The Right Time with Bomani Jones

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xQueenPx
 Sep 1, 2022
Hands down the best Sports News Podcast out there


 Jun 5, 2022


 Oct 10, 2021

Worth a listen
 Mar 19, 2021
Mr. Jones keeps the dopeness coming with this podcast. One of the most unique voices in sports and glad the podcast will now have 3 shows a week.

Pilson
 Feb 12, 2021
Love the show!!

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Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and more, with your comments on Mondays, friends of the show on Wednesdays and Domonique Foxworth on Fridays.

Episode Date
Open Box Coaches and The Whole Picture of Jerry Jones
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Bomani Jones discusses how rivalry week leads to the coaching carousel (4:21), why Auburn always ends up hiring an open box coach (10:30), and why the picture of Jerry Jones from 1957 isn't the problem (22:19). Plus, an IYHH involving the silver tsunami (35:20) and your voicemails on cross-cultural Thanksgivings (43:48). IYHH Stories @mjnblack on how billionaires like Elon Musk want to take control of human evolution. https://bit.ly/3OHB7XI @pranshuverma_ on how the World Cup is wired and fueled by AI. https://wapo.st/3GSDW6H Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2022
Vikings Undressed, Wilson's Woes, Kyrie's Return, and a Farewell to Gabe
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Bomani Jones on the beatdown the Cowboys put on the Vikings (1:01), how the Jets are a QB away even if their QB doesn't know that he's the problem (8:57), Kyrie Irving's return to the Nets and why he deserves credit for not letting his pride get in the way (18:13), and an IYHH involving Amazon and Tesla (31:07). Plus, a farewell from Bomani and The Right Time regulars to longtime producer Gabe (46:50). IYHH Stories @emmacos on a pay raise for Amazon drivers that wasn't what it seemed. https://bit.ly/3OnQGDO @alice.hearing on Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory suing over wage theft and dangerous conditions. https://bit.ly/3TPmsuN @jimtanklersley on the multiple threats affecting the global economy https://nyti.ms/3tM07Dx Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2022
Foxworth Friday: KD's honesty, Family Matters, and the Emotional Swings in Football
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Kevin Durant's honesty and the weird power dynamics in sports and entertainment (4:03), the rise of Steve Urkel on Family Matters (12:35), the emotional highs and lows of football (18:05), and look ahead to Week 11 in the NFL (40:09). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2022
Mina Kimes on Journeymen QBs, the Rams-ification of the NFL, and the LeBron-izing of Mahomes
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Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss the dearth of capable QBs who fit the mold for the modern model of the position (8:35), the abundance of journeymen QBs (14:55), how Mac Jones is a Honda Civic (30:28), the Rams-ification of the NFL (32:58), and the LeBron-izing of Patrick Mahomes (42:32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
Fungus Among Us
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Bomani Jones weighs in on why Vikings fans don't get the respect they crave (9:24), why the Kyrie situation has gone too far (17:18), and gives an "I told you so," about funny money (39:56). Plus, an IYHH including the geopolitics involved in the micro chip crisis, and your voicemails (47:23) on "that time the game was cheatin'." IYHH Stories @ChloeTaylor141 on how the world is losing the battle against climate change https://bit.ly/3XdYgFp @trippmickle explains the issues that are hampering Apple’s ability to make new iPhones in China https://nyti.ms/3UTsb3n Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Colts Hire Jeff Saturday, Tom Brady Not Done?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth go deep on the Jeff Saturday hire and entertain the possibility of Tom Brady playing next season! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2022
Joel Anderson on Uncle Dusty, the Colts, and Saban's Twilight
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Bomani and Slate's Joel Anderson discuss the significance of Dusty Baker and the Astros winning the World Series (1:13), why race should not have been the first place to go in reaction to the Colts naming Jeff Saturday as their interim head coach (8:15), if we're sure that the QBs in this draft are that good (22:33), and the end of Saban's run of Alabama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
Risking It All
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the NFL weekend, including just how bad things have gotten for QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (0:59), as well as how mediocre teams like the Jets have managed to win a few games (8:09). Plus, the Astros win the World Series (15:42), the Nets suspend G Kyrie Irving (34:57), and an IYHH including how well the “corporate” metaverse is doing (22:59). IYHH Stories @samleecole shares how the corporate metaverse can’t compete: https://bit.ly/3TgFz0c  @ErinMPrater shares how scientists have their eyes on new COVID variants with potential to attack the lungs: https://bit.ly/3FWLoxa @dhpierson shares how up to 100,000 were held captive by Chinese cybercriminals in Cambodia: https://lat.ms/3TkUXZE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2022
Vinnie Goodwill on Nets Fiasco, Kyrie Irving Tweets, and NBA Talk
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Bomani Jones is joined by Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo Sports to talk about the Nets firing Steve Nash and hiring Ime Udoka, the Kyrie Irving drama, and a look around the rest of the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
The Town Fool
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Bomani Jones weighs in on Nets PG Kyrie Irving “talking himself out of the NBA” with anti-Semitic rhetoric (0:57). Plus, an IYHH including the ramifications of billionaire Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter (28:51), and your voicemails about that time “your mama showed up early” (42:11)! IYHH Stories @DoranyPineda90 shares how Californians are struggling to pay for water: https://lat.ms/3TQGFBe  @_katya_long shares how Amazon workers say minor aches suddenly became debilitating: https://bit.ly/3sLWP2P @willoremus shares how social media censorship became a front line in the cultural war:  https://wapo.st/3UfsDbR Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Donda Sports Shuts Down, Aaron Rodgers is Fed Up, and NBA Dysfunction
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Donda Sports, the NFL, the hilarity of an angry Klay Thompson, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2022
Nelson George on new Willie Mays Documentary
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Bomani talks with author and film maker Nelson George about his upcoming documentary on Willie Mays: why now was the right time for the film (5:45), on Mays being part of the access generation and not being a civil rights activist (10:15), Mays' connectivity to the community in Harlem (21:01), Barry Bonds' participation in the documentary (29:47), the basket catch, and how he views this film as the Black Field of Dreams (33:28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2022
Legacy Play
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Bomani Jones weighs in on “Father Time” catching up with both Buccaneers QB Tom Brady and Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers, but in different ways (0:30). Plus, the unfortunate situation that the Lakers have found themselves in (16:17), an IYHH including the K-Pop band BTS reporting for military service in South Korea (34:02), and your voicemails from giving the proper amount of respect to security (47:15)! IYHH Stories @davelevinthal shares how America’s gerontocracy is weakening democracy: https://bit.ly/3gG5bWI  @mjgault shares that the Netherlands has deployed NATOs first killer robot ground vehicles: https://bit.ly/3FaTwJT @chloetaylor141 shares how South Korea could lose billions from making K-pop superstars BTS do military service:  https://bit.ly/3sq9Y1m Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Irsay Speaks On It, Simmons Struggles, and is Russ the new Dwight Howard?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on Jim Irsay discussing Dan Snyder (2:21), why a black owner in the NFL would be nothing more than symbolic (13:56), Ben Simmons' struggles in his return to the NBA (38:40), and ask if Russell Wilson is the new Dwight Howard (50:47). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2022
Spencer Hall on Tennessee Being Back, the Alabama Fire Drill, and Slap Fights
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Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall of The Shutdown Fullcast discuss Tennessee's return to prominence (2:07), why this looks like the tail end of the Nick Saban era at Alabama (15:10), and a professional slap fighting league (33:45).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2022
Subconscious Desire
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Bomani Jones shares thoughts on why Bills-Chiefs may be the most exciting QB matchup ever in the league (1:00), what makes Tennessee’s victory over Alabama this past weekend such a big deal (13:53), and why his visit back to Clark Atlanta this past weekend made him think harder about 60 Minutes’ feature on Jackson State coach Deion Sanders (23:16). Plus, an IYHH including Police using DNA to generate 3D images of suspects (30:16) and your voicemails from bad loans you have got yourself into (40:46). @chloexiang shares police are using DNA to generate 3D images of suspects they’ve never seen: https://bit.ly/3EMtnki @erikaedwardsnbc shares that U.S. hospitals brace for an unprecedented winter of viruses: https://nbcnews.to/3MCoqfQ @carmenmolina_a shares how artificial intelligence could soon diagnose illness based on your voice: https://n.pr/3TvXCQT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Snyder Story, Geno Smith's Revival, Week 6 Showdowns
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the Daniel Snyder story (6:26), Geno Smith's return to glory (30:20), Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen, buying into Jalen Hurts (42:01), and Steve Wilks' first move as the interim HC in Carolina (47:42). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2022
Big Wos on Draymond, Dissecting Kyrie's Enigmatic Personality, and The Scottish Hammer
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Bomani Jones and Wosny Lambre of The Ringer discuss why they were surprised that the video of the Draymond Green punch got out (6:28), the impact of Joe Lacob running the Warriors like a business (17:13), the roots of Kyrie Irving’s persona (26:37), and the America that The Scottish Hammer walked into while in college (38:43).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2022
Big Brother
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on who is actually good so far this NFL season, including a dive into teams on the halfway line, like the Packers, Rams, and 49ers. Plus, Warriors F Draymond Green apologizes for punching teammate Jordan Poole after the video gets leaked, an IYHH including the FCC threatening carriers over “robocalls”, and your voicemails from when you “tried” your old man. IYHH Stories @susrust shares that the bird flu has spread to Southern California, infecting chickens, wild birds and other animals: https://lat.ms/3EDXFWi  @sequoiastweets shares that a win 16 years in the making for a group of student loan borrowers is huge news: https://n.pr/3MlRbxt  Our last story is about how the FCC threatens to block calls from carrier: https://bit.ly/3EMIj2b  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2022
Foxworth Friday: McVay vs Shanahan, Can We Trust the Nets?, Cleanliness Etiquette
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the difference in the coaching between McVay and Shanahan, breakdown some of the biggest stories around the NFL at the quarter-way mark, what to expect from the Nets, and discuss how sometimes personal hygiene becomes everyone's problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2022
Elle Duncan on if Russell Wilson is doing a bit, Tom Brady risking it all, and racially ambiguous names in sports
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Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss names in sports that don't match the racial identity of the player involved (8:23), Russell Wilson's corniness and slow start in Denver (13:56), Tom Brady risking it all for what will likely be a loss in the Divisional Round (26:15), how people in Boston are just mean (30:57), and why the Cowboys really are America's team (38:37). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2022
Playing the Long Game
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Bomani Jones discusses the QB situation in Dallas, and takes you on an intellectual journey trying to figure out why we seemingly don’t have competent backup QB’s across the league these days (0:49). Plus, the performance of Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes and the Eagles’ strong start (15:15), an IYHH including "Nyquil Chicken" (29:36), and your voicemails from that time you "quit" playing football (41:22)! IYHH Stories @rachel_treisman shares that Twitter says it's testing an edit button — after years of clamoring from users: https://n.pr/3ft153I @bydanielvictor shares that an F.D.A. warning on NyQuil chicken alerts many to existence of NyQuil chicken: https://nyti.ms/3dXkLwx @ayewolfe says former Gov. Phil Bryant moves to keep texts private, denying he helped channel welfare funds to Brett Favre’s volleyball stadium: https://bit.ly/3rsYE42 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Josh Allen vs. Lamar Jackson, Ime Udoka's Suspension, Tom Brady's Struggles
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth talk QB play across the league, including the Ravens and Bills matchup that promises to “tear America apart” (3:27). Plus, the Buccaneers' struggling offense (20:34), and coach Ime Udoka’s suspension for the year with the Celtics as well as the media narrative around it (31:43). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2022
Foxworth Monday: Joe Burrow Stagnates, Questioning Tom Brady, Trey Lance Injured
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the NFL action from over the weekend, including who is to blame for the slow start in Denver (15:23), if Bengals QB Joe Burrow has improved since last season (23:53), when it will be time to start questioning Buccaneers QB Tom Brady (27:25), if losing QB Trey Lance means a lost season for the 49ers (39:54) and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Russell Wilson Boo'd, Lamar Jackson's Contract, Robert Sarver Violates Workplace Standards with Suns
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Russell Wilson being "boo'd" in his return to Seattle now as a QB with the Denver Broncos, and why it is that he is generally not well liked by his peers (0:48). Plus, why every week that passes with no new contract for QB Lamar Jackson with the Ravens is costing them money (22:48), and an investigation finds Suns owner Robert Sarver “clearly violated” workplace standards (28:43). DISCLAIMER: If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/OR/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customer offer void in NH/OR/ONT-CA. $200 in Free bets: New customers only. Valid 1 per new customer. Min. $5 deposit. Min $5 wager. $200 issued as eight (8) $25 free bets. Ends 9/19/22 @ 8pm. Early Win: 1 Early Win Token issued per eligible game. Opt in req. Token expires at start of eligible game. Min moneyline bet $1. Wagering limits apply. Wagers placed on both sides of moneyline will void bet. Ends 1/8/23 @ 8pm ET. See terms at sportsbook dot draftkings dot com slash football terms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2022
Foxworth Thursday: Football is Back but is Tom Brady?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth chat about the launch of Domonique's new podcast "The Domonique Foxworth Show", Tom Brady's absence from much of training camp, the Patriots offseason issues, and QB's under the most pressure. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2022
Foxworth Thursday: Fox's New Podcast, Aging Rappers, and The Brady Rules. Also, Aaron Rodgers and Psychedelics.
