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Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles?
From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars”, “Gladiator” and “The Lead” comes SPORTS WARS, a new series that offers an immersive look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: two superpower nations facing off in the Miracle on Ice. The battle for the starting quarterback gig in Green Bay between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. And many more.
Host Dan Rubenstein (Sports Illustrated, SB Nation) will take you from the grudge matches to the pranks, from the tantrums to the triumphs: what really happened, who was right, who was wrong -- and you can decide whose side you’re on.
Introducing Families Who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders
In the era of some of the most heinous serial killers of all time — one murderous family went curiously unnoticed: The McCrary’s. Led by a psychopathic patriarch and his cunning son-in-law, this Texas clan roamed the country robbing, kidnapping, and killing up to 20 people, most of them taken from donut shops. “Families who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders” recounts the wild and deeply disturbing story of an unhinged American family and the terrible brutality they unleashed. The podcast features the taped confessions of one of the killers, given when he was serving a life term in Colorado.
Listen to the rest of this episode at wondery.fm/DSM_SportsWars.
Conor Vs Khabib | The Road Ahead
When the fight ends, it’s not business as usual. Chaos erupts, and both camps dive headfirst into a brawl. Both Conor and Khabib will have to grapple with the aftermath—and what it means for each of their legacies.
Conor Vs Khabib | The Fight
The fight is only days away, and Conor McGregor decides to make things personal. His insults get heated and bitter. And they make Khabib fume. But when the two step into the Octagon, there’s only one thing that matters. Who’s going to take the win?
Conor Vs Khabib | Closer than Ever
Conor and Khabib are on a warpath. They’ve been trading insult after insult. And finally, their feud is ready to boil over. But while their first meeting gets rough, the rivalry is about to get much more heated—and violent.
Conor Vs Khabib | Rising Stars
Conor falls on hard times. His fix? A glass of whiskey. And another. Soon, it’s time for an intervention. Meanwhile, Khabib begins his ascent. He's crushing his opponents. And he's ready for someone who can actually challenge him.
Conor Vs Khabib | Worlds Apart
One boy is from Dagestan. His father teaches him to be a disciplined wrestler, a devout Muslim. The other boy grows up in Ireland. He feels like the world is out of his control, and he channels his rage into boxing. While the two may come from different backgrounds, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor find themselves on the same path. It's a path that, one day, will lead them straight into each other's crosshairs—in UFC’s Octagon.
Connor vs Khabib
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