The Jim Rome Podcast

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39 - Inky Johnson - 5/29/2018
In Episode 39 of The Jim Rome Podcast, former college football star and current inspirational speaker and communicator Inky Johnson joins to share his story. He talks about his upbringing in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, what going to college meant for him and his family, how much of an impact his mom had on his journey, and all about the injury that changed his entire life. Inky goes in depth explaining what he calls "the scariest moment of his life” and why when a doctor told him he’d never use his right arm again, he responded by saying, “Physically.” Plus, we have yet another batch of your voicemails this week. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
49 min
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38 - Metta World Peace - 5/22/2018
Episode 38 of The Jim Rome Show is here with 17-year NBA veteran and 2010 NBA World Champion Metta World Peace. He joins to talk about his new book 'No Malice: My Life in Basketball' and what the process was like to write a book. He also talks about his experiences of growing up and playing basketball in the Queensbridge projects, what it was like to hit the Lakers’ final shot in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals and why he thanked his psychologist immediately after. Metta also opens up about the night of the Malice in the Palace, and he reveals how much that night cost him and who was the first person to reach out to him after. Also, we have a new set of your voicemails waiting to be played. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
48 min
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37 - Keyon Dooling - 5/15/2018
In Episode 37 of The Jim Rome Podcast, former NBA guard and mental health advocate Keyon Dooling joins the podcast to share his story. He talks about the moment that changed his life at the age of 7, why he felt like he couldn’t talk about it with anyone, how that moment came back to haunt him more than 20 years later, how his wife’s advice gave him the strength to begin sharing his journey with others and what the reception to revealing his story has been like thus far. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
37 min
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36 - Bruce Arians - 5/8/2018
In Episode 36 of The Jim Rome Podcast, former NFL head coach and current CBS NFL analyst Bruce Arians joins the show to talk about what he’s looking forward to in his new gig broadcasting football games in the booth. He also shares a story from his book The Quarterback Whisperer about eating paint. Bruce also shares his thoughts on his former player Ben Roethlisberger saying he wants to play 3 to 5 more years, which quarterbacks in the league have grit, which quarterbacks from this year’s draft have the best chance to succeed, and he shares examples of the work he’s doing with the Arians Family Foundation. And we’ve got another fresh batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
40 min
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35 - Arian Foster - 5/2/2018
Episode 35 of The Jim Rome Show has dropped with former NFL running back Arian Foster. He joins to talk about his new podcast and why he has a standing invitation for Texans owner Bob McNair. Arian also talks about his budding hip-hop career and how he landed on his stage name Bobby Feeno. Plus, he shares what it’s been like to go back to school, how a certain drug got him into golf, and what his thoughts are on whether or not the NFL will lighten their stance on marijuana and how the problem lies in “old people making rules.” Also, we have a new set of your voicemails waiting to be played. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
47 min
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34 - Mike Smith - 4/25/2018
In Episode 34 of The Jim Rome Podcast, Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith joins ahead of the Kentucky Derby where he’ll be riding Justify. He talks about his early start in horse racing, what it was like to ride Zenyatta, and if running in her final race was the most pressure he’s ever felt in a race before. Also, Jim and Mike reminisce on collecting 7 Grade 1 Stakes wins, his thoughts on Jim’s late horse Shared Belief, and what a cheat meal for him includes. And of course, there is another fresh batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
49 min
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33 - Kobe Bryant - 4/16/2018
Episode 33 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with former Los Angeles Lakers guard and Academy Award winner Kobe Bryant. He updates us with what life has been like in his two years of retirement and reveals whether he would trade his 5th ring for a second Oscar. Kobe also shares his thoughts on Master P’s claim that they nearly fought at the Lakers facility, what he thought of Paul Pierce getting wheeled off the court on a wheelchair during the 2008 NBA Finals, and his advice to LeBron and other free agents on what to look for in a potential landing spot. Plus, your voicemails jumped the week and made the podcast. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
39 min
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32 - Clint Malarchuk - 4/10/2018
