The Right Time with Bomani Jones
The Right Time with Bomani Jones
ESPN, Bomani Jones
Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and more, with your comments on Mondays, friends of the show on Wednesdays and Dominique Foxworth on Fridays.
Foxworth Friday: 'The Journey', being confident in your abilities, Fox's trip to Ravens-Chiefs
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss having confidence in your abilities and trying new things following Bo’s talk at The Soho House in NYC this week (2:20). Plus, how "the journey" defines you (20:13) and Foxworth’s trip to see Ravens vs. Chiefs in Baltimore with his son and dad (40:14).
Sep 24
50 min
Vinnie Goodwill on the Ben Simmons Situation
Bomani Jones is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to discuss all of the angles of Sixers star Ben Simmons communicating that he will not be returning for Sixers training camp (1:18). What is the history with trading players of his caliber and what could Philadelphia get in return (17:04)? Also, the guys discuss the timing of it all and whether or not Damian Lillard is long for Portland (33:24).
Sep 22
51 min
Dirty Secrets
Bomani Jones shares his reactions to Lamar Jackson leading the Ravens to victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs on SNF (1:37), as well as Deshaun Watson’s continued unexplained absence for the Texans (14:10). Plus, an IYHH including rapper Nicki Minaj’s claims about her cousin’s friend’s swollen testicles in Trinidad (23:32) and your voicemails from the worst instances of “hearsay” you’ve ever witnessed (43:10). Although, it ended up really just being the wildest lies! IYHH Stories @dalvin_brown says Roomba’s AI may avoid dog feces now, but data security issues persist:  https://wapo.st/3AtEbPl A study conducted by The University of Michigan finds U.S. college students hit 40-year high for marijuana use: https://bit.ly/3nR7at1 @EOckerman: No, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend doesn’t have swollen testicles from the COVID vaccine, says the Trinidad and Tobago health minister: https://bit.ly/39rHsCM
Sep 20
55 min
Foxworth Friday: Looking back on NFL Week 1, ahead to Week 2
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the overreaction to Ravens QB Lamar Jackson in national television games (1:50), how that relates to the weight put on he and Bills QB Josh Allen’s shoulders to carry their respective offenses (4:57), how impressive Buccaneers DT Vita Vea is (16:58), whether or not Saints QB Jameis Winston is “changed man” post-eye surgery (24:10), if QB Baker Mayfield will be the one to hold back the Browns and much more (31:20).
Sep 17
53 min
Spencer Hall on Saban, USC...Also the director and author presenting 'Blood Brothers' on Netflix
Bomani Jones chats with Spencer Hall about Alabama coach Nick Saban’s propensity for “deez nuts” jokes (1:20), as well as USC firing coach Clay Helton and how it reflects on cross-town rival UCLA (18:08). Plus, Bomani welcomes author Johnny Smith and filmmaker Marcus A. Clarke to discuss “Blood Brothers”, the Netflix documentary based on Johnny’s book of the same title about the relationship between Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali (34:04).
Sep 15
58 min
Don't drink the Kool-Aid
Bomani Jones takes you through his Week 1 in the NFL experience (1:46), including his computer-drafted fantasy team, the bad streak of luck for Texans QB Tyrod Taylor, Bills QB Josh Allen’s “Kool-Aid” and the delay in Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s contract talks (19:54). Plus, an IYHH including the rise of Dollar Stores (30:20) and your voicemails from the “dumbest” thing you’ve seen someone do just for attention (43:29). IYHH Stories @abhabhattarai says Americans have increasingly been relying on “The Dollar Store” for groceries and other everyday needs: https://wapo.st/2XdVUf9 @lindaholmes says the Mike Richards ‘Jeopardy!’ fiasco was maddeningly predictable: https://n.pr/3tKPFLR
Sep 13
57 min
Foxworth Friday: Finding dignity in work, Dak's doubters & remembering Michael K. Williams
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss finding dignity and purpose in work once your playing days are over and Domonique’s piece about Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, including what he has to do to convince people he’s the real deal. Plus, the guys remember actor Michael K. Williams following his passing, who famously played the character of “Omar Little” in the HBO series “The Wire”. The Right Time Recommends "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance "Sex, Lies and Headlocks: The Real Story of Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment" by Shaun Assael
Sep 10
50 min
Joel Anderson catches up on Bishop Sycamore
Bomani Jones and Joel Anderson of Slate catch you up on the saga that is Bishop Sycamore, a controversial high school football team that made news in recent weeks (5:43). Bomani also takes time to gloat about winning his own charity trivia tournament on the podcast (1:30) and discusses Presbyterian College, where the head coach refuses to call for "punts" (39:04).
Sep 8
52 min
Foxworth Friday: Learning the art of debate, Justin Tinsley on 'The King of Crenshaw'
Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth chat about the art of the debate and share stories of how they have sharpened their skills over the years against the likes of Around The Horn legends, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith (1:21). Plus, Bomani’s eclectic musical taste (22:53) and Justin Tinsley of The Undefeated joins the guys to chat about his new 30 for 30 podcast about Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle called “The King of Crenshaw” (41:46). The Right Time Recommends... 30 for 30 Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/30-for-30-podcasts/id1244784611
Aug 27
58 min
Charity Trivia Tournament Finals, Nick Wright on NFL Season
Bomani Jones and Nick Wright of FS1 chat about the upcoming NFL season, including how Nick feels about QB Pat Mahomes and Kansas City, what’s going on with Patriots QB Cam Newton, Bills QB Josh Allen’s chances at a repeat of last year’s breakout season and more (1:18). Plus, it is time for the finals of The Right Time Charity Trivia Tournament! Friend of the show Howard Bryant faces off against Bomani (36:57).
Aug 25
57 min
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