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ESPN Daily

Wake up to the best sports story you'll hear all day. Monday through Friday, host Pablo Torre brings you an inside look at the most interesting stories at ESPN, as told by the top reporters and insiders on the planet. The breaking news of SportsCenter. The deep dive storytelling of 30 for 30. Get the very best of ESPN. Daily.

Super League Rage, Ronaldo Mania and the Fight for the Soul of Man United

Sep 17, 2021
When arguably the world’s most popular athlete, Cristiano Ronaldo, took the pitch this past weekend for arguably the world’s most popular soccer club, Manchester United, two truly global sports brands were reunited on the legendary pitch at Old Trafford. The same iconic stadium, that months earlier, was literally stormed by Man United supporters who were fighting against the globalization of the sport they love. Wright Thompson, who was there for Ronaldo’s return to the team he played for more than a decade ago, takes us inside the fight for the soul of Manchester United, and explains why it’s a battle that’s about much more than just a soccer club.

Raiders Put on a Show in Vegas, But Will Their Luck Stick?

Sep 16, 2021
The Raiders’ first win in Las Vegas with fans was a homecoming two years in the making. The show paid homage to the Silver and Black’s roots in Oakland and Los Angeles, while the game itself was such a frenzy that the Raiders seemed to win twice (?!) in overtime. Paul Gutierrez joins us from Sin City after its first Monday Night Football hangover, and tells us how Jon Gruden’s team can build on their success.

Vlad Guerrero Jr.’s Home Run Race, All-Star Dad, and Clutch Abuela

Sep 15, 2021
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is in the midst of a season unlike any his family has ever seen, and that’s saying a lot. Vlady just hit more single-season home runs with the Toronto Blue Jays than his all-star father, Canada baseball hero Vlad Sr., ever did. Now Vlad Jr. has the Triple Crown in his sights. Plus he’s led his Blue Jays to the cusp of the postseason, as they return to Toronto after Covid exile in Buffalo, New York. Devin Gordon tells us how Vlady went from Canada’s golden son to quietly becoming his own legend.

The Wild Ride of the ‘86 Mets: Inside “Once Upon a Time in Queens”

Sep 14, 2021
“Once Upon a Time in Queens,” the newest film from 30 for 30, chronicles the 1986 New York Mets: a team stacked with perhaps more larger-than-life characters than any other in baseball history. From Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden to Lenny Dykstra and Keith Hernandez, it was a team that worked hard and played harder - and a team that mirrored the dangerous and exciting aura of New York in the 1980’s. Director Nick Davis takes us behind-the-scenes of the film, and shares how the ‘86 Mets became the definitive New York baseball team of the era.

30 for 30

30 For 30 Podcasts

Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. 30 for 30 offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Sports stories like you've never heard before.

THE KING OF CRENSHAW BONUS: The Xtra Lap

Aug 30, 2021
Nipsey’s life story lives on in his music, but only a handful of people witnessed Hussle in creation mode. Meet the brothers behind the beats and hear some of the secrets of the “slaps.”

THE KING OF CRENSHAW Episode 4: Neighborhood Nip

Aug 23, 2021
Nipsey traveled across the world, but all of his love and loyalty funneled back to the community that raised him. With the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue as his headquarters, this episode looks at Nipsey’s devout local commitment — and how that played out in the worlds of business, philanthropy and social justice as many young Black men in the NBA began to actively engage in those areas as well. In death, Nipsey left a blueprint for this friends to follow, and through them, Nipsey’s prophetic mantra, ‘The Marathon Continues’ will do just that.

THE KING OF CRENSHAW Episode 3: Songs in the Key of Life

Aug 23, 2021
There are a ton of descriptions that could properly summarize Nipsey Hussle’s music career. But “overnight” isn’t one of them. A decade-plus-long journey through time that weaves in the highs, lows, joys and pains of Nipsey’s voyage to his debut album ‘Victory Lap.’ And how that marathon ran parallel with the NBA players who were in awe of his every move.

THE KING OF CRENSHAW Episode 2: Where You From?

Aug 23, 2021
Nipsey Hussle is a Los Angeles icon, but what’s the story behind that? Before the fame, he was Ermias Asghedom, a young kid coming of age in the South Crenshaw district. Life in South LA was beautiful, but it wasn’t for the weak of heart either. This episode is a look into the world that raised, bruised, and ultimately made Nipsey Hussle the man he became.

Baseball Tonight With Buster Olney

Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney leads the baseball discussion alongside other top analysts.

