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JRSportBrief

JRSportBrief

The biggest names in sports, music, and entertainment talk sports with JR. Straight to the point and authentic. "By a fan, for the fans!"

  • Friday, July 22nd
  • EP 31: Jennifer Kessy, Volleyball Star and Olympian talks with JR

    16:44
    She's medaled in the Olympics, worked with Covergirl, is a 2X AVP Best of the Beach, and is an awesome mom and wife! I visit Jennifer Kessy in Dana Point, California to talk volleyball, growing up on the beach, the 2012 Olympics, how she maintains her family and work life, plus how being about that Milk Life helps her and her family out on the court and off! 
  • Friday, July 1st
  • EP 30: Melle Mel, Hip Hop Legend talks with JR

    50:58
    He's a pioneer of Hip Hop, delivered "The Message" with Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, and was inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2007! Melle Mel talks fixing the New York Yankees, drugs in sports, cheating in life, the current status of Hip-Hop, its new artists, and rhyming on last years hit record with Macklemore!
  • Thursday, June 23rd
  • EP 29: Dave Winfield talks with JR

    18:15
    He's a MLB Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes ever! Dave Winfield joins to talk about the College World Series, how Major League Baseball can keep the attention of today's youth, and how Capital One is contributing to college students with the Capital One Cup! I also drop some knowledge on the New York Knicks acquisition of Derrick Rose!
  • Friday, June 17th
  • EP 28: Brandon Ingram & Kris Dunn talk with JR

    24:49
    They're two of the biggest names entering the 2016 NBA Draft! Brandon Ingram of Duke and Kris Dunn of Providence talk about their draft preparation, how the college experience prepared them for the pros, and how the Speed Stick combine is getting them ready for life off the court! We also talk about the current 2016 NBA Finals!
  • Friday, May 27th
  • EP 27: Mistah F.A.B. talks with JR

    47:48
    He's a flag bearer and representation of Oakland on the rap scene, the Warriors sideline, and in the community! Mistah F.A.B. drops by to talk his new album Son of a Pimp 2, whether the Warriors will repeat, what the Raiders, Warriors, and A's mean to the community, and why he reps and gives back to Oakland so hard! 
  • Thursday, May 12th
  • EP 26: Shabazz Muhammad talks with JR

    26:34
    He's emerging with the up and coming Minnesota Timberwolves and has varying interests off the court as well! Shabazz Muhammad talks his unique fitness regime that has kept him in shape, playing and learning from future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett, his interest in fashion and video games, as well as the next steps for him personally and the young T'Wolves. 
  • Thursday, May 5th
  • EP 25: BodyBuilding.com team talks with JR

    01:10:19
    I made a trip to Boise, Idaho to learn about everything BodyBuilding.com has to offer! Rachel Pyron, Jesse Norris, Kandace Hudspeth, and Phil Sansotta are all contributors to the Bodybuilding.com family and are accomplished world class athletes and competitors themselves! Whether you want to get fit, improve your diet, purchase products, get free advice, or just plain improve your health, they got you covered!
  • Friday, April 29th
  • EP 24: Mitch Richmond talks with JR

    21:17
    We're right in the middle of the NBA Playoffs and Olympic Gold Medalist, NBA Champion, and Basketball Hall of Famer Mitch Richmond joins us! We talk his Run TMC days in Oakland, the current defending champion Warriors and Steph Curry, who he thinks will win the NBA Title, winning gold at the 96 Olympics in Atlanta, and what's wrong with the Sacramento Kings!   
  • Thursday, April 21st
  • EP 23: Myles Jack, Jalen Ramsey, & Curtis Williams talk with JR

    22:58
    It's NFL Draft time! Professional fitness trainer and former NFL Wide Receiver Curtis Williams breaks down the process for incoming players and let's us know how they're preparing! We're then joined by top prospects Myles Jack of UCLA and Jalen Ramsey of FSU to understand their experience leading up to the draft and what they look forward to in the NFL.
  • Thursday, April 14th
  • EP 22: Bill Rhoden talks with JR

