Games with Names

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Hosted by former Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman and comedian Sam Morril, Games with Names is a sports history podcast on a search to find the greatest games of all time. From the infamous to the unforgettable, Jules and Sam dive back into the classic matchups and eras across all of sports history. Joined by the players, coaches, and celebrity fans that lived it, we’ll uncover first-hand insights and never-before-heard stories, shining new light and perspective on the greatest games in sports history. Subscribe wherever you listen: gameswithnames.com For more Games With Names:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gameswithnames/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@games.with.names Twitter: https://twitter.com/gameswithnames Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gameswithnames YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/GamesWithNamesPodcast

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“2012 Pro Bowl” with Brandon Marshall | AFC vs. NFC
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Today, it’s a real “leave no stone left unturned” kind of game on our journey to find the greatest game of all time. It's the 2012 Pro Bowl with Brandon Marshall. We look back at the world in January 2012 (6:44). Jules & Sam revisit these rosters (13:52). Brandon Marshall joins the guys to talk all things Pro Bowl and his MVP performance (23:26). We wrap it all up and give this game a score (1:16:38).
Jan 31, 2023
“Gilbert Arenas’ 60 Point Game” with Gilbert Arenas | Wizards vs. Lakers
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Today, we’re going deep on one of the greatest scoring performances in NBA history. Sam & Jules take a look at what was going on in December 2006 (5:48). We check out that season in the NBA (20:25) and these respective squads (24:08). We’re joined by Gilbert Arenas to talk scoring in bunches, great Kobe stories, and NBA beefs (42:36). We wrap it all up and score this game (1:36:02).
Jan 24, 2023
“2002 Western Conference Finals: Game 5” with Hasan Minhaj and Mike Bibby | Lakers vs. Kings
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On today’s episode, we have comedian and Sacramento’s native son, Hasan Minhaj in studio! Together, we go deep on Game 5 of the infamous 2002 Western Conference finals. We break down the Lakers and Kings in this era and dive into Hasan’s Kings fandom (3:05). We go back to the world of pop culture in May of 2002 (25:03). Mike Bibby joins the show to talk about his iconic Game 5 buzzer beater and the controversial series (30:31). Hasan and the guys react to the Bibby interview (1:06:18). We wrap it up and score the game (1:11:53).
Jan 17, 2023
“Double Doink” with Chris & Kyle Long | 2018 NFC Wildcard Game: Eagles vs. Bears
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Today, it’s all about the 2018 NFC Wildcard Game between the Eagles and Bears aka the “Double Doink.” Sam & Jules see what was going on back in January 2019 (5:26). We dive into this infamous playoff game and both squads (18:31). We’re joined by not one, but two Long Bros, Chris and Kyle Long join the show to go deep on one the most memorable (and painful) playoff finishes in modern history (29:31). We wrap it all up and score this game (1:15:56).
Jan 10, 2023
A Very Unspecial Episode of Games with Names | The Best of 2022 & Fan Submissions
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On this week's episode, Jules and Sam are off for the holidays, but producers Jack and Kyler are here to kick off the new year by taking a look back at some of the greatest moments from 2022. From Julian's wild night out in Beverly Hills with Paul Pierce to Peyton and Eli Manning talking Tom Brady and everything in between. Also we dig into the DMs and highlight some of our favorite fan submissions.
Jan 03, 2023
“2001 NCAA National Championship” with Shane Battier and Gilbert Arenas | Duke vs. Arizona
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On today’s episode, we’re going back to an incredible era in college basketball. We’re talking Duke vs. Arizona for the 2001 NCAA National Championship with Duke legend Shane Battier and we might just get a special appearance from Arizona Wildcat great Gilbert Arenas. We go back to the world of pop culture in April of 2001(8:09). We look back at this season in college basketball and revisit these squads packed with future NBA stars (27:18). Shane joins the show to take us inside the game and look back at the year he pretty much owned college basketball (33:38). Jules & Sam break down the legacy and give this one a score (1:21:29).
Dec 20, 2022
“1999 Women’s World Cup Final” with Brandi Chastain | USA vs. China
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On today’s episode, we’re talking about the most iconic women’s soccer game of all time. That’s right, it’s the 1999 Women’s World Cup Final with Brandi Chastain. We go back to the world of July 1999 (9:50). We take a look at both of these powerhouse squads (18:21). Brandi joins us to talk about this epic match, her life in soccer, and so much more (39:36). Jules & Sam break down the legacy and give it a score (1:29:40).
