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"When the olympics start will be the most talented team in tokyo. Hands down no question. Most talented team in tokyo with the roster that they have but this is like a five alarm fire right now howard. This loss to nigeria. I don't care if they win the rest of these pre olympic games which will take place through next sunday. This has to make you nervous if you're a fan of the team because not only is it this. The loss to nigeria. But you go back two years ago at the world championships where you had a us team. That was good. Didn't have probably better team now than they were back in two thousand nineteen but all nba players. They finished seventh. They've been seventh at the world championships. You have the seventh-place finish the loss of nigeria. How concerned are you howard beck about. Usa basketball. It's just an exhibition game. Chris oh no no. It's not just an exhibition game. Stop this team was thrown together over the last however many weeks they had what like three practices. I think i'll ever. Us team is thrown together. What are you talking about. There's no team. There's no no mid season practices for usa basketball. No but the nigerian team has been practicing. What i'm saying is some of the play in the nba though wants win the nba nba. A few of them play in the nba but that team has had time together more so than the team. Sorry brown coaching. that team. That i missed was that a facsimile of mike brown on the bench all season long. What what are we talking about. The warriors have been out for like two months kris k. Okay so two months. that's what matters. That's that's the number three three practices. Also they're still missing. I believe at least three guys because they're playing in the finals right now. Booker middleton chris paul get it. Yes not chris. Ball's not playing a holiday with the the what holland is your holiday. Those those guys will matter especially given that middleton and holiday are to the better perimeter defenders that that team. Usa has and if you look at the rest of team usa's roster. I don't see a ton of great defenders. There there are a few. I think those three guys by the way are going to be exhausted by the time they get to. They may well be. They may will be so. We're going to judge them. Judging when their whole judge when the games matter to strange to me like we don't judge nba teams based on the preseason but we judge team usa based on these exhibition games. That they do going into international competition. I feel like it's thirty. One point favorites. Why why is there betting line on a freaking exhibition better training but a little league baseball. Now country degenerates damn right. I didn't mean chris i'm with. Let's go monday. Nigeria money line. I just. I can't get too excited about this. If they lose the rest of the exhibitions does that mean something. Yeah that might be alarming if they're if they're still struggling to find some cohesion. That could be alarming. But i mean the talent is obviously their talent alone doesn't win on the international stage in style of game is different team ball matters. Shooting matters like yeah. There's a bunch of budget stuff that comes into play. But i i find the panic over this loss or at least the outcry to be a little bit much. So you don't take into account the seventh-place finish in two thousand nineteen. I mean that to me. It's the it's not just as game. The totality of it right. Like and i don't know howard like so in the early two thousands the world kind of caught up to the us ninety to ninety six thousand us. Gold maps then comes the two thousand two world championships in indianapolis and that's seven. The place finish was one of the worst worst outcomes in at least recent usa history. They got it together after that. They hired jerry colangelo. They bringing mike chef ski. They get their act together. Two thousand six two thousand eight then. They run off. Three consecutive years are three consecutive cycles of gold. Medals is argon. Made that like the world's caught up again that somewhere along the way and the last four or five years. The rest of the world has once again caught up usa basketball. I'm trying to understand this. I mean that's close games in those olympics cycles. No question about it. But i can't imagine the oh eight. Twelve or sixteen team losing nigeria. I can't exhibition or otherwise. I can't see it happening. No team and the and the one that followed it were built around like lebron koby. Carmelo enjoying wait. I mean that that groups at another level like as good as this group is that we're seeing right now as talented as they are after k. D. tatum's really good damian. Lillard is great. I mean come arbit- tatum. Bill lillard auto bio levin. Draymond dream ends up there in years but one has won some things. Jeremy grant jeremy grant zach living out of like. These are guys who have done anything in the nba yet. But they're all stars most they're they're also but are they to level of lebron kobe now but do you think is that what you're saying then is that what you're saying to be at the level you need to have like i'm saying the crop to win. I'm saying that if we're going to start comparing the twenty twenty one team to the twenty eight a two thousand eight two thousand twelve teams there is. There is not an equivalent right now. Lebron kobe laurent cobaine weight. And plus what we what. We called olympic. Mellow like carmelo. Didn't have the success in the nba. That some of his teammates did but carmelo in terms of talent level and certainly has resume like that group was at a whole other level. That group is a different level than jason. Tatum bam outta bios. Zach levine. Okay so not saying that you necessarily should have to have that level of time firepower to win an exhibition game against nigeria. Or anybody else. But i am saying comparing usa to itself different iterations of team usa. This one is not that one. This is not as dominant group as the ones we saw in eight and two thousand twelve. It just isn't what do you do like. What's the solution here. Like i mean i jerry. Colangelo deserves an enormous amount of credit for rebuilding that program when it was at. Its nadir mitra chefs. He comes in enormous amount of credit for what they did. But as we sit here in twenty twenty one like it's almost to me howard like the usa basketball rebuilding. The program became cool. Like lebron wanted to do it. Chris paul like dwayne wade. These guys wanted to do it and then they did it. And i think playing for usa basketball didn't become quite as cool as it was fifteen years ago. Like is that what has to happen like does not need to have like a fifth place finish in tokyo for all of a sudden the next generation of a-list stars wherever that may be in two thousand twenty four to come back into the mix and is that the only way this team can win. I mean i think we need to pay attention to the overall context like obviously one. These olympics were supposed to happen a year ago. They're delayed a year because of covid got durant out of it though like that right. It's questionable whether these the olympic should be happening at all still but along the way because of these back to back brutal seasons and everything else like team. Usa doesn't have james harden right now. Doesn't have anthony davis because of the injury doesn't have steph curry doesn't have kyrie irving doesn't have lebron kawai again. If your argument is that the second or third tier it sounds like sounds like insulting. Somehow but if you're saying that the next wave believe after those guys should still be good enough to dominate on the world stage. Maybe but if the point is that the team as best are they still. Are they still able to win. Gold fairly easily. Your probably but a bunch of them aren't on this team right now because of injuries and just the stress of the last year or two so this this is not necessarily representative of the best of the best right now. It just isn't and yes. They should still be good enough to win. Yes the world has caught up to some extent. No the the group that at nigeria's put it put out there last week. Does not leap off the page improbably. Us should've still want it. But again i exhibition game after like three practices. Let's see what happens with the rest of this. This schedule out brought mellow back. I mean he's not what he was four years ago. Eight years ago twelve years ago but the guy knows how to play international basketball. He might have sat. maybe. I guess. I didn't really. I assume that he just want to keep. He didn't kind of like four formerly re retire from the olympics. But it'd be pretty much says like i'm done like lebron kinda did to get talked into it. I feel like. I don't know if i was if i was the usa team would try really hard to get carmelo blake because his style. Whatever it is to the nba is perfect for the national basketball. He's a really good or national basketball player. On this subject damian lillard. He spoke for the first time. Since the hiring of chauncey billips. Only listen to what little had to say about his future in portland. I'm prepared to go in and do my job every year. Like hopefully we make strides over direction and could become a better team a new coach notice. That's where i am. What soured it sounds like. Lillard is at least nominally on board with going back to the blazers. But if i'm a team out there with assets. I don't listen to that response and say well it's over damian. Lillard is back on the same page with the portland trailblazers. If i'm a team with assets i hold onto those assets because it feels to me like the blazers might be one like sixteen to start from blowing that whole thing up with louis mccollum on the way out the door so get the sense now. That seems more likely than not that damian lillard at blazers training camp. He's in ablaze uniform. He starts the season with the portland trailblazers. But if it doesn't work with chauncey billips early and you get close that trade deadline. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see portland decide. Look we've got a. We've got to do something here and opened the door for damian lillard trade. What do you think. I think that nothing has changed. I think that his remarks last week because he sounded a little bit lukewarm. Or just you know you hear one of two things. Well you want to hear one thing if you're a portland trail blazers fan or if you're just looking for any indication that lillard is all in your you want to hear him say listen. I know things are rough right now. But i'm all in you know this is. This is where. I want to be you to repeat all the usual talking points that you hear from players in his position and that we've heard from bradley beal that we used to hear from james harden houston. Which is a win in phil in city fill in the blank with the city. I want to win here. I don't wanna go somewhere else. You know we're going to get this right blah blah. He didn't go down the usual list. And so i think it left open. Some interpretation but getting has changed like the disappointment was clear when the season ended. Some of the things have happened since including obviously the the the train wreck away they went about the the coaching search and lillard. Being caught in the crossfire. There at feeling heat from fans about chauncey billips being selected and so. I don't think we should expect he's going to be rah. Rah right now The trailblazers have a lot of work to do. But we also have not even hit the summer yet. Like there's the draft hasn't happened yet. Free agency hasn't happened yet. There's there's a lot of work to be done. And i think if you're damian lillard which you're probably doing is internally saying here's what i need to see happen externally saying you know what let's let's wait and see i mean you see. He can't he can't say publicly the same things that he's telling say neal o'shea right about what the the state of the roster i i would think that there are some very impassioned debates or discussions being held behind closed doors about what they need to get this thing right and if they can't get it right the he might shift is his stance about staying there long term. But that hasn't happened yet that we know of. What do you think the most interesting potential conversation is amongst players over these next four weeks like i'm kind of curious what jason tatum bradley beal talk about. Tatum and beal close friends dating back to their highschool days both went to the same high school bill with something of a mentor to jason. Tatum actually got him involved with his trainer. Drew hanlin which helped. Tatum elevate his his personal skills and they've talked about how happy they are to be playing together. Played the all star game together for the first time beal last year of his contract. Like you know we've seen these conversations yield real tangible conversation. You'd like to be a fly on the wall on for any of these guys in the next couple of weeks. Yeah i mean look we. We have a history now going back over a decade. If we're to believe that the that the heels were formed in part through team usa activities. You know which is true which is true. That's that's yielded an extra things guy. You know guys who you mentioned. Tatum and bill because they were already friends but guys also become friends through this experience right and then they start getting the ideas about playing together. Like oh hey. This is a lot of fun. Let's do this again in the nba. So there's i'm i'm sure some of that is is happening. It always does. Who else in that group. I mean man. If any of these guys that'd be trying to recruit bam out a bio but he's too early in his in his contract with miami to pry him loose from there And you know the heater still a pretty potent team but you know jimmy butler is up there in miles and outta bios future won't necessarily be there forever. That's the way it goes in the nba. I think tatum has the potential to be like the biggest recruiter. They're like he's about to start the first year of his max level extension. He can recruit bill. But like you can also does damian lillard like. It's great to play in boston. I love it here. Answer some questions of my have a playing on the east coast for the first time. Like i think data might be boston's best asset at this point. Yeah again some of this comes down to bradley. Beal's coming up to that point where he has the leverage to task out because of his contract lillard under contract for several more years and so he's not in that position. So what if it says. Like i need to go like. I don't foresee the blazers being no finish your contract. Just don't see it. i think right. And they would work with him on a deal to sure but directing it is harder so beal can use the leverage of his free agency to say well if you send me to team x. I'm not gonna resign there. Which then blows up that deal and he can direct himself to the team he really wants to be at lillard would have a harder time to doing that. Because he doesn't have free agency looming two to play that card. Yeah well i encourage any reporter. That's in tokyo tatum. Beal and lillard talking to each other. Just take a picture and then let the internet go wild crazy because it will unquestionably last thing for you. Howard the breaking news. This week in the coaching ranks. Is that jamal moseley is headed to orlando moseley of course last with dallas. A really well respected assistant coach there. Who was a candidate for that. Maverick job before. It went to jason kidd my immediate reaction to that higher howard beyond i think being an excellent choice for orlando is that we're gonna look at at moseley and jason kidd on parallel tracks. The next couple of years moseley. There was a strong case to be made that he should have been elevated to that head. Coaching job he'd been considered for other head coaching jobs. Before most recently in new york he had by all accounts a great relationship with luka doncic i understand bringing kit in he's got a history with dallas and as riccar lau said publicly having a player that played the game like kid and having a player that plays the game like don-shik make some sense to pair those two guys together. But there's always going to be as i watched these two situations unfold. I'm gonna wonder you know. Did the mavericks make the right choice. Leading jamaa moseley go and bringing jason kidd in and there's so many variables in this the first being at orlando's in step one or maybe even steps zero of a massive rebuild right there in the negatives right now. I think there's still maybe more fat to trim on that roster before they really bottom out. Yeah and you know you talk about trying to build around. You know markelle foltz. And and jonathan isaac jonathan isaac for so long. They're getting hurt and he's a great player but they've loved writing in a weird way john stays healthy. He's still more of a complementary store right like he's he's a potentially defensive player of the year at some point. He's not a guy who you're building an offense around though and marquel foltz okay. He he got himself back on track in orlando. He has a career now where he didn't have one but he's not a foundational building block. Come on like that's crazy so the roster doesn't have much talent jamal. Moseley's is coming into a situation. Which a lot of first time head coach is committed to which is all right. There's a lot of work to do so You're gonna have to do a lot of development. You're going to have to take a lotta lumps in the win loss column. It's gonna be rough going for the first year or two or maybe three. Let's see how they can get things going. But you know as it has been a certain other like kenny. Atkinson came to look a completely hopeless situation in brooklyn but was known as development coach in atlanta. And sure enough. Everybody who went there. Joe harris spencer. Dinwiddie jared allen versus lower. First round picks. Guys who were you know whether they were reclamation projects whether they were low picks everybody seems to get better the second they went to brooklyn and play kenny atkinson and his staff congenial. Moseley have the kind of effect in orlando can the front office. Get him to kind of guys. That will thrive in that in that kind of environment and carve out careers from cells and carbon identities. Jamal moseley has a lot going for him. And we've heard like many great things about it but we often hear great things about assistant coaches who don't end up panning out so i always. We have to caution ourselves on these things. Because i thought. Brian shaw was gonna be a great head coach and he was. Everybody loved him all the players sung as praises when he was associate head coach under frank. Vogel indiana he goes to