25 episodes

The first daily sports news podcast that covers everything from the world stage to the hometown. The Athletic, home to the best storytelling in sports, and Wondery, the company behind “Sports Wars” and “Gladiator,” take you beyond the box score. With the help of The Athletic’s more than 400 sports writers and editors, co-hosts Kavitha Davidson and Anders Kelto dive deep into the biggest and most fascinating stories of the day. New episodes every weekday morning. The Lead. Sports up close.

The Lead Wondery

    • Sports
    • 3.6, 1.5K Ratings

The first daily sports news podcast that covers everything from the world stage to the hometown. The Athletic, home to the best storytelling in sports, and Wondery, the company behind “Sports Wars” and “Gladiator,” take you beyond the box score. With the help of The Athletic’s more than 400 sports writers and editors, co-hosts Kavitha Davidson and Anders Kelto dive deep into the biggest and most fascinating stories of the day. New episodes every weekday morning. The Lead. Sports up close.

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

72 Spartan ,

Michael

Great insight into topics that most sports fans are curious about! Wonderful details on unique and fun topics. Thanks

RipCityHuskyFan ,

The Lead / Big League Chew

We’ve really been enjoying The Lead. Just caught the interview with Corey Brock about Big League Chew and loved it! What a great story. Keep up the great work, guys (and Corey)!

Carlotta Valdez ,

Why no female athletes?

Why are none of the stories about female athletes? Even ESPN does better. Disappointing.

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