Club Shay Shay

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Each week Shannon Sharpe—3x Super Bowl champion, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and co-host of Undisputed on FS1—sits down with athletes, celebrities and influencers to break down, analyze and discuss the latest headlines in sports, pop culture and everything in-between. 

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Alvin Kamara
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On episode 27, Shannon welcomes in the 2017 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year & four-time Pro Bowl running back for the New Orleans Saints: Alvin Kamara. Kamara has quickly been one of the most accomplished running backs in the NFL, becoming the first at his position to have 500 receiving yards and 500 rushing yards in each of his first four seasons, and the second player in NFL history to score 6 touchdowns in a game. He talks to Shannon about the Saints’ 2020 season, losing to Brady’s Bucs in the playoffs, the forthcoming QB competition between Taysom Hill & James Winston to fill the void left by Drew Brees’ retirement, and much more.  Alvin also touches on his off-the-field activity, investing in Killer Mike’s Greenwood initiative, a socially responsible banking platform for minorities. He also discusses his Louisiana-based company, The Big Squeezy, and his own interest in juicing and health.  Alvin Kamara’s love of NASCAR, Atlanta rappers, and his many other interests make this a can’t-miss interview. *Click below to vote for Club Shay Shay in the 13th annual Shorty Awards!* https://shortyawards.com/13th/club-shay-shay #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
Jamal Crawford
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On episode 26, Shannon welcomes in 3-time NBA Sixth Man of the Year, league leader in 4-point plays, & the oldest player in NBA history to score 50 points in a game: Jamal Crawford.  Jamal Crawford updates Shannon on his current status, working for an opportunity to return to the NBA. He shares stories and insights from his 20 seasons in the league, where he faced players like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and more. He talks about playing for the Knicks and the Clippers, including LA’s failure to make it to the NBA Finals.    As a quintessential NBA Sixth Man and journeyman, Jamal talks Shannon through the specific role he had to play for various teams. He also discusses his infamous dribbling skills, ranks the best ball handlers in league history, and gives Shannon his Mount Rushmore of Sixth Men.  Raised in Seattle’s active basketball community with decades of experience at the highest level, Jamal Crawford has a true passion and knowledge for the game. Don’t miss this enlightening conversation, where Jamal breaks it all down, from the beginning of his career to the present day. *Click below to vote for Club Shay Shay in the 13th annual Shorty Awards!* https://shortyawards.com/13th/club-shay-shay #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
E-40
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On episode 25, Shannon welcomes in rapper, songwriter, record executive, & entrepreneur: E-40.  E-40 talks Shannon through his many business ventures, from a childhood paper route in Vallejo, CA to his beverages like Tycoon Cognac & Earl Stevens wine, to investments in tech startups like Clubhouse.  40 Water’s business pursuits have always been anchored by his music. With hit records spanning three decades, E-40 has enjoyed prolonged artistic success. He has a wealth of stories about artists like Tupac, Too $hort and Lil Jon, as well as insight into his own unique, unpredictable style and slang. He educates Shannon on his extensive involvement in rap music history, within the Bay Area hyphy movement, Sick Wid It Records, and beyond.  Shannon also quizzes E-40 on his Bay Area sports fandom, touching on Golden State’s 2015 NBA Title, his Mount Rushmore of Warriors players, & much more. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Master P
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On episode 24, Shannon welcomes in rapper, actor, movie producer & record executive: Master P.  From music to sports to cereal, ramen noodles and sneakers, Master P knows how to build a brand from the ground up. He talks Shannon through his history in business, disclosing lessons he learned through his successes and failures. He also explains his recent publicized interest in acquiring Reebok, and his goal of collaborating with up-and-coming players like Jalen Suggs.   Master P talks Shannon through his journey growing up in Louisiana, dreaming of becoming an NBA player before ultimately being called toward music and business. He talks about his sons’ basketball careers, and how he’s been able to translate lessons about his own hard work and education to his family.  With stories about playing with Del Curry, opening for Tupac, signing Ricky Williams to his sports agency, and much more, Master P has decades worth of insight and knowledge to share.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
