Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast

By Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast

With new episodes every other Tuesday, Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast gives athletes and leaders in sports a platform to tell their stories and share their perspectives on issues of race, social justice and diversity, equity & inclusion in sports. Hosted by Ian Cutler, our podcast features interviews on how athletes are making a difference in their communities, and the power of sports to bring people together, improve race relations and advance racial equity and social justice.

  1. 1.
    Tony Beltran, Real Salt Lake Assistant GM and Arnold Rijsenburg, RSL Academy Director of Coaching
    47:27
  2. 2.
    Akil Baddoo, Detroit Tigers
    27:04
  3. 3.
    Blayre Holmes Davis & Mike Marchinsky, Pittsburgh Steelers
    30:47
  4. 4.
    Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporter, The Athletic
    57:09
  5. 5.
    Michaela Onyenwere, Lauryn Miller, Charisma Osborne & Camryn Brown - UCLA Women's Basketball
    50:40
  6. 6.
    Kim Davis (NHL), Jason Sinnarajah (Buffalo Bills) & Sam Toles
    45:04
  7. 7.
    Saroya Tinker, Rebecca Morse, Briana Mastel and Tera Hofmann - NWHL
    49:29
  8. 8.
    Trevor Baptiste, Atlas LC (PLL) & Philadelphia Wings (NLL)
    41:24
  1. 9.
    Trey Flowers (Detroit Lions), Justin Simmons (Denver Broncos), Andrew Whitworth (LA Rams)
    48:07
  2. 10.
    Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu, Tracy Wolfson and Diahann Billings-Burford
    20:58
  3. 11.
    Patrick Laird, Miami Dolphins RB
    26:17
  4. 12.
    Jennifer King, Washington Football Team & Sam Rapoport, NFL
    28:00
  5. 13.
    Paul Tagliabue, former NFL Commissioner & RISE Co-Chair
    52:34
  6. 14.
    Kirk Walker, UCLA Assistant Softball Coach, Sports Equality Foundation
    37:37
  7. 15.
    Torrey Smith, 2x Super Bowl Champion & Joanne Pasternack, Co-Founder, Athletes' Voices
    52:56
  8. 16.
    Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben, U.S. Navy & Reagen Coleman, Daphne High School
    39:41
  9. 17.
    Phaidra Knight, Rugby Hall of Famer & WSF President-Elect
    56:21
  10. 18.
    Kalley Armstrong, Founder, Armstrong Hockey
    44:14
  11. 19.
    Scott Pioli, former NFL Executive & RISE Board of Directors
    37:56
  12. 20.
    Author Jen Bryant & Illustrator Frank Morrison
    50:26
  13. 21.
    Jaguars WR Chris Conley and Michigan State Football Coach Mel Tucker
    28:27
  14. 22.
    Alonzo Carter, San Jose State Assistant Football Coach
    1:01:28
  15. 23.
    Val Ackerman, BIG EAST Commissioner
    43:25
  16. 24.
    Renee Montgomery, 2x WNBA Champion
    36:01
  17. 25.
    Sam Sessoms, Penn State Men's Basketball
    31:59
  18. 26.
    Jim Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers & N. Jeremi Duru, Fritz Pollard Alliance and American University
    50:23
  19. 27.
    John Thomas, Minnesota Timberwolves & Minnesota Lynx VP of Basketball Development
    39:59
  20. 28.
    George Hill, Milwaukee Bucks & Kristen Ingram, PLUS ONE Society
    36:58
  21. 29.
    Charles Grantham, NBPA former Executive Director
    50:28
  22. 30.
    Seth Waugh, CEO, PGA of America
    42:51
  23. 31.
    Paul Millsap, PGA WORKS Ambassador, Denver Nuggets forward & 4x NBA All-Star
    27:36
  24. 32.
    Katrina Adams, USTA Immediate Past President & VP, International Tennis Federation
    35:47
  25. 33.
    COVID-19, Sports & Racism: A conversation with RISE's Dr. Andrew Mac Intosh & Peyton Finley
    32:52
  26. 34.
    Defining Diversity & Inclusion in Athletics: A Critical Conversation at Stony Brook University
    54:33
  27. 35.
    NFL Players Ty Montgomery, Trae Waynes and Jessie Bates III
    35:39
  28. 36.
    Super Bowl Sunday Roundtable: Troy Vincent, Cris Carter, Aeneas Williams and Scott Turner
    35:09
  29. 37.
    Super Bowl LIV Special: Brandon Copeland, New York Jets
    16:15
  30. 38.
    Super Bowl LIV Special: Rashad Jennings and Aliya LeeKong
    16:01
  31. 39.
    Super Bowl LIV Special: Bethel Johnson, 2x Super Bowl Champion
    17:15
  32. 40.
    Jason Jenkins, Miami Dolphins, Senior Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs
    20:04
  33. 41.
    MLK Day Special - A Conversation with Dr. Bernice King
    24:00
  34. 42.
    Kyle Harrison, Premier Lacrosse League
    34:42
  35. 43.
    Rennie Curran, former NFL player & Personal Development Coach
    33:16
  36. 44.
    Skyler Nash, University of Vermont Men's Basketball
    30:15
  37. 45.
    Veterans Day Special - General George Casey, U.S. Army, Retired
    39:56
  38. 46.
    Edniesha Curry, Assistant Coach, University of Maine Men's Basketball
    34:23
  39. 47.
    Walter Powell, former NFL player & founder of Politiscope
    27:46
  40. 48.
    Dr. Katrice A. Albert, NCAA Executive Vice President of Inclusion and Human Resources
    30:57
  41. 49.
    Bill Rhoden, The Undefeated
    35:25
  42. 50.
    Cappie Pondexter, WNBA Legend
    33:14

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