The Sports Parent

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The husband/wife wonder duo of sportswriter Jeff Pearlman and family coach Catherine Pearlman merge sports and parenting into a podcast that digs into everything from overzealous Little League parents to participatory trophies for all. Featuring a loaded guest list of some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment.

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Jeff and Catherine dive into the curious case of Keyshawn Johnson, the former New York Jets star who pulled his son from the Nebraska football team after he was caught smoking marijuana. We also mull over loud water polo parents and wood-roasted ch…
Jeff and Catherine devote much of the episode to explaining and analyzing our communal love of all things sports. We also discuss whether it's OK to bark at someone texting in a movie theater, and try and grasp why our daughter no longer wants …
Jeff and Catherine wonder whether the seriousness of organized youth sports is cramping summer vacation fun, and empathize with the parents of autistic kids. Catherine also makes the strongest case yet for the career of Meryl Streep, despite her no…

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May 24th, 2016
Latest Episode
Jul 6th, 2017
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