denver probably just the wrong guy at the wrong time but he hasn't had another shot since then but that went really badly. Brett brown was really great in in some respects for the for the early years of the process and then suddenly. It seemed like they'd hit some sort of ceiling. Eager kokoschka of had been talked about for years is a great assistant. Coach didn't work out. Swells head coach in phoenix. David dale bumpy ride in memphis and then disastrous in new york. We just don't know like luke walton. Another example like there are plenty of coaches who as their when their assistance. We hear and see the best of them and then you know some of them be go on it and have great success coaches. I mean tyler has been fantastic. Mike malone has been fantastic money williams. Nick nurse dwayne casey a lotta longtime assistance. Get their shot and then you know it. It works out in a dozen. It's all contextual. It's all just the opportunity you have the thing for dallas is. They went with a guy who has experienced jason kit. That experience was not necessarily good experience. Like i think most people around the would look at what he did in milwaukee in brooklyn and say. I'm going to steer clear. Maybe you'd rather have the the unproven. Jamal moseley versus the somewhat proven jason kidd but. I don't think we'll know what the right choice was there for a while yet. Because it's it's gonna take some time before we can evaluate moseley as head coach. I maybe jason kidd learned something in two years as an assistant. I mean that happens. You know working with lebron for entire for two entire seasons working under frank vogel maybe picked up some things that'll be useful to him as a head coach. Moseley to me. The key is giving him time. Like you've got to be committed to moseley for a minimum. I think of three years and more likely five years. And then you see what you have in head coach. You mentioned gore. I mean it's worked out for phoenix. Absolutely but i do think he got hosed out there i mean he only had one year on the job and that year was without deandra aiden chris. Paul had devon booker of course but that was not a good team that he was coaching. There i gotta get moses the because you want to see what the guy can do when you put that team in a position to win a great example to me is james breglio in charlotte. I mean berea. Was one of those guys assistant coach elevated to head coaching position in charlotte. Not great first couple of years there but when he was given players and chance to win he did pretty well. I mean up until lamelo ball went out the horns were really good team and i think they will be a good team. Going forward in part because of the borrego is a pretty good coach. I want to see this magic team. Invest heavily in jamal. The you're the guy developed these guys and we'll keep you around no matter what the won loss record says until you get a chance to win then you judge like brett brown six or seven days since brett brown left but i can see the for letting go of brett brown. I mean they had a talented team and to a degree the underachieved. But you've got to let the coach get a roster on that level before you really make any decisions about whether they can coach. Yeah well and that's the thing about. This is what set up says apart. I think the good organizations from the bad ones is that you you decide when you choose a guy. Especially if he's a longtime assistant not a guy with head coaching experience. And you've said we believe in this guy. This is somebody who's got a great trekker record as an assistant. We're going to first opportunity. It's your obligation to when you say investment. Yeah it's time investment. It's a give them all the tools to succeed. Give him the time to succeed. You've decided you believe in him. So stand behind that have the conviction to stand behind that and take some bumps along the way you know maybe maybe memphis and or the knicks should have stuck with david physed longer. You know we had heard nothing but great things about fiscal coming out of miami. Initially we may yet you know. Find out that he. He can be great head coach in the right situation. Maybe those worth rights situations. He might be one of those guys though. I love physios and assist one of those guys. Though the just the temperament is always important. Like the government like memphis yet. Some battles with market assault didn't work out your plus new york. You just might be one of those guys that doesn't have the right temperament to be is based on what we've seen a memphis in new york might be better suited for these ranks but if he succeeds in l. a. I think he'll get another chance right. Maybe i think the point being though that if you as an organization have identified a guy instead he we believe in him then. Okay then believe in him. Stick with them and make sure you've given them enough tools to succeed Is it a pulling the plug at the first sign of of struggle and that's what happens in the nba. too often. is that seems panic. You know the fans turn. There's some minor flare up. Oh the coach and player got into it. Whatever it may good teams that can happen on as well. And it's it's just. It's the way franchises. React so you have to know whether or not the guy is is is right and then stick with them. And so yeah. Let's jomo's should get a nice long here. She got a ton of latitude in orlando given where they are as an organization given the state of that roster. Yeah i agree. Howard enjoy milwaukee looking forward to hearing the conversation with the lazarus on friday. You can check podcast. Right here on the crossover feet again. Make sure you listen to howard's interview. Spencer dinwiddie from last week. It was really really strong. Enjoy -joy the mid west our. We'll talk when you're back on the northeast always a pleasure. My friend the newest player in the pre nba basketball landscape is overtime. Elite elite will begin playing sometime in the fall. And we'll be headlined by some of the top now. Former high school players in the country players would be paid minimum one hundred thousand dollars with some making north of that and have access to high level facilities training as well as educational programs to help. Get a better grasp on that. I'm joined by brandon williams the head of basketball operations for overtime. Elite and kevin ollie the former. Nba guard uconn. Coach was the head coach and director of player development bread. And i want to start here with you. Just kind of give me the ten thousand foot view overtime elite. What are the objectives. What what what was behind the formation of this league. I think any of us. Chris who've been around for a long time i've actually seen Sort of the downside of young players who entered into professional ranks to this point. It's been the nba Who are not ready. And so what does that mean you know not not ready to form and be stars or is it just not ready to be great teammates or is it not ready to be good partners. is sort of all that you know the idea that the work day is much longer than they know. And that there's more responsibility to be in a professional athlete The responsibilities to families and communities we just have to do a better job preparing them and here was an opportunity to be part of a program that wanted to address all that. It's not just about being a good player. It's like we wanna address the whole athlete. Hope so on. Three levels were hitting basketball. Easiest thing understand. I think businesses in our world is education And then there's brand you know. These young people now are moving at a speed that we aren't as older folks and they want to build things An earlier age particularly off the court so building a brand is important something that can last well beyond their tread on tire so we're hitting it in basketball business brand. That's that's that's really thirty thousand foot view. Kevin what attracted you to this job. Just like his dad is the whole person being able coach them from a mind body and soul Experience and understanding the mindfulness athlete I've seen it from a pro level. Got up tune into play thirteen years with twelve different teams so i understand like the different trials and tribulations you go through with a player not saying that these players are gonna go through that but is getting them more prepared if they do come into some certain situations where it's not typically going the right way. How can they manage that situation. So what they do today can echo into tomorrow and having the ability to kana paint on a black blank. Canvas is what a really attracted to me to to this you know. Ot league program we can take the player really shape the curriculum you not with teaching them about subjects. But we're really teaching them about themselves as well from media training From mental health issues. All the different things that come involved because we all know chris is stress. You know from success is a lot of pressures is a lot of people pulling at you. It's a lot of people won't certain things. But how do you deal with that from a player's standpoint where you can play when you get on the basketball court and half clear and not be caught up in the distractions of off the court issues. Um as desks desks were really kind of vocal. Spirit to give back in it and how these kids you know. Have these players be available at the moment of truth to make the right decisions and that was very important to me. Kevin as you mentioned you played in the nba brand. You played in the nba. As well i wanna ask both of you guys and kevin. I'll start with you like if this was available to you as sixteen. seventeen year. Old looking back. Would you have founded attractive with a definitely founded attractive You know i kind of thought the box anyway. I was from chris. Shaw from from from south central and i chose connecticut. So you places that. I didn't even know nothing about growing up. You always thought out the box and never wanted to go down a path that everybody was going down So i was always curious. And i think that's how my mom especially my mom. My dad raised me. So i definitely been curious of this situation. No no speaking now without you know took it. I'm not sure. But i think it really gave me another option to look at it and this is what we're trying to do not saying that the ncaa is wrong overtime. Leaders wrong or right. It's not about that. It's about if you really care about the student. Athletes you give them as much options as possible. And i think this gives the lee student athlete. Another option and i think you know it's a very Great option for them to have and if they choose overtime league we're going to give our whole heart to make sure they're developed on and off the basketball court chris i- jumping after coach It would have been interesting. Chris but i certainly would not have been a candidate i would. Let's just get that right. What what things that's important. We sit down going through just grassroots community and we spent months just talking to people educating about. You know what we're about who we are. Each of us has a reputation in some other space. Not here The this program isn't for everybody is not the right fit for everybody. We are cherry picking and a lot of ways. These are players that feel like they are destined for professional basketball. There are a lot of sixteen year olds. That don't know that yet and their parents aren't convinced that yet in people that support them. Don't don't feel that confidence yet. They may be another year away or two years away but this is not. This is not the right path for everyone. Twenty four athletes roughly twelve per class. We're looking at juniors and seniors and the truth is at this age. What was really funny about scouting them is everybody's skinny and like a lanky and underdeveloped and still has like a mountain of upside to you know to to get through before you can really see who they're going to be but you know if you have a young player like brand williams who's just dreaming of being an nba player but does not much certainty. That's even realistic We gotta be very careful about this approach In taking because there there are risks but for those that that have already established in this deke. They've established a day of separated from their class. You know jaylen. Lewis has an example the most recent example. He's he's he's elevated in separate. The draft isn't tomorrow though so there's still a lot of work to do but he's already in front running physician and it gives everyone low confidence that this is the kind of investment and the kind of pet that would make a ton of sense for players like that. Let me follow up on that brandon. Because you're you're entering. What suddenly become a fairly crowded space in terms of leagues like this. You know the g. league ignite is one season in but they've had a measure of success. We've seen jalen green probably a top pick. Jonathan kamenga top five or six. Then you have the ncw with this. Recent ruling allowing top players to make money off their name image and likeness. How does how does the elite separate itself from that group. Why think i is. We start a little bit sooner so the g. league zone a great job with what we call it a year the prep year that year. That a recent graduates would be going to college and they've already been hacking the system you know going to italy or china So so there's a market for those players and we want an alternative to college for for for us though. Our players are seeking an alternative to high school so we are a school but we think about the resources that were bringing to the table first of which being an nba like environment You know start coach. Ali coach lehto in a robust set of staff. I mean scouting staff a high performance staff administrative team. Our goal was to simulate an nba organization for for young athletes at sixteen seventeen eighteen. Th there there is no other environment. Like that. And i think the big way that we separate with high school athletes Is that both domestically and internationally. We're able to put twenty four of them together in a building. So what we're selling is the best competition for these guys starts at home. I mean every day in line coaches don't minister drills administer competition aspects of practice and getting ready for games but when you look to the right and left and i noticed as a player. There's no weak link. I mean everywhere you look. There's somebody that's doing what you're doing and possibly doing more. Because they they are not just dreamed about the into the league or to the high level. They're on their way there That's where we've been able to. I think create a little separation from others that have tried or looked at something. Like this kevin. How do you approach this job. Do you do it in a similar mindset and you had at uconn where you have young players you also you know yukon. You had to keep them academically eligible you to follow that pretty closely. I mean is there is it a similar mindset or do you take a different tact. I think you just let it be you know. Similar is not. It's just whatever comes you say yes to it and you cultivate hope from it I never coached high school players. They was always you know graduated from high school. And now they're freshman's This situation is a little different in in was recruiting for two to three years. This situation is a little different. But you know from me. Chris i love the unknown about it. And that's the space i live in. Not just wanna make sure that. I have the space incorporate something in these players that they can just think about it can build from a have a foundation so when they make the transition they have every tool in the toolbox to say okay. Oh that's a problem Assess it let me be able to correct it. Let me obsessed. Let me be aware of it and i think that's the difference between you know coaching a high school kid in in the college. Kid i mean you get able to mold them a little bit better and then you have to understand where they at. Now you know back then. I didn't have social media. We didn't have social media now. These kids these players are building their brand a little bit earlier and now you just meet them where they are. And i can't wait to get them up on campus get them up until atlanta just continue to build a great relationship. Welcome spend time with the one on one in. This situation is going to provide us to do a lot more skill development that i didn't have a really good opportunity and it had not one say good opportunity. I didn't have the best opportunity. Because there's so many things we own a row recruiting You own a row fundraising these different things. Brandon's taken care of in. Dan porter is taken care of. I can just really coach the player and work on his skill development on and off the basketball court. So it's really given me my own lane. So i can really perform my job. Mama job is really breaking down and relationships it starts. Relationship is start with trust. Stars will hold is spending time with the the young student athletes on and off the basketball court and pushed them to greatness and the competition is not on. our side of competition is with him. You know can you beat your previous best bestself. Can you be better than today you know. Can you be better tomorrow than you were date. And that's what i'm coaching. And that's what i love to do. And i think we're going to have some great young man as open as biden has going to be vulnerable going to try to reach for the sky. In the sky is going to be ob- you is not going to be limits. I can't wait to get up to atlanta. We've been having some many camps. Chris has been wonderful to get back on the court with the guys. And i'm looking forward to the next mini camp and dan looking forward to getting them up to atlanta. So we really can go to work. You know when. I was was talking to brian. shaw a couple of months ago. Kevin about how he was coaching. The ignite you know it was a lot of pro stop. He was trying to bring to that team. Are you taking that same. Approach you trying to coach them like their nba players or something different. No it's nothing different is just. I'm building pro. Habits in every situation is going to be different. Chris this is going to be some guys. Come in you know. Say for instance like a. John montero will we got him and he you know is a little bit more advanced than some other players because he's been a pro- already and then it's going to be another situation where we gotta talented guy might not be able to get quick but these opportunities we can go at our own pace we can sit down and talk to them but we're really teaching and building pro habits and those habits is going to translate over to them being great pros when that opportunity come invest in the nba are the euro league so every day you know we are building like a practice plan like more of a college practice plan nba practice bandwidth doing drills. That i got from my numerous stops in the nba. You know we're doing sets in the nba. Then we gotta understand that sixteen years old as well you know and maybe sometimes you gotta you know kinda doubt it down a little bit. But i'm gonna let com. I'm going to let that go. i'm not going to focus on one of it. I'm not gonna say oh. We're doing this process. 