ESPN 1000: MUST LISTEN

Ryan McGee, CFB

ESPN's Ryan McGee talks about Tim Beckman's record at Illinois, the investigation into Beckman's treatment of players, how common player mistreatment is in CFB and fining student-athletes.

On Tim Beckman, 8/20

Danny Kanell and Jen Lada give their takes on Tim Beckman's dismissal from Illinois, Beckman's treatment of Simon Cvijanovic and the team's record during Beckman's tenure.

Chris Coghlan

Cubs infielder/outfielder Chris Coghlan talks with ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers about his season and the Cubs' high playoff aspirations.

Rick Sutcliffe, MLB

ESPN MLB analyst Rick Sutcliffe weighs in on the success of the Cubs and the Astros, Joe Maddon's role in Chicago's improvement and the altercation during Houston's defeat of the Yankees.

Michael Wilbon, MLB

PTI's Michael Wilbon offers his insights on the Cubs' success this season, the structure of the MLB playoffs, ballpark safety and what will happen in the Deflategate case.

Matthew Berry, NFL

ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry offers his insights on the values of Matt Forte and Jay Cutler, the top fantasy RBs and how Jordy Nelson's injury affects Aaron Rodgers.

Keith Law, MLB

ESPN's Keith Law discusses how much of a threat the Cubs could pose in the playoffs, the state of the Dodgers, Wilmer Flores' future and what to expect from David Wright.

Jayson Stark, MLB

ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark gives his takes on the Cubs' success this season, CC Sabathia's decline and why the Blue Jays are the best team in the sport.