Bomani Jones dives deeper into his story about the Pac-12 players joining together under the banner #WeAreUnited in looking for safety from COVID-19, including the possibility of a boycott (1:05). He reacts to games officially picking up again for the NBA, shares why the entrance of families into the “bubble” could present some unforeseen yet hilarious issues (26:50) and why he doesn’t have a problem with players choosing to stand for the anthem (35:03). Plus, an IYHH including delays for the Postal Service (47:09) and a #StillInTheLeague NBA re-start edition (58:42).
Paul is joined by ESPN's Rod Gilmore, plus first calls of the day.
Quarterback Phil Jurkovec, who transferred to Boston College from Notre Dame, has been granted a transfer waiver by the NCAA and is eligible to play for the Eagles this season.
The SEC has pushed back the start of football practices from this Friday to Aug. 17, the conference announced Tuesday.
When will college football and other sports return to action? Will more athletic programs be forced to cut sports because of financial strains? Here is the latest on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the college sports world.
The Sun Belt conferences has approved a football schedule that includes eight league games and as many as four nonleague games for this season.
ESPN 300 cornerback Isaiah Johnson, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2021 class, has committed to Arizona State.
Jason wonders what will happen with the CFB season and he has an idea for an NFL bubble
TCU coach Gary Patterson has apologized for repeating a racial slur when instructing a player to stop using the word in team meetings, which led to a group of players to skip practice.
Minnesota receiver and potential first-round pick Rashod Bateman is opting out of the upcoming college football season and will begin preparing for the NFL draft, he announced Tuesday.
Hours after Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott suggested a conversation later in the week to hear the #WeAreUnited campaign's concerns, leaders from the conference unity group responded Monday night asking for more immediate action.
Mark and Wes talk to NC State's Athletic Director, Boo Corrigan, about NC State's football schedule and what they have been doing in order to have a safe season.
By being united and specific in their demands and by threatening to withhold their most valuable commodity -- their labor -- the Pac-12 players behind the #WeAreUnited movement have gotten the sport's attention.
Leonard Fournette and Trevor Lawrence were Nos. 1 and 2 in their respective recruiting classes, but they weren't the best prospects to hold those rankings.
As live sports resume, pro athletes are grappling with the threat of coronavirus, to their own health, their families and their careers. MLB has suspended multiple games due to COVID-19 outbreaks, and the NFL has seen several players choose not to take part in the 2020 season, with a deadline this week to for opt-outs. While frequent testing and other protocols have been enacted across pro leagues, there is still a lot that’s unknown about the physical impact of the virus, even on a healthy, young athlete’s body. ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell has been paging through medical studies and the leagues’ protocol documents. She has an insider’s take on how teams and players are making decisions about their risk.
Washington State athletic director Pat Chun said wide receiver Kassidy Woods' removal from team activities stemmed from Woods deciding to opt out of the season for health concerns, rather than his involvement with the Pac-12 player unity movement.
The Big 12 presidents and chancellors on Monday approved a scheduling model for the upcoming college football season that will include nine conference games and one nonconference game.
Six players for Indiana State have tested positive for the coronavirus. Football workouts have as a result been suspended for two weeks.
Sooners senior linebacker Caleb Kelly suffered another serious knee injury in practice after missing most of 2019 recovering from one.
Final callers of the day in an all-caller fourth hour.
Paul is joined by friend-of-the-show, Fox Sports' Tim Brando, who takes listener calls.
We start the hour with more calls, and then Paul welcomes in the first guest of the day, author/journalist Richard Johnson.
Northwestern has paused workouts after an athlete tested positive for the coronavirus.