Today on Boston Public Radio:

Chuck Todd talked about former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores’ lawsuit against the NFL, arguing that the league has unfair hiring practices far removed from current corporate standards. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News.

Chuck Todd on BPR | Feb. 3, 2022

Then, we asked listeners about the state of sports following Flores’ lawsuit against the NFL and controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics.

Andrea Cabral discussed the neo-Nazi group that protested outside of Brigham and Women’s Hospital against doctors’ focus on anti-racist medical practices. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and Massachusetts secretary of public safety. She’s currently the CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | Feb. 3, 2022

Jared Bowen talked about the Boston Lyric Opera’s “Svadba,” and the Lyric Stage Company’s “Mr. Parent.” He also previewed this week’s edition of “Open Studio.” Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of "Open Studio."

Jared Bowen on BPR | Feb. 3, 2022

Lyndia Downie and John Yazwinski discussed the need for supportive housing to combat homelessness in the Greater Boston area, and Mayor Michelle Wu’s announcement of $40 million in funding to create and preserve more than 700 units of income-restricted housing. Downie is the president and executive director of the Pine Street Inn, one of the largest agencies serving homeless people and developing affordable housing targeted at homeless individuals in New England. Yazwinski is the president and CEO of Father Bill’s and Mainspring, which provides shelter, housing and homelessness prevention services to individuals and families in Southern Massachusetts.

Lyndia Downie and John Yazwinski on BPR | Feb. 3, 2022

Jon Gruber talked about his recent travels through South America, and how the United States compares to South American countries in their responses to the coronavirus pandemic. Gruber was instrumental in creating both the Massachusetts health care reform and the Affordable Care Act, and his latest book is “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth And The American Dream.”

Jon Gruber on BPR | Feb. 3, 2022

We ended the show by talking with listeners about Wordle and other games they’ve played to keep them from doomscrolling.