#SuitUP Podcast: Ep. 12 – Why NASCAR events could turn into Donald Trump rallies

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Brian France

President and Chief Executive Officer Brian France speaks at a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. France and other top drivers Ryan Newman, Chase Elliott, and David Raganhave endorsed Donald Trump for president. (Photo: AP)

Why Brian France endorsing Donald Trump has turned NASCAR events into a Donald Trump rally

Exavier  discusses  why the recent presidential endorsement of NASCAR’s chief executive Brian France at a time where the sport is attempting to appeal to a more diverse audience sends a horrible message and can make NASCAR events hostile for those who attend.



duke lacrosse scandal

Former Duke University lacrosse players Dave Evans, Collin Finnerty, and Reade Seligmann applaud on April 11, 2007 after all criminal chargers were dismissed alleging sexual assault against a former stripper Crystal Mangum at a party on the campus of the university. (Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)


Why 10th anniversary of the Duke Lacrosse Scandal will never give complete story

Exavier is joined by New York Times bestselling author of Duke Lacrosse scandal book “The Price of Silence” William D. Cohan to discuss how ESPN initially optioned his book to base their new 30 for 30 documentary “Fantastic Lies” but instead eschewed his material, and why no one will ever know the real story behind the scandal.

EX and OHs

johnny manziel

Johnny Manziel, pictured above wipes his brow after a poor performance in a 2015 contest. After recent off the field transgressions his now former team, the Cleveland Browns cut him. He has now cleared waivers as of this podcast. (Photo: Uncredited)

Johnny Manziel cut concludes one massive mistake by Cleveland Browns

Exavier is joined by New York Times bestselling author, Fox reporter, and author of new book The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks Bruce Feldman to discuss the massive mistake the Cleveland Browns made in drafting the now cut Johnny Manziel. Feldman also discusses the prospect of another Ohio related athlete, Cardale Jones and his prospect in the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft.


johnkasich urban meyer

Republican governor of Ohio and GOP candidate for president John Kasich stands with The Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer. The Kasich campaign released a video of the coach endorsing him, telling him to “win the darn thing.” (Photo: Screenshot)


Why Urban Meyer’s endorsement of John Kasich will win Kasich only one state, Ohio

Exavier is joined by Sporting News College Football Editor Ken Bradley on the impact the popular coach will have on the GOP presidential primary.

tim euhus

Former Buffalo Bills tight end Tim Euhus was not only tackled by this New England Patriots defender. His health care was tackled off it until he received care under ACA. (Photo: Uncredited)


Former Buffalo Bills receiver runs out of health care options until Obamacare

Exavier is joined by former Buffalo Bills tight end and Oregon State assistant Tim Euhus to discuss his preexisting conditions of injuries sustained in the NFL preventing him from getting affordable, quality health insurance for him, his wife, and his four children until he was able to get help under the Affordable Care Act.


Allen Gilmore

Kristine Nelson (Dolly Gallagher Levi) and Allen Gilmore (Horace Vandergelder) star in The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder, directed by Henry Wishcamper at Goodman Theatre (March 5-April 10, 2016) GoodmanTheatre.com/Matchmaker


Goodman Theatre’s The Matchmaker’s Allen Gilmore shares the stage with #BestDressedManOnTV 

2015 was a big year for Allen Gilmore. Looks like 2016 is even bigger. Allen Gilmore stars in Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker at Goodman Theatre, directed Henry Wishcamper. Gilmore discusses how he transforms for every role and why he is satisfied with being solely a theatre actor.

allen outside

#BestDressedManOnTV Exavier Pope and Allen Gilmore for #SuitUP EXtra! (Phot0: @exavierpope)


SuitUP EXtra! 

Pick up an accessory stand alone separate from the main #SuitUP Podcast! After Allen Gilmore’s interview, Exaver ventured outside Goodman Theatre for pictures and additional conversation under the backdrop of Chicago’s Loop with busy traffic and L trains buzzing.


donald trump usfl

Donald Trump once had a stake in the now defunct USFL and led charge to sue the NFL to force a merger between the two leagues. (Photo: Uncredited)


“The Donald Loses, Loses, Loses to the NFL”

#BestDressedManInRadio gives a compelling closing argument why Donald Trump running for president could go the route of the USFL.

#SuitUP Playlist

#SuitUP Podcast playlist is a hotness infusion, always weaving the topics at hand with the theme and subject matter of the show and each segment. This week’s playlist:

Jidenna –  Classic Man (Regular  show intro)
Beanie Sigel – Mack  (regular Opening Statements intro)
INI (featuring Pete Rock) – Fakin’ Jax
Little Brother (featuring Elzhi) – Hiding Place 
Souls of Mischief – Make Your Mind Up
KRS One – Outta Here
The Ohio State University Marching Band – The Ohio State University Fight Song
Afu Ra – Defeat
Artifacts – Art of Facts
Cam’ron – Down and Out
Tela (featuring 8 Ball and MJG) – Sho Nuff 
A Tribe Called Quest – Bonita Applebaum
Ghostface – Camay
Rick Ross – Magnificent (regular outro)
The Roots –Do You Want More?!!!??!  (Regular Post Credits)

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, content creator, writer, tastemaker, thought leader, and yogi. Mr. Pope is the host of #SuitUP Podcast for his production company 528 Media Group, and a contributing writer and host of the Radical Inspiration Podcast distributed through Wanderlust/Yoganonymous. 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, CBS 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 represented by top media and literary agency RLR Associates.

© 2016, Exavier B. Pope I, Esq., 528 Media Group.

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2 replies


  1. Cohan & Conspiracies – Academic Wonderland
  2. I’ll be writing more in this space – EXAVIER B. POPE I, ESQ.

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