Ricky Williams
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On episode 23, Shannon welcomes in 1998 Heisman trophy winner, 2002 NFL rushing yards leader, yoga instructor, astrologer & host of the Curious Questions podcast: Ricky Williams.  Ricky discusses choosing the University of Texas over USC, playing minor league baseball and college football, being drafted by the Saints, signing with Master P’s agency, and his 2002 First-Team All-Pro and Pro Bowl season with the Dolphins.  He talks Shannon through his experience failing two drug tests in Miami, retiring early from the NFL and traveling the world on a journey of self-discovery before returning to the league. He discusses how astrology, yoga, and cannabis have helped him reconnect with his spiritual side, and how his career might have panned out differently if he didn’t receive so much negative attention.  Ricky’s football career is known both for his on-the-field accolades and the heavy media scrutiny over his early retirement. In this honest & candid conversation, Ricky tells his side of the story. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Ndamukong Suh
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On episode 22, Shannon welcomes in 5-time Pro Bowler, 2010 Defensive Rookie of the Year, & Super Bowl LV Champion, defensive end Ndamukong Suh.  Suh dives into it with Shannon on what it’s like to be a Super Bowl champion in his 11th season in the NFL. They revisit key moments from the 2020-21 seaso: from Tom Brady coming to Tampa Bay, to learning from their mistakes in their regular season loss against Kansas City, plus a recap of the Bucs’ Super Bowl win.   Drafted by the Lions in 2010, Suh joined the Dolphins in free agency in 2015. After being cut from Miami, he joined the Rams, playing against Brady in the Super Bowl before joining Tampa Bay. He retraces each step of his career, discussing what it was like to play at each organization.  Suh also touches on his business acumen, from stocks and investing to his real estate company. He talks about mistakes he made, and lessons he learned from his mentors and parents. Suh may have grown up playing soccer with his father, former Cameroon national team player Michael Suh, but he’s an elite defensive end with a deep knowledge of the game. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
Adrian Peterson
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On episode 21 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in 7-time Pro Bowler, 2007 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, 2012 NFL MVP: Adrian Peterson. Adrian Peterson discusses how he’s been preparing to come back for his 15th season in the NFL, viewing Tom Brady and Drew Brees’ longevity as motivation for his extended career, as well as his desire to win a Super Bowl. He dives into the Lions’ decision to trade Matthew Stafford, and the Rams’ 2021 outlook with the veteran QB.  AP & Shannon cover the extent of Peterson’s career, starting with his challenging upbringing in Palestine, TX. AP revisits his time at the University of Oklahoma, including the team’s loss to his second-choice school USC in the National Championship. They also go through his experience joining the Vikings as the 7th pick in 2007, including the tragic death of his brother on the night before the Combine, and the strength of his draft class.  Peterson names his Mount Rushmore of running backs, relays stories from his incredible rookie season and beyond, discusses things he would have done differently throughout his career and even rehashes his disappointment in Shannon’s comments about him signing with the Saints in 2017.  One of the greatest running backs of all time sits down with one of his favorite tight ends in this compelling conversation. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
Bubba Wallace