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the makings of Domonique's upcoming solo podcast The Domonique Foxworth Show (2:05), watching rappers age and parlay their fame and wealth into mainstream businesses (14:24), Jon Gruden apologizing for his racist, anti-gay, and misogynistic emails to a receptive audience at the Little Rock Touchdown Club (26:23), Tom Brady's training camp absence (31:13), and Aaron Rodgers' use of ayahuasca (38:50). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Fox vs. Russo and Lamar Jackson Not in 'Top 10' Lists? Also, Adam Silver Doesn't Like Trade Requests
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the “fireworks” Fox made with Chris Russo on First Take (1:09), how they feel about Ravens QB Lamar Jackson getting left off of “Top 10” lists (8:30), as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver being unhappy with players expressing their desire to be traded from their current team (23:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
Spencer Hall on How Long Is Too Long in Vegas and Le'Veon Bell's Boxing Career
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Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall discuss how long is TOO long in Las Vegas (1:05)? Plus, why Heat G Tyler Herro isn't going anywhere near Utah (13:40), is it smart for former NFL RB's Le'Veon Bell to try and box Adrian Peterson, and what to make of the criticism surrounding Ravens QB Lamar Jackson (25:32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2022
The Chet Code, Book Club Finale with David Remnick
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on his trip to Las Vegas to watch the NBA Summer League, getting a look at Chet Holmgren, the scene in Vegas, dangly earrings making a comeback for men and the WNBA All-Star Game’s tiny MVP trophy. Plus, author of #TheRightTimeBookClub selection “King of the World” David Remnick joins to discuss why he decided to write a book about Muhammad Ali, not making a plaster saint of Ali, feeling bad for Floyd Patterson, Frank Sinatra taking pictures to get into a fight and writing a definitive text. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss Passive-Aggressively Tweeting LeBron?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Lakers owner Jeanie Buss’ passive-aggressive tweet, and what it says about the tenure of star F LeBron James in Los Angeles thus far (10:02). Plus, what’s possible in the remaining years on James’ deal with the team (38:37), and why this offseason has the guys looking forward to the upcoming season in a different way than usual (1:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
Joel Anderson talks USC and UCLA to Big Ten, Conference Realignment, Arch Manning
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Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate get to the news that Pac-12 programs USC and UCLA are heading to the Big Ten starting in 2024, and touch on just how well conference realignment has seemed to work out historically (9:01). That includes Texas' upcoming move to the SEC, and what will become of their latest big time recruit Arch Manning (37:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
Foxworth Friday: 'New Media' vs. 'Old Media', Freddie Freeman Missing Atlanta?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Freddie Freeman firing his agent over a reported miscommunication that led to him signing with the Dodgers over the Braves this past winter (1:13), and riff on how it relates to the NBA free agent market to be this summer (12:06). Plus, the “new” media versus the “old” media, as defined by Warriors F Draymond Green and how Twitter aggregating fans the flames of it all (20:19). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Michael Smith Talks NBA 'Beef'; Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Their Career Trajectories
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Bomani Jones and Michael Smith of Peacock's "Brother From Another" dissect all of the "beef" that we are seeing thus far in the NBA offseason (2:54), as well as how the career trajectories of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry are all intertwined with one another (21:55). Plus, why players should be eyeing who the best organizations are for their next destination, as opposed to where their friends are at (36:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Reliability Matters, Book Club Part 2 with Corey Erdman
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the futures of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving now that their time together seems to be coming to an end with the Nets (1:01), as well as how the politicization of Wimbledon has a connection to the events of this past Friday in America (10:28). Plus, boxing commentator and former "The Morning Jones" producer Corey Erdman joins for #TheRightTimeBookClub to discuss more of “King of the World” by David Remnick about Muhammad Ali and just how great of a fighter he was (22:13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
Roy Wood Jr. on New Beyoncé and Drake, Great 90's Rap Albums, PSA for MLB
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Bomani Jones welcomes Roy Wood Jr. of The Daily Show to react to new Beyoncé and Drake records and discuss the greatest hip-hop albums of the 90's (8:46), as well as wonder why rappers don’t put their homies on records anymore (34:21). Plus, Roy gives a PSA for Major League Baseball now that we are past the NBA season (41:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Playing for Today, and Tomorrow
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the Warriors winning the NBA Championship and how the result reflects on PG Stephen Curry (1:30). Plus, possible movement for Nets G Kyrie Irving this summer (19:34), a Title IX-themed IYHH as we approach the 50th anniversary of its passage into law (34:23), and your voicemails about that one friend who takes things just a little "too far" (48:27)! IYHH Stories @neil_paine shares what 50 Years Of Title IX Has — And Hasn't — Accomplished: https://53eig.ht/3tOwq5v @nrarmour’s project ‘Title IX: Falling short at 50’ exposes how colleges still fail women: https://bit.ly/3N6YgR8 @biancaquilan says Biden, Cardona to make June update to Title IX: https://politi.co/3OtUSRg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
Foxworth Friday: LIV Golf 'Sports Washing", Joe Burrow Speaks out on Gun Violence, 'Dream On' 30 for 30
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the new 30 for 30 "Dream On", about the 1996 Women's Olympic team (2:05). Plus, will "sports washing" work for the Saudi-backed LIV Golf (13:08), and Bengals QB Joe Burrow speaks out on gun violence in America (26:58). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Vinnie Goodwill on the NBA Finals, Warriors' Future Planning, Stephen Curry's Legacy
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Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the latest from the NBA Finals, including Warriors F Draymond Green’s contributions (3:21), and whether or not Celtics F Jayson Tatum is going to finish the series with any regrets about his performance (10:55). Plus, Golden State’s long-term roster construction (27:03) and PG Stephen Curry’s legacy (34:11). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Ain't No Joker, Book Club Part 1 with Howard Bryant
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the NBA Finals action from over the weekend, including PG Stephen Curry carrying the Warriors (1:40), and F Jayson Tatum not delivering for the Celtics (10:52). Plus, Howard Bryant joins for #TheRightTimeBookClub to discuss “King of the World” by David Remnick about Muhammad Ali (16:26). They get into the reporting of the book, as well as how journalists spoke about Black boxers in that day. Also how Ali treated his peers, and what it meant for him to join The Nation of Islam. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
Foxworth Friday: NBA Finals, Deshaun Watson NYT Article, Jack Del Rio's Comments, Aaron Donald's Deal
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on the Celtics taking command of the NBA Finals after a resounding Game 3 victory over the Warriors (1:25), the latest revelations from the New York Times about Browns QB Deshaun Watson (13:12), and Commanders DC Jack Del Rio's comments about January 6th and Black Lives Matter (27:02). Plus, DL Aaron Donald's monster deal to extend with the Rams (36:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Howard Bryant talks his new book 'Rickey', and the NBA Finals
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Howard Bryant of ESPN and Meadowlark Media talks with Bomani Jones about his new biography of Hall of Fame OF Rickey Henderson, titled "Rickey" (1:56). They get into Henderson's impact on the sport, how much the culture of the sport has changed, and how the city of Oakland has played a role in all of it. Plus, Howard's take on the NBA Finals thus far (38:22). The Right Time Recommends... “Rickey: The Life and Legend of an American Original” by Howard Bryant “The Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson “The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and how it Changed America” by Nicholas Lemann Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
Attention Span
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on how the NBA Finals have played out thus far over Games 1 and 2 (1:39), as well as why the Jazz are going to have a difficult time holding on to star G Donovan Mitchell (13:01). Plus, an IYHH including whether or not “smart guns” could prevent mass shootings like what happened in Uvalde (25:22), and your voicemails from fantasy football beefs that got “testy” such as the one we witnessed between Joc Pederson of the Giants and Tommy Pham of the Reds (40:46). IYHH Stories @aliciawallace shares how this 154-year-old company became one of the biggest players in cannabis: https://cnn.it/3GZ8YYn @zeitchikWaPo asks, could smart guns save lives?: https://wapo.st/3Ns7Tuz Asian-Americans are typecast as successful students, but new report finds troubling gaps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Josh Donaldson's 'Heart', Kyler Murray and Aaron Donald's Money, Daniel Snyder Asked to Testify
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson feeling "hurt" that his team didn't have his back after the comments he made to White Sox SS Tim Anderson (2:05), as well as players like Cardinals QB Kyler Murray and Rams DL Aaron Donald having leverage over their teams with contracts and hold outs (17:34). Plus, Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have been summoned to appear at a congressional hearing about the team’s hostile workplace culture (35:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Nick Wright Previews NBA Finals, His 'Top 50 Players From Last 50 Years' List
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Bomani Jones is joined by Nick Wright of FS1 to preview the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics (2:30). Which fanbase hates which guy more? Plus, Nick shares his "Top 50 Players From Last 50 Years" list, most notably where he defends Mavericks G Luka Dončić's inclusion (20:38). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Working in Majority 'White' Spaces, 'Non-Athletes' Across Sports, NFL's 'Accelerator Program'
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth wrap on White Sox SS Tim Anderson’s appearance on the pod Wednesday, including what it’s like to be in workplaces that are majority White as Black men (1:00). Plus, which sport has the most “non-athletes” (if any) (20:10), former NFL QB Colin Kaepernick’s workout with the Raiders (28:47), and the NFL's "Accelerator Program" meeting for minority coaches and executives (30:40). The Right Time Recommends "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion" by Jonathan Haidt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
White Sox SS Tim Anderson, Sports Emmys, Mavs Extend Warriors
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White Sox SS Tim Anderson joins Bomani Jones to address the “incident” with Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson this past weekend, and offer some additional background and context (1:04). Tim gets into how long this has been going on between he and Donaldson, how he felt supported by his manager Tony La Russa, and why he doesn’t feel “burdened” being himself as a Black player in MLB. Plus, Bo gets into his appearance at the Sports Emmys Tuesday night, and the Mavericks extending their series against the Warriors in the WCF (25:34) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
Bring It Home
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Bomani Jones reacts to the Warriors being on the brink of returning to the NBA Finals over the Mavericks, and how Heat F Jimmy Butler’s injury changes his squad's chances against the Celtics (0:54). Plus, MLB is reportedly investigating a 'disrespectful' comment Yankees' 3B Josh Donaldson made to SS Tim Anderson of the White Sox (14:56), an IYHH including issues with Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover (26:46), and your voicemails from when you had to “bring it home”(42:14)! IYHH Stories @faizsays on Elon Musk saying deal can’t ‘move forward’ until Twitter proves bot numbers: https://wapo.st/39RYsG8 @ScottNover & @CamilleSquires say Miami’s mayor backed MiamiCoin crypto—then its price dropped 95%: https://bit.ly/3sUvpZ8 @thatsjohnnyfrank says Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident: https://n.pr/3lCuvwe Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban's 'War of Words' on NIL
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher’s impromptu press conference going “scorched earth” on Alabama coach Nick Saban, following his comments about the Aggies’ recruiting tactics in the NIL era (1:33). Plus, at what point will colleges be forced to pay players (16:14), and how closely should the NFL be watching where this all goes (29:42)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Bruce Bowen on Luka Dončić's Development, Patrick Beverley's Words on Chris Paul, Joel Embiid's Future With the Sixers
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Bomani Jones welcomes three-time NBA champion Bruce Bowen to share how Mavericks G Luka Dončić has improved at getting his teammates involved, and why the Warriors’ previous style of play wasn’t replicable (23:06). Plus, Timberwolves G Patrick Beverley’s comments on Suns G Chris Paul (36:11), Joel Embiid’s future with the Sixers (44:11), what’s to come for the Celtics against the Heat (4:40), and why the increase in athleticism across the league has contributed to a neglect of basic fundamentals (16:08). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Victim of Success
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Bomani Jones breaks down the results of the Conference Semifinals, including where he was wrong about Luka Dončić of the Mavericks, and what their victory over the Suns in the West says about star Chris Paul (0:55). Plus, the toughness shown by the Celtics against the Bucks in the East, and why the Sixers not making it to the Conference Finals over the Heat spells bad news for the partnership between Joel Embiid and James Harden (11:28). An IYHH sheds light on the national baby formula shortage (18:51), and Bomani hears your voicemails from that time your mom came to school and had to "check" the teacher (30:51)! IYHH Stories @DLeonhardt breaks down the baby formula crisis: https://nyti.ms/3Mo66pT @tarantulaarms shares Vegas mob lore floats to the surface along with bodies at Lake Mead: https://lat.ms/3FP7YFE @ayewolfe says state of Mississippi files lawsuit to recoup $24 million in welfare funds from Brett Favre: https://bit.ly/3sGhW6V Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Giannis Shows 'Heart of a Champion', Why Tom Brady Might Be Worth $375 Million in the Booth!
