Head In The Game

Head In The Game

By ESPN, Jamie Laing, Rachel Stringer

ESPN UK's Jamie Laing and Rachel Stringer bring you all you need to know about the sporting events that matter. They're joined by experts and super fans from across the world of sport each week in this amusing and informative podcast.


Head in the Game Series 1 - The Best Bits

As we come to the end of the first series of Head in the Game, here's your chance to listen back to the funniest, most interesting moments so far.
22/07/1933m 53s

The Open Championship

ESPN's Bob Harig and freelance golf journalist Dave Tindall join Jamie to discuss The Open Championship which takes place at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this week.
15/07/1927m 52s


ESPN's Steven Saunders and D'Arcy Maine join tennis star Laura Robson and host Jonny Hart to discuss everything you need to know about this year's Wimbledon.
01/07/1943m 10s

London Series: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

Bat Flips and Nerds host John McGee and SoCal Val - in for the absent Jamie & Rachel - are joined by ESPN's Phil Murphy, Yankees fan Jack Brown and Red Sox fan Jonathan Wall.
24/06/1938m 57s

Greatest Sporting Villains

ESPN's Steven Saunders and Nate Saunders join Jamie & Rachel to discuss which athlete was voted to have displayed the worst on-field behaviour in our poll.
17/06/1944m 58s

The Team of the 21st Century

ESPN's Alex Shaw, Steven Saunders and Eduardo Fernandez-Abascal join Jamie and Rachel to discuss the best teams of the 21st century.
10/06/1944m 2s

FIFA Women's World Cup

Get the lowdown on the Women's World Cup as ESPN's Tom Hamilton, Alyssa Roenigk and England star Fara Williams join Jamie & Rachel.
03/06/1946m 24s

Ultimate Sporting Week

Champions League final, Europa League final, Cricket World Cup, Joshua vs Ruiz, Championship Play-off final...Get set for the biggest week in sport with Jamie & Rachel.
27/05/1944m 45s

French Open

Jamie and Rachel are joined by ESPN's Peter Bodo and Simon Cambers to discuss the French Open favourites and how the Brits are likely to perform.
20/05/1935m 37s

FA Cup Final

Jamie and Rachel are joined by ESPN's Shaka Hislop (who played in two FA Cup finals), Alex Shaw and Dale Johnson, and Natalie Pike (City TV) and Watford fan Michael Yout.
13/05/1947m 14s

Premier League Season Finale

Comedian Tom Lucy, ESPN's Alex Shaw, Neil Atkinson (The Anfield Wrap) and Natalie Pike (City TV) join Jamie to discuss how this fantastic Premier League season will conclude.
10/05/1944m 20s

Greatest Sporting Moment of 21st Century

ESPN's Tom Hamilton, Steven Saunders and Mark Ogden join Jamie and Rachel to discuss what was voted the greatest sporting moment of the 21st century.
29/04/1943m 39s

The London Marathon with Ed Gamble

Comedian Ed Gamble drops by to discuss how he plans to run Sunday's London Marathon. Also joining Jamie & Rachel are serious runner Lily Partridge and ESPN's Bill Pasterfield.
22/04/1941m 13s

The athlete of the 21st century

ESPN's Wright Thompson and Nate Saunders, sprinter Harry Aikines-Aryeetey debate the Athlete of the 21st century vote with Jamie & Rachel (recorded before Woods' Masters win).
15/04/1939m 58s

Champions League Quarter Finals

ESPN's Gab Marcotti, Neil Atkinson (The Anfield Wrap) and Ed Barker (United Rant) have all your Champions League questions covered.
07/04/1938m 29s


Wrestling celebrity SoCal Val, ESPN's Cheap Heat presenter Peter Rosenberg and World of Wrestling podcast host Rich Goodyer give Jamie and Rachel the lowdown on Wrestlemania.
01/04/1948m 0s

Bat and Ball: IPL v MLB

We have a cricket and baseball double-header this week as the Indian Premier League and Major League Baseball go under the Head in the Game microscope.
25/03/1943m 10s

March Madness

ESPN's Jeff Borzello, comedian Scott Kerman and Mike Miller from the Double Clutch podcast get you and hosts Jamie Laing and Rachel Stringer in the know about March Madness.
18/03/1937m 0s

UFC London: Ground and Pound

Jamie Laing and Rachel Stringer get to grips with MMA and chat with fighters Nathaniel Wood and Molly McCann who will feature on UFC Fight Night in London.
11/03/1948m 7s

Spills, Thrills and Valentino

Top speeds of 220mph, endless overtaking and dramatic crashes. Former racer James Haydon helps Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe get their Head in the Game on MotoGP. Also joining Jamie and Alex are MotoGP journalist Julian Ryder and Valentino Rossi super fan Dan Webber.
04/03/1944m 19s

The 40-Yard Dash

What's a 3-cone drill? Why the need for a broad jump? Join Jamie Laing and Rachel Stringer as they find out all about the combine. Gridiron editor Matt Sherry, ESPN senior football insider KC Joyner, Director of Scouting Development from the Scouting Academy Dan Hatman and NFL superfan Alex Twiss offer their expert insight.
25/02/1946m 48s

Great Sporting Rivalries

With Manchester United vs Liverpool in the Premier League and Wales vs England in the Six Nations this week, Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe look at great sporting rivalries. Joining the guys are ESPN senior writer Tom Hamilton, Neil Atkinson from The Anfield Wrap, Ed Barker from United Rant, Dan Wood from the England Rugby Pod and Ged Colleypriest from The Attacking Scrum podcast.
18/02/1945m 36s

NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron v Team Giannis

Join Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe as they get to grips with the NBA All-Star Game with Team LeBron going up against Team Giannis.
11/02/1935m 9s


Join Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe as they learn all you need to know about esports.
04/02/1944m 58s

Super Bowl LIII: New England Patriots v LA Rams

It's the Super Bowl! Join Jamie Laing, Alex Lowe and guests as they get their head in the game for the New England Patriots v LA Rams extravaganza in Atlanta. Joining Jamie and Alex are ESPN's Kevin Seifert, LA Rams super fan Joseph McAtee (TurfShowTimes), New England Patriots super fan Patrick Morgan (MusketFire), Liz Bhandari (NFLGirlUK) and Associated Press entertainment reporter Jonathan Landrum.
28/01/1949m 40s

Australian Open: Golden Era of Tennis

With the Australian Open well underway hosts Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe learn about the stars of this golden era of tennis, superstitions and Andy Murray's impending retirement
21/01/1936m 45s

NBA London: Knicks v Wizards

The NBA is coming to London! Join hosts Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe as they get clued up on the upcoming clash between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards at the O2.
07/01/1933m 55s

Trailer: Head in the Game

ESPN UK's entertaining new podcast sees hosts Jamie Laing and Alex Lowe get the lowdown on the biggest sporting event each week. First up is NBA London: Knicks vs. Wizards.
02/01/192m 39s
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