Kobe Bryant


LISTEN: What You Missed With McElroy (01/26/21)

Wes McElroy
January 26, 2021 - 4:36 pm

Hour 1:

Today, we remember the passing of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi, and the 7 others that died in a helicopter accident a year ago today. Wes discusses the life of Kobe Bryant & the impact he had around the sports world.

Jenny Vrentas of the Monday Morning QB shares her thoughts on Tom Brady’s legacy, if Aaron Rodgers is ready to move on from Green Bay, and was Jenny more impressed by Brady making the Super Bowl with another team OR by Kansas City making back-to-back Super Bowl appearances?


Hour 2:

Wes goes “Covering the Commonwealth” with Norm Wood of The Daily Press on UVA & Greg Madia of the Daily News-Record on JMU.

Steve Gardner of USA Today discusses the best ‘second act’ in baseball, when the 2021 season will ultimately start, Curt Shilling, the MLB Hall of Fame ballot for this year, and could we potentially have no MLB Hall of Fame entries this year?


Hour 3:

VCU Rams Men’s Basketball head coach Mike Rhoades joins Wes to share a story about watching Kobe play during his high school career, the win over Dayton, COVID uncertainty surrounding the season, and how coachable is this VCU team?

Andrew ‘McLovin’ Perloff of the Dan Patrick Show discusses going to the same high school as Kobe, his younger brother playing alongside Kobe at Lower Merion, Brady v Rodgers, the significance of TB12 going to the Super Bowl without Belichick, and Andrew’s Super Bowl predictions.