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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, 1.7K 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
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

boudetdoodoo ,

Why

The only thing that really bothers me is that the intro music cause straight into another musical bumper, why?????????????

aaronganz ,

Cliche, but worth a listen.

Hosts follow exact cadence of The Daily/NPR - which turns off genuine connection.

There is no risk in their approach, just typical socially aware (biased?) viewpoints on interesting topics.

Definitely rooting for its evolution and improvement. Love The Athletic and appreciate the overall concept of shorter, sharper takes on issues on the sporting landscape.

kawaiipup444 ,

In-depth storytelling

Added to my daily commute! Great to listen to and keep up with the best stories in sports.

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