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Mavericks G Luka Dončić is showing his “Kobe” tendencies, and why Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing what winning the title last year did for his game (1:10). Plus, is Bucs QB Tom Brady really worth the $375 million deal that Fox Sports reportedly gave him to be an analyst when he retires (31:13)? The Right Time Book Club is back! Join us in reading "King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero" by David Remnick Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Holly Anderson on the NCAA's New NIL Guidelines, David Dennis on His New Book 'The Movement Made Us'
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Bomani Jones is joined by Holly Anderson of Channel 6 to discuss the NCAA's latest set of guidelines for NIL and booster involvement (1:42), as well as a previously untold story of the two of them trying to sneak into a high school football game in Miami (18:11). Plus, David Dennis of Andscape discusses his new book "The Movement Made Us", which chronicles the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's, and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter (24:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Crowding Out
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on whether or not legislating the “hard foul” out of the NBA has actually made the product we are seeing in the postseason worse (0:52), as well as why he’s skeptical of Formula 1’s long-term attractiveness to fans in the United States (12:53). Plus, an IYHH including a second year of lost population for the state of California in a row after a century of growth (26:05), and your voicemails from that time mom "came up" to the school because you were "acting up" (35:43)! Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa IYHH Stories @SarahM_Jackson shares a 100-year-old man has broken the Guinness world record for the longest time employed at the same company: https://bit.ly/3LYfkJe @dustingardiner says California lost population for the second year in a row after a century of growth…What’s happening?: https://bit.ly/38heed4 Citi says a trader error caused Europe’s ‘flash crash’: https://bit.ly/3ypVEKh Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Phoenix's 'Big Three', NFL Receiver Supply/Demand, Pitt's Jordan Addison Sparks NIL Controversy
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Luka Dončić’s big Game 2 for the Mavericks against the Suns in the Western Conference Semifinals, as well as why C DeAndre Ayton’s ascent has Phoenix feeling like they have a “Big Three” now (1:43). Plus, the guys get into the supply and demand of wide receivers this NFL offseason around the draft (15:39), as well as how Pitt’s Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal has sparked fresh NIL controversy (24:48). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Vinnie Goodwill on NBA Playoff Officiating, Warriors-Grizzlies, Suns-Mavericks
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Bomani Jones is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to discuss what he is seeing across the NBA Playoffs, including controversial officiating decisions in Warriors-Grizzlies (6:50) and Suns-Mavericks (25:45), as well as which players make up the group that will lead the league into the next generation (28:12). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
'Good' Just Isn't Enough
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Bomani Jones discusses the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Ja Morant of the Grizzlies is one of his favorite players (0:59), and why Karl-Anthony Towns of the Timberwolves is one of his biggest disappointments (16:04). Plus, an IYHH including corrective surgery that can make "short kings" tall (27:29), and your voicemails from when you "quit" your job in the middle of a shift (43:28)! Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa IYHH Stories @elamin88 says limb-lengthening surgery has become increasingly popular for men: https://bit.ly/3KCrLJd @anniegowen says Texas residents sue county for removing books, and firing a librarian: https://wapo.st/3w1GLuP @jjsahadi says Fidelity will soon offer bitcoin as an option in 401(k)s: https://cnn.it/3KCcQPa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Derek Stingley Jr.'s Potential, Overthinking Top Draft Picks, Chris Paul's 'Dark Arts'
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth offer in-depth analysis on one of their favorite NFL draftees from the 2022 class Derek Stingley Jr., including why teams have "overthought" their picks at the top in years past (2:08), and just how dominant the corner could be in the league over the course of his career (6:11). Plus, how rare "nut punching" is as a tactic for an all-time great like Suns PG Chris Paul (29:27). Miss our YouTube exclusive edition of #UnblockmeBo? Check it out here! https://bit.ly/3KEcwQa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Monica McNutt on Young Stars Taking Over the NBA Playoffs, Kyrie Irving's Future, and More!
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Bomani Jones chats with Monica McNutt of ESPN about the NBA Playoffs, including which teams are the surest bet for the Western Conference Finals (7:06), and how injuries have derailed what could have been in the East (17:15). Plus, why the “time is now” for young stars in this league (25:10), and what the Nets plan to do with Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving this offseason (1:16). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Fall Guy
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Bomani Jones discusses who is at fault for the Nets as they falter against the Celtics (1:15), and whether or not the level of play from the Pelicans we are currently seeing means they "won" the Anthony Davis trade (14:04). Plus, an IYHH including Elon Musk's attempts to take mankind to Mars (24:28), and your voicemails from "unfortunate" typos that you have made in the past (37:01)! IYHH Stories @graceihle on Elon Musk saying life on Mars won't be luxurious: https://bit.ly/3KgY9km @jcljules on the forgotten movement to reclaim Africa’s stolen art: https://bit.ly/37BrZDf @mrMattSimon says that the oceans aren’t just warming—their soundscapes are transforming: https://bit.ly/3LbJw3c Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Deebo Samuel Requests Trade From 49ers, Is Coaching Hurting the Nets?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Deebo Samuel requesting a trade from the 49ers, and how the wide receiver market has been shaken up across the league this offseason (8:55). They get into if Samuel could be elite in a different offense, as well as how other great receivers of the past compare. Plus, is coaching hurting the Nets in their matchup against the Celtics (34:46)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Michael Smith on the Suns, Warriors, Celtics, and Abolishing the NFL Draft!
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Bomani Jones and Michael Smith discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including whether or not Chris Paul or Devin Booker are more crucial to the Suns (3:03), if the Warriors have what it takes to give them a challenge potentially in the next round (5:24), who the "best" player in Celtics-Nets is (25:06), and why the lack of coverage around "big games" has hurt the NBA as a product in recent years (34:55). Plus, Mike weighs in on Bomani's idea to get rid of the NFL draft (38:37)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
The Kyrie System
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on performances by Kyrie Irving and the Nets in the Eastern Conference side of the NBA Playoffs (0:53), as well as Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves in the Western Conference (12:10). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon launching a campaign to recruit high school graduates to work in warehouses (21:54), and your voicemails from when you came up against a "future pro" (35:24)! IYHH Stories @A_W_Gordon shares that working at an Amazon Warehouse got even more dangerous in 2021: https://bit.ly/3MfcajY @whereishayley says a proposed bill would shorten California workweek to 32 hours: https://lat.ms/3uTh7t3 Amazon Targets High Schoolers in a Warehouse Recruiting Blitz: https://bit.ly/3Ow6Bjk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Steve Wilks and Ray Horton join Brian Flores' lawsuit against NFL, will Karl-Anthony Towns Step Up?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss former Cardinals and Titans coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joining Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL following his departure from the Dolphins (9:18). Plus, why Bomani thinks that Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns' game doesn't translate to team success (27:52), and what Domonique's thoughts were on the crazy Tom Brady story that surfaced earlier in the week (1:09). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Mina Kimes on 'That' Crazy Tom Brady Story, Russell Wilson, NFL Draft
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Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss the remarkable story that Tom Brady reportedly retired to move to the Dolphins as a player-executive, including former Miami coach Brian Flores’ role in it not happening (2:06), and the position the Buccaneers find themselves in now with new head coach Todd Bowles and Brady back on the team (19:27). Plus, Russell Wilson's departure from the Seahawks (23:56), what prospects she likes at the top of the NFL draft (34:00), and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Sense of Entitlement
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the unceremonious way that the Lakers have parted ways with coach Frank Vogel (0:53), Tiger Woods’ performance at The Masters (13:05), and Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins’ passing (18:31). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon workers on Staten Island voting to unionize (28:30), and your voicemails from the “worst” take that you have, sports or otherwise (36:20)! IYHH Stories @andrea_c_hsu shares that Amazon workers on Staten Island have voted for a union: https://n.pr/3E6uMjl @AlexWilkins22 shares that a robot made of magnetic slime could grab objects inside your body: https://bit.ly/3LQDeWw @joshpcain shares that a Riverside CA man was sentenced for buying Coachella tickets and more with company credit card: https://bit.ly/3v4Xg98 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Foxworth Friday: NFL Warned to Improve Treatment of Women, Daniel Snyder Ticket Allegations, Utah to Keep '23 ASG
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on the attorneys general of six states writing to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressing concern over the league's treatment of female employees (3:04), and the Commanders denying a former team employee's allegation to Congress that they withheld ticket revenue from visiting teams (11:15). Plus, the 2023 NBA All-Star Game will stay in Utah after much debate following the state’s passage of a bill that banned transgender students from playing school sports under the gender they identify with (25:18). Next episode's voicemail topic will be..."What is objectively your worst take? Sports or otherwise!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Vinnie Goodwill on LeBron James Chasing the All-Time Scoring Record, Suns' and Celtics' Title Chances
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Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss whether or not LeBron James chasing the all-time scoring record has hurt the Lakers, and where the MVP conversation stands currently (5:30). Plus, a discussion on the Suns’ (26:43) and Celtics’ title chances as we hurdle down the stretch of the NBA season (34:07) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
So Long, Farewell
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Bomani Jones discusses Kansas and coach Bill Self's history with deep NCAA Tournament runs as they face off against North Carolina (1:27). Plus, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski loses to the Tar Heels in agonizing fashion to close his career (8:56), an IYHH with a Yale employee stealing $40 million in electronics from the university (30:25), and your voicemails from the most random place you’ve seen a fight take place (41:30)! IYHH Stories @RobertKlemko shares that a police chief is hiring female police officers to fix ‘toxic’ policing: https://wapo.st/3NNawI4 @pblest shares that an ‘atrocious’ email caused a mass resignation at a Kansas Applebee’s: https://bit.ly/35DuCmM @olivialanknews shares that a former Yale Med school employee has plead guilty to stealing $40M in electronics from the university: https://bit.ly/3DGRmyI Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Bruce Arians, 'Rooney Rule' Changes, Deshaun Watson 'Leaked' Deposition
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians deciding to step down and move into the front office, clearing the path for defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to assume the same title (2:50). Plus, the impact of new changes to the "Rooney Rule" (25:54), leaked recordings from Browns QB Deshaun Watson's court deposition and more (29:54)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Elle Duncan on Russell Wilson, Falcons, Deshaun Watson, Will Smith
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Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss Russell Wilson’s fit with the Broncos, and what she'll be able to learn about him and his wife Ciara as someone who keeps a close eye on the team (4:29). Plus, how the quarterback musical chairs from this offseason led the Falcons to make questionable decisions around Matt Ryan, and the Browns to do the same with Deshaun Watson and Baker Mayfield (11:28). Elle also shares her thoughts on Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at The Oscars (31:14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Rivalries Matter More Than Titles
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on actor Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage at The Oscars on Sunday night (1:30), as well as the upcoming rematch of fierce rivals Duke and UNC at the Final Four (15:30). Plus, an IYHH including "digital rest stops" for "doomscrolling" (26:00), and your voicemails from that time a celeb stole your significant other (34:47)! IYHH Stories @alexisnews shares that a couple stole a Paulding school bus for ‘joyride’ before crashing: https://bit.ly/3ILgqG0 @TaylorLorenz says 'doomscrolling got you down? Take a break at a digital rest stop': https://wapo.st/3qHMd4v @KatieHunt20 says Amazon is near tipping point of shifting from rainforest to savannah: https://cnn.it/3NvynM2 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Spencer Hall Subs in to Talk Why CFB Fans Are Different, Falcons Misery, and Tyreek Hill to Miami
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Bomani and Spencer Hall of Channel 6 and the SEC Network’s “Thinking Out Loud” discuss the subtle differences between Alabama and Auburn fans, why Memphis isn’t more of a football power, as well as why college football runs deeper than any other fandom (4:30). Plus, QB Matt Ryan’s departure from Atlanta (21:15), and why Kansas City HC Andy Reid can get away with trading WR Tyreek Hill to Miami (30:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Joel Anderson on that Urban Meyer Story, and Baker Mayfield
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Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss the damning piece on former Jaguars coach Urban Meyer in The Athletic, including why anybody should be allowed to have that kind of "unchecked power", and what sorts of coaches from the college game make it in the NFL (8:45). Plus, why is there so little trade interest from the rest of the league in Browns QB Baker Mayfield (29:17)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Leverage Pays