    38:31
    He's an award-winning New York Times sports columnist and author of Forty Million Dollar Slaves! Besides his column "Sports of the Times" he's also the co-host of the Bill Rhoden on Sports podcast on CBS's Play.it with Jamal Murphy! Together we talk about the exploitation of athletes for capital gain, the lack of diversity amongst management in professional sports, and how "taking the shot" can lead to greater inclusion of people from all backgrounds!
  • Friday, April 8th
  • EP 21: Carlos Correa talks with JR

    27:24
    He's the reigning American League Rookie of the Year and helped lead the Houston Astros back to the playoffs! We spoke to Carlos Correa about his off-field preparation, expectations in Houston, how he manages to stay focused, and his new partnership with Topps! Alex Birsch, community manager at Topps, also fills us in on all the great products Topps has to offer. 
  • Friday, April 1st
  • EP 20: Clark Kellogg & Tamika Catchings talk with JR

    32:19
    We're down to the Final Four in the women's and men's NCAA tournaments! We chat with CBS basketball analyst Clark Kellogg about who will win the national title, how Capital One is helping students on and off the court and why professional and student athletes should be cautious in how they use social media. Tamika Catchings is a 10X WNBA All-Star, WNBA MVP, Champion, and 3X Olympian! She helps break down the women's Final Four in Indianapolis, UConn dominance, and the Good Works she's doing with Allstate!
  • Thursday, March 24th
  • EP 19: Alex Lloyd talks with JR

    37:45
    I'm at the New York Auto show joined by Alex Lloyd! He's been racing since he was 8, is a former Indy Lights champion, competed in 4 Indianapolis 500 races and finished as high as 4th! He's currently the Head of Content at Beepi, where you can buy used cars online! We discuss the differences driving in the UK and US, how it feels to crash at 230mph, how he got the nickname Pink Lloyd, the future of automobiles, and his experience as a race car driver!
  • Thursday, March 17th
  • EP 18: Daymond John talks with JR

    29:33
    He's a Co-Founder of FUBU, a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Co-Star of ABC's Shark Tank, and is a NY Times Best Selling Author with his release: The Power of Broke! Daymond explains the Power of Broke, how professional athletes and people in general can manage their money and resources, and how he gets along with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on the set of Shark Tank!
  • Thursday, March 10th
  • EP 17: Eric Kelly talks with JR

    50:08
    He's a four-time national amateur boxing champ, two-time NYC Golden Glove champ, and was ranked #1 in America! Boxing trainer, speaker, and host Eric Kelly talks about the viral video that shot him to fame, his upbringing, what derailed his skyrocketing fight career, working with P. Diddy, hosting for VICE, plus his thoughts on Canelo Alvarez, Connor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and more!
  • Thursday, March 3rd
  • EP 16: Tony Sipp talks with JR

    43:41
    He's one of the best lefty relievers in Major League Baseball! Tony Sipp talks about living, playing, and having a sense of security with the Houston Astros, coming out of Moss Point Mississippi to make the big leagues but still giving back to the community, his offseason preparation, what the Astros need to do to meet and exceed expectations after their playoff run, why youth and African-Americans may have migrated away from baseball, and whether or not Dallas Keuchel can hold his own on the basketball court!
  • Thursday, February 25th
  • EP 15: Swin Cash talks with JR

    33:14
    She has three WNBA titles, two Olympic Gold Medals, and two NCAA titles! Swin Cash drops by to discuss her transition into media, how the WNBA can better market the diversity of its league and players, her Cash for Kids foundation, who has the best chance of heading to the NBA Finals, and advice for people looking to better themselves on and off the court!
  • Thursday, February 18th
  • EP 14: Paul Millsap talks with JR

    24:04
    Three time NBA All-Star Paul Millsap stopped by to chat right before the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto! He discusses his All-Star experience, having a front row seat to the best Dunk Contest in Years, how the Hawks can maintain success after last years trip to the Eastern Conference Finals, and the fact that he may just be destroying you while you play COD, 2K, or FIFA online! He also touches on his work in the community regarding service and bullying. Paul does it all!
  • Friday, February 12th
  • EP 13: Bryce Harper and Evan Longoria talk with JR