Dec 13, 2022
“2011 Stanley Cup Final: Game 7” with Zdeno Chara and Joe List | Bruins vs. Canucks
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On today’s episode we’re heading back to the ice. We’re joined by Bruins legend Zdeno Chara to go deep on Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. Comedian and friend of the show Joe List joins us in-studio as we go back to the world in June of 2011 (7:47) and revisit these squads along with the 2011 NHL season (23:30). Chara joins the show to talk being a Boston sports icon, retirement life, and hoisting the Cup (49:19). We talk legacy and score the game (1:25:04).
Dec 06, 2022
“Ricky’s Record” with Ricky Williams | 1998 Week 11: Texas vs. Texas A&M
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On today’s episode, we go back to a record shattering performance in college football. It’s the 1998 edition of Texas vs. Texas A&M aka “Ricky’s Record.” We see what was going on in November 1998 (4:23). We get into the teams, the game, and the stacked 1998 Big 12 (12:25). Ricky joins the show to go deep on this memorable rivalry game and his life in football (26:34). Jules & Sam talk legacy and score this game (1:00:10).
Nov 29, 2022
“2009 Western Conference Finals” with Kenyon Martin | Nuggets vs. Lakers
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On today’s episode we’re talking 2009 Western Conference Finals Game 2 between the Lakers and Nuggets. We check out the world in 2009 (7:14). We break down the teams and the 2009 NBA season (20:34). Kenyon Martin joins the show to talk about those star studded Nuggets teams, facing off against Kobe in the conference finals, being an NBA tough guy, and a whole lot more (37:26). Jules & Sam dive into the legacy of this game and give it a score (1:22:45).
Nov 22, 2022
“Iron Man Match” with Shawn Michaels | Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels
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On today’s episode we hop into the ring for one of the greatest matches in the history of professional wrestling: The Iron Man Match between Shawn Michaels and Brett Hart. We check out the world in 1996 (10:13). We profile both of these iconic WWE Superstars (26:58). Shawn Michaels joins the program to talk about this iconic match and his illustrious wrestling career (39:13). Jules & Sam breakdown the legacy of this match and give it a score (1:27:55).
Nov 15, 2022
"The 18 Inning Game" with Hunter Pence | 2014 NLDS: Giants vs. Nationals
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On today’s episode we go back to one of the longest playoff games in MLB history. That’s right, it’s Game 2 of the 2014 NLDS. We go back to October of 2014 to see what was going on in the world (3:47). We get into the teams and the 2014 MLB season (15:43). Hunter Pence joins the show to relive this 18 inning marathon and go deep on the Giants’ World Series run (26:03). Jules & Sam talk legacy and give this game a score (1:19:50).
Nov 08, 2022
“Game 5” with PFT Commenter | 2018 Stanley Cup Final: Capitals vs. Golden Knights
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Today, we relive “Game 5” of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final with Washington Capitals super fan PFT Commenter in studio. We look back at the world of June 2018 (15:23). We dive into “Game 5” through the eyes of PFT and relive his wild celebration stories (23:03). The guys wrap it up and score the game alongside PFT (59:21).
Nov 01, 2022
“The Fake Spike Game” with Calvin Johnson | 2013 Week 8: Lions vs. Cowboys
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On today’s episode, we highlight a wild regular season showdown and one of Calvin Johnson’s greatest performances: the 2017 Cowboys vs. Lions matchup aka “The Fake Spike Game.” We go back to the world of October 2017 (7:25). We run through this wild regular season matchup and take a look at both teams (20:42). Megatron himself, Calvin Johnson, joins us to go deep on this shootout and his insane performance (36:42). We wrap it up and score the game (1:09:23).
Oct 25, 2022
“How ‘bout them Cowboys” with Michael Irvin | 1993 Super Bowl XXVII: Cowboys vs. Bills
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On today’s episode, we go back to the birth of a 90’s dynasty: Super Bowl XXVII. Jules & Sam head back to January 1993 (3:54). We take a look at these teams, the game, and the road to the Super Bowl (20:35). The Playmaker himself, Michael Irvin, joins the show to talk about the game that started a dynasty (42:27). The guys wrap it up and score the game (1:27:50).
