#SuitUP Podcast: Episode 7 – Rams move to Los Angeles is Fan’s Fault and the Hypocrisy of Vontaze Burfict Criticism

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#SuitUP is a news magazine program that covers the business, law, and wider societal perspectives behind sports hottest topics with style, pop culture, and positive sports stories.

This week’s #SuitUP Podcast is all about the NFL:

Opening Statements

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Cincinnati Bengals Vontaze Burfict (55) hits Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown (84) on Jan. 9, 2016. (Photo: Aaron Doster, USA TODAY Sports)

Exavier opens with a powerful statement about MMQB’s Peter King’s open letter to players, Vontaze Burfict, and the hypocrisy of criticism.

Direct Examination

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Raiders safety Larry Asante (Photo: Tony Gonzalez, Oakland Raiders)



Author, Motivational Speaker, Spelman Professor Ja’el The Great (Photo: Ja’el The Great)

Larry Asante/Ja’el The Great 

Oakland Raider safety Larry Asante discusses the impact on a Raiders bid to Los Angles has on players as well as how the NFL’s “No More” campaign affects him raising a new daughter. He is joined by his friend, author, motivational speaker, and Spelman College professor Ja’el The Great on how her new book has impacted that relationship. Asante also discusses the part of the Steelers v. Bengals game that was not shown that would have put game in a more positive light.


Pope and Jarrett

Jarrett Payton, co-host Josh Frydman, and Exavier Pope discussing a segment on CLTV SportsFeed (Photo: WGN/CLTV)

Jarrett Payton

Host of CLTV SportsFeed, former Tennessee Titans runningback, and son of the late NFL Hall of Fame great Walter Payton, Jarrett Payton discusses his role in the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Awards presented during the Super Bowl, breaks down the Vontaze Burfict hit and guesses lines on the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.



NFL Cheerleaders Buffalo Jills during a game versus Washington. (Photo: Rick Stewart, Getty Images)

Exavier breaks down the impact of the Buffalo Bills cheerleaders being allowed to proceed as a class action against the team for unfair treatment.

Fresh and Clean

Marina Trainwreck

Marina Franklin and another actor in a scene from Amy Schumer’s movie “Trainwreck” (Photo: Universal Pictures/Apatow Productions)

Marina Franklin

Comedian, host of “Girls Like Us” Podcast, and star in Amy Schumer movie featuring LeBron James “Trainwreck” gives her hilarious non-fan take on New York sports including Tom Coughlin leaving the Giants, Odell Beckham fighting Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, and Alex Rodriguez cheating. She also discusses her love for  dating white guys, and her quest to find a man.

Closing Argument 


Renderings for new stadium in Los Angeles for the Rams. (Manica Architecture)

Exavier challenges fans in cities who let their teams bolt for greener pastures, such as the Rams move back to Los Angeles.


Disclaimer: (All opinions expressed by #SuitUP guests are theirs solely and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Exavier B. Pope I, Esq., #SuitUP Podcast, #BestDressePodcast Network, or 528 Media Group.)

Exavier B. Pope I, Esq. is an award winning attorney, on air legal analyst, media personality, Fortune 500 speaker, and yogi. Mr. Pope has over 200+ appearances on air, including: international television on BBC and Al Jazeera English; national television on Fox News Channel, HLN, NBC Nightly News, Al Jazeera America, WGN Morning News, Fox Business Channel, and Huff Post Live; Top 3 Local Media Markets on Fox, CBS, and NBC; international radio on BBC Radio; national radio on ESPN Radio, Clear Channel Radio, NBC Sports Radio; contributed digitally to CNBC, Huffington Post, Jet, and Black Enterprise; and has appeared in other media outlets nationally and internationally. Mr. Pope is also a contributing writer and host the “Radical Inspiration Podcast” with Wanderlust/Yoganonymous. Mr. Pope is represented by top media and literary agency RLR Associates. All opinions expressed are those solely of Mr. Pope.

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