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Divers inventors patent and unleash economic opportunity. Find out at invent together dot org learn more and take action today brandon not to continue to compare this team to the ignite but when i talked to sharieff abderrahim about that i mean. I had asked him about the sustainability of that team. Given how much. Money was being poured in to pay some of the players. And he bobbed and weaved floyd mayweather trying to answer that question. Because it's it's hard to commit to it without say a television contract more sponsorships and things like that when you can you speak to kind of the sustainability of this because we've seen startups with an influx of cash. Get get in big the first year. But then peter out. I mean what needs to happen. Four overtime elite to become a long term successful program while has got to answers. I think you know a concept. I mean we're we're selling on the ability to develop young players and have a more more pro ready right. So this is. This is the path we are offering basketball development. Call it professional Business development And we are also like leveraging. What is an incredible media platform that again. The things that we like to call a distinguishing factors. That's a huge one. So not to bob and weave one. We gotta be good ass. You know that. That's how have long deputy spurs the spurs. They were good for really long time. And so we've got the that there were good at this note. No pressure on kale right The the the second piece though is you know and this comes from my my time in the nba. It just wasn't that long ago where it out of chicago. Pre-draft combine interview. If i said. I wanna build my brand. Everybody in the room was like smirking and like you know what. What are we talking about like. It's about basketball basketball basketball And you know if you are young team developing and not winning a lot of games truth is you can't sell just basketball because your basketball isn't great you got to sell personalities and stories in that there's something that people can invest in in fall in love with other than like the final score like otherwise. The sixers had no chance right any any development team yet to buy into a story and for us. I think we have a chance to create stories but we get a chance to show those stories because we have a platform. So it's it doesn't take much. I mean i'm not a social media guru. But when i got recruited for this job haven't been around the block a little bit certainly from an nba perspective. I heard a couple of things. I really got my attention. One was fifty million followers That's eyeballs and we all know that that Business follows the eyeballs in whatever in whatever respect. The other was which is unfair. Because i think that number changes month over month but it started at one point four and not set maybe one point eight or one point nine billion with a b. billion views of content a month that overtime in some ways has found a way to the heart. The mind of young people It is being communicated and solid as you know the generation z. sort media and content engine We are doing an amazing thing here which is developing young talent in a pure way that we want to make sure that they are prepared. Top to bottom to do well on the court to do well and communities to do well in business but then there's this other thing which is they want to be known like. No player wants to play in an empty building. Everybody wants to play where it matters. They wanna play. When nick can rock and like the building and just like recognizing their talent. We're just artists. And one thing that is kind of showcase. By one event that that overtime overtime the media company producing s called. You see it on youtube to. Is that over. Hundred million people watched that. I mean that that's not an insignificant number that players that are going to play overtime. Lee will have the opportunity to be known The the opportunity of bring brick big brands to the table and support this platform If not already indicated by the kinds of investors that that have shown interest but the brands that are coming to the table our sustainability is going to be showing value delivering value to not just the athletes but to overtime visibility. I would imagine great for them but can you monetize it. Can you make it so this league is in the black or does it need to be in the black every year. Well my the good news is as a basketball man. No different than a different than the is Get a budget. My job is to be fishing and and spend wisely. I i'm not. I'm not asked to sell tickets or generate revenue that's for a tremendous And in successful a business operations Our job is to make sure that what we are delivering is high is a high level product That you see the growth and development of our young players. What's there recruited. We gotta make them better. They need to be able to perform and probably the best testament of our success is going to be our nba. Gm voting with this pick right but with a coach saying like they did a nice job. This guy was. Well coached testament to takeo and the rest of the coaching staff. That if we're doing that will prove successful. Because guess what the next crop of recruits when we're in the gym like we're not chasing them. There's sort of meeting us at at minimum half way. We need to keep bringing high level taliban and developing talent to prove successful and i have a tremendous set of partners across academics and across content media. That will will do their part to elevate our business. Can you expecting to tap into some of your. nba relationships. I mean as you mentioned thirteen teams in twelve seasons. You've made a lot of friends over the years. We're going to see like san preston sitting in the crowd for your practices as a whole so sam and so many gyms that i know you know Kevin durant and all these guys are destinies in overtime. Just having them be around. We had our first minicamp. Ray allen showed up and not only showed up. He brought his son to work out with guys. Just it was just amazing. does just see how the branches that we can continue to pull up on and they continue to pull on us and be a partnership in. This thing is going to be great. Are you expecting to have kind of drop ins. Durant's involved with the league. You expecting these guys. Just be around. Which i would imagine would be both a resource for you but also an attractive quality to this league definitely. Definitely we going to build a place where it's going to be hopefully a development premier development destination for everybody and you know hopefully katie can come out and work out with guys and russell westbrook and james harden and all these guys that we know and i know i had opportunity to be evolved. Then it's kinda beat a veteran guys We want them to be around. Because it's not. Just me sean. It's also watching tape like these are the different drills and look how k. d. and look how chris paul is using the pick and rolls and now they're showing up that's a that's a big big bang for us with us growing these young talented student athletes To get them inspired to the next level and they're doing a great job done only gonna do. I coached him. Chris a coach me on a day to day basis. I'm open to that and we just really want to have a love affair with guys and and the end of the day chris. We want appease the basketball guys. We wanna play the right way. We want to share a basketball. We wanna run. We wanna have fun. We want how to join the game but it can't just be me me me. It has to be weak. And i'm wanting to teach guys how to be involved in any system they get drafted about. They can be a part of a productive system and be a productive partner in in the community as well no matter what city they when they arrive to the nba brandon. Before let you go. What schedule gonna look like i mean is this team playing. Just walk me through kind of what these kids are getting into. And what kind of schedule you gonna be able to put together so schedule that that is really interesting for everybody. And i wanna try to illuminate. But i've got to be careful we are still contracting with some teams But for the audience the think about it in buckets. We're gonna play independent prep schools. That's going to be a significant part of our schedule. We are a high school so we are looking to schedule. Some of the top independence that you would typically no to have a national schedule can travel that have the ability to be mobile. We're scheduling home and away with with With those folks and it looks like net set as an example It looks like you know. Folks that are playing for a national title Arizona florida california. So it'll be a widespread travel schedule for us. We're also looking at European competition so think about junior euroleague as an example. Some of the best clubs the Insects as an example Where we can get a collection of sixteen to nineteen year old elite talent to compete against us. And then as i mentioned earlier on the show we really feel like the best competition is gonna come internally and that's where our league play Comes into effect so we are looking at our group of twenty four as three teams of eight. There will be standings you'll be able to track will compete against each other. That'll be a significant part of our schedule as well. We don't want to overstep our guys one of the things. We really wanna correct leading science. Guide us here. is is minimized the wear and tear. Nobody's while still developing and preparing for a professional level place so a schedule of maybe thirty five. To forty games is our target. We started september Training camp will will begin Play by mid august. We'll be done by by Late march is how we see our schedule shaping up i'm looking forward to it brennan kevin. It's a really interesting concept and hope you guys have a lot of success with an. I'll certainly be watching a lot of. Nba people will be watching but brandon. Stay out of a set of massachusetts. Kevin has like some basketball. Ptsd from all those bc. Matchups i'm sure would probably were so tough. I don't remember kevin. It's not real like talk about it. But lita past. We'd be six thousand. That's not very nice. That's hovering kevin brand. Thanks for joining me. I appreciate it all right. Thank you chris. Thanks so much.
'Combat Sports News & Clubb Bangerz (#2)' ft. Combat Sports Insider Clubber D (Ball & Buds Podcast Episode #19)
"I thought he was doing punch machine at all the bars or something like that. Other that whack-a-mole jabs not as is supposed to be referral like that. But anyways i mean give credit he trained with the charles brothers for this fi and those guys no joke down in That dallas fort worth area. You know david earl spirits. You know what i'm saying. They they were gonna call me off for training and booking podcast all connected roll through. Yeah man floyd floyd is the money man. Alright we talked about it and you don. I'm saying i sleep yearbook okay. I had to go to work the next day. Risley flying out of town. You know what i'm saying. 'cause you know on what took care of me but ain't got us looking at this on sunday. You know you think this is wrestlemainia. Something data world rebel. You know this. Sunday pay view wrestling can do it against boston can do it too. I mean none of that idea but moving forward. I don't know if more people will do it on sundays. People like to get wild and crazy. And i know dan boston's the next day. So they neither you know at least have an earlier. They do each having a little earlier. Maybe a six o'clock start time. You know saying but you know when you got to interim songs by a migos in whoever desi do was you know you gotta be. I guess you gotta be enough of that. So yeah forget about those bs fights. All the sites are really. Be as all these exhibitions. Just to make money for me. Whether looking paul the chad johnson bryan maxwell whatever. They're all just bs fights to make money so it doesn't really matter of money is made up anyways so that's another subject for another day and give me all the low down on your trip so after you left miami we sent you to arizona for ufc to sixty three so please sir tell me all about that event and how it was. I heard that you had an amazing time. And you were hanging out with some big wigs down there. Tell me about this all right back. We will see okay. You fool me all the way up to arizona stop. You know what i'm saying. I thought see suns game. They they handled business in denver. So i'm hanging out here with justin bieber in traded truth your summer celebrities there. You know our at intel justice. You know what i'm saying girl. She bill drink my shoes against we a problem Yearbook but anyways you know appreciate you senator out here But a move forward. I don't do a economy. You know what i'm saying. I need ba first. Class business class. So that whole back of the plane that for me but We'll we'll talk about that later. When when we speak offline but anyways this you'll see card was phenomenal. It was great it had no seats and all on how late it was. You know what. I'm saying the after party but it is what it is always the first fight. We had paul crank from scotland guy was he. He'll i drew mcintyre cousin. Coming out here. you know what i'm saying. It was this was like a mel gibson in braveheart came out with a with the pain on the way in him and into mel hill. Where we're going back to back talking junk to each other last night. We had a mobile silence. Of course wyman
"mayweather" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest
"Logan paul hands going for the went eight rounds with floyd mayweather which i know would make mother's retired. But he had to be going easy on him. But logan paul gets to say he went eight rounds with floyd mayweather and in the end did not lose and floyd mayweather gets very visible reality that he probably could have completely demolished logan paul and instead will take his very large check and go home. Thank you very much. The worst people are the best a gema finding our attention spans. And they're also. I will like go to my grave screaming that it's unfair to just be like these are bozos who got lucky and got famous. Yeah what with the other. Half of my chest i will go to my grave screaming that these platforms in the systems that support the platforms. They allow for the rise of a certain type of creator they allow for the success of a certain type of person and they allow for that person to fuck up over and over and over again and still be the thing that the algorithm and thus the people see and want to see more of the pub others perfectly into that category. I mean both floyd mayweather and the paul brothers in a lot of ways. Kind of strike back at the notion of cancel culture. And it's just going to working for them. And i think that's what's so frustrating about once you kind of reach a certain level of fame on the internet or your audience has kind of chosen to ride or die with you is the platforms either. Can't hold you accountable or have no will to hold you accountable because your success is their success. There's a piece in the washington. Post a few years ago that i think about often on this topic about how was an internal report source from youtube video moderators and basically the company policy internally was to give preferential treatment to logan paul's to steven crowder to pudi pie to these big creators these tent poles the platform who were actively violating the platforms terms of service. In a way that might have gotten a smaller creator acts but youtube needs those guys and when i say those guys i mean any number of amorphous blob of human. Who has come to fill that space like there will always be. I think that's also it's frustrating about all. This is so many times the platform kind of makes it seem like. Oh it's just the algorithm or it's just what people are clicking on and that is literally never true. There is active support being given by companies like youtube to people like the paul brothers. And there's no way to have any kind of checks and balances on their preferential treatment. It causes comes out like six years after the fact and now we are stuck with you. Know logan paul. We're going to run for president in like ten years. You know he is. You know he is going to be. It might be joe campaign and it might not but that piece of shit is running for office. Do you watch dangelo. Walla's videos ever. I don't but you have told me multiple times but dangelo wallace. And i i love. I love how much you love him. The paul brothers are youtube tubes. Infamous sibling duo. Jake paul is the younger brother and he's definitely the worst. He's not just a bad youtuber. He's in the string of run ins with the law culminating in an fbi ira. It's a lot. So basically i just want to look at how the heck we got here and i did an interview with him earlier this year and he talked a lot about how being a black creator means he never gets a second chance and how that looms over his head constantly as he makes these videos about very sensitive topics and how that's such a fear and that there's a real clash in living with that while making content about people who truly think that there is no repercussions for anything ever the amount of chances that are given to people to white people to white men. If i had a dime for every second chaz fund run for president. I could afford a house of the pool. That i ca- fire to set by tim. Apu all right. i think. That's that's a. That's a good note to wrap up on all right. That's the show i am. I would not be possible without support. Slate plus helps us. Keep the show going. It means you get to listen to your episodes ad free. It's a dollar for your first month So please consider supporting our podcast. That way we'll be back in your feed on saturday because we are not every day bro. So please subscribe consider leaving us rating in a review and apple podcast and maybe tell your influence or youtube. Former vine star turned boxer friends about us. You can follow us on twitter at icbm. I underscore pod which is where you can us. Your questions. questions about. Boxing will probably be ignored. Questions about influencers turn boxers very much welcome and of course you can always drops email at i see why am i.
