Chat Archive: Special Guests 2012

Originally Published: September 8, 2004
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The following is an archive of special guest chats:

Action sports | Auto Racing | Boxing | College Basketball | College Football | ESPN | Golf | Misc. | MLB | MMA | Movies | NBA | NFL | Olympics | Tennis | Women's Basketball

Action

Bruland, Ramona - X Games host (12/19)
Duncan, Douglas - Professional bull rider (1/6)
Lane, Chris - Bassmaster Classic winner (3/2)
Verdier, Stephan - RallyCross X Gamer (5/21)

Auto Racing

Bayne, Trevor - NASCAR driver (2/13)
Biffle, Greg - NASCAR driver - 9/20 | 3/19
Bowyer, Clint - NASCAR driver (5/23)
DeJoria, Alexis - NHRA driver (8/29)
Dillon, Austin - NASCAR driver (5/30)
Dillon, Ty - NASCAR driver (5/30)
Earnhardt Jr., Dale - NASCAR driver - 9/11 | 6/19
Force, Courtney - NHRA driver (5/31)
Franchitti, Dario - IndyCar driver (3/19)
Gordon, Jeff - NASCAR driver (6/13)
Hamilton, Lewis - Formula One driver (6/11)
Hinchcliffe, James - IndyCar driver (6/21)
Hunter-Reay, Ryan - IndyCar driver (8/2)
Jarrett, Dale - NASCAR analyst (11/12)
Kahne, Kasey - NASCAR driver (9/27)
Kenseth, Matt - NASCAR driver - 10/8 | 4/11
Keselowski, Brad - NASCAR driver - 11/19 | 9/5
Menard, Paul - NASCAR driver (7/27)
Stenhouse Jr., Ricky - NASCAR driver (4/11)
Stewart, Tony - NASCAR driver (6/5)
Wallace, Rusty - NASCAR analyst (11/5)
Waltrip, Darrell - NASCAR hall of famer (5/15)

Boxing

Alexander, Devon - Welterweight (2/22)
Alvarado, Mike - Light welterweight (10/11)
Alvarez, Saul - Junior middleweight (5/3)
Beristain, Nacho - Boxing trainer (11/13)
Berto, Andre - Welterweight (11/20)
Broner, Adrien - Super featherweight - 11/15 | 7/17
Collins, Nigel - Boxing writer (4/20)
Dawson, Chad - Super middleweight (9/4)
Donaire, Nonito - Super bantamweight (10/9)
Garcia, Danny - Light welterweight (10/17)
Golovkin, Gennady - Middleweight (8/29)
Guerrero, Robert - Welterweight (11/20)
Jones Jr., Roy - Boxing analyst - 6/8 | 5/4
Khan, Amir - Light welterweight (7/11)
Lee, Andy - middleweight (6/13)
Lee, Mike - light heavyweight (9/11)
Malignaggi, Paulie - Welterweight (10/16)
Marquez, Juan Manuel - Light welterweight - 12/5 | 9/20 | 4/12
Martinez, Sergio - Middleweight - 9/12 | 3/13
Mayfield, Karim - Light welterweight (10/24)
Mitchell, Seth - Heavyweight - 11/14 | 4/25
Mosley, Shane - Junior middleweight (5/1)
Pacquiao, Manny - welterweight - 12/5 | 6/6
Rios, Brandon - Lightweight (4/10)
Roach, Freddie - Trainer - 12/6 | 11/9 | 9/14 | 6/15 | 6/7

College Basketball

Dakich, Dan - NCAA tournament analyst (4/3)
Drew, Scott - Baylor head coach (1/17)
Greenberg, Seth - Virginia Tech head coach - 3/21 | 3/19
Jones, Tyler - Concordia head coach, V Week (11/27)
Robinson, Craig - Oregon State head coach (5/15)
Simon, Miles - NCAA tournament analyst (3/28)
Smith, Kenny - NCAA tournament analyst (3/20)
Williams, Jay - NCAA tournament analyst (3/19)
Wright, Jay - Villanova head coach (3/23)

