J.J. Watt invites Graham to Houston’s Minute Maid Park for an extensive interview and for an all access pass to his annual celebrity softball game. J.J. opens up about contemplating retirement after major surgery this offseason, landing a $100 million contract and frequent reminders he was booed on draft day. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year also shares stories of his childhood dream to play in the NFL, forfeiting his athletic scholarship and difficulties dating due to fame.
Graham travels to Shanghai to sit down with newly-inducted Hall of Famer, Yao Ming, in his hometown. The eight-time NBA All Star reflects on his latest accolade as a Hall of Famer, responds to those who criticized his election and shares favorites memories of playing against fellow big man, Shaquille O’Neal. Yao, who now owns the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) team he grew up playing for - the Shanghai Sharks - also goes in depth about changes needed in the CBA to grow the sport and his full-time practice scheduling as a young teen. Plus, Yao takes Graham to shoot hoops at the schoolyard where he first took up the sport.
In a special episode featuring former NASCAR champions, four of the sport’s popular winners share their best stories from the track. Current drivers including Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski, reflect on their evolving reputations donned by fans and media, the passing of Dale Earnhardt and unique approaches to self-motivate for more success. Plus, racing legend, Richard Petty, reflects on trials and errors of early stock car racing and offers strong opinions on the evolution of NASCAR.