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The Right Time with Bomani Jones

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Rank #77 in Sports category

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Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from NYC.

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Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and much more from NYC.

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By Nick Charlton 24 - Jan 17 2020
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Best takes and the best guests on any podcast

Fire!!!!!

By Mari3698 - Jan 13 2020
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Bomani and Foxworth fire. Great show

iTunes Ratings

6346 Ratings
Average Ratings
6050
114
49
28
105

Must listen

By Nick Charlton 24 - Jan 17 2020
Read more
Best takes and the best guests on any podcast

Fire!!!!!

By Mari3698 - Jan 13 2020
Read more
Bomani and Foxworth fire. Great show
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The Right Time with Bomani Jones

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Bruce Bowen

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Bomani is joined by ESPN NBA analyst Bruce Bowen to reflect on things post-deadline from the player's perspective, including dealing with trade rumors on a personal level (14:02) and what it is like to see your "role" on a team change for the worse (33:00). Plus, you know we had to hear his thoughts on Kawhi (1:16) as well as the Lakers' chances at making the playoffs (44:40)!

Feb 14 2019

56mins

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Rank #2: Stan Van Gundy

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Bomani is joined by new ESPN NBA contributor Stan Van Gundy! They discuss a variety of NBA topics, such as the Lakers and their defensive apathy (2:00), the Rockets and their struggle to get Carmelo Anthony integrated (17:58), the Sixers and the year-to-year improvement of their young stars (39:43) and more.

Nov 01 2018

51mins

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Rank #3: Domonique Foxworth

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Bomani is joined by regular The Right Time contributor Domonique Foxworth to dish on the public criticisms of Le'Veon Bell's holdout by his Pittsburgh teammates (1:15), why Bo thinks Josh Allen would be better off as a QB if he was black and other related topics that will have you in stitches (14:28), as well as Nike's newly released advertisement with Colin Kaepernick (33:57).

Sep 06 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #4: Domonique Foxworth

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Bomani and Domonique Foxworth of The Undefeated dish on "the tipping point" for restaurants, brands and neighborhoods with people of color and how it relates to dress code rules for keeping people out of clubs (4:47). Plus, the latest trend of hiring young white NFL head coaches and what remains problematic about it (16:56) as well as whether or not Clemson's Trevor Lawrence could make the jump to the NFL at age 19 (47:05).

Jan 10 2019

1hr

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Rank #5: Downward Spiral

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Bomani Jones assesses the downward spiral of the Lakers (:30) and Celtics (17:12) as well as shares his thoughts on the conversation around HBO's Michael Jackson documentary "Leaving Neverland" (28:13). Plus, a fresh dose of IYHH including some big changes that could be coming to Time Warner properties like TNT/HBO (42:25) and your AMA's that uncover a rare pair of shoes Bo's been eying (54:44).

Mar 05 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #6: Michael Smith

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Bomani welcomes Michael Smith back to the show to discuss their high-school athletic careers (0:32), their former fandom for the Saints and Falcons (13:29) as well as the effect that the winter "squall" is having on Bomani's enjoyment of living in NYC (32:35). They were supposed to talk Super Bowl, but ended up talking about Kung-Fu and Canada Goose jackets, that should tell you everything you need to know.

Jan 31 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: King Petty

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Bomani Jones gloats over the Saints for not making it to the Super Bowl, including addressing the backlash he's received for a successful narrative in the lead up to the game (1:53). Plus, the Patriots return to the Super Bowl (22:21), Boogie Cousins returns to the Warriors (34:44), a fresh IYHH with Fyre Festival doc reactions (42:30) and some thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (58:42).

Jan 22 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #8: No Fun Zone?

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Bomani shares his thoughts on why we need to appreciate the "fun-ness" that is Patrick Mahomes (0:36), the friendship that changed the face of the NBA in LeBron-Wade (16:54) as well as the controversy engulfing the Chicago Bulls (26:55). Plus, a fresh round of IYHH (44:36) and we share the results of The Right Time show survey (55:32).

Dec 11 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: Me Against You

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Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on feuds between Russell Westbrook and the world (0:40) as well as LeBron James and Lance Stephenson (12:26). What is the NFL to do with their domestic violence policy (20:43)? Two stories put it to the test. Plus, "If You Haven't Heard" (35:09) and saying goodbye again to Prince (46:14).

Apr 24 2018

54mins

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Rank #10: Spencer Hall

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With the NFL draft now upon us, Bomani Jones and old friend Spencer Hall of SB Nation take a look at the management and evaluation of QB's taken/to be taken at the top of the first round (0:35). What's the point of sitting around waiting for the phone to ring in the green room? Getting to dap up Goodell (25:27)? Plus, the NFL didn't want their "secret" meeting to become public, so it did (39:23).

