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ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.

ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.
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Bristol, CT

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ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.

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English


Episodes

The Sporting Life: 12/13/19

12/13/2019
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Jeremy is joined by Julie Fenster to talk cheating in sports, former NFL player and current magician Jon Dorenbos, and Dr. David Geier on sports injuries.

Duration:00:36:54

Dr. David Geier, Sports Medicine

12/13/2019
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Dr. Geier joins us again this week to discuss the need for empathy from fans when it comes to athlete injuries, instead of focusing on ourselves and our fantasy teams.

Duration:00:10:37

Jon Dorenbos, former NFL player/Magician

12/13/2019
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The former NFL player and current magician discusses the tragedy he faced at age 12 when his father murdered his mother and how magic & football helped him out of a dark place

Duration:00:19:03

Julie Fenster, Author

12/13/2019
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The author of "Cheaters Always Win: The Story of America" joins the show to talk about the latest situations involving the New England Patriots and the Houston Astros.

Duration:00:12:28

Kent Alexander & Kevin Salwen, "The Suspect"

12/7/2019
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Authors of the book, "The Suspect," Kent and Kevin discuss the events of the bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Duration:00:20:02

The Sporting Life: 11/29/19

11/29/2019
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Jeremy talks with boxing writer Brin-Jonathan Butler, authors Ed Sherman and Steve Marantz, and friend-of-the-show Norman Chad.

Duration:00:37:45

Steve Marantz, Author

11/29/2019
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Marantz, author of "Citizen Akoy: Basketball and the Making of a South Sudanese American," tells the story of Akoy Agau, refugee and one of the best Nebraska HS athletes ever.

Duration:00:09:37

Ed Sherman, Author

11/29/2019
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Sherman, author of "This Is B1G: How the Big Ten Set the Standard in College Sports," discusses the history of the Big Ten and its place in intercollegiate athletics.

Duration:00:11:47

Brin-Jonathan Butler, Boxing Writer

11/29/2019
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The boxing writer discusses Deontay Wilder's knockout of Luis Ortiz this past weekend, and the likely rematch upcoming between Wilder and Tyson Fury.

Duration:00:11:35

Norman Chad, ESPN

11/29/2019
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Norman and Jeremy chat about the state of the Washington Redskins, and why everyone needs a personal editor.

Duration:00:14:45

Hilinski's Hope: One Family's Football Story

11/26/2019
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University of South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski has been one of college football's biggest surprises this season. But as Ryan sees success, the family continues to mourn the loss of the older brother, Tyler -- also a college quarterback, for Washington State -- who died by suicide in 2018. ESPN's Jen Lada shares her extensive interviews with the Hilinskis for E:60, documenting the family's tough decisions about football, and their path to hope.

Duration:00:22:24

The Sporting Life: 11/22/19

11/22/2019
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Jeremy talks with Howard Bryant about covering the Colin Kaepernick workout. Plus, an E:60 profile of Browns DE Myles Garrett. And, NYT's Michael Powell.

Duration:00:37:26

Michael Powell, New York Times

11/22/2019
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The author of the book, "Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation," describes the important role that the sport of basketball plays in the Navajo community.

Duration:00:12:50

Howard Bryant, ESPN

11/22/2019
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Friend of the show, Howard, joins Jeremy to talk about covering Colin Kaepernick's workout and subsequent fallout over the past week.

Duration:00:09:57

The Sporting Life: 11/15/19

11/15/2019
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Jeremy talks with the Boston Globe's Jim McBride and author George Howe Colt. Plus, Tom Rinaldi's incredible E:60 story on the Paradise High School football team.

Duration:00:37:42

George Howe Colt, Author

11/15/2019
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The author of the book, "The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968," talks about that historic matchup in '68 in advance of next week's game at the Yale Bowl.

Duration:00:12:06

Jim McBride, Boston Globe

11/15/2019
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The veteran Boston Globe reporter chats with Jeremy about the Patriots dynasty, and how Brady and Belichick have continued to co-exist for 19 years.

Duration:00:12:01

The Sporting Life: 11/8/19

11/8/2019
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Jeremy is joined this week by Jerry Izenberg, Dr. Jonathan Gelber, Andrew Maraniss and Mark Baughan.

Duration:00:36:55

Mark Baughan

11/8/2019
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The son of Maxie Baughan advocates for his father, who he believes deserves to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Duration:00:09:48

Andrew Maraniss, Author

11/8/2019
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Andrew dives into the 1936 US Olympic basketball team, and the overarching idea that the USA should have never competed in those Olympics in Hitler's Germany.

Duration:00:14:20