In this sports podcast, host Jelani Brown will dive into the lives of athletes, coaches, sports industry professionals and more, as they talk about their journey's and how the power of sports has inspired them. We'll uncover their crazy sports stories, insights, and discuss today's latest sports news surrounding the NFL, NBA, MLB and college sports. The fun will continue as we chop it up about pop culture, entertainment, fashion and play some games as well. "What The Game Means To Me" is a place where sports junkies can come and get their sports fix and more. So, if you're looking for the best sports podcast...you've come to the right place. I appreciate you tuning in and hope you enjoy !
The guys are back to talk all the biggest sports news of the week ! We will hit on the biggest games in College Football this weekend, the Urban Meyer Fiasco, TNF: Rams vs. Seahawks, NFL Week 5, NBA Players scamming and More !
The guys are back for another pack and load it episode. This week will head on the biggest Matchups in college football for week 5. Will also preview some big NFL games and do our weekly Pick Em's. Well also hit on subjects such as is Clemson days as a powerhouse over, is Kansas City in trouble, Bradys return and more!
Jelani and Thad are back just in time for the best time of the year, Football season ! After a crazy Week 1 of College football, we will hit on all the scores, news, and hot takes from the weekend and give our thoughts on some of the major games. We will also hit on the upcoming NFL Season before it kicks off on Thursday, as we preview our respective teams, give some risers, fallers, and sleepers, bold predictions, and week 1 picks. Tune in and enjoy !
In this episode we got super fans from the AFC West going head to head (to head to head) in a battle to see who will be crowned this years NFL SmackTalk SmackDown Champion. This division is interesting, as we have the back to back AFC Super Bowl representatives, a chargers team looking to improve and electrify the NFL offensively with Justin Herbert, and scary Broncos defense. #AFC #AFCWest #NFL #NFLTwitter
Tonight, we'll have the NFC North battling it out to see who is the best smack talker between Kenton Gibbs (@TGIF_Kenton) , Justin Paden (@JPFranchise57) , Jurgen Koni (@jurgk40) and Imran Khan (@IKHAN21) presented by @MyBookie on the @OTB_Network. All sides will get to make their case for why they believe their team is the best, will win the division/Super Bowl and talk a little smack about their divisional rivals in a chance to move on and be crowned SmackTalk SmackDown Champion. You don't want to miss this one ! #NFL #NFLTwitter
Round 2 of the NFL SmackTalk SmackDown tournament kicks off tonight with super fans from the NFC East. We will get into this divisions outlook for each team and how they will fair this season. The guys will go head to head (to head to head) in a battle of whose team is the best on their quest to the NFL SmackTalk Champion.
The guys are back and better, ready to talk the biggest news swirling around the sports world. In today show we'll hit on the final four teams battling out for the NBA Title, along with Team USA roster and Dame wanting out of Portland ?! We‘ll also hit on: 1. Illegal Substance Checks in MLB 2. TE University 3. Soulja Boy vs. Bow Wow & More
We're back to talk all big things going on in the sports world ! Tune in as we talk the biggest news surrounding star NFL Players, drama with the NBA's King, retired players going after each other, and give our NBA Playoff Round 1 Series predictions as well.
As the NBA regular season comes to an end, I’m excited to have two of basketballs greatest minds come on the show and discuss all the good, bad, and ugly we’ve witnessed so far this season. We’ll talk: -All NBA Teams -Standards (which may or may not need to exist anymore) -NBA Awards -Potential Playoff Matchups - And Much Much More !
After a few weeks off, we're back with a big interview ! Today we'll have Miles Garrett, Sports Reporter on to talk about his journey through the sports world, what it's like to be confused for Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns, and all things NFL Draft (especially with our Falcons). This is one you don't want to miss !
