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Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his "One Big Thing" segment on SportsCenter. SVP will take deep dives with guests and topics in an entertaining way that only he can. Stanford Steve, host of Stanford Steve & the Bear podcast and a producer on SVP's SportsCenter, will be involved, as always.

Episode Date
30 Minutes with Alex Toussaint
SVP usually spends 30 minutes riding with Alex Toussaint on his Peloton. This time it's Alex spending 30 minutes with SVP talking about everything on and off the bike.
Oct 19, 2021
What I Love
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Raiders firing Jon Gruden, why it shows who Gruden really is, the leaked Gruden emails coming from the investigation into the Redskins, the Oklahoma quarterback situation, why Texas A&M can’t get too caught up in the hype after beating Alabama, Steve’s mental state after a rough start to his gambling weekend, Justin Herbert making a lot of people look dumb and Buffalo giving the Kansas City the beatdown. Plus, What I Hate and a new segment.
Oct 13, 2021
Comin In Hot
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Maryland/Iowa game. Who will make the CFP this year and the Big Ten is going to be fun to watch. Scott talks about making Ramen Noodles with no sauce. What is more stressful…MLB or NHL Playoffs? What I Hate and are dinosaurs real? 
Oct 05, 2021
Let Us In!
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss who is the best team in the NFC and AFC. Why Matt Corral is Johnny Manziel 2.0. Maryland has a big game Friday night and SVP wants classes cancelled on Friday. What impact will the Ryder Cup have on how people view Bryson DeChambeau going forward? Plus, two rounds of Here’s What I Hate
Sep 28, 2021
I'm Wicked Famous
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Ryder Cup, what to expect this weekend and how Brooks and Bryson will handle being on the same team. SVP has a theory on Tom Brady. Biggest threat in the NFC to Tampa Bay. How impressive the Ravens win on Sunday was. Steve has a hot take on the Swamp vs. Happy Valley. Who is good in college football? Here’s What I Hate that includes sports bars. Lastly, will Tiger Woods show up at the Ryder Cup?
Sep 22, 2021
USC is the Hard Rock of the 90's
SVP and Stanford Steve react to Clay Helton being fired and what the future holds for USC. A recap of the NFL including why it’s a pain to play the Chiefs, Buffalo’s week 1 struggles, rookie QBs and more. And, Here’s What I Hate has SVP telling a fan base to calm down and play some Earth, Wind and Fire
Sep 14, 2021
Hammered & Hostile
SVP and Stanford Steve react to week 1 of the college football season that saw Randy Edsall retiring, McKenzie Milton’s comeback upset fans & more. Then, what games in the NFL they have their eyes on for week 1. Finally, Here’s What I Hate
Sep 07, 2021
The Source
College football is here and SVP and Stanford Steve preview the season and take a look at some big games in week 1. What’s going on with Bishop Sycamore? Plus, Here’s What I Hate that includes crabgrass, emails and picking up your kids from school
Sep 02, 2021
Inky Johnson
Inky Johnson was a star at Tennessee before permanently paralyzing his right arm. After the injury he found a new calling, as a motivational speaker. SVP chats with him about how he found his new purpose, his message and a whole lot more
Aug 24, 2021
I Need To Mock
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about the humidity, mock drafts, tv shows and Here’s What I Hate. Plus, Pat Forde joins the guys to chat about the Olympics, what it was like covering his daughter swimming in the Olympics and a whole lot more
Aug 11, 2021
Maya Moore
SVP chats with Maya Moore about stepping away from the game of basketball to fight for Jonathan Irons, who was wrongly convicted. While fighting for Irons’ freedom, the two fell in love and after he was freed, they got married.
Aug 03, 2021
Lie To Your Child (It's Fine)
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about Chick-fil-A, the Bucks winning the NBA Finals, swim life in the DMV & Conference Expansion. Plus, Collin Morikawa joins the podcast to chat about his win at The Open Championship, changes he made to win, drinking out of the Claret Jug & more
Jul 22, 2021
Keep Your Poise
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about Yacht Rock, letting their kids fight in the UFC and dealing with traffic. Plus, NBC Golf Analyst Steve Sands joins the podcast to chat about The Open Championship, the Olympics, pizza and more
Jul 13, 2021
Water Park Wednesday
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about doing things they don’t like to make their kids happy. Plus they chat about device time for their kids and making sure everything is charged. Here’s what I hate and a bonus, what I like. Oh…and some NBA Finals talk
Jul 08, 2021
Pro Charities
SVP and Stanford Steve chat a little about the NBA Playoffs. Then the two chat about swim meets and how proud they are watching their kids. Plus, Here’s What I Hate and Steve needs some help with a few things. 