College Football

Brown, Arthur - Kansas State LB (7/27)
Chizik, Gene - Auburn head coach (7/23)
Davis, Knile - Arkansas RB (7/25)
Dooley, Derek - Tennessee head coach (7/23)
Franklin, James - Vanderbilt head coach (7/23)
Freeze, Hugh - Ole Miss head coach (7/24)
Jackson, Bo - 1985 Heisman winner (3/22)
Jeffcoat, Jackson - Texas DE (7/27)
Jones, Landry - Oklahoma QB (7/26)
Miles, Les - LSU head coach - 7/23 | 6/19
Mullen, Dan - Mississippi State head coach (7/23)
Muschamp, Will - Florida head coach (7/24)
O'Brien, Bill - Penn State head coach (7/25)
Phillips, Joker - Kentucky head coach (7/24)
Pinkel, Gary - Missouri head coach (7/23)
Randle, Joseph - Oklahoma State RB (7/27)
Richt, Mark - Georgia head coach (7/24)
Saban, Nick - Alabama head coach (7/24)
Smith, Geno - West Virginia QB (7/27)
Smith, John L. - Arkansas head coach (7/24)
Spurrier, Steve - South Carolina head coach (7/24)
Stoops, Bob - Oklahoma head coach (7/26)
Sumlin, Kevin - Texas A&M head coach (7/23)
Wilson, Tyler - Arkansas QB (7/25)

ESPN

Hill, Mike - ESPN anchor, Veterans Day (11/7)
Hock, Jonathan - director 30 for 30's "Jake" (10/24)
Jones, Chris - ESPN the Magazine NFL Kickoff (9/26)
Keating, Peter - ESPN the Magazine "Ultimate Standings" (9/7)
Leavy, Jane - Grantland writer, concussions in football (8/17)
Shelton, Harold - ESPN Stats & Info, NCAA BB 50 in 50 (8/24)
Walsh, John - ESPN Executive VP (5/3)
Wildhack, John - ESPN Executive VP (7/16)
Zimbalist Brothers - director 30 for 30's "Arnold's Blueprint" (9/26)

Golf

Azinger, Paul - Ryder Cup analyst (9/26)
Haney, Hank - Golf coach (2/9)
North, Andy - Golf analyst (6/12)
Poulter, Ian - Team Europe Ryder Cup (10/2)
Stanley, Kyle - Pro golfer (2/9)
Strange, Curtis - Hall of Famer (6/6)

Miscellaneous

Anderson, Tim - International Cricket Council (5/7)
Barry, Dan - Author "Bottom of the 33rd" (12/20)
Braun, Susan - CEO, V Foundation (11/28)
Froning, Rich - 2012 CrossFit Games champion (9/11)
Globetrotters (2/21)
LeGrand, Eric - Jimmy V Week - 11/30 | Author "Believe" (10/5)
Lloyd, Bob - chairman, V Foundation (11/27)
Mutesi, Phiona - Uganda chess champion (12/7)
Mysterio, Rey - WWE wrestler (10/24)
Perlut, Dr. Aaron - American Mustache Institute (3/2)
Richman, Adam - Travel Channel host (10/23)
Robles, Anthony - ESPY winner, Author "Unstoppable" (10/3)
Thorisdottir, Annie - 2012 CrossFit Games champion (9/11)
Valvano, Nick - president emeritus, V Foundation (11/17)

MLB

Bench, Johnny - Hall of Famer (6/1)
Boone, Aaron - ESPN analyst (6/27)
Buck, Joe - FOX MLB broadcaster (10/24)
Byrnes, Josh - Padres GM (2/8)
Dickey, R.A. - Mets P (4/9)
Eckstein, David - 2006 World Series MVP (10/12)
Garciaparra, Nomar - ESPN MLB/LLWS analyst (8/24)
La Russa, Tony - Former MLB manager - 9/26 | 6/29
Larkin, Barry - ESPN analyst (4/20)
Moore, Matt - Rays P (2/9)
Morris, Jack - 4-time World Series winner (10/22)
Murphy, Dale - 1982-83 MVP (10/8)
Schilling, Curt - ESPN analyst (2/8)
Stewart, Dave - 3-time World Series champ (10/11)
Trout, Mike - Angels OF (2/9)

MMA

dos Santos, Junior - UFC heavyweight (1/13)
Jones, Jon "Bones" - UFC light heavyweight - 9/18 | 2/14
Ortiz, Tito - UFC light heavyweight (2/24)
Rousey, Ronda - Strikeforce bantamweight (8/24)
White, Dana - UFC president (11/15)

