Athletes want to be rock stars; rock stars want to be athletes.

Lindsay Czarniak has spent her career covering the biggest stories in sports for networks including ESPN and Fox Sports. Along the way she has become fascinated by the intersection of sports and music. As the saying goes, “athletes want to be rock stars; rock stars want to be athletes.” For both, the climb to the biggest stage is similar. What drives them and the challenges they overcome are not.

Each episode of The Artist and The Athlete pairs an iconic sports figure alongside a renowned musician for an intimate, wide-ranging conversation that explores their path to success, their process, and their passions when away from the big stage. Join Lindsay each week as she goes behind-the-scenes with some of the biggest names in sports and music like Eddie Vedder, Anthony Rizzo, Alanis Morissette, Danica Patrick, Brad Paisley, Clayton Kershaw, and more!

Anthony Rizzo
& Eddie Vedder

Ed and Anthony reminisce on the Cubs' historic run-up to winning the 2016 World Series, Anthony reenacts catching the final out of their epic Game 7 victory, and Ed reveals the incredible story of how Cubs' Hall of Famer Ernie Banks came into possession of Ed's childhood glove.

Anthony Rizzo & Eddie Vedder

Danica Patrick & Alanis Morissette

Lindsay is joined by Alanis Morissette and Danica Patrick for an intimate conversation about childhood, stardom, superstitions, and why good relationships sometimes go bad.

Danica Patrick & Alanis Morissette

Clayton Kershaw
& Brad Paisley

Longtime friends Clayton and Brad talk the L.A. Dodgers 2020 World Series Championship, vacation mishaps, ping pong, Peyton Manning, and the one thing Clayton is changing when he takes the mound in 2021.

Clayton Kershaw & Brad Paisley

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