Bell and Brown Hour is back with another episode fully loaded episode giving our thoughts and opinions on all the news circulating the sports world. In today's episode, we will hit on: 1. Paying our Respects to the legend and Icon: DMX 2. National Championship Game: Baylor vs. Zags 3. Paul Pierce IG Live 4. ESPN's Top 25 under 25 5. Brandon Marshall-Loud and Wrong 6. NFL News: Julian Edelman released, Drew Lock receiving help from Peyton Manning, what should Falcons do with #4 pick. 7. WNBA Jerseys 8. Question of the Day You don't want to miss this one !
Jelani and Thad are back with another episode, giving all our thoughts and opinions on all the news surrounding the sports world this week. We'll hit on: - Last Chance U: Basketball -The Final 4 and Our Predictions -Top QBs in this years NFL Draft/The Controversy surrounding them -NBA Trade Deadline Thoughts -KD vs. Rapport and Much Much More !
Jelani and Thad will venture into the world of hockey for the first time ever with NHL (really all sports) Guru and fellow OTBN friend, Jurgen Koni to talk and learn about this great game played on ice. We will cover how Jurg got into the sport, all the ins and outs of hockey, and talk some of his NHL Mid-Season Awards. Thad and I will also test our hockey knowledge in two games (that should be quite entertaining) to end off the show.
I am honored and excited to have guest, Malcolm Lemmons, on the show today to not only talk about sports, but a very important human aspect that gets pushed aside and ridiculed within athletic space. Mr. Lemmons is the Founder and Creator of Athletes Unheard, a platform helping Athletes to discuss and destroy the stigma around mental health in sports. In today's episode, we will discuss Malcolm Lemmon's journey through sports, what went into creating Athlete's Unheard and the importance behind it, and why it's vital for athlete's to protect their mental wellbeing. We will also discuss the great minds he has had the chance to interview and also have some fun NBA Allstar Weekend fun to close the show.
The NFL Season may have come to an end, but that doesn't mean NFL Smack talk has to. To cap off What The Game Means To Me's 1st season of "NFL SmackTalk Smackdown" we have a Super Bowl Match Up for the ages in what is expected to be a heavy weight bout including two very knowledgeable and passionate sports analysis when it comes to their teams. Sammy Block, representing the Indianapolis Colts (AFC) will face off against Kenton Gibbs, who will be representing the Detroit Lions (NFC) in a battle to see who will be crowned the 1st ever NFL SmackTalk SmackDown Champion ! This is one you won't want to miss.
It's been a long week filled with sports, so Thad and I are here to catch you up and keep you covered o it all. We will hot on all the big news stories for the week, from the Carson Wentz trade, to All-Star snubs, to Cam Newton going back and forth with a camper. We will give you a rundown on all the biggest stories and our opinions on them. We even have some fun games/segments we'll hit on in the end as well, so stick around and have fun with us to kick off your weekend !
Our Hawks aren't trending in the right direction, but that doesn't mean we're going to stop talking about them. I got the Hoopers back with me today to break down: 1. How the Hawks have looked without Deandre Hunter 2. Is Llyod Pierce the right man for the job? 3. What should we do with John Collins? 4. NBA Allstar Game in Atlanta 5. NBA News and More
Last Week, the NFL (unfortunately) crowned the champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which means this season has come to a close, requiring us to do an end of the year show. Today, Thad and I will hit on: 1.The Super Bowl-thoughts, reactions, what happened, what chiefs could have changed. 2.Thoughts on the NFL season 3.Teams that overachieved/teams that underachieved 4.Examine teams that made playoffs-what changes must they make in order to make it back/get to Super Bowl 5.To early predictions on teams that could potentially be better/get to playoffs next year. 6.Trades/releases/guys that won’t be back to their teams and where they should go 8.The NFL Awards/Favorite moment, game, and/or play from the season Will be a loaded show, so tune in and be ready !