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On episode 20 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in the first African-American driver to win Rookie of the Year in a NASCAR Series, and 2018 Daytona 500 runner up, Bubba Wallace.  Bubba talks about how joining Michael Jordan’s 23XI Racing team has put him in a place to succeed this season, at the Daytona 500 and beyond. He and Shannon go over the ins and outs of NASCAR, covering how drivers practice, how to prepare for different tracks, and the setbacks and challenges Bubba has faced as the sport’s only African-American driver.  Bubba & Shannon also discuss the intersection of sports, politics, entertainment and humanity, touching on Bubba’s role banning the Confederate flag from racing, putting #BlackLivesMatter on his car, pushing to make NASCAR more inclusive, and much more.  Bubba provides a fascinating insight into the world of NASCAR. His passion and knowledge for racing shine through in this important conversation. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Ozzie Newsome
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On episode 19 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in his former boss: former GM of the Baltimore Ravens and fellow member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Ozzie Newsome. This episode is packed with memories and stories from Shannon’s time in Baltimore, touching on Ozzie’s decision to sign Shannon, the Ravens’ 2000 Super Bowl run, players like Ray Lewis, and late owner Art Modell.  Ozzie also reveals his thought process going into the NFL Draft each year, his honest and upfront nature in dealing with player contracts, Lamar Jackson’s strengths, hiring John Harbaugh, and the importance of bringing on veterans like Calais Campbell, Dez Bryant (and in 2000, Shannon) to elevate the team.   As a two-time All-SEC & College Hall of Fame player at the University of Alabama, a three-time Pro Bowler & Pro Hall of Fame inductee with the Browns and an NFL executive since 1991, Ozzie Newsome has decades of football knowledge and expertise. He and Shannon break it all down, from the late 1970s to the present day. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
Chris Tucker
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On episode 18 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in comedian & actor Chris Tucker.  Chris and Shannon discuss all aspects of his long and successful career, beginning with his start in standup comedy and his iconic role as Smokey in ‘Friday.’ Tucker grew up in Atlanta, idolizing Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy and aspiring to be an entertainer. Shannon grills Chris on the rest of his filmography, including ‘Dead Presidents,’ ‘Money Talks,’ ‘Jackie Brown,’ and the ‘Rush Hour’ franchise. Chris reveals his top 5 hood classic films and his Mount Rushmore of comedians, and explains what it was like to work with legends such as Bernie Mac, John Witherspoon, Ice Cube, and Jackie Chan.  Shannon & Chris also touch on the latest in sports news, including the passing of Hank Aaron, Kobe’s final game, Chris’s all-time NBA starting five, and his Super Bowl LV & NBA Title picks.  Chris has decades of stories, knowledge, and advice from his entertainment heroes to share with Shannon in this can’t-miss conversation.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
Rick Ross
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On episode 17 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in Grammy-nominated rapper, multi-platinum songwriter, NYT bestselling author, record label executive, and the biggest boss in the game: Rick Ross. They discuss Rozay’s many business ventures, from the first paycheck he ever earned to his mobile health app, Jetdoc. Ross shares values his family and community instilled in him growing up in Carol City, FL, and details lessons he learned from about sacrifice, negotiation, & failure on his way to success.  Shannon & Ross go through Miami music history, discussing how artists like JT Money & Trick Daddy paved the way for Ross’s sound. They also touch on his early career, collaborating with idols like 8Ball & MJG and Scarface, his meeting with Jay-Z before signing with Def Jam for his first album, and much more.  A loyal Miami Heat & Dolphins fan who briefly attended Albany State on a football scholarship, Ross helps Shannon break down the latest in sports news, touching on James Harden’s trade to the Nets, the top 5 NBA players of all time, the NFL GOAT, and how Dolphins offensive lineman Richmond Webb inspired a line in Ross’s first hit and Shannon’s workout song “Hustlin’”. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
Warren Sapp
