Whenever OZY’s co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson travels to a new place, he needs to find a pickup basketball game. That’s why as host of The Carlos Watson Show, he is always thrilled to dive into the life of a sports star. You can throw out the notion of dumb jocks: Today’s top athletes are business moguls as well as peak performers, and we’re excited to get to know more of them, starting with today’s guest, NBA star CJ McCollum. This sharpshooter’s underdog story is one for the ages, and he has big dreams in the business world too. Check out what he had to say, as well as some more of the best athletes we’ve had on the show.
Undersized and lightly recruited out of high school, McCollum played his college hoops at Lehigh University — far from the big time. But he captured the world’s attention with a stunning NCAA Tournament victory against Duke and is now a standout scorer with the Portland Trail Blazers and a leading contender to make the NBA All-Star team. He reveals what it took to get here, his entrepreneurial goals and why the NBA can be surprisingly “boring.”
No one glides through life with more joy than Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon. And this hilarious Dancing With the Stars champ will have you in stitches. Hear about how Beyoncé inspired his self-confidence and get details on the new sitcom he’s writing for NBC.
One of the great NBA “what-ifs” of all time, Grant Hill was drawing Michael Jordan comparisons before suffering a series of devastating injuries. But he still had a Hall of Fame playing career and is now part owner of the Atlanta Hawks. Hear what he has to say about the mental side of coming back from injury and what he’s learned about love.
In a one-of-a-kind interview, this NASCAR legend opens up about spirituality, motherhood and more. There’s a lot more to Danica Patrick than driving fast and GoDaddy commercials. Hear about her true passion: fitness of the mind, body and soul.
This year he led the Cleveland Browns to their first playoff win since 1994. But did you know quarterback Baker Mayfield was a college walk-on … twice? He joined Carlos last year to discuss his unlikely journey and what really goes on in an NFL locker room.