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The Complex Sports Podcast

The Complex Sports Podcast is a weekly podcast centered around everything happening in sports. From NBA drama to NFL madness, the Complex Sports team has it all covered. The podcast will cover the sports world through the lens of the Complex Sports perspective, with hosts Zach “Chopz" Frydenlund, Adam Caparell, and Zion Olojede commenting on the biggest stories in all of sports. 

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Stephon Marbury Joins to Talk Knicks, His Legacy, New Film, Kobe Bryant + More

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, Stephon Marbury joins Chopz and Adam to talk about his new film, 'A Kid From Coney Island,' why the Knicks haven't changed in 20 years, stories from his playing days, legacy, LeBron as a Los Angeles Laker, and much more. Later, the guys wrap up the show with some trivia.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 2mins

10 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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Christian Yelich Talks Baker, Giannis, + NFL Championship Picks

On this week's episode of the 'Load Management' podcast, Chopz and Adam are joined by NL MVP Christian Yelich to talk about his recent charity softball game, baseball movies, the Houston Astros, friendship with Baker Mayfield, and more. Later, the guys gave their picks for the championship weekend games.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Caron Butler Talks Top-5 Ever, Lakers vs. Clippers + NFL Picks

On this week's episode of Load Management, Adam & Chopz are joined by NBA legend Caron Butler to talk about the current favorite in the NBA, why he likes this Lakers team so much, Gilbert Arenas stories, and shares his all-time top 5 players list. Later, the crew breaks down the NFL division round games and makes their picks.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 18mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Antonio Brown Joins to Talk NFL Future, Logan Paul Beef & More

On this week's episode of Load Management, Antonio Brown joins Adam and Chopz to talk about his future in the NFL, why he thinks the media is out to get him, his musical journey and why he might not respond to Logan Paul's diss track. Later, Zion joined the conversation to breakdown the first weekend of the XFL and whether or not the league can survive.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Wild Card Preview, Melvin Gordon Joins to Talk NFL Future

On this week’s episode of Load Management, Chopz, Adam, and Zion breakdown all of the upcoming NFL wild card action. Later, Melvin Gordon joins the show to talk about his future with the Chargers, relationship with Philip Rivers, the NFL becoming the NBA, and more.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 6mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Super Bowl LIV Recap & Reactions + Jarvis Landry & Stephen Jackson

We recap the entire Super Bowl, from who is most to blame on the 49ers to Miami being the GOAT city for the game. Later, Chopz talks to Jarvis Landry about Kobe Bryant, the Mamba Mentality, what went wrong for the Browns, and more. To wrap the episode Adam talks to Stephen Jackson about everything Kobe Bryant.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

4 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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Patrick Mahomes Calls In, Life Without Sports, NFL Free Agency Madness

On this week's episode, Chopz, Adam, and Zion deal with this new life without sports and give out tips on how to pass the time. They talk about their favorite sports movies, if Kevin Durant could return to the Nets if the NBA playoffs happen this summer, and much more. The guys also react to the DeAndre Hopkins blockbuster trade, and much more. (44:06) The episode finishes with Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes calling in to talk about life as a champion, already working back out, his love of the NBA, and much more.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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Remembering Kobe Bryant + Super Bowl Preview f/ Spice Adams + Picks & Best Prop Bets

We remember the legacy of Kobe Bryant and what he meant to us as fans of the NBA, and how he will always be remembered as your favorite player's favorite player. The guys also share some of their favorite Kobe moments from over the years and Adam talks about the time that he had the chance to interview Kobe last March. Later, Spice Adams calls into the show to talk about his rise to fame through memes, hanging out with Kevin Hart, his Super Bowl picks and much more. Lastly, Chopz, Adam, and Zion share their own Super Bowl picks and dive into some of their favorite prop bets for the game.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 42mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Tim Anderson Talks MLB Shutdown, Dealing With Haters + All-Time Sports 'What Ifs'

On this week's new episode Chopz and Adam are joined by reigning AL batting champion Tim Anderson to talk about life with no sports, his reaction to the shutdowns, how he deals with haters, trash baseball movies, and more. To kick things off, the group talks about the biggest sports 'What Ifs' in history, from injuries to trades and signings that almost happened.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 12mins

24 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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Worst Sports Moments Ever, Westbrook > Harden?, Tom Brady's Future

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, Chopz and Adam are joined by Angel and Zion to talk about everyone's lowest and worst moment as a sports fan. Later, the group broke down the happenings of the NBA, and debated about whether or not LeBron is threatened by Zion, if Russell Westbrook is the best player on the Rockets, and more. The episode wraps with Adam and Chopz debating about Tom Brady and some very special sports trivia.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56mins

3 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Deontay Wilder Talks Fury Rematch, Why It's Fight of the Year + NFL QB Carousel