We're just a day away from Super Bowl LV Eve, so you know the guys have to talk about the match up and hit on all the biggest news headlines headed into the big game. Thad and I will discuss: -Our Initial Thoughts on the NFL Season and the Super Bowl Match Up -Which Story line will be better- "Run It Back" or "The 2nd Act" -Will it be an Offensive or Defensive Showdown -X-Factors and Game Predictions -Super Bowl Betting Props and more So come tune in and have fun with us ! Make sure to follow us on: Twitter- @WTGMTMPodcast Instagram- @whatthegamemeanstome Facebook- What The Game Means To Me I
he Atlanta Hawks Fly Through Show makes it's return with The Hoopers again and tonight we'll have a loaded show discussing : -Hawks vs. Lakers Recap and the Courtside Karen Craze. -Atlanta's first 20 games and our thoughts on their start to the season. -The Hawks most complete game played so far. -Progress Report on our Players: who's trending up and who do we expect more from. -Which Atlanta Hawks deserve All-Star nods and possible All-Star Game in Atlanta? -All NBA news We have a loaded show tonight so Tune in and hope you enjoy ! Follow the podcast on: Twitter: @WTGMTMPodcast Facebook- What The Game Means To Me Instagram- @whatthegamemeanstome Follow the Hoopers on: Twitter- @HoopersPod Instagram- @the_hoopersig
In todays episode, Thad and I will tackle everything that transpired in this past weekend's divisional match ups, along with talking about the biggest news heading into this weekend's conference games. We will also pay our respects to two legends that are hanging up their cleats in Drew Brees and Philip Rivers, discussing their careers, what they've meant to their respective franchises, and if they are first ballot HOFers Lastly, we will introduce a new segment (Somethin' or Nothin') involving the biggest news going around in sports and "I Wanna Give A Shout Out..." to those doing big things in the sports world.
Thad and I will both be recapping and talking about the wild card games over the weekend: Bills vs. Colts, Rams vs. Seahawks, Saints vs. Bears, and Bucs vs. WFT, Titans vs. Ravens, and Steelers vs. Browns. We will also will talk about the national championship game: Alabama vs. Ohio State and the stars that are likely headed to the NFL Draft, as we talk about their success in school, where they may fall in the draft, and which teams can use their talents most. The guys will also debut some new segments in todays show, including one that involves a flash to the past with some cool Nickelodeon characters, so stay tuned for this one !
Today I bring on Atlanta Hawks Fans and special guests from The Hoopers Pod, Fresh and Jon to talk all things Hawks Basketball. In this episode, we cover: -Our favorite off-season moves -Where we stack up in the Eastern Conference -What we expect from this team in their season debut/throughout the seasom - And you know we had to play #Top3 at the end (Atlanta Edition).
Thad and I will give our thoughts on championship weekend in college football, what we think about the teams selected for the college football playoffs, and predictions for each game. We are also joined by special guest, Jeff Hunt from Jeff Needs Sports and The Off The Ball Network to talk about his Ohio State Buckeyes and if the committee got the 4 teams right or wrong. We will also recap some of the important games we saw around the NFL today and what that means for certain teams moving forward for the playoffs and draft. Follow the Podcast on: Twitter: @WTGMTMPodcast Instagram: @whatthegamemeanstome Facebook: What The Game Means To Me
A lot has happened in the sports world over the past few days and we're back to dissect and discuss all the news (with a special guest). Today we'll break down: 1. College football -Unc/Notre Dame -Alabama/Auburn -playoff rankings/our 4 to make it 2. NFL -Denver/Saints -Chiefs/Bucs -Our Teams Wins -Who we think makes 7th seed/Who wins NFC East 3. Fights -Nate Robinson/Jake Paul -Mike Tyson/RJJ
After a long lay off, Thad and I are back to talk more sports and pop culture. In today's episode, we'll discuss: 1. The NBA Draft-who will be a superstar, who went too high, who went too low... 2. Thursday Night Football: Seahawks vs. Cardinals 3. Gucci Mane vs. Young Jeezy: Versus Battle and more.
