Down and Distance EP. 13: What’s Beef?!!

Jarrett Payton

A rumored beef between Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler raises more concerns in an already unstable off season. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)

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Welcome everybody to  Down and Distance, where two dads talk sports and parenting. Jarrett Payton and Shaun Davis discuss the trending topics in sports and share parenting lessons from their everyday lives.  On this episode of D.A.D., Jarrett and Shaun are joined by Sports Law Analyst, Exavier Pope, the best dressed man in radio.

Podcast Topics:

1st Down: The Chicago Blackhawks may be the best team in Chicago sports history.  Yes, maybe better than Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and the 85′ Bears.  We make the case for the franchise in the midst of 5 western conference finals in seven year (2 Stanley Cups).

2nd Down: Lebron James is underrated.   We know that sounds crazy, but it’s possible that the best basketball player in the world is underrated and we prove it.

3rd Down: What’s Beef?!  After a week of rumors surrounding a possible beef between Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler, we discuss their validity and Pau Gasol’s selection to the  All-NBA 2nd Team.

4th & Goal: Sue Zeller,  founder of, joined us to talk about some of the summer camp options available to parents and kids in the Chicagoland area.  From technology to horseback riding, is your reference point for all of your summertime needs.


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