Capital Games with Andy Katz and Rick Klein
Capital Games - Sports Betting: 12/22/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein question if sports betting should be legalized outside of Nevada with Gov. Jack Markell (D-DE) and ESPN's David Purdum. Plus, Katz's sit down conversation with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.
Capital Games - CFB Playoff: 12/12/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein talk with Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), Big 10 Commissioner Jim Delany and Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott about the politics behind the CFB Playoff and the understanding that at least one conference was going to be left out.
Capital Games - Sen. Thune, Jordan Fabian: 12/4/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein talk with Senator John Thune and Fusion's Jordan Fabian about how the new Congress will handle oversight of professional sports leagues.
Capital Games - Senator Rob Portman (R-OH): 10/20/14
Andy Katz & Rick Klein welcome Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to discuss sports collision with politics & why it's okay for sports stars to stand up and support political figures.
Capital Games - NFL Tax Exempt Status: 9/30/14
Andy Katz & Rick Klein welcome AEI's Norm Ornstein, UNH Law & SI.com's Michael McCann and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to discuss if Congress will take away the NFL's special tax exempt status.
Capital Games - Preventing Sexual Assault : 9/19/14
Andy Katz & Rick Klein welcome White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott and Michigan State AD Mark Hollis to delve into the "It's On Us" public awareness campaign helping to prevent sexual assaults on campus, changing the culture of objectification of women & how athletic programs will respond to sexual assault incidents in the future.
Capital Games - Women In Sports: 9/12/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein talk with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about how her time as a college athlete has impacted her political career, if Roger Goodell should step down and why Condoleezza Rice would make a great NFL commissioner. Plus, insights from Andrew Brandt and Julie Foudy.
Capital Games - Sen. Blumenthal: 9/9/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein welcome Senator Richard Blumenthal, Jemele Hill and Andrew Brandt to discuss Congress' role in helping the NFL stop domestic violence, if the league did their due diligence before handing down their original sentence to Ray Rice and more.
Capital Games: 9/2/14
Andy Katz and Rick Klein discuss the changing NFL culture, if the Redskins should have their hand forced by Congress and the NFL's new domestic abuse policy with Florida Senator Marco Rubio and former Packers' executive Andrew Brandt.
Capital Games: 7/30/14
As political pressure increases on Vladimir Putin, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Chris Murphy call for FIFA to reconsider Russia's status as the host for the 2018 World Cup.
Capital Games: 7/24/14
Will players from the steroid era in baseball ever make it to Cooperstown? ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian, former player Dale Murphy and Senator Joe Donnelly discuss.
Capital Games: 7/16/14
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, ESPN NBA analyst Tom Penn and CPA Robert Raiola on LeBron James' move back to Cleveland and how taxes impact NBA free agency.
Capital Games: 7/7/14
Sen. Bob Casey explains why he wrote a letter to FIFA asking them to strip the 2022 World Cup from Qatar and award it to the United States. Plus, ESPN's Jeremy Schaap and Nick McGeehan from Human Rights Watch discuss labor conditions.
Capital Games: 6/24/14
NCAA conference commissioners Jim Delany (Big Ten) and Larry Scott (Pac-12) discuss potential reforms for student-athletes. Rep. Tony Cardenas explains Congress' fresh scrutiny.
Capital Games: 5/30/14
Should the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins change their names and logos? Robert Roche, exec. director of the AIEC and congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton discuss.
Capital Games: Politics of the NFL Draft: 5/6/14
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter and NFL analyst Bill Polian discuss the politics of the NFL draft and how teams will approach the possibility of selecting Michael Sam in the draft.
Capital Games: Politics of the Kentucky Derby: 5/1/14
Rick Pitino, Alison Lundergan Grimes (D), Senate candidate from Kentucky and Trey Grayson (R), of the Harvard Institute of Politics discuss the politics of the Kentucky Derby.
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