Jul 01, 2021
I'm Speaking To The World
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter as they chat about his game 7 performance, the team’s playoff run, College Park and more. Plus, a recap of the US Open and Here’s What I Hate
Jun 23, 2021
Giddy Up
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about all the injuries going on in the NBA and what’s to blame for them. Plus, Here’s What I Hate. Lastly, Soly from No Laying Up joins the guys to chat about Bryson v. Brooks, The US Open and more. 
Jun 17, 2021
Entertainment Tax
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about MLB's problem with pitchers doctoring baseballs. The impact fans are having on sports, especially in college baseball. A look at the NBA Playoffs and what to expect going forward. Plus, some parenting advice and what color is American cheese. Finally, Stu Feiner joins the podcast to talk about mulch, the Islanders and gambling.
Jun 09, 2021
The Brotherhood
SVP & Stanford Steve chat about Steve’s trip to Camden Yards with his 3 daughters on Monday. Then, the Clippers are coming alive thanks to SVP, Dame Lillard is on fire and can the Bucks hang with the Nets. Plus, a look at the relationship between the media and athletes. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Here’s What I Hate.
Jun 03, 2021
Put The Phone Down
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about the PGA championship, Brooks Koepka vs. Bryson DeChambeau, the embarrassment that is the Clippers and cicadas. Plus, another edition of What I Hate
May 27, 2021
Cabin John
SVP is at the PGA Championship and after walking the course, it could be a long weekend for golfers if course conditions stay the way they are. Players like Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and others met with the media to discuss the course and you'll hear what they had to say. Plus, it could be tough for SVP this week having to wake up and be on the air at 7am
May 18, 2021
Love Is The Answer
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst as they discuss the state of the NBA and problems they are facing because of COVID, tanking, resting and much more. Plus, Stanford Steve has some parenting questions for Scott. And, Here’s What I Hate.
May 05, 2021
Thibs Needs A Shape-Up
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by rapper, author, chef, Knicks fan & movie star, Action Bronson as they chat about the Knicks, his weight loss and a whole lot more. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve are happy this week and they talk about the NFL Draft
Apr 28, 2021
Take Me To Flavortown
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Todd McShay as they break down the draft. Plus, Here’s What I Hate
Apr 21, 2021
The Pick Is Kyle Pitts!
SVP & Stanford Steve are back and chat about the Masters, what to watch now until football starts and Julian Edelman's HOF case. Plus, Here's What I Hate & Scott on the Spot: NFL Draft Edition.
Apr 15, 2021
Let's Go
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the first two rounds of the Men’s NCAA Tournament. The Big Ten’s awful weekend, Pac 12 making a statement and everything in between. Plus, here’s what I hate and Scott on the spot.
Mar 24, 2021
Take A Gap Year America
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by The Undefeated’s Jesse Washington who co-wrote with John Thompson on his autobiography. They chat about Jesse gaining John Thompson’s trust, Allen Iverson, Patrick Ewing and much, much more. Plus, SVP and Steve chat about finally getting a NCAA Tournament after losing it last year and they take a look at the bracket. And, Steve has a bone to pick with construction on college campuses.
Mar 16, 2021
Remembering March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020 is the day the sports world stopped. On that night, Scott Van Pelt hosted SportsCenter as the world changed and joining him on this episode are the people who were a part of that night. Adrian Wojnarowski, Royce Young and Malika Andrews all joined SVP that night to report on what was going on in the NBA. Behind the scene was Marco Alfandary (producer) and Joe Iuliano (director) as they helped guide SVP through that historical night. Those five people along with SVP take a look back at a night they will never forget
Mar 10, 2021
It's Fair Dinkum
Fresh off his WGC victory, Collin Morikawa joins SVP and Stanford Steve to talk about his win, playing after Tiger Woods’ accident, what he’s done with his winnings and much more. Plus, Steve thinks Phil Martelli is getting too much air time. Meanwhile, SVP has a beef with traffic cameras
Mar 02, 2021
Roundball Rock
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Iowa’s Luka Garza who leads the country in scoring. Garza chats about what it was like going from D.C to Iowa, playing for Fran McCaffery, returning for his senior season & more. Plus, a new feature that has Steve yelling about Roundball Rock and Scott going off on college basketball’s Net Ranking
Feb 23, 2021
Big Brave...
