Cari Champion takes an honest look at the world of sports and pop culture with the help of outspoken guests.
Actress Brittney Elena
Cari Champion sits down with actress, and model, Brittney Elena to discuss her journey from The Bay to Hollywood, her love of basketball, and much more.
02/10/2019 • 15 minutes 24 seconds
Comedian Gary Owen
Cari Champion sits down with Comedian Gary Owen to discuss his love of the Cincinnati Bengals and his Showtime special #DoinWhatIDo.
02/10/2019 • 13 minutes 38 seconds
USATF Star & Olympian Colleen Quigley
Cari Champion sits down with Olympic runner, and former model, Colleen Quigley to discuss her past experience in Rio, as well as, the upcoming 2020 games in Tokyo.
01/08/2019 • 18 minutes 1 second
Comedian Tony Baker
Cari Champion sits down with comedian Tony Baker to discuss Drake's Raptors fandom, who he picks in the NBA G.O.A.T debate and much more.
13/06/2019 • 10 minutes 7 seconds
Cari Champion sits down with Spurs G DeMar DeRozan to discuss mental health awareness, playing for the San Antonio Spurs, and comparisons to Kawhi Leonard.
16/05/2019 • 17 minutes 16 seconds
Cari Champion sits down with actor Mike Colter to discuss his favorite NBA players, as well as, his latest movie, Breakthrough.
26/04/2019 • 20 minutes 8 seconds
Cari Champion sits down with Brian Windhorst to discuss the future of the Los Angeles Lakers and what's going on in this year's NBA playoffs.
18/04/2019 • 25 minutes 20 seconds
Hollywood Actor O'Shea Jackson Jr
Cari Champion sits down with a friend of the show, O'Shea Jackson Jr, to discuss the future of the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as, his latest projects.
10/04/2019 • 16 minutes 26 seconds
Hollywood Actor and Director Josh Duhamel
Cari Champion sits down with friend of the show, Josh Duhamel, to discuss his favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings, sports fandom, and his latest project, The Buddy Games.
14/03/2019 • 24 minutes 30 seconds
The Oscar Goes To: Kelley L. Carter
Cari Champion sits down with Kelley L. Carter, Senior Entertainment Reporter at ESPN's The Undefeated to discuss the 2019 Oscars.
28/02/2019 • 14 minutes 5 seconds
Sports and Entertainment Host Ben Lyons
Cari Champion sits down with sports and entertainment host Ben Lyons to discuss the state of the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
21/02/2019 • 14 minutes 45 seconds
Cari Champion sits down with new L.A Sparks Head Coach Derek Fisher to discuss his time in the NBA and how he plans to get the Sparks another championship ring.%0D%0A%0D%0A
30/01/2019 • 22 minutes 24 seconds
Jackie MacMullan and Amy Stanton
Cari Champion sits down with ESPN Senior NBA writer Jackie MacMullan to discuss her book Basketball: A Love Story. Plus, Cari talks with the author of The Feminine Revolution, Amy Stanton.
23/01/2019 • 41 minutes 59 seconds
Who's The GOAT?
Cari Champion sits down with former NBA player Richard Jefferson to discuss his time in the NBA and what it was like playing with LeBron James.
11/01/2019 • 33 minutes 8 seconds
Clip City, Chip City; Tobias Harris
Cari Champion sits down with Clippers forward Tobias Harris to discuss his role on his new team, his relationship with teammate Boban Marjanovic and much more.
19/12/2018 • 18 minutes 19 seconds
Tuff Juice: Caron Butler
Cari Champion sits down with former NBA forward Caron Butler to discuss his tough upbringing, his rise to stardom at UCONN and his experiences in the league.
19/11/2018 • 28 minutes 58 seconds
Heart of a Champion: Candace Parker
Cari Champion sits down with LA Sparks and WNBA champion Candace Parker who talks about her success, how she balances her career with being a mother and much more.
08/11/2018 • 26 minutes 46 seconds
More Than An Athlete
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Uninterrupted and SpringHill Entertainment CEO Maverick Carter live at the ninth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit. Maverick talks about his experience becoming an entrepreneur and working with LeBron James.
04/10/2018 • 36 minutes 5 seconds
Rise Up: Andra Day
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Grammy nominated singer Andra Day live at the espnW Summit. Andra discusses her childhood growing up in San Diego, her journey in the music business and much more.
02/10/2018 • 32 minutes 17 seconds
Sneaker Talk: Nick DePaula
ESPN's resident sneaker head Nick DePaula goes one-on-one with Cari Champion to talk about the NBA's top sneaker free agents and give us his reviews of some of the top sneakers on the market.
01/08/2018 • 21 minutes 48 seconds
ESPY's Experience: Peter Rosenberg
Hot 97 and ESPN New York radio personality Peter Rosenberg goes one-on-one with Cari Champion to talk about the 2018 ESPY's, Kanye West and much more.
23/07/2018 • 48 minutes 54 seconds
Social Media Expertise: Rachel DeMita
Social media star Rachel DeMita joins the show to discuss the summer of LeBron James, her experience at the NBA Finals and her social media success.