    23:41
    Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals talks about winning the National League MVP award, being a Topps Ambassador, how he prepares for each upcoming season, and what he thinks of Steph Curry's shot! Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays talks about balancing family life and baseball in the offseason, how the Rays can get back into contention, and his passion for drumming!
  • Sunday, February 7th
  • EP 12: Larry the Cable Guy and Nick Mangold talk with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    08:19
    Larry the Cable Guy and Nick Mangold of the New York Jets stop by to talk food and football of course! They also give us their Super Bowl predictions and fill us in on how Prilosec OTC and the NFL are helping to provide meals for those in need!
  • Saturday, February 6th
  • EP 11: Doug Flutie and Derrick Brooks talk with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    15:55
    Doug Flutie talks fellow Boston College alum and Carolina Panther Luke Kuechly, Cam Newtons abilities to move as a QB, how he maintains his business, and life being coached by Tom Coughlin! Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks fills us in on what to look for from the star linebackers in Super Bowl 50 and what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to do to improve!
  • EP 10: Deontay Wilder, Heavyweight Champ talks with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    15:51
    WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder fills us in on how his daughter helped inspire his boxing career, what makes him special as an athlete, what's next for him and Tyson Fury, plus his Super Bowl prediction! 
  • Friday, February 5th
  • EP 09: Randall Cobb and Kyle Long talk with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    13:31
    Randall Cobb of the Green Bay Packers talks rainbows during Super Bowl 50 and Kyle Long of the Chicago Bears explains how he keeps himself and his team from being cranky! 
  • EP 08: The McCourty Twins & Everson Walls talk with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    22:30
    This is the defensive back edition for the week! The McCourty Twins, Devin from the Patriots, and Jason from the Titans talk about all the work they're doing to advance Sickle Cell awareness. We also have Everson Walls, four time Pro Bowl corner for the Dallas Cowboys, and Super Bowl champ with the Giants discussing his work in the classroom, community, and what current cornerbacks need to do to get better! 
  • Thursday, February 4th
  • EP 07: Ronnie Lott talks with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    13:54
    Four-Time Super Bowl Champ and Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott talks about preparation for the big game, how virtual reality will change the way we watch football, how Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly can impact the Super Bowl, and what Chip Kelly needs to do to fix the 49ers!
  • Wednesday, February 3rd
  • EP 06: Jerry Rice and Herman Moore talk with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    27:29
    The greatest of all time Jerry Rice stops by to talk winning Super Bowl's in San Francisco, who he thinks wins the big game, and the future of the Niners with Chip Kelly! Detroit Lions legend Herman Moore talks about his Pro Bowl Lions career, life after football working in tech, and the career of Calvin Johnson!
  • EP 05: Willie Colon talks with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    27:36
    New York Jet and Super Bowl XLVIII champ Willie Colon speaks on the importance of hard work and family growing up in the Bronx, Cam Newton's potential as a Black icon, protecting Ben Roethlisberger, Peyton Manning's legacy, player health and fans treating athletes with respect! 
  • Tuesday, February 2nd
  • EP 04: Andre Reed talks with JR for Super Bowl 50 Week

    16:07
    NFL Hall of Famer and Buffalo Bills legend Andre Reed talks about his own experience going to 4 Super Bowls, what it means to him rocking the Hall of Fame ring of excellence and yellow jacket, his Super Bowl prediction, and if the Bills have a Super Bowl appearance coming anytime soon! 
  • Thursday, January 28th
  • EP 03: Ed Lover talks with JR

    38:36
    Hip Hop pioneer Ed Lover talks why everyone hates on "Black" quarterback sensation Cam Newton, LeBron being a crybaby, ESPN stealing C'mon Son, Steph Curry balling his way to another title, and why Russell Wilson will always be corny, Ciara or not! Plus Damian Lillard rapping, Shaq on Yo! MTV Raps, the NBA All Star game and Kobe's retirement. 
  • Thursday, January 21st
  • EP 02: Keith Bulluck talks with JR

    37:55
    Tennessee Titans legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee Keith Bulluck joins us to talk about his career playing for the Titans, his relationship with Eddie George and Steve McNair, playing for Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants, safety issues in the NFL, social media, and the future of the Titans with Marcus Mariota!
  • Thursday, January 14th
  • EP 01: Kurtis Blow talks with JR

    32:14
    Hip-Hop legend Kurtis Blow stops by the first edition of The JRSportBrief Podcast to talk Basketball of course! Steph Curry, The NBA Finals, The NFL Playoffs, and Rapping athletes are also on deck for discussion!

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