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Best Wondery | The Athletic podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Wondery | The Athletic podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars”, “Gladiator” and “The Lead” comes SPORTS WARS, a new series that offers an immersive look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: two superpower nations facing off in the Miracle on Ice. The battle for the starting quarterback gig in Green Bay between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. And many more. Host D ...
 
The first daily sports news podcast that covers everything from the world stage to the hometown. The Athletic, home to the best storytelling in sports, and Wondery, the company behind “Sports Wars” and “Gladiator,” take you beyond the box score. With the help of The Athletic’s more than 400 sports writers and editors, co-hosts Kavitha Davidson and Anders Kelto dive deep into the biggest and most fascinating stories of the day. New episodes every weekday morning. The Lead. Sports up close.
 
Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.
 
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After months of speculation, the Carolina Panthers released longtime quarterback Cam Newton on March 24. While the move was expected by some, it still came as a shock to fans and the football world. And the whole separation itself was rather messy. After the Panthers announced they would allow Newton to seek a trade, Cam took to the comments on the…
 
Debilitating knee pain. A potentially devastating scandal. The loss of his father. For Tiger Woods, the struggles are adding up. And now, he’ll have to compete with the greatest opponent of his life: himself. Support us by supporting our sponsors! My Bookie - Visit mybookie.ag and use promo code MYB150 for a 150% bonus on your first deposit.…
 
News about our May 17 event at Sixth & I in Washington DC. Our live show will be postponed until next year. All who have already purchased tickets will be contacted via email by Sixth & I. We are now working on a plan to hold an event virtually on the original date. Details to come. Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. …
 
Just before the coronavirus put a halt to every sport seemingly overnight, there were some big developments in the WNBA. The union signed a new contract with the league, players started making more money and some big trades generated a lot of excitement. But it could be argued that none of this would have been possible without pioneering women like…
 
Steph Curry interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19 live on Instagram last week. Joel Embiid has pledged half a million dollars to help laid off arena workers. Karl-Anthony Towns recently opened up about his mother being in a medically-induced coma because of the coronavirus. In short, pro athletes are doing a lot to help in the fight against …
 
With the Tokyo Olympics now officially postponed, 5-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian joins us to talk about what the uncertainty of the past few weeks has been like, how he and his fellow Olympic athletes will now be adjusting their lives to meet this new timetable, and how the threat of postponement impacted him in unexpected ways …
 
Earlier this month, U.S. Soccer made a legal argument that many people found deeply offensive, and that led to the resignation of the organization’s president. As part of an ongoing lawsuit over equal pay, U.S. Soccer essentially argued that men deserve to be paid more money than women because they are biologically superior and play in more difficu…
 
Tiger Woods continues to soar. As for his dad, Earl? Not so much. Earl's life keeps spiraling downward, and yet, something hidden in his past will soon unite father and son. Support us by supporting our sponsors! MyBookie - Visit mybookie.ag and use promo code SWCASINO for a 150% bonus on your first deposit. Peloton - Learn more about Peloton’s 30-…
 
So how's everyone doing out there? Lian and Julie both have observations about managing these times, while Liz is cooking things up in the kitchen. That's right, Liz of all people! We are thinking random thoughts, dealing with ambiguity, learning how to cook, and cancelling all of our Olympic-related plans. Thanks for letting us know what you are u…
 
With the NBA season cut short because of the coronavirus, 43-year-old Vince Carter -- the only NBA player to play in four different decades -- might have played his final game much earlier than expected. The Athletic’s Chris Kirschner joins us to look back at Carter’s high-flying career, to unpack his complicated relationship with the city of Toron…
 
The numbers are staggering: 82 official PGA Tour event wins. Fifteen majors. Opponent after opponent, course after course—all vanquished. In many ways, Tiger Woods doesn't have a typical rival. But he does face enormous obstacles, from his difficult father, Earl, to his own outsized ambitions. Both will propel and haunt him throughout his career. B…
 
Satellite Sisters Special Episode: The importance of community and connection during the time of corona PLUS a surprise excerpt of the audiobook of Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters. For complete info, go to www.liandolan.com To pre-order the audiobook, go to www.audible.com/sisters or libro.fm To pre-order the book, go to you favorite ind…
 
Major League Baseball announced Monday it would postpone opening day until at least mid-May. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement after the CDC on Sunday recommended gatherings of 50 people or more be canceled nationwide. According to some reports, GM's are bracing for the possibility that the season won't start until July. Even though ML…
 
