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The Michael Holley Podcast with DraftKings CEO Jason Robins

The Michael Holley Podcast with DraftKings CEO Jason Robins

On this episode of The Michael Holley Podcast, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins joins the show to discuss how he got his start in the business, what it was like to create a startup in the fantasy industry, the biggest obstacles he has faced, and the best concert he has ever been to.

1:10: What's the easiest money that Robins has ever made?

2:20: Holley and Robins discuss how Robins got so into fantasy, and why the fantasy draft is the best part of participating in a fantasy league.

5:00: Robins talks about what he wanted to be when he grew up and how he got into statistics and fantasy sports.

6:10: Robins recounts choosing his path while attending Duke.

8:40: What was the moment that Robins figured out that he figured out he wanted to start his own company?

11:00: Why it was the right time to start DraftKings.

12:20: An idea Robins had that never would have actually worked out.

14:00: Were you ready for all the attention you received after DraftKings took off?

15:35: What it was like dealing with controversy surrounding the business.

16:55: Robins offers his takes on the media and media coverage.

20:25: The future of legalized sports betting.

22:05: The best thing that DraftKings does right now.

24:34: How the Patriots have fared versus the spread recently.

25:20: The best concert Robins has ever been to.

25:55: The best Beatles album.

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Julian Edelman laughs it up with Stephen Colbert in 'Late Show' appearance

Julian Edelman laughs it up with Stephen Colbert in 'Late Show' appearance

Julian Edelman visited the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Tuesday night and the Super Bowl MVP brought his three Super Bowl rings with him.

As Colbert handled the jewelry, he noted the size and heft of the rings and joked, "Do you need to go to the gym or do you just curl with these?"

The Patriots wide receiver was promoting his Showtime documentary, "100%: Julian Edelman" and when asked which ring was his favorite, he borrowed a line from his quarterback, and answers, as Tom Brady usually does, "the next one."

There was no beer-chugging (although we've seen that Edelman knows his way around thator strawberry-eating as in Brady's "Late Show" appearance, but Edelman also discussed meeting Brady as a rookie in 2009, and borrowing another Brady phrase, talked about how multi-functional the words "Let's Go!' have become for him and his teammates.

A discussion of Edelman's Jewish faith ended with him accepting a special gift signifying that from Colbert, a "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" kippa, the traditional Jewish headwear.

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Quick Slants The Podcast: Tom E. Curran politely questions Chris Simms on his ABSURD ranking of Tom Brady

Quick Slants The Podcast: Tom E. Curran politely questions Chris Simms on his ABSURD ranking of Tom Brady

NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms ranks Tom Brady No. 9 - yes, ninth, among current quarterbacks. Tom E. Curran - very politely - demands an explanation.

3:00 - Chris Simms breaks down why he ranked Tom Brady as the ninth-best QB in the NFL right now.

4:00 - Why is Patrick Mahomes ranked higher than Tom Brady?

8:30 - Tom and Chris debate whether it is Bill Belichick or Tom Brady who makes the Patriots successful.

10:00 - How is Matt Ryan ahead of Brady in Simms’ list?

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