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A podcast from Wondery

Sports Wars

wondery.com/shows/sports-wars

88 Episodes

88 Episodes

A podcast from Wondery

Sports Wars

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88 Episodes

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Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles?From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars”, “Gladiator” and “The Lead” comes SPORTS WARS, a new series that offers an immersive look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: two superpower nations facing off in the Miracle on Ice. The battle for the starting quarterback gig in Green Bay between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. And many more.Host Dan Rubenstein (Sports Illustrated, SB Nation) will take you from the grudge matches to the pranks, from the tantrums to the triumphs: what really happened, who was right, who was wrong -- and you can decide whose side you’re on.

Latest Episode

26 Aug 2020 • 34 mins

Globetrotters vs. The World | A Legacy for Sale

The Globetrotters become a corporate hot potato. They're sold and resold, with little concern for the team's pioneering heritage. But that changes when an ex-player steps in. He has deep pockets—and a big plan to restore the Globetrotters’ legacy.Support us by supporting our sponsors!SimpliSafe - Get free shipping and a 60-day risk free trial at SimpliSafe.com/SPORTSWARS.ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE, at ZipRecruiter.com/sportswars.