Oct 18, 2022
“TBT Finals” with Big Cat | 2014 Inaugural Championship: Team Barstool vs. ND Alumni
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Today, on our quest to find the greatest game of all time, we turn not the NBA, NFL, or even the MLB, today we’re talking TBT. It’s the Inaugural TBT Championship game between Team Barstool and Notre Dame Alumni. With Big Cat in-studio, we reminisce on what was going down in July 2014. (8:52). We get into these teams and how these rosters were assembled (23:45). For the first time ever, Big Cat peels off the band-aid and talks about this “TBT Final.” We also hear from Notre Dame Alumni team member Torin Francis (37:56). We wrap up the game with Big Cat and give it a score (53:52).
Oct 11, 2022
“28-3” with Danny Amendola | 2017 Super Bowl LI: Patriots vs. Falcons
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On today’s episode, we relive the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history: Super Bowl LI aka “28-3.” The guys relive what was going on back in February 2017 (5:43). We breakdown the game along with both teams (10:42). We’re joined by the one and only Dolamite aka Danny Amendola to talk about everything from the comeback to the afterparty (29:25). We wrap it up, talk legacy, and give this game a score (1:04:35).
Oct 04, 2022
“The Longest Yard” with Kurt Warner | 2000 Super Bowl XXXIV: Rams vs. Titans
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Today, we’re talking Super Bowl XXXIV aka “The Longest Yard.” The guys see what was up back in January 2000 (3:55). Jules & Sam review the game and each of these teams (10:53). Kurt Warner stops by to talk about his first Super Bowl and The Greatest Show on Turf (25:23). We discuss the legacy and score the game (1:09:41).
Sep 27, 2022
“Miracle in Morgantown” with Michael Vick | 1999 Battle for the Black Diamond Trophy: Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia
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On today’s episode, we gobble excitedly with the 1999 edition of Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia: The Battle for the Black Diamond Trophy aka “The Miracle in Morgantown.” Sam & Jules look back at what was going on in November 1999 (3:15). We dive into this game and check out both teams (13:33). The Hokie legend himself, Michael Vick, joins the show to talk about the win that kept their National Title hopes alive (20:04). The guys wrap up with legacy and scoring the game (55:23).
Sep 20, 2022
“The Wheelchair Game” with Paul Pierce | 2008 NBA Finals: Celtics vs. Lakers
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On this one, we’ve got an all timer in the Celtics vs. Lakers rivalry: “The Wheelchair Game” and the 2008 NBA Finals. Jules & Sam see what was going on in June 2008 (4:02). We review the series and look back at each team (15:07). Paul Pierce joins the show to relive his MVP performance (24:46). We wrap it up with legacy talk and score the game (57:07).
Sep 13, 2022
“The Manning 7” with Peyton Manning | 2013 Season Opener: Broncos vs. Ravens
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It may have been a Week 1 matchup, but it gave us one of Peyton Manning’s most memorable performances. This week, it’s all about the Broncos vs. Ravens Season Opener from 2013 aka “The Manning 7.” Sam & Jules head back to the world in September 2013 (3:44). We talk about this unusual season opener and breakdown each team (11:27). Peyton Manning joins us to relive this incredible performance to kick off the season (20:36). We recap the legacy and score the game (54:16).
Sep 06, 2022
“Statue of Liberty Game” with Adrian Peterson and Jared Zabransky | 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Boise State vs. Oklahoma
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We revisit one of the greatest college football games of all time: The 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl aka “The Statue of Liberty Game.” We look back on what was up in January 2013 (7:45). Jules & Sam break down both of these squads as they look back at the game (16:50). Adrian Peterson and Jared Zabransky join the show (31:19). We wrap it all up and score the game (1:12:42). 
Aug 30, 2022
“18-1” with Eli Manning and Tedy Bruschi | 2008 Super Bowl XLII: Patriots vs. Giants
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On today’s episode, we kick things off with Super Bowl XLII aka “18-1.” Jules & Sam check out what was going on in the world back in February 2008 (5:48). We break down both teams as we revisit this game (15:32). Tedy Bruschi joins the show to give us the Patriots perspective (24:17). Then, we’re joined by Eli Manning (1:01:06). The guys wrap it up and score the game (1:32:41).
Aug 23, 2022
Welcome to Games with Names hosted by Julian Edelman and Sam Morril
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Julian Edelman and Sam Morril kick off their search for the greatest games of all time and preview what’s in store on Games with Names.
Aug 16, 2022