The new quick-hitting podcast from Bobby Manning, your favorite sports guy! Join in every week as an original experience is crafted around a guest prominent in the world of sports and entertainment. Topics fly in and out as each show takes on a life of its own while Manning and his guests hit on the controversial, the invigorating, and the innovative. Five minutes of commentary leads up to the guest appearance before a closing outward look ahead interludes into the next show. Thank you for listening and feel free to interact with the show at @RealBobManning.
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Snoop Dogg and DMX garnered over 2 million live viewers during the peak performance of Swizz Beats and Timbaland’s “VERZUZ” internet series that began in March. The two have hosted various legendary artists ranging from Erykah Badu to Alicia Keys and Jadakiss, allowing them to display their discographies, tell stories from their career and allow
Jon Mugar and Dan Friel dreamed of The Basketball Tournament in a group chat. If there was a single-elimination tournament in the summer for money, who would play, who wouldn’t, and why? TBT began in 2014 and almost immediately, players decided, why not? With an initial cash prize of $500,000 that has only grown since,
Boston representative, historian and prolific music writer Dart Adams joins Dome Theory for a wide-ranging discussion, starting with the erasure of Black Boston. Why do so many Black figures start here then move on? Why is the city seen for its white foreign faces rather than the Black and Latino people who fill its streets?
Ohemaa Dixon and Cayla Dorsey, two Syracuse University students, helped formulate, then drive an “Act-A-Thon” last week, informing hundreds of people across at least 46 states how to contact their elected officials. They encouraged action against police brutality as an election year continues and passive social media efforts like the “blackout” fell short of their
The NBA will vote next week on a format to continue the season. With gripes about hotel quality and having something to play for holding up some players, it’s decision time. It’s felt inevitable for weeks that the league will resume in Orlando, but personal interests and ideas need to be put aside. So what
Could “The Last Dance” be replicated? Not to say any other documentary couldn’t be better, but the odds of combining a universally beloved, largely clean figure with unseen footage and the grandness of this moment seems unlikely. Even megastars like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James fail to grasp that level of acclaim. Bobby Manning and
Actress, model and Knicks super-fan Lizz Robbins joined Bobby Manning on Dome Theory to remember the showdowns between Michael Jordan and New York in the 1990s. Why is Charles Oakley going at Patrick Ewing in the midst of it? Bobby and Taylor open the show talking about the recent national tragedy, Toni Kukoc’s mistreatment by
Jeff Pearlman found out like many that Kobe Bryant died through a text. The disbelief, double-checking and shock at confirmation followed like it did for many others. Only Pearlman spent the previous two years heavily researching Bryant’s life, preparing to release the story of the 1996-2004 LA Lakers in September. “It was awful,” he said.
Gianni Villegas released a music video for his single “Arnold Palmer Interlude” with a cast of friends surrounding him. His collaborators on the forthcoming debut “New Masculinity” project lists an array of collaborators that anyone who knows him should recognize. That collaborative spirit embodied the experience many creatives at Syracuse felt during their time at
While being a moment of incredible turmoil, death and economic angst the likes of which America has never seen since World War II and the Great Depression, it’s interesting to mull what culture emerges out of the likely months ahead in quarantine. Music, podcasting and other entertainment streams are already seeing dips in consumption, but
Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. How’s that sound? Last week amidst the coronavirus pandemic NFL free agency charged forward and Brady announced he was leaving the New England Patriots after 20 seasons. CLNS Media’s Evan Lazar joins the show to break
Sport Dr. Jessica Flynn knew she wanted to work in sports medicine growing up as an athlete herself. She never imagined writing about sports injuries for a major publication until she started hearing more and more hosts discussing injuries like experts. As she sat on hold to nervously correct Felger and Mazz as a fan
Is New York basketball dead? Kevin Durant certainly gives it a chance for some rejuvenation whenever next season begins. The Nets sure caught a break this week. With the coronavirus sweeping away the NBA season the Kenny Atkinson firing swept away with last week’s news cycle. The Knicks, less savvily, pushed to play through the
The Houston Astros engulfed all of baseball in a surge of outrage, as opponents vowed revenge, the Dodgers called for revocation of a title and Rob Manfred tried unsuccessfully to extinguish the fire. Now, the Red Sox may be next as the MLB continues its investigation into their version of potential sign-stealing under Alex Cora.
In the middle of Thursday’s trade deadline, we asked Keith Smith about Andre Drummond, D’Angelo Russell and Andre Iguodala. By the end of the episode, Iguodala joined the Heat. Drummond and Russell — unlikely to move — stunningly landed on new teams within one hour. Bobby Manning recapped the deadline in full, with producer Taylor