and SpringHill Entertainment CEO Maverick Carter live at the ninth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit. Maverick talks about his experience becoming an entrepreneur and working with LeBron James.
Rise Up: Andra Day: 10/2/18
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Grammy nominated singer Andra Day live at the espnW Summit. Andra discusses her childhood growing up in San Diego, her journey in the music business and much more.
Sneaker Talk: Nick DePaula: 8/1/18
ESPN's resident sneaker head Nick DePaula goes one-on-one with Cari Champion to talk about the NBA's top sneaker free agents and give us his reviews of some of the top sneakers on the market.
ESPY's Experience: Peter Rosenberg: 7/23/18
Hot 97 and ESPN New York radio personality Peter Rosenberg goes one-on-one with Cari Champion to talk about the 2018 ESPY's, Kanye West and much more.
Social Media Expertise: Rachel DeMita: 6/13/18
Social media star Rachel DeMita joins the show to discuss the summer of LeBron James, her experience at the NBA Finals and her social media success.
Perfect Chemistry: Jemele Hill & Dr. Joe Carr: 5/14/18
Cari Champion sits down with Jemele Hill and Sports Psychologist/Performance Coach Dr. Joe Carr to discuss team chemistry and how that can impact performance and relationships
Be Honest (Presented by Toyota): Chloe Kim: 4/1/18
Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim joins Cari Champion in front of a live studio audience to discuss her Olympic success, future plans, and her love of all things food.
Be Honest (Presented by Toyota): Amy Purdy: 4/1/18
Paralympic silver medalist Amy Purdy joins Cari Champion in front of a live studio audience to discuss her journey in becoming a Paralympic athlete, her non-profit organization for adaptive sports athletes and much more.
Uninterrupted's Maverick Carter: 2/18/18
Uninterrupted CEO Maverick Carter goes one-on-one with Cari Champion on why he's unapologetic for the culture, LeBron James' social activism and much more.
Dear Black Athlete: 2/12/18
Dear Black Athlete is a series of conversations tackling the challenges of being a professional athlete while being Black in America's social climate. Led by Cari Champion, the special features letters and discussion from notable civic leaders and sports figures.
Sliding Into Greatness: Aja Evans: 1/29/18
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Olympic Bobsledder Aja Evans to discuss her career, her journey to the Olympics and much more.
Have A Plan: Kelley L. Carter : 1/22/18
The Undefeated's Kelley L. Carter joins the show to discuss the feeling of being trapped and recap the best/worst of 2017. Plus, Cari makes a special announcement.
Don't Talk About it, Be About It: 11/8/17
Cari Champion sits down with SportsNation host Marcellus Wiley to discuss how Texans owner Bob McNair's "inmate" comment sparked player protest and the NFL social climate. Plus, Marcellus gives an "Honest 30."
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Be Honest shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, On the Ice.
Hold The Door: 10/6/17
Live from the espnW Women + Sports Summit, Cari Champion sits down with Chief Brand Officer of Uber Bozoma Saint John to discuss her journey to the top and the challenge of holding the door open for other opportunities for women.
Be Myself : 10/3/17
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Sheryl Crow live at the espnW Summit. The two discuss her new album, the ups and downs of her career, family and more.
Take A Knee: 9/28/17
Cari Champion welcomes ESPN The Magazine Sr. writer Howard Bryant to the show to discuss his conversation with Colin Kaepernick, the NFL's atypical weekend and the protests that are rocking the world of sports.
Integrity In Storytelling: Larry Wilmore: 8/29/17
Comedian, writer and producer Larry Wilmore joins Cari Champion to share his political perspectives on Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick. Plus, he talks Insecure and more.
Racial Jabs: Andre Ward: 8/21/17
Boxing champion Andre Ward joins Cari to discuss the highly anticipated Mayweather-McGregor fight, the drama leading up to it and confronting race and politics in sports.
A Run For Your Life: 8/8/17
Cari Champion welcomes Harlem Run club founder Alison Desir to the show who talks about how she turned her athleticism into activism and the Unlike Any campaign.
Breaking Up: 7/31/17
Cari Champion sits down with ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst to discuss Kyrie Irving's trade demand, the leadership of LeBron James and the relationship between the two players. Plus, a new "Honest 30" segment where Brian weighs in on the future of the Lakers.
Key Decisions: 7/3/17
Keyshawn Johnson sits down with Cari to share why he decided to remove his son Keyshawn Jr. from the Nebraska football program and how players can better prepare for life after football. Plus, Cari introduces a new segment.
The Real MVP? - Yvonne Orji: 6/15/17
Comedian, podcast host and co-star of HBO's Insecure Yvonne Orji joins Cari to discuss Ball Girl Magic, the NBA Finals and being on tour with Chris Rock.
Power, Platform & Privilege: Michael Eric Dyson: 5/8/17
Cari Champion welcomes Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to the show who talks about how power, platform and social privilege impact the race conversation in sports and beyond.
YERP: Desus & Mero: 4/24/17
The Bodega Boys, AKA Desus & Mero join Cari Champion to talk about their Knicks, the NBA playoffs and how you turn a popular podcast into a successful TV show.
Method To The Madness - Lonzo Ball: 3/30/17
Cari Champion sits down with former UCLA G Lonzo Ball to discuss his father, his own more subdued style, what to expect from his brothers, his NBA future and much more.