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On episode 16 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in Super Bowl champion, 7-time Pro Bowler, & Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp. Shannon & Warren dive right in to the current state of the NFL, with Sapp’s prediction that the hometown Bucs will come out victorious against the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Warren also delves into his own career in Tampa Bay, where he won Super Bowl XXXVII against the Raiders.  All aspects of Sapp’s career are covered, including his transition from tight end to defense at the University of Miami, where he played with Ray Lewis and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Sapp reveals his Mount Rushmore of players from “the U,” and walks Shannon through the process that led him to become the No. 12 overall pick in the 1995 draft. Shannon & Warren go in-depth on Sapp’s NFL career, discussing the Tampa-2 defense, winning Defensive Player of the Year, and playing for Tony Dungy and Jon Gruden. Warren also talks about his controversial block and confrontation with Mike Sherman of the Packers in the 2002 season. And we hear about Sapp’s post-playing career as a brutally honest analyst, as well as his passion for fishing. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
Travis Kelce
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On episode 15 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes 6x Pro Bowler & Super Bowl-winning tight end of the Kansas City Chiefs: Travis Kelce. It’s the GOAT tight end sitting down with the current, best tight end in the NFL. Shannon and Travis cover the history and evolution of their position, sharing stories and insights into what it means to perform at the highest level. The parallels between the two don’t stop at their shared tight end position. Both also have older siblings who played in the league at the same time as them, and they swap stories about how Sterling & Jason, respectively, helped guide them on their paths to success. Travis pays homage to his Ohio roots, and discusses the struggles he faced after his suspension from the University of Cincinnati, as well as the mental shift it took to transition from quarterback to tight end.  Travis Kelce is wrapping up a historic regular season in which he broke the single-season record for most receiving yards by a tight end, and he has his sights set on securing a repeat Super Bowl Championship for Kansas City. He and Shannon touch on the greatness of Chiefs players like Tyreek Hill and Patrick Mahomes, dig in to what it’s like to play for Andy Reid, discuss Travis’ relationship with George Kittle, and much more. This is a can’t-miss conversation for football fans, or anyone curious as to where Travis Kelce’s undeniable swag comes from. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
Best of 2020
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In this special year-end episode of Club Shay Shay, Shannon takes a look back at the most memorable moments of the podcast in 2020. Club Shay Shay welcomed in 14 guests in this unprecedented year, each one stopping by for an extended conversation on the biggest headlines of the year and sharing their own life stories to inspire our VIP members. A big thank you to Sterling Sharpe, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Snoop Dogg, Chris Bosh, Ice Cube, Ken Griffey Jr., Michael Eric Dyson, Isiah Thomas, J.B. Smoove, LaVar Ball, Morris Chestnut, Gilbert Arenas, Roy Jones Jr. and Tony Dungy. Wishing you all a very happy new year, and see you in 2021! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
Tony Dungy
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On episode 14 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in fellow member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a Super Bowl-winning player as well as coach: Tony Dungy. Every phase of Tony Dungy’s life has provided him several learning opportunities – from developing a work ethic and determination courtesy of his parents, to observing first-year coach Bill Walsh building a new system in San Francisco. Coach Dungy guides Shannon through the arc of his playing and coaching career, relaying inspiring stories and lessons he learned along the way. He discusses what it was like to coach one of the all-time greats like Peyton Manning, how he accomplished his childhood dream of playing in the NFL, the legacy of his coaching tree and more.  In addition to covering Dungy’s history in the league, he and Shannon cover the current state of the NFL, including Brady & Belichick’s split, his MVP pick, Patrick Mahomes’ unique ability and much more. The two discuss ways to improve minority representation in coaching positions, and Dungy’s role with the Houston Texans advising them in their search for a new general manager and head coach.  Tony Dungy talks about football with passion and expertise, diving deep with Shannon into the x’s and o’s of playing and coaching in the NFL, adding tons of great behind-the-scenes stories from his historic career. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
Roy Jones Jr.
