Chat Archive: Special Guests 2010

Originally Published: September 8, 2004
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The following is an archive of special guest chats:

Action sports | Auto sports | Boxing | College Baseball | College Basketball |
College Football | Golf | Horse Racing | Miscellaneous | MLB | MMA | Movies | Music | NBA | NFL | NHL | Olympics | Poker | RISE | Soccer | Tennis | Video Games | Women's Basketball

Action

Adams, Nate - Motocross rider - 9/30 | 8/12
Bestwick, Jamie - BMX rider (10/11/10)
Burnquist, Bob - Skateboarder (11/2/10)
Gilmore, Stephanie - Pro surfer (10/5/10)
Hamilton, Laird - Legendary surfer (9/21/10)
Masekela, Sal - X Games and Winter X Games host (2/22/10)

Auto

Ambrose, Marcos - NASCAR driver (10/11/10)
Anderson, Greg - NHRA driver (11/5/10)
Andretti, John - NASCAR driver (8/17/10)
Barban, Greg - Head spotter for Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 team (2/2/10)
Beckman, Jack - INHRA drag racer (9/17/10)
Bernard, Randy - IndyCar CEO (7/14/10)
Biffle, Greg - NASCAR driver (8/5/10)
Bodine, Geoff - NASCAR driver (7/12/10)
Brown, Antron - NHRA driver (10/1/10)
Busch, Kyle - NASCAR driver (9/16/10)
Conway, Kevin - NASCAR driver (5/7/10)
Dixon, Larry - NHRA drag racer (9/10/10)
Force, John - NHRA driver (10/22/10)
Force Hood, Ashley - NHRA driver (8/27/10)
Franchitti, Dario - IndyCar driver - 9/28 | 6/2
Gordon, Jeff - NASCAR driver (9/16/10)
Gossage, Eddie - President of Texas Motor Speedway (12/6/10)
Hamlin, Denny - NASCAR driver (9/23/10)
Harvick, Kevin - NASCAR driver (9/15/10)
Ives, Greg - Head engineer for Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 team (1/26/10)
Johnson, Jimmie - NASCAR driver - 11/22 | 1/20
Johnson, Junior - NASCAR driver and owner (5/20/10)
Kahne, Kasey - NASCAR driver (9/28/10)
Kenseth, Matt - NASCAR driver (4/16/10)
Keselowski, Brad - NASCAR driver (8/16/10)
Leyba, Ryan - ESPN FMX editor (5/13/10)
Logano, Joey - NASCAR driver - 7/21 | 6/9
Malec, Ron - Car chief for Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 team (2/9/10)
McMurray, Jamie - NASCAR driver - 7/29 | 2/16
McReynolds, Larry - Former NASCAR crew chief (7/23/10)
Newman, Ryan - NASCAR driver (6/7/10)
Power, Will - IndyCar driver - 9/30 | 5/28
Reutimann, David - NASCAR driver (9/1/10)
Stewart, Tony - NASCAR driver (9/16/10)
Wallace, Rusty - NASCAR driver (5/21/10)

Boxing

Alexander, Devon - Junior welterweight boxer (8/4/10)
Adamek, Tomasz - Heavyweight boxer (4/21/10)
Berto, Andre - Welterweight boxer - 11/23 | 4/7
Bradley, Timothy - Welterweight boxer (7/14/10)
Clottey, Joshua - Welterweight boxer (3/9/10)
Diaz, Juan - Lightweight boxer (7/28/10)
Douglas, Buster - Former heavyweight boxing champion (2/12/10)
Dawson, Chad - Light heavyweight boxer (8/12/10)
Harris, Vivian - Junior welterweight boxer (9/2/10)
Hopkins, Bernard - Light heavyweight boxer - 8/13 | 3/29
Jacobs, David - Middleweight boxer (7/27/10)
Jones Jr., Roy - Light heavyweight boxer (3/30/10)
Judah, Zab - Light welterweight boxer (11/4/10)
Khan, Amir - Light heavyweight boxer - 12/8 | 5/12
Manuel Marquez, Juan - Light middleweight boxer (8/4/10)
Margarito, Antonio - Lightweight boxer (11/8/10)
Mayweather Sr., Floyd - Boxing trainer (4/28/10)
Mora, Sergio - Middleweight boxer (9/15/10)
Mosley, "Sugar" Shane - Junior middleweight boxer (9/14/10)
Ortiz, Victor - Junior welterweight boxer (9/9/10)
Pacquiao, Manny - Welterweight boxer - 11/10 | 3/10
Pavlik, Kelly - Middleweight boxer (4/15/10)
Roach, Freddie - Boxing trainer - 11/9 | 5/13 | 3/8

