SEC Football Kicks Off
After months of debate and uncertainty, the SEC kicks off this weekend, three weeks later than originally planned. It promises to be a strange season in so many ways...there are no non-conference games, limited fans will be allowed in stadiums, and tailgating will be forbidden on campus. Meanwhile, coaches like LSUs Ed Orgeron and Alabamas Nick Saban focus on preparing their players for the new normal. And new coaches like Mississippi States Mike Leach and Ole Misss Lane Kiffen promise to bring even more intrigue to the conference. Spencer Hall from the SEC Networks Thinking Out Loud¯ brings us all the updates you need to know about the SEC, and everything else happening around college football.
Michael Chandler, Wallid Ismail on Discovering Paulo Costa & UFC 253 + NFL RB Marshawn Lynch
The middleweight title clash between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa that headlines UFC 253 is just days away. MMA legend Wallid Ismail passionately tells Ariel about the moment he knew Costa would be a star, and why he believes his client will be the first to take down the undefeated Adesanya. But before that, newly signed UFC lightweight Michael Chandler discusses the end of his decade-long run in Bellator, his first meeting with UFC brass, criticism from fans, and if he actually believes hell fight at UFC 254 next month. Plus, NFL running back Marshawn Lynch delivers his thoughts on Tyron Woodleys pre-fight press conference last week.
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ESPN NBA Analyst & 2008 NBA World Champion Paul Pierce joins the show to discuss the Celtics having their backs against the wall in the Eastern Conference Finals. Pierce believes it's going to seven games. Jay gives his top five impact players in the NBA right now. Plus, Bart Scott comes back to talk about which teams QB is "the guy,"
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Comissioner of the SEC, Greg Sankey, joins the show to talk about what these past 6 months have been like and the excitement going into tomorrow's start. Tera Talmudge joins to preview the Georgia vs. Arkansas football game and Alyssa Lang joins to preview the Tennessee vs. South Carolina game.
- Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Anthony Davis' moment, both conference finals series, and his TV essay on TNT about social justice.
- Mina talks to Danny Kelly of The Ringer about the Monday Night match up between the Ravens and Chiefs, the rash of injuries across the league, early MVP candidates, why scoring is up, and the teams that look like they'll have the best chance at drafting Trevor Lawrence.
- Colby Covington dominated Tyron Woodley, then called out both Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman after the fight. DC & Helwani discuss if Covington should be next for Gamebred," instead of the BMF rematch, and if Woodley should call it a career after suffering his third straight loss. And, after another spectacular win on Saturday for Khamzat Chimaev, DC declares himself the conductor of the hype train. Plus, what to expect from former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandlers highly anticipated debut at UFC 254, and how the outcome of that main event could lead to fun stuff for Conor McGregor. Then, DC opens up about his first fight with Ariel.
- Legendary broadcaster Ahmad Rashad talks about how he got into broadcasting and why he wanted to cover more than just football. Plus, how he first met Michael Jordan and what it was like being around him at the height of his career. Ahmad also discusses how Kobe was always challenging MJ to play after he retired and more.
- Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss AD's game-winning 3-pointer, the Cowboys' miraculous comeback, the Seahawks letting Russ cook again and Kyler Murray and D-Hop letting the Cardinals flying high. Plus, Brady's Bucs bounce back in Week 2.
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