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On episode 13 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in boxer, rapper, & actor: Roy Jones Jr.  Roy Jones Jr. speaks about his recent exhibition match against Mike Tyson, revisiting the fight from all angles. He also goes in-depth on the Nate Robinson vs. Jake Paul undercard, detailing the mistakes Nate made and how he can improve for the future.  The conversation touches on topics from across boxing history, highlighting Roy Jones Jr.’s legendary accomplishments within the sport. Roy talks Shannon through his Mount Rushmore of boxers, explains why the ‘70s heavyweight division was the golden era of boxing, breaks down what he’d do differently if he could revisit his career and defends himself as the greatest, most dominant boxer of the 90s.  This podcast is a must-listen for casual boxing fans and aficionados alike. Roy has tons of unfiltered stories from his decades-long career, which has been spent in and out of the ring alongside other legends.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
Gilbert Arenas
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On episode 12 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in 3-time NBA All Star & host of the No Chill Podcast: Gilbert Arenas. Shannon & Gilbert run through the latest headlines in sports, discussing Gilbert’s viral post about the Nate Robinson/Jake Paul fight, the John Wall/Russell Westbrook trade, the Clippers’ chemistry issues, their predictions for the 2021 NBA season and much more.  Agent Zero also revisits his own NBA career, talking about signing with the Wizards after Michael Jordan’s third retirement, his knee injury, playing against LeBron James and more.  Gilbert has tons of stories for Shannon about his life and career—plus some of the great off-the-court NBA stories he's famous for—in this lively and engaging conversation.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
Morris Chestnut
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On episode 11 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in actor, producer & author: Morris Chestnut. Shannon & Morris discuss the many projects Morris is working on, including the film ‘Spell,’ the TV series ‘The Resident,’ and his faith-based football podcast ‘Jesus vs. Big Joe.’ Morris also recalls playing Ricky in ‘Boyz N The Hood,’ working with John Singleton and the rest of the star-studded cast, and the success that followed that iconic performance. He shares several other memories and stories from his 30+ year film & TV career, from working with actors like Anthony Anderson and Robert De Niro to auditioning for ‘Jerry McGuire.’ Shannon also quizzes Morris on his hometown Lakers, discussing their recent NBA Title & Morris’s top 5 Lakers of all time. Morris’s passion for music, acting, and sports are all covered in this revealing conversation about his longstanding career in the film & entertainment industry. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
LaVar Ball
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On Episode 10 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in the CEO of Big Baller Brand & father of LaMelo, Lonzo, and LiAngelo: LaVar Ball. Fresh off LaMelo being selected third overall in the NBA Draft, LaVar recounts his youngest son’s journey to the NBA, from playing in Lithuania and Australia to being selected by Michael Jordan’s Hornets. LaVar also addresses his dream for all three of his sons to win a championship together in Charlotte, and the rumors that he may play MJ one-on-one. LaVar also covers his own life and career, telling stories about growing up in South Central LA, meeting his wife Tina, playing in the NFL, and raising his children to be better than Jordan. LaVar also addresses his more recent controversies, including his feud with President Trump and his comments about dating while in the NBA.  Shannon grills LaVar on all things NBA, from the Lakers winning the NBA Finals to the GOAT debate to LeBron’s career longevity. LaVar is as honest, confident, and outspoken as ever in this captivating conversation. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
J.B. Smoove
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On Episode 9 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in comedian, actor, writer & producer: JB Smoove.  JB Smoove talks Shannon through his experiences performing standup comedy during the pandemic, gearing up for the premiere of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ season 11, and the multitude of other projects he’s working on. All aspects of JB Smoove’s 30+ years in the entertainment business are covered, from writing for SNL to landing a serendipitous audition for ‘Curb.’ JB tells stories about working with Conan O’Brien, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Larry David, and a large roster of legendary comedians. He also reveals his five most influential comedians of all time, and delves into the historical importance of Def Comedy Jam, where his career began.  This hilarious and insightful conversation reveals the inner workings of life as a comedian and entertainer, but Shannon also presses JB on his passion for sports. They talk about LeBron and the Lakers’ championship season, Kobe Bryant’s passing, JB’s beloved Jets & Knicks, and much more.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
Isiah Thomas
