espnW presents Be Honest with Cari Champion
By ESPN, ESPNW, Cari Champion
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Cari Champion takes an honest look at the world of sports and pop culture with the help of outspoken guests.
||CleanIntegrity In Storytelling: Larry Wilmore||Comedian, writer and producer Larry Wilmore joins Cari Champion to share his political perspectives on Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick. Plus, he talks Insecure and more.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRacial Jabs: Andre Ward||Boxing champion Andre Ward joins Cari to discuss the highly anticipated Mayweather-McGregor fight, the drama leading up to it and confronting race and politics in sports.||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Run For Your Life||Cari Champion welcomes Harlem Run club founder Alison Desir to the show who talks about how she turned her athleticism into activism and the Unlike Any campaign.||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking Up||Cari Champion sits down with ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst to discuss Kyrie Irving's trade demand, the leadership of LeBron James and the relationship between the two players. Plus, a new "Honest 30" segment where Brian weighs in on the future of the||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKey Decisions||Keyshawn Johnson sits down with Cari to share why he decided to remove his son Keyshawn Jr. from the Nebraska football program and how players can better prepare for life after football. Plus, Cari introduces a new segment.||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Real MVP? - Yvonne Orji||Comedian, podcast host and co-star of HBO's Insecure Yvonne Orji joins Cari to discuss Ball Girl Magic, the NBA Finals and being on tour with Chris Rock.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower, Platform & Privilege: Michael Eric Dyson||Cari Champion welcomes Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to the show who talks about how power, platform and social privilege impact the race conversation in sports and beyond.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYERP: Desus & Mero||The Bodega Boys, AKA Desus & Mero join Cari Champion to talk about their Knicks, the NBA playoffs and how you turn a popular podcast into a successful TV show.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMethod To The Madness - Lonzo Ball||Cari Champion sits down with former UCLA G Lonzo Ball to discuss his father, his own more subdued style, what to expect from his brothers, his NBA future and much more.||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeep It On Wax: Ice Cube||Ice Cube joins Cari Champion for an unedited, uncut conversation about his latest projects and how he stays inspired. He also discusses the Lakers family drama and tells Cari what he thinks is the greatest diss track of all time.||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBAWSE Moves - Rick Ross||Cari Champion talks to rap mogul Rick Ross about "buying back the block," the wisdom he shares with young kids, his career journey and his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick. Plus, Cari discusses the latest issues with the Lakers and the "boss" issues Jeanie B||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessional Ether||Ramona Shelburne and WNBA Champion Candace Parker join Cari Champion to discuss Magic Johnson's hiring by the Lakers and Jeanie Buss' dilemma. Parker also weighs in on Candice Wiggins' recent bullying comments about the WNBA.||2/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning The Game: Lessons With Lecrae||Cari Champion talks to rapper Lecrae about his rise in the industry as a Christian artist, being the "best you" and more. Plus, Cari's interns get career and life advice.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBad & Boujee With Todd Gurley||Rams RB Todd Gurley joins Cari Champion to discuss the Rams' dramatic first season in L.A. and plays Cari's favorite game, "Bad or Boujee?" shout out to Migos.||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThank You, Mr. President||Cari Champion discusses the impact that Barack Obama's presidency had on her life and shares her thoughts as he leaves office. Plus, Delena Turman reads an essay she wrote about Obama after the 2008 election.||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStaying Power: Nunes & Ansaroff||First female Brazilian UFC Champion Amanda Nunes joins Cari Champion to discuss how she beat Ronda Rousey in 48 seconds and why she's here to stay. Plus, her girlfriend, UFC Fighter Nina Ansaorff joins the conversation to discuss the culture of same-sex||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSnoop, Sports & Politics||Cari Champion discusses how the world of sports has become unavoidably political in recent weeks and talks about how that's okay. Plus, a Thanksgiving chat with Snoop Dogg.||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummitt Sessions: Poetry In Motion||In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Cari Champion hears the incredible story of Paulette Leaphart, who walked topless across the country, as recalled by Leaphart and translated through poetry by Nikky Finney.