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Packers WR Davante Adams' decision to push his way to the Raiders to join up with college teammate and QB Derek Carr (1:33), as well as the Browns' decision to trade for QB Deshaun Watson and reward him with a new contract in spite of the allegations against him (14:23). Plus, an IYHH including AMC investing in a gold mine (yes that AMC, and, yes a real gold mine) (27:23), as well as your voicemails from when something your favorite team did caused you to get "off that narcotic" (37:04)! IYHH Stories @thatsjonnyfrank says Uber and Lyft to add fuel surcharges to rides as gas prices surge nationwide: https://n.pr/3tr0zIe @betsy_klein shares what to know about Biden's bid for a digital dollar: https://cnn.it/3isbMlA @A_W_Gordon shares that AMC, the “meme stock” company, has boughten a gold and silver mine: https://bit.ly/3IxhCMS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Accountability for Deshaun Watson and What's Next for Baker Mayfield
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the pursuit of QB Deshaun Watson amidst NFL free agency, including whether or not the league should have the power to “punish” him themselves given he won’t see any criminal charges from what has been alleged against him by over twenty-two accusers (3:05). Plus, what’s next for QB Baker Mayfield and the rest of the QB’s who already made moves this offseason like Mitchell Trubisky in Pittsburgh (28:16). Are they good enough to put a team over the top? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Shannon Penn on how Duke 'Changed', Also NFL Free Agency and Tom Brady's Return
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Bomani Jones is joined by former “The Right Time” producer Shannon Penn to discuss how Duke basketball changed as a program over the years of coach Mike Kryzewski's reign, and why college basketball isn't as interesting as it once was (5:53). Plus, NFL free agency is here, and Shannon shares his thoughts on why QB Tom Brady decided to spurn retirement and return to the Buccaneers after all (21:33). The Right Time apologizes for the technical difficulties in today's episode that resulted in degraded audio quality... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
Hold That Thought
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Bomani Jones weighs in on Tom Brady's decision to come back from retirement to play QB again for the Buccaneers (1:28), as well as the situation around PG Kyrie Irving attending home games unmasked while not being able to play for the Nets due to his vaccination status (13:17). Plus, an IYHH including marijuana dispensary licenses for those with prior convictions in New York (22:48), and voice notes from friends of the program on Bo's first episode of "Game Theory" on HBO (33:43)! IYHH Stories @dwickert says Georgia Senate rejects a bill that would have let drivers touch their phones at stoplights: https://bit.ly/3w6eaXd @DipoFaloyin says the world's largest cultural organization to return its collection of Benin Bronzes: https://bit.ly/3tcuVy5 @jessemckinley shares that New Yorkers with marijuana convictions will get first retail licenses: https://nyti.ms/3i52ETt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Wilson to Broncos, Wentz to Commanders, Ridley Suspension
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss QB movement in the NFL from this week, including Russell Wilson’s trade from the Seahawks to the Broncos (6:27), as well as Carson Wentz’s trade from the Colts to the Commanders (19:28). Plus, Falcons WR Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the 2022 season for betting on games (28:09). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
'Game Theory' on HBO Preview With Show Staff and Bo's Parents!
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Bomani previews his new show "Game Theory with Bomani Jones" on HBO, alongside show staff members James Davis and Roderick Morrow (0:56). What can we expect on screen as listeners of the podcast and fans of Bo? Plus, Bomani's parents, Dr. Mack Jones and Dr. Barbara Jones, join to share how proud they are of their son (29:22)! Watch "Game Theory with Bomani Jones" on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, March 13th at 11:30p ET Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Catch That L!
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Bomani Jones cackles at Duke losing to unranked UNC in Coach K's final home game as coach of the Blue Devils (1:28) and sheds light on WNBA star Brittney Griner being detained in Russia after customs officials said they found "hashish oil" in her luggage (14:43). Plus, an IYHH including doomsday "preppers" saying "no" to bunkers (24:48) and your voicemails from what made you "quit" playing football (35:43)! IYHH Stories @borenbears shares the UN climate report; ‘Atlas of human suffering’ worse, bigger: https://bit.ly/3vLKSgd @ainecain shares that manufacturers have reported a spike in demand for underground shelters: https://bit.ly/3IRg80V @will_coldwell asks the question, what happens when AI knows how you feel?: https://bit.ly/3KoOSqX Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
Foxworth Friday: NFL Combine or the SAT? Also, Domonique's MLB Labor Thoughts
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss why the NFL combine doesn't really matter at all, after agents around the league discuss the impossible idea of eliminating it (12:29). Plus, Domonique shares thoughts on the MLBPA's fight with MLB over the next CBA, from his unique perspective as a former union executive in both the NBA and NFL (25:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Howard Bryant on MLB's Labor Battle, WNBA's 'Chartered' Flights
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Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant break down all of the angles of MLB's labor battle, with the league cancelling the first two regular-season series after MLBPA rejected their final proposal (0:56). Plus, the New York Liberty have been fined $500,000 for chartering flights and more (36:01). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
Back, for the Wrong Reasons
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Bomani Jones discusses the state of the Lakers, as well as how culpable star LeBron James is and should be for the issues that plague them (1:34). Plus, the war in Ukraine as it relates to American displays of patriotism via sport (19:04), an IYHH including the FBI warning us about a "funny money" ad during the Super Bowl (28:36), and your voicemails from a wild story you heard at the barbershop (41:25)! IYHH Stories @LloydAlcynna says Black buyers are getting pushed out of the housing market faster than anyone else: https://bit.ly/3poOwZv @JasonAten says if you scanned that QR code from the Super Bowl, the FBI has a warning for you https://bit.ly/3M9XV0N @dustingardiner shares that the outcome of a new bill would determine if Cal Berkley has to cut thousands from its freshman class: https://bit.ly/3BY4AGI Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Aaron Rodgers' breakup, Brian Flores' new gig, Phil Mickelson and the Saudi League
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ vague “grateful” post on Instagram following his breakup with actress Shailene Woodley and what comes next for Green Bay (4:15). Plus, what to make of former Dolphins coach Brian Flores' new job with the Steelers (22:49) and Phil Mickelson’s comments about the breakaway Saudi Golf League (29:43). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
Monica McNutt talks Knicks, a Cleveland return for LeBron James and Ben Simmons with the Nets
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Bomani Jones and Monica McNutt of ESPN and MSG fame discuss the Knicks and their return to mediocrity (1:42), the possibility that LeBron James would return to the Cavaliers for the twilight of his career (14:19) as well as whether or not Ben Simmons will find success with the Nets while they hurdle towards the postseason (28:03). Plus, her "meteoric" rise and All-Star weekend festivities! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Cowboys' scandal, why NBA stars make bad GM's
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the scandal surrounding the Cowboys, who paid $2.4 million to settle cheerleaders' voyeurism allegations against a senior team executive (1:03). Plus, the guys argue over why NBA stars like Kevin Durant and LeBron James have or have not placed their faith in stronger organizations in their pursuit of championships (24:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2022
Vinnie Goodwill on James Harden-Ben Simmons trade, Lakers' issues and more!
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Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the James Harden trade from the Nets to the 76ers (4:00), as well as the Lakers falling apart with LeBron James and Anthony Davis not playing like they used to (19:40). Plus, the All-Star level of Russell Westbrook and Klay Thompson’s careers are finished right (34:47)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2022
Americana
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Super Bowl Sunday, including QB Matthew Stafford "humbling himself" enough to get the Rams over the top against the Bengals (1:33) and why getting the long advocated for "G-Funk" Halftime was so surreal (12:50). Plus, an IYHH including a crypto-laundering rapper named "Razzlekhan" (25:41) and your voicemails from getting caught sneaking into places (38:07)! IYHH Stories @bxchen shares that a change by Apple is tormenting internet companies, especially Meta: https://nyti.ms/34TLe99 @julianamkaplan shares that school cafeterias are dealing with labor shortages that make it hard to feed students: https://bit.ly/3rNBwy0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Super Bowl, 'G-Funk' Halftime Show
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss “Super Week”, including the best and worst part about going to the biggest game in the sports calendar (1:19). Plus, the guys make their pick on who they think will win (18:47), ramble about “getting recognized” in public and share their excitement for the “G-Funk” Super Bowl halftime show (36:59). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Michael Smith gloats about his Bengals pick, previews the Super Bowl
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Bomani Jones welcomes back Michael Smith of Peacock's "Brother From Another" to gloat about his Bengals pick over the Chiefs in the AFC Championship and to preview the Super Bowl (1:35). They touch on whether or not Matthew Stafford of the Rams is a "system QB" (15:04) and whether or not 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo will have much trade value this offseason (37:47). Plus, why the timing of the NBA's trade deadline is so odd and what to make of the situations LeBron James and Kevin Durant have found themselves in with the Lakers and Nets respectively (44:09). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2022
Jump on the Sinking Ship
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Bomani Jones touches on the power of the Super Bowl and what winning the biggest trophy in the game would do for Bengals QB Joe Burrow’s career (1:40). Plus, who should have gotten the Texans coaching job (15:02), an IYHH including Rihanna’s pregnancy (30:46), as well as your voicemails from that text you mistakenly sent to the wrong person like Patriots coach Bill Belichick (42:01). IYHH Stories @rachel_treisman on Rihanna’s pregnancy, and why the internet is understandably abuzz: https://n.pr/3Ldt1UK @drewharwell says the IRS has abandoned a facial recognition plan after firestorm of criticism: https://wapo.st/3HCMDPT @MiaRSato shares that Coachella will sell lifetime festival passes as NFTs: https://bit.ly/3oy7M6h Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Breaking down the Brian Flores Situation
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth break down all angles of former Dolphins coach Brian Flores' lawsuit against the Giants and the NFL for discrimination, including Patriots coach Bill Belichick's mistaken text to Flores (1:29) as well as “tanking” allegations against Miami owner Stephen Ross (28:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
Nick Wright on his Chiefs losing, Tom Brady's retirement
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Bomani Jones ribs Nick Wright of FS1 about his hometown Chiefs, after their loss to the Bengals over the weekend in the AFC Championship (1:28). Plus, Rams coach Sean McVay tops 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan in the battle of the “bad” decision-makers in the NFC Championship (25:48), and the guys share what they will remember about QB Tom Brady after his announcement that he will retire from the NFL (31:03). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2022
Gave up the Booty
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Bomani Jones says "I told you so" as 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo throws away his team's chances at a Super Bowl appearance against the Rams (1:22) and has to "eat crow" as Bengals QB Joe Burrow upsets Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the AFC Championship (13:25). Plus, an IYHH including the SAT going "fully digital" (24:12) and your voicemails from when the game was "cheatin'" (35:17)! IYHH Stories @yaffaesque discusses “The Great Siberian Thaw”, what happens as ancient microbes begin to melt: https://bit.ly/3HibjNw @LRosenblatt_ shares that Washington state’s attorney general has sued Google over location tracking: https://bit.ly/3ofAZmp @ElissaNadworny shares that starting in 2024, U.S. students will take the SAT entirely online: https://n.pr/3ANKNJn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Conference Championship Previews, Hackett to Denver
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth preview the NFC and AFC Championship games in the NFL playoffs. They get into whether or not the 49ers can overcome QB Jimmy Garoppolo's flaws to beat the Rams (1:19) and whether or not Bengals QB Joe Burrow can avoid contact long enough to lead an upset over the Chiefs (22:39). Plus, the Broncos hire Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett as their new coach (28:13). Nepotism or a quality hire? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2022
Michael Smith on Sean Payton, Saints-Falcons, Playoff QB play
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Bomani Jones and Michael Smith of Peacock’s “Brother From Another” discuss Saints coach Sean Payton deciding to step down from the team, and why Bo still “hates” the Saints even though he’s “off that narcotic” (1:32). Plus, they get into the level of QB play you need to have success in the league through the lens of the playoffs thus far (22:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2022
Changing of the Guard
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Bomani Jones discusses the spectacular weekend of football that was the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. He gets into why Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen is shaping up to be even better than Brady-Manning over the coming decade (1:27), and why waiting for Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady to decide what's "next" for them this offseason will be agony (19:22). Plus, an IYHH including Twitter dunking on "crypto bros" (28:31) and your voicemails from that time you came up against a future pro (39:44)! IYHH Stories @adriennemwest says “crypto bros” spent $3 million thinking they bought the rights to Dune: https://bit.ly/3fQOKTY @tkrisher shares felony charges are 1st in a fatal crash involving Autopilot: https://bit.ly/3FWQsxG @AlyssaLukpat says a California city is overrun by crows…Could a laser be the answer?: https://nyti.ms/3rNLY7r Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Big Spending, NFL Divisional Round