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On episode 8 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in 12-time All Star, two-time NBA champion, 1990 Finals MVP, & NCAA National champion: Isiah Thomas. Shannon & Isiah cover the scope of Mr. Wonderful’s NBA career, from being drafted by Detroit to becoming an All-Star and leading the “Bad Boys” Pistons to back-to-back championships in 1989 & 1990. Isiah ranks the top basketball dynasties and players of the ‘80s, and goes into the dynamics of playing in the league during that era. He touches on his exclusion from the 1992 Olympic Dream Team, and the “fascination and disappointment” he felt in response to his portrayal in ‘The Last Dance.’ Shannon also presses Isiah on his college career, where he led the Indiana Hoosiers to win the 1981 NCAA tournament. Isiah reveals what it was like to play for Bob Knight, his thought process going into the matchup with Dean Smith’s Tar Heels in the title game, and more.  Shannon & Isiah cover a wide range of topics from the past and present of Isiah’s storied life and career, from growing up on the west side of Chicago, to his NBA success and post-NBA pursuits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Michael Eric Dyson
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On Episode 7 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in scholar, reverend, author and friend Michael Eric Dyson. Dyson is a sociology professor at Georgetown University and an author of the books ‘Tears We Cannot Stop’ & the forthcoming ‘Long Time Coming,’ and a great friend of Shannon’s.  In this enlightening and informative conversation, Shannon and Michael discuss pressing societal issues in America, including police brutality, the racial and economic divide, and the nationwide protests in support of racial justice. They also talk about the importance of voting in the all-important 2020 Presidential election. A fellow sports fanatic, Prof. Dyson dives into a number of hot topics across the sports landscape: what LeBron James and the entire NBA have done to advance social causes, the impact of the late Georgetown coaching legend John Thompson, the importance of HBCUs, Colin Kaepernick’s legacy and the intersection of athletics and racial + social justice.  Michael Eric Dyson brings a great deal of illuminating insight to a host of difficult topics throughout the conversation, detailing how U.S. history has led to this moment, and where we can go from here. But Shannon doesn’t let Prof. Dyson off the hook, later asking him to reveal his NBA & NFL GOATs, his favorite musicians of all time, and much more. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
Ken Griffey Jr.
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On Episode 6 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon welcomes in baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr.  “The Kid” shares with Shannon a number of stories from his 22-year professional baseball career, in which he was a 13-time All Star, 10-time Gold Glove Winner and 1997 American League MVP. We hear about what it was like being teammates with “The Big Unit” Randy Johnson, and his plea to the Mariners front office to trade for Pedro Martinez. Shannon also dives into one of the great familial stories sports has ever seen, when Ken Griffey Jr. played alongside his father Ken Griffey Sr. What were some of the challenges in pursuing the same career as his dad? How is Junior guiding his children through their own athletic pursuits? In his answers, you’ll hear about the kinds of personal and professional lessons he learned from his father about hard work and staying humble through it all. Make sure you catch Griffey reading off his 5 all-time favorite baseball players and his personal accounting for how Jackie Robinson impacted the game of baseball. He also dives into the current state of professional baseball, from player salaries to the percentages of black players in the MLB and breaking down the 2020 World Series featuring the Dodgers and Rays. …And of course he talks about the sweetest swing the game has ever seen. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
Ice Cube
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On Episode 5 of Club Shay Shay, Shannon speaks with rapper, actor, and activist Ice Cube. Shannon & Ice Cube talk at length about the murder of George Floyd and the protests taking place across the country in support of racial and social justice. Ice Cube also details his own involvement with the movement for civil and human rights, detailing his plan to address racial and economic inequality + prison and police reform with the Contract With Black America (CWBA.world).  Ice Cube also revisits his early life and career, growing up in South Central LA and joining N.W.A. and Ruthless Records. He talks about writing “No Vaseline” in 90 minutes, the dynamic between him, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, DJ Yella, and Eazy-E, his musical inspiration, and much more.  Shannon & Ice Cube also touch on Ice Cube’s extensive film career, from being sought out as an actor by John Singleton for ‘Boyz N The Hood’ to writing and producing the classic film ‘Friday.’ The conversation is filled with behind-the-scenes stories and gems about the many artistic projects with which Ice Cube has been involved over the years. This episode was recorded on August 13th, 2020. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