College Baseball

Angulo, Blair and Foster, DJ - Los Angeles NCAA baseball regional (6/4/10)

College Basketball

ACC basketball coaches (10/20/10)
Pac-10 basketball coaches (10/28/10)
Blair, Gary - Texas A&M women's basketball coach (12/3/10)
Fox, Mark - Georgia head coach (12/15/10)
Horn, Darrin - South Carolina head coach (12/15/10)
McCallie, Joanne P. - Duke women's basketball coach (12/7/10)
Moore, Ronald - Siena PG (1/15/10)
Pastner, Josh - Memphis men's basketball coach (12/2/10)
Rose, Dave - BYU head coach - 12/3 | 9/20
Schwab, Howie - ESPN contributor (12/1/10)
Self, Bill - Kansas men's basketball coach (12/3/10)
Valvano, Nick - CEO of the V Foundation (12/6/10)
Weber, Bruce - Illinois head coach (3/9/10)
Bracketology Sunday (3/14/10)

College Football

Allen, Nate - NFL draft prospect (4/22/10)
Alualu, Tyson - NFL draft prospect (4/9/10)
"Bearcat" - University of Cincinnati mascot (9/7/10)
"Big Red" - Western Kentucky University mascot (10/19/10)
Bowden, Bobby - Former FSU head coach (8/26/10)
Bulaga, Bryan - NFL draft prospect (3/26/10)
Brown, Mack - Texas head coach (7/26/10)
Campbell, Bruce - NFL draft prospect (4/22/10)
Chizik, Gene - Auburn head coach (12/29/10)
Cooper, Riley - NFL draft prospect (4/20/10)
Decker, Eric - NFL draft prospect (4/21/10)
Ducasse, Vladimir - NFL draft prospect (4/1/10)
Dunlap, Carlos - NFL draft prospect (4/21/10)
Dupree, Marcus - Former Oklahoma RB: 30 For 30 "The Best That Never Was" (11/5/10)
Edsall, Randy - UConn football head coach (7/29/10)
Fitzgerald, Pat - Northwestern head coach (9/29/10)
Flutie, Doug - College Football Hall of Famer (9/1/10)
Franks, Dominique - NFL draft prospect (4/9/10)
Gilyard, Mardy - NFL draft prospect (3/1/10)
"Goldy Gopher" - University of Minnesota's mascot (11/9/10)
Griffin, Archie - Two-time Heisman winner (12/10/10)
Haden, Joe - NFL draft prospect (4/12/10)
Hardesty, Montario - NFL draft prospect (4/1/10)
Herbstreit, Kirk - Herbie Awards (8/30/10)
Hughes, Jerry - NFL draft prospect (3/25/10)
Hunt, Donald - HBCU kickoff (9/3/10)
"Joe Bruin" - UCLA mascot (9/14/10)
Jackson, Kareem - NFL draft prospect (4/2/10)
Jones, Butch - Cincinnati head coach (8/6/10)
Keenum, Case - Houston QB (7/4/10)
LeFevour, Dan - NFL draft prospect (3/26/10)
Locker, Jake - Washington QB (6/28/10)
McCluster, Dexter - NFL draft prospect (4/20/10)
McCourty, Devin - NFL draft prospect (3/17/10)
"Mike the Tiger" - LSU mascot (10/12/10)
"Monte" - University of Montana mascot (9/28/10)
Morgan, Derrick - NFL draft prospect (3/30/10)
"Mr. C" - Vanderbilt University mascot (11/16/10)
Mullen, Dan - Mississippi State head coach (8/18/10)
Norwood, Eric - NFL draft prospect (4/21/10)
"Paydirt Pete" - University of Texas El-Paso mascot (11/2/10)
Patterson, Gary - TCU head coach (11/19/10)
Pierce, Bernard - Temple RB (8/5/10)
Sapp, Ricky - NFL draft prospect (4/9/10)
Sebastian - University of Miami mascot (9/21/10)
Spiller, CJ - NFL draft prospect (4/20/10)
Stoops, Bob - Oklahoma head coach (8/12/10)
Testudo - University of Maryland mascot (10/26/10)
Tuberville, Tommy - Texas Tech head coach (2/24/10)
Wootton, Corey - NFL draft prospect (4/16/10)
Wright, Major - NFL draft prospect (4/5/10)
Zook, Ron - Illinois head football coach (9/30/10)
BCS title game (1/7/10)