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss etiquette when talking about spending big on a particular item (1:15) prior to sharing their analysis of Chiefs-Bills (22:17), 49ers-Packers (28:16) and Rams-Buccaneers (38:12) in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Plus, somewhere along the way they get into the types of situations a young QB can succeed in, touching on everyone from Panthers QB Cam Newton to Bengals QB Joe Burrow (8:28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2022
Remember That Clarity & Mike Sielski on Kobe's Childhood
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Bomani Jones discusses Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and why his idea of love was revolutionary (1:41). Plus, Bomani welcomes Mike Sielski of the Philadelphia Inquirer to discuss his new book “The Rise: Kobe Bryant and the Pursuit of Immortality”, about how Kobe’s upbringing and high school years shaped the man he became (11:05). The Right Time Recommends... Read an excerpt of Mike's book on Kobe in the Philadelphia Inquirer: https://www.inquirer.com/sixers/kobe-bryant-book-lower-merion-state-title-20220111.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2022
Foxworth Friday: NFL Playoff Primer
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the NFL Playoff matchups that they are most excited for, including Cowboys-49ers (12:29), Rams-Cardinals (35:40) and Patriots-Bills (41:30). Plus, the “mall bartering system” (1:40) and why Al Davis is the "most interesting" figure in the history of the league (27:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Spencer Hall on the CFP, Eric Dickerson on 'Watch My Smoke'
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Bomani Jones chats with Spencer Hall about Georgia’s victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship over Alabama, including the performance of QB Stetson Bennett as well as the defense (1:32). Plus, Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson joins to discuss his new autobiography “Watch My Smoke”, including just how he got that Trans Am at SMU (27:06)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2022
Creative Losers
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Bomani Jones recaps the last weekend of the regular season in the NFL, including the wild ending to Raiders-Chargers and why overall results underscore the mediocrity of this season (1:00). Plus, Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic wins an appeal to stay in Australia and compete in the Australian Open (15:30), an IYHH including artificially intelligent tractors (23:57) and your voicemails from that friend who always takes things a little “too far” (36:08). IYHH Stories @gettinviggy sheds light on Virginia’s I-95’s storm gridlock that trapped a U.S. Senator: https://nyti.ms/3JUaVXn @willknight shares that a John Deere self-driving tractor has stirred debate: https://bit.ly/3fbKv52 @mattsreynolds1 shares that gravity could solve clean energy’s one major drawback: https://bit.ly/3fbKwpC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2022
Foxworth Friday: Parallels between Aaron Rodgers and Novak Djokovic
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the parallels between Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (1:18) and Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic (19:34) in each of their public stances against taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
Joel Anderson on Omicron concerns, Slow Burn wrap, College Football Playoff
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Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate discuss their heightened concerns around the new "Omicron" variant of COVID-19 (1:45), the highlights of "Slow Burn" on the L.A. Riots now that Joel has wrapped Season 6 (22:41), as well as what can be learned from Alabama and Georgia progressing to the final of the College Football Playoff (35:29). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2022
All Madden
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown walking off the field in the middle of the game (1:45), as well as legendary coach and broadcaster John Madden passing away at the age of 85 (16:49). Plus, a fresh edition of #HesStillInTheLeague (27:56) and your voicemails from when you saw someone quit their job in the middle of a shift (34:37)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2022
TRT Tapes: Rasheed Wallace
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In this 2018 interview, Bomani Jones welcomed 4x NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace to the show to cover a variety of topics, including his three-point prowess as a big man, generational differences in the game of basketball, as well as career stops in Portland, Detroit and Washington. Plus, his time at UNC, why he played in Air Force 1's and why he won't give up his 90's hip-hop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2021
'The Great Resignation', Best of Voicemails!
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Bomani Jones begins to wrap things up for 2021 with an IYHH that includes why "The Great Resignation" doesn't tell the full story of labor during the pandemic (0:53), and shares some of our most memorable voicemail segments from the last year (13:08)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Devaluing The Heisman, Damian Lillard and Luka Doncic Issues
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the diminishing importance of The Heisman Trophy in college football (1:10), as well as the situations in Portland and Dallas around star players Damian Lillard and Luka Doncic (18:21). Plus, why despite attaining the parity once thought to be desired, the NBA just can't catch on in the way the NFL does (33:41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
Howard Bryant on Belichick, 'signature' NBA Franchises and more!
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Bomani Jones chats with Howard Bryant about Bill Belichick proving his doubters wrong by rebuilding the Patriots (5:14), as well as the Lakers-Celtics rivalry (27:09), the loss of "signature" franchise players in the NBA (35:56) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2021
Make It Rain
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the crazy college football weekend, including Oregon's Mario Cristobal leaving to be the head football coach at Miami (1:42). Plus, why Patriots coach Bill Belichick deserves an apology (18:32), an IYHH including xenobots that are reproducing (26:44) and your voicemails from the "worst" job interview you've ever had (37:09). IYHH Stories @whitneykimball says a robot company will pay $200k for your face: https://bit.ly/3DzmUVz @mattmcfarland shares that “Little Tikes” made a peloton-like bike for kids: https://cnn.it/3Duarm8 @ScottNeumanNPR shares that “living robots” made in a lab have found a new way to self-replicate: https://n.pr/32ToaX1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Thanksgiving, 'Africa' Variant, CFB Coaching Carousel
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth talk Thanksgiving and Fox’s turkey skills cooking for a big family (1:11). Plus, the problematic discourse around the latest COVID-19 variant known as "Omicron" (11:55) and the guys get into how player and coach discourse needs to evolve around college football in the modern era (34:34). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
Spencer Hall talks Lincoln Riley to USC, Brian Kelly to LSU
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Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall chat about the rapidly spinning college football coaching carousel, including what attracted Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma to USC (5:03) and how Brian Kelly will fair at “the most interesting program in the country” in LSU after leaving Notre Dame (26:09). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2021
Great Expectations
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to become the head football coach at USC and why it is truly unprecedented (1:33). Plus, Bo questions Celtics C Enes Kanter's motives after taking shots at LeBron James and changing his last name to “Freedom” (15:18), an IYHH including the arrival of “Popeye’s” in England (25:54) and your voicemails from the time you realized that your family wasn’t exactly “cool” at Thanksgiving (35:03). IYHH Stories @jggross shares that "hundreds" lined up as Britain’s first “Popeye’s” opened: https://nyti.ms/32Liuyn @TheVerge shares that Spotify’s play button “stops” shuffling apparently because of Adele: https://bit.ly/3lmMNSn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2021
Roy Wood Jr. talks high school NFT's, HBCU football rivalries and more!
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Bomani Jones is joined by comedian Roy Wood Jr. of The Daily Show to discuss high school NFT's (5:25), HBCU football rivalries (18:13) and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
'King' Richard
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Bomani Jones breaks down the “fight” between the Lakers and Pistons, as well as why we don’t see our favorite players “scrapping it out” anymore (1:36). Bo also discusses the film about Venus and Serena Williams’ father “King Richard” (13:18). Plus, he gets to an IYHH including “Every Breath You Take” by The Police as the “perfect” song (23:34), and hears your voicemails from when #thegamecheatin (32:13)! IYHH Stories @MaryMeisenzahl shares that fast food prices are on the rise, and there’s no end in sight: https://bit.ly/3nJ0kpa @manosundaresan shares that “science” thinks “Every Breath You Take” is the “perfect” song: https://n.pr/32qV01m @julianamkaplan says “childcare deserts” are a secret driver of the labor shortage: https://bit.ly/3DJx07q Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2021
Foxworth Friday: The progress of Black QB's, Crypto.com Arena
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the progress of Black Quarterbacks across the NFL, including the marquee matchup of Dak Prescott and Dallas against Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City as well as why Cam Newton is the "O.G." back in Carolina (6:18). Plus, the Lakers have reportedly sold the naming rights for their arena in Downtown Los Angeles to "Crypto.com" (35:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
Nick Wright on Warriors-Nets, NBA MVP, Patrick Mahomes
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Bomani Jones and Nick Wright discuss the Warriors dominating the Nets in Brooklyn, including James Harden’s difficulty getting to the foul line this season, Kevin Durant’s level of play and the possibility that Steph Curry may lead Golden State to the title (7:12). Plus, the NBA MVP conversation (26:20), as well as the ups and downs of QB Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City (36:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
It's an Event
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Bomani Jones weighs in on the lack of re-evaluation that occurs with NFL QB's Russell Wilson and Baker Mayfield, as well as Cam Newton's return to Carolina (1:42). Plus, Silk Sonic vs. Taylor Swift (16:53), an IYHH including the “war on urban dirt biking” (28:12) and your voicemails from the time you saw someone “try” to get fired a la Odell Beckham Jr. in Cleveland (39:36). IYHH Stories @jojom8ah shares why Philadelphia has banned low-level traffic stops: https://n.pr/3Fn4jh5 @ToweyHannah shares that it’s now illegal for Bosses to text workers after hours in Portugal: https://bit.ly/3cgeHuk @EOckerman shares “the war” on urban dirt biking: https://bit.ly/3qFdIwn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Atlanta's Parade, narrative around OBJ, Jokic Brothers
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Atlanta's parade for their World Series champions and what Foxworth learned about the city (and Magic City) from his time spent there (2:30). Plus, the narrative around receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s departure from Cleveland (22:54) and why the Jokic brothers are not to be messed with (30:23). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
Howard Bryant talks Aaron Rodgers, Scottie Pippen, Suns
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Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' series of interviews on the Pat McAfee show (5:10), Scottie Pippen’s continued grievance with former teammate and fellow Bulls Hall of Famer Michael Jordan (22:37) as well as what’s going on with the Suns (36:49). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
Vengeful Spirit
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Bomani Jones discusses why people saying the league has “caught up” to QB's like Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen is shortsighted (1:26). Plus, the pushback on Raiders QB Derek Carr’s support of former teammate Henry Ruggs III (17:04), an IYHH including disaster at “Astroworld” (29:04) and your voicemails from the biggest lie that you’ve ever been told (43:07)! IYHH Stories @MattWolfeOnAir covers Jay-Z & LL Cool J’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: https://bit.ly/3qoxcFr @WashNews shares that all 8 victims have been identified, cause sought in deadly Travis Scott "Astroworld" concert: https://abcn.ws/3klbm1x Experts say "Squid Game" crypto coin bust “a scam” via @ABCAudio: https://bit.ly/3oawk4n Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Aaron Rodgers is 'immunized', also Odell vs. the Browns
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth get into the discovery that Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has not been vaccinated against COVID-19 following his positive test, which is causing him to miss at least this weekend’s matchup with Kansas City (1:20). Plus, the Odell Beckham Jr. situation in Cleveland and just how badly they have misused their star receiver (23:04). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Joel Anderson on L.A. Riots and 'that' Texas story
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Bomani Jones welcomes Joel Anderson of Slate to talk about the “incident” with Texas special teams coach Jeff Banks and his partner’s pet monkey supposedly attacking a child on Halloween (2:21). Plus, they dive into Joel's newest project, “Slow Burn” Season 6 on the L.A. Riots (10:27). Episode one is available now! The Right Time Recommends "Slow Burn" Season 6, "The L.A. Riots": https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s6/the-la-riots "City of Quartz" by Mike Davis Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
Lose-Lose Situation
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Bomani Jones dishes on the weekend in the NFL, including why the Odell Beckham Jr. experiment in Cleveland isn’t working and why Kirk Cousins “is who he is” and that’s not good for the Minnesota QB (1:11). Plus, Bomani is “back on that narcotic” with Atlanta in their push for a World Series title over Houston (16:18), an IYHH including a lawsuit alleging that Pop Tarts don’t have “enough” strawberries (30:21) and your voicemails from your most embarrassing Halloween costumes (44:35)! IYHH Stories @apbenven says a Kellogg’s customer has filed a lawsuit alleging "Pop Tarts" don’t have enough strawberries: https://cnn.it/3mxlkhV @jeremybmerrill shares that Facebook prioritized “angry” emojis in their algorithm: https://wapo.st/3w7Qvn9 @ryanwrd shares that Hollywood stars are stunned by a "mismanaged set" in fatal prop-gun shooting: https://bit.ly/3pTikyt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Stay true to yourself like Anthony Edwards, also USC noise disrespects Tomlin
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Timberwolves G Anthony Edwards staying true to himself like former Seahawks great Marshawn Lynch (1:38). Plus, interracial weddings and recognizing music across cultural lines (17:11), as well as why Steelers coach Mike Tomlin being connected to the USC job is disrespectful (30:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2021
Vinnie Goodwill on 'NBA 75', the Lakers and more!
