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33: After the playing career

February 9, 2020

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What happens to professional athletes after their careers are over? For many, post-career life is grim. Some, like the recently deceased Kobe Bryant, flourish after their careers are over.

Plus, Nic taste tests beef jerky.

The drinking of the beer

Nic rolls laid back with a Breakers West Coast IPA while Tom wades into the murky waters of sherbet beer with a Rainbow Sherbet from Prairie Artisan Ales.

History of Beef Jerky explained – Jerky.com

The Rules of the Draft - NFL Football Operations

Life after sport: Depression in the retired athlete - BelievePerform - The UK’s leading Sports Psychology Website

Retired athletes: Health, money, life after playing career - Sports Illustrated

Kobe Bryant’s transition game: NBA star to Oscar, Emmy winner

Kobe Bryant: Here’s what pro athletes should do after retiring

Last Chance U - Netflix Official Site