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The Lead

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The award-winning sports show from Wondery, known for delivering the best storytelling in sports. Every Wednesday and Friday, co-hosts Tiffany Oshinsky and Anders Kelto dive into the biggest and most fascinating sports stories of the day, as told by the reporters who cover them up close. The Lead cuts through the chatter and brings you in-depth reporting and emotional stories, to help make sense of the complicated sports landscape. New episodes every Wednesday and Friday. more

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Reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars from 2.3k ratings
  • Why?

    I’m so sad this show is sending. I never missed an episode. All are engaging regardless of the subject or sport.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    jgoal1907
    United States2 months ago
  • Will miss The Lead!

    Listen to the show daily, and appreciate miss the great reporting and insights that the host have. Sad to hear it will not continue in 2024!

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    wmw42
    United States2 months ago
  • Why is this podcast ending?????

    This is such a great show - boo to Wondery and The Athletic!

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    amyrchapman
    United States2 months ago
  • Going to miss The Lead

    I am sad to hear the news that the show will not be continuing. I have listened to it since Day 1. I have enjoyed hearing the in-depth sports stories. It has been a delight. I am glad the Starting Five will still be available. Thanks for all your hard work and dedication. I really appreciate it. You will be greatly missed.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Tarhawk23
    United States2 months ago
  • AWESOME 👏 👏👏👏👏👏👏

    I think that this podcast is AWESOME I LOVE sports 🏀 so this is a greeeeaaatt podcast album for me!

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    gkdgvdbfj
    Canada9 months ago

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