Everything But The Super Bowl

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In this episode, Melissa talks about why the new XFL has little shot at success (4:19), the NFL's new partnership with certain players on social justice (7:36), the hiring of Steve Wilks (11:32) and other non-Super Bowl news. (Don't worry, we'll have plenty of Super Bowl coverage from Minneapolis next week.) Also, Emily Kaplan, one of the great writers in all of sports, joins the pod (14:48) to talk about her fascinating transition from The MMQB to ESPN NHL reporter. Emily notes some of the surprising differences between NFL and NHL players, the struggle to give hockey attention and the climate for women in the NHL

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