Apr 26 2018

50mins

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Rank #11: Howard Bryant

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Bomani is joined by Howard Bryant to discuss the polarizing subjects of Robert Kraft (0:35) and Colin Kaepernick (21:18). Is the public really aware of how serious the allegations made against Kraft are? Now that the dust has settled, they offer conclusions on Kaep's settlement and the credit Nike has incorrectly been given as it relates to him. Plus, how does the "love for the game" argument relate to MLB and NBA labor disagreements (45:08)?

Feb 28 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #12: Pablo Torre

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Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre discuss Tiger's big weekend at the PGA and why we care despite not "liking the dude" (:31). Plus, odd training camp stories in the NFL such as the Miami Police Union urging members to boycott the Dolphins (14:35) and Jalen Ramsey getting suspended for beefing with the local media (31:07).

Aug 14 2018

39mins

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Rank #13: Who's Got Jokes?

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Bomani weighs in on saltiness from the Warriors with losing and Steve Kerr has it in him to coach a bad team (0:39), breaks down Anthony Davis telling LeBron to fix his hair piece and what it says about their relationship thus far (11:03) as well as John Gruden referring to Deshaun Watson's performance as "Michael Jordan-like" (24:48). Plus, an IYHH with Eminem's visit from the Secret Service (32:51) and Bo's review of "Jesus Is King" from Kanye West (42:55 ).

Oct 29 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: Mina Kimes

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Bomani is joined by Mina Kimes to discuss the Conference Championships coming this weekend in the NFL Playoffs, including the comical "underdog" story of the Patriots (6:25). Bo makes his final plea for the Rams to spare us a Super Bowl in Atlanta with the Saints representing the NFC (26:29) and they close with a nuanced conversation about problematic names that you just don't hear anymore (52:03).

Jan 17 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #15: Book Club Part II

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Bomani Jones discusses why the "America's Team" moniker for the Dallas Cowboys is sounding more fitting every day (0:36) and why despite being in awe of LeBron's grace it is concerning that he has to be the one to do it (12:55). Plus, Bo and Pablo go to the "Overwatch" final in NYC (21:16) and Pablo joins for the second installment of #TheRightTimeBookClub on Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger (33:22).

Jul 31 2018

58mins

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Rank #16: Vinnie Goodwill

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Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports joins Bo as the NBA season kicks off. Who's going to win it all this year (1:06)? Vinnie was at Celtics-Sixers Wednesday night and sizes up the both of their chances (6:34). Plus, breaking down the "steeze" of Tyler Herro and the credentials of this Heat team (13:40), if Giannis can take another leap this year (21:44), if Kyrie and Durant will mesh (29:43), what the Lakers need to do to contend for the title (37:19), whether or not Russell Westbrook's "cooked" (47:23) as well as much more.

Oct 24 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: Old People Playbook

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IYHH Stories

@greene on Amazon threatening to fire employees who criticize their environmental policies: https://wapo.st/2N7YDyz

@drewharwell on colleges turning students' phones into surveillance machines: https://wapo.st/2T1G178

@maxwellstrachan on why Millennials and Gen Z are getting scammed more than their Grandparents: http://bit.ly/2R1MBb8

Jan 07 2020

58mins

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Rank #18: Fraudulent Behavior

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Bomani shares everything you need to know about Michael Avenatti trying to "shake down" Nike (1:40), dishes on the hypocrisy around Tom Izzo's chastising of a player mid-game (16:28) as well as Lonzo Ball's controversy with BBB (27:10). Plus, an IYHH including Dr. Dre celebrating his daughter getting into USC (33:39) and Bo's thoughts on the Elizabeth Holmes documentary "The Inventor" (47:26).

Mar 26 2019

1hr

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Rank #19: Hindsight Is 50/50

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Read Tim MacMahon's ESPN piece on the Rockets' dysfunction.

Check out Royce Young's ESPN piece about Russell Westbrook's free-throw struggles.

Jun 18 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #20: Amin & Shannon

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Bomani Jones welcomes ESPN NBA analyst Amin Elhassan to talk NBA playoffs and beyond, including LeBron's emotional on-air reaction to the passing of Gregg Popovich's wife (2:25), Donovan Mitchell's strong play against the Thunder (13:44) as well as the search for next Knicks coach (21:07). Plus, former Right Time producer Shannon Penn stops by to review Kobe's ESPN+ show (30:23) and more.

Apr 19 2018

47mins

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