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Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss Russell Westbrook's effect on the Lakers (4:35), the most notable hits and misses of "NBA 75" (10:39) and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2021
Man of Integrity
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Bomani Jones discusses Kansas City’s decline this year and QB Patrick Mahomes’ poor play (1:20). Plus, it’s a Houston and Atlanta World Series made for Bo (12:14), an IYHH that includes a grid that’s not ready for electric cars (32:19) and your voicemails from when you "quit" football (44:43)! IYHH Stories @willenglund says plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn’t ready: https://wapo.st/3b7mFoX @anya1anya shares polling data that says 1 in 3 working families is struggling to find child care: https://n.pr/3pAyLQ1 @gabriels_geiger shares that Colombia is finally sterilizing Pablo Escobar’s hippos: https://bit.ly/3vFWPlC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2021
Foxworth Friday: 'NBA 75', Deshaun Watson to Miami? Also, Simmons updates
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the "NBA 75" and how every company knows what their lists do (0:27). Plus, how the Sixers are handling the Ben Simmons situation (11:22) and the recent trade rumors surrounding Deshaun Watson (34:47). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2021
Mina Kimes talks Ben Simmons, the NFL and the guy with a really unfortunate name!
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Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss Sixers F Ben Simmons getting suspending for acting up at practice, how the Nets are handling the Kyrie Irving saga and names that you can’t use anymore in light of Brooklyn’s David Duke Jr. (1:24). Plus, the two discuss where they got it wrong with evaluating Bills QB Josh Allen and Cardinals QB Kyler Murray (24:33). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2021
Don't do It, Coach O!
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the news that LSU and their head football coach Ed Orgeron will be “separating” following the conclusion of the season, and all of the wild stories behind the scenes that got us to this point (1:35). Plus, Washington fails to honor former DB Sean Taylor when they retire his number (26:58), an IYHH including why artificial intelligence could make cars "racist" (36:42) and your voicemails from when your parents embarrassed you (45:45)! IYHH Stories @_theodorekim says AI Flaws could make your next car racist : https://lat.ms/3nmDuST @willoremus shares lawmakers’ latest idea to fix Facebook: regulate the algorithm: https://wapo.st/30ELCGz @jeremybmerrill says scammers are scooping up misspelled cryptocurrency URLs to rob your wallet: https://wapo.st/3pbA4Vt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Locker Room 'misjudgment', Kyrie's IG Live, the jokes with Gruden
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss The Rock's rap skills (1:40), why there's still room to joke about this Jon Gruden thing (6:10), locker room "misjudgment" in terms of scrapping it out (19:28) and Nets PG Kyrie Irving's IG Live where he finally spoke on his refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine (33:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
Nets pull Kyrie and DeMaurice Smith discusses Gruden's Emails
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the Nets’ decision to not allow PG Kyrie Irving to play or practice until he complies with COVID-19 vaccine mandates (0:34). Plus, NFLPA president DeMaurice Smith joins to discuss the now former Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s emails, which contained much more than just the racial epithet directed towards him (18:05). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
Where are Y'all?
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Bomani Jones dives into a big weekend across sports, such as Oklahoma's win over Texas or the Bills topping the Chiefs (1:23). Plus, he breaks down the situation regarding Raiders coach John Gruden (10:28), and gets to an IYHH that includes Facebook's big outage (34:34) as well as your voicemails from when you came across a future pro and lost miserably (43:15). IYHH Stories @cathythorbecke breaks down Facebook’s outage from last week that took over 5 hours to fix: https://abcn.ws/3Duu8dT @bxchen shares that ‘stalkerware” apps are proliferating. Protect yourself: https://nyti.ms/3iStrDw @jonswaine shares how an IG star’s $7 million mission to rescue Afghani civilians didn’t work: https://wapo.st/3lwqAC0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Bo's announcement, more Urban Meyer and Seth Wickersham on his new Patriots book
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Thursday's announcement that Bo is extending with ESPN to keep doing The Right Time while also having a TV show at HBO called "Game Theory". The two guys also continue to break down the rapidly unraveling situation for coach Urban Meyer with the Jaguars as well as welcome ESPN's Seth Wickersham to talk about his book on Brady and Belichick titled "It's Better to Be Feared". The Right Time Recommends... "It's Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness" by Seth Wickersham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
Elle Duncan on Urban Meyer, Kyrie Irving, and her short-lived singing career
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Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan discuss how her recording career evolved into sports analysis (2:20) as well as Jaguars coach Urban Meyer’s recent transgressions and subsequent dishonesty (19:34). Plus, whether or not guard Kyrie Irving will actually "get the jab" and play for the Nets in home games this season (33:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
It's a G-Funk Thang, Baby
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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the happenings from Week 5 in the NFL, but more importantly, the announcement of a "G-Funk" Super Bowl Halftime show. Plus, an IYHH including the ground exploding in Siberia and your voicemails from when you "tried" your old man (or moms). IYHH Stories @beckyferreira shares that the ground is literally exploding in Siberia: https://bit.ly/3isjvQX @JacquiPalumbo shares that a Danish museum lent an artist $84k, so he kept the money and called it ‘art’: https://cnn.it/3Abfq9Q @EOckerman says a study has found that half of young American kids have lead in their blood: https://bit.ly/3uF3gEY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2021
Foxworth Friday: 'Good' Cowboys, instinctive defenders and Tom Brady's return to New England
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss how the Cowboys being “good” is great for business (1:23), as well as the difference in instinctive play vs. study with defenders historically like Hall of Famers Troy Polamalu of the Steelers and Ed Reed of the Ravens (6:00). Plus, the guys dive into Tom Brady returning to New England, including whether or not his former coach Bill Belichick and owner Bob Kraft can continue to coexist (25:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2021
David Aldridge talks PTI's 20th Anniversary, Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving
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Bomani Jones chats with legendary journalist David Aldridge of The Athletic about PTI’s 20th Anniversary (1:40), Ben Simmons wanting “out” from Philadelphia (13:52) as well as Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving and his stance against taking the COVID-19 vaccine (30:08). Plus, why the drastic changes with Boston and the Lakers of Los Angeles have gone under the radar (39:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2021
Guilty of Association
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Bomani Jones weighs in on a story in Rolling Stone about the perception that the NBA has a problem with vaccine detractors ahead of the start of their season, which centers around star Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets. Plus, why Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger looks "finished", an IYHH including a reunion tour for The Fugees and your voicemails from when the game "was cheatin'"! IYHH Stories @gabriels_geiger shares that young Scandinavians are sticking nicotine pouches up their asses: https://bit.ly/3kIi2Yi @jemaswad shares that The Fugees have reunited for a “The Score” 25th Anniversary Tour: https://bit.ly/3CVWkq1 @kamilakudelska says media fascination with Petito Mystery looks like racism to Native Americans: https://n.pr/3kIi8z8 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
Foxworth Friday: 'The Journey', being confident in your abilities, Fox's trip to Ravens-Chiefs
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss having confidence in your abilities and trying new things following Bo’s talk at The Soho House in NYC this week (2:20). Plus, how "the journey" defines you (20:13) and Foxworth’s trip to see Ravens vs. Chiefs in Baltimore with his son and dad (40:14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
Vinnie Goodwill on the Ben Simmons Situation
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Bomani Jones is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to discuss all of the angles of Sixers star Ben Simmons communicating that he will not be returning for Sixers training camp (1:18). What is the history with trading players of his caliber and what could Philadelphia get in return (17:04)? Also, the guys discuss the timing of it all and whether or not Damian Lillard is long for Portland (33:24). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
Dirty Secrets
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Bomani Jones shares his reactions to Lamar Jackson leading the Ravens to victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs on SNF (1:37), as well as Deshaun Watson’s continued unexplained absence for the Texans (14:10). Plus, an IYHH including rapper Nicki Minaj’s claims about her cousin’s friend’s swollen testicles in Trinidad (23:32) and your voicemails from the worst instances of “hearsay” you’ve ever witnessed (43:10). Although, it ended up really just being the wildest lies! IYHH Stories @dalvin_brown says Roomba’s AI may avoid dog feces now, but data security issues persist:  https://wapo.st/3AtEbPl A study conducted by The University of Michigan finds U.S. college students hit 40-year high for marijuana use: https://bit.ly/3nR7at1 @EOckerman: No, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend doesn’t have swollen testicles from the COVID vaccine, says the Trinidad and Tobago health minister: https://bit.ly/39rHsCM Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Looking back on NFL Week 1, ahead to Week 2
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the overreaction to Ravens QB Lamar Jackson in national television games (1:50), how that relates to the weight put on he and Bills QB Josh Allen’s shoulders to carry their respective offenses (4:57), how impressive Buccaneers DT Vita Vea is (16:58), whether or not Saints QB Jameis Winston is “changed man” post-eye surgery (24:10), if QB Baker Mayfield will be the one to hold back the Browns and much more (31:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
Spencer Hall on Saban, USC...Also the director and author presenting 'Blood Brothers' on Netflix
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Bomani Jones chats with Spencer Hall about Alabama coach Nick Saban’s propensity for “deez nuts” jokes (1:20), as well as USC firing coach Clay Helton and how it reflects on cross-town rival UCLA (18:08). Plus, Bomani welcomes author Johnny Smith and filmmaker Marcus A. Clarke to discuss “Blood Brothers”, the Netflix documentary based on Johnny’s book of the same title about the relationship between Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali (34:04). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
Don't drink the Kool-Aid
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Bomani Jones takes you through his Week 1 in the NFL experience (1:46), including his computer-drafted fantasy team, the bad streak of luck for Texans QB Tyrod Taylor, Bills QB Josh Allen’s “Kool-Aid” and the delay in Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s contract talks (19:54). Plus, an IYHH including the rise of Dollar Stores (30:20) and your voicemails from the “dumbest” thing you’ve seen someone do just for attention (43:29). IYHH Stories @abhabhattarai says Americans have increasingly been relying on “The Dollar Store” for groceries and other everyday needs: https://wapo.st/2XdVUf9 @lindaholmes says the Mike Richards ‘Jeopardy!’ fiasco was maddeningly predictable: https://n.pr/3tKPFLR Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Finding dignity in work, Dak's doubters & remembering Michael K. Williams
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss finding dignity and purpose in work once your playing days are over and Domonique’s piece about Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, including what he has to do to convince people he’s the real deal. Plus, the guys remember actor Michael K. Williams following his passing, who famously played the character of “Omar Little” in the HBO series “The Wire”. The Right Time Recommends "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance "Sex, Lies and Headlocks: The Real Story of Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment" by Shaun Assael Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
Joel Anderson catches up on Bishop Sycamore
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Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate catch you up on the saga that is Bishop Sycamore, a controversial high school football team that made news in recent weeks (5:43). Bomani also takes time to gloat about winning his own charity trivia tournament on the podcast (1:30) and discusses Presbyterian College, where the head coach refuses to call for "punts" (39:04). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Learning the art of debate, Justin Tinsley on 'The King of Crenshaw'
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth chat about the art of the debate and share stories of how they have sharpened their skills over the years against the likes of Around The Horn legends, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith (1:21). Plus, Bomani’s eclectic musical taste (22:53) and Justin Tinsley of The Undefeated joins the guys to chat about his new 30 for 30 podcast about Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle called “The King of Crenshaw” (41:46). The Right Time Recommends... 30 for 30 Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/30-for-30-podcasts/id1244784611 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
Charity Trivia Tournament Finals, Nick Wright on NFL Season
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Bomani Jones and Nick Wright of FS1 chat about the upcoming NFL season, including how Nick feels about QB Pat Mahomes and Kansas City, what’s going on with Patriots QB Cam Newton, Bills QB Josh Allen’s chances at a repeat of last year’s breakout season and more (1:18). Plus, it is time for the finals of The Right Time Charity Trivia Tournament! Friend of the show Howard Bryant faces off against Bomani (36:57). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
All of a sudden, It became a War
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Bomani Jones discusses sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson finishing last in her first event since getting banned from the Olympics for weed (1:23) and the stereotyping of Black quarterbacks like Ravens QB Lamar Jackson (19:02). Plus, an IYHH including signing bonuses being offered to school bus drivers (30:26) and the best stories from that friend in your crew who always takes things just a little too far (43:05)! IYHH Stories @abhabhattarai says “welcome back to school!”, where everything is seemingly in short supply: https://wapo.st/387gSyn @SumanNaishadham shares that Western states are facing their first federal water cuts: https://bit.ly/3sIUCUN @brettmolina23 discusses Zoom’s new feature that aims to keep kids from getting distracted: https://bit.ly/3y5S18I Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Charity Trivia Tournament Semis Matchup Two & Draymond-KD Interview
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss matters of principle with parenting your kids and Draymond Green’s interesting Bleacher Report interview with former Golden State Warriors teammate Kevin Durant (1:13). Plus, matchup two of the semifinals in The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Friends of the show Howard Bryant and Joel Anderson face off against one another(27:27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
Charity Trivia Tournament Semis Matchup One, Shannon Penn on the NFC East
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Former show producer Shannon Penn chats with Bomani Jones about how he thinks his Giants will do in the NFC East this year, as well as whether or not they should re-do the old Disney movie “The Program” (1:15). Plus, we have arrived at the semifinals of The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Shannon faces off against Bo in the first of the two matchups (24:27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
Avert Your Eyes!