Golf

Azinger, Paul - PGA golfer (6/10/10)
Mahan, Hunter - PGA golfer (6/22/10)
North, Andy - Golf analyst (4/7/10)
Player, Gary - Hall of Fame golfer (6/2/10)
Poulter, Ian - PGA golfer (3/8/10)
Strange, Curtis - Hall of Fame golfer (6/16/10)

Horse Racing

Smith, Mike - Jockey (11/1/10)

Miscellaneous

Akiode, Mobi - "Her Story" (4/2/10)
Brenkus, John - Sport Science host (2/5/10)
Christensen, Scooter - Harlem Globetrotter (12/2/10)
ESPN The Magazine - New Year, New Rules (12/17/10)
Grant, Dizzy - Harlem Globetrotter (12/2/10)
Hunt, Donald - Philadelphia Tribune columnist on MEAC's 40th anniversary team (9/30/10)
Hunt, Donald - Philadelphia Tribune columnist on Black History Month (2/3/10)
Jones, Tom - Extreme athlete (5/13/10)
Keating, Peter - 2010 Ultimate Standings (7/74/10)
Lieto, Chris - Triathlete (9/17/10)
Neal, Curly - Former Harlem Globetrotter (2/10/10)
Okrent, Dan - Founding Father of Fantasy (4/12/10)
Perlut, Dr. Aaron - American Mustache Institute (10/6/10)
Ross, Sherry - Belmont Stakes (6/3/10)
Salters, Lisa - E:60 reporter on Alabama (1/7/10)
Steinfeld, Jake - Fitness guru (5/28/10)

MLB

Andrews, Mike - President and founder SoxProspects.com (4/16/10)
Bailey, Andrew; Breslow, Craig and Davis, Rajai - Oakland A's players (1/26/10)
Balester, Collin - Nationals P (11/16/10)
Daniels, Jon - Rangers GM - 7/3 | 6/24 | 4/13 | 1/27
Dent, Bucky - Former Yankee - 8/5 | 4/2
Heyward, Jason - Braves OF (1/28/10)
Lynn, Fred - Former MLB MVP (7/9/10)
Quinn, TJ - ESPN investigative reporter on Mark McGwire's steroids admission (1/12/10)
Ripken, Cal; Wells, David and Darling, Ron - TBS MLB playoff analysts (9/20/10)
Ryan, Nolan - Rangers president - 9/28 | 8/11 | 3/17
Ryness, Gar - "The Batting Stance Guy" (5/11/10)
Schilling, Curt and Shonda - Former Major League pitcher (3/26/10)
Smith, Ozzie - MLB HOFamer (7/12/10)
Storen, Drew - Nationals minor league prospect (1/28/10)
Ventura, Robin - Former MLB 1B and 3B (9/1/10)
Weiner, Michael - MLBPA Executive Director (5/19/10)
Winfield, Dave - MLB Hall of Famer (5/3/10)
Wilson, C.J. - Rangers P (11/9/10)

