Tony Reali and four reporters from across the country debate about the hottest issues in this sport of competitive banter.
Sarah talks to Dr, Wendy Borlabi, the Director of Performance and Mental Health for the Chicago Bulls, about discussing safe sex with first year NBA players at the Rookie Symposium, working with both Olympic athletes and Navy Seals, how she didn't know that sports psychology existed until she was 25, and how her role is similar to Dr. Sharon on the Apple+ show Ted Lasso.
Sarah talks to ESPN's LaChina Robinson about growing up as one of 16 siblings, not liking basketball early on, working on the administration side of college sports before falling in love with announcing basketball, calling her first game for ESPN at Madison Square Garden, her women's basketball podcast Around the Rim, and covering the Olympics in Tokyo.
Sarah talks to former Portland Trailblazers coach Terry Stotts about living in Guam as a kid, playing for and then coaching under George Karl, winning a title as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011, and his tenure in Portland coaching Damian Lillard. Plus, a word of the week that shakes the foundation of this podcast to the core.
Sarah talks to ESPN's Justin Tinsley about how his failed attempt to recreate Michael Jordan's flu game, how he met his father by accident, his circuitous path to The Undefeated, and his new podcast The King of Crenshaw about how Nipsey Hussle's life, death, and legacy impacted the sports world.
Sarah talks to Stan Van Gundy about how he owes his NBA career to his brother Jeff, the truth behind his decision to step down from the Heat in 2005-06, the one time in his career where he acted without integrity and how it still irks him, why he says he and Dwight Howard had a great relationship, and how his life in basketball has helped shape his worldview.
Sarah talks to Ted Lasso co-creator Brendan Hunt, who also stars in the series as Coach Beard, about the success of the show, why it's the most fulfilling job he's ever had, how the show went from a commercial bit to an international hit, and his career in comedy which included a five year stint in Amsterdam.