"mayweather" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest
"Tissue. I'm sorry there's just this way. In which white men why women do the same thing just white people. In general kind of use adjacency to black culture as a way to distinguish themselves and make themselves seem edgy. And it's like not only deeply kranj but also just deeply offensive in so many various ways. It's every day. Bro was also like jake paul's motto in that he logged every day for how for how long years this was his thing. He was like a daily log her. I can't imagine that in all. I mean we kind of talked about this during our david dobrica episode but like the danger of daily vlogging when you are like logan paul or jake paul or generally a kind of frat. Bro thing is that you're essentially putting a camera inside of a frat house which is feels like asking for a lawsuit in a lot of different ways. So i can't imagine that those daily did not capture like a shit ton of stuff that we don't have time to talk about but what a rich text and it's about to get worse and think that was possible but all right i feel like the pivot that's coming here is not terribly surprising but there have been in recent months years as recently as this year a number of women who have been involved with jake paul coming forward with allegations of actions ranging from emotional abuse to groping a to to sexual assault and i. This is largely. Why had ignored the paul brothers up until this point is that there's kind of knowledge just kind of looking at them and their fan base and the things that do manage to flow into my sphere of the internet. That just gave me the vibe that they are men who continually do terrible things and have not been held to account for any of them. But i think what makes all of this worse is just how much money. They're making doing this like they're they're controversial figures from like before the internet who you're like they're just constantly doing fucking stunts for like two thousand dollars or whatever but the paul brothers are millionaires. And everything they do is about building their brands and building their businesses and building them in a way that they can exist off platform. And that's what's really critical about. What they have done is because they're not tethered to they weren't tether to vine. They're not tethered to youtube or twitter or to instagram. the they use those platforms. They harnessed them. Certainly and those platforms have been very good them. But logan paul our social media a platform behemoths. At this point we're going to take a break so madison can a lower blood pressure. Do a few stretches thank you but when we come back we're going to get into the mayweather of it. All and how the poverty there's recent turn towards. Boxing is actually really in line with the kind of a platform brand. They've built for themselves more on that after the break this episode of is he. Why am i is brought to you by gold peak. Rilburg t gold creek. Real bertie is about as refreshing as it gets and they're committed to showing off the natural goodness of t plain and simple gold rover t comes in a variety of flavors including sweet unsweetened and georgia. Peach multi fans will notice that goldfields not gotta makeover. The outside of every bottle now has a brand new look but inside. It's the same real bird t you know and love gold peak. Wilbur t is real about what's good like being unapologetically wholesome with your family. These your family is to real t. That's fake look for gold peak rover t and its newly redesigned bottle. Wherever you grab your groceries don't just keep it real. Keep it real brewed gold peak. Real not stay gold. This episode is brought to you by hp plus in a world full of smart devices. 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Now i think the paul brothers general turn towards pay per view boxing kind of floated up into my feet. And i was like nobody whose actual boxer is gonna wanna fight these absolute judd's okay. Enter floyd mayweather and other un undefeated fifty. Oh like in his career and this is the only fact. I know about sports. And he's like he retired and came out of retirement for this to fight logan. Paul i feel like we should. Maybe digress for just a minute for a floyd mayweather. I see why am i wake of pedia article. Floyd mayweather has been accused of violence against women. At least and when i say at least i really mean at least seven times and has been convicted of violence against women at least twice so too terrible people beating each other up is what happened this weekend. And they weren't beating each other up there beating each other up for money boy. Mayweather has likened the match to legal bank robbery and has claimed that he stands to make a hundred million dollars. While logan paul claimed a figure somewhere in the hill range given the source. That's likely an inflated figure but still we are talking about some serious money at stake for both of these guys truly love when terrible people. Just make a shit ton of money being terrible. Both logan paul and floyd mayweather have been using the other person's his as fuel for the fight so they did oppressed rule weather. Yeah we're mayweather. Said he was going to make local pay for what he didn't. Japan and paul like firing back in the beef said we all know what floyd mayweather his wife no somew- grossness that these acts of violence to varying degrees nuance. People are are being reduced by their perpetrators as like fun. Barbs to throw in a fight to make them more money. This really gross like tongue in cheek winking at a soul domestic abuse. Yeah also i feel. I realize we have the finest fake. Oh yeah of course. it's it's an. It's not even a real fire suspicion. Right and logan paul talk by.
"mayweather" Discussed on ICYMI
"I don't get it. It was sort of hit or missing the beginning. Right like logan paul. Jake paul made some funny stuff. But also i think had a very acute understanding of what they were doing and the brands that they were building and they have only continued to expand upon that sense. Then when you say. They knew what they were doing. Can you elaborate on that. I'm remembering i had a friend. Caroline mossy wrote a profile about them for business insider and twenty ft or prevalent logan for business insider in twenty fifteen and. She spent some time with him and he performed a never released. Song called stank. Dick which sort of clashed with the image of like being wholesome or like maybe wanting to pivot to television and again it's never been released so no one has ever actually heard stank dick but it seems like that was sort of the brand beginning to form all right. Yeah keep taking me. I feel like you love telling me about curse feels continue to curse me i. They are cursed. But also i- begrudgingly for years and years. And i think this is what has kept me interested in the paul brothers is that there is a savvy to it. There is a calculation to their brand and growing empire that i am darkly fascinated by the harnessing of how platforms work and how phantoms engage with people. Like i find that to be really entrancing. Then also they just they do dumb shit all the time. so it's really fun delicious combination after vine. They continue their rise on youtube. I think both of them have over twenty million subscribers now. Youtube is not really their thing anymore. They've they've diversified vera their revenue streams perhaps best. When i say the name. Logan paul like what's the first thing that comes to your comes to your mind. Oh i mean the first thing is like the suicide forced thing. Yeah so logan paul. Ve logged a dead body that he found in japan's so-called suicide forest on new year's day in two thousand eighteen The suicide forest is known by its name colloquially because it is a place with a very high proportion of deaths it is a place where a significant number of people have gone to take their own lives so something sort of grim. Already about the idea of logan paul and his group of youtube comrades marching into the forest with cameras strapped at the ready. Kinda grim. Feels like an understatement. But yes yeah so the thing that. When i when i say that i find the the mental calculus that the paul brothers are doing in real time when they make these decisions to be darkly fascinating like the suicide forest. Video is a really great example of that. Because there's a moment in the video or logan is like pulls out a bottle of sake from his backpack takes a drink and it's like fuck it. I don't care if i'm drinking cursing in this video it's already getting demonetized. Which is to say already knew it. Like violated youtube policies. Youtube reaction was a non response like limited his ad sense money. Which is how youtubers make make money on youtube. A monetize video the things they run ads against which is what logan was talking about when he said he knew that he was getting demonetized. A video in which he's seen drinking alcohol and showing a corpse is not one that advertisers want to be seen against. Yeah i feel like what i remember of. This controversy was the lack of response from youtube besides like the bare minimum of democratising which like people they monetize for shit that they shouldn't be so all the time him being demanded highs for something that is horrifying is like the it the bare minimum like the bars below the ground. Yeah it's funny. During that time. I talked to a lot of his fans. Low gangsters the low gang. Kids mostly just trying to get a sense of if their opinions of logan. Paul had if anything if this could change their opinion sway their minds about him and it was sort of this wild look inside the mind of the fandom because the response i got where people telling me no like that's just logan like he found a dead body he had to flog it. Logan comes back with a suicide prevention. Psa is tacky. get out all of these things. Just continue to build and build and build on the infamy of logan paul and his brother jake uses a similar model has had a similar career trajectory. Jake founded team ten which is like a social media incubators less collaborative house in los angeles area. That was best known for Just making its neighbors miserable like one time. They lit a fire in an empty swimming pool. Kind of thing okay. yeah as one does. He was on disney channel. Show like a kid show called bazaar dark for awhile jake. Paul left the show but it was very clear that like it all ended because of the fire in the pool and the noise complaints and leaving the disney show does inspire a rap.
"mayweather" Discussed on ICYMI
"It's real. Dailies are coming in june. Just be ready tomorrow. I break the fucking simulation and beat the greatest boxer in the history of the of the planet. Hi i'm rachel. Hampton and i'm madison malone culture. You're listening to see. Why am i in case you missed it. Slates podcast about internet culture. How you doing today. Madison going on in your world. How you know not much. I'm very sweaty. I think that's going to be a constant for the next couple of months In the bigger world of royal baby has been born unto not us but unto twitter. The way you set that made me think. Of jesus christ being born into the world. And i don't think this child is quite reaching that level. But yeah you know another little. Sussex are they still duke and duchess. I don't understand what happened with the senior when they seceded from the royal family. Who kept what we are. Of course talking about a child of prince harry and meghan markle a new baby girl named lilibet diana lilibet being the childhood nickname of queen elizabeth and diana being. You know who i mean. This name is very much giving me tutor vibes giving me war of the roses. Giving me lancaster like lil a really. We're reaching back through time. I think it's a very sweet tribute. i also feel. As though it is a fan fiction name dreamt up from like the epilogue of harry potter some alba's severance energy named jk rowling herself. The fabulous names are better than the ones. Jk rowling came up with. Let's be real here. None of them. Because the epilogue is not real we do not recognize it and daniel radcliffe. Wrote harry potter. These are facts. I accept this new form of history. That's enough about the royals until the next season of the crown at least for me on today's show whoever we're gonna be talking about another infamous family. That's right. We hear on icy. Why am i finally going to talk about the paul brothers jake and logan despite on your show where they still on your as a note. This does mean we're also going to be discussing suicide allegations of sexual assault domestic abuse so feel free to skip this episode. If any of those topics are too sensitive for you we totally get it but as you can tell by that. Long list of sugar warnings. Paul one and paul to the brothers. Paul are they're controversial is perhaps one way to describe them. Yeah that's definitely one way. We'll probably come up with a few more before. The show's over there. They're also two of youtube biggest stars and the platform by allowing them to be two of its biggest ours have tacitly endorsed. Some of their more unsavory taste less horrifying antics which have been a constant source of conversation. Since the brothers emerged influencers seen back in like twenty fourteen. The olden days yield two thousand fourteen over the weekend. The brothers paul made headlines again specifically logan. Paul who collaborated with Another completely uncontroversial figure in his own right. None other been floyd mayweather. There's nothing going on with that man. There's no controversy. No no logan. Palm went eight rounds with floyd mayweather in a widely televised boxing match. Very widely publicized has been publicized since march. One of the biggest things that happen in boxing. And you know if you were sitting there wondering how did this vine star go from making kind of dumped six videos to stepping into the ring with the unbeaten champion. Well we're here to tell you and we're also here to tell you what it says about the nature of internet fame that none of logan paul's various and manifold misteps in the past have stopped his meteoric rise bridge. I don't know if you know this about me. But i am uniquely and darkly qualified to have this conversation. I did know this about you. And i am very glad that you were here to take me through this ride. Because to be completely one hundred percent honest with you and our icy wind my listeners. I have largely ignored the paul since immersion onto the scene i saw the antics i saw videos. I saw all the various headline. Though we're like the latest logan paul controversy explained and i was like you know what i only have room in my heart for like four controversial people and none of them are the paul brothers. So i don't know what's going on with them. That's really fair. I have spent easily five years on the paul brothers. Beat i have been known to refer to myself as an anthropologist madison. Every you test my patients. We're going to get into the who. What where when. And why of the paul brothers but i feel like to to help center i wanna i want to talk about the time. I went to jake paul pop up seventeen. He had like a pop up store in new york city. What why did you go what. They're i dare how hatton was like west thirty seventh street oh of course It was in december. It was absolutely free. Just stood outside in line all day with people namely like little kids and their parents who had come from all over the country like from the midwest and from texas like all over the country with no guarantee that they were going to see a paul brother like the only promise was the only promise was that you could purchase their merch. Can you describe the crowd for me like you said. Children like what is the demographic makeup. I've never quite understood like what their audience is actually made up of. Is it mostly teens. These were a ton of children like. Let's say an not even teens as maybe too old like possibly like preteen nine to thirteen feels like that was like the big chunk of kids who took off school to stand in line. I just feel like that helped. Establish the cult of personality that surrounds the men. Were going to get into today. I feel like you establishing how young has audiences not just on his for me has only made everything they were gonna talk about even more horrifying. Because if there's anything. I know about the pa brothers. It's that perhaps children shouldn't be watching them all right. So who are the paul brothers. That's really. I think where we have to begin. Logan jake paul. Our social media stars influencers. They came up on vine so they originally started out as viner's doing raucous pranks outlandish comedy. Put them scare quotes around comedy. Who you're going to homecoming with. Nobody do you want to go to home depot with tauzin just showing them aboard jerome stupid white weatherford as with almost all internet celebrities. Come out of nowhere. These guys are traditionally attractive. Blonde haired blue eyed maybe. I've never checked that closely. They're very muscular. They're aggressively heterosexual in. They establish themselves as vine is back in. The era of vine are fine. I mean that's interesting about kind of vine fame. Is that the people. Alice falling on vine raleigh black teens. But i was fully kind of aware of this other genre because the thing is what black kids doing on. The app was actually funny. What people like. Logan and jake paul were doing. I was just like.
