ESPN: The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap
ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on a listening experience full of investigative reporting and off-beat stories, all focused on sports. Digging deep into the popular stories of the day, Schaap focuses on great story telling and impeccable research.
The Sporting Life: 12/6/13
Russell Wilson's wallet. Where did Penny Hardaway go after the NBA? For one child, soccer was a game of life or death.
Parting Shot: 12/6/13
Jeremy Schaap examines the World Cup draw and the United States chance at advancing.
The Sporting Life 11/29: 11/22/13
The life and death of Bobby San Jose. Give a hand to Scott Wells. Marshawn Lynch is Beast Mode. Jake Olson hasn't given up his dreams of playing at USC.
The Sporting Life 11/22: 11/22/13
The NFL's decision to play after President Kennedy's assassination. Derek Carr's dream season. Jesse Owens' gold medal up for auction. The unsolved murder of Hector Camacho.
The Sporting Life: 11/15/13
Dolphins WR Ryan Spadola's father was a U.S. Secret Service Agent. A new test aims to diagnose CTE in the living. A bloodsport for children in Thailand, Muay Thai.
Parting Shot: 11/15/13
Jeremy Schaap reflects on the bond between President John F. Kennedy and the Navy football team.
The Sporting Life: 11/8/13
Bill Belichick's roots at Annapolis. How historically black colleges transformed football and America. A profile of Tony Gonzalez. A new test aims to diagnose CTE.
The Sporting Life: 11/1/13
College basketball coaches adapt this season after the Mike Rice scandal. An epidemic of sexual abuse at military institutions. The Stanford back-up who earned a scholarship.
Parting Shot: 11/1/13
Jeremy Schaap examines the brilliance of the New York City Marathon as people join together to cheer on strangers a year after Hurricane Sandy.
The Sporting Life: 10/25/13
Grambling State players protest. Tom Coughlin changes his attitude. Adrian Peterson mourns again. Fenway High School in Boston.
Parting Shot: 10/25/13
For some athletes one play defines a career, but for Carlos Beltran, he is trying to change his moment.
The Sporting Life: 10/18/13
High school coach Rush Propst's confession and resurrection. Second sight - the story of Washington RB Bishop Sankey and his grandfather. The dangers involved in triathlon.
The Sporting Life: 10/11/13
Richard Sherman talking trash. Terrell Suggs unfiltered. College football's concussion crisis.
Parting Shot: 10/11/13
Jeremy Schaap examines the state of football in New York and the vices it affects.
The Sporting Life: 10/4/13
"League of Denial" authors discuss the link between the NFL and concussions. Patriots QB Tom Brady grants one young fan his wish. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas' family.
Parting Shot: 10/4/13
Jeremy Schaap reads between the lines of what USA Boxing really means when it tells Mike Tyson to stay away from amateurs.
The Sporting Life: 9/27/13
UCLA's fallen teammate. A.J. McCarron's cherished bracelet. Andrew McCutchen's Pirate Life. Three NFL WR's go to Africa for Oxfam.
The Sporting Life: 9/20/13
The replacement ref who was also a fan. Famed sportswriter Ring Lardner. Profile of Bengals WR A.J. Green. Profile of Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater.
Parting Shot: 9/20/13
Jeremy Schaap opines on how the seedier side of soccer is now coming to the United States.
The Sporting Life: 9/13/13
NFL teams weigh talent vs. character. Controversy around the Washington Redskins nickname. Cubs prospect Matt Szczur's selfless gift. Kasey Kahne grants a young fan's wish.
Parting Shot: 9/13/13
Jeremy Schaap reflects on the NFL's settlement agreement with the former players suing the league.
The Sporting Life: 9/6/13
The future of Olympic wrestling. A biography on the brothers Spinks. A profile of Darrelle Revis. Robert Griffin III grants one boy his wish.
The Sporting Life: 8/30/13
The lives of former NFL players lost due to head trauma. Roger Federer grants a sports wish. Did Bobby Riggs throw the "Battle of the Sexes" to settle gambling debts?
Parting Shot: 8/30/13
Jeremy Schaap examines how Jim Tressel could pave a career path for Johnny Manziel.
New to Podcasts?
If you don't already have iTunes, you can download it here.
Don't see a show here that you'd like to hear? Or if you have any other thoughts or comments.