Today was supposed to be Bracket Monday. But coronavirus has shut down sports across the country and upended our lives. So, on the day when everyone would normally be filling out March Madness brackets, we are instead looking back on the 2019-2020 men’s college basketball season. The Athletic’s Seth Davis joins us to talk about the incredible upset…
 
Following the NBA's lead, MLB, the NHL and MLS all suspended or delayed their respective seasons because of coronavirus. And, in a shocking move, the NCAA canceled the men's and women's basketball tournaments. The sports world is effectively canceled for the time being. For the NBA, things could get worse before they get better. The Athletic's Sam …
 
As the coronavirus continues to spread, more and more sporting events are being canceled or postponed. There is now a possibility that NCAA Tournament games could be played without fans. But it turns out, this has happened before. The Athletic's Dana O'Neil joins us to discuss a 1989 measles outbreak that caused conference tourney games to be playe…
 
Stone Cold Steve Austin has had enough. He’s tired of Vince McMahon. Tired of the WWE. But he can’t walk away yet. Not if The Rock has anything to say about it. Because even though they’re heading in different directions, they’ve got a battle ahead of them—a fight for the ages, in WrestleMania 19. Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe -…
 
Lian nails Rhythm Nation at her dance showcase. Actual video posted here in Satellite Sisters Facebook Group! Julie needs a ruling on some grocery store behavior. Liz thinks anti-influencers might be getting a bum rap. Plus the rise of drunk shopping, the end of Safe For Work, shout-out to the Time 100 and L A Times Sports Game Changers. In Enterta…
 
Steph Curry recently returned to the Golden State Warriors' lineup after missing most of the season with a broken hand. But during his absence, his brother Seth emerged as a key member of the playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks. The Athletic’s Tim Cato, joins us to talk about Seth Curry’s gradual rise from un-drafted free agent to Mavericks X factor, an…
 
What happened to Aaron Hernandez? Listen to the award-winning investigative series about the life and death of the NFL star. Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes…
 
Content Warning: This episode contains discussions of alleged sexual abuse and sexual trauma and the content might be emotionally upsetting for some listeners. In the second part of a special investigation, a former player of junior and college hockey coach Thomas "Chico" Adrahtas joins us to tell his story. Brent Cary played for Adrahtas as a teen…
 
Content Warning: This episode contains details about alleged sexual abuse and sexual trauma and might be emotionally upsetting for some listeners. Multiple former hockey players have accused a former University of Minnesota and Robert Morris University Illinois hockey coach of sexual abuse. They say the coach, Thomas “Chico” Adrahtas, tricked them …
 
Last week, Maria Sharapova announced her retirement. She won five grand slams during her 19-year career — including a signature win over Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2004 — but also leaves behind a complicated legacy. Today, we’re joined by The Athletic’s Charlie Eccleshare to discuss Sharapova’s reputation as a ruthless competitor, the fallout …
 
Stone Cold Steve Austin finally has the title belt. And with it, he ushers in a new era for the WWF. But there’s a catch. To stay at the top, he’ll need to join forces with his biggest competition: The Rock. Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - To try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE, go to ZipRecruiter.com/sportswars.…
 
Buy TIX now! Satellite Sisters LIVE in Washington DC on May 17: Details on our website here. Direct link to tickets sales for Sixth & I here. Liz has a report on The Box Sessions creativity gathering including the fab Lynda Barry. #theboxsessions Coronoavirus: Julie the closing of the Louvre/ No French Kissing and South Korea using smartphone apps …
 
The NFL combine has gotten a little out of control lately, with people obsessing over the size of Joe Burrow’s hands, broadcasters raving about how fast 300-pound linemen can run the 40-yard dash, and a punter bench pressing 225 pounds more than two dozen times before a raucous crowd. The Athletic’s Lindsay Jones joins us from Indianapolis to talk …
 
Leg drops. Piledrivers. Battles with metal folding chairs. It’s the wild, over-the-top world of professional wrestling, where anything goes. And beginning in the 1990s, wrestling saw one of its great rivalries, as two stars competed for the top spot. One was a grizzled veteran on his last legs. The other: a bright-eyed rookie looking to redeem hims…
 
ACTION REQUIRED! Today we announce Satellite Sisters LIVE: Our 20th Anniversary Live Podcast on May 17 at Sixth & I in Washington DC. Many details on our website here. Direct link to tickets sales for Sixth & I here. Thanks to our sponsor for their support of the podcast. Please support them by using these special urls and promo codes. Rothys www.r…
 
NASCAR has deep roots in the American South. It has also had its share of racial tension. As part of our Black History Month coverage, we’re joined by David Aldridge of The Athletic to talk about black NASCAR drivers from the past and present, what the organization is doing to make its future more diverse, and what David experienced while attending…
 
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