Sports Wars

12 EpisodesProduced by Wondery

Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles?From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars” and “American Scandal” comes SPORTS WARS, a new series that offers an immersive look at some of the greatest athletic rivalri… read more

12 Episodes | 2019

Introducing Sports Wars

April 5th, 2019


Brett Favre vs. Aaron Rodgers. Michael Jordan vs. Isiah Thomas. And many more...

Sports Wars premieres on April 17th. Subscribe now!

Favre vs. Rodgers - Good Morning, Grandpa | 1

April 17th, 2019


It's 2005 and The Green Bay Packers are on the clock in this year's NFL Draft. The last thing most Packers fans think the team needs in the draft is a new quarterback. Their team already has Hall of Famer, Brett Favre, …

Favre vs. Rodgers - The Savior from Mississippi | 2

April 17th, 2019


In 1991, the Atlanta Falcons tire of the antics of their rookie quarterback, Brett Favre. They decide to trade him to Green Bay where he soon takes over as the starting quarterback. He begins a streak of consecutive …

Favre vs. Rodgers - On a Crash Course | 3

April 19th, 2019


Brett Favre takes Titletown to the Super Bowl for the first time in 29 years. Aaron Rodgers tries to prove he's good enough to play college football …

Favre vs. Rodgers - Packer For Life? | 4

April 24th, 2019


Aaron Rodgers starts his career as the backup QB in Green Bay as Brett Favre ponders retirement. When Favre leads the Packers to their best season in years, the legendary quarterback decides he may not be ready to turn …

Favre vs. Rodgers - Hero To Villain | 5

April 26th, 2019


Brett Favre comes out of retirement again, but this time Green Bay is moving on to the Aaron Rodgers era. The Packers trade Favre to the Jets, turning their legendary QB into a new rival.

Favre vs Rodgers - One Last Chance | 6

May 1st, 2019


As the new quarterback of the rival Minnesota Vikings, Brett Favre wants revenge against the Packers. He won’t retire until he gets his chance to beat Rodgers and Green Bay in 2009. Meanwhile, Rodgers tries to show the …

Jeff Pearlman: Author of “Gunslinger” | 7

May 3rd, 2019


Jeff Pearlman-- the best selling author of Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre-- joins Sports Wars to discuss the rivalry between Favre and Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. They began as …

Federer vs Nadal - The Hothead | 1

May 10th, 2019


In this series we explore the unique tennis rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal-- two very different players, both exceptional, in pursuit of perfection. Swiss-born Roger Federer was seemingly born with a …

Justin Long Gets Personal on "Life is Short"

May 13th, 2019


Life is Short with Justin Long finds the actor sitting down with some of the funniest and most intriguing people of today, like Dax Shepard, Olivia Wilde and Neil Patrick Harris. No topics are out of bounds, and no …

Federer vs Nadal - The Raging Bull | 2

May 15th, 2019


At age 19 Nadal dominates on clay and shoots up the world rankings. Now he’s looking to prove his win in Miami over Federer was no fluke. Meanwhile, Federer tries to capture the career grand slam, but to get it, he’ll …

Federer vs Nadal - Grass and Clay | 3

May 17th, 2019


Rafael Nadal continues to add French Open titles, but winning on the grass courts of Wimbledon proves elusive because of one person: Roger Federer. …

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