Paul Goes Distance With Mayweather in Exhibition
"With millions of dollars on the line. Aging boxing legend Floyd Mayweather got back in the ring again. Floyd MONEY Mayweather Logan. I'm that record. Paul Pro Boxer Floyd Mayweather took on Social Media star Logan Paul for eight rounds in an exhibition match with no judges to issue a decision. Leave right hand by courageous Logan Paul. This is only pulse second match, but Mayweather hasn't fought in years. The 44 year old retired in 2017, he says, Paul put up a good Fight, Logan. Hell of a hell of a grapple Hell of a holder. The paper view match raked in millions of dollars. Monica Ricks.
"mayweather" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix
"Because they're they're both funded in different ways. Basketball's been my life that was a teenager as a ballboy with the celtics. So i've been invested in that for a long time but getting into boxing. You're right it is kind of insular and the only way to get into. It is kind of how i did which was throw myself all the way into it like i was still throwing myself all the way the basketball but any free moment i had living in new york city. I'd be going to club shows. I'd be on the phone with every promoter that's out there getting to know them and investing as much in covering that sport as i was in covering basketball. You could still do boxing. But you couldn't get into the weeds. Become an analyst do the the nitty gritty part of it. The inside stuff. Part of it without really throwing yourself into it and making as many phone calls for that as you do for basketball. But i was willing to do it. And it's it's been a hell of a ride doing this so far. I still maintain con. You've been some big fights like a major fight. Delahoya mayweather mayweather pacquiao those to the top of my list. I've been to the uk doing some anthony. Joshua fights their grade better than anything else than game seven of the nba east. That's one of the few have gone to but if you i would stack that experience up against any major event experiences out there today. Yeah i've said this on my show before two or three things that people in their twenties just don't understand a how good al michaels was on baseball. Play by play and to how great boxing was when hers. Hagler and leonard and duran run their prime. I had just come out of college. My first jobs in vegas. I was getting free tickets and passes to these and covering it. It's the most fun i've ever had an and you know and then it went through a long twenty year period. Where you have see. Just was more hyper aggressive. Had a little better leadership but boxing's absolutely on a comeback. There's fascinating figures and we love having you..
Paul Goes the Distance With Mayweather in Exhibition
"Us. Produced extraordinarily e. casey. Casey i wear to get into a little bit. But what are your initial thoughts. On what we witnessed. I'm afraid from calling it supposed fight show because when it was happening i was like this is a thing and then as it kept going on and i was like. Oh no i just delved into. I don't even know. What was the question what i think. Of the event of the exhibition. The spectacle spectacle man. It was promising though. I got after the first three rounds. I was pretty hyped. I was hyped. One hundred percent at around four. We're watching see. I told he's gonna knock him out around four. This is the flow. he's going to do. He got entire guy tired in the fight. One if i was a four round fight i i don't know maybe have a different feeling. But just the fact that he just he saw it. I just eat carried him for four rounds. And i bro. Just pay ninety. We came to see a
Logan Paul Holds His Own in Boxing Match vs. Floyd Mayweather
"What are your initial thoughts. On what we witnessed. I'm afraid from calling it supposed fight show because when it was happening i was like this is a thing and then as it kept going on and i was like. Oh no i just delved into. I don't even know. What was the question what i think. Of the event of the exhibition. The spectacle spectacle man. It was promising though. I got after the first three rounds. I was pretty hyped. I was hyped. One hundred percent at around four. We're watching see. I told he's gonna knock him out around four. This is the flow. he's going to do. He got entire guy tired in the fight. One if i was a four round fight i i don't know maybe have a different feeling. But just the fact that he just he saw it. I just eat carried him for four rounds. And i bro. Just pay ninety. We came to see a
"mayweather" Discussed on ESPN Daily
"Olympics been there the best countries cuban. Ibm if is russia. I'll be as mexico. And is that youtube is gonna take you. I'll by collecting podcasting hosts that those youtube ought to beat the greatest history later. All i'll fight row viruses three five. So that's what. I'm going to buy both in the same night. That is the unbowed in undefeated. Floyd mayweather june one of the most skilled and most noxious boxers ever addressing a fighter. Who is by any standard unreal. Logan that this pay-per-view bout is even happening this weekend. Between one of boxing's all time greats and a youtube star says so much about an ancient sport and the current attention economy and yes all of us pablo torre. It's friday june fourth. This is espn daily. Ben thank you so much for joining me man. Thanks so much for having me. Pablo ben baby has been covering boxing for fifteen years and he's currently on that beat and the cincinnati bengals for espn. I got a bit something man like. This is an episode. i am pretty conflicted about. It's an episode. That part of me thinks we should not touch with a fifty foot pole and the other part of me is the guy who pitched it and insisted on having you on the show today floyd mayweather one of the greatest boxers we have ever seen is making his return to the ring. He hasn't fought since two thousand seventeen. He is fifty and oban as a professional boxer. It's very clear that he is so much better than his opponent. Logan paul who is he's a social media sensation most generous way to put it. Who became a boxer who was own one in his boxing career. After losing to another youtuber back in two thousand nineteen so the absurdity of all of that ben the absurdity of this economy. What do you make of. Just how big deal this is. It is very weird and kind of surreal to see what's going on and it's probably going to be one of the most lucrative events in combat sports in recent years. And then when you when you when you couple that between all the stuff outside of the ring. It's not hard to have internal conflict over kind of what's happening this weekend. But all of that being said it is happening this weekend and in the fact that it is still quite remarkable on several levels. When you look at what's going on here. I think it's a testament of anything else as to kind of the fact that these guys have built a fan base in a brand so large that they're able to do this and honestly you have to villains going against each other. These are kindred spirits. People who as you report in your piece who share a certain blueprint that had been constructed specifically by floyd mayweather so the mayweather blueprint ben. That has made him this degree of successful over the years. How would you characterize that boy. Whether as good as he was in the rain i would argue that. His best asset and skill is really being able to self promote and be marketable fight of my career. Because i'm the king of the throne everybody's trying to knock me off to be the best you've got to beat the best not beat everybody. Put it in front of me floyd. His has a unique ability and skill set to to really be polarizing into jim. We evolve emotion and people usually when he was a boxer and when he was still active in his career. Many people bought his pay per views for one of two reasons. They either want to see him when they wanted to see him lose and more often than not there were very few people who were in the middle who were different and that's one of voids greatest skills as well as that. He feels at home whatever you.
"mayweather" Discussed on ESPN Daily
"Ben thank you so much for joining me man. Thanks so much for having me. Pablo ben baby has been covering boxing for fifteen years and he's currently on that beat and the cincinnati bengals for espn. I got a bit something man like. This is an episode. i am pretty conflicted about. It's an episode. That part of me thinks we should not touch with a fifty foot pole and the other part of me is the guy who pitched it and insisted on having you on the show today floyd mayweather one of the greatest boxers we have ever seen is making his return to the ring. He hasn't fought since two thousand seventeen. He is fifty and oban as a professional boxer. It's very clear that he is so much better than his opponent. Logan paul who is he's a social media sensation most generous way to put it. Who became a boxer who was own one in his boxing career. After losing to another youtuber back in two thousand nineteen so the absurdity of all of that ben the absurdity of this economy. What do you make of. Just how big deal this is. It is very weird and kind of surreal to see what's going on and it's probably going to be one of the most lucrative events in combat sports in recent years. And then when you when you when you couple that between all the stuff outside of the ring. It's not hard to have internal conflict over kind of what's happening this weekend. But all of that being said it is happening this weekend and in the fact that it is still quite remarkable on several levels. When you look at what's going on here. I think it's a testament of anything else as to kind of the fact that these guys have built a fan base in a brand so large that they're able to do this and honestly you have to villains going against each other. These are kindred spirits. People who as you report in your piece who share a certain blueprint that had been constructed specifically by floyd mayweather so the mayweather blueprint ben. That has made him this degree of successful over the years. How would you characterize that boy. Whether as good as he was in the rain i would argue that. His best asset and skill is really being able to self promote and be marketable
Mayweather vs. Paul: What Influencers Mean for Boxing
"Baby has been covering boxing for fifteen years and he's currently on that beat and the cincinnati bengals for espn. I got a bit something man like. This is an episode. i am pretty conflicted about. It's an episode. That part of me thinks we should not touch with a fifty foot pole and the other part of me is the guy who pitched it and insisted on having you on the show today floyd mayweather one of the greatest boxers we have ever seen is making his return to the ring. He hasn't fought since two thousand seventeen. He is fifty and oban as a professional boxer. It's very clear that he is so much better than his opponent. Logan paul who is he's a social media sensation most generous way to put it. Who became a boxer who was own one in his boxing career. After losing to another youtuber back in two thousand nineteen so the absurdity of all of that ben the absurdity of this economy. What do you make of. Just how big deal this is. It is very weird and kind of surreal to see what's going on and it's probably going to be one of the most lucrative events in combat sports in recent years. And then when you when you when you couple that between all the stuff outside of the ring. It's not hard to have internal conflict over kind of what's happening this weekend. But all of that being said it is happening this weekend and in the fact that it is still quite remarkable on several levels. When you look at what's going on here. I think it's a testament of anything else as to kind of the fact that these guys have built a fan base in a brand so large that they're able to do this and honestly you have to villains going against each other. These are kindred spirits. People who as you report in your piece who share a certain blueprint that had been constructed specifically by floyd mayweather so the mayweather blueprint ben. That has made him this degree of successful over the years. How would you characterize that boy. Whether as good as he was in the rain i would argue that. His best asset and skill is really being able to self promote and be marketable
"mayweather" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix
"Oh i think so too. But if that's the end of his career like hall of fame versus hall of famer kind of dream matchup with two of the best smaller. Wait guys in boxing history. I think that could be a lot of fun. I mean donate thirty eight. I mean in a weird way feels like there's still two years of big fights that he could potentially get into if he's still fighting at this level i agree. I haven't thought about the other. The other option you mentioned but yeah there are there boy. The world's zoysia right now But one one fifteen is a pretty sexy way class at the moment with your voice is down there. Wave class guys moving up at some point that donayre would probably be be physically bigger than all of them. That's where anybody coming up in away class. D him right now roy. Beware of what you wish for besides in the ring. Yeah he's big. He's really big for one hundred and eighteen pounder at. I think that really played itself out against do violate you know we saw to get. I remember when you know we were doing his fights when he when he broke through and knocked out of victor ginny and at that moment my feeling was and i probably even said it at some point that this his physical gifts at this weight class make him very close to being unbeatable. Not nolan's unbeatable. Of course he wasn't the although he did actually his loss rigged. I think was it awake class above that. But but you know it that way. It's really tough for somebody. You know coming up wait. Hey one fifteen one eighteen one twenty two they are all fantastic weight divisions and and i love the fact that all the different platforms do boxing For the most part are doing what american. Tv doesn't always done added feature the small guys now the proven to be really entertaining in In most of the fights that they've created up. Let's talk about the one. You're working this weekend in florida. Floyd mayweather junior back in action. Fighting logan paul in an exhibition match in miami. My take on these types of things out is. They're almost like the new autograph. Signings right past guys would show up for autograph signings at picture takings and make some money off that now. They're just using their name to get into fights with popular figures in this case. Because it's twenty twenty one youtube stars guys with a huge following that can convince their fans to plunk down forty nine ninety nine whatever the amount is to watch their guy go up against an all time great boxer. We used to see some of this back in the day. I'll go to japan to fight the rest. I mean stuff like this happened. Butterbean was involved in exhibitions for right time. So it's not shocking precedent. Yeah it's got a president to it. So i guess. Give me your reaction when this was first this first that your radar floyd mayweather coming back. I'd early forties to face logan paul. Who's going to have you know what three four inches and thirty plus pounds on him. Well love your analogy to being the current day autograph signings. It's really what it is. And of course we live in a society where you can create something out of whole cloth of these people get famous for being famous. You know when. I was a little kid. I used to watch a date Completely jet power show. When i was real young and there were these people on there that that were broadway actresses in bennett cerf. Who was the publisher in wrote. Never antony i didn't.