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Bomani Jones gives you the blow-by-blow from the most exciting part of the NFL preseason, the big brawl in the stands at the Rams-Chargers game (1:11). Plus, why fans shouldn’t get too hyped up about the performance of rookie quarterbacks so far (15:56), as well as an IYHH including China creating a “blacklist” of karaoke songs (22:13) and your voicemails from the wildest thing you’ve heard at a barbershop (34:14)! IYHH Stories @dalvin_brown asks how should self-driving cars make life or death decisions? Ideally, they won’t: https://wapo.st/2VVUMvS Koh Ewe of @vice shares that China is making a “blacklist” of bad karaoke songs: https://bit.ly/3xRqHLo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Charity Trivia Tournament Matchup Four & Schröder’s Bet
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss new Celtics G Dennis Schröder’s unfortunate bet on himself in NBA free agency and why teenagers being “bad liars” led to a lot of tall tales before the age of social media (1:04). Plus, it's matchup number four of The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Friends of the show Howard Bryant and Spencer Hall face off against each other (30:14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
Charity Trivia Tournament Matchup Three, Anthony Jeselnick talks comedy and his unique style
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It's matchup number three of The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Friends of the show Mina Kimes and Joel Anderson face off against each other (1:09). Plus, one of Bomani’s favorite comedians Anthony Jeselnick joins to discuss his unique style, "bombing" on stage and why he and Bo are kindred spirits of appearing to be unapproachable (18:24). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
All Personality
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Bomani Jones shares some thoughts on the passing of legendary Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden, including how he changed the game and why some things he said before he passed won't be what Bo would like to remember (1:14). Plus, an update on Lamonte from Italy (20:47), an IYHH including an unruly Frontier Airlines passenger (29:00) and your best voicemails from "quitting" on the job (43:07)! IYHH Stories @caroIineanders shares that the cost of items like bacon and eggs will soon rise in California: https://wapo.st/3yzeADG @EECastilloAP shares that Mexico is suing US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking toll: https://bit.ly/3fPeoc5 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Charity Trivia Tournament Matchup Two & Michael Felder, the most interesting man in the world
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Bomani Jones is joined by Michael Felder of Stadium in place of Domonique Foxworth to discuss why his range of skills make him quite possibly the most interesting man in the world as well as the downstream effects of the NIL deal for college athletes, being a former player at UNC himself (1:23). Plus, it's matchup number two of The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Bomani faces off against friend of the Show Michael Smith (44:23). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Charity Trivia Tournament Matchup One, Jermaine O'Neal on his new 'Malice at the Palace' doc
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Bomani is joined by former Indiana Pacers F Jermaine O’Neal to discuss his new Netflix documentary on the “Malice at the Palace” called “Untold”, including the story he wanted to tell, how dramatically the stigma around mental health has changed over the years and the lasting effects on their reputations. Plus, it's matchup number one of The Right Time Trivia Tournament! Nick Wright of FS1 faces off against former TRT producer Shannon Penn (24:59). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
Number One Lamont
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Bomani Jones finds “the funny" in the Olympics thus far (1:12), including why there are many swim strokes compared to only one running "style", as well as the circumstances around Lamont Marcell Jacobs winning the 100 meter dash for Italy. Plus, American gymnast Simone Biles returns to the mat for one final event, an IYHH including "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" resurfacing and your voicemails from when you "tried to fight" your old man! IYHH Stories @AndrewLimbong shares that Martin Shkreli’s lost Wu-Tang album has been sold by the feds: https://n.pr/3yihDA2 @josephpisani shares, Amazon wants a key to your apartment building: https://bit.ly/3ijsSm7 @rachelerman shares that healthcare chatbots have been on the rise during the pandemic: https://wapo.st/37ePNZC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Aaron Rodgers, 'coming into money', maintaining friendships into adulthood
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Aaron Rodgers “going in” on the haters at his press conference upon returning to the Packers (2:04), what it’s like to come into money and feel out of place in different spaces, the remaining vaccine detractors across the NFL and Saints WR Michael Thomas delaying his surgery (26:15). Plus, how skilled or not skilled the guys are at video games these days as well as why it’s hard to keep childhood friends all the way to adulthood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Joel Anderson on The Olympics, Texas and Oklahoma to the SEC
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Bomani and Joel Anderson discuss some of the more somber stories coming out of The Olympics from Tokyo, including gymnast Simone Biles' decision to step away from competition and why the pressure they experience is something we can never truly grasp (3:11). Plus, the guys get into Texas and Oklahoma's decision to bolt the Big 12 for the SEC (23:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Ticking Time Bombs
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Bomani Jones discusses the remaining vaccine detractors across the NFL in the context of the league’s ruling on forfeited games and salaries due to COVID breakouts, as well as the Texans treating QB Deshaun Watson like the allegations of sexual misconduct against him “never happened” (21:45). Plus, an IYHH including Jeff Bezos’ trip to space (31:09) and your voicemails from when your partner ditched you for a future pro (48:47)! IYHH Stories @cademetz asks the question, can A.I. grade your next test?: https://nyti.ms/3BN63iK @julianzelizer shares that Texas has “declared war on history”: https://cnn.it/3rALBwA @alinaselyukh on former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ space flight and cringeworthy comments on who paid for it: https://n.pr/3zB8Jhm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
Foxworth Friday: News breakers, 'Big Slims', UNC vs. NC State hatred
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss how news breakers like Adam Schefter can save any “slow news day” (1:15), “big slims” across NFL history like Julius Peppers and Deacon Jones (7:40), why there’s no love lost between NC State and UNC (20:59), athletes at the Olympics doping (30:51) and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
Vinnie Goodwill on the Bucks' Championship, Giannis and 'Super Teams"
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Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the Bucks winning the NBA title and what Giannis and the rest of the franchise had to do to get here, including possibly the greatest player development story “in the history of the NBA” (1:10). Plus, why the quality of stars across the league and this Finals result is proof you don’t need a “super team” to win in this era (28:32), awkward postgame pressers (44:35) as well as much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
Top of the Mountain
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Bomani Jones discusses why this NBA Finals could be the “coronation” of Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo (1:19) and why the COVID issues surrounding the Olympics spell bad news for everyone involved (17:04). Plus, an IYHH with a Lego-covered gun (if you can believe it) (26:49) and your voicemails from the “worst” haircut you ever received (41:31)! IYHH Stories @publicbill shares that a “toy-like” gun covered in Legos has sparked an uproar: https://n.pr/3hRWFCu @IGNMattK shares that Netflix will make video games: https://bit.ly/3xREItf Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
Foxworth Friday: The Espy's, NYC Weed Vans & the NBA Finals
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss bluntly honest children and if you're allowed to give it back to a 4-year old (1:35), being recognized by fans - except they can't remember your name or they confuse you with J.A. Andande (17:30). Plus, who deserves credit for the Buck's turnaround against the Suns in the NBA Finals (36:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
Howard Bryant talks MLB All-Star, language barriers & Team USA basketball
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Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss when the last time we had an MLB commissioner that we liked (2:30), Stephen A. Smith’s comments about Shohei Ohtani after the all-star game and the gap between Asian and Latino players (6:45), and why they’re not going to talk about Team USA beating Argentina after losing to Australia and Nigeria (25:30) and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
Is There Any Pride Left in Olympic Basketball?