Keep It On Wax: Ice Cube: 3/16/17
Ice Cube joins Cari Champion for an unedited, uncut conversation about his latest projects and how he stays inspired. He also discusses the Lakers family drama and tells Cari what he thinks is the greatest diss track of all time.
BAWSE Moves - Rick Ross: 3/8/17
Cari Champion talks to rap mogul Rick Ross about "buying back the block," the wisdom he shares with young kids, his career journey and his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick. Plus, Cari discusses the latest issues with the Lakers and the "boss" issues Jeanie Buss is dealing with, courtesy of her brothers.
Professional Ether: 2/24/17
Ramona Shelburne and WNBA Champion Candace Parker join Cari Champion to discuss Magic Johnson's hiring by the Lakers and Jeanie Buss' dilemma. Parker also weighs in on Candice Wiggins' recent bullying comments about the WNBA.
Learning The Game: Lessons With Lecrae: 2/13/17
Cari Champion talks to rapper Lecrae about his rise in the industry as a Christian artist, being the "best you" and more. Plus, Cari's interns get career and life advice.
Bad & Boujee With Todd Gurley: 1/26/17
Rams RB Todd Gurley joins Cari Champion to discuss the Rams' dramatic first season in L.A. and plays Cari's favorite game, "Bad or Boujee?" shout out to Migos.
Thank You, Mr. President: 1/20/17
Cari Champion discusses the impact that Barack Obama's presidency had on her life and shares her thoughts as he leaves office. Plus, Delena Turman reads an essay she wrote about Obama after the 2008 election.
Staying Power: Nunes & Ansaroff: 1/19/17
First female Brazilian UFC Champion Amanda Nunes joins Cari Champion to discuss how she beat Ronda Rousey in 48 seconds and why she's here to stay. Plus, her girlfriend, UFC Fighter Nina Ansaorff joins the conversation to discuss the culture of same-sex relationships in the UFC .
Snoop, Sports & Politics: 11/23/16
Cari Champion discusses how the world of sports has become unavoidably political in recent weeks and talks about how that's okay. Plus, a Thanksgiving chat with Snoop Dogg.
Summitt Sessions: Poetry In Motion: 10/28/16
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Cari Champion hears the incredible story of Paulette Leaphart, who walked topless across the country, as recalled by Leaphart and translated through poetry by Nikky Finney.
Summit Sessions: Allyson Felix: 10/20/16
From the ESPNW Summit, Cari Champion chats with Allyson Felix, one of the most decorated Olympians of all time, about the peaks and valleys of the Rio Games, what keeps her motivated, her life off the track and much more.
Summit Sessions: Hill, Roberts: 10/18/16
From the ESPNW Summit, Cari Champion sits down with longtime friend and colleague Jemele Hill as well as NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts to discuss leadership, striving for excellence, the pursuit of one's goals and much more.
The Hits Just Keep On Comin': 9/15/16
Cari Champion weighs in on the attitudes & social approaches of Colin Kaepernick & Cam Newton, pointing out the similarities & differences in public perception of the two QBs.
Privilege & Love At Rio 2016: 8/26/16
Cari Champion shares her thoughts on the Rio Olympics, including the treatment of Ryan Lochte. Plus, she chats with Olympians Queen Harrison & Will Claye, who became engaged at The Games.
Birdman - LOL, You Wild: 8/19/16
Cari Champion talks to rap mogul Birdman about healing his relationship with Lil Wayne, if he's dating Toni Braxton and who he thinks are the best rappers in the game.
Live From Rams Camp: 7/31/16
GM Les Snead and WR Tavon Austin stopped by to talk about the move & the upcoming season. Plus Jerome Bettis, Shelley Smith, Bill Plaschke & Myles Simmons.
Joe Budden: Drake/The Chase/Memes: 7/27/16
Rapper Joe Budden joins Cari to talk about his Knicks, Carmelo Anthony's social activism role and what the heck happened between he and Drake.
Take Special Care - Wiley, Ariza: 7/8/16
Before the Dallas shootings, Cari Champion and Marcellus Wiley weighed in on the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Plus, she talked to Trevor Ariza about NBA free agency & more.
Slander No More - LeBron, Ayesha Curry: 7/1/16
Cari Champion explains why, in light of the Cavaliers' title, the time to hate on LeBron James is over. Plus, she shares her thoughts on criticisms of Ayesha Curry.
You're Always Becoming, You've Never Arrived - Hart, Ingram: 6/17/16
Cari Champion talks to actor/comedian Kevin Hart about his work ethic, the NBA Finals and much more. Plus, draft prospect Brandon Ingram stops by to discuss the lessons he learned from Coach K, his NBA future and more.
Kobe Bryant: Man. Mamba. Storyteller: 6/8/16
Kobe Bryant sits down with Cari Champion for one of his first interviews since retirement. In this unedited, extended conversation, the Black Mamba discusses his final 60-point game, thoughts on Steph and LeBron and how he's been spending his time.
More Than A Name - Selema Masekela: 5/26/16
Cari Champion talks to Selema Masekela about the significance of his name, the many turns of his professional career, the new project he's working on and much more.
BONUS: Ruthie Bolton: 5/23/16
Cari Champion sits down with two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton to discuss how she dealt with an abusive marriage, overcoming challenges to achieve success both on and off the court and much more.
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