Bitter Boulevard

Sep 17, 2021
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss Steve Cohen getting wild on social media (again), the AL MVP, Bryce Harper and the Phillies, the Yankees’ regretful record against the Orioles, and Karl’s landing spots for the class of free agent shortstops. Later, Todd Radom stops by with the Forgotten Franchise and the weekly quiz. 

First Podcast Interview

Sep 16, 2021
Sarah Langs joins Buster to discuss why all the players don’t wear No. 21 for Roberto Clemente Day, the Cardinals’ slow climb into the NL Wild Card race, Robbie Ray’s continued dominance and matching up the premier shortstop free agents with their future teams. Later, Braves manager Brian Snitker stops by for his first podcast interview. He and Buster talk about how gratifying it is to being atop the NL East with challenges the team has faced this season, the impact of trading for Joc Pederson, Ozzie Albies’ maturity, Austin Riley coming up big and his connection to Bobby Cox.

With or Without the Bleeps

Sep 15, 2021
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss Roberto Clemente Day, their thoughts on part one of the new 30 for 30 “Once Upon a Time in Queens,” the Cardinals possibly sneaking into the NL Wild Card, if Shohei Ohtani could REALLY lose the AL MVP, the Rookie of the Year races and Ryan Braun’s legacy. Then, Hembo stops by to talk about if Max Scherzer is the best trade deadline pick-up ever, Scherzer being historically underrated, Cody Bellinger’s disastrous season, and why he thinks Yankees and Red Sox won’t win the AL East any time soon.

Bad Boys

Sep 14, 2021
Darryl Strawberry joins Buster ahead of ESPN's new 30 for 30 “Once Upon a Time in Queens” about the World Series-winning 1986 New York Mets. Darryl and Buster discuss why Mets fans went so crazy for the ’86 team, their famous curtain calls, being the bad boys of the league, Dwight Goodin’s delivery, Gary Carter playing with joy and what he was thinking during the Bill Buckner play. Later, Sarah Langs stops by with her mom Lisse-Anne Pirofski to talk about her San Francisco Giants clinching a playoff spot, if she endorses the team celebrating with champagne and superstition vs. science. Plus, Langs on Adam Wainwright's phenomenal season at 40, the Blue Jays finally realizing their potential, the Yankees making big changes in the infield and the Red Sox’s fielding disaster.

The Adam Schefter Podcast

The Adam Schefter Podcast

Adam Schefter talks with the biggest names in and around football, taking you inside what makes them tick and how they got to where they are.

Week 1 of Year 13 with Mort

Sep 14, 2021
Adam starts off this week's episode by explaining how happy he was to have actual games back and why he now knows what Tom Brady was talking about this off-season. Then, ESPN's Chris Mortensen joins the show to discuss his biggest Week 1 takeaways and some behind the scenes stories from the ESPN War Room. After that, Adam is joined by Panthers safety Jeremy Chinn, who discusses the Panthers’ Week 1 win over the Jets and describes his honoring Carolina Legends campaign.

The Start of a New Season w/ Tanya Snyder

Sep 07, 2021
Adam starts off this week's episode with everything you need to look forward to this NFL season. Then, Washington Football Team co-CEO, Tanya Snyder, joins the show in her first podcast interview to tell us her reaction to what the Snyder Family and the franchise endured over the last year and what the future holds. She also dives into what her life and job entail and how she is growing into her new role with the team. After that, Adam is joined by ESPN's Evan Kaplan who previews the season’s opening weekend.

It's Time For Mac Jones To Shine

Aug 31, 2021
Adam starts off this week's episode by detailing what transpired this morning in New England: Mac Jones is now QB1 and Cam Newton has been released. Then, Adam is joined by Chiefs TE Travis Kelce who is baffled with how Adam finds out his news. Travis tells Adam if Fantasy Football bothers him, what his next career goal is, and more. After that, Pete Bommarito joins the show to tell Adam about the NFL stars that have trained in his gym this offseason. Adam wraps up the podcast with a story of a surprising FaceTime he received this weekend.

Uncharted Waters with Jay Cutler

Aug 24, 2021
Adam starts off this week's episode by setting the record straight on what he is reporting regarding Dak Prescott. Then, Adam is joined by former NFL QB Jay Cutler as he get's ready to release a podcast of his own. Jay also discusses life as a type 1 diabetic and lends some insight into the Chicago Bears quarterback battle. After that, Adam welcomes QB trainer Jordan Palmer to the podcast who gives us an update on some of the guys he has worked with this off-season including: Sam Darnold and Joe Burrow.