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann as they talk about dealing with COVID protocols, how tough the Big Ten is, paying attention to rankings & more. Plus, should teams sit out of the conference tournament, things kids talk about and SVP’s daughter running a home gym
Feb 17, 2021
There's Only One GOAT
SVP and Stanford Steve breakdown the Super Bowl as Tom Brady won his 7th Super Bowl but don’t talk about GOAT status around Steve. The guys also get into the impressive performance by Tampa Bay and what went wrong with Kansas City. Why Otis the dog needs protection when he goes outside. March Madness is around the corner but the status of conference tournaments is still up in the air. Finally, the guys chat about the weather and SVP has Valentine’s Day advice. 
Feb 09, 2021
Jeff Saturday
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Jeff Saturday as he goes down memory lane discussing what it was like to finally beat the Patriots, preparing for the Super Bowl, celebrating with his family & more. Stanford Steve talks about going on a recruiting visit at UNC and his host was none other than Jeff Saturday. Plus, SVP has a Super Bowl story about Chris Berman, Tom Jackson, Mike Tirico and himself.
Feb 07, 2021
The Plane Game
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the good and bad of being a Bills fan, Super Bowl prop bets and Big 12 vs Big 10 in basketball. Plus, Steve explains the GameStop story
Jan 28, 2021
Don't Judge
SVP and Stanford Steve talk about Bills Mafia, Andy Reid’s masks, if Aaron Rodgers is in the matrix and more from the NFL playoffs. Plus, Tennessee Volunteer fans need to get a grip on expectations. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Steve tries to fix the PGA, NASCAR and college basketball
Jan 19, 2021
Best Team Ever?
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss Alabama’s impressive National Championship and the football factory that Nick Saban has created. Plus, Alabama was clearly the best team but college football has a problem and the system needs to be fixed. And, the guys preview this weekend’s playoff games that includes talk about squals, why Steve hates the Saints, Buffalo geography & more
Jan 13, 2021
How Drunk Are People
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Giants being upset with the Eagles and why they need to calm down and maybe get new uniforms. Plus, the state of Ohio might be drunk and will continue to be drunk with the Browns in the playoffs and OSU in the national championship. The guys also preview the NFL Playoffs and try to draft a daily fantasy team for the playoffs….it didn’t go well
Jan 05, 2021
Luke Combs, Country Superstar
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss what exactly happened with Lamar Jackson last night, pitchy pitchy woo woo & the bad beat on MNF. Plus, country superstar Luke Combs joins the podcast to discuss going from bouncer to singer, how he got his first hit, friendly wagers and more.
Dec 15, 2020
Christmas Carols & Duke Basketball
SVP and Stanford Steve start off this episode with a little Christmas karaoke. Next, they get into a discussion about Duke basketball being the most hated team in sports. Then, they get into the latest NFL news and Stanford Steve shares some CFB bowl stories from his playing days.
Dec 11, 2020
Chris Mooney, Richmond Basketball HC
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney as he discusses dealing with COVID-19, beating Kentucky, playing at Princeton and more
Dec 02, 2020
Bud Dupree
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Pittsburgh Steelers’ Bud Dupree as he talks about the rivalry with the Ravens, what an undefeated season means, Big Blue Nation & more. Plus, The Thanksgiving week isn’t the same without all the college basketball tournaments.
Nov 24, 2020
I Need A Driver
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the problems they have with the NBA Draft and how an awkward selfie improved SVP’s night. Plus, the Pac-12 made a good decision and will allow teams to play non-conference games. Finally, Scott on the Spot that includes speeding tickets, Tito’s, soup power rankings & more
Nov 19, 2020
Touchscreen 101
SVP is joined by ESPN’s Tim Legler as they discuss the art of using a touchscreen and the performance John King had Tuesday night. Plus, SVP and Stanford Steve have issues hitting their heads on things and being bald isn’t helping. Finally, Scott on the Spot.
Nov 05, 2020
Ketchup v. Mustard
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury as he discusses play calling in the NFL, Kyler Murray’s growth, his amazing house and more. Plus, the guys chat about the Big Ten, OSU’s dominance over Michigan & condiments. 
Oct 27, 2020
We Have A Dealer
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by actor/comedian Joel McHale as he talks about hosting ABC’s Card Sharks, being mistaken for Daniel Tosh, walking on the football team at Washington & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes the Big Ten, Poop Town and Lyman Orchards. 
Oct 20, 2020
Get The Ball To Number 5
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Houston Cougars’ HC Dana Holgorsen as they discuss dealing with COVID-19 protocols, high powered offenses, his wardrobe & more. Plus, Steve talks about things he doesn’t understand including fireworks and red lights in D.C
Oct 14, 2020
Down & Across
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss exactly how football square pools work because for some reason SVP always messes it up. The two talk about what they miss the most about Connecticut and are looking for assistance to fix this problem. Plus, the college football season feels weird, the Steelers look good and Aaron Rodgers is on fire & more.
Oct 08, 2020
Duncan Robinson
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Miami Heat’s Duncan Robinson as he talks about the playoffs, life in the bubble, his career trajectory and more.
Sep 29, 2020
Get To The Choppa
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Spencer Hall who will be on SEC Network’s Thinking Out Loud this year as they discuss milk, feeling bad for Missouri, missing out on tailgating and more. Then, Scott & Steve discuss all the injuries going on in the NFL and the impact fantasy football has had on how fans handle players getting injured. Finally, Scott on the Spot.
Sep 22, 2020
Science Is Always Changing
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what happened this past week in college football and the impact contact tracing is having on teams. Then, the two discuss if the NFL games seemed flat without fans in attendance and how the NFL always seems to win. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes Maryland’s state flag, chocolate and peanut butter, 100 Grand candy bars, drafting fantasy teams & more
Sep 18, 2020
Levy Lounge
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by the new voice of Monday Night Football, Steve Levy. The guys discuss what it’s going to be like when he hears the iconic MNF music, working with Brian Griese & Louis Riddick, what it will be like calling games in empty stadiums & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot….AFC Edition
Sep 11, 2020
Off To Wyoming
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Chris Cooley as they preview the NFL season, breakdown the NFL East and discuss what’s going on in Chris’ life. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what they would do if they didn’t have to work. 
Sep 09, 2020
Hot Takes with Bill Barnwell
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPN’s Bill Barnwell as they preview the upcoming NFL season and chat about fantasy football. Plus, SVP calls an audible and puts Bill on the spot
Sep 02, 2020
Oh, hey...we're back
SVP & Stanford Steve are back and officially living in Maryland. The guys discuss their new studio in D.C and things that will make Scott happy including a Chipotle that’s six minutes away, a fridge for his Diet Cokes and he has an office. Next, they talk about the mess going on in college football and compare it when their kids keep asking for something and the answer never changes. Charlie interrupts the podcast screaming but Scott isn’t sure what’s going on and then they get back in to what the future holds for the conferences who are still planning on playing this fall. Finally, Scott on the Spot
Aug 21, 2020
See You In August
SVP has reached summer break and he rambles on about what it’s been like doing a show the past few months without sports as he also gets ready to move back home. It’s not goodbye….it’s see you in August when SVPod returns 
Jul 02, 2020
Addiction. Recovery. Victory.
SVP chats with 4x PGA Tour winner Chris Kirk who had his first victory on the Korn Ferry Tour last week after stepping away from golf for more than a year to deal with alcohol and depression issues. Chris talks about when he realized he needed help and what the road to recovery was like. Plus, what it's like to love the game of golf again and the feeling he had when he won last week.
Jun 25, 2020
Survive & Advance: Dad Life
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by SEC Network Analyst Cole Cubelic as they chat about what is like trying to parent their children and the struggles that come when their wives are away
Jun 17, 2020
Is It July Yet?
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss the idea of team sports returning, how teams will manage if they have players test positive for COVID-19 and the idea of next man up. Plus, the PGA Tour returns this week and the guys pick who their favorite is to win. And, Scott on the Spot
Jun 10, 2020
It's Time To Listen
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Damien Woody to chat about what the past week has been like, what it's like being an African American, what needs to happen to see real change & more
Jun 04, 2020
Headline or Storyline
SVP & Stanford Steve chat with Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson about how long it will take players to get back into skating shape, an asterisk on the season, Ovi asking for ketchup with his pasta & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot.
May 28, 2020
I'm Curious
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss how promising things are looking for sports to return but also the impact this pandemic has done for recruiting and they chat with Nick Saban. Plus, Scott chats with Phil Mickelson to preview his upcoming charity match with Tom Brady against Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning. And, Steve found a house, synonyms for the word curious & Scott on the Spot
May 21, 2020
The Answer Is Zero
SVP gets into the Last Dance with Charles Barkley to chat about the 1993 NBA Finals. Then, Michael Wilbon and Jackie MacMullan join the show to discuss MJ walking away from the game and how he used grudges to motivate himself. Plus, Stanford Steve puts Scott on the Spot
May 05, 2020
I'm The Network
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss Dennis Rodman taking a mid-season vacation to Vegas, the Pistons not shaking hands with the Bulls after losing & what to expect going forward with The Last Dance. And, Scott yells at Stanford Steve & Big Cat over NCAA14. Plus, conversations with John Salley, Michael Wilbon & Jackie MacMullan.
Apr 28, 2020
Toilet Paper or Shower
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what life has been like at home and why April 22nd was Scott's breaking point. Then, how high is too high to do an interview with the Beastie Boys. Then the guys get into The Last Dance, NFL Draft & Scott on the Spot
Apr 23, 2020
The Band Is Back Together
The band is back together as SVP, Stanford Steve and Russillo discuss everything from buying a bike, working out, hobbies, life without sports and more.
Apr 09, 2020
Put A Shirt On
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss how things have been during the quarantine, which has included lots Paw Patrol and trying to play NCAA14. Plus, professional golfer Justin Thomas crashed the recording and did it without a shirt on to talk about how things have been without tournaments.
Apr 03, 2020
We Need More Fruit
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what the last week has been like without sports including how disappointing it is to not have the NCAA Tournament. Plus, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self joins the guys to talk about having their season cut short and what he's been up to the past week
Mar 18, 2020
Good Time Charlie
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by former Maryland Assistant Coach Jimmy Patsos as they talk about Maryland's National Championship in 2002, scouting Paul Pierce, his game plan against Steph Curry, gambling, trips to France and more. Plus, Scott on the Spot including how many times SVP said "Let's Go" at GameDay on Saturday.
Mar 04, 2020
Looking For A Nugget
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss Diet Coke, going school hunting in DC and Michael Jordan showing a side nobody has seen from him. Plus, Scott on the Spot & the ultimate Las Vegas comeback story.
Feb 25, 2020
Triple Chicken
SVP talks about being a bachelor this weekend with his family on vacation, a credential mishap and winning a bet against Tiger Woods. Plus, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few on his career and what he is seeing from his team this year.
Feb 12, 2020
SAT vs. Street IQ
SVP goes off on the "win probability" in the Super Bowl and has no idea who is good in college basketball but loves KenPom right now. Plus, SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the bar scene at Maryland and Stanford and we have a new feature
Feb 05, 2020
Remembering Kobe
Steve Kerr joins SVP to chat about what made Kobe one of the best ever and so similar to MJ. Then, SVP and Stanford Steve break down the Super Bowl and discuss a company potluck for the game
Jan 29, 2020
Making It Up On The Fly
SVP is finally joined by Stanford Steve after missing week 1 and the two react to Championship Weekend in the NFL. Plus, Raheem Mostert had a historical NFC Championship Game and he joins the guys to chat about the up and down path he had to take to get to Sunday (13:30). Later, things get a little awkward when Stugotz calls in (31:30). Finally, Joe Buck chats about how he will know if he did a good job calling the Super Bowl and how Jim Nantz made his family cry happy tears (33:00).
Jan 22, 2020
Ham Sandwich & Some Boudin
SVP hears from Matthew McConaughey who promotes his new movie, Tiger Woods who talks about his short game, Big Cat who is hurting from the title game & Tony Kornheiser welcomes Scott to DC. Plus, Scott goes down memory lane talking about gambling in New Orleans.
Jan 15, 2020
Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his "One Big Thing" segment on SportsCenter.
Jan 09, 2020