"mayweather" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix
"I would have slept. You devon put you down. You've got ta fema lopez tweeting about the fight. So i feel like devon increased his chances of facing one of those top lightweights by beating in that way. Yeah they're two elements that you referred to one that he was more engaged more offensively number two that he had a moment of vulnerability in getting. You know getting stunned by a punch. And you know. It's always intrigues me. That some fighters. It doesn't matter how they win. I mean perfect. Example is floyd mayweather. Let's be honest. He had a career in which you know ninety percent of his fights have not been simulated and yet winning is enough for him because he has a brand that allows it to to win and if he keeps winning. He's good at other fridays. We seen that as well. And then some other fighters are criticized for not being exciting. So i think it's almost on a case by case basis but there is no question that the way this fight ended up a the fact that he did engage more ineffective. He was vulnerable. Did nick this fight. One was talked about more. And you'll probably have a better -cluded this naidoo but I'm i'm hoping that fema lopez talks in a way. Now that of course he has to get passed on june nineteenth. These talking in a way that makes you feel like he truly does wanna fight devon hannie before he leaves light with you. Want to fight that everybody would love to see. I'm hoping that that's more than just. Pr i i hope so too and i think from taffy most perspective. It is more than just pr. I do think. I do think there's going to need need some help to get over the line. I think taffy mo- during the week. When he was doing his media stuff for the cambosix fights laid out the blueprint and that's involving the wbz. Now nobody hates the wbz all sanctioning bodies more than me. Find them all to be a boxing but the wbz can can bank some credit. At least in my account if they go out and mandate and mandate the versus haney matchup. They have they can say that you know look we never. Wbz never intended for taffy molo to be the franchise champion. They named loma chanko. The franchise champion and by their own rules. Al the franchise championship should not transfer. So what are we doing here. It will not so. Let's find a way to put this title. Back in the crackerjack box that came out of and let's make a mandatory fight between haney and lopez. Nobody loves a purse. Bid like fema lopez and i. Don't think eddie hearn would have any problem if the haney fight to persecute top-ranked might have a problem because they don't have as deep pocket as eddie does and whoever might get involved trailer might get back involved and win that bid but this seems to me like there's no real fight at one thirty five for fema ryan garcia is going through his stuff. He's not gonna come right back into the mix into one of those top bites right away. You've been more involved. Which davis than i have. I don't get any sense that he's all that interested in facing any one of those guys at can fight. That's on their radar screen..
"mayweather" Discussed on SI Boxing with Chris Mannix
"Win. This is boxing with chris. Man who somebody punch him in. The face of joshua is composed and ferocious spanish. Watch this a happy life. Hosted by is chris mannix. That was my moments now with interviews analysis and everything going on in the world of boxing. When you have talent you are given another chance. Here's chris right. Welcome to be inaugural episode of boxing with kris. Maddox you have heard this podcast. Of course for many years. This is the first episode. That i am doing with the volume podcast network. Get a lot of the same stuff with this podcast. We're going to try to bring you the very best. Guess every single week in the boxing world. We're going to break down every single story in the boxing world. They're gonna have a little bit of fun while we're doing it. So i'm excited about this excited about this being the very first episode and we have a great episode for you albert einstein showtime boxing analyst legendary figure in boxing. I talked about some of the fights. We saw this past weekend. No don't air a world champion once again. Thirty eight years old. He wins a bantamweight title out of that fight. And what might be next for. Donayre devon haney lightweight champion. He gets the biggest win of his career against ours. And are we finally going to get a devin. Haney against fema lopez. It talked about that and big fight this weekend exhibition match this weekend. Floyd mayweather against logan. Paul whatever wait. It's going to be at two guys in the ring. Down in miami mayweather making his return to the boxing arena so to speak to face off against youtube star. Logan pau l. Be on the call for that fight into that with him on this pot as well a little bit later on floyd mayweather himself the future hall of famer pound for pound king. I with floyd about kind of why. He's doing this what he hopes to gain from it. And is it possible that floyd could return in a real fight against. Say manny pacquiao. Stick around for that. Great conversation with floyd mayweather art. Let's pick it up from there. Bring on al bernstein. Al bernstein is here analyst showtime boxing one of the very best in the business also. The host of our bernstein unplugged podcast. You can listen to watch on youtube every single week. Alex think this is your first appearance on the show man. Thanks for joining me. No good to be with you. I'm glad that i got a chance to visit with the uncharitable boxing. I usually occasionally gotten steve fatherhood. Who does these interviews from his kitchen. Which kind of looks like. He's yonkers somewhere it's interesting. It's an interesting visual with a hood there but glad to think about all these the new world and the Phenomena for all of us are doing things you never know where you're gonna find people do. Yeah no no. It's interesting it's create a new dynamic. That's for sure in broadcasting I wanna talk about a couple of things that happened last weekend before we get to the big show this weekend involving floyd mayweather. We'll start with the fight. I was involved with over the weekend. In las vegas..
"mayweather" Discussed on Impaulsive with Logan Paul
"There's always those big events and you always remember where you were who you were with and how you were feeling and the celebration and that's it where were you when logan paul floyd mayweather here. My good times producer dylan to slated for us. He is shirtless. He's a shirtless man. I walk up to the top of the dream. Hotel on the rooftop. Here miami by the way shot at the dream for letting us use their space to make the pockets of world and also welcome back to impulsive the number one podcast in the world here. We are live in miami coming at you. The gang is all here all of all of us. Even even mike. Mike is back We've address. Nothing off camera. We're going to do it all live public for your entertainment and Yeah shouted to dream for allowing us to say this beautiful rooftop in miami and they hooked up with the six sweet. He got a private balcony. Which i thought was a little Low much for micro influencers. Fine oh you forgot about me. They brought a cop from my buddy read rolled it in real nice by chef. Is there anything on my couch. Just leaving together. And i go. Hey man i'm a grown man with a girlfriend. Why don't you go sleep on the cot and he was very upset with me but it was nice. It's like all days. Yeah it's all good the gangs all back guys. Thanks for listening to impulsive hit. That subscribe button. If you're not subscribing. I mean shit when you got an episode of this magnitude start. I'm fighting for t- minus three or four days. I can't believe one of the greatest boxes of our generation. Get the grace the ring with them and take everything away from him. I'm i'm feeling so healthy. So happy Just ready like over prepared mentally and physically. I feel good. The blades are sharp. And then You know i've been away from l. a. That's all you guys did an episode of the podcast without me Yeah real calm. Real cool collected. Nice slow siesta spanish. Esta you guys. You guys like that That laid back by for some reason. It was my favorite audience. Audience love audience loved the two they were all in the communist laid back. I'd say i'd say. His mother fuckers down here impulsive. This is a show of a controversy. This is a show about causing trouble. Show about beating undefeated boxers. You look at me old time. Because i'm scared of spill water on his beautiful sweatsuits. It's all good it like you're insane but it's all good. I look sexy. You're insane maverick. Athletics are new lines. Drop in june four little Little side plug for you there. It's my favorite dropped as per all our new drops. But yeah i mean where. Where do you start mike. Sex girlfriend's pregnant. that's weird. are you the dead. I mean like. I was just saying like you can't massage around it like lana. Lana roses pregnant. That's where i'm starting. I've seen the headlines. There's no there's no line with you guys on instagram what happened. There's no allied bro. My we both break up with her girlfriends. My ex start seeing tiktoker. His gets pregnant which is worse. Oh my god well.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. sets exhibition bout against YouTuber Logan Paul
"The logan paul of floyd mayweather fight will be happening He's been trashing floyd for a while. Now that would be logan. Paul and finally the pro boxer has agreed to get in the ring. I know a lot of people are excited about this. They can't wait so we'll see what happens by the way. Logan paul did a lose to kfi last year. Who's another youtuber. And he sings and stuff. So i don't know
"mayweather" Discussed on KTOK
"Mayweather covered right express themselves but once you go beyond that and you start taking over people's property and you start destroying property if you know somebody that's in our leadership means to say okay guys our police departments pretty damn good we're in pretty good shape we have a great I mean we have one of the best minority communities in the country right now the we just today we learned that the pastors in the minority community you're gonna organize to have deal where they're gonna talk about police accountability and answer the questions and I mean that's how you do it you don't go down and take over seven blocks of Seattle what's that will help us to resolution because the president on to say okay your Democrats you're in the evil city of Seattle run by the blue Democrats the blues the blues and the governor seems to have a hands off approach how does it how does this resolve itself when the homeowners the shopkeepers the business owner and and the so called capital they can't function and so they are yeah and I I think that you know I I've been on this may not be popular but I think that you need to do to to let our political leaders do what they need to do your mayor said we're gonna have a summer of love in Seattle I don't think that the president trump can come in and restore order I think that we citizens have to do it and we have to we have to get that dialogue with our political that's when I'm upset I there's no dialogue with our elected officials as to why they are allowing this to happen and what is the benefit and how do they intend to take care of the people that have had their place is taken care of I mean they do have property taken away from home I mean it's just crazy and and that that you know the mayor has to give us an explanation as to why she's doing this and if she's gonna say it's because it's okay because we systematically van races for four hundred years and she's got to come up and show me where it is I I mean everything I've seen this country continues to get better hello all the time okay in every state and I walked out I walked in in that the university washing the sixties for civil civil war civil rights I protest that I want to get all that I spent two years in the army I was a military policeman I know what the police go through because I was one I came back in when my son was it was that age we we went into the inner city I coached inner city kids little league I started the inner city baseball program for the mariners in the you know I I told the kids everybody that I coached you judge people by their character not the color of their skin sure and and and I that wasn't my idea it was a pretty important black persons in idea Martin Luther king and and then they they are allowing people to use race as a justification for being a law office in Houston this anarchy because it this report well it's it isn't okay it is a large part of Seattle was seized by anarchist alleging some sort of separate but political identity if you wanted to tonight is only what the seven forty two AM Pacific time could you get in your car and drive it took to the held six blocks and walk through there I could yeah I could I couldn't drive my car I know I have to say it wouldn't but but the the thing that says that he is committed to being just breaks my heart is that that they noted the mayor knows this is wrong and and and if she would talk to these people and explain to him that can't wait for their message we've heard their message what they're doing is wrong if you are a law abiding good person you will end this peacefully would you please go home I mean if she but she don't seem to be arrested for kidnapping first shot on I mean you think of the crime but she knew that that there are people within that group there Kerr have rifles and things my personal opinion is yeah I maybe those guys should be arrested but the vast majority are just people that are a little misguided and think that what they're doing now is somehow having an effect on you know minority communities and police are first of all the police departments all around the country are doing the best job they can every day and and I mean I I I I was in a position when I was in the M. T. where I got attacked by a guy that was high on drugs and I had to restrain them and I can tell you it's not something that you yeah I mean you know I'm not like to have gone back home what would happen in Seattle say one hundred heavily armed supporters of Donald Trump waving the American flag would see six blocks of downtown Seattle what would happen then well I I actually you know the answer to that input but I mean it's it did the the messages not wrong that we need to do better okay not long message but the message allowing them to do it in this way is wrong I don't have a political leaders that were willing to stand up and say that how does it end we're now this is your night or type that flag that how does a man hi I think you're the ends I hope it ends by our elected officials walking out there and confronting most people want saying we get the message you're violating the law remove yourself if you don't I am going to have to have our police chief removed you forcibly I do not want to do that and if you don't agree then I have to I can't that we can't have an online order let's check what I'm gonna do I have your home number and when something happens in Seattle I'm gonna call you back if you're willing to come on next Sunday night they give us a report this thing cannot stand other governors other mayors cannot permit large parts of their city to be taken over by anarchist and have their leaders walk around without a semiautomatic won't want to miss it's not a large part of the city and most of it is parks and that there are a few businesses that's where they're getting away with it basically because they just they took over part of Seattle it's basically not a big deal it's big deal to the people that own we live there yeah that's right and I totally understand and agree and I'm not supporting anything that they're doing but it's not fair to say that they're somehow harming anything for the most part I mean other than just the you know some of their nose a law and order and all of us to go to work and pay taxes that they're supposed to go toward social causes and teaching kids the character and not color is the way that you judge people you know go on and on and on and then we and I mean the people that I'm not a racist my friends are racist I mean I know the definition of a racist and and the majority of people in the United States of America not releases we have issues that we need to resolve and we can all work together to do that peacefully but you can't do without a dialogue which was why I was so upset there's no dialogue they want to impose their will and freedom of speech only applies to them what chocolate we gotta go I'll check in with the next Sunday when something dramatic happens give us another live update let let's hope that police chief Carmen best can persuade the man that she's not in charge of a racist organization when she's black she's a wonderful person and the police department as far as I know and I know a lot of people in town support her in hopes that the reason will ultimately come to come to pass he will not return without reason without people getting hurt in the only way that can happen is if our political leaders show a little bit of backbone and then I don't see that happening from our mayor or governor they're both I mean the the the cove in nineteen poachers they've taken me we don't even have forces in the city of Seattle yes it's repaired so every fifteen minutes I mean it's ridiculous it's control of the people for the benefit it's kind of anarchy for the benefits victims and and it's wrong what Chuck we gotta go thank your college track with an ex on the night thank you thank you Chuck bye now will be my my cover Porter from Seattle it's incredible just for those who care about facts the economic institute found that the difference in high school graduation rates between whites and blacks fell from twenty seven percent differential in favor of the whites of course the five percent in twenty oh four right now it's two percent last fall the rate of black and Hispanic unemployment at an all time high hello since nineteen eighty the percentage of black adults with college degrees has gone up three hundred percent life expectancy of white Americans and black and black Americans are largely equal the gaps and cut in half to three to about two years and two months.
