Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from NYC.
Bomani shares his thoughts on the misery that is the Dallas Cowboys as currently constructed (0:56). Why do they still matter so much? Why are they “America’s team”? He also discusses why Derrick Henry of the Titans may be the last in a long line of Hall of Fame running backs (23:07) and sheds light on the situation around “The Eyes of Texas” for the Longhorns’ football team (33:37). Plus, an IYHH with returning museum artifacts to their country of origin (49:21) and your voicemails from being let down by your home squad (1:03:55).
@SuyinSays on the four activists that have been fined for trying to remove an artifact from a French museum: https://bit.ly/3obYPxS
@BrandiVincent_ on the national defense outfitting and steering military dogs with augmented reality goggles: https://bit.ly/2HqDEY4
@sarafischer on the industries that won’t recover from the pandemic economically without a vaccine: https://bit.ly/35iphNr
Roy Wood Jr. on 'dunks vs. stiff arms', Bill Burr, & Ice Cube
Bomani and comedian Roy Wood Jr. discuss what is better between getting “dunked on” and getting “stiff armed” (6:24), the relative strength of landlords and land ladies in this age of quarantine (21:17), Bill Burr’s monologue on SNL about racial accountability (30:35) as well as Ice Cube’s recent comments and allegiances (43:13). Plus, which football season calls it quits first (56:51)?
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the injury to Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (0:57), including why it reminds us of the guilt we feel around the brutality of the game as well as why he believes that Prescott will still remain in Dallas long-term. The Lakers won the ‘chip (25:24), and why a piece about dementia and COVID-19 spells bad news for the NFL (40:20). Plus, an IYHH including “monkey gang wars” in India (49:45), and your voicemails from when you “quit football” (1:04:16).
@Shazamgram on why monkey ‘gang wars’ keep killing people in India: https://bit.ly/2SPtpyC
@reeseoxner on Yelp starting to label businesses accused of racist behavior: https://n.pr/370GNbw
Vinnie Goodwill on the success of the bubble, NBA Finals, Lions narcotic
Bomani and Vinnie Goodwill look back on the year for the NBA in advance of (potentially) the final game of the season with Heat-Lakers Game 5. The league deserves props for making this thing happen in the bubble (0:55). Would Anthony Davis be your MVP and are these Lakers historically great compared to others from their team’s history (27:10)? Plus, does Doc Rivers fix the Sixers (48:55) and Vinnie makes his plea for Lions fans to give up on “that narcotic” (1:01:58).
Zone Is For Cowards
Bomani Jones discusses why despite the “want to” from Jimmy Butler that won the Heat Game 3 of the NBA Finals, he stills hates the zone (0:58). If the Lakers come out on top would LeBron be deserving of the MVP and why did LSU gives up on COVID stadium protocols (21:27)? Plus, Bo tells stories about how much of a “bad man” Bob Gibson was following his passing (34:15), an IYHH including a 67 year-old woman known as “ninja lady” (41:42) and your voicemails from the “game within the game” (55:19).
@heatherkelly on what the future holds for tech’s billion-dollar headquarters: https://wapo.st/34C9CIO
@Brian_Rokos on the 67-year-old “Ninja lady” who made good on her threat to an intruder: https://bit.ly/2SuofYO
@shanmcmahon_ on the “cruises to nowhere” that may be setting sail soon: https://wapo.st/3jxmYfs
Nick Wright on Game 1 of NBA Finals, Mahomes, Hall of Fame tweeners
Bomani and Nick Wright dive into the deeper issues with the Clippers and discuss how it reflects on a Lakers team that dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals (6:05). This leads to a debate around borderline Hall of Fame cases across sports such as a few current members of the Warriors and Chiefs as Nick gets the obligatory amount of time to gush about his hometown squad (27:00). Plus, QB play across the NFL (38:51) and whether or not the Lakers are in for a run of championships if they close the deal against Miami (55:31).
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Absolutely love this podcast!! Keep doing your thing big bro 💪🏽💪🏽✊🏽✊🏽
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Bomani is an important voice we ALL need to hear. Agree or not. Always insightful and thought provoking.