Episode 32 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with former NHL goalie and mental health advocate Clint Malarchuk. On this pod, Clint shares the harrowing tale of the night he took a skate to his neck and nearly died from bleeding out on the ice. He also talks about how that injury affected him far beyond that night, that season, and even decades later. He also talks about what he did to combat the mental anguish of that injury and how that led him down an even darker hole that he never saw coming, which included putting a rifle to his head and a bullet through his jaw. Clint also talks about how he felt admitting to mental illness would pass him off as weak and negate the many years he spent playing in the NHL. And of course, as always, this week’s pod is inundated with your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
43 min
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31 - Draymond Green - 4/6/2018
In Episode 31 of The Jim Rome Podcast, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green joins to talk about what it’s like to carry a bullseye on his team's back, his relationship with Warriors GM Bob Myers, and what the San Quentin State Prison pickup games are like in person. He also talks about how where he grew up gave him his toughness, how a game in college that he didn’t even play in changed the course of his career, what Kobe Bryant said to him to help him during his NBA Finals suspension in 2016, and how he watches a lot of things LeBron does off the court and applies it to his own life. Plus, your voicemails have somehow still on the podcast and survived another episode. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
43 min
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30 - Steve Elkington - 4/2/2018
Episode 30 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with 1995 PGA Championship winner and Jungle Legend Steve Elkington. Elk shares his thoughts on how Tiger Woods looks heading into The Masters and why he thinks The Cat is going to win in Augusta. He also talks about the amount of pressure that is riding on the top group at The Masters, why 1995 was the best year of his life, and he even opens up about parenting. Plus, Elk shares some of the most incredible stories you will ever hear, which include names like Bubba Watson, Arnold Palmer, and Bing Crosby. And of course, we have another batch of your voicemails here too. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
50 min
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29 - Eric Weddle - 3/20/2018
In Episode 29 of The Jim Rome Podcast, Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle breaks down the play that not only knocked his team out of playoff contention but also cost him a $1 million bonus in the process. Weddle also gets very candid with his thoughts on the NFL Players Association and how they fight to minimize DUI punishments, whether or not the Chargers organization is still dead to him, and why the fact guys like Sam Bradford get "nine lives" is just "dumb business." And yet again, this episode includes a fresh batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
49 min
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28 - Bernard Hopkins - 3/14/2018
Episode 28 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with former American professional boxer Bernard Hopkins, where he opens up about a lot of different topics like how he attributes his success to being blessed, being athletic and having a good work ethic. He also talks about why people think his discipline is extraterrestrial, what he learned in prison that changed his life forever, and what he hears when someone tells an athlete to "shut up and dribble." And as always, there's a new collection of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
39 min
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27 - David Wise - 3/7/2018
This is Episode 27 of The Jim Rome Podcast with 2-time Olympic gold medalist David Wise. He talks about the adversity he overcame on his Olympic run as well as in his personal life, which included his sister losing a leg in a tragic accident and his son suffering a seizure while he was on the other side of the globe. David also talks about the role his wife plays in his success, his new Olympic ink, and how so many people get caught up in an "if, then" mentality. And of course we have some more of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
53 min
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26 - Sklar Brothers - 2/27/2018
In Episode 26 of The Jim Rome Podcast, comedians Randy and Jason Sklar come in studio to talk about their latest project, a documentary film called Poop Talk. They also discuss how they got their start in comedy, why social media is changing the scene of comedy, how they’ve handled their approach to politics, and they also tackle an even more sensitive subject… parenting. Plus, your voicemails have somehow made it back onto this episode. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
73 min
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25 - David Goggins - 2/19/2018
Episode 25 of The Jim Rome Podcast with David Goggins has dropped. Goggins is the only member of the Armed Forces ever to complete Navy Seal Training, Army Ranger Training, and Air Force Tactical Air Control training. He is also now one of the best ultramarathon runners in the world despite the fact that he hates running. You might think it's his body that gets him to these finish lines, but he'll tell you it's his mind. Get ready for a lifetime of inspiration in just one hour of listening. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
80 min
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24 - Molly Bloom - 2/13/2018
Episode 24 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with Molly Bloom, the subject of Aaron Sorkin's newest film Molly's Game. Molly breaks down her wild ride of nearly competing in the Olympic Games to running one of Hollywood's biggest underground poker games, and having it all come crashing down when 17 FBI agents with assault rifles raided her apartment. Plus, a fresh batch of your voicemail messages have survived another week. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