Mayweather paying for Floyd's funeral services
"Lettered Ellerbee CEO of Mayweather promotions telling ESPN that Floyd Mayweather has been in touch with George Floyd's family and is offered to pay for Floyd's funeral set for next week in Houston the family has accepted the offer back in twenty eleven may weather cover the funeral expenses of former boxer genero Hernandez who died of cancer Mayweather defeated Hernandez to win his first title back in nineteen ninety eight right bro A. B. C. news
Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral
"Too and we know more about the local funeral plans now for Floyd the public viewing is set for Monday the funeral will take place on Tuesday boxer Floyd Mayweather is going to be paying for the
"mayweather" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"A whole and I think I got a I got to be honest I just thought about this did donate to the bank yeah when he fought Mayweather and I knew that if I was gonna go well I did say I knew how is it a go it was damn hundred dollars because we waited forever for it and it was a fight that I knew ten years ago would be a fantastic fight I knew when they held the fight exactly how it was going to go did you feel like you had to do it for what we consider work no no I just I was like you know what damage I'm just gonna do it J. legends why is she is thing case even though I knew after three rounds maybe two and have yet to have three rounds of like dang it I go you knew I kills up the same me the give me you're not going to hit may whether there's I can hit you because he doesn't have to heal it's enough but I paid for the stupid McGregor Mayweather fight too because I was like okay I'm just gonna do it out of curiosity that one I really knew how is an ago I mean down to Mayweather caring him for a few rounds just because you know just keep keep around but that was more that was more spectacle than anything well I know I'm just saying like I knew how the both those fights were gonna go do you know how most Mayweather fight's gonna go most Mayweather fights always fat body doesn't matter you didn't get ahead you do you because he's a wanted him and he knows he doesn't need it to it which enough times to win anything really may weather is one of the smartest guys in the history of boxing because he understood the fight is about hitting the other guy not getting hit he goes I'm not in here to make money and get my head beat and I'm I don't wanna be a fan favorite that was ever his dejected to be a fan favorite leg healer be godi and we all love Gotti who love got it got it one in there and so you know what I'm gonna give you which came for on the beat the crap out of somebody I'll take a beating doing it and they can award does it have a fights got it was involved and we love got a Ford but Mayweather was in here for that is a question do that that's stupid I get my head be did not have to give my opinion and I could make millions of dollars any did any is right when you think about it logically if your fighter if that is your job go in there and hit and not get hit not entertain that's not part of the package entertaining though some guys have been doing for that member Winky Wright it was a really good boxer he's a great defensive fighter get in it could get a big fight because they'll want to pay to watch that fight so it was to watch offensive guy we try to win a decision no one was when I was I saw him fight Hopkins Tom and and after that fight I told myself as much as I love fight watching the fight I will never ever ever watch a fight with Winky Wright with it that's why Floyd Mayweather had to turn almost wrestling heel to get people to yeah he knew that we gonna be some people that liked him but if he could get people to hate him as much as some people like to or even more people to hate him he still get their attention he still getting their money yeah I took a little while to get those biggest regrets I used to be pretty boy Floyd yep videos are in in the money may weathermen and he started being that dude and that's what everybody's are going I want to watch is gonna get beat up without realizing that his whole goal actually is to not get beat up I wish she have been I wish she'd abandoned his plan that he normally has it for the for the McGregor fight and realized I mean because he knew he was toying with McGregor and he Kerry McGregor I would say at least three rounds Kevin just carried him a little bit but I want to see him just attack and it's like that's not part of a great Mayweather's game plan is this the doesn't he's a man you get outside your comfort zone you open yourself up to kitchen I know kitchen a right cross to the shop is that you get knocked out and not only did you get embarrassed and you lost the fight but you also lost a perfect record which seems to be the most important thing in Floyd Mayweather's professional life is keeping it zero at the end of his wreck won a lot of these stiff Sir just again a puncher's chance and he's not going to give you any chance of you have a puncher's chance minutes in motion yeah it's it's you know well it with that goes with Thomas a while to be interviewing he's smart it added that in you call for me with a lot of things but I think smart in certain respects is also some young calling what is dead said better do almost an act that no do I wanna there's will hail yes he needs that's why the Mayweather family should have been on every twenty four seven even in may weather was in the fight they should have included Floyd senior and Roger says it all men there you really like my old man while no one eerily like the old man you know the only fight ever remember may when I am see a mall but the only fight I remember him like fighting fighting and it was koto when he fought koto he opened up against code I don't know if you felt like you had to be did those out S. element I it was a good fight code really good Chrysler in as like damn they do come back to be in you know Floyd Mayweather again but again that's that's his right make a I think he had a right most guys don't have the skill he does not get hit most guys after like if they want to get a punch in the gut to Wade through a little uncomfortable as to get it and get that punch autos guy's ego is like yeah I'm I'm going to try to go toe to toe and it'll hit that's part of the deal and a lot of guys want to pressure hello guys like this I can make money yeah go in there and give the give the audience what they what they want and MA where they didn't have to do that he was so so skilled that he could you could just say you know I'm not gonna do it you're right turning heel is big for him because that people hated him and they wanted to be that's be like his dad did and you paid in you get disappointed every time it is a god damn he did that to me again he told me I have an eighty eight now I really hate this guy you know and he's made a lot of money over all my goodness or if yes fifty cent he has no money and which is why he's going to fight again or he's gonna try and also with can turn talks with Conor always made money we're not much he has he's he's been a lot of money yeah it's been said that during the strike a lot of money send us like Patrick with the same PR firm gave a man for the Astros advice like Patrick would you say that yeah so you gonna do Wilder slash you're you're given eighty Bucks.
Boxer Tommy Coyle Announces Retirement
"Well when you having a good start to the year a special announcement for two whole Coun- self joined by Tommy. COYLE could see my last time. I saw you you you in Campus Filial Vegas. You're off to New York based business. Fell food to you you you just off the back of the Gerry fight in New York and we had that impromptu shot which turned into quite an emotional one because obviously you were considering your future and if announced yet so that's GonNa be five six months ago. I now think of June July yes five months and you've got some news sweetie sort of prompted you to to make a decision. Yeah Ace. This is a tough call. But I've decided family trains manages. It's time to call it a day. What a phenomenal Korea? Korea achieve more than thought I would have. I exceeded my consensual. Absolutely you know I never very my wildest dreams thought I didn't find a Madison Square Garden so look over my shoulder and I'm content. I'm happy with my career bull. Well it's time to call a day. I always said I wanted to get out of the game with all my faculties intact and I'm going to stick to my poem is not so I'm going to given well. Congratulations on an amazing career but oversee this is probably my difficult vineyard done. In ten years I retired about four or five times in the last a six months and just announced today would start crying. I don't know he will know. I've cried no Fato you now. The Classic Moments Not GonNa lie of being that'd been docked to being twelfth being over because I don't worry tie little fight in love everything about all of the come opening Cameron louds physicality of Avenue. You know gain in there and I've been a little bit percents There's no way I fi- why and someone awards I've been involved in. He goes swimming. You get what you know. He's how many more wars have. Where do I draw the line? Do I have one war too. Many interesting I've achieved my mountaintop. I've known world champion The best fighter in the world book of our right good goal of made to talk caught. Memories are properly really. We're GONNA talk about some of your your best memories and best fights and stuff over the next so forty five minutes dish. You've come coming to the end of the year career as you know you can always have just one more fight but actually to draw the line and walk away before that one more fight becomes two more free more. Yeah yeah he's actually probably brave room. I get back in the ring. Yeah it's not money does get it right and when the right hammers to to get out and five very yes you have you look at examples of guys lead. Floyd mayweather obsolete aren't right Joe Calzaghe don't rate. There's not many more that the the difference like just getting out of boxing at the right time. We're not talking like levels of war. People are in the sport but very few fighters get it right and a problem with a lot of geysers they lose a fate and they will win an illusion and negotiates the win and I it just keeps going on and I think that's someone like Tommy Tommy Different Completely different character me. I'm enjoying boxing. At this point in time him but when I feel like a stand retire nor ten retire I will. We were joking about it. I was expecting Tomita shadows here today. I'll Albee hoppy when I sit down and do a Tko. Paul cost talking about my retirement. My career but Tommy's Amman wants to fake all the time and it was just m some fun not that I don't Wanna I love but I would enjoy. Enjoy the director. Yeah I think the thing is. I have a phenomenal business. I have a little business business of work harder and always been a believer that you console Dream Look like a nightmare. I'm health and wellbeing industry and out. How can I go out that promote health and wellbeing? If I've got my own and the way I fight he's no viable in the body the brain everybody knows aw. My eyesight is being affected. Douse the reason Jane more pulled me in the fire Jerry and I don't WanNA A. I considered the operation to fix vision. But that would be like you know in the Burn Hill and then Jim fire you and you know some day I don't want full live with this won't leave. I I really love it. I've hundreds of kids training gyms are WANNA stay in. I love it so I can Remain passionate by and do a good job of older kids that we work with when you mentioned about the either one nine the spring Simonis Mondays. Anthony go go. He was on the Undercard of Derry. Mathews if I'm right and he's been caught woefully short so early very very unfairly and I guess the one thing that when people look to you when this episode goes out in a in a couple of times that you have set the exit strategy up from. I'm a sport that so many tone we're gonNA hide featuring older Danny Williams this season at some point and sit down with him us into forties after an amazing career the sort of ended a decade and half ago and didn't perhaps because he didn't necessarily stop an exit strategy and didn't have maybe the education to realize that there are other things that you need to do off the boxing and I know that some of you were hard on we've been saying life off the boxing and you have to set it up early and Patchy think do I would take the base of Tommy and again I know where I'm at the stage of my career but my boxing at this point in time is capable of the time I'm not so I want to do and I think that I think in about the things that Tomlin's doing I want to replicate what he's doing in Belfast. And the thing that will give me something kept me out of bed in the morning and I wanna be people in the whole of Tommy and the people at the community level and the kids and their parents wants. He's doing such things. I would love to do that. And he got back with me to the Belfast. And Tommy of spoke about it and he's willing to help me and give me ideas ideas and stuff and Tommy's more business minded a May I January collaborate business. I don't have a plea but only learn can learn a bit from Tommy. The thing is I don't have a real clue about how business I'm visionary. I'm very very visual. And I've been very very fortunate. Now I've managed to get the right people on the spot on the point if people know while the boss government program. I've managed to get the right people on the books to help we achieve the division. And no it takes brains to one surround yourself with brains and I think that's where I've been smart. I realized it's a many years ago. Everybody has a shelf life and I knew I don't need I would say shelf life and I did starts applying for after after boxing because I made all wrong decisions. Growing good may or expelled from school from school. No Geez no real no real education. It's all really early and who's to say that I WANNA go engine Mama I would. I don't so I was mindful. The box rooms only gonna be for so long and I needed something want to stimulate my brain kiss. I don't think so probably from one. I put to something to to fall back on on family. Three children three boys a wife go to support them and box in for me as just been vehicle to go and do there's some great things in the community and some great things and my business at all about assume day and accounting. How many people are in my team? I don't say staffer team and my OAF is important because no saying I'm invincible. I play Vile Pot and the organization. They will rely on me for a salary will families. And when you it's a I've told you and you have a company you don't think about yourself I'm going to take everything's consideration consideration. That's why I've done for the last six. There's no why why have not jump to conclusion and tried to rush my decision full by law and hot of strategized about it and first and foremost my kids. Far too important island fought in watch to risk my health. I see the bigger picture you know. I'm going to wake up every day now instead of waking up and thinking right it's time to go to the gym. Grab grab I gotTA have breakfast but I've got to get to the
"mayweather" Discussed on WTVN
"Mayweather toppling athlete of the decade AS twenty nineteen comes to an end forms has come out with its list of the highest paid athletes of the decade nine hundred fifteen million that's the number Floyd Mayweather earn nine hundred fifteen million in the last ten years that puts him at number one second place international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo he's earned over eight hundred million so that's that's a pretty good list to be on I wouldn't say so how does your a record in Alaska they say the statewide average temperature for the year just over thirty four point five degrees that's two degrees warmer than the previous record set in twenty sixteen Amazon says it had a real major record breaking holiday season ecommerce giant announcing billions of items ordered around the world including tens of millions of Amazon devices some of the best selling home products in the U. S. included the instant pot the I robot room well a coffee maker and err friars Tommy got in their prior you do the veggies in the year prior to be pretty good everything well egg plant you need a lot of eggplant don't you yeah a little bit okay I'm just throwing it out there and lawyer Michael have an ID number Mike love in all the when stormy Daniels is in town all that back and forth back and forth back and forth with our vice department all that stuff yeah he was her lawyer well he he may have been millions of dollars in debt when he tried to extort Nike yeah federal prosecutors say the former lawyer and paid over fifteen million dollars in debt said said he tried to get Nike to pay up to twenty five million to keep him from going public about claims that the company made improper payments to college basketball recruits so wild I Lydia with the with the word be unsavory an unsavory character I I think that probably would qualify six thirty years traffic and weather we update every ten minutes on the tens it's from tennis star heating and cooling products seventies band that's clear coming in from the west side between mount street in downtown traffic is lighter than usual rolling in from the north side of seventy one south bound between cook in Hudson six seven east found that remains close between three fifteen and Neal Avenue after a fatal accident involving a pedestrian just before five this morning this report is brought to you by discover want to hear something amazing discover matches all cash back you earn at the end of your first year automatically with no limit to how much they'll match millions of people year are getting the cash back match discover cash back match what are you waiting for learn more at discover dot com slash cash back match topic in whether every ten minutes on the tenth of power by Tim star in header heating and cooling what topic you can trust in ten minutes I need a Darling and these radio six ten W. T. ABC six first warning weather looks like cloudy day today we go to a high of fifty nine should clear off overnight and we'll see maybe a little patchy fog maybe some frost by morning we bought about a thirty six degrees we can still stays very warm Clausen fifty eight tomorrow up to sixty on Sunday looks like Sunday is going to be a wet day for sure and then once we get by that that's a cold front so once that goes through temperatures really drop into early next week more like thirty years which is kind of normal for this time of year forecast is powered by the basement Dr it's fifty three your severe weather station newsradio six ten WTVN right to the news room with an update on the big story here Scott told more than a dozen people are dead after commercial jetliner crashed in cans expand at least fourteen people were killed when the plane went down less than thirty seconds after take off from Almaty International Airport in Kansas stands biggest city according to state media six children three adults were taken to nearby hospitals president trump agrees with the Egyptian president of the conflict in Libya must be resolved the White House says the two leaders talked well troubles on his holiday vacation at Mar a Lago resort in Florida officials say the leaders agreed that those involved in Libya quote must take urgent steps to resolve the conflict before Libyans lose control to foreign actors and quote.
