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Nerds in Sports Podcast: Israel Idonije on creating a super hero world while playing in the NFL

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Nerds in Sports Podcast: Israel Idonije on creating a super hero world while playing in the NFL

On the second episode of the Nerds in Sports Podcast, former Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije joins us to discuss his transition from NFL player to comic book writer.

Hear how Izzy created an entire world while playing in the NFL, the responsibility that comes with being a role model, and the importance of creating a diverse group of superheroes.

Kevin Anderson, Michael Piff, and Glynn Morgan also talk to Idonije about his love for comics as a kid, and what influenced his comic ‘The Protectors’.

Listen to the latest Nerds in Sports Podcast right here:

Where does ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ rank among Marvel movies with Chris Sosa

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Where does ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ rank among Marvel movies with Chris Sosa

Following the opening weekend success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest hit, "Thor: Ragnarok," Chris Sosa from the Chicago Tribune joins Michael Piff and Eric Strobel to discuss the movie.

Where does it rank among their favorite MCU films? Which characters surprised them most? What is Marvel getting right that DC isn’t and what do you say to people who get superhero fatigue?

React while you listen by tweeting to @NerdsInSports.

Nerds in Sports DeadTalk: S8 E3 'Monsters'

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Nerds in Sports DeadTalk: S8 E3 'Monsters'

Tony Andracki and Karen Ginsberg join Michael Piff to recap the latest episode of Season 8. What did Morales’ re-emergence mean to Rick? Does Jesus have a point about the Saviors? Why is Morgan so annoying?

PLUS We try to think of things worse than Gregory’s existence, and break down The Kingdom’s “Tom Brady”-esque run. Interact while you listen by Tweeting @NerdsInSports!