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Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Nov 30, 2020

Grant geeks out with Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt (at 9:50), who star in the brilliant show Ted Lasso on Apple TV+. They discuss the virtues of Midwestern kindness; the challenge of developing characters from Ted Lasso's origins as a short comedy sketch; the risk that comes with the show's ambitions;...


Nov 23, 2020

Grant interviews Kyle Krause (at 17:26), the new Iowa-based owner of Italian top-flight club Parma. Krause, who's of Italian origin and has owned the Des Moines Menace for the past two decades, explains why he wanted to buy Parma, his plan for the club in the coming years and where he sees Serie A going in the...


Nov 19, 2020

Grant interviews his old friend and former work teammate Kate Abdo of CBS Sports (at 24:08) about how CBS is approaching its UEFA Champions League coverage; how she's dealing with working from London despite living in Los Angeles; what she has learned about studio pundits Roberto Martínez, Jamie Carragher, Alex Scott...


Nov 17, 2020

When Nike signed 13-year-old Freddy Adu to a seven-figure contract, the company thought he could be bigger than Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and LeBron James. As it turned out, however, Freddy never lived up to the hype. Journalist Grant Wahl investigates the impossible expectations that were placed on the teenager and...


Nov 16, 2020

Grant has an in-depth conversation with Red Bull Salzburg's American head coach, Jesse Marsch, about his experience in the UEFA Champions League group stage so far; why exactly he thinks group foe Bayern Munich is the world's best team right now; why he expects to lose star 20-year-old Dominik Szoboszlai during...