Chris Bosh
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Episode 4 of Club Shay Shay features two-time NBA Champion, 11-Time All Star and Olympic Gold Medal winner Chris Bosh.   In an insightful and wide-ranging conversation, Shannon and Chris discuss Chris pursuing a career in music after his retirement from the NBA, producing a track for Gucci Mane, his musical influences, the relationship between hip-hop and the NBA, and much more.  Chris also revisits his illustrious basketball career: playing against Kendrick Perkins in high school, attending Georgia Tech under Paul Hewitt, being drafted in the same ’03 class as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwayne Wade, becoming an All Star in Toronto, forming the Big 3 and winning two Finals in Miami. He also discusses his 2008 Olympics run & defending against the Lakers in Kobe’s infamous 81-point game.  No aspect of Chris’s storied basketball career and burgeoning musical career is left untouched in this captivating and compelling interview. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Snoop Dogg
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In Episode 3, Shannon welcomes Snoop Dogg — rap icon, actor, entrepreneur, LA Laker superfan and close friend — to Club Shay Shay. Shannon’s conversation with Snoop touches on a wide range of issues: from the protests in support of racial justice taking place across the country to how Snoop’s early music touched on many of the issues being discussed today.  Shannon and Snoop take a look back at some of the stories that defined the rap mogul’s illustrious career, peeling back the curtain to working with 2Pac, Dr. Dre and the other artists with which he’s collaborated throughout his longstanding career. Snoop reveals his 5 favorite hip-hop albums of all time, plus his personal favorite LP from his own discography. He also delves into his acting career, including his role alongside Denzel Washington in ‘Training Day.’ Snoop breaks down all the headlines surrounding the Lakers and Clippers, as well as what’s going on in the NFL. He also talks about starting the Snoop Youth Football League, and the many success stories that have come from it. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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Episode 2 of Club Shay Shay features Shannon's first ever taped conversation with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Shannon & Floyd delve deep into Floyd’s historic 50-0 boxing career, from his 1996 Olympic Bronze medal to his 2017 win over Conor McGregor, and the fights along the way that led him to become “arguably the most accomplished boxer of all time.” Floyd discusses the struggles he faced growing up in poverty, and how his drive and will to win in the face of adversity and racial injustice led him to greatness.   He also touches on how starting his own promotional company helped him achieve independent financial success, his personal and professional relationships with his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., his favorite boxers of all time, how he would have fought Sugar Ray Leonard, and much more. #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                  https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 29, 2020
Sterling Sharpe
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Club Shay Shay is officially open!  The Hall of Famer takes it back to where it all began, as he welcomes in his brother & “father figure” Sterling Sharpe  — the first time the two former NFL stars have had a sit-down interview together.  Episode 1 of Club Shay Shay is the definitive history of Shannon and Sterling’s upbringing, as well their respective journeys to prominence. Shannon, 52, and Sterling, 55, grew up in a rural area in South Georgia, in a 1000 square-foot cinder block house, with no running water and a thin, leaky, tin roof. The two brothers discuss growing up together with their older sister, Libby, and their influential grandparents, Barney and Mary Porter. Sterling and Shannon detail their college careers and they both tell their sides of the 1990 NFL Draft, when Shannon was selected by the Denver Broncos in the 7th round (192nd overall).  Sterling, the 7th overall pick of the 1988 NFL Draft, played at South Carolina before being drafted by Packers. The 5-time Pro Bowler and 3-time All-Pro played 7 seasons in Green Bay. The two brothers delve into Sterling’s playing days, including his career-ending injury and its aftermath.  #DoSomethinB4TwoSomethin & Follow Club Shay Shay:                                                                                              https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 22, 2020
Welcome to Club Shay Shay
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Club Shay Shay is a weekly podcast hosted by Shannon Sharpe – 3x Super Bowl champion, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and co-host of Undisputed on FS1. Each week Shannon will sit down with athletes, celebrities and influencers to break down, analyze and discuss the latest headlines in sports, pop culture and everything in-between. Get on the VIP list at Club Shay Shay NOW and never miss an episode! Follow Club Shay Shay: https://www.instagram.com/clubshayshay/ https://twitter.com/clubshayshay https://www.facebook.com/clubshayshay https://www.youtube.com/c/clubshayshay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020