The Starting Five Live Radio Show on RAPstation.com
The Starting Five Live radio show on RAPstation.com
16th show: Conclusion of Leigh Steinberg interview, Seth Davis (Wooden: A Coach’s Life) and TSF EIC Ron Glover
17th show: Part 1 of Bomani Jones and D. K. Wilson convo on sports journalism with respect to race. Tillery speaks with Jim Brown as well
18th show: Part 2 of Bomani Jones and D. K. Wilson convo. Super Bowl 48 is the topic as well as Andrew Bynum’s signing with the Indiana Pacers
19th show: Detroit News Pistons beat writer Vinnie Goodwill talking NBA and Ryan D the Giants fan talking Super Bowl, Eagles and Giants
20th show: GQ and NBA.com writer and NBA TV commentator Lang Whitaker talks NBA All-Star Weekend, LeBron, Durant and David Stern
21st show: Former 5-time NBA All-Star and current TNT NBA analyst Chris Webber breaks news of his upcoming documentary
22nd show: The man who challenged the NBA regarding its underclassmen rule and won comes on to talk NBA/ABA and much much more…Spencer Haywood
23rd show: Carla Aikens and I talk women’s issues in sports and media, the effect of twitter and her most unique choices for an NBA all-time 3 on 3
26th show: Hugh Douglas and Michael Tillery discuss DeSean Jackson’s release from the Philadelphia Eagles
27th show: One of the original members of TSF, Dax Devlon-Ross comes on to talk about the site, labor and college athletics, the Final Four, advanced stats etc.
28th show: Recently inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Nolan Richardson talks about his career, influences, players and conviction
29th show: Chris Webber, Dennis Scott and Reggie Miller talk LeBron James in a Michael Jordan context; My daughter Taylor talks redemption
30th show: Erik Williams, Nate Newton, Michael Irvin, Hugh Douglas and Mike Quick speak on their careers pretty much everything else and Erik’s foundation event
31st show: Chuck D stops by and talks Donald Sterling, athletes and making political statements, LeBron James, education, etc.
36th show: Former AAU coach Myron Piggie discusses his side of a scandal that rocked college basketball
37th show: Writer Wendy Parker talks Title IX, the World Cup in Brazil, coaching women’s sports and gender as well as NBA Finals reaction
38th show: NBA Draft analyst Matthew Maurer recaps the draft and comments on Philadelphia 76ers picks Part II we discuss LeBron James here on TSF
39th show: Matt Law (formerly DJ Phsh) talks Philly Sound Konnoisseurs; The Baseball Girl throws shade on the New York Yankees
40th show: Legendary DJ Cash Money talks the craft; Cleveland Plain Dealer writer/reporter Branson Wright talks the city return of LeBron James
41st show (Part 1): ESPN analyst/writer/reporter Howard Bryant talks sports journalism, Yankees/Redsox, writing outside of your passion, etc.
44th show: Boston.com reporter Zuri Berry talks Patriots, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork and NABJ Boston
45th show: Final Call assistant editor/investigative reporter Ashahed Muhammad talks Mike Brown, Chicago, Gaza strip in Part 1 of 2
47th show: Naj Grant and I talk NFL football in the NFC; Jerry Jones and Adrian Peterson; Kenny Hill and Kevin Sumlin; USC, Steve Sarkesian, Anthony Brown and Josh Shaw; LeBron James, Andrew Wiggins and Kevin Love; Manny Pacquiao and Metta World Peace
48th show: Nigel Broadnax talks his young path in journalism and TSF EIC Ron Glover and I predict the 1st week of the NFL season
49th show: Elisabeth Epps talks Roger Goodell, the NFL, Chauncey Billup’s retirment and Ray Rice/Ron Glover talks NFL Week 2
50th show: Birmingham Southern College Associate Art Professor Jim Neel talks the 51st anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing from Birmingham/Ron Glover talks NFL Week 3
51st show: Birmingham Southern College Art Professor Steve Cole talks his project, The Hate Project from Birmingham/Ron Glover talks NFL Week 4
1 year anniversary show: Advertising writer/Culture and Art Editor Linda Day talks journalism/ Ron Glover Week 5 in the NFL
53rd show: TSF EIC Ron Glover and I talk Jameis Winston, Todd Gurley, Ferguson, college athletes and compensation and pick NFL Week 6
54th show: Anthony Gilbert and I talk our experiences covering sports in and out of the locker room. We go into Philly basketball on the high school and college level as well as LeBron James and Kobe Bryant and the access we’re afforded as reporters
In Part 2 of my interview with Anthony Gilbert, he drops exclusive news on a commercial airing during every game of the World Series directed by Spike Lee and starring Philly pitching wunderkind Mo’ne Davis. Ron Glover and I finish up picking Week 7 in the NFL as well as touching on Jameis Winston and Percy Harvin. That segment will air immediately following the RAPstation segment that will air at 8:30 pm ET in the above link.