Beyond Soccer: Why Diego Maradona Meant Everything
The world lost one of the biggest names in sports when Diego Maradona died on November 25th, at age 60. Early in his career, Maradona was a young soccer star for a struggling Argentina. As his country reinvented itself, he went on to become an infamous global icon. Known for his creativity and dominant goal scoring, Maradona brought Argentinians a World Cup victory when they needed it most, all while becoming entangled in scandal after scandal. ESPN senior writer Wright Thompson shares his reporting on the soccer legend, and what his death means to his home country of Argentina.
The Bevell You Know
Mina talks with the NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal about what's different with Tom Brady this year, the Washington Football Team's chances to win the NFC East, a possible Bevellution of the Lions offense down the stretch, and what to expect in the Rams-Cardinals game. Plus, a mailbag, Who Caught Your Eye, and Dinks and Dunks.
Most Recent Podcasts
Understanding Neymar's Genius
The FC crew discuss contrasting performances from Neymar and Anthony Martial in PSG's 3-1 victory over Manchester United and if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer or Thomas Tuchel are on the hot seat. Plus, should Lionel Messi have left last summer and will he be playing with Neymar next season?
Hour 2: Most Attractive Opening
Greeny continues the G.O.A.T. conversation and takes your phone calls. ESPN MNF Analyst Louis Riddick checks in to talk Ravens/Steelers and look ahead to Bills/49ers. Plus, what's the most attractive head coaching opening in the NFL?
NFL Week 13 Betting Card
Doug Kezirian discusses the Week 13 betting card with oddsmaker John Murray, breaking down the marquee games and identifying betting opportunities. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Mike Tannenbaum explains why the Jets may be trending in the right direction and which backup QB he expects to surpass expectations this weekend. Also, ESPN Betting Analyst Anita Marks highlights four prop plays that have caught her eye.
Trade Alert: Westbrook for Wall
Rachel Nichols, Adrian Wojnarowski, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins break down the Westbrook-for-Harden trade AND the Lakers new contracts with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Plus, we play a round of BS or Real Talk about Paul George.
- Katie and Ashley come up with movie titles for sports-themed Hallmark movies, which transitions into a discussion on Christmas lights (00:35) and an update on Myrtle and Rey (34:13). Then, Matt Patricia got fired (47:21), Washington ran the Annexation of Puerto Rico (51:57), 49ers have to move because of COVID (1:02:27), Bears fans continue to get triggered over deep dish pizza (1:12:03) & the Ravens/Steelers is definitely gonna happen, we swear (1:17:56). We get a quick Bachelorette update from Ashley (1:30:39) followed by Sarah Fuller and the haters (1:34:09). Finally, Snoop Dog is funny and Ashley gets a surprise.
- Bomani tries to give the NFL some credit despite them not looking like they have a plan amidst games being rescheduled for COVID protocol (1:28). He gets into why the college football coaching carousel should continue to spin regardless of the situation as the season draws closer to a conclusion (21:46), and attempts to understand the psyche of Nate Robinson before and after getting knocked out by Youtuber Jake Paul (28:49). Plus, DJ Mike Hitman returns to the show to weigh in on Thanksgiving cooking, the dire situation for his Cowboys, and Nate Robinsons undercard fight from the weekend (39:27).
- He was a Greek teen of Nigerian descent, hocking trinkets on the streets of Athens. And when he started playing basketball, few people knew what to make of Giannis Antetokounmpo. The only thing the scouts could see was that he was all arms and legs. The only thing Giannis could envision was an opportunity for his family.
- Adam starts off today's episode by recapping the *still developing news* of Week 12 with job firings, delayed games, team displacements, and more. Then, former NFL HC Jim Caldwell joins Adam to discuss the NFL firing process and what he's been doing since his last head coaching job. After that, ESPN's Evan Kaplan calls in to highlight the most exciting matchups of Week 13.
- SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney as he discusses dealing with COVID-19, beating Kentucky, playing at Princeton and more
FIND YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST
ESPN Originals30 for 30
Around the Rim
Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
Behind the Bets with Doug Kezirian
Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective
Cheap Heat with Peter Rosenberg
Courtside with Greenberg & Dakich
DC & Helwani
Down & Distance
ESPN On Ice with Wyshynski and Kaplan
Fantasy Focus Baseball
Fantasy Focus Football
I'm Interested with Mike Greenberg
Jalen & Jacoby - The Aftershow
Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy
Le Batard & Friends - Mystery Crate
Le Batard & Friends - South Beach Sessions
Le Batard & Friends - STUpodity
Marty Smith's America The Podcast
Matty & The Caddie
Sports? with Katie Nolan
Stanford Steve & The Bear
That's What She Said with Sarah Spain
The Adam Schefter Podcast
The Bill Barnwell Show
The CFB Podcast with Herbie, Pollack & Negandhi
The Gab & Juls Show
The Lowe Post
The Mina Kimes Show featuring Lenny
The Right Time with Bomani Jones
The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap
The Undefeated: Rhoden Fellows
The Woj Pod
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
Get the latest updates on Twitter. Follow us.