Note says wife didn't kill man found in Utah freezer
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"mayweather" Discussed on Tha Boxing Voice
"And I'll go on other people thought mum Mayweather, how many people going to believe dealing. Why don't be whether Paquito or fight go. See just like if deonte water went to the UK Americans would go there. This is a different fight. It's not just rookie. Hi, it's Ricky Hatton. Vs Mayweather, Ricky Hatton vs. Manny pack you regardless if you think he would win lose is against Mayweather pack. These bites you're saying that doesn't count because these UK fans possibly just came because it's me whether because it's the. It was the there was on a different level. You believe in Ricky Hatton is what you're saying. They just came for the event listening listening is Ricky, and it was Ricky Hatton vs Mayweather, Ricky Hatton vs. Okay, rio. I don't know if you guys standing meal k-, I am in no fashioned saying Dillion white brings thirty a that. What I'm saying is Ricky who was an underdog obvious to the naked eye was going to lose to both men was still able to fool thirty thousand so Dillion, we'll do some sort of numbers. Some people will come with him and even foolish nature. It's the nature of the of the U K O food nature of their fighters. Floor beat the shit out Show of the show. you turned around and gobbled up, maybe a pack. You like what the fuck? Why would you do? It was made. It was may with everybody wanted to same with America concert. Like understanding may whether did it I last he hit him with the left hope homeboy ran into the term bug. We all right. Then again is what I'm saying. If you're a UK five, why would you all of a sudden believe that Richardson, somehow going to now be pack. Yahoo back then was was alleged to beat. It's the lighting of fact of the national pride was the guy that whether so somehow may whether beach Ricky hat, and he's still fools more people come in believe that he's going to be back. And that's what I'm saying. Over there. The Dillion will attract a fan base. He will bring them and it will be worthy. But then hadn't fightback out forty right? I have no Cooper. And then maye whether fought him at one forty seven the narrative was that did you box this because for you to just throw out those numbers like that. Everybody was down on that may whether had all the fans were saying, oh, we'll have lost zoo at one forty seven. It was at one forty thing. Plus, it was may weather like everybody lose to me. Whether just like Mike said like you're not gonna say, oh, he lost a one guy. Like, we'll never give him a shot again as a national hero. You pay to see those shots. Brewer. In over. Michael Jordan loses on Monday. Don't mean, everybody's not gonna pay to see him on. Joe is that fight was huge too in a sense and park. It wasn't the biggest commodity at those weight classes to and Ricky Hatton. Just losing the Mayweather still sells a good story because you got pack you out who's coming up. Mayweather's gone retired can pack you do better than Ricky. I mean, Mayweather tricky like come on. You can't even you can't even. I'm not running with the U K public buying up a UK, dude that's daring to be great not sitting around waiting for mandatory call and going to fight a former American Olympia that is also a barometer fight with his nemesis. I I don't get it. But we'll see let me switch Are saying. you saying because? Debated Coogan that that Brazil was worthy. Okay. And you're what Eddie though won't. Don't don't say that man to be a what dole preview pay per view be suffered for where for the UK. Thank you. Okay. But it still he still is looking at them over everyone else over everyone else. So the issue is only going to be the same as Brazil has you want me to go over there. You better make a good deal. If not hope he wasn't get all the smoke not going with here. A good deal. Berkeley, I'm not trying to be petty petty fem movie Feddie, Freddie, and we'll go back to that list topic and switch over Kawasaki Bernard..
"mayweather" Discussed on Big Brown Breakdown
"Then him to come back to rain, and we will fight. I mean, I'm willing to fight again. Floyd Mayweather, if he's willing to come back in boxing. Floyd. You're staying out of the ring. But we got a camera there. Are you going to accept that challenge? A simple nod. We'll do on the monitor. Yes. Or no fly. No reaction. Well, I'm sure he will go through the business of it and money Mayweather, we'll make that assessment. Thank you, really thankful to Showtime BBC, and I'll Halen to forgive me this big which push him in the corner. Anything? I don't know, man. I don't know. I guess I'll watch many pack Floyd to. Guess I'll watch it for sure it'd be interesting with both little older can't be any worse than the first one that we all paid a hundred dollars for you my fuckin- money back. Yeah. What that for sure always wants to fight co. There's a problem though. There might be a problem. So this came out today a little earlier that there's a chance that many PacTel might have suffered a detached retina. This is just from sources fight an injury and the bro really. Really? So it's either a scratched cornea or could be detached right now, which means no Mayweather fight and no possibly no career. Oh, no way to test retinas as hit at his age is Christmas game over. I would. I would rather watch pack. Y'all fight. Devante dues. That's what I'd like to see. But I'm sure the Floyd fight. Pray does better for them. So see what we get was a great fight. Let's be honest. Right. Then the UFC first you've see on ESPN heard the numbers and subscriptions were good. Which is a good sign. The most watched prelims than and thirteen. I think. Yeah. On ESPN on regular spin. Why not split this whole goddamn card on all regular ESPN? That'd be great. So that's cool. So five hundred sixty thousand new ESPN subscribers which is a little it's a little Honey dick yet because. Yeah. Hundred fifty six eight hundred five.
The blockchain is coming to Wall Street
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That is kind of like a bitcoin but specific to that company ICO's raised something like twenty two billion dollars in two thousand eighteen we think it's hard to know because the whole practice was totally unregulated. A lot of ICO's turned out to be scams. The SEC started finding celebrities like Floyd, Mayweather and DJ Calot over sketchy paid promotions for ICO's. It got a little weird. And now, it's regulation time. And that means that future ICO's and their digital coins might start to look a lot more like good old fashioned stock except traded on the blockchain, and that has big ramifications for Wall Street, Kristen howls, a partner with the law firm, FOX Rothschild. She helps companies create an ICO the SEC started to really crack down on this last year large. Really, I think because of massive fraud and theft and with this action people that have had to shift their pro choice to this ICO two point. Oh, also called a security token offering where they split this token idea into two things they issue stock as part one of this. And then part two is they may be they don't have to go. Have this token that does everything but stock and so on the first part of that it's issuing stock in blockchain form, and then it will trade on the blockchain. So that you would buy and sell it as though you were buying bitcoin. But in this case, it would be, you know, Kristen coin. Yes. And no, so yes, in the sense that you will buy and sell on an exchange, but you won't buy and sell these on the current exchanges that trade, for instance, bitcoin and all these other tokens that are still out there because those exchanges are not licensed trade securities. So a lot of really big players, including Goldman Sachs, and NASDAQ and a whole bunch of other people are in the process of building token security exchanges. Interesting. So I'm hearing you say this, and it sounds like there's functionally no difference between trading secure token and trading. A stock accept the possibility that the company itself is not technically public. There's a couple of things there. So on the trading side. I would go out on a limb to predict that all-stock will be traded in some way related to blockchain or or whatever the next best technology is because it's superior to what we're. Doing. Now, you can have a lot better transparency in the market in two stock pricing volume. You could also potentially eliminate some of the metal people where you don't actually need all these these folks in the middle, which of course, brings the resistance to change because broker dealers and others have a vested interest in a system, but we can have a much more seamless actually transparent stock trading mechanism using blockchain Kristen howls partner with the law firm, FOX Rothschild. Now, the SEC has clearly said it thinks digital tokens from companies are securities, but it hasn't issued any formal rules. Just yet. And now for some related links. What's kind of doubly interesting about this idea of ICO's going legit as these so-called security tokens and potentially changing the way Wall Street works, and maybe even becoming the future of stock trading. Is that kind of everything about bitcoin and the blockchain was conceived to be just the opposite of all of that. And the bitcoin community feels that part of what really killed the ICO. Yes. In addition to the scams and the fraud, which everyone admits where a problem was the threat of regulation, which is what we're now seeing and that in fact, that's kind of a bad thing because I see os were a much more democratic way for potential startups to raise money, they didn't have to go through venture capital, which has all these problems with access and diversity geography, and of course, centralization and now the same old gatekeepers get to keep all the power. There's a good piece on bitcoin is about this. I would encourage you to read it. Find it on our website. Marketplace tech dot org and not for nothing. The blockchain economic forum is happening this week in Davos, Switzerland alongside the World Economic Forum and security token offerings is the topic of a roundtable discussion on the very first night. Also on the agenda central Bank digital currencies, which I think the bitcoin people would also say is a bit of an oxymoron, the establishment eats us all friends. 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SEC charges Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled for promoting ICOs without disclosing payments
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SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather And DJ Khaled For Illegally Promoting A Fraudulent ICO
"The agreed not to promote any securities even digital ones for two years and three years respectively. They also agreed to give back the money. They receive to the SEC as in pay penalties with interest. Damn I have to say I do not fuck with Floyd Mayweather at all like, I am ready for the coming of the. The reckoning of Floyd Mayweather, I despise him. And if not even talking about him like I'm gonna get in trouble. He is the worst the money team is coming for you. Also, what's so crazy is his business and ours have the same initials EMT TM? So we So were. we were we were
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settle with SEC over crypto
"Insurance. So Floyd Mayweather, Jake Halid are in trouble for cryptocurrency campaign. The SEC went after them after they promoted crypto currency centra without disclosing that they were getting paid Floyd reportedly got three hundred thousand dollars to promote it Caliban got fifty thousand authorities have previously established at the crypto coin centra was operating illegally and essentially giant scam. Kelly paid over one hundred fifty thousand his settlement. Both stars have agreed to hold off on any promotion for at
Floyd Mayweather Charged with Failing to Disclose Promotional Payments by SEC
SEC Fines DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather For Illegally Promoting A Fraudulent ICO
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