MMA

Hammer, MC - CEO Alchemist Management (8/30/10)
Shamrock, Frank - Legendary MMA fighter (10/18/10)
Walker, Herschel - MMA fighter (10/20/10)
White, Dana - UFC president - 8/24 | 5/24

Movies

Burns, Ed - Actor (10/29/10)
Burns, Ken - Emmy Award-winning documentarian (9/21/10)
Burrell, Ty - Actor (11/5/10)
Chiklis, Michael - Actor (9/27/10)
Connolly, Kevin - Actor (10/5/10)
Crews, Terry - Actor/producer (7/20/10)
Duhamel, Josh - Actor (9/30/10)
Goldsmith, Jonathan - Most Interesting Man in the World (8/24/10)
Ice Cube - Rapper/actor/producer (2/8/10)
Klores, Dan - Producer of "Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks" (2/24/10)
Lauria, Dan - Actor (9/10/10)
Lee, Spike - Legendary filmmaker (4/8/10)
Menounos, Maria - TV correspondent (5/12/10)
Meyers, Seth - 2010 ESPYS host (6/24/10)
Mustafa, Isaiah - Old Spice guy (4/30/10)
Queen Latifah and Common - "Just Wright" (5/10/10)
Richman, Adam - "Man vs. Food" host - 11/18 | 6/16 | 1/27
Taylor, Jayceon "Game" - Rapper/actor (1/7/10)
Wahlberg, Mark - Actor (12/10/10)

Music

Braun, Cody - Reckless Kelly co-founder (7/8/10)
Cantrell, Jerry - Alice in Chains co-founder - 10/14 | 1/20
Chesney, Kenny - Country music singer (9/27/10)
Doug E. Fresh - Rapper/producer (12/10/10)
Ice Cube - Rapper/actor/producer (2/8/10)
King, Kerry - Slayer guitarist (10/14/10)
Leithauser, Hamilton - "The Walkmen" vocalist and guitarist (9/22/10)
Nelly - Rapper/actor (9/20/10)
Queen Latifah and Common - "Just Wright" (5/10/10)
Shelton, Blake - Country music artist (8/10/10)
Taylor, Jayceon "Game" - Rapper/actor (1/7/10)

NBA

Abunassar, Joe - Basketball trainer (5/21/10)
Butler, Caron - Mavericks F (9/27/10)
Cowens, Dave - Former Celtic (6/14/10)
Goodrich, Gail - Former Laker (6/7/10)
Green, AC - Former Laker (6/15/10)
Griffin, Blake - Clippers F (6/22/10)
Bernstein, Anderew - Legendary NBA photographer (6/8/10)
Goodrich, Gail - Former Laker (6/7/10)
Gordon, Ben - Pistons G (8/18/10)
Houston, Allen - Former Knick (4/2/10)
Horry, Robert - Seven-time NBA champion (6/10/10)
Hudson, Ken - Pioneering NBA referee (2/11/10)
Jones, Sam - NBA Hall of Famer (6/3/10)
Karl, George - Denver Nuggets coach (12/2/10)
Kidd, Jason - Mavericks G (4/16/10)
Lloyd, Earl - NBA Hall of Famer (2/18/10)
Maloof, Joe - Kings co-owner (5/17/10)
Parish, Robert - NBA Hall of Famer (6/9/10)
Porter, Terry - Former NBA player and coach (5/7/10)
Rush, Kareem - NBA veteran (5/20/10)
Smith, Kenny - TNT analyst (6/9/10)
Turner, Evan - Sixers rookie G (8/17/10)
Udoh, Ekpe - Warriors rookie F (8/17/10)
Wade, Jeff - Mavericks TV broadcaster (4/16/10)
Worthy, James - NBA Hall of Famer (6/4/10)