Movies/TV

Burns, Ed - Actor "Alex Cross" (10/19)
Carano, Gina - Actress "Haywire" (1/17)
Cedric the Entertainer - Actor "The Soul Man" (6/21)
Crystal, Billy - Actor "Parental Guidance" (12/19)
Cusack, John - "The Raven" (4/17)
Epps, Omar - Actor "House" (9/4)
Faison, Donald - Actor "The Exes" (7/10)
Farrelly Brothers - Producers "Three Stooges" (4/12)
Ferrara, Jerry - Actor "Think Like a Man" (4/19)
Gooding Jr., Cuba - Actor "Red Tails" (1/19)
Ice Cube - Actor "21 Jump Street" (3/1)
James, Kevin - Actor "Here Comes the Boom" (10/11)
Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" - Actor "Journey 2" (2/9)
Lachey, Nick - TV personality (11/20)
Mackie, Anthony - Actor "Man on a Ledge" (1/18)
Riggle, Rob - Actor/comedian - 6/27 ESPYS host | 3/5 "21 Jump Street"
Shepard, Dax - Actor "Hit & Run (7/25)
Spears, Aries - Comedian, "MADTV" (5/9)
Vanilla Ice - Actor "That's My Boy" (6/13)
Vaughn, Vince - Actor "The Watch" (5/25)

NBA

Barnes, Harrison - NBA prospect - 6/28 | 6/27
Beal, Bradley - NBA draftee (6/28)
Davis, Anthony - NBA draftee (6/28)
Drexler, Clyde - Hall of Famer (6/13)
Drummond, Andre - NBA prospect - 6/28 | 6/26
Dudley, Jared - Phoenix Suns (6/11)
Fournier, Evan - NBA draftee (6/28)
Grant, Horace - Four-time NBA champion (6/12)
Green, AC - Three-time NBA champion (6/19)
Harkless, Maurice - NBA draftee (6/28)
Henson, John - NBA draftee (6/28)
Hibbert, Roy - Indiana Pacers (6/15)
Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael - NBA prospect - 6/28 | 6/27
Javie, Steve - Former NBA ref (6/19)
Jones, Perry - NBA draftee (6/28)
Leonard, Meyers - NBA draftee (6/28)
Lillard, Damian - NBA draftee (6/28)
McCants, Rashad - Former NBA player (2/24)
McCallum, Jack - Author "Dream Team" (7/3)
NBA draft players chat (6/28)
Noah, Joakim - Chicago Bulls C (7/26)
Perkins, Sam - Former NBA player (6/21)
Rivers, Austin - NBA draftee (6/28)
Robinson, Thomas - NBA prospect - 6/28 | 6/27
Ross, Terrence - NBA draftee (6/28)
Stoudemire, Amar'e - New York Knicks (9/7)
Walton, Bill - Hall of Famer (1/20)
Williams, Pat - Orlando Magic VP (6/14)
Zeller, Tyler - NBA prospect - 6/27 | 4/10