On this week's episode of 'Load Management,' WBA Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder joins Adam and Chopz to talk about his upcoming fight with Tyson Fury, why it will be the fight of the year, his prediction, and much more. Later, Zion joins the show to help Adam & Chopz predict where the likes of Tom Brady, Cam Newton, and more will be playing football next season.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

18 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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Wilder/Fury Reactions, Clippers in Trouble? Zion in the Playoffs

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, Chopz and Adam give out full reactions from their trip to Las Vegas for Wilder vs. Fury. They breakdown how Fury won the fight, why it was a bit of a let down, the atmosphere in Las Vegas, and much more. Later, they 'Load' and 'Unload' on some NBA topics, including the Celtics as contenders, the Clippers chances, and if the Pelicans can make the playoffs.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

53mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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Pascal Siakam Talks Drake, Raptors Title, Kawhi + Aaron Hernandez Doc Reactions

On this week's episode of Load Management, Chopz and Adam are joined by Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam to talk about his all-star season, the best part of winning a championship in Toronto, Spicy P nickname, Drake's new house, and much more. Later, Complex EIC Damien Scott joins the guys for a full recap of Netflix's new Aaron Hernandez documentary.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 7mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Jared Dudley Talks Lakers Title, Clippers, Celebration, + Week 6 NFL Picks & Best Bets

On this very special Championship edition of the podcast, NBA champion Jared Dudley joins Chopz, Adam, and Zion to talk about the Lakers run to a title, what it was like in the bubble, the celebration, why the Clippers didn't make it, the Lakers outlook for next season, and much more. Later, the guys picked every NFL game for week 6 and shared their best bets of the week.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

15 Oct 2020

Rank #14

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Lamar Jackson Joins to Talk Haters, Drake Curse, Madden Cover + World Cup Winner Christen Press

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, Adam and Chopz start the show by sharing some personal details about themselves before inviting Zion in to talk about the NBA return, Kyrie Irving's stand for what he believes in, the McGwire/Sosa doc, and more. The guys then welcome in NFL MVP Lamar Jackson to talk about him being the 2021 EA Madden cover star, who is better in the game between him and Michael Vick, the Drake and Madden curse, how he deals with haters, and much more. To wrap the show, Adam and Chopz talk to 2x World Cup champion Christen Press about her Re-Inc company, what it's like to win the World Cup, the federal dismissal in the equal pay claim by the U.S. Women's National Team and much more.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 11mins

16 Jun 2020

Rank #15

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NBA Insider Shams Charania Talks NBA Return, Free Agency, Giannis, + NBA Bubble Fantasy Draft

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, NBA insider Shams Charania joins to talk about everything going on with the NBA's return, what the rest of the season will look like, what happens if a player tests positive, and more. We also asked Shams a whole bunch of NBA rumor questions, like where will Bradley Beal go, who are the suitors for Giannis, when will Kevin Love get traded, and much more. To wrap the episode, Zion, Adam, and Chopz do a fantasy draft for the Orlando NBA bubble.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 17mins

9 Jun 2020

Rank #16

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Andre Drummond Talks NBA Rap Game, Quarantine Life + Joe La Puma Joins to Talk Last Dance

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Andre Drummond joins the crew to talk about life in quarantine, his goal with this music, which NBA guys he would rap battle, and much more. Later, Complex Sneakers Podcast host Joe La Puma joins to breakdown the most recent episodes of the Michael Jordan 'The Last Dance' documentary.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr

5 May 2020

Rank #17

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Aaron Gordon Joins to Talk D Wade Diss Song, Dunk Contest, Last Dance + More

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast Orlando Magic superstar, Aaron Gordon, joins the guys to talk about his new Dwayne Wade diss song, "9/10," how the song came together, what he's going to do if Wade responds, and much more. Later, Aaron plays a game of "One Gotta Go" before the guys jump into a full breakdown of this week's 'Last Dance' and the NFL Draft.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

54mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #18

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Adam Schefter Talks OBJ Rumors, Tua Falling?, Draft Intel + Last Dance Reactions

On this week's 'Load Management' podcast, ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins Chopz and Adam to talk about everything going on with the NFL Draft. They talk about potential surprises, where Tua will land, who the second QB taken will be, and much more. They also get into Odell Beckham Jr. trade rumors and Schefter shares a bold prediction about the NFL season. Later, Zion joins Adam and Chopz to talk about the ESPN 'Last Dance' documentary, where the guys share their reactions and talk about the first two episodes.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12mins

21 Apr 2020

Rank #19

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Jay Bilas Joins to Talk LaMelo Ball Hype, Duke Memories, College Basketball During Covid, and More

On this week's episode of Load Management, ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas joins Chopz, Adam, and Zion to talk about the cancellation of March Madness, who he thinks would have won it all, his favorite Duke players ever, and much more. Later, Bilas and the guys dive into the NBA draft and how the Covid-19 pandemic will alter the process going into this year. Bilas also talks about the LaMelo Ball hype and why he's not sure it will all work out.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #20