Ross' John Adams quote is nicely dissected by Freakonomics at: freakonomics.com/2011/08/25/john-adams-said-it-first/
The podcast that Owen recommended was Malcolm Gladwell's interview with Adam Grant, available at: overcast.fm/+NG9LuTWQE
The article Chloe referenced on the home field advantage was: zidbits.com/2012/01/is-home-field-advantage-real/
And the travelling musical Ross recommended was Isle of Love, featuring the music of Adam Ross and Randolph's Leap. Tickets are available at: rightlines.net/rightlines/the-isle-of-love/
Randolph's Leap are on Spotify at: open.spotify.com/artist/2rdghy8NeNCFZcDyAlkRFb.