Another week, another loss in heartbreaking fashion. In this episode I am joined by friend and colleague, Stephen Gillaspie from the "Breaking the Game" podcast to get his insight as an outsider looking in, on what is wrong with this Atlanta Falcons team, and what can be done to improve it. We will also discuss the game, why we think the TD by Gurley was perfectly fine, and what we hope to see from the Falcons on a short week.
In this episode, Thad Bell and I will recap some of the biggest games and news from college football (10/24) and also talk about some of the biggest games around the NFL today (10/25). We'll also give our predictions for who will be the biggest fantasy standouts today and which teams will win their matchups.
In this episode I interview special guest, Brandon Pate from Brandon's Sports Talk Podcast. We talk about what sports have meant to him throughout his life, how he got into sports podcasting and photography, the secrets to how he gets high profile guests on his show, and find out some of his "Top 3" in several categories of sports.
I may have to start calling this Atlanta Falcon review show "Misery Mondays" if they continue to lose the way they do. This week I, and former teammates, friend and Atlanta Falcons fan, Ryan Thurman will break down what we thought went wrong in last Sunday's game, what we think is wrong with the team/coaching staff and what we hope to see change with this team very soon.
In this episode, I sit down and talk with Venice Beach legend, Denny Lennon. We discuss his career in sports, having over 40 years of coaching, broadcasting, and promoting experience along with his inspiration to create and be a founder of ventures such as his Venice Backyard Championships, Lennon Sports, and the AAU sector of Junior Beach Volleyball. We also dive into his own podcast "Sports Stories With Denny Lennon" and some of his favorite guests/interviews with Norm Bass, Jimmy Lennon Jr. and Karch Kiraly. Finally, we end things of talking some of his favorite sports teams and moments
In my first episode of my weekly show called "The Falcon Flythrough" (where I will discuss Atlanta's game over the weekend and give all my thoughts, opinions, and reactions to what happens) I bring on Cowboys fan and Off The Ball Network VP, Mo Murphy to discuss another ultimate collapse by the Atlata Falcons vs the Dallas Cowboys. We share our thoghts and feelings throughout the game, key plays, and our outlook on the rest of the season for our teams.
Today we go live with CAB Madeira's newest player, A.J. Cheeseman to talk about what the game of basketball means to him, his journey playing D1 ball in college, what he looks forward to most playing in Portugal, all the news surrounding the Sports World and moreFollow AJ Cheeseman on Twitter: 100K_Buckets & Instagram: 100k.buckets
In this episode I sit down with former Georgia Tech nose tackle and star player, Kyle Cerge-Henderson. We talk about his football career from Little League to being at ACC powerhouse, Georgia Tech. We also discuss his college football career, his thoughts on all the NCAA news, why he thinks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields are leading the charge on #wewanttoplay, and much more !
In this episode I sit down with Chris Brown ! ... Not the artist, but an intelligent, talented, and hardworking individual in the sports world. We talk about what sports have meant to him and his career path, how he got started working in NCAA Compliance, his consulting firm and pursuing his PhD, and his thoughts and opinions surrounding the news with the NCAA and different conferences outlook on fall football/sports.
In this episode, I cover the latest sports news over the last two weeks, starting off with the return of the WNBA and NBA. I talk about their efforts to continue to push for social change, covid cases popping up in the MLB, NFL news with the upcoming season and opt outs, problems revolving around fall sports in the NCAA and more major sports news.
In this episode, I tread water in a different field of sport, as I talk all things Freestyle Trampolining with the creator, Greg Roe. He talks about this new form of trampolining, how his association is getting the younger generation involved, and how this up and coming sport is growing fast and taking on the world.
For this special 10th episode, I bring on former teammate and little league friend, Jordan Floyd. Being the D2CAA National Player of the Year, holding the record for most points scored in King University History, and signing to play for Orlandina Basket in Italy are only some of his great accomplishments in the sport of basketball and life. In this episode we talk about his college basketball career, what he looks forward to most playing overseas, Makur Maker and players going to play at HBCUs, and the NBA restart.