NFL

Abraham, John - Falcons DE (10/29/10)
Alexander, Shaun - Former NFL RB (2/4/10)
Beason, Jon - Panthers LB (4/16/10)
Bettis, Jerome - Former NFL RB (9/7/10)
Boss, Kevin - Giants TE (4/7/10)
Brace, Ron - Patriots OL (11/9/10)
Brown, Troy - Former Patriot (12/6/10)
Butler, Victor and Hodge, Stephen - Cowboys LB on Cowboys Classic (8/25/10)
Cribbs, Josh - Browns WR/KR (1/11/10)
Dockett, Darnell - Cardinals DT (7/9/10)
Davis, Kenneth - Former Bills RB (10/18/10)
Dungy, Tony - Former NFL head coach (8/4/10)
Edwards, Herm - ESPN NFL analyst (8/2/10)
Elway, John - NFL Hall of Fame QB (8/30/10)
Faulk, Marshall - Former NFL MVP (2/4/10)
Forsett, Justin - Seahawks RB (7/26/10)
Gaines, Travelle - Speed and strength trainer (4/9/10)
Glover, La'Roi - Former NFL DT (2/1/10)
Gruden, Jon - Former NFL head coach (2/19/10)
Hall, DeAngelo - Redskins CB (3/8/10)
Hamlin, Ken - Cowboys S (2/3/10)
Hoge, Merril - ESPN football analyst (12/1/10)
Johnson, Jimmy - NFL analyst (8/18/10)
Jones, Dhani - Bengals LB (5/28/10)
Keller, Dustin - Jets TE (5/26/10)
Kelly, Jim - Hall of Fame QB - 11/30 | 9/8
Kiwanuka, Mathias - Giants DE (4/7/10)
Light, Matt - Patriots OT (1/26/10)
Mangold, Nick - Jets C (8/13/10)
Manning, Archie - Former NFL QB and Ole Miss great (12/15/10)
Moore, Donny - Madden NFL 11 (8/10/10)
Namath, Joe - Former NFL QB (4/7/10)
Porter, Tracy - Saints CB (2/18/10)
Rice, Jerry - NFL hall of fame WR (7/3/10)
Sehorn, Jason - Former New York Giants DB (11/5/10)
Suh, Ndamukong - Lions DT (12/7/10)
Thomas, Terrell - Giants CB (7/23/10)
Toomer, Amani - Former New York Giants WR - 11/5 | 6/16
Tuck, Justin - Giants DE (4/6/10)
Williams, Doug - Former NFL QB (2/19/10)
Woody, Damien - Jets T (4/6/10)

NHL

Boudreau, Bruce - Capitals head coach (12/14/10)
Byslma, Dan - Penguins head coach (12/13/10)
Ovechkin, Alex - Capitals LW (11/16/10)
Parise, Zach - Devils LW (5/26/10)
Rupp, Mike - Penguins LW (12/20/10)

Olympics

Carlos, John - Former USA Olympic sprinter (2/23/10)
Felix, Allyson - USA Olympic sprinter (2/19/10)
Jones, Randy - Former USA Olympic bobsleder (2/16/10)
Oliver, David - USA Track and Field Olympian (2/22/10)
O'Reilly, Heather - USA Soccer Olympian (5/3/10)
Smith, Tommie - Former USA Olympic sprinter (2/23/10)
Watley, Natasha - USA Softball SS (2/9/10)

Poker

Duhamel, Jonathan - Professional poker player (11/22/10)
Hellmuth, Phil - Professional poker player (3/15/10)
Ma, Jeff - Former member of the MIT Blackjack Teamplayer (7/6/10)
Mizrachi, Michael - Professional poker player (10/4/10)
Racener, John - Professional poker player (10/11/10)
Senti, Jason - Professional poker player (10/25/10)
Williams, David - Professional poker player (7/26/10)

RISE

Jordan All-Stars (4/13/10)

