226 episodes

Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.

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Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.

    Seth Wickersham on the NFL's Balance of Power. Plus, Life Advice With a Fitness Model (Male).

    Seth Wickersham on the NFL's Balance of Power. Plus, Life Advice With a Fitness Model (Male).

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Russell Wilson trade rumors heating up (1:30) before talking with ESPN’s Seth Wickersham about NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, negotiating for a 17-game season, maintaining a balance of power in the league, and much more (9:00). Then, Ryen is joined by executive VP of BPI Sports Whitney Reid to answer some listener-submitted fitness Life Advice questions (43:00).

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Tim Duncan, Old Big East, and Denzel Washington Stories With P.J. Carlesimo. Plus, ‘A Tale of Two Seasons’ and a New Internet-Based Segment

    Tim Duncan, Old Big East, and Denzel Washington Stories With P.J. Carlesimo. Plus, ‘A Tale of Two Seasons’ and a New Internet-Based Segment

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Washington Wizards' recent winning streak as well as the Lakers' recent struggles (1:30) before talking with longtime basketball coach and broadcaster P.J. Carlesimo about the "Old" Big East, his time at Seton Hall, deciding to leap to the NBA, working with coach Gregg Popovich on the Spurs, Tim Duncan stories, coaching Denzel Washington at Fordham University, and more (18:00). Then Ryen introduces a new internet-based segment (1:12:00) before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:23:00).

    • 1 hr 40 min
    The Wentz Trade and How It Affects the Eagles' Draft, Plus Darnold, Watson, and Garoppolo Rumors With Albert Breer

    The Wentz Trade and How It Affects the Eagles' Draft, Plus Darnold, Watson, and Garoppolo Rumors With Albert Breer

    Russillo shares his thoughts on NBA All-Star voting (1:30), before talking to SI's Albert Breer about every angle of the Carson Wentz trade and how it will impact the Eagles in the NFL draft. They also discuss first-round draft QBs, NFL trade rumors, Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer, and more (6:00). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (50:00).

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Richard Jefferson Tells Jason Kidd Stories, Nikola Vucevic Talks Adversity, and Ryen Tries to Understand Draymond’s Unsolvable Question

    Richard Jefferson Tells Jason Kidd Stories, Nikola Vucevic Talks Adversity, and Ryen Tries to Understand Draymond’s Unsolvable Question

    Russillo shares his thoughts on Draymond Green’s comments about the double standard of teams and players (1:30), before talking with NBA champion and analyst Richard Jefferson about his time with the New Jersey Nets, a ton of Jason Kidd stories, the relationships between players and teams, trades, and more (14:00). Then Ryen talks with Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic about coming to the U.S. to finish high school, his basketball journey at USC, transitioning to the NBA, battling adversity this season, dealing with trade rumors, and more (58:30). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:23:30).

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Urban Meyer’s Mistake, Atlanta Hawks GM Travis Schlenk on Building a Young Team, Trae, and "the Trade." Plus, a Rambling NBA Roundup.

    Urban Meyer’s Mistake, Atlanta Hawks GM Travis Schlenk on Building a Young Team, Trae, and "the Trade." Plus, a Rambling NBA Roundup.

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the situation in Jacksonville after Urban Meyer's strength coach, Chris Doyle, resigns amid backlash to his hiring (1:30). Then Ryen talks with Atlanta Hawks GM Travis Schlenk about some of the team's struggles this season, point guard Trae Young's growth dating all the way back to his days at Oklahoma, the 2018 draft-day trade, Rajon Rondo's impact on the locker room, and more (10:00). Then Ryen shares some (solo) NBA thoughts, including about the impressive Utah Jazz, Zion Williamson and the Pelicans, Luka Doncic hitting his stride, the Celtics' struggles, and more (32:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:00:30).

    • 1 hr 23 min
    2021 First-Round QBs and Mahomes Stories With Todd McShay. Plus, Russell Wilson May Have Actually Said Something.

    2021 First-Round QBs and Mahomes Stories With Todd McShay. Plus, Russell Wilson May Have Actually Said Something.

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the notion that Russell Wilson could be traded (1:30), before he is joined by ESPN’s Todd McShay to discuss 2021 draft QB rankings, and why he has five QBs going in the first round (13:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (42:00).

    • 1 hr 7 min

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