NFL

Avril, Cliff - Lions DE (7/18)
Babin, Jason - Eagles DE (5/2)
Blackmon, Justin - NFL prospect (4/24)
Bradshaw, Ahmad - Giants RB (12/18)
Brockers, Michael - NFL prospect (4/20)
Brown, Jim - Hall of Famer (4/26)
Brown, Ronnie - Chargers RB (7/9)
Carr, Brandon - Cowboys DB (3/30)
Clady, Ryan - Broncos OL (4/3)
Charles, Jamaal - Chiefs RB - 10/9 | 7/11
Coples, Quinton - NFL prospect (4/13)
Cruz, Victor - Giants WR - 7/16 | 3/21
Curry, Vinny - NFL prospect (4/25)
Dunn, Warrick - Former RB (2/3)
Fasano, Anthony - Dolphins TE (10/23)
Floyd, Michael - Cardinals WR (7/13)
Ford, Jacoby - Raiders WR, NCAA Football '13 (9/25)
Forte, Matt - Bears RB (2/2)
Foster, Arian - Texans RB, Madden Cover Vote (3/21)
Gibbs, Joe - Hall of Fame coach (8/15)
Gilmore, Stephon - NFL prospect (4/13)
Gronkowski, Rob - Patriots TE, Madden Cover Vote - 3/28 | 3/9
Harris, David - Jets LB (7/10)
Hawk, AJ - Packers LB (10/9)
Hightower, Dont'a - Patriots LB (7/9)
Hill, Stephen - NFL prospect (4/11)
Holliday, Vonnie - Cardinals DE (1/20)
Jeffery, Alshon - Bears WR, NCAA Football '13 (9/25)
Jenkins, Malcolm - Saints CB (7/10)
Johnson, Calvin - Lions WR (4/17)
Johnson, Stevie - Bills WR (2/3)
Jones-Drew, Maurice - Jaguars RB (2/2)
Kelly, Jim - Hall of Famer (9/5)
Leinart, Matt - Raiders QB - 10/23 | 7/13
Lofton, James - NFL Hall of Famer (1/13)
Lynch, Marshaw - Seahawks RB, Madden Cover Vote (3/26)
Martin, Curtis - Hall of Famer, Madden 13 (8/31)
Matthews, Clay - Packers LB (2/3)
Mayo, Jerod - Patriots LB (12/11)
McCoy, LeSean - Eagles RB, Madden Cover Vote (3/21)
Miller, Lamar - NFL prospect (4/25)
Miller, Von - Broncos LB (12/17)
Montana, Joe - Hall of Famer, Madden 13 (8/27)
Moon, Warren - Hall of Famer, Madden 13 (8/29)
Murray, DeMarco - Cowboys RB - 10/9 | 7/11
Newton, Cam - Panthers QB, Madden Cover finalist (4/20)
Owens, Terrell - Free agent WR (12/21)
Paea, Stephen - Bears DT, NCAA Football '13 (10/2)
Pierre-Paul, Jason - Giants DE (4/24)
Revis, Darrelle - Jets DB, Madden Cover Vote (3/28)
Reyes, Kendall - NFL prospect (3/29)
Rice, Jerry - Hall of Famer (9/25)
Sanders, Barry - Hall of Famer, Madden 13 (8/28)
Spikes, Brandon - Patriots LB (7/12)
Spikes, Takeo - Chargers LB (1/18)
Stafford, Matthew - Lions QB (2/2)
Stewart, Jonathan - Panthers RB, NCAA Football '13 (10/2)
Tannehill, Ryan - NFL prospect (4/19)
Taylor, Ike - Steelers DB (3/20)
Taylor, Lawrence - Hall of Famer, Madden 13 (8/30)
Thomas, Joe - Browns OT, Madden Cover Vote (3/16)
Thomas, Terrell - Giants DB (2/3)
Ware, DeMarcus - Cowboys LB (2/2)
Watson, Ben - Browns TE - 7/12 | 5/17
Watt, JJ - Texans DE (2/2)
Weeden, Brandon - NFL prospect (3/28)
Welker, Wes - Patriots WR (4/24)
Willis, Patrick - 49ers LB, Madden Cover Vote - 4/4 | 3/30
Wilson, David - NFL prospect (4/18)
Wilson, Russell - NFL prospect (4/17)
Worthy, Jerel - NFL prospect (4/17)

NHL

Modano, Mike - Former NHL player (5/16)
Roenick, Jeremy - Former NHL player (5/16)

Olympics

Chastain, Brandi - Team USA soccer (7/11)
Douglas, Gabby - 2012 all-around champion (12/6)
Flanagan, Shalane - Marathoner (6/20)
Hall, Ryan - NYC Marathon (11/1)
Lilly, Kristine - Team USA soccer (3/28)
Mendoza, Jessica - Team USA softball (1/20)
Meola, Tony - Team USA soccer (7/24)
Rodriguez, Carol - Puerto Rico sprinter (2/24)
Sanders, Summer - Olympic medalist (3/2)
Strug, Kerri - Olympic medalist (7/3)
Walsh, Kerri - Women's beach volleyball (4/12)
Wells, Kellie - USA Track & Field (7/30)

Tennis

Fernandez, Mary Joe - Tennis analyst (6/18)
Kvitova, Petra - WTA player (8/14)
McEnroe, Patrick - Tennis analyst (6/18)
Stosur, Samantha - WTA player (3/20)

Women's Basketball

Augustus, Seimone - Minnesota Lynx (8/21)
Bird, Sue - Seattle Storm (8/21)
Catchings, Tamika - Indiana Fever (1/18)
Christopher, Greg - NCAAW selection chair (3/12)
Delle Donne, Elena - Delaware G/F (10/17)
Diggins, Skylar - Notre Dame PG (10/17)
Lawson, Kara - Connecticut Sun (6/12)
McWilliams-Franklin, Taj - Minnesota Lynx (5/31)
Moore, Maya - Minnesota Lynx (7/13)
Parker, Candace - Los Angeles Sparks (6/7)
Riley, Ruth - Chicago Sky (6/21)
Toliver, Kristi - Los Angeles Sparks (8/10)
Whalen, Lindsay - Minnesota Lynx (6/29)