In this episode I combine the biggest sports stories over the last two weeks (since my recording of last weeks news was a dud) and there's a bunch to cover ! I get into the NFL using the "Black National Anthem" Lift Every Voice before NFL games this fall, WNBA players heriocs and remarkable ideas, NBA Covid Cases News, Makur Maker committing to Howard and starting the HBCU wave, MLB restart news and more, so check it out.
After a two week lay off deciding the direction of this podcast, I discuss my plans to bring more fun, fresh content for you all to enjoy! This week I kick off my "Sports Brief of the Week" episodes where I will be talking about the biggest sports news stories, along with pop culture, entertainment, music, and more (will be included in later weeks). This week I talk about the Kyrie situation with the NBA, all the "perks" players will have/receive in Orlando for the start of the Quarantine NBA season, all the Covid cases popping up in the NFL, college football, and baseball, Bubba Wallace and NASCAR, MLB return and a lot more. Follow the podcast for more discussion at: Twitter: @WTGMTMPodcast Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/WTGMTMPodcast
I round out the last episode of my mini series, talking with Chris Lebron from the Off The Ball Podcast. We talk about the on going protest in our cities and the need for change and justice. We hit on the Kaepernick movement and its role in our countries current climate, the upsetting comments from NFL players and coaches this week, and the return of basketball. Check it out ! SIGN THESE PETITIONS, MAKE A CHANGE
Part 2 of a 3 part mini series where I connect and talk with fellow podcasters about the current state of America right now. In this episode, I talk with Chris Powell from the CouchCoach Live Podcast about the ignorant comments from Drew Brees, how the Kaeperick Movement has influenced the protests today, and the big return of the NBA. SIGN THESE PETITIONS AND ANY OTHERS YOU MAY COME ACROSS TO HELP THE CAUSE: https://t.co/ENJtHHclQs https://t.co/fHm9oLx1uY
In this epsiode I collab with fellow podcaster, Robin Augustin from "Real Talk, Real Views". We discuss the protests being held across America, Kaepernick's movement, ideas about how/when the NBA will return and more. Support the Protests ! Support Black Communities ! Help bring Change ! Support and Donate to Breonna Taylor's fund. She was killed by 3 police officers who broke into her home and shot her while she slept in her bed. https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet Also donate to "The Action Network" as protesters continue to fight the oppression African Americans suffer in the country. https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/support-justiceforgeorgefloyd-protesters-in-atlanta
In this episode, I had the pleasure to speak with Marcus Gram (AKA Brother Gram) about how sports has had an impact on his life from an early age. We dive into how sports has affected his career path and landed him in the vending business, how and why you should get into the vending machine space, his thoughts on the old school vs new school NBA, and more. Appreciate you for tuning in and enjoy ! Rate my podcast at: ratethispodcast.com/whatthegamemeanstome
Hello everyone and welcome to my first episode of the "What's The Game Mean To Me" Podcast. In this episode I talk about my journey and early experiences in sports, while also explaining the purpose for starting this platform. I'm excited to share not only my, but the sports stories, thoughts, and opinions of others as well. I appreciate the listen and hope you enjoy !
In this episode, I had the pleasure to speak with my former high school football coach, Nafis Pickett and standout ETSU wideout and former teammate, Will Huzzie. These two share what the game of football means to them, they're bond on and off the field, thoughts on the NFL Draft, reactions to the Last Dance, we play a fun game of their "Top 3" and more ! Check it out.
Sports, in some form and fashion, has come back...at least with these two events, then its back to watching sports shows talk about the same thing for days on end. In this episode I'll break down my thoughts and opinions on the Virtual NFL Draft (especially how I think my Falcons did) and the first four episodes of the Last Dance.