The Right Time with Bomani Jones

The Right Time with Bomani Jones

Bomani Jones weighs in on sports, pop culture, social topics and more, with your comments on Mondays, friends of the show on Wednesdays and Dominique Foxworth on Fridays.

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May 20, 2022 39 min

Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth share their thoughts on Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher’s impromptu press conference going “scorched earth” on Alabama coach Nick Saban, following his comments about the Aggies’ recruiting tactics in the NIL era (1:33). Plus, at what point will colleges be forced to pay players (16:14), and how closely should the NFL be watching where this all goes (29:42)?

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Bomani Jones welcomes three-time NBA champion Bruce Bowen to share how Mavericks G Luka Dončić has improved at getting his teammates involved, and why the Warriors’ previous style of play wasn’t replicable (23:06). Plus, Timberwolves G Patrick Beverley’s comments on Suns G Chris Paul (36:11), Joel Embiid’s future with the Sixers (44:11), what’s to come for the Celtics against the Heat (4:40), and why the increase in athleticism acr...

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May 16, 2022 43 min

Bomani Jones breaks down the results of the Conference Semifinals, including where he was wrong about Luka Dončić of the Mavericks, and what their victory over the Suns in the West says about star Chris Paul (0:55). Plus, the toughness shown by the Celtics against the Bucks in the East, and why the Sixers not making it to the Conference Finals over the Heat spells bad news for the partnership between Joel Embiid and James Harden (1...

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Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Mavericks G Luka Dončić is showing his “Kobe” tendencies, and why Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo is showing what winning the title last year did for his game (1:10). Plus, is Bucs QB Tom Brady really worth the $375 million deal that Fox Sports reportedly gave him to be an analyst when he retires (31:13)?


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    Bomani Jones is joined by Holly Anderson of Channel 6 to discuss the NCAA's latest set of guidelines for NIL and booster involvement (1:42), as well as a previously untold story of the two of them trying to sneak into a high school football game in Miami (18:11). Plus, David Dennis of Andscape discusses his new book "The Movement Made Us", which chronicles the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960...

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    May 9, 2022 47 min

    Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on whether or not legislating the “hard foul” out of the NBA has actually made the product we are seeing in the postseason worse (0:52), as well as why he’s skeptical of Formula 1’s long-term attractiveness to fans in the United States (12:53). Plus, an IYHH including a second year of lost population for the state of California in a row after a century of growth (26:05), and your voicemails from tha...

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    Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Luka Dončić’s big Game 2 for the Mavericks against the Suns in the Western Conference Semifinals, as well as why C DeAndre Ayton’s ascent has Phoenix feeling like they have a “Big Three” now (1:43). Plus, the guys get into the supply and demand of wide receivers this NFL offseason around the draft (15:39), as well as how Pitt’s Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal has sparked fresh...

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    Bomani Jones is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to discuss what he is seeing across the NBA Playoffs, including controversial officiating decisions in Warriors-Grizzlies (6:50) and Suns-Mavericks (25:45), as well as which players make up the group that will lead the league into the next generation (28:12).


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    May 2, 2022 55 min

    Bomani Jones discusses the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including why Ja Morant of the Grizzlies is one of his favorite players (0:59), and why Karl-Anthony Towns of the Timberwolves is one of his biggest disappointments (16:04). Plus, an IYHH including corrective surgery that can make "short kings" tall (27:29), and your voicemails from when you "quit" your job in the middle of a shift (43:28)!


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    Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth offer in-depth analysis on one of their favorite NFL draftees from the 2022 class Derek Stingley Jr., including why teams have "overthought" their picks at the top in years past (2:08), and just how dominant the corner could be in the league over the course of his career (6:11). Plus, how rare "nut punching" is as a tactic for an all-time great like Suns PG Chris Paul (29:27).


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    Bomani Jones chats with Monica McNutt of ESPN about the NBA Playoffs, including which teams are the surest bet for the Western Conference Finals (7:06), and how injuries have derailed what could have been in the East (17:15). Plus, why the “time is now” for young stars in this league (25:10), and what the Nets plan to do with Ben Simmons and Kyrie Irving this offseason (1:16).

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    April 25, 2022 49 min

    Bomani Jones discusses who is at fault for the Nets as they falter against the Celtics (1:15), and whether or not the level of play from the Pelicans we are currently seeing means they "won" the Anthony Davis trade (14:04). Plus, an IYHH including Elon Musk's attempts to take mankind to Mars (24:28), and your voicemails from "unfortunate" typos that you have made in the past (37:01)!


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    Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss Deebo Samuel requesting a trade from the 49ers, and how the wide receiver market has been shaken up across the league this offseason (8:55). They get into if Samuel could be elite in a different offense, as well as how other great receivers of the past compare. Plus, is coaching hurting the Nets in their matchup against the Celtics (34:46)?

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    Bomani Jones and Michael Smith discuss the latest in the NBA Playoffs, including whether or not Chris Paul or Devin Booker are more crucial to the Suns (3:03), if the Warriors have what it takes to give them a challenge potentially in the next round (5:24), who the "best" player in Celtics-Nets is (25:06), and why the lack of coverage around "big games" has hurt the NBA as a product in recent years (34:55). Plus, Mi...

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    April 18, 2022 47 min

    Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on performances by Kyrie Irving and the Nets in the Eastern Conference side of the NBA Playoffs (0:53), as well as Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves in the Western Conference (12:10). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon launching a campaign to recruit high school graduates to work in warehouses (21:54), and your voicemails from when you came up against a "future pro" (35:24)!


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    Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth discuss former Cardinals and Titans coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joining Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL following his departure from the Dolphins (9:18). Plus, why Bomani thinks that Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns' game doesn't translate to team success (27:52), and what Domonique's thoughts were on the crazy Tom Brady story that surfaced earlier in the week (1:09)...

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    Bomani Jones and Mina Kimes discuss the remarkable story that Tom Brady reportedly retired to move to the Dolphins as a player-executive, including former Miami coach Brian Flores’ role in it not happening (2:06), and the position the Buccaneers find themselves in now with new head coach Todd Bowles and Brady back on the team (19:27). Plus, Russell Wilson's departure from the Seahawks (23:56), what prospects she likes at the to...

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    April 11, 2022 46 min

    Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the unceremonious way that the Lakers have parted ways with coach Frank Vogel (0:53), Tiger Woods’ performance at The Masters (13:05), and Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins’ passing (18:31). Plus, an IYHH including Amazon workers on Staten Island voting to unionize (28:30), and your voicemails from the “worst” take that you have, sports or otherwise (36:20)!


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    Bomani Jones and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on the attorneys general of six states writing to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressing concern over the league's treatment of female employees (3:04), and the Commanders denying a former team employee's allegation to Congress that they withheld ticket revenue from visiting teams (11:15). Plus, the 2023 NBA All-Star Game will stay in Utah after much debate following the state...

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    Bomani Jones and Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss whether or not LeBron James chasing the all-time scoring record has hurt the Lakers, and where the MVP conversation stands currently (5:30). Plus, a discussion on the Suns’ (26:43) and Celtics’ title chances as we hurdle down the stretch of the NBA season (34:07)

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