Portland Trail Blazers CJ McCollum on Dreaming Big, Working Hard

In this episode, CJ talks to Carlos about his journey to the NBA and the value of family, as well his thoughts on the NBA greats.

How a Man Named 'Duck' Put Georgia Basketball on the Map

Don "Duck" Richardson churned out future NBA talent and put high school hoops on the map in the South.

Will This NBA Prospect Ditch Blue Bloods for an HBCU?

Makur Maker, a 6-foot-11 standout whose life has spanned the globe, is considering Howard University — and that could spark a sea change.

This 15-Year-Old Could Be America's Next Great Sprinter

North Carolina high school sophomore Kayla Davis has a pro career and 2020 in her sights.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The NBA’s G League Literally Can’t Pay Players to Play

The development league’s efforts to lure the nation’s elite high schoolers have yet to catch on.

How I Caused an Environmental Disaster

A 16-year-old Division I football prospect, a forklift and 250 50-gallon barrels of toxic waste.

The Surprising Hotbed for NFL Recruits

Turns out Texas isn’t the national MVP when it comes to sending players to the NFL.

Can College Basketball Fix Its Corruption Problem?

The FBI has stepped in to tackle bribery in amateur basketball.

The Ivy League Coach Leading the Charge on Player Safety

He pioneered safer football practices — and his business could reduce concussion risk drastically.

Meet the Teen Basketball Star Whose Epic Dunk Video Went Viral

High schooler Laeticia Amihere is proving that young women can do anything that men can do.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Grappling With Equality: Is Women’s Wrestling Headed to the NCAA?

The sport made it to the Olympics — why not American college athletics?.

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