||10/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummit Sessions: Allyson Felix||From the ESPNW Summit, Cari Champion chats with Allyson Felix, one of the most decorated Olympians of all time, about the peaks and valleys of the Rio Games, what keeps her motivated, her life off the track and much more.||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummit Sessions: Hill, Roberts||From the ESPNW Summit, Cari Champion sits down with longtime friend and colleague Jemele Hill as well as NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts to discuss leadership, striving for excellence, the pursuit of one's goals and much more.||10/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Hits Just Keep On Comin'||Cari Champion weighs in on the attitudes & social approaches of Colin Kaepernick & Cam Newton, pointing out the similarities & differences in public perception of the two QBs.||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrivilege & Love At Rio 2016||Cari Champion shares her thoughts on the Rio Olympics, including the treatment of Ryan Lochte. Plus, she chats with Olympians Queen Harrison & Will Claye, who became engaged at The Games.||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBirdman - LOL, You Wild||Cari Champion talks to rap mogul Birdman about healing his relationship with Lil Wayne, if he's dating Toni Braxton and who he thinks are the best rappers in the game.||8/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive From Rams Camp||GM Les Snead and WR Tavon Austin stopped by to talk about the move & the upcoming season. Plus Jerome Bettis, Shelley Smith, Bill Plaschke & Myles Simmons.||7/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Budden: Drake/The Chase/Memes||Rapper Joe Budden joins Cari to talk about his Knicks, Carmelo Anthony's social activism role and what the heck happened between he and Drake.||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake Special Care - Wiley, Ariza||Before the Dallas shootings, Cari Champion and Marcellus Wiley weighed in on the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Plus, she talked to Trevor Ariza about NBA free agency & more.||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSlander No More - LeBron, Ayesha Curry||Cari Champion explains why, in light of the Cavaliers' title, the time to hate on LeBron James is over. Plus, she shares her thoughts on criticisms of Ayesha Curry.||7/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou're Always Becoming, You've Never Arrived - Hart, Ingram||Cari Champion talks to actor/comedian Kevin Hart about his work ethic, the NBA Finals and much more. Plus, draft prospect Brandon Ingram stops by to discuss the lessons he learned from Coach K, his NBA future and more.||6/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKobe Bryant: Man. Mamba. Storyteller||Kobe Bryant sits down with Cari Champion for one of his first interviews since retirement. In this unedited, extended conversation, the Black Mamba discusses his final 60-point game, thoughts on Steph and LeBron and how he's been spending his time.||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore Than A Name - Selema Masekela||Cari Champion talks to Selema Masekela about the significance of his name, the many turns of his professional career, the new project he's working on and much more.||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Ruthie Bolton||Cari Champion sits down with two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton to discuss how she dealt with an abusive marriage, overcoming challenges to achieve success both on and off the court and much more.||5/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTuff Juice: Caron Butler||Cari Champion talks to Kings F Caron Butler about the immense challenges he's dealt with in life, from the streets to the NBA, and how he overcame them to become the success story he is today. Plus, there's hope for the Lakers after all!||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
So glad that Cari has a platform all her own! She's more than just a pretty face: she's an intelligent, thoughtful, thought provoking journalist who has something to say. Looking forward to what this podcast can be!
Finally, finally, finally...I am a huge fan of His & Hers and now I can officially add their 1st cousin, Ms. Champion to my repertoire. Strong and refreshing voice. Thanks to you too, Josh.
I Don't Do Reviews
With that being said. I'm writing this review because I'm so thankful that Cari is getting an opportunity to speak more. I'm always interested in her opinions on the show she's on ESPN2 but she is rarely given an opportunity to speak unless it's women's issues. Cari has so much more to offer and this is a great platform. I look forward to hearing great things in this podcast and you should too. As an official appreciator of your craft and knowledge of your membership of the "tripod" I know you will knock this out the park. *Terrio voice* ooooo killem!!