42 min
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23 - Thomas Jones - 2/7/2018
Episode 23 of The Jim Rome Podcast has dropped with actor and former Pro Bowl running back Thomas Q. Jones. He talks about what it was like growing up with both of his parents working as coal miners, how his body feels after a grueling 12-year NFL career, how football compares to acting, and what it was like filming a sex scene with Dwyane Wade's wife, Gabrielle Union. And your voicemail messages have lived to see another week. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
74 min
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22 - Dan Shaughnessy and Dave Spadaro - 1/31/2018
Episode 22 of The Jim Rome Podcast comes to you from Minneapolis, Minnesota, site of Super Bowl LII. This episode is a Super Bowl Special featuring both Dan Shaughnessy, a sports columnist for the Boston Globe, and Dave Spadaro, the editor of PhiladelphiaEagles.com. We dig deep into Sunday's matchup with two of the best from their respective cities. And don’t worry, we made sure to pack the voicemail on the flight to Minneapolis. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
46 min
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21 - Jay Williams - 1/23/2018
Episode 21 of The Jim Rome Podcast has dropped with former NBA guard and current ESPN Basketball Analyst Jay Williams. Jay talks about his new YouTube Red DocuSeries "Best Shot," what his first impressions of the NBA were, his reaction to Jalen Rose calling him a "choke artist," and his recollection of the night of June 19, 2003, and why that was the day his life started. Plus, your voicemail messages have returned. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
54 min
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20 - Chris Herren - 1/16/2018
Episode 20 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with former NBA guard and current motivational speaker Chris Herren. Chris opens up about his harrowing story of life with addiction. He not only talks about his own story but shares why it's important to focus on where addiction starts rather than the end goal. He also talks about the "why?" of addiction, how parenting can impact early addiction, how his wife gave up her entire life for him, what the turning point was for him to go sober, and why August 1st is his favorite day of the year. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
36 min
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19 - Tom Tolbert - 1/9/2018
The Jim Rome Podcast is back after a small hiatus and it's firing on all cylinders with Episode 19 guest Tom Tolbert, former NBA forward, current KNBR host, and close personal friend of Rome's. He shares a personal story of his time playing for former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, his love for drinking beer, his appearance in the first Smackoff, his recent health scare, what it was like to play golf with Steve Elkington, and whether or not anyone can beat the Warriors. And of course... new year, same voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
48 min
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18 - Keegan-Michael Key - 12/19/17
Episode 18 of The Jim Rome Podcast is here with the very funny Keegan-Michael Key (actor, writer, producer, comedian). He gives an update on the projects he's currently working on, what the odds of his Detroit Lions making the playoffs are, his Netflix show Friends From College, and he gives his thoughts on what the new rules of comedy are given the current social climate. As always, this episode also features a fresh batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
43 min
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17 - Christopher Goffard - 12/12/17
In Episode 17 of The Jim Rome Podcast, Christopher Goffard, a 20-year reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner who is now writing for the LA Times, joins to talk about his latest project, Dirty John, a six-part article and podcast about a guy named John Meehan. Goffard has said Meehan scares him unlike any other subject. By listening to this conversation, you will not only learn why, but you will also understand how his podcast grew to be the 2nd most downloaded new podcast of 2017. And of course, this episode includes another batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
55 min
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16 - Gary Vaynerchuk - 12/5/17
Episode 16 of The Jim Rome Podcast features Gary Vaynerchuk, venture capitalist, best-selling author, serial entrepreneur and CEO of VaynerMedia. He talks about the origins of his story, why no one is too old to do whatever they want, the launch of his new K-Swiss shoe, and about his plans to one day purchase the New York Jets. Also, this episode features a new fresh batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
43 min
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15 - Daryl Morey - 11/28/17
Here’s Episode 15 of The Jim Rome Podcast which features Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey. He talks about why he thinks his team can give the Warriors a series in the playoffs, whether or not the Warriors could beat the ’95-96 Chicago Bulls, how James Harden is even better than last season, why the voters screwed up the MVP voting last season, and how Mike D’Antoni makes the Chris Paul-James Harden marriage work. Plus, executive producer Adam Hawk sits down for a few minutes to recap his first year on the job and give a look behind the curtain of working for The Jim Rome Show. Plus, there's another batch of your voicemails. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
44 min