Soccer

Arena, Bruce - LA Galaxy head coach and GM (3/26/10)
Balboa, Marcelo - U.S. Soccer captain (8/9/10)
Bocanegra, Carlos - U.S. Soccer captain (5/24/10)
Bradley, Bob - U.S. men's national soccer team head coach (6/30/10)
Carlisle, Jeff & Schaerlaeckens, Leander - U.S. men's national team roster (5/11/10)
Foudy, Julie - NCAA women's College Cup (12/2/10)
French, Scott - Ghana vs. USA (6/25/10)
Gullit, Ruud - ESPN's lead studio analyst for the 2010 FIFA World Cup (1/25/10)
Hamm, Mia - International soccer star (9/29/10)
Korr, Charles - Author of "More Than Just A Game (5/24/10)
Ljungberg, Freddie - Seattle Sounders FC MF (6/16/10)
Pele - Interenational soccer star (5/25/10)
Klinsmann, Jurgen - 2010 World Cup studio analyst (5/25/10)
Schaerlaeckens, Leander - ESPN.com's soccer contributor - 7/9 | 5/26
Scurry, Briana - Washington Freedom GK (6/18/10)
Twellman, Taylor - New England Revolution F and ESPNU analyst (10/22/10)
Ubha, Ravi - 2010 English Premier League season (8/13/10)
Whitehill, Cat - U.S. women's soccer (11/5/10)

Tennis

Bartoli, Marion - WTA player (4/12/10)
Dementieva, Elena - WTA player (8/9/10)
Fernandez, Gigi - Tennis Hall of Famer (3/1/10)
McEnroe, Patrick - Tennis great and ESPN anaylst - 12/15 | 6/17
Stosur, Samantha - WTA player (3/10/10)
Zvonareva, Vera - WTA player (8/2/10)
French Open - 6/3 | 6/2 | 6/1 | 5/28 | 5/27 | 5/26 | 5/25 | 5/24
Sony Ericsson Open - 4/2 | 4/1 | 3/31 | 3/30 | 3/26 | 3/25
Wimbledon - 7/2 | 7/1 | 6/30 | 6/29 | 6/28 | 6/25 | 6/24 | 6/23 | 6/22 | 6/21
U.S. Open - 9/10 | 9/9 | 9/8 | 9/7 | 9/3 | 9/2 | 9/1 | 8/31 | 8/30

Video Games

Ghostayame (1/22/10)
Maniiac (1/15/10)
Prodigy (1/29/10)

Women's Basketball

Augustus, Seimone - Minnesota Lynx F (6/23/10)
Bird, Sue - Seattle Storm G - 7/8 | 5/20
Cash, Swin - Seattle Storm and Team USA F (9/30/10)
Castro Marques, Izzi - Atlanta Dream F (9/1/10)
Beard, Alana - Washington Mystics G (11/10/10)
Charles, Tina - Connecticut Sun C (6/24/10)
Cooper, Michael - USC head coach (1/7/10)
Harris, Fran - Former WNBA champion (12/10/10)
Jackson, Lauren - Seattle Storm F - 9/7 | 7/8
Jones, Marion - Tulsa Shock G (11/2/10)
Langhorne, Crystal - Washington Mystics F (6/29/10)
McCoughtry, Angel - Atlanta Dream F - 9/10 | 8/16
Parker, Candace - Los Angeles Sparks F (5/11/10)
Pondexter, Cappie - New York Liberty G (6/16/10)
Smith, Katie - Washington Mystics G (5/19/10)
Staley, Dawn - South Carolina head coach (2/18/10)
Taurasi, Diana - Phoenix Mercury G/F (5/14/10)
Taylor, Penny - Phoenix Mercury F (8/19/10)
Thompson, Tina - Los Angeles Sparks F (7/23/10)
Weatherspoon, Teresa - Louisiana Tech head coach (2/12/10)
Whalen, Lindsay - Minnesota Lynx G - 10/6 | 6/1
Selection Monday (3/15/10)