Shanda Foster

That 617 Life podcast: Advice for Antonio Brown and future athletes coming to Boston

That 617 Life podcast: Advice for Antonio Brown and future athletes coming to Boston

1:53 - With the image of the Patriots organization continuing to take hits, what will it take for fans to turn on the team? Do we prioritize winning over integrity and morality when it comes to the teams we follow?

11:07 - Cold Cuts and Hot Takes - Cerrone riffs on the new California bill that allows student-athletes to be paid for their likeness. Is this a key step forward to college athletes being paid to play?

18:07 - Shanda Sounds Off - Shanda talks about a handful of headlines that caught her attention, including Joe Johnson in the Big 3, Gronk thinking he's been 'fixed,' and Ernestine Bayless releasing a new book.

25:02 - The trio comes up with some advice to give future athletes who are coming to Boston for the first time. Leroy has a couple of stories about his potential Arena Football career and meeting Sony Michel.

33:53 - Playa's Call - Cerrone, Leroy and Shanda give their weekly shoutouts.

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That 617 Life: 'Fan Feud' showdown; Are HBCUs the right choice for student athletes?

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That 617 Life: 'Fan Feud' showdown; Are HBCUs the right choice for student athletes?

Talking Pats-Steelers opener, reacting to Jamele Hill's column on athletes returning to historically black colleges and universities and playing "Fan Feud".  

2:00 - With the Steelers coming to town on opening night for the Patriots, Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone talk about what makes this matchup so competitive and fun to watch.

9:46 - Cerrone's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes - Cerrone gives his take on Jemele Hill's comments made in her column in The Atlantic on student-athletes returning to historically black colleges and universities.

17:54 - Shanda Sounds Off - Shanda rolls through a variety of recent topics that have piqued her interest, including Simone Biles making a statement about the charges placed on her brother, Chris Jericho losing his title belt and ESPN's body issue.

22:50 - Leroy hosts a 'Family Feud' style game called 'Fan Feud.' Shanda and Cerrone have 20 seconds to answer five football-based questions.

30:53 - Playa's Call - Cerrone, Shanda and Leroy each give their weekly shoutouts.

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'That 617 Life' Podcast: Gronk on CBD, Kanter choosing Kemba over Kyrie, and Carli Lloyd...NFL kicker?

'That 617 Life' Podcast: Gronk on CBD, Kanter choosing Kemba over Kyrie, and Carli Lloyd...NFL kicker?

In this week's episode of "That 617 Life" with Leroy Irvin, Shanda Foster and Cerrone Battle, lots of talk on Gronk partnering with CBD's, Bronny James, Kanter high on Kemba, and Carli Lloyd seriously trying out for the NFL.

Off the top, Leroy has had quite a week, including getting a tooth pulled and thinking he was Kerry Washington on Friday morning.

4:00 - Rob Gronkowski announced he has partnered with a CBD medical company. Shanda has some very personal experiences with CBD and it's place in sports. 

13:05 - In Cerrone's "Cold Cuts, Hot Takes", Bronny James, Zaire Wade and other children of superstars are all over IG in their teens, and he is not a fan.

23:00 - Shanda 'Sounds Off' on Naomi Osaka, Ciara becoming a pro sports owner, and Demarcus Cousins legal issues. 

32:24 - The crew talks about Enes Kanter's comments on the Celtics chemistry last year with Kyrie and how he'd much rather have Kemba Walker.

43:24 - Also, some great debate on whether US Women's National team star Carli Lloyd deserves a chance at an NFL kicker job.

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