Emmanuel Acho to Replace Chris Harrison for ‘After the Final Rose’

Chris Harrison’s out, and Emmanuel Acho is in — he’s officially set to fill in as host for ‘The Bachelor’ season finale episode … this amid a racism scandal that won’t go away. The former NFLer and current FS1 sports broadcaster broke the news… TMZ.com

Joe La Puma spills celebrity sneaker tales to Jalen Rose

When I was 10 years old, I asked my beloved mother for Adidas snakeskin sneakers. Instead, she came home with a pair of NBAs, and noted how perfect they were because I wanted to play in the NBA. I said, “You’re right, Mom. I’m going to be the next Dr. J.” For the uninitiated, NBAs… […]

Master P talks to Jalen Rose about ‘putting in the time’ — and possibly buying Reebok

This week, I finally had my first former NBA player as a guest on “Renaissance Man.” Although you may know Percy Miller, aka Master P, more for his bars than his jump shot. In the late ’90s, he signed contracts with the Charlotte Hornets and the Toronto Raptors, but he was also already an established… […]

Gary Vaynerchuk talks to Jalen Rose about family, positivity and the NY Jets

We all know Gary Vaynerchuk as the wine guy, the motivational speaker, author and the Twitter philosopher. As my guest on “The Renaissance Man,” it occurred to me that he could potentially be something else: an NFL team owner. “There was no confusion for me when I was 11,” he told me. “At that point,… […]

Rick Ross dishes to Jalen Rose on ‘big business,’ financial security

My latest guest has a few things in common with the great Cleo McDowell, creator of the Big Mick from the 1988 movie “Coming to America.” He also lords over a mini fast-food empire, owning a Checkers location and a handful of Wingstops across the country.  While he does not own a home in Jamaica… […]

Rose McGowan, Marilyn Manson’s ex, tweets support for Evan Rachel Wood

McGowan tweeted a message of support to Wood on Monday. Page Six

Shep Rose admits to cheating on girlfriend at ‘Southern Charm’ reunion

Shep Rose may have cheated on his girlfriend, but they’re still stronger than ever. Page Six

Van Jones talks to Jalen Rose about Prince, politics

Van Jones is controversial because he has the audacity to work with both Democrats, Republicans, or any party in power to make progress on prison reform. But if that doesn’t bother you, perhaps his opinion on Michael Jackson and Prince will. Like the Michael Jordan/LeBron James GOAT argument, these two prolific artists have fueled the… […]

Gabrielle Union talks therapy and marriage with Jalen Rose

Gabrielle Union is one feisty woman. She is not afraid to be a trailblazer, and to speak her mind, even if it makes people uncomfortable. As my guest on this week’s “Renaissance Man” podcast, she started dishing out some shade that might make fans of “Friends” squirm. After starring in “Bring It On” and “10… […]

The piece of advice Michael Ealy gave that stuck with Jalen Rose

The talented actor Michael Ealy is a thoughtful and eloquent speaker on a range of different subjects. When we spoke for this week’s episode of “The Renaissance Man,” we covered his journey in Hollywood, books, theater, fatherhood and the current situation in America.  But there was one basic piece of advice that stuck with me,… […]

Robin Thicke talks to Jalen Rose about his dream collab: Drake

After my interview with Robin Thicke, I came a to a conclusion. It seemed obvious to me that his father, the late “Growing Pains” actor, Alan Thicke, a native of Ontario, must have been running a boarding house for Canadian superstars who ventured south of the northern border. Exhibit A: Wayne Gretzky. In 1988, when… […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Pay Package Rose 28% in 2020, to $14.8 Million

Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive officer, saw his overall pay package increase by 28% last year, according to a regulatory filing. Cook’s base salary remained at $ 3 million for the year — the same as it was in 2019 and 2018 — but his non-equity incentive plan compensation rose to $ 10.7 million, up […]

Meet Abigail Heringer, the contestant who got ‘Bachelor’ Matt’s first rose

Will she be “the one” for Matt James? Page Six

CC Sabathia talks to Jalen Rose about grief — and throws heat at Michael Jordan

CC Sabathia is fearless. The future Hall of Famer, World Series-winning pitcher who played for the Yankees for a decade, has faced some of baseball’s most powerful hitters and his own demons. On this week’s episode of “The Renaissance Man,” he’s throwing heat at the GOAT. I asked him, if he had the chance to… […]

Adam Silver and Jalen Rose talk social justice, NBA’s COVID challenges

You may know Adam Silver as the commissioner of the NBA, but I like to refer to him as a magician, who, after what he pulled off last season, should have a Vegas residency. How else can you explain this: He oversaw the NBA bubble, which allowed teams to finish the season, have playoffs and… […]

Mark Cuban dishes to Jalen Rose on being a new era owner, changing the NBA

Growing up, I was noticeably taller than my classmates, and my foot size always matched my age, which made me ripe for teasing. But I eventually learned to embrace what made me different because that was the thing that helped me succeed. While most of us learn that lesson with age, that principle seemed to… […]

Tony Dungy talks to Jalen Rose about overcoming injustices, breaking down barriers

When Tony Dungy, my guest for this week’s podcast, was coaching the Indianapolis Colts, I was playing for the Pacers. Personally, I had always admired him. He’s a fellow Michigander, and a man who broke the mold when it came to coaching. In 2007, he became the first African American coach to win a Super… […]

Katie Couric dishes to Jalen Rose on cancel culture, fashion

For this week’s podcast, I worked hard to prepare because, quite frankly, I was intimidated. I did extra research on my subject, or as some might say, legal stalking, and I made sure I studied everything from her career to her style. My guest was veteran journalist Katie Couric, who has interviewed everyone from Barack… […]

Katie Couric dishes to Jalen Rose on cancel culture, fashion

For this week’s podcast, I worked hard to prepare because, quite frankly, I was intimidated. I did extra research on my subject, or as some might say, legal stalking, and I made sure I studied everything from her career to her style. My guest was veteran journalist Katie Couric, who has interviewed everyone from Barack… […]

Jake Paul Says No Sex W/ GF Julia Rose Before Robinson Fight, ‘She Hates Me’

“I haven’t had sex in a while, which is difficult to do since I have a girlfriend and she’s hot as f**k.” Here’s proof Jake Paul is DEAD SERIOUS about his boxing career … saying he refuses to hook up with his bombshell model GF, Julia Rose,… TMZ.com

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