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Bomani Jones applauds Giannis for fighting through his poor free throw shooting during the NBA playoffs (0:50), and questions if there’s any pride left in Olympic basketball after Team USA’s recent loss to Nigeria. (12:25). Plus, an IYHH including why we’re paying more for less - even if we don’t notice it - thanks to “shrinkflation” (23:30) and your voicemails from the time your mom came up to the school (39:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Holding Institutions accountable, Sha'Carri Richardson controversy
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the burden that comes with being a “sub six-foot” point guard like Chris Paul (1:20), as well as why institutions like the Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Dodgers can’t be counted on when it comes to investigating issues of sexual assault (13:30). Plus, Sha’Carri Richardson’s Olympics marijuana controversy (35:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
Spencer Hall definitively on the NIL
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Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall discuss college athletes’ newfound ability to profit off of their “name, image and likeness”, including what makes Miami and Ohio State’s situations unique (6:55), how schools may try to get around the rules to further pay their athletes (26:18), which former "rebels" we need to pay homage to in this new world order (37:11) and much more! The Right Time Recommends: Spencer's new subscription site: https://channel-6.ghost.io/ ...also on Twitter @Channel6_feed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
Foxworth Friday: 'Insurance fraud' and 'bad' coaching in the NBA Playoffs
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the “insurance fraud” and "bad" coaching in the Eastern conference semifinals (1:50). Also, coach Ty Lue and forward Paul George carry the Clippers as they battle against the Jazz (25:56) as well as rumors coming out of the Mavericks following GM Donnie Nelson’s departure (33:11). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
Roy Wood Jr. on Juneteenth and COVID vs. the NBA Playoffs
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Bomani Jones and comedian Roy Wood Jr. attempt to digest the news of a positive COVID test for Suns guard Chris Paul and Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard being held out due to an unspecified knee injury (1:30). Plus, the guys react to Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday (21:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
Show Some Respect
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Bomani Jones raves about Game 4 of Bucks-Nets bringing us back to a different time in playoff lore (1:34), and the Suns finishing off the Nuggets despite the lack of public adulation (13:24). Plus, an IYHH including “funny money” becoming accepted currency in El Salvador (27:51), and your voicemails from when you came up against a future pro and lost (36:54)! IYHH Stories @wapodavenport says you are now free to move about the cosmos…if you can afford it: https://wapo.st/2TUHn6b @jeffgernst on Bitcoin to become a national currency in El Salvador: https://bit.ly/3pZoOd5 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
Foxworth Friday: NFL COVID-19 vaccine detractors, questioning 'Space Jam 2' & the Suns' gorilla mascot
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the multitude of NFL players that have chosen not to get vaccinated and why it seems to have broken the "peer pressure" culture of football (1:27). Plus, why Bomani is surprised to see the affection and nostalgia for “Space Jam 2” (17:50) and why the Suns bouncing the Lakers from the postseason has reminded them to question the existence of the Suns’ gorilla mascot (22:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
Peter Rosenberg on his new album 'Real Late', navigating social commentary
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Bomani Jones is joined by Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97 to talk about how the two know each other, including his time at Maryland “hating Duke” following the news of coach Mike Krzyzewski’s retirement (1:51). They get into his new album “Real Late” (7:46), the level of work and expertise in putting it together and how each of them has dealt working in the media with difficult to navigate social issues (25:46). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
Now, You Have My Attention
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Bomani Jones goes in on the Mavericks for bowing out to the Clippers despite the heroics of Luka Doncic (1:21) and shares why he is re-thinking getting back on the Hawks “narcotic” (17:56). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon using your “Echo” to build a wi-fi network (29:51) and your voicemails from that time when you went to extraordinary lengths to retrieve “your money” (41:01). IYHH Stories @publicbill shares the ‘time has come’ for a global pandemic treaty, WHO says: https://n.pr/34WSRso @NathanBomey on Tesla activating cabin camera for monitoring drivers using Autopilot: https://bit.ly/3w00uKg @brettmolina23 on Amazon’s ‘Sidewalk’ feature that will share your internet connection: https://bit.ly/2Si46sn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Coach K to retire, the decline in entertaining sports
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth react to the news that Duke’s legendary head coach Mike Krzyzewski will retire following the upcoming season and discuss how the obsession with championships shapes affection for teams (1:41). Plus, why you see less of the entertaining moments that endear you to people, like Luka Doncic barking at Pat Beverly and Trae Young bowing to the fans at MSG after eliminating the Knicks (31:32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
Howard Bryant reacts to Ainge and Osaka
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Bomani Jones is joined by Howard Bryant of Meadowlark to react to the developing reports that Danny Ainge is stepping down from his position with the Celtics to be replaced by head coach Brad Stevens, as well as why Boston faces the same challenges teams like the Jazz and Suns face for team building (2:26). Plus, what Naomi Osaka’s decision to pull out of the French Open says about the press coverage of tennis (29:08). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Player-Fan altercations, Kyrie returns to Boston, Eugene Chung
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the racial tenor in fan interaction with players given recent altercations including Russell Westbrook and Trae Young during the NBA Playoffs (1:10). Plus, Kyrie Irving’s sentiments about racism during his time with the Celtics as the Nets' series ships up to Boston (25:28) and former NFL coach Eugene Chung’s comments on discrimination in NFL coaching circles (38:01). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
Nick Wright dissects early NBA Playoff action
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Bomani Jones and Nick Wright of FS1 discuss the latest action from the NBA Playoffs, including the Clippers going down 2-0 to the Mavericks (1:45), why Bo has to admit his confidence in the Nuggets is shaky and how the Lakers may match up with them in a possible series (18:43). Plus, who will be the last team standing in the East (27:42) and what should we make of Jazz G Donovan Mitchell “beefing” with his own organization (35:42)? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
Much Needed
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Bomani Jones breaks down what he liked and didn’t like from the opening games of the NBA Playoffs with fans back in the stands. He gets into the Lakers losing Game 1 to the Suns (1:23) and Trey Young barking back at Knicks fans (15:11). Plus, author Bruce Feldman joins for the final installment of The Right Time Book Club on his book ‘Cane Mutiny to discuss why the Miami dynasty didn’t continue on, what life was like during his time as a student there, how he developed the idea for the book and much more (28:23)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Analytics aesthetically changing the NBA, and more Kwame Brown!
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Bomani Jones gives Domonique Foxworth a chance to react to his and Spencer Hall’s chat about Stevie Wonder from Wednesday (1:22). They then get into how analytics have affected the aesthetics of the NBA (9:15), as well as finish with more discussion about the ongoing beef between former NBA players Kwame Brown and Matt Barnes (32:04). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
Spencer Hall talks Kwame Brown, but mostly Stevie Wonder
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Bomani Jones and Spencer Hall chat about the far-reaching tentacles of the Kwame Brown saga (1:37). They also take a deep dive into Stevie Wonder’s career, and discuss the marvel of his talent at such a young age as well as the level of innovation he brought to the game (17:41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
Cognitive Dissonance
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Bomani Jones recaps the Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony from this past weekend, including the inductions of Rudy Tomjanovich and Kobe Bryant (1:13). He also shares the cognitive dissonance the NBA must be feeling now that the Lakers will be playing the Warriors in the play-in tournament (14:26). Plus, an IYHH including real estate prices soaring around the world (27:03) and your voicemails from “quitting on the job” (40:31)! IYHH Stories @ByMikeBaker on the hefty legal fees being charged to the Boy Scouts estate in their bankruptcy case: https://nyti.ms/3v8kieh @hannaziady on the pricing surge that’s happening in housing markets around the world: https://cnn.it/3we7oLC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Tebow Mania Part 2 & J Cole
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth talk about the return of Tim Tebow to the NFL (2:00) – how this time will be different because the young up and coming players don’t hold him is as high of regards as the previous generation (10:00), will he even be a threat at TE (29:00) and much more. Plus, J Cole has signed to play with a Rwandan basketball team (41:00).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
Vinnie Goodwill On NBA Play-In Games, Power Balance Of The East
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Bomani Jones talks to Vinnie Goodwill from Yahoo! Sports about all the Knicks fans that have come out of hiding (3:00), why the Celtics’ long-term plans haven’t come to fruition (10:00), the Nets’ defensive problem headed into the Playoffs (24:00), is this the year that the 76ers need to make a title run on the back of Joel Embiid’s stellar play (30:00) and Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook having outstanding seasons for mediocre teams.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
NBA Play-In Games, Georgia's NIL Bill & Book Club Part 3
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Bomani Jones talks about how the NBA Play-In Tournament has the perfect amount of tension, on and off the court, to get you ready for the NBA Playoffs, and Georgia has signed a NIL bill for college athletes which will get them paid – but to what extent (12:00). Plus, Joel Anderson of Slate joins for the next installment of The Right Time Book Club on “’Cane Mutiny” by Bruce Feldman (25:00) to discuss the eras of coaches Butch Davis and Larry Coker at Miami, what prevented the dynasty from continuing to roll on, the player that typified it all for him and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Is Brian Gudenkunst really Jerry Krause?
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss what in the world the Packers are going to do about their disgruntled QB Aaron Rodgers and how they found themselves in this position (1:05). Does GM Brian Gutekunst even know what he has in backup QB Jordan Love (15:39)? Plus, Rodgers’ comparison of Gutekunst to former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, the value of the dual-threat QB in the league today and much more (28:30)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
David West & André Gudger of the Professional Collegiate League
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Bomani Jones welcomes former NBA forward and COO of the Professional Collegiate League David West and entrepreneur André Gudger of Next Level Sports and Entertainment to break down the scope of the PCL following their TV distribution deal, including balancing investment with activism, the extent that the league will center athletes and how it will add value to their future careers post-athletics (15:03). Plus, what their dealings with the NCAA have been like thus far and more (21:29)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
Am I a Dummy?
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Bomani Jones examines Aaron Rodgers’ failed “Draft Day” attempt to force a trade away from Green Bay and how the Packers have handled transitions away from their Hall of Fame QB’s (1:58). He also applauds coach Kyle Shanahan for “not being a dummy” and drafting QB prospect Trey Lance at #3, exposing the “dumbest draft narrative in the history of draft narratives” (18:32). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon opening up a hair salon in London (31:29) and your voicemails from encountering the “repo man” (42:00)! IYHH Stories @AbbyLeeHood on how viewers have turned to content creators for mental health support during the pandemic: https://wapo.st/3vz1Ivi @BrodyFord_ on Doordash drivers “gaming” an algorithm to increase their pay: https://bloom.bg/2RnmkrT @whitneykimball on Amazon opening a hair salon: https://bit.ly/2Rnmmjv Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Remembering Draft Days Past
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth laugh about their fits during the live edition of the podcast from the prior week and discuss having family in the military since Dominique’s son is obsessed (8:10). Also, how did Domonique spend draft day (19:53), how the NFL Draft became such a cottage industry (30:02), Bomani’s problem with the popularity of streamers like Logan Paul and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
Shannon Penn on the Knicks!
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Bomani Jones welcomes former The Right Time producer Shannon Penn back to the show to discuss the return of the New York Knicks to relevancy and the underperformance of the Celtics (2:08). Plus, they get into Twitter talking about Babe Ruth being Black, again, and more (27:55)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
Fair Questions & Book Club Part 2
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Bomani Jones tries to get a handle on why this NBA season feels “different” and why viewership is down (1:19). His theory, in a word, LeBron. He also touches on the IOC “banning” athlete protests from the 2021 Olympic games (17:28). Plus, former ‘Canes RB Alonzo Highsmith joins for the next installment of The Right Time Book Club on “’Cane Mutiny” by Bruce Feldman to discuss playing under Howard Schnellenberger and Jimmy Johnson at the University of Miami, as well as how the team balanced swagger with discipline and much more (24:08)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
Foxworth Friday: The Right Time Live!
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth join for a show in front of a live audience for the first time to look back on college and the Black fraternity and sorority experience. They also delve into the obscurity of NFL draft analysis, including the lack of criticism for White QB’s, player types that have "evolved" out of the game and more (20:00). Plus, an IYHH including President Joe Biden’s German shepherd going for training after biting two people (40:54) and your “why I quit football” voicemails (54:32)! The Right Time Recommends @Foxworth24 on how Seattle’s Richard Sherman pick in 2011 changed the next 10 years of the NFL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
Elle Duncan on the Derek Chauvin verdict and remembering Prince
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Bomani Jones and Elle Duncan react to the news of officer Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict in the murder of George Floyd (2:55), as well as why the response from professional sports teams like the Las Vegas Raiders can miss the mark (13:53). Plus, remembering Prince five years after his death (38:01). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Return to Competency
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Bomani Jones is pleased with the New York Knicks’ return to “competency” following Pelicans F Zion Williamson speaking glowingly about playing at Madison Square Garden (1:22). He also compares the story of a mistaken identity that evolved around Rams DL Aaron Donald over the weekend to a WWE wrestling brawl (16:16). Plus, an IYHH including an angry octopus (26:08) and your voicemails from the most awkward date that you have ever been on (36:25)! IYHH Stories @IvanPer4 on NY state leaders agreeing to legalize recreational marijuana: https://abcn.ws/2REJiuw @peterjholley on Houston’s Third Ward still not having running water following a February storm: https://bit.ly/2QEll60 @bydanielvictor on “the angriest octopus”, who attacked a tourist on an Australian beach: https://nyti.ms/3n0FX4u Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
Foxworth Friday: Trevor Lawrence speaks, Jayson Tatum shares
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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the racial lines across different spaces and events, such as with “Freaknik” in Atlanta (2:14). Also, the Sports Illustrated interview with NFL Draft prospect Trevor Lawrence, and subsequent criticisms of his “love” for the game (17:08) as well as Celtics F Jayson Tatum sharing the after effects of his bout with COVID-19 (32:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
Howard Bryant on Minnesota & the World of Sport responding to Daunte Wright's Murder
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Bomani Jones and Howard Bryant discuss the public response to Daunte Wright, another Black man in the Minnesota area who recently lost his life at the hands of the police (0:48). They get into the response from professional sports teams and outspoken individuals like Spurs coach Gregg Popovich (12:07). Plus, a discussion on the racial makeup of NBA rosters, past and present (35:49). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
Losing My Mind & Book Club Part 1
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Bomani Jones questions the genius of 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan if he is indeed targeting QB prospect Mac Jones with the #3 pick (1:22) and shares how he will remember the rapper DMX following his passing at the age of 50 (16:00). Plus, it’s the first installment of this year’s Book Club with guest Spencer Hall, discussing coaches Howard Schnellenberger and Jimmy Johnson in their time at Miami for chapters 1-4 of “’Cane Mutiny” by Bruce Feldman (26:41). Having trouble finding "'Cane Mutiny" by Bruce Feldman? Read it online here: https://archive.org/details/canemutiny00bruc_0 Also, check out Spencer's Charity Bowl here: https://app.mobilecause.com/e/BzZbrQ?vid=i1zx0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Foxworth Friday: The Masters, Hubert Davis at UNC, Dehsaun Watson
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Bomani Jones and Dominque Foxworth discuss the #TwoAmericas in horn honking and door knocking, the wealth of The Masters (8:41), as well as Hubert Davis getting introduced as the first Black MBB coach of North Carolina (13:45). Plus, the guys update the Deshaun Watson situation after the majority of his sponsors have bailed on him (23:58). Show Announcement Sign up for our first live show! Seats are limited: bit.ly/therighttime422 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021