13/06/2018 • 41 minutes 20 seconds
Perfect Chemistry: Jemele Hill & Dr. Joe Carr
Cari Champion sits down with Jemele Hill and Sports Psychologist/Performance Coach Dr. Joe Carr to discuss team chemistry and how that can impact performance and relationships
14/05/2018 • 55 minutes 30 seconds
Be Honest (Presented by Toyota): Chloe Kim
Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim joins Cari Champion in front of a live studio audience to discuss her Olympic success, future plans, and her love of all things food.
01/04/2018 • 26 minutes 56 seconds
Be Honest (Presented by Toyota): Amy Purdy
Paralympic silver medalist Amy Purdy joins Cari Champion in front of a live studio audience to discuss her journey in becoming a Paralympic athlete, her non-profit organization for adaptive sports athletes and much more.
01/04/2018 • 28 minutes 3 seconds
Uninterrupted's Maverick Carter
Uninterrupted CEO Maverick Carter goes one-on-one with Cari Champion on why he's unapologetic for the culture, LeBron James' social activism and much more.
18/02/2018 • 32 minutes 9 seconds
Dear Black Athlete
Dear Black Athlete is a series of conversations tackling the challenges of being a professional athlete while being Black in America's social climate. Led by Cari Champion, the special features letters and discussion from notable civic leaders and sports figures.
12/02/2018 • 52 minutes 23 seconds
Sliding Into Greatness: Aja Evans
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Olympic Bobsledder Aja Evans to discuss her career, her journey to the Olympics and much more.
29/01/2018 • 28 minutes 50 seconds
Have A Plan: Kelley L. Carter
The Undefeated's Kelley L. Carter joins the show to discuss the feeling of being trapped and recap the best/worst of 2017. Plus, Cari makes a special announcement.
22/01/2018 • 31 minutes 2 seconds
Don't Talk About it, Be About It
Cari Champion sits down with SportsNation host Marcellus Wiley to discuss how Texans owner Bob McNair's "inmate" comment sparked player protest and the NFL social climate. Plus, Marcellus gives an "Honest 30."
08/11/2017 • 35 minutes 42 seconds
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek
Be Honest shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, On the Ice.
30/10/2017 • 46 minutes 54 seconds
Hold The Door
Live from the espnW Women + Sports Summit, Cari Champion sits down with Chief Brand Officer of Uber Bozoma Saint John to discuss her journey to the top and the challenge of holding the door open for other opportunities for women.
06/10/2017 • 34 minutes 38 seconds
Cari Champion goes one-on-one with Sheryl Crow live at the espnW Summit. The two discuss her new album, the ups and downs of her career, family and more.
03/10/2017 • 36 minutes 15 seconds
Take A Knee
Cari Champion welcomes ESPN The Magazine Sr. writer Howard Bryant to the show to discuss his conversation with Colin Kaepernick, the NFL's atypical weekend and the protests that are rocking the world of sports.
28/09/2017 • 27 minutes
Integrity 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.
29/08/2017 • 38 minutes 58 seconds
Racial 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.
21/08/2017 • 36 minutes 46 seconds
A 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.
08/08/2017 • 21 minutes 17 seconds
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 Lakers.
31/07/2017 • 41 minutes 9 seconds
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.
03/07/2017 • 40 minutes 33 seconds
The 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.
15/06/2017 • 18 minutes 25 seconds
Power, 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.
08/05/2017 • 36 minutes 28 seconds
YERP: 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.
24/04/2017 • 21 minutes 54 seconds
Method 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.
30/03/2017 • 27 minutes 12 seconds
Keep 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.
16/03/2017 • 17 minutes 8 seconds
BAWSE 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 Buss is dealing with, courtesy of her brothers.
08/03/2017 • 29 minutes 54 seconds
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.
24/02/2017 • 45 minutes 11 seconds
Learning 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.
13/02/2017 • 38 minutes 20 seconds
Bad & 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.
26/01/2017 • 22 minutes 52 seconds
Thank 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.
20/01/2017 • 21 minutes 43 seconds
Staying 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 relationships in the UFC .
19/01/2017 • 21 minutes 34 seconds
Snoop, 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.
23/11/2016 • 36 minutes 26 seconds
Summitt 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.
28/10/2016 • 35 minutes 29 seconds
Summit 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.
20/10/2016 • 17 minutes 52 seconds
Summit 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.
18/10/2016 • 55 minutes 15 seconds
The 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.
15/09/2016 • 26 minutes 11 seconds
Privilege & 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.
26/08/2016 • 29 minutes 30 seconds
Birdman - 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.
19/08/2016 • 28 minutes 38 seconds
Live 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.
31/07/2016 • 1 hour 6 minutes 31 seconds
Joe 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.
27/07/2016 • 43 minutes 17 seconds
Take 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.
08/07/2016 • 41 minutes 37 seconds
Slander 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.
01/07/2016 • 27 minutes 28 seconds
You'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.
17/06/2016 • 32 minutes 40 seconds
Kobe 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.
08/06/2016 • 27 minutes 39 seconds
More 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.
26/05/2016 • 39 minutes 48 seconds
BONUS: 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.
23/05/2016 • 5 minutes 25 seconds
Tuff 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!