13 episodes

Playing Dirty: Sports Scandals is a podcast from Dan Patrick, hosted by ESPN broadcaster Jay Harris. It explores some of the most mind-blowing sports scandals throughout history.  We blend them up into a weekly show that shines a light on the dark side of sports. You’ll get the inside scoop while we serve up the juicy details. If you have an appetite for real reporting, join us as we uncover behind-the-scenes details of your favorite sports scandals.

Playing Dirty: Sports Scandals is a production of Dan Patrick Productions, Never Ever Productions, and Workhouse Media from executive producers Dan Patrick, Paul Anderson, Nick Panella, Maia Glikman and Jennifer Clary. Hosted by Jay Harris. Written and produced by Jenn Brown, Francey Hakes, Maia Glikman, and Jennifer Clary.

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    • 4.4 • 12 Ratings

Playing Dirty: Sports Scandals is a podcast from Dan Patrick, hosted by ESPN broadcaster Jay Harris. It explores some of the most mind-blowing sports scandals throughout history.  We blend them up into a weekly show that shines a light on the dark side of sports. You’ll get the inside scoop while we serve up the juicy details. If you have an appetite for real reporting, join us as we uncover behind-the-scenes details of your favorite sports scandals.

Playing Dirty: Sports Scandals is a production of Dan Patrick Productions, Never Ever Productions, and Workhouse Media from executive producers Dan Patrick, Paul Anderson, Nick Panella, Maia Glikman and Jennifer Clary. Hosted by Jay Harris. Written and produced by Jenn Brown, Francey Hakes, Maia Glikman, and Jennifer Clary.

    The Billionaire's Secret: Robert Kraft and the Day Spa Scandal

    The Billionaire's Secret: Robert Kraft and the Day Spa Scandal

    In this episode, we explore a scandal that intertwines the high-stakes world of NFL ownership with a shadowy day spa in Florida. Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, finds himself at the center of a storm involving allegations of soliciting prostitution. The investigation reveals a complex web of human trafficking and moral dilemmas, challenging our perceptions of power, privilege, and justice. How does a figure of Kraft's stature navigate the murky waters of such a public scandal? Tune in to find out more about the implications for Kraft, the NFL, and the victims caught in the crossfire.
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    • 34 min
    The Love Boat Scandal: Shadowed Rituals

    The Love Boat Scandal: Shadowed Rituals

    Join host Jay Harris as he exposes the harrowing world of hazing in sports. From ancient practices to modern-day scandals, discover the insidious tradition that continues to plague locker rooms and teams across the globe. Uncover the shocking stories of hazing incidents at Wheaton College, New Mexico State University, and the infamous Minnesota Vikings "Love Boat" scandal.
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    • 37 min
    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Four

    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Four

    Join host Jay Harris as he delves into the complex legal battle of Cain Velasquez, focusing on the implications of his son's alleged sexual abuse, the family's struggle with the justice system, and the broader societal impact of incarceration on families.
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    • 40 min
    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Three

    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Three

    Accused of vigilantism after a high-speed chase and shooting, Velasquez's actions raise complex questions about justice, victims' rights, and the impact of traumatic brain injuries. We explore the intertwined fates of Velasquez and the alleged child molester Harry Goularte, examining critical components like Marsy's Law, CTE, and the legal system's stance on vigilantism.
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    • 35 min
    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Two

    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part Two

    MMA Champ Cain Velasquez faces a trial for his freedom after what appears to be a shocking act of vigilante justice against the man Cain’s son said abused him at his daycare. While explosive violence and MMA seem to go together, Cain’s defense team tells the court he may be suffering from brain injury which caused him to attack the man he believes abused his son. Could Cain have CTE like Aaron Hernandez and Junior Seau? Join ESPN sportscaster and journalist Jay Harris is he dives deep into the case against Cain Velasquez and discovers this father of two is being treated very differently from the accused abuser.
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    • 25 min
    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part One

    Cain Velasquez: Blood Sport - Part One

    The Mixed Martial Arts community were stunned when beloved heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was arrested for apparently trying to kill a man by shooting from his car while chasing the other car down the highway. But this man known as a teddy bear outside the cage would soon be revealed as an avenging father, as the story slowly leaked that Cain’s young son was abused by the man in the other car. Two criminal cases make their way through the legal system but the men are treated very differently. Join ESPN sportscaster and journalist Jay Harris is he uncovers the shocking facts that soon have everyone calling Cain a vigilante.
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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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I’d listen to him talk about anything and this is really well done

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Great stories told well!

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