Aug 1, 2021 | 17 min
Day 9: Stroke by Stroke
Aug 2, 2021 | 37 min
Tokyo Games Week Two Begins + NBA Free Agency
As the Olympics moves into its second week, we check in with our Tokyo correspondent Brian Windhorst. What will he remember most so far, and what’s ahead? Plus more on USA Men’s Basketball’s path to Olympic gold (or not). Then a look at the Lakers’ earth-shattering trade for Russell Westbrook and other big moves that are expected as free agency begins in the NBA.
Jul 28, 2021 | 41 min
6: Diplomat in a Bathing Suit
Jul 27, 2021 | 14 min
Coach Mike Brown / Boxer Lauren Price / Surfer Owen Wright
Nigeria men's basketball coach Mike Brown describes how activist Nelson Mandela has inspired his team and GB boxer Lauren Price shares how her fancy footwork is aided by her footballing past. Plus, Australian surfer, and Olympic bronze medallist, Owen Wright describes his road back from a traumatic brain injury.Full Owen Wright episode: https://olympics.com/en/podcast/podcast-surfer-owen-wright-traumatic-brain-injury
Jul 30, 2021 | 26 min
The Story of Simone Biles
This episode contains mentions of sexual abuse.Simone Biles, 24, showed up on the national stage at 16, when she competed in and won the national championships. She equally impressed at her first Olympics, in 2016 in Rio.Going into the Tokyo Games this year, Ms. Biles — who is considered one of the greatest gymnasts of all time — was expected to win the all-around. So she shocked many this week when she pulled out of the competition.What prompted her decision?Guest: Juliet Macur, a sports reporter for The New York Times. Sign up here to get The Daily in your inbox each morning. And for an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter. Background reading: Ms. Biles was widely embraced as the latest elite athlete who had the courage to acknowledge her vulnerability. In pulling out of the Olympics, she rejected a long tradition of stoicism in sports.By withdrawing from competition citing concerns over her mental health, Ms. Biles showed that resisting expectations could be more powerful than persisting through them.For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
Jul 26, 2021 | 102 min
NBA Champion Pat Connaughton + Mt Rushmore Of Sports We Could Medal In, Maybe
The Olympics are here and we have some gripes (00:02:46 - 00:13:09). Aaron Rodgers is getting emo and the Yankees invented new ways to lose (00:13:09 - 00:20:09). Who's back of the week including J-Lo and Ben Affleck and the Cleveland Guardians (00:20:09 - 00:31:08). NBA Champ Pat Connaughton joins the show to talk about winning the title, Giannis, his baseball career, and tons more (00:31:08 - 01:16:14). We wrap up with the Mt Rushmore of Sports We could Medal In, Maybe.
Aug 2, 2021 | 22 min
A New Chapter of the Coronavirus
Recent data from the C.D.C. has found that not only can vaccinated people get infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus, though instances are rare, but they also can potentially spread the virus just as much as an unvaccinated person.What are the practical implications of this new information?Guest: Apoorva Mandavilli, a science and global health reporter for The New York Times.Sign up here to get The Daily in your inbox each morning. And for an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter. Background reading: A recent report from the C.D.C. strongly suggested that fully immunized people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the virus to others just as readily as unvaccinated people.According to an internal C.D.C. presentation, the Delta variant is much more contagious, more likely to break through protections afforded by the vaccines and may cause more severe disease than other known versions of the virus.For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
Aug 3, 2021 | 41 min
The Viall Files & Cookie Jarring
Nick Viall, star of The Bachelor and host of the People's Choice Award-nominated podcast The Viall Files, joins Damona to talk about finding love on Instagram and answers the question: Should you get love advice from The Bachelor? Damona kicks off Season 9 with dating dish stories: who's really hooking up in the Olympic Village and are you the victim of 'cookie jarring'? Nick helps Damona answer listener questions like: his long-distance girlfriend is finally moving in, should she pay rent and how to ask him out again without sounding desparate.Check out the Viall Files on all your favorite podcast platforms!Do you need a little extra luck in love? Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win FREE coaching with Damona! damonahoffman.com/giveawayhellofresh.com/dates14It’s date night in a box! Go to hellofresh.com/dates14 and use the special code DATES14 for 14 FREE Meals + FREE Shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 2, 2021 | 55 min
You 2.0: Cultivating Your Purpose
Having a sense of purpose can be a buffer against the challenges we all face at various stages of life. Purpose can also boost our health and longevity. In the kick-off to our annual You 2.0 series, Cornell University psychologist Anthony Burrow explains why purpose isn't something to be found — it's something we can develop from within. If you like our work, please consider supporting it! See how you can help at support.hiddenbrain.org. And to learn more about human behavior and ideas that can improve your life, subscribe to our newsletter at news.hiddenbrain.org.
Aug 2, 2021 | 69 min
“The Fear Olympics.”
Democrats make another run at passing a voting rights bill, Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha talks about what the latest CDC guidance and scary Covid headlines actually mean for you, and a new analysis about why we’re all so angry points to Fox News as the culprit.For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsaveamerica. For a transcript of this episode, please email email@example.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 2, 2021 | 38 min
Little Mermaid Part 3: Honestly Ever After
Revisionist History presents: The Little Mermaid...our way. The grand finale of our three-part series. Featuring the voices of Jodie Foster, Glenn Close, Dax Shepard, Brit Marling, and many more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 2, 2021 | 86 min
Episode 1249 - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s long career in show business has left him with a keen sense of the problems caused by the constant bombardment of media and technology in our lives. Joseph tells Marc how he was able to channel some of his anxieties about how we’re navigating the modern world in his new series Mr. Corman. They also talk about his life in New Zealand, growing up on the screen, and why he hopes his company HitRECord can take the edge off social media. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.