Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from NYC.
Vinnie Goodwill on Klay's injury & the NBA draft
Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports cover the Klay Thompson injury and what it means for the Golden State Warriors, including owner Joe Lacob trying to get their new arena open for fans in the middle of a pandemic with a non-contender (1:30). It was a banner first round of the NBA draft for Nigerian folks, and the guys discuss prospect Zeke Nnaji’s mom wearing a “Kente cloth” dress (34:45). Plus, where do Gordon Hayward and James Harden’s futures lie (59:20)?
Can Three Stars Eat? & Baseline Part 2
Bomani takes a look at James Harden’s attempts to get out of Houston, including whether or not it makes sense to choose star teammates over fit (1:13). Is The Masters the biggest flex in the game (22:05) and how did the Sunday slate of NFL games look in its shadow (33:36)? Plus, part two of our Baseline series on the preps-to-pros pipeline of basketball with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst (41:56). The guys dive into the track record of success for players that jumped from high school to the NBA and discuss how invested the NBA is in trying to limit the number of gambles teams take on potential talent.
Master Tesfatsion of BR talks 'Untold Stories' and more
Bomani Jones and Master Tesfatsion of BR discuss his digital series “Untold Stories” (3:36), including generational differences across media platforms and the interviewees he has on the show (14:56). What are some of the best that he’s done? Who would he like to talk to in the future? Also, Aqib Talib as a color commentator and Master defends the honor of Dallas against known Houstonian Bomani (40:27).
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the progress of Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa and whether or not it rules Miami out of the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes (0:56). Can you imagine if he ends up with the Cowboys? Bo can. Plus, the unrelated mistakes of coach Ed Orgeron as LSU-Bama gets delayed (24:12), remembering the Tuskegee Airmen ahead of Veteran’s Day (34:16), an IYHH including Dave Chappelle’s post-election monologue on SNL (43:20), and your voicemails remembering Jeopardy host Alex Trebek following his passing (1:00:05).
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Joel Anderson on HS Stars that never made it to the league and 'Slow Burn' on the 'L.A. Riots'
Bomani and Joel Anderson take their weekly offline discussion of the high school football stars that didn’t make it to the league to the pod, including why David Boston “messed up” DK Metcalf’s money (0:31). They discuss Southwest Conference history as well as the viability of the remainder of the college football season (20:38), and Joel shares the details about his next project at Slate “Slow Burn” on the “L.A. Riots” (35:55). This sparks a conversation about the history of L.A., and somehow ends up on Bronny James.
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Be Easy & Baseline Part 1
Bomani shares why you all should be ashamed of yourselves for getting Bears WR Javon Wims suspended for snatching another player’s mouthpiece (0:59), why Tom Brady might have gotten out of New England at the right time (no pun intended) (17:01), as well as a message for all on election day in the United States (27:41). Plus, part one of our Baseline series on the preps-to-pros pipeline of basketball with Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports (34:27). What role does college basketball play in developing players? Is there still value to attending college for high school stars? All that and much more!
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Bomani Jones is hilarious.. his take on race is real and relatable. Bomani’s takes are spot on and articulated very well... liberal but not annoying about it, one of my favorites and I’m white